One of the five pillars of the world's fastest-growing religion, the hajj is expected to draw 2 mn people from around the globe this year.
17 Aug 2018 3:16 PM
Thousands of software professionals and students competed in the kingdom's first-ever hackathon.
05 Aug 2018 10:46 AM
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans for 26,500 sq km futuristic high-tech hub in 2017 as part of reforms to create jobs.
31 Jul 2018 8:48 AM
Salma al-Sherif told local media that her car had been deliberately set alight this week by men 'opposed to women drivers'.
04 Jul 2018 8:48 PM
Clip sparked torrent of criticism from arch-conservatives on social media, with Arabic hashtag 'naked woman driving in Riyadh'.
28 Jun 2018 12:35 PM
The announcement lifting the ban was first made in September of 2017.
24 Jun 2018 11:35 AM
Russia and several other producers agreed to cut output by about 1.8 million barrels per day.
04 Jun 2018 8:59 AM
The new law would introduce prison term of up to five years, maximum penalty of 300,000 riyals (USD 80,000).
30 May 2018 7:05 PM
The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the Muslim holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board, but had to be diverted to Jeddah.
22 May 2018 3:16 PM
Pompeo was meeting on Sunday with Saudi King Salman, whose country along with Bahrain and the UAE is embroiled in a row with Qatar.
29 Apr 2018 12:05 PM
Princess Noura bint Faisal Al-Saud, great-granddaughter of Saudi Arabia's founder, was named honorary prez of Arab Fashion Council in Dec.
27 Apr 2018 11:20 AM
The 334-sq km project in Qiddiya would rival Walt Disney and include high-end theme parks, motor sport facilities and safari park.
24 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
The video, which was circulated on social media, showed a woman with uncovered hair in a gym and kicking a punching bag.
21 Apr 2018 4:46 PM
Faleh insisted the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) does not have a price target for oil.
20 Apr 2018 6:08 PM
The prince is the architect of a wide-ranging plan dubbed 'Vision 2030' to bring social and economic change to Saudi Arabia's economy.
06 Apr 2018 3:01 PM
Saudi Arabia - birthplace of Islam and home to its holiest shrines - does not recognise Israel.
03 Apr 2018 6:01 PM
The Iran-aligned Huthi rebels fired three missiles at Riyadh and four others at the southern cities of Khamis Mushait, Jizan and Najran.
26 Mar 2018 11:22 AM
Under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 reform plan, the government is seeking to jump-start women's sports.
18 Mar 2018 1:26 PM
Average monthly salaries in pvt sector are close to 8,000 Saudi riyals for men and only 5,000 riyals for women, as per research firm Jadwa.
06 Mar 2018 2:25 PM
Saudi Arabia is pushing to expand country’s private sector, including expansion of female employment under a reform plan for a post-oil era.
19 Feb 2018 9:24 AM