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Saudi women celebrate Women’s Day with a jog in Jeddah

8 March 2018, 9:23 PM

Paying no heed to bemused onlookers, a group of women in the Saudi city of Jeddah marked International Women’s Day on Thursday by exercising one of their newly acquired freedoms: the right to go for a jog. Saudi women have had a momentous year as the young, reform-minded Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman lifted a […]

Saudi Crown Prince to visit Britain on March 7 – PM May’s spokesman

27 February 2018, 3:43 PM

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will begin a visit to Britain on March 7 which will include talks with Prime Minister Theresa May on topics such as extremism and societal reform, May’s spokesman said on Tuesday. “The visit will usher in a new era in bilateral relations focused on a partnership that delivers wide-ranging […]

Oil prices continue to increase

15 February 2018, 11:14 AM

Oil prices have continued to increase by more than 1% since Wednesday’s close of the JSE.

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal released- family sources

27 January 2018, 1:48 PM

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been released from detention, family sources said on Saturday, more than two months after he was taken into custody in the kingdom’s sweeping crackdown on corruption. His release came hours after he told Reuters in an exclusive interview at the opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh that he […]

S.Arabia releases corruption detainees, others to stand trial- report

26 December 2017, 1:48 PM

Saudi Arabia has released 23 of the 200-or-so powerful individuals detained since November on corruption charges after they reached deals with the government, Okaz newspaper reported on Tuesday. The report did not name those involved in what appeared to be the first large-scale release since the royals, business people and government officials were detained in […]



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