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Dubai is seeing exponential growth in foreigners owning property in the emirate. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Saudis and Jordanians are the top Arab buyers in the Dubai property market.
The festival will bring together many well-known comedians from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan and the GCC countries under one roof to bring laughter to the people of Asir region. (www.muckflash.com)
July 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Saudi promises laughter over six days.
Government services are moving online to better understand big data. (Shutterstock)
July 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Middle Eastern governments are increasingly providing online services in order to collect and learn from citizens' data.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The US State Department issued a warning for American citizens in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Al-Qurashi said that there is an Islamic committee monitoring the decisions of the Saudi Olympic Committee to ensure that it follows Islamic teachings
July 21, 2016 - 16:16 GMT
Women’s sports will be allowed in the Kingdom according to Shariah law, Saudi Olympic Committee Executive Director Hussam Al-Qurashi has announced.
Saudi tourists are the target market for a new tourism and hotel-booking site. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
HotelGate is launching a special site focused on the needs and wants of Saudi tourists.
Big family conglomerates in Saudi Arabia are also under pressure from authorities to invest more in the economy now that oil prices are low. (File photo)
July 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
SBG has long enjoyed a privileged position in Saudi Arabia, but the group's future will remain under pressure in the face of new economic realities.
The group has been beset by financial and legal difficulties due to the crane accident, government cuts and a fall in oil prices. (File photo)
July 19, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The troubled Saudi contractor has requested extra time to meet a debt repayment, claiming it is awaiting outstanding payments from the government for completed works.
King Salman called on united front against terrorism in wake of Nice attack in France. (AFP/File)
July 19, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The King emphasised the importance a unified global effort to stamp out terror.
Sara Al-Attar
July 18, 2016 - 15:51 GMT
The Saudi Olympic Committee has approved four female Saudi athletes to compete as part of the conservative Gulf kingdom's team at the Rio Olympics, a spokesman said on Sunday.
APICORP Headquarters in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. (Trade Arabia)
July 18, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The Saudi shipping company and the Arabian Petroleum Investments Company (APICORP) aims to own 15 giant oil tankers, financed from the fund's capital.
A police officer stands next to an armored vehicle that was used by soldiers during the coup attempt at Taksim square in Istanbul on July 17, 2016. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
July 18, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
The Turkish military attache to Kuwait was arrested as he was traveling to Germany.
Jafza is now one of the world’s biggest free zones, accounting for almost 32 percent of total FDI (foreign direct investment) flow into the country. (Arabian Supply Chain)
July 18, 2016 - 07:53 GMT
Free zone growth in the GCC is showing no signs of slowing, but they are not immune from the evolving global dynamics and policy imperatives.
Dark plumes of smoke can be seen rising from a hotel fire in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (YouTube)
July 17, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Authorities are still working to determine the cause of the fire.
UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed at an earlier peace talk in Kuwait. (AFP/File)
July 16, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Delegations have arrived in Kuwait, despite Hadi threatening to boycott meeting with the Houthi delegation.
Ankara, Turkey (File photo)
July 14, 2016 - 13:21 GMT
A 17 year old Saudi girl went on a trip with her family to Turkey – And then she ran away from them. Now the Saudi government is trying to get her back.