Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi: Japan-inspired ‘nap pods’ being introduced for pilgrims

Saudi Arabia plans to introduce sleep pods, reminiscent of Japan’s famed capsule hotels, in the western city of Mina in the coming days, as an...

Saudi: Only Women Allowed to Drive Family Taxi Cabs

The Public Transport Authority has approved granting licenses to the family taxi cabs which will be driven by Saudi women drivers only. It said passengers...

Saudi Arabia suffers capital flight

As Saudi Arabia raises the stakes in its dispute with Canada, the economic fallout could worsen an already serious issue for the kingdom: capital flight....

Saudi Prince Faces UK Jail Sentence in Loan Fight

A Saudi prince faces jail in the UK for flouting English contempt laws in the latest stage of a long-running dispute over a loan...

Saudi: Heavily Armed ‘Extremist’ arrested after gunfight

Saudi forces have arrested a heavily armed "extremist" after wounding him in an exchange of gunfire in the kingdom's central heartland, the interior ministry...

Gulf Neighbours Reaffirm Commitment To Help Bahrain Economy

Bahrain’s Gulf Arab allies, Saudi, UAE and Kuwait, met to review a financial support programme designed to help the country repair its finances and...

Saudi: Mother throws 3 kids out of third-floor window

A woman allegedly threw three of her daughters from the third floor of a building in Al-Marwa district in east Jeddah, killing two of...

Oman: 7 Saudis Killed, 5 injured In A Head-On Collision

Seven Saudi nationals were killed, and five others injured in a car accident in Haima, central Oman, on Tuesday. The head-on collision involved their...

Saudi: Cryptocurrency Trading Is Strictly Prohibited

A governmental committee comprised of Saudi Arabian regulators has issued a statement clarifying that cryptocurrency trading is illegal in the kingdom. According to a statement issued Sunday,...

Saudi: Around 650 violations detected in car rental firms

As many as 648 violations were detected in car rental offices in various parts of the Kingdom, Al-Hayat newspaper reported on Monday quoting Khaled...

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