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JEDDAH: Cardinal Jean-Louis Pierre Tauran and his accompanying delegation arrived in Riyadh on Friday, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The cardinal, who is the President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue in the Vatican State, was received by Prince Mohammed bin ...
Riyadh: Saudi air defences intercepted a missile fired by Iran-backed Al Houthi militants at the kingdom's southern city of Jizan late Thursday, the Saudi-led coalition said, the latest in a series of such attacks. "The missile was fired at Jizan indiscriminately with the aim of hitting civilian areas," a ...

When I interviewed him in Riyadh in 2010, the somewhat cold and supercilious Amr Al Dabbagh, then-head of the Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority ... According to consultants McKinsey, that will not be possible without the creation "of almost three times as many jobs for Saudis as the ... Arabia
Saudi women regularly attend fashion weeks in New York, Paris and Milan. But the kingdom is still highly conservative and there are restrictions on what types of clothes can be exhibited at the Riyadh show -- no cleavage, nothing above the knee and nothing too transparent. The audience was female ... Arab
Riyadh: The Swiss Fashion Days Riyadh, a collaboration between Saudi and Swiss fashion designers, was launched on Wednesday. ... unites us today," said Princess Joharah bint Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud at the event at the Swiss ambassador's home, which showcased the collections of six designers.
Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted a missile over the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, Saudi-owned broadcaster Al Arabiya said, after at least three blasts were heard in the city. More details are awaited. Share; More >. Vote. 0. RECOMMENDED FOR YOU. iPhone battery explosion sends ... Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi forces said on Wednesday that their air defense systems intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Shiite rebels, directed at the kingdom's capital, Riyadh. Saudi state-run TV channel al-Ekhbariya carried the official statement as residents of the capital posted on ...
Three blasts heard over Saudi capital Riyadh. 21 Hours Ago. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports three blasts were heard over the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh. Watch CNBC Live ...
BLOOMBERG -- Amazon.com Inc. is adding several jobs in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia, signaling Jeff Bezos's desire to expand in the country following a closely watched meeting with the crown prince. Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman met with Amazon's chief executive officer in Seattle ...
To mark the anniversary, the Houthis launched seven ballistic missiles at Saudi cities, including three at Riyadh. Saudi Patriot air defense missiles shot ... After the November attack on Riyadh, the Saudis tightened the blockade of the rebel-controlled northwest Yemen. The humanitarian catastrophe ...
What exactly Kushner and the Saudi royal talked about in Riyadh may be known only to them, but after the meeting, Crown Prince Mohammed told confidants that Kushner had discussed the names of Saudis disloyal to the crown prince, according to three sources who have been in contact with members of ...
Following the rise of the Ayatollah Khomeini, Riyadh backed Saddam Hussein's war against Tehran, fearing expanding influence of revolutionary Islamist Iran. When Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, the Saudis relied on the United States to reverse Iraq's invasion. But following that war, the Saudi animosity ...
RIYADH: A Riyadh gold souq festooned with glittering jewelry has run short of salesmen after a government edict to replace foreign workers with Saudis, part ... “Saudis are new to this kind of job and they need to gain experience,” said Saudi shop owner Fayez Al-Hardi, who has brought in male relatives to ...
In the capital's labyrinthine Tiba gold market, the widening policy known as Saudisation has upended businesses. Some gold shops have shut down and others are struggling amid a shortage of skilled Saudi labour after the government enforced "100 percent Saudisation" in December. "Saudis are new to ...
Le Ray said that the GCC countries were creating jobs and making it easier and more socially acceptable for women to join the workforce. Saudi Arabia was opening a new page in its history, making remarkable social changes and highlighting its determination to move forward to a more prosperous future, ...
I was in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for the second time in six months and could feel the change between my visits despite the short span of time. More women ... in some cafes. And a weekend outdoor funfair was teeming with young Saudis, mingling at pop-up street food carts and cheering on a local rapper.
The blockading countries have listed demands for Qatar, which include shutting down Al Jazeera and cutting ties with Iran. Al-Sheikh continued, saying: "There are those who were mistaken in their direction … If you want support, it'll be in Riyadh," which some Twitter users took as a jab at Morocco.

