The crown prince of Saudi Arabia over the weekend announced the arrests of 11 prominent figures and several changes to top government ministries. These drastic measures could have serious repercussions for the country as well as for the region, says Abdeslam...
  It's time to rethink on investing in Saudi Arabia. In this Op-Ed, Wael Al-Nahedh, CEO at Spearvest provides insightful information on fast-changing Saudi Arabia, to be seen as a major investment opportunity for substantial return on investment. The recent news...
"No separate ways of thinking, no divisions, no restrictions". These are the opening lines of Saudi's NEOM's trailer. Women in modern clothes, clean energy sources and a lot of open mindedness -- NEOM, Saudi Arabia's $500 billion mega city...
  A new research report from KnightFrank providing insights on the impact of the Riyadh Metro on real estate markets across the city highlights that the mega infrastructure project is expected to be wide-ranging both in terms of social and...
Saudi Arabia’s tech startup ecosystem may be nascent, but is rapidly evolving to support economic growth Despite having the largest market in the GCC in terms of population and consumer spend, Saudi Arabia’s tech startup ecosystem is small and nascent...
In the run up to Ramadan 2017, YouGov surveyed residents in the UAE and Saudi Arabia as part of their annual Ramadan study to discover expected changes in consumer behaviour in and around Ramadan.  In the survey, not surprisingly a...
Horses may first have been tamed as long ago as 7000 BC, new ground-breaking findings in a recently unearthed archaeological site in Saudi Arabia suggest. "The procured evidence may potentially debunk a previously established theory that the domestication of horses...
Tyre changing will never seem the same anymore, thanks to a bunch of dauntless youngsters giving a new take on the whole tyre replacement activity. Let’s imagine this situation. While vacationing with a group of friends in a car, on...
Ever since electronic commerce or as the popular acronym goes, e-commerce, has come into existence, there has only been positives being raved about it. The concept’s dynamics have been explored thoroughly over the course of the years and with...
Sometimes we wish we were birds. Flying to innumerable places, seeing the world through eyes unencumbered by boundaries and restrictions. But where our idealistic dreams of being birds and soaring across the world map may be left short-changed, there...
Saudi Arabia arrested on Saturday (November 5, 017), top investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal along with 10 other princes on charges of corruption. The last tweet by the arrested prince: America is a mess — Al-Waleed bin Talal (@AlWaleedbinT) November 4, 2017 Some...
Google Reveals Top Searches in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt It's the time of the year when the big daddy of online search, Google, comes out with their 'The Year in Search' report. This year's most trending queries in Saudi Arabia,...
On occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, DubaiSat-2, a satellite owned and operated by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) captured a satellite image of The Great Mosque of Mecca in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Related Reading: Yahsat...
 "A multinational firm from UK has plans of  expanding its operations in the Middle East. Because of the cultural differences and marked business practices in the Middle East and GCC countries, they need guidance and legal representation in setting...
-Deloitte: Saudi Arabia spends 4.3% of GDP on health care -Deloitte: Health care delivery in the Middle East is dominated by the public sector "The fastest-growing region in the coming years could be the Middle East and Africa, where spending is...
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Governments are to face unprecedented demands in healthcare in the coming decades, partly owing to the high prevalence of chronic diseases like diabetes.The current model where most of the direct healthcare costs are taken...
Kuwait has discovered four new oilfields in the north and west of the country, a top oil official was quoted as saying by state news agency KUNA on Sunday. In a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), Hashem Hashem, the...
Saudi banks urged to shun conservatism to optimize and benefit the long term health of the Saudi economy and its banking sector.  Alkhabeer Capital, a leading asset management and investment firm based in Saudi Arabia, and authorized by the Capital...
A new era, a new Saudi Arabia In this OpEd Harun Yahya express his optimism on the new regime in Saudi Arabia and hopes it will ally itself more strongly with other countries of the Middle East so that...
Saudi Arabia is expected to invest USD 45 billion to build new railway networks and upgrade existing railways throughout the Kingdom. Efforts are being undertaken to expand Saudi Arabia's existing rail networks to meet the rising numbers of railway...
More than 30% of people in Saudi Arabia watch 3 to 5 hours of TV every day during Ramadan compared to an average of 2.7 hours throughout the rest of the year 85% prefer to watch their favourite programmes in...
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia passed away before dawn on Friday. UAE President His Highness President Khalifa said, "We mourn the death of one of the most notable leaders of the...
Shifting Sands of Time: Saudi Arabian Tale of Women Empowerment Each country in the world is unique boasting of rich history of culture and tradition adding a distinct flavor and thus contributing to presence in the globe. Alongside its uniqueness,...
Efficient water management can drive long term business success Dow Water & Process Solutions, the global leader in sustainable water separation and purification technologies identifies water trends and warns businesses to invest in water management to save bottom line Water is...
Bright economic growth prospects for the UAE and Saudi Arabia, according to the latest Macro report from Crédit Agricole Private Banking   Q1 2014 ended with bright economic growth prospects for the UAE and Saudi Arabia Arab countries in the Middle East...
Saudi Aramco, GE and TCS inaugurate Saudi Arabia’s first all-female business process services center   Center will create 3,000 local jobs for Saudi women with the first batch of recruits commencing work 3,200 square meter center in Riyadh provides new business...
Pfizer, a major player in the global pharmaceutical industry, has announced that it will soon begin construction work on a new manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia. Foundation stone for the new facility has been laid in King Abdullah Economic City...
The Saudi Arabian government has embarked on an ambitious project to build the world’s largest public transport system by awarding contracts worth USD 22.5 billion. The design and construction contracts for the first metro rail system in Riyadh have been...
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have given strong indications of doubling customs tariffs on cigarette and other tobacco imports from next month. According to a senior Saudi official, finance ministers from six Gulf states scheduled to meet in May to approve...
With region's one of the biggest economy, Saudi Arabia, all set to open up its Stock Market to foreigners, Frost & Sullivan's Vinod Cartic provides his expert insights on the implications. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will open its...