Saudi Arabia uses your gas dollars to fund solar energy

Later this year, Saudi Arabia is expected to approve very ambitious plans for a massive array of renewable energy projects. The first installations should be completed next year.


Israeli hackers attack Saudi & UAE stock exchange websites

The Middle East has always been a troubled place, and now people are taking to the web to launch their attacks. On Tuesday, a group of Israeli hackers took down the Saudi Arabia stock exchange and the United Arab Emirates stock exchange websites, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports. The group, which calls itself IDF-Team, was able to paralyze the Saudi stock exchange site and cause delays on the UAE site.

United Arab Emirates halts ban on BlackBerry service

The United Arab Emirates has called off a ban on Research in Motion’s BlackBerry service that would have left nearly a half-million users without the service just days from now, it announced today.