Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco may be worth far less than official valuation

On Monday the Wall Street Journal reported that Saudi ARAMCO may be worth far less than its official valuation. It cited people who are...

Saudi Arabia elected to UN Women’s Rights Commission

Saudi Arabia has been elected to the UN women’s rights commission, prompting outrage from human rights groups.The kingdom is now one of 45 countries...

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,...

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...

Watering the Camels

Every day in the desert in Saudi Arabia, hundreds of camels run towards water troughs as part of a drinking ritual that takes three...

If Saudi Future’s So Bright, Why Can’t These Banks Find Buyers?

Saudi Arabia is about to cast off its oil-dependence, build brand-new industries and open its economy to foreign investment, according to the government. That...

Saudis celebrate sacking of minister who exploited position to employ son

The dismissal of Civil Service Minister Khaled Al-Araj through a royal decree on Saturday is being widely described as a momentous decision. “It heralds...

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...

Trump’s first foreign trip will be to Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed his first foreign trip as president will be to Saudi Arabia, followed by Israel and the Vatican. He will begin...

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...
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