EDUCATION

Design Released for Saudi Arabia’s New Global Business School in Jeddah

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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.

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Technology

Here’s What’s Next In The Saudi Prince’s Multi-Billion Dollar U.S. Tech Play

"The Prince is not interested in creating Silicon Valley in Saudi Arabia," explains  Deema Al-Yahya, Secretary-General, National Digitization Committee,  CEO of National Digitization Unit and Advisor and ...

 

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Eyes Multibillion Dollar Deal To Fuel Saudi Expansion

“We’re very keen on deploying our principal capital in the region in both forms: credit and equity capital,” Wassim Younan, the bank’s chief executive officer ...

 

Nuclear Power

America Should Open Up the Saudi Arabian Nuclear Energy Market

Even where an American company fails to win a bid to build a reactor, U.S. companies can often compete as valuable parts of an extensive ...

 

Saudi-Qatar Crisis

Dispute among Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar rooted in royal rivalries and jealousies

Qataris say they have no choice but to seek a variety of allies if they are to withstand the perceived predations of their neighbors. The ...

 

Aramco Trading Company

Saudi Aramco trading arm ATC sells first U.S. oil to United Arab Emirates: sources

The sale marks Aramco Trading Company’s (ATC) first U.S. crude spot trade, the people said, with ATC tapping Aramco’s Motiva Enterprises unit in the ...

 

Yemen Civil War

Saudi forces reach Yemeni island of Socotra

Saudi Arabian troops have been deployed to the Yemeni island of Socotra, the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen said Sunday. ...

 

Prince Turki Al-Faisal

US embassy in Jerusalem increases Middle East risks: Saudi Arabian Prince Turki Al-Faisal

The U.S. decision to shift its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem will make the Middle East a more dangerous place, according to ...

 

Houthi Missile Attack

Yemen’s Houthis fire missile at Aramco facility, Saudi says it falls in desert

Yemen’s armed Houthi movement launched a ballistic missile at a Saudi Aramco facility in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Jizan province on Monday, the group’s al-Masirah TV ...

 

Archaeology

Prehistoric Human Footprints Discovered in Tabuk

Prince Sultan added that an international team of archaeologists, including Saudi experts, found traces of footprints of several early human adults scattered on the land ...

 

Women Drivers

Saudi Arabia begins redesigning traffic signs to address women

Images of the signs have been circulating with excitement on social media, as Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from ...

 

Saudi Film

Imax and Saudi Arabia Partner to Develop Local Films

Imax and Saudi Arabia’s General Culture Authority have signed a non-binding agreement to jointly seek opportunities to identify and develop local Imax-format films in the ...

 

Entertainment

New television channel SBC to focus on Saudi and Arab drama

The Saudi Broadcasting Corp. channel SBC will promote drama and art productions featuring leading Arab actors and directors. ...

 

World Cup

Referee selected for World Cup investigated in Saudi Arabia

A referee selected by FIFA to go to the World Cup has been placed under investigation in Saudi Arabia and prevented from taking charge off ...

 

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Regional and related topics

U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

U.S. Embassy Opens In Jerusalem As Netanyahu Praises Trump’s ‘Real Leadership’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was happy to host the "distinguished" U.S. delegation in Israel representing Trump, writing in a tweet: "Welcome to ...

 

Israel-Palestine

Gaza border protests: 37 Palestinians killed ahead of US embassy opening

At least 37 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during clashes at the Gaza border on Monday, the largest number of fatalities suffered in one ...

 

Iran Nuclear Agreement

Rhetoric over U.S. exit from Iran deal rises amid threat of sanctions

The United States threatened on Sunday to impose sanctions on European companies that do business with Iran, as the remaining participants in the Iran nuclear ...

 

Iran Sanctions

U.S. Sanctions on Iran Set to Return: A Simple Explainer

Based on the JCPOA, the U.S. had issued General License H. This General License broadly allowed non-U.S. subsidiaries of U.S. companies to engage in business ...

 

Iraq Elections

Cleric who fought US takes surprise lead in Iraq elections

With 95% of the votes counted in 10 of Iraq’s 18 provinces, Moqtadr al-Sadr, a rare enemy of both the US and Iran, is ahead ...

 

Global Oil Markets

OPEC raises oil output forecast, warns about global growth uncertainty

The 14-member oil producer group raised its forecast for global oil demand in 2018 slightly, pointing to strong growth in developed and emerging economies in ...

 

OPEC

Opinion: Oil Prices: OPEC’s Output Deal Will Shrug Off Iran Sanctions

President Donald Trump’s decision to tear up the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions on buyers of its oil will have a big impact on ...

 

Pentagon Budget

House panel adopts $716 billion defense authorization plan

The House Armed Services Committee overwhelmingly approved plans for a $716 billion defense authorization bill for fiscal 2019 which includes a big boost in military ...

 

Refining

Abu Dhabi commits billions to expand its refining capacity

"Given the projected increase in demand for petrochemicals and higher value refined products, we are repositioning ADNOC to become a leading global downstream player," Ahmed ...

 

Extremism

Militant family uses child in suicide bomb attack on Indonesian police

A family of Islamist militants in Indonesia carried an eight-year-old into a suicide bomb attack against police in Surabaya on Monday, a day after another ...

 

Terrorism

Paris knife attacker was on police watch list

The knife-wielding attacker who went on a stabbing rampage in Paris, killing one person and wounding four more, was born in Russia's Chechnya region, a ...

 

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