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Saudi police are seen on patrol. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The Mecca cell is believed to be linked to Oqab al-Otaibi, who was arrested in connection with Daesh.
Saudi's Al-Ittihad club player Mukhtar Fallatah (R) fights for the ball against Abdollah Karami of Iran's Sepahan club during their Asian Champions League group A football match at the Sultan Qabous stadium in Muscat on May 4, 2016.
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May 05, 2016 - 17:21 GMT
Two-time AFC Champions League winner Al-Ittihad of Saudi Arabia crashed out of the 2016 continental club championship Tuesday despite notching up a 2-0 win over Iran’s Sepahan.
Daesh militants have caused trouble outside of Saudi Arabia's Mecca. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Saudi forces killed four Daesh militants south of Mecca.
Hassan Ali al-Sanad was kidnapped on April 26 as he left his factory. (Twitter/Al Arabiya)
May 05, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Hassan Ali al-Sanad was abducted by a masked gang as he was on his way to the airport.
The minister's visit “is part of Saudi policies to find alternatives to oil
May 05, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Saudi's oil minister is in Khartoum to discuss cooperation on the Atlantis II project, which hopes to exploit the zinc, copper, silver and gold in the Red Sea area.
The law would be mandatory, but does not cover setting rents which are subject to supply and demand. (Shutterstock/F Selivanov)
May 05, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
With 90 percent of leases deemed to be illegal, the new Ejar system is expected regularize tenancy agreements in the Kingdom.
Al Hilal team
May 04, 2016 - 15:58 GMT
Brazilian striker Ailton came off the bench to score Saudi Al-Hilal’s decisive second against Iranian Tractorsazi Tabriz Tuesday as the two-time winner picked up a 2-1 win that took it through to the Round-of-16 of the 2016 AFC Champions League.
Binladin is currently implementing massive projects worth a total of SR220 billion and is qualified to secure 15 projects valued at SR140 billion within the Kingdom and abroad. (File photo)
May 04, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
With debts of up to nearly SR30 million and the ongoing protests over unpaid dues an unwelcome spotlight, what are the options for the construction behemoth?
India's Wipro's all-women technology park in Saudi Arabia aims to create 21,000 jobs by 2025. (File photo)
May 04, 2016 - 09:05 GMT
The new venture between Saudi Aramco, Princess Nourah University and Indian IT major Wipro will be the first-of-its kind IT hub serving multi-sectors.
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The new rules and their effective date will be published by the end of the first half of 2017. (File photo)
May 04, 2016 - 05:11 GMT
After opening the Tadawul to foreign investment last year, Saudi's new reforms include amending its settlement cycle for share trading and new limits for foreign ownership.
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May 03, 2016 - 22:05 GMT
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Daily protests over unpaid salaries culminated in seven company buses torched by angry workers on Saturday. (AFP/Mahmoud Mahmoud)
May 03, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The embattled construction giant owes SR4.8 billion to employees for 2017 and an additional SR595 million payable in 2018.
Women in Saudi Arabia will now have the right to receive a copy of her marriage contract and to check the details of it, including prenuptial agreements and whether the wife will be allowed to take a job. (File photo)
May 03, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Many Saudi women have had issues with proving their marriage was legitimate and with inheritance in the case of the husband's death.
Saudi's King Fahd Causeway is a series of bridges and causeways connecting Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. (Wikipedia)
May 03, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Two new causeways linking Saudi Arabia to Bahrain and Qatar have been proposed at a sustainable development conference in Doha.
Binladin Group spokesmen have confirmed that some staff have been let go, but gave no numbers. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Suspension of lucrative contracts after last year's deadly crane collapse has reportedly lead to up to 77,000 layoffs and unpaid salaries for workers in Mecca and Jeddah.
The tax is being implemented in an effort to address a shortage in housing projects, increase transparency and strengthen the tax system.  (File photo)
May 03, 2016 - 05:05 GMT
A tax on undeveloped properties has already lead to a 25 percent drop in prices, as owners rush to sell off investments.