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Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

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Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump ...
19:51, 06/08/2019

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pom...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision o...
02:34, 05/26/2019

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunat...
22:17, 06/12/2019

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" th...
22:17, 06/12/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Sa...
00:51, 05/25/2019

US Senate fails to override Donald Trump over plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia The US Senate has failed to override a series of vetoes issued by Donald Trump, paving the way for the administration to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate...
03:51, 07/30/2019

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
21:51, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Sa...
10:00, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunat...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tensions with Iran....
01:34, 05/25/2019

Trump vetoes restrictions on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan effort to restrict US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia has been vetoed by the White House. President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia and the UAE served as a "bulwark against the malign activi...
13:00, 07/25/2019

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
01:51, 05/24/2019

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
13:51, 06/20/2019

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two D...
21:17, 05/24/2019

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by GOP-run Senate highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi policies.        ...
19:17, 06/20/2019

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Trump administration gets green light to sell arms to Saudi Arabia, after Senate rejects veto overrides The Trump administration is set to move forward with plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, after the Republican-controlled Senate on Monday rejecte...
09:17, 07/30/2019

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The sales would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen’s civil war. Many lawmakers also object to the idea of rewarding Saudi leaders after the...
10:00, 07/25/2019

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a threat from Iran, infuriating lawmakers who fear the...
06:00, 05/25/2019

Trump vetoes resolutions from Congress attempting to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia Associated Press President Donald Trump vetoed measures blocking his administration from selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia. The White House said that stop...
10:00, 07/25/2019

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed to stop it.        ...
20:17, 06/12/2019

Iranian weapons were used in oil refinery attack – confirms Saudi Arabia Military officials said 'initial investigations' showed Iranian weapons were used in the attack which rocked the world's oil production...
00:51, 09/17/2019

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi leaders....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.    ...
22:34, 05/24/2019

Trump’s curious evolution on Saudi Arabia For decades, the oil-rich country was a villain — a country that U.S. leaders foolishly defended. Today, Trump is talking about going to war for it, even though he insists the U.S. has little skin in ...
23:17, 09/16/2019

US House rejects Saudi weapons sales, Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives passed three resolutions on Wednesday, which would block the sale of precision-guided munitions and related equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Pr...
03:34, 07/18/2019

Senate sets vote on Trump's Saudi weapons vetoes The U.S. Senate will vote within days on whether to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates...
05:17, 07/25/2019

U.S. Senate sets vote on Trump's Saudi weapons vetoes The U.S. Senate will vote within days on whether to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates...
05:51, 07/25/2019

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to...
03:17, 06/05/2019

House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where P...
07:51, 07/18/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are p...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
06:34, 06/20/2019

President Trump vetoes bills that would have blocked Saudi weapons deal The measures would have stopped an imminent shipment of 124,000 precision-guided missiles and the fuses to detonate them, among other items.        ...
11:51, 07/25/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with th...
18:17, 06/05/2019

Trump's toadyism to Saudi Arabia: a new moral low | Richard Wolffe The Saudis are good customers, Trump says – which evidently outweighs the fact they murdered and carved up a Washington Post journalistIt’s that time of a presidency when every incumbent pretends to b...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Trump says US response to oil attack depends on Saudi Arabia's assessment US secretaries of state and energy both explicitly blamed Iran for the attack but Trump suggests US did not have definitive evidenceEverything you need to know about the Saudi Arabia oil attacksDonald...
02:19, 09/17/2019

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20:51, 09/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop military sales and impose sanctions would continue af...
01:51, 08/02/2019

Trump Backed Libyan Warlord After Saudi Arabia and Egypt Lobbied Him The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Egypt successfully lobbied President Trump to reverse U.S. policy in Libya and support a rogue general leading an offensive on a government in Tripoli backed by the Uni...
20:51, 05/12/2019

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented acc...
21:34, 06/08/2019

Trump Allows High-Tech U.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia Tucked into the administration’s emergency order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia is approval for Raytheon to build key components of precision-guided bombs with Saudi partners....
17:17, 06/07/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" ...
03:51, 05/20/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
12:51, 06/06/2019

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his...
18:51, 06/20/2019

Trump Condemns Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants US President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned drone attacks at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that reportedly disrupted production and marked a new escalation in regional tensions with Iran....
23:34, 09/14/2019

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement ...
04:51, 07/18/2019

Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after Saudi Arabia attack, as oil prices soar US president says he has ‘reason to believe we know the culprit’ of the drone attacks on Aramco plantDonald Trump has said the US is “locked and loaded” and to ready respond to drone attacks on a petr...
02:51, 09/16/2019

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday....
05:34, 06/20/2019

Senate fails to override Trump vetoes of bills stopping Saudi weapons sales The U.S. Senate on Monday failed to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation passed by Congress that would have blocked the sales of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia....
10:51, 07/30/2019

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18:51, 05/03/2019

Senate to vote to block Trump’s emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The measures, which will be consolidated into three votes Thursday, have enough support to pass, but will likely fall short of a veto-proof majority....
18:00, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump Vetoes 3 Bills Blocking Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that Congress passed to stop several arms sales benefiting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which the president pushed through......
05:17, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia oil attack: Trump hints at action as US points finger at Iran US president says he has ‘reason to believe we know the culprit’, as oil prices riseEverything you need to know about the Saudi Arabia oil attacksDonald Trump has said the US is “locked and loaded” an...
16:17, 09/16/2019

Tulsi Gabbard accuses Trump of being ‘Saudi Arabia’s b----’ over response to attacks on oil fields Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tusli Gabbard, D-Hawaii, on Sunday took President Trump to task over his response to attacks on Saudi oil fields, likening his wait-and-see approach to being “Sa...
05:17, 09/17/2019

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south....
14:00, 06/20/2019

Why grisly UN report on Khashoggi murder will not change Trump policy toward Saudi Arabia The Trump administration was mum on UN report, which found "credible evidence" high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in Khashoggi's death.        ...
05:34, 06/20/2019

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in defiance of President D...
10:17, 07/18/2019

Donald Trump vetoes bills prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia Arms package includes thousands of precision-guided munitions and aircraft maintenance supportDonald Trump has vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from sell...
10:51, 07/25/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" ...
02:51, 05/20/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
23:00, 05/24/2019

House lawmakers to grill State Department over Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE Lawmakers are expected to demand a reckoning over 22 deals worth more than $8 billion and preview their plans to block the president’s emergency order to complete them....
15:17, 06/12/2019

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapon...
03:17, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia implements end to travel restrictions for Saudi women: agency Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal decree...
18:51, 08/20/2019

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says 2 Saudi oil tankers hit in “sabotage attack” off UAE coast have “significant damage” DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says 2 Saudi oil tankers hit in “sabotage attack” off UAE coast have “significant damage”...
07:34, 05/13/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused....
11:51, 06/20/2019

