Arab finance ministers discuss multilateralism, economic development at G20 meeting in Brazil

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SAO PAULO: The meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors that took place in Brazil on Feb. 28-29 could not be concluded with a joint statement as there was no consensus over the conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza. But many of the leaders who attended shared similar concerns regarding the topics suggested as … Read more

Saudi Arabia leads Arab condemnation of targeting of civilians in northern Gaza

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LONDON: Anyone who has watched the 2000 movie “Gladiator” will have a vivid, if not necessarily wholly accurate, idea about what life must have been like for the legendary legionaries who imposed Rome’s will upon much of the Mediterranean and beyond for half a millennium. In the movie, Russell Crowe plays Maximus Decimus Meridius, a … Read more

Inter-Arab trade at $700bn: Union of Arab Chambers

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JEDDAH: Multinational technology company Siemens unveiled its new electrical equipment factory in Jeddah in the presence of the Kingdom’s Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar Alkhorayef. In partnership with its Saudi partner, Arabia Electric Ltd Equipment Co, the firm inaugurated the facility on Feb. 29 at the Modon Oasis in Jeddah. The 6,000 sq. m factory produces electrical equipment such … Read more

Arab campaigners in Michigan declare ‘victory’ in primary election protest against Biden

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CHICAGO: Arab American leaders hailed as a “victory” the results of a Democratic presidential primary election in Michigan on Tuesday, in which more than 100,000 voters snubbed President Joe Biden’s nomination bid by choosing the “uncommitted” option on the ballot. Campaigners had urged Arab voters to do this in protest against the Biden administration’s unwavering … Read more

Arab martial arts pioneer Osamah Almarwai chasing another title shot at ONE 166 in Qatar

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DUBAI: Former champion Andy Murray dug deep to edge out Canada’s Denis Shapovalov 4-6, 7-6, 6-3 in front of a jubilant center court crowd at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Monday night. The come-from-behind victory saw Murray — who claimed a solitary Dubai title in 2017 — register a landmark 500th career win … Read more

Amira Al-Zuhair, Arab models turn heads on the runway

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DUBAI: Part-Saudi model Amira Al-Zuhair, alongside British Moroccan star Nora Attal and Moroccan Italian model Malika El-Maslouhi, turned heads at a futuristic Missoni show in Milan before heading to Paris Fashion Week. The Italian luxury fashion label’s runway showcased an abundance of printed designs featuring lines in various orientations over the weekend. From horizontal stripes … Read more

King Salman given award for services to Arab security

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RIYADH: Los Angeles-based Saudi jewelry designer Raghad Al-Hogail brought showstopping looks to the Saudi Cup, accentuating her style statement with select pieces of jewelry she designed. The founder of Ragail Jewelry spoke to Arab News about the thought that went into the pieces she was wearing: “I chose the most relatable piece — the Sun … Read more

Turkiye, OIC and Arab League to deliver submissions on Israel’s occupation at top UN court

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THE HAGUE: Representatives of Turkiye, the Arab League, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and the African Union will present arguments on Monday, on the final day of proceedings at the UN’s highest court, on the legality of Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories. The judges of the International Court of Justice, also known as the World … Read more

Saudi boxing champions set to shine at Arab Rising Stars 3 in Abu Dhabi

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Riyadh: Saudi boxing champions are gearing up to make their mark at the highly anticipated Arab Rising Stars 3 boxing event, slated to kick off on March 2 in Abu Dhabi. The tournament, held at Yas Links Abu Dhabi Golf Club, is being promoted by AAM Seddiqi Sports in collaboration with the Department of Culture … Read more