Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Shi'ites fear they are at mercy of region's tumult

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RIYADH - The Shi’ite Muslim minority in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province have long felt marginalised by the Sunni ruling dynasty, and protests for greater rights as part of the 2011 Arab Spring brought a crackdown on both protesters and demands for reform.

Saudi Arabia warns women not to join protest against ban on driving

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry on Thursday issued a warning to women not to get behind the wheel in defiance of the kingdom's men-only road rules after a renewed social media campaign to challenge the law by driving in public.

23 Oct 2014

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia supplies less oil in September despite output rise

DUBAI, Oct 23 - Saudi Arabia supplied less crude oil to the market in September than a month earlier, an industry source said on Thursday, at a time when some OPEC members are calling on the top oil exporter to cut back output to lift prices.

23 Oct 2014

REUTERS SUMMIT-Builder Khodari may double capex to handle big Saudi projects

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23 Oct 2014

Builder Kodari may double capex to handle big Saudi projects

RIYADH - Major Saudi Arabian construction firm Abdullah Abdul Mohsin al-Khodari and Sons says it may double its capital spending in coming years to cope with the work it hopes to do on the country's big infrastructure projects.

23 Oct 2014

REUTERS SUMMIT-Builder Khodari may double capex to handle big Saudi projects

(For other news from Reuters Middle East Investment Summit, click on http://www.reuters.com/summit/MiddleEast14)

23 Oct 2014

Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power shifts toward renewable energy

KHOBAR Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia-based power and water project developer ACWA Power is seeking to secure or arranging finance for $15 billion worth of projects, nearly half of which are in renewable energy, its chief executive said.

22 Oct 2014

REUTERS SUMMIT-Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power shifts toward renewable energy

(For other news from Reuters Middle East Investment Summit, click on http://www.reuters.com/summit/MiddleEast14)

22 Oct 2014

Saudi's Dar Al Arkan Real Estate aims for 10 percent growth next year

RIYADH - Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Co, Saudi Arabia's largest listed developer, plans to spend over 1 billion riyals ($267 million) on projects in 2015 and aims for 10 percent growth of its business that year, its chairman said.

22 Oct 2014

Saudi Arabia's Advanced Petrochemical plans sukuk investor meetings

DUBAI, Oct 22 - Saudi Arabia's Advanced Petrochemical Co. will begin meeting investors from Sunday ahead of a potential sale of a sukuk denominated in riyals, it said on Wednesday.

22 Oct 2014