Saudi Arabia

It’s Adapt or Die in the New Saudi Economy

Just off the busy boulevard that runs through central Riyadh, an Italian restaurant called Forchetta lay empty and dusty for months. Less than a year …

Baghdad

Saudi Arabia bans 47 games in wake of child suicides

<b>What just happened?</b> It appears that the renewed trend of demonizing video games is continuing. In Saudi Arabia, the government is set to ban 47 …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.12%

© Reuters. Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.12%<p>Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were lower at the close on …

Stock Markets

Hajj main factor of unity in World of Islam: Iran official

<b>IRNA – Representative of Iran’s Supreme Leader in Hajj Affairs said the annual pilgrimage is a main factor of preserving unity and solidarity among</b> …

South Asia

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco mulls stake in world's no. 4 chemical firm: sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco <IPO-ARAM.SE> has invited banks to pitch for an advisory role on the potential acquisition of a strategic stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) <2010.SE>, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.<p>Slated for an initial public offering, state …

Aramco

Texas to Surpass Iraq, Iran to Become World’s No. 3 Oil Producer

Plunging drilling costs have sparked an explosion of production out of the Permian Basin of West Texas. In fact, Texas is pumping so much oil that it …

Oil

Why Investors in Oil Companies Don't Care About Crude's Drop

Crude prices are down yet European oil companies are weathering the slump, signaling a change in fortunes for last year’s laggards.<p>While benchmark …

Oil

Stellar Becomes First Crypto Protocol to Obtain Sharia Certification

Advertisement<p>Stellar, the seventh-largest cryptocurrency network, has become the first digital ledger technology (DLT) protocol to obtain Sharia …

Sharia

Saudi Arabia’s talented artists can change perceptions worldwide

Maria Dubovikova<p>July 17, 2018 19:14<p>Saudi Arabia is working hard to change the world’s perception of the Kingdom. Such a task is hard, taking into …

Middle East

Jordan's Arab Bank gains licence to open branch in China

AMMAN, July 17 (Reuters) - Jordan’s largest lender, Arab Bank Group, has gained Chinese regulatory approval to open its first branch in China as part of a push to expand in Asian markets, it said on Tuesday.<p>CEO Nemeh Sabbagh said the move would allow the bank, one of the Middle East’s major …

Middle East

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says U.S. to consider waivers on Iran sanctions

© Reuters. UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says U.S. to consider waivers on Iran sanctions<p>(Adds details on talks with India, Iran complaint, oil company executive …

South Asia

OPEC, non-OPEC ministerial committee, joined by Iran, hold conference call - sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - A joint OPEC and non-OPEC ministerial monitoring committee, chaired by Saudi Arabia and joined by Iran, held a conference call on Wednesday, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.<p>Iran was represented by its OPEC Governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili and a statement is …

Oil

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have a disastrous Yemen strategy

By Daniel L. BymanSaudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates’s deepening intervention in Yemen is the triumph of hope over experience. Riyadh’s latest …

Middle East

Throughout Middle East, the Web Is Being Walled Off

Authoritarian governments are turning to more widely available technologies to set up sophisticated systems to block websites and monitor traffic<p>CAIRO—In Egypt, the websites of the Huffington Post and Human Rights Watch aren’t available to most internet users. The Turkish government blocks more …

Middle East

Trump Aims To Break OPEC

The Saudi position on oil production and prices has changed dramatically in just a few months. The most obvious and direct reason has been pressure …

Oil

Saudi Arabia: Organizing Business between Lessees, Government Authorities

Saudi Arabia coordinated the business relationship between the lessee (investor) and the government authorities, in terms of long-term properties …

Middle East

Oil falls after industry data show surprise U.S. stockpile gain

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Oil slipped in New York, approaching its lowest level in almost a month, after a surprise increase in U.S. crude inventories …

Oil

9 ways to deal with Donald Trump

How do you solve a problem like Donald?U.S. President Donald Trump’s refusal to conform to diplomatic norms presents a challenge for leaders who have …

Donald Trump

J&K bans 30 TV channels, including Pakistani news outlets & religious programming

<b>Geo News, Dawn News and entertainment channels of ARY among those banned, cable operators say the order is a threat to their business.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> The …

India News

Visa announced it is working with mada, Saudi Arabia’s national payment system, to build a ...

Visa announced it is working with mada, Saudi Arabia’s national payment system, to build a new mobile app which will be the first in the country to …

FinTech

Blackout in Puerto Rico | Watch S36 E10 | FRONTLINE | PBS | Official Site

• Twitter<br>• Facebook<br>• E-mail<br>• Comments<p>Season 36: Episode 10<p>FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the humanitarian and economic crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane …

Puerto Rico

Can Philip Morris Provide Some Positive iQOS News In The Second Quarter?

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) is set to release its second quarter earnings on July 19, wherein revenue and EPS growth of 9.4% and 8.8% are expected, as compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue growth is set to be driven by increased sales of its reduced risk …

Investing

Yemen rebel leader willing to give UN control of key port

PARIS (AFP) -<p>Yemen's Huthi rebel chief says he is ready to hand over control of the key port of Hodeida to the United Nations if the Saudi-led coalition backing pro-government troops halts its offensive, a French newspaper reported.<p>"We told the UN envoy, Martin Griffiths, that we are not rejecting …

Middle East

London Fintechs: Could Saudi Arabia be your next stage growth opportunity? - Fintech makes the world go around

At the London Fintech Week event recently I attended a presentation from the Saudi Arabian general Investment Authority (SAGIA). Omar Rebhan, head of …

Business Technology

Families Of 9/11 Victims Phone White House To Get Saudi Arabia Documents Declassified

7:45 PM 07/17/2018<p>The lawyer for the families of 9/11 victims is asking President Donald Trump to declassify government files in the aftermath of a …

Conservative View

Balotelli returns to Nice training after Marseille talks stall

Wantaway striker Mario Balotelli has returned to training with Nice after talks over a move to Marseille stalled.<p>Balotelli had come in for criticism …

Soccer

Saudi Arabia Approves Formation of Coordination Council with Kuwait

The Saudi Arabia approved on Tuesday the formation of a Saudi-Kuwait coordination council.<p>The decision was announced during a cabinet session in …

Middle East

UK almost doubles arms sales to countries on governments list of human rights abusers, figures reveal

The UK nearly doubled the value of arms sales to countries on the government’s list of human rights abusers in the past year, figures reveal.<p>Licences …

Human Rights

Federal government won’t pursue deportation of Abdoul Abdi, minister says

HALIFAX — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the federal government will not pursue the deportation of former Somali child refugee Abdoul …

Canadian Politics

Out of Favour Leicester Striker Ahmed Musa Linked With Sensational £40m Al-Nassr Transfer

Leicester City have been linked to a sensational transfer deal for expendable striker Ahmed Musa.<p>Seemingly not in Claude Puel's plans for next …

Soccer