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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...

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings

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UN investigator: Khashoggi's death has forever tarnished Saudi crown prince's image A UN report has blamed Saudi state officials for the murder of dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi but those suspected of ordering it have so far escape...
18:56, 2019-09-30

Khashoggi fiancee: 'Saudi Arabia can get away with whatever it wants' Hatice Cengiz tells Guardian world has failed to punish kingdom over journalist’s murder in TurkeyThe fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi has said the world h...
14:32, 2020-02-04

UN chief stresses need for independent, ‘impartial investigation’ into Saudi journalist Khashoggi’s death As Saudi Arabia handed death sentences to five people and sent three others to jail for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the United Na...
20:32, 2019-12-24

Guterres stresses need for independent, ‘impartial investigation’ into Saudi journalist Khashoggi’s death As Saudi Arabia handed death sentences to five people and sent three others to jail for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the United Na...
23:48, 2019-12-24

Saudi Arabia 'planned to spy on Khashoggi's fiancee in UK' Exclusive: US agencies believed kingdom intended to monitor Hatice Cengiz after journalist killedUS intelligence authorities urged British counterpar...
14:24, 2020-01-24

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

Saudi Arabia sentences five to death for murder of Jamal Khashoggi Former royal adviser Saud al-Qahtani was investigated but released without being chargedFive men have been sentenced to death and another three face ...
12:12, 2019-12-23

Saudi Arabia sentences five to death for Jamal Khashoggi killing A court in Saudi Arabia on Monday sentenced five people to death for the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in th...
11:56, 2019-12-23

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

Saudi Arabia sentences five people to death for Jamal Khashoggi murder A court in the Middle East has handed out the punishment after the journalist was murdered inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, at the...
12:12, 2019-12-23

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 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

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

BREAKING Saudi Arabia sentences five people to death for Jamal Khashoggi murder A court in the Middle East has handed out the punishment after the journalist was murdered inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, at the...
11:36, 2019-12-23

Saudi Arabia sentenced 5 people to death and 3 more to jail over Jamal Khashoggi's murder Associated Press/Virginia Mayo Saudi Arabia sentenced five people to death and three more to jail over the murder Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom's publ...
12:00, 2019-12-23

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

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee says executing five men tied to his murder would help Saudi Arabia further conceal the truth Zach Gibson/Getty Images The fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi described the sentencing of five people to death in relation to the...
04:16, 2019-12-25

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée says executing 5 men tied to his murder would help Saudi Arabia further conceal the truth Zach Gibson/Getty Images The fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi described the sentencing of five people to death in relation to the...
10:00, 2019-12-25

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

2 of Trump's closest allies will attend Saudi Arabia's 'Davos in the Desert' after boycotting it last year over Jamal Khashoggi's murder Reuters Key members of Donald Trump's inner circle will attend the Saudi economic forum known as "Davos in the Desert" one year after shunning it in ...
12:48, 2019-10-22

Independent UN rights experts call for ‘immediate investigation’ into alleged Bezos phone hack by Saudi Arabia Independent UN rights experts said on Wednesday they were “gravely concerned” over allegations that in 2018, a messaging app account belonging to the...
22:56, 2020-01-22

Saudi Arabia is quietly spending millions on a fresh lobbying effort in the US, hoping to finally put to bed Jamal Khashoggi's brutal murder Reuters Saudi Arabia has reignited its formal lobby efforts in the US, a year on from the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and at a sensitive time for US-Sa...
13:36, 2019-12-12

Trump officials and business leaders skipped out on Saudi Arabia's investment conference last year after Jamal Khashoggi's murder. This year, they're back. FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP via Getty Images Dozens of businesses and leading executives boycotted Saudi Arabia's annual investment conference last year, fol...
08:28, 2019-10-30

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder ‘an international crime’, says UN-appointed rights investigator In an interview with UN News, Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard recounted her nearly week-long mission to Turkey searching for the truth surrounding...
01:36, 2019-06-21

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

Joshua vs Ruiz 2 scorecard in full as Anthony Joshua regains titles in Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua regained his world heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia after beating Andy Ruiz on points...
00:08, 2019-12-08

Saudi Arabia formally begins IPO of giant oil firm Saudi Aramco “We want to share the Aramco shares with the citizens of Saudi Arabia,” said Yasir al-Rumayyan, the governor of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund...
13:16, 2019-11-03

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 evacuates 10 students from China's Wuhan: Saudi state TV Saudi Arabia has evacuated 10 students from the Chinese city of Wuhan where the new coronavirus outbreak began, Saudi state television reported on Su...
07:32, 2020-02-02

Saudi Arabia officially kicked off Saudi Aramco's IPO, which could be the largest in the world Reuters Saudi Arabia approved oil giant Saudi Aramco's massive initial public offering on Sunday, Bloomberg reported. The company announced it plans ...
18:52, 2019-11-03

