December 12, 2013
Saudi Arabia's medical device industry, already valued at $1.1 billion, is expected to reach $1.6 billion by 2018.
Arab Idol's Carmen Suleiman and the legendary Mohammad Abdo have collaborated together in her latest music video.
Two women were detained by police in Riyadh Wednesday for breaking the official ban on female driving.
For the fourth year in a row, the social network released a list of keywords and buzzwords that professionals use to describe themselves.
December 11, 2013
On the second day of the Riyadh Economic Forum (REF) on Tuesday, three major initiatives were proposed to make the Saudization drive a great success as well as to overcome the hurdles in this regard.
It was last year that the first realty fund was launched and generated 35 per cent to investors when it was liquidated at the end of 2012.
Riyadh's Special Criminal Court sentenced and convicted a man who allegedly plotted to assassinate KSA's Grand Mufti Abdul Aziz Al Sheikh to 16 years in jail.
With rising demand for power in KSA, the Gulf country is building the largest electrical supply expansion in the Middle East.
December 10, 2013
Figures from 2012 Saudi beheading total 76 cases with the 2013 figures increasing as the year ends.
Saudi consumers are increasingly the target of cyber attacks, with three out of 10 KSA residents reporting that they have experienced cybercrime within the past year.
Saudi Arabia increased its share in the Islamic Development Bank's subscribed capital this week, with KSA now holding a total share of $6.85 billion
December 9, 2013
The sixth edition of the Riyadh Economic Forum will commence in KSA's capital Monday evening. The three-day conference will discuss the future of the Saudi Arabian economy and outline strategies to boost the country's development overall.
They may no longer be the reigning Arabs Got Talent winner after Syrian dance troupe “Sima” stole the title for the show's 3rd season on Saturday, but they still have a spot in the limelight with a performance at Sultan Qaboos University.
December 8, 2013
Saudi Arabia will begin using a new electronic system in early January to monitor and control all imported foods in the country.
Airline carriers in the Middle East exhibited the strongest year-over-year traffic growth based on its October figures, according to the International Air Transport Association.
December 5, 2013
Just how much money are Middle Eastern small businesses leaving on the table?
December 4, 2013
The International Monetary Fund warned Saudi Arabia Tuesday that failing to expand its private sector may hurt its economy dramatically in the future.
KSA leadership orders authorities to seriously consider Human Rights Commission's recommendations on women driving rights
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah ordered authorities this week to consider the Human Rights Commission's recommendations on 72 proposals, including women driving rights.
More than 126,000 illegal workers deported from Saudi Arabia in month since crackdown on illegal workers
Since the government launched a nation-wide crackdown on illegal workers exactly one month ago, Saudi Arabia has deported more than 126,000 people from the Kingdom.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah claimed late Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is responsible for the Iranian embassy bombing in Beirut last month.
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) has opened its state-of-the-art Sabic Technology Center (STC) in Shanghai, built with an initial investment of $100 million.
December 3, 2013
Russia's President Vladimir Putin is expected to meet with Saudi's intelligence chief Tuesday to discuss the crisis in Syria
In order to survive, the province needs at least 7,000 Saudi workers for the region's 4,000 salons and beauty shops, she said.
December 2, 2013
Trade exchange between Saudi Arabia and Morocco will jump to $7 billion by early 2014.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Saudi Arabia Monday to cooperate with Tehran on "[achieving regional] stability."
A senior official at the Ministry of Finance said Saudi Arabia would offer a new aid package to Egypt worth US$5 billion.
Saudi's Minister of Water and Electricity told reporters Sunday that the government will spend $29 billion (SR 110 billion) on new projects to improve water and power infrastructure
The chief financial officer of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal’s investment vehicle, Kingdom Holding, is to leave the firm, two banking sources aware of the matter said.
December 1, 2013
Saudi Arabia's Monetary Agency released data this week that KSA's foreign assets hit a record high in 2013 as money supply growth reached a 14-month low.
Saudi Prince Saud Bin Abdullah opened a $100 million technology center in Bangalore, India this weekend. The new center, which is part of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), will be used for R&D in sectors ranging from construction and clean energy to electronics and transportation.