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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.
The new device will allow better service provision by government and private sector bodies. (Arab News)
June 22, 2016 - 12:25 GMT
The device includes data on pilgrims’ licensed service providers, accommodation in Mecca, Madinah or the holy sites, and telephone numbers of those helping them.
Saudi Arabia has so far refrained from commenting on the protests in Egypt surrounding the deal, as well as the court ruling that overturned it. (AFP/File)
June 22, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia has also so far been silent on the public anger and protests in Egypt over the deal.
The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has launched a new jobs portal to help match employers with domestic workers.  (File photo)
June 22, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Over 200 recruitment agencies have been licenses to operate in Saudi Arabia to meet the high demand for domestic help, with another 129 offices given initial approval.
Yemeni children stand next to food rations that a local charity is distributing to families affected by the country's ongoing conflict during the fasting month of Ramadan on June 15, 2016 in an empoverished part of the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
June 22, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
A quarter of Yemen's population is at risk of famine, of which three million children are currently at risk of malnutrition.
A man wears a face mask while tending to his camels to avoid exposure to MERS. (AFP/File)
June 22, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A woman with MERS was exposed to 49 people at a hospital in Riyadh, and 33 of the people exposed have contracted the disease.
Loyalist forces in Marib, Yemen. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Houthis fired a missile at the Loyalist-held Marib, but the missile was intercepted by Saudi-coalition forces.
Mohammad Al-Mojil Group is one of the largest of Saudi Arabia's construction companies. (Arab News)
June 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The resignation comes a week after Saudi's stock market regulator fined MMG $427M and sentenced three people to prison, including founder Mohammad Al-Mojil and his son Adel Al-Mojil, the chairman.