Special Kirill Dmitriev, the chief executive of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), was speaking on Frankly Speaking talking about the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia's Sputnik V vaccine. (Screenshot/AN Photo)

RDIF’s Dmitriev predicts pandemic end by May, claims Russia’s vaccine is ‘world's best’

  • Head of Russia’s sovereign wealth fund praises Saudi handling of coronavirus pandemic and G20
  • Appearing on Arab News talk show Frankly Speaking, said Moscow interested in investing in NEOM’s The Line
By Frank Kane ·

Egypt, UAE resume first Qatar flights since 2017

Egypt, UAE resume first Qatar flights since 2017

  • An EgyptAir flight took off from Doha to Cairo, making it the first commercial flight in three and a half years between both countries
  • It was followed shortly after by the arrival of an Air Arabia flight from Sharjah in the UAE
By AFP ·

Update Iraq calls on Iran to help stop attacks in Baghdad Green Zone

Iraq calls on Iran to help stop attacks in Baghdad Green Zone

By Arab News ·

Overdue business rents waived by Saudi court

Overdue business rents waived by Saudi court

  • The new regulations cover construction contracts, supply contracts, and the like, which have been affected by the pandemic
By Hebshi Alshammari ·

Saudi women making their mark in science

Saudi women making their mark in science

By Rawan Radwan ·

Special Afghan VP pushes for execution of Taliban prisoners

Afghan VP pushes for execution of Taliban prisoners

  • Taliban spokesman says first vice president wants to sabotage the peace talks
By Sayed Salahuddin ·

Special Indonesia campaign helps SMEs enter Saudi market

Indonesia campaign helps SMEs enter Saudi market

  • They will be the main target of the export initiative, which is estimated by the Indonesian Ministry of Trade to be able to generate $60 million
By Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata  ·

DeChambeau: Power gives him advantage for Saudi International

DeChambeau: Power gives him advantage for Saudi International

  • Physically transformed 2020 US Open champion relishing head-to-head with World No. 1 Dustin Johnson
By Arab News ·

Facebook bows to Turkish demand to name local representative

Facebook bows to Turkish demand to name local representative

  • Facebook said that if it faces pressure on those standards or the global process for reviewing government requests it will withdraw the representative
  • Critics have said the law muzzles dissent from people who have turned to online platforms as Ankara has tightened its grip on mainstream media
By AP ·