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Saudi extends exit, re-entry visas of expatriates

The extension will be done automatically without the need to visit the passport headquarters

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Saudi-led Arab coalition announces two-week ceasefire in Yemen

The two-week period is subject to extension

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UAE confirms 300 new Covid-19 cases; Saudi reports 137 additional cases

The ministry also announced 53 additional recoveries on Wednesday

Covid-19: Saudi reports a total of 2,795 cases

The death toll in the kingdom has now reached 41

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Saudi private sector firms can cut salaries, working hours – report

The decision can only be carried out with consent from the employees

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

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Covid-19: UAE reports 277 new cases, 1 death; Saudi reports 4 additional deaths

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UAE now stands at 2,076 while Saudi Arabia has reported 2,523 infections

Passengers from these countries can travel to Dubai despite entry visa suspension

Emirates airline also denied social media reports that it is planning to suspend all flights from March 17

Saudi Aramco reports 21% profit drop for 2019 on lower oil prices

Brent crude averaged $64.12 a barrel in 2019 compared with $71.67 the previous year

Saudi Arabia bans travel, flights to EU, India, Philippines, among other countries

It has given a 72-hour period for its citizens and residents from the countries on the list to return to the kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s Aramco to pump 12.3 million bpd in April

It puts Aramco supply above its maximum sustainable capacity, indicating that the kingdom is even tapping its strategic inventories

Saudi Arabia bans travel to UAE, eight other countries

The kingdom will suspend all air travel between itself and the nine countries

Dubai’s DXB and DWC airports shut down smart gates

At Dubai airport, every traveller will go through unobtrusive thermal screenings

Emirates says travellers from over 20 countries will not be allowed to fly to Saudi

All those with Umrah visas will also not be permitted to travel to the kingdom

Saudi tourist visa on arrival for UK, US and Schengen visa holders

The General Authority of Civil Aviation has instructed national air carriers to allow the holders of these visas to travel to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco crosses the $2 trillion mark on Thursday

On the second day of trading on Riyadh’s stock exchange, Saudi Aramco briefly soared past the target

Saudi’s Shoura Council calls for study on keeping expat fee unchanged in 2020

The study will look into the expatriate fee charged on companies and as well as the dependents fee that foreign nationals pay

Video: Saudi overhauls Hajj and Umrah visas ahead of tourist visa launch

The move comes as the kingdom launches PR campaign with influencers on social media

Saudi could start issuing tourist visas soon – report

The visas will reportedly be available to people from about 50 countries

Saudi to issue e-visas for Umrah pilgrims

The kingdom is seeking to issue 10 million visas for this year’s Umrah season

Saudi to ban recruitment of expats in several hospitality jobs

The kingdom has implemented a strict Saudisation policy in several sectors

Saudi King heads to $500bn mega city NEOM for holiday

Construction work on the $500bn NEOM project is slated to begin this year

Saudi dairy company Almarai’s CEO resigns

The company’s former CEO Georges P Schorderet has been re-appointed to the role

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UAE, Saudi confirm that Eid Al Fitr starts on Tuesday

The crescent moon was sighted on Monday evening

Saudi calls on Muslims to sight Eid moon on Monday

The sighting of the moon will mark the start of Eid Al Fitr

Saudi intercepts two missiles headed towards Makkah, Jeddah

The kingdom’s air defense forces destroyed the ballistic missiles over Taif

Video: Swarms of locusts invade Saudi city

Saudi has seen locust outbreaks since the start of this year

Court orders Saudia to pay over SAR61,000 to passenger for 21-hour flight delay

The verdict said the compensation was for the “psychological and financial harm” the passenger had sustained

Several shops shut down in Saudisation drive after illegal expat practices exposed

Saudisation is now mandatory in several retail sectors in the kingdom

Saudi prince passes away

The royal court said the funeral prayer for Prince Faisal will be held on Tuesday