First stage of resumed services allow pilgrims three hours to perform Umrah

  • Gradual restoration might help mitigate financial damage, says expert
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

Yemen’s FM blames Houthis for looming Safer oil tanker disaster

  • Al-Hadhrami stressed the importance of pressuring the Houthis to allow technicians from the UN to access the tanker
  • The tanker has been moored near Ras Issa oil terminal for more than five years
By Arab News ·

UAE’s equal pay law for men, women in private sector takes effect

  • The draft was first approved by the UAE cabinet in 2018
  • The UAE ranked 26th globally in the United Nations Development Programmes’ 2019 Gender Inequality Index
By Arab News ·

Guinness World Records has great expectations for Saudi titles milestone

  • In MENA region, KSA is second behind UAE for its record-breaking prowess, with 93 GWR titles
By ASEEL BASHRAHEEL ·

At least 13 people drown in migrant shipwreck off Libya

  • The boat had set off from the town of Zliten, east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli
  • The Libyan Coast Guard said that it had ordered the rescue, and that search teams were scouring the area
By AP ·

Pakistan Hindus rally in Islamabad over India migrant deaths

  • The dead migrants’ relatives have held small rallies in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province but this was the first time they had taken their demonstration to the country’s capital
  • The protesters accuse India’s secret service of poisoning the 11 Hindus
By AP ·

Cineworld may need more money if doors close again

  • Cinema operator fears renewed virus restrictions as studios delay major releases
By Reuters ·

Davis, Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

  • Game 5 is Saturday, when the Lakers can reach the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade
By AP ·

Dubai-based boutique agency Means Design launches PR arm

  • Move comes as the agency signs hospitality clients the Meydan Hotel and Bab Al-Shams Desert Resort & Spa on a PR retainer
  • Means Design Managing Director Lama Accary Bibi: Creativity should be the essence of any marketing and communications company
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

How brands are celebrating Saudi National Day

By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·