Saudi Stock Exchange Upgrades Systems

Saudi Stock Exchange Upgrades Systems

Saudi Stock Exchange Upgrades Systems The upgrade will enable market members to provide new categories of securities and services to investors The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) has announced an agreement with Nasdaq to develop new clearing and settlements systems. The deal will see the current Tadawul registration, filing and settlement system replaced by a central […]

Saudi Travel Agencies Now Issuing Tourist Visas

Saudi Travel Agencies Now Issuing Tourist Visas

Saudi Travel Agencies Now Issuing Tourist Visas Travel to the Kingdom was previously restricted to pilgrims, businessmen and family members of residents. Saudi Arabia’s Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has reportedly issued the first licence allowing travel agencies to issue tourist visas. The move follows the restructuring of the travel and tourism sector […]

World’s Most Expensive Painting to be Displayed at Louvre Abu Dhabi

World’s Most Expensive Painting to be Displayed at Louvre Abu Dhabi

World’s Most Expensive Painting to be Displayed at Louvre Abu Dhabi The Christ by the Renaissance master smashed artwork auction records last month  The world’s most expensive painting Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi is to be displayed at the newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabi, the museum announced on Wednesday. In a Tweet the Louvre confirmed […]

Most People Detained in Saudi Anti-corruption Sweep Settled

Most People Detained in Saudi Anti-corruption Sweep Settled

Most People Detained in Saudi Anti-corruption Sweep Settled Saudi says most people detained in anti-corruption sweep have settled People who refuse to settle are referred to the public prosecutor for additional investigation Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said most of the people detained in a sweeping anti-corruption campaign launched last month have agreed to settlements to […]

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bought DaVinci’s ‘Christ’

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bought DaVinci’s ‘Christ’

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bought DaVinci’s ‘Christ’ Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince is the buyer of the Leonardo Da Vinci painting of Christ that sold last month for a record $450-M. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 32 anni, bought the painting using a distant relative as a “proxy,” according to a source in the […]

Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah Reached $1-B Settlement, Released

Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah Reached $1-B Settlement, Released

Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah Reached $1-B Settlement, Released Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, 1 of the most senior Saudi Arabian royals detained in a declared crackdown on corruption, has been released after reaching a settlement deal believed to exceed the equivalent of $1-B, an official said. Prince Miteb, Son of the late King Abdullah, was […]

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince vows “to wipe Terrorists from the Earth”

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince vows “to wipe Terrorists from the Earth”

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince vows “to wipe Terrorists from the Earth” Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince hosts officials from 40 Muslim countries in 1st meeting of Islamic counter-terrorism alliance. Sunday the Saudi Crown Prince vowed to “pursue terrorists until they are wiped from the face of the earth” as officials from 40 Muslim countries gathered in […]

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to Give the Kingdom’s Crown to His Son, Prince Mohammed

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to Give the Kingdom’s Crown to His Son, Prince Mohammed

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to Give the Kingdom’s Crown to His Son, Prince Mohammed King Salman of Saudi Arabia is planning to step down next week and name his son Prince Mohammed bin Salman as his successor, a source told DailyMail.com They added: ‘King Salman will play the role of the queen of England. He will only keep the […]

Sing About President Trump’s Middle East Success

Sing About President Trump’s Middle East Success

Sing About President Trump’s Middle East Success Trump’s Unsung Success in the Middle East President Trump’s Middle East policy is simple: Back our friends and scare the hell out of our enemies, and negotiate where possible with our competitors like Russia and China. By and large it’s working, unlike the catastrophically failed polices of the […]

Bush Friend, Saudi “Deep State” Prince Bandar Arrested in Purge

Bush Friend, Saudi “Deep State” Prince Bandar Arrested in Purge

Bush Friend, Saudi “Deep State” Prince Bandar Arrested in Purge According to a new report by Middle East Eye, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s most famous arms dealer, longtime Ambassador (former) to the US, and recent head of Saudi intelligence, is among those detained as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s (MbS) “corruption purge” that started […]

Is The Middle-East Is On The Verge Of A New War?

