The kingdom was the only the country in the world to bar women from driving and for years had garnered negative publicity internationally.
27 Sep 2017 8:32 AM
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
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
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
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
It was not clear whether there were any casualties or what caused the blast.
01 Jun 2017 9:47 PM
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
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