Recent Developments


  • Saudi Arabia to host global artificial intelligence summit in October (Link)
  • SWCC gears up to commission new Umluj plant ahead of schedule (Link)
  • Madinah governor opens water treatment project (Link)
  • Scientists in Saudi Arabia push the boundaries of solar power further (Link)
  • Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative postponed until January (Link)

Health & Safety

  • Saudi Arabia announces decrease in daily COVID-19 infections to less than 800 (Link)
  • Tackling obesity key to cutting risk of COVID-19 complications (Link)
  • Virus-weary Saudi citizens at risk of succumbing to 'pandemic fatigue' (Link)
  • Saudi cabinet reviews COVID precautions as workers return to offices (Link)


  • Opening borders will revive economy, says Saudi foreign minister (Link)
  • International flights to Saudi Arabia remain suspended, says Saudia (Link)
  • GACA grants authorization certificates for pilot exam (Link)
  • Saudia cites requirements for travel to 25 countries; seven conditions for incoming passengers (Link)
  • Saudi Arabia allows all flights to and from UAE to fly over the Kingdom (Link)

Daily Life

  • Bid to Saudize 75% of top positions in private sector (Link)
  • No renewal of labor contracts of non-Saudis in public health sector for over 10 years (Link)
  • NEOM starts enrolling 50 students for foreign scholarships (Link)


  • Saudi Aramco to cut back on new $20b investment in Yanbu, preserve cash (Link)

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