Is The Middle-East Is On The Verge Of A New War?

Is The Middle-East Is On The Verge Of A New War? Saudi Arabia is going through a major internal political crisis the likes of which has rarely been seen. According to initial reports, 2 Saudi Princes died back to back in 24 hours: 1 in an “accidental” helicopter crash, the other during a firefight that broke […]

In The Middle East President Trump Has Made ‘America Great Again’

In The Middle East President Trump Has Made ‘America Great Again’

Arab States Take President Trump Very Seriously This could not have happened if Donald Trump was not in The Oval Office The Big Q: Why is this so avidly overlooked by the liberal and leftist media? As an Arab and a Muslim, I could authoritatively confirm Arab states are now taking the US very seriously. This […]

The Purge in Saudi Arabia Explained

The Purge in Saudi Arabia Explained

The Purge in Saudi Arabia Explained “It is the most volatile period in Saudi history in over a half-century.”   Mohammed bin Salman, 32 anni, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, is rounding up the opposition — specifically, the opposition inside his own royal family. At the weekend, Saudi police arrested an astonishing 11 Princes, along […]

Billionaire Saudi Prince Arrested in Kingdom Corruption Crackdown

Billionaire Saudi Prince Arrested in Kingdom Corruption Crackdown

Billionaire Saudi Prince Arrested in Kingdom Corruption Crackdown $C, $AAPL, $FOX, $TWTR Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal was arrested Saturday in a sweeping anti-corruption initiative. Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, a member of the country’s royal family and an investor in Fox Apple, CitiGroup (NYSE:C) and other gian companies, was arrested Saturday in […]

Geopolitics Changed, American Energy Sector in a ‘Revolution’

Geopolitics Changed, American Energy Sector in a ‘Revolution’

Geopolitics Changed, American Energy Sector in a ‘Revolution’ $USO, $OIL, $UGAZ, $UGA US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said that “American energy is in a Revolution.” “That is the real story out there,” Secretary Perry, the former 14-yr Texas Republican Governor, said in an interview Friday. He noted that innovations in hydraulic fracturing and directional drilling […]

Saudi’s Crown Prince Promises to Abandon Extreme Brand of Islam

Saudi’s Crown Prince Promises to Abandon Extreme Brand of Islam

Saudi’s Crown Prince Promises to Abandon Extreme Brand of Islam Tuesday, the powerful Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia promised to abandon the Kingdom’s extreme brand of Islam that has inspired terrorists around the world in a fundamental religious shakeup in the historic cradle of the Muslim world. “We are returning to what we were before, […]

Saudi Aramco May Scrap IPO, Going with Private Investors

Saudi Aramco May Scrap IPO, Going with Private Investors

 Saudi Aramco May Scrap IPO, Going with Private Investors $OIL Saudi Aramco is considering the sale of a stake to a Chinese investor as plans for its highly-anticipated international public offering are pushed beyond its Y 2018 target, sources familiar with the matter said Friday. The IPO (initial public offering) is expected to be the […]

Gold and the Fall of the US Dollar

Gold and the Fall of the US Dollar

Gold and the Fall of the US Dollar $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $CNY China, Russia, and Saudi Arabia are aligning in response to trade sanctions and political discord from the West. Together, they may bring an end to the global supremacy of America and the USD, according to analyst Peter Reagan. China, Russia, and Saudi […]

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode From less traffic congestion on roads to connected healthcare systems, smart cities are moving to revolutionize the way the region functions The GCC region has been witnessing transformation on an unprecedented scale in the last few years, with economic challenges and technological progress having a combined effect on […]

Saudi Arabia Enters the Entertainment World with $2.7-B Investment

Saudi Arabia Enters the Entertainment World with $2.7-B Investment

Saudi Arabia Enters the Entertainment World with $2.7-B Investment Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is creating an entertainment investment company as the conservative Kingdom loosens it reins on the fun zone. The Kingdom’s Public Investment Fund announced Wednesday it will develop the new company with an initial capitalization of $2.7-B Its aim will be to […]

