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Saudi Arabia to spend $2.4bn on water infrastructure

December 12, 2017

The Saudi government plans to spend more than SR9 billion ( 2.4 billion) in building infrastructure for key water projects in the Makkah region said a report. The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (... View more

Cinemas to open in Saudi Arabia early next year

December 11, 2017

Cinemas are expected to open in Saudi Arabia early next year for the first time in 35 years following the Ministry of Culture and Information s move to issue licences for the operation of cinemas. The... View more

YBA Kanoo opens hitech workshop in Saudi Arabia

December 11, 2017

YBA Kanoo one of the largest family-owned multinational businesses in the Middle East has announced the official opening of its new workshop for industrial valves at Jubail region of Saudi Arabia. The... View more

Saudi Arabia, Iraq sign 18 key energy deals

December 10, 2017

Saudi Arabian companies have signed 18 agreements with the Iraqi government to jointly develop several key projects in the energy sector a media report said. Saudi companies are keen to develop relati... View more

Zain Saudi Arabia backs major digital event

December 5, 2017

Zain Saudi Arabia in partnership with Trescon Global has sponsored the Big DT Show Conference in Riyadh Saudi Arabia in support of the digital transformation programmes in the kingdom. The conference ... View more

Saudi Arabia 'ready to welcome tourists'

December 5, 2017

Saudi Arabia is ready to welcome its first tourists as the government has sanctioned a Jeddah travel agency in category D to issue visas for tourists and for educational or medical treatment purposes ... View more

Saudi Arabia to spend $372m on heritage sites revamp

December 5, 2017

Saudi government has announced plans to award contracts worth SR1.4 billion ( 372 million) for the development of key museum and heritage projects across the kingdom said a report. The Saudi Commissio... View more

Saudi Arabia non-oil sector sees sharp upturn

December 5, 2017

November data signalled a strong upturn in the Saudi Arabia non-oil private sector with steep output and new order expansions contributing to the latest positive result said Emirates NBD in its latest... View more

Saudi Arabia opens $218 Jeddah waterfront project

December 2, 2017

Saudi government has opened to the public a 4.2-km-long waterfront in Jeddah city built at a cost of SR800 million ( 218 million) said a report. Covering a 700 000-sq-m area the development boasts vas... View more

MG Motors opens first showroom in Saudi Arabia

November 27, 2017

MG Motors a British automotive brand in collaboration with its retail partner Taajeer Group has opened its first showroom in Saudi Arabia allowing the company to bring its latest model line-up to its ... View more

Over 4,700 'active' construction projects in Saudi Arabia

November 22, 2017

The construction sector in Saudi Arabia is poised for solid growth with over 4 700 active construction projects worth 852.3 billion and more than 700 projects set to begin work in the next few months ... View more

Cristal to operate Bayat Suites in Saudi Arabia

November 19, 2017

Cristal Group a top business and leisure hotel operator in the Middle East Africa and Asia has entered into a management agreement with Bayat Company for Hotel Services to operate Bayat Suites by Cris... View more

Japan's SoftBank to invest $25bn in Saudi Arabia

November 17, 2017

Japan s SoftBank Group plans to invest as much as 25 billion in Saudi Arabia over the next three to four years a Bloomberg report said. SoftBank aims will deploy up to 15 billion in Neom the 500 billi... View more

Al Kifah unveils 'green concrete' in Saudi Arabia

November 14, 2017

Saudi-based Al Kifah Readymix & Blocks has launched the eco-friendly green concrete in the Saudi market for the first time thus setting a new benchmark in the construction market in general and readym... View more

GAC Saudi Arabia wins ‘Best Ship Agency’ title

November 7, 2017

GAC Saudi Arabia a leading provider of shipping logistics and marine services was recently honoured with the Best Ship Agency title at the IMC Excellence Awards 2017 Bahrain and Saudi Arabia Chapter. ... View more

UAE, Saudi Arabia sign work plan for AEO

November 7, 2017

The UAE and Saudi Arabia have signed a work plan for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) agreement launched by the two countries in Dubai aimed at quickly implementing the mutual acknowledgement. T... View more

Saudi Arabia takes part in UN climate change summit

November 6, 2017

Saudi Arabia is participating at the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) in Bonn Germany from today (November 6) until November 17. This is the Kingdom s 23rd year of active partici... View more

Saudi Arabia to exempt many items from 5pc VAT

November 4, 2017

Saudi government has declared that not all goods and services will be subjected to the standard 5 per cent value-added tax (VAT) rate as some of them will fall under the zero-rated the exempt or outsi... View more

Saudi Arabia unveils new rail network expansion plan

November 2, 2017

Saudi government has developed a comprehensive plan for expanding its rail network which includes building a railway line between the cities of Abha and Jizan said a report. One of the key projects un... View more

Saudi Arabia sets up new authority for cyber security

November 1, 2017

Saudi Arabian government has set up a new authority for cyber security as per a Royal Decree and named the Minister of State Musaed Al Aiban as its chairman reported the Saudi Press Agency. The Nation... View more

Saudi Arabia plans to issue tourist visas

October 29, 2017

Tourists may soon be welcomed in Saudi Arabia as the government plans to begin issuing tourist visas for the country a report said. The decision comes as Saudi Arabia hopes to receive 1.5 million tour... View more

Saudi Arabia set to build world-class entertainment city

October 28, 2017

Saudi Arabia is set to build one of the world s mega cultural sports and entertainment cities in Al Qiddiya southwest of capital Riyadh which will boast modern recreational facilities including a safa... View more

Saudi Arabia announces $500bn independent special zone

October 24, 2017

Saudi Arabia s Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has announced a new 500-billion project Neom aimed at turning the kingdom into a leading global h... View more

Canon partners with eXtra in Saudi Arabia

October 23, 2017

Canon Middle East a leader in imaging and printing solutions has signed United Electronics Company (eXtra) as a strategic partner for Canon Office Personal Products (OPP) in Saudi Arabia. With its man... View more

Saudi Arabia stays 2nd largest oil exporter to US

October 22, 2017

Saudi Arabia - the largest exporter of total petroleum liquids - has maintained its position of being the second-largest petroleum exporter to the US after Canada during the first half of this year a ... View more

Saudi Arabia sets up super energy service company

October 18, 2017

Saudi Arabia s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has announced the establishment of a new energy service company Super Esco designed to increase energy efficiency across government and public buildings. A ... View more

