What contrasting Western responses to Ukraine and Gaza crises mean for future conflicts

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LONDON: Two years after Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, and six months since the Hamas-led attacks that provoked Israel’s assault on Gaza, critics say the responses to these parallel crises are indicative of a double standard at play in the international order. Following Russia’s invasion of its neighbor on Feb. 24, 2022, the US … Read more

Saudi Arabia takes bold strides toward greener future and carbon neutrality

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s dynamic business environment is continuously drawing attention from international companies, and now Estonian ride-hailing giant Bolt is looking to expand its operations in the Kingdom.  Established in 2013, the company has become a prominent player in the global mobility industry, operating in 45 countries and 500 cities, with a current valuation of €7.4 … Read more

Eddie Howe responds to Newcastle United future talk as Julian Nagelsmann links surface

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NEWCASTLE: Eddie Howe has come out fighting after talk of his Newcastle United future in the media linked Germany head coach Julian Nagelsmann with the job. Howe has come under pressure from a minority of Newcastle fans due to poor performances, an increasingly concerning defensive record and a slide down the Premier League table. The … Read more

Future global challenges requires human capital building, says expert panel

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RIYADH: Economic development, conflict resolution, and future resilience are all rooted in cross-border human capital readiness, a panel of experts claimed during the Human Capability Initiative in Riyadh. As the global community grapples with an ever-growing climate crisis, geopolitical tensions, and an imminent “fourth” industrial revolution, Saudi Arabia’s Permanent Representative to the EU, Haifa Al-Jedea, … Read more

Challenges of the future discussed at Saudi Media Forum’s closing day

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Berlin mayor decries ‘antisemitism’ over Berlinale speeches on Palestine solidarity LONDON: Berlin Mayor Kai Wegner has accused the Berlin Film Festival of promoting “antisemitism” following speeches expressing solidarity with Palestine during the closing ceremony on Saturday. Wegner urged the state-backed festival management to “ensure that such incidents do not happen again.” In a post on … Read more

At third Saudi Media Forum, experts discuss industry’s future

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Berlin mayor decries ‘antisemitism’ over Berlinale speeches on Palestine solidarity LONDON: Berlin Mayor Kai Wegner has accused the Berlin Film Festival of promoting “antisemitism” following speeches expressing solidarity with Palestine during the closing ceremony on Saturday. Wegner urged the state-backed festival management to “ensure that such incidents do not happen again.” In a post on … Read more

US Army is slashing thousands of posts in major revamp to prepare for future wars

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‘Israel must do more’ to aid Palestinians, US says as UN again warns famine is imminent in Gaza NEW YORK CITY: The US on Tuesday urged Israel to ensure existing border crossings into Gaza remain open so that humanitarian aid can enter the territory, facilitate the opening of additional crossings to meet the growing humanitarian … Read more

Saudi Arabia to launch Environmental Compliance Forum to chart a more sustainable future

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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

Tech does what we tell it, Dell founder tells Future Investment Initiative Priority summit in Miami

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MIAMI: “Technology doesn’t wake up in the morning and say, ‘I’m going to be good or bad today’… it does what we tell it to do,” Michael Dell, the founder and CEO of tech company Dell told the Future Investment Initiative Priority summit in Miami on Thursday. “And so we have to have it reflect … Read more

’Not the right moment’ to discuss future, says Alonso

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida: Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber has hit out at referee union members after talks broke down leaving the league to start the new season without their top referees. Garber, speaking to reporters prior to the opening game of the season between Inter Miami and Real Salt Lake, warned MLS was “very … Read more