General

Afghan Rivals Begin Historic Peace Talks; US Cautiously Optimistic

ISLAMABAD – The United States pressed Afghanistan’s warring factions Saturday to approach their first-ever direct peace talks with an intent to strike a power-sharing deal that would accommodate “competing views” and permanently end decades of bloodshed in the country. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the remarks at a special ceremony in Doha, Qatar, […]

Health

The National Medical Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus: Percentage of citizens with active COVID-19 more than doubled after the Ashura holidays

Manama, The National Medical Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) today highlighted that the number of active COVID-19 cases has increased over the past two weeks, surpassing 750 cases on some of the previous days, due to non-compliance of health and precautionary guidelines during the Ashura holidays.   The Taskforce underscored the importance of social […]

Market

AmCham Bahrain invites Bahraini exporters to attend free info session about connecting with USA buyers

Manama, The American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham Bahrain) will host a free informational session for Bahraini exporters interested in promoting their products in the United States.  The session will discuss how to attend ASD Market Week, one of the oldest and largest consumer trade shows in the U.S., now available for online attendance. […]

Press Release

Minority Report: Arab News’ in-depth look at Lebanon’s Jewish Community

– A once-thriving community with roots dating back hundreds of years, they are now a silent and forgotten minority – Arab News tracked down Lebanese Jews in the diaspora to talk to them about their memories of a lost ‘paradise’ RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As Gulf countries embrace more faiths in a growing climate of tolerance, Arab News, Saudi Arabia’s leading English language daily, takes on the topic of Lebanon’s Jewish community as part of a new series called Minority Report. The long-form multimedia story, to be published online in French and English on Sept. 12, includes video interviews with members of the community and graphics showing when and where they settled, shining a light on this silent and forgotten minority. “As the voice of a changing region, Arab News takes on topics that were once taboo in the region,” said Faisal J. Abbas, the Editor-in-Chief of Arab News. “This is a story that deserves to be told, and we hope that it promotes a dialogue between Arabs and Jews. We may have our differences, but we also have similarities.” Arab News’ New York correspondent Ephrem Kossaify (fiephremkossaify) stumbled into the story in a store in Brooklyn’s Gravesend neighborhood, where the signs were in Hebrew but […]

Press Release

‫آي تشونغتشينغ: معرض الصين الذكي عبر الإنترنت 2020 يفتح في تشونغتشينغ

تشونغتشينغ، الصين، 11 سبتمبر 2020 / بي آر نيوز وير / – سيعقد معرض الصين الذكي عبر الإنترنت 2020 (SCE OL) لضمان الوقاية من الأوبئة ومكافحتها وذلك في الفترة من 15 إلى 17 سبتمبر الجاري، وتقديمه من خلال عقد سلسلة من الاجتماعات على مستوى القمة والمعارض، المسابقات والمنتديات والنشرات. تُعد وزارة التجارة والصناعة السنغافورية (MTII) إحدى […]