Riyadh to host African Super Cup between Egyptian rivals Al Ahly, Zamalek

Riyadh to host African Super Cup between Egyptian rivals Al Ahly, Zamalek

RIYADH: The Saudi Ministry of Sport has launched the latest phase of the Sports Clubs Investment and Privatization Project to privatize 14 more clubs. Initiated by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman last June, the project, rolled out in collaboration with the National Privatization Center, aims to accelerate the sports industry in the Kingdom by inviting…

How Saudi Arabia’s hunting laws are protecting its wildlife

How Saudi Arabia’s hunting laws are protecting its wildlife

Prohibited for hunting at any time: Animals include Arabian leopards, hyenas, wolves, jackals, lynxes, sand cats, martens, and honey badgers. Gazelles include Arabian oryx, reem (sand) gazelle, mountain gazelle, and Nubian and Persian gazelles. Every type of indigenous bird. The fine for unauthorized hunting in Saudi Arabia is SR10,000 ($2,666). The fine for harming living…

Saudi Embassy in Poland organizes celebration of UN’s adoption of Nov. 24 as World Conjoined Twins Day

Saudi Embassy in Poland organizes celebration of UN’s adoption of Nov. 24 as World Conjoined Twins Day

RIYADH: The 106th session of the executive council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has commenced in The Hague. Leading the Saudi delegation to the four-day conclave, running from July 9-12, is Ambassador Ziyad bin Maashi Al-Attiyah, the Kingdom’s permanent representative to the OPCW. In his address to the council, Al-Attiyah reaffirmed…

How Israel spins Gaza killings to avoid being held accountable

How Israel spins Gaza killings to avoid being held accountable

How Israel spins Gaza killings to avoid being held accountable A woman looks around as she salvages items at the damaged UNRWA building in Gaza. (AFP) More than 38,000 Palestinians have been killed in Israel’s nine-month military assault against the civilian population of the Gaza Strip. However, according to The Lancet medical journal, the number…

Teenage migrant in Spain’s Canaries sleeping rough after coming of age

Teenage migrant in Spain’s Canaries sleeping rough after coming of age

Russian assassination plots against those supporting Ukraine uncovered in Europe, official says WASHINGTON: Western intelligence agencies have uncovered Russian plots to carry out assassinations, arson and other sabotage in Europe against companies and people linked to support for Ukraine’s military — one of the most serious being a plan to kill the head of a…

Prince Majid Park blooms with entertainment, culture and fun for Jeddah Season

Prince Majid Park blooms with entertainment, culture and fun for Jeddah Season

JEDDAH: The highly anticipated Jeddah Season 2024 has officially launched with the opening of Prince Majid Park, the season’s first free zone. The park, the largest in Jeddah, promises a wide range of entertainment for all ages, from exhilarating shows to captivating cultural experiences. Visitors enter a whimsical world, beginning in flower land, where flower-themed…

The usual suspects fear a Turkiye-Syria thaw

The usual suspects fear a Turkiye-Syria thaw

The usual suspects fear a Turkiye-Syria thaw Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed openness last July to talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad, but not if withdrawing Turkish troops from Syrian territory was a condition. A year later, Erdoğan has indicated that he would invite Assad “any time” for discussions to “restore Turkiye-Syria relations to…

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