Egyptian president to meet Trump at White House on April 3

The White House announced Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will make an “official visit” to Washington on April 3, ending years in which the Egyptian president had been kept at arm’s length amid rights More »

Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled inaugurates, reviews development projects

Following his annual tour of the coastal cities of Qunfudah and Ardiyat on Sunday, Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal said the total cost of completed and ongoing projects in the area are More »

World health care leaders to present global medical practices in Riyadh

International health care leaders will deliberate on building world class health care standards and practices for the Kingdom at the eHealth and Beyond Conference and Exhibition 2017, which will open in Riyadh More »

STTIM-2017 opens with resolve for sustainable tourism development

The 10th Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market opened on Sunday at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center as part of an effort to attract investors to the tourism industry. The More »

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives Jordan’s highest award

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman was presented on Tuesday with Jordan’s highest award for heads of state, during a special military parade in Amman. Jordan’s King Abdullah II presented the Al-Sherif Al-Hussein bin More »

 

World health care leaders to present global medical practices in Riyadh

Mohammed bin Salman

International health care leaders will deliberate on building world class health care standards and practices for the Kingdom at the eHealth and Beyond Conference and Exhibition 2017, which will open in Riyadh on April 10. Organized by the Healthcare Information

Over 300 civilians killed since start of west Mosul operation: UN

Over 300 civilians have been killed since last month in an offensive against ISIS in western Mosul, the UN said Tuesday, adding the toll could exceed 400 if fresh killings are verified. “According to information verified by the UN Human

STTIM-2017 opens with resolve for sustainable tourism development

The 10th Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market opened on Sunday at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center as part of an effort to attract investors to the tourism industry. The forum offers new investment opportunities in tourism development

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives Jordan’s highest award

King Salman

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman was presented on Tuesday with Jordan’s highest award for heads of state, during a special military parade in Amman. Jordan’s King Abdullah II presented the Al-Sherif Al-Hussein bin Ali necklace, Jordan’s highest civilian medal to King

Britain’s new pound coin enters circulation

Britain’s new £1 coin with the symbols of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland goes into circulation from Tuesday on the eve of the launch of a Brexit process that has put national unity in doubt. The 12-sided coin is

Investigators probe Mosul blast as Iraqi forces push into Old City

Investigators are in the Iraqi city of Mosul to determine whether a US-led coalition strike or ISIS-rigged explosives caused a huge blast that destroyed buildings and killed more than 200 people, a US military commander said. Conflicting accounts have emerged

Samsung plans to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

Tech giant Samsung Electronics plans to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, the company said late on Monday, signaling the return of the model pulled from markets last year because of fire-prone batteries. Samsung’s Note 7s were

Saudi security forces raid extremists’ hideout in Qatif

News Agency has learned that Saudi security forces raided the farm of captured extremist Hussein al-Faraj on Tuesday north of Qatif’s Awamiya neighborhood in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia. According to the sources, fierce clashes erupted as security forces

Three killed as clashes rock Kashmir

Two civilians and one rebel were killed and at least 14 people injured Tuesday in clashes between protesters and troops and police in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said. The clashes started when soldiers cordoned off a house in a village in

Around 40,000 Syrians displaced by fighting near Hama

About 40,000 people, mainly women and children, have been displaced by fighting northwest of Hama city in Syria, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Since a rebel offensive began in the area a week ago, people have fled south and

War crime probes ‘will hinder Sri Lanka’s reconciliation’

War crime investigations backed by some Western countries and the UN will exacerbate the differences between Sri Lanka’s two main ethnic groups instead of uniting them, former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said. As defense secretary, Gotabaya, the brother of former

Father suffocates daughter ‘for honor’ in Pakistan

A 16 -year-old girl was suffocated by her father in the Golra suburb of Islamabad after he speculated that she was dating a boy in the neighborhood. According to police, the suspect turned himself in a little before noon on

S. Africa’s Gordhan ordered home from London

Pravin Gordhan

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is set to return to South Africa early on Tuesday after being ordered home from London by President Jacob Zuma, hours before a court hearing over the closure of accounts belonging to friends of the president.

Syrian opposition demands Assad’s immediate exit from power

In yet another call for President Bashar al-Assad’s departure, the Syrian opposition said on Monday that the prerequisite was a key aspect of political settlement in the war-ravaged country. Following a meeting with UN Secretary General’s Deputy Special Envoy for

Qatar Airways chief says laptop ban not designed to hurt Gulf carriers

Qatar Airways’ chief executive said on Monday he did not believe the ban on carrying most electronics in the cabins of passenger flights to the United States from eight Muslim majority countries was designed to hurt Gulf airlines. The US

From Syria to Detroit, we are all migrants, sings bluesman Bibb

Eric Bibb

“Migration Blues,” a new album from veteran bluesman Eric Bibb, uses the sounds of the American South to tell the tale of everyone from 1920s farmers fleeing the Dust Bowl for California to refugees crossing the Mediterranean to Europe in

Emma Watson to become 2017’s highest-earning actress

Emma Watson

With Disney’s blockbuster “Beauty and the Beast” dazzling the box office for a second straight week, its star Emma Watson looks on course to become Hollywood’s highest-earning female star of 2017. The movie raked in $90.4 million over the weekend,

Don’t be fooled by Khamenei’s Machiavellian speech

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

By : Dr. Majid Rafizadeh For nearly three decades, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has delivered speeches for Nowruz, the Iranian New Year. This year, Khamenei’s speech was slightly different. It highlighted several crucial issues and contained some Machiavellian

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