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Oil Prices

Saudi Arabia to cut oil exports in April: Saudi official

Saudi Arabia plans to cut its crude oil exports in April to below 7 million barrels per day (bpd), while keeping its output well below ...

 

Investment

Big investors look past Khashoggi to opportunities in Saudi Arabia

Big investors in Saudi Arabia are pushing ahead with deals and pouring money back into its stock market as the kingdom tries to move on ...

 

Saudi-India

India, Saudi Arabia to revive work on $44-billion West Coast refinery

In November, Fadnavis had informed the state assembly that his government has stayed the process of land acquisition Global consulting giant Jacobs was already working ...

 

Saudi Real Estate Refinance Co.

Saudi Arabia’s Fannie Mae Plans $2.3 Billion in Sukuk Sales

The Saudi Real Estate Refinance Co., the state-run equivalent of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the U.S., will tap domestic and international debt buyers ...

 

SABIC

Saudi Aramco’s board to meet to approve SABIC bond plan: sources

Saudi Aramco’s board is set to meet this week in Saudi Arabia where it will approve a bond issuance plan that could help finance the ...

 

U.S.-Saudi Relations

U.S. Woman Mired in Saudi Arabia Is Granted Legal Saudi Residency

An American woman who was stuck illegally in Saudi Arabia with her young daughter after her Saudi husband divorced her said on Sunday that the ...

 

Entertainment

Saudi film to premiere in Jeddah’s Vox Cinemas for first time

A film shot in Saudi Arabia is set to premiere in Vox Cinemas in Jeddah’s Red Sea Mall for the first time on Wednesday. ...

 

Entrepreneurs

Meet two young Saudi entrepreneurs with sustainable solutions

Both were chosen to present their start-ups at Abu Dhabi’s Climate Innovation Exchange (CLIX) event earlier this year ...

 

WWE in KSA

WWE Reportedly Returning To Saudi Arabia For Two Shows In 2019

WWE will return to the Kingdom on Friday, May 3 for the first major event after WrestleMania 35. WWE then plans to return to Saudi ...

 

Maan al-Sanea

Saudi court approves detained tycoon Sanea’s bankruptcy filing

A Saudi court has approved an application by detained and indebted billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company, Saad, to have their case resolved through the ...

 

Saudi Airshow

Saudi International Airshow set to kick off March 12

Over 750 exhibitors and establishments from all over the world are set to attend the event, apart from 1500 representatives of international companies and establishments. ...

 

Public Investment Fund

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund brings on Karv Communications

Karv has been tasked with letting investors, potential portfolio companies, business leaders, the media, and others know that PIF is focused on business. Its $120,000-a-month ...

 

Construction

Saudi Arabia to launch plan for multibillion infrastructure projects in Asir

Saudi Arabia is launching a plan to complete several infrastructure development projects worth billions of riyals in Asir region. ...

 

Saudi-Bangladesh

Bangladesh eyes $35 billion in Saudi investment but doesn’t give time frame

Last year the South Asian country received $2.6 billion in remittances from 2.8 million of its citizens working in Saudi Arabia. ...

 

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Regional and related topics

War in Yemen

Clashes break out in Yemen’s key port city after cease-fire

Fighting erupted in Yemen’s key port city of Hodeida on Sunday, the first significant clashes since warring sides agreed to a U.N.-brokered cease-fire deal in ...

 

Aleppoi

The aftershocks of Aleppo’s fall continue to shake the region

The fall of rebel-held portions of Aleppo to pro-regime forces in Syria in December 2016 is the most recent Middle Eastern example of a subtle ...

 

Oil Markets

U.S. Set to Rival Saudi Arabia as World’s Top Oil Exporter by 2024

Gross exports from Russia and Saudi Arabia are expected to hold steady at current levels of more than 8 million barrels per day and more ...

 

Syria

Heavy fighting reported as US-backed forces attack last ISIS stronghold

Before the recent offensive started last month, SDF officials estimated that 1,500 civilians and 500 ISIS fighters remained, but as the assault got under way ...

 

Iran in the Region

First time in Baghdad: Iran’s president to visit Iraq

Hassan Rouhani's trip — billed as "historic and noble" by his foreign minister — is meant to solidify ties between Shiite power Iran and Iraq's ...

 

Turkey

Turkey’s economy slides into recession

The Turkish Statistical Institute said the economy shrank by 2.4% in the fourth quarter of 2018, from the previous quarter. It followed a 1.6% drop the ...

 

Ethiopian Airlines Crash

UN staff and humanitarian workers among victims of Ethiopian Airlines crash

The airline said passengers from at least 35 countries were on the flight, often referred to as a "UN shuttle" for ferrying staff between Addis ...

 

Extremism

Arrests in domestic terror probes outpace those inspired by Islamic extremists

The debate centers on whether federal law and law enforcement are too focused on Islamic terrorism and not paying enough attention to the rise in ...

 

Oman

Hadil Al-Moosa: Women Entrepreneurs in Oman

Hadil Al-Moosa, an academic from Oman, began working in media and then on labor laws and trade unions in Oman. Her work on labor sparked ...

 

U.S.-China

Americans’ Favorable Views of China Take 12-Point Hit

After a year of escalating trade disagreements between the U.S. and China, Americans' views of the country have dropped sharply to their lowest levels since ...

 

Jersualem

Western Wall: Jewish women clash over prayer rights

The Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City - a relic of the Biblical Temple compound - currently has separate sections where men and women are ...

 

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