Senate planning bipartisan effort to block Trump’s emergency arms deals benefiting Saudi Arabia The move comes as Sen. Tim Kaine, citing the Department of Energy, announced that the administration had approved two secret deals to transfer nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after the murder of Sa...
01:51, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted by a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to undermine the securi...
09:00, 05/13/2019

Four members of Congress ask Trump to move forward with Pentagon cloud contract Four members of Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion clou...
19:51, 07/19/2019

U.S. Congress pushing back at Trump over Saudi arms deals A U.S. Senate committee approved legislation on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for President Donald Trump to avoid congressional review of arms sales, underscoring lawmakers' anger over his...
06:17, 06/26/2019

Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress. ...
00:17, 05/24/2019

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the U...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Trump applauds Barr’s decision to scrutinize Russia probe President Trump on Tuesday said he was in the dark about his attorney general’s appointment of a federal prosecutor to scrutinize the origins of the Justice Department’s Russia probe — but that he wel...
21:34, 05/14/2019

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
05:00, 06/12/2019

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to sell over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, testing China - sources The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war bet...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Trump warns it 'looks like' Iran responsible... but says US will not retaliate unless 'definitive proof' found Donald Trump has warned that it is "looking like" Iran was responsible for the attacks on key oil installations in Saudi Arabia but he said does not want war....
08:51, 09/17/2019

Saudi oil attacks: Weapons 'came from Iran' The weapons used to hit two oil facilities came from Iran, according to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Despite its "grave concern," Russia has said that military retaliation would be "unac...
01:51, 09/17/2019

How Congress Passed an Assault Weapons Ban in 1994 Congress and the White House found a way to come together on guns 25 years ago. It is hard to see that kind of bipartisanship resurfacing in the current environment....
18:00, 09/07/2019

Saudi Arabia Could Probably Just Use the Money Per-capita revenue for OPEC members is half of what it was in 2008, and the prospects for immediate improvement aren’t good. Cue the Saudi Aramco IPO....
23:51, 08/20/2019

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions b...
17:00, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia to buy U.S. LNG from Sempra Energy - WSJ Saudi Arabian Oil Co , known as Aramco, has agreed to buy U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) from San Diego-based Sempra Energy's Port Arthur project in Texas, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesda...
07:17, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Saudi Arabia and learn more about the oil-rich, Middle Eastern kingdom, home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina....
03:34, 07/01/2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil tankers among those hit off UAE coast Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and said it was an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid ...
14:51, 05/13/2019

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
07:51, 07/18/2019

Saudi Arabia ups Oct OSP to Asia to premium of $2.30 Saudi Aramco raised its official selling price (OSP) for Arab light crude oil to Asia for October to a premium of $2.30 to the Oman/Dubai average, up 60 cents a barrel from September, the company said...
16:17, 09/05/2019

Evidence Points To Iran Weapons Used In Saudi Strike, Says Alliance An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said......
20:51, 09/16/2019

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region....
07:34, 06/08/2019

Saudi Arabia and Formula One discussing F1 race Saudi Arabia and Formula One are discussing the possibility of holding a race in the country, and team bosses have been asked for an opinion, sources said on Tuesday....
19:17, 08/06/2019

Its Lifeblood Attacked, What Are Saudi Arabia's Options Now? A predawn attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's energy industry knocked out half of the country's oil production and raised the prospect of retaliation....
14:51, 09/16/2019

Spotify now available on PlayStation Music across UAE, Saudi Arabia and more PlayStation users across seven countries in the region can now access the popular streaming service Spotify, on PlayStation Music, and control playback through the Spotify Connect app.Almost four year...
14:51, 06/11/2019

Saudi Arabia Raises India's Haj Quota By 30,000 In a significant step, Saudi Arabia has increased India's Haj quota from 1,70,000 to 2,00,000, paving the way for 30,000 more Indians to go for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in the kingdom....
20:17, 06/28/2019

What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia Joe Gallagher gives his verdict on Anthony Joshua's decision to take the Andy Ruiz rematch to Saudi Arabia The post What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
21:01, 08/13/2019

Joshua-Ruiz rematch set for Dec. 7 in Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua's promoters say his world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr. will take place in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, on Dec. 7       ...
23:17, 08/09/2019

Saudi Arabia says does not want war but ready to respond with 'all strength' Saudi Arabia will do its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination," following last week's attacks on Saudi oil tankers and installations, a sen...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Attacked Its Oil Pipelines (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yem...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil infrastructure attacked by drones The assaults marked the latest incidents challenging Mideast security after the alleged sabotage of oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates earlier this week amid heightened tensions bet...
16:17, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia, Iran Appear to Ease Tensions Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an attempt to avoid military conflict, after the Trump administration moved to de-escalate two weeks of crisis....
20:34, 05/19/2019

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common ...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Saudi Arabia will defend itself 'with all force' but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia has vowed to try and prevent a Middle East war, but if conflict breaks out it will defend itself "with all force and determination." It comes amid a recent spike in tensions with regional...
13:51, 05/19/2019

Women in Saudi Arabia can now travel without a man’s approval Women in Saudi Arabia are now allowed to apply for a passport and travel abroad without a man’s consent. The new laws, published Friday, mark a breakthrough for women’s rights in the kingd...
15:17, 08/02/2019

The Latest: Saudi Arabia won’t hesitate to defend itself DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:30 a.m. Th...
12:51, 05/20/2019

| Saudi Arabia to stage Joshua v Ruiz Saudi Arabia will stage the world heavyweight title rematch between Britain's Anthony Joshua and champion Andy Ruiz Jr, promoters announced on Friday....
21:17, 08/09/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil producers want to reduce inventories Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to drive down crude inventories "gently" but his country would remain responsive to the nee...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the f...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia's New US Ambassador Is A Princess With An Impossible Job Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan has a daunting task as she prepares to take up her role as the kingdom's ambassador to Washington with relations at their lowest point since the Sept. 11......
06:34, 06/26/2019

Oil built Saudi Arabia – will a lack of water destroy it? As Riyadh continues to build skyscrapers at a dizzying rate, an invisible emergency threatens the desert kingdom’s existenceBottles of water twirl on the conveyor belts of the Berain water factory in ...
08:17, 08/06/2019

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi A...
04:34, 06/10/2019

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials said, marking a U.S. return to the kingdom after i...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted 2 Yemen rebel drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it intercepted two drones launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom. The Houthi’s Al-Masirah satellite new...
05:51, 06/30/2019

Saudi Arabia approves permanent residency for first time The Saudi government has approved for the first time a scheme that gives permanent residency to certain expatriates, allowing them to own real estate in the kingdom and reside with their families with...
21:34, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia claims oil pipeline was attacked by drones Saudi Araba said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed a coordinated drone...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia must OK nonproliferation standard: U.S. energy secretary Saudi Arabia must commit to a broad international monitoring program of nuclear power facilities if it develops nuclear power reactors with technology from the United States, U.S. Energy Secretary Ric...
22:51, 06/25/2019

| Saudi Arabia eases travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a male "guardian", authorities have said....
09:17, 08/22/2019

