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During the Saudi Arabia's national day celebrations on Saturday, Talal Salama was filmed singing a Quranic verse (Twitter)
September 25, 2017 - 14:19 GMT
Many have blamed the government's new "Entertainment Authority" for this example of "moral degradation".
In many GCC countries, cultural bias still exists, and women are perceived as unsuitable for some jobs or positions. (File photo)
September 25, 2017 - 14:10 GMT
The subject of gender diversity is still an emerging one in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The current equity ownership split in Sadara is 65 percent Saudi Aramco and 35 percent Dow. (AFP/ File)
September 25, 2017 - 13:07 GMT
Once the deal is finalized, Dow and Saudi Aramco would each hold a 50 percent stake in Sadara.
The plan is to privatize Saudia and Flyadeal together under the group parent company. (Shutterstock)
September 25, 2017 - 11:31 GMT
A new entity, Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation (SAAC), could be corporatised into a holding company this year.
More Gulf Fake News? 'Tamim Visits Israel' Trends (file photo)
September 24, 2017 - 15:32 GMT
Despite the apparent change of tone in general Gulf attitudes to Israel, Saudis, Emiratis and Bahrainis continue to use accusations of Qatar’s Israeli links to discredit Doha.
Google goes green to celebrate Saudi Arabia's National Day. (Courtesy of Google)
September 24, 2017 - 14:36 GMT
Google and Snapchat go green to celebrate Saudi Arabia's National Day.
The move comes about a year after the UAE introduced its own bankruptcy law. (File photo)
September 24, 2017 - 14:15 GMT
The move comes about a year after the UAE introduced its own new bankruptcy law.
Qatar is relying on its gas exports to withstand the Saudi-led siege. (File photo)
September 24, 2017 - 13:33 GMT
Qatar's revenues from gas exports helped the country withstand the blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia and its allies.
Flyadeal launched its first commercial flights on Saudi Arabia's national day. (File photo)
September 24, 2017 - 12:52 GMT
Flyadeal on Saturday launched its first commercial flights from Jeddah to Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia plans to shut down recruitment offices of housemaids. (AFP/ File)
September 24, 2017 - 10:58 GMT
Saudi Arabia plans to shut down recruitment offices of housemaids.
September 24, 2017 - 09:57 GMT
The interception occurred without casualties or damage.
Hundreds of Saudi women filled a sports stadium for the first time (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 07:47 GMT
They were allowed to enter a previously male-only sports stadium for the first time.
A building destroyed after a Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen's capital Sanaa (AFP)
September 23, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
A Saudi-led coalition bomb that killed 16 civilians and destroyed a residential building in Yemen last month, was made in the US, Amnesty International said in a statement on Friday.
Saudi Arabia announced in April that it will implement total Saudization in shopping malls. (AFP/ File)
September 21, 2017 - 12:53 GMT
Saudi Arabia announced in April that it will implement total Saudization in shopping malls.
The new company will focus on creating over 20,000 jobs in the sector. (AFP)
September 21, 2017 - 10:26 GMT
The company aims to create 22,000 jobs in the Kingdom's under-served sector.
Turki Al-Asheikh (Photo: Arab News)
September 21, 2017 - 09:37 GMT
President of the General Sports Authority (GSA) Turki Al-Asheikh has announced a series of historic decisions concerning Saudi football.