May 22, 2014
Alawi is the owner of Red Sea Mall, considered to be the destination for entertainment and shopping in Jeddah.
May 20, 2014
Saudi Arabia's Cabinet has decided to implement integrated public transport systems, including Metros and buses, in Dammam and Qatif cities, a report said.
Saudi Arabia will spend an additional SR80 billion ($21.3 billion) to overhaul the kingdom’s education system under a five-year plan, a report said.
Cancellations of pilgrimages from Egypt to Saudi Arabia due to the coronavirus, also known as the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), have exceeded 25%.
May 19, 2014
Saudi Arabia has suspended all diplomatic work in Libya due to recent violence.
May 18, 2014
Saudi Arabia is considering trade sanctions against the Netherlands because of stickers printed by far-right politician Geert Wilders which display anti-Islam slogans in the colours of the Saudi flag.
Ma’aden has already secured a $4.2 billion loan package from commercial banks and export credit agencies to fund the construction at Waad al-Shamal, which loosely translates as Northern Promise.
The over one kilometre tall Kingdom Tower will replace Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, 828 metres tall, as the highest in the world.
May 17, 2014
The Saudi Health Ministry reported three further deaths from the MERS virus bringing the total number of fatalities to 163 as concern amounts over preparations for Hajj in the coming months.
May 15, 2014
She dutifully donned her hijab for the Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca and shared her religious look for all her Facebook fans to see.
May 14, 2014
" The Kingdom can import electricity from Egypt during the day time and re-export it in the evening," he said.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel urged Gulf Arab states to unite against common security threats, despite a splintering of unity over Qatar's support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The U.S. called on its Gulf ally Saudi Arabia Wednesday to "confront common threats" with Washington in the region, particular in terms of Iran.
Development of the Saudi petrochemical sector is part of Riyadh's strategy for diversifying the economy away from heavy dependence on crude export revenues.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister told reporters Wednesday that Tehran "has not received a written invitation for its foreign minister to visit Saudi Arabia," but is planning to in the near future.