Saudi Arabia officially kicked of Saudi Aramco's IPO, which could be the largest in the world Reuters Saudi Arabia approved oil giant Saudi Aramco's massive initial public offering on Sunday, Bloomberg reported. The company announced it plans ...
17:36, 2019-11-03

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

Saudi Arabia allegedly recruited Twitter employees to spy on users. That's just one of many ways Saudi agents use tech tools to spy on critics. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reportedly uses hacks, social media surveillance, and spies to keep tabs on dissidents, according ...
18:44, 2019-11-07

Judiciary Committee publishes full impeachment report ahead of House vote The House Judiciary Committee released a report on Monday that detailed the articles of impeachment being considered against President Trump. The 658...
09:00, 2019-12-16

Khashoggi’s fiancée says US must punish Saudi killers The fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi called on the Trump administration and Congress to take action against Saudi Arabia for the murder of the journalist l...
17:20, 2019-06-20

UN: Saudi official should be tried for death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi ISTANBUL – Supporters of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi called for justice a year after his death and a U.N. investigator said Saud ...
22:40, 2019-10-02

Fiancee of Saudi Khashoggi seeks UN action over his killing GENEVA (AP) — The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has taken her campaign for justice over his grisly slaying to the U.N.’s to...
16:00, 2019-06-25

G20: May asks Saudi prince for transparency in Khashoggi case Prime minister urges open legal process over murder and raises Yemen concernsTheresa May has raised concerns about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and ...
10:08, 2019-06-29

Saudi court sentences five to death over Khashoggi killing A Saudi Arabian court sentenced five people to death over the killing of dissenting journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turk...
11:40, 2019-12-23

Jamal Khashoggi: UN to release report on murder of Saudi journalist Earlier this year, the UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The...
10:20, 2019-06-19

Saudi court sentences 5 to death over killing of Jamal Khashoggi A court in Saudi Arabia on Monday sentenced five people to death for the killing of Washington Post columnist and royal family critic Jamal Khashoggi...
12:20, 2019-12-23

Jamal Khashoggi: US spy chief given deadline to name Saudi writer's killers Trump ally Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accusedCongress gives intelligence chief 30 days to assign responsibilityUS intelligence agencies will be...
08:48, 2019-12-13

'You will suffocate me': Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's last words to his murderers Riyadh initially offered multiple accounts about Khashoggi's disappearance, but later said the journalist was killed by rogue officials inside it con...
10:12, 2019-09-11

Saudi envoy blasts UN expert’s report on Khashoggi killing GENEVA (AP) — A top Saudi diplomat has lashed out at an independent United Nations expert’s searing report alleging that Saudi Arabia was respo...
17:16, 2019-06-26

G20 leaders welcome Saudi prince despite Yemen and Khashoggi murder criticism Even as rebukes pile up elsewhere, some leaders in Osaka have gone out of their way to make sure the Saudi prince feels comfortable....
16:52, 2019-06-28

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Saudi court sentences five to death for murder Five people had been sentenced to death n the case of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor has said....
11:24, 2019-12-23

Saudi prince takes responsibility for Khashoggi killing: ‘It happened under my watch’ It is the first time that Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom's de facto ruler, has publicly indicated personal accountability for the killing inside th...
18:32, 2019-09-26

Khashoggi’s fiancee says Saudi Crown Prince has a duty to answer questions Hatice Cengiz told The Associated Press she is apprehensive about returning to the site Wednesday for a ceremony marking the anniversary of Khashoggi...
20:04, 2019-10-01

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death GENEVA (AP) — An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is recommending an investigation ...
12:24, 2019-06-19

Trump officials approved Saudi nuclear permits after Khashoggi murder Seven licenses approved for Riyadh by US energy departmentDemocrats: ‘Were decisions … based on Trump’s financial ties?’The Trump administration twic...
22:00, 2019-06-04

Saudi killers called Khashoggi ‘sacrificial animal’ before murder: UN report The Saudi operatives who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi referred to their prey as the “sacrificial animal,” according to a new report by the UN Hu...
20:20, 2019-06-19

Vigil held at Saudi consulate in Istanbul 1 year after Khashoggi’s death Several questions linger a year since his killing, including the whereabouts of his body and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's possible culpab...
14:28, 2019-10-02

Guardian told it was target of Saudi hacking unit after Khashoggi killing Cybersecurity team ordered to access journalists’ email accounts, document suggests The report from Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur, sets ...
16:00, 2019-06-19

Khashoggi’s fiancee Hatice Cengiz blasts Saudi court’s verdict Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee on Monday slammed a Saudi court verdict that saw five of 11 people sentenced to death in the murder of the Washington Post ...
20:16, 2019-12-23

