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Over the past ten years, Jordan has witnessed a rising demand on electricity that ranged between 5-7 percent annually.
June 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Jordan Nuclear Power Company CEO Dr. Ahmad Hiyasat said that the bilateral cooperation will ensure sustainable development and confront rising prices in the energy sector.
Foreign-backed militants patrol in the Syrian city of Idlib. (AFP/file)
June 27, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
The US-Saudi weapons were stolen by Jordanian intelligence agents and sold to arms dealers on the black market.
Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman and Bill Gates. (SPA)
June 27, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Prince Muhammad Bin Salman ends his US visit by meeting Silicon Valley tech giants and announcing a new welfare initiative between the Misk Al-Khair Charity Organization and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Syrian refugees in Germany prepare Iftar together (AFP)
June 26, 2016 - 17:47 GMT
Twitter users criticised the gathering for its "depravity".
A picture taken on January 14, 2014 through the window of an airplane shows the Red Sea's Tiran and the Sanafir islands in the Straits of Tiran between Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The government has appealed a lower court's decision to annul the transfer of the islands to Saudi Arabia.
Female employment rates are calculated by dividing the number of Saudi women registered in social security by the establishment’s total employment numbers. (File photo)
June 26, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
The five-tier method for calculating 'nationalization points' in the Nitaqat Program has been revealed alongside plans to introduce more reforms to the nationalization program.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud had earlier issued a decree to secure Egypt’s needs of petroleum over the next five years. (File photo)
June 26, 2016 - 08:43 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s Aramco will supply Egypt with petroleum derivatives for five years, starting from last May, at an interest rate of 2% and a grace period of at least three years.
Members of al-Qaeda of the Arab Peninsula. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Residents in southern Yemen report an increase in al-Qaeda activity, driving around with anti-aircraft weaponry.
A guard tower is seen at Guantanamo Bay military prison. (AFP/John Moore)
June 23, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Abdel Malik Abdel Wahab al-Rahabi, held for 14 years without being charged of any crime, will be resettled in Montenegro.
The ban comes after the CSRD sentenced MMG founder Mohammad Al-Mojil and his son Adel Al-Mojil, the firm’s chairman, to five years in jail on Thursday. (Deloitte)
June 23, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The global accountancy firm was banned from audit work for two years by Saudi Arabia’s market regulator in relation to the case against Mohammad Al-Mojil Group (MMG).
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met Deputy crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman in Silicon Valley on Tuesday. (AFP/File)
June 23, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Under the knowledge-sharing MoU with Microsoft, the tech giant will train young Saudis in computing technology, as well as expand its systems support centre at Saudi Arabia’s royal court.
The controversial agreement between Cairo and Riyadh sparked widespread anger in Egypt, leading to several protests. (Twitter)
June 23, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
On Wednesday a Cairo court annulled the agreement that transferred sovereignty of the islands to Saudi Arabia.
The Yemeni curriculum will be taught in coordination with the Yemeni Ministry of Education, with educational materials transformed into computer and television resources. (Tumblr)
June 23, 2016 - 05:47 GMT
A successful distance-learning pilot program is being rolled out for Yemeni students in camps for the displaced inside Yemen and refugee camps in Djibouti, sponsored by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid.
A child walks through the rubble after an airstrike in Taiz, Yemen. (AFP/File)
June 22, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Mortar fire and clashes in central Yemen killed 13 people, including children, on Wednesday.
Mohsen Al-Dohaileb (Photo: eshraqlife.ne)
June 22, 2016 - 15:49 GMT
Saudi weightlifter Mohsen Al-Dohaileb has qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics. He will compete in the Men’s 69 kg event.
A protester sits in front of riot policemen during a demonstration on April 15, 2016 in central Cairo against a controversial deal to hand two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
June 22, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Security forces arrested the protesters on April 15 at the Press Syndicate. They were charged with protesting without a license, disturbing public peace and inciting protest.