Saudi’s Accelerate Economic Reforms, Aramco IPO on Track

Saudi’s Accelerate Economic Reforms, Aramco IPO on Track

Saudi’s Accelerate Economic Reforms, Aramco IPO on Track Saudi Arabia’s government says that it is accelerating its economic reforms, while revising some of them to give ministries more flexibility in meeting their targets. The Vision 2030 reform program, launched by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman last year, aims to free the economy from dependence on […]

UAE to “Shun” Qatar

UAE to “Shun” Qatar

UAE to “Shun” Qatar The conflict in the GCC with Qatar appears to show no signs of easing, with the UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Gargash suggesting that it was ‘time to move on’. In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Dr. Gargash accused Qatar of being a “conservative Gulf Monarchy” […]

Russia and China Setting Up to Transact Energy Business in Gold

Russia and China Setting Up to Transact Energy Business in Gold

Russia and China Setting Up to Transact Energy Business in Gold $GLD, $OIL, $USD, $CNY Russia’s largest bank, state-owned Sberbank, announced that its Swiss subsidiary had begun trading in Gold on the Shanghai Gold Exchange. Russian officials have signaled that they plan to conduct transactions with China using Gold as a means of marginalizing the […]

Saudi King Lauds President Trump on Crushing ISIS in Mosul

Saudi King Lauds President Trump on Crushing ISIS in Mosul

Saudi King Lauds President Trump on Crushing ISIS in Mosul Friday, the Trump White House that Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud congratulated US President Donald Trump for the victory over the Islamic State in Mosul. “King Salman congratulated President Trump on the victory over ISIS in Mosul,” the administration said in a readout […]

Top 10 Countries with the Cheapest and Most Expensive Gasoline Prices

Top 10 Countries with the Cheapest and Most Expensive Gasoline Prices

Top 10 Countries with the Cheapest and Most Expensive Gasoline Prices The price of Crude Oil has remain volatile in recent months, even as the supply glut continues amidst stagnating demand. Although the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) along with other major Crude Oil producers agreed to maintain output cuts until early next year, […]

Qatar: Stocks on the Nation’s Exchange Drops, Arab Deadline Looms

Qatar: Stocks on the Nation’s Exchange Drops, Arab Deadline Looms

Qatar: Stocks on the Nation’s Exchange Drops, Arab Deadline Looms Qatar is accused by it neighbors of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the Gulf region, while at the same time hosting the regions largest US Military base. Issues on Qatar’s stock exchange have dropped following an extended Holiday closure as the small Crude Oil and Nat […]

Saudi Arabia’s New Crown Prince Is Good News for Israel and US

Saudi Arabia’s New Crown Prince Is Good News for Israel and US

Saudi Arabia’s New Crown Prince Is Good News for Israel and US New Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s appointment as Saudi Arabia’s heir apparent was only a matter of time. The “boy,” who will mark his 32nd birthday in August, has been leading the country de facto anyway. He already calls the shots on foreign […]

The Qatar Crisis: Signs of Weakness

The Qatar Crisis: Signs of Weakness

The Qatar Crisis: Signs of Weakness The decision by some Persian Gulf and Arab nations to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar is indicative of the deep crisis brewing in the region over the lack of real Sunni leadership. This situation could represent an opportunity for Israel if it treads lightly. The decision by Saudi Arabia, […]

UAE Bans All Expression of Sympathy Towards Qatar

UAE Bans All Expression of Sympathy Towards Qatar

UAE Bans All Expression of Sympathy Towards Qatar Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Authority has re-imposed a ban on Oil tankers linked to Qatar Bahrain demands that Qatar distance itself from Iran Saudi and its allies add people, groups with Qatar links to terrorism lists Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis as US, Kuwait seek […]