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman denies ordering Khashoggi murder In a US television interview, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi "a mistake" and a "heinous ...
05:12, 2019-09-30

Saudi crown prince: I bear responsibility for Jamal Khashoggi's killing Saudi Arabia's crown prince has said he bears responsibility for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year "because it happened under my wat...
14:36, 2019-09-26

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said Jamal Khashoggi's murder was 'a mistake' by the Saudi government Screenshot/Axios on HBO Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi called Saudi Arabia's murder of journalist and US resident Jamal Khashoggi "a mistake." Speaking t...
03:36, 2019-11-11

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi court sentences five to death for killing journalist Five people had been sentenced to death in the case of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor has said....
11:56, 2019-12-23

'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi killing – UN report Mohammed bin Salman should be investigated over journalist’s murder, says report The crown prince of Saudi Arabia should be investigated over the mur...
12:36, 2019-06-19

Khashoggi murder anniversary commemoration ceremony held outside Saudi consulate in Istanbul A commemoration ceremony has been held outside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered. The Saudi national's mu...
16:52, 2019-10-02

Report on Jamal Khashoggi’s murder based on ‘pre-fabricated ideas’: Saudi diplomat An independent U.N. expert’s searing report alleges that Saudi Arabia was responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...
19:32, 2019-06-26

Mike Pompeo didn't raise Jamal Khashoggi murder in meeting with Saudi king Unnamed senior state department official travelling with Pompeo said the subject of the killing did not come upThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo...
13:44, 2019-06-25

‘Credible evidence’ Saudi crown prince played role in Khashoggi murder: report The 101-page U.N. report looks into the October killing of Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul....
13:52, 2019-06-19

Jamal Khashoggi: UN finds 'credible evidence' linking Saudi crown prince to murder Earlier this year, the UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The...
13:08, 2019-06-19

Independent UN rights experts call for ‘immediate investigation’ into alleged Saudi hacking Independent UN rights experts said on Wednesday they were “gravely concerned” over allegations that in 2018, a messaging app account belonging to the...
19:40, 2020-01-22

UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s possible role in killing of journalist Khashoggi GENEVA (AP) — UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s possible role in killing of journalist Khashogg...
12:24, 2019-06-19

Mohammed bin Salman says he takes 'full responsibility' for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi but denies that he ordered it Screenshot/CBS Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in an interview with CBS News' "60 Minutes,...
09:04, 2019-09-30

Jeff Bezos attended a vigil at the Saudi consulate where Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi was murdered one year ago Twitter/YusufErim Jeff Bezos attended a vigil outside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, for murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wed...
13:24, 2019-10-02

The FBI reportedly stopped a Saudi plot to kidnap a YouTuber on US soil after he criticized Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi's killing Screenshot/Youtube Saudi agents tried to kidnap a social-media star and regime critic on US soil, The Daily Beast reported. The plot was only foiled ...
05:04, 2020-01-24

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

Saudi Arabia Wants Your Next Vacation The oil-rich kingdom is betting on tourism to broaden its economy, but will visitors come?...
12:24, 2019-12-25

Boxing and Saudi Arabia As Anthony Joshua brings global attention to Saudi Arabia this weekend, John Dennen speaks to the country’s first female boxer The post Boxing and Sa...
11:12, 2019-12-07

Return to Saudi Arabia? Saudi Arabia is far from an ideal location but unifying the division has to be priority, writes Matt Christie The post Return to Saudi Arabia? appear...
14:56, 2020-01-28

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

Saudi Arabia to use AI surveillance to 'spy on gay men before jailing them' Digital sociologist and Goldsmiths University lecturer Lisa Talia Moretti warned the strictly Islamic nation in the Middle East could deploy high-tec...
16:32, 2019-12-02

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

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

CNN anchor Jake Tapper trolled the Saudi government, saying Jamal Khashoggi could have investigated the reported Jeff Bezos phone hack 'but you killed him' CNN news anchor Jake Tapper tweeted that the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi could have investigated the new reports that Saudi Arabia hacked Amazon...
16:04, 2020-01-22

Walmart’s big ‘Savings Spotlight’ sale is packed full of deals – here are the 10 best ones There are so many great deals out there right now that it’s somewhat difficult to even know where to begin. Prime examples include a massive sa...
16:04, 2020-02-06

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and preme...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Saudi Arabia is 'very safe,' tourism chief says Ahmad Al-Khatib of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage says he doesn't see unrest in the region having an impact on tourist arriva...
09:48, 2020-01-22

Why Spy on Twitter? For Saudi Arabia, It’s the Town Square The indictment of two former Twitter employees accused of spying for the Saudis highlights the platform’s power and the kingdom’s efforts to control ...
00:32, 2019-11-08

Saudi Arabia officially approves Aramco oil IPO The kingdom's regulatory authority has approved the listing of the state-run oil giant. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hopes to bag a $2 tril...
09:28, 2019-11-03

