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[l] at 11/29/22 1:37am
Author: article author: Arab NewsTue, 2022-11-29 11:28 DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief) delivered 2,464 winter bags to people in Pakistan.  The relief items benefited 17,248 people affected by floods in Shahdadkot, Badin, Dadu and Jamshoro regions of Sindh province, state agency SPA reported.  KSRelief also continued its aid efforts in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, by distributing 265 food packages to families in-need.  Meanwhile, the relief center concluded its volunteer medical program Mukalla city in Yemen’s Hadhramaut governorate. Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief)Saudi ArabiaYemen
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[l] at 11/29/22 1:36am
Author: article author: Arab NewsTue, 2022-11-29 11:29 SHARJAH: Aljada Skate Park, the largest facility of its kind in the Middle East, has opened in Sharjah. Located in the Madar family entertainment district of the Aljada community, the facility was opened by Australia’s Keegan Palmer, the skateboarding Olympic gold medalist, who designed its third phase. Launched by developers Arada and spread over a 90,000 square foot (8,361 square meter) area, Aljada Skate Park contains sections for every level, from beginner to professional.Main category: SportTags: United Arab Emirates (UAE)SkatingAradaAljada
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[l] at 11/29/22 1:15am
Author: article author: APTue, 2022-11-29 11:07 LONDON: To reach a fourth consecutive FA Cup final, Chelsea will have to go through Manchester City in the third round. Chelsea will head to Manchester when the big guns enter the competition over the weekend of Jan. 6-9. The Blues have made it to Wembley in each of the last three years, but have ultimately gone down to Arsenal, Leicester and Liverpool respectively. Liverpool, which beat Chelsea on penalties last season to lift the trophy for the eighth time, launches its defense at Anfield against English Premier League struggler Wolverhampton.Main category: SportFootballTags: ChelseaManchester cityFA Cup
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[l] at 11/29/22 12:50am
Author: AFParticle author: AFPID: 1669708113572260700Tue, 2022-11-29 06:49 TEHRAN: More than 300 people have been killed in Iran since protests erupted over the death in morality police custody of Mahsa Amini on September 16, a Revolutionary Guards general said Tuesday. “Everyone in the country has been affected by the death of this lady. I don’t have the latest figures, but I think we have had perhaps more than 300 martyrs and people killed in this country, including children, since this incident,” Brig. Gen. Amirali Hajjizadeh, head of the Guards’ aerospace division, said in a video published by the Mehr news agency.Main category: Middle-EastTags: Iran Protests 2022
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[l] at 11/29/22 12:49am
Author: article author: ReutersTue, 2022-11-29 10:46 DUBAI: The board of Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC endorsed plans on Monday to bring forward the company’s five million barrel per day oil production capacity expansion to 2027 from a previous target of 2030, to meet rising global energy demand, according to Reuters. The UAE’s hydrocarbon reserves increased by 2 billion stock tank barrels of mostly Murban-grade crude and 1 trillion standard cubic feet of natural gas in 2022, the state oil firm said in a statement. The additional reserves increase the UAE’s reserve base to 113 billion STB of oil and 290 TSCF of natural gas.Main category: Business & EconomyTags: Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC)Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
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[l] at 11/29/22 12:43am
Author: article author: ReutersTue, 2022-11-29 10:40 BENGALURU: S&P Global Ratings lowered its 2023 growth forecast for emerging economies on Tuesday, citing persistent pressures from the Russia-Ukraine conflict, a lingering COVID-19 pandemic and tight monetary policy conditions, according to Reuters. The ratings agency now projects real gross domestic product growth of 3.8 percent next year, down from its previous forecast of a 4.1 percent expansion.Main category: Business & EconomyTags: S&P Globalemerging markets
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[l] at 11/29/22 12:02am
Author: article author: Nirmal NarayananTue, 2022-11-29 09:58 RIYADH: Oil rebounded on Tuesday after falling to more than 11-month lows in the previous session, as investors weighed a potential output adjustment from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, known as OPEC+, who are set to have a key meeting this week. Brent crude futures advanced $1.81, or 2.2 percent, and traded at $85.00 a barrel at 0446 GMT. US West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose $1.37, or 1.8 percent, to $78.61 a barrel.Main category: Business & EconomyTags: oil updates
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[l] at 11/28/22 11:48pm
Author: article author: Arab NewsTue, 2022-11-29 09:42 LONDON: Formula E has unveiled a fresh new look ahead of season nine of the ABB FIA World Championship, with the debut of the Gen3 car accompanied by new races, cities, teams and sporting formats. The Gen3 — the fastest, lightest, most powerful and efficient electric race car ever built — will make its competitive debut in round one in Mexico City on Jan. 14, following pre-season testing next month in Valencia.Main category: SportMotorsportTags: ABB FIA Formula EABB FIA Formula E Championship
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[l] at 11/28/22 11:17pm
Author: article author: Arab NewsTue, 2022-11-29 09:04 DUBAI: The UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al-Nahyan lauded on Monday the arrest of 49 drug kingpins, including six chief suspects in Dubai, involved in a “super-cartel” that controlled a third of Europe’s cocaine trade network. The arrests were the result of coordinated efforts between the UAE’s Ministry of Interior, the Dubai Police General Command, the EU Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation Europol, and several overseas law enforcement agencies.  Main category: Middle-EastTags: United Arab Emirates (UAE)DubaiDubai PoliceEuropol
