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Saudi Arabia courts Hollywood in its push to create a world-class film industry

Jason Momoa flew into Riyadh Saturday night along with Jackie Chan and Jean Claude van Damme — the first time Hollywood A-listers have visited the co...

Saudi Arabia courts Hollywood in its push to create a world-class film industry

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Putin courts investments in trip to Saudi Arabia The Russian president is in Saudi Arabia seeking to capitalize on his country's growing influence in the Middle East. Both parties stand to gain a lo...
14:40, 2019-10-14

BTS create social media storm after booking stadium gig in Saudi Arabia K-pop boy band BTS have become the latest musicians caught up in controversy after booking a show in Saudi Arabia....
18:16, 2019-07-16

US to deploy more troops to Saudi Arabia after attack on oil industry Trump has for now decided not to authorize an immediate military strike on Iran in response to attackThe Pentagon says the US will deploy additional ...
02:40, 2019-09-21

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 ...
23:24, 2019-06-09

Saudi Arabia will let unmarried foreign men and women share hotel rooms amid massive tourism push Stephen Kalin/Reuters Saudi Arabia introduced a new tourist visa last week. It is now allowing unmarried foreign men and women to rent hotel rooms to...
15:12, 2019-10-05

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgi...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000...
03:28, 2019-06-20

Pentagon to send more troops to Saudi Arabia following attack on Saudi oil sites The Pentagon said the deployment would involve a moderate number of troops and would be primarily defensive in nature....
01:48, 2019-09-21

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 h...
05:44, 2019-05-13

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 da...
12:00, 2019-06-20

Quentin Tarantino courts disaster by asking audiences not to spoil Once Upon A Time In Hollywood There’s no easier way to be an anonymous asshole in this day and age than to be a spoiler guy. As we recently saw with Avengers: Endgame and Game Of ...
21:32, 2019-05-20

Sharon Tate Returns to Hollywood in New Quentin Tarantino Film 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' The actress was 26 and eight months pregnant when she was brutally murdered the Manson Family....
12:08, 2019-07-18

Film legend shares some of Hollywood’s biggest film secrets He went from Coney Island’s boardwalk to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. That’s Irwin Winkler, the 87-year-old legend behind such classics as “Goodfellas...
04:20, 2019-05-07

Bill would create entity to push for key rail tunnel funding TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill put forward in New Jersey’s Senate is the latest step to try to get crucial federal funding for a new rail tunnel i...
18:48, 2019-06-07

Saudi Arabia wants you to come on vacation Saudi Arabia has long been seen as off-limits for international tourists. But now the country is opening up to fully international visitors for the f...
10:52, 2019-09-27

France, Germany plan to create leading battery industry PARIS (AP) — France and Germany have unveiled details of a plan to create a leading electric battery industry in Europe, from the extraction of raw m...
14:24, 2019-05-02

Saudi Arabia Invites Tourists: What You Need to Know For the first time, the conservative kingdom is opening its doors to travelers who want to visit for more than religious reasons. But how ready the c...
17:48, 2019-09-27

500 U.S. troops to headed to Saudi Arabia 2,100 more U.S. troops deploying to the southern border — Turkey out of the F-35 fighter program...
16:32, 2019-07-18

Can Saudi Arabia become a tourist hotspot? Saudi Arabia recently announced visa-on-arrival for international visitors. Yet given recent controversies, will this Middle Eastern destination ever...
10:40, 2019-09-28

Alberta hires former journalist to create strategy to fight criticism of oil and gas industry The Alberta government has hired a former journalist to develop a plan to fight back against oil and gas industry foes....
00:24, 2019-08-02

Saudi Arabia: Between religion, oil dependence and reforms An expert on Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, Guido Steinberg explains to DW that the drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities last week were partly a ...
13:36, 2019-09-24

Trump sending 2,000 more troops to Saudi Arabia The deployment is meant to “assure and enhance the defense of Saudi Arabia,” a spokesman said, following attacks on the kingdom’s oil infrastructure ...
18:32, 2019-10-11

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...
20:08, 2019-08-13

Saudi Arabia under the spotlight in Frontline and HBO documentaries Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, appeared on "60 Minutes" Sunday, offering a series of denials about human-rights abuses and any per...
00:28, 2019-10-01

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia after oil strike US President Donald Trump has approved sending troops to Saudi Arabia to aid the country's air defenses. The move comes after a strike that damaged k...
02:12, 2019-09-21

US deploys air defense systems to Saudi Arabia The US is deploying ground-based air defense sytems and 200 troops to Saudi Arabia in response to this month's strikes at the heart of Saudi Arabia's...
02:40, 2019-09-27

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 betwee...
08:40, 2019-05-20

BTS: K-pop band perform in Saudi Arabia despite criticism BTS, one of the world's biggest acts, faced criticism over their decision to play Saudi Arabia....
16:36, 2019-10-12

'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...
22:36, 2019-05-23

K-pop group BTS criticised for Saudi Arabia concert Group performs in Riyadh despite appeals by human rights groups and its own fansA historic concert by K-pop superstars BTS has caused accusations of ...
04:40, 2019-10-12

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...
13:48, 2019-08-02

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 ...
10:56, 2019-05-19

Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia says hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will be performing there in the latest eye-popping announcement as the kingdom sheds decades of restrictio...
14:28, 2019-07-03

Ex-Net: D’Angelo Russell would’ve gone to Saudi Arabia for max deal D’Angelo Russell apparently would have gone to great lengths to get his max contract. “D’Angelo wanted to get the max,” said former Nets teammate Jar...
00:44, 2019-07-31

Can Saudi Arabia rebrand itself as a tourism hotspot? Saudi Arabia recently announced visa-on-arrival for international visitors. Yet given recent controversies, will this Middle Eastern destination ever...
13:08, 2019-09-30

Chamillionaire, E-40 Join Forces to Invest in Minority Startups: 'We Have to Create More Diversity in This Industry' While recording artist and entrepreneur Chamillionaire might be laying low these days on the Billboard charts, he’s been making plenty of noise as an...
19:32, 2019-05-31

Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia says hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will be performing there in the latest eye-popping announcement as the kingdom sheds decades of restrictio...
13:12, 2019-07-03

Ruiz v Joshua rematch set for Saudi Arabia in December "Mexican-American world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. will fight Britain\u0027s Anthony Joshua in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on December 7."...
22:32, 2019-08-09

Saudi Arabia approves permanent residency for first time DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi government has approved for the first time a scheme that gives permanent residency to certain expatriate...
20:44, 2019-05-15

Saudi Arabia and UAE attempt to paper over Yemen cracks Divisions between the Middle East allies are threatening war between their surrogate armiesSaudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have sought to p...
10:36, 2019-09-09

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...
07:36, 2019-08-06

Saudi Arabia Frees Doctor With U.S. Citizenship After 21 Months The kingdom never explained why it detained Dr. Walid Fitaihi, a dual Saudi-American citizen, for 21 months, or whether he was charged with a crime....
18:24, 2019-08-01

Missiles hit Iranian oil tanker off coast of Saudi Arabia Iran says that one of its tankers carrying 1 million barrels of crude oil was struck by missiles while traveling off the coast of Saudi Arabia....
15:24, 2019-10-11

US patience with Iran not inexhaustible, warns Saudi Arabia Saudi minister says military response to attack on oil facilities still being considered Saudi Arabia has said that US patience with Iran is not inex...
00:28, 2019-09-25

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 ̵...
11:49, 2019-05-02

How real is Saudi Arabia's interest in renewable energy? Ambitious plans have not been matched by progress, but there may finally be signs of changeRevealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissi...
14:20, 2019-10-12

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, short...
14:00, 2019-05-14

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 cu...
02:56, 2019-06-10

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 k...
05:16, 2019-06-30

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 r...
16:40, 2019-07-21

Influencers Face Criticism for Saudi Arabia Travel #Ads The kingdom has invited popular internet personalities to visit, all expenses paid, in an effort to rehabilitate its global image....
18:32, 2019-10-03

