Saudi Arabia has said it will not follow the UAE until Israel has signed an internationally recognised peace accord with the Palestinians
07 Sep 2020 1:59 PM
The King’s health is closely watched because of the absolute powers he holds over one of the world's top oil-rich country
31 Jul 2020 12:31 PM
The decision comes on the heels of another judgement to end flogging, one of the most controversial forms of public punishment
27 Apr 2020 9:57 AM
The new energy minister is an older half-brother to the crown prince, Mohammad Bin Salman, and an experienced oil industry figure in Saudi.
08 Sep 2019 4:46 PM
The reshuffle would help the crown prince further 'consolidate power' as many of those promoted were his 'key allies'.
28 Dec 2018 9:51 AM
The leaders discussed 'issue of shedding light' on Jamal Khashoggi case and emphasised the 'importance of creating a joint working group'.
15 Oct 2018 11:41 AM
Saudi Arabia is the world's top oil exporter and the de facto leader of OPEC, which has been criticized by Trump for high oil prices.
03 Oct 2018 10:24 AM
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans for 26,500 sq km futuristic high-tech hub in 2017 as part of reforms to create jobs.
31 Jul 2018 8:48 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
‘I have great confidence in King Salman and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, they know exactly what they are doing,’ Trump said.
07 Nov 2017 12:38 PM
Qatar and Saudi, along with three other Arab states, have been locked in a political row which severed transport ties to Doha in June.
21 Aug 2017 3:09 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
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
President Donald Trump relies on son-in-law Jared Kushner to advance his agenda, the closest thing to royal assist that the US can muster.
23 Jun 2017 2:27 PM
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
Pakistan has been treading a careful path since Saudi and other Gulf countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar.
14 Jun 2017 3:53 PM
It’s a battle of good vs evil, a choice of two futures, says Trump.
22 May 2017 1:09 AM
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