Sunday, September 23, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Angela Merkel arrives without headscarf in Saudi Arabia

King Salman and other top officials welcomed the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her arrival to the western city of Jeddah. Like other recent...

Saudi entertainment chief backtracks on comments, says he was ‘misunderstood’

Ahmed al-Khatib, the chairman of the Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA), clarified his interview with Reuters regarding entertainment in the Saudi kingdom and said...

Saudi’s Snapchat prank goes very wrong

A Saudi man was arrested after his prank of taking a Snapchat photo of a perfume bottle near a police patrol car went...

‘98% of cinema goers in Bahrain are from Saudi’

Religious clerics in Saudi Arabia may constantly warn of the ‘depravity’ of cinemas and music concerts, but that isn't stopping Saudis from coming to...

200,000 jobs in transport sector, only for Saudis

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development, and the General Authority for Transport have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to localize some 200,000 jobs...

Banks towing away cars in dead of night

People who purchased cars on installments through banks and other financial institutions have complained that their cars were taken away from their homes in...

Jobs in car rental now only open to Saudis

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development on Thursday announced its decision to limit all jobs in car rental companies to Saudi nationals.The ministry...

‘Cinemas will eventually return to Saudi Arabia’

Saudi Arabia will one day open cinemas and build a world-class opera house, the man spearheading the kingdom’s entertainment reforms said on Thursday, downplaying...

Saudi Arabia restricts mobile SIM card ownership

Saudi Arabia has imposed limits on the ownership of prepaid SIM cards for citizens and foreigners. Foreign residents, who make up more than...

Man sentenced to DEATH for apostasy in Saudi Arabia

A  man in Saudi Arabia has reportedly been sentenced to death on charges of apostasy after losing two appeals.Several local media reports identified the man...
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