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AFRICOM: Al-Qaeda, ISIS Unity Efforts Threaten Lake Chad Basin

AFRICOM: Al-Qaeda, ISIS Unity Efforts Threaten Lake Chad Basin

Last year, the US withdrawal from wars in Somalia and Afghanistan turned attention to other theaters of conflicts around the world to see if they, in turn, would witness similar US regression.

WHO to Asharq Al-Awsat: Work Underway on Coexistence Strategy for Coronavirus

WHO to Asharq Al-Awsat: Work Underway on Coexistence Strategy for Coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) is working on a strategy to coexist with the pandemic during the coming months, revealed WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Ahmed Al-Mandhari. Al-Mandhari told Asharq Al-Awsat that more than 15 million coronavirus infections had been reported w

What Will Scientific Research Offer Us in 2022?

Two years on from the World Health Organization declaring it a pandemic on March 11, 2020, we cannot discuss scientific developments in isolation of COVID-19’s ramifications. Scientists were able to revolutionize how vaccines are developed; the process used to take years, and they managed to deve

UNIFIL Troops 'Avoiding' Residents of Southern Lebanon

UNIFIL Troops 'Avoiding' Residents of Southern Lebanon

Troops from the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) have limited their activity to main roads in southern Lebanon, raising questions among the locals about whether they have been ordered to restrict their movement in wake of recent attacks against them. Members of UNIFIL have been at

Saudi Arabia Hosts Ministerial Meeting to Discuss Arab Mining Capabilities

Saudi Arabia Hosts Ministerial Meeting to Discuss Arab Mining Capabilities

The Saudi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, in collaboration with the Arab Industrial Development, Standardization and Mining Organization (AIDSMO), will hold Tuesday the 8th Consultative Meeting of Arab Ministers for Mineral Resources. The meeting is a vital part of the first-ever Futu

Houthis Continue to Extort Sanaa Merchants

Houthis Continue to Extort Sanaa Merchants

Adnan al-Qurashi, a Yemeni businessman, owns two factories that produce household appliances in the Beit Bos area, south of Sanaa. He owns a villa and two apartments in front of which a fleet of cars is parked.

Saudi Economy: Moving Towards the Goal

Saudi Economy: Moving Towards the Goal

The Saudi economy, the largest in the region, is on its way to record very strong growth level this year, following a year of remarkable performance and recovery from the repercussion of the coronavirus pandemic and the accompanying closures during 2020. We expect that momentum to continue during

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