Feb 9, 2014
Saudi Aramco asks firms to bid again for the Jizan powe...
KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Aramco has asked interested companies to submit cheaper offers to build parts of a complex to supply energy to an oil refinery at Jizan, industry sources said.
Saudi Arabia: A death from suspected MERS
Thanks to Muteb for tweeting the link to this report from SABQ.org: The death of a citizen in the "Knights" suspected afflicted with "Corona" .
New York Daily News
1,300-lb. man loses half his body weight after king's order
Saudi Civil Defense members use a forklift to move Khalid bin Mohsen Shaari from his house in the Saudi city of Jizan on August 19, 2013.
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Saudi Arabia is certainly the largest market for fragrances across the entire Gulf, and is worth over $820 million, driven by high disposable income and a burgeoning youth population.
Wall Street Journal
Saudi Morality Police Mulls Easier Prayer Time...
Saudi Arabia's morality police is considering relaxing the kingdom's strict rules on closing shops and businesses during Muslim prayer times in a bid to improve the image of the force, but for many Saudis the proposal is nothing more than a cosmetic change.