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 ·

Former US officials call for regime change in Iran led by the nation’s people

Former US officials call for regime change in Iran led by the nation’s people

  • They were speaking at an event marking the 20th anniversary of a conference that revealed to the world the existence of a secret Iranian nuclear program
  • National Council of Resistance of Iran’s Alireza Jafarzadeh said the regime in Tehran sees the nuclear program as a way to guarantee its survival
By ALI YOUNES ·

Mikati defies skeptics with new bid to form govt

Mikati defies skeptics with new bid to form govt

By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Special Young Palestinians losing interest in politics, poll shows

Young Palestinians losing interest in politics, poll shows

By Mohammed Najib ·

Special UN rights chief says conditions ‘not right’ for Rohingya repatriation

UN rights chief says conditions ‘not right’ for Rohingya repatriation

  • Bangladesh PM presses organization to move forward with plans
  • Scheme has failed to launch despite repeat pleas from Dhaka
By SHEHAB SUMON ·

Dubai sees air travel surge, expects World Cup boost

Dubai sees air travel surge, expects World Cup boost

  • The airport handled 160 percent more traffic over the past six months compared to the same period last year
By AP ·

TV viewership among UK youth slumps amid ‘generation gap,’ report finds

TV viewership among UK youth slumps amid ‘generation gap,’ report finds

  • ‘Young, vibrant’ MENA population bucks trend with streaming surge
By Arab News ·

TV viewership among UK youth slumps amid ‘generation gap,’ report finds

TV viewership among UK youth slumps amid ‘generation gap,’ report finds

  • ‘Young, vibrant’ MENA population bucks trend with streaming surge
By Arab News ·

Jordan’s crown prince announces engagement to Saudi national

Jordan’s crown prince announces engagement to Saudi national

  • The engagement of Prince Hussein bin Abdullah and Rajwa Al-Saif took place at the home of the bride-to-be’s father in Riyadh
By Arab News ·
Billionaire Ratcliffe interested in buying Manchester United — source

Billionaire Ratcliffe interested in buying Manchester United — source

  • The club's owners, the American Glazer family, are under pressure with United sitting bottom of the Premier League after two games of the season
  • Bloomberg reported they would consider selling a minority stake, opening the door for Ratcliffe
By Reuters ·