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Saudi Arabia banned movie theaters in the early 1980s, a ban that was lifted on Monday IMAX hopes to open up to 20 theaters in the Kingdom within thre..
* Doubts over timing, impact of Saudi stimulus steps * Saudi Electricity continues slide on news of payment to state * Saudi banks strong after revers..
As the bull market heads into its ninth year, the list of potential risks that could stop its run is growing. The wall of worry starts in Washington, ..
The Middle East's biggest film event drew to a close Wednesday night, the 14th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival ending with the region..
UNITED NATIONS -- Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Iran may be defying a U.N. call to halt ballistic missile development even as it ..
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The Palestinian Authority, responding angrily to President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, said Wednesday that it would reject e..
An interfaith group from the Gulf state of Bahrain is paying an unprecedented public visit to Israel this week, receiving a warm welcome but generatin..
ISTANBUL (AP) — Breaking with years of courting the U.S., Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Wednesday for the United Nations to replace Washi..
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DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, aims to regain its lost market share after the OPEC-led supply-cut pa..
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as ..
ISTANBUL (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told an international summit Wednesday that the United States was unfit to mediate the Mideast con..
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Saudi Arabia announced Monday that it will allow movie theaters to open for the first time in more than three decades, part of a broad modernization d..
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as ..
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as ..
* Special dividend of Dubai’s Emaar smaller than expected * Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC Distribution rises from IPO price on debut * Saudi Electricity plunges; ..
Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah has warned Egypt about their over-reliance on talisman Mohamed Salah as the Pharaohs prepare to make a return to the Wo..
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as ..
MOSCOW -- When Russia launched a military campaign in Syria two years ago, President Vladimir Putin sought to save his ally from imminent collapse and..
MOSCOW (AP) — When Russia launched a military campaign in Syria two years ago, President Vladimir Putin sought to save his ally from imminent collapse..
DUBAI, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Weakness in Emaar Properties after news of a special dividend payment pulled down Dubai’s stock market in early trade on Wed..
When Russia launched a military campaign in Syria two years ago, President Vladimir Putin sought to save his ally from imminent collapse and break Rus..
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* Brent oil above $65 a barrel for first time since mid-2015 * Saudi Electric climbs before news on energy price hikes * Dar Al Arkan falls back sligh..
A former business associate of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is disputing claims of an anonymous whistleblower who alleges Flynn had ..
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani defended Doha's record on terrorism in late November, telling a co..
Cinemas are set to open in Saudi Arabia in March 2018 for the first time since they were banned in in the early 1980s, according to the Saudi minister..
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s main sovereign wealth fund said it planned to enter the cinema business with major U.S.-based movie exhibition compan..
Global arms sales last year totaled $374.8 billion and posted the first increase since 2010, lifted in part by increased sales of the F-35 stealth fig..
Movie theater chain AMC Entertainment Holdings is exploring investing in Saudi Arabia in the wake of the kingdom lifting its 35-year-old ban on cinema..
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins has been traveling so much of late that he could be forgiven if he appeared jetlagged on Monday as the company officially name..
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins has been traveling so much of late that he could be forgiven if he appeared jetlagged on Monday as the company officially name..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday, overcoming declines early in the session, after a North Sea pipeline shut for repairs and investors fo..
CAIRO (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin declared "victory" in Syria during a surprise visit Monday to a military base there, then traveled to Eg..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose Monday, reversing earlier declines, after a North Sea pipeline shut for repairs and investors focused on commodit..
On the heels of a landmark decision that finally gave women the right to drive, that Saudi Arabia has decided to allow movie theaters to open for the ..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose Monday, reversing earlier declines, after a North Sea pipeline shut for repairs and investors focused on commodit..
Several NATO member companies have developed “extensive plans” for cinemas in the kingdom and “stand ready to develop luxurious and cutting-edge movie..
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but wa..
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices edged higher on Monday, reversing earlier losses, after an explosion in New York refocused the market on the geopolitica..
* Dar Al Arkan had nearly doubled since mid-November * Many analysts say stock was well above fair value * Saudi cement shares strong before 2018 stat..
Air quality experts from the University of Surrey are calling on private businesses to help the Middle East and North African (MENA) region reduce har..
Saudi Arabia is taking yet another step in the direction of sweeping social and economic reforms.  After allowing women to drive in June 2018 and lett..
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices edged lower on Monday as rising U.S. drilling activity pointed to a further increase in American production, countering ..
BAGHDAD (AP) — As Iraq emerges from three years of war with the Islamic State group, the U.S. is looking to roll back the influence of neighboring Ira..
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil markets edged lower on Monday as ongoing output cuts led by OPEC were countered by rising U.S. drilling activity that points to..
Saudi Arabia has officially declared that public movie theaters will return to the kingdom for the first time in more than 30 years. The move had been..
A 35-year ban on cinemas in Saudi Arabia has been overturned as the Kingdom’s efforts to liberalize gain pace, and commercial movie theaters are expec..