Nov 262015
 
Saudi Arabia becomes world's largest oil producer

Saudi Arabia topped the list of oil producers in the world during the first nine months of this year with production at 10.19 million barrels per day, for the first time since 2003. Saudi Arabia-based Al Eqtisadiah reports that the Kingdom’s daily production of crude oil during the first nine months of this year is the highest in its history, followed by 2012 when it reached an average daily of 9.8m barrels. Contributed By Sonia Narula

May 182015
 
Abraj Dubai in Makkah, Saudi Arabia will be the world's largest hotel

Once completed, the Abraj Dubai in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, will be the world’s largest hotel, with 10,000 rooms and 12 separate towers. Designed by Dar Al Handasah, the project has a total built area of 1.4 million metre square and will be set in the Manafia area in Makkah’s central zone. The $3.5 billion hospitality project is already on site and comprises of 12 towers with a total of 10,000 rooms, 70 restaurants, rooftop helipads, royal floors and a full size convention centre, all roofed […]

Spanish Model Tells Court, Saudi King’s Nephew Raped Her On Yacht

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Dec 162011
 
Spanish Model Tells Court, Saudi King's Nephew Raped Her On Yacht

Ibiza, Spain, Dec 15: A Spanish fashion model with dual German citizenship has told a court here on Wednesday that she was raped by a wealthy Saudi Prince, the nephew of Saudi King on a yacht in August 2008. The model has given a fresh testimony after prosecutors said some details needed to be clarified. The 23-year-old woman, who arrived at court in Ibiza on Wednesday wearing a black hat and dark sunglasses, repeated her accusation against the prince, despite what her lawyer called ‘tough questioning’. […]

Latest from Saudi Arabia : Woman beheaded for ‘sorcery’

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Dec 122011
 
Latest from Saudi Arabia : Woman beheaded for 'sorcery'

This is the law of Arabia, where shariah law is implemented strictly…   Sorcery may be defined as the use of power gained from the assistance or control of evil spirits especially for divining , even witchcraft, idolatory can fall under this category. A few weeks ago we heard some weird news from the same country… ‘End of virginity’ if women drive, Saudi cleric warns A well-known academic Kamal Subhi – has presented a new report to the country’s legislative assembly, the Shura. The aim was […]