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five mo...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Swiss ban planemaker Pilatus from operating in Saudi Arabia, UAE Switzerland has banned planemaker Pilatus from operating in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying on Wednesday the company had breached Swiss rules on giving logistical support to fo...
15:34, 06/26/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Oil Stations Attacked By Armed Drones Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that attacks on two of its oil tankers and a major pipeline targeted not only its own security but that of the world's supplies....
10:00, 05/15/2019

US official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allow...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Oil prices soar after attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities Drone strikes attacked an oil processing facility at Abqaiq and the nearby Khurais oil field on Saturday, knocking out 5.7 million barrels of daily crude production — or 50% of the kingdom's oil ...
13:51, 09/16/2019

Nicki Minaj Set to Headline Concert in Saudi Arabia (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will perform in the ultraconservative kingdom as it sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment. Saud...
15:34, 07/03/2019

Saudi Arabia to Allow Women to Travel Abroad Without Permission Saudi Arabia has approved a new law allowing women to travel abroad without a male guardian’s permission, senior Saudi officials said, ending restrictions that had been a symbol of the kingdom’s ultra...
06:17, 08/02/2019

US officials tell Saudi Arabia that oil attack was staged in Iran US officials said intelligence shows that the devastating attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry was staged in Iran, and have shared the information with the oil-rich ally as both countries consider re...
22:17, 09/16/2019

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allow...
00:17, 06/21/2019

Millions of locusts invade city in Saudi Arabia A huge swarm of ravenous locusts has been caught on film completely blanketing the skies over a Saudi Arabian city. The deluge of biblical bugs – which numbered in the tens of millions – d...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of President Donald Trump's peace plan for Israel and the ...
19:17, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepar...
00:00, 09/03/2019

Women In Saudi Arabia Can Now Get Passports In 15 Minutes: Report Women in Saudi Arabia were overjoyed when they discovered that procedures for obtaining their passports would now be completed within 15 minutes, a media report said....
19:17, 08/26/2019

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restriction on women Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to hold passports and travel abroad without the consent of a male guardian, a policy shift that marks a significant loosening of the Kingdom's notorious r...
06:17, 08/03/2019

Attack on Saudi Arabia 'unprecedented': U.S. defense secretary U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was "unprecedented" and the United States, along with its allies, was working to defend the "internat...
03:51, 09/17/2019

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
20:34, 07/21/2019

Nicki Minaj cancels Saudi Arabia concert The 'Anaconda' rapper is pulling out of Jeddah World Fest 2019 because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
23:51, 07/09/2019

Saudi Arabia: Oil tankers damaged in 'sabotage attack' Two oil tankers sustained "significant damage" in an incident off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to the Saudi energy minister. Officials did not say who was behind the alleged sabota...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in ...
14:17, 06/07/2019

Moderate Islamic scholars 'to be executed by Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
21:51, 05/22/2019

| Accused 9/11 mastermind open to testimony against Saudi Arabia The Saudi government has long denied involvement in the 2001 attacks, in which hijacked airplanes crashed into New York's World Trade Centre, the Pentagon outside Washington, DC, and a Pennsylvania fi...
14:51, 07/30/2019

U.S. Air Force expands operating base in Saudi Arabia Several hundred U.S. Air Force personnel are expanding an operating base in Saudi Arabia, which will host fighter planes and Patriot missiles, officials said....
22:17, 07/24/2019

Saudi Arabia pulls out the stops to draw more tourists Saudi Arabia plans to tap everything from a 2,000-year-old UNESCO heritage site to the "the longest, tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world" to boost domestic tourism....
13:51, 08/26/2019

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused "significant damage" to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to p...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia Says 2 Oil Tankers Damaged in Sabotage Attacks The United Arab Emirates said a total of four ships had been targeted. Tensions with Iran are running high, but Emirati and Saudi officials did not say who was to blame....
22:51, 05/13/2019

Has Saudi Arabia got away with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi? – podcast A UN report on the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi has said there is credible evidence linking the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, to the crime. Nick Hopkins and Stephanie Kirchgaess...
04:17, 06/28/2019

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide "an additional dete...
07:51, 07/20/2019

Hyderabad Man Rescued From Saudi Arabia, Thanks Sushma Swaraj Hafez Mohammed Bahauddin, a Hyderabad resident thanked External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj and Indian Embassy officials for rescuing and sending him back to India from Saudi Arabia on......
04:00, 05/04/2019

| CIA warns Khashoggi associates about threats from Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services have warned friends and colleagues of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that their continuation of pro-democracy work has made them targets of potential reta...
03:34, 05/11/2019

Old habits die hard: Saudi Arabia struggles to end oil addiction When Saudi Aramco was on the verge of a deal last year to buy a stake in an Indian oil refinery, its boss quickly boarded a company jet in Paris and flew to New Delhi....
09:00, 07/25/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women provisionally freed to seven....
13:51, 05/03/2019

Saudi Arabia Says It’s Responding to an Iranian Oil Tanker Emergency (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Jiddah, and analysts said the vessel carried over 1 ...
06:51, 05/02/2019

Ruiz-Joshua rematch set for Saudi Arabia in December Mexican-American world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. will fight Britain's Anthony Joshua in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on Dec. 7, Sky Sports reported on Friday....
19:51, 08/09/2019

Is a US-led war with Iran on the horizon as troops head to Saudi Arabia? The US is sending troops to Saudi Arabia amid concerns that it is preparing for a war with Iran. It will be the first deployment of American forces in the kingdom since the US toppling of Saddam Husse...
22:34, 07/20/2019

Saudi Arabia assists Iranian oil tanker in Red Sea, no injuries Saudi Arabia's coast guard assisted an Iranian oil tanker with engine trouble off the coast of Jeddah in the Red Sea after Riyadh received a request for help from Iran, the state news agency SPA said ...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
17:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 7 a.m. Saudi Arabia says its military intercepted five drones l...
05:34, 06/14/2019

Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch, a source with direct knowledge of the discussions told ES...
02:51, 08/23/2019

Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia After Amir Khan's original opponent is involved in a car accident, former featherweight Billy Dib is called in for Saudi Arabia fight The post Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia appear...
00:17, 06/27/2019

The CIA Sent Warnings to at Least 3 Khashoggi Associates About New Threats From Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services are warning friends and colleagues of Jamal Khashoggi that their efforts to continue the pro-democracy work of the slain Saudi journalist has made them and their ...
01:34, 05/10/2019

| WATCH: Saudi Arabia says oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia said two of its oil tankers were damaged in "sabotage attacks" in the Gulf as tensions soared in a region already shaken by a standoff between the United States and Iran....
13:17, 05/13/2019

Former Lebanon PM in Saudi: Saudi Arabia to support Lebanon Saudi Arabia will "extend a hand of support to Lebanon" as it faces challenges, Lebanese ex-Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday after meeting the Saudi king along with two other Lebanese former...
16:17, 07/15/2019

