Probe launched after Saudi Arabia records first omicron variant case

Probe launched after Saudi Arabia records first omicron variant case

  • At this stage, prevention is better than cure and standard precautions must continue to be practiced, says Health Ministry spokesman
By Rawan Radwan ·

Exclusive Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al-Saud appointed Vice President of the Global Esports Federation

Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al-Saud appointed Vice President of the Global Esports Federation

  • The President of the Saudi Esports Federation has overseen the dramatic rise in the popularity of gaming and esports participation across the region in recent years
By Ali Khaled ·

Exclusive Haas F1 driver Mick Schumacher discusses ‘challenging’ Jeddah Grand Prix video

Haas F1 driver Mick Schumacher discusses ‘challenging’ Jeddah Grand Prix

  • Schumacher was in Riyadh on Friday and Saturday for the Ferrari Motorsport Festival
  • The Jeddah Grand Prix on Dec. 5 is the penultimate race of the 2021 season
By Zaid Khashogji ·

King Salman architecture, urbanism exhibition launches in Riyadh

King Salman architecture, urbanism exhibition launches in Riyadh

  • The exhibition is an urban vision inspired by the monarch
By Lama Alhamawi ·

Libya court reinstates Qaddafi presidential bid amid election chaos

Libya court reinstates Qaddafi presidential bid amid election chaos

  • Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's appeal against disqualification for the Dec. 24 vote was delayed for days as fighters blocked off the court
  • The elections commission said armed men had stormed five election centres in western Libya, stealing ballot cards
By Reuters ·

Germany backs restrictions for unvaccinated as mandate looms

Germany backs restrictions for unvaccinated as mandate looms

  • Measures were necessary in light of concerns that hospitals in Germany could become overloaded
  • “The situation in our country is serious,” Merkel told reporters in Berlin, calling the measure an “act of national solidarity”
By AP ·

Twitter has faced criticism over failures to tackle misinformation on its platform as well as racist, sexist and homophobic posts. (File/AFP)

Twitter shuts propaganda accounts in six countries

  • Twitter shuts down almost 3500 accounts posting pro-government propaganda in six different countries, including Russia and China
By AFP ·