September 2, 2014
Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 88 men who are suspected of being part of an Al-Qaeda cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom.
Dubai's largest bank, Emirates NBD, is looking to increase its presence in Saudi Arabia, CEO of the company announced.
German technology giant Siemens won two contracts with Saudi Electricity Company to construct static var compensators (SVCs), across the kingdom.
UAE corporate earnings increased by 16 percent in the first half of the year, surpassing the average growth rate for the GCC region.
How well is Saudi Arabia's economy doing? It's time to have optimism towards the non-oil economy as it transitions into the labour market to turn favourable for 2015.
The Kingdom on Monday stopped granting visas to workers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries worst-hit by the deadly Ebola virus.
September 1, 2014
Norway makes good use of its oil and gas industries respectfully. There is room for investment with the large income obtained from the energy sector. Why doesn't Saudi Arabia live off Norway's example?
The upcoming Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit in Saudi Arabia will be much more than an event. It will help enhance business solutions and improve technology across the kingdom.
Bring luxury coffee to your office! Starbucks teams up with MENA businesses to supply coffee to employees
Global coffee chain Starbucks launched a 'Branded Solutions' scheme, where businesses in the MENA region can supply quality coffee to the workplace.
The shunned applicants argued that most of the rules by the Ministry of Housing are not clear.
August 31, 2014
Saudi Arabia’s monarch King Abdullah has warned that the West will be the next target of the ISIL Takfiri terrorists sweeping across Syria and Iraq, unless there is "rapid" action.
August 28, 2014
The Tadawul All-Share Index breached 11,000-mark with a six-year high. Strong global demand for petrochemicals supported the increase.
Saudi authorities denied reports that a proposal to reduce public sector working hours to 40 a week was being scrapped.
Dun & Bradstreet South Asia Middle East Ltd (D&B) in association with the National Commercial Bank released the D&B Business Optimism Index (BOI) survey for Saudi Arabia for Q3, 2014. The BOI survey highlights the weakening of optimism levels of both the hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon sectors.
August 27, 2014
ISIL militants have reportedly threatened to attack Saudi Arabia during Eid-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice) that marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a report says.
A plan by Saudi Arabia’s labour ministry to give two days off a week in the private sector is being shelved following tremendous pressure from investors and the business community.
Prince Faisal bin Salman said Medina is an investment-friendly province and called for young people to put their ideas into viable projects.
Research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group published a new guide to Saudi Arabia's economy and finance.
Saudi and Iranian officials met for talks for first time since Hassan Rouhani was elected president in an effort to thaw relations between the two countries.
Children’s new bedtimes for school are keeping families away from entertainment venues, leading to a sharp dip in revenues following an extravagant 100-percent occupancy rate during Ramadan and Eid.
August 26, 2014
Food imports have a key role to play in Saudi Arabia's booming agriculture industry. While the Kingdom emerges as a key player for food trade, it is because almost 70 percent of it is imported.
The Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting a program for training Saudis with high school education or less in coordination with public and private sector agencies.
Saudi investments in the Sudan are expected to cross $13 billion (SR48.75 billion) in the next few months, particularly following a decision on canceling entry visas for Saudi investors.
August 25, 2014
Shi'ite Muslim Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia are enmeshed in a struggle for influence across the Middle East and back opposing sides in conflicts across the region.
They say it's a sign of good hospitality when you offer visitors a cup of coffee! Saudi Arabia is the largest coffee consuming country in the world with an industry worth $267 million.
Saudi Arabia continued to be Dubai’s primary source market as more than 5.8 million tourists stayed in Dubai hotels during the first half of 2014.
August 21, 2014
Saeed Al-Bassami,has revealed that Saudization is one of the main challenges facing the surface transportation sector in the Kingdom.
August 20, 2014
Labor Ministry spokesman Tayseer Al-Mufarrej said that the new arrangement was aimed at protecting the interests of both sponsors and workers during their contractual period of employmen