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 ·

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 ·

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 ·

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 ·

Special At-Turaif in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh is home to the largest open-air museum in the world. (Abdullah AlJabr/Faisal AlDakheel) photos

At-Turaif: A look into the jewel of the Kingdom’s museums

By Lama Alhamawi ·

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 ·

Protesters wearing costumes depicting Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Ebrahim Raisi, denounce Raisi near UN headquarters. (Reuters)

EU says Tehran ready to resume nuclear talks at ‘early date’

  • 400 Iranian-American scholars urge Biden to call for Raisi to stand trial for his role in mass executions
  • Borrell ‘underlined once again the great importance of a quick resumption of the Vienna talks’ at a meeting with Iran’s top diplomat
By AFP - AP ·

Yemeni teacher Amina Mahdi (L) gives a lesson to children sprawled across the floor of her home in the rural area of Muhib, in the southern province of Hodeida, on September 1, 2021. (AFP)

Yemeni woman turns home into school

By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia, US, EU, others announce $600m in additional aid for Yemen 

Saudi Arabia, US, EU, others announce $600m in additional aid for Yemen 

By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Melbourne anti-lockdown protests fizzle out as daily COVID-19 cases hit pandemic high

Melbourne anti-lockdown protests fizzle out as daily COVID-19 cases hit pandemic high

  • Police and union officials have said extremist and far-right groups joined the demonstrations
  • Australia’s total infections topped 92,000, with some 61,000 recorded since mid-June when the first Delta case was detected
By Reuters ·

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 ·

Viewers wait for the first screening of Somali films at The Somali National Theatre in Mogadishu, on September 22, 2021, which has been opened for the first time to public after its inauguration in 2020. (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 ·
Al-Ahli's players gather in a huddle ahead of their AFC Champions League match against Al-Duhail on April 18, 2021, at the King Abdullah Sport City stadium. (AFP/File Photo)

Al-Ahli and Besnik Hasi in crisis mode as wins become distant memory

  • The Jeddah club’s last victory in any competition came in April making Thursday’s clash with Al-Fayah a must-win match
By John Duerden ·