Al-Qaeda militants drove out government forces from a weapons depot in Mukalla Friday, one day after seizing a major airport.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government.
April 17, 2015
Around 75 per cent of working women in the GCC say that they are not treated equally in their workplaces, which hampers their prospects to advance in their careers as quickly as men.
Saudi Arabia has beheaded an Indonesian female domestic worker, just two days after executing another woman from the Southeast Asian country.
April 16, 2015
Saudi Arabia will open its $532 billion stock market to direct foreign investment on June 15.
Saudi Arabia has said two Saudi officers responsible for the sexual abuse of two teenage Iranian girls at Jeddah airport would receive the maximum penalty.
Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has allegedly requested safe passage out of the country for him and his family.
As ground fighting intensifies and Saudi-led airstrikes rain down on areas across Yemen, the UN warns withering food supplies are leaving some 10 million civilians in need.
In escalating tension between the rival nations, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made a fresh call for Saudi to 'halt immediately' its air campaign against Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen.
April 15, 2015
Egypt is set to take part in a major strategic maneuver with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries, a presidential statement said Tuesday.
Last week, Naimi said the kingdom stood ready to “improve” prices but only if other producers outside OPEC joined the effort.
April 14, 2015
Saudi government is set to expropriate more than 749 properties around the country at a cost of SR466.4 million ($124 million) for future infrastructure projects.
Now over two weeks old, the Saudi-led coalition targeted areas across Yemen Tuesday as ground fighting intensified in the war-torn country.
Saudi filmmakers celebrated the the second government-approved film festival in Saudi Arabia.
The United Nations Security Council will vote on a draft resolution which proposes imposing an arms arms embargo on Yemen’s Houthi leaders and urge the movement to withdraw from the territories under its control.
Boeing and Injaz Saudi Arabia signs a strategic partnerships agreement with more than SR500,000 to sponsor 20 schools within "Safeer Initiative".
April 13, 2015
An Italian businesswoman visiting the Kingdom is eyeing Saudi investors to participate in the reconstruction of a football stadium at a cost of 45 million euros in the Italian city of Avellino.
Former Prime Minsiter Khaled Bahah was sworn in as Vice President of Yemen on Monday in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh.
The UN Chief, Ban Ki-moon, urged rival parties in Yemen to resume peace talks as the death toll continues to grow.
April 12, 2015
The much-awaited Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have finally arrived in Saudi Arabia.
Hacker's fraudulently announced the death of a top Houthi leader over Iranian state media. No individual or group has claimed the attack.
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The Saudi Arabia-led coalition claimed to have launched upwards of 1,200 airstrikes against the Houthi rebels and supporters of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh since March 25th, 2015.
Three Saudi soldiers have been killed and two others injured during clashes near the Yemeni border, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The Family Business Forum 2015, being held at the Jeddah Hilton, enjoys a strategic partnership with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
The Saudi budget deficit will be more than twice its own forecast, a leading research firm has said, forcing the kingdom into the debt market for the first time in more than a decade.
April 11, 2015
Hundreds of Iranians rallied around the Saudi Arabian embassy in Tehran Saturday to protest a recent case of alleged sexual abuse by Saudi officers of Iranian pilgrims at the Jeddah airport.
Saudi Arabia's health minister has been sacked by King Salman, AFP has reported.
April 10, 2015
Two planes delivered the first planeloads medical aid to Yemen on Friday. The UN appealed for at least a few hours of 'humanitarian pause' each day, to allow for the regular delivery of additional aid.
As the airstrikes enter a third week, Pakistan has voted to remain neutral in the conflict, following a call from Saudi Arabia to contribute military assistance.
April 9, 2015
The freelance journalist, Raymond Lidal, was detained while filming Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemeni capital Sanaa.
Nearly 450 people have been killed since Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes in Yemen last month.
One soldier was killed and three others wounded Wednesday in a live-fire military exercise.
A Iranian airplane carrying 260 Iranian pilgrims was denied entry into Saudi airspace for allegedly failing to obtain the necessary permissions.
A Saudi-led coalition has carried out fresh raids in Yemen, reportedly targeting the headquarters of a presidential guard loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
April 8, 2015
Prince Fahd bin Muqrin bin Abdulaziz has explained that opening the Saudi stock market to foreign investments was aimed at enhancing transparency, quality and efficiency in the market.
Saudi weddings are incomplete without a DJ and many Saudi women are trying to carve out a career in this male-dominated industry.
Two policemen were shot dead early Wednesday morning while patrolling the streets of Riyadh.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said he hoped for a diplomatic solution in Yemen in a special parliamentary debate Tuesday, pushing for the planned peace talks to follow through.
International aid organization Medicines Sans Frontières (MSF) said the humanitarian situation in Yemen's port city of Aden was in quick decline, with doctors unable to reach hospitals to tend to an increasing number of critically wounded civilians.
April 7, 2015
The first flight carrying medical personnel from the Red Cross landed in Sanaa on Tuesday.
Amid a two week old Saudi bombing campaign and an ever-deepening conflict on the ground, the World Health Organization said Yemen's crisis has left at least 540 civilians dead and another 1,700 wounded in less than a month.
Saudi airstrikes in the southwestern Yemeni province of Ibb have killed at least six students.
Addressing unemployment in the GCC must take into consideration the rapid shift towards digital interaction. Saudi Arabia considers the opportunities for women and youth that electronic commerce provides.
In a deal worth SAR375 million, French firm Louis Berger will be tasked with developing Madinah's extensive transport plans for metro, bus, road networks and support facilities.
Labor Minister Adel Fakeih announced 38 amendments to the country’s labor legislation recently including more training for Saudi workers, longer fixed-term contracts, and greater inspection powers for ministry officials.
Saudi Arabia's government announced on Monday that it welcomes the interim deal between Iran and the P5+1 world powers over Tehran's nuclear program.
April 6, 2015
Militias belonging to the Iran-backed Shi’ite Houthi movement are deliberately setting up military command centers in civilian areas, Saudi Arabia’s Defense Ministry said on Sunday.
The Shiite Houthis claimed to have taken control of Mualla district in southern Aden.
Growth in Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector accelerated to a six-month high in March, a survey of businesses shows.
Militants gained control of the area in Yemen's Aden province Sunday after clashes that left homes destroyed, according to locals.
April 5, 2015
Challenging plan to link the GCC by rail is beset by delays in nearly all six member states, as the 2018 deadline for completion nears.
April 4, 2015
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