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Saudi Arabia's delegation parades during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, 2016.
OLIVIER MORIN / AFP
August 25, 2016 - 16:51 GMT
No medals were won at the Rio Olympics by either men or women in the Saudi team made up of 13 athletes.
Saudi Arabia has targeted Yemen with airstrikes on an almost daily basis. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
UNHCR called for the creation of an independent international body to investigate cases of human rights violations in conflict-ridden Yemen.
Qatif, Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 12:20 GMT
Saudi forces stopped two suicide bombing attempts near a mosque and a popular tourist restaurant.
The quirky romantic comedy made its international at this year’s Berlin Film Festival. (YouTube)
August 25, 2016 - 11:14 GMT
Such a grand achievement.
Sky Prime is a subsidiary of Alpha Star Aviation. (Sky Prime Aviation)
August 25, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
The VIP charter airline will operate their fleet of seven aircraft out of Riyadh starting at the end of 2016.
A Yemeni man carries his bags through the ruins of buildings destroyed in an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition in the capital Sanaa on October 28, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
August 25, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Oxfam said at a Geneva conference on Tuesday that the UK was violating the International Arms Trade Treaty.
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.