WEF22: Saudi Arabia rises on several key performance indicators

WEF22: Saudi Arabia rises on several key performance indicators

  • Princess Haifa bin Mohammed, assistant minister of the Tourism Ministry, said that the Kingdom’s industry “didn’t just recover, but actually increased”
  • Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi minister of investment, said that the Saudi technology and tourism industries have been a driving force in attracting investors from around the world
By Arab News ·

Saudis, Emiratis stress Kingdom’s rise creates more opportunities for region  

Saudis, Emiratis stress Kingdom’s rise creates more opportunities for region  

  • Participating in WEF panel on ‘Saudi outlook,’ Kingdom’s Investment Minister Khalid Al-Falih said ‘a rising tide lifts all boats’
  • Chairman of Dubai-based Damac Hussain Sajwani says KSA, UAE ‘completing each other in terms of growth, not competing with each other’
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Iran systematically undermines the stability of the region, Israeli president tells WEF

Iran systematically undermines the stability of the region, Israeli president tells WEF

  • Israel and all nations of the world cannot accept Iran’s pursuit of nuclear capabilities, says President Isaac Herzog
  • Herzog says Saudi Arabia is a very important country in the region, but joining the Abraham Accords “has to take its time”
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia to appoint two labor attachés to Pakistan and India this year

Saudi Arabia to appoint two labor attachés to Pakistan and India this year

  • It intends to facilitate holding job fairs in the countries concerned, which recruitment offices will attend, to simulate the work environment conditions and double-check that labor is qualified and eligible to work in the Kingdom
By Hebshi Alshammari ·

Egypt wants to shift focus to developing countries in climate talks — official

Egypt wants to shift focus to developing countries in climate talks — official

  • A natural gas exporter, Egypt takes over presidency of the UN climate talks from Britain
  • Delivering this financing is among Egypt’s priorities for COP27
By Reuters ·

Syrian refugee puts medical skills to use in Ukraine

Syrian refugee puts medical skills to use in Ukraine

  • UK-trained Dr. Tirej Brimo used hospital work leave to treat hundreds in Lviv
  • ‘War is like a nightmare you can’t wake up from while praying for a miracle that just doesn’t happen’
By Arab News ·

Three more join impressive list of Red Sea resort operators

Three more join impressive list of Red Sea resort operators

  • Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Miraval and Rosewood sign deals with The Red Sea Development Company
By SHAFQUAT ALI ·

Big projects need to open doors for SMEs to drive tourism, says official

Big projects need to open doors for SMEs to drive tourism, says official

By Widad Taleb & Nirmal Narayanan ·

Radisson Hotel Group set to launch Mansard Riyadh in the next 2 weeks

Radisson Hotel Group set to launch Mansard Riyadh in the next 2 weeks

By Widad Taleb & Nour El Shaeri ·

Protect role of ethics in AI future, UAE minister tells Davos

Protect role of ethics in AI future, UAE minister tells Davos

  • As a leading country in artificial intelligence, the UAE is working on integrating AI in all sectors of the economy and society
By Arab News ·

Protect role of ethics in AI future, UAE minister tells Davos

Protect role of ethics in AI future, UAE minister tells Davos

  • As a leading country in artificial intelligence, the UAE is working on integrating AI in all sectors of the economy and society
By Arab News ·

Emirati filmmaker Nayla Al-Khaja teams up with Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman on new movie

Emirati filmmaker Nayla Al-Khaja teams up with Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman on new movie

  • The Emirati filmmaker and the two-time Academy Award-winning composer will collaborate on her upcoming feature, ‘Baab’
By Lama Alhamawi ·
Sean Longstaff to stay at Newcastle United after signing three-year deal with hometown club

Sean Longstaff to stay at Newcastle United after signing three-year deal with hometown club

  • Manager Eddie Howe praises ‘great professional and outstanding player’ for role in club’s strong finish to the season
  • Agreement follows contract extensions for other key players, including Paul Dummett and Fabian Schar
By Liam Kennedy ·