NATO launches biggest military buildup since end of Cold War

NATO launches biggest military buildup since end of Cold War

  • NATO will be ‘strengthened in all directions across every domain — land, air and sea’
By AFP ·

Hajj ministry announces alternative flights, facilities to accommodate pilgrims facing issues from UK, Europe and America

Hajj ministry announces alternative flights, facilities to accommodate pilgrims facing issues from UK, Europe and America

  • This comes after people faced technical issues while applying for hajj via the electronic portal
  • Additional seats were added on flights after people reported limited capacities on flights
By Arab News ·

Update Unemployment among Saudis falls to 10.1% in Q1, 2022 - lowest in 7 years

Unemployment among Saudis falls to 10.1% in Q1, 2022 - lowest in 7 years

By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia announces vital developmental projects in Yemen

Saudi Arabia announces vital developmental projects in Yemen

  • Initiatives include 17 development projects in 6 sectors, valued at $400 million
  • A further $200 million will provide oil derivatives to operate power stations
By Arab News ·

Special Joint Egyptian-Bahraini statement stresses depth of relationship and need for coordination

Joint Egyptian-Bahraini statement stresses depth of relationship and need for coordination

  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa conclude Manama talks
  • Both countries affirmed the “unity of a common position and destiny toward all regional and international issues and developments of common interest”
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Marcos Jr. takes oath as president, vows ‘fresh chapter’ in Philippine history

Marcos Jr. takes oath as president, vows ‘fresh chapter’ in Philippine history

  • Rise to power comes 36 years after his dictator father was forced from office in a bloodless popular uprising
  • New leader promises economic transformation, education reform and support for millions of overseas Filipino workers
By Ellie Aben ·

Journalist murdered in Mexico, 12th this year

Journalist murdered in Mexico, 12th this year

  • De la Cruz, who had been a journalist for 15 years, was also a spokesman for a political party, Movimiento Ciudadano.
  • More than 150 journalists have been murdered since 2000 in Mexico, one of the world’s most dangerous countries for the media
By AFP ·

Journalist murdered in Mexico, 12th this year

Journalist murdered in Mexico, 12th this year

  • De la Cruz, who had been a journalist for 15 years, was also a spokesman for a political party, Movimiento Ciudadano.
  • More than 150 journalists have been murdered since 2000 in Mexico, one of the world’s most dangerous countries for the media
By AFP ·

NBA free agency opens Thursday, starting deal-making season

NBA free agency opens Thursday, starting deal-making season

  • The largest deal, in terms of actual dollars, coming in the next few days almost certainly won’t have anything to do with a free agent: All signs point to two-time reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic being offered a supermax extension in the $260 million range
By AP ·