video Update Arab countries condemn Houthis’ launching of 17 drones toward Saudi Arabia from Yemen

Arab countries condemn Houthis’ launching of 17 drones toward Saudi Arabia from Yemen

  • Iran-backed Houthi militia have consistently launched attacks against the Kingdom
  • The militia once again face international condemnation
video By Arab News ·

Special Pulitzer Prize-winning historian of the oil industry Daniel Yergin, who is also vice chairman of the IHS Markit consultancy, gave his views on Frankly Speaking. (Screenshot) video

Frankly Speaking: Saudi role in OPEC+ contributed to ‘strong global economy recovery,’ says Daniel Yergin

  • Energy historian made the remarks in the series of video conversations with leading decision-makers
  • Yergin sees alliance of oil producers as a stabilizing force aiding recovery from economic apocalypse
By Frank Kane ·

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown

  • The Bushehr plant shutdown began on Saturday and would last for three to four days, state TV says
By AP ·

Saudi Arabia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic places it at the highest ranks on international indexes

Saudi Arabia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic places it at the highest ranks on international indexes

  • ADAA follows up on the Kingdom’s progress and performance through the International Performance Hub, which compares the Kingdom’s performance against 217 other countries
By Arab News ·

Israel launches official probe into deadly festival stampede

Israel launches official probe into deadly festival stampede

  • Some 100,000 people, mostly ultra-Orthodox Jews, gathered for the April 29 holiday festival despite coronavirus restrictions
  • Experts had long warned the Mount Meron complex was inadequately equipped to handle the enormous crowds
By AP ·

Special Dhaka resumes vaccination drive with China’s Sinopharm

Dhaka resumes vaccination drive with China’s Sinopharm

  • Bangladesh had stalled initiative for nearly two months after failing to procure 30 million doses of Covishield from New Delhi
By SHEHAB SUMON ·

Saudi Arabia’s top banks see profits increase by 34% in first quarter of 2021

Saudi Arabia’s top banks see profits increase by 34% in first quarter of 2021

  • The banks included in the study were Saudi National Bank, Al-Rajhi Bank, Riyad Bank, Saudi British Bank, Banque Saudi Fransi, Arab National Bank, Alinma Bank, Bank Al-Bilad, Saudi Investment Bank, and Bank Al-Jazira
By Huda Al-Shair ·

Britain under pressure to ease travel rules

Britain under pressure to ease travel rules

By Reuters ·

Special Egypt to launch Downtown Towers project

Egypt to launch Downtown Towers project

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Electronic publications to benefit from Saudi direct clearance service

Electronic publications to benefit from Saudi direct clearance service

  • The authority forecasts the number of clearances for the first year after the launch to reach 300,000 publications
By Arab News ·

Electronic publications to benefit from Saudi direct clearance service

Electronic publications to benefit from Saudi direct clearance service

  • The authority forecasts the number of clearances for the first year after the launch to reach 300,000 publications
By Arab News ·