Monday, May 28, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi economy expect to shrink

A Reuters poll of 15 economists analysts found on Thursday they had lowered their median forecast for Saudi gross domestic product in 2017 to...

Saudi Arabia’s new mega fun city to rival Las Vegas?

  The Kingdom's newest mega project--the biggest of its kind in the world will be built on area of 334 square kilometers, including a major safari...

Blackstone to seek $10bn for Saudi-backed fund

Blackstone Group, the private equity giant with ambitions for the largest-ever infrastructure fund, is seeking as much as $10 billion to supplement a $20...

Women and youth ‘will drive Saudi Arabia’s digital future”

Women and young people will lead Saudi Arabia’s drive to embrace a digital future, a leading technology entrepreneur told a forum in Riyadh on...

Spectacular ‘cultural park’ opens on Jeddah’s waterfront

JEDDAH: Jeddah municipality is organizing the cultural park located in Nawras Square on Jeddah’s new waterfront during the mid-year school holiday, offering a variety...

Saudi Arabia prepares to auction detained billionaire’s real estate, cars

Saudi authorities are preparing to auction billions of dollars of real estate and cars belonging to billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company as they...

Saudi-led rift with Qatar hits expats

As strongly-worded ultimatums are re-issued, and compliance deadlines pass, the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf grinds on with no obvious end in sight. And...

Outrage after Al Jazeera insults Saudi king

A row between Qatar and fellow GCC members deepened yesterday after the Doha-based Al Jazeera channel posted a cartoon denigrating the Saudi king on...

Saudi: expat fees and tough personal decision

Expatriates now have to pay SR100 from this July per dependent per month. In addition, there is another fee to be instituted in January...

Riyadh tourism events attract over 200,000 visitors in 2017

RIYADH: The Saudi Commission of Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) announced on Saturday that more than 200,000 visitors enjoyed 42 various tourist activities and...

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