Update Tourists from various countries will be allowed entry to Saudi Arabia as long as they meet the criteria starting from August 1, the ministry said. (AN Photo/Huda Bashatah)

Fully vaccinated tourists allowed to enter Saudi Arabia from Aug. 1 without quarantine

  • Must have received two doses of the approved vaccines in the Kingdom, namely Pfizer, AstraZeneca or Moderna
  • Vaccination status must be shown to enter public places
By Arab News ·

Update Operation to separate Yemeni child from parasitic twin in Saudi Arabia declared a success video

Operation to separate Yemeni child from parasitic twin in Saudi Arabia declared a success

  • The surgical procedure took seven hours and 35 minutes
  • This is the fiftieth procedure to separate conjoined twins to have taken place in the Kingdom
By Ruba Obaid ·

Tunisian president appoints Garsalaoui to run Interior Ministry

Tunisian president appoints Garsalaoui to run Interior Ministry

  • Tunisians are awaiting the appointment of a new prime minister and the announcement of a road map to find a way out of the crisis
By Reuters ·

Saudi Arabia keen to protect human rights, HRC chief says

Saudi Arabia keen to protect human rights, HRC chief says

  • In observance of Friday’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Al-Awwad said the Kingdom is making significant and constant efforts
  • Al-Awwad wants to criminalize and combat human trafficking through a set of actions and measures that ensure human dignity
By SPA ·

Special The tourism sector in Jordan has gradually started to signs of a positive trend after a near collapse. (AN photo/Sarah Glubb) video

Jordan tourism expected to boom by 2023, tourism officials say

  • Regional tourism has started picking up and international tourists are expected to return in August, September and October
  • King Abdullah II directed the government to work intensively, through its ambassadors, to depict Jordan as a ‘green’ country for traveling
By SARAH GLUBB ·

Graveyard in Pakistan’s Fattu Shah a testament to obnoxious ‘honor killing’ tradition

Graveyard in Pakistan’s Fattu Shah a testament to obnoxious ‘honor killing’ tradition

  • It is a testament to the obnoxious practice of 'honor killing'
  • Kariyon ka Qabristan has around 400 graves, all belong to women killed in ‘honor killings,’ graveyard caretaker says
By ZAIN ALI ·

New center to lead Saudi role in ‘4th industrial revolution’, economic minister says

New center to lead Saudi role in ‘4th industrial revolution’, economic minister says

  • The Saudi minister said the new center will contribute to global discussions on the use of 4IR technology, such as 5G and artificial intelligence
By Arab News ·

Simon Cowell, X Factor’s producer, announced in a statement to The Sun the show was being axed after 17 years. (Reuters/File Photo)

UK broadcaster cancels ‘The X Factor’ after 17 years

  • Musical talent competition was the only non-sporting event on a list featuring the most-watched television shows of the past decade
  • Simon Cowell, the show’s producer, is reportedly turning his attention to a new musical quiz show on Britain’s ITV 
By Arab News ·

Simon Cowell, X Factor’s producer, announced in a statement to The Sun the show was being axed after 17 years. (Reuters/File Photo)

UK broadcaster cancels ‘The X Factor’ after 17 years

  • Musical talent competition was the only non-sporting event on a list featuring the most-watched television shows of the past decade
  • Simon Cowell, the show’s producer, is reportedly turning his attention to a new musical quiz show on Britain’s ITV 
By Arab News ·