Uncovering secrets of mystery civilization in Saudi Arabia A team of more than 60 experts is trying to find out more about the enigmatic Nabataean culture....
12:12, 2019-10-03

Saudi Arabia won’t attack Iran. But it may pay someone else to | Nesrine Malik The US is being fooled that it needs to rescue its ally in the Middle East. The Saudis always get others to fight for themThere is a longstanding jok...
21:12, 2019-09-22

Saudi Arabia to open itself up to foreign tourists for first time Kingdom eyes holidaymakers as part of plan to diversify economy away from oilSaudi Arabia is to offer tourist visas for the first time, opening up th...
12:56, 2019-09-27

Saudi Arabia vows to help S. Korea if oil supply disrupted SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has met with visiting Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who promised to he...
11:04, 2019-06-26

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 ...
22:20, 2019-07-09

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 K...
20:00, 2019-06-26

Saudi Arabia introduces 'decency' rules for tourists The Arab kingdom has identified 19 offenses to decency that will be punishable with a fine. The code of conduct comes as the country begins offering ...
05:12, 2019-09-29

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged in ‘sabotage attack’ Two Saudi oil tankers — one of which was bound for the US — were targeted early Monday in a “sabotage attack” off the coast of the United...
15:36, 2019-05-13

Conservative government would ‘win some trust’ back with Saudi Arabia: MP Erin O'Toole, the Conservative critic for foreign affairs, said in an interview they would try to "win some trust'' with Saudi Arabia....
14:28, 2019-08-02

Yemen rebels vow to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia The announcement comes a week after Houthi rebels clamed responsibility for a strike that crippled a key Saudi oil facility. The rebel group says the...
01:20, 2019-09-21

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. Offi...
15:04, 2019-05-13

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia has amended several laws to give women more rights and freedoms. But critics say the reforms are window dressing unless the male "guardi...
04:16, 2019-08-02

Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes The fires are under control, state media say, as Yemen's Houthi group says it deployed the drones....
11:12, 2019-09-14

Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities hit by drone strikes Strikes spark huge fire at world’s largest oil processing facilityDrones attacked the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a m...
10:25, 2019-09-14

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 Wedne...
01:36, 2019-06-20

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...
05:32, 2019-06-14

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, ...
04:20, 2019-06-28

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 i...
21:36, 2019-07-20

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...
11:48, 2019-06-07

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 s...
14:32, 2019-07-03

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 w...
23:12, 2019-09-16

Ottawa, B.C. to push electrification of gas industry to cut carbon emissions The federal and British Columbia governments want to power the production of the natural gas industry in the province using electricity....
04:48, 2019-08-30

Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry Indonesia on Tuesday said it was beefing up its efforts to phase out the use of toxic metal mercury in sectors such as mining, healthcare and manufac...
09:36, 2019-05-07

German arms export freeze on Saudi Arabia extended Germany has extended its arms export moratorium on Saudi Arabia by 6 months. If parliament agrees, cabinet also plans to extend a Bundeswehr training...
17:56, 2019-09-18

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 erupte...
23:48, 2019-05-03

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male guardian's approval Women will also be able to apply for passports and register a marriage, divorce or birthWomen in Saudi Arabia will no longer need the permission of a...
17:32, 2019-08-02

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 ...
10:20, 2019-09-02

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 facili...
13:16, 2019-09-15

Amnesty says Anthony Joshua is being duped over Saudi Arabia fight •’Fighter is being duped that Arabian kingdom is reforming’•Human rights situation is getting worse, warns Amnesty UKAmnesty International has warned...
14:04, 2019-09-11

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United...
18:04, 2019-09-21

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 ...
23:16, 2019-08-21

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 concer...
21:28, 2019-07-09

Can Pakistan's Imran Khan mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia? As Islamabad is becoming increasingly wary of an escalating conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has set out o...
15:28, 2019-10-13

Saudi Arabia: As kingdom opens up to tourists, will people visit? Those who study international tourism say a combination of geography, history and culture could make the kingdom an attractive tourist destination. ...
22:28, 2019-09-27

Saudi Arabia opens its doors to international tourists for the first time The ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom has long been one of the hardest countries to visit, issuing visas only for resident workers and their dependen...
20:48, 2019-09-27

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...
02:56, 2019-07-20

Dakar Rally could expand beyond Saudi Arabia for 2021 edition The Dakar Rally hopes to expand the event beyond Saudi Arabia and into other countries for 2021, according to the event's director David Castera...
12:04, 2019-05-31

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 a...
05:44, 2019-09-10

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...
13:44, 2019-06-25

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...
08:40, 2019-07-10

Saudi Arabia to allow unmarried foreign couples in hotel rooms Kingdom relaxes rules as it turns to tourism to bolster economy for post-oil eraSaudi Arabia has lifted some restrictions on women traveling in the u...
15:32, 2019-10-06

Saudi Arabia oil attack requires prepping for drone war, report says The attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil fields will drive a massive increase in the need for perimeter security gear, according to a new report. ...
14:56, 2019-09-20

Saudi Arabia oil strikes 'clearly backed by Iran' as UK won't rule out attack It is looking increasingly likely that Iran is to blame for the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil installations the former defence and interna...
16:52, 2019-09-18

Goldberg to face The Undertaker at WWE Super Showdown in Saudi Arabia WWE has announced that Goldberg and The Undertaker will meet in a one-on-one match for the first time at Super Showdown in Saudi Arabia on June 7....
16:00, 2019-05-14

Saudi Arabia: Iran’s role in oil facility attacks is ‘undeniable’ Saudi Arabia presented pieces of drones and missiles it said were used in attacks on its oil facilities, claiming the remnants are “undeniable&...
17:24, 2019-09-18

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm also purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Faceb...
20:24, 2019-08-01

Nicki Minaj to headline music festival in Saudi Arabia Saudi government accused of hypocrisy for requiring women to wear full-length robe Nicki Minaj will perform in Saudi Arabia, it was announced on Wedn...
15:08, 2019-07-03

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia may be planning to relax the country’s strict male gua...
19:24, 2019-07-11

WWE to return to Saudi Arabia in June, Goldberg and Brock Lesnar to appear WWE has announced plans to hold another professional wrestling event in Saudi Arabia on June 7....
17:04, 2019-05-02

Facebook bans 'Saudi Arabia-linked propaganda accounts' The company makes a rare statement that alleges fake accounts were linked to government authorities....
00:48, 2019-08-02

US claims attack on Saudi Arabia oil supplies came from inside Iran US officials have claimed cruise missiles were fired from the southwest of Iran into Saudi Arabia...
23:48, 2019-09-17

Saudi Arabia restores half its lost oil production after attack Saudi Arabia has restored half the oil output it lost in weekend attacks on its production facilities....
22:32, 2019-09-17

Saudi Arabia to allow unmarried tourists to share hotel rooms Saudi Arabia will relax its rules to allow unmarried men and women to share hotel rooms, as the country opens up to international tourism in a bid to...
15:56, 2019-10-07

Saudi Arabia lets unwed couples share rooms Saudi's new tourist visas are bringing new visitors to the country. Now the rules have been relaxed for unmarried couples and solo female travelers...
15:04, 2019-10-07

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 facilit...
12:16, 2019-09-14

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 Ar...
17:56, 2019-06-05

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 Yem...
06:32, 2019-06-05

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 wa...
13:08, 2019-06-20

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 f...
19:36, 2019-07-09

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...
12:16, 2019-07-25

Trump says US response to oil attack depends on Saudi Arabia's assessment Trump leaves it to Saudi government to confirm Iranian involvement in apparent bid to make monarchy take responsibility for any reprisal actionEveryt...
18:00, 2019-09-16

