Saudi Arabian Riyal

Saudi Arabian Riyal

Saudi Arabian Riyal overview

The Saudi riyal (Arabic: ريال‎ riyāl); is the currency of Saudi Arabia. It is abbreviated as ر.س or SR (Saudi riyal). It is subdivided into 100 halalas (Arabic: هللة‎ Halalah).

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Saudi Arabian Riyal news

Uber has only a handful of woman drivers in Saudi Arabia, while local rival Careem claims 2,000

When Saudi Arabia's female driving ban ended, Careem and Uber launched major investments aimed at hiring women. The regional competitors took different approaches to recruitment, perhaps reflecting different viewpoints regarding ride-hailing's role in the social transition. Yet, four months later, Careem has registered 2,000 licensed women, while Uber has only "a handful," according to spokespeople from both companies.

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Yemen’s Refugees: Hundreds of Thousands of Yemeni Ancestry Deported by Saudi Arabia
Yemen’s Refugees: Hundreds of Thousands of Yemeni Ancestry Deported by Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has enacted policy whereby residents of Yemeni ancestry are deported to Yemen, often enduring physical and sexual abuse in the process.

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Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI: Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company said services would now be available in 13 Arab markets, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Morocco but not Libya, Iraq, Syria, or Yemen. Spotify has been unofficially available in the Middle East for

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Saudi Arabia agrees to withdraw additional Umrah tax on Pakistanis

Saudi Crown Prince agreed to abolish SAR2,000 additional fee after PM Imran’s request

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Saudi conference boycott over Khashoggi shows political threat to economy

By Andrew Torchia and Hadeel Al Sayegh DUBAI (Reuters) - A Western boycott of a major business conference in Riyadh next week suggests rising political

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Spotify Launches in the Middle East & North Africa

Spotify announced it is launching its service in 13 new markets in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday, including United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories and Egypt.

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Saudi Arabia's reputation has taken another hit over the death of a journalist — and its economy may be next

There is mounting evidence suggesting Saudi Arabia was complicit in the death of a Washington Post journalist. It isn't clear whether the US would impose sanctions if an investigation reaches that conclusion. As evidence suggesting Saudi Arabia was involved in the death of Washington Post journalist

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Date set for auction of Saudi tycoon’s properties

Proceeds of the sale of Maan al-Sanea’s real estate assets will help repay billions of dollars due to creditors, say sources

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