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October 27, 2016 - 16:20 GMT
Officials in Saudi Arabia have announced a revised version of this year’s Rally Jeddah, which will run as a cross-country rally across the Kingdom’s western deserts for cars, motorcycles and quads on Nov. 17-18.
One of the main targets of the meeting is to put a joint experience database in which all can benefit from the Gulf's successful experiences. (File photo)
October 27, 2016 - 10:50 GMT
Housing ministers from across the GCC are meeting in Riyadh to collaborate on ways to overcome the impact of the global economic crisis on housing projects in the Gulf region.
The two authorities will work on highlighting architectural heritage through brochures, documentaries, and in retail outlets.  (Twitter)
October 27, 2016 - 09:57 GMT
Enhanced cooperation between the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage and the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) is aimed at boosting investment in tourism and improved cooperation on data exchange.
Many women in Saudi are mobilising around issues like the Guardianship Law (AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 16:32 GMT
The newspaper tweeted in Arabic to ask women for their experiences.
Changi Airport International has been contracted to run King Fahd International Airport for the last eight years. (Shutterstock)
October 26, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The biggest ground handler at Singapore's Changi Airport will expand operations in the Middle East with a new air cargo project at Dammam airport.
Yemeni women supporting the Houthi rebels demonstrate against Saudi-led coalition air strikes, outside a hotel where the United Nations envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, is staying, in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on October 25, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
October 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Peace talks held in Kuwait ended in deadlock in August.
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in London on January 14, 2016. (AFP/File)
October 25, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The US is looking at old and new sectors of investment that are emerging as part of Saudi's National Transformation Program.
Egypt's Ministry of Petroleum has no information about the suspension of supplies during October. (File photo)
October 24, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Egypt's Energy Committee intends to call on the Ministry of Petroleum to review the agreement with Saudi Aramco to find out why the petroleum shipment supplied to Egypt was suspended in October.
A Yemeni boy sits at a market in the old city of the capital Sanaa on October 21, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
October 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The lack of clean drinking water available in Yemen has seriously worsened the hygiene situation in the country.
Russian Oil Minister Alexander Novak (L) arrives for a meeting with his Saudi counterpart in Riyadh on October 23, 2016. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
October 24, 2016 - 05:27 GMT
Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak is visiting the Kingdom amid hopes in world oil markets for an agreement between Russia and OPEC on initiatives to keep crude above $50 a barrel.
Once completed, the new Suez Canal for Iron and Steel plant will boast a production capacity of about 1.2 million tonnes of steel per annum. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
As per the deal, Saudi International Expertise Association Academy will set up the new factory on a plot owned by the SCA.
Saudi bourse opened to foreign investors June 15, 2016. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
High international demand on Saudi public bonds is irrefutable evidence that the Saudi economy now enjoys high credibility according to World countries, especially after the announcement of the Saudi Vision 2030 and economic reforms.
Saudi Arabia's oil minister outlined the rapidly changing landscape in the energy industry since OPEC last month in Algeria to modestly cut its output. (File photo)
October 23, 2016 - 05:09 GMT
The Saudi Arabian oil minister has announced plans to boost its refining and chemicals business and expand into cleaner energy such as nuclear power.
The hand of a victim amid the destruction following reported airstrikes by Saudi-led coalition air-planes on the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammad Huweis)
October 23, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
A UN panel of experts has accused the Saudi Arabia-led coalition of a deliberate “double tap” airstrike on a funeral gathering in Yemen earlier this month. In a report to the UN Security Council, obtained by IRIN, the panel says that the coalition’s second strike in particular “violated its obligations” under international law and it “did not take effective precautionary measures to minimize harm to civilians, including the first responders” on the scene.
A traditional swordsmanship display in Saudi (AFP/File)
October 20, 2016 - 12:36 GMT
The move was welcomed as just and fair by many in the Kingdom.
The $17.5B bond issue kicks off the efforts by the Kingdom to plug its large budget deficit of $87 billion this year due to a hole left by oil prices, which have fallen more than a half from the peak seen in 2013. (File photo)
October 20, 2016 - 05:10 GMT
Saudi Arabia is expected to raise 75 percent more in the $17.5B bond issue than the earlier anticipated, receiving an order book of around $70 billion.