video Thai PM meets Saudi crown prince during two-day visit to Saudi Arabia

Thai PM meets Saudi crown prince during two-day visit to Saudi Arabia

  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Prayut Chan-o-cha exchanged views and consulted on various issues
  • The prime minister’s two-day visit comes in response to an invitation from Prince Mohammed
video By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman chairs a weekly Council of Ministers meeting in Riyadh. (SPA)

Saudi cabinet of ministers meets in person for first time in two years

  • The Cabinet reiterated its condemnation of Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia and the UAE
  • It also discussed the outcomes of the South Korean president's recent visit to the Kingdom
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

Coalition in Yemen begins military operations in Sanaa

Coalition in Yemen begins military operations in Sanaa

  • More than 50 Houthis killed in operations targeting Marib and Al-Bayda
By Arab News ·

Special Saudi-Egyptian naval training begins 

Saudi-Egyptian naval training begins 

  • The Morgan-17 exercises aim to enhance joint cooperation between the navies of both countries
  • The ongoing Tabul-5 exercises in the Kingdom involve Saudi and Egyptian special forces, infantry, armored vehicles and various specialized weapons
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

In the worst-hit province, Tehran, the PMOI said 116,735 people had lost their lives to COVID-19. (WANA/File Photo)

Opposition group estimates 500,000 COVID-19 deaths in Iran

  • People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran claim 499,800 have died in country from COVID-19
  • Official Iranian figures show 132,274 virus-related deaths, still highest in region
By Arab News ·

Photo taken on Jan. 14, 2022 shows an exterior view of King Abdullah Campus of the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Chhatar Kalas, Pakistan. (AN photo by Zulfiqar Kunbhar)

Saudi-funded campus in Pakistan’s Kashmir helps close gender gap in science

  • The campus, hosting mainly science departments, started classes in September 2020
  • It was completed with funding from the Saudi Development Fund worth $51 million
By Zulfiqar Kunbhar ·

Biden responded to the Fox News question with sarcasm, “It’s a great asset — more inflation.” Then he shook his head and added, “What a stupid son of a bitch.” (AFP)

Biden caught on hot mic swearing at Fox News reporter

  • US president Joe Biden was caught on camera insulting a Fox News reporter following a question about inflation
By AFP ·

Biden responded to the Fox News question with sarcasm, “It’s a great asset — more inflation.” Then he shook his head and added, “What a stupid son of a bitch.” (AFP)

Biden caught on hot mic swearing at Fox News reporter

  • US president Joe Biden was caught on camera insulting a Fox News reporter following a question about inflation
By AFP ·

Elton John positive for Covid-19, postpones Dallas shows

Elton John positive for Covid-19, postpones Dallas shows

  • "I'm so sorry to anyone who's been inconvenienced by this but I want to keep myself and my team safe," said John
  • The concerts, part of John's "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour, were scheduled for January 25 and January 26
By AFP ·
Bafetimbi Gomis will be remembered in Saudi Arabia as one of the best foreign players the country has ever seen. (Twitter/@BafGomis)

Al-Hilal hero Bafetimbi Gomis departs Saudi football as one of its greatest foreign players of all time

  • Since arriving in 2018, the 36-year-old Frenchman has barely put a foot wrong on and off the pitch for the Riyadh giants, helping them win two AFC Champions League crowns and two SPL titles
By John Duerden ·