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 »

 

Uber suspends use of self-driving cars after crash

Uber has grounded its fleet of self-driving cars pending an investigation into the crash of an Uber autonomous vehicle in Arizona, a spokesperson for the car-hailing service said on Sunday. No one was seriously injured in the accident which occurred

61 bodies pulled from collapsed Mosul site boobytrapped by ISIS

Iraqi’s military said on Sunday 61 bodies had been recovered from a collapsed building that was boobytrapped by ISIS in Western Mosul, but there was no sign it had been hit by a coalition strike though a large vehicle bomb

Senior Al-Qaeda leader killed in Afghanistan

Qari Yasin

A senior Al-Qaeda commander linked to major attacks in Pakistan including the bombing of a luxury hotel and an assault on a cricket team has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan, Washington said Saturday. Qari Yasin, a member

Egyptian court jails 56 over migrant boat shipwreck

An Egyptian court sentenced 56 people to prison on Sunday over the capsizing of a migrant boat that left over 200 people dead last year. The defendants were sentenced to at least seven years in jail, judicial sources said, with

Qatar Foundation looks at job cuts amid low oil, gas prices

The Qatar Foundation says it is looking at possible job cuts, the latest Gulf entity to acknowledge being hurt by low global energy prices. The foundation says in a statement Sunday it is “examining our existing operational costs,” when asked

Erdogan says Turkey may hold Brexit-like referendum

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday it would be “easier” if the EU blocked Ankara’s bid to join the bloc, suggesting he could even hold a referendum on the matter. It was the latest barb in the bitter dispute

Student clashes leave two killed, 14 hurt in home state of India’s Modi

Two people were killed and 14 injured in violence following a scuffle between Hindu and Muslim school students in Gujarat state, according to a senior official, media sources reported on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday at Vadavali village

Hamas shuts Gaza crossing, blames Israel for assassination

Hamas shut the crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Sunday, after blaming Israel for the assassination of one of its officials in the Palestinian enclave. A statement from the interior ministry in Gaza, run by Hamas, said it

Greece promotes dialogue of civilizations

ON March 25, Greeks all around the world celebrate the beginning of their struggle to achieve the establishment of the modern Greek state, a struggle that carried the message of freedom around the world, paving the way to freedom for

US strike kills senior al-Qaeda leader behind deadly attacks

A US counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaeda leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.

Iran to sanction 15 US companies for Israel ties

Iran will impose sanctions on 15 US companies for their support for Israel and its “terrorist actions”, state news agency IRNA said Sunday. The decision, which is largely symbolic because the firms do not do business with Iran, comes two

Moroccan PM agrees to form coalition with five other parties

Moroccan Prime Minster Saad Eddine El Othmani said on Saturday he had agreed to form a coalition government with five other parties, breaking nearly six months of post-election deadlock. Othmani, from the Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD), was appointed

No ‘Love Actually’ when Trump asked Emma for date

Emma Thompson

British actress Emma Thompson said President Donald Trump once called her out of the blue years ago and asked her for a date. The “Love Actually” star turned him down. Thompson told a Swedish television talk show that the bizarre

Antonio Banderas says he’s recovered from a heart attack

Spanish film star Antonio Banderas says he has recovered from a heart attack that he had in January. The 56-year-old Banderas tells Spanish media that “I suffered a heart attack on Jan. 26, but it wasn’t serious and hasn’t caused

Prince George, 3, to start school in September

Prince George

Prince George, Britain’s third in line to the throne, is to start school in southwest London in September, Kensington Palace announced on Friday. Three-year-old George, the elder child of Prince William and his wife Kate, will attend the private Thomas’s

From the Golan, Iran is paving the way for a new war in Lebanon

Huda al Husseini

By : Huda al Husseini ‘Harkat al Nujaba’ or the ‘Movement of the Nobles’ is not temerarious enough to contend the Arabic language printed by the Iranians on placards carried by masked members to declare the formation of the Golan

A Saudi library in Beijing

Turki Al-Dakhil

By : Turki Aldakhil The title seems like a far-fetched dream or like a translated Chinese story; The oldest Arab proverbs highlight the importance of seeking knowledge, even if in faraway lands, such as China! A book fair in Riyadh

Donald Trump’s epic failure

Hisham Melhem

By : Hisham Melhem It was a “crushing defeat”, a “devastating loss” a “stunning reversal”, a “blow to the president’s brand”; and it all came crashing down on president Trump in the most brutal week of his young presidency. These

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