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

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

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

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

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

WWE hosts first-ever women’s match in Saudi Arabia The WWE on Thursday hosted the first-ever women’s wrestling match in Saudi Arabia — the latest Western event held in the Middle East nation as ...
02:56, 2019-11-01

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

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

From California to Saudi Arabia: Desert X lands in Al Ula The desert kingdom is the host of a truly Instagrammable show. Stephanie d'Arc Taylor on a nation's new image...
12:16, 2020-02-10

The U.S. Is 'Getting Out of the Mideast' By Sending 3,000 Troops To Saudi Arabia The Trump Administration, determined to “get out of the Middle East” and its “endless wars”, is deploying 3,000 troops, including fighter jets and mi...
18:44, 2019-10-19

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

Saudi Arabia Races To Change The Subject Yesterday, British driver Alexander Sims took home his first Formula E win for BMW in the season opener in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. It’s great news for...
21:12, 2019-11-24

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

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

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

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

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

Twitter Insiders Allegedly Spied for Saudi Arabia Hackers are one thing. But too few companies take the threat of an inside job seriously enough....
06:04, 2019-11-07

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

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

The questions around Dillian Whyte’s fight in Saudi Arabia Despite the process with UK Anti-Doping awaiting clarity, Dillian Whyte is boxing on the Anthony Joshua undercard. Matt Christie finds out why The po...
17:40, 2019-12-03

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

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

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

How Saudi Arabia monitors and intimidates its critics abroad Social media was once seen as a threat, but many authoritarian states have turned it to their advantage. Saudi Arabia's alleged Twitter infiltration ...
00:00, 2019-11-08

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 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

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

Saudi Arabia denies case of coronavirus infection A Saudi health ministry affiliate said on Thursday there were no cases of coronavirus in the kingdom, denying earlier reports of an expatriate reside...
20:00, 2020-01-23

Ex-Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia US prosecutors allege that Saudi agents sought personal information about known Saudi critics....
01:28, 2019-11-07

Did Saudi Arabia Hack Jeff Bezos's Nudes? The intrigue around crown prince Mohammed bin Salman and 'Washington Post' owner Jeff Bezos keeps growing....
19:48, 2020-01-22

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia Twitter workers reportedly obtained personal account information of critics of the government in Saudi ArabiaTwo former Twitter employees have been c...
00:12, 2019-11-07

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

Former Twitter Employees Charged With Spying for Saudi Arabia The Justice Department’s charges raised questions about the security of technology companies....
00:16, 2019-11-07

Bale and Benzema to miss Super Cup in Saudi Arabia "Real Madrid duo Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale have been ruled out of this week\u0027s Spanish Super Cup which is to be held in Saudi Arabia."...
17:20, 2020-01-06

Saudi Arabia to launch $2 trillion IPO for Aramco: reports Officials and advisers have held meetings with investors in an effort to attain a $2 trillion valuation. An official announcement is expected on Sund...
00:12, 2019-11-02

“Flipped” car set-up led to di Grassi Formula E Saudi Arabia podium Lucas di Grassi says that his Audi team's decision to 'flip his car overnight' contributed to his first podium finish of the season at the second Dir...
15:12, 2019-11-24

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

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

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

NYC realtor says he was stiffed by Saudi Arabia in scathing lawsuit Salem Advisory LLC spent two years helping the kingdom’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations find office space at 866 United Nations Plaza, accor...
01:00, 2019-12-22

‘It’s a free country now’: Saudi Arabia touts new openness Urban elites have largely embraced cultural transformation but elsewhere there is fear and angerRayan and Maha sat on the ground smoking, their schoo...
13:44, 2019-12-06

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on segregating men and women in restaurants Women will no longer have to be segregated from men in restaurants in Saudi Arabia, the country's government has said....
11:24, 2019-12-09

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

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 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

'They want the money': the real reason boxing is going to Saudi Arabia Joshua v Ruiz bout exposes argument that kingdom is ‘sportswashing’ rights abusesFor boxing fans it is one of the most anticipated sporting events of...
09:48, 2019-12-07

Saudi Arabia: Theater performers stabbed onstage The attack took place during a performance in Riyadh that was part of a two-month entertainment festival. The Saudi crown prince has actively promote...
05:36, 2019-11-12

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation at restaurants Restaurants in Saudi Arabia are no longer required to have separate entrances for men and women, the government said on Sunday....
14:04, 2019-12-09

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

Saudi Arabia reports H5N8 bird flu on farm: OIE Saudi Arabia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus on a poultry farm, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) ...
17:40, 2020-02-04

Saudi Arabia ends separation of men and women at restaurants RIYADH – Restaurants in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to maintain entrances segregated by sex, the authorities said on Sunday, further erodi...
17:52, 2019-12-09

