Update Saudi abducted in Lebanon freed in ‘special’ army operation

Saudi abducted in Lebanon freed in ‘special’ army operation

  • Nine people arrested in raids by nation’s military personnel
  • Mashari Al-Mutairi taken Saturday, $400k ransom wanted
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Update Saudi astronauts Earth-bound after 8 days in space

Saudi astronauts Earth-bound after 8 days in space

  • Rayyanah Barnawi first Saudi Arabian and Arab woman to go into space
  • Two Saudi astronauts carried out 10 days of significant research aboard the ISS.
By SALEH FAREED ·

OIC welcomes extension of Sudan armistice

OIC welcomes extension of Sudan armistice

By Arab News ·

Saudi authorities bust khat smuggling operation in Jazan

Saudi authorities bust khat smuggling operation in Jazan

  • The seizure was handed over to the competent authority for preliminary legal procedures
By Arab News ·

FSO Safer is moored off the coast of Ras Issa, Yemen, prior to the start of an operation led by the UN to unload it on May 30.

Salvage of oil tanker stranded off Yemen can begin: UN

  • “We’re very happy to be on site where we can start the work,” David Gressly, the UN coordinator for Yemen, said
By Reuters ·

Number of new German citizens hits 20-year high as many Syrians naturalized

Number of new German citizens hits 20-year high as many Syrians naturalized

  • Preliminary figures show that about 168,500 people were granted German citizenship in 2022
  • In principle, there is a requirement for people to have lived in Germany for at least eight years, though that doesn't apply to spouses and children
By AP ·

World comes together to tackle climate issues in Helsinki

World comes together to tackle climate issues in Helsinki

  • Over 2,000 participants from more than 100 countries are attending the World Circular Economy Forum
  • One of the issues addressed was about being more organized with our resources and using them wisely
By NOOR NUGALI ·

Iran starts trial of female journalist who covered Amini’s death

Iran starts trial of female journalist who covered Amini’s death

  • Hamedi, along with another female journalist, Elaheh Mohammadi, who went on trial on Monday, face several charges including "colluding with hostile powers"
  • Iran's intelligence ministry in October accused Mohammadi and Hamedi, both imprisoned for over eight months, of being CIA foreign agents
By Reuters ·

Iran starts trial of female journalist who covered Amini’s death

Iran starts trial of female journalist who covered Amini’s death

  • Hamedi, along with another female journalist, Elaheh Mohammadi, who went on trial on Monday, face several charges including "colluding with hostile powers"
  • Iran's intelligence ministry in October accused Mohammadi and Hamedi, both imprisoned for over eight months, of being CIA foreign agents
By Reuters ·

Diriyah Company has partnered with fashion house Ramzen. (Supplied)

Diriyah Company collaborates with Saudi fashion label Ramzen

  • Saudi fashion house Ramzen will create and present a collection of exclusive evening wear for men and women inspired by Diriyah
  • Jerry Inzerillo: This symbolizes our dedication to showcasing the multifaceted cultural heritage of the Kingdom, while also fostering the growth of the fashion industry in Diriyah
By Arab News ·
Saudi’s 2023 Taif Season set to be biggest yet with 54 race meetings

Saudi’s 2023 Taif Season set to be biggest yet with 54 race meetings

  • As well as the increased fixture list, the new Taif season will feature greater prize money, with a 25 percent increase announced for each Thursday meeting
  • Taif is situated at a higher altitude and is closer to the coast than Riyadh, making it cooler and ideal for hosting racing throughout the summer months
By Arab News ·