Following laws to mandate Saudization in the telecoms sector, the ministry is expected to focus its efforts on the car sales and rentals sector. (File photo)
August 30, 2016 - 05:30 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Labour and Social Development has been in talks with charities such as Msajidona, which maintains roadside mosques, in an effort to nationalise jobs.
Yemenis inspect the site of a Daesh-claimed suicide car bombing on August 29, 2016. (AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)
August 30, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
MSF reports the death toll of the Daesh-claimed suicide bombing in Aden to be at least 45.
Saudi soldiers from an artillery unit fire shells from a post close to the Saudi-Yemeni border. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Six other people were injured when a missile hit homes in the southern province of Najran.
The imports of fruit and vegetables from Turkey increased by 30 percent this year after the signing of a number of agreements with Turkish companies. (File photo)
August 29, 2016 - 13:45 GMT
Saudi Arabia will import about 120,000 tons of fruit and vegetables from Turkey to meet increased demand during the current Haj season.
The new measures appear to be a response to directives issued by Saudi’s King Salman earlier this month, designed to protect foreign workers and guarantee they are paid. (File photo)
August 29, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia will provide free legal representatives in order to expedite the complaints of expat workers in court, regardless of nationality.
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August 28, 2016 - 17:28 GMT
The technical error caused an uproar in Saudi Arabia, where many Saudi social media users called for a boycott of Bing and Microsoft.
A picture released by the official website of the Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on January 14, 2016 shows him (R) meeting with the Saudi ambassador to Iraqi Thamer al-Sabhan in the capital Baghdad. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Senior Iraqi officials reportedly requested Riyadh to adopt proper measures, and find a replacement to the 49-year diplomat.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (left) sparked protests when he handed over two islands to Riyadh after trade talks with Saudi King Salman in April 2016. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 13:39 GMT
Adly’s release comes after nearly four months of detention in difficult conditions as he remained in solitary confinement for a long period in violation of prison regulations.
Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih stated that huge emphasis will be put in the future on foreign investments. (File photo)
August 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
At a US-Saudi Arabian Business Council Conference, the Saudi Energy Minister hinted that Aramco shares underwriting might be issued at the start of 2018.
Fighters loyal to Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi march toward a hilltop position in Taiz on August 18, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Basha)
August 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
A Saudi airstrike hit a minibus of civilians in Taiz, Yemen, killing over a dozen people onboard.
Saudi Arabia's delegation parades during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, 2016.
August 25, 2016 - 16:51 GMT
No medals were won at the Rio Olympics by either men or women in the Saudi team made up of 13 athletes.
Saudi Arabia has targeted Yemen with airstrikes on an almost daily basis. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
UNHCR called for the creation of an independent international body to investigate cases of human rights violations in conflict-ridden Yemen.
Qatif, Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 12:20 GMT
Saudi forces stopped two suicide bombing attempts near a mosque and a popular tourist restaurant.
The quirky romantic comedy made its international at this year’s Berlin Film Festival. (YouTube)
August 25, 2016 - 11:14 GMT
Such a grand achievement.
Sky Prime is a subsidiary of Alpha Star Aviation. (Sky Prime Aviation)
August 25, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
The VIP charter airline will operate their fleet of seven aircraft out of Riyadh starting at the end of 2016.
A Yemeni man carries his bags through the ruins of buildings destroyed in an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition in the capital Sanaa on October 28, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
August 25, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Oxfam said at a Geneva conference on Tuesday that the UK was violating the International Arms Trade Treaty.