Riyada to develop Ramada hotel in Saudi Arabia

October 16, 2017

Wyndham Hotel Group the hotel giant with an unmatched global presence of more than 8 100 hotels in 79 countries has announced Riyada International Hotels & Resorts master franchisor of the Ramada bran... View more

New Ramada hotel to open in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

October 16, 2017

Wyndham Hotel Group today announced and Concept Towers Real Estate Limited have agreed to develop a new Ramada hotel centrally located in Riyadh. Managed by Riyada International Hotels & Resorts maste... View more

VFS opens India visa centre in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

October 15, 2017

The Embassy of India in Riyadh along with the Consulate General of India in Jeddah and VFS Global have opened a new India passport and visa application centre in Jubail Saudi Arabia. The new initiativ... View more

MHPS Saudi Arabia to build advanced gas turbines in Dammam

October 15, 2017

MHPS Saudi Arabia a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has revealed plans to manufacture its most advanced gas turbines in the kingdom as part of a phased investment strategy in the... View more

Saudi Arabia, Russia to cooperate in nuclear energy sector

October 9, 2017

Russia s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and Saudi Arabia s King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy have signed a programme for cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. T... View more

Saudi Arabia, India 'can unlock huge growth opportunities'

October 9, 2017

Saudi Arabian and Indian companies can jointly unlock enormous new growth opportunities and boost bilateral trade and relations as part of efforts to achieve long-term economic and development goals S... View more

Saudi Arabia issues 2,000 mining licences worth $66bn

October 7, 2017

Saudi Arabia has issued a mining licences worth 66 billion to major private sector players in the kingdom said the kingdom s energy minister. The number of licences granted by the ministry to the priv... View more

US approves $15bn Thaad missile for Saudi Arabia

October 7, 2017

The US State Department has approved a potential 15 billion sale of Lockheed Martin Corporation s Thaad anti-missile interceptors launchers and radar part of the package of weaponry that President Don... View more

Saudi Arabia reform momentum strong says IMF

October 6, 2017

Saudi Arabia s reform momentum under its Vision 2030 is strong and good progress is being made in reform implementation the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said in a report. Saudi Arabia has red... View more

Saudi Arabia records 2pc non-oil growth: report

October 5, 2017

Saudi Arabia s non-oil growth has picked up in July and August recording a 2 per cent year-on-year growth according to Bloomberg Intelligence Economics new monthly series of Saudi GDP. Created by Ziad... View more

Saudi Arabia investing $1bn in Russia projects

October 5, 2017

Saudi Arabia is investing 1 billion in construction of a petrochemical complex Pulkovo Airport and 20 more Russian projects Russian Energy Minister and co-chairman of the Russian-Saudi Intergovernment... View more

Saudi Arabia, Russia to launch $1bn energy fund

October 3, 2017

Russia and Saudi Arabia will jointly set up a 1-billion energy fund as the world s two biggest oil producers seek to cement a partnership that was bolstered by their brokering of a global oil output c... View more

Saudi Arabia plans to build $3bn new residential city

October 2, 2017

Saudi government has approved plans for a new city to be built at an investment of 3 billion featuring more than 10 000 homes a culture and heritage tourist centre technology and industry parks a univ... View more

Saudi Arabia set to hand over 53,000 housing units

September 28, 2017

More than 53 000 residential units including flats and villas will be ready shortly for distribution in different parts of Saudi Arabia said a report. The housing units are being implemented with the ... View more

NMC Health plans major expansion in Saudi Arabia

September 25, 2017

NMC Health a leading integrated healthcare provider operating across the UAE has announced that it has received all regulatory approvals for its long-term care facility Chronic Care Specialty Medical ... View more

Saudi Arabia unveils new schemes to boost real estate

September 24, 2017

The Saudi Ministry of Housing has launched a series of programmes and initiatives to help achieve the kingdom s Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020. The directives from the ... View more

Saudi Arabia 'funding $13.6bn development projects'

September 23, 2017

Saudi government has financed a total of 609 projects worth more than SR51 billion ( 13.6 billion) in 82 countries across the globe through the Saudi Fund for Development (SDF) said a report. The king... View more

Saudi Arabia plans 80pc hike in gasoline prices

September 23, 2017

Saudi Arabia is considering raising domestic prices for gasoline and jet fuel by around 80 per cent from November said a report. Octane-91 grade gas price will increase from 75 halalas per liter to SR... View more

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Skype, Whatsapp calls

September 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia is lifting its ban on voice calls on Skype Whatsapp and other applications in the latest in a series of reforms by the kingdom s new crown prince designed to make the country more attract... View more

Mastercard appoints new country manager for Saudi Arabia

September 19, 2017

Mastercard a leading technology company in the global payments industry has announced the appointment of J K Khalil as the company s country manager for Saudi Arabia. With his extensive experience and... View more

Saudi Arabia to float tenders for Red Sea-Gulf railway

September 18, 2017

Saudi Arabia plans to seek bidders for the construction of a 1 600-km-long railroad linking the Red Sea with the Arabian Gulf as early as the end of this year signaling the go ahead for a long-delayed... View more

Saudi Arabia to launch tenders for 2.8GW nuclear plants

September 16, 2017

Saudi Arabia is likely to begin the process to find a vendor to build the country s first nuclear reactors as early as next month said a report citing nuclear industry sources. The kingdom seeks to bu... View more

Mastercard names country manager for Saudi Arabia

September 14, 2017

Mastercard a leading technology company in the global payments industry has announced the appointment of J K Khalil as the company s country manager for Saudi Arabia. Khalil will be in charge of promo... View more

Marriott launches Tahseen training programme in Saudi Arabia

September 11, 2017

Marriott International in co-operation with Cornell University today launched its Tahseen programme a unique hospitality training programme that focuses on fast-tracking next-generation Saudi leaders.... View more

The Ascott plans major expansion in Saudi Arabia

September 10, 2017

The Ascott a leading serviced residence owner-operator has unveiled plans to expand its operation in Saudi Saudi with 20 new properties in the kingdom by 2020 said a report. Since 2014 The Ascott has ... View more

Dubai group to build soccer complexes in Saudi Arabia

September 7, 2017

UAE-based Duplays a key organiser of private sports tournaments will be joining hands with top Saudi developer Al Hokair Group to break ground on the first of its three privately-owned football sports... View more

