video Exclusive Exclusive: Patriot missile deal to help boost Saudi defenses, secure world energy supplies, says Greek FM

Exclusive: Patriot missile deal to help boost Saudi defenses, secure world energy supplies, says Greek FM

  • Nikos Dendias told Arab News he sees Saudi Arabia’s development plans as “historic” and would like Greece to be a part of it
  • He said Turkey has unintentionally brought Eastern Mediterranean and Gulf countries together by highlighting their common principles
video By Rawan Radwan ·

A poster depicting Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and his father and predecessor Hafez al-Assad hangs along an alley in Damascus on April 21, 2021. (AFP/LOUAI BESHARA)

UN reiterates it is not involved in Syrian presidential election

  • Comments came after Syria’s parliament confirmed Bashar Assad will run for re-election in next month’s poll
  • Secretary-general’s spokesman said the vote is not part of the political process set by Security Council resolution
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Update 4 killed in blast at luxury hotel in south-west Pakistan video

4 killed in blast at luxury hotel in south-west Pakistan

  • Blast tore through the parking area of the Serena hotel in Quetta
  • Chinese ambassador to Pakistan was staying at the hotel but not there at the time of the blast
By Arab News ·

NEOM launches 3 initiatives to support UN Sustainable Development Goals

NEOM launches 3 initiatives to support UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • The initiatives were launched to celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Day
  • Department will work alongside MiSK Leadership, CyberX and Digital Giving programs
By Arab News ·

A poster depicting Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and his father and predecessor Hafez al-Assad hangs along an alley in Damascus on April 21, 2021. (AFP/LOUAI BESHARA)

UN reiterates it is not involved in Syrian presidential election

  • Comments came after Syria’s parliament confirmed Bashar Assad will run for re-election in next month’s poll
  • Secretary-general’s spokesman said the vote is not part of the political process set by Security Council resolution
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Special Duterte calls for abolition of kafala system

Duterte calls for abolition of kafala system

  • The kafala system requires migrant workers to have a sponsor in the host country before a visa or worker’s permit can be issued
By Ellie Aben ·

Saudi Arabia aims to help SMEs expand their export potential

Saudi Arabia aims to help SMEs expand their export potential

  • Saudi bank offers 17 credit solutions to small exporters to help them expand their operations worldwide
By Hebshi Alshammari ·

Prank TV show with fake Daesh fighters sparks outrage in Iraq

Prank TV show with fake Daesh fighters sparks outrage in Iraq

  • Playfully entrapping celebrities is a staple of primetime Ramadan programs, but some viewers say “Tanb Raslan” goes too far 
By Arab News ·

Prank TV show with fake Daesh fighters sparks outrage in Iraq

Prank TV show with fake Daesh fighters sparks outrage in Iraq

  • Playfully entrapping celebrities is a staple of primetime Ramadan programs, but some viewers say “Tanb Raslan” goes too far 
By Arab News ·