Crude oil prices surge after Saudi Arabia plant attack The attack Saturday on led to the interruption of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of the kingdom’s crude oil production per day, equivalent to over 5 per cent of the world’s daily supply....
14:17, 09/16/2019

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi missiles in Mecca province Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it had intercepted two missiles in Mecca province fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, who earlier denied having targeted Islam's holiest site....
23:34, 05/20/2019

Kremlin warns against 'hasty conclusions' over attacks in Saudi Arabia Russia on Monday urged countries in the Middle East and outside the region not to draw "hasty conclusions" on who staged the attacks on Saudi oil facilities....
14:51, 09/16/2019

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensions with rival Iran....
13:51, 05/30/2019

Saudi Arabia to stage record $20M horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia is to stage the richest horse race in history next year with a $20 million prize pot up for grabs in the latest venture to attract world-class sporting events to the nation....
13:51, 08/09/2019

Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the kingdom off oil revenues and create jobs for young Saud...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities hit by Houthi drone strikes Yemen’s rebel movement says it launched strikes that spark huge fire at processing facilityDrones attacked the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by ...
12:18, 09/14/2019

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
02:17, 06/21/2019

Iran Denies U.S. Claim That It Was Behind Saudi Arabia Oil Field Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world’s biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in...
21:17, 09/15/2019

Saudi Arabia To Execute 3 Leading Scholars After Ramzan: Reports Saudi Arabia is expected to execute three of its leading scholars after the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, say reports. These scholars have been convicted under multiple charges of terrorism....
09:51, 05/22/2019

Will the drone strikes in Saudi Arabia impact gas prices? Experts say yes. News of the attacks has experts and analysts warning that a long-term decrease in the world's crude oil supply has implications at the pump.       ...
03:17, 09/16/2019

Saudi Arabia names Prince Abdulaziz as new energy minister Saudi Arabia has named Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, a son of the king, as energy minister, replacing Khalid al-Falih, state news agency SPA reported on Sunday, citing a royal decree....
08:34, 09/08/2019

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
15:34, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Stops Production At Oil Plants Hit By Drone Attacks Saudi Arabia has temporarily halted production at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that were attacked by Yemeni rebels, interrupting about half of the company's total output, the energy minister said.....
21:17, 09/15/2019

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of a...
14:17, 06/20/2019

Oil traders eye Saudi Arabia's response in a critical juncture for crude Renewed U.S. efforts to curb Iranian output, escalating tensions in Libya, supply outages in Nigeria and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela have created a complex and uncertain outlook for crude....
11:00, 04/30/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah...
07:34, 07/10/2019

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all means of force and firmness.” Ibrahim al-Assaf m...
08:00, 05/30/2019

UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sky News has learnt....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Canadian firm optimistic about prospects in Saudi Arabia despite diplomatic row WSP Global Inc., an engineering firm headquartered in Montreal, has continued to land infrastructure work in Saudi Arabia even after a dispute erupted with Canada last summer, said Isabelle Adjahi, on...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Oil Climbs on Report Saudi Arabia Won't Rush to Lift Supply Oil prices climbed following a report that Saudi Arabia won’t rush to lift output following the end of waivers that allowed some countries to buy Iranian crude....
17:51, 04/30/2019

CIA warns Arab activist of potential threat from Saudi Arabia Pro-democracy campaigner Iyad el-Baghdadi has been vocal critic of Saudi crown princeThe CIA has warned Norway that a prominent Arab activist who is living in the country under asylum protection is fa...
12:51, 05/07/2019

Germany to restart joint police training with Saudi Arabia Germany halted a police training mission in Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Now the government wants to restart it and emphasize "principles of human rights."...
11:00, 09/10/2019

Saudi Arabia says crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship, previously evacuated for medical reasons from a ship off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
15:51, 07/20/2019

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
22:34, 06/22/2019

Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr is set for Saudi Arabia • Bout is due to take place in Diriyah on 7 December• Joshua aims to win back IBF, WBA and WBO titlesAnthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr will take place in Saudi Arab...
21:17, 08/09/2019

Oil prices steady as Saudi Arabia indicates prolonged supply cuts Oil prices steadied on Monday, supported by Saudi Arabia's comments indicating OPEC and its allies would continue to tighten the crude market following deep losses last week....
19:34, 06/03/2019

Saudi Arabia says Iran behind Houthi missile attack on airport Foreign ministry threatens urgent reprisals to ‘deter Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militias’Saudi Arabia has said it will carry out urgent reprisals as it accused Iran of being behind a late-night ...
00:17, 06/13/2019

U.S. envoy to Saudi Arabia condemns attacks on Aramco oil facilities The U.S. envoy to Saudi Arabia condemned as "unacceptable" drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday which were claimed by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
21:34, 09/14/2019

"Completely Unacceptable": Saudi Arabia On Iran's Seizure Of UK Tanker Saudi Arabia on Sunday slammed Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in sensitive Gulf waters as "completely unacceptable" and urged world powers to "take actions to deter such behaviour"....
08:34, 07/22/2019

Saudi Arabia seeks Arab unity over Iran after attacks Saudi Arabia prepared to hold emergency Arab summits on Thursday to deliver a strong message to Iran over regional security after attacks on Gulf oil assets this month, as American officials said a U....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Saudi Arabia wants to enrich uranium for nuclear power - minister Saudi Arabia wants to have uranium production and enrichment in future for its planned nuclear power programme that will begin with two atomic reactors, the kingdom's new energy minister said on Monda...
14:00, 09/09/2019

Iran dismisses U.S. allegation it was behind attacks on Saudi Arabia oil sites The attacks Saturday claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels resulted in “the temporary suspension of production operations” at the Abqaiq processing facility and the Khurais oil field, Riyadh said....
13:17, 09/15/2019

Saudi Arabia says seeking to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, add...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Golf: European Tour will return to Saudi Arabia - Commissioner European Tour Commissioner Keith Pelley says the tour will play again in Saudi Arabia in 2020 and is "perplexed" at the criticism received for staging a tournament there for the first time in January....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia to convene Arab leaders over recent attacks Saudi Arabia’s King Salman invited Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summits to discuss the implications of this week’s attacks against the kingdom and neighboring United Arab Emirates, the f...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people were hurt....
15:17, 06/12/2019

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, add...
07:17, 05/19/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to sho...
21:34, 07/09/2019

Saudi Arabia names veteran prince as energy minister Saudi Arabia's king appointed his son, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, as energy minister on Sunday, replacing Khalid al-Falih and for the first time handing the portfolio in the world's top oil exporter...
20:34, 09/08/2019

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh....
11:51, 07/20/2019

Saudi Arabia Implements End To Travel Restrictions For Women: Report Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal......
23:17, 08/20/2019

Saudi Arabia aims to restore one-third of lost oil output by Monday, WSJ says Saudi Aramco is aiming to restore by Monday about a third of its crude output that was disrupted after drone attacks on two key oil facilities, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday,...
19:51, 09/15/2019

