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As per the deal, 600 MW will be offered by the Office of Renewable Energy Projects Development (Repdo) in a public competition. (Shutterstock)
March 25, 2019 - 09:13 GMT
Saudi Arabia is set to float tenders for the construction of a 600 megawatt (MW) solar power project in the city of Makkah in bid to cater to the increasing demand for electricity and clean energy from a booming population.
emeni fighter loyal to the government backed by the Saudi-led coalition walks past debris along a road near the town of Al-Shurayja in the southern Lahij province (AFP)
March 25, 2019 - 09:00 GMT
Yemen's four-year conflict has left thousands dead and triggered the world's worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United Nations.
Aseel Omran attended Dior fashion show with her sister (Source: aseel - Instagram)
March 24, 2019 - 12:24 GMT
Aseel Omran's style was able to capture attention at the Dior fashion show in Dubai.
Since the campaign began in November 2017, there have been 2,827,564 offenders, including 2,204,460 for violating residency regulations, 432,461 for labor violations and 190,643 for border violations. (Shutterstock)
March 24, 2019 - 09:22 GMT
Nearly 2.82 million violators of residency, work and border security systems have been arrested in a year-long roundup, according to an official report.
Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Tuesday that 12,000 Saudi tourists had visited Lebanon in the weekend directly following the lifting of a Saudi travel warning last month. (Shutterstock)
March 24, 2019 - 08:12 GMT
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid al-Bukhari said he expected many Saudi tourists to visit Lebanon during the summer, after the country lifted a 15-month-old travel warning in February.
Saudi Arabia and UAE embrace blockchain despite a crash in coin prices. (Shutterstock)
March 23, 2019 - 07:00 GMT
The Gulf is overtaking Asia as the global leader in cryptocurrencies, as countries such as Saudi Arabia and the UAE embrace blockchain technology despite the crash in coin prices, according to the cofounders of a new digital-currency exchange.
The project aims to create a “human space that will bring back the human life to Riyadh. (Shutterstock)
March 22, 2019 - 07:00 GMT
The project aims to create a “human space that will bring back the human life to Riyadh.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz (Twitter)
March 21, 2019 - 09:06 GMT
Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Moroccan King Mohammed VI reviewed the “brotherly and friendly” relations between the two countries during a telephone call, state news agency SPA said Wednesday.
The net flow as a percentage of assets for Saudi Arabia funds increased by about 48 percent this year. (Shutterstock)
March 21, 2019 - 08:27 GMT
Index provider MSCI is also adding Saudi stocks to its own emerging markets index
Here is a list of the top 5 shows from your childhood in the Middle East
March 20, 2019 - 14:40 GMT
A list of the top 5 shows from your childhood in the Middle East
In light of the changes and reforms that are being undertaken by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin-Salman, what used to be unimaginable is turning into a norm (Source: frenchmontana - akon - pitbull - Instagram)
March 20, 2019 - 14:14 GMT
11-day music festival kickstarted on the 14th of March in Saudi Arabia and will end on the 30th. The confirmed performers so far are Moroccan Rapper French Montana, American Rapper Pitbull, and the Hitmaker Akon.
Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 20, 2019 - 11:28 GMT
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reinforced its determination to confront extremism and hate speech in the wake of Friday’s terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand, which left 50 people dead.
The global oilfield service sector’s recovery from the deepest trough it has ever encountered is not going to happen overnight. (Shutterstock)
March 20, 2019 - 07:51 GMT
The global oilfield service sector’s recovery from the deepest trough it has ever encountered is not going to happen overnight.
70,000 Jobs to Be Created, SR50 billion Investment Opportunities. (Shutterstock)
March 20, 2019 - 07:41 GMT
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman launched on Tuesday four entertainment projects in Riyadh worth SR86 billion ($23 billion).
The UAE and Saudi Arabia show the most promise in terms of skills in technology. (Shutterstock)
March 19, 2019 - 10:16 GMT
The UAE and Saudi Arabia show the most promise in terms of skills in technology, according to the Coursera’s Global Skills Index, an in-depth report on skill trends and performance across 60 countries in the Middle East and around the world.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Twitter)
March 19, 2019 - 09:03 GMT
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has reportedly been stripped of some his powers and has not attended a series of high-profile ministerial and diplomatic meetings in the kingdom over the last fortnight, fueling speculation of a growing rift between the controversial prince and the king.