Riyadh Bureau to pause publishing
Local media call for perpetual war on Islamist groups
Inflation hit 5.7% in May
Dozen of people accused in scheme to manipulate immunisation statuses
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Unemployment rate falls as the government restricts more sectors to citizens, but questions raised about decreasing transparency at the official…
Flag carrier Saudia may shift focus to religious tourism

June 2021

STC and new consortium awarded licenses
Nassima al-Sadah and Samar Badawi leave prison after three years
Issue returns to front after government restricted use of loudspeakers at mosques
Local firm signs distribution deal for Moderna vaccine
Publishers told to apply online for instant clearance as they wait for fair’s return