US sending 2,000 troops to Saudi Arabia as Iran threat grows The Pentagon is deploying about 2,000 more troops and military hardware to Saudi Arabia to combat Iranian aggression....
19:20, 2019-10-11

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 ha...
20:48, 2019-05-28

CIA alerts Arab activist to potential threat from Saudi Arabia The CIA alerted Norway that an Arab activist critical of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may face a potential threat from Saudi Arabia....
18:40, 2019-05-07

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 let...
04:16, 2019-05-27

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...
17:24, 2019-09-16

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...
20:56, 2019-08-09

Saudi Arabia offers foreign tourists visas for first time Saudi Arabia is finally opening its doors to foreign tourists as part of economic and social reforms. Skeptics don't see many wanting to visit an ult...
08:04, 2019-09-27

Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions...
11:16, 2019-06-24

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 mea...
06:44, 2019-05-30

Trump vetoes resolutions to end arms deals with Saudi Arabia President Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that would end US arms deals with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid rising tension...
03:32, 2019-07-25

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 ...
04:44, 2019-09-16

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 ...
05:12, 2019-05-24

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 ...
22:00, 2019-06-23

BTS says decision to hold concert in Saudi Arabia wasn't easy The leader of South Korean boy band BTS has spoken out about their upcoming concert in Saudi Arabia, saying it wasn't an easy decision to play in the...
14:44, 2019-10-03

Daily on Energy: Trump’s vulnerability to oil attack on Saudi Arabia Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:00, 2019-09-16

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 ...
12:40, 2019-05-07

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 journa...
18:16, 2019-06-20

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 ...
10:32, 2019-05-09

2020 Dems target energy industry in climate push Chemours pulls back on PFAS in food packaging — What could still go wrong in approps talks...
17:40, 2019-08-09

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...
04:40, 2019-07-18

Trump defies Congress, completes $8B weapons sale 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...
21:16, 2019-05-25

UN welcomes Yemen rebels' offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia The UN envoy for Yemen has said the Houthis' offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia could bring an end to the devastating war in the country. News of ...
13:52, 2019-09-22

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 rebu...
01:28, 2019-07-18

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event Nicki Minaj pulled out of over human rights concernsJanet Jackson and r...
21:36, 2019-07-17

Saudi Arabia displays recovered drones and missiles, points to Iran Saudi Arabia has displayed recovered evidence from the oil attack that it says points to Iran. It showed the wreckage of what it said were cruise mis...
18:12, 2019-09-18

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 t...
05:16, 2019-06-11

Saudi Arabia says drones attacked it’s oil infrastructure amid heightened tensions Saudi Arabia said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday...
13:52, 2019-05-14

‘All systems go’ for Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz still to happen in Saudi Arabia Deontay confirms Ortiz as his next opponent while Hearn insists Andy Ruiz-Anthony Joshua will take place in Saudi The post ‘All systems go̵...
11:44, 2019-10-01

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...
23:40, 2019-06-09

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 t...
12:00, 2019-05-02

‘All systems go’ for Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz still to go ahead in Saudi Arabia Deontay confirms Ortiz as his next opponent while Hearn insists Andy Ruiz-Anthony Joshua will take place in Saudi The post ‘All systems go̵...
11:28, 2019-10-01

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 manufactur...
18:48, 2019-06-08

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 St...
18:16, 2019-05-25

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 t...
18:52, 2019-05-25

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 lea...
21:12, 2019-08-18

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...
19:44, 2019-07-22

Saudi Arabia implements public decency code as it opens to tourists Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it would issue fines for 19 offences related to public decency, such as immodest dress and public displays of affection...
11:44, 2019-09-28

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 e...
01:28, 2019-08-24

Saudi Arabia to make ‘appropriate’ response if Iran found responsible in oil strike Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said a probe would prove that the Sept. 14 strikes came from the north and that Iran bore respon...
17:28, 2019-09-21

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 senat...
20:24, 2019-07-25

Saudi Arabia joins US maritime operation in Persian Gulf after oil attacks The Saudi government has defended its decision, saying it must "deter and counter threats to maritime navigation and global trade." Iran has accused ...
11:12, 2019-09-18

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 ...
10:16, 2019-08-31

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 pe...
22:20, 2019-07-20

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?A...
13:24, 2019-07-20

Pentagon to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia as tensions with Iran escalate The United States is sending troops and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia as tensions flare with Iran, the Pentagon announced late Friday....
18:28, 2019-07-20

Saudi Arabia opens to foreign holidaymakers, chases tourism investment Saudi Arabia threw open its doors to foreign tourists on Friday, launching a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealing to foreign companies to i...
17:08, 2019-09-27

The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia’s reforms: not just a battle for women | Editorial Relaxation of the guardianship system is long overdue. But more change is needed, and the credit for these reforms should go to the women who have fo...
22:40, 2019-08-05

US deploying air defense forces to Saudi Arabia in wake of attack on oil facilities The US will deploy “air defense forces” to Saudi Arabia amid heightening tensions in the region after oil facilities in the country were ...
01:44, 2019-09-21

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 racis...
19:24, 2019-07-28

Formula One In Talks With Saudi Arabia To Host A Race As Early As 2021 It looks like Formula One might potentially have a new Grand Prix venue sometime soon. Saudi Arabia has been added to the lineup of prospective count...
23:48, 2019-08-06

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to have passports, travel without male guardian 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. &...
13:56, 2019-08-02

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 gu...
22:28, 2019-08-06

Report: Qatar premier to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Al-Jazeera is reporting that Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking...
18:36, 2019-05-29

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 a system that made women second-c...
18:36, 2019-08-04

Saudi Arabia: Unmarried foreign couples can now share hotel rooms Male and female tourists in Saudi Arabia can now sleep in the same hotel room without proof of marriage, the kingdom's officials have announced. Anot...
01:08, 2019-10-06

Saudi Arabia oil attack: Boris Johnson says UK believes Iran responsible En route to the UN general assembly in New York, prime minister raises possibility that the British military could become involvedThe UK now believes...
10:28, 2019-09-23

Trump to Send Troops to Saudi Arabia in Response to Attack on Oil Facilities The good news is that it appears President Donald Trump won’t be launching a war against Iran today. However, the administration will be sending U.S....
18:04, 2019-09-21

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. &...
14:28, 2019-08-02

Saudi Arabia opens to tourists with investment appeal and no abaya rule Saudi Arabia threw open its doors to foreign tourists on Friday, launching a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealing to foreign companies to i...
11:28, 2019-09-27

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 load...
02:44, 2019-09-16

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 s...
19:20, 2019-06-18

Crude oil prices surge in the aftermath of 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 ...
04:20, 2019-09-16

Iran’s state-run news agency says oil tanker hit by explosive near Saudi Arabia Iran’s state-run news agency said in a statement released early Friday that one of their oil tankers was hit by an explosive while off the coas...
09:08, 2019-10-11

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 criti...
23:28, 2019-08-09

Tyson Fury is taking part in a wrestling event in Saudi Arabia Tyson Fury set for WWE bow as he agrees to 'fight' Braun Strowman The post Tyson Fury is taking part in a wrestling event in Saudi Arabia appeared fi...
01:00, 2019-10-12

Trump orders more sanctions on Iran after attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia President Trump said in a Tweet Wednesday that he will step up his​ “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran by adding even more sanctions aga...
15:33, 2019-09-18

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 ...
13:20, 2019-06-19

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 ...
18:04, 2019-06-15

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 Arab...
19:36, 2019-08-09

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...
21:56, 2019-07-09

BREAKING US claims attack on Saudi Arabia oil supplies came from inside Iran US officials have claimed cruise missiles were fired from the southwest of Iran into Saudi Arabia...
21:08, 2019-09-17

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions b...
12:20, 2019-06-24

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Exports contributed to indiscriminate civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesBritish arms sales to Saudi Arabia that were...
11:48, 2019-06-20

