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KSA has been a key market for growth in the Islamic banking industry.
April 27, 2015 - 12:58 GMT
The Islamic banking industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is set to achieve $683 billion of Shariah-compliant assets by 2019.
An army made up of Arab nations would put a further strain on the region. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 10:56 GMT
While some Arab countries move to establish a joint military force in the Middle East, such actions could put a further dent in the region's rocky Sunni-Shia relationship.
Riyadh’s hotel market also saw year-to-February occupancy rates remain stable at 64 per cent (File photo).
April 26, 2015 - 21:10 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s hospitality market can expect to witness high levels of new supply over the next three years.
A UAE fighter jet lifts off before taking part in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen.  (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 18:32 GMT
The crash occurred Sunday during a training exercise in Saudi Arabia, killing an instructor and a student.
Concerns related to low oil prices, coupled with the more recent concerns over QFII access being delayed, have led to a significant outflow of funds from foreign investors (File photo).
April 26, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The move holds significant potential for the market’s growth and importance over the coming years, Deloitte said in a study.
Two Saudi police officers had been killed by Daesh militants at a checkpoint in April. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 10:26 GMT
Saudi Arabia's security forces stopped a potential terrorist attack in the kingdom by Daesh militants, according to an interior ministry spokesperson.
Armed Shia Houthi militants sit in a pick up truck in southern Sanaa, April 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
Saudi Arabia's military resumed a fresh round of airstrikes across the Yemeni capital of Sanaa Sunday following a one-week lull.
Yemeni children sit in a temporary shelter after fleeing Sirwah due to fighting between Houthi rebels and militiamen loyal to the country's fugitive President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, April 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 06:40 GMT
The Yemeni conflict has been catastrophic for most of the Middle East. Bringing Saudi and Iran into a standoff, which delves into the Shia-Sunni divide, could it move towards Europe?
 Saudi Arabia has a response to the global surplus of oil: Raise output to near-record levels and then pump even more.
April 26, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
The world's biggest oil exporter, having abandoned last year its role of keeping global markets in balance.
John Kerry urged the Houthis and
April 25, 2015 - 10:33 GMT
US Secretary of State encourages Houthis to come to the negotiating table.
The Saudi authorities arrested a 23-year-old man with links to Daesh militants in Syria. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Saudi authorities have held the ISIL (Daesh) militant group responsible for the fatal shooting of two policemen in the capital, Riyadh, earlier this month.