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...
It's boom time for auto industry in Saudi Arabia; latest research reveals that 60% percent of the residents intending to buy a car in the next 3 years and 38% planning this purchase in the next year. The declining automobile industry...
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...
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...
 "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...
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...
    A new report by the global travel market research firm PhoCusWright predicts that the travel market in Saudi Arabia will increase at a steady rate of 4 percent, from USD 10.2 billion in 2012 to USD 11.4 billion in...
Good news for expats living in Saudi Arabia The new residency plan would allow foreign workers to have five years residence visa The Saudi Arabian government is hashing out a new residency permit plan for the expats living and working in...
A Saudi catering company has announced it will hire 1000 young people to work at McDonald's restaurants in the central, eastern and northern regions of the Kingdom. Prince Mishal bin Khaled Al-Saud, president of the Riyadh International Catering Company (RICC), also owns McDonald's...
Car sales in Saudi Arabia will hit SR94 billion ($25 billion) in 2013 amid plans of manufacturing automobile parts and assembling cars, organisers of an upcoming motor show in Riyadh said on Sunday. The Riyadh Motor Show 2012, the 29th international...
Saudi based Social Media Agency 'The Social Clinic' in its latest report “The State of Social Media in Saudi Arabia 2012? has revealed that the country is one of the fastest growing in social media usage in the GCC. The...
A new report has revealed the Saudi government’s intentions to completely fill all medical jobs in the kingdom with Saudi nationals within the next five years. The Saudi government is aggressively working on plans to complete Saudization of the medical...
Saudi Grain Silos & Flour Mills Organisation (GSFMO) said on Thursday it may import soft wheat, in addition to the current hard wheat imports, to meet local food demand. The desert kingdom has piled up imports sharply since abandoning plans for...
Hajj, one pillar of Islam, is one of five obligatory fundamental Muslim practices. It is incumbent upon every Muslim to make the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca at least once in their lifetime, it they can afford...
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...
The latest report on the Saudi Arabia office sector by global real estate consultancy firm CBRE. As a significant volume of new prime office space starts to enter the Riyadh market, particularly at King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD), and the...
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...
The Saudi government is developing new industrial parks for plastics conversion to stimulate investments and create jobs, a report said on Thursday. The new parks are part of the government's plans to create new industrial parks for mixed-use light industry...
The five-day Saudi International Motor Show 2012 concluded with an overwhelming response from all participants. The show was able to attract over 100,000 trade visitors, auto enthusiasts and car lovers. According to Zahoor Siddique, Vice President of Al-Harithy Company for...
The Saudi-based Aujan Group, which entered into a USD 1 billion deal with Coca-Cola Company in December 2011, has announced its plans to actively pursue growth opportunities in the global market. Under the joint venture agreement, Aujan has split into...
Saudi Arabia's top cleric has blamed sinfulness for the pro-democracy chaos that has swept the Middle East, toppling four heads of state during the last 16 months. "The schism, instability, the malfunctioning of security and the breakdown of unity that...
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 state news agency reported on Tuesday King Abdullah has ordered the launch of a huge expansion project for the Prophet Muhammad's mosque in the holy city of Medina. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said the expansion project, expected to...
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...
Reports coming from Saudi-UAE border suggest a total of 4,000 trucks are waiting in an 18km lineup to cross the Al Sila check point. Truck drivers have been waiting to be allowed to cross the border but with little luck...
Wadjda is a 12-year old girl who lives near Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she's growing up in a conservative country, Wadjda is a girl full of life who wears jeans and sneakers, listens to rock music...
The Ministry of Higher Education in Saudi Arabia claims that there has been a sharp growth in university enrollment largely because of an increase in the income levels of Saudi families and greater interest among women to pursue tertiary...
Bahraini government has signed agreements with Saudi tycoon Prince Alwaleed bin Talal paving the way to move his Rotana news and entertainment company from Cairo to the Gulf island state, the official Bahrain News Agency reported on Wednesday. The move...
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...