Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says ready to send forces to Syria if coalition decides

RABAT Saudi Arabia would be willing to commit special forces to Syria should the international coalition decide to deploy ground troops against Islamic State, the country's foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia says ready to send forces to Syria if coalition decides 10 Feb 2016

RABAT Saudi Arabia would be willing to commit special forces to Syria should the international coalition decide to deploy ground troops against Islamic State, the country's foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Saudi's three mobile operators in talks to create tower company -report 10 Feb 2016

RIYADH, Feb 10 Saudi Arabia's three telecom operators are in talks to create a company to own and manage their mobile transmitter towers in a move that could cut costs and lower tariffs in the kingdom, a Saudi financial news website reported on Wednesday.

RPT-Saudi Arabia, Bahrain ban Iranian ships from ports - reports 09 Feb 2016

LONDON, Feb 9 Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have banned Iranian-flagged vessels from entering their waters and imposed other shipping restrictions, according to ship insurers citing local reports, potentially escalating tensions between Tehran and Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain ban Iranian ships from ports - reports 09 Feb 2016

LONDON, Feb 9 Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have banned Iranian-flagged vessels from entering their waters and imposed other shipping restrictions, according to ship insurers citing local reports, potentially escalating tensions between Tehran and Riyadh.

Saudi Arabian builders delay payments amid state spending clampdown 09 Feb 2016

* Banks' bad loan provisions rising, may affect wider economy

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Saudi, Venezuela talk of OPEC, non-OPEC cooperation to stabilize oil market: SPA 07 Feb 2016

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's oil minister Ali al-Naimi discussed cooperation between OPEC members and other oil producers to stabilize the global oil market with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, state news agency SPA reported.

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Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdom 07 Feb 2016

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday called on other countries not to interfere in the kingdom's internal affairs in what appeared to be a rebuke to Riyadh's main foe Iran, which it accuses of attempting to stir unrest.

Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdom 07 Feb 2016

RIYADH, Feb 7 Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday called on other countries not to interfere in the kingdom's internal affairs in what appeared to be a rebuke to Riyadh's main foe Iran, which it accuses of attempting to stir unrest.

Saudi bourse uncertain about MSCI entry in 2017 - acting CEO 07 Feb 2016

DUBAI, Feb 7 Saudi Arabia's stock exchange (Tadawul) is not certain that it can join international index compiler MSCI's emerging markets index in 2017, the exchange's acting chief executive was quoted as saying.

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Russia, pressed to end Syria bombing, proposes March truce

UNITED NATIONS/DAMASCUS/ONCUPINAR, Turkey World powers pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Aleppo in support of a Syrian government offensive to recapture the city and a Western official said Moscow had presented a proposal envisaging a truce in three weeks' time.