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).

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)


GCC To Upgrade Contracts For Maids

GCC labor ministers have agreed on minimum terms in the contracts of domestics to improve the widely criticized working conditions of over 2.4 million foreign maids, an official said. The move comes as these ministers are to meet with their Asian counterparts in Kuwait City this week to discuss the conditions of foreign labor in […]

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)


GCC Waking Up To Reality – OpEd

By Linda S. Heard Families fall out with each other all the time, but very often the ties of blood prevail. On the occasions they don’t, it’s a “lose-lose situation” for all. The same could be said for the spat between certain Gulf Cooperation Council states (Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain) and […]

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


Saudi Aramco Strategy Unruffled By Oil Fall

The “cyclicality” of oil markets won’t take Saudi Aramco’s long-term corporate strategy off track, said its CEO and President Khalid Al-Falih. He was speaking at the 9th Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association Forum on Monday. Al-Falih also called for greater integration, innovation and collaboration across the region’s petrochemicals industry to unlock its potential and drive […]

An AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter from 1st Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, based at Forward Operating Base Speicher, Iraq. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Andy Dunaway, US Army.
An AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter from 1st Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, based at Forward Operating Base Speicher, Iraq. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Andy Dunaway, US Army.


US To Send Saudi Arabia Apache, Black Hawk Helicopters

Saudi Arabia will receive Black Hawk and Apache military helicopters from the US earlier next year to bolster National Guard forces, said visiting National Guard Minister Prince Miteb bin Abdullah after talks with Pentagon officials. “Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah seeks to modernize and develop the military systems of all armed forces, […]