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The latest ruling on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi could continue to damage the reputation of Saudi Arabia on a global scale.

Saudis frustrated at austerity measures refused to let the country's finance minister off the hook during a virtual investor conference.

Saudi Arabia postpones '<em>Davos</em> in desert' until January

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Saudi Arabia postpones 'Davos in desert' until January

Initially scheduled for October, the Future Investment Initiative (FII), which seeks to showcase the insular kingdom as a dynamic investment destination, will now take place from January 26-28.

Why Trump's India visit is more theatre than substance

Tahir Hussain Sofi

Why Trump's India visit is more theatre than substance

In-depth: Trump's visit to India is billed as historic, but it's likely more about optics and theatre for domestic consumption rather than grand ...

Could coronavirus impact oil markets?

Sabena Siddiqui

Could coronavirus impact oil markets?

The coronavirus factor has become a major risk for energy markets which were already quite erratic.

Rauf Mammadov

Assessing Saudi Aramco leaders' statements at Davos

Riyadh put its best face forward at the 2020 World Economic Forum as it basked in the glow of 2019's public offering of shares in Saudi Aramco.

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon ex-minister Bassil comes under fire in Davos panel

Gebran Bassil's appearance at the luxury Swiss resort caused outrage in Lebanon over the financing of his trip at a time when Lebanese are ...

The New Arab & agencies

Soleimani's successor 'may face same fate': US envoy

The US special representative to Iran has warned slain General Qasem Soleimani's successor that 'if he follows the same path of killing ...

The New Arab & agencies

US general warns of IS resurgence if troops withdraw

IS ‘have the potential to resurge if we take pressure off,’ a US general has warned, referring to Iraq’s demands for US forces to leave the ...

Iraqi protesters defiant as president addresses <em>Davos</em>

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqi protesters defiant as president addresses Davos

Iraq protesters remain defiant for change as their country's president addresses the World Economic Forum in Davos.

The New Arab & agencies

Trump agrees US-Iraq 'security partnership'

More than 5,000 US troops are based in Iraq.

'President of Iran' Barham Salih meets Trump in <em>Davos</em>

The New Arab

'President of Iran' Barham Salih meets Trump in Davos

The White House quickly changed the video's title to hide the error, but not before screenshots of the gaffe were circulated widely on social ...

Greta Thunberg's message for the Middle East at <em>Davos</em>

Sabena Siddiqui

Greta Thunberg's message for the Middle East at Davos

The climate theme at Davos has enormous relevance for the Middle East, where rising sea levels, harsher droughts and increased ...

Gebran Bassil's supporters claim he's victim of 'Zionist conspiracy'

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Gebran Bassil's supporters claim he's victim of 'Zionist conspiracy'

Gebran Bassil's allies have been claiming calls for him to be removed as Lebanon's representative in the World Economic Forum are a part of a ...

UAE organises session for the first time at WEF

The New Arab

UAE organises session for the first time at WEF

The forum will include leaders from the Middle East as well as US President Donald Trump and community leaders like Greta Thunberg, and they ...

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Aramco listed on Riyadh stock market

Aramco is the world’s most profitable company. It declared a net profit of $111.1 billion in 2018, which is higher than the profits of Apple, Google and Exxon Mobil combined.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi predicts increased budget deficit amid tumbling oil prices

Saudi Arabia has said that its budget deficit will widen next year. This is the seventh year in a row that the country sustains a deficit, amid ...

The New Arab

Women WWE wrestlers to take part in Saudi bout

Women wrestlers will take part in a controversial event in Saudi Arabia for the first time.

The New Arab & agencies

Aramco IPO will be Saudi crown prince's decision: minister

Saudi Energy Minister and the crown prince's half brother, Prince Adulaziz bin Salman, said Mohammed bin Salman sill dictate the timing of a ...

<em>Davos</em> in the Desert: Business as usual

Courtney Freer

Davos in the Desert: Business as usual

Comment: Outrage over Jamal Khashoggi's killing has given way to a desire to put profits before politics, writes Courtney Freer.

Sabena Siddiqui

'Multi-billion projects in the pipeline' at Saudi investment forum

Some of the biggest corporate names and top government officials that had boycotted Davos in the Desert last December are returning to ...

Global leaders, tycoons attend Saudi '<em>Davos</em> in desert'

The New Arab

Global leaders, tycoons attend Saudi 'Davos in desert'

Some 300 speakers from over 30 countries are attending the three-day Future Investment Initiative (FII), nicknamed 'Davos in the ...

Riyadh replaces FM less than a year after appointment

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Riyadh replaces FM less than a year after appointment

Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud will replace Ibrahim al-Assaf according to a royal decree issued less than a year after the latter took office.

Russian military police arrive in northeastern Syria

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Russian military police arrive in northeastern Syria

A historic deal between Ankara and Moscow has reshaped the map of northeastern Turkey, forcing Kurdish forces from the region and establishing ...

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