US embassy posted tweets supporting LGBT rights, sparking Kuwaiti anger Kuwait’s Foreign Ministry said it had summoned acting US Charge d’Affaires Jim Holtsnider over postings supporting LGBT rights. The ministry’s acting assi..
Umrah visa to be issued in 24 hours, allowing holders to stay for 3 months in Kingdom Saudi Arabia has launched an electronic visa app for pilgrims planning to perform Umrah. The launch of the e-Umrah visa app was announced by Tawfiq Al Rabiah,..
The move is seen as part of a push by Ankara to rebrand the country In a move destined to fuel a surge in pronunciation tutorials, the United Nations confirmed on Thursday that it had accepted a request on the part of Turkey to change its official..
Finland and Sweden said on Wednesday they would continue a dialogue with Turkey over their bids for NATO membership, but did not say whether there had been progress on overcoming Ankara's objections to their joining the military alliance. The ..
Brazilian soccer legend Pele made a public plea on Wednesday to Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his "wicked" and "unjustifiable" invasion of Ukraine, minutes before Ukraine's national team played in a World Cup qualify..
10-day dig, carried out by SGS paleontologists, reveals several significant finds The bones of an enormous marine lizard of over 80 million years old was found among ancient fossils discovered in western Saudi Arabia, explorers have said. The f..
Al Shaalan stressed the Saudi law has zero tolerance against such crimes A Saudi legal expert has warned that homosexuality in all its forms is criminalised by law and forbidden in Islam. During a TV interview on Rotana Khaleejia, lawyer and le..
Saudi Arabia is planning the world’s largest buildings in a mostly unpopulated part of the country as part of an entirely new $500 billion development called Neom, according to people familiar with the matter. Neom, the brainchild of Saudi C..
A man disguised as an elderly woman in a wheelchair has thrown cake at the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting at the Louvre in Paris. The piece, which was undamaged, was left with white cream smeared across its protective glass. ..