Monday, November 19, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi to resume building mammoth Mecca hotel

Saudi Arabia is set to restart work on one of the world’s largest hotel projects, the US$3.5bil (RM15bil) Abraj Kudai in Mecca, which halted...

Saudi Prince worth $20 billion swaps 280ft superyacht for a bike...

 A Saudi prince worth $20 billion swapped his 280ft superyacht for a rather awkward-looking bike trip as he holidayed with his family in Turkey. Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal...

MBS responds to bed ridden child’s plea for help

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud has responded to a plea by a Saudi child being treated in a hospital in...

Death sentences of Shiites point to limits of Saudi reforms

Saudi Arabia's new crown prince hopes to transform the kingdom and modernize society, but the planned execution of 14 Shiite protesters charged with violence...

Saudi top prosecutor summons Twitter users for harming public order

A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on charges of harming public order for threatening the "safety and moderate ideology...

Ras al-Zour oil spill: Kuwait battles to control damage, Saudi...

Kuwait battled Sunday to control an oil spill off its southern coast that stained its beaches, threatened to damage power plants and water stations...

Saudi fiancee gets groom kidnapped to stop wedding

A Saudi woman admitted to having her fiancé kidnapped two days before their wedding, according to the Saudi Sabq news agency. The would-be bride called...

Indian diplomat likens Ivanka Trump to “half-wit Saudi prince”

An unnamed Indian diplomat told Bobby Ghosh, the editor-in-chief of the Hindustan Times: "We regard Ivanka Trump the way we do half-wit, Saudi princes. It's in our national interest to...

Saudi Airlines refuse to fly passengers who show arms or legs...

Saudi Arabian Airlines (also known as Saudia), the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has warned passengers about the way they dress, stating that those...

Saudia airlines refuse to fly passengers who expose arms or legs

Saudi Arabia is one of the few Muslim majority countries that imposes a dress code by law. All women, foreign and local, must wear...
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