Yemen’s new vice-president ‘hopes to avert Saudi invasion’


Related articles Saudi Arabia dismisses Iran calls for Yemen ceasefire Clashes in Yemen leave more than 140 dead China closes Yemen embassy over fighting RIYADH/ADEN — Yemen’s newly appointed vice-president, Khaled Bahah, a widely respected figure named this week to shore up the legitimacy of the exiled Saudi-backed government, said on Thursday he hoped to avert a Saudi-led invasion to restore unity to the country. Arab military exercises planned for Saudi Arabia have raised speculation that Read more [...]

Saudi Aramco and ExxonMobil Joint Venture Completes Clean Fuels Project


Dateline City: YANBU, Saudi Arabia New hydrotreater dramatically reduces sulfur levels in gasoline and diesel Joint venture celebrates 30 years of joint refining operations, boosting economy and building stronger community Refinery an industry leader in reducing emissions YANBU, Saudi Arabia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Saudi Read more [...]

Saudi Airlines flies high by improving its business intelligence with Microsoft


REDMOND, Wash. — August 14 , 2014 — Saudi Airlines , among the largest airlines in the Middle East, has implemented a business intelligence (BI) solution with Microsoft Corp. that includes Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Power BI for Office 365, Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 to analyze, visualize and share data in a unified way, which allows the company to have better business visibility, more engaged employees, and projected savings of millions Read more [...]

Obama to visit Saudi Arabia amid tensions over Iran, Syria


US President Barack Obama plans to travel to Saudi Arabia in March on a mission to smooth tensions with Washington's main Arab ally over US policy on Iran's nuclear program and the civil war in Syria, a newspaper reported. Obama is preparing to meet with King Abdullah for a summit, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing unnamed Arab officials briefed on... WN.com - Photown News Read more [...]

Saudi Arabia gives Lebanon $3bn to bolster military


Wave of attacks have fuelled fears that Syria's neighbour could be slipping back towards full-blown sectarian conflict The scene of a deadly car bombing in Beirut. Photograph: Nabil Mounzer/EPA Lebanon said on Sunday night that it had received its biggest ever infusion of military aid, as Saudi Arabia offered to contribute $ 3bn to bolster the country's beleaguered army in the face of spiralling violence and fallout from the conflict in neighbouring Syria. The president, Michel Suleiman, said Read more [...]