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The Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice apparently took issue with the dress-up gag. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 14:50 GMT
The Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice apparently took issue with the dress-up gag.
Saudi is encouraging FDI in order to balance its $98B budget deficit. (File photo)
February 08, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
A Saudi committee is examining the possibility of removing the requirement of having a local partner in order to promote foreign direct investment.
Saudi Arabia shot down a Scud missile fired from Yemen Monday morning. (AFP/Kim Jae-Hwan)
February 08, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A Scud missile fired from Yemen missed its target after being intercepted by Saudi air defenses.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari (R) meeting with the new Saudi ambassador to Iraqi Thamer al-Sabhan in the capital Baghdad in January 2016. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia also plans to open an embassy in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, following a 25-year hiatus.
Source: Arab News
February 07, 2016 - 15:41 GMT
The Saudi Badminton Committee (SBC), affiliated to the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, will be organizing a mega event here in cooperation with Evenlode Badminton Club (EBC), Dammam.
UAE ground troops are ready to fight Daesh in Syria. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 15:13 GMT
The United Arab Emirates is ready to send ground troops to Syria in a US-led coalition, official says.
The Arabian oryx can be found in the Empty Quarter. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage and the Saudi Wildlife Authority plan 20 ecotourism camps in the Empty Quarter (Rub’ Al Khali).
Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait on February 5, 2016 in Bab-Al Salama, next to the city of Azaz, northern Syria, near Turkish crossing gate. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 07, 2016 - 13:02 GMT
This week was full of omens that Syria in its already fractured and suffering condition should look forward to more misery.
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February 07, 2016 - 11:50 GMT
With phone call rates among the highest in the world, Saudis and expats are rejoicing over the lifting of the ban on calls over the internet-based messenging service.
The two sons are suspects in the bombing of the Special emergency Forces Mosque in Asir in August 2015 (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 08:32 GMT
A Saudi father has asked his two sons listed as suspects in the attack on the Special Emergency Forces Mosque to surrender to authorities.
Saudi ready to send troops to Syria if needed in US-led ground war. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 20:18 GMT
If a US-led coalition is ready for a ground war in Syria, then Saudi Arabia says its willing to send troops in support of the alliance.
Saudi Arabia is on the hunt for terrorists. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Saudi continues a nationwide sweep of people suspected to be involved in "terrorism."
About 24 percent of samples taken from the plants were found contaminated by E.coli bacteria. (Thermomed.com.tr)
February 04, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A new study has found that the majority of the Kingdom's drinking water bottling plants do not comply with hygiene and environmental protection regulations.
The city centers rehabilitation projects in Riyadh Province include Al-Diriyah city center development project. (Haya Tour)
February 04, 2016 - 07:45 GMT
The World Bank and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) are launching a three-year study to encourage investment in Saudi's historic sites.
There are 2.1 million children out of school in Syria and 700,000 in neighboring countries. (File photo)
February 04, 2016 - 05:06 GMT
UNICEF is coordinating the appeal on behalf of four million Syrian children whose learning has been disrupted by five years of war.
A branch of the popular coffee shop in Riyadh has been accused of not letting women in. (AFP/File)
February 03, 2016 - 14:26 GMT
A branch of the popular coffee shop in Riyadh has been accused of not letting women in.