video Saudi Arabia, Thailand ‘turn new page in relations’ as prime minister visits

Saudi Arabia, Thailand ‘turn new page in relations’ as prime minister visits

  • Agreed to fully restore diplomatic ties and to exchange ambassadors in the near future, joint statement said
  • Saudia to resume direct flights to Thailand
video By NOOR NUGALI ·

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 ·

Saudi nationals scan their documents at a digital-Immigration gate at the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 16, 2021. (REUTERS)

All the registrations and certificates you need to visit Saudi Arabia

  • Visitors face queues and quarantine for failing to match Saudi requirements
By Rashid Hassan ·

UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attack, urges all nations to help seek justice

UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attack, urges all nations to help seek justice

  • At least 11 Iraqi soldiers were shot dead in their sleep on Friday by suspected Daesh gunmen
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

London stabbing victim named as Yasmin Chkaifi

London stabbing victim named as Yasmin Chkaifi

  • Yasmin Chkaifi was stabbed to death Monday
  • Her ex-partner who stabbed her was also killed when a passing car struck him
By Arab News ·

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 ·