Arab News

Arab News is Saudi Arabia's first English-language newspaper. It was founded in 1975 by Hisham and Mohammed Ali Hafiz.

Today, it is one of 29 publications produced by Saudi Research & Publishing Company (SRPC), a subsidiary of Saudi Research & Marketing Group (SRMG).

Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Asheikh
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Asheikh


Saudi Arabia: Grand Mufti Urges Youth To Shun Radical Groups

Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh has urged young people to steer clear of “calls for jihad” issued on “perverted” grounds. “Young people should not let themselves be influenced by calls for jihad … on perverted principles,” he was quoted by the SPA as saying. “It is a great misfortune that our youths are being […]

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo by BroadArrow, Wikipedia Commons.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo by BroadArrow, Wikipedia Commons.


Saudi Arabia Breaks Up IS Cell In Riyadh, 8 Captured

By MD Al-Sulami Security forces in the town of Tamir in northern Riyadh arrested eight extremists who tried to lure youth into joining the Islamic State (IS) and the Al-Nusra Front, according to the Interior Ministry. Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki said the arrests were made on Monday in accordance with a royal decree […]

Saudi Aramco's Core Area in Dhahran
Saudi Aramco's Core Area in Dhahran


Saudi Aramco To Invest $40bn Yearly For Next Decade

Saudi Aramco plans to invest $40 billion a year over the next decade to keep oil production capacity steady and double gas production, President and CEO Khalid Al-Falih said. Aramco sees more capital going into offshore projects and expects rising costs across the oil sector to underpin oil prices, Al-Falih told a conference in Stavanger, […]

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia


IS Terrorism Focus Of Jeddah Dialogue

By MD Rasooldeen Saudi Arabia will host foreign ministers from Arab countries at a meeting to be held today to discuss pressing regional developments, a senior official from the Foreign Affairs Ministry told Arab News on Saturday. Osama Nugali, director of the information department at the ministry, said that the meeting will take place in […]