Recent News Headlines : Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia

CATHOLIC CARDINAL MEETS SAUDI KING IN HISTORIC VISIT TO RIYADH


Lebanon's Christian Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai visited Saudi Arabia in November... READ MORE

19th April, 2018 45

SAUDI ARABIA SCREENS BLACK PANTHER TO MARK MOVIE THEATER OPENINGS


It's a stark reversal for a country where public movie screenings were banned in the 1980s during a wave of ultraconservatism that swept Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 32

IRAN PRESIDENT WE DONT INTEND ANY AGGRESSION IN REGION


The United States and its allies have been demanding that Iran curb its ballistic missile programme, but Tehran sees this as crucial to its defensive posture... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 0

IRAN PRESIDENT WE DONT INTEND ANY AGGRESSION IN REGION


The United States and its allies have been demanding that Iran curb its ballistic missile programme, but Tehran sees this as crucial to its defensive posture... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 0

MESSAGING APP, WEBSITE STOPPED WORKING WORLDWIDE, BACK UP AGAIN


Original story Popular messaging service Telegram went offline without warning Tuesday night, leaving many users around the world without a solution to fix it... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 0

LAWMAKERS GRILL STATE DEPARTMENT AND PENTAGON ON U.S. ROLE IN YEMEN'S CIVIL WAR


Lawmakers grill State Department and Pentagon on U.S. role in Yemen's civil war... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 136

SAUDI ARABIA SAYS IT'S OPEN TO SENDING TROOPS TO SYRIA AS U.S. DRAWS DOWN


Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates already have troops tied up in the bloody civil war in Yemen... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 1255

DIPLOMATIC LEAKS: UAE DISSATISFIED WITH SAUDI POLICIES


The document said the Jordanian ambassador informed his government that UAE believes that Saudi policies are failing both domestically and abroad, especially in Lebanon ... READ MORE

17th April, 2018 4221

ARAB LEADERS DEMAND PROBE INTO SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACKS CONDEMN IRAN


King Salman said Saudi Arabia was donating 200 million to help them, including 50 million for the U.N... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 8

TRUMP'S STRIKE AGAINST ASSAD FUTILE, BUT WILL MAKE HIM FEEL BETTER


It wasn't primarily about the man he aptly calls Animal Assad, however... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 33

ARAB LEADERS MUTE ON SYRIA STRIKES AT SAUDI SUMMIT


US-led strikes not discussed at Arab League but leaders call Trump's Jerusalem move 'null and illegitimate'... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 4335

SOMALILAND POET JAILED FOR SOMALIA REUNIFICATION POETRY


A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 1203

SAUDI CONDEMNS IRAN AMID ARAB DIVISIONS OVER SYRIA STRIKES


King Salman said Saudi Arabia was donating 200 million to support the Palestinians, including 50 million for the U.N... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 353

READ TRUMP'S ADDRESS TO THE NATION ON THE U.S. ATTACK ON SYRIA


The United States responded with 58 missile strikes that destroyed 20 percent of the Syrian Air Force... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 4471

A FULL TRANSCRIPT OF PRESIDENT TRUMPS REMARKS


Establishing this deterrent is a vital national security interest of the United States... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 2987

TRUMP, DISSATISFIED WITH OPTIONS PRESENTED, WANTS 'LARGE STRIKE' ON SYRIA


"World waits for Trump to decide on Syria strike; Jerusalem determined to block Iran and not get bogged down in Syria -- but at what price?" Concept, design & development by... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 152

SAUDIS SHOOT DOWN MISSILES, DRONES AS MIDDLE EAST TENSIONS FLARE


One missile was intercepted over Riyadh, with loud blasts heard in the night sky above the Saudi capital on Wednesday... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 1111

GCC ARMS RACE WHO SELLS TO WHOM


US On January 18, the US government approved a 500m sale of missile system support services to Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 1090

YEMEN'S HOUTHIS ANNOUNCE MISSILE ATTACK ON RIYADH


Other several ballistic missiles were fired toward the headquarters of the Saudi oil giant Aramco in Saudi border region of Najran, the Houthis added... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 0

REAL WAR RATTLES OIL MORE THAN TRADE WAR OR U.S. CRUDE BOOM


Oil markets are very much linked to geopolitical tensions, especially if they're in the Middle East, the heart of global oil exports, Birol said... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 59

CHINA NAMED 'WORLDS TOP EXECUTIONER' AS GLOBAL RATE FALLS


Amnesty believes thousands of executions and death sentences occurred in 2017 in China, where they are considered a state secret... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 112

AMNESTY: ALMOST 1,000 PRISONERS EXECUTED WORLDWIDE IN 2017


Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq record highest executions, as rights group reports global decline in the use of death penalty... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 2187

