Saudi Arabia revealed its army destroyed two plastic missiles heading towards its Aramco facility in the southern city of Jizan. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 24, 2018 - 10:34 GMT
Yemen's armed Houthi movement fired two ballistic missiles at a Saudi Aramco facility in the southern city of Jizan on Monday, but Saudi news agency SPA stated both projectiles were destroyed.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch forecasts Saudi Arabia will continue to push forward with its reform process regardless of the rising price of oil. (Shutterstock)
April 24, 2018 - 09:25 GMT
The Saudi Arabian economy is in a “sweet spot”, with higher oil prices allowing the Kingdom to boost spending while not having a significant impact on the country’s fiscal balance.
While Filipinos are discouraged from working in Kuwait, thousands of opportunities await in other countries. (Pixabay)
April 24, 2018 - 09:06 GMT
Thousands of jobs have just opened up for Filipinos looking to work in various destinations abroad.
By March 31, bookings made in Saudi Arabia to Egypt increased by nearly 190,000. (Shutterstock)
April 23, 2018 - 13:00 GMT
The countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travelers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in the last 12 months are Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Turkey, according to analysis conducted by Travelport, the leading Travel Commerce Platform.
Pascal Gauvin and Sami Alhokair shake hands after signing the agreement. (Courtesy of IHG)
April 23, 2018 - 07:40 GMT
The first Holiday Inn Express will be a 200-room hotel based in Jeddah.
Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 22, 2018 - 17:00 GMT
Saudi authorities on Sunday ordered drone enthusiasts to obtain permission before flying the devices, one day after a drone was shot down near a royal palace in the capital Riyadh.
A long way from Etihad /AFP
April 22, 2018 - 11:21 GMT
Despite Qatari denial of the story, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain instigated a blockade of Qatar, on the grounds that the Qataris were supporting terrorist groups. A number of other neighbouring nations then severed or downgraded their relations with Qatar.
Saudi Police revealed that the gunfire targeted the toy drone. (AFP/ File PHoto)
April 22, 2018 - 10:37 GMT
Saudi police on Saturday said they had dealt with a toy drone in the capital Riyadh, dispelling rumors of gunshots near the Royal Palace.
The launch of the General Entertainment Authority in 2016 has already had a transformative impact, hosting more than 2,000 events in 2017. (SG)
April 22, 2018 - 07:32 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s ongoing efforts to transform its economy and diversify away from its dependence on energy is driving the creation of a vibrant new entertainment sector, according to experts set to meet in the Kingdom in May.
Houthi militia up-in-arms (AFP/File Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 17:00 GMT
A senior Houthi military commander has been killed in fighting with Saudi troops in Yemen’s northern Saada province, according to the Houthi-run SABA news agency.
On Iran, Macron appears not to have been swayed.  /AFP
April 19, 2018 - 13:44 GMT
For decades, the legacy of General Charles de Gaulle in the Middle East was a French foreign policy which remained stubbornly independent from other global powers. France found itself favour among an eclectic set of Arab leaders over the 20th century, thanks to Paris’ willingness to defend their interests against European and American influences. From De Gaulle’s de-facto defence of Palestine by embargoing the sale of French arms to Israel, to Jacques Chirac’s attempts to stall the invasion of Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, France enjoyed the fruits of comparative favour for a long time.
The tech giant will set up five hubs across the kingdom. (File photo)
April 19, 2018 - 10:00 GMT
The tech giant will set up five hubs across the kingdom.
Saudi Arabia lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms in the Kingdom  (AFP/File Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 07:53 GMT
It was a night to remember: Cinema returned to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday with the first major movie screening in 35 years in a spectacular new theater in King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh.
Scene from the Qatari army in military exercises (AFP/File Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 07:44 GMT
Qatar took part in the month-long “Gulf Shield 1” military exercises, which wrapped up earlier this week in Saudi Arabia, the Qatari Defense Ministry announced Wednesday.
Al-Hudeidah Seaport on Yemen’s western coast (AFP/File Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
Shia Houthi rebels are smuggling “ballistic missiles” from Iran through the Al-Hudeidah Seaport on Yemen’s western coast, Yemeni Prime Minister Ahmed Obaid bin Daghar claimed Wednesday.
“We see a significant increase in the interest in Saudi Arabia.” (Photo: AFP)
April 18, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
“We see a significant increase in the interest in Saudi Arabia.”