Saudi capital to get world’s biggest park in $23bn project

  • The project will see 7.5m trees planted and the creation of the world's biggest park
  • There will be 70,000 jobs created across the four major projects
By Arab News ·

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Letter in Dutch suspect’s getaway car suggests terror motive: prosecutors

  • Turkish-born main suspect Gokmen Tanis and two unnamed men remain in custody
  • Three people were killed in the shooting, five injured
By Arab News ·

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Daesh loses big part of Syrian enclave, SDF sees militants’ defeat ‘very soon’

  • The camp was the biggest remaining area held by Daesh in Baghouz
  • The SDF earlier said it had captured 157 mostly foreign fighters
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Misk program gives a boost to young Saudis who mean business

  • The first batch includes 19 start-ups from across the region, specializing in various fields
  • The platform allows businesses to access quality candidates through a matching algorithm
By Caline Malek ·


Syrian businessman linked to Assad arrested in Kuwait

  • The businessman has a publishing and advertising company in Kuwait
  • He is blacklisted in the EU
By AFP ·


Knife attacker injures four staff at Oslo school: police

  • The four victims, all school employees, were taken to hospital with minor injuries
By Reuters ·


Jet Airways now operating only 41 aircraft, could reduce further: regulator

  • Jet Airways may reduce the number of aircraft it is flying in coming weeks
  • The debt-laden carrier has delayed payments to banks, suppliers, pilots and lessors
By Reuters ·


Afghan refugee Nadia Nadim scales summit of women’s football

  • Nadim sets sights on women's World Cup glory this summer.
  • Former Afghan refugee plans to become a doctor once she hangs up her boots for good.
By AFP ·


Egypt tightens restrictions on media, social networks

  • The Supreme Media Regulatory Council will also be able to impose stiff penalties of up to 250,000 Egyptian pounds
  • Prominent Egyptian journalists are calling the measures unconstitutional
By AP ·