Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Saudi Arabia

Saudi online retail market heats up with Noon.com

LONDON: The online “Arabic-first” shopping platform Noon.com has launched in Saudi Arabia, aiming to carve out a share in what is still a relatively...

Detained Saudi billionaire al-Sanea seeks to end debt dispute

DUBAI (Reuters) - A detained Saudi billionaire who led the collapsed Saad Group is seeking to repay part of a multi-billion dollar debt to...

Saudi Arabia’s PIF signs cinema deal with US-based AMC Entertainment

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), is eyeing the kingdom’s emerging cinema sector via an agreement with US-based cinema chain...

Saudi sets new work limits for truckers

Saudi Arabia’s Public Transport Authority has changed the amount of time truck drivers can legally be on the road at any one time, in...

Saudi to announce launch of household allowance system

Saudi Arabia’s government will announce on Tuesday the launch of a system of financial allowances to help low and middle-income households cope with the...

The rise, fall and rebirth of Saudi cinema

JEDDAH: Cinemas existed in Saudi Arabia’s major cities about half-a-century ago. Westerners working for the California State Oil Company (later Aramco) were the first...

Saudi Arabia Plans to Raise Gas Prices by 80% in January

Saudi Arabia plans to raise domestic gasoline and jet fuel prices in January, part of a program to gradually eliminate energy subsidies as the...

International cinema chains eye huge opportunities in Saudi Arabia

LONDON: International and Middle Eastern cinema chains are eager to expand into Saudi Arabia following the Kingdom’s decision to allow movie theaters to operate...

Saudi: After 25 years, imam of Prophet’s Mosque back to original...

MADINAH: The General Presidency for the Affairs of Two Holy Mosques has prepared the place for greeting the Prophet (peace be upon him) by...

Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters in March

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture and Information has announced that commercial cinemas will be allowed to operate in the Kingdom as of early...

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