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Indonesian drug convict facing death row highlights risks to migrant workers - campaigners

JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The case of an Indonesian woman expected to be executed this week for drug trafficking highlights the risk to migrant workers of being duped into becoming drug mules, human rights campaigners said.

Saudi retailer Fawaz Alhokair Q1 net profit rises 0.9 pct 27 Jul 2016

DUBAI, July 27 Saudi Arabian retailer Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Co reported a 0.9 percent rise in first-quarter net profit on Wednesday as sales increased at its outlets in the kingdom.

Saudi builder Khodari slumps to Q2 net loss 26 Jul 2016

DUBAI, July 26 Saudi Arabian construction firm Abdullah Abdul Mohsin al-Khodari and Sons said on Tuesday it swung to a net loss in the second quarter as earnings were pressured once again by a slowdown in the kingdom's building sector.

UPDATE 1-Saudi telco Mobily swings to Q2 net profit 26 Jul 2016

* Q2 profit of 18.8 mln riyals vs loss in Q2 2015 - statement

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi Kayan Q2 bullish but oil price weak 24 Jul 2016

DUBAI, July 24 Saudi Arabia's stock market may be buoyed by strong earnings from a petrochemical company on Sunday but weak oil prices look set to limit gains, while most other Saudi earnings were in line with expectations.

U.S. warns of potential imminent threat to citizens in Jeddah 21 Jul 2016

WASHINGTON The U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it had received reports of a "potential, imminent threat" against U.S. citizens in areas of the city of Jeddah frequented by Westerners.

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Saudi Arabia denies issuing new fatwa against Pokemon 21 Jul 2016

DUBAI Saudi Arabia denied on Thursday that the conservative kingdom's top clerical body had renewed a 15-year-old edict declaring that the Pokemon game was un-Islamic.

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Saudi Arabia denies issuing new fatwa against Pokemon 21 Jul 2016

DUBAI Saudi Arabia denied on Thursday that the conservative kingdom's top clerical body had renewed a 15-year-old edict declaring that the Pokemon game was un-Islamic.

Saudi Arabia denies issuing new fatwa against Pokemon 21 Jul 2016

DUBAI, July 21 Saudi Arabia denied on Thursday that the conservative kingdom's top clerical body had renewed a 15-year-old edict declaring that the Pokemon game was un-Islamic.

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia regains top ranking in China crude supply 21 Jul 2016

* Supplies from Kuwait, Venezuela jump (Adds fuel exports, NDRC figures on H1 oil demand; chart)

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Turkey's Erdogan slams West for failure to show solidarity over coup attempt

ANKARA/ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan condemned Western countries on Friday for failing to show solidarity with Turkey over the recent failed coup, saying those who worried over the fate of coup supporters instead of Turkish democracy could not be friends of Ankara. | Video