Update Israel blames Iran for attack on ship off Oman, seeks harsh response

Israel blames Iran for attack on ship off Oman, seeks harsh response

  • Zodiac said on its website that the attack in the Arabian Sea on the Mercer Street was still being investigated
  • The UKMTO said the vessel was about 280 km northeast of the Omani port of Duqm when it was attacked
By Reuters ·

Update Arab coalition thwarts Houthi drone attack on Saudi commercial ship

Arab coalition thwarts Houthi drone attack on Saudi commercial ship

  • The Iran-backed Houthi militia continues to threaten global shipping lines, the coalition said
By Arab News ·

Update Saudi FM reiterates Kingdom’s support for Tunisia’s security and stability

Saudi FM reiterates Kingdom’s support for Tunisia’s security and stability

  • FM's comments come after he met with President Kais Saied at the Presidential Palace in Carthage
  • President named new interior minister Thursday in first major appointment since he seized executive powers
By Arab News ·

Mountains typically offer stargazers clear skies in an environment free of clouds, light pollution and dust, and with its different terrains and huge size. (SPA) photos

Saudi Arabia’s diverse topography attracts stargazers amid summer vibes

  • Its mountains, valleys, plains, deserts are perfect escape for people trying to avoid bright city lights to observe night sky
  • Stargazing offers an obvious opportunity for the Kingdom to further diversify its tourism offering as it seeks to boost non-oil industries in line with Vision 2030
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

A youngster assists with food distribution organized by the Amhara government near the village of Baker, 50 km southeast of Humera, in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region. (AFP)

UN: 100,000 children in Ethiopia’s Tigray face deadly hunger

  • Our worst fears about the health and well-being of children ... are being confirmed
By Reuters ·

Special The equipment and vaccines were handed over to the Malaysian government by the Saudi ambassador on Friday. (Photo/Twitter)

Malaysia thanks Saudi Arabia for generous aid in fight against COVID-19

  • Among the 4.5 million units of medical supplies delivered by KSrelief were ventilators, oxygen concentrators, defibrillators and protective gear, as well as 1 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine
By Usher Daniele ·

UAE to build waste-to-energy plants to burn two thirds of trash

UAE to build waste-to-energy plants to burn two thirds of trash

  • Dubai is building a $1.1 billion waste-to-energy plant
  • Sharjah, Abu Dhabi also constructing facilities
By Arab News ·

Economy and Planning Minister Faisal Al-Ibrahim (L), Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Salman (C) and Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan at the 4IR forum. (Screenshots)

Saudi Arabia to use 4IR to transform energy sector, fight climate change

By Frank Kane and Jana Salloum and Ryana Alqubali and Ameera Abid ·

SRMG’s chairman of the board of directors, Abdulrahman Ibrahim Al-Ruwaita, received the delegation. (Supplied)

SRMG hosts US delegation, discusses media issues

  • The meeting included an introduction about SRMG’s work, its new identity and future plans, and the leading role it plays in the Arab media
By Arab News ·

SRMG’s chairman of the board of directors, Abdulrahman Ibrahim Al-Ruwaita, received the delegation. (Supplied)

SRMG hosts US delegation, discusses media issues

  • The meeting included an introduction about SRMG’s work, its new identity and future plans, and the leading role it plays in the Arab media
By Arab News ·