Cairo: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman on Monday got a first-hand glimpse of a major Egyptian project in the Suez Canal zone on the second day of his first foreign trip as heir apparent. Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi accompanied Prince Mohammad on a voyage of the expanded ...
The event came after Riyadh hosted its first international half-marathon in late February, which prompted complaints from some Saudis on social ... Riyadh: Saudi Arabia hosted its first marathon for women at the weekend, local media said, as the conservative kingdom seeks to boost female sports in a ...
Prime Minister Saad Hariri of Lebanon baffled his country and the international community late last year, when he traveled to Saudi Arabia and resigned from his post — unexpectedly and, as it turned out, temporarily — in a live, televised address from Riyadh, the Saudi capital. So it bewildered some when, ...
It's from this rare heritage plant that a clipping has been taken to grace the gardens of a state-of-the-art skyscraper taking shape in Riyadh's Al Muhammadiyah district. Sky Gardens by Rafal is being positioned as a 'rural oasis in an urban setting' that brings a different style of living to the Saudi capital.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman attends the International Humanitarian Forum in Riyadh. Faisal Al Nasser / Reuters. Riyadh played host to Saudi Arabia's first International Humanitarian Forum on Monday. The two-day ... In Saudi Arabia for launch of the inaugural Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum.
DUBAI: Saudi Arabia is set to host in March its first ever Arab Fashion Week, the Arab Fashion Council announced today, overturning decades of ... In December, the Arab Fashion Council announced the opening of a regional office in Riyadh and named Saudi Princess Noura Bint Faisal Al-Saud as its ...
Barely a minute long, an archive video displays rare clips of Riyadh's neighborhoods more than 40 years ago. The footage, shared on the Saudi website Ajel, shows foreigners and Saudis alike walking around the streets of the capital – a very clean capital. The cleanliness is what really captures the eye in ...
File Photo showing Saudis watch composer Yanni perform at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dec 3, 2017. ... The news comes as Dubai-based VOX Cinemas, the leading operator in the Middle East, launches its first public screening in Saudi Arabia, which runs ...
Riyadh residents have been urged to take extra care during a heavy rainstorm forecast to hit the Saudi capital on Thursday. Saudi civil defense issued a weather warning after the Kingdom's meteorological agency predicted heavy rainfall and strong winds in sections of Riyadh. The civil defense spokesman ...
Pakistan is sending troops to Saudi Arabia to train and advise, but they will not be deployed outside the country, The Daily Star reported Feb. 16. It remains unclear how many troops will be sent and whether they will join the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. Pakistan has previously remained neutral in the ...
Stratfor's 2018 Annual Forecast said that Saudi Arabia and other Arab Gulf states would use their economic power to support Iraqi entities that could act as a balance against Iranian influence. With recent reports stating that Saudi Arabia is offering money to a media station in Iraq, the forecast that countries ...
RIYADH: Saudi musicians and bands performed at the German Embassy on Thursday night in the first cultural presentation of its kind to be held at the ... “The embassy has always been keen on offering a stage for young, talented and intelligent Saudis,” said the German envoy, who is on his second tour of ...
Leading Kuwaiti developer Tamdeem, which owns KNCC, said in a statement that it is in advanced negotiations with an unnamed Saudi partner on a joint venture whose first three multiplexes would be located in the cities of Jeddah, Dammam, and Riyadh, the Saudi capital. Jeddah was where, last month, ...
Above, construction cranes are seen outside the Grand Mosque in Makkah in this January 2016 photo. About 23,307 hotel rooms are now under construction in Makkah, which will add to the 32,377 rooms already in the market. (Reuters) ...
Behind the Extravagant Hype of an Israeli-Saudi 'Courtship', Israel Is Setting the Price for Riyadh to Go Nuclear ... purported secret visit to Israel by a Saudi prince; a public meeting at a New York City synagogue between Prince Turki bin Faisal al Saud, formerly director of Saudi Arabia's intelligence service, ...
DUBAI: The Riyadh education department on Wednesday has announced the closure of all schools and universities in the capital, and the provinces affiliated with ... The administration explained that the suspension of studies was due to the sandstorm, with the Saudi General Authority for Meteorology and ...
