For three weeks, 11 movies from 12 different Asian countries will be screened at eight venues in Jeddah. It's Asian movie marathon and mania going down in Saudi this month.
Phosphine, a short film that was posted recently on YouTube, is topping over 3.5 million viewers and is quickly gaining popularity through WhatsApp and other social networking media.
Three stations will be constructed at the Jeddah Islamic Seaport enabling the Saudi Landbridge train project to cover all of the companies operating in the port.
March 11, 2014
Saudis spend nearly $1.6 billion a year on energy drinks. With the recent announcement of a ban on the industry, questions may be asked as to how limiting this billion-dollar consumption habit may affect KSA's economy.
The Saudi foreign minister threatened to block Qatar's land and sea borders over Qatar's involvement with the Muslim Brotherhood. The Saudi government recently designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.
Bassem Youssef can't get a break. His show was suspended by CBC for mocking pro-Sisi campaigns, and now that MBC Masr has picked it up, the signal was intentionally jammed on Friday night. Now he speaks out on presidential candidates' stance on "freedom of expression".
The Saudi construction sector is poised for significant growth over the next few years thanks to the boom in contract awards and ongoing construction activities coupled with healthy lending appetites by bank.
Blame it on the women: Why KSA businesses are saying govt feminization program costing them millions
KSA businesses are saying that they have lost an estimated $213 million (SR800 million) from the government's feminization program.
CEOs in Saudi Arabia are the highest paid executives among all GCC countries, according to a new report.
March 10, 2014
The Saudi religious police leveled an ancient graveyard in al Baha, a decision that angered many residents.
Ibrahim NaffeeThe new King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) will create job opportunities for over 3,500 Saudi men and women in shops, restaurants and hotels at the airport, according to tourism experts.
March 9, 2014
Prominent Saudi and Emirati journalists and broadcasters have been ordered by their respective ministries to quite their posts in Doha as tensions escalate between Qatar and its GCC counterparts.
The United Arab Emirates on Sunday announced that it supports Saudi Arabia's decision to label the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.
Google-owned video-sharing giant YouTube organized its first visit to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, aiming to support the site's content generators and strengthen its strong user base in the kingdom.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of destabilizing Iraq vis-a-vis supporting militant groups during an interview broadcast Saturday.
March 8, 2014
Rouhani has accepted an official invitation to visit Saudi Arabia.
March 6, 2014
Gulf investors are in talks with a British firm to develop the next era of supersonic jets that would move passengers from New York to London within...2 hours!
March 5, 2014
Saudi tourists are becoming a game-changer in Dubai's tourism sector.
Qatar expressed "regret" and "surprise" at the news that Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain withdrawing their Gulf Cooperation Council envoys from Doha on Wednesday. According to inside sources, Qatar's stance on Syria and Egypt has caused a "rift" in the GCC.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates recalled their diplomatic envoys to Qatar Wednesday.
Saudi "Al Farabi' are the new "It" band. Get ready, their music and lyrics are like nothing you've ever heard before.
France is planning to finalize its multi-billion arms deal with Lebanon and Saudi Arabia Wednesday
March 4, 2014
The beginning of many more to come, nshallah: First female investment bank CEO named in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) has appointed Sarah Al-Suhaimi as chief executive of its investment banking arm.
A new report from Human Rights Watch says that Saudi Arabia has deported thousands to war-torn Somalia. Many immigrants say Saudi Arabia is inhospitable to foreign workers.
An illegal expat worker died and nine others were wounded when police intervened to quell “chaos” at Al-Shumaisi Deportation Center on the outskirts of Jeddah, police said on Monday.
March 3, 2014
Saudi Arabian contractors are calling on their Egyptian counterparts to overcome their worker shortages, according to reports this week.
The five factors standing in the way of Saudis thinking of taking up employment in the private sector were revealed in a recent research and survey conducted by the Central Department of Statistics and Information (CDSI).
March 2, 2014
Saudi Arabian billionaire prince Al Waleed Ibn Talal will meet with Palestinian leadership in the public and private sectors this Tuesday.
February 27, 2014
Saudi Arabia is one of the most important countries when one talks about New Delhi’s unstated policy of Looking Mid-West.
A “Japanese Traditional Music Concert” was held at the Japanese Consul General’s residence last weekend in Jeddah which saw the talented Wacocoro Brothers perform.
Someone's ego is finally appeased: After severing ties with Forbes, Al-Waleed bin Talal makes it to bloomberg's billionaires list
In 2013, Alwaleed announced that he was severing ties with the Forbes Billionaires list.