Saudi Arabia clinches 2018 World Cup spot

September 6, 2017

Saudi Arabia s national soccer team has secured qualification to next year s World Cup in Russia beating Japan 1-0 in their last AFC Round 3 Group B match on Tuesday at Jeddah on Tuesday. The kingdom ... View more

Russia, Saudi Arabia mull Opec deal extension

September 5, 2017

Oil prices surged higher on Tuesday following reports indicating that Russia and Saudi Arabia are considering extending the oil production cut deal agreed between the members of both Organization of t... View more

Saudi Arabia issues final VAT implementing regulations

September 4, 2017

Following the issue of the final VAT law on July 28 2017 Saudi Arabia has published its final VAT implementing regulations said Al Tamimi & Company a leading law firm in the Middle East. As Saudi Arab... View more

Saudi Arabia launches websites for Hajj updates

August 29, 2017

Saudi Arabia s Ministry of Culture and Information has launched two digital platforms in the lead-up to the Hajj which will provide information and insights to pilgrims in Makkah worldwide audiences a... View more

Radisson Blu opens two new hotels in Saudi Arabia

August 27, 2017

Radisson Blu a unit of the global hotel group Carlson Rezidor has announced the opening of two new hotels in the Saudi Arabian cities of Buraidah and Jeddah. We are pleased to continue our growth mome... View more

Nearly 1.5m pilgrims arrive for Hajj in Saudi Arabia

August 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia has to date welcomed 1.497 million pilgrims who have flocked to the country in preparation for the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage which is due to begin on August 30. In total around two m... View more

Saudi Arabia to launch solar PV services in mid-2018

August 26, 2017

The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) will start supplying solar photovoltaic (PV) energy services to customers by the middle of 2018 according to a regulation issued by the Electricity and Co-Generatio... View more

Saudi Arabia launches budget airline Flyadeal

August 26, 2017

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) the national carrier of the kingdom has launched its new affiliate low-cost airline Flyadeal during an event at the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah. Sale... View more

Saudi Arabia plans new solar rules from July next

August 22, 2017

New rules covering the operation of small-scale solar power generating systems by electricity consumers in Saudi Arabia will come into force from next July a Reuters report said. A regulatory framewor... View more

Over 1m pilgrims enter Saudi Arabia

August 21, 2017

Over 1 million pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for Haj this year said a report. According to Saudi Press Agency a total of 1 070 951 pilgrims have entered the kingdom so far up 24 per cent compa... View more

JLL appoints new country head for Saudi Arabia

August 20, 2017

JLL a leading real estate investment and advisory firm has appointed Engineer Ibrahim Albuloushi as its new national director and country head for Saudi Arabia. Albuloushi is an international executiv... View more

Saudi Arabia denies ban on Qatari riyal dealings

August 20, 2017

The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (Sama) has debunked reports circulating on social media suggesting that it has instructed local financial institutions to stop dealing in Qatari riyals. The Saudi Pre... View more

Saudi Arabia to send plane to Doha for Qatar pilgrims

August 17, 2017

Saudi Arabia s King Salman has ordered the dispatch of a private aircraft belonging to Saudi Arabian Airlines to Doha airport to fly all Qatari Haj pilgrims at his expense to Jeddah and host them as h... View more

CB&I wins storage tanks project in Saudi Arabia

August 15, 2017

CB&I today announced it has been awarded a contract by Técnicas Reunidas for new product storage tanks that will be part of a clean fuels expansion project at Saudi Aramco s refinery in Ras Tanura Sau... View more

Saudi Arabia deficit halves in H1

August 14, 2017

Saudi Arabia s budget deficit halved in the first six months of the year following sweeping spending cuts that are part of the kingdom s ambitious economic reform plan a report said. The deficit shran... View more

Saudi Arabia to import 660,000 tonnes of fodder barley in Oct

August 13, 2017

Saudi Grains Organization recently announced its 5th tender for the year 2017 for importing 660 000 tonnes of fodder barley during October 2017 on board 11 ships through the kingdom s ports on the Red... View more

Saudi Arabia 'allows 100pc foreign ownership in engineering firms'

August 9, 2017

Saudi Arabia has decided to allow 100 per cent foreign ownership in engineering businesses giving a boost to the infrastructure sector a report said. The kingdom s Commerce and Investment Ministry and... View more

Nokia, Mobily complete License Assisted Access in Saudi Arabia

August 8, 2017

Nokia and Mobily (Etihad Etisalat Company) a leading telecom operator in Saudi Arabia has announced the successful completion of License Assisted Access (LAA) in Saudi Arabia. Once deployed Mobily s c... View more

Korea firm builds largest water tank roof in Saudi Arabia

August 2, 2017

South Korea-based Worldbridge Industrial Company a provider of dome roofs has built what is claimed to be the world s largest dome roof for a desalinated water tank cover in Saudi Arabia. The recently... View more

Saudi Arabia announces massive Red Sea tourism project

August 1, 2017

Saudi Arabia will build a massive international tourism project covering more than 50 virgin islands in the Red Sea between the cities of Amlaj and Al-Jawh. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdula... View more

Saudi Arabia plans massive Red Sea tourism project

August 1, 2017

Saudi Arabia will build a massive international tourism project covering more than 50 virgin islands in the Red Sea between the cities of Amlaj and Al-Jawh. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdula... View more

Saudi Arabia to privatise all airports by year-end

July 27, 2017

All airports in Saudi Arabia will be privatised this year in order to improve services being rendered to passengers and cut public expenditure a senior official has revealed. Speaking to Al-Eqtisadiah... View more

Saudi Arabia sets up commission to develop historic sites

July 26, 2017

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has decreed the establishment of renovation commissions tasked with the development of two of the most important archaeological and historic sites in the Kingdom Al-Ola... View more

Saudi Arabia welcomes Qatar pilgrims

July 24, 2017

In light of the current political situation with Doha the government of Saudi Arabia has extended its welcome to pilgrims from Qatar and has expressed its keenness to enable them to perform Umrah said... View more

Saudi Arabia seeks feedback on VAT Implementing Regulations

July 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia s General Authority of Zakat and Tax (GAZT) has launched a public consultation on the draft Implementing Regulations for the proposed value-added tax (VAT) in the kingdom. The public cons... View more

Saudi Arabia to spend $6.9bn on tourism initiatives

July 19, 2017

Saudi Arabia s National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020 has approved 13 initiatives submitted by the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTH) with a budget of over SR26 billion ( 6.93... View more

