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Posts published in “Day: August 16, 2021

Six Saudi Universities Advance in Latest ARWU Ranking

Riyadh, Six Saudi universities have been listed among the world's top 1,000 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) for 2021, compared with last year when four universities in the Kingdom were included in the global ranking, also known as ...

Jordanian Prime Minister Meets with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister

Amman, Jordanian Prime Minister Dr. Bisher Khasawneh met here today with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, who is currently on a visit to Jordan.During the meeting, they affirmed the ...

Civilians, Diplomats Seek Evacuation from Chaotic Kabul Airport

ISLAMABAD/KABUL - The Afghan capital's international airport was frenetic Monday with thousands of Afghans looking for a way out of Kabul. U.S. soldiers were positioned to guard the runway, but civilians pushed past them. The soldiers fired warning s...

Who Are the Taliban?

The Taliban previously ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001 and imposed a strict form of Islamic law on the country. Here are some key facts about the group's beliefs and history. How were the Taliban formed? The Taliban were one of the factions fighti...