Saudi Arabia

Saudi woman gives birth to 5 sets of twins

Saudi woman gives birth to 5 sets of twins

A Saudi woman has given birth to 5 sets of twins in a natural childbirth, a local newspaper has reported. The 34-year-old woman, who became a mother 12 years ago, gave the birth at the King Salman Armed Forces Hospital in …

How Turkish-Saudi ties can move forward

How Turkish-Saudi ties can move forward

The winds of normalisation are blowing across the Middle East bringing calm to the Gulf and to ties between Turkey and Egypt. The latest rapprochement appears to be between Turkiye and Saudi Arabia,  …

Saudi-led coalition hits Yemen

Saudi-led coalition hits Yemen

Today the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says it struck a Houthi rebel camp in the capital Sanaa, since they launched more than 400 ballistic missiles towards Saudi Arabia, …

Fighter Jets Versus Drones Over The Middle East

Fighter Jets Versus Drones Over The Middle East

A Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon shot down a small drone over the U.S. Al-Tanf base in southern Syria this month. The RAF fighter used an Asraam (Advanced Short Range Air to Air Missile) to destroy the small incoming drone, …

Washington backs $650m missile sale to Riyadh

Washington backs $650m missile sale to Riyadh

The US Senate rejected a resolution on Tuesday that would have prohibited the proposed sale of advanced medium range air-to-air missiles, missile launchers and other weapons and support to Saudi Arabia

Israel ups the alarm on Iranian drones

Israel ups the alarm on Iranian drones

Defense Minister Benny Gantz revealed this week that Iran tried transferring explosives in 2018 from Syria to terror elements in the West Bank using an unmanned aerial vehicle. As …

Russia becomes world’s biggest oil producer in September

Russia becomes world’s biggest oil producer in September

Russia became the world’s largest oil producer in terms of volumes, outpacing the US in September 2021, the state statistics service Rosstat reported on Wednesday. In particular, Moscow produced 10.45 mln barrels of oil per day in …

Russia to refocus energy strategy

Russia to refocus energy strategy

Russia's aim to be carbon neutral by 2060 -- announced by President Putin in the run-up to the COP26 climate meeting -- will require a huge restructuring of its economy, which is today heavily dependent on oil and gas revenues

Theme park to be built on oil platforms in Saudi Arabia

Theme park to be built on oil platforms in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will try to outdo the extreme entertainment attractions that Dubai offers by creating a massive new theme park, or "extreme park," as they call it. The Arabic kingdom announced plans for its new development called "The …

IMF: Global growth is not expected

IMF: Global growth is not expected

Persistent supply chain disruptions and inflation pressures are constraining the global economy's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday as it cut growth outlooks for the United States and other major industrial powers