The head of the Public Investment Fund wants to protect the books

While lawyers for LIV Golf try to shed light on the PGA Tour’s organizational structure and financial dealings as part of an antitrust lawsuit, the head of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund has insisted it shouldn’t do the same, claiming “sovereign immunity.” According to a report issued by Bloomberg News, Governor of the Public Investment … Read more

Analysis of the first year and looking forward to 2023

“They can coexist in the sense that competitors coexist, but not generously. They are at great odds at the moment, literally working through litigation against each other that will continue to dominate the headlines in both 2023 and 2024. But I don’t think that’s what Golf lovers absolutely want it. Golf lovers play an important … Read more

Why do Iranian women cut their hair

Editor’s note: A version of this story first appeared on CNN’s newsreel around the same time in the Middle East, a three-times-a-week look at the region’s biggest news. Register here. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates CNN – An Iranian woman is seen crying while kneeling next to the coffin of her deceased brother cut her … Read more

Victorious Week in Saudi Arabia Reclaims the Embrace of the West

New York (AFP) – It seems that Saudi Arabia is leaving behind a torrent of negative coverage about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. It has been snatched away since 2018. The kingdom is once again enthusiastically welcomed back into the polite and powerful community, and the pursuit of Saudi investments is no longer frowned upon. … Read more

LIV Golf: Golf legend Greg Norman pressed behind closed doors in a ‘lively’ Republican debate over the Saudi-backed LIV Tour

CNN – Greg Norman, head of the Saudi-backed controversial Leaf golf tourfaced some conservative criticism Tuesday after he met a group of Republican House of Representatives behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. Norman, who was on a trip to Washington as part of a PR effort to sell lawmakers about the benefits of the PGA … Read more