World News Saudi climate envoy meets Mexican ambassador

DUBAI: A veteran Saudi diplomat and keen observer of Pakistani politics says that what he sees today makes him “very optimistic” about the country’s future under the leadership of Shehbaz Sharif, the new prime minister. Appearing on “Frankly Speaking,” the weekly Arab News current affairs show, Dr. Ali Awadh Asseri also expressed hope that the 2024 … Devamını oku

Uptade Iran condemns UN experts’ report on 2022 protests

TEHRAN: Tehran has strongly condemned a UN report on the authorities’ response to mass protests in 2022, denouncing Western countries’ “Iranophobia.” The report was built on “baseless claims” and “false and biased information, without a legal basis,” Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani said in a statement. International experts said the repression of mostly peaceful … Devamını oku

News Saudi non-oil activities rise by 4.4% in 2023: GASTAT 

RIYADH: Transport, tourism and logistics are set to help the Gulf Cooperation Council region secure gross domestic product growth far above the lobal average, economists have told Arab News. Experts believe that a focus on non-oil trade by GCC governments is helping countries display economic resilience in the face of global disruptions, such as the conflict … Devamını oku

News Saudi Aramco reports second-highest net income of $121.3bn in 2023

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s entrepreneurship scene witnessed a transformative surge in investment activity at LEAP 2024 – the Kingdom’s highly-attended startup and technology event. Several new venture capital funds are set to launch, it was announced at the Riyadh-based gathering, aiming to energize various sectors within Saudi Arabia and the broader Middle East and North Africa region. … Devamını oku

Uptade Intense rainfall sweeps across Dubai

DUBAI: Intense rainfall swept across Dubai and the wider UAE on Saturday, causing localized flooding and disrupting flights at the world’s busiest airport for international travel. Nearly 50 mm of rain fell in Dubai over six hours — a heavy amount when the country as a whole averages under 120 mm of precipitation a year. … Devamını oku

News Saudi industrial production rises 0.3% in January driven by mining activity

RIYADH: Transport, tourism and logistics are set to help the Gulf Cooperation Council region secure gross domestic product growth far above the lobal average, economists have told Arab News. Experts believe that a focus on non-oil trade by GCC governments is helping countries display economic resilience in the face of global disruptions, such as the conflict … Devamını oku

Life Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams and Martin Garrix shine at Saudi Arabian Grand Prix concert

What We Are Buying Today: Saudi Arabia’s ‘Jawlah’ educating and empowering children Jawlah is more than just a toy shop; it is a cultural and educational oasis catering to the unique needs of the region’s children. Founded by Shahd Al-Athel and Sandi Ismail, this Saudi-based brand is on a mission to transform learning into an … Devamını oku