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About 99 percent of 'tasattur' in Saudi Arabia is in small and medium-sized enterprises. (AFP/ File)
August 22, 2017 - 13:42 GMT
About 99 percent of 'tasattur' is in SMEs, according to the governor of the General Authority for SMEs in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia is expected to face a recession in 2017, according to Bank of America. (Shutterstock)
August 22, 2017 - 13:19 GMT
Saudi Arabia is expected to get a $21.3 billion boost next year from new taxes and expat fee.
A visitor takes a selfie during an exhibition of artworks depicting Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani titled
August 22, 2017 - 12:15 GMT
Saudi-owned, Dubai-based Al Arabiya, declared in a bold headline on Tuesday: “Qataris flood Twitter with hashtags demanding [the Qatari Emir] Sheikh Tamim ‘step down’”. But is it true?
Al-Hilal's defender Yasser Al-Shahrani (L) vies for the ball with Al-Ain's midfielder Caio (R) during their AFC Asian Champions League Group C football match at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al-Ain on August 21, 2017.
KARIM SAHIB / AFP
August 22, 2017 - 06:44 GMT
It was an action-packed encounter right from the word go
A debate on secularism is raging in the Arab world after the hashtag “the people are ready for secularism” was launched (Wikimedia Commons)
August 21, 2017 - 16:21 GMT
A debate on secularism is raging in the Arab world after the hashtag “the people are ready for secularism” was launched.
Saudi claimed that Qatar was not allowing flights to land carrying Hajj pilgrims. (AFP/File)
August 21, 2017 - 12:51 GMT
Saudi claimed that Qatar was not allowing flights to land carrying Hajj pilgrims.
All contractors working on public sector projects will be exempt from expatriate workers’ tax. (File photo)
August 21, 2017 - 10:22 GMT
All contractors working on public sector projects that began before the decision was issued in December 2016 will be exempt from expatriate workers’ tax.
The difficulty of drawing a matching second eye. (Twitter / art_dose)
August 21, 2017 - 08:21 GMT
Who said Arab art was dying? These beautiful pieces by some fantastic, unknown Arab artists will make your morning.
Al Ain superstar Omar Abdulrahman
August 20, 2017 - 20:10 GMT
A high-octane encounter is on cards when hosts Al Ain take on Saudi Arabian giants Al Hilal in the AFC Champions League quarter-final, first leg, at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium on Monday. The action kicks-off at 7.50pm.
Saudi riyals. (File photo)
August 20, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Well, it all depends on the exchanged currency.
The Port fo Beirut website Friday appears to have been hacked by a group calling themselves the “Saudi Electronic Army”.
August 20, 2017 - 12:19 GMT
The Port of Beirut’s website was hacked Friday by a group calling themselves the Saudi Electronic Army.
Pilgrims walk near the construction crane which crashed in Mecca's Grand Mosque on September 11, 2015, killing more than 100 and injuring over 200 others. (AFP)
August 20, 2017 - 11:07 GMT
The construction work is set to resume after the annual Haj season.
No instructions to stop dealing in Qatari Riyal, says Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)
August 20, 2017 - 10:32 GMT
Saudi Arabia denies ban on Qatari riyal dealings.
Khalifa International Stadium
August 19, 2017 - 20:28 GMT
The ongoing Gulf crisis has had little impact on the preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) Secretary-General Hassan al Thawadi has said.
Al Ain team
August 19, 2017 - 20:06 GMT
‘The friendly matches were ideal for preparation but the actual contest will be way different’
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (AFP)
August 19, 2017 - 10:48 GMT
Saudis are being encouraged to dob in their Qatar-sympathizing countrymen via a Twitter hashtag.