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Saudi budget set to be released later this week
Politics & Economics»

Saudi budget set to be released later this week

Monday, 22 December 2014 3:36 PM

Budget is anxiously awaited by financial markets as it will show how Saudi Arabia intends to handle oil price plunge

Saudi oil min says ready to raise output if new clients emerge
Energy»

Saudi oil min says ready to raise output if new clients emerge

Monday, 22 December 2014 2:00 PM

Comments are strongest signals yet that the world's top oil exporter has no intention of cutting output amid sliding prices

Marriott eyes Kuwait, Saudi Arabia for Residence Inn expansion
Travel & Hospitality»

Marriott eyes Kuwait, Saudi Arabia for Residence Inn expansion

Monday, 22 December 2014 1:27 PM

Hotel group says plan for new extended-stay properties in Gulf countries is in response to strong demand

No minimum age for marriage of girls – Grand Mufti
Culture & Society»

No minimum age for marriage of girls – Grand Mufti

Monday, 22 December 2014 1:26 PM

Announcement comes despite Ministry of Justice proposal to limit marriageable age to 15

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Gold inches up but holds below $1,200 on robust equities, dollar
Commodities»

Gold inches up but holds below $1,200 on robust equities, dollar

Monday, 22 December 2014 10:47 AM

Rise was on the back buying interest from Asia but retained most of last week's losses

Jeddah announces three new megaprojects
Politics & Economics»

Jeddah announces three new megaprojects

Monday, 22 December 2014 10:25 AM

Saudi city to build three new ‘cities’ in a bid to keep pace with population growth

Stock markets: Gulf bourses edge up in early trading
Markets»

Stock markets: Gulf bourses edge up in early trading

Monday, 22 December 2014 9:47 AM

After two days of strong gains, markets are buoyed by hopes that oil prices have found at least a short-term floor

Dubai's bourse leads Gulf stock markets rebound
Markets»

Dubai's bourse leads Gulf stock markets rebound

Sunday, 21 December 2014 6:50 PM

Dubai's index closes nearly 10% up on Sunday to back up Thursday's 13% advance

Critics hit out at Saudi retailer's use of the Prophet on packaging
Culture & Society»

Critics hit out at Saudi retailer's use of the Prophet on packaging

Sunday, 21 December 2014 2:48 PM

Dates trader said the intention is to promote healthy eating and not for commercial gain

Saudi oil minister says confident market will recover
Energy»

Saudi oil minister says confident market will recover

Sunday, 21 December 2014 1:53 PM

Ali al-Naimi blames oil price slide on speculators and lack of cooperation by major non-OEC producers

Saudi's religious police to get training in how best to deal with the public
Culture & Society»

Saudi's religious police to get training in how best to deal with the public

Sunday, 21 December 2014 9:50 AM

Recommendation by Shoura Council comes just months after 4 members were disciplined over an attack on a British man and his Saudi wife at a Riyadh mall

Dubai stocks jump over 9.8% as rally continues
Stocks»

Dubai stocks jump over 9.8% as rally continues

Sunday, 21 December 2014 9:46 AM

Some oil traders are betting that $60 a barrel will be a floor, others are not convinced and think a renewed slide towards $50 remains a possibility

Saudi forces kill four militants in Awamiya region
Culture & Society»

Saudi forces kill four militants in Awamiya region

Saturday, 20 December 2014 9:38 PM

Interior ministry says troops raided militant hideout in Awamiya town and killed the four in an exchange of fire

Saudi retailer announces opening of first Apple stores
Retail»

Saudi retailer announces opening of first Apple stores

Saturday, 20 December 2014 1:51 AM

United Electronics Company says Apple outlets are available in Riyadh and Al Khobar

Saudi Arabia among world's worst for 'dirty money' flows
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia among world's worst for 'dirty money' flows

Saturday, 20 December 2014 1:51 AM

More than $30bn in illicit capital flowed out of Saudi Arabia in a year, according to new report


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