Biden and Macron hold talks on Ukraine, climate, China

Biden and Macron hold talks on Ukraine, climate, China

  • Biden is honoring Macron with the first state dinner of his presidency on Thursday evening
  • Both leaders at the ceremony paid tribute to their countries’ long alliance
By AP ·

Saudi Arabia’s PIF announces establishment of Aseer Investment Company

Saudi Arabia’s PIF announces establishment of Aseer Investment Company

  • AIC will unlock a wide range of investment opportunities for domestic and international investors across number of sectors
By Arab News ·

Update Lebanese parliament fails for 8th time to elect new president

Lebanese parliament fails for 8th time to elect new president

  • UN official Filippo Grandi promises to help issue of Syrian refugees
  • ‘We are working with Damascus regime to remove serious obstacles,’ Grandi says
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Special Why corporate optimism in Saudi Arabia and UAE remains widespread despite global economic headwinds

Why corporate optimism in Saudi Arabia and UAE remains widespread despite global economic headwinds

  • Survey suggests businesses are drawing confidence from governments’ ambitious blueprints
  • Climate change and sustainability issues high on the agenda for businesses in both countries
By Jonathan Gornall ·

Update Lebanese parliament fails for 8th time to elect new president

Lebanese parliament fails for 8th time to elect new president

  • UN official Filippo Grandi promises to help issue of Syrian refugees
  • ‘We are working with Damascus regime to remove serious obstacles,’ Grandi says
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Update Two Palestinians killed in Jenin city camp raid

Two Palestinians killed in Jenin city camp raid

By Mohammed Najib ·

Saudi Arabia’s PIF announces establishment of Aseer Investment Company

Saudi Arabia’s PIF announces establishment of Aseer Investment Company

  • AIC will unlock a wide range of investment opportunities for domestic and international investors across number of sectors
By Arab News ·

Social app Parler says sale to Kanye West called off

Social app Parler says sale to Kanye West called off

  • Owners said the decision was made “in the interest of both parties in mid-November.”
By AFP ·

Social app Parler says sale to Kanye West called off

Social app Parler says sale to Kanye West called off

  • Owners said the decision was made “in the interest of both parties in mid-November.”
By AFP ·

Germany crash out of World Cup despite 4-2 defeat of Costa Rica

Germany crash out of World Cup despite 4-2 defeat of Costa Rica

  • Germany took an early lead but briefly fell behind in the second half as coach Hansi Flick made a flurry of changes, reacting to the live score of the Japan v Spain game
  • Costa Rica led 2-1, but Germany hit back with a brace from Kai Havertz before Fuellkrug added another in the 89th minute to bring the score to 4-2
By AFP ·