Overhaul aims to align educational outcomes with the needs of the jobs market.
Mohammed bin Salman
SoftBank has partnered with Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund and plans to expand into the Middle East and Africa.
Rights groups say aid worker Abdulrahman al-Sadhan has been tortured after May arrest.
Riyadh has told international firms to put their MidEast hubs there by the start of 2024 or risk losing out on business.
New Saudi import rules and a public disagreement over how to unwind OPEC production cuts have strained UAE-Saudi ties.
Saudi officials want to turn Riyadh into a global business hub and attract 100 million tourists a year by 2030.
Monthly increases would amount to less than 0.5 million barrels per day, a source told Reuters news agency.
The drop is partly caused by people dropping out of the workforce altogether.
As tensions ease with Iran, Biden administration moves to put US forces in region on more normal footing, WSJ reports.
After years of conflict, Riyadh now views Damascus as an expedient avenue to shore up broader regional interests.
Saudi Aramco may seek to raise $5bn in Islamic bonds to help fund its $75bn dividend commitment, sources tell Bloomberg.
‘Dire conditions’ in Yemen worsen as Houthis press Marib offensive, Saudis urged to ease blockade, US says.
Imran Khan’s visit to Riyadh will be a significant move to rebuild relations, analysts say.
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