Honeywell knowhow for petchem firm in Saudi Arabia

July 18, 2017

Honeywell a global technology leader has announced that Saudi Arabia-based Farabi Petrochemicals Company will use Honeywell UOP technologies for a new complex in Yanbu to expand its production of biod... View more

Saudi Arabia seeks private players for big rail projects

July 17, 2017

In a major move the Saudi Public Transport Authority (PTA) has opened its doors for the private sector inviting global pioneering companies to partner in the construction and operation of railways in ... View more

Saudi Arabia well-placed for MSCI upgrade: UBS

July 16, 2017

MSCI s potential inclusion of the MSCI Saudi Arabia Index in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index in 2019 would improve the attractiveness of its stock market which could account for up to 2.5 per cent of ... View more

Saudi Arabia to set up $587m treatment plants

July 15, 2017

The Saudi government has announced plans to set up wastewater treatment projects in the cities of Jeddah and Dammam besides the Northern Border region with the help of three global consultant companie... View more

Saudi Arabia to design 14 'Makkan style' mosques

July 10, 2017

Saudi Arabia is set to build 14 out of 50 mosques in the original architectural style of Makkah to boost the Islamic identity of the surrounding Makkah environs said a report. The project will also id... View more

Saudi Arabia to host G20 summit in 2020

July 9, 2017

Saudi Arabia will host the G-20 Summit in 2020 said an official statement issued on Saturday at the end of this year s event in Hamburg Germany. The G-20 is a prestigious forum for the governments and... View more

Dow to build $100m polymer facility in Saudi Arabia

July 6, 2017

US-based Dow Chemical Company has announced plans to construct a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility to produce a range of polymers for coatings and water-treatment applications in Jubail regi... View more

Retaj grows in Saudi Arabia

July 3, 2017

Retaj Hotels & Hospitality has signed a strategic partnership agreement to manage 16 hotels in Saudi Arabia over the next five years. The agreement was signed between Sheikh Mohammed Ibrahim Al Aboud ... View more

Saudi Arabia sees $213m corniche project on track

July 3, 2017

Work on the massive North Jeddah Corniche project which is being implemented at a cost of SR800 million ( 213 million) is in full swing with nearly 80 per cent of the development already completed acc... View more

Saudi Arabia approves new designs for 100,000 homes

June 27, 2017

Engineering designs for 100 000 housing units that will cater to Saudi Arabia s middle-income earners have been approved the Saudi Ministry of Housing said a report. The projects designed by Egyptian ... View more

QnA plans HR tech event in Saudi Arabia

June 26, 2017

Dubai-based QnA International a B2B event specialist is set to host a first-of-its-kind summit to discuss the unique challenges the Fourth Industrial Revolution will place on HR and IT departments in ... View more

Nissan names new COO for Saudi Arabia

June 24, 2017

Japanese automaker Nissan has appointed Bader El Houssami as the new chief operating officer for Saudi Arabia effective July 1. Based in Jeddah Bader will be responsible for the company s day-to-day o... View more

Saudi Arabia unveils innovative housing programme

June 19, 2017

Saudi government has announced the fifth instalment of its innovative Residential programme which aims to deliver 280 000 residential and financing products all over the kingdom during the current yea... View more

Saudi Arabia 'working on Qatar grievances list'

June 17, 2017

Saudi Arabia s foreign minister said on Friday that a list of grievances involving Qatar was being drawn up and would be made public soon reported Reuters. The minister Adel Al-Jubeir said Qatar shoul... View more

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain invite EoIs for new road, rail causeway

June 15, 2017

Expressions of Interests have been invited from private sector developers co-investors contractors and lenders for the construction of a new road and rail causeway linking Saudi Arabia and Bahrain whi... View more

Saudi Arabia launches $1.3bn new water projects

June 15, 2017

Saudi government has launched more than 100 projects worth SR4.9 billion ( 1.3 billion) aimed at supplying more drinking water and providing better sanitation services to its citizens across the kingd... View more

Saudi Arabia pumps $400m into key Egyptian projects

June 12, 2017

Saudi Arabia has recently injected an additional 400 million as part of a Saudi-Egyptian loan agreement to develop the Sinai Peninsula said a report citing a senior Egyptian minister. With this invest... View more

Saudi Arabia awards key airport project contracts

June 11, 2017

Saudi government has awarded contracts to major regional and international firms for development of five airports in the kingdom said a report. These include a contract to operate the new King Abdul A... View more

Coffee Planet to open 70 outlets in Saudi Arabia

June 8, 2017

Coffee Planet the Middle East s leading specialty Arabica coffee roaster from Dubai has just signed a franchise agreement with HB Brands one of the largest F&B providers for 70 outlets across Saudi Ar... View more

Saudi Arabia shuts down Al Jazeera office

June 5, 2017

Saudi Arabia s Ministry of Culture and Information has ordered the closure of the office of Qatari news channel Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia and withdrawn its licence said a report. The Al Jazeera offic... View more

Le Beck wins approval to operate in Saudi Arabia

June 4, 2017

Bahrain-based Le Beck International a leading specialist security and risk management consultancies has received approval from the Saudi Arabia s High Commission of Industrial Security (HCIS) to opera... View more

V-Line sets up new unit in Saudi Arabia

June 4, 2017

V-Line Europe a global leader in industrial supply chain solutions announced the establishment of V-Line Middle East in Saudi Arabia with a full trading licence said a report. The initial investment o... View more

GE, Saudi Arabia deals to focus on mining, energy, healthcare

June 1, 2017

New projects between General Electric (GE) and Saudi Arabia will focus on the kingdom s power healthcare energy and mining sectors as well as skills training and digital analytics running on Predix sa... View more

Saudi Arabia launches public consultation on VAT law

May 31, 2017

Saudi Arabia s General Authority for Zakat and Tax (GAZT) has launched a public consultation of the draft law governing value added tax (VAT) which is being introduced in the kingdom from January 1 20... View more

Saudi Arabia to impose special tax on tobacco, sugary drinks

May 30, 2017

Saudi Arabia will impose a special tax on tobacco and sugary drinks on June 10 as part of a series of steps towards closing a budget deficit caused by low oil prices said a report. Officials have said... View more

Saudi Arabia targets meetings, events opportunities

May 25, 2017

Saudi Arabia has been investing significantly in reinforcing its infrastructure and developing the meetings industry within the kingdom to attract meetings and business events. Spearheading this drive... View more

