October 20, 2014
Saudi crude exports fell in August for the fourth month in a row to their lowest levels in three years.
A Kuwaiti oil trade union on Sunday condemned the unilateral closure by Saudi Arabia of an offshore oilfield jointly operated by the Arab neighbours
October 19, 2014
If Saudi Arabia no longer has the same influence on the markets it once had, what can explain the slumping prices observed today, at a rate that exceeds the relative downturn in the oil markets felt usually in autumn?
Shiite Houthi fighters have taken control of a crossing along Yemen's northern border with Saudi Arabia.
An international website specializing in airport services has ranked King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah among the worst airports in the world with regard to services
Hassan Farhan al-Maliki has called for putting an end to what he describes as discrimination against Shi'a Muslims in Saudi Arabia.
Sheikh Nimr, who has repeatedly criticized the lack of basic freedoms in Saudi Arabia, was sentenced to death last week.
October 17, 2014
Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will join a financial bailout of the money-losing Euro Disney theme park, his Kingdom Holding Co said Tuesday.
The member said education authorities needed to find a solution to the problem because “education is a basic human right for everyone, whether they are a citizen or foreigner living in the Kingdom.”
Wishful thinking: is Saudi Arabia slowly, but maturely, winning the global oil price war against the US?
Saudi Arabia effectively started a global oil price war this month aimed at quickly denting U.S. oil output.
October 16, 2014
The prominent Shia cleric Nimr Baqir al-Nimr has been sentenced to death for allegedly encouraging protests in Saudi Arabia, his family said.
Lund University students were treated to a special seminar on Arabic hip hop this month!
October 15, 2014
Saudis love using their phones! The kingdom's market is the largest in the Middle East with 53 million subscriptions in 2013 alone.
October 14, 2014
An American citizen was shot dead while another injured by an gunman in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh Tuesday. The attacker is now being held by security forces.
After a rocky Monday, most stock markets in the Middle East recovered with Saudi Arabia and Dubai leading the figures.
GCC ministers will meet Tuesday to discuss how to boost tourism in the region. The delegation is due to be lead by Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities President Prince Sultan bin Salman.
Houthi leaders called on the Saudi government to prosecute TV presenter Khalid al-Gamdi.
Not Iraq, not Iran: when it comes to oil rivalry Saudi Arabia's biggest contender is right next door
Last week, Saudi Arabia sharply cut its official oil prices for Asian customers in November, in the clearest sign yet that it is competing harder for crude market share.
October 13, 2014
The $100 dollar days seem to be over: oil prices plummet to 4-year low and not even Saudi Arabia can do anything about it
“$100 is no longer the ideal market price,” he said. “It’s good for producers but too high for consumers, leading to oversupply.”
Stock markets in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates fell sharply on Sunday as declines on global bourses sparked a broad sell-off in the Gulf region.
October 12, 2014
The proposed power plant, which would cost anywhere between $3 billion and $4.5 billion, will generate between 2,500 and 3,500 megawatts (MW) of power.
At least one million vacancies must be created to tackle unemployment among Saudis and 300,000 jobs are needed annually to absorb new graduates entering the labor market,
October 11, 2014
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez made his first appearance for Uruguay since his biting ban, as he set up his country's goal in the 1-1 draw against Saudi Arabia.
Think 1001 Arabian nights and we bring you 10 online porn findings relating to Middle East and Muslim users. See how the the region procrastinates with porn and brace yourselves for some unexpected hard truths.
October 10, 2014
A highlights video of a top Saudi football team's latest match reportedly went viral on the internet, because a woman was spotted in the crowd.
October 9, 2014
The project will have 100 administrative and residential towers and 30 hotels, apart from the haj ministry headquarters, the haj secretariat, and the Madinah governor’s office.
October 8, 2014
The 2014 index results revealed that seven countries ranked higher than their 2013 index ranks; these are: Iraq, Bahrain, Tunisia, Algeria, Kuwait, Qatar and Lebanon.
The annual recruitment of nearly 1.2 million foreign workers has hampered the Kingdom’s nationalization initiatives, said Saudi economists and experts, while urging the government to review its recruitment policy.
The morning after the pilgrimage, the selfie versus sheikh debate rages on! "Hajj selfie fever" is still snowballing and it might be too late for those who are losing their religion! A look at the worshippers caught in the act of faking prayers and goofing off on their pilgrimage, and the stern scholars who spoke out!
October 7, 2014
Saudi ArabianHealth Minister Adel Fakeih on Monday declared this year's Haj epidemic-free.