Saudi Arabia about to call for bids for first phase of solar energy programme

Opec’s biggest oil producer plans to generate nearly 10GW from renewables, primarily solar and wind power, by 2023, says Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih

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Netanyahu rejects ‘rigged’ peace forum

Sunday’s conference, is aimed at exploring ways to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

10 days ago
Syrian truce shaken by regime strikes

The truce has brought quiet to large parts of the country, but has been threatened by continuing violence

11 days ago
Yemen’s children bear the brunt of the war

Unicef says almost 1,400 children have been killed, hundreds more injured and many schools closed by the war in the Middle Eastern country

11 days ago
Day of carnage across Afghanistan as Taliban steps up campaign

More than 50 people died in blasts in three different cities, including Kabul

12 days ago
Nazi war criminal Alois Brunner died in squalor in Syria

One of the Holocaust’s most notorious figures spent his last years in a Damascus basement, eating army rations and crying a lot

12 days ago