Soleimani’s successor faces same fate if he kills Americans Iran warned

  • Ghaani promised to “continue in this luminous path” taken by Soleimani
By Reuters ·

Riyadh to host next World Economic Forum regional summit

  • The theme of the meeting will be the place of the region in the fourth industrial revolution
  • Middle East WEF’s in the past have been staged in Egypt, Jordan and some have been held in the UAE
By Frank Kane ·


LIVE: Davos 2020 Day Three – G20, AI, gender balance and health top the bill

  • Government ministers from Saudi Arabia speaking ahead of Kingdom hosting high-profile G20 Riyadh summit
  • Discussions about health technology, digital economy, gender equality, and the disability movement
By Arab News ·

Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf? Not Rami, the Saudi who has seven as pets

  • At home with the Saudi man who has four young children … and a pack of ferocious carnivores as the family pets

Aramco chief sees demand for oil staying above 100m barrels

  • A panel on the global energy outlook at the WEF in Davos heard that renewable energy alone would not be able to meet rising demand for power as more people moved into the middle class
  • The panel also heard that coal, not oil, remained the biggest source of carbon emissions
By Arab News ·

Riyadh to host inaugural Saudi international cycling race

  • This new race represents an exciting organizational challenge, a coherent sporting event for an entire category of riders

Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

  • Sundar Pichai’s comments come as lawmakers and governments seriously consider putting limits on how artificial intelligence is used
  • Pichai’s comments suggest the company may be hoping to head off a broad-based crackdown by the EU on the technology
By AP ·