Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi: 139% growth in railway passenger numbers

The Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has achieved a significant growth of 139 percent in the number of passengers on its trains during the second...

Saudi: Expat security officer killed in terrorist attack

A member of Saudi Arabia’s security forces and a Bangladeshi resident were killed in an attack on a security checkpoint in Buraidah, a city...

Saudi Arabia records the highest-ever unemployment rate

Unemployment among Saudi citizens edged up to a record 12.9% in the first quarter of this year as private employers struggled under the weight...

Grand Court dismisses a multibillion-dollar fraud claim

In a landmark ruling for the Cayman Islands, the Grand Court emphatically dismissed a multibillion-dollar claim in Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi & Brothers Company (AHAB) v...

Saudi: 1.3 Million Expats Found Illegal

More than 1.3 million foreign nationals were arrested over the past eight months for violating the oil-rich country’s work, residence and entry rules, said...

UN top court asked to resolve Qatar airspace dispute

The anti-terror quartet of the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Saudi Arabia jointly filed appeals on Saturday with the International Court of Justice...

Saudi: Qatari arrested on Umra Pilgrimage

Saudi authorities have arrested a Qatari man as he performed pilgrimage to Islam's holiest site amid a year-old blockade against Doha led by its...

Saudi: 234,000 foreigners lose jobs in first quarter of 2018

Official data from Saudi Arabia, released Thursday, showed that 234,000 foreigners lost their jobs in the private and public sectors during the first quarter...

Why Trump is pressing Saudi Arabia to lower oil prices

 LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - The United States and Saudi Arabia appear to have reached an understanding: Washington will reduce or eliminate Iran´s oil...

Saudi tightens screws on firms helping illegal workers

The General Directorate of Passports has warned that establishments should not transport, hire, harbor or help illegal workers in any way.Those that do so...

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