Some 35,000 workers are putting the final touches on the circumambulation area and northern plazas of Mecca's pilgrimage site.
Ahead of the climate change conference in Paris, Somalia claims that its forests have been destroyed to cater to the Middle East's hubbly bubbly obsession.
November 24, 2015
Glowork, a Saudi agency that matches job-seeking Saudi women to jobs online, took home the social entrepreneurship award at the second iteration of the 2015 Emirates Award for Arabian Gulf Youth.
The most recent death marks 548 deaths from MERS in Saudi since 2012.
Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission quashes rumors that free net-based apps such as Tango and Whatsapp would be blocked.
At least 15 people were killed by Saudi airstrikes around Yemen after the kingdom launched a series of attacks against Houthi militants.
November 23, 2015
Everyone's talking about Syria and Iraq, but much less discussed is the war in Yemen and the number of countries actually involved.
Jordan is removing Saudi and Turkish funded militant groups from their official list of terrorist organizations.
Iran defeated Saudi Arabia in the 2015 Asian Qualification Tournament on Sunday and made its way to the semifinals.
Jumeirah, part of Dubai Holding, has 23 hotels across the globe but plans 100 hotels by 2020, with Saudi Arabia being top priority.
Following a two billion dollar investment, Wuzzuf.com plans to reach one million users by 2020, with ambitious expansion plans in the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
November 22, 2015
A new Bank of America Merrill Lynch report warns that $30 per barrel oil prices could accelerate the drain on Saudi's foreign reserves, which have already been falling at a rapid rate.
A new tax on undeveloped land will rake in an estimated $50 billion and is intended to force land owners to fully develop land and solve the housing shortage.
November 21, 2015
The Saudi regime has sentenced a Palestinian poet and leading figure in the kingdom’s growing contemporary art to death over accusations of insulting and renouncing Islam, which he has categorically denied.
November 19, 2015
The Riyadh-based King Fahad National Library (KFNL) was picked as the best architectural work in 2015 by global A+Award program, according to an online report.
As parts of the country recover from heavy flooding that killed eight people, an environmental expert warns that the Kingdom's dams can't hold floodwaters due to poor maintenance.
The battle between Houthis and government forces to control Taiz will be the focal point of peace talks in Yemen. Here is why.
Iran's FM met with the UN special envoy to Yemen to discuss intervening in the ongoing conflict.
November 18, 2015
Omani hospitals are treating hundreds of Yemenis wounded in the ongoing conflict in Yemen.
Saudi's Prince Alwalid bin Talal gives Disneyland Paris a $52.37 million boost, one year after joining a bailout effort.
Saudi Arabia striker Mohammad Al-Sahlawi scored five goals to lead his team to a 10-0 thumping of East Timor in their World Cup qualifier in Dili Tuesday.
UNICEF warned that at least half a million Yemeni children are facing severe malnutrition due to the country's ongoing war.
Two members of Saudi security forces were shot dead Wednesday in the eastern region of the kingdom by unknown assailants.
Construction of the college and a five-star hotel in Dammam is expected to be completed at the end of 2016.
Flash flooding caused by heavy rains left at least 5 people dead along Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coast.
November 17, 2015
The US sale of over 10,000 air-to-ground munitions still needs approval from Congress.
The US Monday announced a $1.29 billion weapons deal for logistical support, ammunition and parts with Saudi Arabia.
November 16, 2015
A pro-Hadi coalition is moving toward the Houthi-held city of Taiz, with airstrikes and military reinforcements on the way.
Saudi Arabia's airports and airport services, followed by the information technology sector, are slated for privatization next year.
Social media users were quick to point out that the UAE was slow off the mark to join the world in lighting up their landmarks following the Paris attacks.
November 15, 2015
The Saudi Organization for Industrial Estates and Technology Zones (Modon, in Arabic) is set to establish four new industrial cities in Jeddah, Yanbu, Qassim and Al-Jouf.
Saudi-led coalition forces have taken control of a strategic area linking Aden and Taiz in Yemen.
Saudi Arabia has raised cigarette prices by nearly 11 percent without prior notice, in an attempt to reduce smoking-related illnesses and deaths.
US President Obama and Saudi Arabian King Salman will meet on Sunday during the G20 Summit in Turkey to discuss combined efforts against Daesh.
Public and private investment in the sports industry has increased by 40 percent alongside the boom in the hospitality industry in Saudi Arabia.
With the focus is on Russia and Iran, Iraq has quietly overtaken Saudi Arabia as Europe's second largest seller of oil.
Saudi Arabia publicly denounced the Paris attacks and stressed that violent extremism is strictly against the teachings of Islam.
November 13, 2015
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so as consumers, none of us should be surprised that companies invest hundreds...
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi who was jailed for ten years and sentenced to 1,000 lashes is in poor health, his wife said.
November 12, 2015
He has just landed in the UK, but not everyone is overjoyed by his release.
New telecom alliance against free internet-based calling services such as Tango and Whatsapp is an effort to increase revenue.
Fans of the Palestinian national team wave the national flag and the traditional chequerred keffiyeh during the AFC qualifying football match for the 2018 FIFA World Cup between Palestine and Saudi Arabia on November 9, 2015, at the Amman International Stadium in the Jordanian capital. AFP PHOTO / KHALIL MAZRAAWI
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said the only solution to the Syria crisis was for President Bashar al-Assad to stand down.
Rapid expansion of relative newcomer Alpha Star Aviation Services mirrors the explosive growth in MENA's private aviation sector.
November 11, 2015
Saudi's Civil Defense Department urges contractors to take increased protective measures, two months after a collapsed crane killed 111 people and injured 238.
US general Charles Q. Brown Jr said he was impressed with the military action taken by the Saudi-led coalition against Houthi rebels in Yemen.