Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Saudi Arabia

US provides proof of Iran arming Houthis

JEDDAH: The US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley, on Thursday unveiled declassified evidence that Iran is violating international law by funneling missiles to...

Saudi Shoura member wants to end male guardianship

RIYADH: In light of the recent drive Saudi Arabia is undertaking to empower women, a member of the Shoura Council, Dr. Eqbal Darandari, who...

Saudi hiking team travels 300,000 km to discover heritage sites

JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabia Hiking Team has traveled more than 300,000 km to introduce the world to the Kingdom’s mountains and mountaintops.The team consists...

77% of illegal expats in Saudi Arabia are Yemeni

Manama: Yemenis make up the majority of illegal expatriates in Saudi Arabia, according to recently released police figures.Yemenis make up 77 per cent of...

Palestinians have right to Jerusalem as capital: Saudi king

Palestinians have the right to Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as their capital, Saudi King Salman said Wednesday, echoing calls at an Islamic summit in Istanbul...

Saudi Arabia to set up SR188m solar plant in Bangladesh

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement in Dhaka to set up an SR188 million solar plant in Bangladesh.The agreement was signed between the...

Saudi to increase electricity prices

Saudi Arabia’s Electricity and Cogeneration Regulatory Authority (ECRA) has announced new electricity tariffs as part of plans to gradually increase prices from January 1.In...

Saudi Arabia Will Give Cash to Poorer Citizens Hit by Austerity

Saudi Arabia will begin cash transfers to low- and middle-income citizens as it plans to raise domestic energy prices, part of a program to...

Saudi Arabia’s PIF signs cinema deal with US-based AMC Entertainment

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), is eyeing the kingdom’s emerging cinema sector via an agreement with US-based cinema chain...

The rise, fall and rebirth of Saudi cinema

JEDDAH: Cinemas existed in Saudi Arabia’s major cities about half-a-century ago. Westerners working for the California State Oil Company (later Aramco) were the first...
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