GCC Rift Could Escalate into a ‘Military Standoff’ – Sultan Al Qassemi

GCC Rift Could Escalate into a ‘Military Standoff’ – Sultan Al Qassemi

GCC Rift Could Escalate into a ‘Military Standoff’ – Sultan Al Qassemi Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain have completely cut ties with Qatar UAE closes its airspace to planes from Doha, blocks Qatari websites The website of Qatar Airways has now been blocked in the UAE The rift between the GCC states has intensified […]

President Donald Trump is the Antithesis of Barack Hussein Obama

President Donald Trump is the Antithesis of Barack Hussein Obama

President Donald Trump is the Antithesis of Barack Hussein Obama US President Donald Trump comes from a business world of profit and loss. He practices a presidential style which sees the world in terms of Good and Evil, Black and White. As far as the Levant and Middle East is concerned, President Trump wants economic […]

President Trump’s “Numbers” Soar on Overseas Trip

President Trump’s “Numbers” Soar on Overseas Trip

President Trump’s “Numbers” Soar on Overseas Trip President Donald Trump’s approval rating has spiked to 48% during his 1st foreign trip, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports survey released Wednesday. President Trump’s approval numbers are up 2pts from Tuesday, 4pts from Monday, and have increased 5pts from last week, according to the survey. The results […]

President Trump Repairing Hussein Obama’s Damage to Our Republic

President Trump Repairing Hussein Obama’s Damage to Our Republic

President Trump Repairing Hussein Obama’s Damage to Our Republic President Donald Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia was heartening to our partners in the Middle East, it is the beginning of what needs to happen. President Trump eclipsed of former President Barack Hussein Obama’s ill-fated lecturing speech in Y 2009 when he thought “tip-toeing” was what […]

The Trump Rally Extends: Stocks in the Defense Sector Mark Record Highs

The Trump Rally Extends: Stocks in the Defense Sector Mark Record Highs

The Trump Rally Extends: Stocks in the Defense Sector Mark Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump’s approval of $110-B in arms sales to Saudi Arabia gave stocks in the defense sector a lift to record highs Monday. The deal includes $350-B more in defense support over 10 years. Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) was […]

Iran’s Election Signals Reset with the Rest of the World

Iran’s Election Signals Reset with the Rest of the World

Iran’s Election Signals Reset with the Rest of the World Sunday, a senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said the re-election of moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani could be a chance for Tehran to reset “its troubled relations” with its neighbors and the world. Relations between Gulf Arab states (GCC), including the UAE, have been […]

US President Donald Trump’s Speech Sunday in Saudi Arabia

US President Donald Trump’s Speech Sunday in Saudi Arabia

US President Donald Trump’s Speech Sunday in Saudi Arabia I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received by such gracious hosts. I have always heard about the splendor of your country and the kindness of your […]

President Trump to Middle East Fulfilling Campaign Promises

President Trump to Middle East Fulfilling Campaign Promises

President Trump to Middle East Fulfilling Campaign Promises President Trump is winging it to the Mideast on AF-1, his 1st trip abroad as Commander in Chief with talking heads and pundits speculating about his foreign policy plans. Donald Trump has demonstrated his intention to deliver on his campaign promises. As a candidate, he made 2 […]

Saudi Aramco to Sign Deals with US Firms During President Trump’s Visit

Saudi Aramco to Sign Deals with US Firms During President Trump’s Visit

Saudi Aramco to Sign Deals with US Firms During President Trump’s Visit $BHI, $HAL, $SLB, $GE Deals are expected to be signed with US companies such as Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Hughes and Weatherford Saudi Aramco is due to sign deals with 12 US companies Saturday during US President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia. The […]

Mohammed Alarefe Preaches Division and Extremism in Sport

Mohammed Alarefe Preaches Division and Extremism in Sport

Mohammed Alarefe Preaches Division and Extremism in Sport Mohammed Alarefe a man thought to be a top ISIS recruiter, he has also been accused of radicalizing youth in many countries, but Twitter see no need to block him. Mohammed Alarefe claimed in a television interview that the late al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was a […]

