Saudi Arabia participates as guest of honour at New Delhi Int’l Book Fair 2024

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on Saturday, February 10,  inaugurated its pavilion at the New Delhi International Book Fair (NDIBF) where it is the guest of honor this year. The event runs until February 18 at the Pragati Fair Square in the Indian capital, New Delhi. Also Read Saudi Arabia launches eight new e-services for expats, visitors “The Kingdom’s selection as the guest of honour underscores efforts to strengthen

‘Stopping the conflict in Gaza not seem to be a priority for int’l community’: Saudi FM

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said that the conflict in the Gaza Strip must stop immediately, but the international community does not consider this a priority. Bin Farhan’s statement came on Friday, December 8, during a press conference before the meeting of Arab foreign ministers and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in Washington. Saudi Foreign Minister said, “The international community does not consider the end of the

Sharjah Int’l Book Fair 2023 to host 60 immersive creative workshops

Sharjah: The 42nd edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) will host an array of over 60 activities and workshops conducted by talented illustrators and artists from various corners of the world, specialising in the realms of comics, manga, and anime. The primary objective of these events is to foster creative and artistic talents across all age groups among the fair’s visitors, especially the youth. This year, the SIBF

China seeks int’l search & rescue efforts after fishing vessel with 39 people sinks in Indian Ocean

Beijing: China on Wednesday sought the help of several countries to rescue 39 people who were on board a Chinese fishing vessel that sank in the Indian Ocean, the official media here reported. Thirty-nine people, including 17 Chinese crew members, 17 Indonesians, and five from the Philippines, were on board the Chinese fishing vessel that capsized in the central part of the Indian Ocean on Tuesday, it said. So far,

Int’l donors pledge $7.5bn for quake-hit Turkey, Syria

Brussels: A total of 7 billion euros ($7.5 billion) were pledged by the international community for Turkey and Syria where devastating earthquakes earlier this month killed more than 57,300 people. The “Together for the people of Turkey and Syria” conference was hosted by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and Prime Minister of Sweden Ulf Kristersson on Monday, reports Xinhua news agency. Over 60 delegations met

Syria calls for int’l aid after deadly earthquakes

Damascus: The Syrian Foreign Ministry has called for international help after powerful earthquakes hit the country and killed nearly 900 people in Syria. In a statement, the ministry urged the United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and other humanitarian organizations to support the Syrian government in its rescue efforts following the deadly earthquakes, Xinhua news agency reported. Syria needs help in searching for survivors under the rubble

Hyderabad: Int’l gang of 8 arrested for operating gaming, betting apps

Hyderabad: The Cyberabad police on Monday arrested an international gang for allegedly collecting huge payment fees through online gaming and betting applications on fraudulent websites and social media. The arrested person are Mohin Pasha, resident of Bengaluru, Karan Arora of Rudrapur Uttarakhand, Sanjeev Kumar of Uttarakhand, Karan Malhotra of New Delhi, Gokul Singh Koranga of Uttarakhand, Sonu Lokesh of Delhi, Mohit Kumar of Delhi and Dinesh Singh of Noida. Also

Saudi Arabia women’s football team wins first-ever int’l tournament

Riyadh: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) marked another milestone as the women’s football national team won its first-ever international friendly tournament, which was hosted by the city of Dammam, between January 11 and 19. Four women’s teams participated in the international friendly tournament— Pakistan, Comoros and Mauritius, in addition to Saudi Arabia. Also Read Saudi Arabia: 211 female recruits graduate after prison training The Saudi women’s team achieved the

Philippines, int'l community must stand by NoKor tests - Seoul

MANILA, Philippines – The Korea Ministry of Unification called on Thursday, November 3 in Manila and the entire international community to support Seoul in the ongoing denuclearization of North Korea. This is after a series of ballistic missiles launched by Pyongyang, one of which landed in the sea covered by South Korea. “We ask that the Philippines, together with the international community, support the ROK (Republic of Korea) government’s efforts

2 Siargao surfers participated in the 26th Int'l Tourney

BUTUAN CITY – Two local surfers from Siargao Island competed in the men’s and women’s qualifying series 1000 of the 26th Siargao International Surfing Competition at the Cloud 9 Surfing Site this Monday in the said island. John Mark Tokong regained the championship after winning the final round of the men’s qualifying series 1000 against Oney Anwar of Indonesia. Tokong won the 25th Siargao International Surfing Competition in 2019 before