NHC and New Murabba Development Co. sign MoU to raise sustainability standards  

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s cruise sector is poised for a significant transformation with the unveiling of a new vessel by AROYA Cruises, reflecting the Kingdom’s commitment to global tourism and maritime competitiveness.   Operated by Cruise Saudi, a Public Investment Fund-owned company, the new service features a refurbished 335-meter vessel, catering to passengers’ preferences.   With […]

UN force in Lebanon urges probe after peacekeeper wounded

2023 Year in review: A time of tumult, tragedies and transition in the Middle East IRBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan: The Middle East and North Africa region has witnessed another tumultuous year, marked by events ranging from the worst earthquake of the century to the bloodiest chapter yet of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. At the same time, however, […]

Saudi fintech platform closes $15m series A funding round   

RIYADH: International freight forwarding services across the Kingdom will be strengthened further as Saudi Arabia Railways has entered into an agreement with Bahri Logistics.   Under the terms of the three-year agreement, Bahri Logistics will serve as SAR’s primary freight forwarding service provider for both imports and exports, according to a press statement.   The […]

Saudi fintech platform closes $15m series A funding round   

RIYADH: International freight forwarding services across the Kingdom will be strengthened further as Saudi Arabia Railways has entered into an agreement with Bahri Logistics.   Under the terms of the three-year agreement, Bahri Logistics will serve as SAR’s primary freight forwarding service provider for both imports and exports, according to a press statement.   The […]

Jordan to restrict essential goods exports 

RIYADH: Jordan has regulated the export and re-export of essential goods, including rice and sugar, amid soaring shipping costs following tensions in the Red Sea.  Corn, sunflower, palm, and soybean oil were also among the main products covered in the ban.  The government’s restrictions align with the Food Security Council’s recommendation to limit the trade […]