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 ·

Diriyah Gate Development Authority to deliver first phase assets early 2022 video

Diriyah Gate Development Authority to deliver first phase assets early 2022

  • Exclusive interview with DGDA’s Group CEO part of Arab News coverage for Saudi National Day
By Lama Alhamawi ·

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 ·

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 ·

Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Burhan Abdelrahman

Sudan’s military strikes out at civilian politicians after coup attempt

  • Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan said the military was the group most interested in the transition to democracy and elections, scheduled for early 2024
By Arab News ·

US-French spat seems to simmer down after Biden-Macron call

US-French spat seems to simmer down after Biden-Macron call

  • Biden and Macron agreed “that the situation would have benefitted from open consultations among allies on matters of strategic interest to France and our European partners”
By AP ·

King Salman Park awards $1bn construction contracts

King Salman Park awards $1bn construction contracts

  • he project, on the grounds of the old airport in Riyadh, aims to create the largest city park in the world
  • The contracts also include infrastructure works and site preparation works for the Royal Complex for Arts
By Arab News ·

Netflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl

Netflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl

  • The streaming giant said it had bought The Roald Dahl Story Company, the family firm that owns the late British author’s copyright
  • No financial details of the deal were given
By AFP ·

Netflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl

Netflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl

  • The streaming giant said it had bought The Roald Dahl Story Company, the family firm that owns the late British author’s copyright
  • No financial details of the deal were given
By AFP ·

Somalian scriptwriter and actress Kaif Jama speaks to media representatives ahead of the first screening of Somali films at The Somali National Theatre in Mogadishu, on September 22, 2021. (AFP)

’Historic night’ as Somalia screens first film in 30 years

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  • Although Mogadishu was home to many cinema halls during its cultural heyday, with the national theater also hosting live concerts and plays, the seaside capital fell silent after civil war erupted in 1991
By AFP ·
Juventus finally gets 1st win of Serie A season

Juventus finally gets 1st win of Serie A season

  • De Ligt scored the winner in the 72nd minute to complete a comeback after Juventus fell behind four minutes after the break
  • Juventus moved up to 12th place, eight points behind leader Inter Milan
By AP ·