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

Sims takes pole for Saudi Arabia opener "Alexander Sims started the 2019-20 season with a bang as he took pole position in Saudi Arabia with a lightning lap time of 1:14.563."...
10:16, 2019-11-22

Real Madrid down Atletico in Saudi Arabia shootout "Spanish Super Cup final, King Abdullah Sports City – Real Madrid 0 Atletico Madrid 0 – Real Madrid win 4-1 on penalties"...
21:56, 2020-01-12

Germany reduces arms sales to Saudi Arabia Germany drastically cut arms sales to Saudi Arabia in the first six months of 2019 — but did not cut them completely. The government had pledged no m...
14:08, 2019-11-13

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

Dillian Whyte makes his return in Saudi Arabia As the rain fell in the desert, Michael Hunter is unlucky to draw and Dillian Whyte picks up a win on the Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz undercard The p...
16:56, 2019-12-09

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

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

Queen says she would have preferred Harry, Meghan to remain full-time royals but respects wish for an independent life Queen says she would have preferred Harry, Meghan to remain full-time royals but respects wish for an independent life...
18:08, 2020-01-13

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

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

Saudi Arabia shoots down ballistic missile fired towards city Residents heard a loud explosion over the south-western city of Najran, close to the Middle Eastern country's border with Yemen...
15:36, 2020-01-19

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

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

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

Saudi Arabia sentences man to death for attack on Spanish musical Yemeni suspect accused of November knife attack on live performance in RiyadhA Saudi court has sentenced a Yemeni man to death for a knife attack on ...
19:36, 2019-12-29

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

Mada'in Saleh - Saudi Arabia’s Abandoned Nabatean City Although archaeological remains may not be the first thing that spring to mind when most people think of Saudi Arabia, it has incredible historic sit...
04:16, 2020-01-20

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

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

Saudi Arabia urges de-escalation of Midde East crisis Prince Khalid bin Salman holds meetings with Donald Trump and UK Foreign OfficeSaudi Arabia has sent a message to Washington and London that it wants...
20:36, 2020-01-09

Saudi Arabia to host Extreme E's desert round in 2021 The Extreme E electric off-road SUV racing series has revealed that it will hold its desert round in Saudi Arabia during its inaugural campaign in 20...
14:20, 2019-10-31

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

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

Barca bus gets lost in Saudi Arabia ahead of Super Cup training "Barcelona\u0027s campaign to defend the revamped Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia got off to an inauspicious start as they arrived late for a train...
19:04, 2020-01-08

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Saudi Arabia plans to launch carbon trading scheme Saudi Arabia plans to launch a carbon trading scheme as the G20 member aims to diversify its energy supplies and reduce carbon emissions, the energy ...
14:52, 2019-10-30

New Saudi Arabia circuit in Qiddiya could host F1 race from 2023 Saudi Arabia's new race track in Qiddiya will be ready to host Formula 1 from 2023, according to the circuit's bosses at an event on Friday...
14:32, 2020-01-17

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

Plague of locusts causes ‘hundreds of camels to die from poison’ in Saudi Arabia Camels have been filmed dying in Saudia Arabia this month and critics claim that aerial insecticide being used to control a Biblical plague of locust...
14:36, 2020-02-24

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

Tiger Woods: It’s OK Phil Mickelson’s playing in Saudi Arabia NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods is defending Phil Mickelson and other top players who have signed up for the second edition of the Saudi International....
05:20, 2019-12-04

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

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

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 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

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

Saudi Arabia, UAE caution oil market against gloom over China virus Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, on Monday urged caution against "gloomy expectations" regarding the possible impact of the spread of the ...
14:52, 2020-01-27

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

Coronavirus oil shock tests Saudi Arabia-Russia coalition Russia remains noncommittal on the Saudi-led effort to further curb oil output in response to the deadly coronavirus. Experts say Moscow's reluctance...
16:12, 2020-02-07

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

Saudi Arabia suspends travel of citizens and residents to China: SPA Saudi Arabia has suspended travel to China for both citizens and non-Saudi residents of the kingdom, state news agency SPA said on Thursday....
09:28, 2020-02-06

Saudi Arabia is 'running out of money' and needs the Aramco IPO cash, ex-CIA director says David Petraeus, former CIA chief, says that Saudi Arabia is running out of money and needs Aramco's IPO to fuel its investments in the coming years. ...
14:56, 2019-11-14

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

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

Britain’s Alexander Sims races to first Formula E win in Saudi Arabia • Sims beats BMW Andretti teammate Max Günther in Diriyah• Günther under investigation for overtaking in safety car periodAlexander Sims took the fir...
17:48, 2019-11-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

Grifols to help Saudi Arabia produce blood plasma medicines Spanish pharmaceutical company Grifols said on Tuesday it had signed a non-binding agreement with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund to help the co...
16:24, 2020-02-18

