Mosaed al-Zayani
Business Opening session of World Government Summit (WAM)

World Government Summit: AI Readiness is Imperative

Participants in the World Government Summit (WGS) 2024 on Monday unanimously agreed that the rapid progress in artificial intelligence technologies has become…

Mosaed al-Zayani (Dubai )
Interviews Dr. Khaled Al-Biyari, Saudi Assistant Minister of Defense for Executive Affairs. (Saudi Ministry of Defense)

Al-Biyari to Asharq Al-Awsat: We Promote Military Industries through Localization to Maximize Economic Impact

Dr. Khaled Al-Biyari, Saudi Assistant Minister of Defense for Executive Affairs, said the localization of the military industries maximizes the economic impact…

Mosaed al-Zayani (Riyadh)
Business Abdullah Al-Khater, CEO of Barzan Holdings, receives a visitor at the World Defense Show in Riyadh. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

CEO of Barzan Holdings: We Aim to Localize, Attract Defense Industries in Qatar

CEO of Barzan Holdings Abdullah Al-Khater said the company aims to strengthen defense industries and attract defense technology to Qatar. In an interview…

Mosaed al-Zayani (Riyadh)
Business Aluminum refinery in Ras Al-Khair industrial City. Image from Maaden.

PIF Leads Mining Renaissance in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) is prioritizing the mining sector among its thirteen key local sectors for targeted investments. Mohammed Al…

Mosaed al-Zayani (Riyadh)
Arab World Tunisian journalist Zeid El-Heni (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Tunisia: Anger Over Decision to Imprison Journalist Who Criticized Trade Minister

Tunisia on Tuesday witnessed widespread anger among human rights activists and politicians over a judicial decision ordering that prominent journalist Zeid El…

Mosaed al-Zayani (Tunis)
Business The COP28 concluded on Wednesday (AP)

COP28 Concludes by Approving UAE Climate Agreement

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) concluded its work on Wednesday, after representatives of nearly 200 countries, in addition to the…

Mosaed al-Zayani (Dubai)
Business Expo Dubai hosts the COP28 summit (Reuters)

COP28 Sees Calls for Balance, Realism in Dealing with Energy File

As the negotiations in COP28 entered the heated stages, discrepancy between countries regarding the position on traditional fuels increased. While Western…

Mosaed al-Zayani (Dubai) Ahmed al-Ghemrawi (Dubai)
Business Saudi ministers of finance and economy attend the first dialogue session of the Budget 2024 Forum, titled “Sustainable Finance” in Riyadh (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Saudi Ministers Affirm Commitment to Economic Diversification

The Saudi Minister of Finance asserted on Thursday that since its initiation in 2016, the national transformation plan of the Kingdom, known as Vision 2030,…

Mosaed al-Zayani (Riyadh)