Houthis kill 1, wound 7 in attack on airport in Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says one person has been killed and seven others wounded in an attack by Yemeni rebels on an airport in the kingdom’s south. The spokesman of the ...
22:17, 06/23/2019

Senate Fails to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, U.A.E. A congressional effort to block certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates fell short after the Senate failed to override President Trump’s veto of the measures....
13:51, 07/30/2019

Saudi Arabia says ending British arms exports would help Iran Iran would be the only beneficiary of any end to arms exports from Britain to Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the deployment of weapons ...
17:17, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia is cracking down on foreign workers, but that may not go over so well inside the kingdom REUTERS/Faisal Nasser Saudi Arabia plans to bar foreign workers from certain jobs as part of an effort to reduce unemployment and the potential for social strife that come with it. It may take a whil...
17:51, 08/22/2019

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi r...
07:34, 06/05/2019

The U.S. Shared Nuclear Information With Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder The Trump administration authorized the sharing of nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, Reuters reports. Senator Tim Kaine sai...
07:34, 06/05/2019

Oil jumps as Saudi Arabia suggests OPEC+ to keep production cut plan Oil prices rose as much as 1 percent on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supplies....
03:51, 05/20/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court...
04:34, 06/21/2019

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats Saudi Arabia launched on Sunday their new special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and high-skilled expats....
14:17, 06/23/2019

Saudi Arabia launches military industrial licensing programme Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector, a major target under plans to diversify the kingdom's economy away from oil exports...
20:00, 09/08/2019

Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration si...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badawi, a blogger imprisoned for insulting Islam....
03:00, 07/19/2019

Fund manager BlackRock opens office in Saudi Arabia BlackRock Inc, the world's largest fund manager, has opened an office in Saudi Arabia, pushing ahead with plans to capitalise on the government's ambitious reform agenda despite global criticism of it...
17:18, 09/04/2019

Sportswashing: how Saudi Arabia lobbies the US's largest sports bodies Saudi Arabia’s relatively sudden interest in sports can be construed as a soft power tactic to help distract from the kingdom’s ongoing human rights abuses and the Yemen crisisLast month, the foreign ...
18:00, 09/02/2019

Saudi Arabia moves to secure Yemen Red Sea ports after UAE drawdown Saudi Arabia's military in Yemen has moved in to secure two strategic Red Sea ports and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after its leading ally the United Arab Emirates substantially reduced its presence ther...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia in first of 5-nation swing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia Monday to meet with King Salman and discuss confronting Iran in the first of a five-nation tour by the United States' chief diplomat....
19:34, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed to have carried out a drone attack on Saudi facilities. The incidents stoked rising fears of a military clash with Iran....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Su...
06:51, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia defends Yemen government against UAE-backed separatists Saudi Arabia called on southern Yemeni separatists on Thursday to cede control of Aden and voiced its support for the government, an indication that its rift with close ally United Arab Emirates had d...
01:51, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepar...
20:34, 09/02/2019

Saudi Arabia splits industry and mining from energy ministry Saudi Arabia created a new ministry for industry and mineral resources, separating it from the kingdom's colossal energy ministry, and replaced the powerful head of the royal court, in a series of roy...
14:17, 08/31/2019

"Nothing New": Saudi Arabia Rebuffs Report on Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable.....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia replaces Aramco chairman with head of PIF - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as the chairman of state oil giant Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Bloomberg...
20:34, 09/02/2019

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, state media reported....
08:51, 05/12/2019

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook propaganda networkClaims of misogynistic culture at ...
07:17, 08/02/2019

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact...
06:17, 05/27/2019

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the countr...
23:34, 07/11/2019

Saudi Arabia drives GCC mobile phone shipments up 8% in second quarter The overall mobile phone shipments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries grew 8% quarter on quarter to 6.5m units in the second quarter of this year.Nabila Popal, senior research manager at ...
14:00, 09/03/2019

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in Londo...
20:34, 05/28/2019

Oil jumps over 2% as Saudi Arabia, Russia back supply cuts Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Monday after Saudi Arabia, Russia and Iraq backed an extension of supply cuts for another six to nine months ahead of an OPEC meeting in Vienna....
10:17, 07/01/2019

Officials: Saudi Arabia pushes for settlement in south Yemen Yemeni officials say Saudi Arabia is pushing for a settlement between the internationally recognized government and southern separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates...
19:17, 09/05/2019

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Travel Without a Male Guardian’s Permission (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia issued new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-stand...
08:17, 08/02/2019

Russia's Putin to visit Saudi Arabia in October, says Falih Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia, a traditional U.S. ally in the Middle East, in October this year, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday....
12:51, 06/10/2019

Armed drones attack oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia For the second day in a row Tuesday, attackers targeted equipment of Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure -- this time oil pumping stations for a major oil pipeline....
23:00, 05/14/2019

First Formula E night race in Saudi Arabia a "possibility" for 2019 Alejandro Agag has confirmed that a night-time season-opening Saudi Arabian race is "a possibility" for the 2019/20 Formula E championship, but only if the extra required power is also renewable...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil tankers hit off UAE coast, Iran calls for probe Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid heightened ...
11:51, 05/13/2019

Brazil could benefit from oil attacks on Saudi Arabia, veteran investor Mobius says Brazil could stand to benefit from the weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil production facilities, according to veteran emerging markets investor Mark Mobius....
19:51, 09/16/2019

2020 Dakar Rally Route Details In Saudi Arabia Announced The Dakar Rally will be moving to Saudi Arabia in 2020 in a massive move for the motorsport series, having spent a decade in the dunes and mountains of South America. While the announcement to move......
11:34, 04/29/2019

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon...
21:17, 07/20/2019

Southern Yemeni separatists tell Saudi Arabia: evict Islah or lose the war Yemen's southern separatists vowed on Wednesday to keep control over Aden, warning the only way out of the impasse that has fractured a Saudi-led military alliance was for Islamists and northerners to...
17:34, 08/14/2019

China’s Retort Over Its Mass Detentions: Praise From Russia and Saudi Arabia After 22 countries deplored China’s treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, 37 nations praised China’s “contribution to the international human rights cause.”...
00:17, 07/13/2019

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil pipeline Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil pumping stations that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia has claimed responsibility for....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia seeks to enrich uranium for nuclear power, minister says Hours after the United Nations nuclear watchdog revealed yet another nuke deal breach by Iran, the Islamic Republic's top regional adversary spoke Monday about its own nuclear ambitions, with Saudi Ar...
17:01, 09/09/2019

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen....
00:51, 06/10/2019

Yemen separatists say ready for talks in Saudi Arabia over Aden crisis Yemen's southern separatists said on Thursday they were ready to attend a summit in Saudi Arabia to resolve a standoff in Aden after they seized the southern port, seat of Yemen's Saudi-backed governm...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Drone Attack on Oil Facilities Shuts Down Half Of Saudi Arabia's Oil Production Saudi Arabia has shut down approximately half of its oil production capacity after “coordinated drone strikes on facilities in [its] Eastern Province” set blazes at the Hijra Khurais oil field and Abq...
20:34, 09/14/2019

