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Cairo International Film Festival Announces Screening of Saudi Film

Varieties “To My Son” is the second film directed by Dhaffer L'Abidine

Cairo International Film Festival Announces Screening of Saudi Film

The Cairo International Film Festival has announced the screening of the Saudi film “To My Son” by director and actor Dhafer Abidine as part of the Horizons of…

Asharq Al Awsat (Cairo)
Varieties Britain's King Charles and Britain's Queen Camilla visit Notre Dame Cathedral to see the restoration work in progress, in Paris, France, September 21, 2023. (Reuters)

King Charles III Makes Stop at Fire-Damaged Notre Dame Cathedral on State Visit to France 

King Charles III went from a meeting with young athletes in a working-class, multicultural suburb of Paris to an emotional stop in front of the fire-damaged…

Varieties Minister of Media Salman bin Yousef Al-Dosari at the exhibition. SPA

Media Minister: Saudi History Exhibition Establishes Relationship between Saudi Media, National History

The Minister of Media and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Salman bin Yousef Al-Dosari, expressed the Saudi media’s pride in…

Asharq Al Awsat (Riyadh)
Varieties The participants acquired the necessary skills to use alternative
methods to address conflicts. (Asharq Al-Awsat).

KAICIID Trains Journalists to Use Dialogue, Media in Conflict Settlement

The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) held a training workshop that hosted 32 Arab…

Asharq Al Awsat (Kuala Lumpur)
Varieties  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends the UN Climate Ambition Summit on the sidelines of the 78th United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York City on September 20, 2023. (AFP)

Climate Crisis Has ‘Opened the Gates to Hell’ UN Chief Tells Summit

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday told world leaders humanity's addiction to fossil fuels had "opened the gates to hell" as he kicked off a…

Varieties French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and Britain's King Charles III walk in the street from the Elysee Palace to the British ambassador to France's residence, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023 in Paris. (AP)

France Rolls Out the Red Carpet for King Charles III’s State Visit

President Emmanuel Macron and King Charles III were holding talks in Paris on Wednesday at the start of a long-awaited three-day state visit meant to highlight…

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4 Lives Saved after Successful Organ Transplants in Arar

A specialized medical team at Prince Abdulaziz bin Musaed Hospital in Arar performed successful kidney, liver and lung transplants after having been donated…

Asharq Al Awsat
Varieties Saudi Arabia has launched a new initiative to bring in students and researchers from around the world to study in Saudi universities. Photo: Al-Imam University

Saudi Arabia Opens Local Universities for Students from Around the World

Saudi Arabia has launched a new initiative to bring in students and researchers from around the world to study in Saudi universities, and benefit from the…

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Varieties Marianne Khoury, GFF artistic director, speaks during the press
event. (El Gouna Film Festival).

El Gouna Film Festival Unveils Highlights of 6th Edition

El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) unveiled the highlights of its sixth edition set to be held from 13 to 20 October. In a press event on Monday, the festival…

Intisar Dardir (Cairo)
Varieties The Manhattan skyline is viewed on May 5, 2015 in New York City. (Getty Images/AFP)

For Climate Activists, New York’s Lights Shine Too Bright 

New York's annual Climate Week is underway, bringing together activists, politicians and business leaders for hundreds of events aimed at addressing the…

Varieties The “Tell es-Sultan/Old Jericho” site. (shutterstock)

Palestine Applauds Decision to Inscribe 'Tell es-Sultan' on World Heritage List

Palestinians applauded the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee’s decision to inscribe the pre-historic site of “Tell es-Sultan/Old Jericho” on the World Heritage…

Asharq Al Awsat
Varieties (FILE) Bosnian film director Danis Tanovic. AFP

CIFF Names Bosnian Director to Head Official Competition Jury

The Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) announced the appointment of the renowned Bosnian director Danis Tanović as the president of the Official…

Asharq Al Awsat
Varieties A model holds a cat during the Yuhan Wang catwalk show at
London Fashion Week, London, Britain, Feb. 20, 2022. (REUTERS PHOTO)

AI Won’t Replace Creativity of Fashion Designers

AI is transforming the fashion world but the fast-growing technology will never be a replacement for designers' "original creativity". This is the opinion…

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Varieties An employee prepares to serve fried chicken that was cooked by
a robot at the Robert Chicken restaurant in Seoul — AFP

Robots Outperform Human in Preparing Fried Chicken in South Korea

In fried-chicken-obsessed South Korea, restaurants serving the nation’s favorite fast-food dish dot every street corner. But Kang Ji-young’s establishment…

