Monday, September 24, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Bahrain Makes Progress in Aid Talks With Gulf Allies

Bahrain and its Gulf Arab allies are said to be making progress on an aid program to help the island-kingdom repair its finances and...

Saudi Corruption Purge Snares $33 Billion of Personal Net Worth

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, Saudi billionaire and founder of Kingdom Holding Co. Photographer: Mohammad Obaidi/BloombergCrown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s crackdown on some of Saudi...

Saudi Arabia to sell 5% of Saudi Aramco

 Saudi Arabia aims to sell about 5 percent of Saudi Aramco in an initial public offering next year, and stock exchanges from the U.K....

Saudi Arabia to promote 250 ancient caves for tourism

Human beings had a fascination for caves from the time of the early man, and caving has always attracted tourists of all kinds from...

Saudi: Man Arrested For Having Breakfast With Female Colleague

Saudi authorities have arrested a foreign hotel worker who appeared in an "offensive" video eating breakfast with a female colleague, the labour ministry has...

Top Saudi businessmen said to reach purge settlement

Several prominent businessmen have reached financial settlements with Saudi Arabian authorities in the kingdom's sweeping crackdown on corruption, an official source told Reuters on...

Opinion: What the Saudi Arrests Mean for the Kingdom’s Oil Policy

We may never fully know what lies behind Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s decision to arrest more than 200 Saudi citizens, including 11 princes and...

Saudi Arabia imposes Dh389 fee on domestic pilgrims

The Saudi Haj Ministry has imposed a $106 fee on each domestic pilgrim to be paid by organisations and companies offering services for them,...

Is Middle East on the brink of a major war?

Alarming developments in the Middle East remind us of the likelihood of conventional warfare on a cataclysmic scale in the region. Israel and Iran have...

Saudi Arabia allows chess tournaments for women

Manama: In another breakthrough for women in Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Chess Association has announced the opening of its first section for women.The section...
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