Saudi Special Privilege Iqama: How Much Will It Cost

A Special Privilege Iqama Center is being constituted as the sole competent body to regulate and…

Young Arab’s Survey: Driving e-Commerce Boom, Unhappy With Quality of Education

The World Bank says nearly two-thirds of the people in the Middle East and North Africa…

US, Iran and the Persian Gulf: Islamabad Weigh In, Urges Restraint

Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid…

Oil Prices Rise For Third Session; Surgical Strike Against Iran Suggested

DESPARDES News Monitor – A state-aligned Saudi newspaper is calling for “surgical” U.S. strikes in retaliation…

Boeing Ordered to Produce Harpoon Missiles For Saudi By August

The Harpoon is also capable of ship-to-land strikes DESPARDES News Monitor – Boeing Co. has received…

Turkey Says Postponing Russian Missile Defense Systems Not On Agenda

U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down DESPARDES News…

No Iran Threat, Top British Officer Says, Contradicting US

Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troops DESPARDES News Report –…

Drones Used to Target Saudi Aramco Facility in Riyadh

SAEED HAIDER – Explosive-laden drones attacked Saudi Arabian Oil Company‚Äôs (Saudi Aramco) oil facilities near Riyadh…

Mercury Rising in the Middle East. Back to the Future?

DESPARDES News Monitor – “Fireworks have begun. Crude prices (are) in for jump. Trump is faced…