Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Arrives in India for Next Stop of Asia Tour

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in India for the second stop on a three-country tour of Asian nations as the Kingdom looks to boost relationships and trade opportunities in the East.

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Saudi prince expects investment worth more than $100 billion in India

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday he expected investment opportunities worth more than $100 billion in India over the next two ...



Saudi Arabia asks India to allow foreign ownership in real estate

Saudi Arabia wants India to open up its real estate sector to foreign ownership, which will lead to investments of hundreds of millions of dollars ...



Saudi minister sees deal with Kuwait to resume oil output from Neutral Zone in 2019

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Khalid al-Falih said on Wednesday the country expected to reach an agreement this year to resume oil output from the Neutral ...


Nuclear Power

House launches probe of US nuclear plan in Saudi Arabia

The US is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia, according to a new congressional report. A Democratic-led House panel has launched an ...



German government sees no basis for authorizing further weapons exports to Saudi

The German government sees no basis for authorizing further weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, a spokeswoman for the Economy Ministry in Berlin said on Wednesday. ...



Analysis: Saudi Arabia gets tough on expat worker violations

The Ministry of the Interior has the widest powers in these checks. In addition, it also punishes those who were reported missing, those who are ...



Saudi Arabia to meet banks on export-credit finance plans, sources say

Saudi Arabia will soon discuss with international banks its plans to use export-credit agencies in other countries to help it finance infrastructure projects, sources familiar ...



Saudi Electricity Co to sign $4 bln syndicated loan

State-controlled Saudi Electricity Co said it will sign on Wednesday a 15.2-billion-riyal ($4.05 billion) Islamic syndicated loan provided by a group of local banks. ...



Why The Founders of Physique 57 Are Determined to Bring Their New York Fitness Boutique to Saudi Arabia

"We've opened 13 studios, and nothing is more exciting than this moment," Maanavi, a former banker with a quick laugh and a quiet steeliness, said ...



OYO expands international footprint with Saudi Arabia foray

OYO Hotels in Saudi Arabia will employ over 300 local citizens by end of 2019, and generate employment for over 5,000 Saudi citizens by 2020, ...


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Key Investors Question SoftBank Tech-Investment Fund

The issue isn’t necessarily the premium over SoftBank’s cost for the investments; it is that the company is buying and transferring stakes while the market ...


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Palestinian president rejects tax money from Israel

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