Last month, Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir hosted a private round table discussion at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington with a very small group of Washington-based political analysts and Middle East scholars.
The U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia posted a notice to its website yesterday warning of "potential, imminent threat against U.S. citizens in areas of Jeddah frequented by Westerners, such as markets, restaurants, and shopping malls, among others."
Pokemon GO, the viral video game phenomenon that has taken the U.S. and other markets around the world by storm, has been banned in Saudi Arabia and 3 men playing the game have been arrested at the Jeddah Airport, according to reports.
The WTO has launched a new World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) designed to provide “real time” information on trends in global trade, the organization said on its website. The WTOI was unveiled in Shanghai, China on 8 July, ahead of a meeting of G20 trade ministers.
This Ramadan's most-watched show is the second season of 'Selfie' directed by Aws Al-Sharqi. It's 30 episodes have been broadcast daily during the month of Ramadan and MBC reports that it reaches an estimated 120 million viewers.
At 31 years old, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is likely younger than some of the graduate students who receive free tuition and fees from the extensive Saudi scholarship program. Prince Mohammed's recent announcement adds another 2,600+ Saudis who are studying in the U.S. on their own.
Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Washington, D.C. on Monday and met with Secretary of State John Kerry in Georgetown for an informal dinner. Prince Mohammed’s arrival marks the first time he has been photographed or filmed wearing western clothing.