'Saudi women have been quiet for a long, long time, and it’s about time we spoke up,' says Saudi Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel.
The Saudi government announced the formation of a women-friendly city in Hofuf, scheduled to open next year. The idea is to increase work opportunities – without defying religious custom.
Kingdom Tower: the next tallest building in the world will be the Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia, says Prince Alwaleed bin Talal.
Imam Muhammad Musri is comfortable brokering interfaith dialogue, but in his bid to stop Florida pastor Terry Jones from burning Qurans on Saturday, he has waded into a controversy with global repercussions.
TV and newspaper ads created by a Saudi firm depict abuse of Asian maids in an effort to stem the widespread practice.
Economists say that Arab states such as Saudi Arabia will feel the pinch, but a year of record oil prices provides a deep cushion.