MAF chief kicks off “humungous” Mall of Saudi project

MAF chief kicks off “humungous” Mall of Saudi project

  • Mall will have the largest indoor ski slope and snow dome in the world
By Frank Kane ·

Transport problems holding back $2-a-kg hydrogen fuel, says Aramco's technology chief

Transport problems holding back $2-a-kg hydrogen fuel, says Aramco's technology chief

By Fahad Abuljadayel ·

Update US sanctions two Lebanese businessmen and a member of parliament

US sanctions two Lebanese businessmen and a member of parliament

  • Jihad Al-Arab and Dany Khoury were sanctioned for alleged corruption related to state contracts
  • Lawmaker Jamil Sayyed was sanctioned for allegedly seeking to transfer $120 million abroad
By Reuters ·

Families skip work and school to enjoy first day of Riyadh Season’s Winter Wonderland

Families skip work and school to enjoy first day of Riyadh Season’s Winter Wonderland

  • More than 60,000 entry tickets were sold during the first minutes of the ticket portal opening
  • Winter Wonderland zone opens its doors to visitors from 4 p.m. until 1 a.m. daily throughout the season
By Lojien Ben Gassem ·

Jordan’s King Abdullah II meets with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. (Petra)

On UK visit, Jordan’s king calls for strengthening efforts to solve Middle East crises

  • King Abdullah held separate talks with PM Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss
  • The king also held a number of meetings in the UK Parliament
By Arab News ·

An Iranian appeals court upheld a verdict earlier this month which sentenced an Iranian-British woman long held in Tehran to another year in prison, her lawyer said Saturday. (AFP/File Photo)

Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband vows to continue hunger strike

  • Richard Ratcliffe says he is ‘disappointed’ with UK govt after meeting with foreign secretary
  • Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained in Iran since 2016
By Arab News ·

Saudi Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al-Khateeb and President and CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council Julia Simpson. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia to host World Travel and Tourism Council summit next year

  • The summit is the largest travel and tourism event in the world
  • WTTC CEO says the Kingdom has been instrumental in leading the recovery of this critical sector
By Arab News ·

 Zuckerberg said the name “Facebook” just doesn’t encompass “everything we do” any more. (AFP)

Facebook rebrands as Meta to emphasize ‘metaverse’ vision

  • Skeptics point out that it also appears to be an attempt to change the subject from the Facebook Papers
By AP ·

 Zuckerberg said the name “Facebook” just doesn’t encompass “everything we do” any more. (AFP)

Facebook rebrands as Meta to emphasize ‘metaverse’ vision

  • Skeptics point out that it also appears to be an attempt to change the subject from the Facebook Papers
By AP ·

Special New book aims to increase Muslim kids’ financial literacy

New book aims to increase Muslim kids’ financial literacy

  • Children are taught to invest for the future, delay gratification and give to charity, all while ‘keeping it halal’
  • Nearly half of Britain’s Muslims live in the country’s most deprived areas, places that also have low financial literacy
By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·
Barcelona closing in on Xavi to rescue falling giants

Barcelona closing in on Xavi to rescue falling giants

  • Barca president Joan Laporta was reportedly in talks with Xavi about the vacant position on Thursday morning
  • Xavi is currently coach of Al Sadd but prising him away from the Qatari club is not expected to be a problem, with the Spaniard eager to complete a sensational returnBarcelona
By AFP ·