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The Saudi Ministry of Labor has announced that it will prevent the recruitment of foreign engineers with less than five years of experience. (File photo)
August 23, 2017 - 16:25 GMT
The Saudi Ministry of Labor has announced that it will prevent the recruitment of foreign engineers with less than five years of experience.
Qataris have taken to Twitter to tell Qataris not to take to Twitter (Pixabay)
August 23, 2017 - 16:11 GMT
Qataris have taken to Twitter to tell Qataris not to take to Twitter.
Saudi Arabia's reserves continued to decline over the January-May 2017 period and stand now at $499 billion.(AFP/ File)
August 23, 2017 - 15:06 GMT
The report looked at the current account balances for the Gulf region in the wake of the 2014-2015 oil price collapse.
The forum will discuss joint investment opportunities between the two countries. (Shutterstock)
August 23, 2017 - 14:35 GMT
The forum coincides with the meeting of a high-level Saudi-Chinese committee.
King Salman attending talks at the 26th Arab League Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on March 28, 2015. (AFP)
August 23, 2017 - 14:33 GMT
The two sides are expanding ties following a visit to China by King Salman earlier this year.
Saudi Arabia's Al-Ahli FC midfielder Leonardo De Sousa (C) vies for the ball against Iranian Persepolis FC's Sadegh Moharrami Getgasari (R) during their AFC Champions League qualifying football match at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat on August 22, 2017.
MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP
August 23, 2017 - 12:51 GMT
Iran’s Persepolis have come back from 2 goals down to tie their match at 2-all with Al-Ahli of Saudi Arabia in their AFC Champions League quarter-final 1st leg at the Sultan Ghaaboos Sports Complex.
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.