• News
    Arab News

    Who's Who: Fawziah Al-Hoshan, general manager for Saudi Arabia at YOUGotaGift

    BANGKOK: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Bangkok last week has opened not only a new chapter in Saudi-Thai ties but also new horizons in which officials and the people see a promising future for both kingdoms. Relations between Saudi Arabia and Thailand were officially restored in January this year, during Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha’s trip to Riyadh, when the two countries agreed to appoint ambassadors for the first time in over three decades.

  • Sport
    Al Jazeera

    'Disgrace to football': Iran coach demands Klinsmann resignation

    In a post on his social media accounts, the Iranian coach hit back and said: “No matter how much I can respect what you did inside the pitch, those remarks about Iran Culture, Iran National Team and my Players are a disgrace to Football. He invited Klinsmann to visit the Team Melli camp to speak with the players and learn more about the team and the country’s culture.

  • News
    Al Jazeera

    N Korea aims to have 'world's strongest' nuclear force, Kim says

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said that his ultimate goal is to possess the world’s most powerful nuclear force, according to state media. Kim made the announcement on Saturday as he promoted dozens of military officers involved in the recent launch of North Korea’s largest ballistic missile, the Hwasong-17, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.

  • Celebrity
    CNN

    David Hockney brings a splash of color to luncheon with King Charles III

    Celebrated British artist David Hockney is renowned for the bold and expressive use of color in his paintings. So, it was only right that he made a daring sartorial statement when he was invited to the Order of Merit luncheon at Buckingham Palace. While some guests donned their finest loafers for the annual event hosted by King Charles, the 85-year-old painter and designer flouted expectations by wearing a pair of bright yellow Crocs.

  • Sport
    Al Jazeera

    FIFA investigates Serbian nationalist flag in dressing room

    FIFA has launched an investigation after photographs emerged of a Serbian nationalist flag hung up in the football team’s dressing room when they faced Brazil at the World Cup. The outline of Kosovo can be seen on the flag under the Serbian national colours. Albanian-majority Kosovo claimed independence from Serbia in 2008 and is now a FIFA member, but Serbia does not recognise its sovereignty.

  • News
    Al Jazeera

    Gbagbo ally Charles Ble Goude returns to Ivory Coast

    Charles Ble Goude, a key figure in post-electoral violence that swept Ivory Coast 11 years ago, returned to the country on Saturday for the first time in more than eight years, AFP news agency reported. A former right-hand man to ex-president Laurent Gbagbo was acquitted of crimes against humanity charges along with his erstwhile boss by the International Criminal Court (ICC) last year.

  • Sport
    Al Jazeera

    Can Saudi Arabia's Green Falcons qualify for the knockouts?

    Who: Poland vs Saudi Arabia, Group C Where: Education City Stadium, Doha When: Saturday, November 26, 4pm (13:00 GMT) FIFA ranking: Poland (26), Saudi Arabia (51) Head-to-head record: 4 (Poland won all 4 matches) Saudi Arabia’s Green Falcons will be hoping to reach new heights when they lock horns with Poland on Saturday at Education City Stadium.