Fraternal Saudi-Omani ties in focus as Muscat prepares to welcome Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Fraternal Saudi-Omani ties in focus as Muscat prepares to welcome Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to build on talks Sultan Haitham held with King Salman in July
  • Visit described as a reflection of “time-honored” ties between two Gulf countries bound by bonds of history
By NOOR NUGALI ·

Saudi defenses destroy several drones launched by Yemen’s Houthis toward the Kingdom: Arab coalition

Saudi defenses destroy several drones launched by Yemen’s Houthis toward the Kingdom: Arab coalition

  • Bahrain strongly condemned the attack
By Arab News ·

Four Houthi missiles hit densely populated Marib city in Yemen

Four Houthi missiles hit densely populated Marib city in Yemen

  • Yemen’s information minister calls upon US, UN to condemn terror attacks on residential areas
  • Footage on social media showed thick smoke billowing from shelled areas as people fled
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

The Empty Quarter is the world’s largest uninterrupted sand mass, covering most of the southern third of the Arabian Peninsula. (Shutterstock) photos

Finnish runner to cross Saudi Arabia’s Empty Quarter, the world’s largest sand desert

  • Jukka Viljanen will set off on Dec. 6 on a 25-day journey through 1,300 km of desert terrain, with the aim of becoming the first person to run across the massive desert
  • "This dream to run across the Empty Quarter has been my passion. I am very passionate about it because Rub Al-Khali is the biggest and the most beautiful sand desert in the world, it inspires me. My passion keeps me motivated to run for adventure"
By Rashid Hassan ·

Special Lebanese president, PM and parliament speaker express satisfaction with Saudi-French agreement

Lebanese president, PM and parliament speaker express satisfaction with Saudi-French agreement

  • MP Ali Darwish, from Mikati’s parliamentary bloc, hopes 'positive signs to emerge in coming days’
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·