We are moving out of recession gradually – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday disclosed that the nation’s economy was gradually recovering from the current economic recession. Buhari made the disclosure when he received the outgoing Ambassador of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Fahad Bin Abdullah Sefyan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and……

UK cops say London attacker visited Saudi Arabi 3 times

Further investigation into the life of the London attacker Khalid Masood reveals that the 52-year-old visited Saudi Arabia on three occasions. UK police say Masood’s trips to Saudi Arabia included two stints teaching English — but he was not on any security watch-list, the kingdom’s London embassy said late Friday. “The Royal Embassy of Saudi…

US To Ban Foreign Flights From Carrying Larger Electronics

U.S. is set to announce a ban on some foreign airline flights from carrying larger electronics on-board. Passengers on some U.S.-bound foreign flights will have to check electronic devices larger than a cell phone once U.S. authorities formalize the new rule in response to an unspecified terrorism threat learned by the US government weeks ago,…

China, Saudi Arabia sign $65bn deals

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Thursday signed deals worth potentially 65 billion dollars with China,. The octogenarian monarch, who has overseen the launch of an ambitious economic reform plan since his accession two years ago, is on a month-long Asian tour. The visits to countries that are some of world’s fastest growing importers of Saudi……

Saudi Arabia to create 1.2m jobs for locals

The Saudi Labour Ministry will launch a programme to create 1.2 million jobs for locals by ending the domination of foreign workers in crucial occupations, local media has reported on Monday. “The goal of the programme is to cut unemployment among Saudi citizens and to ease the high demand for foreigners in important jobs in……

Saudi king arrives Indonesia under tight security

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday landed at a military airbase in the capital of Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, to kick off the longest leg of a month-long trip across Asia. The visit is the first by a Saudi monarch in nearly five decades and will see the two nations sign a pact……

Clattenburg dumps England for oil-rich Saudi Arabia

The Professional Game Match Officials Limited has announced that top premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has quit The 41-year-old considered as one of the best referees in the world leaves English Football to take up a role with the Saudi Arabian Football Federation. Clattenburg, who took charge of the FA Cup final, Champions League final,……

Saudi Arabia does a Trump: Builds 600-mile wall to keep out ISIS

When a raiding party from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant attacked a Saudi border post last week, it was no mere hit on a desert outpost. The jihadists were launching an assault on the new, highest-profile attempt by Saudi Arabia to isolate itself from the chaos engulfing its neighbors. The Saudis are……