Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Saudi Arabia

Big increase in Saudi women joining workforce

The number of Saudi women joining the workforce saw a dramatic increase in the last four years, latest official data show.A based on figures...

Saudi Arabia and allies give Qatar two more days to accept...

Without stating whether Qatar had rejected the ultimatum as was widely expected, Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA said Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber...

SAUDI: Expats must pay dependents’ fees before Iqama renewal or re-entry...

The General Directorate of Passports of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that the issuance of exit/re-entry visas for expatriates and the renewal of...

Saudi columnist suspended for overpraising King

Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has called for the suspension of a columnist after he published a piece that praised and said...

Extension of Saudi amnesty for illegal residents is welcomed

Saudi: The General Directorate of Passports (GDP) on Thursday announced that a 90-day amnesty period, launched on March 29 under the “A Nation Without Violations”...

Why low oil prices are great for Saudi women’s rights

In Saudi Arabia, women cannot drive or travel without the authorisation of a male guardian: a brother, father, cousin or even a son. But...

Bahrain: cigarettes sell out as Saudi visitors avoid new tax

Cigarettes have been selling out throughout stores in Bahrain following the recent big price rises in Saudi Arabia, with many stores complaining that they...

Confusion over new Saudi expat fee

With a new tax looming for expatriates living in Saudi Arabia, confusion is said to exist in the desert kingdom’s expat community about just...

Saudi billionaire dating the US pop star Rihanna

Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel, whose billionaire family is believed to be one of the wealthiest in the world, has emerged as US pop star Rihanna's...

Saudi denies former crown prince is under house arrest.

Saudi Arabia has denied a report that former crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who was ousted as next in line to the throne last...
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