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France, Saudi Arabia pledge to combat terrorism

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

Saudi public schools to start physical education for girls after a long wait

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

Gulf crisis: Arab nations slam Qatar's non-compliance as threat to security

The Saudi foreign ministry on Wednesday said they had received Qatar's response to their demands.

07 Jul 2017 8:49 AM

Donald Trump’s role in Saudi game of throne

Prince Salman was an early visitor to the US, where he met Mr Donald Trump.

23 Jun 2017 2:21 AM

Saudi King ousts nephew, names son, 31, as heir

Many ordinary citizens tweeted their allegiance, but support for Mohammed has not been unanimous.

22 Jun 2017 1:57 AM

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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

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

Airspace ban for Qatar flights was to protect citizens: Saudi Arabia

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar have long been major proponents of open-skies policies.

13 Jun 2017 5:03 PM

Donald Trump backs Saudi-led isolation of Qatar over terrorism

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

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Saudi Arabia coalition suspends Qatar troops involvement in ongoing war in Yemen

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

Saudi's Shiite region witnesses massive explosion, area sealed off

It was not clear whether there were any casualties or what caused the blast.

01 Jun 2017 9:47 PM

Video: US President Trump dances at Saudi’s traditional sword ceremony

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

In Saudi Arabia, Trump admits India is 'victim of terrorism'

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

Note here to lecture Mideast rulers on human rights: Trump in Saudi Arabia

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

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Iran funds terrorists: Trump calls for its international isolation in Saudi speech

He appealed to Muslim nations to ensure that ‘terrorists find no sanctuary on their soil’.

22 May 2017 8:39 AM

In Saudi, Trump declares agreement with Gulf nations to fight terror financing

Trump added that Syrian President Bashar Assad has committed 'unspeakable crimes' bolstered by Iran.

21 May 2017 9:33 PM

Trump in Saudi, to call on Arab leaders to confront Islamist extremism

Trump's signature phrase 'radical Islamic terrorism' was not included in the speech excerpts.

21 May 2017 6:59 PM

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

Saudi Arabia: US first lady goes with uncovered head, disregards Trump's censure

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

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