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Saudi Arabia is ahead of the curve in paving the way for a smooth transition to a low-carbon economy, and nuclear power is at the top of its agenda. (Shutterstock)
December 18, 2017 - 13:09 GMT
Saudi Arabia is ahead of the curve in paving the way for a smooth transition to a low-carbon economy, and nuclear power is at the top of its agenda.
Senior bankers in Saudi Arabia have clarified that money sent home by expat workers will not be taxed under the new VAT. (Shutterstock)
December 18, 2017 - 12:33 GMT
Senior bankers clarified on Sunday that money sent home by expatriate workers will not be taxed under the value-added tax (VAT) reform initiative to be launched by the Saudi government on Jan. 1 next year.
After the New York Times reported that the Saudi crown prince is the owner of a $300 million French chateau, many rushed to highlight his alleged hypocrisy (Rami Khoury/Albawaba)
December 17, 2017 - 15:36 GMT
Saudis online vehemently defended Mohammed bin Salman: “He deserves a million palaces,” wrote @ameerr1990.
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December 17, 2017 - 14:11 GMT
The biggest loser in Trump's Jerusalem move? Palestinians
Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister, Mohammed bin Salman, is depicted in cartoon form, running the operation from a command center (Rami Khoury/Albawaba)
December 17, 2017 - 13:53 GMT
An animated propaganda-style video showing Saudi Arabia “liberating” Iran has been branded “delusional” on social media.
Sabih al-Masri chairs several companies and institutions, most notably the Arab Bank Group (Youtube screengrab/Wamda)
December 17, 2017 - 11:45 GMT
Al-Masri was detained in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for questioning after a business trip to the kingdom, but the sources said he was set free on Sunday.
During the meeting, he also said that an amnesty law would “soon” be completed and called it “very serious” (AFP/File)
December 17, 2017 - 08:47 GMT
Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday denied that his relationship with Saudi Arabia had been strained since he announced his now-rescinded resignation on Nov. 4. and said he would be vigilant to ensure parties complied with the policy of dissociation.
Women will be allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia starting June 2018 (AFP/File)
December 17, 2017 - 08:05 GMT
The General Department of Traffic (GDT) and commanders of road security forces have prepared everything needed to enable the GDT to perform its duties when women start to drive in the Kingdom.
The Saudi Arabian Football Federation logo
December 14, 2017 - 22:52 GMT
The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) has announced a rookie 24-man national team squad for the Gulf Cup in Kuwait later this month.
Saudi Arabia has announced that electronic purchases are subject to the value added tax (VAT), effective January 1. (File photo)
December 14, 2017 - 13:48 GMT
Saudi Arabia has announced that electronic purchases are subject to the value added tax (VAT).
The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have raised their interest rates today. Kuwait's interest rate remains unchanged. (File photo)
December 14, 2017 - 13:03 GMT
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain said they were raising their interest rates following a decision by the US Federal Reserve to increase interest rates by 25 basis points.
King Salman on Thursday issued a decree allocating SR72 billion ($19.2 billion) of stimulus funds to support the private sector in 2018. (AFP/ File)
December 14, 2017 - 11:12 GMT
King Salman on Thursday issued a decree allocating SR72 billion ($19.2 billion) of stimulus funds to support the private sector in 2018.
Saudi foreign affairs minister Adel Al Jubeir (L) is welcomed by French foreign affairs minister Jean Yves Le Drian upon his arrival for a summit from the underfunded G5 Sahel anti-terror coalition on Dec. 13, 2017 (Ludovic MARIN/AFP)
December 14, 2017 - 09:28 GMT
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday has pledged $100 million towards a multination anti-terror force fighting extremist groups in the Sahel region of West Africa.
Saudi Arabia's most well-known businessman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is still under arrest. (Getty)
December 13, 2017 - 20:47 GMT
Saudi Arabia is reportedly planning to set up a unit to manage assets handed over as settlements by officials and princes accused of corruption.
The first multiplexes are expected to open in March 2018, and experts predict that by 2030 there will be more than 300 cinemas across the Kingdom (AFP/File)
December 13, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The first multiplexes are expected to open in March 2018, and experts predict that by 2030 there will be more than 300 cinemas across the Kingdom.
Group photo at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on last week's US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, on December 13, 2017 in Istanbul. - Edited photo (YASIN AKGUL / AFP)
December 13, 2017 - 14:59 GMT
In the hours before and since yesterday’s announcement that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital countries across the Arab world condemned the move.