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Saudi Arabia news


Saudi stock market trading stops over technical error

June 02, 2021 3:35 pm

Saudi state television reported the trades halting on Riyadh's Tadawul in an urgent on-screen graphic, with an anchor saying officials were trying to fix the problem.

US vows to defend Saudi Arabia after attack on key oil site

March 08, 2021 6:48 pm

The attacks are the most serious against Saudi oil installations since a key processing facility and two fields came under fire in September 2019, cutting production for about a month and exposing the vulnerability of the kingdom’s petroleum industry.

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV

June 15, 2019 2:49 pm

A Saudi-led coalition launched airstrikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported part of an escalation of tit-for-tat strikes that has stoked regional tensions.

Saudi doctors get brief grace period to remain in Canada

August 09, 2018 12:24 am

The 800 medical trainees are among more than 15,000 Saudis whose government has ordered them to suddenly leave the country due to Canada's criticism of the ultraconservative kingdom's arrest of women's rights activists.

Nitaqat law to punish illegal expatriates: Saudi Arabia

February 27, 2014 6:26 pm

As per government estimate, around 1.41 lakh Indians left Saudi Arabia between April 6 and November 3, 2013, following the enforcement of Nitaqat law.

Saudi court sentences prominent rights lawyer to 3-month jail term for dissent

October 30, 2013 6:02 pm

Political dissent is not tolerated in the kingdom. Political parties are banned.

Saudi women say yes to Driving, to protest against ban on Oct 26

October 23, 2013 8:03 pm

October 26 is the day on which women in Saudi Arabia will say they are serious about driving.