Update Blinken reveals uncertainty clouding US-Iran nuclear talks

Blinken reveals uncertainty clouding US-Iran nuclear talks

  • US secretary of state: ‘We don’t yet know’ if Tehran is serious about making a deal in Vienna
  • Blinken tells BBC Iran could acquire nuclear weapons within months
By Arab News ·

Pakistan PM Imran Khan embarks on three-day visit to Saudi Arabia

Pakistan PM Imran Khan embarks on three-day visit to Saudi Arabia

  • Meetings with Saudi leadership to cover areas including economics, trade, investment and job opportunities for the Pakistani workforce
By Arab News Pakistan ·

More bickering as UN meets for 89th time to discuss Syria’s chemical weapons

More bickering as UN meets for 89th time to discuss Syria’s chemical weapons

  • Russia again defends Assad regime and condemns Western nations for Syria’s suspension from Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
  • Security Council hears the organization’s investigators found evidence of a chlorine gas attack on town of Saraqib in February 2018
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Australia to end ban on citizens returning from India

Australia to end ban on citizens returning from India

  • Scott Morrison this week barred all travel from India, fearing a large number of COVID-positive arrivals
  • The prime minister’s move stranded an estimated 9,000 Australian citizens
By AFP ·

Saudi-based B2B marketplaces raise combined $37.2m

Saudi-based B2B marketplaces raise combined $37.2m

  • Sary raised $30.5 million in a Series B round led by VentureSouq
  • Retailo secured $6.7 million in a seed round led by Shorooq Partners
By Arab News ·

TBWA\RAAD wins regional creative mandate for UAE’s largest tertiary hospital

TBWA\RAAD wins regional creative mandate for UAE’s largest tertiary hospital

  • The agency will lead the regional advertising and marketing activities of Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
By Arab News ·

TBWA\RAAD wins regional creative mandate for UAE’s largest tertiary hospital

TBWA\RAAD wins regional creative mandate for UAE’s largest tertiary hospital

  • The agency will lead the regional advertising and marketing activities of Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
By Arab News ·

Special One rising star of modern Saudi cinema is Sumaya Rida, known for her breakout television roles in “Another Planet” and “Boxing Girls” and big-screen appearances in “Junoon” and “Roll’em.” (Supplied)

Saudi actress Sumaya Rida personifies the zeitgeist of an era of change in the Kingdom

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  • Sumaya Rida is a rising star of Saudi Arabia’s fledgling domestic film industry, empowered by the Vision 2030 agenda  
  • Rida wants more investment in Saudi writers, producers and directors who can share the Kingdom’s stories with the world
By Caline Malek ·
Anti-Olympics campaign gains traction online in Japan

Anti-Olympics campaign gains traction online in Japan

  • Opinion polls in Japan have found a majority of the public is opposed to the Games, which are due to open on July 23
By Reuters ·