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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?
The Brits want Saudi Aramco to list in London even if that means bending strict stock market rules. (AFP/ File)
July 18, 2017 - 13:58 GMT
Is London selling its soul to Saudi Arabia with the Aramco listing deal?
Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani. (AFP)
July 18, 2017 - 13:15 GMT
Qatar says it is taking all necessary steps to counter the effects of the Saudi-led blockade.
Saudi Arabia: where wearing a skirt could land you prison (screenshot)
July 18, 2017 - 12:55 GMT
After a social media star was filmed in Saudi Arabia wearing a short skirt in public, Twitter was flooded with messages criticizing her dress and calling for her arrest.
Saudi Arabia plans to privatize about 16 government sectors in the first phase as part of its Vision 2030. (File photo)
July 18, 2017 - 12:24 GMT
Saudi Arabia says healthcare will remain free for citizens even after the privatization of the sector.
Qatar's Attorney General threatens legal action on blockade earlier this month (AFP)
July 18, 2017 - 09:32 GMT
Qatar’s Defense Minister hinted that his country could sue the Saudi-led bloc before the International Criminal Court