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Saudi destroys 17 armed drones launched by Houthis

The Houthis have been frequently targeting the kingdom with explosive-laden drones in recent weeks

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Israel conducts air strikes in Gaza as new violence flares

The conflict in May killed more than 250 Palestinians and 13 people in Israel

Netanyahu’s reign over as Israel ushers in fragile government

The new coalition will govern with the slimmest majorities – commanding 61 of parliament’s 120 seats

Armed drone from Yemen lands on school in Saudi’s Asir

No injuries were reported in the incident

Making strides to diversify and enrich the region’s cloud services market

Events of the last year have focused the spotlight on the benefits of cloud-based solutions

Oil declines with return of Iranian supply hanging over market

OPEC+ ministers are due to meet June 1 to consider the state of the market and the group’s production policy

Iran bans Bitcoin mining, echoing China, after blackouts

The ban is effective immediately and will last until September 22

Israel-Gaza conflict intensifies as global diplomatic efforts continue

The US dispatched an envoy to the region and Egypt and Qatar sought to help broker a truce

UAE to host emergency meeting with Arab leaders over Jerusalem

The latest bout of fighting appeared to be the most serious escalation since a 2014 war in Gaza

Google startup accelerator

Google opens registrations to MENA tech startups for accelerator programme

The three-month long programme will commence in mid-July 2021 and is for ‘Seed to Series’ startups in the region

Publicis Groupe appoints Bassel Kakish as CEO for Middle East and Turkey

Kakish will continue to be based in Dubai and report to the executive chairman

Mubadala eyes $1bn gas deal as UAE-Israel ties deepen

The Abu Dhabi fund would make the acquisition through its energy arm

Saudi intercepts Houthi attack on Jazan University, debris leads to fire on campus

Coalition forces in the kingdom destroyed five ballistic missiles and four armed drones launched from Yemen in the latest attacks

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi initiates flights to three new destinations

They include two cities in Egypt and one in Europe

Saudi forces destroy armed drones, missiles launched from Yemen

The Houthis have stepped up missile and drone strikes against Saudi Arabia in recent months

Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu chosen to try to form Israel’s next government

Netanyahu will have up to six weeks to try to cobble together a coalition

Ever Given grounding: Suez Canal closure highlights marine industry risks

The Suez Canal Authority temporarily suspended navigation in the canal on March 25

Key Saudi Arabian oil site attacked, sending crude prices surging above $71

A storage tank in the Ras Tanura terminal was attacked by a drone while a missile also landed near a residential compound for Saudi Aramco employees in Dhahran

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Five civilians injured, property damaged in missile attack in Saudi’s Jazan

The military projectile, launched from Yemen, fell on a public street in the Saudi city

Video: Saudi forces destroy missile targeting ‘civilians’ in Riyadh, debris damages house

The kingdom also intercepted and destroyed six armed drones targeting the southern region, Jazan and Khamis Mushait

Saudi forces intercept another drone attack targeting Abha airport

This is the third armed drone attack targeting Abha airport in recent days

Saudi drone attack Abha

Saudi forces intercept three drone attacks targeting civilians

Two drones were launched towards Khamis Mushait on Sunday, and a third was destroyed on Monday morning

Saudi forces destroy another armed drone launched towards Abha airport

An attack at Abha International Airport on Wednesday, February 10, resulted in a civilian plane catching fire

Saudi forces destroy four armed drones launched from Yemen targeting ‘civilians’

The four ‘bomb laden’ UAVs were launched towards the southern region of the kingdom on Sunday

Evian Middle East introduces new label-free, 100% recycled water bottle

Evian seeks to become a ‘fully-circular’ brand by 2025

Over $1bn piled into MENA-based startups in 2020

The UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia accounted for 68 per cent of the total deals disclosed in 2020

Blasts at Yemen’s Aden airport as new ministers arrive from Saudi

Eyewitnesses said they heard three blasts and gunfire at the airport

Investment lessons: Outbound Middle East capital seeks emerging asset classes

The considerable levels of dry powder available across the Middle East is expected to target diversification opportunities and long-term higher returns

Citigroup names Antonios as first female head of MENA business

She will continue as country officer for the UAE, a role she assumed in 2016

Saudi forces destroy armed drone targeting ‘civilians’ in the kingdom

Saudi has seen a string of attacks launched by the Houthis in recent months