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Saudi Arabia plans $147bn expansion for transport sector

Saudi officials want to turn the capital of Riyadh into a global business hub

Standard Chartered opens first branch in Saudi Arabia

The move widens the services Standard Chartered can offer in the country

Saudi wealth fund weighs new airport in Riyadh for tourism drive

The crown prince’s economic transformation plan has identified Islamic pilgrimage as a key source of non-oil revenue

Dubai-based Opontia raises $20m to acquire MENA e-commerce brands

Opontia was launched in March 2021

Schlumberger-backed Arabian Drilling planning Saudi IPO

Arabian Drilling may complete a deal on Riyadh’s stock exchange before the end of the year

Emaar’s Reel Cinemas expands into Saudi Arabia

The kingdom’s first Reel Cinemas venue will feature 14 screens

Saudi’s AlUla airport receives inaugural flynas flight from Riyadh

Flynas will operate two weekly flights between Riyadh and AlUla on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Video: Saudi forces destroy missile targeting ‘civilians’ in Riyadh, debris damages house

The kingdom also intercepted and destroyed six armed drones targeting the southern region, Jazan and Khamis Mushait

Saudi police nab man who stole SAR25,5000 from a bank using ‘fake’ gun

The perpetrator allegedly stole the amount after threatening a bank employee that he would harm a customer with a gun

Two loud booms heard in Saudi capital Riyadh – witnesses

The kingdom had intercepted a hostile air target aimed at the city on Saturday

US, UK condemn air attack on Riyadh which ‘targeted civilians’

Saudi Arabia said it had “intercepted and destroyed a hostile air target going towards Riyadh” on Saturday

Saudi to resume flights to Qatar after restoration of ties

Saudi Arabia will be ready to resume all international flight operations on March 31

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Flydubai resumes flights between Dubai and Riyadh, Dammam

Saudi Arabia had permitted international flights to resume operations to the kingdom starting 11am on Sunday, January 3

Saudi’s King Salman invites GCC leaders for group summit in Riyadh

The 41st GCC Summit is set to be held in the Saudi capital on January 5, 2021

UAE carriers Emirates, Etihad suspend flights to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman

Emirates has suspended flights to the kingdom until December 27, while flights to Kuwait and Oman have been halted from December 22-28

G20 leaders’ summit, set for Riyadh, to now be held ‘virtually’

The agenda this year will focus on protecting lives and restoring growth

Oil giant Aramco regains top spot from Apple as tech rally fades

Apple and Aramco are the only two companies to have achieved valuations of $2 trillion

AstroLabs eases business set-up in Saudi Arabia with new portal

Setupinsaudi.com lists a setup process and information on requirements

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Saudi King Salman heads to NEOM for ‘rest and relaxation’

King Salman underwent a surgery in Riyadh last month for an inflamed gallbladder

Global Exclusive: How tech event LEAP aims to transform Saudi’s ICT landscape

Saudi Arabia is transforming its technology landscape, aiming to become the regional hub for innovation and building an ecosystem where the tools of tomorrow are conceptualised and created. Powering that ambition is LEAP, a new mega tech event set to have a ‘seismic’ impact on the global stage

Domestic flights to resume in Saudi Arabia from May 31

All local destinations will be covered by these flights within two weeks

Saudi imposes 24-hour curfew in several cities including Riyadh, Dammam

Entry into and exit from the areas under curfew has been banned until further notice

Revealed: World’s top 10 cheapest and most expensive cities in 2019

Muscat, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh featured among the top 10 cities that saw the biggest move upwards in the ranking

Saudi issues heatwave warning

Temperatures are expected to exceed 48 degrees celsius