Jordan’s King Abdullah II backs idea of ‘Middle East NATO’

Jordan’s King Abdullah II backs idea of ‘Middle East NATO’

  • Alliance could work as long as it has a clear mission statement, king says
  • Could help to address challenges arising from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Iran’s destabilizing activity in region
By Arab News ·

Qatar’s Emir arrives in Cairo to meet Egypt’s President

Qatar’s Emir arrives in Cairo to meet Egypt’s President

  • Egypt and Qatar seeking to promote joint work to contain negative repercussions of Russian-Ukrainian war
By Arab News ·

Iran: Israeli accusation of Iranian plot to harm Israelis in Istanbul ‘ridiculous’

Iran: Israeli accusation of Iranian plot to harm Israelis in Istanbul ‘ridiculous’

By Reuters ·

Pilgrims praise receiving ‘finest services’ at Halat Ammar crossing

Pilgrims praise receiving ‘finest services’ at Halat Ammar crossing

  • Pilgrims expressed their appreciation for the great efforts made by hosts Saudi Arabia to make their pilgrimage safe, comfortable and meaningful
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

Wall Street set for gains as traders scale back rate hike expectations

Wall Street set for gains as traders scale back rate hike expectations

  • US stock indexes eye first weekly gain in four
  • Bank stocks mixed after Fed’s stress test results
  • Futures up: Dow 0.68 percent, S&P 0.72 percent, Nasdaq 0.77 percent
By Reuters ·

Burger Circus and cake shop Butter will stay throughout Jeddah Season. (Supplied)

Classic diners serve up a ‘blast from the past’ on Jeddah Season’s City Walk

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  • In an American diner, Leung said, the menu offers a wide range of choices for breakfast, lunch or dinner. “We just wanted to focus on just two burgers, but in an American diner theme”
By DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·
UEFA blocks Sheriff hosting European games in Transnistria

UEFA blocks Sheriff hosting European games in Transnistria

  • No UEFA competition match shall be played in the region of Transnistria, in Moldova, until further notice
  • “The decision is based on considerations and the conclusions consistently drawn by agencies specialized in international political and strategic analysis,” UEFA said
By AP ·