Oil markets want to see the 'strength' of Saudi Arabia's commitment to OPEC deal: RBC's Croft All eyes will now be on Saudi Arabia's new energy minister to see if the country will stay the course on stabilizing global crude markets, oil market expert Helima Croft said....
14:00, 09/09/2019

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In a keynote speech at the Global Conference for Medi...
22:51, 07/11/2019

Saudi Arabia's NEOM says AECOM hired as project management consultant Saudi Arabia's NEOM, which is building a mega economic zone, said on Wednesday it has appointed AECOM as a project management consultant for part of NEOM Bay, the first urban area to be developed in t...
11:34, 06/26/2019

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military council and the opposition....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia oil facility attack launched from Iranian soil, US officials say Cruise missiles and drones used in the weekend assault on Saudi Arabia's oil installations were launched from Iranian soil, U.S. officials told Fox News on Monday....
21:17, 09/16/2019

After Drone Attack, Saudi Arabia Stops Pumping At Major Oil Pipeline OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia said it had stopped pumping crude oil along a major pipeline Tuesday following a drone attack, hours after Yemen's Huthi rebels said they had targeted vital Saudi......
14:35, 05/14/2019

Oil markets want to see the 'strength' of Saudi Arabia's commitment to OPEC deal, RBC's Croft says All eyes will now be on Saudi Arabia's new energy minister to see if the country will stay the course on stabilizing global crude markets, oil market expert Helima Croft said....
12:00, 09/09/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home to an air base. The Houthis’ Al-Masirah satell...
05:51, 06/11/2019

Saudi Arabia is trying to execute teen, 18, arrested for participating in protest when he was 11: reports Saudi Arabia is trying to execute an 18-year-old who was arrested at the age of 13 for participating in anti-government protests, Amnesty International announced Friday....
22:17, 06/07/2019

Saudi Arabia’s King Has Replaced the Country’s Energy Minister With One of His Own Sons (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman replaced the country’s energy minister with one of his own sons Sunday, naming Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman to one of the mo...
12:34, 09/09/2019

Yemen Houthis carry out attacks on Saudi Arabia airbase: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Monday that it carried out attacks on King Khalid airbase near Khamis Mushait in southwestern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
07:00, 06/11/2019

Eight people wounded in attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
00:34, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
02:34, 05/31/2019

American Woman Loses Custody Battle for Daughter in Saudi Arabia In bitter court fight, Bethany Vierra accused her ex-husband of abuse and drug use. He fought back with pictures of her in a bikini and with her hair uncovered....
06:51, 07/15/2019

Saudi Arabia Creates New Ministry, Reducing Role of Energy Minister Saudi Arabia split industry and mining resources from the energy ministry, diminishing the sprawling authority of the energy minister, Khalid al-Falih....
18:17, 08/31/2019

Saudi Arabia Extends New Rights to Women in Blow to Oppressive System Saudi women will be able to travel without a man’s permission and receive equal treatment in the workplace, eroding the a system that made women second-class citizens....
13:51, 08/03/2019

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report sa...
05:17, 07/18/2019

Saudi Arabia reportedly aims to restore one-third of lost oil output by Monday Saudi Aramco is aiming to restore by Monday about a third of its crude output that was disrupted after drone attacks on two key oil facilities, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday,...
20:51, 09/15/2019

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list State department experts recommended addition of Riyadh after assessing it had hired child fighters from Sudan to fight in YemenMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has blocked the inclusion of Sau...
19:34, 06/18/2019

Saudi Arabia to host world's richest horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia will host the world's richest horse race in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack next year, with a purse of $20 million up for grabs, the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia said on Thursday....
03:51, 08/08/2019

Goldman Sachs back to business in Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi murder It’s been less than seven months since the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi — but for Goldman Sachs, it’s business as usual when it comes to Saudi Arabia. Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon — w...
15:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, telling Iran that the ball was n...
11:51, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, add...
05:51, 05/19/2019

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
23:51, 07/09/2019

UN: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable in the journalist’s “deli...
15:51, 06/19/2019

EU mulls adding Saudi Arabia to money-laundering gray list The European Union is preparing an overhaul of its listing of countries that pose money-laundering risks, an EU confidential document shows, a review that could allow Saudi Arabia to be moved to a new...
13:51, 07/11/2019

Drone attacks target Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia: al masirah tv Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched multiple drone attacks targeting Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen, a tweet on Sunday by the group's TV Al-Masirah said....
06:51, 06/09/2019

Saudi Arabia's hometown ambitions could clip wealth fund's wings Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) risks being pulled deeper into Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s domestic projects, curbing its international ambitions and tying its fortunes closer to it...
08:34, 06/28/2019

‘Locked and Loaded,’ the U.S. Blames Iran for a Drone Attack Against Saudi Arabia. Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump says the United States is “locked and loaded” after an attack against oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, an American ally and a major producer of the world’s ener...
01:19, 09/17/2019

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October,...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisisAustralia’s role as a leader in the global fossil fuel trade is underscored ...
00:17, 08/19/2019

Saudi Arabia frees four more women on trial over rights issues: campaigners Saudi authorities have temporarily freed at least four more women facing trial over charges related to human rights work and contacts with foreign journalists and diplomats, other rights campaigners s...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to have passports, travel without a man's permission In the latest addition of sweeping changes to conservative laws in the country, women over the age of 21 can travel alone without a male guardian.       ...
16:17, 08/02/2019

Eddie Hearn defends Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Promoter says negative publicity could help viewing figures • Amnesty International has criticised choice of venueAnthony Joshua is ‚Äúvery comfortable‚Äù with staging his heavyweight title rematch ...
23:34, 08/12/2019

Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms could take time to be fully accepted RIYADH – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still f...
23:17, 08/06/2019

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality...
21:34, 07/22/2019

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
03:00, 06/24/2019

Hearn adamant that Saudi Arabia is the right choice for Joshua vs Ruiz rematch 'I’m not going to go to a fighter and say there’s more money than you can ever dream of making but you might get a little bit of criticism for going.' Eddie Hearn on the Joshua vs Ruiz rematch The pos...
03:17, 09/06/2019

Coalition destroys missiles fired by Houthis at Saudi Arabia: spokesman A Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthis intercepted and destroyed six ballistic missiles fired by the Iran-aligned group targeting civilians in Jizan, southwest of the kingdom, Saudi state news...
23:17, 08/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia to start next phase of flour mill privatisation Saudi Arabia's state grain buyer SAGO said it will start the next phase of the sale of its flour mills on Wednesday, which will see pre-qualified bidders perform due diligence and present financial of...
16:17, 07/28/2019

Saudi Arabia shakeup brings in new oil minister and royal court chief As the Aramco listing is revived, crown prince appoints a businessman to lead the oil sector and gets a new gatekeeperSaudi Arabia has announced the creation of a new natural resources ministry, separ...
11:17, 08/31/2019

