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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.
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured since start of Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen, says UNICEF.  140 children have been recruited as fighters.  (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 24, 2015 - 11:32 GMT
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured in the Yemeni conflict since the launch of the Saudi-led airstrikes in the country, says UNICEF.
Saudi Arabia’s economy has been growing at an average rate of 6 per cent per annum (image: on file).
April 23, 2015 - 21:50 GMT
The hundreds of billions of dollars that would flow into investments in Saudi Arabia once its $530 billion capital market opens up is likely to give a major boost.
Saudi Arabia had announced two days ago that it was ending airstrikes. (AFP/File)
April 23, 2015 - 08:01 GMT
Saudi Arabia and its allies have launched a round of new airstrikes on Yemen, AFP reported on Thursday.
Another Opec producer, the UAE, has also trimmed supplies to Asia as it diverts more oil for use at a new refinery (image: on file).
April 23, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
Saudi Arabia has reduced contractual crude supplies to some customers in Japan and South Korea since March by trimming the volumes of oil loaded.