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Bahrain’s king asks crown prince to form new cabinet
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa reappointed Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa as prime minister and asked him to form a new cabinet on Monday, state news agency (BNA) reported.
Prince Salman had submitted the resignation of the old cabinet earlier, which the king accepted.
The cabinet’s change comes after Bahrain held a general election earlier this month.
GCC education bureau to partner with Jordanian teaching academy
Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Assimi, director general of the Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States, and Dr. Osama Obeidat, CEO of Jordan’s Queen Rania Teacher Academy, signed an ag...
State news: Iran executes 4 people it says spied for Israel
Iranian authorities executed four people Sunday accused of working for Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, the state-run IRNA news agency said.
Philippines to join hands with Saudi Arabia in tourism development
The Philippine government said on Sunday it is going to work closely with Saudi Arabia in developing the tourism industry in both countries.
OPEC+ maintains status quo on output amid fresh price cap on Russian oil
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, and its allies, known as OPEC+, has agreed to roll over its existing output policy, just a day after the Group of Seven nation...
Riyadh Season to launch ‘Ana Arabia’ on Saturday
The exhibition “Ana Arabia” (Arabic for “I am an Arab Woman”), which highlights Arab women in design and fashion, will be launched on Saturday at Riyadh Front, one of the entert...
How freelancing is reshaping post-pandemic Middle East’s world of work
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic transformed the norms of working life almost overnight, the trend toward flexible contracts, self-employment and telecommuting has been gatherin...
Morocco reaps cash, clout from fertilizer supply shock
A global fertilizer supply shock deepened by Russia’s Ukraine invasion has brought boom times for the North African phosphate superpower Morocco and earned the country new diplo...
Saudi pharmaceutical market size to reach $11bn by 2026
The Saudi pharmaceutical market is worth about $8 billion, according to Samer Lezzaiq, Bayer’s managing director for Saudi Arabia.
Family home of ‘heroine’ Iranian climber demolished amid hijab row
The home of the Iranian climber who competed abroad without wearing a headscarf has been demolished, according to reports.
NEOM faces no obstacles to making The Line a reality as KSA has the vision: Top official
NEOM is facing no difficulties or obstacles in materializing The Line, the 170-kilometer smart city, as Saudi Arabia is determined to make it a reality, according to a top offic...
Protest-Hit Iran Says Reviewing Mandatory Headscarf Law
IIran said Saturday it is reviewing a decades-old law that requires women to cover their heads, as it struggles to quell more than two months of protests linked to the dress code.
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