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Trump: US needs Saudi Arabia in fight against terrorism

  • US president says he does not want to walk away from the Kingdom 
  • Secretary of State says Turkish president made clear to him that Saudi Arabia is cooperating in Khashoggi investigation
By Arab News ·

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Aramco boosts oil export capacity from the west

  • Move will allow Yanbu to handle extra 3 million barrels daily
  • Exports crude from oilfields in the east of the Kingdom
By Arab News ·

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US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based money exchange for Daesh ties

  • The Treasury action followed a Pentagon decision on Oct. 11 targeting a financial group supporting Daesh
By Reuters ·

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Sakani program to add 11,000 homes in Jeddah

  • The first project, Rawabi Hijaz, is on private-sector land and will includes 9,502 units
  • The Ministry stressed its keenness to work with qualified developers to add to housing stock
By Arab News ·

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One year after Daesh defeat, Syria’s Raqqa still in fear

  • While the nightmare of militant rule may be gone, most of the city still lies in ruins
  • ‘The war has worn us out. Us and our children. It has destroyed our future’
By AFP ·

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Hindu hardliners step up campaign to block Indian temple to women

  • The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the southern state of Kerala was meant to allow women from Wednesday
  • State authorities have insisted that they will ensure access to the temple
By AFP ·

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Nestle confirms guidance as third-quarter growth ticks up

  • Packaged food companies are struggling to adjust to consumers’ growing appetite for fresh, local foods
  • Nestle’s organic sales, which strip out currency swings and acquisitions, rose 2.9 percent in the third quarter
By Reuters ·

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Historymaker: Saudi teen secures Kingdom’s first ever Olympic gold medal

  • The victory marked Saudi’s third time on the podium at the two-week Youth Olympics
  • I have been working towards this moment for 10 years, said the gold medalist
By Gary Meenaghan ·

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Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

  • The company’s head of video Paresh Rajwat said Facebook Watch was now available across the world
  • MTV boss Chris McCarthy predicted that Facebook Watch was going to “create a whole a new genre of shared reality TV”
By AFP ·