MASK-CLAD Muslim pilgrims on Wednesday began the annual haj, dramatically downsized this year as the Saudi hosts strive to prevent a coronavirus outbreak during the five-day pilgrimage.

[DUBAI] Saudi Arabia posted a deficit of US$29.12 billion in the second quarter this year as low oil prices hurt revenues, according to a finance ministry report on quarterly budget performance....

[DUBAI] Saudi Arabia will look to sell assets in sectors that were not previously considered for privatisation, such as healthcare and education, the country's finance minister said on Wednesday...

[RIYADH] Saudi King Salman held a cabinet meeting via video call from hospital in the capital Riyadh on Tuesday, a day after the 84-year-old monarch was admitted with what state media said was...

SAUDI Real Estate Refinance Co (SRC), the Saudi equivalent of US mortgage finance business Fannie Mae, said on Sunday that it has agreed to buy a mortgage portfolio worth over 3 billion riyals (S$...

[RIYADH] Saudi Arabia's 84-year-old ruler King Salman was admitted to hospital in Riyadh Monday for gall bladder inflammation, the royal court said, prompting the postponement of the Iraqi prime...

[RIYADH] Jobless and broke, Sudanese electrician Hatem is stranded in limbo in Riyadh like countless other illegal workers, but he hopes the fast-spreading coronavirus will offer a chance for...

[LONDON] Britain said on Tuesday it would resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia, halted last year after a UK court ruling over the Gulf kingdom's bombing campaign in neighbouring Yemen.

[LONDON] Saudi Arabia is pressing on with plans to double the size and population of its capital city in the next decade, a government official said, despite an economic downturn due to the...

[RIYADH] National Commercial Bank, Saudi Arabia's largest lender by assets, proposed to pay as much as US$15.6 billion to acquire rival Samba Financial Group in what could become the biggest...