Mar 15, 2017

SoftBank's Son promises to help Saudi economy via investment

SoftBank Group Corp. Chairman Masayoshi Son promised Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud Salman that the telecom conglomerate will help Saudi Arabia prosper through investment. Speaking to reporters after their meeting in Tokyo on Tuesday, Son quoted the king as telling him he was ...

Japan and Saudi bourses to seek broad cooperation

Mar 14, 2017

Japan and Saudi bourses to seek broad cooperation

Japan Exchange Group Inc. and the Saudi Stock Exchange agreed Tuesday to seek broad cooperation in areas such as cross-listing of shares and development of financial products. The bourses signed a memorandum of understanding as King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia is ...

Mar 9, 2017

Saudi-led coalition used cluster bombs in Yemen, Amnesty International says

Amnesty International on Thursday accused the Saudi-led Arab coalition battling rebels in Yemen of using banned cluster munitions in raids on residential areas. The Brazilian-manufactured munitions were fired in a February 15 attack on three residential districts and agricultural land in Saada province of ...

Saudi Arabia's King Salman begins six-nation Asian tour

Feb 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia's King Salman begins six-nation Asian tour

Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud arrived in Malaysia on Sunday, kicking off a multination tour aimed at boosting economic ties with Asia. The official Saudi Press Agency reported Sunday that the monarch’s tour will also take in Indonesia, Brunei, Japan, China and ...