Investment, security to top agenda during Saudi Crown Prince India visit

Investment, security to top agenda during Saudi Crown Prince India visit

:: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to arrive in India on Tuesday as part of his Asian tour, which kick started in Pakistan and will end in China at More »

Public Prosecution to handle customs probes in Saudi Arabia

Public Prosecution to handle customs probes in Saudi Arabia

:: King Salman on Tuesday issued a royal decree to transfer investigations and prosecutions of customs cases to the Public Prosecution, instead of the General Customs Authority, within a period not exceeding More »

King Salman receives officials from anti-corruption agencies

King Salman receives officials from anti-corruption agencies

:: Senior officials from different government monitoring and anti-corruption agencies called on King Salman at his palace in Riyadh on Monday. The king stressed the need for fighting graft and the importance More »

Port paves way for ‘new era of economic affluence’ in Saudi Arabia

Port paves way for ‘new era of economic affluence’ in Saudi Arabia

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (center) at the launch of the King Abdullah Port on Monday. King Abdullah Port, the fastest-growing container port in the world, is considered a major success More »

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets

:: Saudi investigators have recovered assets worth more than $106 billion in an anti-corruption crackdown ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the royal court said on Wednesday. The funds are in More »

 

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With just one breast cancer center, Afghanistan struggles to cope with the disease

:: Struggling with a weak health care system, conflict-ravaged Afghanistan has just one diagnostic center for breast cancer in the entire country — built in Kabul nearly a year ago, Dr. Abdullah Maihan, head of the National Cancer Control Program

One woman’s story of fighting breast cancer in Bangladesh

:: “It was very sudden. One day, I felt a different kind of pain on my breast.” Breast cancer survivor Dr. Akhtarunnessa Chowdhury, a retired professor who taught in Dhaka University’s zoology department, told her story of hope, triumph and

The story behind Saudi Crown Prince’s photo that went viral

:: Saudi Crown Prince’s spontaneous photo holding up two phones during a landmark investment summit in Riyadh on Tuesday has gone viral, and was shared widely by global media. Prince Mohammed Bin Salman was using the devices, an old and

Sheikh Mohammed’s call for Arabic speaking volunteers met with overwhelming response

:: A project that required Arabic speakers and writers to help in the creation of free science and math educational content has received more than 12,000 volunteers. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,

Smoke-free GCC? Why a new heat-not-burn cigarette may make smoking less harmful

:: One of the biggest tobacco companies in the world is hoping to introduce a ‘smoke-free’ cigarette to the GCC that will encourage the region’s four-million smokers to switch to a potentially less harmful product. Philip Morris International (PMI), the

Muslim Council of Britain takes aim at The Sun

:: The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) wants better regulation of the UK press following an article in The Sun calling for an answer to “The Muslim Problem.” Writing in the UK’s most widely read newspaper, Trevor Kavanagh claimed that

Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott pregnant with twins

Hillary Scott

:: Lady Antebellums singer Hillary Scott has announced that she is expecting twins. She says it is “truly a miracle” for her. She made the announcement on Instagram on Friday that she and her husband Chris Tyrrell are expecting twins,

Tips on how pilgrims can avoid eye infections during the Hajj season

:: The Saudi Ophthalmology Society warned pilgrims of eye infections they may suffer from and advised them to take certain precautions in order not to catch any while performing hajj. One of the common infections is conjunctivitis which can be

Indian woman claims to be Indira Gandhi’s granddaughter

Priya Singh Paul

:: An Indian woman who claims to be the secret granddaughter of the murdered former prime minister Indira Gandhi has gone to court to block a new Bollywood movie that she says shows the dynasty in a bad light. Priya

Saudi foundation pledges $50 million to eradicate measles

A Saudi Arabian charitable foundation said on Monday it will give $50 million to the United Nations children’s agency to help eliminate measles, the largest private donation ever to UNICEF’s efforts. The donation by Riyadh-based Alwaleed Philanthropies comes amid rising

Saudi Arabia ready to invest $2bln in region’s cultural tourism sector

Saudi Arabia and Oman will lead the GCC’s multi-billion dollar investments in cultural tourism with a series of projects to develop new cultural attractions, according to a report by Reuters. According to the research, compiled by Colliers International, Saudi Arabia

Princess Kate Middleton’s hairdresser opens Dubai Salon

British Princess Catherine Middleton’s hairdresser Rossano Ferretti has opened a new Salon in Dubai, Vogue Arabia reported on Tuesday. Ferretti is known for being behind the Duchess of Cambridge’s royal blowouts. The A-list celebrity hairstylist has had clients such as

Woman chokes teen for blocking view at Disney

Authorities in Florida say a woman is accused of child abuse after choking a teenager who refused to sit down during a fireworks display at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. An Orange County Sheriff’s arrest report says 41-year-old Tabbatha Kay Mature of

A battle against ‘foreign’ European-style Islamic clothing in Central Asia

Clothing factories in Tajikistan are churning out brightly coloured national dresses amid a surge in sales, and it’s not just because of the arrival of spring. An increasing number of female officials, teachers and students have been wearing the Atlas

Chelsea Clinton: I’m not the person to defeat Trump

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton says she doesn’t have her sights on running for a public office, and has no intention of running against President Donald Trump in the next election. Clinton tells “CBS This Morning” of Trump: “I’m definitely not the right

Ancient Britain in a day

The American travel writer Bill Bryson once wrote: “Impressive as Stonehenge is, there comes a moment somewhere about 11 minutes after your arrival when you realize you’ve seen pretty well as much as you care to, and you spend another

Saudi designers to wow at Fashion Forward Dubai

Arwa Al-Banawi

In two weeks’ time, Fashion Forward Dubai, one of the year’s most anticipated events in the fashion industry, will showcase a carefully curated selection of the Middle East’s coveted ready-to-wear, couture, accessory and jewelry designers. Fashion Forward Dubai (FFD), which

Arab Media Forum 2017 kicks off in Dubai on April 18

Mona Ghanim Al-Marri

The two-day 16th edition of the Arab Media Forum (AMF) is set to kick off on April 18 at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai under the theme “Civil Dialogue.” The annual event, to be held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed

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