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Bringing Umm Kulthum to London is my gift to her, says Saudi musical producer

Bringing Umm Kulthum to London is my gift to her, says Saudi musical producer

Submitted by • February 23, 2020

arab.news - Bringing Umm Kulthum to London is my gift to her, says Saudi musical producer - LONDON: A musical inspired by the life of legendary Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum is being staged in London’s West End as a “gift” to the ...

Who flares, wins: Saudi Arabia bets big on gas again

Who flares, wins: Saudi Arabia bets big on gas again

Submitted by • February 23, 2020

arab.news - Saudi oil has helped lubricate the global economic engine for more than half a century, but its gas reserves are often overlooked. That is all about to change as Saudi Aramco invests $110 billion to develop unconventional gas reserves in ...

INTERVIEW: It’s a family affair at DAMAC Properties

INTERVIEW: It’s a family affair at DAMAC Properties

Submitted by • February 23, 2020

arab.news - DAMAC Properties, the real estate developer founded and run for nearly two decades by Hussain Sajwani, seems to have plenty of options in the matter. His four children all play a role in DAMAC, but Ali — the 28-year-old eldest ...

Afghans hope for peace amid ‘violence reduction’ week

Afghans hope for peace amid ‘violence reduction’ week

Submitted by • February 23, 2020

arab.news - KABUL: Weary Afghans exhausted by decades of conflict expressed optimism on Saturday that a week-long reduction in violence could lead to a longer-lasting peace in the country. Jubilant residents had danced in Kabul and the eastern city of Jalalabad’s public ...

Lebanon cuts back on Iran flights amid coronavirus cases

Lebanon cuts back on Iran flights amid coronavirus cases

Submitted by • February 23, 2020

arab.news - Lebanon cuts back on Iran flights amid coronavirus cases. The decision to include Iran was taken after a Lebanese national, who was traveling from the city of Qom to Beirut, was diagnosed with the virus. Lebanese authorities asked the flight’s ...

Saudi-US bond will last another 75 years, says US State Department spokesperson

Saudi-US bond will last another 75 years, says US State Department spokesperson

Submitted by • February 23, 2020

arab.news - The Saudi-US relationship has spanned 75 years and will last for another 75 years, US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus told Arab News on a recent return visit to the Kingdom. Ortagus was sent to Riyadh as deputy US Treasury ...

US-Saudi partnership critical to confronting Iran, Pompeo says after Prince Faisal meeting

US-Saudi partnership critical to confronting Iran, Pompeo says after Prince Faisal meeting

Submitted by • February 18, 2020

arab.news - Pompeo said on Twitter that it was "past time" that Iran lived up to its commitment to global regulations regarding money laundering and financing of terror, calling on Tehran to ratify both the Palermo Convention and Terrorist Financing Convention. Pompeo ...

UN identifies companies doing business in illegal settlements

UN identifies companies doing business in illegal settlements

Submitted by • February 18, 2020

arab.news - AMMAN: The UN Human Rights Office on Wednesday issued its long-awaited report on businesses operating in settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The report was in response to a request by the UN Human Rights Council, contained in a March 2016 ...