The funeral prayers for the Saudi Crown Prince Naif bin Abdul Aziz will be held at the Haram Mosque in Makkah following the Maghreb prayer today. The body will then be buried at the graveyard in the holy city.
Riyadh-based Jadwa Investments recently released its June, 2012 Saudi ‘Chartbook’ which includes updates on the Saudi economy, trade, oil metrics as well as assessments of various sectors including banking, trade, and sectoral performance.
Saudi Arabia has long been a dominant force in global oil markets, “but has never been an oil trader.” That changed on January 1st, 2012, when Saudi Aramco began operations at Aramco Trading, a wholly owned company subsidiary.
Riyadh is among the lowest risk cities in the region, with a rating that puts it ahead of international business hubs such as Milan, Lisbon, Istanbul and Moscow, according to the findings from the 2012 People Risk Index
Two years ago there was Stuxnet, a virus that targeted Iranian uranium-enrichment infrastructure. Now Flame, a mutating piece of malware, is continuing to spread, infecting more than 1,000 Windows-powered computers across the Middle East.