King Abdullah translation award receives 226 nominations  News

JEDDAH: The Saudi Motorsport Co. — the driving force behind the 2024 Formula 1 stc Saudi Arabian Grand Prix — on Tuesday launched an educational tour titled “Truck of the Future.” The initiative aims to introduce Jeddah’s students to the world of motorsports. Prince Khalid bin Sultan Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, chairman of the Saudi Automobile and … Read more

Jordan’s King Abdullah praises UAE for efforts to achieve ceasefire in Gaza News

How suffering and destruction caused by Israel’s Gaza assault serve the ideologies and goals of extremists LONDON: Violent extremist groups are exploiting public outcry surrounding the war in Gaza to fan the flames of radicalization, recruit followers, and encourage lone-wolf attacks in the West, counterterrorism officials have warned. Since the Hamas-led attack of Oct. 7, … Read more

King of Jordan calls for end to Gaza war during meeting in Washington with US secretary of state News

GAZA STRIP, Palestinian Territories: Israel faced growing international pressure Tuesday to agree to a ceasefire with Hamas, as it prepared for an incursion into the crowded southern Gaza city of Rafah where more than a million Palestinians are trapped.CIA director William Burns met Mossad chief David Barnea in Cairo for a new round of talks … Read more

King Salman architecture award open for registration News

RIYADH: Saudi Architecture and Design Commission chiefs on Tuesday opened registration for the King Salman Charter for Architecture and Urbanism Award, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The award recognizes environmental projects that uphold the charter’s principles while encouraging high-quality built designs. Its categories are for completed, unbuilt, and university student projects.

Jordan king urges ‘lasting’ Gaza ceasefire in talks with Biden News

WASHINGTON: Jordan’s King Abdullah II appealed for a full ceasefire to end the war in Gaza after talks with Joe Biden, striking a discordant note with the US president who is seeking a shorter six-week pause to allow Israel time to defeat Hamas. Speaking at the White House with Abdullah by his side, Biden said … Read more

Biden meets Jordan’s king, who wants Gaza ceasefire News

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden met Jordan’s King Abdullah at the White House on Monday, coming face-to-face with a longtime ally who has been vocal in calling for a Gaza ceasefire. Biden greeted the king warmly on arrival at the White House. The two leaders proceeded inside the residence for their discussions. They were to … Read more

Saudi King, Crown Prince congratulate Azerbaijan’s president News

RIYADH: The Saudi-led Catmosphere foundation celebrated its annual event, Catwalk, on Saturday, with a global call for participation. Saudi embassies worldwide responded by participating in the initiative for a 7 km walk, featuring a host of engaging activities along the route. The Catwalk initiative is an annual celebration in honor of the declaration last year … Read more

‘Coolest dictator’ to ‘philosopher king,’ Nayib Bukele’s path to reelection in El Salvador News

MEXICO CITY: El Salvador’s Nayib Bukele has called himself the “world’s coolest dictator” or as his X profile read on election day, the “Philosopher King.” Now he’ll likely have five more years to provoke, surprise and raise concerns, after appearing to win a landslide reelection as the Central American country’s president. Preliminary and partial results … Read more

UAE president, Jordanian king meet in Amman News

LONDON: UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan met with Jordan’s King Abdullah in Amman on Monday to discuss the longstanding ties between their two countries, Emirates News Agency reported on Monday. The two parties discussed new opportunities for collaboration to support both countries’ development goals, particularly with regard to the economy, investment, food security, … Read more

Jordan’s king appeals to international community to continue UNRWA funding News

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania: Ten Sudanese civilians were killed on Jan. 20 when the bus they were traveling in struck a land mine on a road in Al-Jazirah state, south of Sudan’s capital Khartoum, where fighting between rival military factions has been ongoing since April last year. The tragedy’s aftermath was marked by a deafening silence from … Read more