‘Does international silence on Houthi violations serve the Yemeni people?’ Saudi envoy asks UN Security Council

  • NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday called on the UN Security Council to designate the Houthis in Yemen a terrorist group, warning that the recent escalation in conflict by the Iran-backed militia was “extremely serious,” likely to cause the country to “collapse at any time,” and result in devast...
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Saudi Arabia condemns Houthis for targeting civilian objects, economic facilities in Yemen

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia condemned the Houthis on Tuesday for continually targeting civilian objects and economic facilities in Yemen. The Kingdom’s foreign ministry said the militia’s actions confirms its permanent rejection of all international efforts and initiatives while it continues to targ...
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Latest technology helping to put Saudi art under global spotlight

  • RIYADH: Technology and traditional practices are being combined to help raise the profile of Saudi art on the global stage. With the assistance of an immersive experience design company, artists taking part in major events being held in the Kingdom are using augmented, virtual, and mixed real...
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Saudi Arabia has higher percentage of women working in technology than Europe, says Ctrl2GO Global executive

  • JEDDAH: Never has there been a more promising and exciting time to be a young woman leader in Saudi Arabia than right now. Barriers are being replaced by opportunities in various ways, said Elina Idrisova, general manager at Ctrl2GO Global. Ctrl2GO is a technology partner for the sustainabl...
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Saudi commission participates in global health forum

  • RIYADH: The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties on Sunday participated in the conference and exhibition of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, which is being organized by the Saudi Health Council over three days until Nov. 21 in Riyadh. The commission’s participatio...
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Saudi Arabia and Thailand: Burgeoning ties bind two friendly kingdoms

  • RIYADH: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s official visit to Thailand, participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and meetings with several Asian heads of government are the latest highlights of a successful tour of Asia. Friday’s engagements in Bangkok came after an offici...
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Swiss ambassador meets with Saudi deputy minister as his tour of duty ends

  • Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister for Consular Affairs Ambassador Tamim Al-Dossary received Switzerland’s Ambassador Dr. Andre Schaller as he marked the end of his diplomatic term in the Kingdom. Switzerland is keen to welcome more visitors from Gulf Cooperation Council countries, especially Sau...
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From tech to the environment, Saudi Y20 delegates put youth concerns on the G20 agenda 

  • RIYADH: As heads of state gathered to discuss global health architecture, sustainable energy transition, and digital transformation at ​​the 17th Group of 20 Summit in Bali, Saudi youth (Y20) delegates were proposing actionable policies related to the topics on behalf of future generations...
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Saudi assistant Shoura speaker meets Finnish MP

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s assistant Shoura Council speaker stressed the importance of strengthening bilateral relations during a meeting with an MP from Finland. Dr. Hanan Al-Ahmadi met Sultan Sayed Ahmed at the council’s headquarters in Riyadh on Sunday. Al-Ahmadi said that the Kingdom, based...
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Who’s Who: Hala bint Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri, president of the Saudi Human Rights Commission

  • Hala bint Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri has been president of the Saudi Human Rights Commission, with the rank of minister, since September. Al-Tuwaijri, who was previously secretary-general of the Family Affairs Council from 2017, replaces Awwad Alawwad, who is now an adviser to the Royal Court. Al-T...
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