Yemeni officials and witnesses are blaming the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen for the attack, which threatens to significantly alter the war's course. The coalition called the bombing “regrettable and painful" and expressed “its deepest condolences and support” to the families of the victims.
With the decision to suspend pay increases for public sector employees and slash Minister-level pay and benefits, Saudi Arabia’s government is sending a message that all Saudis will share in the sacrifice to rein in government spending and balance the budget.
According to the Saudi Gazette, the CMA has laid out the specific time-frame and requirements for all companies listed on the Tadawul to disclose their adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards. The deadline is January 1, 2017.
The report said the alleged links had not been independently verified. As the New York Times reports, subsequent investigations into the terror attacks "pursued the leads described in the document and found that many had no basis in fact."