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
The Saudi foreign ministry on Wednesday said they had received Qatar's response to their demands.
07 Jul 2017 8:49 AM
Prince Salman was an early visitor to the US, where he met Mr Donald Trump.
23 Jun 2017 2:21 AM
Many ordinary citizens tweeted their allegiance, but support for Mohammed has not been unanimous.
22 Jun 2017 1:57 AM
The announcements were made in a series of royal decrees carried on the state-run Saudi Press Agency.
21 Jun 2017 2:33 PM
The newly announced Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman already oversees a vast portfolio as defense minister.
21 Jun 2017 10:07 AM
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
The United Arab Emirates and Qatar have long been major proponents of open-skies policies.
13 Jun 2017 5:03 PM
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
Qatar is home to the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, which is home to the US military's Central Command and some 10,000 American troops.
05 Jun 2017 2:13 PM
It was not clear whether there were any casualties or what caused the blast.
01 Jun 2017 9:47 PM
The traditional men’s sword dance is known as the ardah, according to the Saudi Embassy in the United States.
22 May 2017 1:11 PM
Without naming Pakistan, he said, 'every country must ensure that terrorists don't find any sanctuary on their lands.'
22 May 2017 9:25 AM
Standing before dozens of regional leaders on Sunday, Trump said Islam was ‘one of the world's great faiths.’
22 May 2017 9:05 AM
He appealed to Muslim nations to ensure that ‘terrorists find no sanctuary on their soil’.
22 May 2017 8:39 AM
It’s a battle of good vs evil, a choice of two futures, says Trump.
22 May 2017 1:09 AM
Trump added that Syrian President Bashar Assad has committed 'unspeakable crimes' bolstered by Iran.
21 May 2017 9:33 PM
Trump's signature phrase 'radical Islamic terrorism' was not included in the speech excerpts.
21 May 2017 6:59 PM
Trump, whose campaign was frequently punctuated by bouts of anti-Islamic rhetoric, is poised to soften some of his language about Islam.
21 May 2017 12:00 PM
2 years back, then-citizen Trump criticized then-first lady Michelle Obama's decision to go bare-headed to Saudi Arabia with her husband.
20 May 2017 9:18 PM