Milestones in Saudi Arabia as Women are Appointed to Head the Kingdom’s Stock Exchange, Major Newspaper for the First Time
2. 17. 2017
For the first time in Saudi Arabia, a woman will head up the Kingdom's stock exchange and one of the country's daily newspapers as incremental progress toward equality for women continues.
Four of Seven Saudi Bodies are Returned Home as Kingdom Reels from Lost Youth in Istanbul Terrorist Attack
1. 4. 2017
The bodies of four Saudis who were slain in the attack on an Istanbul nightclub were returned home as the Kingdom reels from the loss of its citizens at the hands of Daesh terrorists abroad.
Outside Riyadh, Video Shows Making of Largest Tire ‘Doughnut’ Ever – and it’s Pink
Just outside of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, someone created the biggest 'doughnut' ever according to the Guinness Book of World Records, and did so in the shape of a breast cancer ribbon.
Contemporary Saudi Art
Contemporary Saudi Art Exhibit Continues Tour of America
An exhibit of contemporary art by Saudis continues its tour of the United States in San Francisco following successful shows in Houston, Texas and Aspen, Colorado.
Art and Culture
Amazing Flower Festivals Color Saudi Cities
A festival in Riyadh put on display over 1.4 million flowers in a “carpet” pattern displaying the Saudi flag and other images using only flowers.
Riyadh Metro’s New Trains will have Three Separate Classes of Cars
Riyadh’s new metro project is already transforming the face of the city, and will change how its citizens get around the Saudi capital.
HRH King Salman
King Salman Tops Region’s Most Powerful in Latest Forbes List following Eventful First Year
King Salman has made wide-reaching changes in Saudi Arabia since ascending to the throne earlier this year, which has been eventful one for the Kingdom.
Surge in Use of Stimulant Fuels Concern in Saudi Arabia
The recent arrest of a member of Saudi Arabia's royal family for attempting to import 2 tons of an illegal drug has dragged Saudi Arabia's underground drug culture into the spotlight.
MERS Surges Ahead of Hajj in Test to New Health Minister
The Saudi Health Ministry on Monday confirmed the infection of 49 people with MERS as Minister Khalid al-Falih said the Ministry is working at full capacity to contain the current outbreak of the virus.
Women in the Workforce
The Number of Women Employed in Saudi Arabia has Increased by 48% since 2010
Saudi women are entering the workforce in greater numbers according to an encouraging report by Saudi Arabia's Central Department of Statistics.
Islamic Scholars in Saudi Arabia Skeptical of Age of Birmingham University Quran
Open Education Consortium
Saudi Arabia Prepares Female Faculty Members For Online Education
Joint Program with Open Education Consortium to Bring Saudi Women to the U.S.