Saudi Arabia seeks to enrich uranium for nuclear power, minister says "We are proceeding with it cautiously ... we are experimenting with two nuclear reactors," Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said at a conference in Abu Dh...
14:04, 2019-09-09

An Iranian oil tanker was reportedly hit by missiles close to the coast of Saudi Arabia REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader An Iranian oil tanker was hit by missiles while sailing through the Red Sea close to the coast of Saudi Arabia Friday, Iran...
10:12, 2019-10-11

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....
23:00, 2019-09-05

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 venueEddie Hearn has defended the deci...
18:04, 2019-08-12

Trump Says We're 'Locked and Loaded' to Bomb the Hell Out of Whoever Saudi Arabia Tells Us to Donald Trump’s reckless, dangerous rhetoric toward Iran escalated yet again on Sunday night, following a strike on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil process...
16:36, 2019-09-16

Yemeni rebel missile attack injures 26 at airport in Saudi Arabia Houthi rebels launch projectile at airport in Saudi mountain resort city of AbhaA Yemeni rebel missile attack on an airport in south-western Saudi Ar...
13:04, 2019-06-12

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...
19:40, 2019-09-14

Soderbergh on Hollywood: 'It's not crooked – it's the most transparent industry going' Steven Soderbergh’s latest film is about dodgy dealings in the financial world but in film-making corruption is not endemic, he says, because everyon...
10:48, 2019-10-11

Human Rights Briefing: Updates on Egypt, Zimbabwe, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia Here’s a roundup of human rights news this Friday: UN’s Bachelet urges restraint over arrests of Egypt protestors; expert calls for ‘democratic shift...
19:12, 2019-09-27

BTS calms worries over hiatus, explains controversial decision to perform in Saudi Arabia BTS is opening up about the group's headline-making hiatus announcement in August as well as their controversial decision to perform in Saudi Arabia....
18:52, 2019-10-02

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17:56, 2019-05-03

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE _____ WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections ...
18:56, 2019-05-25

Pentagon sending 'defensive' troops and missiles to Saudi Arabia after Iranian oil attacks The Pentagon is sending additional troops and missiles to Saudi Arabia in response to Iran's attack on Saudi oil facilities last weekend....
01:00, 2019-09-21

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Photos show catastrophic damage to facilities following strikes New images show the catastrophic damage to Saudi Arabia's oil facilities caused by recent attacks....
23:12, 2019-09-20

Tyson Fury to fight WWE wrestler Braun Strowman in Saudi Arabia on October 31 Former unified world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will switch boxing for professional wrestling this month to fight Braun Strowman at a WWE event....
22:00, 2019-10-11

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 w...
01:20, 2019-07-19

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 h...
12:04, 2019-08-10

Bodyguard to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman shot dead in apparent dispute The long-time bodyguard of Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud was reportedly shot dead following an argument with a friend on Saturday. ...
08:16, 2019-09-30

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 t...
05:36, 2019-08-11

UK growth rate revised higher; Saudi Arabia downgraded - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest UK national accountsLatest: UK annual growth revised up to 1.3%But e...
14:12, 2019-09-30

A year after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Saudi Arabia, the US seems to be returning to business as usual there GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images The world's business elite are expected to attend Saudi Arabia's annual investment conference, "Davos in the Desert,...
20:08, 2019-10-02

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks about anti-Iran alliance US secretary of state to also visit UAE as he hails ‘great allies’ at time of rising tensionsMike Pompeo has arrived in Saudi Arabia for talks as he ...
12:40, 2019-06-24

World's football bodies urge Saudi Arabia to stop pirate TV service Fifa, Uefa and Premier League ask Saudi government to clamp down on beoutQ The world’s biggest football authorities, including those who run the Prem...
17:28, 2019-07-31

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 atte...
04:56, 2019-09-07

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 con...
17:48, 2019-04-24

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 attacksDon...
13:32, 2019-09-16

UN Yemen envoy welcomes Houthi offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia Proposal by Iran-backed rebels ‘could send message of the will to end the war,’ says Martin GriffithsThe United Nations envoy for Yemen has welcomed ...
08:32, 2019-09-22

US to send troops, missile defense systems to Saudi Arabia after drone attack Washington will deploy a large force to Saudi Arabia to boost the kingdom's security after the attack on its oil production facility. Both the US and...
18:28, 2019-10-11

Iran says it has shot down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions Relations strained after US blamed Iran for an attack on two tankers last week in the Gulf of Oman US President Donald Trump has been briefed on the ...
06:48, 2019-06-20

Tulsi Gabbard: Trump's Saudi Arabia troop deployment could ‘lead us to an all-out inferno of a war’ DES MOINES, Iowa — Tulsi Gabbard warned that President Trump’s newly announced deployment of troops and weapons to Saudi Arabia threatens instability...
22:44, 2019-09-21

US to send troops, missile defense system to Saudi Arabia after drone attack Washington will deploy a large force to Saudi Arabia to boost the kingdom's security after the attack on its oil production facility. Both the US and...
18:48, 2019-10-11

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 Saud...
20:32, 2019-08-24

Pentagon sending 'defensive' troops and missiles to Saudi Arabia after Iranian oil attack The Pentagon is sending additional troops and missiles to Saudi Arabia in response to Iran's attack on Saudi oil facilities last weekend....
02:08, 2019-09-21

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 ...
18:52, 2019-09-15

An Iranian oil tanker was hit by missiles close to the coast of Saudi Arabia in a possible terror attack REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader An Iranian oil tanker was hit by missiles while sailing through the Red Sea close to the coast of Saudi Arabia Friday, Iran...
12:08, 2019-10-11

Saudi Arabia is enlisting Instagram travel influencers to help repair its tattered reputation Gateway KSA/YouTube/Samantha Lee/Business Insider Saudi Arabia is spoiling Instagram and YouTube influencers with luxury visits as part of a campaign...
12:40, 2019-09-30

Saudi Arabia prepares to offer its first ever tourist visas two weeks after terror attacks The kingdom aims to bring international and domestic visits to Saudi Arabia to 100 million annually by 2030....
02:00, 2019-09-27

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 it...
23:16, 2019-09-04

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 at...
01:36, 2019-07-13

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr £80m boxing rematch confirmed for Saudi Arabia ANTHONY JOSHUA will travel to Saudi Arabia to face Andy Ruiz Jr in rematch worth up to £80m....
22:00, 2019-08-09

US sending 200 troops and Patriot missile battery to Saudi Arabia after Iranian attack The Pentagon is sending 200 soldiers, a Patriot missile defense battery, and four radar systems to Saudi Arabia in response to Iran's attack on Saudi...
21:32, 2019-09-26

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 i...
10:16, 2019-07-13

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, w...
07:48, 2019-06-08

Saudi Arabia vows to prove Iran backed ‘terrorist attack’ on oil facilities Saudi Arabia on Wednesday said it would reveal evidence showing Iran was behind the attack on its oil facilities as Tehran threatened to retaliate &#...
15:33, 2019-09-18

Saudi Arabia executes 134 people including six kids as brutal crucifixions spike At least six teens were reportedly executed this year for supposed "crimes" when they were kids...
14:32, 2019-09-16

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 ...
18:44, 2019-06-06

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 m...
03:08, 2019-06-30

Iran’s attack on Saudi Arabia revealed a glaring gap in American missile defenses The Iranian attack on Saudi oil facilities Sept. 14 pulled the curtain back on one of the Pentagon's inconvenient truths, namely that despite untold ...
05:12, 2019-10-04

Omar al-Bashir took millions from Saudi Arabia as Sudan president: court hearings He is charged with illicit possession of foreign currency and accepting gifts in an unofficial manner....
17:40, 2019-08-19

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 bri...
23:48, 2019-09-05

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 resolut...
10:48, 2019-07-25

