RIYADH Saudi Arabia will remove its ban on internet phone calls on Thursday, a government spokesman said, in a bid to stimulate online business as the kingdom looks to boost non-oil revenue.
RIYADH, Sept 19 Saudi Arabia will remove its ban on internet phone calls on Thursday, a government spokesman said, in a bid to stimulate online business as the kingdom looks to boost non-oil revenue.
PARIS EDF's head of new nuclear, Xavier Ursat, said the company is in talks with several countries about selling nuclear power plants, including China, India, South Africa and Saudi Arabia.
RIYADH Saudi Arabia's Shura Council, an influential advisory body to the government, will vote on a proposal to merge the religious police into the ministry of Islamic affairs, local media reported, further curbing the force's authority.
RIYADH, Sept 18 Saudi Arabia will train women to work as air traffic controllers, state media reported, as the conservative Islamic kingdom seeks to create more jobs for women as part of a reform push to wean the economy off oil.
VIENNA, Sept 18 Saudi Arabia said on Monday it was still undertaking feasibility studies before deciding how and where to build its first nuclear power stations.
RIYADH A new legal framework for Saudi Arabia's government to do business with the private sector will be in place by year-end while other parts of an economic stimulus package are ready, Commerce and Investment Minister Majid al-Qusaibi said.
RIYADH Saudi Arabia appointed Argentine Edgardo Bauza on Thursday to lead them at next year's World Cup in Russia after negotiations with their Dutch manager Bert van Marwijk broke down.
* Breakdown in contract negotiations to blame (Adds detail, Van Marwijk quotes)
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