Recent News Headlines : Saudi Officials

AS SAAD HARIRI VISITS PARIS, LEBANESE PM'S DEBTS TO FRENCH WORKERS LINGER


The 240 laid-off French employees represent only a small fraction of the 5,000 Saudi Oger workers left by the wayside... READ MORE

19th November, 2017 157

TRADING ACCOUNTS FROZEN IN ONGOING SAUDI ROUND-UP


According to domestic banking sources, more than 2,000 bank accounts have already been frozen, said Enzo Caputo from the Switzerland-based Caputo Partners law firm... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 1181

SAUDI ARAMCO SIGNS ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION DEALS WORTH $4.5 BILLION


The project will boost gas production capacity by 1.3 billion standard cubic feet per day... READ MORE

9th November, 2017 1571

PRINCE MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN AIMS TO REBRAND SAUDI ARABIA


Mohammed Bin Salman is a new leader with new vision and new outlook, Al-Dakhil added... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 13

RITZ-CARLTON HAS BECOME A GILDED CAGE FOR SAUDI ROYALS


An opulent hotel in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, is being used to house people detained in what Saudi Arabias government calls a crackdown on corruption... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 3159

HOUTHIS OFFER SAUDI PRINCES POLITICAL ASYLUM IN YEMEN


Rebels say their offer is '100 percent genuine', days after 11 Saudi princes were detained in an anti-corruption purge... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 5335

DONALD TRUMP PRAISES SAUDI PURGE AND DETENTIONS


His tweets came days after Trump urged Saudi Arabia to list the state-owned oil giant Aramco's shares in the United States... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 3522

SAUDI ARABIA PURGE WIDENS WITH 'ARREST, NO-FLY LIST'


Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption purge has widened after one of the country's top businessmen was reportedly detained, accounts were frozen and a no-fly list was drawn up... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 2324

SAUDI ECONOMY VULNERABLE AS CORRUPTION PROBE HITS BUSINESS OLD GUARD


By Katie Paul RIYADH Reuters - Two weeks ago the glitzy Ritz Carlton hotel in Riyadh was the site of an international conference promoting Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 0

SAUDI ECONOMY VULNERABLE AS CORRUPTION PROBE HITS BUSINESS OLD GUARD


A view shows the Ritz-Carlton hotel's entrance gate in the diplomatic quarter of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 5, 2017... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 8

BILLIONAIRE PRINCE AMONG DOZENS ARRESTED IN SAUDI SWEEP


An earlier crackdown this year on perceived critics of the crown prince included clerics and lesser-known princes... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 2444

SAUDI ARABIA ARRESTS 11 PRINCES AND FOUR MINISTERS IN EXTRAORDINARY 'CONSOLIDATION OF POWER'


Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes and four ministers overnight in extraordinary 'consolidation of power'... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 3608

SAUDI ARABIA ARRESTS 11 PRINCES, BILLIONAIRE AS CROWN PRINCE CRACKS DOWN CORRUPTION


Saudi Arabian authorities have arrested at least 11 princes, several current ministers and dozens of former ministers in a sweeping move against anti-corruption... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 29

SAUDI KING SACKS TOP MINISTERS AND GIVES MORE POWER TO CROWN PRINCE


Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal was among those arrested, Saudi news websites said, though there was no official confirmation... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 1385

SAUDI CROWN PRINCE UPENDS TRADITIONS IN PURGE OF RIVALS


Prince Alwaleed has been a vocal supporter of the crown prince's plans to attract outside investors to Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 6576

ANALYSIS | SAUDI ARABIA'S CROWN PRINCE MAKES A POWER PLAY AT HOME AND ABROAD


In the Middle East right now, all eyes are on Riyadh... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 1951

DOMINANCE THEORY: WHAT'S BEHIND SAUDI CROWN PRINCE'S PURGE OF ROYAL RIVALS


The arrests, ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman without formal charges or any legal process, were presented as a crackdown on corruption... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 0

CROWN PRINCE GAINS POWER AFTER SWEEPING PURGE OF SAUDI OFFICIALS


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh on Oct. 24, 2017... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 3890

SAUDI CROWN PRINCE MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN CONSOLIDATES POWER


President Trump congratulated Prince Mohammed within hours of that appointment, having met him in March at the White House... READ MORE

5th November, 2017 1484

SAUDI PRINCES, MINISTERS AND TYCOONS ARRESTED IN SWEEPING PURGE


In June, he edged out a 58-year-old cousin, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, to become heir to the throne... READ MORE

5th November, 2017 19

BILLIONAIRE PRINCE ALWALEED BIN TALAL AMONG THE ARRESTED


Would very much appreciate Saudi Arabia doing their IPO of Aramco with the New York Stock Exchange... READ MORE

5th November, 2017 968

SAUDI PRINCES AMONG DOZENS DETAINED IN 'CORRUPTION' PURGE


Few people outside Saudi Arabia had heard of Prince Mohammed bin Salman before his father became king in 2015... READ MORE

