Saudi Arabia

How Saudis Refused to Suppress Patriotic Joy - ASHARQ AL

In 2005, Saudi Arabia’s late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz acknowledged that as of the 75th National Day, the occasion will become a national holiday …

Middle East

Vast Majority Of Brits Want The UK To Stop Selling Arms To Saudi Arabia - Poll

Labour leader Corbyn decided to ban Saudi Arabia from the party’s conference in Brighton this week.<p>The vast majority of British voters think the UK …

Middle East

Breaking nuclear deal could bring hacking onslaught from Iran

'They’re plenty good enough to cause a lot of difficulty,' said one cyber expert.<p>A move by President Donald Trump to discard the Obama-era nuclear deal with Tehran could bring a swift retaliation from an increasingly aggressive Iranian hacker army.<p>Some of those attacks may target America’s power …

Iran

Women allowed to attend national day celebrations first time in Saudi Arabia

Hundreds of women thronged a sports stadium for the first time to mark Saudi Arabia's national day on Saturday, celebrated across the conservative …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia allows women into stadium as it steps up reforms

Mixed audience permitted for the first time as national day festivities promote patriotic pride and aim to open up society<p>Saudi Arabia has allowed women into the national stadium for the first time as it launched celebrations to mark the 87th anniversary of its founding with an unprecedented array …

News

Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share unchanged

Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were lower at the close on Sunday, as in the sectors propelled shares .<p>At the close in Saudi Arabia, the …

Oil

Saudi Arabia says it shot down ballistic missile from Yemen

Saudi Arabia says it shot down a ballistic missile fired by Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen during the kingdom's National Day.<p>A statement …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Condemns Iran, Qatar for Supporting Terrorism - ASHARQ AL

New York- Saudi Arabia clearly demanded Qatar to commit to the principles of the international law in fighting terrorism, calling on Doha to abide by …

Middle East

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

Slaughterhouse Operator Survives Qatar Stock Bloodbath With Gain

The Qatari stock to post the biggest advance since a dispute erupted with the Gulf country’s neighbors is a slaughterhouse and livestock trader that …

Business

Saudi women aren't allowed to drive cars, but for the first time this weekend they were allowed into sports stadium

Saudi Arabia is celebrating the 87th anniversary of its founding this weekend, and on Saturday it allowed women into the King Fahd International …

Women's Sports

Foreign minister: KSA has rallied global support against terrorism

JEDDAH: Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir highlighted Saudi Arabia’s international achievements on the occasion of the country’s 87th …

Middle East

Women allowed into stadium as Saudi Arabia promotes national pride, part of reform push | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Sep 23, 2017 10:03 pm | Updated Date: Sep 23, 2017 …

Middle East

Saudi festivities stress unity amid political, economic woes

Saudi Arabia is celebrating its National Day with an array of family-friendly festivities, including allowing women to enter the main stadium in the …

Entertainment

Saudi Arabia Textbook Accidentally Inserted Yoda Into World History

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Education is recalling all copies of a history textbook after it emerged that they have accidentally rewritten history by …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia: Women should not drive, they have only quarter of a brain, says cleric

The kingdom’s Asir governorate has banned Sheikh Saad Al-Hijri from preaching, leading prayers or any other religious activity.<p>A Saudi cleric, who …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia witnessing a remarkable growth in tourism industry

Author: RASHID HASSANSat, 2017-09-23 03:00ID: 1506112630751407000RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has been a unique travel destination for centuries, offering a …

Tourism

Saudi Arabia to let women attend opera for first time

Saudi Arabia is celebrating the 87th anniversary of its founding this weekend with an unprecedented array of concerts and performances, including …

Middle East

The British government just signed a secret pact that should horrify the whole country

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon signed a secret pact on 19 September that should horrify Britain.<p>The UK has struck a new ‘Military and Security …

Middle East

Bernie Sanders says he would cut U.S. military aid to Israel, improve ties with Iran

Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said in an interview published Friday that the United States should "play a much more …

Bernie Sanders

Saudi Arabia marks national day with fireworks, concerts

With iconic buildings bathed in green light and planned cultural shows, concerts and fireworks, Saudi Arabia geared up to celebrate the anniversary …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia's Approach to Modernizing Communications

Abdullah Amer Al-Swaha, Saudi Arabia's minister of communications and information technology (MCIT), sits down with Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker at the …

Business

US Provides Military Assistance to 73 Percent of World's Dictatorships

Demonstrators with CodePink protest weapon sales to Saudi Arabia outside the Hart Senate Office building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, September …

Liberal View

Saudi Arabia Celebrates National Day - ASHARQ AL

Jeddah and Riyadh– The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will celebrate the 87th anniversary of its National Day on Saturday amid increasing regional …

Middle East

Rohingya crisis: UN will need $200 million to face the influx of refugees to Bangladesh

<b>Dhaka:</b> The United Nations will need $200 million over the next six months to face the "catastrophic" influx of more than 4,20,000 Rohingya refugees …

Refugees

'Bloomberg Al Arabiya' Launches In Mideast

<i>Bloomberg</i> is partnering with one of the Mideast’s biggest publishing groups, Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG), to launch an Arabic-language …

Middle East

Khashoggi under fire for criticising Saudi Arabia

Famous Saudi journalist and writer Jamal Khashoggi has come under renewed criticism by Saudis, including Prince Khalid Al Saud after publishing an …

Middle East

Testing the waters: Saudi women get one-time access to a stadium

Saudi women, barred from stadia, are being allowed into Riyadh’s King Fahd International Stadium for the first time. Granted not to watch a soccer …

Middle East

New initiative tackles lack of freedoms in Saudi

A new initiative is being launched in Ireland in support of freedom of thought and speech in Saudi Arabia.<p>Citizens Without Chains (CWC) hopes to …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving must remain because they ‘lack the intellect’ of men, says leading cleric

A cleric in Saudi Arabia has called to keep the ban against women driving there, after claiming that their “lack of intellect” compared to men meant …

Middle East