August 4, 2012
Two persons including a policeman, were killed in an attack against a police patrol late Friday night in eastern Saudi Arabia
August 2, 2012
A proposal to turn the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) into a Gulf union will be reviewed by the alliance foreign ministers in September.
Yemenis hate being the butt of jokes for Arab audiences. They're not impressed with political TV soaps airing this Ramadan, nor a Saudi production that casts them as "stupid, ignorant terrorists." Or Qat-chewing single-dimensional Arabians. It turns out this Gulf nation comes with its share of Gulfi pride too.
August 1, 2012
Washington has responded strongly to Iran’s threats, declaring that any attempt to close the Strait of Hormuz is a “red line” that would “trigger a military response.”
Saudi actress Lamar defends herself from rumors that superstar Egyptian actor, Nour El Sharif, is her real father.
THE Saudi Arabian non-oil private sector continued to show considerable resilience in the face of a global slowdown in June, with output, new orders and employment all up at rates little-changed from the earlier month, said a report.
July 31, 2012
According to a leaked report, the Saudis have threatened to cut off aid to Jordan unless the Hashemites build an FSA base on their border.
Dubai real estate developer Emaar Properties rallied to its highest level since April 2011 yesterday, lifted by forecast-beating second-quarter earnings, but trading across the rest of the Gulf region was more mixed.
The Saudi Interior Minister Ahmad bin Abdul Aziz has strongly attacked a Shi'ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr, whose recent arrest had caused unrest in the eastern part of the countr
July 30, 2012
A new initiative aims to bring British luxury goods to the Middle East Arabian Business magazine reported Saturday.
July 29, 2012
After the weekend of the Opening Ceremony and flag parades starring Arab entries to the London Games, we look at Arab achievements in Olympic-terms to date. We take stock of medals gained, and success delivered by Arab athletics and tot up the Arab world's collective and individual medal count historically.
Saudi Arabian stocks advanced the most in almost four weeks on speculation governments and central banks will take steps to contain the euro-region debt crisis and stoke economic growth.
July 25, 2012
Projects are already underway for a customs union and perhaps even a single currency.
July 24, 2012
Saudi Arabia, the biggest Arab economy, is leading moves towards political and economic cooperation Projects already underway or under study include a customs union, a joint value-added tax and even the introduction of single currency.
July 23, 2012
Saudi Arabian banks are lending the most in at least five years as the government’s plan to invest $500 billion in new housing, infrastructure and industry boosts confidence in the kingdom’s economy.