AMNESTY STUDY FINDS FOUR COUNTRIES EXECUTED PEOPLE FOR DRUG-RELATED CRIMES IN 2017


Executions and death sentences Amnesty study finds four countries executed people for drug-related crimes in 2017... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 77

EMMANUEL MACRON, MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN AGREE TO DEALS WORTH $18BN


This marked a change of direction for Macron, who had previously clashed with Saudi Arabia after expressing he was committed to the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 1727

YEMEN, SYRIE ET IRAN AU MENU D'UNE RENCONTRE ENTRE LE PRINCE HERITIER SAOUDIEN ET MACRON


Des guerres et conflits a la politique, a l'economie, au sport, au spectacle jusqu'aux grands developpements en matiere de sante, de sciences ou de technologie... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 0

QATAR ECONOMY, WORLD CUP WORK PROGRESSING FAST


The boycott disrupted imports and triggered the withdrawal of billions of dollars of deposits from Qatari banks... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 7

OIL PRICES RISE ON HOPES U.S. TRADE SPAT WITH CHINA MAY EASE


Oil markets have been supported by healthy demand and supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC ... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 51

CROWN PRINCE'S OVERTURE TO SYRIA'S BASHAR WHILE IN THE US


Following Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's two visits to Saudi Arabia last year, the rapprochement between the two countries rapidly gained traction, especially in the economic field... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 1916

GULF CRISIS NOT ON ARAB SUMMIT AGENDA


Qatar receives invitation from Arab League Secretary-General to attend the summit in the Saudi capital on April 15... READ MORE

7th April, 2018 474

A CROWN PRINCES US TOUR OPRAH MURDOCH HARVARD


Prince Mohammed also has sought to attract American investors for industries going well beyond Saudi Arabia's Aramco petroleum giant... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 2989

Trending News Headlines : Saudi Arabia

ISRAELIS HAVE THE RIGHT TO THEIR OWN LAND


Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said he recognizes the right of Israelis to have their own nation-state... READ MORE

3rd April, 2018 12344

SAUDI CROWN PRINCE IN HIS OWN WORDS WOMEN ARE ABSOLUTELY EQUAL


What we did in Saudi Arabia was extremely necessary, Prince Mohammed said of the arrests... READ MORE

19th March, 2018 12007

SAUDI GRANTS AIRSPACE APPROVAL FOR FLIGHTS TO ISRAEL


Saudi Arabia has granted for the first time permission for Air India flights headed to Israel to use its airspace, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported... READ MORE

7th February, 2018 8284

SAUDI PRINCE MEETS NEW YORK RABBIS IN RARE INTERFAITH GESTURE


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met a group of religious leaders in New York, including two rabbis... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 7629

JEWISH PEOPLE HAVE A RIGHT TO THEIR 'OWN LAND,' SAUDI CROWN PRINCE SAYS AS HE SEEKS ALLY AGAINST IRAN


The crown prince, the heir to the Saudi throne, has even drafted an economic plan to wean Saudi Arabia off its dependence on oil revenue... READ MORE

3rd April, 2018 6935

IRAN'S SUPREME LEADER: SAUDIS BETRAYED MUSLIM WORLD


An Israeli cabinet minister said in November that Israel had covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid common concerns over Iran... READ MORE

17th January, 2018 5954

ABDEL FATTAH EL-SISI NARROWLY MISSES 100 PERCENT OF VOTE IN EGYPT


Announcing the final results on Monday, Egypt's election commission said there had been a 41.5 percent turnout, lower than the 47 percent in the 2014 election... READ MORE

2nd April, 2018 5317

SAUDI PRINCE SAYS ISRAELIS HAVE RIGHT TO THEIR OWN LAND


The remarks by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the de facto ruler of the kingdom, reflect his view of Israel as an economic and strategic partner... READ MORE

3rd April, 2018 4852

IRANIAN OFFICIAL CALLS MBS 'DELUSIONAL' AFTER PRINCE WARNS OF WAR


Foreign Ministry spokesman slams Mohammed bin Salman after Saudi heir warned war with Tehran was just 10-15 years away... READ MORE

31st March, 2018 3508

ACTIVIST DETAINED AFTER QUESTIONING SAUDI-ISRAEL TIES


According to Human Rights Watch, since 2014, Saudi authorities have tried a series of peaceful dissidents in the Specialized Criminal Court, Saudi Arabia's terrorism tribunal... READ MORE

9th February, 2018 2990

QATAR FILES UN COMPLAINTS AS 'UAE JETS BREACH AIRSPACE'


Qatar alerts the UN secretary-general to a second infringement of its airspace by the UAE as GCC crisis continues... READ MORE

