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Saudi female Muslim clerics part of fatwa to tackle child marriage
Culture & Society»

Saudi female Muslim clerics part of fatwa to tackle child marriage

Sunday, 30 April 2017 8:47 AM

Meeting in Indonesia urged the government to raise the minimum legal age for women to marry to 18

GCC rejects
Politics & Economics»

GCC rejects "terrorism" and "foreign interference"

Sunday, 30 April 2017 8:43 AM

"The biggest challenge facing any state ... is preserving its national unity against foreign and domestic threats"

Hilton says to open 16,000 hotel rooms in Gulf by 2020
Travel & Hospitality»

Hilton says to open 16,000 hotel rooms in Gulf by 2020

Saturday, 29 April 2017 12:55 AM

US hospitality giant plans to nearly treble its presence in Saudi Arabia over the same period

Saudi hotel occupancy, room rates plummet in Q1
Travel & Hospitality»

Saudi hotel occupancy, room rates plummet in Q1

Saturday, 29 April 2017 12:54 AM

Occupancy, rates and revenues all show double-digit decreases in first three months of 2017

Jeddah rents slump in Q1 as expats depart during slowdown
Property»

Jeddah rents slump in Q1 as expats depart during slowdown

Friday, 28 April 2017 10:46 AM

City sees exodus of a large number of expats as the local economy continues to cool, says report

Saudi soldiers killed patrolling Yemen border
Culture & Society»

Saudi soldiers killed patrolling Yemen border

Thursday, 27 April 2017 6:35 PM

Interior ministry says two soldiers died in a simultaneous landmine explosion and rocket attack

Calls grow on social media for Saudi jobs protest
Jobs»

Calls grow on social media for Saudi jobs protest

Thursday, 27 April 2017 2:39 PM

Similar appeal was made before the Saudi government restored benefits to civil servants last weekend

Video on demand service launches ops in Gulf markets
Media»

Video on demand service launches ops in Gulf markets

Thursday, 27 April 2017 2:19 PM

iflix chases new subscribers in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain; sets up new regional HQ in Dubai

Saudis losing market share following oil cuts
Markets»

Saudis losing market share following oil cuts

Thursday, 27 April 2017 11:19 AM

Iran, Iraq have gained following the agreed production limits for most OPEC members

Saudi coast guard thwarts bomb attack on Aramco terminal
Politics & Economics»

Saudi coast guard thwarts bomb attack on Aramco terminal

Thursday, 27 April 2017 9:08 AM

Coast guard intercepted unmanned boat entering Saudi waters

'Nation-state' seen behind hacking of Saudi Arabia, says McAfee
Technology»

'Nation-state' seen behind hacking of Saudi Arabia, says McAfee

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 7:09 PM

US-based cyber security firm says hackers possibly linked to a foreign nation aimed to disrupt key organisations in Gulf kingdom

Saudi Arabia temporarily limits mobile SIM card ownership
Technology»

Saudi Arabia temporarily limits mobile SIM card ownership

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 4:27 PM

Telecoms regulator says measure aims to prevent the use of cards in carrying out militant attacks in the kingdom

HSBC, RBS Saudi Ventures merger plan will create $78bn lender
Banking & Finance»

HSBC, RBS Saudi Ventures merger plan will create $78bn lender

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 9:15 AM

Negotiations come as banks grapple with how to approach the Middle East’s biggest economy

Saudi to create thousands of jobs from solar program
Politics & Economics»

Saudi to create thousands of jobs from solar program

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 9:12 AM

Bidders seeking to build solar and wind plants in the kingdom are expected to spend 30% of the capital they invest through home-grown workers and companies

Saudi novelist wins top Arab fiction award
Media»

Saudi novelist wins top Arab fiction award

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 9:12 AM

Dubbed the $50,000-prize is funded by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority


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