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 interes...
02:56, 2019-06-16

Iranian supreme leader ‘personally ordered missile strike against Saudi Arabia’ EXCLUSIVE: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei allegedly directly oversaw the attacks on the ARAMCO oil facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais...
19:16, 2019-09-30

BREAKING: US 'to send hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia' as Trump prepares for Iran war HUNDREDS of US troops will be deployed to Saudi Arabia as President Donald Trump prepares for war with Iran....
04:24, 2019-07-18

Saudi oil attacks push prices up by highest amount since 1988 Price of Brent crude surges by more than $12 a barrel as 5% of world’s oil supply is wiped outThe Saudi oil attacks have triggered the steepest crude...
22:04, 2019-09-16

The massive GM strike is energizing a new push among auto workers in the South that could shake up the industry Rebecca Cook/Reuters SPRING HILL, Tennessee — "The tide is changing. You can feel it," says union activist and sheet-metal worker Adrian Mizell...
00:36, 2019-09-26

Panel: How do you feel about Andy Ruiz Jnr vs. Anthony Joshua II taking place in Saudi Arabia? This week's panellists were asked for their thoughts on Ruiz vs. Joshua II ending up in Saudi Arabia and to name their favourite Zab Judah moments Th...
18:00, 2019-08-13

Oil share price: Saudi Arabia drone attack causes biggest shock to prices since first Gulf War The value of oil has surged after an attack on a Saudi Arabia oil facility cut off supplies, in the biggest shock to prices since the first Gulf War....
10:36, 2019-09-16

Fitch downgrades Saudi Arabia's debt rating amid fears of further oil-field attacks Reuters Fitch Ratings downgraded Saudi Arabia's credit rating on Monday due to concerns stemming from drone strikes on major oil production sites in ...
16:52, 2019-10-01

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 sanctio...
21:24, 2019-06-20

Boxing’s strangest venues as Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz do battle in Saudi Arabia Joshua is looking to avenge his shock defeat by Ruiz and reclaim his unified heavyweight titles out in Diriyah...
09:44, 2019-10-13

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr stare each other down in Saudi Arabia ahead of December rematch Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr came face-to-face for the first time since the Briton's sensational world title defeat in June....
20:28, 2019-09-04

BREAKING: Missile hits arrival hall at international airport in Saudi Arabia – 26 injured A MISSILE has hit the arrival hall at Abha International International Airport in Saudi Arabia injured at least 26 people....
11:32, 2019-06-12

Saudi Arabia oil attack: Trump hints at action as US officials point finger at Iran US president says he has ‘reason to believe we know the culprit’, as oil prices riseDonald Trump has said the US is “locked and loaded” and ready to ...
11:10, 2019-09-16

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is performing in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over human rights violations....
21:44, 2019-07-08

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 r...
19:24, 2019-07-09

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 tens...
23:52, 2019-05-24

Bella Hadid apologizes after fans say she disrespected Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bella Hadid faced backlash after posting an Instagram of the sole of her foot facing three planes, including a Saudi plane and a UAE plane that featu...
01:04, 2019-06-18

Mohammed bin Salman billed himself as the young strongman who could transform Saudi Arabia. Two years later, he has little to show for it. Nicolas Asfouri - Pool/Getty Images When Mohammed bin Salman became Saudi Arabia's crown prince two years ago, he introduced a slew of grand policies...
17:20, 2019-10-15

‘Ready to spend our national strength’: Iran’s Rouhani warns Saudi Arabia could see more attacks Saudi Arabia is still vulnerable to attacks like the recent strike against a pair of oil facilities, an Iranian official warned after rebuffing any n...
22:00, 2019-09-25

Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz heavyweight title rematch set for December in Saudi Arabia Ruiz scored the stunning upset over the previously unbeaten Joshua in his U.S. debut in June...
20:16, 2019-08-09

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
11:00, 2019-06-13

Yemen’s Houthi rebels claim drone attacks on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia It wasn’t clear if there were any injuries in the attacks in Buqyaq and the Khurais oil field, nor what effect it would have on oil production in the...
13:52, 2019-09-14

Pentagon sends new wave of troops to Saudi Arabia even as Trump calls for ending wars The deployment is meant to “assure and enhance the defense of Saudi Arabia,” a spokesman said, following attacks on the kingdom’s oil infrastructure ...
20:52, 2019-10-11

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed indepen...
18:24, 2019-06-19

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 supp...
09:44, 2019-07-25

Saudi Arabia backs $550 million investment in health start-up Babylon, valuing it at $2 billion Babylon has attracted criticism from health professionals over a claim that its AI can diagnose medical conditions as accurately as doctors....
13:08, 2019-08-02

Eddie Hearn defends decision to stage Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arabia Eddie Hearn claims Joshua-Ruiz rematch 'could change boxing forever' The post Eddie Hearn defends decision to stage Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arab...
18:12, 2019-08-12

Amir Khan to take on Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia after Neeraj Goyat suffers injuries in car accident Amir Khan will face former featherweight world champion Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia on 12 July after Neeraj Goyat was forced to pull out after being in...
17:36, 2019-06-26

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusa...
22:56, 2019-06-19

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights 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 expr...
22:04, 2019-07-09

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues app...
11:32, 2019-06-01

Midwest floods hammer U.S. ethanol industry, push some gasoline prices toward five-year high The March floods that punished the U.S. Midwest have trapped barrels of ethanol in the country's interior, causing shortages of the biofuel and helpi...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Saudi Arabia's crown prince flat denied knowing about the Khashoggi murder, an excuse the UN said is 'inconceivable' Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman said he was not aware of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a claim the UN has previously called "inconceivable." ...
13:28, 2019-09-26

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fight | Kevin Mitchell The two fighters should look to boxing history before signing up to their world heavyweight rematch in the Middle EastIt is nearly 45 years since the...
19:12, 2019-08-10

Saudi Arabia says an oil pipeline was attacked by drones, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed assault on the kingdom DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says an oil pipeline was attacked by drones, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed assault on th...
13:00, 2019-05-14

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Donald Trump approves deployment of US troops in response to strikes on oil facilities Donald Trump has approved the deployment of US forces to Saudi Arabia following the attack on two of the country's oil facilities....
10:32, 2019-09-21

After Nicki Minaj backs out of concert in Saudi Arabia, Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and others join lineup Human rights advocates have urged artists not to perform in the country due to its dismal human rights record....
19:48, 2019-07-18

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set t...
19:12, 2019-07-18

Boxing News at Five: Khan vs. Brook gets “one more roll of the dice”, Whyte could return on December 7 in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan vs. Kell Brook is the one fight that won't go away, while Eddie Hearn says Dillian Whyte could return to the ring in Saudi Arabia on Decemb...
18:12, 2019-09-18

Trump reportedly left staffers 'genuinely horrified' in his phone calls with Putin, Saudi Arabia Drew Angerer/Getty Images A bombshell whistleblower report that was revealed in September sparked the latest concerns over President Donald Trump's c...
19:04, 2019-10-05

How did stunt men take over the film industry? With action in high demand, David Leitch, director of Hobbs & Shaw, and Chad Stahelski are dominating cinemaTo state the obvious: one essential ingre...
16:04, 2019-07-22

Boxing News at Five: Hearn wants Smith vs. Vargas, as well as Povetkin, in Saudi Arabia, WBC order Edwards vs. Martinez rematch Liam Smith, Jessie Vargas and Alexander Povetkin could be set for Saudi Arabia trip in December, and Julio Cesar Martinez gets a second chance The po...
18:12, 2019-09-05

Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz boxing rematch heading for Saudi Arabia after Eddie Hearn talks ANTHONY JOSHUA’s team are in serious talks for the British heavyweight to face Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia on December 7....
16:56, 2019-08-08