13th January, 2018 2953

DIRECT FLIGHT TO ISRAEL CROSSES SAUDI AIRSPACE FOR THE FIRST TIME


Israel-bound flights traversing Saudi Arabia will allow airlines to cut flight times and fuel costs of the journeys to and from certain destinations... READ MORE

24th March, 2018 2923

DEFENCE MINISTER: SAUDI, UAE INTENDED TO INVADE QATAR


Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah says siege countries 'have tried everything' from provoking tribes and replacing leader... READ MORE

3rd February, 2018 2691

SAUDI ARABIA FIRES TOP ARMY CHIEFS IN MILITARY SHAKE-UP


Saudi Arabia's King Salman has fired his top military commanders and reshuffled his cabinet in a shake-up of key security and government ministries... READ MORE

27th February, 2018 2633

PAKISTAN TIGHT-LIPPED ON SAUDI ARABIA TROOP MISSION


The Pakistani government and military both deny that the troops, whose deployment was announced last week, would operate outside the borders of Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

22nd February, 2018 2464

QATAR TO EXPAND US AIRBASE AS DEFENCE CHIEF VISITS DC


Al Udeid serves as one of the most important overseas US military bases with operations throughout the Middle East launched from Qatar... READ MORE

30th January, 2018 2431

TOUGHER SCREENING FOR MIDDLE EAST CARGO FLIGHTS TO US


Flights originating from Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates will have to undergo extra screening... READ MORE

23rd January, 2018 2307

YEMEN WAR IS 2018'S WORST HUMANITARIAN CRISIS, UN SAYS


The war in Yemen is world's worst humanitarian crisis, said United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, at a donor pledging event in Geneva on Tuesday... READ MORE

4th April, 2018 2168

SAUDI ARABIA BANS EXPATRIATES FROM 12 JOB TYPES


Saudi Arabia also halted state payments of water and electricity bills for royal family members... READ MORE

30th January, 2018 2131

SAUDI ARABIA AND RUSSIA CONSIDER 10 TO 20 YEAR OIL ALLIANCE


Saudi Arabia has led the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC and allies outside the cartel to join forces to stabilise oil prices... READ MORE

28th March, 2018 1991

'WE WILL FIGHT': 9/11 FAMILIES RENEW BID TO SUE SAUDI


The families believe the evidence shows that US-based Saudi government agents helped the hijackers and that the government knowingly funded charities that supported anti-Western, jihadist ideology ... READ MORE

19th January, 2018 1906

EURO-MED URGES GCC COUNTRIES TO LIFT QATAR BLOCKADE


When it comes to human rights they must be considered equally and neutrally, away from political considerations... READ MORE

25th January, 2018 1851

QATAR BLOCKADE BY GCC COUNTRIES 'FUTILE'


Sheikh Tamim Qatar blockade by GCC countries 'futile'... READ MORE

17th February, 2018 1839

TRUMP'S GOAL OF 'ENERGY DOMINANCE' COULD CHANGE THE GLOBAL BALANCE OF POWER


Breakthroughs in hydraulic fracking and horizontal drilling, though controversial, meant oil and natural gas once thought stranded can now be economically developed in a big way... READ MORE

17th March, 2018 1661

SAUDIS DIVIDED ON NATIONAL CARD-PLAYING COMPETITION


-- ????????? ??????? ALMRISEUL February 15, 2018 Saudi Arabia appears to be relaxing some norms as part of the Vision 2030 reform plan... READ MORE

17th February, 2018 1625

KHASHOGGI: SAUDI ARABIA CAN NEVER BE A DEMOCRACY 'ON MBS WATCH'


Asked whether Saudi Arabia could ever become democratic under bin Salman, popularly known in the West as MBS, Khashoggi said Not on his watch... READ MORE

23rd March, 2018 1621

QATAR'S SHEIKH TAMIM AND DONALD TRUMP TO MEET IN APRIL


The Qatari government has announced that Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will attend an April meeting in Washington, DC, with US President Donald Trump... READ MORE

28th February, 2018 1215

IRAQ REJECTS UAE CLAIMS OF QATAR FUNDING PARAMILITARIES


Iraq's foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub on Wednesday questioned the validity of the allegations made by the United Arab Emirates Foreign Affairs Minister Anwar Gargash... READ MORE

21st March, 2018 1203

LEBANON'S SAAD HARIRI ACCEPTS INVITATION TO VISIT SAUDI ARABIA


Saudi Arabia's main objective is for Lebanon to be sovereign... READ MORE

27th February, 2018 1081

EGYPT COURT UPHOLDS TIRAN, SANAFIR TRANSFER TO SAUDI ARABIA


Egypt's top court has upheld a deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

3rd March, 2018 1061


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