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Saudi crown prince to oversee recreational projects worth USD 23 billion

Saudi Arabia's King announced recreational projects in Riyadh worth $23 billion, officials said, in a new drive to transform the city.

20 Mar 2019 10:16 AM

Saudi Arabia names a woman as envoy to United States

Princess Rima bint Bandar replaces Prince Khalid bin Salman, the younger brother of the powerful crown prince.

24 Feb 2019 10:39 AM

Saudis don't know where Khashoggi's body is, investigation on: Minister

Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir said the murder was carried out by Saudi officials 'acting outside their scope of authority'.

11 Feb 2019 11:19 AM

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

Saudis reject extraditions to Turkey over Jamal Khashoggi murder

'We do not extradite our citizens,' Adel al-Jubeir told a news conference in Riyadh at end of a summit of Gulf Cooperation Council states.

10 Dec 2018 10:26 AM

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Saudi admits journalist Khashoggi dismembered in consulate

The journalist's body parts were then handed over to an agent outside the consulate grounds, the spokesman said.

15 Nov 2018 4:38 PM

Saudi Arabia says Journalist Khashoggi's murder was premeditated

Saudi claimed Khashoggi left freely after visiting consulate in Istanbul on Oct 2 to complete paperwork for his marriage.

25 Oct 2018 5:48 PM

Saudi Crown Prince jokes Lebanon PM 'not abducted', bursts out laughing

Hariri 'will be staying in kingdom for two more days, so I hope there are no rumours of his abduction,' Prince Mohammed bin Salman said.

25 Oct 2018 2:02 PM

Khashoggi incident ‘very painful, not justifiable’: Saudi crown prince

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said all culprits would be punished, and that Saudi and Turkey would work together 'to reach results.'

25 Oct 2018 1:47 PM

Will reach out to India again after 2019 elections, says Imran Khan

Imran Khan said he had tried to extend hand of peace to India, had not received a response, but hoped to resume efforts to improve ties.

23 Oct 2018 4:18 PM

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Saudi hosts investment forum under Khashoggi shadow

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have pulled out.

23 Oct 2018 2:04 PM

Amid skepticism, Saudi official gives another version of Khashoggi death

Official said a member of the team dressed in Khashoggi’s clothes to make it appear as if he had left the consulate.

21 Oct 2018 3:29 PM

Saudi's admission over Jamal Khashoggi's killing shields Crown Prince

Kingdom sacked 2 top aides to Crown Prince as well 3 intelligence officials and arrested 18 Saudi suspects, in Khashoggi's killing.

21 Oct 2018 1:14 PM

Pompeo to meet Saudi crown prince on missing journalist

Pompeo will have dinner with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the official said, requesting anonymity.

16 Oct 2018 2:21 PM

Saudi Arabia arrests man for posting ‘offensive breakfast video’ with woman

The footage, which sparked outrage on social media in the ultra-conservative kingdom, showed the pair sharing a meal at a desk.

11 Sep 2018 11:55 AM

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Saudi Arabia declares online satire punishable offence

Saudi Arabia will punish online satire that 'disrupts public order' with up to five years in prison, the public prosecutor said Tuesday.

05 Sep 2018 10:59 AM

Saudi women now head to race tracks after driving ban ends

For Saudi women, such adrenaline rushes were unimaginable just weeks ago.

28 Aug 2018 1:58 PM

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

Saudi woman’s car set on fire after driving ban lifted

Salma al-Sherif told local media that her car had been deliberately set alight this week by men 'opposed to women drivers'.

04 Jul 2018 8:48 PM

Saudi woman reporter leaves country after being probed for 'indecent clothes'

Clip sparked torrent of criticism from arch-conservatives on social media, with Arabic hashtag 'naked woman driving in Riyadh'.

28 Jun 2018 12:35 PM

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