FIA explains stuck tractor in Saudi Arabia Formula E race Formula E race director Scot Elkins says the tractor recovering Robin Frijns's crashed machine in Saturday's Diriyah action got stuck just as the FIA...
17:40, 2019-11-24

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

Saudi Arabia urges Germany to lift arms export ban The Saudi foreign minister has told a German news agency that the current export ban went against "the good relations" between the countries. Yet he ...
11:36, 2020-02-17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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 finally pays WWE for ‘Crown Jewel’ broadcasts World Wrestling Entertainment has agreed to stage two major events in Saudi Arabia every year — just days after a surprise delay of its “Crown Jewel”...
04:20, 2019-11-05

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 reportedly wants OPEC to drive up oil prices to help the Aramco IPO REUTERS/Amir Levy Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of OPEC, is pushing other nations in the cartel to cut oil supplies to help Saudi Aramco's IPO, a...
17:00, 2019-11-06

Joshua wants to fight Wilder or Fury in Saudi Arabia, says Hearn "Eddie Hearn has claimed that Anthony Joshua has a \"huge site offer\" in place to face the winner of the upcoming bout between Tyson Fury and Deonta...
18:40, 2020-01-23

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

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

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

‘There’s a morality to it’: Rory McIlroy turns down Saudi Arabia event • Golfer rules out competing at next month’s European Tour event• Woods also not playing in second edition of Saudi InternationalRory McIlroy has rul...
12:12, 2019-12-10

Anthony Joshua backs Saudi Arabia: ‘It’s trying to do a good job politically’ • Amnesty International warns British boxer he is being duped• ‘I just came here for the boxing opportunity,’ says heavyweightAnthony Joshua has open...
19:32, 2019-12-05

Saudi Arabia to screen travelers from China after virus outbreak Saudi Arabia will start screening passengers arriving from China and take other preventive measures following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in ...
21:36, 2020-01-22

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

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

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

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 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

Someone Tried to Hack My Phone. Technology Researchers Accused Saudi Arabia. From a suspicious text message I received, technology researchers concluded that hackers working for Saudi Arabia had targeted my phone with powerful...
17:08, 2020-01-28

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: arrests of dissidents and torture allegations continue Relaxation of social laws has belied repression since murder of Jamal Khashoggi, says reportActivists, clerics and other perceived critics of the Sau...
14:32, 2019-11-04

Saudi Arabia says watching oil market closely regarding China virus Saudi Arabia is closely monitoring developments in global oil markets resulting from “gloomy expectations” regarding the possible impact of the coron...
10:40, 2020-01-27

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

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

Tulsi Gabbard pushes Saudi Arabia 9/11 coverup theory Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard on Tuesday pushed the theory that the US government is actively covering up Saudi Arabia’s role...
06:04, 2019-11-06

'Credible evidence' Saudi Crown Prince linked to murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, UN report finds A UN expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has found 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salma...
13:04, 2019-06-19

One of Jamal Khashoggi’s close friends said Twitter is the 'only free platform' for many Saudis, but it also may have led to Khashoggi’s brutal murder Screenshot/Youtube Omar Abdulaziz, a Saudi activist in exile in Canada, said that Twitter is an important tool for many Saudi dissidents, but also co...
11:32, 2019-11-15

Vergne points a “miracle” after "mega harsh" penalty in Saudi Arabia Reigning Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne says to score points in the Diriyah E-Prix was a "miracle" after a "mega harsh" penalty dropped him to t...
12:20, 2019-11-24

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

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

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

Saudi Arabia: mass arrests of dissidents and torture allegations continue Human Rights Watch report shows relaxing restrictive social laws belies new repressive practices not seen under previous leadersActivists, clerics an...
14:04, 2019-11-04

Maid in Saudi Arabia films secret video begging for freedom A Bangladeshi housekeeper says she was locked up while working for a Saudi Arabian family — and begged to be rescued from their horrific abuse, accor...
00:16, 2019-11-13

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

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

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

Trump and his team are going out of their way to tell everyone how sorry Saudi Arabia is about the shooting at a Florida naval base REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst A member of the Saudi military killed three people and injured seven others when he opened fire at Naval Air Station Pensacola...
01:52, 2019-12-08

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

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

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 is reportedly trying to get the Kingdom's billionaires to buy stock in Aramco's mega-IPO AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File Saudi Arabia is trying to get the country's wealthiest citizens to buy stock in Aramco's upcoming IPO, according to Blo...
15:32, 2019-11-08

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

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

'This is huge news': Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation in restaurants The decision is the latest in a series of changes upending decades-old practices in the notoriously conservative Islamic kingdom....
05:36, 2019-12-10

