Saturday, 24 Oct 2020

Day: September 13, 2020

Country Violations Top UN Human Rights Council Agenda

GENEVA – Nations accused of violating their citizens’ rights and freedoms will come under intense scrutiny by the 47-member U.N. Human Rights Council during its upcoming three-week session, which begins on Monday. As its first order of business, the council is expected to consider a request by member countries to hold an urgent debate on […]

Analysts See Israel-Bahrain Peace Deal as Protection Against Iran

JERUSALEM – Israelis are delighted the government has reached another peace deal with an Arab country, this time Bahrain, following last month’s agreement with the United Arab Emirates.  Analysts say the Gulf states see the deals as a way to discourage potential attacks from Iran.  But Palestinians are furious at the deal, calling Bahrain’s move […]


A deal establishing relations between Israel and Bahrain will result in direct flights between the countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. “There will be brisk and direct air traffic between the countries,” he said in remarks to the Israeli cabinet, a transcript of which was issued by his office. The Bahrain deal, […]

Mexico’s Confirmed Coronavirus Deaths Rise to 70,604

Mexico City, Mexico reported 5,674 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 421 additional fatalities on Saturday, bringing its totals to 663,973 infections and 70,604 deaths, Reuters cited the country’s Health Ministry data as updating. The government has said the real number of infected people is likely to be significantly higher than the confirmed cases. […]

Amman Stock Market Rises

Amman, The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) on Sunday opened trading with a rise to 1,588 points compared to 1,587 points of last session closure, Jordan News Agency (Petra) reported. The market index fluctuated between 1,588 points and 1,590 points in the first 15 minutes of today’s session with a trading value of JD968,000.   Source: […]

Mawhiba Students Win Six Int’l Awards in JBMO 2020

Riyadh, Six Saudi students, affiliated to King Abdulaziz and his Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba), won six medals (one gold, four silver and one bronze) in the Junior Balkan Mathematical Olympiad (JBMO 2020), which was held virtually this year due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The achievement, done by Mawhiba in partnership with […]

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Receives German Ambassador

Riyadh, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Member of the Cabinet Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir received here today German Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Jorg Ranau. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues of common interest.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Lifting of Complete Restrictions on Departure and Return to the Kingdom Takes Place after 1st of January 2021, MoI says

Riyadh, An official source of the Ministry of Interior announced today that a royal approval has stated that lifting of complete restrictions, previously imposed due to the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, on the departure and return of citizens to and from the Kingdom and allowing the opening of air, sea and land outlets will take […]

جامعة محمد بن زايد للذكاء الاصطناعي توقع مذكرة تفاهم مع معهد وايزمان للعلوم للتعاون في أبحاث الذكاء الاصطناعي

أول اتفاقية من نوعها بين مؤسستين للدراسات العليا من الإمارات وإسرائيل أبوظبي، 13 سبتمبر 2020: وقعت “جامعة محمد بن زايد للذكاء الاصطناعي”، أول جامعة على مستوى العالم للدراسات العليا المتخصصة ببحوث الذكاء الاصطناعي، مذكرة تفاهم مع “معهد وايزمان للعلوم” حيث ستتعاون المؤسستان الأكاديميتان في عدد من المجالات بهدف تطوير واستخدام الذكاء الاصطناعي كوسيلة لتحقيق التقدم والنمو. […]