Saudi Arabia

Saudi police foil mosque suicide bombing - ministry

2016-08-25 05:35

Saudi police have shot dead a would-be suicide bomber who had targeted a mosque in the Shi'ite-dominated district of Qatif.

Saudi tries 14 over deadly Mecca crane collapse

2016-08-11 16:25

Local media say 14 people have gone on trial in Saudi Arabia over a crane collapse in Mecca that killed 111 pilgrims and injured hundreds more just days before the start of the annual hajj pilgrimage last year

Saudis carry out first execution since Ramadan

2016-07-17 21:07

Saudi authorities have executed a murderer in the holy city of Mecca, the first death sentence to be carried out since before the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Muslim Judicial Council in SA condemns Saudi Arabia suicide attacks

2016-07-05 22:27

The Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa has condemned the recent suicide attacks in Saudi Arabia, including one near the Prophet's Mosque in Medina.

SA man describes feeling vibrations from Saudi Arabia suicide blast

2016-07-05 06:24

A Johannesburg man has described how he felt the ground shake when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside one of Islam’s holiest sites in Saudi Arabia.

UPDATE: Explosion near one of Islam's holiest sites - report

2016-07-04 19:51

UPDATE: State-linked Saudi news websites say an explosion has gone off outside one of Islam's holiest sites in the city of Medina, the same day that two suicide bombers struck different cities in Saudi Arabia.

Eighteen injured in Mecca stampede

2016-07-02 13:04

Eighteen pilgrims have been injured in a stampede near Islam's holiest site, as Saudi continues to review safety after a deadly crush during last year's hajj.

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone gets Mecca all clear

2016-06-24 21:22

Saudi Arabia's government has allocated 800 places to Sierra Leone for hajj pilgrims, lifting a two-year ban imposed due to the Ebola crisis, officials say.

50 Saudis held over necklaces, haircuts - report

2016-06-22 05:34

Fifty young men have been arrested in Saudi Arabia for haircuts, necklaces and other adornments considered non-Islamic.

What OPEC has in store for the oil industry

2016-06-10 06:30

With oil rigs all over the world shutting down, and some countries keen to capitalise on this situation, we take a look at the winners and losers.


Thousands of Yemenis stranded after Saudis close airport

2016-08-23 20:29

Yemen's Transportation Ministry has said 7 600 Yemenis are unable to return home after a Saudi-led military coalition has ordered the closure of the international airport amid stepped-up airstrikes against Shi'ite Houthi rebels.

Saudi government: Attacker in Germany was in touch with ISIS

2016-08-08 05:39

The Saudi Interior Ministry says a member of ISIS was in contact through a social networking application with a Syrian asylum seeker who blew himself up outside a bar in Germany.

Zuma on that Saudi weapons factory pic

2016-07-13 19:53

President Jacob Zuma has confirmed he visited an arms factory in Saudi Arabia earlier this year.

Outrage spreads after 3 attacks in one day in Saudi

2016-07-05 16:57

Outrage has spread after a deadly suicide bombing at Islam's second-holiest site in the Saudi city of Medina, one of three attacks in the kingdom on a single day.

Blast near Prophet's Mosque in Medina

2016-07-04 20:35

State-linked Saudi news websites are reporting an explosion near one of Islam's holiest sites in the city of Medina, as two suicide bombers struck in different Saudi cities without killing anyone.

Suicide bombing near US consulate in Saudi Arabia

2016-07-04 06:10

A suicide bomber has blown himself up near the United States consulate in Saudi Arabia's Red Sea city of Jeddah, officials say.

Islands: Egypt lawyers claim govt meddling

2016-06-27 19:51

Egyptian lawyers opposed to the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia are accusing authorities of meddling in court proceedings over the case.

Cairo appeals court block on Saudi island deal

2016-06-22 22:30

Egypt's government has lodged an appeal against a court decision to block the controversial handover of two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Egypt court quashes Red Sea island handover

2016-06-21 17:03

An Egyptian court has quashed a government decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, judicial sources say, overruling a deal that had sparked public outrage.

Ban slams Saudis for 'undue pressure' over child rights blacklist

2016-06-09 23:30

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has rebuked Saudi Arabia and its allies for resorting to "undue pressure" to remove the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen from a blacklist of child rights violators.

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