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This is for the first time a Saudi monarch is visiting Indonesia after the visit of King Faisal 46 years ago. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
King Salman will embark on a five-nation Asian tour next week, which includes the first Saudi royal visit to Indonesia in 46 years, and the first-ever Saudi royal visit to Japan.
A total of 133 private and international schools across the kingdom will soon shift to new buildings under construction following the new rules.  (YouTube)
February 23, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The majority of Jeddah's private schools are affected by a new requirement by Saudi's Ministry of Education to move to buildings more suitable for education within two academic years.
Yemen’s President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi called on his government to focus on power, water, roads, health and education in retaken areas. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 05:33 GMT
Saudi Arabia has allocated $10 billion for the reconstruction of liberated provinces, including $2 billion as a deposit in the central bank to shore up the Yemeni riyal.
PepsiCo's CEO also confirmed that a new beverages plant is set to officially open in Dubai this month.  (Shutterstock/Ioan Panaite)
February 22, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The PepsiCo beverages plant, set to open later this year in Jeddah, will manufacture the company’s wide portfolio of carbonates including Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Mirinda and Gatorade.
The appointments come in line with a goal outlined in the Saudi Vision 2030 reform plan to increase the participation of women in the workforce from 22 percent to 30 percent.  (Arab News)
February 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Following Sarah Al-Suhaimi's appointment to chair the Tadawul, Rania Nashar has been named CEO of Samba Financial Group, and Latifa Al-Sabhan has been appointed chief financial officer of Arab National Bank.
The iconic actor is reportedly visiting the Kingdom in May. (Nanozine)
February 22, 2017 - 09:06 GMT
The iconic actor is reportedly visiting the Kingdom in May.
Round 1 RFQ documents can be viewed, downloaded, and responded to via the government eProcurement portal. (Shutterstock)
February 22, 2017 - 05:16 GMT
Saudi Arabia has opened the pre-qualification bidding process to local, regional and international developers for the first phase of its ambitious renewable energy program.
Saudi Arabia was the world's second-largest arms importer in the period 2012 to 2016, with an increase of 212 percent compared with 2007-2011. (File photo)
February 21, 2017 - 08:30 GMT
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, or SIPRI, said Monday the arms import figures for the Middle East accounted for 29 percent of global imports during the 2012-2016 period.
Photo: Tasnim News Agency
February 20, 2017 - 19:57 GMT
Esteghlal of Khuzestan has defeated hosting FC Al-Fateh of Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia in the first day of Group B on Monday.
It was out of this world. (Instagram)
February 20, 2017 - 19:08 GMT
It was out of this world.
The 41-year-old official had agreed a move to the Middle East but will now definitely take charge of at least one more game in England's top flight
February 20, 2017 - 19:08 GMT
The 41-year-old official had agreed a move to the Middle East but will now definitely take charge of at least one more game in England's top flight
February 20, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
While oil and gas spending globally is expected to continue to decline, Middle East producers are looking to buck the trend and maintain spending in order to meet production targets.
Performers at the opening ceremony for Medina Capital of Islamic Tourism 2017. (SPA)
February 20, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Prince Sultan bin Salman, chief of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), kicked off the opening ceremony for “Medina Capital of Islamic Tourism 2017.”
Suhaimi, who became the first female chief executive of a Saudi investment bank when she took that post at NCB Capital in 2014, is one of only a few women with a top job in Saudi finance. (AFP/File)
February 20, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Al Suhaimi is the first woman to lead Saudi's Tadawul, MENA's largest bourse.
Morgan Stanley is also expected to be a global co-ordinator and bookrunner on the Aramco listing. (File photo)
February 19, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
JPMorgan, Saudi Aramco’s longstanding commercial banker, is in pole position to be a global co-ordinator and bookrunner for the planned sale of a 5 per cent stake in the Saudi oil giant in 2018.
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February 16, 2017 - 14:10 GMT
@ahdaafme: OFFICIAL: Mark Clattenburg will quit his job in English football to take up a new refereeing role in Saudi Arabia. #DawryJameel