Live The Future Investment Initiative (FII), an international platform for debate between global leaders, investors and innovators, kicks off in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. (AFP)

LIVE: Future Investment Initiative 2021 - Day One

  • A host of high-profile speakers coming together under the theme “The Neo-Renaissance
By Arab News ·

Investment experts sound note of caution at FII summit opening

Investment experts sound note of caution at FII summit opening

  • Al-Rumayyan told FII that he was worried about the high valuations of big technology companies, some of which are facing increased regulatory scrutiny
  • He said he was concerned the disconnect between financial and economic assets will end in a financial downturn
By Frank Kane ·

US B-52 bomber again flies over Middle East amid Iran tensions

US B-52 bomber again flies over Middle East amid Iran tensions

  • The B-52 flew nonstop from Louisiana’s Barksdale Air Force Base into the region earlier in the day
By AP ·

Saudi Arabia announces 4 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 4 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 358,545
  • A total of 6,363 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far
By Arab News ·

Security chief ‘burgled UAE London Embassy in blackmail plot’

Security chief ‘burgled UAE London Embassy in blackmail plot’

  • Dean Manister and Lee Hurford allegedly broke into the Belgravia building’s secure area to steal passports, money, and confidential documents
  • Security firm FSI said that their employee Manister “emphatically denies the allegations made against him” and that his lawyers are confident he will be acquitted
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia revamped over 200 regulations to drive up FDI, says investment minister

Saudi Arabia revamped over 200 regulations to drive up FDI, says investment minister

  • Al-Falih said digital infrastructure is more important than physical infrastructure
  • Regulating it is the ministry’s number one priority, he added
By Argaam ·

All systems go for Formula E’s first ever night race at Diriyah

All systems go for Formula E’s first ever night race at Diriyah

  • Spectacular street racing track round Diriyah UNESCO World Heritage site set to come alive under floodlights
  • As the carbon footprint decreases, the thrill and allure of the Diriyah E-Prix – and the Formula E concept – increases
By Arab News ·

YouTube suspends Trump indefinitely, stops Giuliani monetizing clips

YouTube suspends Trump indefinitely, stops Giuliani monetizing clips

  • The Google-owned firm has faced some criticism over its slow response following the violence in Washington
  • The company said separately that Giuliani’s account would be barred from the Partner Program
By AFP ·

Amazon has launched its Prime service in Saudi Arabia with a free 30-day trial followed by a subscription fee of SR16 ($4) per month or SR140 per year. (Supplied)

Amazon launches Prime in Saudi Arabia

By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·