The family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Friday that they have forgiven those who murdered their father, his son Salah wrote in … Read more
Saudi Arabia is suspending the cost of living allowance and raising the value added tax threefold, as part of measures aimed at shoring up state … Read more
Saudi Arabia has ended the death penalty for crimes committed by minors after effectively abolishing floggings, as the kingdom seeks to blunt criticism over … Read more
Saudi Arabia is ending flogging as a form of punishment, according to a document from the kingdom’s top court seen by Reuters.
The decision by … Read more
Saudi Arabia’s highest religious body, the Council of Senior Scholars, urged Muslims worldwide to pray at home during Ramadan if their countries require social distancing … Read more
Concerns about a potential outbreak in Yemen, where no cases have been reported so far, are partly behind a decision to call a halt to … Read more
Dubai imposed a two-week lockdown Saturday night and Saudi Arabia sealed off parts of the Red Sea city of Jeddah as Gulf states tightened measures … Read more
Saudi Arabia has suspended all international flights for two weeks, starting Sunday, to prevent the spread of coronavirus, state news agency SPA said on Saturday, … Read more
Saudi Arabia has temporarily suspended travel of citizens and residents and halted flights with several states due to coronavirus fears, state news agency SPA said … Read more
Saudi Arabia announced on Monday that it would impose a fine of up to 500,000 riyals ($133,000) on those who do not declare correct health-related … Read more
Saudi Arabia has detained two senior members of the Saudi royal family – Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of King Salman, and Mohammed … Read more
Saudi Arabia on Thursday halted travel to the holiest sites in Islam over fears about a new viral epidemic just months ahead of the annual … Read more
Weather warnings have been issued for most regions in Saudi Arabia, with temperatures expected to reach zero degrees and below.
The General Authority of Meteorology … Read more
The United States will expel at least a dozen Saudi military students accused of extremist links and child pornography, after an investigation into a shooting … Read more
Saudi Arabia has sentenced five people to death and three others to jail terms over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Khashoggi, a prominent critic … Read more
Twitter has removed thousands of accounts linked to Saudi Arabia on the grounds they were violating the social media’s platform manipulation policies, it said today.… Read more
A handout photo made available by NASA Earth Observatory of a satellite image showing the spread of agriculture around the town of Wadi ad-Dawasir, Saudi … Read more
Women will no longer have to be segregated from men in restaurants in Saudi Arabia, according to the country’s government.
The announcement from the Saudi … Read more
Saudi Arabia’s market regulator approved on Sunday Saudi Aramco’s application to list on the domestic stock market as the kingdom seeks to diversify and create … Read more
Tourist visas for Saudi Arabia are now available online and on arrival to holidaymakers who already hold a visa from the United States, Britain or … Read more
Global oil markets have quickly recovered from attacks on Saudi oil facilities last month and even face oversupply next year as global demand slows, the … Read more
The Pentagon has announced the deployment of thousands of additional troops to “enhance the defence of Saudi Arabia”.
US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper says … Read more
Saudi Arabia announced it will allow women in the ultra-conservative kingdom to serve in the armed forces as it embarks on a broad programme of … Read more
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said he takes “full responsibility” for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi – but denies allegations … Read more
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said he bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year by Saudi operatives “because it happened under my … Read more
Saudi Arabia’s minister of state for foreign affairs has said all options, including a military response, are open after attacks on two oil facilities, which … Read more
Saudi Arabia has restored around 75 per cent of crude output lost after attacks on its facilities and return to full volumes by early next … Read more
Tunisia’s former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was buried in the Muslim holy city of Medina on Saturday, after he died in exile in … Read more
The UN has welcomed a proposal from Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels to end all attacks on Saudi Arabia as part of a peace initiative.
A … Read more
The Pentagon is presenting a broad range of military options to Donald Trump as he considers how to respond to what administration officials say was … Read more
Saudi state media said that the Saudi-led military coalition launched the operation against “remote controlled” boats early Friday near Hodeida.
The coalition said the operation … Read more
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced its decision to join a US-led maritime security operation in the Persian Gulf days after two of its oil production … Read more
Oil prices hit their highest in four months after two attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities in the weekend knocked out more than 5% of global … Read more
Allowing Saudi women to apply for passports and travel without their guardians’ permission is “an encouraging move” towards the “complete abolition of the ‘guardianship’ system,” … Read more
Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al-Faisal, chairman of the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia, at a launch event in Saratoga, New York, announced that Saudi Arabia … Read more
Saudi women no longer require a permission from a “male guardian” to travel or obtain a passport, a decree signed by King Salman bin Abdulaziz … Read more