Trump vows to remain steadfast partner of Saudi Arabia

  • The Kingdom is a great ally in our fight against Iran and terrorism, said US president.
  • Saudis have worked closely with us to keep oil prices at reasonable levels, he added.
By Arab News ·

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UN envoy to Yemen arrives in Sanaa

  • UN envoy Martin Griffiths flew to Sanaa for talks with Houthi leaders
  • The international community is demanding that the Houthis halt all offensive operations
By AFP ·


UAE court sentences British student to life for spying

  • ‘We can confirm that he was sentenced to life in prison’
  • Matthew Hedges was researching the UAE’s foreign and internal security policies when he was detained at Dubai airport
By AFP ·

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Egypt offers residency to foreign investors

  • A three-year residency is on offer for those who invest $200,000, and five years for those who purchase property worth $400,000
  • To begin the process for obtaining Egyptian residency, a preliminary contract must be agreed between the property owner and the foreign investor
By Aya Zain ·


OECD warns of global economic slowdown

  • ‘We urge policy-makers to help restore confidence in the international rules-based trading system’
  • Trade tensions have already shaved 0.1-0.2 percentage points off global GDP this year
By AFP ·


Facebook’s Zuckerberg: No plans to resign

  • Facebook has stumbled from one mess to another this year
  • Zuckerberg defended his company against the broader wave of flak it has taken this year
By AFP ·