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Neom | The city of the Prince

Despite controversies, the futuristic city state remains a top priority for MBS.

The Hindu 28 Nov 2020 10:01 pm

Germany urges restraint after killing of Iranian scientist

'Preserve the scope for talks with Iran so that the dispute can be resolved through negotiations'

Khaleej Times 28 Nov 2020 8:20 pm

ADB approves $300 mn policy-based loan to cash-strapped Pakistan

Pakistan has been facing the dilemma of rise and fall in the export growth showing underperformance of its export industry.

Business Standard 28 Nov 2020 3:26 pm

MBR solar park to power 320,000 Dubai homes

Fourth phase will reduce 1.6 million tonnes of carbon emissions a year.

Khaleej Times 28 Nov 2020 12:01 pm

Iran blames Israel after top nuclear scientist killed in an ambush

Irans foreign minister alleged the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh bore serious indications of an Israeli role

The Hindu 28 Nov 2020 10:07 am

Fitch downgrades Sri Lanka's sovereign credit rating on rising default risk

Sri Lanka relies on tourism and garment exports for foreign exchange reserves. It's been hit hard by the pandemic, which has undercut consumer demand and curtailed almost

Business Standard 28 Nov 2020 8:12 am

Black Friday: Shoppers in US turn up in small numbers amid Covid fears

Retailers overhauled the traditionally busy shopping day that comes the day after Thanksgiving

Business Standard 28 Nov 2020 7:50 am

Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopias Tigray region targets Eritrea, say diplomats

The TPLF has accused Ethiopia of enlisting Eritrean military support, a charge Ethiopia denies.

The Hindu 28 Nov 2020 3:00 am

Israeli minister optimistic about Saudi signing peace deal

On September 15 this year, the UAE and Bahrain signed the US-brokered peace deal, normalising relations with Israel.

Khaleej Times 27 Nov 2020 11:01 pm

Israeli minister optimistic about Saudi Arabia signing peace deal next

On September 15 this year, the UAE and Bahrain signed the US-brokered peace deal, normalising relations with Israel.

Khaleej Times 27 Nov 2020 10:40 pm

Courts ban remembrance events for LTTE cadre on Heroes Day

Families light lamps and remember members in their homes

The Hindu 27 Nov 2020 10:05 pm

Covid opened new domains for cooperation: India FM

There are a lot of areas, which have not realised the full potential, Jaishankar said about the UAE-India relations.

Khaleej Times 27 Nov 2020 8:01 pm

KT in Israel: Follow our live coverage

KT journalists are in Israel, feeling the pulse of change the new Abraham Accords have brought in the country.

Khaleej Times 27 Nov 2020 6:41 pm

India, Nepal need each other, says Shringla in Kathmandu

In our region, our South Asia, we are symbolically linked, notes Foreign Secretary

The Hindu 27 Nov 2020 4:59 pm

Malaysia secures Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in a first for Southeast Asia

Many Asian countries are not betting on it partly due to tropical heat, remote island communities and a lack of ultra-cold freezers

Business Standard 27 Nov 2020 4:38 pm

Cher to visit Pakistan to help worlds loneliest elephant

Hes set to leave for a sanctuary in Cambodia on Sunday.

The Hindu 27 Nov 2020 4:02 pm

UK PM Johnson warns of New Year lockdown as he defends new tier system

Different regions in the UK are under different levels of Covid-19 restrictions based on a three tier system.

Business Standard 27 Nov 2020 3:42 pm

Amid earlier-than-ever online promotions, Black Friday takes a new shape

Most major retailers closed on Thanksgiving this year in a nod to the stress endured by their workers during a global health pandemic

Business Standard 27 Nov 2020 3:42 pm

Meena Plaza demolition creates new world record

The demolition enters Guinness Book of Records as tallest building to be demolished with explosives.

