July 7, 2022

OECS declares support for the hosting of World Expo 2030 by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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By Loverly Anthony Head of Communications, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Monday, April 11, 2022 — The Member States of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) have declared their support and endorsement for the bid by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to host the World Expo 2030 under the theme ‘’The Era of Change: Leading […]

CUPRA closes the first Extreme E season in fifth place

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Mattias Ekström and Jutta Kleinschmidt fought to the finish in the Jurassic X Prix, the final event of the year The team ends the championship in fifth place, with a second-place finish its best result during the season CUPRA ABT XE continues its commitment to Extreme E and will compete in its second season, which […]

How does a race driver get ready for the most electric competition?

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Extreme E CUPRA driver Mattias Ekström prepares physically and mentally for the gruelling Extreme E competition with the help of professional fighter Madeleine Vall In this extreme championship, drivers will drive electric SUVs through desert, arctic, ocean, jungle and glacier areas Extreme E kicks off next April 3 with the desert stage in Saudi Arabia […]

Saudi Arabia is admitting general tourists for the first time. Here are 20 things that could get you arrested or fined, like dabbing, carrying a Bible, or wearing shorts

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By Bill Bostosck From Business Insider The country is full of wonder, with five pristine UNESCO heritage sights, Red Sea beach resorts, and futuristic cities like Riyadh. But the kingdom’s laws are complicated, and tourists can easily fall foul of them and receive a hefty fine, or worse. Here’s what to look out for. Visit […]

Saudi Arabia vows to respond to oil attacks with ‘necessary measures’

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From BBC Saudi Arabia says it will respond with “necessary measures” to attacks on two oil facilities as it reiterated the accusation that Iran was behind them. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said the weapons used were Iranian and vowed to release the full findings of the investigation. Iran denies involvement in […]

10 of the most bizarre details people have reported finding in Jeffrey Epstein’s NYC mansion, from a painting of Bill Clinton in a dress to prosthetic breasts mounted on a bathroom wall

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By Libertina Brandt From Business Insider Jeffrey Epstein was arrested on July 6 on suspicion of sex trafficking minors in his Manhattan and Florida homes from 2002 to 2005. On August 10, he was found dead in a Manhattan jail cell in an apparent suicide. An autopsy report showed that he had multiple broken bones in his neck. Epstein reportedly decorated his […]

Energy Systems and meeco complete 4 solar rooftop projects in Saudi Arabia

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sun2roof solar rooftop projects with a total capacity of 146.6 kWp commissioned The Saudi Arabian renewable energy company Energy Systems and The meeco Group partnered in 2018 in order to support the country’s clean energy approach and equip private as well as commercial customers with sustainable energy solutions. Taking into account the excellent preconditions for renewable energy […]

US Army developing net gun to snare drones

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By Jason Deveney From Newmax The Army is working to develop a net gun to catch suspicious drones and bring them to the ground before they can do damage. According to Army Times, the Army received a patent for a net gun that can be fired from a standard 40mm grenade launcher. The weapon would be […]

Texas oil surge threatens OPEC

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The map lays out OPEC’s nightmare in graphic form. An infestation of dots, thousands of them, represent oil wells in the Permian basin of West Texas and a slice of New Mexico. In less than a decade, U.S. companies have drilled 114,000. Many of them would turn a profit even with crude prices as low […]

Khashoggi murder: Crown prince vows to punish ‘culprits’

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From BBC The Saudi crown prince has vowed to punish all the “culprits” responsible for the murder of writer Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. Speaking at a business forum in Riyadh, Mohammed bin Salman said “the crime was painful to all Saudis” but he would never allow any rift with Turkey. The Saudis have previously denied […]