Saudi Arabia, US committed to addressing climate challenge with urgency: Joint statement

Saudi Arabia, US committed to addressing climate challenge with urgency: Joint statement

  • The joint statement came after the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry visited the Kingdom
  • The two countries will work to strengthen the implementation of the Paris Agreement
By Arab News ·

Special US climate envoy John Kerry welcomes Saudi Green Initiative, says world needs more of the same video

US climate envoy John Kerry welcomes Saudi Green Initiative, says world needs more of the same

  • Kerry says what Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has put forward as a concept is “both challenging and exciting at the same time”
  • American diplomat is seeking to increase climate ambition in the lead-up to the UN Climate Change Conference in November
By NOOR NUGALI ·

Israel-Gaza violence erupts for first time since end of last month’s fighting

Israel-Gaza violence erupts for first time since end of last month’s fighting

  • A Hamas spokesman, confirming the Israeli attacks, said Palestinians would continue to pursue their “brave resistance and defend their rights and sacred sites” in Jerusalem
By Reuters ·

Saudi Arabia announces 15 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 15 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 451,187
  • A total of 7,621 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far
By Arab News ·

Special Gebran Bassil ‘coerced’ my father to apologize, says Lebanese woman hailed for confronting MP

Gebran Bassil ‘coerced’ my father to apologize, says Lebanese woman hailed for confronting MP

  • Yasmine Masri tells Arab News what led her to shout ‘shame on you’ at reviled politician
  • Activist captures anger of young Lebanese towards corrupt politicians and vows to ‘never shut up’
By Bassam Zaazaa ·

Update Expelled Jordanian MP Osama Al-Ajarmeh arrested

Expelled Jordanian MP Osama Al-Ajarmeh arrested

By Arab News ·

Special Lebanon govt hopes collapse amid heated exchanges

Lebanon govt hopes collapse amid heated exchanges

By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

US pledges funding to help Egypt move to solar power

US pledges funding to help Egypt move to solar power

  • Egypt remains reliant on fossil fuels for its energy needs, and a gigantic cloud of air pollution often hovers over Cairo
  • But President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s government is taking steps toward renewables
By AP ·

AlUla awards $14m housing complex contract

AlUla awards $14m housing complex contract

  • The project, which consists of 150 modular, high-quality and furnished units, is scheduled to be completed in three months
By Arab News ·

Asharq News launches digital offering focused on sustainability, climate news

Asharq News launches digital offering focused on sustainability, climate news

  • Asharq Business Green comes in line with Asharq’s environment and sustainability pillar
By Arab News ·

Asharq News launches digital offering focused on sustainability, climate news

Asharq News launches digital offering focused on sustainability, climate news

  • Asharq Business Green comes in line with Asharq’s environment and sustainability pillar
By Arab News ·