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MAKKAH: Arora Akanksha, an audit coordinator at the UN Development Project, faces a tough challenge as the first female millennial candidate running for the role of UN secretary-general. For years, the selection process at the UN has been a closed-door process; candidates are appointed by the UN General Assembly on the recommendation of the UN …

A worker at an oil processing facility of Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabian state-owned oil and gas company, at the Abqaiq oil field. Stanislav Krasilnikov | TASS | Getty Images Oil giant Saudi Aramco reported a 44% slump in full-year 2020 results, but maintained its $75 billion dollar dividend payout, with CEO Amin Nasser describing …

The reaction in Washington was swift and condemnatory. Republicans and Democrats in Congress called the response insufficient and urged the Biden administration to directly punish the crown prince. Human rights groups pushed for a broader freeze on weapons to Saudi Arabia until the crown prince faces justice. A torrent of criticisms came in from prominent …

DUBAI: Getting into a prestigious Ivy League university is no easy task. According to the latest figures, California’s Stanford University was especially picky, with a 2019 acceptance rate of just 4 percent. Columbia and Harvard followed with 5 percent, while Princeton and Yale were slightly easier with 6 percent of applicants getting offers.The race to get …

Because the recording was collected by Turkey, an allied country, it was not within the power of the C.I.A. to declassify a transcript of the recording, at least not without the blessing of Ankara, current and former officials said. Such details are part of the mosaic of facts that led the C.I.A. to conclude Prince …

I know what you’re thinking: DJ to repeat at Augusta. No question. For the second time in three years, Dustin Johnson won the Saudi International by defeating Justin Rose and Tony Finau by 2 shots. The recent Masters champ and No. 1 Golfer in the World, went into Sunday with a 2-shot lead and despite …

The end of the Gulf dispute is a win for the region, Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister told CNBC after announcing that relations between Qatar and four Arab countries have been fully restored. Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Egypt on Tuesday signed an agreement that aims to strengthen unity and cohesion. The deal came …

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled in secret Sunday to the city of Neom on Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast for a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Israeli sources tell me. Why it matters: Israel and Saudi Arabia had a secret relationship for many years, but this …

Image copyright UN Image caption Mr Johnson said he wanted the UK to embrace several renewable technologies Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he wants to make a “big bet” on renewables – turning the UK into the “Saudi Arabia” of wind power. Speaking via video link to a climate roundtable discussion at the UN in …