Saudi Arabia, Blackstone plan $40bn infrastructure fund

May 21, 2017

Saudi Arabia s Public Investment Fund (PIF) and Blackstone have signed an agreement to launch a 40 billion investment vehicle dedicated to infrastructure with an anchor 20 billion contribution by PIF.... View more

Saudi Arabia inks massive $110bn US weapons deal

May 20, 2017

The United States has sealed a massive arms deal with Saudi Arabia the White House announced on Saturday a move that solidifies its decades-long alliance with the world s largest energy producer just ... View more

GE signs $15bn business deals with Saudi Arabia

May 20, 2017

US technology and engineering conglomerate GE said on Saturday it had signed business deals worth 15 billion with Saudi Arabia in a major boost to its industrial project development and cross-sector c... View more

Saudi Arabia sets up new military industries firm

May 18, 2017

The Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) has announced the creation of a new national military industries company wholly owned by the government which will form a key part of Vision 2030. Saudi ... View more

Cooper Tire Europe selects retail partner in Saudi Arabia

May 17, 2017

Cooper Tire Europe a subsidiary of the Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced the appointment of Arabian Tires as its retail partner in Saudi Arabia. The announcement coincides with the launch in ... View more

Saudi Arabia, Russia agree oil output cut extension

May 15, 2017

Saudi Arabian and Russian energy ministers met on Monday in Beijing China and jointly stated that a deal to cut crude supplies would be extended from the middle of this year until March 2018 a report ... View more

SEL celebrates the opening of regional integration centre in Saudi Arabia

May 14, 2017

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) has hosted the grand opening of the SEL Saudi Arabia Regional Integration Centre in Dammam. More than 60 people attended the ceremony including representative... View more

GIB wins nod to become a local bank in Saudi Arabia

May 11, 2017

Bahrain-based Gulf International Bank (GIB) has been issued the necessary licence to operate as a local bank in Saudi Arabia s Ministry of Finance under the Banking Control Law. On this occasion Jamma... View more

Qatar Airways flies to Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

May 10, 2017

Qatar Airways continues to grow its network in Saudi Arabia with the launch of three weekly flights to Yanbu its ninth destination in the kingdom. Passengers travelling to and from the sea port city w... View more

Saudi Arabia in bid to boost lending for homes

May 4, 2017

Saudi Arabia s first mortgage-refinancing firm has started approaching banks to buy their mortgage portfolios as the state tries to boost lending for homes according to a report. The state-run company... View more

Saudi Arabia launches SAP cloud hub to back Vision 2030

May 4, 2017

Saudi Arabia has announced a plan to launch the SAP Cloud Hub to support the acceleration of Saudi Vision 2030 and meet the Kingdom s digital transformation goals. SAP announced the launch plan in col... View more

UAE, Saudi Arabia top destinations for UK travellers

May 3, 2017

The UAE and Saudi Arabia are the top destinations in the GCC preferred by business and leisure travellers from the UK according to HotelsCombined the leading accommodation comparison platform. A revie... View more

Saudi Arabia, Siemens sign deal to boost industries

May 2, 2017

Saudi Arabia s National Industrial Cluster Development Program (NICDP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Siemens to develop sustainable industries through the localisation of technol... View more

New managerial team for Shaza Hotels across Oman, Saudi Arabia

May 2, 2017

Luxury hospitality brand Shaza Hotels has appointed the new members to its managerial team across Oman and Saudi Arabia. Sherief Abouelmagd joins the group as cluster general manager of Oman a role th... View more

Saudi Arabia, Mobily unit plan new smart city in Yanbu

April 29, 2017

Saudi Arabia s Royal Commission of Yanbu in collaboration with Bayanat Company a subsidiary of telecom major Mobily has announced the launch of the kingdom s first smart city in Yanbu. It was inaugura... View more

Saudi Arabia aims to boost FDI to 5.7pc of GDP

April 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia is aiming to increase the foreign direct investment from 3.8 per cent of its current GDP to about 5.7 per cent in 2017 as part of its efforts to diversify its economy and boost investment... View more

ULC to distribute Petronas engine oils in Saudi Arabia

April 23, 2017

Petronas a leading oil and gas company in Malaysia has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia s Unified Lubricants Company (ULC) for the exclusive distribution of its high-quality engine oils and other... View more

Saudi Arabia set to build five hitech hospitals

April 22, 2017

Saudi government has launched health projects worth more than SR1.1 billion ( 293 million) in the Najran region of the kingdom said a report. The projects include development of five modern hospitals ... View more

Saudi Arabia, Russia to launch joint projects worth $3bn

April 18, 2017

Russia and Saudi Arabia will launch joint projects worth 3 billion by the end of the year speaker of Russia s Federation Council said on Monday according to a media report. Valentina Matviyenko was sp... View more

Leading watchmaking exhibition to debut in Saudi Arabia

April 17, 2017

Salon des Grandes Complications an illustrous exhibiton for watchmakers will premiere in Saudi Arabia from May 8-11. Featuring an impressive line-up of some of the world s most reputable and respected... View more

Saudi princess exits Vogue Arabia

April 13, 2017

Saudi princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz has exited her role as editor-in-chief of Vogue Arabia effective immediately a report in Business of Fashion website said. The magazine is published by Condé Na... View more

GE to set up four new substations in Saudi Arabia

April 13, 2017

GE said one of its units has signed a new agreement with the Saudi Electricity Company to set up four new 132kV substations and renovate four existing 132kV substations in bid to boost the kingdom s d... View more

Ascott expands footprint in Saudi Arabia

April 9, 2017

The Ascott Limited (Ascott) the world s largest serviced residence owner-operator is strengthening its presence in Saudi Arabia with the opening of its latest luxury executive residence Ascott Rafal O... View more

Positive vibes from Saudi Arabia

April 9, 2017

The direct contribution of travel and tourism to Saudi Arabia s GDP was SR78.8 billion ( 21.0 billion) in 2016. In its 2017 report on Saudi Arabia World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) predicts that t... View more

Saudi Arabia to build massive entertainment city

April 8, 2017

Saudi Arabia has announced plans for the construction of a massive cultural sports and entertainment city in Al Qidiya southwest of Riyadh. The city which is claimed to be the first of its kind in the... View more

Saudi Arabia to host Top CEO conference and awards

April 6, 2017

For the first time Saudi Arabia will host the Top CEO Conference and Awards next week in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). The event which will see CEOs CMOs presidents and vice-presidents from acro... View more

