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U.S. carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack: officials 0

U.S. carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran,...

Saudi state defense firm pens deal with South Africa’s Paramount 0

Saudi state defense firm pens deal with South Africa’s Paramount

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and South Africa’s Paramount Group have signed a collaboration agreement as part of the Gulf kingdom’s efforts to develop its own domestic defense industry, the two...

Saudi’s Falih: we are ready to replace Iranian oil after end of waivers 0

Saudi’s Falih: we are ready to replace Iranian oil after end of waivers

  The energy minister said Saudi will adjust their oil production based on global levels MOSCOW: Saudi Arabia is ready to meet oil consumers’ demand by replacing supplies from Iran after the United States...

Religion plays too big a role in the lives of young Arabs, survey reveals 0

Religion plays too big a role in the lives of young Arabs, survey reveals

Young Arabs believe that drugs are too freely available in society Three quarters of young Saudis say they are optimistic about their futures   DUBAI: Young Arabs believe religion plays too big a role...

Top five trends shaping KSA retail industry 0

Top five trends shaping KSA retail industry

Artificial intelligence can identify consumer preferences with great accuracy   RIYADH: The Kingdom has a vast, young, tech-savvy population that is shifting behavior in Saudi Arabia, according to Ahmed Reda, MENA consumer industry leader...

Saudi ministry’s priority access plan ‘helps thousands’ 0

Saudi ministry’s priority access plan ‘helps thousands’

The initiative is one of a set of programs launched by the ministry to improve social services RIYADH: More than 3,000 Saudis have benefitted from a pioneering initiative launched last week to give people...

Saudi Arabia leads global condemnation of Sri Lanka attacks 0

Saudi Arabia leads global condemnation of Sri Lanka attacks

King Salman condemned the “despicable act of terrorism” Other world leaders have also condemned the attacks that killed more than 200 people RIYADH: King Salman and other world leaders have condemned a series of...

Profile of a Prince: Promise and Peril in Mohammed bin Salman’s Vision 2030 0

Profile of a Prince: Promise and Peril in Mohammed bin Salman’s Vision 2030

      Saudi Arabia and its de facto leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, are beset on all sides by problems. Many of the current challenges are of the Crown Prince’s own making....

Social media platforms were used like lethal weapons in New Zealand. That must change now. 0

Social media platforms were used like lethal weapons in New Zealand. That must change now.

Margaret Sullivan – washingtonpost Right from the twisted start, those who plotted to kill worshipers at two New Zealand mosques depended on the passive incompetence of Facebook, YouTube and other social media platforms. They depended...

Don’t reverse the gains of women in the military 0

Don’t reverse the gains of women in the military

Leon Panetta Six years ago, I had the honor of ending the final vestige of overt gender discrimination in the government when, along with then-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey,...

Saudi Arabia ranks 6th globally in annual logistics index 0

Saudi Arabia ranks 6th globally in annual logistics index

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Saudi Arabia ranks sixth globally in annual logistics index, according to the 2019 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index. Saudi Arabia also comes in at No. 5 for business fundamentals, indicative...

Be guided by neutrality, Saudi Arabia to UNHCR 0

Be guided by neutrality, Saudi Arabia to UNHCR

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — The Council of Ministers chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Tuesday emphasized that Saudi Arabia, in all its procedures, regulations and applications, takes into account...

Could lab-grown meat be in Saudi Arabia’s future? 0

Could lab-grown meat be in Saudi Arabia’s future?

          Gulf states are looking to new ways of putting food on the table Experts say new technologies could be the answer to food security DUBAI: With Gulf countries importing...

Paperwork for women without guardian, Shoura says no 0

Paperwork for women without guardian, Shoura says no

  RIYADH — The Shoura Council on Monday rejected a proposal to carry out studies to allow Saudi women to have paper work done without the consent of their legal guardian. Dr. Iqbal Darandri, a...

Saudi Arabia ranks 9 on list of world’s most powerful countries 0

Saudi Arabia ranks 9 on list of world’s most powerful countries

  Saudi Arabia has landed a spot on the list of world’s most powerful countries and has been ranked number 9 in the US News and World Report rankings. The ranking examines a country’s...

King Salman to patronize financial conference in April 0

King Salman to patronize financial conference in April

  The conference will be aimed at increasing the Saudi financial industry’s contribution to the annual gross domestic product RIYADH: The first “Financial Sector Conference,” part of the Vision 2030 Financial Sector Development Program...

Saudi Arabia names Princess Reema bint Bandar as its first female ambassador 0

Saudi Arabia names Princess Reema bint Bandar as its first female ambassador

The National Saudi Arabia has appointed Princess Reema bint Bandar as its diplomatic representative to the US – the first female ambassador in the history of the kingdom. In a series of royal decrees...