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.
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
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.