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for talks, and repeated his offer for negotiations with Iran "with no preconditions" to ...
23:51, 06/23/2019

| Saudi Arabia halts production at oil plants attacked by Yemeni rebels Saudi Arabia has temporarily halted production at two Aramco oil facilities that were attacked by Yemeni rebels, interrupting about half of the company's total output, the energy minister has said....
18:51, 09/15/2019

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with the rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event after Nicki Minaj withdrew over human rights concernsJanet Jackson and the rappers 50 Cent and Future have been added ...
23:34, 07/17/2019

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran as Iran’s navy chi...
13:17, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia Oil Pipeline Damaged in Drone Attack by Houthi Rebels Saudi Arabia said it halted pumping on a major oil pipeline after it was hit by armed drones, the latest attack on its energy infrastructure after two of its oil tankers were damaged near the Strait o...
17:34, 05/14/2019

Two Arab journalists detained for months in Saudi Arabia: media watchdog Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdom's human ...
07:34, 05/21/2019

Tlaib defends Israel boycott, would expand it to Saudi Arabia and Egypt ​WASHINGTON – Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Sunday defended the economic boycott of Israel as a freedom of speech movement that’s “pushing back against racist policies in Israel.” Last week, 398 House members...
04:51, 07/29/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international h...
13:51, 06/20/2019

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Boeing nabs $10.8M for redesign, production of Harpoon missiles for Saudi Arabia Boeing has received a $10.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for obsolescence redesign, production and delivery of Harpoon block II missiles for Saudi Arabia....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Oil's Violent Swings Reinforce Saudi Arabia's Key Role in Energy Markets The surge in oil prices in response to the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry has reminded investors that crude prices are still largely driven by the world’s largest exporter, despite the flow of ...
12:51, 09/17/2019

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
21:00, 07/20/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
21:51, 06/05/2019

Foreign Relations Committee snubs Republican chairman on Saudi Arabia The Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rebuke to its chairman, Jim Risch — and President Donald Trump — when it essentially killed the senator’s bill to chastise Saudi Arabia for the murder o...
04:34, 07/26/2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz confirmed for Saudi Arabia in December The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
23:51, 08/09/2019

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethn...
03:00, 07/19/2019

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?At the Luna food factory on the south-east outskirts...
18:17, 07/20/2019

Amnesty International criticises sanctioning of Joshua v Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia • NGO says bout is latest attempt to ‘sportswash’ image• Heavyweight title bout to take place in Diriyah on 7 DecemberAmnesty International has criticised the decision to sanction Anthony Joshua’s rem...
01:51, 08/10/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining state security, had provoked an international outcry an...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Amnesty urges Saudi Arabia to reveal whereabouts of two missing Qataris Amnesty International has called on Saudi Arabia to reveal the whereabouts of a Qatari father and son who allegedly disappeared during a visit to the kingdom last month, the rights group said in a let...
14:51, 09/04/2019

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from risin...
02:00, 06/30/2019

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday....
21:00, 07/20/2019

Qatar PM To Make Rare Trip To Saudi Arabia For Emergency Summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest level Qatari official to visit the kingdom during a....
05:17, 05/30/2019

U.N. 'strongly condemns' Saudi Arabia's beheading of 37 people in mass executions U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet strongly condemned the beheading of 37 Saudi in spite of repeated protests from the international community....
18:17, 04/28/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Exports contributed to civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesThe court of appeal has declared British sales to Saudi Arabia of arms used in Yemen unlawful because they con...
12:34, 06/20/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: spokesman Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis attacked Saudi Arabia's Abha airport with a cruise missile on Wednesday, the group's military spokesman said in a tweet....
00:51, 08/29/2019

Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants Trigger Fires Saudi Aramco: Fires broke out at two facilities of Saudi Arabia's state-run oil producer Saudi Aramco after they were struck by drones early Saturday, the kingdom's interior ministry said. An......
12:18, 09/14/2019

Joshua-Ruiz fight promoter defends Saudi Arabia venue There was “The Rumble in the Jungle” and “The Thrilla in Manila.” Now we await the “The Clash on the Dunes.” Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz will face each other again Dec. 7 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, an...
10:51, 08/24/2019

Yemen's Houthis target Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi military spokesman said the group has targeted drone hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport, the Houthis' Al-Masirah TV reported on Tuesday....
20:51, 07/16/2019

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking controversy with some fearing a revival of morality......
08:00, 06/19/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Om...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Drones wiped out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production — and it could lead to higher gas prices (WTI) Reuters A drone strike that knocked out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production could lead to higher oil prices globally, according to analysts. The production shutdown amounts to about 5% of the worl...
01:17, 09/16/2019

Anthony Joshua defiant over criticism of Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Amnesty claims rematch is to ‘sportswash’ image of regime• ‘I’m there to fight,’ says Briton of Clash of the DunesA defiant Anthony Joshua has attempted to slip condemnation from human rights organi...
02:00, 09/07/2019

Drone attacks target Jizan and Abha airports in Saudi Arabia: Al-Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched multiple drone attacks on Jizan and Abha airports in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, adding the installations were out of service....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and a newspaper close to the palace called for Washin...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Saudi Crown Prince M...
00:17, 07/01/2019

Boeing, Lockheed contracted for Apache work, Hellfire missiles for Saudi Arabia Boeing and Lockheed have been awarded contracts worth more than $70 million to support AH-64 Apache aircraft and Hellfire guided missiles for Saudi Arabia....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Extend OPEC Production Cut Deal: Vladimir Putin Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday....
19:17, 06/29/2019

Iran-Allied Houthis Expose Holes in Saudi Arabia's Missile Defense Yemen’s Houthi rebels have accelerated missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia in recent weeks, highlighting the kingdom’s vulnerabilities in defending itself against an Iranian ally....
14:51, 06/25/2019

Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Saudi Arabia Amnesty International urge Anthony Joshua to inform himself of the human rights situation and be prepared to speak out about Saudi Arabia’s abysmal human rights record The post Amnesty International r...
15:00, 08/10/2019

Saudi Arabia said they confessed. But court filings show some executed men protested their innocence Leaked documents obtained by CNN reveal that some of the men who were recently executed in Saudia Arabia claimed that their confessions were false and had been obtained through torture....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Boxing: Pacquiao camp denies Khan claims over Saudi Arabia bout Manny Pacquiao has not signed a contract to take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year despite claims that a deal has been agreed for the bout, the Filipino's publicist has said....
12:17, 07/17/2019

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed: senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October,...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Sri Lanka police bring five Easter bomb suspects back from Saudi Arabia Five Sri Lankans suspected of having links to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were brought home in police custody on Friday after being deported from Saudi Arabia, police said....
11:17, 06/14/2019

Missile hits arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia airport, injuring 26, official says A missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the arrivals hall of an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, injuring 26 people, a Saudi official said....
15:34, 06/12/2019

Houthi drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha Airport leaves nine injured A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia early on Tuesday left nine people injured, a Saudi-led coalition statement said....
04:51, 07/02/2019

