Saudi Arabia announces national plan to stimulate urban policies by 2025

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia plans to stimulate urban policies to ensure coordinated services for residents by 2025 as part of its efforts to boost quality of life, says top minister.  Speaking during the opening remarks of the first Global Smart City Forum held in Riyadh, the Kingdom’s Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing Majid … Read more

Palestinian envoy slams UK over ‘double standards’ in policies toward Israel

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ISLAMABAD: Iranian drone strikes in southwestern Pakistan sparked an unusual dispute between the neighbors on Wednesday, as Islamabad announced it would recall its ambassador from Tehran and suspend all “high-level” visits between the two countries.  The announcement comes a day after Pakistan said Iran had violated its airspace and attacked a border village, killing two … Read more