The agreement aims at assisting Jordan to alleviate the burden of public debt service and is part of Saudi Arabia's efforts to support Jordan and help it overcome its economic crisis. (Shutterstock)
December 17, 2018 - 09:05 GMT
The agreement was signed by Minister of Finance, Izzeddin Kanakrieh, and SFD Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Khalid Bin Sulaiman.
December 17, 2018 - 08:27 GMT
As Saudis enjoyed this weekend a variety of big musical concerts in Riyadh as part of the Formula E event, many international artists also performed in the festival.
Jamal Khashoggi. (AFP/ File)
December 17, 2018 - 08:10 GMT
Saudi Arabia has rejected a U.S. Senate resolution blaming Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Vision 2030 that was once a dream has now been translated into a reality with giant steps forward to achieve the needed reforms and to carry out the needed transformations. (Shutterstock)
December 17, 2018 - 07:05 GMT
Much has recently taken place in Saudi Arabia. It started with the Kingdom successfully countering the campaign that targeted the country after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The largest trampoline venue in Riyadh at 3,500 square meters, BOUNCE is located in Rawdah on the Khurais Road. (Photo:
December 16, 2018 - 19:40 GMT
The world’s first female-only trampoline park has finally opened its doors in Riyadh after anticipation building for weeks.
December 16, 2018 - 14:21 GMT
A recent tweet by the Saudi Customs Authority answering a question about the ban imposed on Christmas trees in Saudi Arabia has been going viral.
Clashes erupted between government forces and Houthi rebels in Yemen’s coastal city of Al-Hudaydah (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 12:37 GMT
Clashes erupted between government forces and Houthi rebels in Yemen’s coastal city of Al-Hudaydah on Sunday despite a U.N.-brokered ceasefire, according to a military source and local residents.
SaudiArabia King Salman Bin Abdulaziz and Tunisia Prime Minister Youssef Chahed (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 11:52 GMT
Saudi Arabia has pledged $830 million in aid and investment to cash-strapped Tunisia, following a visit from the North African country's premier to the kingdom.
War in Yemen (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 11:48 GMT
The United States is seeking a reimbursement of around $331 million from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and their allies over 'unpaid' re-fuelling bills for the war in Yemen, a U.S. senator has said.
Commander Rebecca Rebarich, a Pentagon spokeswoman, stated on Friday that the US Central Command (CENTCOM) was specifically looking to reimburse about $36.8 million for fuel costs and $294.3 million for flight hours, which were not included in the initial bills and were therefore paid for with taxpayer money. (Shutterstock)
December 16, 2018 - 07:36 GMT
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates should pay the US military $331 million more for the aerial refueling they received during the Yemen war, the Pentagon said, citing an "accounting error".
A MoU was also signed to extend the Saudi grant for maintenance of the King Abdulaziz Mosque in the Tunisian capital of Tunis. (Shutterstock)
December 16, 2018 - 07:25 GMT
Saudi King Salman and Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Thursday signed two agreements and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Al-Auja Palace in Diriyah.
The first phase of the project, scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2022, will include up to 3,000 hotel rooms, an airport to serve the destination, and yacht marinas, as well as residential properties and recreational facilities. (Shutterstock)
December 16, 2018 - 07:10 GMT
The Red Sea Project is an ultra-luxury destination that brings together a beautiful landscape, adventure and cultural heritage.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Twitter)
December 15, 2018 - 18:41 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has revealed part of the audio recording of Jamal Khashoggi's murder, saying one of the killers of the Saudi dissident journalist is heard saying, “I know how to cut."
U.S. President Donald Trump (AFP/ File Photo)
December 13, 2018 - 09:17 GMT
Saudi Arabia will remain the strongest ally of the US in the Middle East.
The UAE Central Bank issued a statement on Wednesday. (Shutterstock)
December 13, 2018 - 09:00 GMT
The UAE and Saudi Arabia have started using digital currency which will be backed by fiat currency, Mubarak Rashid Al Mansouri, Governor of the UAE Central Bank, said on Wednesday.

The confidence level of Saudi CEOs about the global economy stood at 94 per cent this year as against 55 per cent last year.  (Shutterstock)
December 13, 2018 - 08:51 GMT
Chief executive officers (CEOs) in Saudi Arabia remain moderately optimistic about the growth prospects of the kingdom's economy, as it diversifies away from oil.