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A handout image made available by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on March 11, 2013, shows women attending the Shura Council in the capital Riyadh on March 10, 2013. (File photo)
December 04, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Ten women members retained their posts out of 30 women appointed by the late King Abdullah to the Council for the first time in royal decrees issued in January 2013.
Jumana serving tea on her old stall on the King Abdul Aziz Road (Courtesy Photo)
December 04, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
She now has a shiny new stall to work from.
Lionhorn boasts more than 20 years of experience as the Developmental Licensee (DL) for the nearly 100 McDonald's restaurants in the Western and Southern regions of Saudi Arabia. (Twitter)
December 04, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia's Lionhorn Private Limited assumed ownership of McDonald's business in Malaysia and Singapore on December 1, which includes a total of 390 restaurants.
Samir al-Hazimi performing at Jedda's Comedy Club (Youtube)
December 04, 2016 - 07:46 GMT
A Saudi comedian has been forced to apologize over his comments on Moroccan women and security.
Tadawul’s previous sector classification had limitations as it was not based on global classification standards. (File photo)
December 04, 2016 - 06:08 GMT
Adopting the GICS by January 2017 will enhance transparency in the local market and allow international investors access to better information on the performance of local sectors in Saudi Arabia.
Women in Saudi Arabia face considerable limitations to their rights (Wikipedia)
December 01, 2016 - 10:22 GMT
A Saudi mother has allegedly been forced to flee abroad due to the actions of her ex-husbands and an unhelpful judge.
Al-Rajhi Bank is the largest Islamic bank in the world, with assets of SR331.4 billion ($88 billion) at the end of first half of 2016. (Al Rajhi Bank)
December 01, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Saudi Islamic banks will continue to operate in a tougher environment due to slower financing growth, but liquidity has now stabilized with the recent government injection.
She's going all out to make it a wedding to remember. (File photo)
November 30, 2016 - 14:03 GMT
She's going all out to make it a wedding to remember.
A key factor behind declining construction costs has been the lower profit margins charged by building contractors. (File photo)
November 30, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Construction costs have plummeted since the oil-price crash began in 2014, which led to a massive scaling back of building works, the cancelation of many projects, and contractors slashing profit margins.
The ban on women driving is the most famous of Saudi's sexist restrictions (Wikimedia Commons)
November 30, 2016 - 10:05 GMT
A hashtag has been trending in support of his words.
Sadara's first phase commenced operations in 2015, and the remaining operating units are scheduled for completion by the end of 2016. (File photo)
November 30, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
The Sadara project is the largest integrated chemicals complex in the world to be built in one phase.
Sayeed Bin Farwa is a controversial Saudi cleric (Youtube)
November 30, 2016 - 07:50 GMT
The video has caused outrage in the country.
According to the PIF, Alabbar's Adeptio acquired earlier 67% of Kuwait Food Co (Americana). (File photo)
November 30, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has acquired Adeptio as part of it's strategy to boost its non-oil investments.
Photo: Gulf News
November 29, 2016 - 21:21 GMT
The second batch of tickets for the Qatar Airways ‘Match of Champions’ between Barcelona and Al Ahli Saudi were sold out in a few hours.
A special five-member committee has finalized the names of the people killed or injured in the crash after comparing them with the names submitted by the Ministry of Health and the Civil Defense. AFP/File)
November 29, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Families of victims who died when a crane crashed into Mecca's Grand Mosque last year have filed five lawsuits demanding private rights.
November 29, 2016 - 11:50 GMT
"This is a simple issue and the ban should not continue affecting the Kingdom's global reputation as a fast-developing country."