video Saudi Arabia, Thailand ‘turn new page in relations’ as prime minister visits

Saudi Arabia, Thailand ‘turn new page in relations’ as prime minister visits

  • Agreed to fully restore diplomatic ties and to exchange ambassadors in the near future, joint statement said
  • Saudia to resume direct flights to Thailand
video By NOOR NUGALI ·

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman chairs a weekly Council of Ministers meeting in Riyadh. (SPA)

Saudi cabinet of ministers meets in person for first time in two years

  • The Cabinet reiterated its condemnation of Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia and the UAE
  • It also discussed the outcomes of the South Korean president's recent visit to the Kingdom
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

Special Al-Hamra Palace, Tuwaiq Palace and the Red Palace in Saudi Arabia will make up the first round of boutique sites, with Khuzam Palace and Al-Saqqaf Palace also under consideration. (Supplied) photos

A Saudi hospitality project will allow visitors to walk in the footsteps of royals, in palaces steeped in history

  • Three iconic palaces will soon be transformed into hotels with luxurious interiors and unparalleled architecture 
  • Heritage experts say the Boutique Group project will open up cultural treasures of Saudi Arabia for all the world to enjoy 
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi - & - Hebshi Alshammari ·

Saudi nationals scan their documents at a digital-Immigration gate at the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 16, 2021. (REUTERS)

All the registrations and certificates you need to visit Saudi Arabia

  • Visitors face queues and quarantine for failing to match Saudi requirements
By Rashid Hassan ·

UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attack, urges all nations to help seek justice

UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attack, urges all nations to help seek justice

  • At least 11 Iraqi soldiers were shot dead in their sleep on Friday by suspected Daesh gunmen
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Special India emerges as Saudi Arabia’s second-largest trading partner

India emerges as Saudi Arabia’s second-largest trading partner

  • The partnership is contributing significantly to the two nations’ economic progress
By Asim Anwar ·

London stabbing victim named as Yasmin Chkaifi

London stabbing victim named as Yasmin Chkaifi

By Arab News ·

Biden responded to the Fox News question with sarcasm, “It’s a great asset — more inflation.” Then he shook his head and added, “What a stupid son of a bitch.” (AFP)

Biden caught on hot mic swearing at Fox News reporter

  • US president Joe Biden was caught on camera insulting a Fox News reporter following a question about inflation
By AFP ·

Biden responded to the Fox News question with sarcasm, “It’s a great asset — more inflation.” Then he shook his head and added, “What a stupid son of a bitch.” (AFP)

Biden caught on hot mic swearing at Fox News reporter

  • US president Joe Biden was caught on camera insulting a Fox News reporter following a question about inflation
By AFP ·

Elton John positive for Covid-19, postpones Dallas shows

Elton John positive for Covid-19, postpones Dallas shows

  • "I'm so sorry to anyone who's been inconvenienced by this but I want to keep myself and my team safe," said John
  • The concerts, part of John's "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour, were scheduled for January 25 and January 26
By AFP ·