July 1, 2014
Travel operators in Riyadh will increase the prices of weekend Umrah packages from SR90 ($23) per head to SR160 ($42) from Wednesday thanks to the influx of pilgrims during Ramadan.
June 30, 2014
A high commission set up to develop the regulations ensuring retailers close at 9 p.m. has completed its task.
June 29, 2014
King Abdullah said Saudi Arabia would fight extremists and that terrorists "are not related to Islam," during a Ramadan speech in the Kingdom.
Human Rights Organizations and news reports recently have blasted Gulf countries over the mistreatment and exploitation of low-wage expat workers
June 28, 2014
HRW has strongly slammed Saudi Arabian authorizes for hacking into the mobile phones of dissidents to obtain data on anti-regime protests.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Saudi leaders in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Friday, seeking their support for an inclusive government in Iraq.
June 26, 2014
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has ordered KSA authorities to "take necessary measures" to defend the Kingdom from terrorism the eve before the Arab leader is set to meet with U.S. officials on Iraq.
On cooperation between Gates Foundation and Saudi Arabia, he said “Saudi Arabia is the most generous country in terms of overall philanthropy.
June 25, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Riyadh Friday to meet with Saudi Arabia's leadership about the developing crisis in Iraq.
Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul), the Middle East's largest bourse that is planning to go public, reported a 37 percent drop in 2013 net profit, its first ever financial disclosure showed on Tuesday
June 24, 2014
“Kids make up the highest percentage of festival-goers,” said the official for Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA).
Tourism, Construction and Real Estate Development sectors showed the worst performance.
June 23, 2014
The Civil Service Ministry is planning to introduce a distance work system for government departments, especially for women, as part of the government’s efforts to create more job opportunities for citizens.
June 22, 2014
Saudi's Foreign Minister Saud Al Faisal said that his Russian counterpart is ready to support a peaceful transition in Syria Saturday.
June 21, 2014
Russia's Foreign Minister will meet with Saudi leadership Saturday in Jeddah to discuss the ongoing conflict in Syria.