Nicki Minaj Cancels Saudi Arabia Concert After Receiving Backlash: ''It Is Important to Make Clear My Support'' Nicki Minaj has made up her mind. After receiving backlash, the Queen rapper revealed on Tuesday that she's cancelling her performance in Saudi Arab...
01:00, 2019-07-10

Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Saudi Arabia Canelo Alvarez could face WBO champion Demetrius Andrade on September 14, and Amir Khan sounds happy to see out his career in Saudi Arabia The post B...
18:04, 2019-07-04

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 ...
01:48, 2019-07-30

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr rematch confirmed: Diriyah, Saudi Arabia to host December 7 fight Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr's world heavyweight rematch has been confirmed for December 7....
19:20, 2019-08-09

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert, cites support for women's, LGBTQ rights 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...
21:36, 2019-07-09

Amir Khan vs Manny Pacquiao: Briton claims both camps have signed up for November contest in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan claims to have secured a high-profile fight against Manny Pacquiao at long last....
16:40, 2019-07-16

Al-Jazeera says Qatar prime minister going to Saudi Arabia for summits, marking highest-level contact since boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Al-Jazeera says Qatar prime minister going to Saudi Arabia for summits, marking highest-level contact since boycot...
18:36, 2019-05-29

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join De...
19:08, 2019-06-20

An American woman who was deemed too Western to raise her 4-year-old daughter in Saudi Arabia has one day left to appeal the kingdom's decision Facebook/Shutterstock In July, Washington state native Bethany Vierra lost custody of her 4-year-old daughter, Zaina, in Saudi Arabia. The family o...
19:16, 2019-08-18

Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha i...
22:00, 2019-06-23

Anthony Joshua made mistakes against Andy Ruiz Jr - but criticism he faces ahead of Saudi Arabia clash is unfair Anthony Joshua won the world heavyweight title ahead of schedule. He lost it the same way, too....
18:44, 2019-08-16

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arabia meant to send message to kingdom to ‘stop your aggression’ CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arabia meant to send message to kingdom to ‘stop your aggression̵...
13:20, 2019-05-14

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia festival to show support for women's rights and LGBTQ community Nicki Minaj has pulled out of headlining a music festival in Saudi Arabia over her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
00:32, 2019-07-10

A gay social media star from Saudi Arabia says he is facing prison for posting a photo of himself wearing short shorts at the beach YouTube/ميك اب رجولي A gay Saudi social media star said he was facing prison after a picture of him wearing short shorts at the beach caught the atte...
13:32, 2019-10-14

Saudi Arabia is admitting general tourists for the first time. Here's 20 things that could get you arrested or fined, like dabbing, carrying a bible, or wearing shorts YouTube/GatewayKSA Saudi Arabia is finally open for mass tourism after the launch of a new tourist visa on September 27. The country is full of wonde...
09:48, 2019-10-09

Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent to perform at Saudi Arabia's Jeddah World Fest after Nicki Minaj drops out Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Future and Tyga have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki ...
15:16, 2019-07-18

Boxing News at Five: Fury says there’s no chance he steps aside for Wilder, women’s bout could land on Ruiz vs. Joshua II card in Saudi Arabia Tyson Fury wouldn't take step-aside money, even if it was offered, and Matchroom consider promoting a women's bout in Saudi Arabia The post Boxing Ne...
18:20, 2019-09-09

Boxing News at Five: Saunders is sick of hearing the “bulls**t excuses” of Golovkin and Alvarez, and Parker vs. Chisora could land in Saudi Arabia Billy Joe Saunders joins Matchroom and calls out all the big guns, and Joseph Parker and Dereck Chisora could be heading for Saudi Arabia later this ...
20:08, 2019-08-13

Boxing News at Five: Usyk will get in the Joshua-Ruiz heavyweight mix, Hughie Fury to fight Sam Peter on Khan’s Saudi Arabia undercard Oleksandr Usyk confirmed as the mandatory challenger for the WBO heavyweight title, one the belts Andy Ruiz seized from Anthony Joshua The post Boxin...
18:32, 2019-06-24

New Mexico film industry up amid abortion fights elsewhere New Mexico’s film industry appears to be on the brink of a boom thanks to abortion law controversies in other states...
02:44, 2019-06-16

Jennifer Aniston: Marvel era is 'diminishing' film industry Jennifer Aniston has said the rise in superhero movies means more traditional Hollywood film roles are "diminishing"....
11:40, 2019-10-14

Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that listed an address in Saudi Arabia to protect himself from 'hijackers or terrorists,' his lawyers claim in new court documents Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that was linked to an address in Saudi Arabia in order to protect him from "pote...
09:32, 2019-07-17

Jennifer Aniston says the film industry is 'diminishing' because of 'big Marvel movies' Getty/Rich Fury "Friends" actress Jennifer Aniston said in a new interview that she thinks big-budget action films are ruining the film industry. "Yo...
18:56, 2019-10-09

German far-right candidate loses mayoral bid after film industry petition Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party’s ‘hate and enmity’ A 51-year-old immigrant has been electe...
07:28, 2019-06-17

'Glacial change': film industry is slow to reform despite #MeToo Progress towards equality in the entertainment industry has been patchy, say campaigners#MeToo two years on: Weinstein allegations ‘tip of iceberg’, ...
13:32, 2019-10-14

The White House reportedly tried to conceal transcripts of Trump's calls with other world leaders, including Russia's Putin and Saudi Arabia's Mohammad bin Salman The White House tried to conceal the contents of phone calls between Trump and other world leaders, including Russia's Putin and Saudi Arabia's Moham...
11:52, 2019-09-28

Actor with Down syndrome inspires and stars in Hollywood film The critically acclaimed new movie "The Peanut Butter Falcon" took an unusual path to Hollywood and has made an unlikely star of Zack Gottsagen, an a...
23:56, 2019-08-02

Quentin Tarantino hints ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ film will be his last 'I think when it comes to theatrical movies, I’ve come to the end of the road,' said the 'Pulp Fiction' director during a GQ Australia interview. 'Ma...
19:00, 2019-07-05

Quentin Tarantino reveals ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ could be his last film For years, writer and director Quentin Tarantino has been threatening to retire following the completion of his tenth film. Nearly thirty years into ...
17:00, 2019-07-05

Barrymore Film Center will honor little-known ‘original Hollywood’ Realty Check rarely crosses the Hudson River. But we make an exception for this week’s beam-signing ceremony for the Barrymore Film Center in Fort Le...
04:36, 2019-05-30

Attacks on oil sites 'unquestionably sponsored by Iran', Saudi Arabia says Saudi Arabia has said attacks on its oil sites came from the north and were "unquestionably sponsored by Iran"....
17:20, 2019-09-18

Saudi Arabia oil attack: Boris Johnson says it is 'very likely' that Iran was behind strikes Boris Johnson has said Britain believes Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities and will work with the United States and European ...
10:06, 2019-09-23

Iranian oil tanker 'hit by two missiles off Saudi Arabia in terror attack' An Iranian oil tanker has been hit by two missiles in a suspected terror attack, according to reports....
09:32, 2019-10-11

Iranian oil tanker 'hit by explosion off Saudi Arabia in terror attack' An Iranian oil tanker has been hit by an explosion in a suspected terror attack, according to reports....
08:28, 2019-10-11

Donald Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' if Iran is behind Saudi Arabia oil attacks Donald Trump has said the US is "locked and loaded" and ready to respond to drone attacks on an oil facility in Saudi Arabia, saying officials alread...
08:28, 2019-09-16

Action! Nigeria's film industry draws global entertainment brands "Oya!" shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order t...
08:28, 2019-09-10

The First TV Show Is Leaving Georgia Over the New Abortion Law. The Local Film Industry Fears What Comes Next This week, the director Reed Morano was supposed to fly to Georgia to scout locations for a new show for Amazon Studios called The Power. The drama s...
20:32, 2019-05-21

