Egypt Suspends Hot Air Ballooning Over Luxor After Two Injured

PARIS, France – Egyptian authorities suspended hot air ballooning over the ancient city of Luxor after two tourists were lightly injured during a ride early on Monday. According to a statement from the Ministry of Civil Aviation, a hot air balloon with 28 tourists drifted off course but eventually landed. The two injured tourists were … More Egypt Suspends Hot Air Ballooning Over Luxor After Two Injured

U.S. Approves Potential Sale Of Rocket Launchers To Bahrain – Pentagon

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale to Bahrain of M270 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems Upgrade and related equipment for an estimated cost of $176 million, the Pentagon said on Thursday. The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a news release.

U.S. Calls On Saudi Arabia To Lift Travel Bans On Released Women Activists

GENEVA – The United States urged its ally Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to lift travel bans and other restrictions imposed on previously released women’s rights activists. Michele Taylor, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Human Rights Council, also called on the kingdom to resolve cases of ‘prisoners of conscience’ – a term commonly referring to political … More U.S. Calls On Saudi Arabia To Lift Travel Bans On Released Women Activists

Dolce & Gabbana Set To Stage Alta Moda Show In Saudi Arabia’s AlUla

MILAN, Italy – Dolce & Gabbana is set to present its Alta Moda, Alta Storia and Alta Gioielleria Collections via a unique fashion show in Saudi Arabia’s AlUla this January. The heritage site, situated in the northeast of the Kingdom, will play host to the luxury Italian fashion house’s haute couture show on Jan.27. The forthcoming runway … More Dolce & Gabbana Set To Stage Alta Moda Show In Saudi Arabia’s AlUla

Saudi King Says Kingdom Concerned About Iran’s ‘Lack Of Cooperation’

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi King’s Salman said on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia was concerned about Iran’s lack of cooperation with the international community on its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. King Salman bin Abdulaziz said in an address to the kingdom’s advisory Shura Council that he hoped Iran would change  its ‘negative’ behaviors in … More Saudi King Says Kingdom Concerned About Iran’s ‘Lack Of Cooperation’

World’s Fair In Dubai Warns Of Possible Closures Over Virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The multibillion – dollar world’s fair in Dubai has warned that some venus on site may shut down as coronavirus cases rapidly rise in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai’s Expo 2020 said that virus outbreaks among staff may force some parts of the fair to ‘close temporarily for deep cleaning … More World’s Fair In Dubai Warns Of Possible Closures Over Virus

COVID-19 Booster Dose Will Be Required To Maintain Fully Vaccinated Status In Saudi Arabia

PARIS, France – People in Saudi Arabia will be required to receive a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine eight months after getting double – jabbed to maintain their vaccinated status. As of February 1, 2022, adults aged 18 and above will need to have a booster dose in order to keep their fully vaccinated status … More COVID-19 Booster Dose Will Be Required To Maintain Fully Vaccinated Status In Saudi Arabia