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February 4, 2016

Saudi ready to send troops to Syria if needed in US-led ground war. (AFP/File)
20:18 GMT
If a US-led coalition is ready for a ground war in Syria, then Saudi Arabia says its willing to send troops in support of the alliance.
Saudi Arabia is on the hunt for terrorists. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
Saudi continues a nationwide sweep of people suspected to be involved in "terrorism."
About 24 percent of samples taken from the plants were found contaminated by E.coli bacteria. (Thermomed.com.tr)
11:00 GMT
A new study has found that the majority of the Kingdom's drinking water bottling plants do not comply with hygiene and environmental protection regulations.
The city centers rehabilitation projects in Riyadh Province include Al-Diriyah city center development project. (Haya Tour)
07:45 GMT
The World Bank and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) are launching a three-year study to encourage investment in Saudi's historic sites.
There are 2.1 million children out of school in Syria and 700,000 in neighboring countries. (File photo)
05:06 GMT
UNICEF is coordinating the appeal on behalf of four million Syrian children whose learning has been disrupted by five years of war.

February 3, 2016

A branch of the popular coffee shop in Riyadh has been accused of not letting women in. (AFP/File)
14:26 GMT
A branch of the popular coffee shop in Riyadh has been accused of not letting women in.
(Twitter)
13:00 GMT
The delivery is part of a fleet expansion plan from 119 to 200 aircraft by 2020.
Forecasters predict cheap oil prices will lead to economic turmoil in Saudi Arabia in 2016. (AFP)
11:30 GMT
With oil prices falling, Saudi Arabia's economy is running out of gas.
'Ghabash' is Saudi Arabia's first ever horror film. (YouTube)
10:26 GMT
Saudi Arabia has just made its first ever horror film.
During Ramadan, working hours are reduced to seven hours a day or 35 hours a week.(File photo)
07:57 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council has rejected pressure from private businesses to maintain their decision on a two-day weekend and 40 hour working week.

February 2, 2016

A guard surveys the damage of a school hit by an airstrike in Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
19:00 GMT
An airstrike hit a car near the Khaled al-Dhafari school.
Photographs of shops in Saudi Arabia with notices telling women they cannot enter, and instead should send in their driver, have caused a stir on social media. (Twitter)
11:10 GMT
Photographs of shops in Saudi Arabia with notices telling women they cannot enter, and instead should send in their driver, have caused a stir on social media.
Saudi high school students taking their final exams in Jeddah. (AFP/File)
10:37 GMT
Falling oil prices may teach Saudi students planning to study abroad a hard lesson.
Saudi army artillery fire shells towards Yemen from a post close to the Saudi-Yemeni border, in southwestern Saudi Arabia, on April 13, 2015. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
07:44 GMT
Military commander commented on Saudi Arabia remaining stuck in a static war while the kingdom enforces a blockade on Yemen.
The General Court of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh. (AFP/File)
07:17 GMT
The majority of cases are still under investigation, with no set prison sentences.

February 1, 2016

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT
The trip comes as opposing factions in Syria’s five-year conflict gather in Geneva for UN-brokered talks.
A picture taken on January 30, 2016 shows debris at the Queen Arwa University campus following a Saudi-led airstrike, in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
16:30 GMT
UN report said that the Saudi-led coalition targeted civilians and documented 119 raids that may violate international law.
In 2015, Saudi Arabia ordered the execution of 153 people, the highest for two decades. (Twitter)
15:30 GMT
Ahmed al-Harbi was found guilty of stabbing and shooting fellow Saudi national Fahed al-Balawi in a dispute.
Workers survey the aftermath of a crane that collapsed at Mecca's Grand Mosque, killing more than 100 worshippers. (AFP/File)
14:30 GMT
The suspects include directors, technicians, project leaders, and at least ten from the public sector.
Saudi Telecom recently gained majority control of Viva. (Mubasher)
13:04 GMT
After months of negotiation, Saudi Telecom ups it stakes in Viva.
A Yemeni boy stands amidst the rubble of houses destroyed in the Saudi-led air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels in Sanaa, on May 18, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
10:00 GMT
The rocket was fired on the Saudi Arabian border regions from Yemen. It hit a family home killing one child and injuring the rest of the child's family.
Turkish Premier Ahmet Davutoglu said, “Turkey and Saudi Arabia will continue to support moderate opposition groups in Syria.” in a news conference following a meeting with Saudi King Salman. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Saudi, Turkey share the same views towards Syrian conflict

January 31, 2016

Trump's inflammatory comments about Muslims drew the ire of Arab businessmen, with whom Trump has many financial investments. (AFP/File composite)
13:50 GMT
The billionaires continue their battle on Twitter.
The women each received $130,000 after they claimed they were fired because Prince Abdul-Rahman bin Abdul-Aziz did not want female chauffeurs. (Twitter)
12:32 GMT
The women each received $130,000 after they claimed they were fired because Prince Abdul-Rahman bin Abdul-Aziz did not want female chauffeurs.
Saudi Arabia is ramping up their efforts against potential attacks. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia has arrested 33 people suspected of being involved with terrorist activity.
A man sits among the destruction inside the Ridha mosque. (Twitter)
09:06 GMT
The attacker who detonated a suicide bomb at the al-Ridha Mosque has been identified.

