Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa expecting first child

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DUBAI: Dutch Moroccan Egyptian model Imaan Hammam stars in the newest campaign for Austrian jewelry label Swarovski’s Spring 2024 collection. Lensed by photographer Steven Meisel, the campaign portraits feature Hammam alongside models Irina Shayk, Karlie Kloss, Fei Fei Sun and Abby Champion, who transform into mythical creatures from the sea. The campaign reimagines Venus as … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman perform Eid Al-Fitr prayers

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RIYADH: One of the most beloved Eid Al-Fitr customs around the world is exchanging Eid gifts, or Eidiyah, as a sincere way to express gratitude and love to family and friends. Eid is a time of joy, gratitude and togetherness following the holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslims are required to fast from sunrise … Read more

Saudi crown prince exchanges Eid greetings with Turkish president, Sultan of Oman

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JEDDAH: As Eid Al-Fitr approaches, tailoring shops, chocolate stores and barber shops in the Kingdom are doing brisk business as a large number of customers visit them ahead of the Eid Al-Fitr celebrations. Jeddah’s traditional marketplace for thobe — the traditional Saudi attire — in Al-Baghdadia is buzzing with activity as vendors and tailors cater … Read more

Bahrain’s crown prince leaves after Saudi visit

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JEDDAH: As Eid Al-Fitr approaches, tailoring shops, chocolate stores and barber shops in the Kingdom are doing brisk business as a large number of customers visit them ahead of the Eid Al-Fitr celebrations. Jeddah’s traditional marketplace for thobe — the traditional Saudi attire — in Al-Baghdadia is buzzing with activity as vendors and tailors cater … Read more

Crown prince arrives in Makkah for remainder of Ramadan, receives Somali president and Bahraini counterpart

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MAKKAH: Makkah’s museums attract Muslims from across the world and enrich the pilgrimage experience. They also offer revealing insights into the Kingdom’s history and its dedication to Hajj and Umrah performers. Dr. Fahd Al-Maliki, vice chairman of the Saudi Historical Society and professor of graduate studies at Umm Al-Qura University, told Arab News that the … Read more

Crown prince receives Spanish prime minister in Jeddah

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JEDDAH: Ramadan is the month when some people are not only spiritually and religiously invigorated, but also find renewed creative energy. Arab News prepared a list of art cafes and studios around the Kingdom that offer the space and tools to aspiring artists and creative minds to practice different art media. Arty Cafe Whether you … Read more

Ethiopian PM sends message to Saudi crown prince

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RIYADH: The month of Ramadan, with all its social gatherings, is a time for Saudis to update their wardrobes with traditional and contemporary fits for iftar and sahoor events. Many abaya designers seize the opportunity to produce collections for Ramadan which they showcase on social media or at bazaars. Abaya fashion designer Jana Khojah created … Read more

Crown prince receives governors of Saudi regions

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RIYADH: Members of the public have been urged to exercise caution over the coming days as weather warnings have been issued in several regions across Saudi Arabia. The General Directorate of Civil Defense said there could be thunderstorms from Thursday to Monday, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Moderate to heavy rain, leading to torrential rain, … Read more

Saudi crown prince receives credentials of new ambassadors to Riyadh

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RIYADH: The importance of preserving the natural environment that characterizes Asir while implementing new tourism projects has been emphasized by the Asir Development Authority’s acting CEO. Hashim Al-Dabbagh said this was one of the authority’s most important duties, along with developing the tourism and service sectors, reported Saudi Press Agency. Al-Dabbagh was speaking during an … Read more

Saudi crown prince, US House Armed Services Committee chairman discuss ties 

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For Makkah pilgrims, Ramadan offers gateway to Saudi Arabia’s ‘culinary wealth’ MAKKAH: In Makkah during Ramadan, pilgrims and visitors get the chance to tuck into traditional Saudi Arabia dishes representing the diverse heritage of the Kingdom’s regions. Most iftar spreads in the holy city feature authentic Saudi Arabia cuisine including edam, kabsa, saleeg, haneeth, qusaran … Read more