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That's a lot of eyeliner! The Saudi cosmetics market is the largest in the Middle East. (Shutterstock)
May 28, 2015 - 05:04 GMT
The cosmetics market in Saudi Arabia is estimated at $16 billion annually, with an 11 percent annual growth rate.
Amman's municipality is anticipating more traffic congestion as tens of thousands of visitors from the Gulf region are expected to arrive over the summer. (Shutterstock)
May 27, 2015 - 15:36 GMT
Amman's municipality is anticipating more traffic congestion as tens of thousands of visitors from the Gulf region are expected to arrive over the summer.
Armed Yemeni fighters loyal to fugitive president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi stand in position during clashes with Houthi fighters in Jaadan area of Marib province on May 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 11:37 GMT
Forces supporting the government have retaken a southern Yemeni city from Houthi rebels Tuesday.
Yemeni workers unload medical aid boxes from a boat carrying 460 tonnes of Emirati relief aid that docked in the port of the city of Aden on May 24, 2015. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 26, 2015 - 10:19 GMT
Two-third of the population have been left without access to clean drinking water, a relief agency said Tuesday.
Obama's foreign policy
May 26, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
Obama's foreign policy "seems to be hinged more on reimagining old and tired foes than on addressing complex challenges."
Smoke billows following an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on an army arms depot, now under Shiite Houthi rebel control on May 22, 2015 east of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 26, 2015 - 07:45 GMT
A rocket attack near the Iranian embassy violated international obligations for diplomatic immunity of embassy staff.
People attend the funeral of eight Shiite worshippers gunned down during an attack on an Ashura commemoration event in Saudi Arabia, November 2014.  (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 14:09 GMT
Shiites in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province set up a mass funeral for the victims of the Daesh-claimed mosque attack - thousands are expected to attend.
Approximately 60% of the Saudi population uses the internet, yet local businesses are not yet taking full advantage of the potential. (Flickr)
May 25, 2015 - 12:58 GMT
Google Partners will pair local agencies with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Saudi Arabia to help grow their businesses online.
Remittances to East Asia and the Pacific will increase by only 2.8 percent in 2015. (Shutterstock)
May 25, 2015 - 09:21 GMT
Moderate slowdown in remittances from overseas workers in the UAE to East Asia will hit the poor the hardest, according to the World Bank.
Civilians survey the damage from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike near Sanaa airport in Yemen. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Senior Yemeni politicians say UN-brokered peace talks set for the end of the month in Geneva have been postponed, no new date set.
We're not sure what's actually in store for this accidental YouTube star, but what happens at the end of the video he produced this week has people raging. (YouTube)
May 25, 2015 - 08:55 GMT
An online rant is ruffling feathers in Saudi Arabia.