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Saudi Arabia lowers February crude price...

RIYAD: Saudi Arabia’s main stock index, TASI, ended lower on Thursday as rising cases of COVID-19, the omicron strain in particular, scared investors. The Saudi Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed 3,045 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kingdom, up from just 34 on December 1. Global indices also pushed the TASI and regional indices […]

Reliance Industries Raises $ 4 Billion i...

RIYAD: NEOM, the $ 500 billion (SR 1.9 trillion) crown of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 plans, has taken several steps forward this year with the announcement of two major projects and the announcement that the region could welcome its first visitors in 2024. The new net zero mega-city on the Kingdom’s northwest Red Sea coast […]

Qiddiya, a global tourist destination in...

Saudi stocks open higher amid Future Minerals Forum preparations: opening bell RIYAD: The Saudi stock exchange opened the week of trading higher as investors wait for the Kingdom’s Futures Minerals Forum to kick off later this week. At 10:15 a.m. KST, TASI, the main index, added 0.5% to 11,487 points, while the parallel Nomu market […]

13 musicians to watch in 2022, including...

Reyna Tropical is one of our Slingshot artists to follow in 2022. Alejandro / Courtesy of the artist It looks like 2022 might come with more time than we’d like to explore new musicians. Fortunately, NPR Music’s partner stations have already selected a selection of artists for you to check out. Some have been honing […]

Slingshot 2022 artists to watch

It looks like 2022 might come with more time than we’d like to explore new musicians. Fortunately, NPR Music’s partner stations have already selected a selection of artists for you to check out. Some have been honing their craft for ages, while others released their first project last year. Whatever their time on the scene, […]

United Arab Emirates: two expatriates se...

(MENAFN – Khaleej Times) Posted: Tue Jan 4, 2022, 1:43 PM Last update: Tue 4 Jan 2022, 13:59 The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court sentenced two Filipino nationals to death for the offense of possession and trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, and ordered the confiscation and destruction of the seized products, the confiscation of […]

Brexit news: British expatriates in Spai...

The British Embassy in Madrid has confirmed that Spanish authorities have extended the period of validity of British driving licenses in Spain for the third time. The talks on a license swap are due “to conclude as soon as possible” but are “not there yet”. The UK Embassy in Madrid wrote in a Facebook post: […]

United Arab Emirates: two expatriates se...

Both defendants trafficked illegal drugs for dealers abroad. Agency file By Web Desk Posted: Tue 4 Jan 2022, 01:43 PM Last update: Tue Jan 4, 2022, 1:59 PM The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court sentenced two Filipino nationals to death for the offense of possession and trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, and ordered the […]

257,000 expatriates “left” Kuwait in 21

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger Shortage increases labor costs KUWAIT CITY, January 3: While efforts are underway to change the demographic structure and implement the Kuwaitization plan in state agencies, the labor market has undergone several changes over the past year, including the permanent departure of 257,000 expatriates from the country. They include 205,000 private […]

Daily COVID-19 infections in Saudi Arabi...

Tabuk Mountains in Saudi Arabia: Popular Destination for Those Looking for Fun in the Snow DJEDDAH: Local residents headed to the north-west of the Kingdom to take in the sight of the latest snowfall. Residents of the Tabuk region, near the Jordanian border, woke up on New Year’s Day to find the desert sands covered […]