Khaleej Times 27 Nov 2020 3:02 pm

Revealed: What's next after Meena Towers demolition in Abu Dhabi

Plant souk, fish, fruit and vegetable market to be completely overhauled along with designated area being developed as a seafront destinati

Khaleej Times 27 Nov 2020 2:01 pm

Russia agrees to produce Covid vaccine Sputnik V in India

Phase II-III trials are ongoing in India.

Khaleej Times 27 Nov 2020 12:01 pm

Britain asks regulator to assess AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine amid questions

The British government said it has formally asked the country's medicines regulator to assess whether a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University

Business Standard 27 Nov 2020 6:21 am

UAE National Day: 50% traffic fine discount in Umm Al Quwain

The discount will be effective from December 2 until January 2.

Khaleej Times 26 Nov 2020 10:41 pm

Aviation bodies seek suspension of airport slot access rules till Oct 2021

Slot rules and their suspension have big ramifications for airline competition and market access for low-cost carriers, which were making ever deeper inroads before the p

Business Standard 26 Nov 2020 8:36 pm

UAE reports 1,305 Covid cases, 826 recoveries, 1 death

More than 16 million Covid-19 tests have been carried out in the country so far.

Khaleej Times 26 Nov 2020 8:31 pm

Israel PM welcomes first commercial flight from Dubai

Khaleej Times was onboard the maiden journey on the first commercial service.

Khaleej Times 26 Nov 2020 7:01 pm

Xiaomi, Boat earbuds top India's wireless hearable shipment list, report says

The overall wireless hearables shipment grew over 700% in the quarter compared with the previous year as working and studying from home continued to boost demand, the rep

The Hindu 26 Nov 2020 5:06 pm

Holiday turns tragic in UAE as father, daughter drown off beach

Man had jumped into the water to rescue five children.

Khaleej Times 26 Nov 2020 5:02 pm

Sheikh Mohammed opens new FNC session virtually

On the first session's agenda is a review of the FNC statement on the Emirati-Israeli Peace Accord, as well as two public topics.

Khaleej Times 26 Nov 2020 3:01 pm

Were at war with the virus, not each other: Biden in Thanksgiving address

Biden urged fellow Americans to forgo high-risk holiday traditions, as cases of the virus continue to surge in the United States

The Hindu 26 Nov 2020 12:59 pm

Trial of leading Saudi womens rights activist transferred to terrorism court

Loujain al-Hathloul is among a dozen other prominent womens rights activists arrested in May 2018.

The Hindu 26 Nov 2020 12:03 pm

Curbs hit China supplies for iPhone

The Hindu 26 Nov 2020 12:02 pm

Six Pakistan cricketers test positive for Covid in New Zealand

The members have been moved from managed isolation into quarantine.

Khaleej Times 26 Nov 2020 12:02 pm

U.K. judge refuses Johnny Depp permission to appeal libel ruling

The actor is seeking to overturn the judgement

The Hindu 26 Nov 2020 11:55 am

European Union seeks to bypass patents to boost drugs access in crises

The European Commission wants faster procedures during crises to produce generic versions of drugs in EU states without the consent of patent holders

Business Standard 26 Nov 2020 6:24 am

UN release $25 mn for women-led projects fighting gender-based violence

The United Nations humanitarian chief has released 25 million US dollars from its emergency fund to support women-led organisations that prevent and respond to gender-bas

Business Standard 26 Nov 2020 6:24 am

Donald Trump refuses to accept Joe Biden's win as transition proceeds

Trump has claimed anew that he had won the election and uttered repeated falsehoods as he called into an event held by Pennsylvania Republicans to investigate unproven al

Business Standard 26 Nov 2020 6:10 am

Thailand protesters rally against secrecy over royal finances

At least a thousand demonstrators many brandishing the yellow toy ducks that have become a symbol of the movement took to the streets near the headquarters of the Siam

The Hindu 25 Nov 2020 11:07 pm

Biden becomes first US presidential candidate to win over 80 million votes

President-elect Biden won more than 80,011,000 votes as of Tuesday, while President Donald Trump had more than 73,800,000 votes.