Saudi Arabia hosts women's wrestling for first time as WWE stars compete Saudi Arabia hosted its first-ever women’s wrestling match Thursday, featuring WWE stars Lacey Evans and Natalya....
02:00, 2019-11-01

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

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

'This is a huge deal': Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation in restaurants The decision is the latest in a series of changes upending decades-old practices in the notoriously conservative Islamic kingdom....
10:48, 2019-12-12

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

Watch: Tyson Fury makes stunning WWE debut in Saudi Arabia "Tyson Fury made his WWE debut by beating Braun Strowman at the Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia on Thursday."...
23:52, 2019-10-31

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

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

Ex-Twitter employees spied for Saudi Arabia with user data: feds Two former Twitter employees from Saudi Arabia have been charged with spying for funneling inside information about users of the social media site to...
01:12, 2019-11-07

Saudi Arabia to host Snooker Tour event for first time in 2020 "Saudi Arabia has announced it will host a World Snooker Tour event for the first time in 2020."...
17:44, 2019-12-08

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

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

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

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

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

Saudi Arabia criticised over pirate TV service 'that airs Premier League' EU says country has failed to halt BeoutQ, which reportedly also airs La Liga and Serie ASaudi Arabia has been named in a European commission report ...
12:00, 2020-01-27

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

F1 risks sportswashing boost with Saudi Arabia GP, says human rights group • Track near Riyadh could be ready to host race in 2023• Human Rights Watch urges F1 to consider its positionPlans to stage a Formula One grand prix ...
17:24, 2020-02-10

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 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

‘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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The painful truth for Saudi Arabia: it needs the Iranian regime to survive | Kim Ghattas For all its fiery rhetoric, Riyadh actually benefits from a standoff between Iran and the USIn a video animation released in December 2017 the Saudi ...
11:48, 2020-01-29

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

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

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 brokers deal between warring sides in south Yemen Agreement on forming government paves way for wider talks to end five-year warA Saudi-brokered agreement has been reached between the warring sides i...
17:20, 2019-10-25

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

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

UN experts say Jeff Bezos’ phone may have been hacked by Saudi Arabia prince United Nations experts demanded an "immediate investigation" into the hacking of Jeff Bezos' phone -- confirming that evidence pointed to Saudi Arabi...
17:24, 2020-01-22

Tyson Fury's promoter says an Anthony Joshua fight should be in the UK or USA, not Saudi Arabia Photos by Scott Heavey / Harry How / Getty Images Tyson Fury fights Deontay Wilder at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, February 2...
00:24, 2020-02-23

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

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

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

Saudi Arabia appeals for calm after Iranian general killed by U.S. airstrike Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Monday the kingdom does not want to see further escalation of tensions in the region at a "very dangerous mom...
15:12, 2020-01-06

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

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 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

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

BREAKING Saudi Arabia shoots down ballistic missile fired towards city Residents heard a loud explosion over the south-western city of Najran, close to the Middle Eastern country's border with Yemen...
13:16, 2020-01-19

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

The Guardian view on Jeff Bezos and Saudi Arabia: with friends like these… | Editorial Businesses and governments have turned a blind eye to the kingdom’s behaviour because it suited them. Now the costs are clearerWhat is the cost of co...
22:00, 2020-01-22

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

RFEF should be ashamed of selling Spain's Supercopa to Saudi Arabia As tensions rise in the Middle East following a ballistic missile attack by Iran on air bases housing US forces in Iraq, the Spanish Supercopa kicks ...
11:44, 2020-01-08

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

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

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

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

Fiancée of journalist Jamal Khashoggi says he was 'full of hope' day he entered consulate where he was murdered The fiancée of murdered dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi said he was full of hope and given "nice hospitality" on the day he went into the Saudi ...
10:16, 2019-09-30

Why is Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr boxing match being held in Saudi Arabia? The decision to hold the highly anticipated Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr heavyweight rematch in Saudi Arabia has attracted widespread criticism in ...
09:52, 2019-12-07

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Saudi Arabia deleted a video decrying feminism as an 'extremist' ideology after an outcry The General Department for Counter Extremism/Twitter Saudi Arabia has deleted a video in which it branded feminism as an "extremist idea." The Genera...
12:44, 2019-11-12

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17:56, 2019-05-03

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

Saudi Arabia denies it hacked Amazon boss Jeff Bezos’ phone Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministersaid the kingdom would investigate it were presented with evidence "that substantiated these claims."...
14:20, 2020-01-22

Anthony Joshua speaks out after 'bouncing back' vs Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua regained his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles, comfortably beating Andy Ruiz to earn redemption for their first clash...
00:08, 2019-12-08

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

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

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

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

Newcastle United decline to comment on reported Saudi Arabia takeover talks • Wall Street Journal reports ongoing talks over £340m takeover• Owner Mike Ashley is seeking to sell Premier League clubNewcastle United have declin...
16:44, 2020-01-25