Hotel Show Saudi Arabia opens

April 5, 2017

The fifth edition of The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia and the inaugural Stone & Surface Saudi Arabia opened on April 4 under the patronage of Mohammad A. Al-Amri general manager of the Saudi Commission for... View more

LG Electronics to unveil new hospitality tech in Saudi Arabia

April 2, 2017

Hoteliers and restaurateurs will be given exclusive access to future innovations in the digital guest experience when electronics giant LG presents its groundbreaking new range at The Hotel Show Saudi... View more

Nissan Saudi Arabia organises multiple workshops

April 2, 2017

Nissan Saudi Arabia recently organised multiple workshops around the kingdom for Nissan dealers service providers to deliver advanced sales and aftersales services. The workshops were held by Nissan a... View more

Beko plans further expansion in Saudi Arabia

March 31, 2017

Beko a leading international home appliance brand plans to expand further into Saudi Arabia this year by enlarging its product portfolio to cover all home appliances and promoting its smart green cutt... View more

Joint $3bn fund to serve Saudi Arabia and Jordan

March 30, 2017

The formation of a new company that will run the Saudi-Jordanian Investment Fund was a milestone in the implementation of a project that would serve the interests of Saudi Arabia and Jordan media sour... View more

Daimler wins record 539 trucks order in Saudi Arabia

March 29, 2017

Daimler Commercial Vehicles Mena FZE and Juffali Industrial Products Company (Jipco) the authorised general distributor of Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles in Saudi Arabia have has secured a major de... View more

Batelco enhances presence in Saudi Arabia

March 28, 2017

Bahrain-based Batelco a major player in the regional telecommunications industry recently completed an initiative aimed at enhancing its presence in Saudi Arabia. The enhancement project includes the ... View more

Saudi Arabia takes steps to boost trade with TIR

March 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia has announced its decision to accede to the global customs transit system for moving goods across international borders the United Nations TIR Convention and to make the system operationa... View more

$480m development projects under way in Saudi Arabia

March 27, 2017

Saudi government is presently working on development projects worth more than SR1.8 billion ( 480 million) at Al Leith and Adham in the western region said a report. The ongoing projects include in Al... View more

Saudi Arabia gears up for giant construction expo

March 26, 2017

Big 5 Saudi the largest and fastest growing construction show in the kingdom kicks off in Jeddah tomorrow (March 27) with more than 500 exhibitors from 20 countries across the globe taking part. Runni... View more

New CEO for Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia

March 22, 2017

Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia (DSSA) a CMA licensed securities firm wholly owned by Deutsche Bank AG has appointed Tamim Jabr as chief executive officer. Effective immediately Jabr takes over from ... View more

China firm, Al Mobty to build 1.5m 3D printed homes in Saudi Arabia

March 22, 2017

Leading Chinese 3D printed housing company WinSun said it has reached an agreement with Saudi construction company Al Mobty Contracting Company to lease 100 3D printers in a deal worth 10 billion yuan... View more

Domestic tourism in Saudi Arabia set to grow 40pc

March 22, 2017

Government led investment is driving a surge in domestic tourism across Saudi Arabia with experts predicting a 40 per cent rise in the number of internal trips made between 2015 and 2020. The Euromoni... View more

Sabre holds technology days in Saudi Arabia

March 21, 2017

Sabre Corporation a leading technology provider to the travel and tourism industry has launched its 2017 Technology Day series in Saudi Arabia offering a unique view into the top technology trends and... View more

Huawei, ISG deal to produce UPS units in Saudi Arabia

March 20, 2017

Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia has forged an alliance with Industrial Systems Group (ISG) an affiliate of Al Abdulkarim Holding aimed at exchanging expertise to manufacture un-interrupted power s... View more

Al Khobar third top destination for hotel development in Saudi Arabia

March 20, 2017

Al Khobar has emerged as the third top area for hotel development in Saudi Arabia this year according to a new report demonstrating the growing market for leisure and business tourism across the kingd... View more

Saudi Arabia 'ready for entrepreneurship growth'

March 19, 2017

Saudi Arabia is a fertile ground for entrepreneurs according to initial results from the 2016/17 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report on the country. The report recommends greater coordination withi... View more

Ascott to manage new property in Saudi Arabia

March 18, 2017

Ascott a leading service residence owner-operator said it has been awarded a contract to manage a Citadines-branded property at Al Khobar in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia. Citadines Al Khobar w... View more

Nissan Saudi Arabia offers test-drive for new Navara

March 17, 2017

Nissan Saudi Arabia recently launched a three-month nationwide test-drive programme providing customers with the experience of testing the all-new pick-up Navara. The event showcased Navara s capabili... View more

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia to sign projects worth $533m

March 17, 2017

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will sign nine agreements on funding projects worth SR2 billion ( 533 million) in the housing roads water electricity and other infrastructure sectors in Bahrain a report said... View more

Saudi Arabia participates in major passenger terminal expo

March 16, 2017

The General Authority of Civil Aviation and a number of the kingdom s international airports are currently participating in the activities of the Amsterdam Passenger Terminal Expo. The expo which is t... View more

Saudi Arabia to launch $533m development projects

March 15, 2017

Saudi Arabia is set to launch development projects worth over SR2 billion ( 533 million) in Bisha Province of the kingdom said a report. The projects include establishment of an academic complex and s... View more

Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh opens in Saudi Arabia

March 13, 2017

Ascott a leading serviced residence owner-operator is strengthening its presence in Saudi Arabia with the opening of its latest luxury executive residence Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh. The exclusive serv... View more

Riyadh leads hotel develpment in Saudi Arabia

March 13, 2017

Riyadh is Saudi Arabia s busiest city for hotel construction with almost 50 hotel projects underway a new report has revealed. The 2017 Saudi Arabia Hotel Construction Overview report by Tophotelproje... View more

Saudi Arabia to build 462 new housing units

March 13, 2017

Saudi government has signed an agreement to build 462 new residential units in eastern Riyadh under the Eskan housing scheme said a report. The new units which will be spread across an area of 84 679 ... View more

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

March 8, 2017

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Saudi Arabia readies design for 950-km railway project

March 8, 2017

Saudi Arabia has completed the detailed design of its 950-km Land Bridge railway project which will link the country s major cities Jeddah and Riyadh said a report. To be developed on a build operate ... View more

