Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi Visits Saudi Arabia as Relations Warm

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi and a delegation visited Saudi Arabia yesterday and met with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as relations between the two nations continue to warm.

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Saudi Interest

Business Quietly Returns to Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder

But the math is simple: There is serious money to be made from working with the kingdom that lives off the world’s most profitable company, ...



Saudi investment climate ranks highly globally in US News report

Saudi Arabia is the second best country to invest in according to a US News report, which surveyed 7,000 business decision makers. The report was based ...



Saudi mining giant says to make first international acquisition

Ma'aden says deal for an 85% stake in the Mauritius-based Meridian Group is due to be completed by September ...


Future Projects Forum

Saudi Aramco partners with the Saudi Contractors Authority fostering collaboration at ‘Future Projects Forum’

More than 600 upcoming Saudi Arabia construction projects worth $130 billion (SR500 billion) were presented to approximately 1,500 contracting professionals at the Middle East’s first ...


Saudi Aramco

Aramco Hype Meets Reality as Bonds Drop Despite Bumper Sale

The slump in Aramco bonds since its unprecedented debt sale this month makes one thing clear: you can’t take the Saudi out of Saudi Aramco. ...



‘Brotherly countries’ Iraq, Saudi Arabia ink 13 deals

In his first trip to neighbouring Saudi Arabia, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi oversaw the inking of a dozen deals just a week and a ...


Reema Bint Bandar

A royal oath: Saudi princess officially becomes female ambassador to U.S.

Al Saud took the oath to represent her country in the U.S. at a time when a record number of women are being appointed in ...


Expo 2020 Dubai

Saudi Arabia Unveils Massive “Window to the Future” for Expo 2020 Dubai Pavilion

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has unveiled the design of its pavilion for the Expo 2020 Dubai. The project will cover an area the size ...


G20 - Riyadh

Saudi Arabia to host G20 Leaders’ Summit in November 2020: SPA news agency

Saudi Arabia will host the 15th annual G20 Leaders’ Summit on November 21 and 22, 2020 in its capital Riyadh, Saudi press agency (SPA) said ...



Saudi-Emirati delegation visits Sudan in support of military council

Burhan hailed Sudan’s “special relationship” with the two Arab states, with Saudi officials reportedly offering to supply emergency basic commodities such as food and petrol. ...


Vision 2030

Commentary: Why Saudi Arabia needs dollars to kick its oil habit

At any rate, Saudi Arabia has begun the process of getting off oil. Where the country will eventually land is anyone's guess. What is certain ...


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Middle East Peace

Kushner says Middle East peace plan won’t be released before June

Kushner discussed the proposal Wednesday with roughly 100 ambassadors from around the world at Blair House, which is located across the street from the White House. ...


Global Oil Markets

OPEC vs. Shale: the Battle for Oil Price Supremacy

Oil prices are near 2019 highs, which could give the impression that OPEC, with its production cuts, is the current dominant force. But output from ...


Oil Markets

U.S. Gulf Gets Least Crude in Decades as Iraqi Imports Dive

The U.S. Gulf Coast imported the least amount of crude in nearly three decades as shipments from Iraq plummeted and congestion lingered on a critical ...


Guantanamo Bay

Terrorism Trials at Guantanamo Are Challenged by Extreme Delays

In the latest setback to the Guantanamo military commissions, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday threw out some three years ...



Armed group attacks air base in southern Libya held by Haftar

An armed group on Thursday a major air base in southern Libya held by eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar on Thursday after he moved most ...


Israel Election

Why did Arab voter turnout for Israel’s election plunge?

During elections on April 9, Arab political parties in Israel narrowly escaped a catastrophic defeat at the polls, as historically low voter turnout threatened to ...


Iran Sanctions

How Sanctions Are Affecting Iran’s Airline Industry

Greater delays, downtime, and problems acquiring new planes have made Iran feel the heat, but its civil aviation sector continues to generate revenue for the ...



Turkey looking at new trade mechanisms with Iran to avoid U.S. sanctions

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday Turkey is looking into establishing new trade mechanisms with Iran, like the INSTEX system set up by European ...



In Soccer, Power’s Always in Play

“Soccer and the Arab World: The Revolution of the Round Ball,” an exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris that runs through July 21, ...



Energy Secretary Perry planning to leave Trump administration

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is planning to leave the Trump administration, but his departure is not imminent, a source familiar with the situation said ...


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