The Game of Thrones effect: Central European film industry on a roll It's the kind of maneuvering that might make the Game of Thrones' shrewdest operator Tyrion Lannister feel right at home....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Boxing News at Five: Keeler wants boxing match against McGregor, Mayweather rules out fighting Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia Luke Keeler wants to teach Conor McGregor another boxing lesson, and Floyd Mayweather has had enough of talking about a Manny Pacquiao rematch The po...
18:12, 2019-08-19

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition h...
14:36, 2019-06-12

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Trump warns US could 'do some dastardly things' as he steps up retaliation threat Donald Trump has warned that the US could "do some dastardly things" as he stepped up his treat of retaliation over the recent attacks on Saudi Arabi...
01:04, 2019-09-19

July Blockbusters Are Here! From The Lion King to Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Which Film Will You See? Summer is here y'all and it's not going anywhere! As we gear up for months of beach time and picnics in the park, we can't forget about one of summe...
17:32, 2019-07-01

China is ramping up censorship of its movie industry ahead of its huge 70th anniversary celebrations, and Hollywood is stepping in to fill the void Aly Song/Reuters China is preparing to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. In the run-up to this celeb...
10:20, 2019-09-26

Comedy filmmaking duo to make movie that parodies faith-based film industry A comedy director and writer duo are set to release a satire film titled, “Faith Based," which parodies the Christian film industry. ...
03:28, 2019-04-27

Georgia governor delays film industry trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, producers a...
10:44, 2019-05-15

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr vs. Joshua II appears set for Saudi Arabia, White aims to get Zuffa Boxing started in November Saudi Arabia is now the frontrunner to host Andy Ruiz Jnr's rematch against Anthony Joshua, and Dana White prepares to enter the world of boxing The ...
19:08, 2019-08-09

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia could 'change boxing forever', says Eddie Hearn Eddie Hearn insists that both Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr have signed up for a rematch of their world heavyweight title bout in Saudi Arabia, sta...
18:20, 2019-08-12

Saudi Arabia visa laws: 'Historic moment' as country opens doors to foreign tourists for first time Saudi Arabia is opening up to international tourists for the first time in what ministers are calling a "historic moment"....
10:56, 2019-09-27

Taika Watiti paved his way to Hollywood with this Oscar-nominated short film You might know Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi for his imaginative comedic work in Thor: Ragnarok or the original film version of What We Do In the Shad...
20:04, 2019-06-12

Hollywood film franchise fatigue drives down global ticket sales Cinemagoers spent almost $19bn in first six months of the year, down from $20.2bn in 2018The global box office has so far failed to sizzle this summe...
16:44, 2019-07-05

Hollywood’s gender pay gap revealed: male stars earn $1m more per film than women Disparity is almost the same in 2015 as in 1980, say researchers who call for contracts to be made publicIn the Richard Curtis film Notting Hill, the...
10:32, 2019-09-15

Less Shaft, more House Party: Hollywood revisits 90s black film boom With help from Issa Rae and LeBron James, the industry is remaking a slew of classics, including Set It Off and New Jack CityHollywood’s remake trend...
15:32, 2019-10-06

Comedy filmmaking duo to make movie that parodies faith-based film industry: report A comedy director and writer duo are reportedly set to release a satire film titled, “Faith Based," which parodies the Christian film industry. ...
03:44, 2019-04-27

Venice film festival: Saudi Arabian director praises 'momentum change' in her country Describing recent changes for women, prominent director Haifaa al-Mansour called for more and praised film as a tool for changeSaudi Arabia’s most pr...
19:36, 2019-08-29

Hollywood Reporter review of 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold' complains about kids' film's lack of sexuality A review for "Dora and the Lost City of Gold" went viral this week for all the wrong reasons....
16:32, 2019-07-30

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 ...
02:00, 2019-09-17

Brad Pitt's 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood' role boosts stunt profession and Oscar push Stunt professionals have advocated for Oscar recognition. Brad Pitt starring as stuntman Cliff Booth in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" sure helps. ...
20:40, 2019-07-27

Pit bull from 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' named top dog of Cannes Film Festival Quentin Tarantino accepted the Palm Dog – a riff on Cannes' top prize, the Palme d'Or – on behalf of the pit bull from "Once Up...
20:12, 2019-05-24

Every Quentin Tarantino film, ranked (even 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood') With the arrival of 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood,' starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, it's time to definitively rank Quentin ...
18:04, 2019-07-28

Tarantino, DiCaprio to premiere 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' at Cannes Film Festival But unlike a lot of Hollywood films that premiere at Cannes, Quentin Tarantino's drama about the Charles Manson murders will also compete for th...
18:20, 2019-05-02

Brexit news latest: Developer halts plans for Hollywood-style film studios in London... because of 'Brexit uncertainty' A Los Angeles-based developer has put plans to build London's largest Hollywood-style film studios "on hold" over the "uncertainty surrounding Brexit...
10:48, 2019-10-15

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': First reactions call Quentin Tarantino's film 'brilliant' Critics are gushing over Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" after Cannes Film Festival premi...
21:40, 2019-05-21

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport CAIRO (AP) — The Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has condemned the Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha regional airport,...
17:48, 2019-06-13

Twitter Bans Saudi Official Implicated in Khashoggi Murder, Hundreds of Other Pro-Saudi Accounts Twitter on Friday said it had “removed or suspended thousands of accounts with ties to governments in the Middle East,” including a former close medi...
15:24, 2019-09-22

Michael Cohen Is Another Example of How the Courts Protect the Powerful Michael Cohen's prison sentence illustrates the ability of politicians to assign responsibility to someone other than themselves....
23:32, 2019-05-06

How the British courts could decide whether or not to delay Brexit With politicians deadlocked, the issue of whether Britain delays Brexit could now be one for judges to decide....
17:24, 2019-10-09

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack Enlarge / The latest victim of an apparent wave of Ryuk ransomware has managed to fend off paying attackers, but not everyone is getting away unscath...
22:36, 2019-07-02

Algorithms should have made courts more fair. What went wrong? Enlarge / The courts have become another frontline in the battle against climate change. (credit: Patrick Feller / Flickr) Kentucky lawmakers thoug...
14:24, 2019-09-08

2 provincial courts sided with Trudeau’s carbon tax — what happens next? Saskatchewan and Ontario courts have both ruled that the federal government's carbon tax is within reason....
20:56, 2019-06-28

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020 "The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organisers said on...
15:44, 2019-06-09

Supreme Court says 1 state can’t be sued in another’s courts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling that one state cannot unwillingly be sued in the courts of another, overruling a 40-year precedent. The...
17:00, 2019-05-13

Ronaldo courts Netherlands defender De Ligt for Juventus PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt says Cristiano Ronaldo wants him to become his new teammate at Italian club Juventus. Du...
13:44, 2019-06-10

Canadian victims gain new rights in military courts, they just can’t use them yet Canada passed a law with a new Declaration of Victims' Rights. Victims will have to wait to exercise some its biggest provisions....
20:32, 2019-07-19

IKEA food courts have different menus across the world. Take a look at 11 cuisines you can get outside the US. XYFL12/Trip Advisor IKEA has stores in 38 countries across the world. The retailer's food courts are usually stocked with various elements of Swedish...
17:36, 2019-10-15

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling o...
12:12, 2019-07-18

No grass courts? No problem, says Wimbledon king Djokovic "Lack of grass courts in Serbia will not be detrimental to Novak Djokovic\u0027s bid to defend his Wimbledon title, the world number one said in the ...
11:24, 2019-06-26

NC redistricting fight turns to state courts after ruling RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Opponents of North Carolina’s district maps are putting their hopes in state courts after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled tha...
16:44, 2019-06-29

Trump says courts could stop impeachment inquiry – video Speaking to reporters about the release of the whistleblower complaint, Donald Trump repeated his claim that his phone call with the Ukrainian presid...
21:04, 2019-09-26

