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Tunisia’s Jabeur Downs Maria To Become First Arab In Major Final

LONDON – Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur lifted the spirits of an entire continent as she became the first Arab and first African woman to reach the Wimbledon final with a rousing 6-2 3-6 6-1 victory over her barbecue buddy Tatjana Maria on Thursday. Before she stepped on court, American great Billie Jean King said Jabeur was […]

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Immunity Reaches Peak In Two Weeks After Third COVID-19 Vaccine Dose: Saudi Official

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Immunity against COVID-19 starts days after taking the third dose and reaches its peak after two weeks, Saudi Arabia’s Assistant Minister of Health and official spokesperson of the Ministry of Health Dr. Mohammed al – Abdulaali said on Sunday. During a press conference, he detailed that the number of vaccine doses […]

Saudi Arabia Committed To Energy Market, Stability, Says Foreign Minister

MUNICH – Saudi Arabia is committed to working with its OPEC+ partners to ensure energy – market stability, the country’s foreign minister said on Saturday, adding this required the participation of all members. Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saudi was responding to a question on whether the world’s top oil exporter would act to address […]

Saudi Arabia Celebrates First – Ever ‘Founding Day’ Holiday

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – People in Saudi Arabia are celebrating the first ever ‘Founding Day’ Holiday marking three centuries since the first Saudi state was established. Announce on January 27, the new public holiday is being heralded with various cultural events across the Kingdom. The first Saudi state was established by Imam Muhammed bin Saud […]

Dolce & Gabbana Set To Stage Alta Moda Show In Saudi Arabia’s AlUla

MILAN, Italy – Dolce & Gabbana is set to present its Alta Moda, Alta Storia and Alta Gioielleria Collections via a unique fashion show in Saudi Arabia’s AlUla this January. The heritage site, situated in the northeast of the Kingdom, will play host to the luxury Italian fashion house’s haute couture show on Jan.27. The forthcoming runway […]

  • Biden Warns China On North Korea, Clashes With Xi Over Taiwan In Bali Meeting
    PARIS, France – U.S. President Joe Biden warned President Xi Jinping on Monday that the United States would enhance its security position in Asia if Beijing cannot rein in North Korea’s weapons programmes, and during a three-hour meeting, the two leaders also had strong words about Taiwan. Bident told a news conference after his first […]
  • France’s Macron: Children Of Iran’s Revolution Carrying Out Their Own Revolution
    PARIS, France – The children of Iran’s revolution are carrying out their own revolution, said French President Emmanuel Macron in an interview with French radio broadcast on Monday, as Iran holds seven French citizens in the country amid deteriorating ties between the two countries. France lashed out at Iran on Oct.6, accusing it of ”dictatorial […]
  • Rocket Attack Near Iraq’s Ebrill Kills One, Wounds 10 – Mayor
    PARIS, France – At least one person was killed and 10 others were wounded on Monday after rockets hit the headquarters of an Iranian Kurdish party in the city of Koye, near the capital of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region Erbil, the mayor of Koye Tariq Haidari said. Iran’s semi-official Fars news said the country’s Revolutionary […]
  • Iranian Actress Taraneh Alidoosti Expresses Support For Protests
    PARIS, France – Leading Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti has posted a picture of herself on Instagram without a headscarf to express support for nationwide anti-government protests. Best-known for her role in ”The Salesman”, which won an Academy Award in 2017, the pro-reform artist held up a sign in the Instagram post that read ”Woman, Life, […]
  • Pope Francis Arrives In Bahrain
    PARIS, France – Pope Francis arrived in Bahrain on Thursday to start a four – day trip, the second by the pontiff to the Arabian Peninsula. The plane carrying the pope arrived in Sakir where he is due to meet King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in the Sakhir Palace.
  • Former Pakistan PM Khan Shot In Foot In Attack On Party Convoy – Aide
    PARIS, France – Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was wounded in the shin on Thursday when his convoy was shot at in the country’s east on Thursday, an aide said. A member of Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party said several colleagues were also wounded amid reports one had been killed. ”A man opened fire […]
  • Saudia To Buy Up To 100 Lilium Electric Aircraft For Domestic Network
    PARIS, France – – Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has signed an agreement with German air taxi developer Lilium to buy up to 100 of its aircraft for use on Saudia’s domestic network, the state carrier’s chief executive said on Wednesday. Saudia CEO Ibrahim Koshy said the planes would be ”a premium service” that carry four […]
  • Qatar Faced Unprecedented Criticism Over Hosting World Cup, Emir Says
    PARIS, France – Qatar has faced unprecedented criticism since winning the bid to host the 2022 World Cup, some of which amounted to slander, its ruler, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, said on Tuesday. ”We initially dealt with the matter in good faith”, Sheikh Tamim said in a televised policy speech, adding that […]
  • Saudia In Talks With Airbus And Boeing Over Plane Orders
    PARIS, France – Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) is in talks with plane makers Airbus SE and Boeing Co on orders for itself and a new carrier the kingdom plans to launch, the state-owned airline’s chief executive said on Tuesday. The talks are for aircraft for both airlines as they have the ”same shareholder”, Ibrahim Koshy […]
  • France’s Macron Says He Will Work With UK PM Sunak On Common Challenges Such As Ukraine
    PARIS, France – French President Emmanuel Macron congratulated Rishi Sunak on Tuesday on becoming the new UK Prime Minister, and added in a Twitter message that he would look to work with him on common challenges such as the war in Ukraine.
  • Riyadh And Washington Will Overcome Spat, Saudi Minister Says
    PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia and the United States will get over their ”unwarranted” spat over oil supplies, the kingdom’s investment minister told a business forum in Riyadh on Tuesday, highlighting long-standing corporate and institutional ties. This month’s decision by the OPEC+ alliance led by Saudi Arabia to cut oil output targets unleashed a war […]