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Saudi Arabia and Henry Kissinger

  • The death of former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger on Nov. 29 has generated much analysis on US foreign policy and America’s role in the world. Kissinger belonged to the realist school of international relations that emphasizes power, the articulation of a national interest by an elite...

Saudi Arabia ready to host 2034 World Cup: Sports minister

  • LONDON: Saudi Sports Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal has talked up the sporting and economic opportunities of the Kingdom hosting the 2034 FIFA World Cup, saying his country is ready to host the world’s biggest sporting event. In an interview with the BBC, he raised the prospect ...

Alanoud Al-Thani departs role as deputy chief of Qatar Financial Center, leaving lasting legacy

  • LONDON: Alanoud bint Hamad Al-Thani announced on Thursday that she has stepped down as deputy CEO of the Qatar Financial Center Authority after seven years at the organization. In a LinkedIn post, Al-Thani confirmed her commitment to the finance sector, yet refrained from detailing her upcomi...

‘Four Daughters’ wins inaugural Asharq Documentary Award

  • DUBAI: Kawthar Ben Haniyeh’s portrait of a Tunisian mother and her four daughters living in a society wracked by extremism has won the inaugural Asharq Documentary Award. The awards are named after Saudi Research and Media Group’s Arabic free-to-air channel Asharq Documentary. The winning ent...

Media watchdog calls for release of Gaza correspondent amid growing press safety concerns

  • LONDON: The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged Israeli authorities to release Palestinian journalist Diaa Al-Kahlout, who was detained in northern Gaza on Dec. 7. Al-Kahlout, the chief bureau correspondent for the Qatari-funded, London-based Arab newspaper Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, was deta...

Steven Gerrard: ‘Extremely nice’ to have Moussa Dembele back for Al-Ettifaq

  • RIYADH: Al-Ettifaq manager Steven Gerrard said it was “extremely nice” to have Moussa Dembele back in Roshn Saudi League action after his No. 9 made a substitute return following knee surgery. The former Fulham, Celtic, Atletico Madrid and Lyon striker played the final 20 minutes of the 0-0 dr...

US criticizes Israel on Gaza civilian toll as UN to hear ceasefire demand

  • GAZA/WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in his strongest public criticism of Israel’s conduct of the war on Hamas in south Gaza, said there was a gap between the government’s declared intentions to protect civilians and the casualties. “As we stand here almost a week into this ...

Kingdom talks human rights in Beijing

  • BEIJING: The deputy head of the Saudi Human Rights Commission recently outlined the Kingdom’s achievements on human rights at an event in Beijing. Speaking at an international symposium to mark the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Dr. Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Al-...

Israeli strike kills four pro-Hezbollah fighters in Syria: monitor

  • BEIRUT: Four pro-Hezbollah fighters were killed on Friday in an Israeli drone strike on their car in the south of Syria, a war monitor said. The four fighters “working on behalf of Hezbollah” were killed in Madinat Al-Baath town in the province of Quneitra, close to the Israeli-annexed Golan H...