Saudi Arabia on Thursday said it will grant Saudi citizenship to highly talented and innovative expatriate residents, in a major shift for the kingdom as it tries to end dependence on oil. King Salman bin Abdul Aziz issued a royal decree about gra..
Obesity is costing Saudi Arabia $19 billion per year, and that figure could skyrocket by 2060 if the issue is not addressed, according to a new study. Published by BMJ (British Medical Journal) Global Health, the study surveyed eight countries, an..
Turkish celebrity chef Nusret Gökçe, who goes by the moniker Salt Bae on social media, has revealed that he will be leaving London to open a new restaurant in Saudi Arabia. The chef launched his Nusr-Et Steakhouse in London’s Kni..
HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani received a written message from HRH Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, related to the strong bilate..
Marvel’s Eternals will not hit cinema screens in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait or Qatar, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The all-star superhero film, which was due for release across the Gulf region on Nov. 11, is understood to have been met with..
Expatriates in Saudi Arabia can now renew their residency permit (iqama) on a quarter-of-a-year basis and save a digital copy of the iqama on their smartphones. These services available on Absher Afrad (Individual) platform are among a series of e..
The Information Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar announced its extreme surprise and denunciation of the recent statements issued by the Minister of Information of the Republic of Lebanon. In a statement on Saturday, ..
Saudi Arabia has ordered Lebanon's ambassador to leave by Sunday over "insulting" comments by a Lebanese minister. The Gulf kingdom also imposed a blanket ban on all imports from Lebanon. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain an..
An expatriate worker is now allowed to transfer his services to another employer without waiting for the expiration of at least one year period after his arrival in Saudi Arabia provided certain conditions are fulfilled. An amendment to the labor ..