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Saudi king calls for 'fair' Palestinian solution in Trump call

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

Saudi’s King Salman discharged from hospital after surgery

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

Saudi Arabia ends death penalty for minors

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

Saudi King Salman names son Abdulaziz as new energy minister

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

Saudi King orders government reshuffle after Jamal Khashoggi fallout

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

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Turkish President Erdogan, Saudi king discuss case of missing journalist

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 King won't last in power without US support: Trump

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 king begins holiday in still unbuilt futuristic mega-city

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

Guided without guardians: Saudi women can now own biz without male consent

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

Trump expresses ‘confidence’ in King Salman, says Saudi purge targets were ‘milking country’

‘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

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Qatar denies blocking haj pilgrimage flights as Saudi wait for landing rights

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

Saudi king orders reopening of Qatar border to pilgrims amid Gulf crisis

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

Gulf crisis: Tillerson hold talks with Arab ministers over Qatar boycott

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

Donald Trump relies on son-in-law Jared Kushner to advance his agenda

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

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

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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

Are you with us or with Qatar: Saudi King Salman asks Pak PM Sharif to pick side

Pakistan has been treading a careful path since Saudi and other Gulf countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar.

14 Jun 2017 3:53 PM

Trump asks Muslim leaders to ‘drive out’ Islamic terror

It’s a battle of good vs evil, a choice of two futures, says Trump.

22 May 2017 1:09 AM

On Saudi visit, Trump urges Muslims to fight against terror

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

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