video Chinese President Xi arrives in Saudi Arabia on official visit

Chinese President Xi arrives in Saudi Arabia on official visit

  • Xi was invited by King Salman to attend a Saudi-Chinese summit in the Kingdom
  • Xi’s visit reflects the leaders’ desire to strengthen bilateral relations
video By Arab News ·

Special How China’s Xi Jinping came to embody a new, multipolar world

How China’s Xi Jinping came to embody a new, multipolar world

  • Xi Jinping’s rule likely to prove transformative as China eyes title of world’s pre-eminent economic power
  • Since taking power in 2013, Xi has pursued what he has called a “great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation” 
By Arab News ·

Breaking News Budget 2023: Saudi Arabia exceeds surplus estimate and revises up GDP forecast

Budget 2023: Saudi Arabia exceeds surplus estimate and revises up GDP forecast

By Arab News ·

Mawhiba’s 2nd global talent conference kicks off in Jeddah on Saturday

Mawhiba’s 2nd global talent conference kicks off in Jeddah on Saturday

  • The conference aims to inspire and empower talented youth from around the world to shape the future
  • Young creatives from all over the world are expected to participate in the conference alongside their Saudi peers
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

Italian far-right activists held for assault on Morocco soccer fans

Italian far-right activists held for assault on Morocco soccer fans

  • The supporters were revelling in the centre of the northern Italian city on Tuesday evening after Morocco's victory over Spain
  • Fans were attacked by a group of men dressed in black with their faces covered, police said
By Reuters ·

Suicide bombing at Indonesian police station kills officer, injures at least 10

Suicide bombing at Indonesian police station kills officer, injures at least 10

  • Attacker was affiliated with Daesh-inspired JAD group, police say
  • Dozens of notes protesting Indonesia’s new criminal code found around crime scene
By Sheany Yasuko Lai ·

Saudi-Chinese relations witness ‘qualitative leap,’ says energy minister

Saudi-Chinese relations witness ‘qualitative leap,’ says energy minister

  • China has become the top destination for Saudi oil exports
  • President Xi Jinping arrived in Saudi Arabia earlier on Wednesday as part of a three-day visit
By Arab News ·

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Podcasts: The future of media in the Arab world?

  • As the sector evolves and grows, the introduction of video to podcasting might just be just the push the audio industry needs to propel it to ever-greater heights
  • It is not a question of ‘leaving audio behind,’ said one expert; video is ‘unlocking further potential for the content to reach new realms, creatively, and for more people to access the content’
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

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Podcasts: The future of media in the Arab world?

  • As the sector evolves and grows, the introduction of video to podcasting might just be just the push the audio industry needs to propel it to ever-greater heights
  • It is not a question of ‘leaving audio behind,’ said one expert; video is ‘unlocking further potential for the content to reach new realms, creatively, and for more people to access the content’
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

Special Newcastle chairman Yasir Al-Rumayyan tells players: ‘We want more, we’re very ambitious’

Newcastle chairman Yasir Al-Rumayyan tells players: ‘We want more, we’re very ambitious’

  • Al-Rumayyan hosted the first team squad at his residence this week during their mid-season training camp in Riyadh
  • Head coach Eddie Howe said that Al-Rumayyan took the opportunity to discuss the team’s current form and plans for the club’s future
By Liam Kennedy ·