Hempel opens flagship showroom in Saudi Arabia

March 7, 2017

Hempel Paints a global supplier of marine protective and decorative coatings said the company has opened its flagship showroom at Al Jubail in Saudi Arabia as part of its strategic regional expansion ... View more

Danfoss opens office in Saudi Arabia

March 4, 2017

Danfoss a leading manufacturer of electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning heating refrigeration industrial and water systems has announced the launch of its first techni... View more

Saudi Arabia unveils $703m development projects

March 4, 2017

Saudi government has announced development projects worth SR2.65 billion ( 703 million) - mostly in the housing roads and water and electricity sector - in Al Dawadmi a town in Riyadh province said a ... View more

Saudi Arabia to launch new airline in mid-2017

March 4, 2017

Saudi Arabia s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) plans to launch a new airline - Al-Maha Airways - in July as part of its big expansion strategy said a report. The GACA also aims to convert a... View more

Mövenpick announces new project in Saudi Arabia

March 2, 2017

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has entered into a management agreement with Karan Gulf Services for a new hotel within Saudi Arabia s Wa ad Al Shamal industrial city. The 237-room hotel is planned as the ... View more

Saudi Arabia set for debut wood tech show

March 1, 2017

Leading architects builders interior designers and decorators will be in Jeddah Saudi Arabia for the kingdom s Wood Tech & Design Expo which debuts in January next year. Wood Tech & Design Expo is bei... View more

Karcher opens first showroom in Saudi Arabia

March 1, 2017

Germany-based Kärcher a leader in innovative cleaning technology solutions said it has opened its first showroom in Saudi Arabia in co-ordination with its exclusive dealer The Ebrahim A. Juffali and B... View more

GE sees great future for Saudi Arabia and region

February 26, 2017

GE has delivered on more than 1 billion in investment commitment on its localisation initiatives and now it is further strengthening its presence ZAHER IBRAHIM CEO GE Oil & Gas Saudi Arabia tells K S ... View more

Qatar Airways expands network in Saudi Arabia

February 23, 2017

Qatar Airways today confirmed the start of its new services to Yanbu and Tabuk in Saudi Arabia with three-weekly flights beginning May 9 for Yanbu and June 19 for Tabuk. The additional destinations ta... View more

Flynas celebrates 10 years of domestic flights in Saudi Arabia

February 23, 2017

Flynas Saudi Arabia s leading low-cost carrier recently marked its 10 year anniversary of its first flight in Saudi Arabia with celebrations staged at the King Khaled International Airport Riyadh. Pas... View more

Saudi Arabia unveils $50bn renewable energy plan

February 22, 2017

Saudi Arabia is kicking off its 50 billion renewable-energy push as the world s top crude exporter turns to solar and wind power to temper domestic oil use in meeting growing energy demand said a repo... View more

Nearly 30,000 hotel rooms to open in Saudi Arabia

February 22, 2017

Saudi Arabia will see a record 68 new hotels and 29 033 hotel rooms open across its major cities in 2017 a new report has revealed. Riyadh Jeddah Al Khobar and Makkah are set to be the kingdom s busie... View more

Saudi Arabia to step up investment in Morocco

February 22, 2017

Saudi Arabia under its Vision 2030 plans to increase the volume of its investment in Morocco said a top official. Mohamed Fahd Al Ahmadim head of Moroccan-Saudi Council of Business was speaking at a p... View more

Fast-food chain Raising Cane debuts in Saudi Arabia

February 20, 2017

Global fast-food restaurant chain Raising Cane is the latest entrant into Saudi Arabia s food sector currently worth SAR65 billion. Raising Cane known for its infamous chicken fillet meals has opened ... View more

L&T to induct fresh local talent for projects in Saudi Arabia

February 19, 2017

Indian engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has announced its plans to induct fresh local talent as part of its Graduate Engineer Training (GET) programme for various operational an... View more

Saudi Arabia to hand over 120,000 housing units

February 16, 2017

The Saudi government is set to hand over 120 000 residential units to its citizens across the kingdom under an ambitious housing programme Sakani which was launched on Wednesday (February 15) said a r... View more

Radisson Blu Residence to open in Saudi Arabia

February 16, 2017

The Rezidor Hotel Group has unveiled plans to introduce its first residence property in Dhahran Saudi Arabia with the opening of a 92-key Radisson Blu Residence in 2019. We are delighted to open our f... View more

ESET Security Days to debut in Saudi Arabia

February 16, 2017

ESET Security Days by ESET the global pioneer of proactive endpoint security software are set to debut in Saudi Arabia this month. Well-known in North and Latin America as regular gatherings of ESET s... View more

Sage names Dynamic Cloud partner in Saudi Arabia

February 16, 2017

Sage the market and technology leader for integrated accounting payroll and payment systems has appointed Dynamic Cloud as an authorised partner in Saudi Arabia. Dynamic Cloud a subsidiary of Dynamic ... View more

Saudi Arabia hotel sector undisturbed by economic slowdown

February 15, 2017

Despite continued economic slowdown and low oil price environment the hotel market segment in Saudi Arabia continued to display a positive trend with a number of new luxury hotel openings in 2016 as w... View more

Saudi Arabia to host first Comic Con

February 14, 2017

Residents of Saudi Arabia will get a chance to be a part of the world of films comics and anime as Comic Con comes to Jeddah this week (February 16-18th) at Take Off RC Club supported bythe kingdom s ... View more

Tata Prima trucks launched in Saudi Arabia

February 12, 2017

Tata Motors India s largest automobile manufacturer and among the top 10 commercial vehicles manufacturers globally has launched its Smart truck brand Tata Prima in Saudi Arabia. A next-generation ran... View more

Saudi Arabia approves land for two airport projects

February 11, 2017

Saudi government has approved two prime locations - Sudair City for Industry and Businesses and Riyadh-Hawtat Rani Tamim Road - for its upcoming airport projects said a report. Riyadh Governor Prince ... View more

Saudi Arabia welcomes first Zafran Indian bistro

February 7, 2017

Zafran an award-winning contemporary Indian restaurant is now open at the upcoming dining mall Rubeen Plaza located at Exit 2 on Northern Ring Road in Hittin Riyadh. Serving the most delectable North-... View more

Del Monte launches catering service in UAE, Saudi Arabia

February 6, 2017

Fresh Del Monte Produce (Del Monte) one of the world s largest suppliers of fresh and prepared food is extending its services in the region by launching catering activities in Saudi Arabia and the UAE... View more

