Oil prices jumped in Asian trading today (January 23) as news of the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah added to uncertainty in energy markets already facing some of the biggest shifts in decades.
Abdullah died early on Fri
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early today (January 23) and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world's top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in an official statement.
King Salman has named hi
More than 10,400 scholars who have met the acceptance to the 10th class of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Scholarship Program were announced recently in Saudi Arabia, according to a report.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has instructed the finance ministry to implement the massive SR50-billion ($13.32 billion) pilgrim city project in Madinah to further improve services provided to pilgrims.
Work on the first phase
The King Faisal Corniche in Manama, Bahrain is set for a major BD19 million ($49.7 million) facelift.
Deputy Premier Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa will lay the foundation stone for the project, said a report in the Gulf
Bahrain’s King Hamad has urged authorities to take stringent counter-terrorism measures, decisively and earnestly.
"Strict measures must be expedited to confront terrorism, or else it will spread out to our lands,"
His Majesty King Hamad of Bahrain has donated $5 million to support besieged Palestinians in Gaza.
He directed humanitarian aid to be urgently dispatched to them, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our
Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company (DFMC), a market leader in premium mattress segment in the Middle East, has re-introduced the Silk collection from King Koil in the UAE.
The I-Mattress Silk Collection rang