Riyadh event seeks to unify global efforts to develop human capabilities

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RIYADH: The Saudi capital is set to host the first edition of the Human Capability Initiative on Feb. 28 and 29, an event seeking to empower and uplift capabilities for all.  Touted to be the first-ever global cooperative platform designed to unify international efforts and enrich the global dialogue on the challenges and opportunities for developing … Read more

Professional Fighters League extends global reach with launch of PFL MENA after inaugural Riyadh event

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DUBAI: Italian Jasmine Paolini battled back from a set and a break down in the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships to win 4-6, 7-5, 7-5, secure her first WTA 1000 title, and spoil qualifier Anna Kalinskaya’s fairytale week. Kalinskaya had already written her name into the history books, beating world No.1 Iga … Read more

Weigh-in results ahead of PFL Champions vs. Bellator Champions crossover event in Riyadh

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Newcastle United double injury boost for Arsenal as Eddie Howe snubs Man United chief’s comments NEWCASTLE: Alexander Isak and Joe Willock have handed Newcastle United a huge boost ahead of their trip to Premier League title challengers Arsenal. The Magpies head to the Emirates Stadium in the late kick-off on Saturday hoping to net their … Read more

Muslim World League chief, chair of Bosnian presidency attend event for ‘coexistence and peace’

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RIYADH: Canada is ready to rebuild a “great relationship” with Saudi Arabia, its ambassador to the Kingdom said. Jean-Philippe Linteau made the comments during an interview with Arab News ahead of an event on Thursday at the Canadian Embassy in Riyadh to mark the North American country’s Flag Day. “We’re very excited to host our … 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

Arab Women’s Sports Tournament looks to welcome more Saudi involvement, says event director

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RIYADH: The Arab Women’s Sports Tournament in Sharjah, which ends on Feb. 12, saw four Saudi clubs — Capital, Al-Ittihad, Al-Khaleej, and Al-Thuqbah — take part in the seventh edition of the event. The largest female-only sporting event in the Arab world was organized by the Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation, which is headed by Sheikha … Read more

Nelly Korda rallies to win hometown event for 9th LPGA Tour title, beating Lydia Ko in playoff

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Heartbroken Lebanese fans once again looking on as AFC Asian Cup knockout stage kicks off As eight Arab nations continue into the AFC Asian Cup’s round of 16, two have been left wondering what could have been. Oman’s exit was a surprise. The other was a heartbreakingly familiar occurrence. Lebanon’s experience at the 2023 AFC … Read more

Global Cybersecurity Forum event sees international leaders gather to drive collaborative solutions

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Advanced Air Mobility initiative is poised to revolutionize the Middle East’s aviation sector, establishing the Kingdom as a leader in sustainable technologies.  Spearheaded by the General Authority of Civil Aviation, it encompasses a range of solutions, from unmanned aircraft systems to vertical take-off and landing aircraft. These advancements prioritize safety, reliability, and … Read more

Saudi Tourism Authority holds first networking event in Pakistan

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Palestinian state the only solution to Middle East unrest, says Saudi ambassador to US DAVOS: Security in the Middle East region depends solely on Palestinians getting their own state, the Saudi ambassador to the US said on Thursday. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos during a Saudi-focused panel discussion, Princess Reema bint Bandar … Read more

Golden ‘Riyadh Season Ball’ to feature at first Saudi World Snooker Tour event

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia came back from a goal down to defeat Oman 2-1 late on in the opening game of their AFC Asian Cup campaign on Tuesday. Here are five things learned from the action in Doha. Turning point for manager Mancini, players There had been plenty of controversy leading up to the game which … Read more