Saudi Aramco President and CEO Amin Nasser, this year’s winner of the annual Chemists’ Club Kavaler award. (Supplied)

‘The worst is behind us’: Aramco CEO

  • Amin Nasser points to oil industry recovery after accepting prestigious chemists’ award
By Hala Tashkandi ·

US could designate Houthi militia as ‘terrorist’ organization

US could designate Houthi militia as ‘terrorist’ organization

  • US had options to deal with the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen
By Arab News ·

Update US imposes fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting individual, entity

US imposes fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting individual, entity

  • The move comes days after the killing of the Islamic Republic's top nuclear scientist last week
  • The Treasury Department said that it had slapped sanctions on Shahid Meisami Group and its director
By Reuters ·

Saudi Arabia announces 11 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 11 more COVID-19 deaths

By Arab News ·

UAE activates tourist visas for Israelis

UAE activates tourist visas for Israelis

By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia announces death of Princess Hessa bint Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

Saudi Arabia announces death of Princess Hessa bint Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

  • The funeral prayers will be held on Thursday in the Kingdom’s capital, Riyadh
By Arab News ·

Gaza imposes tighter virus restrictions, extends curfew

Gaza imposes tighter virus restrictions, extends curfew

  • Mosques, schools, universities and kindergartens will be closed from Saturday in the Gaza Strip, excluding high schools and nurseries
  • Medical and political sources warned last week of a spike in Covid-19 cases in the Gaza Strip
By AFP ·

Four die in UK chemical tank blast: Police

Four die in UK chemical tank blast: Police

  • Avon and Somerset Police Chief Inspector said the incident was not terror-related
  • The explosion at the plant operated by Wessex Water occurred in a silo that holds treated bio-solids before they are recycled as organic soil conditioners
By AFP ·

Egyptian minister hails reforms as public investment jumps 70%

Egyptian minister hails reforms as public investment jumps 70%

  • The rate of economic growth reached about 1.8 percent — less than the population growth rate
  • A plan to control population increase will begin in January 2021
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

FIA launches probe into fiery Grosjean crash at Bahrain Grand Prix

FIA launches probe into fiery Grosjean crash at Bahrain Grand Prix

  • The Halo device is widely considered to have helped save Romain Grosjean’s life
By AFP ·

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai in custody after fraud charge

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai in custody after fraud charge

  • Authorities have intensified a crackdown on key opposition figures in the Chinese-ruled city
  • ‘This is about dirtying Jimmy up. It’s Beijing’s policing brought to Hong Kong’
By Reuters ·