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[l] at 11/28/22 10:59pm
Author: Reutersarticle author: AFPID: 1669701563602019700Tue, 2022-11-29 05:51 JERUSALEM: Three Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops in the West Bank Tuesday, the Palestinian health ministry said, the latest deaths in a sharp uptick in violence in the occupied territory. Two brothers were killed by Israeli fire in Kafr Ein, near Ramallah, while a third man died of bullet wounds to the head fired by Israeli troops in Beit Ummar, near the flashpoint city of Hebron, the ministry said.Main category: Middle-EastTags: PalestineIsraelPalestine-IsraelPalestine-Israel ConflictIsrael-PalestineIsrael-Palestine ConflictWest Bank
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[l] at 11/28/22 7:01pm
Author: article author: AFPTue, 2022-11-29 04:55 SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter owner Elon Musk on Monday opened fire against Apple over its tight control of what is allowed on the App Store, saying the iPhone maker has threatened to oust his recently acquired social media platform. Musk also joined the chorus crying foul over a 30 percent fee Apple collects on transactions via its App Store — the sole gateway for applications to get onto its billion plus mobile devices.Main category: MediaTags: TwitterAppleElon Musk
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[l] at 11/28/22 5:05pm
article author: Arab NewsTue, 2022-11-29 02:27 LONDON: A Fox Sports reporter whose post on TikTok poked fun at gender-segregated entrances and security-searches at World Cup venues in Qatar deleted her video after being challenged by an Arab News reporter on Monday. “I just had to go through a special gate in Qatar for ladies only. Um, I don’t feel that special,” Jenny Taft of Fox Sports said in the video while pulling a sarcastic and smug face. Arab News reporter Lama Alhamawi took the opportunity to explain to Taft the reason for this and promptly put the American reporter firmly in her place.Main category: MediaTags: World Cup 2022
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[l] at 11/28/22 4:52pm
Author: article author: APTue, 2022-11-29 02:49 TURIN, Italy: Juventus’ board of directors and president Andrea Agnelli resigned en masse on Monday. The stunning move follows a preliminary investigation by the Turin Public Prosecutor’s Office into fraudulent accounting, of alleged hidden payments to players. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Juventus said 23 players agreed to reduce their salary for four months to help the club through the crisis. But its claimed the players gave up only one month’s salary.Main category: SportFootballTags: Juventus
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[l] at 11/28/22 4:12pm
Author: article author: APTue, 2022-11-29 02:09 NASSAU, Bahamas: Tiger Woods was out before he was officially back, withdrawing Monday from his Hero World Challenge with plantar fasciitis in his right foot. The Hero World Challenge was to be the start of a December in golf ruled by Woods, who also has a made-for-television match next weekend, followed by the PNC Championship with his 13-year-old son on Dec. 17-18.Main category: SportGolfTags: Tiger WoodsPGA Championship
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[l] at 11/28/22 4:08pm
Author: article author: Arab NewsTue, 2022-11-29 01:49 A consignment of blue ammonia has left Saudi Arabia for South Korea, representing a new milestone in the development of decarbonization solutions. The development was first announced during the recent Saudi Green Initiative conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, and Vessel Seasurfer, carrying 25 kilometer-tons of low-carbon blue ammonia, is expected to reach its destination between Dec. 9 and 13 in the world’s first commercial shipment of its kind.Main category: Business & EconomyTags: SABIC
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[l] at 11/28/22 3:09pm
Author: article author: Arab NewsMon, 2022-11-28 22:15 RAMALLAH: Almost 200 organizations have sent letters to the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor and the president of the court’s Assembly of States Parties calling on them to take action over the situation in Palestine, the Palestine News and Information Agency reported on Monday. It comes ahead of the 21st annual session of the ASP, the ICC’s governing body, which will meet from Dec. 5 to 10 at The Hague in the Netherlands to discuss hey issues relating to the court’s future operations.Main category: Middle-EastTags: International Criminal CourtPalestine
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[l] at 11/28/22 2:43pm
Author: article author: APTue, 2022-11-29 00:35 TORONTO: A 61-year-old man has been charged in the cold case killings of two women who were found dead in their Toronto homes within months of each other almost four decades ago, police said Monday. Police Chief James Ramer said Joseph George Sutherland, of Moosonee, Ontario, was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree murder in the killings of Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice in 1983.Main category: WorldTags: Joseph George SutherlandTORONTO
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[l] at 11/28/22 2:35pm
Author: article author: ReutersTue, 2022-11-29 00:31 WASHINGTON: The United States should end its prosecution of Julian Assange, leading media outlets from the United States and Europe that had collaborated with the WikiLeaks founder said on Monday, citing press freedom concerns. “This indictment sets a dangerous precedent, and threatens to undermine America’s First Amendment and the freedom of the press,” editors and publishers of the Guardian, the New York Times, Le Monde, Der Spiegel, and El País said in an open letter.Main category: WorldTags: Julian Assange