5th November, 2017 7843

DONALD TRUMP URGES SAUDI ARAMCO LISTING IN US


President Donald Trump has urged Saudi Arabia to list the state-owned oil giant Aramco in the United States stock exchange market... READ MORE

5th November, 2017 1556

TOP SAUDI ARABIA OFFICIAL OUSTED, PRINCES REPORTEDLY ARRESTED


Saudi Arabias King Salman has removed a prominent prince who headed the National Guard and replaced the economy minister... READ MORE

5th November, 2017 2771

SAUDI MINISTERS FOR NATIONAL GUARD, ECONOMY DISMISSED


Since Mohammed bin Salman became the crown prince in June, we've seen a lot of upheaval... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 7993

TRUMP'S UNUSUAL PLEA TO SAUDIS: LIST YOUR OIL COMPANY ON NEW YORK EXCHANGE


Donald Trump pleaded on Saturday for Saudi Arabia to list its massive state-run oil company, Saudi Aramco, on the New York Stock Exchange NYSE ... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 291

TRUMP URGES SAUDI ARAMCO TO LIST ON NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE


A spokesperson of Saudi Aramco declined to comment, as did Kristen Kaus, a spokeswoman for the Intercontinental Exchange Inc.-owned NYSE... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 1179

WOMEN IN SAUDI ARABIA CHEER NEWS THEY WILL BE ALLOWED INTO SPORT STADIUMS


The move is the latest in a series of reforms in the deeply conservative Sunni Muslim kingdom that last month granted women the right to drive... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 3174

SAUDI ARAMCO CEO SAYS CONSIDERING NEW YORK, LONDON, TOKYO, HONG KONG FOR LISTING


DUBAI Reuters - Saudi Aramco's chief executive said on Tuesday that domestic and international exchanges such as New York, London, Tokyo, and Hong Kong have... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 0

ANALYSIS | SAUDI ARABIA WANTS TO REVITALIZE ITS ECONOMY. LETTING WOMEN DRIVE WILL BE PART OF THAT.


For decades, the restrictions on women driving in Saudi Arabia produced an awkward sub-economy dedicated to men driving women around... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 176

Trending News Headlines : Saudi Officials

SAUDI ARABIA LAUNCHES GIRLS' COUNCIL - WITHOUT ANY GIRLS


But when Saudi Arabia wanted to show off its inaugural girls' council in al-Qassim province, they overlooked one thing the women... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 30384

10 EXAMPLES OF SAUDI ARABIA'S HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES


Angela Merkel rejects headscarf dress code in meetings with Saudi Arabia's King Salman... READ MORE

2nd May, 2017 23342

SAUDI ARABIA $2 TRILLION ARAMCO VISION RUNS INTO MARKET REALITY


Saudi Arabia has said oil giant Saudi Aramco is worth more than 2 trillion, enough to consume Apple Inc... READ MORE

25th February, 2017 14903

ANGERED BY 9/11 VICTIMS LAW, SAUDIS RETHINK U.S. ALLIANCE


It remains unclear if Saudi Arabia will start withdrawing those assets... READ MORE

30th September, 2016 11075

SAUDIS GREET TRUMP WITH MORE THAN $50 BILLION IN U.S. DEALS


Saudi Aramco will sign initial accords and joint-venture agreements valued at about 50 billion with companies including General Electric Co., Schlumberger Ltd... READ MORE

20th May, 2017 7081

SAUDI KING REPORTED TO BE TAKING 506 TONS OF LUGGAGE, INCLUDING TWO LIMOS, ON TRIP TO INDONESIA


Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul Aziz is heading to Indonesia this week for a nine-day visit... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 6980

SAUDI ARABIA 'DESTABILISING ARAB WORLD', GERMAN INTELLIGENCE WARNS


Saudi Arabia has previously been accused of supplying arms and funding to jihadist groups fighting in Syria, including Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant Isil ... READ MORE

3rd December, 2015 5966

MELANIA TRUMP ESCHEWS HEADSCARF IN SAUDI ARABIA AND IT'S NOT AN INSULT


RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- First lady Melania Trump did not wear a headscarf when she greeted the king of Saudi Arabia on Saturday... READ MORE

20th May, 2017 5595

SCORCHING 'HEAT DOME' OVER MIDDLE EAST SEES TEMPERATURES SOAR TO 165F IN IRAN


But some of the most affluent figures in the Middle East are blissfully unaware of the scorching heat, such as Saudia Arabia's King Salman... READ MORE

1st August, 2015 5103

SAUDI ARABIA WOMEN STILL CAN'T DO THESE 6 THINGS


Saudi women got the right to drive, but here are 6 things they still cant do... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 4771

