Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi real estate market hit hard by mass departure of expats

The exodus of expatriate workers from Saudi Arabia has negatively affected the country’s real estate sector with a considerable fall in rent prices.Many property...

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed vows to be one of the ‘biggest...

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who was detained for three months by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has now pledged support for...

Exodus of expats from GCC as nationals get priority in jobs

Expatriate employees are leaving the Middle East and going elsewhere in search of work, with governments choosing to prioritise the welfare of their own...

Saudi bid to protect pre-Islamic sites upends religious dictates

RIYADH, July 9 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is preserving pre-Islamic heritage sites, like a date palm oasis from the Stone Age, in a break...

Saudi: More than 80% of job seekers are women

According to a report published by General Authority of Statistics (GaSat) on Tuesday, the number of Saudi job seekers reached 1.07 million this year with women...

Saudi increases oil production by 400,000 bpd last month

Saudi Arabia had opened the taps even before OPEC and Russia agreed at the end of June to ease the production cuts to respond...

Saudi: Defense Ministry Official Arrested For A Million Riyal Scandal

According to the SPA state news agency, a defense ministry official was arrested on charges of receiving a SAR1 million ($267,000) bribe and abusing...

Saudi: A Royal Pardon to Soldiers fighting in Yemen

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday issued a sweeping royal pardon for its soldiers deployed in Yemen, lifting any "military and disciplinary" penalties for troops taking...

Saudi: Expat Workers Leaving in Droves; Creating Hiring Crisis

Saudi Arabia’s expatriate workers are leaving the kingdom by the thousands, and the exodus may not yet be over.As companies struggle with slower business...

Saudi: First case of harassment against women drivers

Saudi police on Sunday recorded the first incident of harassment against a female driver in the country since the ban on women driving in...

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