Saudi Approves Agreement with Saudi Arabian Chevron on Neutral Zone
Saudi Arabia's cabinet approved an agreement with Chevron Saudi Arabia (SAC) regarding the Neutral Zone between the kingdom and Kuwait, the state news agency said late on Tuesday.
Can Bahrain Bear Consequences of Strained Relations with Turkey?
Since 2011, the Bahraini government has proven two things; the first is that its actions are not based on national logic and do not take into consideration public interest, and the second is that the sovereign decision of the state was handed over to the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia's Aramco Raises Domestic Gasoline Prices for August
Saudi Arabia's oil giant Aramco will raise its domestic gasoline prices for August, state TV reported on Monday.
Ex-Saudi Intelligence Official Alleges Riyadh Sent Hit Squad to Kill Him
A former top-ranking Saudi intelligence official living in exile in Canada alleged in a lawsuit filed in a U.S. court on Thursday that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent a team to kill him in 2018 but the effort was foiled by Canadian authorities.
Bahraini People Stand in Solidarity with Lebanese People, Regime Loyalists Lack Respect and Humanity: Beirut Blast
Millions of people around the world are still traumatized by the tragic explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Wednesday, August 4, 2020.
Former King of Spain Decides to Leave his Country after Allegations of Receiving Millions of Dollars from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain
Spain's former king Juan Carlos has decided to leave his country, a dramatic exit designed to protect the monarchy after a barrage of corruption allegations surfaced against him.
Saudi Arabia Reopens King Fahd Causeway and Border Crossings for Citizens Returning to Country
The Saudi Embassy in Bahrain announced the reopening of border crossings (July 23, 2020) for the return of Saudi citizens and their family members without requesting prior permission, noting that Saudis coming to Bahrain through the airport will be subject to a 10-day quarantine period.
Gulf Deficits Expected to Hit $490bln by 2023, Standard & Poor's Report
Countries of the energy-rich Gulf are expected to accumulate $490 billion in deficits by 2023 due to the double hit of low oil prices and the coronavirus slowdown, Standard and Poors said in a report.
Bahrain Takes Part in Memorandum Asking UN Not to Register Deal between Turkey and Libyan Gov't
Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Greece, and Cyprus sent a note verbale to the Secretariat of the United Nations, urging the UN not to register the maritime boundaries deal signed between Turkey and Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of the National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj, according to a well-placed source at the UN, reported the Middle East News Agency.
King Fahd Causeway to Reopen on July 27: Saudi Arabian Newspaper
Saudi Arabia will reopen King Fahd Causeway on July 27, 2020, with the setting of strict protocols to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported.
IMF Economic Forecasts More Pessimistic than Saudi Arabia's: Central Bank Governor
Saudi Arabia's central bank governor said the International Monetary Fund's economic contraction forecast for Saudi Arabia was "more pessimistic" than Saudi Arabia's own forecasts.
Senior US House Democrat Demands Saudi Arabia to Provide Information about HR Activist Loujain Al-Hathloul
Representative Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, expressed his "continued concern" over Loujain Hathloul's treatment in a letter sent to Saudi Arabia's US ambassador, Reema bint Bandar Al-Saud.
Gulf Coronavirus Infections Surpass 400,000, Reuters Tally Shows
The number of novel coronavirus cases in the six Gulf Arab states has doubled in a month to more than 400,000, as the region's two biggest economies this week fully lifted curfews imposed to combat the infection.
Saudi Arabia to Lift Nationwide Curfew, Resume Economic Activities from Sunday
Saudi Arabia will end a nationwide curfew and lift restrictions on businesses from Sunday morning after three months of lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, state news agency SPA quoted a source in the interior ministry as saying on Saturday.
Saudi Aramco Cuts Hundreds of Jobs amid Oil Market Downturn, Sources Say
State oil giant Saudi Aramco started laying off hundreds of employees this month, two sources familiar with the matter said, as global energy companies reduce their workforces in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Manama Powerless in front of Riyadh's Dominance: Saudi Decision Puts Bahrain's Land Transport Sector on Bankruptcy Brink
Instances of Saudi bullying against Bahrain are increasing. After it was recently revealed that the Saudi authorities do not allow Bahrain to conduct any surveys in the northern and western Gulf of Bahrain.
Khashoggi Family Forgive Killers, Clearing Way to Legal Reprieve
The family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Friday that they had forgiven the men who murdered their father, paving the way for a legal reprieve for five defendants sentenced to death for the October 2018 killing.
Saudi Arabia to Enforce Nationwide 24-hour Curfew for Eid Holiday
Saudi Arabia will enforce a countrywide 24-hour curfew during the five-day Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday later this month to help stem the spread of the coronavirus, the interior ministry said on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia to Raise VAT, Suspend Cost of Living Allowance
The Saudi Minister of Finance and Acting Minister of Economy and Planning, Mohammad Al-Jadaan, announced on Monday (May 11, 2020) that the Kingdom has taken a number of measures to mitigate the negative effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, including suspending the cost of living allowance and raising the value added tax.
Saudi Arabia to Take Strict and "Painful" Measures to Deal with Coronavirus Impact
Saudi Arabia will take strict and painful measures to deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the finance minister said on Saturday, adding that "all options for dealing with the crisis are open".