• Health
    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: Dubai's new restrictions disappoint hospitals; entertainers struggle on

    Doctors and entertainment acts have been left ‘disappointed’ after a surge in COVID-19 cases has led to tighter restrictions across Dubai. This includes suspending live entertainment permits and cancelling non-essential medical surgeries. A member of medical staff wearing protective equipment swabs a man during testing, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a UAE hospital (File photo: Reuters) Last Update: Sunday, 24 January 2021 KSA 15:23 - GMT 12:23

  • Business
    Arab News

    Bab Rizq Jameel signs MoU with Al-Tamkeen Al-Amthal Recruitment to provide jobs

    Under its “Education for Employment” program, Bab Rizq Jameel Recruitment signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Al-Tamkeen Al-Amthal Recruitment, with the aim to provide economic opportunities for the unemployed in Saudi Arabia. The agreement also seeks to qualify young people for the labor market through the “Excellence in the Work Environment” program.

  • Entertainment
    Arab News

    Influencers Lana El-Sahely, Ola Farahat try out the WNRS x Valentino collab

    I think we need to do something about it. We have been adopting the Western lifestyle of eating, and so we’re suffering from the same diseases now. We need to take a step back and try to modify our approach to food and our lifestyle.

  • Business
    Egypt Independent

    Analysis: Foreigners suspend disbelief, edge back into Turkish markets

    More than $15 billion has streamed into Turkish assets since November when Erdogan – long skeptical of orthodox policymaking and quick to scapegoat outsiders – abruptly promised a new market-friendly era and installed a new central bank chief. Interviews with more than a dozen foreign money managers and Turkish bankers say those inflows could double by mid-year, especially if larger investment funds take longer-term positions, following on the heels of fleet-footed hedge funds.

  • Politics
    Egypt Independent

    Trump shuns 'ex-presidents club' — and the feeling is mutual

    Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton recorded a three-minute video from Arlington National Cemetery after President Joe Biden’s inauguration this week, praising peaceful presidential succession as a core of American democracy. The segment included no mention of Trump by name, but stood as a stark rebuke of his behavior since losing November’s election.

  • Politics
    Egypt Independent

    Iran asks Indonesia to explain seizure of tanker accused of illegal oil transfer

    Indonesia said on Sunday its coast guard had seized the Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian-flagged MT Freya vessels over suspected illegal oil transfer in the country’s waters. Khatibzadeh said that the seizure was over a “a technical issue and it happens in shipping field”. Our Ports Organization and the ship owner company are looking to find the cause of the issue and resolve it,” Khatibzadeh told a televised weekly news conference.

  • Sport
    Al Arabiya English

    Conor McGregor knocked out in second round at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi

    Dustin Poirier delivers a knockout punch to Conor McGregor of Ireland in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island. (Jeff Bottari/Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports/Reuters)