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Women in Saudi Arabia face considerable limitations to their rights (Wikipedia)
December 01, 2016 - 10:22 GMT
A Saudi mother has allegedly been forced to flee abroad due to the actions of her ex-husbands and an unhelpful judge.
Al-Rajhi Bank is the largest Islamic bank in the world, with assets of SR331.4 billion ($88 billion) at the end of first half of 2016. (Al Rajhi Bank)
December 01, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Saudi Islamic banks will continue to operate in a tougher environment due to slower financing growth, but liquidity has now stabilized with the recent government injection.
She's going all out to make it a wedding to remember. (File photo)
November 30, 2016 - 14:03 GMT
She's going all out to make it a wedding to remember.
A key factor behind declining construction costs has been the lower profit margins charged by building contractors. (File photo)
November 30, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Construction costs have plummeted since the oil-price crash began in 2014, which led to a massive scaling back of building works, the cancelation of many projects, and contractors slashing profit margins.
The ban on women driving is the most famous of Saudi's sexist restrictions (Wikimedia Commons)
November 30, 2016 - 10:05 GMT
A hashtag has been trending in support of his words.
Sadara's first phase commenced operations in 2015, and the remaining operating units are scheduled for completion by the end of 2016. (File photo)
November 30, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
The Sadara project is the largest integrated chemicals complex in the world to be built in one phase.
Sayeed Bin Farwa is a controversial Saudi cleric (Youtube)
November 30, 2016 - 07:50 GMT
The video has caused outrage in the country.
According to the PIF, Alabbar's Adeptio acquired earlier 67% of Kuwait Food Co (Americana). (File photo)
November 30, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has acquired Adeptio as part of it's strategy to boost its non-oil investments.
Photo: Gulf News
November 29, 2016 - 21:21 GMT
The second batch of tickets for the Qatar Airways ‘Match of Champions’ between Barcelona and Al Ahli Saudi were sold out in a few hours.
A special five-member committee has finalized the names of the people killed or injured in the crash after comparing them with the names submitted by the Ministry of Health and the Civil Defense. AFP/File)
November 29, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Families of victims who died when a crane crashed into Mecca's Grand Mosque last year have filed five lawsuits demanding private rights.
November 29, 2016 - 11:50 GMT
"This is a simple issue and the ban should not continue affecting the Kingdom's global reputation as a fast-developing country."
The shipbuilding complex is expected to cost more than SR20 billion ($5.32 billion) on completion. (File photo)
November 29, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The Saudi Aramco joint venture project, which will come up at Ras Al Khair on the kingdom's east coast, is expected to begin production in 2022.
Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca. (AFP/File)
November 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Millions of Muslims in Iran and across the world are observing the passing anniversary of Islam’s holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).
The participants, aged between 18 and 32, were guided by world-class mentors to help develop their ideas themed around “The Medical Internet of Things.” (Arab News)
November 28, 2016 - 12:37 GMT
With support from Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the MiSK hackathon linked London and Riyadh by live broadcast satellite to allow young British and Saudi innovators to compete to solve health problems.
Saudi Arabia aims to become the main destination for conferences and exhibitions in the Middle East by 2020. (Shutterstock)
November 28, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia has announced ambitious plans to invest $1.6 billion in its meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) tourism industry.
Youth unemployment is predicted to increase from 33.5 percent last year to over 42 per cent in 2030, according to a new report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. (File photo)
November 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Under a new measues being put forth to the Shura Council, the Saudization scheme looks to develop a skilled and educated workforce by increasing employment and productivity.