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Varieties Riyadh Season 2023: Fresh Identity, Global Entertainment Experiences

Riyadh Season 2023: Fresh Identity, Global Entertainment Experiences

Turki Al-Sheikh, the head of Saudi Arabia’s General Entertainment Authority (GEA), revealed an innovative and fresh identity for the fourth edition of “Riyadh…

Asharq Al Awsat (Riyadh)
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Women's International Friendly Tournament Holds Press Conference in Taif

The "Women's International Friendly Tournament " press conference was held in Taif. The tournament will kick off tomorrow at the King Fahd Sports City…

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King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language Launches Language Immersion Programs

The King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language (KSAA) inaugurated the "Cultural School" and the "Tourism School" programs Sunday in Jeddah, spanning eight…

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Riyadh: Ministry of Communications, IT Inaugurates Kaspersky’s Transparency Center

The “Kaspersky Transparency Center”, the first of its kind in the Middle East, was inaugurated Sunday by the Vice Minister of Communications and Information…

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Varieties A night view of Doha, Qatar. (AFP)

Saudi Arabia Announces Participation in Horticulture Expo 2023 in Doha

Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday its participation in Expo 2023 Doha for Horticulture to show its efforts in facing environmental challenges. Held under…

Varieties  A member of a rescue team searches for dead bodies, following deadly floods in Derna, Libya September 17, 2023. (Reuters)

Dead Bodies from Natural Disasters Do Not Pose Health Risks, WHO Says

Contrary to popular belief, the bodies of victims of natural disasters rarely pose a health threat to communities, the Red Cross and the World Health…

Varieties A neuron imaged under a microscope. (BSIP/UIG/Getty Images)

Scientists Discover How Brain Cells Die in Alzheimer’s Patients

Scientists in the UK and Belgium think they have figured out how brain cells die in Alzheimer's disease. It has been a mystery and a source of scientific…

Varieties A view of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). (KAUST)

KAUST Signs MoUs with Chinese Academic Institutions and Innovation Centers

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) signed on Saturday various memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with prestigious academic…

Varieties A general view of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (SPA)

Saudi Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Crowns Winners of Industrial Hackathon

Saudi Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF) Bandar bin Ibrahim Al…

Varieties A woman undergoes a COVID-19 test at a vaccination center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 12 September 2023. (EPA)

WHO Chief Pushes China for ‘Full Access’ to Determine COVID’s Origins

The chief of the World Health Organization urged Beijing to offer more information on the origins of COVID-19 and is ready to send a second team to probe the…

Varieties FILE PHOTO: A fox runs past the Buckingham Palace on the first anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's death, in London, Britain, September 8, 2023. REUTERS/Hollie Adams/File Photo

Man Arrested Climbing Into Royal Mews by Buckingham Palace

A man was arrested in the earlier hours of Saturday morning after being spotted climbing into the Royal Mews adjacent to Buckingham Palace in London, police…

Asharq Al Awsat (London)
Varieties The Soyuz MS-24 spacecraft carrying the crew formed of NASA astronaut Loral O'Hara, Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Nikolai Chub blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan September 15, 2023. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Soyuz Spacecraft with US Astronaut, Two Russian Cosmonauts Docks at ISS

A Russian spacecraft blasted off from Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome on Friday carrying two Russian cosmonauts and a US astronaut to join the crew of the…

Asharq Al Awsat
Varieties Sardines in a restaurant in France (File- AFP)

Woman Dies of Poisoning After Eating Sardines at French Bar

A woman died in France from botulism after eating sardines at a restaurant last week and 12 other people were in treatment for the rare condition, health…

Asharq Al Awsat
Varieties FILE - The Nobel medal in physiology or medicine presented to Charles M. Rice is displayed, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, during a ceremony in New York. (Angela Weiss/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Nobel Prize Award Raised to Nearly $1 Million for 2023

Winners of this year's Nobel Prizes will get an extra 1 million crowns, taking the total financial reward to 11 million Swedish crowns ($986,000), the Nobel…

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Varieties OpenAI and ChatGPT logos are seen in this illustration taken on
Feb. 3, 2023. (Reuters Photo)

ChatGPT Diagnoses Cause of Child’s Chronic Pain after 17 Doctors Failed

ChatGPT helped a mother determine what was causing her son’s debilitating pain that had been ongoing for three years. Courtney, who chose not to reveal her…

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