Continuing its drive to create more job opportunities for Saudi citizens, the labor ministry is setting a new goal for Mecca's hotels and tourist resorts.
Congratulations are in order for the 27-year-old singer.
As the deadline for the Saudization of the telecoms industry approaches, the closing of shops has led to a steep fall in rents.
A group of seven Daesh militants arrested in Aden was lead by a French national.
Hajj plans for Iranian pilgrims go down to the wire as talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran continue today.
May 27, 2016
Adel al-Jubeir raised concerns over the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting between the GCC and Russia.
May 26, 2016
The delegation has called for militias to be disbanded before reaching any political agreement.
Following the IMF's decision to grant Iraq with a $5.4B standby loan, news of the IsDB loan will offer some respite to the country's $20.5B deficit.
A Saudi airstrike on a Yemeni family home killed 11 people, leaving one child still alive.
Turkish Airlines will provide aviation training and tech support to 56 of the IsDB's member countries.
The joint venture between Mountain View-Sisban and Egypt's Ministry of Housing is one of the first major projects in Egypt based on a public-private partnership.
May 25, 2016
Claims by a former environmental professor at King Abdulaziz University over pollution on Jeddah's beaches have been rejected by the head of the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment.
Saudi Arabia and Iran have agreed on terms to allow Iranian pilgrims to participate in Hajj this year.
The UK is investigating the usage of British cluster bombs on Yemeni civilians.
May 24, 2016
Iran is sending a delegation to Saudi Arabia to reopen the discussion of sending Iranian pilgrims on Hajj this year.
Yemen peace talks have resumed in Kuwait, under the shadow of al-Qaeda attacks in Mukalla.
The SNL season finale continues to push the boundaries of good taste with a parody video about a woman obsessed with Osama Bin Laden.
Three others were injured in the blast as the soldiers patrolled near the border.
The discussion comes after deciding to allow women to have their own national ID cards and to give them a copy of their own marriage contracts.
May 23, 2016
Al Shabab FC has reached a three-years deal with @SamiAlJaber
The agreement between GE and Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company will fund water, energy, aviation, and digital projects.
Tom Hanks no longer stereotypes the Muslim world after filming "A Hologram for the King" in Morocco
A new report reveals that large portions of northern Yemen are uninhabitable due to unexploded cluster bombs.
The ministries of labor for Saudi Arabia and Indonesia have reached an agreement to improve the recruitment and welfare of Indonesian maids in the Kingdom.
May 22, 2016
Despite a slowdown in sales, Damas is targeting ultra-wealthy shoppers with plans to open another 20 shops for a total of 40 by the end of the year.
Saudi Arabia’s stockpiles dropped to 296.7 million barrels in March from 305.6 million barrels in February to meet demand while keeping a lid on production.
May 21, 2016
The pro-Hadi Loyalists have six demands for the Houthi rebels before rejoining the peace talks in Kuwait.
May 20, 2016
The Director of Operations at OCHA made a serious appeal for more funding and support as the Yemeni crisis worsens.
May 19, 2016
Announced on the sidelines of the Jordan International Energy Summit, The project will take up to two years to complete and will cost up to JD200 million.
The agreement was signed by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and Minister of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dragan Mektic, who was received by the Crown Prince along with his accompanying delegation in Jeddah on Monday.
The investors service has negatively revised the long-term deposit ratings of nine banks and confirming the ratings of two banks as stable, while placing all UAE banks on a negative outlook.
Bloomberg will support the creation of financial and economic news programming on the Alarab channel, which is privately owned by the Saudi Prince.
May 18, 2016
The film, directed by Ayman Jamal's Barajoum studio, will be released worldwide in September.
President Obama has promised to veto the bill and it still has to be approved by Congress.
The Kingdom ranks 13th among countries holding American securities, compared to the China at the top of the list with $1.3 trillion, followed by Japan with $1.1 trillion.
The US Senate unanimously passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act on Tuesday, bringing families of 9/11 victims a step closer to legal action against Saudi Arabia.
Work on what will be the tallest tower in the world has been forced to slow to a snail's pace as a result of the Binladin Group's financial difficulties.
May 17, 2016
The Yemeni government delegation withdrew from peace talks in Kuwait, citing Houthis' lack of cooperation with UN resolutions.
The programme is expected to particularly appeal to women working in rural areas and small towns and will be served be seven centres in Qassim, Hail, Jazan, Madinah, Najran and Al-Ahsa.
Armed gunmen entered King Khalid Hospital and are believed to have killed at least eight people.
May 16, 2016
A Saudi Arabian newspaper made a bit of an error in an article posted Monday.
Saudi Arabia's new National Center for Joint Security Operations is touted as the Middle East's largest and most sophisticated security center.
A Daesh suicide bomber killed at least 30 police recruits in Mukalla.
Saudi's ACWA and Japan's Mitsui are the largest investors of the project which includes two natural-gas fired power plants in Oman.