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Tag Archives: saudi arabia

Saudi Arabia aims to start issuing tourist visas to foreigners next year

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia aims to start issuing tourist visas to foreigners next year, a senior Saudi official told CNN, as the government seeks to open …

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Banks wary of loans in corruption probe

DUBAI, Nov 20, (RTRS): Kingdom Holding’s plan to borrow money to fund new investments has stalled because owner Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been detained …

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Sovereign fund up amid turmoil – ‘Due process’

DUBAI, Nov 14, (RTRS): As Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption purge sends the shares of some if its companies into a tailspin, the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund …

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Financial links to held-Saudis sought

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11, (Agencies): The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has asked banks and local financial institutions to disclose their businesses with Saudi princes …

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Saudi graft reach to UAE – Some liquidating assets

ABU DHABI/DUBAI, Nov 9, (RTRS): Saudi authorities have questioned 208 people in an anti- corruption investigation and estimate at least $100 billion has been stolen …

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Fresh arrests in Saudi graft purge

RIYADH, Nov 8, (RTRS): Saudi Arabian authorities have made further arrests and frozen more bank accounts in an expanding anti-corruption crackdown on the kingdom’s political …

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Saudi elite to face trial – Trump backs purge

RIYADH, Nov 7, (Agencies): Dozens of high profile Saudi political and business figures arrested in an anti-corruption sweep will face trial, the attorney general said, …

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Saudi purge widens, travel bans … freeze – New ministers named

RIYADH, Nov 6, (Agencies): A campaign of mass arrests of Saudi Arabian royals, ministers and businessmen widened on Monday after a top entrepreneur was reportedly …

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Princes … billionaires held in Saudi shakeup – Royals ousted

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov 5, (AP): Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes, senior military officers, businessmen and top officials, including a well-known royal billionaire …

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Saudi Arabia cancels female Egyptian star Sherine’s concert – Go ahead, call it a comeback. Singer James Arthur does

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct 15, (AP): Saudi Arabia’s entertainment authority says it has cancelled plans for a concert featuring a famous Egyptian singer named Sherine, …

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