Iran says forces seize two Greek tankers, Athens protests ‘piracy’

Iran says forces seize two Greek tankers, Athens protests ‘piracy’

  • Iran’s Revolutionary Guard accused the tankers of unspecified violations
  • Greece’s Foreign Ministry said Iranian authorities ‘violently took over’ the two ships in an ‘act of piracy’
By Agencies ·

US sanctions Iran’s Quds Force, Hezbollah

US sanctions Iran’s Quds Force, Hezbollah

  • The US would continue to strictly enforce sanctions on Iran’s illicit oil trade
  • Ruwan Al-Rejoleh, a MENA expert and consultant based in Washington, called the sanctions an “important step”
By Maria Botros ·

‘Asking for oil is simply wrong’: White House press secretary

‘Asking for oil is simply wrong’: White House press secretary

  • Two senior US officials visited Saudi Arabia for talks this week
By Arab News ·

Titan from Japanese anime ‘Attack on Titan’ behind mountains of Al-Shafa road, Taif. (Supplied) photos

Saudi digital artist merges famous figures with KSA’s landscapes

  • One of his preferred locations is Jeddah’s historical quarter, but the graphic designer said that he can let his imagination run wild in any location he explores
By DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·

Iran police tear-gas protesters after building collapse – media

Iran police tear-gas protesters after building collapse – media

  • A large section of the 10-story Metropol building that was under construction in Abadan, Khuzestan province crumbled on Monday
By AFP ·

China signs deal with Samoa as Australia vows Pacific Islands plan

China signs deal with Samoa as Australia vows Pacific Islands plan

  • China is building on a security pact it recently signed with Solomon Islands
By Reuters ·

Dur Hospitality plans to open Rixos Jeddah Resort by 2023

Dur Hospitality plans to open Rixos Jeddah Resort by 2023

By Widad Taleb & Dana Alomar ·

Hilton to open 59 more hotels in Saudi Arabia in the next 10 years

Hilton to open 59 more hotels in Saudi Arabia in the next 10 years

By Widad Taleb and Dana Alomar ·

John Northen Executive director — head of hotels  and resorts at RCU

AlUla attracts 250,000 visitors over the last 12 months

By Fahad Abuljadayel and Widad Taleb ·

Johnny Depp lawyer urges jury to give him his ‘life back’

Johnny Depp lawyer urges jury to give him his ‘life back’

  • "What is at stake in this trial is a man's good name," Camille Vasquez, an attorney for the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star said
  • Lawyers for the two sides are making their closing arguments following six weeks of blistering mutual accusations of domestic violence
By AFP ·
Butler, Heat drag Celtics to Game 7 in Miami

Butler, Heat drag Celtics to Game 7 in Miami

  • Butler’s 47 points were the seventh-most in NBA history for a player facing elimination
By AP ·