The royal decree also includes a 15 percent reduction in benefits toward a car and housing for Shoura members. (File photo)
September 27, 2016 - 05:41 GMT
A 20 percent salary reduction for ministers and a freeze on hiring of non-essential expats for the private sector are some of the latest budget-trimming measures to be announced in Saudi Arabia.
Houthi Movement members with guns gather to protest before they take the road to front lines, where they conflict against President of Yemen Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi's unities, in Asir province of Sanaa, Yemen on August 25, 2016. (Twitter/Anadolu Agency)
September 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Houthi gains have prompted Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies to launch a massive air campaign in an effort to reinstate Hadi's government.
Yemenis stand on a rooftop after an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on September 25, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
September 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The UK refused to back the Netherlands proposal that the UNHCR launch a formal inquiry into Saudi Arabia's intervention in Yemen.
None of the available positions were in the main cities of Riyadh, Jeddah or Mecca. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The total number of women applicants for the Ministry of Education had reached 72,542 when the system froze, prompting the education ministry to extend the deadline for applications.
The purchase agreement was signed last year in Paris in the presence of Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Muhammad Bin Salman. (File photo)
September 25, 2016 - 05:17 GMT
The announcement of new Saudi Arabian Airlines planes was made on the occasion of the Kingdom’s National Day.
Ittihad team
September 24, 2016 - 19:38 GMT
Jeddah-based football club Ittihad continued at the top of the Saudi Pro League of, as it drew with across the city rival Ahli 1-1, in a match played tonight, in Jeddah, at the end of the fourth match day of the competition.
Yemenis carry belongings they recovered from the rubble of buildings destroyed during Saudi-led air strikes the previous day, on September 22, 2016 in the rebel-held Yemeni port city of Hodeida. (AFP/Stringer)
September 23, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The civilians were killed when the strike hit a residential area of Hodeidah.
Real Madrid team
September 22, 2016 - 17:25 GMT
Emirates Airline and Real Madrid CF partnered to send a special video message Wednesday to congratulate Saudi Arabia on its 86th National Day.
The accused were tried in the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh. (AFP/File)
September 22, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The women were arrested as they were trying to depart for Yemen together with children and Yemeni smugglers.
A group of women in Saudi Arabia (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
September 22, 2016 - 12:39 GMT
The Arabic-language hashtag has been trending this week, Raseef22 reports.
Al Olayan also appears on Forbes’ list of the “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women”. (World Economic Forum)
September 22, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Forbes considered position, size of company or organization, and sphere of impact to compile a list that is dominated by Egyptian women.
Falah Al Amri, Iraqi governor to OPEC and Director General of Iraq’s Oil Marketing Co, known as SOMO. (YouTube)
September 22, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Iraq’s governor to OPEC fuels hope from next week's meeting in Algeria, saying it is the “right time” for an agreement on limiting crude output and raising oil prices.
MBC celebrated 25 years since its launch in 1991. (Facebook)
September 22, 2016 - 08:42 GMT
MBC celebrated 25 years since its launch in 1991.
Yemeni civilians look through the rubble of their homes after an airstrike west of the capital in 2015. (AFP/File)
September 22, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
An airstrike on a busy market killed 35 people in western Yemen.
The hospital is owned by Saudi businessman Maan al-Sanea, the founder and chairman of the conglomerate Saad Group. (Saad Medical)
September 21, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The strike by 200 medical and non-medical staff of one of Saudi's largest private medical facilities began three weeks ago but is growing momentum.