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UAE starts up first Arab nuclear plant

The oil-rich United Arab Emirates on Saturday announced the startup of its Barakah nuclear power plant, a first for the Arab world.   “UAE first nuclear...

Saudi king undergoes successful surgery: royal court

Saudi Arabia’s 84-year-old ruler King Salman underwent successful surgery Thursday to remove his gall bladder, the royal court said, three days after he was...

Saudi Arabia makes masks mandatory, bans gatherings during Hajj

Saudi Arabia has drastically curtailed the pilgrimage amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying that only a few thousand who reside in the country could perform...

Saudi triples VAT in unpopular virus-led austerity push

Saudis braced Wednesday for a tripling in value-added tax, another unpopular austerity measure after the twin shocks of coronavirus and an oil price slump...

Saudi coalition shoots down Houthi ballistic missiles and drones

The Iran-aligned Houthis said they would announce details of a "major attack" on Saudi Arabia on their Al Masirah TV, amid ongoing fighting in...

JUST IN: FG receives 292 evacuees from Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government on Tuesday received a batch of 292 stranded Nigerians from Saudi Arabia. The evacuees with a large number of nursing mother and...

Muslims throughout globe start Ramadan under coronavirus lockdowns, social distancing measures

Muslims around the world began marking Ramadan under coronavirus lockdowns on Friday with unprecedented bans on family gatherings and mass prayers, while a pushback...

COVID-19: Saudi organisation donates palliatives to 676 vulnerable people in Kebbi

The International Organisation for Relief, Welfare’ and Development, from Saudi Arabia, through the Muslim World League Initiative, has donated food items to 676 vulnerable...

Before OPEC meeting, Russia is cagey about more oil cuts

With a critical meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) just days away, the cartel's most crucial ally, Russia, remains cagey about...

Gulf Cup: Bahrain stun Saudi Arabia 1-0 to lift first title

Bahrain have beaten Saudi Arabia 1-0 to lift their first-ever regional title at the Arabian Gulf Cup, in a matchup of two countries blockading...

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