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A Saudi woman looks at her mobile as she walks through a coffee shop. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The source said a total of 15,745 establishments have successfully implemented the Saudization plan.
Since the Saudi onslaught, doctors have been struggling to procure medical provisions in Yemen. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
According to MSF, Saudi Arabia’s war against Yemen has brought the country’s dialysis treatment centers to a breaking point.
Ski Dubai, visible from the new Aspen Chalets. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates debuted family-sized ski-chalet themed rooms with views of Ski Dubai.
Taiz, Yemen during a brief ceasefire. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 16:25 GMT
Troops from the Popular Resistance Committees recaptured a strategic area that overlooks the Houthi-held city of Taiz.
The sponsor has not extended the Iqamas (residence permits) of many of these workers. (Saudi Gazette)
July 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The labor office told these workers that their case will be forwarded to the higher court. But it will take at least three weeks because of procedural issues, the workers were reportedly told.
Saudi women shopping in one of the country's many malls. (File)
July 25, 2016 - 10:02 GMT
A recent study by the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry revealed that closing shops early would have widespread negative economic impact.
Riyadh is one of three cities in Saudi in which only nationals can buy property. (AFP/File)
July 25, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The council upheld the decision that only Saudi nationals can own property in the two holy cities and country's capital.
Dubai is seeing exponential growth in foreigners owning property in the emirate. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Saudis and Jordanians are the top Arab buyers in the Dubai property market.
The festival will bring together many well-known comedians from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan and the GCC countries under one roof to bring laughter to the people of Asir region. (www.muckflash.com)
July 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Saudi promises laughter over six days.
Government services are moving online to better understand big data. (Shutterstock)
July 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Middle Eastern governments are increasingly providing online services in order to collect and learn from citizens' data.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The US State Department issued a warning for American citizens in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Al-Qurashi said that there is an Islamic committee monitoring the decisions of the Saudi Olympic Committee to ensure that it follows Islamic teachings
July 21, 2016 - 16:16 GMT
Women’s sports will be allowed in the Kingdom according to Shariah law, Saudi Olympic Committee Executive Director Hussam Al-Qurashi has announced.
Saudi tourists are the target market for a new tourism and hotel-booking site. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
HotelGate is launching a special site focused on the needs and wants of Saudi tourists.
Big family conglomerates in Saudi Arabia are also under pressure from authorities to invest more in the economy now that oil prices are low. (File photo)
July 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
SBG has long enjoyed a privileged position in Saudi Arabia, but the group's future will remain under pressure in the face of new economic realities.
The group has been beset by financial and legal difficulties due to the crane accident, government cuts and a fall in oil prices. (File photo)
July 19, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The troubled Saudi contractor has requested extra time to meet a debt repayment, claiming it is awaiting outstanding payments from the government for completed works.
King Salman called on united front against terrorism in wake of Nice attack in France. (AFP/File)
July 19, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The King emphasised the importance a unified global effort to stamp out terror.