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Gigi Hadid celebrates legendary modelling agent Luiz Mattos at New York party

  • DUBAI: US Palestinian Dutch supermodel Gigi Hadid was on hand to celebrate legendary modelling agent Luiz Mattos’s birthday in New York this week — and for the occasion, she showed off a vibrant look by London-based label Miss Sohee. Dressed by stylist to the stars Mimi Cuttrell, who regularl...
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UN says Libya’s rivals fail to reach deal in election talks

  • CAIRO: Rival Libyan factions failed to reach an agreement after wrapping up a third round of UN-mediated talks in Egypt, the United Nations said Monday, further complicating international efforts to find a way out of the country’s decade-old chaos. According to the UN special adviser on Libya,...
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Al-Ahsa bisht festival showcases rich culture, heritage

  • RIYADH: Tuesday marks the end of the Hasawi Bisht festival, which is held in the Souq Al-Arbi’a in Al-Ahsa. The bisht is a traditional men’s cloak popular in Arab countries, worn over a thobe. It is placed on the shoulder and down to the leg without sleeves. The week-long festival featured ...
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Leaders of Egypt, Bahrain, Jordan discuss US regional summit to be hosted by Saudi Arabia

  • CAIRO: The US regional summit in Jeddah, scheduled for next month, topped the agenda of a trilateral meeting between Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and Jordan’s King Abdullah in Sharm El-Sheikh on Sunday. US President Joe Biden will visit Je...
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Beirut welcomes tourists, expatriates after Hezbollah slogans removed from airport road

  • BEIRUT: The municipality has recently removed Hezbollah slogans, images and billboards that had been put up for years on the road to the Rafic Hariri International Airport in Beirut. They have been replaced with welcome signs by the Tourism Ministry to greet tourists and expatriates returning...
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Iraq at deadly crossroads following Sadrists’ resignations

  • Since the downfall of Baghdad’s totalitarian Baathist regime in 2003, Iraq has not seen political and security stability. The Iraqi political class chose to play the sectarian and ethnic card to attract supporters, instead of building an institutional system that could have provided citizens wi...
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Arabic Hackathon competition awards SR1 million to winners in Riyadh

  • RIYADH: The King Salman Global Academy for the Arabic Language, under the patronage of Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, minister of culture, organized the closing ceremony of the “Arabic Hackathon” in Riyadh on Saturday, with 22 teams winning in various competitions. The competition aims ...
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Saudi Shoura officials meet Kyrgyz delegation

  • RIYADH: Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Sulami, vice president of the Saudi Shoura Council, met on Sunday with Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Jeenbek Kulubaev at the council’s headquarters in Riyadh. Al-Sulami welcomed Kulubaev and his delegation during their visit to the Kingdom to strengthen bilateral relatio...
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Saudi trade delegation to tour Pakistan from Monday

  • ISLAMABAD: A Saudi trade delegation will arrive in Pakistan on Monday to explore investment opportunities related to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and other sectors, the Saudi embassy in Islamabad said on Saturday. The delegation’s arrival is a follow-up to Prime Minister Shehba...
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How Saudi Arabia’s $18bn logistics industry is reaching out to the rest of the world

  • RIYADH: Transport is a key factor in Saudi Arabia’s economic growth, whether by land, air, or sea, an important part of government policy is based on the logistics of moving goods and people. The Kingdom’s Ministry of Transport has committed to huge changes in the logistics industry to s...
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