July 2, 2014
The estimated cost of the project is approximately SR28 billion ($7.5 billion), and production at the new facility is expected to commence in late 2016.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait released 152 Egyptian prisoners as a goodwill gesture for Ramadan.
Brent oil held steady above $112 per barrel as upbeat manufacturing data in China pointed to demand growth while conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine continued to underpin supply concerns.
July 1, 2014
Saudia had refused to respond to the requests of the domestic Haj companies for meetings to discuss the problems they had been experiencing," he said.
Saudi Arabia pledged $500 million in humanitarian aid to Iraq Tuesday.
Muslims might be fasting and all that jazz, but some deem the Ramadan dramas promote decadence instead.
Travel operators in Riyadh will increase the prices of weekend Umrah packages from SR90 ($23) per head to SR160 ($42) from Wednesday thanks to the influx of pilgrims during Ramadan.
June 30, 2014
A high commission set up to develop the regulations ensuring retailers close at 9 p.m. has completed its task.
June 29, 2014
King Abdullah said Saudi Arabia would fight extremists and that terrorists "are not related to Islam," during a Ramadan speech in the Kingdom.
Human Rights Organizations and news reports recently have blasted Gulf countries over the mistreatment and exploitation of low-wage expat workers
June 28, 2014
HRW has strongly slammed Saudi Arabian authorizes for hacking into the mobile phones of dissidents to obtain data on anti-regime protests.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Saudi leaders in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Friday, seeking their support for an inclusive government in Iraq.
June 26, 2014
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has ordered KSA authorities to "take necessary measures" to defend the Kingdom from terrorism the eve before the Arab leader is set to meet with U.S. officials on Iraq.
On cooperation between Gates Foundation and Saudi Arabia, he said “Saudi Arabia is the most generous country in terms of overall philanthropy.
June 25, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Riyadh Friday to meet with Saudi Arabia's leadership about the developing crisis in Iraq.