May 19, 2014
Saudi Arabia has suspended all diplomatic work in Libya due to recent violence.
May 18, 2014
Saudi Arabia is considering trade sanctions against the Netherlands because of stickers printed by far-right politician Geert Wilders which display anti-Islam slogans in the colours of the Saudi flag.
Ma’aden has already secured a $4.2 billion loan package from commercial banks and export credit agencies to fund the construction at Waad al-Shamal, which loosely translates as Northern Promise.
The over one kilometre tall Kingdom Tower will replace Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, 828 metres tall, as the highest in the world.
May 17, 2014
The Saudi Health Ministry reported three further deaths from the MERS virus bringing the total number of fatalities to 163 as concern amounts over preparations for Hajj in the coming months.
May 15, 2014
She dutifully donned her hijab for the Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca and shared her religious look for all her Facebook fans to see.
May 14, 2014
" The Kingdom can import electricity from Egypt during the day time and re-export it in the evening," he said.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel urged Gulf Arab states to unite against common security threats, despite a splintering of unity over Qatar's support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The U.S. called on its Gulf ally Saudi Arabia Wednesday to "confront common threats" with Washington in the region, particular in terms of Iran.
Development of the Saudi petrochemical sector is part of Riyadh's strategy for diversifying the economy away from heavy dependence on crude export revenues.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister told reporters Wednesday that Tehran "has not received a written invitation for its foreign minister to visit Saudi Arabia," but is planning to in the near future.
Saudi Arabia will most likely lift the travel ban on Lebanon at the end of May.
May 13, 2014
Riyadh announced Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is "ready to negotiate" with its rival Iran.
A first for the Gulf, the OSN television series "Saudi Doctors" will shed light on everyday health and lifestyle issues.
The Shoura Council directed on Monday the General Organization for Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) to present a time-bound plan to Saudize the posts of pilots at the national flag carrier.