Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said it is "in discussions with the United States about sending troops to Syria," according to the Washington Post, as President Trump seeks a way out for the U.S. military there.
Ramadan officially begins in Saudi Arabia Thursday, as millions of Muslims in the Kingdom and around the world prepare for a month of fasting, which is intended to bring Muslims closer to Allah and remind them of those less fortunate.
Four Saudi officers were shot dead and four others wounded Thursday when their checkpoint came under gunfire in southern Asir province, according to reports citing information from the Saudi Press Agency and Saudi Arabia's interior ministry.
Saudi Arabia is delaying the IPO of the Tadawul, the Kingdom's stock exchange, "on hopes that a potential MSCI Inc. upgrade could boost its value," according to Bloomberg which cited people with knowledge of the matter.
Renderings of the forthcoming Global Business School in Jeddah have been published online, depicting a massive building that will serve as a modern campus for the educational institution in Saudi Arabia's second largest city.
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Justice is planning to launch an alimony fund similar to the United Kingdom's Child Maintenance Service in an attempt to "empower mothers and provide sustainable living and support, for them and their children," the Ministry said in a press release.
A recently published research report by Riyadh-based Jadwa Investment finds a ripe landscape for investment and job growth potential in Saudi Arabia's budding tourism sector, set for gains as the Kingdom continues to open up.