Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia seeks to attract tourists

  Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia’s long-term blueprint for weaning itself off its reliance on oil revenue, involves investment to the tune of $20m – including a...

Only Saudi citizens to be employed in Saudi shopping malls

The Saudi retail sector currently employs 1.5 million workers, of whom only 300,000 are SaudisSaudi Arabia’s labour minister issued an order on Thursday to...

“Let women drive in Saudi” – Shoura member

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed, head of Shoura Council’s committee on economy and energy, said he is in favor of women driving “as long as there is...

Depletion of Saudi Arabia’s currency reserves shows no sign of abating

It was meant to be a given that a rebound in oil prices would slow the depletion of Saudi Arabia's foreign-currency reserves. That hasn't...
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WATCH: Saudi in an Audi

Posting a video of yourself driving at 300 kph+ isn't very smart, and not just because it's legally self-incriminating, but because all you've done...

School closures due to sandstorm in Saudi

All schools in the Makkah region of Saudi have been closed since yesterday due to a sandstorm that has severely limited visibility, disrupted traffic,...

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...

Expats struggle to benefit from amnesty

Thousands of expatriate workers with expired resident IDs (iqamas) or those who have not been issued iqamas because their employers have been placed in...

Seeking the World’s Most Beautiful Camel

T he world’s most beautiful camel will be crowned with a staggering $30 million prize at a Saudi pageant-style contest. More than 300,000 of the desert...

Saudi Mufti: cinemas are depraved

Singing concerts and cinemas are a depravity”, Grand Mufti Abdulaziz Al Sheikh said in a television interview. The head of the Saudi Supreme Council...
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