‘Within Sand’: First Saudi film shot in NEOM to hit cinemas across the Kingdom on Feb. 15 News

Iconic Dorchester Collection spotlights art, luxury experiences in first Mideast hotel DUBAI: Luxury hotel operator Dorchester Collection — known for its iconic establishments including The Dorchester in London and The Beverly Hills Hotel in Hollywood — has opened its first hotel in the Middle East, The Lana in Dubai. The hotel will play host to the … Read more

Hail and thunderstorms forecast to hit Saudi Arabia until Saturday News

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

Sikh separatist’s home in Canada hit by gunfire News

OTRTAWA, Canada: Shots appear to have been fired at the Canadian home of a Sikh separatist activist, police said Monday, following recent allegations by Ottawa and Washington that Indian dissidents living abroad in both countries have been targeted for assassination. Constable Tyler Bell-Morena said Peel Regional Police were alerted by construction crews about what appeared … Read more

US says it hit Houthi missile that threatened American planes News

How the Israeli resettlement of Gaza went from being a fringe view to a real possibility LONDON: It is easy to miss the gated entrance to the Gush Katif Museum, squeezed between two low-rise apartment blocks on an unremarkable side street in Jerusalem. Since it opened in 2008, the museum has been a quiet, reflective backwater, … Read more

Duel of Titans: Messi vs Ronaldo tickets hit $11,000 for Riyadh Season Cup showdown News

Heartache for Saudi Arabia as late equalizer and penalty shootout dash Asian Cup dreams DOHA: After 120 minutes of intense football action ended in a 1-1 draw, Saudi Arabia’s Asian Cup campaign came to end in heartbreaking fashion on Tuesday with a 4-2 penalty shootout defeat at the hands of South Korea. In was a … Read more

Foreign direct investment inflows to Saudi Arabia hit $4.53bn in Q3 2023 News

RIYADH: The global merger and acquisition market witnessed a 15 percent drop year-on-year to $3.2 trillion in 2023, marking its lowest level in a decade, according to recent findings. Dealmakers grappled with several obstacles, including high interest rates, increased regulatory scrutiny, and mixed macroeconomic signals, forcing them to be more selective in their pursuit of … Read more

Healthcare spending in UAE to hit $34bn by 2027: DHCC report News

RIYADH: Healthcare spending in the UAE is expected to reach 126 billion dirhams ($34 billion) by 2027, according to official projections. The report, which was released by the Dubai Healthcare City Authority during the Arab Health Conference on Jan. 29, states that public sector spending in the healthcare division will account for 104 billion dirhams … Read more

66 percent of Palestinians in Gaza hit by water-borne diseases News

LONDON: Palestine’s Environmental Quality Authority said on Thursday that 66 percent of people in Gaza are suffering from water-borne diseases such as cholera, chronic diarrhea and intestinal diseases, Palestine News and Information Agency reported. This health crisis is due to a scarcity of potable water and the shutdown of all water desalination facilities, a situation … Read more

US hit missile in Yemen after joint strikes with UK: Pentagon News

Haley vows to stay in GOP race as Trump seeks commanding victory in New Hampshire MANCHESTER, N.H.: Nikki Haley, the last major GOP opponent of Donald Trump, insisted she would not drop out if she loses Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary to the former president, who aimed for a commanding victory to make a November rematch … Read more