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Batin Football Club is named after a city, but the name is also an attribute of Allah (AFP /File)
August 24, 2016 - 15:27 GMT
Batin Football Club is named after a city, but the name is also an attribute of Allah.
The Saudi flag. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia sentenced an Egyptian national to six years in prison on charges of espionage for sending documents about the country to Iranian contacts in Lebanon.
In a trend reflected throughout the Gulf, Saudi Arabia has also turned to international markets to borrow money, raising a $10 billion international loan last month.  (Shutterstock)
August 24, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia continues its fundraising efforts with another SR20 billion domestic bond offer.
The Kuwaiti Fund loan to finance the project will be repaid in instalments over 20 years, with a five-year grace period. (Shutterstock)
August 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The long-awaited project will help boost the two countries’ total power-generation capacity by linking the power stations in the city of Badr in Egypt, and the two Saudi cities of Medina and Tabuk.
Sudan has  no restrictions on gold exportation, meaning that investing companies can export all the gold they produce. (Shutterstock)
August 24, 2016 - 05:21 GMT
The Sudanese government is pulling out all the stops to facilitate procedures for gold mining investors from Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia.
The King Fahd Causeway linking Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. (Wajahat Mahmood/Flickr)
August 23, 2016 - 10:17 GMT
A 40km long bridge between Al Ahsa and Bahrain, and a 25km long bridge Al Ahsa and Qatar was first proposed in May.
Stari Most, a 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. (Shutterstock)
August 23, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The natural beauty and low prices of Eastern Europe are proving to be a big draw for Saudi tourists, in comparison to the high costs of domestic tourism.
Houthi fighters. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Houthis launched multiple rockets across the border in retaliation for the ongoing Saudi airstrikes.
Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. (AFP/File)
August 22, 2016 - 13:57 GMT
Ali Abdullah Saleh offered to give Russia access to Yemeni military bases in exchange for help fighting militant groups.
Several workers – especially those working in construction companies – have been stranded without pay in the kingdom during recent months. (File photo)
August 22, 2016 - 13:24 GMT
The Saudi labor ministry confirmed that the struggling construction firm expects to clear all unpaid salaries by the end of next month.
Yemenis stand at the site of a Saudi air strike against Huthi rebels near Sanaa Airport on March 26, 2015 (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
August 22, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The Saudi forces have been targeting schools, hospitals, residential buildings, roads, markets and refugee camps.
Gulfnet is working with global partners to delete cybercrime in the Gulf. (Shutterstock)
August 21, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Gulfnet is partnering with other industry leaders to provide a comprehensive cybersecurity platform for the Gulf region.
Around 1.8 million overseas workers from the Philippines are estimated to be based in Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
August 19, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Some companies are said to have stopped providing basic services to the camps where the workers were stranded.
A picture taken on August 16, 2016 shows a view of a hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Abs, in the rebel-held northern province of Hajja, a day after the hospital was hit by an air strike. (AFP/Stringer)
August 19, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Doctors Without Borders said in a statement that it had lost confidence in the Saudi-led coalition due to the 'indiscriminate bombings and unreliable reassurances.'
There are currently eight Egyptian ports on the Red Sea used to transport goods and passengers between the two countries.  (Nautica expo)
August 18, 2016 - 15:05 GMT
Negotiations and feasibility studies are underway for possible implementation of the tourism project to link Maqna Port, Saudi Arabia with Dahab, Egypt by the end of this year.
Around 1.8 million overseas workers from the Philippines are estimated to be based in Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
August 18, 2016 - 13:28 GMT
A royal decree includes assistance measures such as medical care, support services, and administrative help to change jobs, which could benefit up to 20,000 affected Filipino workers.