MSCI adds Saudi Arabia, Argentina indexes to emerging markets index MSCI Inc said on Monday it would include the MSCI Saudi Arabia and MSCI Argentina indexes to its closely watched and widely duplicated emerging-markets index....
00:17, 05/14/2019

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingd...
08:34, 06/10/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr insists history will repeat itself against Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia 'The hunger still remains,' says Andy Ruiz, 'I don’t want 15 minutes of fame, I want it to last' The post Andy Ruiz Jr insists history will repeat itself against Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia appeare...
13:51, 09/05/2019

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Launch Drone Strikes on Saudi Arabia Oil Sites (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking h...
02:00, 09/15/2019

Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia 'We want the Manny Pacquiao fight, let’s hope he comes to Saudi Arabia,' says Amir Khan The post Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing Ne...
11:34, 07/13/2019

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the ...
03:51, 06/30/2019

Saudi Arabia: Yemen separatists should hand over military bases to government in Aden Saudi Arabia said on Thursday that Yemen's southern separatists should hand over military bases and government buildings in Aden, and it reiterated its support for Yemen's government, a statement publ...
01:51, 09/06/2019

U.S. OKed nuclear power sharing with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi death: senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October,...
20:34, 06/04/2019

Saudi Arabia Chips Away at Oppressive System by Granting Women Travel Rights Saudi women hailed the new rights as a major step in a long-term social evolution. But they called on the kingdom to allow women to marry, live on their own and exit state facilities like prison witho...
21:51, 08/02/2019

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The writer was whipped and sentenced to prison for "insu...
04:17, 07/19/2019

Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia dies in attack on Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudi's Abha airport on Sunday, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
00:34, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
09:51, 06/16/2019

CNBC's full interview with Chevron CEO Wirth and his reaction to Saudi Arabia oil attack Michael Wirth, CEO of Chevron, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" with his reaction to the attack on Saudi Arabia oil and what that might mean for Aramco and global oil supply....
10:51, 09/17/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October,...
05:51, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund aims to tap debt markets twice this year Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market twice this year, after an overwhelmingly positive response from international investors....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Oil rises as Saudi Arabia signals OPEC cuts to continue under new energy minister Oil rose on Monday on expectations that Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, will continue to support output cuts by OPEC and other producers to prop up prices under new Energy Ministe...
07:00, 09/09/2019

Saudi Arabia announces capture of an ISIS leader in Yemen in U.S.-backed raid The group's branch in Yemen rose to prominence at the beginning of Yemen’s civil war and is considered one of the Islamic State’s smaller franchises....
22:51, 06/25/2019

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its secur...
21:00, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites 'under control' after drone attacks Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, the Saudi interior ministry spokesman said witho...
08:17, 09/14/2019

India Dials Saudi Arabia Over Rising Oil Prices As US-Iran Ties Worsen Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed concerns about rising crude oil prices to his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Khalid al-Falih, on Friday amid worsening US-Iranian tensions, a government......
20:17, 06/21/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr vows to end Joshua’s career after confirming Saudi Arabia rematch Andy Ruiz has confirmed his participation in the fight in Diriyah in December The post Andy Ruiz Jr vows to end Joshua’s career after confirming Saudi Arabia rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
01:51, 08/25/2019

Saudi Arabia replaces civil aviation head amid airport delays Saudi Arabia replaced the head of its civil aviation authority on Wednesday, after lengthy flight delays at domestic airports disrupted journeys at the start of a busy annual travel season....
10:51, 05/08/2019

Anthony Joshua defends desert fight and points to Saudi Arabia ‘reforms’ • Joshua says he wanted Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in New York or UK • ‘There’s pressure, being an ambassador for boxing’Anthony Joshua, touching down briefly in New York, desperately wanted to return to th...
07:17, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 4-Saudi Arabia to raise 3 billion with debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia is set to raise 3 billion euro out of orders in excess of 14.5 billion with its first bond issuance denominated in that currency, as the kingdom taps new financing sources to cover its bu...
19:17, 07/02/2019

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women, grants them greater control Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and granted them more control over family matters, further eroding a heavily criticized male guardianship system at a time of heighten...
03:17, 08/02/2019

Saudi Arabia grants women right to obtain own passports, travel without male guardian Just over a year since women were granted the historical right to drive, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now passed another monumental reform to enable females to finally obtain passports and travel a...
20:51, 08/02/2019

Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan thrashes woefully overmatched Billy Dib while Hughie Fury beats Samuel Peter in woeful encounter The post Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia appeared first on...
05:00, 07/13/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human ri...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for day of worship As one of the largest religious gatherings on earth, this second day of the hajj on Mount Arafat, or the hill of mercy as it’s also known, is often the most memorable for pilgrims....
13:52, 08/11/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner fo...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia hires banks for dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-denominated bonds, its first in that currency, a doc...
11:34, 07/01/2019

Saudi Arabia Replaces Chief Of Oil Giant Ahead Of Initial Public Offering Saudi Arabia's energy minister said Monday he had been replaced as chairman of state-owned oil giant Aramco ahead of a planned initial public offering (IPO)....
10:34, 09/03/2019

As China wages relentless crackdowns on its Muslims, Saudi Arabia stays quiet Much of the tone toward China in the Muslim world has been set by Saudi Arabia, which carries economic and religious clout. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appeared to condone Beijing’s treatment of ...
16:34, 05/27/2019

Yemeni Rebels Claim Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants Saudi Arabia's Aramco: Yemen's Iran-aligned Huthi rebels on Saturday claimed drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities, according to the group's Al-Masirah television....
17:00, 09/14/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi Arabia up on banks, weak earnings hurt Dubai Saudi Arabia's stock market rose moderately on Wednesday, lifted by its banking shares following index provider MSCI's decision to include multiple lenders, while Dubai was pressured by a string of di...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia flags plan to enrich uranium as U.S. seeks nuclear pact Saudi Arabia wants to enrich uranium for its nuclear power program, its energy minister said on Monday, potentially complicating talks with Washington on an atomic pact and the role of U.S. companies....
23:02, 09/09/2019

US shares info with Saudi Arabia that blames Iran for oil field attack: report Iran was the staging ground for the weekend attacks on the massive Saudi Arabia oil field, according to U.S. intelligence that was shared with the kingdom, a report said....
11:51, 09/17/2019

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road tha...
21:17, 05/31/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
02:34, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-MSCI adds Saudi Arabia, Argentina indexes to emerging markets index MSCI Inc, the world’s largest index provider, said on Monday it would include the MSCI Saudi Arabia and MSCI Argentina indexes in its closely watched and widely duplicated emerging-markets index, in a...
01:51, 05/14/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After caref...
19:34, 07/09/2019

UN calls on Canada, U.S. to hold Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman accountable in Khashoggi killing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland repeated calls for a “full, international independent investigation” but did not commit to further sanctions....
01:17, 06/21/2019

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say, even as prominent activists who have campaigned fo...
02:17, 08/06/2019