Update King Salman tells UN Saudi Arabia supports global effort to block Iranian nuclear ambitions

King Salman tells UN Saudi Arabia supports global effort to block Iranian nuclear ambitions

  • But the ruler said that he hopes initial talks between the Kingdom and Tehran will lead to confidence-building measures
  • In his speech to the UN General Assembly, he also highlighted his country’s efforts to tackle the pandemic, extremism and climate change
By Arab News ·

Saudi king and crown prince receive National Day cables from Gulf leaders

Saudi king and crown prince receive National Day cables from Gulf leaders

  • The Kingdom will mark its 91st National Day on Thursday
By Arab News ·

British author Robert Lacey likened Diriyah to “a sand-blown Pompeii,” describing it as “an enduring reminder of the frontiers of the possible.” (Supplied)

Diriyah: A fragile but ‘enduring reminder of the frontiers of the possible’

By Ephrem Kossaify ·

As Group CEO of the Diriyah Gate Authority, Jerry Inzerillo is in charge of a $50.6 billion project to transform the historic site of the Kingdom’s foundation into a global tourism attraction. (Supplied)

Born in Brooklyn, but his heart is in Diriyah

By Frank Kane ·

A photograph of the army of Abdulaziz on the march, photographed by British envoy Captain Shakespeare near Thaj in March 1911. (Photo by W.H.I. Shakespeare /Royal Geographical Society via Getty Images)

The story of all the king’s men

By Jonathan Gornall ·

Exclusive Abdullah Al-Mouallimi, Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN, spoke to Arab News during the UNGA. (Screenshot)

Teamwork is the key to solving world’s problems, says Saudi envoy

  • In an exclusive interview, the Kingdom’s UN ambassador says the key to winning the war on terror lies in addressing the social issues that breed terrorism
  • Abdullah Al-Mouallimi also discusses Saudi Arabia’s approach to climate change, the pandemic, the crisis in Yemen and the Palestinian cause
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Sri Lanka shaman dies of COVID-19 after touting ‘blessed’ water cure

Sri Lanka shaman dies of COVID-19 after touting ‘blessed’ water cure

  • Eliyantha White treated sports stars and top politicians including the country’s prime minister
  • But mainstream doctors described White as a fraud and Ayurveda physicians rejected his claims
By AFP ·

Camera maker Canon reveals 30% Saudi women employees target by 2023

Camera maker Canon reveals 30% Saudi women employees target by 2023

  • It has launched a “Women in Sales” internship program to further support the 2023 target
By Arab News ·

Update China preparing for Evergrande's downfall: WSJ

China preparing for Evergrande's downfall: WSJ

By Reuters ·

The agreement between tech companies and news outlets entails that tech giants must pay for news content. (File/AFP)

Facebook wraps up deals with Australian media firms, TV broadcaster SBS excluded

  • Facebook announces deals with most of the Australia's s largest news outlets, excluding TV broadcaster SBS and smaller publishers
By Reuters ·

The agreement between tech companies and news outlets entails that tech giants must pay for news content. (File/AFP)

Facebook wraps up deals with Australian media firms, TV broadcaster SBS excluded

  • Facebook announces deals with most of the Australia's s largest news outlets, excluding TV broadcaster SBS and smaller publishers
By Reuters ·