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Saudi Arabia Makes IMD World Talent Rankings 2017 Debut With A Bang

RIYADH, November 21, 2017 –  Saudi Arabia made a splash in its debut in the IMD World Talent Rankings for this year, performing well in all three core categories and beating France, Japan, Spain and Italy, according to the latest yearly report by the prestigious International Institute for Management Development (IMD). In the IMD World Competitiveness…

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S&P Affirms Saudi Arabia’s Credit Rating; Says Outlook Stable

RIYADH, November 20, 2017 –  International ratings agency Standard and Poor’s affirmed Saudi Arabia’s ‘A-/A-2’ long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings. It said the outlook is stable. S&P Global Ratings, which opened an office in the country last month, said in a report the stable outlook is based on its expectation…

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10,000 Ancient Lake Beds Among Archaeological Finds in Saudi Arabia Highlighted at Convention

RIYADH, Nov 13, 2017 – The Saudi Archaeology Convention, which concluded here recently, underscored the importance of the Kingdom as an archaeological treasure-trove and highlighted some of the most significant discoveries that have been made in the country so far. All these finds may alter our perception of the region’s history. Dr Ali Al Ghabban,…

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Statement by the Attorney General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Update on the investigations by the supreme anti-corruption committee His Excellency Sheikh Saud Al Mojeb, Attorney General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and member of the supreme anti-corruption committee formed by Royal Order on Saturday November 4th, 2017, issued the following statement on Thursday November 9th: “The investigations of the supreme anti-corruption committee are…

Zahi Hawass- Saudi Arabia’s Archaeological Treasures Are Immensely Significant

Zahi Hawass: Saudi Arabia’s Archaeological Treasures Are Immensely Significant

RIYADH, November 8, 2017 – When we think of archaeology and exploration of ancient civilisations and artefacts, Saudi Arabia does not usually come to mind. Despite the Kingdom’s geographic location on the crossroads of the great human migration that took place many millennia ago, little did we know about the country’s distant past – until…