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 ·

Arab League Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization. (Supplied)

Saudi Arabia welcomes ALECSO member states to AlUla

By Mai Almarzoogi ·

Nasser Hawsawi said his knowledge of the characteristics of various materials and types of soil, and his familiarity with 3D design, helped him develop his craft. (Supplied) photos

Saudi sculptor carves out a niche for himself

By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

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 ·

 Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during their annual leaders' retreat at the Indonesian island of Bintan in Riau, Indonesia. (Reuters)

Indonesia, Singapore sign key defense, extradition agreements

  • The agreements were signed during President Joko Widodo and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s annual leaders’ retreat
  • Lee said they represent a ‘major step forward’ in bilateral relations
By Sheany Yasuko Lai ·

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 ·