Saudi Vision 2030 ‘will boost competitiveness,’ WEF says

  • Many young Arabs who dream of living and working in Europe are not only interested in earning better incomes
  • To maintain our identity, we need to modernize our work environment
By Arab News ·

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Turkish president’s latest gamble not the right way to tackle economic challenges, say experts

  • Beyond its financial aspect, there is currently a psychological war between the two countries through high-level rhetoric, says expert

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22 Sudanese children dead in Nile boat accident

  • 22 Sudanese children drowned on Wednesday when their boat sank in the Nile while they were on their way to school
  • A woman also died when the vessel went down around 750 kilometers north of the capital Khartoum
By AFP ·


Qatar pledges to invest $15 billion into Turkey

  • The promise of an investment package comes after Qatar’s Emir met with President Erdogan
  • The Turkish currency has lost nearly 40 percent against the dollar this year
By Arab News ·

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Indian manned space flight ‘by 2022,’ PM pledges

  • Modi highlights manned space mission and major health care initiative during independence day address
  • PM’s speech a campaign launch for next year’s elections, observers say
By Sanjay Kumar ·


Flight rights group takes Ryanair to court over strike compensation

  • Ryanair had to cancel around 1 in 6 flights last week due to a walk-out by pilots in five European countries
  • The disruption affected 55,000 travelers
By Reuters ·

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Solid start in Asian Games for ‘work in progress’ Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabian coach Saad Al-Shehri promised his U23 side will improve after goalless draw
  • Young Falcons are back in action on Friday, against Myanmar
By Gary Meenaghan ·


Did woman detained in Dubai airport offer Botox treatments without license?

  • More scandal surrounds the woman arrested in Dubai airport, this time over Botox treatments
  • The 44-year-old has a Facebook page advertising Botox treatments
By Arab News ·

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More of the same at more of the cost, is the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 worth it?

  • For a phone that doesn’t seem to look or feel much different to its predecessor, the Note 8, many will ask if it’s worth the splash
  • Samsung does not break out shipments of its smartphone models, but analysts reckon it has shipped around 10 million Note 8 models so far