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 ·

Saudi FM meets Ukrainian counterpart on sidelines of Davos forum

Saudi FM meets Ukrainian counterpart on sidelines of Davos forum

By Arab News ·

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

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

  • Herzog: Israel offered Palestinians joint investigation into Abu Akleh killing but Palestinians refused to cooperate
  • Said that although Saudi Arabia is a “very important country in the region,” process of joining the Abraham Accords “has to take its time”
By Arab News ·

Special Street protests feared in Lebanon due to price rise, depreciation of currency, unemployment

Street protests feared in Lebanon due to price rise, depreciation of currency, unemployment

  • Caretaker Communications Minister Johnny Korm: The decision to increase the tariffs for telecom and Internet services was caused by problems with suppliers and employees
  • The worsening economic crisis and increase in telecom and internet fees could bring people back onto the streets
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

France charges 18-yr-old over Daesh attack plot: judicial source

France charges 18-yr-old over Daesh attack plot: judicial source

  • Initial investigations indicated that he planned to carry out a terror attack
  • The man had been detained in the Drome region of southeast France
By AFP ·

WEF panel discusses what the metaverse is and how it can be regulated

WEF panel discusses what the metaverse is and how it can be regulated

  • Three-dimensional, borderless world holds as many opportunities as challenges, Davos forum hears
  • For Meta’s chief product officer Chris Cox, the metaverse is the “next chapter, the next evolution of the internet except it’s the part where it gets less flat”
By Arab News ·

WEF panel discusses what the metaverse is and how it can be regulated

WEF panel discusses what the metaverse is and how it can be regulated

  • Three-dimensional, borderless world holds as many opportunities as challenges, Davos forum hears
  • For Meta’s chief product officer Chris Cox, the metaverse is the “next chapter, the next evolution of the internet except it’s the part where it gets less flat”
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 ·