Every time I travel back to the states from Saudi Arabia, I try to take souvenirs with me to give to family and friends. I have taken dozens of "niqabs" (face veils) for my girlfriends, the red and white checked scarves that Saudi men...Show More Summary
Nearly 300 people have been infected with the virus in Saudi Arabia so far
HOUSTON, TEXAS--Texas is expected to out-produce every OPEC nation except Saudi Arabia in 2014, according to leading energy exploration officials with Houston-based ConocoPhillips. The boom could carry Texas' economy for years to come. Show More Summary
Total number of victims in the kingdom since September 2012 reaches 83, with most new cases in Riyadh and Jeddah.
Meet 35-year-old Hanadi Al-Hindi, the first-ever licensed female pilot in Saudi Arabia. So Saudi women can fly airplanes but not drive cars? Oh, that’s right, driving ruins women’s ovaries. [Arab News] On white supremacy and the suffrage (women’s right to vote) movement. [The Toast] Of course Louisiana might force women seeking abortions to read a [...]
Benefiting from the booming Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin, Texas likely will best the oil output of every OPEC country but Saudi Arabia by year-end, says a top exploration official at ConocoPhillips, a key acreage holder in both of those oil-and-gas formations. Show More Summary
Black Magic 'Invades' Saudi Arabia Statistics released by Saudi Ministry of Justice have revealed a worrying increase in incidents of black magic and witchcraft in the Arabian Peninsula country, amid claims it is being practiced by mostly...Show More Summary
Cars and Coffee here in America typically consists of a few enthusiasts gathered in a parking lot, some caffeinated beverages, a possible pastry, and some interesting cars. But in Saudi Arabia it's bonkers. Read more...
Saudi Arabia is expected to begin work on the Kingdom Tower next week. The building in Jeddah is expected to cost $1.23 billion and stand 3,280 feet tall, according to the Saudi Gazette. That's 568 feet taller than Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. Show More Summary
Also requested to okay $80 million in support services for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
by Alex Balk "Saudi health officials are stepping up efforts to fight the Middle East respiratory symptom coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, after a recent spike in cases. Saudi Arabia confirmed more than 50 cases of the virus in the past week, at least seven of which were fatal. Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia is starting to get worried as cases of MERS increase
Eight face capital punishment, 77 sent to prison on charges related to attacks against expatriates in Riyadh in 2003.
Note: Okay, so all five don't actually crawl out -- one dude is already hanging on when the driver puts the car up on its side. Because the hiring process at Jiffy Lube is fiercely competitive in Saudi Arabia, this is a video of five guys removing and replacing two wheels of an SUV while its being driven balanced on the other two. Show More Summary
Thirty-seven others received three to 35 years' jail for aiding al-Qaeda-led violence that killed hundreds.
If you're afraid of heights and buildings that cost an exorbitant amount of money to construct, read no further. Saudi Arabia is planning on building the 3,280-foot (1 km) Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, which will eclipse the world's current tallest building, Dubai's 2,716-foot Burj Khalifa. Show More Summary
49 people have been infected in the last six days by the uncureable virus, which has claimed 76 lives in Saudi Arabia
(By Human Rights Watch) Saudi authorities have repeatedly harassed Abu al-Khair for his human rights work, and now they’ve suddenly jailed him without letting him notify his family. The authorities should free…
Professional wrestling can be a dangerous sport and not just for the wrestlers. WWE referee Charles Robinson reveals on Twitter that he was prepping the ring for an event in Saudi Arabia this weekend when his thumb got caught in the turnbuckle. Show More Summary
Dubai, long champion of all things biggest, longest andmost expensive, will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia. Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, could be stripped of its Guinness titleShow More Summary