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Saudi Arabia will start issuing electronic tourist visas in the coming weeks for nationals of countries including those belonging to the Schengen zone, a Saudi news portal close to the government reported Sunday. The new visa system will also apply to citizens of The Americas, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, ...
A sign of improving ties between Oman and Saudi Arabia was witnessed on Sunday, as Riyadh's Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz arrived in the sultanate for a two day visit.
Two decades ago, the political situation in the Arab world was different from what it is today. The Arab summit was held regularly and was led by influential countries such as the Kingdom, Egypt, Iraq and Syria. gulf countries were one bloc and shared the same insight and vision. However, this situation was ...
Uber is hiring its first female drivers in Saudi Arabia in preparation of June's lifting of a driving ban on women, the company said on Thursday. ... "The law allows the women to drive in KSA [Kingdom of Saudi Arabia], so this can be applied with Careem; there is no issue for women to apply with Careem," a ...
In continuance to the CMA role to regulate and develop the capital market, and aiming to facilitate financing by providing financing sources, and encouraging investments by increasing the market attractiveness for investors and ease the investing ways, and in pursuance to the Authority's program "to ...

gulf states are expected to embark on a debt-raising spree in 2018, with Saudi Arabia taking the lion's share of issuance that could top $50 billion. ... A rival US bank, which did not want to be named because it was advising the Saudi government on bond issues, said that it was expecting between $5 and ...
Khalid Tahir, director of Saudi Arabia Muslims' Destination initiative, said the aim is to serve pilgrims and visitors and achieve the Vision 2030 in increasing the number of pilgrims, enhance private sector contribution to tourism, cooperate with the public sector to develop infrastructure and highlight the ...
Saudi Arabia eases austerity after 'very negative' response ... Saudi Arabia is backpedaling on austerity for the second time in less than a year. analysts say the ... "Policymakers may also be fearful of spillovers from the recent unrest in Iran, which has been largely centered on economic issues," it added.
Minister of Defence, who said Nigeria has made remarkable progress in the area of counter-terrorism since the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, also added that the efforts of neighbouring countries with similar issues like Chad, Niger and Cameroun, are yielding positive results.
Saudi Arabia said that any US announcement on the status of Jerusalem before a settlement is reached in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict would hurt the peace process and heighten tensions in the region. "Any US announcement on the status of Jerusalem prior to a final settlement would have a detrimental ...
In its quest to reassert its regional dominance, Saudi Arabia has not only demonstrated its latent weaknesses but also contributed to its self-inflicted downfall. At the heart of its problems lies one nation: Iran. The Islamic Republic doesn't pose an existential threat to Saudi Arabia but is perceived as a ...
"During the last meeting, we discussed many important issues related to the game. Our goal is to help build individuals who are capable of thinking and of being creative. We do not want minds that are passive." Saudi Arabia has been lately empowering women through sports, allowing them to organise ...
Saudi Arabia has completed the main wave of arrests in its sweeping crackdown on corruption and is preparing to channel billions of dollars of seized ... The public prosecutor is expected to issue a statement in a few days on the status of the investigation, including how many people remain in detention ...
The United Arab Emirates says it has formed a new "joint cooperation committee" with Saudi Arabia to partner on economic and military issues, separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council. The Emirati Foreign Ministry made the announcement early Tuesday ahead of a council meeting in Kuwait, saying it ...
Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) in Jeddah issued the first license allowing a travel agency to issue tourist visas, according to Arab News. The report says that agencies classified in category D will now be authorized to issue such visas. While all categories of Saudi tour ...

