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Arab Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 22, 2018 - 09:00 GMT
Saudi-led Coaltion spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said during a press conference on Monday that a Turkish ship carrying wheat was attacked by a missile recently off the port of Hodeidah.
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May 21, 2018 - 11:55 GMT
Saudi air defenses on Monday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Houthi rebels from war-torn Yemen, according to the Saudi-led coalition.
The Haramain high-speed rail link is among the Saudi infrastructure projects catching the attention of international investors. (AN)
May 21, 2018 - 08:44 GMT
A leading London-based financial expert, in charge of funds worth £2.3 billion ($3.1 billion), is ready to boost his firm’s investments in companies in the Kingdom, as its reform program begins to create significant economic opportunities.
Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman al-Safadi speaks during a joint press conference at the Foreign Ministry in Amman. (AFP Photo / Khalil Mazraawi)
May 20, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry on Friday stressed the need to provide protection to Palestinians and meet their legitimate rights of establishing an independent state on the pre-1967 lines, stressing that failure to achieve this will fuel regional conflict.
Saudi women rights activists detained by the authorities on May 18, 2018. (Twitter)
May 20, 2018 - 11:35 GMT
The arrest of female rights advocates in Saudi Arabia have been raising a debate among Saudis over the past few days raising questions about the reasons behind the arrest.
Saudi forces said that they have destroyed a ballistic missile fired from Yemen by Houthi rebels. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 20, 2018 - 10:43 GMT
Saudi air defenses intercepted on Saturday a ballistic missile fired by the Iran-backed Houthis militias towards its territories.
YummCloud app allows food to be delivered to people in need, including Syrian refugees living in camps in Lebanon and Turkey. (Photo courtesy: @YummCloud’s Twitter account)
May 20, 2018 - 10:35 GMT
A Saudi relationship manager has designed a mobile app that allows food to be delivered to people in need, including Syrian refugees living in camps in Lebanon and Turkey.
SABB, which is 40 percent owned by HSBC Holdings, and Alawwal said in April last year they had agreed to start talks on the merger. (Courtesy of SABB)
May 20, 2018 - 09:15 GMT
Saudi British Bank (SABB) and Alawwal Bank have agreed to merge, in a move that would create the Kingdom’s third-biggest lender with assets of around $77 billion, the institutions announced on Wednesday.
An agreement to build the giant 200-gigawatt project was signed by Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman and SoftBank Group Corporation in New York in March. (Pixabay)
May 17, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
According to Quartz, an American economic website, the project is the biggest sign of Saudi Arabia’s practical moves to wean its economy off oil.
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May 17, 2018 - 09:27 GMT
A former detainee on Wednesday told of torture and murder in the jails and camps of the Iranian-backed Houthi militias and called for international human rights organizations to inspect the conditions of thousands of detainees across Yemen.
Hezbollah (AFP/File Photo)
May 17, 2018 - 08:31 GMT
Saudi Arabia state security said Wednesday that it has added 10 Hezbollah militia leaders to its terror list, five of whom are the Lebanese militia's Shoura Council members.
Fahad Al Mirdasi
May 16, 2018 - 18:09 GMT
The Saudi FA has called on FIFA to withdraw the official from next month's World Cup after the referee was handed a lifetime ban
No Maid? Saudi Problems... (AFP/File Photo)
May 16, 2018 - 12:27 GMT
Renting maids in Ramadan has become a trend in Saudi Arabia, so that people can enjoy relaxing and eating instead of being busy with all the tedious household chores.
Ban on Saudi women driving was lifted in September 2017, and it will take effect in June 24, 2018. (AFP/File Photo)
May 16, 2018 - 12:16 GMT
Saudi women were allowed to get behind the wheels in September 2017, however, the Saudi society is still in controversy.
The three-day event aims at providing special education on driving and vehicle selection to women. (Shutterstock)
May 15, 2018 - 10:00 GMT
The exhibition, which is expected to attract more than 80,000 visitors, will allow women to get to know all the car dealerships in Saudi Arabia and their special offers.
Palestinian mourners carry the body of man who was killed during clashes with Israeli forces, on May 14, 2018 in Gaza City/AFP
May 15, 2018 - 09:44 GMT
Saudi Arabia slammed Israel after troops shot and killed at least 55 Palestinians and wounded hundreds on Monday.