Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir tells Iran to stop ‘meddling’ in Iraqi affairs

  • Said the Islamic Republic was responsible for much of the unrest in the Middle East
  • Added Kingdom takes its relationship with Iraq “very seriously”
By Arab News ·

Riyadh to host next World Economic Forum regional summit

  • The theme of the meeting will be the place of the region in the fourth industrial revolution
  • Middle East WEF’s in the past have been staged in Egypt, Jordan and some have been held in the UAE
By Frank Kane ·

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Israel, US condemn ‘anti-Semitic’ Iran at Holocaust memorial event

  • Iranian threat compared to that once posed by Nazi Germany
  • Netanyahu slams 'tyrants of Tehran' for leading the most anti-Semitic regime on the planet
By AFP ·

Balloon ‘glow show’ puts AlUla’s name up in lights — and sets new world record

  • 100 balloons soared aloft across a 3 km stretch of AlUla’s spectacular desert landscape
By Arab News ·

Militant sentenced to 19 years for role in Benghazi attacks

  • Al-Imam is the second militant convicted in the attacks that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other American personnel
  • The head of the extremist militia who directed the siege, Ahmed Abu Khattala, was convicted in 2017 on terrorism-related charges and sentenced to 22 years in prison
By AP ·

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Lebanon MPs call for extra security

By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

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World’s biggest literature festival kicks off in Jaipur

  • Economist and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee will attend the event
By Sanjay Kumar ·

At Davos, innovative products point to a sustainable future

  • A single tree that to bear 40 different types of apple
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Dubai’s Jumeirah eyes Saudi mega-projects

By Frank Kane ·

Saudi G20 faces up to global challenges

By Frank Kane ·

Nadal, Kyrgios advance as freak weather hits Australian Open

  • The weather-disrupted tournament on Thursday was hit by dirty rain which left courts muddy and unplayable.
By AFP ·