Saudi Crown Prince, “…ties with US are Historic and Strategic”

Saudi Crown Prince, “…ties with US are Historic and Strategic”

Saudi Crown Prince, “…ties with US are Historic and Strategic” $OIL His remarks came during CIA director Mike Pompeo’s visit to Riyadh last Friday Saudi Arabia’s relations with the United States are “Historic and Strategic”, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef said on the occasion of the visit of CIA director Mike Pompeo to Riyadh. This […]

Saudi Arabia Begins Tourism Jobs Push

Saudi Arabia Begins Tourism Jobs Push

Saudi Arabia Begins Tourism Jobs Push A new partnership will seek to increase the number of Saudis working in the sector Saudi Arabia’s Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) has signed an agreement with the labor ministry to create more jobs for Saudis in the tourism sector. The partnership will see the two setup […]

Saudi Arabia is Keen on US President Trump’s pro-Crude Oil Policies

Saudi Arabia is Keen on US President Trump’s pro-Crude Oil Policies

Saudi Arabia is Keen on US President Trump’s pro-Crude Oil Policies $OIL, $USO, $UNG The Kingdom’s energy minister says Saudi Arabia may increase its investments in the US Saudi Arabia may increase its Crude Oil investments in the US due to a more fossil fuel-oriented energy policy by the Trump Administration, the Kingdom’s Energy Minister […]

Trump Talks with Saudi King Salman, Plan ISIS Strategy, Refugee Safety

Trump Talks with Saudi King Salman, Plan ISIS Strategy, Refugee Safety

Trump Talks with Saudi King Salman, Plan ISIS Strategy, Refugee Safety Trump’s Muslim Ban is a measure put in place to allow his administration to undo the harm done by Obama and Clinton. The ban was directly followed by a series of calls and negotiations with the leaders of the Middle East, calls than went […]

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal,”Stop the debate, time for women to drive.”

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal,”Stop the debate, time for women to drive.”

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal,”Stop the debate, time for women to drive.” Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal issued a public call for women to be allowed to drive in the conservative Kingdom. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal made the call on Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), tweeting in Arabic and English: “Stop the debate: Time for women to […]

Crude Oil Declines Ahead of 30 November OPEC Talks

Crude Oil Declines Ahead of 30 November OPEC Talks

Crude Oil Declines Ahead of 30 November OPEC Talks $OIL, $USO The OPEC meeting scheduled for 30 November continues to dominate Crude Oil’s price movements. Reports surfaced late Friday that Saudi Arabia has walked away from a planned meeting with Russia and other non-OPEC producers after the Saudis were unable to reach an agreement with […]

War in Yemen Continues

War in Yemen Continues

Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition bombed the Yemeni capital of Sanaa early today, killing 14. The bombing effectively was the resumption of heavy bombardment by the Saudi-led alliance targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels and allied forces loyal to Yemen’s ousted president. The resumption comes after U.N. peace talks on Yemen collapsed over the weekend in Kuwait. […]

Saudi Arabia is Buying Gold

Saudi Arabia is Buying Gold

Saudi Arabia is Buying Gold Reinforcing the bullish view HEFFX has on Gold, Saudi Arabia seems to be stepping up their Gold acquisitions. A recently-released Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry special report has revealed that the UAE is becoming increasingly competitive in Saudi Arabia’s import market, as the Kingdom constitutes the 2nd largest destination […]

Saudi Arabia Seeks Partners to Build 1.5-M Homes

Saudi Arabia Seeks Partners to Build 1.5-M Homes

Saudi Arabia Seeks Partners to Build 1.5-M Homes Saudi government offers property developers partnership deals to address a shortage of affordable housing Saudi housing minister Majed al-Hogail has unveiled a new construction program, which aims to build 1.5-M homes over the next 8 years. Under the scheme, the Saudi government will offer foreign and local […]