Saturday, February 24, 2018

Saudi Arabia

What are Pakistani troops really doing in Saudi Arabia?

Pakistan's opposition parties are piling pressure on the government to reveal details about the country's troop deployment in Saudi Arabia. But the government remains...

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman performs the Ardah sword dance

King Salman of Saudi Arabia took part in celebrations at the Janadriyah cultural festival in Riyadh on Tuesday.He participated in the traditional Ardah sword...

There goes the bride … off to Nepal to help underprivileged...

JEDDAH: Like any young bride, Razan Sindi’s wedding day was the happiest day of her life. But unlike most brides, Razan decided to postpone...

Saudis to enjoy 5,000 events in 2018 … now that’s entertainment

RIYADH: Saudi entertainment chiefs have lined up a calendar of more than 5,000 events for the rest of 2018 in an unprecedented year of...

Long Working Hours, and Other Reasons Why Saudi Pharmacists Can’t Find...

This comes at a time when the Ministry of Labor and Social Development is planning to stop recruitment of foreign pharmacists to solve the...

Saudi women don’t need male permission to start businesses

JEDDAH: Saudi women do not need the permission of a male guardian to start their own business, according to the Ministry of Commerce and...

Saudi Arabia’s economy is already feeling the effects of VAT

SAUDI: A measure of business activity in Saudi Arabia’s non-oil economy dropped sharply to a record low in January, as the implementation of a...

2,000 year old sculpture found in Saudi desert

An ancient sculpted bedrock, depicting camelids (even-toed ungulate mammals) and equids (a mammal of the horse family), has been found in the northern Saudi...

‘Dead’ sponsor sends end-of-service benefits to domestic aide who left KSA...

RIYADH: In a rare humanitarian gesture, a “deceased” Saudi sponsor sent end-of-service benefits to his domestic aide who left the Kingdom 22 years ago. The...

Saudi: Cancel expat levy, JCCI tells ministry as 15.6% of companies...

The Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) has asked the Ministry of Labor and Social Development (MLSD) to cancel expat levy for firms...

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