October 12, 2014
The proposed power plant, which would cost anywhere between $3 billion and $4.5 billion, will generate between 2,500 and 3,500 megawatts (MW) of power.
At least one million vacancies must be created to tackle unemployment among Saudis and 300,000 jobs are needed annually to absorb new graduates entering the labor market,
October 11, 2014
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez made his first appearance for Uruguay since his biting ban, as he set up his country's goal in the 1-1 draw against Saudi Arabia.
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October 10, 2014
A highlights video of a top Saudi football team's latest match reportedly went viral on the internet, because a woman was spotted in the crowd.
October 9, 2014
The project will have 100 administrative and residential towers and 30 hotels, apart from the haj ministry headquarters, the haj secretariat, and the Madinah governor’s office.
October 8, 2014
The morning after the pilgrimage, the selfie versus sheikh debate rages on! "Hajj selfie fever" is still snowballing and it might be too late for those who are losing their religion! A look at the worshippers caught in the act of faking prayers and goofing off on their pilgrimage, and the stern scholars who spoke out!
October 7, 2014
Saudi ArabianHealth Minister Adel Fakeih on Monday declared this year's Haj epidemic-free.
October 5, 2014
IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned of the fragile recovery of the global economy and the effects of the turmoil in the Middle East, especially the war against ISIS and the instability of Iraq and Syria, which could trigger higher global oil prices.
October 3, 2014
Fifteen Egyptian pilgrims died in Mecca from various reasons, including a 56-year-old man who died as a result of severe hypertension, officials reported.
October 2, 2014
"The proposed sale will help replenish Saudi's current Patriot missiles which are becoming obsolete and difficult to sustain due to age and the limited availability of repair parts," the agency said.
"Opec appears to be gearing up for a price war."...."I think Brent will fall below $88 before we see the bottom of the market."
Actors Hassan Al Raddad & Horiya Farghaly make their way to the Holy Muslim pilgrimage of Hajj in Mecca.
October 1, 2014
The shale oil boom in the US began in 2008 and has increased US crude output by 60 percent
The launch, days before the annual haj pilgrimage, is timely. An estimated 1.4 million Muslim pilgrims are expected to arrive in the kingdom this year.