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Ahmed Mater: The Saudi artist documenting a kingdom in flux

  • LONDON: Using metal filings, X-rays adorned with calligraphy, and a grandiose mihrab transformed into a body scanner, leading Saudi artist Ahmed Mater is documenting a kingdom undergoing a swift process of change. Born in Tabuk in 1979, Mater grew up in Abha in southwestern Saudi Arabia,...
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Saudi crown prince, Iraqi PM discuss relations 

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman made a call on Wednesday to Iraq’s Prime Minister Mohammed Al-Sudani, the Saudi Press Agency said. The pair discussed ways of enhancing bilateral relations in all fields. The call also reviewed issues of mutual interest.
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Cartoon by Amjad Rasmi. (Courtesy of Asharq Al-Awsat)

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Saudi Arabia condemns Israeli strikes on UN school in Gaza

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has condemned Israel’s targeting the UNRWA-run Al-Razi School in Nuseirat camp in Gaza, and Al-Attar area in Khan Yunis, killing dozens and injuring hundreds, the Kingdom’s foreign ministry said. The statement described the attacks as “a series of repeated violations by t...
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What is behind the recent spike in attacks on Arab visitors and Syrian refugees in Turkiye?

  • LONDON: A spike in the number of violent assaults on Arabs in Turkiye in recent times has raised concern about the safety of foreigners in a country visited by tens of thousands of tourists from Middle East countries and which hosts millions of Syrian refugees. Earlier this month, a Turkish m...
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Tunisia urges EU to increase aid to tackle migration crisis

  • TRIPOLI: Tunisia’s prime minister urged European countries on Wednesday to increase financial assistance to his country and others to help tackle the flow of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa. Tunisia has faced protests by local residents and extra financial costs over migrants arriving from o...
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Rock inscriptions in Saudi Arabia’s Baha bookmark a historic era

  • RIYADH: The “Book Plateau,” in the heart of Saudi Arabia’s Baha region, is drawing visitors from far and wide. Nestled in Baljurashi, the inscribed rock epitomizes the rich cultural tapestry of the area. Located at the confluence of two streams at the foot of Wadi Khara, this archaeological w...
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Al-Habala Park

  • Enjoy panoramic views, cable car rides, lush greenery with hidden waterfalls, camping opportunities, play areas for children, and a variety of dining options for families seeking both tranquility and adventure. For more details, check visitsaudi.com.
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Syrian official who oversaw prisons with widespread allegations of abuse arrested by US officials

  • LOS ANGELES: A former Syrian military official who oversaw prisons with widespread allegations of abuse has been arrested in Los Angeles. Samir Ousman Al-Sheikh, 72, was arrested last week at Los Angeles International Airport on immigration fraud charges, specifically that he denied on his US ...
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‘Sindbad’

  • In this adventurous play, Omar Abo Al-Houl is transported back in time where he becomes the legendary Sindbad. Held at City Walk, the play will run from July 18-23. See the Visit Saudi app for more details.
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