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Rai irked by Aoun’s rebuff of talks with Hariri 

Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rai appeared in his Sunday’s sermon to be annoyed by President Michel Aoun’s rebuff of his call on him to invite Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri for a “reconciliation” meeting to agree on the swift formation of a “salvation Cabinet” to tackle the country’s multiple crises.

Rai irked by Aoun’s rebuff of talks with Hariri 

Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rai appeared in his Sunday’s sermon to be annoyed by President Michel Aoun’s rebuff of his call on him to invite Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri for a “reconciliation” meeting to agree on the swift formation of a “salvation Cabinet” to tackle the country’s multiple crises.

Europeans condemn weekend attack on Riyadh

The 'E3' group of European powers - France, the United Kingdom and Germany - said in a joint statement on Monday that they condemned an attack at the weekend on the Saudi capital Riyadh.

Saudi sovereign fund to double assets in next five years

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund plans to double its assets to 4 trillion riyals ($1.07 trillion) by 2025, Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Sunday, a move that would make it one of the world's biggest sovereign wealth funds.

Switzerland’s art mechanics embraces the future

The Jura mountains’ historical pre-eminence in a field combining science, art and technology has also been given a boost by the United Nations. In December, the craftsmanship of mechanical watchmaking and art mechanics in the Juras were jointly added to UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Switzerland’s art mechanics embraces the future

The Jura mountains’ historical pre-eminence in a field combining science, art and technology has also been given a boost by the United Nations. In December, the craftsmanship of mechanical watchmaking and art mechanics in the Juras were jointly added to UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Sundance enters uncharted waters in 2021

With the Oscars delayed to their latest-ever date – April 25 – several top contenders have not been released or even screened for critics yet, meaning Sundance could play an outsized role in the awards conversation