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Tag Archives: saudi arabia

Saudi Arabia: 2 security officers shot, killed in its east

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says two security officers have been shot and killed in the kingdom’s predominantly Shiite east. The Interior Ministry …

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Saudi visa fees surge

RIYADH, Oct 21, (AFP): A seven-fold hike in visa fees to do business in Saudi Arabia risks deterring the foreign investment needed to transform its …

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Hike in Saudi visa fees seven fold could impact business ties

Riyadh, Oct 21, 2016 (AFP) -A seven-fold hike in visa fees to do business in Saudi Arabia risks deterring the foreign investment needed to transform …

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U.S. says it will review support to Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The United States will review its support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, a U.S. National Security Council spokesman said …

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Riyadh grooves to new beat – Saudis lighten-up on entertainment

RIYADH, Oct 7, (AFP): With pumping hip hop beats and electrifying dancers, Saudi Arabia has launched what’s being hailed as an entertainment revolution for the …

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Saudi Electricity awards France’s Engie $1.2 bln power station contract

DUBAI, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Saudi Electricity Co said on Wednesday that in partnership with national oil giant Saudi Aramco, it had awarded a contract …

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Saudi appoints retired Kuwaiti police officers

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has appointed retired Kuwaiti police officers to benefit from their experiences, especially in the fields of …

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Saudi riyal falls, bond may be delayed after U.S. Congress vote

DUBAI, Sept 29 (Reuters) – The Saudi riyal fell against the U.S. dollar in the forward foreign exchange market on Thursday after the U.S. Congress …

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Riyadh cuts ministerial pay, bonuses – Saudis tighten belts

RIYADH, Sept 26, (RTRS): Saudi Arabia will cut ministers’ salaries by 20 percent and scale back financial perks for public sector employees, according to a …

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Saudia plane isolated in Manila after false distress call

A pilot of a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane mistakenly pressed a hijack warning button as it approached Manila’s airport on Tuesday, causing airport officials to …

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