Saudi Arabia

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:38:00 GMT
Al Masah Capital: GCC Real Estate (Dec-15)
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:25:22 GMT
Saudi Arabia denies plans to open cinemas
Saudi Arabia has denied a report claiming that a movie theatre was going to open in the capital Riyadh.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 04:05:36 GMT
Saudia projects 30m passengers for next year
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has announced that it expects their total number of passengers to exceed 30 million next year.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 04:02:07 GMT
Riyadh-Dammam high-speed train planned
Riyadh and Dammam will soon be connected by a high-speed electric train that will run at a speed of up to 300 kilometers per hour.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 03:50:05 GMT
No Egyptians blocked for Umrah
The Saudi Embassy in Egypt has dismissed reports appearing in that country's local media that it had rejected 14,000 requests by Egyptians to perform Umrah.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 03:49:10 GMT
Saudi Arabia denounces terror attacks across world
The Cabinet condemned terrorist acts across the world, including those carried out by gunmen on Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan, and the suicide attack in the north of Cameroon, which resulted in the death and injury of dozens of civilians.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 09:38:00 GMT
NBK: Economic Update - Saudi Macroeconomic Outlook (10-Dec-15)
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:54:04 GMT
Prince Badr SRMG chairman
The Board of Directors at the Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG appointed Prince Badr bin Abdullah Al-Saud as the chairman.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:53:30 GMT
Saudi living cost index rises 2.3% in Nov
The annual level of cost of living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia increased by 2.3% during the month of November.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:47:15 GMT
Saudi American Glass completes projects worth SAR30m
Saudi American Glass completed projects valued over SR 30 million across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia [KSA].

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:18:26 GMT
Low oil prices, employment issues to impact GCC economies
Low oil prices are expected to impact the GCC economy, a survey of investment professionals has revealed.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 05:56:41 GMT
Suspicious SAR1.366m rent paid for vacant plot
Nazaha, is investigating the case of a vacant building which appears to have been involved in a suspicious SR1.366 million deal.

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 10:02:27 GMT
Saudis need 3m new homes by 2025
The Housing Ministry has said the Kingdom will need of 3 million housing units by 2025.

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 07:23:22 GMT
Mataf bridge to be removed after 3 months
The process of dismantling the Mataf bridge encircling the Kaaba will begin after three months and will be completed by Ramadan.

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 05:27:27 GMT
Saudi King appoints new education minister
King Salman issued 12 royal orders Friday night relieving some officials and appointing others.

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 05:06:05 GMT
Fitch: Oil takes its toll on GCC banks
Oil price weakness is slowing economic growth and this is taking its toll on bank liquidity and earnings, says Fitch Ratings.

Sat, 12 Dec 2015 10:43:21 GMT
Women to take part in Saudi Arabia elections |
Women candidates and female voters are set to cast their ballots for the first time ever in Saudi Arabia's local municipal elections on December 12. Jillian Kitchener reports. |

Sat, 12 Dec 2015 04:40:13 GMT
Saudia registers rise in flights, passengers
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) achieved growth in its operations during the month of November compared to the same month in 2014. The operation report registered an increase in number of flights and guests on board domestic and international flights...

Sat, 12 Dec 2015 04:38:35 GMT
Almost half of undergrads are jobless in Saudi Arabia: Survey
Unemployment among undergraduate Saudis stands at 49.3% in Saudi Arabia in the first half of 2015, a survey by the Information and Statistics Department has revealed.

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 09:04:33 GMT
Saudi: 'Sudden' cut in expat work force rejected
A sudden and drastic cut in the expatriate work force to provide jobs for young unemployed Saudis would harm the national economy, according to a senior Labor Ministry official.

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:45:57 GMT
New airport projects in Saudi to boost tourism
Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage reviewed progress made so far on the GACA's Vision 2020, which includes establishment, development and expansion of 27 regional and major airports, besides strengthening the capacities of all airport...

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:42:57 GMT
Saudi: Deportation for absent expats under study
The Passport Department in cooperation with the ministries of labor and interior are studying possible penalties, including deportation, for expatriate workers who are absent from work without valid reasons.

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:30:40 GMT
Gas market recovery likely to start in 2016
The gas market is likely to begin to recover in 2016, which is "positive" for Qatar and other energy producers in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) in the long term.

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:12:17 GMT
UAE, Sauid Arabia data breaches cost USD3.8m
There have been just under 30,000 data breaches in the UAE and Saudi Arabia this year, costing total of USD 3.8 million, according to Samer Omar, du’s Director of Security Risk Management Operations.

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 06:15:55 GMT
Saudi spends SR619bn to secure its borders, maintain peace
A report by the American Institute for Economics and Peace stated that Saudi Arabia occupies eighth place internationally in terms of the cost posed to the country by the need to fight violence and terrorism, which is estimated at SR619 billion

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 04:36:19 GMT
Saudi: Expat exiting sans passport 'nonsense'
The Passport Department has rejected reports that an expatriate managed to leave the country without a passport from King Abdul Aziz International Airport (KAIA).

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 12:28:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (05-Dec-15)
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Wed, 09 Dec 2015 12:11:00 GMT
Deloitte: VAT in the GCC (Dec-15)

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 07:06:19 GMT
Sadara's first solution polyethylene facility becomes operational
Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), has commenced its first production plant, moving on schedule from the construction to the operational phase.

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 07:03:41 GMT
Saudi population to cross 37m by 2025
Saudi Arabia's population is expected to cross 37 million by 2025, according to the estimates of the Central Department of Statistics & Information.

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 04:34:31 GMT
Emirates goes three daily to Riyadh
Emirates said it is adding a third daily flight to Riydah, the Saudi Arabian capital, from Tuesday, December 15.

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 03:53:12 GMT
15 to 20% of GCC firms to freeze pay hike, benefits
Employees in the UAE will receive modest or no increases in their salaries and bonus payouts next year as companies are getting cautious about spending more money on staff wages amid the economic slowdown.