Business

Tadawul Hires Nasdaq to Lead Tech Transformation

Tadawul is getting a tech boost. Last week, the Saudi stock exchange announced that it had entered into a deal with Nasdaq to upgrade its...

Step by Step, Saudi Women are Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Back in March of this year, on the heels of the Saudi Stock Exchange’s appointment of Sarah Al Suhaimi as its first female chair,...

Aramco and SABIC Sign Landmark Agreement on $20B Oil-to-Chemical Project

Saudi Arabia is making moves as it continues to steer its economy away from its traditional oil reliance. Aramco and SABIC—Saudi Arabia’s two biggest companies—signed...

Counterterrorism

Saudi Arabia Convenes Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition

Defense Ministers of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) held their first high-level meeting in Riyadh under the theme "Allied against Terrorism" on...

Strengthening U.S.-Saudi Military Cooperation with ‘Earnest Leader 2017’ Exercise

Royal Saudi Land Forces and U.S. Army personnel have taken another step to promote military cooperation, peacekeeping and participation in regional security programs. From...

Anti-Terror Measures: Saudi Arabia, Allies Add Names to Terror List

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of Egypt announced the designation of nine entities...

Culture

Saudi Arabia’s Green Falcons are Prepping for a World Cup Win

2018 will be a big year for the Green Falcons of Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom's national football (or soccer, for our U.S. folks) team will be...

Saudi Scholarship Students Volunteering in Over 12 Nations Worldwide

The role of philanthropy in Saudi Arabia has grown since the announcement it is one of the key pillars of Saudi Vision 2030. As...

Saudi Crown Prince Tops TIME’S Person of the Year 2017 Online Poll

TIME readers have spoken. Well, to be more exact: voted. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman won the TIME Person of the Year 2017 online reader...

Energy

Wind Resources Will Play a Major Role in Saudi’s Sustainable Energy Push

Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast holds attractive wind resources—an opportunity that has garnered notable interest from Masdar, an Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company. As Mohamed...

Saudi Arabia is Going Low-Carbon

With new partnerships in stow, Saudi Arabia is moving toward a low-carbon economy. Saudi Arabia’s national petroleum and natural gas giant Saudi Aramco has recruited...

Saudi Arabia’s Plan to Go Solar

With solar energy expected to lead the renewables drive, Saudi Arabia's Energy Ministry is drawing up an incentive program to encourage both companies and...

Government

Saudi Arabia is Hosting One of the Region’s Largest Cyber Security Conferences

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior, represented by the Kingdom's National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), will host the third International Cyber Security Conference (ICSC) in...

KSRelief Rehabilitates Houthi Child Soldiers in Yemen

In honor of World Children's Day on November 20, the Communications and Media Center for the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affaris released a short...

Prince Khalid bin Salman Officially Begins Assignment as Saudi Ambassador to the U.S.

HRH Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud officially began his tenure as the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the...

Sign up for our weekly newsletter

53,747FollowersFollow
207SubscribersSubscribe