Spanning 6,500sqm, and running for three days at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Automechanika Riyadh 2018 features country pavilions from Germany, USA, Turkey, Korea and China, underlining the importance of the Saudi auto parts, maintenance, and services industry to ...
But Ghazwan and her team are unique, in that they serve a clientele of both men and women. "Lately, there has been an implicit and unofficial acceptance of gender mixing in the work environment here," says Bader Aljalajel, who opened his coffee shop, 12 Cups, in one of Riyadh's new glitzy boulevards in ...
RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet has welcomed the response and commitment voiced by the Yemeni parties in Aden to a call by the Saudi-led Arab Coalition supporting legitimacy in Yemen for restraint and peace. Chaired by King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace on Tuesday, the Cabinet said the aim of the call ...
RIYADH — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been investing significantly in reinforcing its infrastructure transforming and developing the meetings industry within the country to welcome meetings and business events. It now has more than 500 first class hotels, convention and event facilities and nearly all ...
RIYADH: The Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) in Riyadh on Monday began the trial of eight Saudis and two Yemenis who planned terror attacks targeting ... The sixth defendant, a Saudi security man, faced six charges, notably his concealment of the first defendant who was accused of opening fire at the ...
RIYADH — 11 British brands and 14 Egyptian brands reserved its place in the biggest Saudi international gathering for franchise in the Saudi capital today (Feb ... Ahmad Al-Refae'e, manager of the organizing committee, said: “The Saudi International Exhibition for Franchise started its latest preparations to ...
“Welcome welcome, you are our first foreigners of the week!” the tour guide at the entrance to the camel festival in the Saudi Arabian desert exclaims to the Western women. “But please put your headscarves back on, we're not in Riyadh now.” “Mr Faisal” has been assigned to meet and greet tourists, but the ...
Johnson, once broadly an advocate of British neutrality between Iran and Saudi Arabia, has in recent months increasingly echoed the anti-Iranian mood coming from the White House and Riyadh. Saudi concerns about Iranian-supplied missiles fired by Houthi rebels from northern Yemen are absolutely ...
A celebratory event was held at Abha airport's Departures Hall in the presence of the Chairman of flyadeal and Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation, Eng. Saleh Bin Nasser Al- Jasser; Regional Director Airports Fahd Bin Abdullah Al-Adwani; CEO of flyadeal Con Korfiatis, airport officials, ...
RIYADH: The sky above Saudi Arabia's capital, Riyadh, filled with thick black smoke Tuesday, rising from a building site on one its most populated and famous ... Riyadh Civil Defense spokesman, Major Mohammad Al Hammadi confirmed to Arab News that Al Faisaliah tower was not on fire, but instead a ...
The global food delivery app — that makes getting great food as simple as requesting a ride — will add Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Cairo, Egypt, to its menu of more than 200 cities around the world later this year. The expansion comes on the back of Uber Eats' success in the UAE, where orders grew by ...
Lebanon was rocked by political chaos late last year after its Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his resignation from the Saudi capital of Riyadh, in a ... King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) shakes hands with Former Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri (L), who resigned recently, ...
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — At first a controlling father's whims ruled Khadija Majrashi's life. Then a sick husband dictated her decisions. Now it's an angry son. "There is a conflict between the two men in my life,” Majrashi said. While her spouse now supports her working outside the home, their 22-year-old ...
Saudi twins on trial for killing their mother in Riyadh ... RIYADH: The Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh held on Tuesday its first trial session of twins who killed their mother and tried to kill their father and brother on the orders ... The crime was committed in June 2016 in Riyadh's Al-Hamra neighborhood.
The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh was used as a prison during Saudi Arabia's crackdown on corruption. Dozens of princes, senior officials and top businessmen were detained and confined in the hotel. The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh will reopen for business next month.
The Ritz has been used to house many of the more than 200 people — including at least 11 princes, current and former ministers, military officers and some of the Saudi kingdom's best-known investors — who have been detained. The government contends that they took hundreds of billions of dollars in ...
RIYADH — The fourth-edition of the Bahrain Shopping Festival 'Shop Bahrain', the largest event in Bahrain, began from Jan. 11 until Feb. 10 . The press conference in Riyadh, where the start of the fest was announced, is a part of a GCC roadshow held by the Festival's organizers to announce the calendar ...


 

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