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January 17, 2018 - 15:32 GMT
As a geopolitical game plays out in the Middle East, Palestinian people face more suffering and deprivation
Jason Tuvey, Middle East analyst at Capital Economics, said that recent price hikes for fuel and power, and VAT, would affect expats more than Saudi citizens. Here's why. (AFP/ File)
January 17, 2018 - 10:13 GMT
Jason Tuvey, Middle East analyst at Capital Economics, said that recent price hikes for fuel and power, and VAT, would affect expats more than Saudi citizens. Here's why.
The rate of Saudi women’s unemployment is the highest in the world (AFP/File)
January 16, 2018 - 16:00 GMT
The rate of Saudi women’s unemployment is the highest in the world.
It may currently be a prison for corruption detainees, but Riyadh's luxury Ritz Carlton is now taking bookings for Feb. 14 (AFP - Albawaba/Rami Khoury)
January 16, 2018 - 15:26 GMT
If you were hoping to surprise your significant other this Valentine’s Day, look no further than a room at Riyadh’s Ritz Carlton hotel.
Private companies will take over the inspection activities in a move to ensure better services especially in matters of public health, sources said. (AFP)
January 16, 2018 - 09:30 GMT
The Saudi authorities are giving final touches to a plan to privatize the inspection wings of the ministry of labor, Al-Madina newspaper reported citing sources.
Women over 25 years of age will only be granted a tourist visa to visit Saudi Arabia if they are part of a tourist group. More in this infographic. (Shutterstock)
January 15, 2018 - 12:50 GMT
Women over 25 years of age will only be granted a tourist visa to visit Saudi Arabia if they are part of a tourist group. More in this infographic.
Saudi Arabia and Japan signed six MoUs on the sidelines of the Saudi-Japanese Business Forum that kicked off in Riyadh this week. (Courtesy of SPA)
January 15, 2018 - 12:32 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Japan signed six MoUs on the sidelines of the Saudi-Japanese Business Forum that kicked off in Riyadh this week.
Bin Talal, one of the richest men in the world, faces allegations of extortion, bribery and money laundering (AFP/File)
January 14, 2018 - 14:14 GMT
Bin Talal, one of the richest men in the world, faces allegations of extortion, bribery and money laundering.
Saudi women who resist their husbands taking a second wife are “selfish” and “ignorant of Shariah,” a Saudi publication has claimed (Shuttershock)
January 14, 2018 - 14:03 GMT
The controversial opinion piece, originally published by Jeddah-based Al-Bilad paper and later translated into English for the Saudi Gazette, has sparked anger from across the spectrum.
Smoke rises as Yemenis inspect the damage at the site of air strikes in the northwestern Huthi-held city of Saada, on Jan. 6, 2018 (STRINGER / AFP)
January 14, 2018 - 11:22 GMT
There was no comment from the Houthi militia on the claim.
 It was a historic day in the Middle Eastern country, as females were permitted to take in a Saudi Pro League game (Photo: Goal)
January 12, 2018 - 22:11 GMT
It was a historic day in the Middle Eastern country, as females were permitted to take in a Saudi Pro League game
Two Muslim soccer players in France pray during a match (AFP)
January 11, 2018 - 16:22 GMT
“And who granted them a license to scorn one of the pillars of Islam for soccer?” asked one commenter online
The new Taif project includes a technology oasis, new airport, residential suburb, industrial city, and university campus. (Shutterstock)
January 11, 2018 - 09:15 GMT
The new Taif project includes a technology oasis, new airport, residential suburb, industrial city, and university campus.
Details of the ambitious plan, which would reportedly involve several states of the region, however, remain ambiguous (AFP/File)
January 11, 2018 - 09:02 GMT
Details of the plan remain ambiguous.
After a strong performance last year, it's unclear whether the global sukuk market can stage a repeat performance in 2018, according to a report by S&P Market Intelligence. (Shutterstock)
January 10, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
After a strong performance last year, it's unclear whether the global sukuk market can stage a repeat performance in 2018, according to a report by S&P Market Intelligence.
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday approved a 20 percent bonus for three years for those working in the veterinary field. (Pixabay)
January 10, 2018 - 09:54 GMT
The Saudi Council of Ministers on Tuesday approved 20% bonus for those working in the veterinary health field for a period of three years effective from June 13, 2017.