Arab News

Arab News is Saudi Arabia's first English-language newspaper. It was founded in 1975 by Hisham and Mohammed Ali Hafiz.

Today, it is one of 29 publications produced by Saudi Research & Publishing Company (SRPC), a subsidiary of Saudi Research & Marketing Group (SRMG).

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Photo by Mazen AlDarrab, Wikipedia Commons.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Photo by Mazen AlDarrab, Wikipedia Commons.


Saudi Arabia Claims Massive Support For Campaign ‘To Save Yemen’

Five Gulf states said Thursday that they will protect Yemen’s embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi against Shiite rebels. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and the UAE said they “have decided to answer the call of President Hadi to protect Yemen and his people from the aggression of the (Shiite) Houthi militia.” Arab League chief […]

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo Credit: U.S. Department of State, Wikipedia Commons.
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo Credit: U.S. Department of State, Wikipedia Commons.


Hefty Price Of Netanyahu’s Victory – OpEd

By Osama Al Sharif As much as Benjamin Netanyahu’s landslide victory in the legislative elections last week was bad news for the Palestinians and the rest of the world, it was probably a much-needed wake up call for those who still believed in a two-state solution. His victory has underlined the fact that the Israeli […]

Saudi Arabia and US flags
Saudi Arabia and US flags


US Resumes Embassy Operations In Saudi Arabia

The US embassy in Riyadh, as well as consular offices in Dhahran and Jeddah, resumed operations Sunday after being closed since March 15 due to “heightened security concerns,” reported AFP. Westerners have been targeted and attacked in the Kingdom in four incidents since October 2014. The U.S. embassy urged American citizens within Saudi Arabia to […]