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Marwa Rashad

In Mecca, a fortunate few pray for a pandemic-free world

30 Jul 2020

RIYADH In years before the coronavirus, some 3 million white-clad pilgrims from across the world flocked to Islam's holiest sites to attend haj under Saudi Arabia's blistering sun.

In Mecca, a fortunate few pray for a pandemic-free world

30 Jul 2020

RIYADH In years before the coronavirus, some 3 million white-clad pilgrims from across the world flocked to Islam's holiest sites to attend haj under Saudi Arabia's blistering sun.

In Mecca, a fortunate few pray for a pandemic-free world

30 Jul 2020

* Haj a once-in-a-lifetime duty for every Muslim who can afford it

Saudi Arabia to widen privatisation scope, finance minister says

22 Jul 2020

DUBAI/RIYADH Saudi Arabia will look to sell assets in sectors not previously considered for privatisation, the country's finance minister said on Wednesday, as the country contends with the economic impact of sustained low oil prices.

Saudi King Salman, 84, admitted to hospital

20 Jul 2020

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's 84-year-old ruler, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has been admitted to hospital in the capital Riyadh, suffering from inflammation of the gall bladder, state news agency SPA said on Monday. | Video

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Saudi King Salman, 84, admitted to hospital

20 Jul 2020

RIYADH, July 20 Saudi Arabia's 84-year-old ruler, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has been admitted to hospital in the capital Riyadh, suffering from inflammation of the gall bladder, state news agency SPA said on Monday.

G20 officials pledge to keep cooperating to bolster global economy

18 Jul 2020

RIYADH/WASHINGTON Finance officials from the Group of 20 major economies vowed on Saturday to continue using "all available policy tools" to fight the coronavirus pandemic and bolster the global economy, warning that the outlook remains highly uncertain.

Saudi bourse says derivative product to boost investment profile ahead of IPO

15 Jul 2020

RIYADH/DUBAI Saudi Arabia's bourse is committed to listing on the stock exchange and the launch of its first exchange-traded derivatives product will enhance its profile with foreign investors ahead of its flotation, its chief executive said.

Saudi bourse says derivative product to boost investment profile ahead of IPO

14 Jul 2020

RIYADH/DUBAI, July 14 Saudi Arabia's bourse is committed to listing on the stock exchange and the launch of its first exchange-traded derivatives product will enhance its profile with foreign investors ahead of its flotation, its chief executive said.

Saudi bourse to launch derivatives market on Aug 30, eyes more products

14 Jul 2020

RIYADH The Saudi Stock Exchange said on Tuesday trading in the kingdom's first exchange-traded derivatives product would start on Aug. 30, part of moves to make the Saudi equity market more attractive to foreign investors.

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