Thai minister quits over legal complaint seeking PM’s dismissal

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CHICAGO: A national survey of Arab Americans released on Monday shows that most respondents overwhelmingly reject the reelection of both President Joe Biden and his predecessor Donald Trump. Conducted by the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee and the Truth Project on May 17 and 18, the survey shows support for Biden at 7 percent and Trump … Read more

Thai parliament speaker praises Saudi Arabia for serving Islam and its charitable work at Ramadan banquet

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RIYADH: Saudi aid agency KSrelief announced on Wednesday it will donate $40 million to UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, to support its emergency appeal in the Gaza Strip. The financial support memorandum was signed by Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, general supervisor of the center, and Philippe Lazzarini, UNRWA commissioner-general, via video call. The agreement … Read more

Thai tourist hotspot Chiang Mai tops world’s most polluted cities

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Russia forces Ukrainians in occupied territories to take its passports – and fight in its army KYIV, Ukraine: He and his parents were among the last in their village to take a Russian passport, but the pressure was becoming unbearable. By his third beating at the hands of the Russian soldiers occupying Ukraine’s Kherson region, … Read more

Algerian Muay Thai veteran Mehdi Zatout comes out of retirement to win boxing debut at ONE 166

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Two years ago, former ISKA and WBC Muay Thai World Champion Mehdi Zatout stood inside the ONE Circle with his family as tears streamed down his face. He had just been awarded a $50,000 bonus for scoring a knockout in what would be the last fight of his decorated Muay Thai career. Fast-forward to ONE … Read more

Winners of Saudi Arabia’s Muay Thai boxing championship crowned

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RIYADH: The Open Kingdom Championship 2023, organized by the Saudi Muaythai Federation, concluded on Saturday with an awards ceremony. The three-day Muay Thai event, which was held at Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium, witnessed the participation of 375 fighters from 24 different countries, showcasing the growing global appeal of this martial art. Thai Ambassador to … Read more

Saudi, Thai officials discuss parliamentary cooperation in Riyadh

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LONDON: The energy transition will be at the core of the Gulf region’s strategy to continue to fuel its growth, Saudi Arabia’s investment minister said on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “The most important thing is political stability, long-sighted vision and consistency,” Khalid Al-Falih told a panel titled “Gulf Economies: All … Read more