video Update US-led forces resume normal patrols in Syria

US-led forces resume normal patrols in Syria

  • Patrols were reduced following the Turkish strikes that began on Nov. 20 in Kurdish-controlled areas of Syria and Iraq
  • American troops are in Syria as part of fight against Daesh
video By AFP ·

Kremlin: Vladimir Putin is open to talks on Ukraine

Kremlin: Vladimir Putin is open to talks on Ukraine

  • ‘The president of the Russian Federation has always been, is and remains open to negotiations in order to ensure our interests’
  • Ukraine and the West say Putin has no justification for what they cast as an imperial-style war of occupation
By Reuters ·

Space may be ‘home’ sooner than we think, Riyadh forum told

Space may be ‘home’ sooner than we think, Riyadh forum told

  • With participation from over 19 countries, the global platform targets a wide audience from various academic and professional backgrounds
  • This year’s conference is building off the success of last year’s event, which discussed unpredictability
By Nada Alturki ·

Socrates Cafe founder Christopher Phillips. (Supplied) photos

Socrates Cafe founder stresses power of philosophy at Riyadh conference

  • During an interview with Arab News, Phillips discussed the power of philosophical thinking as well as the importance of listening to other people’s thoughts and beliefs
By Lama Alhamawi ·

Employees serve customers at a money transfer office in Lebanon's capital Beirut, on July 27, 2022. (AFP)

Lebanese facing tax rises and more expensive imports

  • Government raises exchange rate on imports tenfold in response to devaluation of Lebanese pound
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

As IMF funding delayed, Pakistan expects $3 bln from friendly country

As IMF funding delayed, Pakistan expects $3 bln from friendly country

  • An IMF review for the release of its next tranche of funding has been pending since September
  • Pakistan's finance minister, Ishaq Dar, said all targets for the IMF's ninth review had been completed, adding that withholding a tranche despite that would not make sense
By Reuters ·

Dubai’s Careem celebrates 1bn rides

Dubai’s Careem celebrates 1bn rides

  • Family trip back home to India brings delight to employee
  • Super app had 10th anniversary in July 
By Arab News ·

Twitter suspends Kanye’s account again on violating rules

Twitter suspends Kanye’s account again on violating rules

  • Twitter owner Elon Musk had welcomed the return of the rapper, now known as Ye, to the platform in October
By Reuters ·

Twitter suspends Kanye’s account again on violating rules

Twitter suspends Kanye’s account again on violating rules

  • Twitter owner Elon Musk had welcomed the return of the rapper, now known as Ye, to the platform in October
By Reuters ·

Ronaldo ‘insulted’ by South Korean player in World Cup loss

Ronaldo ‘insulted’ by South Korean player in World Cup loss

  • The 37-year-old skipper looked miffed and ambled off slowly when his number went up in the 65th minute
  • "He was angry with the player from Korea and everyone saw that," Santos said
By AFP ·