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February 10, 2016

The SCTNH is attracted to Morocco's long-term experience in working with rural populations while boosting tourism. (Trip Advisor)
14:00 GMT
As Saudi Arabia looks for ways to boost tourism, it is turning to Morocco for their expertise.
Saudi trucks loaded with aid. (Twitter)
08:26 GMT
Saudi is distributing food baskets throughout Taiz.
The new agreement adds Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Britain to Mobily's list. (Yanbutoday)
07:02 GMT
Saudi Arabia's Etihad Etisalat Mobily has signed an agreement with Vodafone that will permit roaming in 21 countries.
Saudi army artillery fire shells towards Yemen  on April 13, 2015. (AFP / Fayez Nureldine)
06:37 GMT
On Tuesday, six Saudi soldiers were killed in retaliatory rocket attacks in southern Saudi Arabia.

February 9, 2016

Directed by Bregtje van der Haak, the film titled Saudi Solutions touches on modernity versus fundamentalism. (YouTube)
17:17 GMT
Directed by Bregtje van der Haak, the film titled Saudi Solutions touches on modernity versus fundamentalism.
Experts says the best protection against the H1N1 virus is a yearly dose of the flu vaccine. (AFP/Jesus Alcazar)
14:30 GMT
A Palestinian man has succumbed to the H1N1 virus after being treated in an Israeli hospital.
Saudi tanks deploy in Jizan close to the Yemeni border. (AFP/Fayez Nuraldine)
13:00 GMT
Brigadier General Ahmed Asiri announced Saudi Arabia is prepared for land war in Syria to tackle Daesh as part of the international coalition against the organisation.
Images circulating on the Internet last week showing a sign barring women from entry into a Saudi branch of the popular coffee shop caused major controversy for Starbucks. (AFP/File)
12:42 GMT
Images circulating on the Internet last week showing a sign barring women from entry into a Saudi branch of the popular coffee shop caused major controversy for Starbucks.
Yemenis gather near the rubble of houses close to Sanaa Airport, March 31, 2015, after they were destroyed in an air strike a Saudi-led coalition warplanes. (AFP/ Mohammed Huwais)
10:44 GMT
Saudi airstrikes targeting several areas across Yemen have killed at least five. Yemeni ballistics struck an airport in Saudi Arabia.
Iran's plan to boost oil production cloud prospects for a major rebound in crude oil prices. (File photo)
10:00 GMT
As OPEC members continue discussions over how to stabilize the oil market, oil prices continue to slide.
Christina with her ex-husband Sheikh Walid Juffali. (The Times UK)
08:46 GMT
Former Pirelli model wins right to sue her Saudi billionaire ex-husband for slice of his £4BILLION fortune.

February 8, 2016

The Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice apparently took issue with the dress-up gag. (Twitter)
14:50 GMT
The Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice apparently took issue with the dress-up gag.
Saudi is encouraging FDI in order to balance its $98B budget deficit. (File photo)
14:00 GMT
A Saudi committee is examining the possibility of removing the requirement of having a local partner in order to promote foreign direct investment.
Saudi Arabia shot down a Scud missile fired from Yemen Monday morning. (AFP/Kim Jae-Hwan)
11:00 GMT
A Scud missile fired from Yemen missed its target after being intercepted by Saudi air defenses.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari (R) meeting with the new Saudi ambassador to Iraqi Thamer al-Sabhan in the capital Baghdad in January 2016. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia also plans to open an embassy in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, following a 25-year hiatus.

February 7, 2016

Source: Arab News
15:41 GMT
The Saudi Badminton Committee (SBC), affiliated to the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, will be organizing a mega event here in cooperation with Evenlode Badminton Club (EBC), Dammam.
UAE ground troops are ready to fight Daesh in Syria. (AFP/File)
15:13 GMT
The United Arab Emirates is ready to send ground troops to Syria in a US-led coalition, official says.
The Arabian oryx can be found in the Empty Quarter. (Twitter)
14:30 GMT
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage and the Saudi Wildlife Authority plan 20 ecotourism camps in the Empty Quarter (Rub’ Al Khali).
Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait on February 5, 2016 in Bab-Al Salama, next to the city of Azaz, northern Syria, near Turkish crossing gate. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
13:02 GMT
This week was full of omens that Syria in its already fractured and suffering condition should look forward to more misery.
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With phone call rates among the highest in the world, Saudis and expats are rejoicing over the lifting of the ban on calls over the internet-based messenging service.
The two sons are suspects in the bombing of the Special emergency Forces Mosque in Asir in August 2015 (AFP/File)
08:32 GMT
A Saudi father has asked his two sons listed as suspects in the attack on the Special Emergency Forces Mosque to surrender to authorities.

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. (Facebook)
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.