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

Spanish state TV shuns Super Cup in Saudi Arabia over human rights fears Broadcaster opts against bidding for rights to eventRFEF insist women will be allowed to attendThe Spanish state broadcaster RTVE has said it would n...
15:40, 2019-11-14

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

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince urgently needs an adult in the room | Nesrine Malik Mohammed bin Salman’s antics are making it hard for western allies to paint his country as a competent regional partnerThere’s a famous scene from Th...
22:00, 2020-01-26

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

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

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

Barcelona vs Real Madrid in Saudi Arabia? Draw for new-look Supercopa to take place on Monday The draw for the new-look Spanish Supercopa featuring Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico and Valencia will take place on Monday....
21:04, 2019-11-07

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

Barcelona vs Real Madrid Supercopa Clasico final on the cards in Saudi Arabia Barcelona and Real Madrid could face off in a potential Supercopa final in Saudi Arabia after the Clasico rivals were kept apart in Monday's draw....
17:40, 2019-11-11

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

Anthony Joshua masterfully gains revenge over Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua maturely dominates a woefully out of shape Andy Ruiz to regain the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles The post Anthony Joshua masterf...
00:20, 2019-12-08

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

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

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

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

I visited a McDonald's in Saudi Arabia to see how it compared to the US and UK, and can say the McArabia and Chicken Mac are a force to be reckoned with Bill Bostock/Business Insider I went to check out a McDonald's while in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in January. I was interested to see the menu, and compa...
11:36, 2020-02-15

'Shameless' influencers face backlash for promoting Saudi Arabia music festival Celebrities criticised for posting about a ‘cultural revolution’ in country without mentioning human rights record MDL Beast had all the markings of ...
05:16, 2019-12-23

The Big Question: What happens when Andy Ruiz Jnr and Anthony Joshua meet in Saudi Arabia on Saturday? This week's panellists were asked to pick a winner in the highly anticipated world heavyweight title rematch between Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua The...
13:16, 2019-12-03

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

Tyson Fury prize money for WWE Saudi Arabia fight against Braun Strowman How much will Tyson Fury earn for fighting Braun Strowman at WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia?...
19:28, 2019-10-30

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

Anthony Joshua guaranteed to earn £46m for Andy Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua is guaranteed make around £46m for his rematch with Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia - the biggest single windfall in British boxing history...
00:48, 2019-12-03

Saudi Arabia is reportedly talking to SoftBank about pouring billions into its second Vision Fund Bandar Algaloud/Getty Images Saudi Arabia is discussing the possibility of investing more money into SoftBank's second Vision Fund, Fox Business repo...
16:52, 2019-10-28

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

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

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

Supercopa’s Saudi Arabia adventure given short shrift by fans in Spain | Sid Lowe The Spanish trophy’s derided trip to Jeddah sees Barcelona fans buying just 300 tickets and Valencia shifting as few as 27The sports newspaper Mundo ...
11:44, 2020-01-08

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

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

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

Ring girls axed from Joshua vs Ruiz 'out of respect for culture' in Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr's rematch in the Middle East reportedly won't include ring girls because Saudi Arabia's laws require women to cover s...
14:36, 2019-12-01

WWE Smackdown plans change as roster faces travel delays in Saudi Arabia WWE announced on Friday that its roster has experienced flight delays in Saudi Arabia, causing the company to change plans for tonight's edition of S...
20:32, 2019-11-01

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

Eddie Hearn backs Saudi Arabia to become ‘home of boxing’ ahead of AJ fight Anthony Joshua's world-title rematch with Andy Ruiz is a game-changing event for Saudi Arabia and the sport and promoter Eddie Hearn has further hype...
00:48, 2019-12-04

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

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 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

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

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

Photos of US B-1 bombers deploying to Saudi Arabia give more details about the US military buildup there US Air Force "Bones" made a visit to Prince Sultan Air Base, where US F-22s and EA-18G Growlers are also deployed. It was the B-1B's first deployment...
20:36, 2019-10-28

The Dakar Rally's 2020 Saudi Arabia Race Route And Entry List The Dakar Rally, for the second year in a row, is running entirely within the boundaries of a single country. In 2019 it was Peru. This January 5th-1...
04:04, 2019-11-22

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

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

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

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

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

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

Phil Mickelson’s trip to Saudi Arabia proves golf has finally sold out Phil Mickelson was one of the good guys. With his cheesy grin and a golf game sent from above, “Lefty” was always the fans’ favorite. But now the 49-...
20:44, 2019-12-14

Tiger Woods defends Phil Mickelson’s decision to play in Saudi Arabia • Woods turns down $3m to play in Saudi International• Masters champion says golf can help ‘heal’ politicsTiger Woods has said he rejected the opport...
00:12, 2019-12-04