Mnuchin says courts need to settle fight over Trump’s taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO’-shin) says it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrat...
17:20, 2019-05-15

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have...
00:32, 2019-06-29

Judge halts immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts BOSTON (AP) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a laws...
21:40, 2019-06-20

Voices of children overlooked in family courts, says ex-head Former family courts head Sir James Munby says they are "shamefully" behind in victim support....
03:00, 2019-05-16

Scores of Extinction Rebellion protesters face London courts Green party’s Caroline Lucas condemns action against ‘brave XR activists’Scores of environmental activists will appear in court this week in one of t...
18:52, 2019-09-30

Shooting hoops: aerial views of basketball courts – in pictures Auckland-based photographer Petra Leary uses drones to capture aerial images of basketball courts across New Zealand. “My idea was to show the variet...
13:28, 2019-05-01

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law cou...
00:20, 2019-07-10

Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts As Municipal Attacks Spread Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broade...
02:08, 2019-07-02

'Work or go to jail': how LA courts force thousands to do unpaid labor Exclusive: study finds county relies on laborers – largely people of color – threatened with debts and jail to do work that would otherwise be paidLo...
09:32, 2019-10-16

Courts weigh Trump’s plan to tap Pentagon for border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured unde...
07:16, 2019-05-17

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying t...
13:36, 2019-07-26

Sweden rebuffs Trump over US rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying t...
13:44, 2019-07-26

Trump continues to flip Manhattan federal courts conservative President Trump may get the chance to turn the federal courts in Manhattan conservative. Last week, he added two more judges to the 13-judge US Court...
06:20, 2019-05-13

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union....
18:16, 2019-05-30

R. Kelly to be escorted by US Marshals between federal courts in New York and Chicago R. Kelly will be arraigned in a federal court in New York on August 2, a prosecutor for the US attorney's office in Chicago said Friday....
21:04, 2019-07-20

New York courts brace for surge of cases under new Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act goes into effect on Wednesday — a landmark law expected to unleash a torrent of lawsuits from victims of child sex abuse ...
21:12, 2019-08-13

Bosnian-Dutch film wins top award at 25th Sarajevo Film Festival A Bosnian-Dutch film about a girl leaving the Netherlands and returning to her native Bosnia to visit the sick father she has never met was chosen on...
22:24, 2019-08-22

At Toronto International Film Festival, audiences to feast on a fall film omnibus North America's largest film festival – a red-carpeted collection of nearly all the fall's biggest movies – will begin Thursday...
19:00, 2019-09-05

Bonang Matheba's film 'Public Figure' to screen at Encounters Film Festival Bonang Matheba's feature film, 'Public Figure', will screen at the 21st Encounters South African International Documentary Festival....
16:12, 2019-06-10

De Niro pitches anti-Trump film at Tribeca Film Festival Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro yet again unloaded on his favorite target, President Trump, during a Saturday appearance at the Tribeca Fi...
15:36, 2019-05-06

Iannucci's diverse Dickens film to open London Film Festival The Personal Life of David Copperfield will star Slumdog Millionaire's Dev Patel in the leading role....
10:16, 2019-07-16

Oliver Hermanus' new film 'Moffie' to premiere at Venice Film Festival Oliver Hermanus’ new film, Moffie, will have its World Premiere in the official selection of the 76th Venice Film Festival....
14:24, 2019-07-25

SA's 'Moffie' to compete in Best Film category at London International Film Festival Oliver Hermanus' new film, 'Moffie' has been invited to compete in the Best Film category at this year's 63rd BFI London Film Festival....
14:00, 2019-08-28

Top world film makers to honor 25th Sarajevo film festival Some of the world's top film makers, including two-time Oscar-winning director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, will show their movies and hold master cl...
15:44, 2019-07-26

Star Wars: KOTOR film rumors, Sonic film delayed to fix its VFX How many more Star Wars films and TV series do we need? Our answer to that question became "at least one more" when we learned on late Thursday that ...
23:12, 2019-05-24

Nate Parker attempts comeback with new film at Venice Film Festival Nate Parker will debut his first film since a rape allegation from his past derailed his Nat Turner biopic "The Birth of a Nation."   ...
23:12, 2019-08-07

Terrence Malick film, 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' doc in Austin Film Festival's first wave of titles The Austin Film Festival announced its first wave of titles for the 2019 festival including Terrence Malick's "A Hidden Life," the "Crazy Ex-Girlfrie...
22:40, 2019-08-23

Inside the Iraqi courts sentencing foreign Isis fighters to death Campaigners accuse France of ‘outsourcing’ Isis-related trials and say suspects should not be trialled by abusive justice systemsWhen Mustapha Merzou...
11:56, 2019-06-02

All the president’s judges: how Trump can flip courts at a record-setting pace As the Senate confirms nearly 40 circuit court nominees and counting, the third circuit has already moved rightward – which can change the US for dec...
08:20, 2019-05-11

Mnuchin suggests courts tackle controversy over Donald Trump’s tax returns Mnuchin told a Senate panel that the fight “will go to the third branch of government to be resolved.”...
20:00, 2019-05-15

Scottish courts throw out challenge to Boris Johnson proroguing Parliament The highest court in Scotland has found Boris Johnson's planned prorogation of Parliament lawful....
13:00, 2019-09-04

US introduces fast-track deportation policy that bypasses immigration courts The US government has said it is introducing a new fast-track deportation process that will bypass immigration courts....
08:36, 2019-07-23

Joel Embiid Crushes Tennis Balls At The Public Courts In Philly The NBA will start its season soon, and its behemoths are running rampant across the nation. Boban Marjanovic is busy flipping-a-chick at the State F...
22:12, 2019-10-01

India courts ethical investors with calls for social stock exchange Proposal could provide cheaper funding for welfare projects, says finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, but critics warn against greater government co...
08:48, 2019-07-09

The Liberals promise to expand drug treatment courts — but will this reduce harm? The Trudeau Liberals have promised to expand access to drug treatment courts as part of their approach on the opioid crisis. But harm reduction worke...
13:16, 2019-10-05

The Irishman: Scorsese film to close London Film Festival The gangster film, starring Robert De Niro, will have its international premiere at the October event....
14:04, 2019-08-05

Roman Polanski’s New Film Will Compete at Venice Film Festival The latest movie from the director, who fled the United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for statutory rape, deals with a famous miscarriage ...
16:32, 2019-07-25

Nate Parker to debut new film at Venice Film Festival Nate Parker’s attempted comeback will begin at the Venice Film Festival with the premiere of his first film since a rape allegation from Parker’s pas...
16:48, 2019-08-07

4 photos from the Venice Film Festival photocall of SA film 'Moffie' South African filmmaker Oliver Hermanus' film, Moffie, has been nominated for this year's Queer Lion Award at the renowned European film festival....
17:32, 2019-09-04

Oliver Hermanus' film 'Moffie' nominated for Queer Lion Award at Venice International Film Festival South African filmmaker Oliver Hermanus' new film, Moffie, has been nominated for this year's Queer Lion Award at the Venice International Film Festi...
16:56, 2019-08-07

Horror film director Johannes Roberts of 47 Meters Down fame is helming the Resident Evil film reboo Horror film director Johannes Roberts of 47 Meters Down fame is helming the Resident Evil film reboot. He says it will be “super scary” and will be “...
13:24, 2019-08-21

SA selects hard-hitting boxing film 'Knuckle City' for Oscars International Feature Film category South Africa’s ‘Knuckle City’ has been selected for the International Feature Film Category at the Oscars....
21:28, 2019-09-10

NSW considers laws to stop courts and planners blocking coalmines on climate grounds Move comes after Minerals Council attacked planning decisions that cited carbon emissions as a reason for rejecting or imposing conditions on a mineT...
20:16, 2019-10-01