""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
"The US is enduring an unprecedented crisis of trust... The root cause is the lack of objective facts and rational discourse"
President and CEO, Edelman
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
US President Barack Obama is among those paying tribute to Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, who has died. He had been in hospital for several weeks
It is reported Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court is to re-examine the case of a blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes. Raif Badawi was flogged 50 times last
The condition of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has been described as stable. The elderly monarch was admitted to hospital on Wednesday
Saudi Arabia’s elderly King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was admitted to a hospital in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday for medical tests, state media
Two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban on females driving have been referred to a court established to try terrorism cases
Business Middle East
After the latest OPEC meeting
black gold lost some of its sheen as the producer cartel said it would not cut output to reverse a dramatic fall in
The price of Brent crude oil continues to fall in the wake of Opec’s decision to maintain output levels.
It dropped to a five-year low, below 68
Saudi Arabia is experiencing an educational boom. In 40 years the student population has soared from 7,000 to around one million. Anyone aiming for a
It’s seven in the evening and the temperature is 35 degrees. Time for a game of football. What in this heat? The playing fields of Prince Sultan
Riyadh is a city of phenomenal growth, an expanding economy and a rapidly changing skyline. Eye-catching modern developments line the roads around
At least five people have been killed and many more wounded after masked gunmen opened fire on a Shi’ite mosque in Saudi Arabia.
The shooting took
At least five people have been shot dead in the east of Saudi Arabia.
Nine others have been wounded in the attack in the al-Ahsa district, one of
A life-giving valley for the people of Riyadh, that is the Wadi Hanifah with a river which has come back from the dead flowing through the heart of a
The farmer shimmied up the palm tree barefooted a rope around his waist. Then picking the clump of dates from on high threw them down at me. “Eat
Addiriyah is a symbol of Saudi Arabia’s rich history and a restoration project is underway to create a beacon for its future.
This was the capital
How do you achieve the balance between respecting old traditions and implementing modern methods during a vast restoration project? That was the
Global growth fears have been weighing on oil prices for months.
But when the International Energy Agency forecast higher output and lower demand
Auctions can be dangerous places, scratch your nose or move an arm and you could land yourself with a costly bill for an old coffee pot of dubious
The oil price war rolls on with benchmark Brent crude hovering around its lowest in four years, below $85 a barrel on Wednesday.
Even as the
Muslim pilgrims from around the world headed to Mount Arafat on Friday as part of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Saudi authorities said there are 1.4