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Saudi Arabia wants to create about 200,000 jobs for Saudis in the public taxi sector by 2020. (Pixabay)
April 30, 2017 - 11:58 GMT
Saudi Arabia plans for 200,000 part-time and full-time taxi jobs for Saudis only.
Merkel's one-day visit to the Saudi port city of Jeddah is to be followed by talks on Monday in United Arab Emirates with Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan. (File/Photo)
April 30, 2017 - 09:33 GMT
Merkel embarks on Saudi Arabia visit to address important issues including Daesh, Yemen and the role of women in society.
An unmanned boat filled with explosives targeted a petroleum production terminal run by Aramco. (Shutterstock)
April 27, 2017 - 15:24 GMT
An unmanned, explosives-laden boat was stopped in Saudi waters near the southern Jizan province.
The project will give women workers all the needed facilities and services allowing them to bring their infants and keep them at the site while they work. (AFP/ Fayez Nureldine)
April 27, 2017 - 12:27 GMT
250 Saudi women will be able to work in manufacturing jobs under a new Saudi-Japanese joint venture.
The solar project seeks to harness renewable energy and build a local manufacturing industry that can boost Saudi Arabia's exports, and ultimately generate 7,000 jobs by 2020. (File photo)
April 27, 2017 - 11:56 GMT
A massive renewable energy program in Saudi Arabia is expected to generate thousands of jobs.
On Wednesday, SAAB and Alawwal Bank topped the hikes of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) after their possible merger announcement. (AFP/ Fayez Nureldine)
April 27, 2017 - 11:02 GMT
The merger is expected to create the third biggest bank in Saudi Arabia.
“This was the most frustrating day for the Saudi women,” said a female Shoura Council member. (AFP/ Fayez Nureldine)
April 26, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Sad day for Saudi women.
Saudi Arabia believes that the decision to restore allowances to public sector employees is broadly positive for equities and is likely to boost consumption. (AFP/ Amer Hilabi)
April 26, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia claims that its decision to restore public allowances is likely to boost the economy.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir enter a hall for a meeting in the Russian capital, Moscow, on August 11, 2015. (AFP)
April 26, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir stressed during a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that head of the Syrian regime Bashar Assad has no place in Syria’s future.
Under Saudi law all women must have a male guardian who gives them permission to study, travel abroad or marry (AFP)
April 26, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia, a country where women are not allowed to drive cars, has been elected to the United Nations women's rights commission, sparking anger.
The Saudia app now allows the possibility of retrieval and review of previous reservations, in addition to saving the data of the passenger on his mobile phone, and sharing the booking with friends. The Hijri calendar may be used in the booking too, the airline said. (Pixabay)
April 26, 2017 - 11:49 GMT
The new Saudia app is available on App Store and Google Play.
Qassim and Hail airports become the 16th, 17th airport run by the Turkish company both in Turkey and abroad. (AFP photo)
April 26, 2017 - 11:39 GMT
The company will be operating four airports in Saudi Arabia.
Almarai's total net sales figure has been negatively impacted in Egypt by the devaluation of the Egyptian pound, and the significant decline in exports to Iraq due to border closures. (Almarai)
April 26, 2017 - 09:55 GMT
For the first quarter of 2017, Almarai net revenue grew by 4.7% in Saudi Arabia but much less in other countries.
The bodies of two Indian workers belonging to a now defunct construction company have been lying in a mortuary in Riyadh for months as their employer refused to bear the cost of repatriation. (Shutterstock)
April 25, 2017 - 14:27 GMT
The cancellation of visas and transportation cost are prime reasons behind the delay in repatriation of the dead bodies.
Saudi climbing instructor Yasmin Gahtani displays her skills (Photo: Arab News)
April 25, 2017 - 10:53 GMT
After years of climbing in the US and Europe, Yasmin Gahtani, who represents herself as the first Saudi certified climbing wall instructor (CWI), is on a mission to bring the sport home.
Egypt is set to finalize tenders for the mega project next month and award the contract to the winner in September this year. (File photo)
April 25, 2017 - 08:45 GMT
Global technology giants are in the race for a $1.6-billion power project being jointly developed by Saudi Arabia and Egypt.