DESTRUCTIVE HACKS STRIKE SAUDI ARABIA, POSING CHALLENGE TO TRUMP


Saudi Arabia Has Just Suffered a Series of Major Cyber Hack Attacks... READ MORE

2nd December, 2016 4680

9/11 WIDOW ON SAUDI ROLE IN ATTACKS


Saudis warn of economic reprisals if Congress passes 9 11 bill... READ MORE

17th April, 2016 4168

SAUDI SOCCER TEAM'S REFUSAL TO HONOR LONDON TERROR VICTIMS WAS DESPICABLE


A spokesperson for Football Federation Australia says the Saudi team was told of the coming one-minute silence -- but refused, citing cultural differences... READ MORE

10th June, 2017 3541

THESE ARE ALL THE WAYS A SAUDI ARAMCO IPO COULD IMPACT MARKETS


Aramco's listing would almost double Saudi Arabia's presence in the benchmark measure, which would be about 2.8 percent based on the Tadawul currently... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 3365

SAUDI ARABIA SOLDIER KILLED IN QATIF BOMB BLAST


A two-year-old Saudi boy and a Pakistani man were also killed in clashes in Masoura in May... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 3240

QATAR GROUP TO SEEK BLOCKADE DAMAGES FROM GULF STATES


Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, Bahrain and other Arab states on Monday cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism... READ MORE

11th June, 2017 3176

SAUDIS APOLOGISE AFTER LONDON ATTACK SNUB IN AUSTRALIA


The Saudi Arabian Football Federation condemns all acts of terrorism and extremism and extends its sincerest condolences to the families of all the victims... READ MORE

9th June, 2017 2877

HOW GLOBAL OIL FLOWS MIGHT LOOK AFTER OPEC'S SUPPLY SHOCK


The early signs are that Middle East suppliers will prioritize Asia, pushing competitors in Africa and the Americas to keep cargoes in the Atlantic region... READ MORE

19th December, 2016 2679

SAUDI ARABIA ACCUSED OF TRYING TO WRECK PARIS CLIMATE DEAL


In Saudi Arabia, we recognise that eventually, one of these days, we are not going to need fossil fuels... READ MORE

8th December, 2015 2402

WORLD LEADERS IN SAUDI TRIBUTE VISIT


Related Stories World leaders are heading to Saudi Arabia to pay their respects in person after the death on Friday of King Abdullah... READ MORE

24th January, 2015 2179

SAUDI OIL MINISTER SAYS ARAMCO RESERVES AUDIT 'VERY REASSURING'


The results so far are in the positive side and higher than the company's own reserves estimate, Al-Falih said, declining to identify the auditors... READ MORE

3rd February, 2017 1605

SAUD AL-FAISAL QUIET FORCE IN MIDDLE EAST DIES AT 75


The 9 11 attacks also strained ties with the United States, especially after it was determined that 15 of the 19 hijackers were from Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

10th July, 2015 1537

HACKERS TARGET SAUDI WEBSITES AS TEENAGER ALI MOHAMMED AL-NIMR AWAITS EXECUTION


An innocent young teenage boy has been sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia and we will not stand by and watch they warned... READ MORE

28th September, 2015 1498

BRITISH FAMILY SAYS 74-YEAR-OLD GRANDFATHER FACES 350 LASHES FROM SAUDI ARABIA FOR ILLEGAL WINE


Saudi Arabia has responded to these criticisms forcefully over the past year, arguing that its legal system is based on sharia, or Islamic law... READ MORE

13th October, 2015 1451

SAUDI PRINCE HELD AFTER SEIZURE OF TWO TONS OF AMPHETAMINES AT BEIRUT AIRPORT


Prince abdel mohsen bin walid bin abdulaziz was held with four other men in what was described as the biggest ever drugs bust... READ MORE

26th October, 2015 1440

ARAMCO LISTING RESHAPES SAUDI ARABIA'S OPEC OIL POLICY


Saudi Aramco declined to comment on the potential risks of investors suing it post-IPO if it followed Saudi OPEC policies... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 1320

A SAUDI IMAM TWO HIJACKERS AND A MYSTERY OF 911


If there was any Saudi government role whatsoever, some still believe, it most likely would have gone through Mr. Thumairy... READ MORE

19th June, 2016 1237

CHINA, SAUDIS TO DISCUSS CIC, CNPC INVESTMENT IN ARAMCO IPO


China needs to ensure oil supplies from Saudi Arabia, given the structural decline of the country's aging mature fields... READ MORE

16th March, 2017 1071

IRAN CALLS ON RIYADH TO FREE SAUDI-DETAINED 'FISHERMEN'


Iranian media reported last week that Saudi border guards had opened fire on Iranian fishing boats in the Gulf, killing a fisherman... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 1070

SAUDI ARABIAS NEW KING PROMISES CONTINUITY AFTER DEATH OF ABDULLAH


Saudi arabia's new king promises continuity after death of abdullah... READ MORE

24th January, 2015 1048


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