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Stephen Kalin

Saudi court postpones hearing for women activists after new arrests

17 Apr 2019

RIYADH A Saudi court on Wednesday postponed a fourth hearing in the trial of several women rights activists, a case that has intensified Western criticism of Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

UPDATE 2-Alhokair's Arabian Centres to launch largest Saudi IPO since 2014 in April

16 Apr 2019

* To build 8 new malls within 4 years, 16 cinemas in 2 years (Adds Refinitiv data, context on Saudi market)

Exclusive: Egypt withdraws from U.S.-led anti-Iran security initiative - sources

12 Apr 2019

(This April 10 story in second paragraph, corrects name of group to Middle East Strategic Alliance, not Middle East Security Alliance.)

Investors flock to Saudi Aramco's debut international bond

08 Apr 2019

RIYADH/DUBAI Saudi Aramco has received bids for more than three times the $10 billion it was expected to raise in a debut international bond issue, which is being watched as a gauge of potential investor interest in the oil company's eventual initial public offering.

Saudi Arabia says May will be key to decide on extending oil supply cuts

08 Apr 2019

RIYADH The Saudi energy minister on Monday said it was premature to say whether a consensus existed among OPEC and its allies to extend oil supply cuts but a meeting next month would be key.

Saudi plans to invite bids for nuclear power project in 2020 - sources

04 Apr 2019

DUBAI/RIYADH Saudi Arabia plans to issue a multi-billion-dollar tender in 2020 to construct its first two nuclear power reactors and is discussing the project with U.S. and other potential suppliers, three sources familiar with the plans said.

Saudi women activists back in court as West watches

04 Apr 2019

RIYADH Nearly a dozen prominent Saudi women activists returned to court on Wednesday to face charges related to contacts with foreign journalists, diplomats and human rights groups, in a case that has intensified Western criticism of a major Mideast ally.

Saudi ban on Boeing MAX flights to continue for near future: minister

01 Apr 2019

RIYADH Saudi Arabia has no immediate plans to allow Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to operate in the kingdom, its transport minister said on Monday, as state airline flyadeal potentially reconsiders an order for the jets. | Video

Saudi ban on Boeing MAX flights to continue for near future - minister

01 Apr 2019

RIYADH Saudi Arabia has no immediate plans to allow Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to operate in the kingdom, its transport minister said on Monday, as state airline flyadeal potentially reconsiders an order for the jets. | Video

Saudi's Kingdom Holding to invest Careem proceeds in Europe, Saudi: CEO

30 Mar 2019

DUBAI Saudi Arabian investment firm Kingdom Holding will put the proceeds from the sale of its stake in ride-hailing startup Careem towards $600 million in investments in the kingdom and Europe, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday.

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