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 ·

Saudi king and crown prince receive National Day cables from Gulf leaders

Saudi king and crown prince receive National Day cables from Gulf leaders

  • The Kingdom will mark its 91st National Day on Thursday
By Arab News ·

One of Princess Nourah's famous dresses, decorated with a circular geometric shape and filled with colored sequins. (Supplied/“Nourah bint Abdulrahman bin Faisal bin Turki Al-Saud an Illustrated Biography”)

Princess Nourah: The woman who had ‘the brain of 40 men’

  • Born in Riyadh in 1875, Princess Nourah was close to her brother growing up and shared his trials during the family’s exile
By Lojien Ben Gassem ·

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 ·

Israeli court hears custody fight over cable car survivor, 6

Israeli court hears custody fight over cable car survivor, 6

  • Eitan Biran’s relatives on both sides attended the session in Tel Aviv
  • Eitan’s immediate family was among 14 people killed when the cable car carrying them crashed into a mountainside in May
By AP ·

Sri Lanka shaman dies of COVID-19 after touting ‘blessed’ water cure

Sri Lanka shaman dies of COVID-19 after touting ‘blessed’ water cure

  • Eliyantha White treated sports stars and top politicians including the country’s prime minister
  • But mainstream doctors described White as a fraud and Ayurveda physicians rejected his claims
By AFP ·

China preparing for Evergrande's downfall: Sources

China preparing for Evergrande's downfall: Sources

  • Local governments have been ordered to assemble groups of accountants and legal experts to examine the finances around Evergrande's operations in their respective regions
  • Both bonds would default if Evergrande fails to settle the interest within 30 days of the scheduled payment dates
By Reuters ·

Apicorp launches first green bond framework

Apicorp launches first green bond framework

By Arab News ·

Snapchat launches first-of-kind activation for Saudi National Day

Snapchat launches first-of-kind activation for Saudi National Day

  • Messaging app celebrates Saudi heritage with world-first national Snap Map, other augmented reality activations
By Arab News ·

Snapchat launches first-of-kind activation for Saudi National Day

Snapchat launches first-of-kind activation for Saudi National Day

  • Messaging app celebrates Saudi heritage with world-first national Snap Map, other augmented reality activations
By Arab News ·