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The Saudi programme includes a $200m grant to fund small and medium enterprises, aimed at job creation and widening social solidarity.
Saudi Arabia says six mortar shells fell in an uninhabited area near the new al-Auja border guard centre of Hafr al-Batin, but caused no damage
Jordan, which closely follows regional heavyweight Saudi Arabia on most foreign policy issues, wants to raise its international profile and win more recognition of its role in accommodating Syrian refugees, the officials said.
According to Ethiopian officials, three of their nationals were killed this month in clashes with Saudi police as the clampdown — set in motion after a seven-month amnesty period expired — got under way.
Plan aimed at raising levels of bilateral trade between both countries
Riyadh-based Kudu, which operates more than 200 restaurants in the kingdom, is owned by four individual shareholders, including chairman and chief executive Abdulmohsen Bin Abdulaziz Al Yahya
Anti-Coup Alliance figure condemns Kerry’s “restoring democracy” comment and US policy
Del Rosario said there were believed to be 660,000 Filipinos working in Saudi Arabia although it remained unclear how many were illegals.
OPEC’s supply averages 29.90 million barrels per day, down from a revised 30.01 million bpd in September
This is the interim president’s second regional tour; both tours come within a month
The interim president will travel to Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates
The minister said that he expects to send the list of references to 10 international consulting firms and to receive their technical and financial proposals in order to select the most favourable one.
Conservative religious figures are still opposed to women driving.
This decision will help Central Bank of Egypt to take long term decisions: Expert
The investment costs for the first phase reach $600m of joint Saudi, Emrati and Egyptian investments.
Some 1.5 million Muslim pilgrims thronged Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia Monday for the high point of the annual hajj, praying for an end to disputes and bloodshed.
The Egyptian Ministry of Finance, in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport and Saudi and Egyptian investors, will soon construct a new railway line connecting the cities of Bilbeis in the Sharqeya Governorate and 10th of Ramadan City, located along the Cairo-Ismailia desert road.
King Abdullah of Jordan receives Egypt’s interim president and his delegation in Amman on Tuesday
Interim President Adly Mansour embarks on a two-stop trip to Saudi Arabia and Jordan
Visit marks interim president’s first tour abroad
Officials from Iraq, the second largest producer in oil cartel OPEC, were quoted on Monday as saying that the country had restored normal output after completing repair work on a pipeline leak.
“Many women are enthusiastic about learning to drive, or to teach other” women how to drive, she said, as many Saudi women have obtained abroad the driving licences they are denied in their homeland.
By Farah Halime It was bound to happen sooner or later. Egypt has returned to Qatar the $2bn the Gulf state deposited in Egypt’s central bank after negotiations to convert the money into three-year bonds failed. Though this represents only a quarter of the total funds Qatar has lent or given to Egypt, the decision …
Interim president Adly Mansour expected to visit Kuwait soon
In an address to Interim President Adly Mansour, Shereen Al-Gizawy calls for president’s immediate intervention ahead of his trip to Saudi Arabia
You have to admit that despite all the heartaches that we have come to encounter in Egypt, the place is becoming quite the rollercoaster ride. It is interesting to watch how roles are being exchanged at dizzying velocity. A once villain is now considered prince charming, a once prince charming is now seen as a …
By James M. Dorsey Saudi Arabia’s secretive ruling family is mulling over allowing women to attend football matches. No Saudi official has suggested that the controversial issue is under discussion but if past experience is any indication, a series of statements and denials suggests that a debate is underway. The debate would be a revival …
By Farah Halime, Rebel Economy We may not like it, but Egypt desperately needs Gulf money. So why not change the way the Gulf lends money to Egypt to make it count. It won’t be just about wasting away cash to address a symptom without resolving the underlying problem. Indeed, without Gulf aid, the government would have …
FM Nabil Fahmy to meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry and French FM Laurent Fabius to discuss Palestine, Syria and Egypt
Luxor’s main square has received a new name