Special US secretary of defense aims to deescalate Israel-Iran tensions

US secretary of defense aims to deescalate Israel-Iran tensions

  • Experts claim Tel Aviv will seek to play up the threat of Iran, with US return to JCPOA looming
  • The visit is aimed at reassuring Israel by bolstering US-Israeli and Gulf-Israeli defense relations while dispelling Iranian perceptions of US complicity in recent Israeli attacks on Iranian targets
By Daoud Kuttab ·

Special Suez Canal shipping course could be expanded

Suez Canal shipping course could be expanded

  • Dry bulk carriers and containers made up the largest percentage of traffic in the Suez Canal
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Saudia airline getting ready to operate on May 17

Saudia airline getting ready to operate on May 17

  • Saudia was ranked among the top 10 airlines worldwide for its health and safety measures and received the highest certification by APEX Health Safety in January
By DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·

Saudi authorities urge public to follow precautions to ensure safe Ramadan

Saudi authorities urge public to follow precautions to ensure safe Ramadan

  • There are 8,360 active cases, 915 of them are critical
By DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·

Al Ramz boss sees interest rate upside for UAE property

Al Ramz boss sees interest rate upside for UAE property

  • Dubai-listed Al Ramz recorded a 2020 loss of investments of about 31 million dirhams ($8.4 million)
By Arab News ·

Special The Academy for Cultural Diplomacy: Turning soft power into smart power

The Academy for Cultural Diplomacy: Turning soft power into smart power

  • Over the past two decades the ICD has grown to become one of Europe’s leading cultural exchange organizations, with programs extending to every continent of the world
  • The academy, quickly expanded to a major campus in Berlin in 2014, and then in 2020 opened its second campus in a castle, Schloss Bornheim, outside of the former capital of Germany, Bonn
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Special The Academy for Cultural Diplomacy: Turning soft power into smart power

The Academy for Cultural Diplomacy: Turning soft power into smart power

  • Over the past two decades the ICD has grown to become one of Europe’s leading cultural exchange organizations, with programs extending to every continent of the world
  • The academy, quickly expanded to a major campus in Berlin in 2014, and then in 2020 opened its second campus in a castle, Schloss Bornheim, outside of the former capital of Germany, Bonn
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·