#Saudi Arabia

GCC Covid-19 update: Oman reports 11 deaths, Kuwait sees 740 new cases

The death toll in Oman has risen to 762

Saudi Binladin to hire more advisers for $15bn debt revamp

The kingdom’s top builder reached out to restructuring specialists across the Gulf to assist with reorganising the business

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Saudi forces destroy bomb-laden drones targeting ‘civilians’ in the kingdom

Attacks on the kingdom were launched on Wednesday and Thursday

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 883 cases; 349 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 393

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 644 cases; 781 infections recorded in Saudi Arabia

The death toll in the UAE stands at 391

Saudi Arabia gaming market valued at $837m in 2019: study

UAE is the 35th largest gaming market in the world for revenue

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Saudi extends validity of expired residency visas for expats stuck aboard

The decision comes since international passenger flights to and from the kingdom remain suspended

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Khashoggi Verdict: No death penalty for accused in final Saudi ruling

Five of the men had been sentenced to death last year, but Khashoggi’s son announced in May that his family had forgiven the killers

GCC Covid-19 update: Oman registers 256 cases; 470 cases reported in UAE

The death toll in the UAE stands at 390

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 513 cases; 619 infections confirmed in Kuwait

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 388

Saudis reduce oil pricing in sign demand recovery is struggling

Aramco will also trim pricing for lighter barrels to northwest Europe and the Mediterranean region

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

Setupinsaudi.com lists a setup process and information on requirements

Aramco delays multibillion-dollar LNG, petrochemical plans

It’s also reviewing an earlier decision to buy 25 per cent of Sempra Energy’s Texas LNG terminal

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Saudi Arabia approves use of airspace for UAE flights to and from all countries

The UAE and Israel have recently normalised ties and pledged to cooperate in areas including civil aviation

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 735 cases; 667 infections confirmed in Kuwait

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 387

Saudi Arabia delays showcase investment conference until January

It will now be held on January 26-28

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Saudi’s King Salman dismisses royals, officers in corruption probe at Ministry of Defence

Lt. General Mutlaq bin Salim bin Mutlaq Al-Azima will now serve as the Commander of the Joint Forces

Livestreaming app Bigo Live to sponsor Saudi gamers

Up to 3,000 gamers in the Middle East to benefit from incentive package

Saudi Arabia reserves grew in July from lowest level since 2010

The government could still face a budget deficit of over 13 per cent of gross domestic product in 2020

How are Saudi Arabia’s mega projects faring amid virus slowdown

Despite the headwinds caused by the pandemic, Saudi Arabia’s mega projects are moving along steadily

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 491 cases; 187 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 378

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Saudi to localise engineering jobs from 2021

The decision applies to all private sector establishments that employ five or more engineering professionals

Saudi forces destroy bomb-laden drones, missiles launched towards civilians

Two separate incidents were reported on Saturday and Sunday

Mideast equity markets mixed with oil prices in focus

Kuwait’s main equity index led losses in the region

Saudi Aramco suspends $10bn China oil refinery venture

The oil-price crash and the virus’s impact on energy demand have changed the calculations for energy companies’ projects

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 461 cases; 163 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in Oman and the UAE now stands at 609 and 369 respectively

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Saudi will stick to 2002 Arab peace plan – foreign minister

The plan proposes normalised relations with Israel only after it withdraws from the Palestinian territories

Saudi Arabia led GCC in number of phishing attacks in Q2: Kaspersky report

There were 973,061 phishing attacks in KSA, with UAE following with 617,347 in the quarter

Saudis keep pressure on OPEC cheats before ministerial talks

Riyadh’s struggle to enforce compliance has been a long-running issue

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 435 cases; 188 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE stands at 367