Probe launched after Saudi Arabia records first omicron variant case

Probe launched after Saudi Arabia records first omicron variant case

  • At this stage, prevention is better than cure and standard precautions must continue to be practiced, says Health Ministry spokesman
By Rawan Radwan ·

Exclusive Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al-Saud appointed Vice President of the Global Esports Federation

Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al-Saud appointed Vice President of the Global Esports Federation

  • The President of the Saudi Esports Federation has overseen the dramatic rise in the popularity of gaming and esports participation across the region in recent years
By Ali Khaled ·

Exclusive Haas F1 driver Mick Schumacher discusses ‘challenging’ Jeddah Grand Prix video

Haas F1 driver Mick Schumacher discusses ‘challenging’ Jeddah Grand Prix

  • Schumacher was in Riyadh on Friday and Saturday for the Ferrari Motorsport Festival
  • The Jeddah Grand Prix on Dec. 5 is the penultimate race of the 2021 season
By Zaid Khashogji ·

King Salman architecture, urbanism exhibition launches in Riyadh

King Salman architecture, urbanism exhibition launches in Riyadh

  • The exhibition is an urban vision inspired by the monarch
By Lama Alhamawi ·

Ten oil workers killed in attack in Syria’s Deir Ezzor — state news agency

Ten oil workers killed in attack in Syria’s Deir Ezzor — state news agency

  • Ten oil workers were killed and one was injured in an attack that targeted a bus carrying them in Syria’s eastern Deir Ezzor
By Reuters ·

Pope Francis arrives in Cyprus with migrants in focus

Pope Francis arrives in Cyprus with migrants in focus

  • On Friday he is scheduled to perform mass at an open-air stadium and later hold an 'ecumenical prayer' with migrants at a Catholic Church
  • Francis has arranged to have 50 migrants relocated to Italy after his trip this week
By Reuters ·

Facebook uncovered fake accounts affiliated with the network that had also waded into US politics last year. (File/AFP)

Facebook: Fake scientist used to spread anti-US propaganda

  • Disinformation network with ties to China used hundreds of fake social media accounts to spread anti-US propaganda, Facebook said
  • China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said in the past that the country’s government does not employ trickery on social media

Facebook uncovered fake accounts affiliated with the network that had also waded into US politics last year. (File/AFP)

Facebook: Fake scientist used to spread anti-US propaganda

  • Disinformation network with ties to China used hundreds of fake social media accounts to spread anti-US propaganda, Facebook said
  • China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said in the past that the country’s government does not employ trickery on social media