Update COVID-19 booster dose will be required to maintain fully vaccinated status in Saudi Arabia

COVID-19 booster dose will be required to maintain fully vaccinated status in Saudi Arabia

  • As of February 1, adults in Kingdom will be required to have a booster dose to keep their fully vaccinated status
By Arab News ·

Update Europeans ‘disappointed’ over ‘back-tracking’ at Iran nuclear talks

Europeans ‘disappointed’ over ‘back-tracking’ at Iran nuclear talks

  • European officials have balked at proposed changes to a text that they say is 70-80 percent finished
  • E3 powers expressed “disappointment and concern” at Iran’s demands
By AFP ·

UAE, France sign $18 billion deal for 80 Rafale jets as Macron starts Gulf tour

UAE, France sign $18 billion deal for 80 Rafale jets as Macron starts Gulf tour

  • Macron arrived in the early hours of Friday for a brief Gulf tour where he will also visit Qatar
By AFP - AP ·

A person receives a dose of the Pfizer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a vaccination site at the Westfield shopping centre in London, Britain, December 3, 2021. (REUTERS)

Saudi Arabia registers 1 COVID-19 death, 38 new infections

  • More than 22.5 million people have been fully vaccinated in Saudi Arabia
By Arab News ·

Libya’s foreign minister slams European migration policy

Libya’s foreign minister slams European migration policy

  • Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush spoke via video call at the Mediterranean dialogues in a session titled “Dealing with Migration"
  • EU sends funds to the detention centers indirectly through aid agencies
By AP ·

Born without arms but full of moxie, Pakistani boy excels at school and cricket

Born without arms but full of moxie, Pakistani boy excels at school and cricket

  • Syed Rafiullah Shah was encouraged by his family to write with his feet when he was 4 years old
By SAADULLAH AKHTER ·

Special Young Arabs’ heavy reliance on social media seen as a double-edged sword 

Young Arabs’ heavy reliance on social media seen as a double-edged sword 

  • From social change to extremism, the Arab obsession with social media is regarded as a Catch-22
  • Arab experts weigh the pros and cons of young people’s massive dependence on social media
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

Special Young Arabs’ heavy reliance on social media seen as a double-edged sword 

Young Arabs’ heavy reliance on social media seen as a double-edged sword 

  • From social change to extremism, the Arab obsession with social media is regarded as a Catch-22
  • Arab experts weigh the pros and cons of young people’s massive dependence on social media
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

Afra Aldhaheri’s “End of A School Braid” (2021), part of the Misk Art Grant exhibition “Under Construction” at Misk Art Week 2021. (Omar Al-Tamimi)

Misk Art Week showcases artists from Saudi Arabia and international community

  • For its fifth year, Misk Art Institute’s annual event features several exhibitions exploring the nature of identity
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·
Special ‘Valued’ Joelinton reaping the benefits of Eddie Howe’s faith

‘Valued’ Joelinton reaping the benefits of Eddie Howe’s faith

  • The Brazilian forward has been one of the success stories since the arrival of the new manager
  • Matt Ritchie and Jamaal Lascelles return to the fold for the game against Burnley at St James’ Park on Saturday
By Liam Kennedy ·