The new law would introduce prison term of up to five years, maximum penalty of 300,000 riyals (USD 80,000).
30 May 2018 7:05 PM
The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the Muslim holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board, but had to be diverted to Jeddah.
22 May 2018 3:16 PM
Pompeo was meeting on Sunday with Saudi King Salman, whose country along with Bahrain and the UAE is embroiled in a row with Qatar.
29 Apr 2018 12:05 PM
Princess Noura bint Faisal Al-Saud, great-granddaughter of Saudi Arabia's founder, was named honorary prez of Arab Fashion Council in Dec.
27 Apr 2018 11:20 AM
The 334-sq km project in Qiddiya would rival Walt Disney and include high-end theme parks, motor sport facilities and safari park.
24 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
The video, which was circulated on social media, showed a woman with uncovered hair in a gym and kicking a punching bag.
21 Apr 2018 4:46 PM
The prince is the architect of a wide-ranging plan dubbed 'Vision 2030' to bring social and economic change to Saudi Arabia's economy.
06 Apr 2018 3:01 PM
Saudi Arabia - birthplace of Islam and home to its holiest shrines - does not recognise Israel.
03 Apr 2018 6:01 PM
The Iran-aligned Huthi rebels fired three missiles at Riyadh and four others at the southern cities of Khamis Mushait, Jizan and Najran.
26 Mar 2018 11:22 AM
Saudi Arabia is pushing to expand country’s private sector, including expansion of female employment under a reform plan for a post-oil era.
19 Feb 2018 9:24 AM
The policy change, announced by the Saudi government on Thursday, also marks a major step away from the strict guardianship system.
18 Feb 2018 6:50 PM
Prince Alwaleed, who is in his early 60s, had described his confinement as a 'misunderstanding'.
28 Jan 2018 9:48 AM
They were also demanding compensation for a death sentence issued against a relative at the royal gathering.
06 Jan 2018 7:05 PM
Its historic decision to allow women to drive from June 2017 has been cheered inside the kingdom and abroad.
17 Dec 2017 11:43 AM
Women involved in road accidents or commit traffic violations will be dealt with at special centres that will be run by women.
16 Dec 2017 8:04 PM
Dozens of high-profile figures including princes, ministers and tycoons are being held in Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel.
06 Dec 2017 1:54 PM
Miteb had been rounded up in a graft inquiry at least partly aimed at strengthening the power of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
29 Nov 2017 2:50 PM
The alliance was announced in 2015 under the auspices of Prince Mohammed.
26 Nov 2017 6:37 PM
Authorities have frozen the bank accounts of the accused and warned that assets related to corruption cases would be seized.
10 Nov 2017 3:19 PM
Authorities have frozen the bank accounts of the accused and warned that any assets related the corruption cases would be seized.
08 Nov 2017 4:25 PM