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Stories with place: Jiddah
  • Saudi Binladin Group employees set fire to buses in protest story has photos
    Updated: May-01-16 10:57 am

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Employees at the Saudi Binladin Group, a construction giant, have set fire to more than seven company buses in the latest protest by disgruntled staff over not being paid salaries for months and a large round of reported layoffs.

  • Islamic group condemns Israeli premier's remarks on Golan 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 10:10 am

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has condemned comments by Israel's prime minister that the Golan Heights "will forever remain in Israeli hands."

  • Burj Khalifa builder plans taller viewing tower story has photos
    Updated: Apr-10-16 4:29 pm

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai is reaching for the sky once again, with the developer of the world's tallest building vowing Sunday to build an even taller tower bedecked with rotating balconies and elevated landscaping inspired by the mythical hanging gardens of Babylon.

  • India's prime minister in Saudi Arabia for first visit 
    Updated: Apr-03-16 1:56 pm

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Saudi King Salman on Sunday during his first official visit to the kingdom, home to a large number of Indian laborers and a major trade partner that supplies around 19 percent of India's crude oil imports.