The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) has said that the United States is the largest trading partner of Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom is the largest market for US exports in the Middle East.
Saudi forces killed a suspected terrorist who attempted to sneak into a security facility in the Eastern Province city of Abqaiq early Friday, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Children are a blessing. Some families, however, do not appreciate this blessing.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubair said on Friday the Kingdom was satisfied with Obama’s assurances over Iran nuclear deal.
President Barack Obama said the US shares Saudi Arabia's concerns about Yemen and the need to restore an inclusive and functioning government there.
Yemenis in the United States have staged a rally to welcome Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and thank him for his support of the country.
MANY company owners and managers who deal with manpower are exploiting expat workers and taking advantage of their ignorance of the law.The employers often use intimidation tactics if the workers demand their rights or file complaints. There are millions of expatriate workers in the Kingdom, who constitute about 26.4 percent of the Saudi population.
THE Kingdom allocates significant amounts of money for road networks linking the various regions of the country.
THE Libyan capital once boasted grand movie houses that packed in smartly dressed couples for a special night out, but how times have changed.Today, the sole major cinema left in Tripoli is a men-only zone stripped of glamour, offering a diet of violence-packed films and blunt warnings that women are not welcome.And the city’s old epithet, “Mermaid of the Mediterranean”, jars sharply with what has become a mainly Islamist-run capital of a country plagued by conflict and political chaos.The rot started even before the 2011 revolution that ousted longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi, and has since seen movie houses bolt their doors one after the other.
THE father of a three-year-old Syrian boy, whose body was washed up on a Turkish beach in an image that shocked the world, said Thursday his children “slipped through my hands” as their boat was taking in water on its way to Greece.
A SPASM of street violence has driven home how hard it is going to be for Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko to rally national support behind an internationally-brokered deal to bring peace to the east of his country.
QUEEN Elizabeth II's longevity has helped anchor Britain during an era of unprecedented change, but has also left the royal family an aging institution.
Although the recent drop in oil prices has made conventional sources of energy cheaper in the GCC, this must not discourage investment in alternative energy supplies, according to a new ICAEW report entitled “Economic Insight: Middle East Q3 2015” produced by Cebr, ICAEW’s partner and economic forecaster.Commissioned by ICAEW, the report provides a snapshot of the region’s economic performance. The GCC has grown to no longer be just a major energy supplier, but also a substantial demand hub with requirements’ growth unmatched by anywhere but China and India.
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The death of children in government hospitals in Odisha state in India has struck a note of alarm about the prevailing state of healthcare and is a matter of great concern.
With regard to the article “An English law fit for us” (Sep. 2), in their home country, Saudis demand that foreigners and expats respect the laws of the Kingdom.
I am writing with regard to the article “Reserving parking spaces upsets Makkah residents” (Sep. 2).
I agree with the author’s views in the article “Expatriates love the Kingdom and recognize its merits”(Sep. 2).
It is high time to become health conscious because people, especially the young, are depending more and more on fast or processed food and are getting very little exercise.
No one is foolish enough to believe that the airport staff of an international airport just start abusing and beating up someone for no reason at all.
This is a very good idea; let all the managers in Saudi Arabia step outside their offices and expose themselves to the sun for 30 minutes just to experience the situation ordinary workers are faced
What could be more normal than that a woman who wears an Islamic headscarf is a minister.
Whatever the Ministry of Labor does will not affect the violators especially in the private sectors who are always breaking the Saudi labor law by delaying the salary of employees for from three to
Saudi Arabia is our second home and we love this holy land with our hearts and souls.
Following the terrorist attack at the Asir Emergency Forces mosque which Daesh (the self-proclaimed IS) claimed responsibility for and during which many innocent people were killed.
As far as I know, no single college professor has so far spared any time to research and study the social status and family background of the young men who blow themselves up and who are exploited
Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, head of the Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, will hand over the kiswa (covering of the Holy Kaaba) to the senior keeper of the holy house on Sept. 14
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, has issued orders to continue the ban on using cooking gas at the holy sites during this year’s Haj.
An Asian Haj pilgrim was killed and 25 others injured in an accident involving three buses on Hijrah Road early Friday morning, Al-Madinah daily reported.
Bahrain announced Friday that five of its soldiers were killed in southern Saudi Arabia where they had been posted to help defend the border with neighboring war-wracked Yemen.
THE father of a drowned Syrian toddler whose fate shocked the world returned home Friday to bury his family as
ALGERIA’S security services have been rocked by the arrest of the anti-terrorism chief and sackings of top officials in recent weeks, as a behind-the-scenes power struggle intensifies.
The UAE on Friday announced the deaths of 22 soldiers deployed in Yemen as part of a Saudi-led coalition battling rebels, with Yemeni military sources blaming an "accidental explosion".
Daesh (the so-called IS) militants have blown up several of ancient Palmyra's famed tower tombs as they press their demolition of the UNESCO-listed world heritage site, Syria's antiquities chief
Morocco's ruling Islamist party on Friday faced a major test of its dominance as polls opened for local elections for which most opposition parties have campaigned on anti-corruption platforms and
An Iraqi soldier was killed in clashes with gunmen as security forces searched for a suspect behind the kidnappings of 18 Turkish workers, the military said Friday.
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A CITY at war, the Afghan capital is among the ugliest in the world.
Sri Lankan leader Maithripala Sirisena presided Friday at the swearing in of 48 ministers in a new Cabinet for a consensus government including members of the two main rival political parties.
Hundreds of migrants have starting walk from Budapest’s eastern railway station, saying they are heading to Austria, a Reuters photographer reported from the station on Friday.
A court on Friday sentenced three Indian men to 20 years in prison for raping a Japanese student who was sightseeing in one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations.
South African archbishop Desmond Tutu was discharged from hospital on Friday, his foundation said, after more than two weeks of medical care to treat a nagging infection.
A man was to undergo emergency surgery in Australia on Friday after a shark attack, officials said, the latest in a string of similar incidents off the country’s east coast.
Ekaterina Makarova, a US Open semifinalist here last year, moved into the fourth round by prevailing over 17th-seeded
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in practice for the Italian Grand Prix Friday with dominant
World No. 2 Roger Federer rolled into the third round of the US Open Thursday, the 17-time Grand Slam winner still
Jenson Button has called for Formula One to introduce closed cockpits as soon as possible after the death in America of British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson.
Portugal's Nelson Oliveira came home alone to land the 13th stage of Spain's Vuelta Friday with Fabio Aru retaining
Unsung Iceland and Wales took big steps toward qualifying for the European Championships Thursday — and they don’t
Record scorelines left fans cringing and coaches looking over their shoulders Friday after an avalanche of goals
Twice Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce streaked to victory in the Diamond League women’s 100 meters final
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