Hamas delegation arrives in Cairo for Gaza ceasefire talks

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Palestinian Scout Association members volunteer to assist the displaced in war-ravaged Gaza BEIRUT: Over 150 scout members of the Palestinian Scout Association have been risking their own lives and volunteering to aid and support children, women and displaced families in war-ravaged Gaza. Basic life necessities such as food, water, homes, electricity, healthcare, education and others … Read more

Saudi civil aviation delegation visits Chinese aircraft manufacturing company, economic zone

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MAKKAH: Saudi Arabia is home to a rich tapestry of folkloric arts, each with its own distinct features, but all with the same purpose: to express the Kingdom’s history, culture, and heroism. Over time, these artistic traditions have become essential components of a variety of events and holidays. They predominantly take the form of ardah … Read more

Brazil sends largest ever delegation to Gulfood

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SAO PAULO: Brazil sent its biggest ever delegation to the Middle East’s largest food and beverage trade fair this year. From Feb. 19-23, 117 Brazilian companies conducted business with buyers from all over the world at the 29th edition of Gulfood in Dubai. Andre Muller, agribusiness manager at the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, … Read more

MWL chief receives US delegation

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RIYADH: Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary general of the Muslim World League and chairman of the Muslim Scholars Association, received a delegation from the US Congress, headed by Congressman Andre Carson, at the MWL sub-headquarters in Riyadh. The two sides discussed several topics related to enhancing friendship and cooperation between nations and peoples to … Read more

Saudi foreign minister arrives in Germany to head delegation at Munich Security Conference

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan arrived in Germany on Thursday to head the Kingdom’s delegation at the Munich Security Conference. Prince Faisal is expected to discuss the most prominent international issues and ways of enhancing multilateral action to strengthen international peace and security, the Kingdom’s Foreign Ministry said. The Saudi delegation … Read more

Invest Saudi gears up to lead high-level delegation to world’s top real estate event

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RIYADH: Achieving global power security is everyone’s responsibility, according to Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman.  Speaking at the International Petroleum Technology Conference in Dahran on Feb. 12, the minister said that the Kingdom is continuously working toward ensuring market stability.  He added that Saudi Arabia has significant surplus oil production capabilities. “We are … Read more

Saudi HR minister heads delegation to Abu Dhabi Dialogue

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JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Visual Arts Commission launched “AlHasa Hassana,” a photography exhibition curated by Mohamed Somji, at Hayy Jameel in Jeddah on Sunday. The exhibition, showcasing winning entrants to the Kingdom Photography Award, as well as newly commissioned pieces by professional photographers, runs from Feb. 11 to March 2. For the second consecutive year, professional photographers from … Read more

French delegation visits Rafah border crossing, calls for Gaza ceasefire

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JERUSALEM: When Fatima, an Arab Israeli married to a Palestinian from the Gaza Strip, fled Israel’s bombardment of the territory, she was terrified they would run out of fuel. “We feared that the gas wouldn’t be enough. The road was deserted. All the way along, we saw devastated houses,” the 30-year-old said, speaking under a … Read more

Pakistani PM welcomes Saudi investment in meeting with Al-Jomaih delegation

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SÃO PAULO: As the biggest exporter of halal protein in the world, Brazil is now aiming to attract Muslim tourists, a group that generates an income of $238 billion every year. Currently, the number of visitors to the South American country coming from Muslim-majority countries is rather low. São Paulo, Brazil’s major economic hub, for instance, … Read more

UK fintech delegation to visit Saudi Arabia amid ‘exciting’ sector developments

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Oil Updates – crude set for weekly gain on US economic growth, Mideast supply concerns HOUSTON/BEIJING: Oil prices eased on Friday after rising to their highest since December in the previous session, but were set for their biggest weekly gain since October as positive US economic growth and signs of Chinese stimulus boosted fuel demand … Read more