Saudi Arabia Applauds Trump Decision on Iran Nuclear Deal

Saudi Arabia has embraced President Trump's decision yesterday to pull the United States out of the JCPoA, the agreement to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions by offering sanctions relief in exchange for Iran's compliance with non-proliferation standards.

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Iran Nuclear Agreement

Saudi Arabia welcomes US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

Saudi Arabia welcomed the announcement on Tuesday by President Donald Trump that the United States is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. The government said ...


Iran Nuclear Agreement

Commentary: Saudi Arabia stands to win most from Trump ditching Iran deal

Saudi Arabia is in pole position to be the major beneficiary of U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to walk away from the Iranian nuclear deal ...


Yemen Civil War

Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen fire missiles at Saudi capital

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said it fired a salvo of ballistic missiles at the Saudi capital on Wednesday - an attack Saudi authorities said they ...


Oil Markets

Saudi Arabia Pledges to Support Stability of Oil Markets After New Iran Sanctions

Saudi Arabia pledged to help stabilize global oil markets in the wake of the Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to reinstate economic sanctions on Iran, a ...


Saudi Football

World Cup just the start in Saudi Arabia’s grand plans for big development

The next two years are big for Saudi Arabian football. The national team are preparing for their first World Cup since 2006, there is the ...


Saudi Market

Perspective: Ready, Saudi, Go: Changes In The Kingdom Bring A New Audience To Business And Marketers

As the country evolves, so too should the marketing strategies used to target its consumers, particularly women. ...


Women Drivers

Saudi Arabia on schedule to lift driving ban on women as planned on June 24

Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from June 24, the General Department of Traffic Director General Mohammed Al-Bassami said on ...



Saudi Arabia striving to be among 1st 5G providers

Several initiatives are to be implemented to ensure that Saudi Arabia is one of the first countries to provide fifth-generation (5G) technology, the governor of ...



Analysis: Saudi Arabia is now open for business

The newly introduced electronic tourist visa is in line with the latest economic developments taking place in Saudi Arabia. ...


Prince Alwaleed

Saudi prince Alwaleed and Ashkenazy to buy New York’s Plaza Hotel for $600M

With a dramatic flourish, a New York real estate company and Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal have exercised their option and are buying the iconic ...



Saudi appetite for organic food said to be growing – survey

The poll, conducted by YouGov and commissioned by Arla Foods, also revealed that over half of Saudi consumers (55 percent) purchase organic foods more than ...


Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco to plant one million trees in eastern Saudi Arabia

The intiative by the top oil producer includes planting 26 types of trees and seedlings that do not consume large amounts of water, in order ...


Humanitarian Aid

Saudi Arabia to extend $20 million in humanitarian grant to UN

Saudi Arabia, represented by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief), signed on Tuesday a financial grant deal for collaboration with the United Nations ...


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