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The Line: Saudi Arabia unveils city with no roads, cars

11 Jan 2021

The Line: Saudi Arabia unveils city with no roads, cars

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, has unveiled plans for a future city 'The Line', which is part of the $500 billion project called "Neom."

Saudi women's rights activist gets nearly 6-year jail term

29 Dec 2020

Saudi women's rights activist gets nearly 6-year jail term

Prominent women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul was sentenced to nearly six years in jail by a Saudi court on Monday, her family said.

Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms

05 Oct 2019

Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms

A week after Saudi Arabia welcomed tourists for the first time, the conservative Muslim Kingdom has clarified that foreign men and women will be allowed to rent hotel rooms together, without needing to prove that they are related.

For the first time, Saudi Arabia will issue tourist visas

27 Sep 2019

For the first time, Saudi Arabia will issue tourist visas

For the most part of its existence, Saudi Arabia has been off-limits for the tourists, but it's going to change soon.

Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended

20 Sep 2019

Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended

On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.

Saudi Arabia's oil production hit after Houthi drone-strikes

15 Sep 2019

Saudi Arabia's oil production hit after Houthi drone-strikes

Global oil supplies are likely to take a major hit following drone attacks on two oil facilities of the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

Saudi purge: Most detainees accept pardons for cash settlements

06 Dec 2017

Saudi purge: Most detainees accept pardons for cash settlements

Most of the elite individuals detained in Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption drive have agreed to monetary settlements in exchange for a pardon, according to attorney general Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb.