Update Saudi crown prince launches Soudah Development Company with investment of SR 11 billion

Saudi crown prince launches Soudah Development Company with investment of SR 11 billion

  • The company aims to create 8,000 permanent jobs by 2030
  • The new company is fully owned by the PIF and will lead the development of a luxury mountain destination
By Arab News ·

Update Rouhani calls for ‘unity’ as he faces backlash from hardliners on commitment to nuclear deal

Rouhani calls for ‘unity’ as he faces backlash from hardliners on commitment to nuclear deal

  • Rouhani called for “vigilance in the current sensitive situation” in response to the attacks made on the government
  • Rouhani said that Iran has remained “committed to the principle of the agreement and its preservation”
By Arab News ·

GCC chief urges Iran to halt supporting militias

GCC chief urges Iran to halt supporting militias

  • Al-Hajraf emphasized the importance of allowing the GCC take part in any negotiations concerning the Iranian nuclear issue to ensure regional security
By Arab News ·

Special Kingdom mourns long-serving oil minister Yamani

Kingdom mourns long-serving oil minister Yamani

By Rawan Radwan ·

Forget the cost. Saudi love affair with oud makes perfect scents

Forget the cost. Saudi love affair with oud makes perfect scents

  • Fans of traditional fragrance stay loyal despite fast-rising prices
By Hebshi Alshammari ·

Jordan reimposes Friday curfew as virus surges

Jordan reimposes Friday curfew as virus surges

  • An existing nightly curfew will begin at 10 p.m. instead of midnight
  • From Sunday a maximum of 30 percent of public-sector employees will be allowed at their workplace
By AFP ·

UK to launch vaccine trials on COVID-19 variants in summer

UK to launch vaccine trials on COVID-19 variants in summer

  • The new versions of the vaccine are being produced in case COVID-19 variants substantially evade immunity provided by the current jabs
By Arab News ·

PIF put $1 billion into Lucid in 2018, giving it a majority stake in the California-based company when it was at the early stages of designing advanced luxury electric cars. (Supplied)

PIF makes billions on its investment in Lucid Motors

  • Saudi stake in Californian electric vehicle maker is proving a profitable step
By Frank Kane ·

The agreement will provide Discovery+ content to Jawwy TV subscribers in a branded area on the platform. (Supplied)

Discovery+ comes to STC’s Jawwy TV 

  • The agreement will provide Discovery+ content to Jawwy TV subscribers in a branded area on the platform
By Arab News ·

The agreement will provide Discovery+ content to Jawwy TV subscribers in a branded area on the platform. (Supplied)

Discovery+ comes to STC’s Jawwy TV 

  • The agreement will provide Discovery+ content to Jawwy TV subscribers in a branded area on the platform
By Arab News ·