Saudi Arabia says no fees on expats' remittances

January 23, 2017

The Saudi Arabia s Finance Ministry has announced that there would be no fees applied on remittances out of the country. Saudi Arabia is committed to the principle of free movement of capital in and o... View more

Saudi Arabia promises adherence to oil cut

January 23, 2017

Saudi Arabia will adhere strictly to its commitment to cut output under the global agreement among oil producers its energy minister said expressing confidence that Opec s plan to prop up prices would... View more

$266m infrastructure projects underway in Saudi Arabia

January 21, 2017

Saudi government is working on infrastructure development projects worth nearly SR1 billion ( 266 million) in Thadiq and Huraymila areas of the kingdom said a report. The projects in Thadiq is worth S... View more

Saudi Arabia plans $50bn investment in green energy

January 17, 2017

Saudi Arabia will invest up to 50 billion by 2032 in a renewable energy programme to be launched in the few weeks said Energy Industry and Mineral Recourses Minister Khalid Al-Falih at the World Futur... View more

3M appoints Karim Sarahni as MD in Saudi Arabia

January 16, 2017

3M a global science-based company has appointed Karim Sarahni as managing director for its operations in Saudi Arabia. In an effort to realise the Saudi Vision 2030 Sarahni will lead 3M s strategic pl... View more

Emerson opens new facility in Saudi Arabia

January 11, 2017

Emerson Automation Solutions a global technology and engineering company has opened a new manufacturing facility in Dammam Saudi Arabia to expand its local manufacturing project execution and service ... View more

Langham comes to Saudi Arabia

January 2, 2017

Langham Hospitality Group announced an agreement with Advanced Hotels Company to manage a luxury urban hotel in Jeddah Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Strategically located by the new convention centre and w... View more

Saudi Arabia to award cargo operator’s licence

December 26, 2016

Saudi Arabia s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) is set to issue a request for proposal (RFP) in February to award the second cargo operator s licence at King Khalid International Airport in ... View more

3M names Sarahni as MD in Saudi Arabia

December 25, 2016

3M a global science-based company has appointed Karim Sarahni as the managing director for its operations in Saudi Arabia. Sarahni will lead 3M s strategic plans to invest in the country following the... View more

Elaf named Rail Europe GSA in Saudi Arabia

December 21, 2016

Rail Europe a worldwide leader in train tickets and rail passes distribution has expanded its sales network with the appointment of Saudi Arabia s Elaf Travel & Tourism as its GSA partner. Elaf is a l... View more

Saudi Arabia plans new e-network to regulate rents

December 20, 2016

The Saudi housing ministry has announced plans to launch a national e-network (Ejar or Rent) to regulate the real estate rental market said a report. The scheme which is also aimed at supporting poor ... View more

Saudi Arabia eyes PPPs for school projects

December 14, 2016

Saudi Arabia s education ministry has announced plans to launch a partnership initiative with the private sector to promote development of school buildings and infrastructure across the kingdom. The p... View more

Minor Hotels to debut Anantara brand in Saudi Arabia

December 13, 2016

Minor Hotel Group (MHG) a hotel owner operator and investor has unveiled plans to debut its luxury Anantara brand in Jeddah Saudi Arabia. Scheduled to open in 2019 Anantara Jeddah Resort will be locat... View more

RCC to build giant hydrocarbon resin plant in Saudi Arabia

December 13, 2016

Saudi-based Rufayah Chemicals Company (RCC) a Saudi downstream company has signed a deal with Sadara Chemical Company for setting up one of the largest hydrocarbon resin plants in the world at an inve... View more

Rail Europe appoints Elaf Travel as GSA in Saudi Arabia

December 12, 2016

Rail Europe the worldwide leader in train tickets and rail passes distribution has expanded its strong sales network across the region by appointing Saudi Arabia s Elaf Travel Tourism Company as its g... View more

InterCon among top 4 'Best Workplaces' in Saudi Arabia

December 12, 2016

InterContinental Hotels Group made the top four in the Best Workplaces in Saudi Arabia for 2016. Marking its first time participating in the list developed by Great Place to Work IHG was selected amid... View more

Saudi Arabia cuts oil price to Asia

December 12, 2016

Saudi Aramco has cut the January price for its Arab Light crude for Asian customers to the lowest in four months as it holds to a strategy of preserving market share in the world s fastest-growing dem... View more

Saudi Arabia launches five big energy projects

December 4, 2016

Saudi Arabia has launched five mega oil and gas projects - Wasit Gas Plant Manifa oil field Shaybah natural gas liquids Shaybah oil increment and Khurais oil increment - in line with the kingdom s dev... View more

Du, Zain Saudi Arabia sign knowledge exchange deal

December 2, 2016

UAE-based telecommunications service provider du and Zain Saudi Arabia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop their human resources through knowledge exchange sessions. The two ope... View more

Al Akaria to set up new contracting firm in Saudi Arabia

November 28, 2016

Al Akaria a leading Saudi real estate development company has announced plans to set up a new contracting and building construction works company. The company move comes following regulatory approval ... View more

Makkah to place Saudi Arabia as top regional Mice destination

November 28, 2016

Backed by a growing number of modern facilities and government support Makkah is set to become a new destination for the Mice tourism industry in Saudi Arabia according to industry experts. Traditiona... View more

Saudi Arabia to build 5,000 new housing units

November 21, 2016

Saudi government is set to build 5 000 residential units in the eastern port of Dammam as part of a mass housing programme for the citizens said a report. The project which is estimated to cost around... View more

Courtyard by Marriott expands presence in Saudi Arabia

November 21, 2016

Hospitality group Marriott International has announced the opening of the Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Olaya located in the capital city of Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The contemporary new Courtyard by Marri... View more

Saudi Arabia to build tunnels linking Makkah holy sites

November 18, 2016

Saudi government has approved plans and studies to build service tunnels linking Arafat and Jamarat in Mina via Muzdalifah and tunnels linking Jamarat with the courtyards of the Grand Mosque in Makkah... View more

Six Flags eyes $1.5bn theme park projects in Saudi Arabia

November 16, 2016

Six Flags Entertainment Corportation plans to open three theme parks in Saudi Arabia at an investment of over 1.5 billion as part of its regional expansion plans said a report. The first of the projec... View more

37 Irish companies visiting Saudi Arabia, UAE

November 13, 2016

A team of leading companies and officials