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Riyadh

Saudi women now can open their own business without male permission

Saudi Arabia is pushing to expand country’s private sector, including expansion of female employment under a reform plan for a post-oil era.

19 Feb 2018 9:24 AM

Guided without guardians: Saudi women can now own biz without male consent

The policy change, announced by the Saudi government on Thursday, also marks a major step away from the strict guardianship system.

18 Feb 2018 6:50 PM

Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal released after reaching financial settlement

Prince Alwaleed, who is in his early 60s, had described his confinement as a 'misunderstanding'.

28 Jan 2018 9:48 AM

11 Saudi princes protesting austerity measures detained: report

They were also demanding compensation for a death sentence issued against a relative at the royal gathering.

06 Jan 2018 7:05 PM

Women on wheels: Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women driving

Its historic decision to allow women to drive from June 2017 has been cheered inside the kingdom and abroad.

17 Dec 2017 11:43 AM

Saudi women allowed to drive trucks, ride motorcycles from June

Women involved in road accidents or commit traffic violations will be dealt with at special centres that will be run by women.

16 Dec 2017 8:04 PM

Most detained in Saudi purge agree to cash settlements for freedom

Dozens of high-profile figures including princes, ministers and tycoons are being held in Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel.

06 Dec 2017 1:54 PM

Price for freedom: Senior Saudi Prince pays USD 1 billion, walks free from graft charges

Miteb had been rounded up in a graft inquiry at least partly aimed at strengthening the power of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

29 Nov 2017 2:50 PM

Saudi Arabia begins first Islamic counter-terrorism summit

The alliance was announced in 2015 under the auspices of Prince Mohammed.

26 Nov 2017 6:37 PM

Saudi corruption purge leads to arrest of 201 for questioning

Authorities have frozen the bank accounts of the accused and warned that assets related to corruption cases would be seized.

10 Nov 2017 3:19 PM