Business Standard 25 Nov 2020 7:42 pm

Thyssenkrupp could open books to Liberty Steel in early Dec: Report

Liberty Steel, headed by metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, last month unveiled a non-binding indicative offer for Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe

Business Standard 25 Nov 2020 6:55 pm

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle reveals she had miscarriage in the summer

Meghan described the experience in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Wednesday

Business Standard 25 Nov 2020 2:56 pm

Investigations reveal sexual abuse, grim labour conditions in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands

In a global industry expected to reach $800 billion within the next five years, cosmetic legacy brands together with fast-growing celebrity and niche startups have largel

The Hindu 25 Nov 2020 12:59 pm

Carrie Lam says restoring 'political system from chaos' is priority

Ms. Lam spent a large part of her address on the need to restore order and protect China's national security

The Hindu 25 Nov 2020 12:57 pm

New Zealand soldier faces spying charges

It is the first time somebody from the military has faced such a charge in New Zealand

The Hindu 25 Nov 2020 12:16 pm

Pakistan gives U.N. a dossier on India after India submits one on Pakistan

The tit-for-tat moves come ahead of India joining the 15-member council for a two-year term starting January 1, 2021.

The Hindu 25 Nov 2020 11:57 am

Friday prayers in UAE mosques limited to 10 minutes

Mosques will take in 30 per cent of their capacity for the Friday prayers.

Khaleej Times 24 Nov 2020 11:35 pm

Yemen's Houthi militia attack Saudi Aramco facility in Jeddah

Yemen's Houthi militia on Monday announced that it launched a long-range missile towards a large Saudi Aramco oil facility in the city of Jeddah.

Business Standard 23 Nov 2020 11:49 am

Alibaba CEO says China's draft anti-monopoly rules 'timely and necessary'

Zhang said Chinese internet companies have moved to the forefront of the global industry with the help of government policies, but regulations need to evolve

Business Standard 23 Nov 2020 9:45 am

Hong Kong officials urge vigilance as new Covid-19 cases hit new high

Number of new confirmed Covid cases in Hong Kong has reached a new high in over three months, prompting the city government to roll out more stringent measures to curb fu

Business Standard 23 Nov 2020 9:02 am

Russia hopes remaining parties of Open Skies Treaty meet commitments

The Russian Foreign Ministry has said that Moscow will seek firm guarantees that the remaining parties of the Treaty on Open Skies fulfil their obligations, amid the US'

Business Standard 23 Nov 2020 9:02 am

Singapore's economy to return to growth in 2021 after worst slump

Analysts expected a 5.4% contraction, according to the median of 10 forecasts

Business Standard 23 Nov 2020 8:02 am

Brazil coronavirus update: Toll reaches 169,183 with 194 new deaths

Brazil has reported 194 new deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the national death toll to 1,69,183, the health ministry said

Business Standard 23 Nov 2020 8:02 am

More members of Trump's own party say it's time for him to accept defeat

It's past time to start a transition, to at least cooperate with a transition. I'd rather have a president who has more than one day to prepare, Republican Senator Kevin

Business Standard 23 Nov 2020 8:02 am

Over 800,000 Indian nationals in green card backlog in US

Indian employer-sponsored applicants face an eight-decade wait for green cards, and nearly 200,000 will die before they can even theoretica

The Economic Times 22 Nov 2020 6:10 pm

Jill Biden's policy director, Mala Adiga, has roots in Udupi

She belongs to the family of K Suryanarayana Adiga, founder of the erstwhile undivided Dakshina Kannada districts private sector Karnataka

The Economic Times 22 Nov 2020 3:48 pm

Dubai approves saliva-based Covid-19 testing for children

The method eliminates the inconvenience of a nasal swab collection, which can be unsettling for children

Khaleej Times 22 Nov 2020 2:41 pm