The cleric was suspended from leading prayers, other religious activity in Asir after being pilloried on social media for his comment.
23 Sep 2017 11:43 AM
Saudi Arabia led the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain in cutting ties with Qatar in June.
09 Sep 2017 10:58 AM
Riyadh, Tehran cut ties months later, after execution of a Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia sparked attacks on diplomatic missions in Iran.
30 Aug 2017 3:15 PM
The announcement to reopen the border for Qatari pilgrims came after Saudi Arabia's King Mohammed bin Salman received an envoy from Doha.
17 Aug 2017 9:14 AM
The country's chief prosecutor summoned the Twitter users on Sunday without naming them or specifying how many were accused.
14 Aug 2017 12:33 PM
Rights group Reprieve says the initial judgment came from a “secretive” counter terrorism court.
05 Aug 2017 11:58 AM
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
Four of them were from Uttar Pradesh, 3 from Kerala, 1 from Bihar, 1 from Tamil Nadu and details of 2 others were yet to be ascertained.
13 Jul 2017 7:45 AM
Four Arab states on Tuesday quickly dismissed a counter-terrorism deal signed between Qatar and the United States as 'insufficient'.
12 Jul 2017 7:39 PM
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
The US Central Intelligence Agency said the attacks bore the hallmarks of ISIS. Since 2014 Saudi Arabia has faced attacks claimed by ISIS.
24 Jun 2017 10:23 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