Softbank Group has announced a $200bn (£141bn) investment to create the world's biggest solar power project in Saudi Arabia through its Vision Fund private equity arm.

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has joined a UN-sponsored international decade to safeguard and improve the world’s water supplies.

OIL shaped the 20th century. In war, the French leader Georges Clemenceau said, petroleum was “as vital as blood”.

Amsterdam – A shift has occurred in the MENA region over the past 30 years, seeing chronic diseases take more lives than their infectious counterparts.

JEDDAH: The Ministry of the Environment, Water and Agriculture aims to plant 4 million trees in the Kingdom by 2020, its undersecretary for environmental affairs, Osama bin Ibrahim Faqiha, told the

To be able to curb the global pandemic of physical inactivity and the associated 5.3 million deaths per year, we need to understand the basic principles that govern physical activity. However, there is a lack of large-scale measurements of physical activity patterns across free-living populations worldwide. Here we leverage the wide usage of smartphones with built-in accelerometry to measure physical activity at the global scale. We study a dataset consisting of 68 million days of physical activity for 717,527 people, giving us a window into activity in 111 countries across the globe.

NEW YORK, April 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Saudi Arabian charitable foundation said on Monday it will give $50 million to the United Nations children's agency to help eliminate measles, th

In a major move to boost cooperation in oil sector, Saudi Aramco signed an agreement with Malaysia’s national oil company Petronas here on Tuesday.

The world’s largest oil company, Saudi Aramco, is apparently mulling over as much as $5 billion in renewable energy investments as part of plans to diversify from crude oil production, according to

RIYADH: Arid Saudi Arabia could need more than $53 billion in water sector investment supported by private funds as demand grows, officials said Sunday.

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