MBS's ideas for the economy are focused on the real problems that Saudi Arabia faces. He wants to encourage a dynamic business ... If so, that points to the first problem for MBS, who can't construct the foundations of an open economy by operating in secret. More likely, though, it's not just secrecy but ...
Saudi Arabia's position poses a potential problem for the United States, which has strengthened ties with the kingdom under President Donald Trump. Washington usually requires a country to sign a nuclear cooperation pact - known as a 123 agreement - that forfeits steps in fuel production with potential ...
Getting men, and women, out to work is the only answer and the problem faced by Saudi Arabia is that of many other small to medium-size countries that already have a reasonable standard of living: it does not have the economies of scale of India or China, nor a labour force prepared to work long hours ...
Donald Trump senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner has been holding talks with Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin ... Saudi crown prince have struck a close relationship although Tillerson is said to be furious about being kept "in the dark" on the Palestine issue, the report said.
The Trump administration is holding talks on providing nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia -- a move that critics say could upend decades of U.S. policy and ... senior director for Weapons of Mass Destruction and counterproliferation, disclosed that the U.S. is discussing the issue with the Saudi government.
Saudi Arabia and Iran have exported their bitter regional tussle to Rome, accusing each other of villainous meddling in the Middle East during diplomacy talks in the Italian capital. ... "We have been raising the issue of Saudi Arabia and Iran differences many times, they should start talking. It's really ...
The country relies on imports for its fuel, food, and medicine, but shipments slowed to a trickle after Saudi Arabia began policing Yemeni ports in 2015 as part of a campaign to push Houthi rebels and their allies loyal to ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh out of Sana'a. After intercepting a missile fired at ...
"The government is working with Saudi Arabia to safely return our citizens home." The large chunk of those deported - Ethiopians and other nationalities - are classified by the gulf State as undocumented migrants living and illegally working in the country. The crackdown is said to have started earlier this ...
... East policy could best be characterised as one of neglect and confusion. His term coincides with a period of radical change in Saudi Arabia. King Salman and his son, Muhammad, the all-powerful crown prince, have abandoned the Al Sauds' plodding caution in favour of a more aggressive foreign policy.
Ethiopia says more than 1,300 citizens have been expelled from Saudi Arabia in "recent days" after a warning for undocumented migrants to voluntarily leave the gulf nation expired. The foreign ministry's ... of the migrants in Saudi Arabia. "The problem is, Saudi has no refugee law and no asylum system." ...
The issue would have been discussed in parliament earlier but the prime ... expressed their reservations over the arms deal with Saudi Arabia, ...
Malaysia Important To Muslims Globally - Saudi Arabian Minister ... concern of problems faced by Muslims worldwide should be used as a model. "Saudi Arabia too, uses Malaysia's concern as the best example to emulate ... defence sectors and in tackling the issue of terrorism faced by Muslims worldwide.
Mr Hariri left Saudi Arabia following intervention by Egypt and .... and opportunity, adding: "We need to address this issue of regimes who are ...
Islamabad: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Saudi Arabia to discuss key ...
Saudi Arabia's Rivalry With Iran Is Further Destabilizing the Middle East .... Saudi Arabia and Qatar, are at daggers drawn, in part over the issue ...
It's not the treatment more than 200 of Saudi Arabia's richest and most powerful ... was told "we'll show you the evidence and we'll solve the problem". ... In my Ritz briefing, we only hear of what are called "lifestyle problems".
Saudi Arabia may be one of the most influential countries in the Middle East but to date it rarely registers on most holidaymakers' wish lists.
The attack was cited earlier this month by Saudi Arabia as a .... like other U.S. officials speaking on the issue, ask that their name not be used.
Manama: A traffic accident occurs every minute in Saudi Arabia, a senior ... on the critical need of seriously addressing the issue without delays.
Saudi Arabia has agreed to pay $7billion for munition armaments from .... Mr Corker's stance on the issue has the power to hold up the deal in ...
Lebanon's Prime Minister, Back From Saudi Arabia, Is Not Resigning ... more political 'dialogue' to try to solve the problems that had caused Hariri to want to quit. "Hariri had claimed in Saudi Arabia that his resignation was in ...
Saudi Arabia plans to issue its first tourist visas in 2018, the prince said. Visas were previously restricted to people traveling to the country for ...
Saudi Arabia is also uneasy over Qatar's friendly relations with rival Iran, ... really worried about safety, they would have tried to solve the problem. ... "They are calling it a small and minor issue, but it's destabilizing the entire ...
People Are Upset About Nelly Performing In Saudi Arabia ... But some are pointing at Nelly's most recent legal issue, in which he was accused ...
The practical problem for the United States, however, is not the crisis of the ... As for the Arab gulf, Saudi Arabia's problems with Lebanon are a ...
Op-ed review: Lebanon, Saudi Arabia stir doubts on Middle East future ... First, writer Abdullah Al-Sinawi wrote about "contradictions" between civil and security issues. ... Another local issue that was subject of some opinion pieces on ... incident reflects a wider problem, "called absence of law and justice.
Coke Made Its Own Bubbly Ad About Saudi Arabia Lifting Its Ban on ... silly slice-of-life narrative in which Coke is incidental to the social issue, ...
Saudi Arabia aims to become the top global destination for Muslim ... Currently Saudi Arabia issues two-week visas for those on business, ...
Riyadh (CNN) Saudi Arabia regards the failed ballistic missile attack on .... the issue of a government that could act independently was a sham, ...
Aramco listing: Donald Trump appeals to Saudi Arabia to list state-owned ... Trump did not say why he raised the issue at this time or whether he was ... Reuters that Trump's intervention would not resolve the JASTA problem.
Saudi Arabia is the world's largest exporter of oil, and investors wondered if ... said he is skeptical that any problems in Saudi Arabia will lead to ...
Over the weekend, the Saudi Arabian government--on the orders of Crown ... MBS does--and doesn't--want to change Saudi Arabia, the similarities .... to the Palestinian problem and the Saudis are important in that issue.
Vox Sentences: Game of Thrones, Saudi Arabia edition ... Meanwhile, President Trump blamed Kelley's mental health and said the shooting wasn't a "guns issue. ... [NBC News]; He is focusing on big issues during his trip, including .... America's Domestic Violence problem is a big part of its gun problem ...


 

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