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Oil prices rose this week on continuing market tightness. With the price rise, some Saudi-bashing has begun. (Shutterstock)
September 23, 2018 - 07:54 GMT
Oil prices rose this week on continuing market tightness. With the price rise, some Saudi-bashing has begun.
The ministry started nationalizing four out of 12 activities in retail and wholesale sectors. (Shutterstock)
September 23, 2018 - 07:47 GMT
As many as 1,228,605 non-Saudis are holding jobs in the retail and wholesale shops that will be Saudized under a recent decision by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, the Arabic language daily Al-Watan reported on Saturday quoting market sources.
Time is running out for aid groups working in Yemen (Twitter)
September 22, 2018 - 15:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia is trying shut down a U.N.-backed war crimes investigation in Yemen, Human Rights Watch said on Friday, calling it a "blatant attempt to avoid scrutiny" of its conduct in the country.
Yemeni nationals protest against war (Shutterstock)
September 22, 2018 - 12:13 GMT
The U.N. on Friday called the humanitarian situation in Yemen "bleak" and said they are losing the battle against famine in the country.
Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States, Prince Khalid bin Salman. (AFP/File Photo)
September 20, 2018 - 09:52 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States, Prince Khalid bin Salman, said the signing of the peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea is part of the kingdom’s foreign policy in establishing peace and stability.
MEK at Camp Ashraf (AFP/FILE)
September 19, 2018 - 12:56 GMT
The Iranian opposition group, the MEK have been radical student activists, guerrilla fighters, terrorists, a Saddamist milita, and a U.S. foreign policy tool. But are they a cult?
United Nations special envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths (AFP)
September 19, 2018 - 12:09 GMT
U.N. envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths concluded his visit to Sanaa after holding meetings with Houthi leaders on the possibility of resuming the Geneva talks after the previous round failed because the insurgent delegation did not attend.
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September 19, 2018 - 10:06 GMT
A UK-based charity has expressed concerns about the humanitarian repercussions of renewed Saudi attacks on Yemen’s port city of Hudaydah, saying a total of 5.2 million children are at risk of famine amid the ongoing war in the country.
Lucid Motors received a $1 billion investment from Saudi Arabia Monday that will get the Lucid Air electric vehicle through to commercialization by 2020. (Lucid Motors)
September 19, 2018 - 10:01 GMT
Saudi Arabia put a $1 billion charge into Lucid Motors Monday by investing in the electric car maker.
Light on Saudi Arabia’s financial support for the anti-Iran terror group (Twitter)
September 19, 2018 - 08:30 GMT
An ex-member of the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) has shed light on Saudi Arabia’s financial support for the anti-Iran terror group, explaining how the Riyadh regime funneled, in one instance, gold bars and other valuables worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the notorious outfit.
Amman Citadel, Jordan (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 19, 2018 - 07:56 GMT
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Tareq Hammouri held a joint meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mouloud Gawishoglu and Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan on Tuesday.
Iraq national football team
September 18, 2018 - 22:37 GMT
Iraq have been named as the fourth and final country to participate in next month’s four-team international football tournament in Saudi...
Photos were shared by Seham for the temple she was residing in during the one-week experience. (Twitter)
September 18, 2018 - 14:14 GMT
The story of Seham Al Duhaim, the Saudi expat who lives and works in the US, has been gathering momentum lately on Twitter after she shared details of her volunteering and meditation in a Buddhist temple in New York.
Saudi's late king Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (AFP/FILE)
September 18, 2018 - 10:51 GMT
The MEK got at least 3 tons of gold bars from Saudi Arabia and a share of Iraq's oil revenue under Saddam Hussein.
KSA should be able to provide goods and services for its local market as well as build globally competitive export industries. (Shutterstock)
September 18, 2018 - 08:42 GMT
Saudi Arabia stands to collect an “infrastructure dividend” worth billions as it pushes ahead with its diversification drive, powered by a localization program involving partnerships between KSA enterprises and overseas firms to ensure wealth cascades down to the wider population, say experts.
The IMFSaid Last Month That Growth in the Non-Oil Sector Was Expected to Accelerate as the Kingdom Moved Ahead With Economic Reforms. (Shutterstock)
September 18, 2018 - 08:18 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s economy can achieve an International Monetary Fund forecast of 1.9 percent gross domestic product growth this year, the central bank governor said on Sunday.