RENEWABLE ENERGY

Saudi Arabia Nears First Utility-Scale Wind Power Project

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Saudi Arabia moved a step closer toward the construction of its first utility-scale wind-power project, according to reports.

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Renewable Energy

Saudis Seek Bids for First Utility-Scale Plant for Wind Power

Saudi Arabia,  the world’s biggest exporter of crude oil, moved a step closer toward the construction of its first utility-scale wind-power project. ...

 

Industrial Energy City

Saudi planned Industrial Energy City project to spur economic growth, create jobs

The decision to establish a new industrial city for energy is in line with the Kingdom's vision 2030 and supports the vital infrastructure of the ...

 

Qatar Crisis

David Ignatius: Is there a role for political Islam in modern times?

Tillerson is right to see this as a fratricidal dispute that should be resolved through negotiation. The allegation that Qatar supports terrorism is weak, especially ...

 

Travel and Tourism

Saudi Arabia allocates $2.67bn to develop new tourism projects

Kingdom to focus on building family destinations, rehabilitate historic sites. ...

 

Housing and Real Estate

Saudi launches 27,658 housing products across country

The Ministry of Housing has launched 27,658 housing products across the Kingdom within its “sakani” (housing) program to allocate and deliver 280,000 housing products this ...

 

Security

Qatif’s ‘most dangerous terrorist’ killed

Saudi authorities have announced that they have killed Qatif’s “most dangerous terrorist” named Jaafar Bin Hassan Makki Al-Mubaireek, Al Arabiya English reported on Saturday. ...

 

Water

Saudi Arabia to establish three wastewater treatment plants

The Saudi Arabian ministry of water, environment and agriculture has announced plans to set up wastewater treatment projects in the cities of Jeddah and Dammam ...

 

U.S.-Saudi Relations

Saudi Crown Prince telephones US Defense Secretary

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, made a telephone call today to US Defense Secretary ...

 

Yemen Civil War

LA Times Editorial: Yemen is on the brink of collapse and our allies the Saudis are to blame

In the long run, the conflict in Yemen requires a negotiated political solution, not a continuation of the failed Saudi military strategy which has not ...

 

Death Penalty in Saudi Arabia

Student facing beheading in Saudi Arabia was to attend Western Michigan University

A Saudi Arabian student who was arrested five years ago as he was about to fly to Michigan to attend college is believed to be ...

 

Women

Naziha Deriche is making it easier for Saudi women to find jobs, here’s how

This is why Alajnabia came to life, becoming the first job-searching platform dedicated to Saudi women. ...

 

Society

Saudi girl’s online post in miniskirt draws conservative ire

A young Saudi woman sparked a sensation online over the weekend by posting a video of herself in a miniskirt and crop top walking around ...

 

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Regional and related topics

GCC Rift

UAE hacked Qatari government sites, sparking regional upheaval, according to intelligence officials

The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites in order to post incendiary false quotes attributed to Qatar's ...

 

Syria Civil War

Dozens of U.S. civilians are in Syria fighting against ISIS

The heavily armed fighters peered out of a broken second-story window at their outpost in a crumbling house on the western edge of this shellshocked ...

 

Iran

Iran blames Trump for instability, rejects ‘rogue’ label

Iran on Saturday blamed what it called Donald Trump's "arbitrary and conflicting policies" for global security threats, rejecting the U.S. president's description of Tehran as ...

 

India-Pakistan

2 killed as Indian, Pakistan soldiers trade fire in Kashmir

An Indian army soldier and a child were killed Monday after Pakistani troops opened fire across a cease-fire line dividing the troubled region between India ...

 

Jordan

Jordan Soldier Sentenced To Life For Murder of Three U.S. Special Forces

A military court in Jordan on Monday gave one of its soldiers a life sentence for shooting and killing three American special forces at a ...

 

Israel-Palestine

Israel reopens Muslim holy site — but the addition of metal detectors sparks new protests

srael reopened the Temple Mount plaza outside Al Aqsa Mosque on Sunday for the first time since a deadly shootout at the Jerusalem holy site ...

 

Turkey

Bomb blast hits military vehicle, wounds 17 in southeast Turkey

Explosives planted by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants ripped through a Turkish military vehicle traveling through southeast Turkey on Monday, wounding 17 soldiers, the military ...

 

Egypt

Egypt says 1 killed, 50 injured in clashes on Nile island

Egyptian police on Sunday fired tear gas to disperse a rock-pelting crowd of residents defending their homes on a Nile River island against bulldozers sent ...

 

Saudi Aramco IPO

New UK Listing Rules Set to Attract State Companies Beyond Aramco

Proposed changes to Britain's listing regime are likely to attract a series of state-backed companies to London's stock markets as governments in oil rich states ...

 

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