Russian, Palestinian leaders meet in Sochi

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas in Sochi on Tuesday. Opening the meeting, Putin stressed Russia’s position on the settlement of the Palestinian problem remains unchanged. “The […]


Moroccan delegation visits Israel amid normalization

JERUSALEM: A delegation of Moroccan media professionals and civil society representatives is visiting Israel upon an invitation from the Israeli Foreign Ministry, according to Israeli media on Tuesday. The official Israeli Broadcasting Corporation reported that […]


Kuwait reappoints Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid as PM

DUBAI: Kuwait’s Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid has been reappointed prime minister, state media said on Tuesday, and tasked with forming a cabinet that would be the Gulf OPEC oil producer’s third this year in […]


Reliance ditches $15b Saudi Aramco deal

MUMBAI: India’s Reliance oil-to-telecoms giant is abandoning a $15 billion deal for Saudi Aramco to buy a 20% stake in its oil refining and chemicals unit, it said, as the firm pivots towards renewable energy. […]