Saudi crown prince receives Uzbek president in Jeddah

Saudi crown prince receives Uzbek president in Jeddah

  • The crown prince and Uzbek president then attended the exchange of various agreements between the two countries
  • The two nations inked a number a deals worth over SR45 billion ($12 billion) on Wednesday
By Arab News ·

Special INTERVIEW: Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan have ‘similar clear visions for progress,’ Uzbek Deputy FM Furqat Sidiqov tells Arab News photos

INTERVIEW: Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan have ‘similar clear visions for progress,’ Uzbek Deputy FM Furqat Sidiqov tells Arab News

  • Saudi Vision 2030 plan and ‘New Uzbekistan’ road map have many similarities, says Furqat Sidiqov
  • Sidiqov spoke to Arab News in Jeddah ahead of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s state visit to Saudi Arabia 
By Rawan Radwan ·

Update IMF sees Saudi inflation contained at 2.8% as GDP growth hits decade-high

IMF sees Saudi inflation contained at 2.8% as GDP growth hits decade-high

By Nirmal Narayanan ·

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank clashes, medics say

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank clashes, medics say

  • Witnesses said the clashes erupted when Israeli forces arrived to guard Jewish worshipers visiting Joseph’s Tomb
  • Palestine Red Crescent: Four Palestinians were shot and one of them was killed
By Reuters ·

Philippine official cites Saudi Arabia’s commitment to migrant workers’ rights

Philippine official cites Saudi Arabia’s commitment to migrant workers’ rights

  • Over 150 countries voted in favor of the UN Global Compact on Migration with the exception of five countries
  • Saudi Arabia has signed 23 agreements with labor-exporting countries, the contents of which conform to international standards
By Arab News ·

Asset managers on alert after ‘WhatsApp’ crackdown on banks

Asset managers on alert after ‘WhatsApp’ crackdown on banks

  • Demand for software to record, archive messaging on the rise
  • Continued remote working underscores risk of compliance missteps with banks paying hundreds of millions of dollars in regulatory fines
By Reuters ·

Asset managers on alert after ‘WhatsApp’ crackdown on banks

Asset managers on alert after ‘WhatsApp’ crackdown on banks

  • Demand for software to record, archive messaging on the rise
  • Continued remote working underscores risk of compliance missteps with banks paying hundreds of millions of dollars in regulatory fines
By Reuters ·

Filmmaker Jordan Peele talks ‘Nope,’ ahead of the sci-fi thriller’s Mideast release

Filmmaker Jordan Peele talks ‘Nope,’ ahead of the sci-fi thriller’s Mideast release

  • ‘Get Out’ director says his toughest project to date
  • Social commentary expected with horror, comedy elements
By Raffi Boghosian ·
Impact of Indian-led T20 franchise cricket leads to splits among sport administrators

Impact of Indian-led T20 franchise cricket leads to splits among sport administrators

  • With leading players making their own decisions about when, where and in which format they play, Test and One Day International cricket could suffer
By Arab News ·