Thailand welcomes release of two more Thai hostages held by Hamas

Saudi Arabia issues rallying cry at UN for end to war and humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza NEW YORK CITY: Saudi Arabia has once again called for an “immediate end to military operations” in Gaza, as the Kingdom’s ambassador to the UN issued a rallying cry for collective international efforts to end the humanitarian catastrophe in … Read more

Symposium on fatwas to be held at Prophet’s Mosque

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and South Korea came together at the Red Hall in Princess Noura University Theater on Sunday night for a series of performances blending the two cultures. The show, which will conclude on Nov. 28, was launched by the Saudi Royal Institute of Traditional Arts in partnership with the Korea National University of … Read more

Every industry should be ‘held accountable’ on climate: COP28 president

RIYADH: A robust electric vehicle transition that will support Saudi Arabia’s energy goals can only occur with the needed infrastructure, the CEO of the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Co. has told Arab News. Mohammad Gazzaz said the Kingdom has outlined “clear plans” for its ambitions toward electrification, making the need for a framework to fulfill the goals … Read more

Third Saudi Media Forum to be held in February 2024

LONDON: The third Saudi Media Forum will be held from Feb. 19-21, 2024, the Saudi Broadcasting Authority, SBA, announced on Wednesday. Commemorating World Television Day, the three-day event will include a range of topics related to the sector’s growth and future, covering areas such as visual, audio, print and digital mediums. The forum will also … Read more

Third Riyadh International Marathon to be held on Feb. 10, 2024

Jordanian Abdullah Shelbayh keen to dazzle on Arab soil at Jeddah’s Next Gen Finals With a career-high ranking next to his name and a maiden Challenger title under his belt, rising Jordanian Abdullah Shelbayh is looking to cap his strong 2023 campaign with a memorable performance at the upcoming Next Gen ATP Finals in Jeddah. … Read more

17 Filipinos among Galaxy Leader crew held by Houthis in Yemen

GAZA/TEL AVIV: Israel’s government and Hamas agreed on Wednesday to a four-day pause in fighting to allow the release of 50 hostages held in Gaza in exchange for 150 Palestinians imprisoned in Israel, and the entry of humanitarian aid into the besieged enclave. Officials from Qatar, which has been mediating secret negotiations, as well as … Read more