Published: May 30, 2021
It looks like a womans world on the 29th floor of Tamkeen Tower, where a call center for Saudi Arabias General Authority for Statistics overlooks the beige sprawl of Riyadh. Past frosted glass doors, the few men to one side of the room are vastly outnumbered by female colleagues sitting at desks spread across the office.
Published: December 17, 2020
Saudi Arabia's economy contracted for a fifth straight quarter as the kingdom curtailed crude production to fulfill its commitments to OPEC, though the non-oil sector -- the engine of job creation -- showed signs of improvement.
Published: November 21, 2020
The large number of foreign tourists visiting each year includes a large group that has started to look at condominiums to buy, so they can have a place to stay when they visit Phuket.Some also sought additional rental income when they were not in residence.
Published: November 11, 2020
PARIS -- Several people were injured Wednesday by an explosion at an Armistice Day commemoration in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jiddah, the French Foreign Ministry confirmed.
Published: September 08, 2020
Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor said Monday that eight people had been sentenced to prison terms between seven and 20 years for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in what the prosecutors said was a "final" ruling in the case, according to a statement carried by the Saudi state-run news agency.
Published: June 23, 2020
BEIRUT - Following months of deliberation over whether to cancel the annual hajj pilgrimage to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, Saudi Arabia announced this week that it will drastically limit the number of people involved.
Published: June 01, 2020
Saudi Arabia unveiled a $13.3 billion stimulus package to protect banks against an expected drop in profits and rise in bad loans as they confront the double whammy of the coronavirus shock and lower oil prices.