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[l] at 11/28/22 2:30pm
Author: article author: APTue, 2022-11-29 00:27 LONDON: Irish regulators slapped Facebook parent Meta with a 265 million-euro ($277 million) fine Monday, the company’s latest punishment for breaching strict European Union data privacy rules. The Data Protection Commission said Meta Platforms infringed sections of the EU rules, known as the General Data Protection Regulation, that require technical and organizational measures aimed at protecting user data.Main category: MediaTags: Meta
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[l] at 11/28/22 2:11pm
Author: AFParticle author: AFPID: 1669669530160253600Mon, 2022-11-28 21:01 DOHA: Bruno Fernandes scored twice to give Portugal a 2-0 victory over Uruguay on Monday and send them into the knock-out stages of the World Cup alongside France and Brazil. The Manchester United midfielder scored a cross-cum-shot nine minutes into the second half and then added an injury-time penalty following a handball by Jose Maria Gimenez. The match at Doha’s spectacular 89,000-capacity Lusail Stadium also featured the first pitch invader of the Qatar tournament — the man carried messages of support for Ukraine and Iranian women and had a rainbow flag.Main category: SportFootballTags: World Cup 2022PortugalUruguayBruno Fernandes
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[l] at 11/28/22 1:55pm
article author: Lama Al-HamawiMon, 2022-11-28 20:45 RIYADH: Saudi Tourism Minister Ahmed Al-Khateeb inaugurated the UNESCO World Heritage sites At-Turaif and the Bujairi Terrace in Diriyah on Monday. The DGDA held a special gala dinner for a number of World Travel and Tourism Council delegates who were present in Riyadh for the 22nd WTTC Global Summit. The summit is taking place for the first time in the Kingdom in Riyadh from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center.Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA)BujairiSaudi ArabiaUNESCOAt-Turaif
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[l] at 11/28/22 11:40am
Author: article author: Arab NewsMon, 2022-11-28 21:18 DUBAI: British-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who spent six years jailed in Iran, has been chosen as one of seven guest editors of BBC Radio 4’s “Today” program, as part of BBC Radio and BBC Sounds Christmas plans. In an annual tradition, for the last 19 years, the program has invited high-profile guests to take over the show in the week between Christmas and new year.Main category: MediaTags: BBC Radio 4Nazanin Zaghari-RatcliffeIranBritish-Iranian citizen
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[l] at 11/28/22 11:35am
Author: article author: Ghadi JoudahMon, 2022-11-28 21:25 RIYADH: The Princess Seetah bint Abdulaziz Award for Excellence in Social Work announced it will hold the Derayah Forum under the title “What if…How do you act?” for three days beginning Jan. 3, 2023. Over 60 government and private institutions will participate. Dr. Fahad Al-Maghlouth, secretary-general of the award, said that the aim of the forum is to improve the quality of life through a positive social environment based on awareness, prevention and intervention.Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: Princess Seetah bint Abdulaziz Award for ExcellenceSaudi Arabia
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[l] at 11/28/22 11:34am
Author: article author: Arab NewsMon, 2022-11-28 20:12 CAIRO: The Arab League held the region’s eighth meeting of the Subcommittee for Hunger Eradication, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture on Monday, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Chaired by Sudan, it focused on implementing “UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger,” which aims to eliminate food insecurity and malnutrition in the region.  Nada El Agizy, director of sustainable development and international cooperation at the Arab League, said that food security is a top priority for joint Arab action.Main category: Middle-EastTags: Arab Leaguefood security
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[l] at 11/28/22 11:24am
Author: article author: Arab NewsMon, 2022-11-28 20:53 RIYADH: In international line-up of top speakers has been announced for the second annual Riyadh Philosophy Conference, starting on Thursday. The Saudi Literature, Publishing, and Translation Commission revealed the influential names due to address the three-day gathering at the King Fahad National Library.Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: Riyadh Philosophy ConferenceSaudi Arabia
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[l] at 11/28/22 11:23am
article author: Nadia Al-FaourMon, 2022-11-28 21:11 DUBAI: When Amir left his war-ravaged hometown of Homs, western Syria, in 2013, he believed he was heading somewhere that would offer him and his family lasting security and sanctuary from his nation’s grinding civil war. Packing what few belongings were left unscathed by the regime’s incessant barrel bombing, Amir boarded a bus bound for Lebanon with his sister, Alia, and her toddler, Omar, where the trio settled in a camp in Arsal, Baalbek.Main category: Middle-EastTags: Syriasyria warEditor’s Choice
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[l] at 11/28/22 11:14am
Author: article author: Sheany Yasuko LaiMon, 2022-11-28 21:03 JAKARTA: Indonesian officials have thanked Saudi Arabia after its pledge to finance the restoration of the Jakarta Islamic Center. The announcement, which was made by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman earlier this month, has reaffirmed the close and important relations between the two countries. A major fire broke out at JIC in late October, destroying the iconic dome of a grand mosque located at the complex.Main category: WorldTags: Jakarta Islamic CenterSaudi-Indonesia

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