Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Air India issues new instructions for crew flying to Saudi Arabia

Air India has asked its crew members operating flights to Saudi Arabia to carry their names on the hotel letter pad along with the telephone...

Saudi plans a “semi-autonomous” visa-free destination along its Red Sea coast

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build a "semi-autonomous" visa-free travel destination along its northwestern Red Sea coast. The Red Sea area, which will include...

Bahrain: no hike on toll tax on King Fahad Causeway

A Bahraini official has denied that Bahrain increased toll fees from 2.5 BHD to 3.5 BHD for small vehicles crossing through King Fahd Causeway. The...

Saudi unemployment continues to rise

Over 900,000 Saudis are seeking jobs, 219,000 men, and 687,500 women. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Western tech giants, including the leaders of Facebook and...

Saudi actress offers four 777s for Qatari pilgrims

A Saudi actress has offered to rent four planes to carry Qatari nationals to Jeddah or Medina in order to perform Haj. “I swear...

Saudi foreign assets rise for the first time since May of...

Saudi Arabia’s central bank reserves rose for the first time in over a year, even as low oil prices hinder government efforts to overhaul...

Flying to Saudi Arabia makes Indian airlines’ crew uneasy

New Delhi: The crew of Indian carriers Air India and Jet Airways are scared to operate in Saudi Arabia. The country keeps the original passport...

Air India Crew members detained in Saudi Arabia over permit

The crew members of the Air India Flight 931 were returning to their hotel after having dinner when their taxi was intercepted by Saudi...

Saudi: Expat remittances drop in recent months

Expatriate workers sent SR10.43 billion to their families or back home in June of this year compared to SR15.84 billion in June 2016, it...

Saudi investor “ploughs millions” into UK’s The Independent

A mysterious Saudi-based investor has ploughed millions of dollars into a British news organization renowned for championing liberal causes, in a move that will...

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