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Riyadh

France, Saudi Arabia pledge to combat terrorism

France is seeking to mediate in the Qatar crisis. Drian also visited Qatar said such punitive measures should end.

16 Jul 2017 1:02 PM

Saudi public schools to start physical education for girls after a long wait

The Shura Council approved the introduction of physical education for girls in 2014, but clerics decried it as ‘Westernisation’.

12 Jul 2017 3:43 PM

Gulf crisis: Arab nations slam Qatar's non-compliance as threat to security

The Saudi foreign ministry on Wednesday said they had received Qatar's response to their demands.

07 Jul 2017 8:49 AM

Donald Trump’s role in Saudi game of throne

Prince Salman was an early visitor to the US, where he met Mr Donald Trump.

23 Jun 2017 2:21 AM

Saudi King ousts nephew, names son, 31, as heir

Many ordinary citizens tweeted their allegiance, but support for Mohammed has not been unanimous.

22 Jun 2017 1:57 AM

Saudi king upends royal succession, places son first-in-line to throne

The announcements were made in a series of royal decrees carried on the state-run Saudi Press Agency.

21 Jun 2017 2:33 PM

Saudi King Salman names son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince

The newly announced Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman already oversees a vast portfolio as defense minister.

21 Jun 2017 10:07 AM

Saudi king issues royal decree to restructure prosecutions system

The king's decree issued on Saturday renames the Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution as the office of Public Prosecution.

17 Jun 2017 3:31 PM

Airspace ban for Qatar flights was to protect citizens: Saudi Arabia

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar have long been major proponents of open-skies policies.

13 Jun 2017 5:03 PM

Donald Trump backs Saudi-led isolation of Qatar over terrorism

The dispute comes less than a month after Trump visited Saudi Arabia and called for Muslim nations to unite against extremism.

06 Jun 2017 8:47 PM