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A study on pollution with the Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA), is expected to be released soon. (Arab News)
May 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Claims by a former environmental professor at King Abdulaziz University over pollution on Jeddah's beaches have been rejected by the head of the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment.
A man lifts his hands in prayer while overlooking pilgrims on Hajj. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Iran have agreed on terms to allow Iranian pilgrims to participate in Hajj this year.
A file photo of cluster bombs. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The UK is investigating the usage of British cluster bombs on Yemeni civilians.
Pilgrims on Hajj at Mecca. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 24, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Iran is sending a delegation to Saudi Arabia to reopen the discussion of sending Iranian pilgrims on Hajj this year.
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. (AFP/Yasser Al-Zayyat)
May 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Yemen peace talks have resumed in Kuwait, under the shadow of al-Qaeda attacks in Mukalla.
Samberg stars as recording artist 'Conner 4 Real' in the expletive-filled pop song called 'Finest Girl'. (YouTube)
May 24, 2016 - 11:14 GMT
The SNL season finale continues to push the boundaries of good taste with a parody video about a woman obsessed with Osama Bin Laden.
Saudi border guards look out across the Yemen border in April 2015. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Three others were injured in the blast as the soldiers patrolled near the border.
The security council says granting passports to married and unmarried women would reduce problems they face while traveling. (Shutterstock)
May 24, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The discussion comes after deciding to allow women to have their own national ID cards and to give them a copy of their own marriage contracts.
Photo: @AlShababSaudiFC
May 23, 2016 - 18:17 GMT
Al Shabab FC has reached a three-years deal with @SamiAlJaber
Last year, GE announced an investment of $100m in its research and manufacturing programmes in the kingdom. (Twitter)
May 23, 2016 - 12:45 GMT
The agreement between GE and Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company will fund water, energy, aviation, and digital projects.
The Hollywood actor says that his views have changed after shooting his controversial film in the Arab world. (blogs.indiewire.com)
May 23, 2016 - 10:32 GMT
Tom Hanks no longer stereotypes the Muslim world after filming "A Hologram for the King" in Morocco
A file photo of partially-exploded cluster munitions, half-buried but still active. (Twitter)
May 23, 2016 - 07:29 GMT
A new report reveals that large portions of northern Yemen are uninhabitable due to unexploded cluster bombs.
The agreement includes establishment of a mechanism to employ and a guarantee of the rights and duties of the domestic workers as also the employers, as per international norms. (File photo)
May 23, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The ministries of labor for Saudi Arabia and Indonesia have reached an agreement to improve the recruitment and welfare of Indonesian maids in the Kingdom.
Saudi's retail sector has been experiencing the same crunch as in other Gulf markets, brought on by the steep dive in oil prices and the fallout this had on consumer spending habits. (Damas)
May 22, 2016 - 11:49 GMT
Despite a slowdown in sales, Damas is targeting ultra-wealthy shoppers with plans to open another 20 shops for a total of 40 by the end of the year.
Saudi has been pushing for a freeze deal since February so they needed to rely on stocks to meet any rise in customers’ demands at home and abroad while keeping their output flat. (File photo)
May 22, 2016 - 09:35 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s stockpiles dropped to 296.7 million barrels in March from 305.6 million barrels in February to meet demand while keeping a lid on production.
An early photograph of delegation arriving to Kuwait City to participate in the Yemen peace talks. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2016 - 12:21 GMT
The pro-Hadi Loyalists have six demands for the Houthi rebels before rejoining the peace talks in Kuwait.