Saudi Royal Family News

Headlines 20th April

Saudi Royals oversee Kingdom’s largest IPO in five years

Saudi shopping mall developer Arabian Centres Company is about to launch an IPO that will be the Saudi Kingdom’s largest in five years, since the listing of National Commercial Bank on the Saudi Tadawul exchange. […]

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receives call from US President Trump

US President Trump held a call with Saudi Crown Prince, and de facto leader, Mohammed bin Salman this week, where the two leaders discussed issues including the stand-off with Iran and human rights issues. The […]

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King Salman meets with foreign ministers of Morocco and Eritrea

King Salman was visited by foreign ministers from both Morocco and Eritrea at the Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Wednesday, as well as receiving personal corresponding messages from the King of Morocco and the President […]

Saudi Royals make pay out to Jamal Khashoggi’s children

Saudi Royals reportedly made gifts of multi-million dollar properties to journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s children as part of reparations for the death of their father. Further compensation is said to be made up of financial payments […]

Trump approves nuclear deal with Saudi Royal Family

US President Donald Trump has green-lit nuclear works for Saudi Arabia, following a nuclear deal made with the Saudi Royal family. The work will be carried out by a number of US companies that have […]

Saudi Royal Family condemn US recognition of Golan Height as Israeli territory

The Saudi Royal Family joined other Arab leaders today in condemning the United States’ decision to formally recognize the occupied Syrian Golan Heights as an official Israeli territory. Breaking over 30 years of international agreement, […]

King Salman announces $23 Billion investment to improve life in Riyadh

King Salman announced a new investment of 86 billion riyals ($23 billion USD) to improve the quality of life in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, which will include the world’s largest park, new recreational areas and […]

King Salman and Lebanese PM meet

The Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, paid a visit to King Salman at his grand palace in Riyadh today. They discussed ways to further enhance already strong ties and bilateral cooperation between the two brotherly […]

Saudi Royal Family says Palestine are a top priority

Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, headed the Kingdom’s delegation to the 46th session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Council of Foreign Ministers on Friday, where he reiterated the Saudi Royal […]

Saudi Royals strike major deal with Huawei

The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman struck two major agreements with China today, which involved agreements with the Silk Road Fund and mobile giant Huawei, which it said would pave the way for collaboration […]

Mohammed bin Salman gifted golden submachine gun by Pakistan

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a fantastic gift from the Pakistani government yesterday – an eye-catching gold-plated and engraved Heckler & Koch MP5. The iconic submachine, gun born of German engineering, was gifted to […]

Saudi Royal Family agrees to bail out stricken Pakistan

The Saudi Royal Family has pledged investment worth approximately $20bn USD with its close ally Pakistan, which is struggling with a fragile economy and negative growth. The deals were announced during the Crown Prince’s visit […]

Mohammed bin Salman visits Mecca holy site

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the Grand Mosque in Mecca today, where he met with ministers to discuss expanding the current capacity and facilities for pilgrims. During his visit the Crown Prince prayed and […]

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King Salman reduces business fees on foreign workers

King Salman has approved a new plan to reduce the fees businesses pay on their foreign workers, in order to incentivize business and boost both economic growth and employment in the Kingdom. This will involve […]

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Adel Al-Jubeir attends meeting of Global Coalition against terrorist organizations

Minister of State of Foreign Affairs, Adel Al-Jubeir, attended a ministerial meeting in Washington of the member states of the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS, on behalf of Saudi Arabia. Delegates from the member states […]

Mohammed bin Salman meets with Kuwaiti emir in Riyadh

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with the Kuwaiti minister Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah today in Riyadh, who delivered a message from the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The Crown Prince and the […]

Saudi Royal Family to spend $27 Billion on industrial development

The Saudi Royal Family will spend in excess of $27 billion in 2019 and 2020 as a key part of its industrial development programme, Aabed Abdullah Al-Saadoun, Deputy Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources […]

Governor of Mecca launches key pilgrimage initiatives

The renowned Governor of Mecca, Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, opened the “Mecca Cultural Forum” on Sunday, where he focused on improving the pilgrimage experience for those Muslims carrying out Hajj and Umrah. The forum was named […]

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Head of UAE Federal National Council praises Saudi security

Amal Al-Qubaisi, Chairperson of the UAE Federal National Council has praised Saudi Arabia’s efforts in improving security and development in the region. Al-Qubaisi met with members of the Saudi Shoura Council during their visit to […]

US Secretary of State cuts tour short to attend family funeral after talks with King Salman

Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, will end his Middle East visit and return to the US to attend a family member’s funeral: “Secretary Pompeo will return to the United States after his meetings in […]

King Salman launches new initiative to empower small income groups

King Salman launched the Sustainable Rural Agricultural Development Program on Wednesday, which targets several business sectors, during at a ceremony at Al-Yamamah Palace, Riyadh. The King highlighting the features of the new Program and its […]

Hail’s Deputy Governor Prince Faisal attends Janadriyah Festival

Prominent member of the Saudi Royal Family and Deputy Governor of Hail, Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Muqrin, visited the “House of Hail” at the Janadriyah Festival that displays the region’s rich heritage and culture. […]

Saudi Royal Family announces giant Riyadh entertainment complex

A new large-scale entertainment complex, complete with cinemas, performance venues and state-of-the-art sports facilities will be built in Riyadh, as announced by developers SEVEN. The development will exceed 100,000 square meter and will be overseen […]

King Salman and Crown Prince attend funeral of Prince Talal

King Salman and his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, attended the funeral of Prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz on Sunday at the Imam Turki Grand Mosque, Riyadh. Senior members of the House of Saud […]