Business

Lynn Laverty Elsenhans Appointed to Aramco Board of Directors

Lynn Laverty Elsenhans has become the first woman ever appointed to the Board of Directors of Aramco. Lynn Laverty Elsenhans is the former chairwoman, president...

Red Sea Diving Opens Tourism Opportunity in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's 1200 miles of Red Sea coast provide unspoiled diving and are a leading opportunity for growing the Saudi tourism industry. Tourism official Salah...

Saudi Stock Market Sees Record Foreign Investment

Foreigners bought a record $384 million of Saudi Arabian stocks on a net basis last week, showing international interest in the market is continuing...

Counterterrorism

Secretary Pompeo Praises Saudi Counter-Extremism Efforts

In bilateral remarks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir, new U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Saudi efforts to fight terrorism and combat...

Saudi Arabia Curbs Extremist Ideologies in Education, Textbooks

Saudi Arabia is revamping its education curriculum and textbooks to eradicate any trace of Muslim Brotherhood influence and will dismiss anyone working in the...

Crown Prince Promotes Moderate Islam to Combat Violent Extremism

In an interview with the London Telegraph ahead of his visit to the United Kingdom, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman advocated for moderate Islam...

Culture

Saudi Women’s Organization Hosts “Tea Around the World”

A group of women in Jeddah recently held “Tea around the World” a fundraising event in honor of “Al Oula,” the First Women’s Welfare...

Rhodes Trust Inaugurates Scholarship in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Ministry of Education has collaborated with Rhodes Trust to produce a new scholarship for Saudi Arabia. Muhammad Alagil, co-founder of Jarir Bookstores,...

Harvard Students Share Thoughts on Trip to Saudi Arabia

A group of 15 students from Harvard recently made their first trip to Saudi Arabia to further their knowledge of a country they have...

Energy

Saudi Energy Companies Bringing New Investment to Houston

Saudi Arabia's preeminent energy companies are negotiating billions of dollars in investments for their Houston-area petrochemicals operations to take advantage of cheap natural gas...

Saudi Wind Farm Makes Progress

Saudi Arabia received four bids for the first wind-power project tendered under a government program to attract international companies, without disclosing information about the...

World’s Largest Solar Power Plant to Open in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will be home to the world’s largest solar power plant under a recent partnership signed between the Kingdom and Japan’s SoftBank Vision...

Government

Madinah to Host Global Conference on Humanizing Cities

The First International Conference on Humanizing Cities will take place from May 7 to 10 at Taibah University in Madinah. The event is being organized...

Technology, Philanthropy Highlight Crown Prince’s West Coast Travel

During his tour of the the West Coast, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman started in Seattle and met the CEOs of some of the...

Crown Prince Visit to New York Promotes Business and Cultural Ties

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s tour included a comprehensive agenda in New York, the financial and cultural capital of the United States. Saudi Arabia...

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