Update Saudi Arabia to  host the 2029 Asian Winter Games at NEOM

Saudi Arabia to host the 2029 Asian Winter Games at NEOM

  • NEOM is Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s most ambitious project under the Kingdom’s Vision 2030
By Arab News ·

Crown prince announces launch of Saudi Downtown Company for development

Crown prince announces launch of Saudi Downtown Company for development

  • The company will aim to improve infrastructure and build strategic partnerships with the private sector and investors by creating new opportunities
By Arab News ·

Special From Yemen to Ukraine, how Iranian drone technology is wreaking havoc

From Yemen to Ukraine, how Iranian drone technology is wreaking havoc

  • Yemen’s Houthis and other militias have used Iranian-made drones to target Saudi civilian facilities 
  • Last month Shahed-136 and Mohajer-6 made their combat debut in Ukraine in the service of Russia 
By Paul Iddon ·

EU to target Iranian officials with travel bans, asset freezes: France

EU to target Iranian officials with travel bans, asset freezes: France

  • Colonna suggested the new measures could target repressive regime figures who send their children to live in Western countries
  • Diplomats say the measures are expected to be rubber-stamped at an EU foreign ministers meeting on Oct. 17
By Reuters ·

Blackouts hit 130 million in Bangladesh after grid failure

Blackouts hit 130 million in Bangladesh after grid failure

  • Bangladesh has suffered a major power crisis in recent month as a result of higher global energy prices
  • It remained unclear what caused Tuesday's unscheduled blackout, which hit more than 80 percent of the country shortly after 2 pm local time
By AFP ·

Moscow praises Musk's peace plan after Tesla and Zelensky clash in Twitter showdown

Moscow praises Musk's peace plan after Tesla and Zelensky clash in Twitter showdown

  • In a Twitter poll the Tesla boss proposed Ukraine permanently cede Crimea to Russia
  • Kremlin spokesperson said Russia welcomes Elon Musk proposal
By Reuters ·

Moscow praises Musk's peace plan after Tesla and Zelensky clash in Twitter showdown

Moscow praises Musk's peace plan after Tesla and Zelensky clash in Twitter showdown

  • In a Twitter poll the Tesla boss proposed Ukraine permanently cede Crimea to Russia
  • Kremlin spokesperson said Russia welcomes Elon Musk proposal
By Reuters ·

Vardy must pay up to $1.7 million after losing UK ‘WAGatha Christie’ libel case

Vardy must pay up to $1.7 million after losing UK ‘WAGatha Christie’ libel case

  • Rebekah Vardy, wife of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, had sued Rooney for libel after being publicly accused of leaking stories about her
  • On Tuesday, Vardy was ordered to pay 90% of Rooney's legal costs of about 1.67 million pounds
By Reuters ·