January 30, 2016

Residents gather around destroyed civilian buildings in Sanaa after a recent airstrike. (Twitter)
11:00 GMT
A technical college in Sanaa was completely destroyed after multiple airstrikes.

January 29, 2016

A suicide bomber detonated a vest of explosives during Friday prayers at Ali Ibn Abi Taleb mosque in Kudeih, Qatif province. (AFP/File)
11:21 GMT
Witnesses reported an explosion followed by a gunfire attack on the mosque.

January 28, 2016

Yemenis walk past the site of a Saudi-led airstrike that targeted a building in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on January 25, 2016. (AFP/Muhammed Huwais)
14:53 GMT
President Hadi was not in the building at the time and remains unharmed.
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Perkins & Will)
11:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz University and The American University of Beirut are the top universities in the Arab world, according to the latest Times Higher Education table.

January 27, 2016

A public beheading in Saudi Arabia. (Twitter)
16:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia has executed 54 people so far in 2016, including both locals and foreigners. In 2015, Saudi Arabia carried out 153 executions. This number of executions in terms of annual basis in Saudi Arabia has been unseen since 1995.
The issuing of family cards to women is seen as a major step towards improving the rights of women in the ultra-conservative country. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
The practice in the kingdom had been to provide only husbands with the family record, which made women depend fully on them for official documents.
The proposed changes are intended to make working conditions in the private sector more attractive for Saudi citizens. (Muslim Daily)
09:00 GMT
Retailers are concerned that a 9pm closure is inconvenient in the hot summer months, and will have a negative effect on sales.

January 26, 2016

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak smiles to photographers after attending a parliament session in Kuala Lumpur on January 26, 2016. (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)
16:29 GMT
Malaysia's Attorney General has found no evidence of corruption in the transfer of millions of dollars by the Saudi royal family to the Prime Minister's bank account in 2013.
Egyptian, Pakistani and American paratroopers during Military Operations in Urban Terrain training at the Mubarak Military City. (Wikipedia)
12:01 GMT
Egyptian and Jordanian troops will take part in the operations, named "Thunder of the North."
The maritime complex will boost economic growth. (Trade and Export ME)
10:00 GMT
Saudi Aramco, Bahri, Lamprell Energy and Hyundai Heavy Industries have inked a deal to construct a new maritime complex in Saudi Arabia.

January 25, 2016

Yemen's Vice President and Prime Minister Khaled Bahah. (AFP/File)
14:30 GMT
Khaled Bahah is in Yemen to "assume the task of running the country’s affairs," an anonymous source said.
Source: Saudi Gazette
14:14 GMT
Some 700 participants with various disabilities from 20 specialized centers in Jeddah and Makkah will join the annual...
Saudi Aramco's announcement of a possible IPO could trigger other state-owned energy companies in the Gulf to do the same. (Twitter)
13:00 GMT
As Saudi Arabia mulls ways of increasing revenue, the national oil company chairman has confirmed that a potential IPO would not include oil reserves.
The program would enable employees to work from business centers, or even from home. (Shutterstock)
09:00 GMT
The Labor Ministry is hoping to create 200,000 remote-work opportunities in various fields over five years, in a move that should benefit women and those with special needs.
A Saudi soldier stands guard. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Houthi fighters and allies killed eight Saudi troops.

January 24, 2016

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry during a press conference at King Salman airbase on Jan. 23, 2016 in Riyadh. (AFP/AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
17:30 GMT
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says no mediation will take place 'as long as Iran does not respond positively.'
According to one economist, Saudis need to empower other Saudis to regain a more nationally independent job market. (Zealearn.com)
13:00 GMT
Despite a drive for Saudization, over one and a half million expats were hired in 2015, an increase of sixty percent over last year.
In a country where women can't even legally drive, a female competitor taking the lead in a go-cart race is too much for Saudi Twitter to bear. (AFP/File)
12:34 GMT
In a country where women can't even legally drive, a female competitor taking the lead in a go-cart race is too much for Saudi Twitter to bear.
Saudi's Prevention of Vice Commission bans woman from one famous reality TV show! (Ibtimes.com)
08:10 GMT
Saudi's Prevention of Vice Commission bans woman from one famous reality TV show!