Special Saudi National Day celebrations kick off in Diriyah

Saudi National Day celebrations kick off in Diriyah

  • Parades, motorcycles, camels, orchestras, marching bands, and a laser show were all part of the opening day of celebrations
By Lama Alhamawi ·

Lebanon at risk of complete blackout by September-end: State power firm

Lebanon at risk of complete blackout by September-end: State power firm

  • PM Mikati heads to Paris to meet President Macron after government formation
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

British author Robert Lacey likened Diriyah to “a sand-blown Pompeii,” describing it as “an enduring reminder of the frontiers of the possible.” (Supplied)

Diriyah: A fragile but ‘enduring reminder of the frontiers of the possible’

By Ephrem Kossaify ·

A photograph of the army of Abdulaziz on the march, photographed by British envoy Captain Shakespeare near Thaj in March 1911. (Photo by W.H.I. Shakespeare /Royal Geographical Society via Getty Images)

The story of all the king’s men

By Jonathan Gornall ·

Countries ‘abandoning thousands of Syrian children in desert limbo’

Countries ‘abandoning thousands of Syrian children in desert limbo’

  • Charity says 62 children died of various causes in northeastern Syria camp this year
By AFP ·

4 Tunisian parties say president has lost his legitimacy

4 Tunisian parties say president has lost his legitimacy

By Reuters - AP - AFP ·

Maria-Francesca Spatolisano officer-in-charge, office of the UN Secretary-General’s envoy on technology. (Supplied)

UN looking for ways to reduce global digital divide

  • Inability for all to work and study online will result in further marginalization of the most vulnerable sections of the population
  • Digital Cooperation Organization is working towards achieving ‘digital prosperity for all’ and was welcomed by the UN on Thursday
By Arab News ·

Camera maker Canon reveals 30% Saudi women employees target by 2023

Camera maker Canon reveals 30% Saudi women employees target by 2023

  • It has launched a “Women in Sales” internship program to further support the 2023 target
By Arab News ·

Update China preparing for Evergrande's downfall: WSJ

China preparing for Evergrande's downfall: WSJ

By Reuters ·

Economist magazine calls for Georgieva to quit IMF over World Bank data scandal

Economist magazine calls for Georgieva to quit IMF over World Bank data scandal

  • "The head of the IMF must hold the ring while two of its biggest shareholders, America and China, confront each other in a new era of geopolitical rivalry," the Economist said
  • Critics of multilateralism are already citing the findings as evidence that international bodies cannot stand up to China
By Reuters ·

Economist magazine calls for Georgieva to quit IMF over World Bank data scandal

Economist magazine calls for Georgieva to quit IMF over World Bank data scandal

  • "The head of the IMF must hold the ring while two of its biggest shareholders, America and China, confront each other in a new era of geopolitical rivalry," the Economist said
  • Critics of multilateralism are already citing the findings as evidence that international bodies cannot stand up to China
By Reuters ·