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The new website “Alajnabia”, or foreigner in Arabic, aims to increase the number of women in the workforce by connecting female job seekers with recruiters. (SG)
July 23, 2017 - 23:07 GMT
An Algerian biomedical engineer is on a mission to make it easier for women to find work in Saudi Arabia.
Of the 200,000 job opportunities available with ride-hailing companies, 110,000 Saudis have registered so far. (Photo courtesy of Careem)
July 23, 2017 - 12:58 GMT
There are abundant job opportunities for young Saudis in ride-hailing companies where monthly salaries can go up to SR12,000 ($3,200).
Dammam’s residential sector has seen a marginal decline in both sale prices and rents over the past six months. (Shutterstock)
July 23, 2017 - 12:01 GMT
Dammam’s residential sector has seen a marginal decline in both sale prices and rents over the past six months.
Last week a young woman, ‘Kholoud the Model’, was arrested over a video of her walking in a mini skirt through a historic Saudi town (screenshot)
July 23, 2017 - 11:04 GMT
One Saudi activist has called on women to post pictures of their legs "to raise the blood pressure of Saudi [men]"
Economic growth this year for Saudi Arabia is forecast to be around 0.1 percent. (File photo)
July 23, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
The IMF slashes Saudi Arabia's growth forecast.
A Saudi fishing boat  was seized by Iran's naval forces on Saturday, after it allegedly crossed into its waters (Pixabay)
July 22, 2017 - 15:19 GMT
This after earlier this month Saudi coastguards shot and killed an Iranian fisherman who reportedly entered Saudi waters, exacerbating tensions between the regional rivals
The ambitious project connects Makkah with Madinah passing through Jeddah, King Abdulaziz Airport and King Abdullah Economic City in Rabigh. (Photo courtesy of Saudi Railways)
July 20, 2017 - 09:33 GMT
The Haramain Express Train arrived at Jeddah station for the first time in a test drive.
July 20, 2017 - 09:03 GMT
According to palace sources cited by Reuters, King Salman himself delivered the unexpected blow to Bin Nayef at the palace.
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July 19, 2017 - 13:14 GMT
Reem Al-Bayat, a director from Saudi Arabia, took home the Best Director Award at the Madrid International Film Festival.
An Austrian soldier stands guard outside the OPEC headquarters in Vienna on November 29, 2016. (AFP/ File)
July 19, 2017 - 12:43 GMT
OPEC has appointed Saudi Arabia's Dr. Ayed Al-Qahtani as the new director of the Research Division.
An expat waits for his flight at the King Khalid International airport on February 16, 2017. (Fayez Nureldine/ AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 12:34 GMT
Expat workers do not have to pay the fee for dependents who are in the Kingdom on a visit visa.
The world's first operational police robot stands at attention in Downtown Dubai on May 31, 2017. (AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 12:16 GMT
Non-oil sectors will account for more than 80 percent of GDP in the UAE and Saudi Arabia by 2025, says a new report.
The kingdom is preparing to implement a new version of its Nitaqat program for companies from September 3. (AFP/ File)
July 19, 2017 - 09:20 GMT
The kingdom will implement a new version of its Saudization program starting from September 3.
A Yemeni child suspected of being infected with cholera is checked by a doctor at a makeshift hospital. (AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 08:59 GMT
A UN flight carrying aid to Yemen's capital was blocked by the Saudi-led coalition, says UN official.
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of State for Tolerance, was voted the most powerful Arab woman in government in 2017. (Photo: Zayed University)
July 18, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Forbes ME has revealed its list of the Arab world’s most powerful women, and the UAE is on top.
AFP: A picture taken on July 17, 2017, shows the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem, after Palestinian Muslim worshippers refused to enter the compound due to newly-implemented security measures by Israeli authorities which include metal detectors and cameras.
July 18, 2017 - 16:36 GMT
Can the people of Jerusalem — the living, breathing city, not just a city of heritage — ever live in peace without a clear definition of the management of holy space in Jerusalem?