WEF22: Saudi Arabia rises on several key performance indicators

WEF22: Saudi Arabia rises on several key performance indicators

  • Princess Haifa bin Mohammed, assistant minister of the Tourism Ministry, said that the Kingdom’s industry “didn’t just recover, but actually increased”
  • Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi minister of investment, said that the Saudi technology and tourism industries have been a driving force in attracting investors from around the world
By Arab News ·

Saudis, Emiratis stress Kingdom’s rise creates more opportunities for region  

Saudis, Emiratis stress Kingdom’s rise creates more opportunities for region  

  • Participating in WEF panel on ‘Saudi outlook,’ Kingdom’s Investment Minister Khalid Al-Falih said ‘a rising tide lifts all boats’
  • Chairman of Dubai-based Damac Hussain Sajwani says KSA, UAE ‘completing each other in terms of growth, not competing with each other’
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Iran systematically undermines the stability of the region, Israeli president tells WEF

Iran systematically undermines the stability of the region, Israeli president tells WEF

  • Israel and all nations of the world cannot accept Iran’s pursuit of nuclear capabilities, says President Isaac Herzog
  • Herzog says Saudi Arabia is a very important country in the region, but joining the Abraham Accords “has to take its time”
By Arab News ·

Youth take center stage at MISK pavilion at WEF

Youth take center stage at MISK pavilion at WEF

  • “Youth Majlis” hosts discussion panels involving Saudi ministers, global policymakers and youth leaders
By DANIEL FOUNTAIN ·

Yemen government, Houthis begin Amman talks on ending Taiz siege 

Yemen government, Houthis begin Amman talks on ending Taiz siege 

  • Desperate civilians hold rallies protesting the Houthi siege, calling for action from international community
By Saeed Al-Batati Al-Mukalla ·

EU urged to act over Bulgarian pushbacks of asylum seekers

EU urged to act over Bulgarian pushbacks of asylum seekers

  • HRW claimed authorities had been “beating, robbing, stripping, and using police dogs” to attack Afghan and other asylum seekers and migrants before pushing them back to Turkey
  • HRW’s Michelle Randhawa: The EU should ensure that Bulgaria immediately stops the illegal and dehumanizing pushbacks at its borders and allow asylum seekers access to fair procedures
By Arab News ·

OPEC+ set to stick to modest output hike for July, sources say

OPEC+ set to stick to modest output hike for July, sources say

  • Oil prices are up 5 percent on the month so far in May, largely on expectations that the European Union will agree an oil embargo on Russian supplies
By Reuters ·

Metaverse-into-reality event Metacon to take place in Dubai this month

Metaverse-into-reality event Metacon to take place in Dubai this month

  • The event will feature 4 zones: MetaStage, MetaConnect, MetaArena and MetaSpaces
By Arab News ·

Metaverse-into-reality event Metacon to take place in Dubai this month

Metaverse-into-reality event Metacon to take place in Dubai this month

  • The event will feature 4 zones: MetaStage, MetaConnect, MetaArena and MetaSpaces
By Arab News ·