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All ready to welcome Umrah pilgrims

Saudi Gazette report<p><b>JEDDAH</b> — Following the successful completion of Haj, Umrah pilgrims have started arriving in the Kingdom, the Ministry of Haj and …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia is a transparent state, seeks to achieve global stability, peace by fighting terrorism

Author: Arab NewsSat, 2017-09-23 03:00ID: 1506115085251647400JEDDAH: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, deputy prime minister and minister of defense, …

Middle East

Saudi e

<b>RIYADH</b> — Saudi construction giant alfanar has joined regional organizations such as Virgin Megastore Middle East and North Africa, the Sharjah …

Customer Experience

Saudi Arabia to begin construction of Red Sea-Gulf railway

Saudi Arabia plans to seek bidders for the construction of a 1,600-km-long railroad linking the Red Sea with the Arabian Gulf as early as the end of …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia to allow international companies to install solar cells for power subscribers

Author: Arab NewsSat, 2017-09-16 03:00ID: 1505507725741358800RIYADH: The Kingdom will next Sunday begin receiving applications to install solar …

Renewable Energy

DEWA announces winning tender for world’s largest solar project

DUBAI: The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced the winning tender for the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum …

Renewable Energy

How cycling is keeping the fight for women’s rights moving in Saudi Arabia

Baraah Luhaid is determined to cycle freely, and she is enouraging other women to join Spokes Hub, her gender-inclusive cycling community<p>Saudi Arabia remains one of the world’s most repressive countries for women, where a man’s consent is obligatory for women to access human rights, and feminist …

Cycling

Saudi government decision to unblock Internet calling a welcome step

RIYADH: Users of online apps providing Internet calling were a joyous lot on Thursday after the government issued directives to remove a block on …

Middle East

Crown Prince’s presence boosts Saudi team to spectacular victory

Saudi Gazette report<p><b>JEDDAH</b> — The presence of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, at the stadium had an …

Saudi Arabia

Sacrificial animals’ prices soar ahead of Eid Al-Adha in Saudi Arabia

Author: RASHID HASSANThu, 2017-08-31 03:00ID: 1504123549738767200RIYADH: Prices of sacrificial animals are soaring as residents throng to Riyadh’s …

Eid al-Adha

flyadeal's new plane

Saudi Gazette<p>SAUDI Arabian Airlines’ budget carrier flyadeal introduced the first plane that would be in operation on a mix of domestic and regional …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, China plan joint $20 billion investment fund

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and China plan to establish and operate jointly a $20 billion (15.63 billion pounds) investment fund, …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia to restart work on $26.6 bln Grand Mosque expansion

DUBAI, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Saudi Binladin Group will restart work next month on the $26.6 billion expansion of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, nearly two years after work stopped in the wake of a crane collapse at the site that killed 107 people, sources told Reuters on Thursday.<p>Work will resume after …

Oil

Autopsy shows Kian died of 3 gunshot wounds

Saldy Delos Santos, father of Kian Loyd, a 17-year-old Grade 11 student, who was killed allegedly in a shootout with police, comforts his son’s …

Policing

Saudi Arabia to restart work on $26.6bn Grand Mosque expansion

Author: ReutersFri, 2017-08-18 03:00ID: 1503006986992197100DUBAI: Saudi Binladin Group will restart work next month on the $26.6 billion expansion of …

Oil

Saudi central bank says Qatari pilgrims can change riyals

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's central bank said on Saturday it had not banned trading of the Qatari riyal since Riyadh cut diplomatic ties with …

UAE ambassador says 'whole of Saudi Arabia is cuckoo' in leaked email

The United Arab Emirate’s envoy to the US has reportedly ridiculed Saudi Arabia’s leadership in a number of leaked emails,<p>In one of the messages, …

Saudi Arabia's financial constraints are starting to limit its ability to project power

Saudi Arabia’s strategy in the Middle East has for years focused on throwing money at majority Sunni states and groups in the region to counter Iranian influence. But its fiscal constraints started to limit its ability to project power even in the Arabian Peninsula.<p>Funding Sunni jihadist groups has …

Geopolitics

King Salman receives Sheikh Abdullah Bin Ali Al-Thani in Morocco

<b>TANGIER</b> – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received at his residence in Tangier, Morocco, on Thursday evening Sheikh Abdullah Bin Ali …

Middle East

Oil prices at $60 still a distant prospect

Author: Arab NewsWed, 2017-08-16 03:00ID: 1502830204998009800JEDDAH: Oil prices have improved significantly since the middle of July, and the Brent …

Oil

September deadline for Saudi's Abraj Kudai subcontract bids

Saudi budget deficit shrinks

Saudi Gazette report<p><b>RIYADH</b> — Saudi Arabia’s state budget deficit shrank by a fifth in the second quarter from a year earlier as revenues rose …

Haramain Express Train’s first trip set for January

Okaz/Saudi Gazette<p><b>JEDDAH</b> — The Haramain Express Train will operate its first trip from Makkah to Madinah in January.<p>An official for the project said …

All Saudi airports to be privatized this year

Author: Arab NewsWed, 2017-08-09 03:19ID: 1502227508999079700JEDDAH: All Saudi airports will be privatized this year, the head of the General …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia to allow 100% foreign ownership of engineering firms

Author: Frank KaneWed, 2017-08-09 02:59ID: 1502226197258905400DUBAI: The opening up of Saudi Arabia’s economy is proceeding apace. On Monday, the …

Saudi Arabia

Bahrain interior minister: Qatar govt policy threatens GCC security

Author: Arab NewsTue, 2017-08-08 03:01ID: 1502139805911757900JEDDAH: Bahrain’s Interior Minister has said that Qatar poses a threat to the security …

Middle East

52,898 labor violations uncovered in Saudi Arabia

Author: ARAB NEWSMon, 2017-08-07 03:00ID: 1502056420174893000RIYADH: Inspectors from the Ministry of Labor and Social Development have detected …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi man jailed for joining Daesh

Author: MOHAMMED AL-SULAMIMon, 2017-08-07 03:00ID: 1502056420234894200JEDDAH: A former member of the Saudi military who fought for Daesh in Iraq and …

Middle East

Three years into cheap oil, Gulf Arab nations are still depending on rebound

Energy-rich Gulf Arab nations have scrambled to adjust to the slump in oil prices since 2014. Three years on, their economies are mired in weak …

Oil

Saudi hires Goldman for Riyadh airport’s stake sale

Saudi Civil Aviation Holding plans to sell a minority stake in Riyadh's King Khalid International AirportThe post Saudi hires Goldman for Riyadh …

Goldman Sachs