Update Saudi Arabia to limit Hajj pilgrimage this year to 60,000 citizens and residents

Saudi Arabia to limit Hajj pilgrimage this year to 60,000 citizens and residents

  • The decision was made due to the coronavirus pandemic
By Arab News ·

Update Gulf, Arab states and organizations hail UAE election to UN Security Council

Gulf, Arab states and organizations hail UAE election to UN Security Council

  • The UAE is one of five countries elected to sit as non-permanent members on the Security Council in 2022 and 2023
By Arab News ·

Special Yemen calls on international community to protect civilians  video

Yemen calls on international community to protect civilians 

  • On Thursday, Houthi forces fired a barrage of missiles and explosive-laden drones at Marib, killing eight civilians and wounding 27 others
  • President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi said that Houthi missile and drone strikes on the densely populated city of Marib would destroy attempts to establish peace in Yemen
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Saudi Arabia’s Tawakkalna app operating in 75 countries worldwide

Saudi Arabia’s Tawakkalna app operating in 75 countries worldwide

  • An app launched last year by Saudi authorities to help track coronavirus infections is available in 75 countries worldwide
  • The Tawakkalna app was recently updated to show someone’s COVID-19 health status, showing them to be vaccinated or infected, and now functions as a “passport”
By Arab News ·

Shelling kills 16 in northern Syria’s Afrin: Monitor

Shelling kills 16 in northern Syria’s Afrin: Monitor

  • The artillery fire originated from northern Aleppo province where Syrian regime and Kurdish forces are both deployed
  • A doctor, three hospital staff, three women and a child died at Al-Shifaa hospital
By AFP ·

Special G7 leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the United States meet this weekend for the first time in nearly two years, for three-day talks in Carbis Bay, Cornwall. (AFP)

Should GCC states be afraid of the G7 corporate tax plan?

  • Global minimum corporate tax of 15 percent seeks to end downward spiral of corporate tax rates
  • For Saudi and other GCC policymakers, the devil will be in the detail of the new tax proposals
By Frank Kane ·

Behind MBC’s tell-all Carlos Ghosn documentary

Behind MBC’s tell-all Carlos Ghosn documentary

  • The documentary promises to shed light on the human side of the businessman that was not covered
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Behind MBC’s tell-all Carlos Ghosn documentary

Behind MBC’s tell-all Carlos Ghosn documentary

  • The documentary promises to shed light on the human side of the businessman that was not covered
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·