video U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu make statements to the media

Blinken reaffirms need for two-state solution after talks with Netanyahu

  • Since the start of the year, Israeli-Palestinian conflict has claimed lives of 35 Palestinian adults, children
  • Over the same period six Israeli civilians, including a child, and a Ukrainian civilian have been killed
video By Reuters ·

Update A suicide bomber struck Monday inside a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing multiple people video

83 killed, 157 wounded, as suicide blast rips through Pakistan police mosque

  • A commander for the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack but a spokesperson later distanced the group from the bombing
  • Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, who visited the wounded in Peshawar, and vowed “stern action” against those behind the terror attack
By REHMAT MEHSUD - Arab News Pakistan ·

Pilgrims go through passport control upon their arrival at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah. (File/AFP)

Saudi Arabia launches transit visa service for passengers on stopovers

  • The visa is free of charge, entitles the holder to a four-day stay in the Kingdom, and has three-month validity
  • The transit visa for stopovers allows entry to Saudi Arabia for tourism and pilgrimage purposes
By Arab News ·

Update Body of missing Saudi Arabian tourist Abdulrahman Al-Anazi found in US

Body of missing Saudi Arabian tourist Abdulrahman Al-Anazi found in US

By RAY HANANIA - Lama Alhamawi ·

The inaugural Islamic Arts Biennale is showcasing 280 rare and priceless artifacts. (Supplied) photos

‘Exciting, overwhelming’: Officials and visitors hail Islamic Arts Biennale in Jeddah

  • US art professors praise Saudi pride in national narrative
By Jasmine Bager ·

Carrier Emirates test flies Boeing 777 on sustainable fuel

Carrier Emirates test flies Boeing 777 on sustainable fuel

  • Airplane and engine manufacturers have been designing more-efficient models, in part to help keep down costs of jet fuel — one of the biggest expenses airlines face
By AP ·

Visitors enjoy skating on the crowded frozen Houhai Lake near the Drum Tower, background, in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. (AP

China’s Sichuan to scrap three-child limit as birth rates drop

  • The last time China’s population declined was in 1960, as the country battled the worst famine in its modern history, caused by the disastrous Mao Zedong agricultural policy known as the Great Leap Forward
By AFP ·

Peter Smith to depart from MBC Studios

Peter Smith to depart from MBC Studios

  • Smith will stay as adviser to the group
By Arab News ·