Hiring expatriates to do work that can perfectly well undertaken by Saudis is a waste of money. Much of the cash is remitted to other countries. It is also a waste of opportunity.
Young Saudis, studying abroad are increasingly becoming apparent victims of Islamophobia.
Education has for some while been one of the largest items in the Kingdom’s annual budgets.
GIVING money to beggars in the street seems an easy way to do something nice. Pull out a few coins or a low denomination note and put it in the open hand. A mumbled blessing may come your way.
The Ummah is brought together at the holy sites.
Saudi warplanes were part of the first international mission to attack the so-called Islamic State militants in their Syrian bases.
Despite the presence of world-class companies in sectors such as construction, engineering, petrochemicals, banking and finance, business in Saudi Arabia is still dominated by Small and Medium-Sized E
As the Haj season approaches, the sense of anticipation and excitement is almost tangible.
Families of very limited means spend many years saving to take part in Haj. Two important new initiatives from the Ministry of Haj this year go a long way to supporting these people.
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