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Lawsuits blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 get new life

2017-03-24 17:33

Family members of 9/11 families and others harmed in the attacks are on a fresh quest to hold Saudi Arabia responsible.

Military attack kills 42 Somali refugees off Yemen's coast

2017-03-17 19:29

A military vessel and a helicopter gunship have attacked a boat packed with Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen, killing at least 42 people in the dead of night

Top Saudi prince to meet Trump in White House visit

2017-03-13 16:23

Saudi Arabia's second-in-line to throne to meet President Trump at White House in visit that starts later this week

Russia overtakes Saudi Arabia as world's top crude producer

2017-02-20 17:39

Russia has overtaken Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest crude producer in December, according to new data released.

Miracle crop: Can quinoa help feed the world?

2017-02-09 22:06

Scientists have unveiled the near-complete genome of quinoa, a grain cultivated centuries ago by Incas in the Andes that scientists say could help feed a hungry world.

2 suspects blow themselves up in Saudi Arabia

2017-01-21 21:50

Officials in Riyadh say two suspects have blown themselves up during a firefight with security forces in Jeddah in western Saudi Arabia.

Egypt keen to save Saudi ties after islands ruling

2017-01-17 21:33

Cairo will do all it can to preserve crucial ties with Saudi Arabia, experts say, after an Egyptian court ruled against government plans to transfer control of two islands to Riyadh.

Saudi minister optimistic about oil market stabilisation

2017-01-12 18:46

Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Falih is optimistic about a stabilisation of the oil market following an Opec deal to cut output.

Son of PE businessman freed from Saudi prison after a year, sister still jailed

2017-01-12 14:25

After more than a year in a Saudi Arabian prison the third of four siblings from a Port Elizabeth family has been released.

Egypt annual urban consumer price inflation highest in years

2017-01-10 20:02

Egypt has reported a dramatic jump in the country's annual urban consumer price inflation, a stark reflection of the heavy toll inflicted by the government's tough economic measures.


UN wants probe into refugee boat attack off Yemen

2017-03-20 22:35

The United Nations has called for an inquiry into last week's attack on a boat off Yemen's coast that killed 42 people, mostly Somali refugees.

Iran pilgrims to join this year's hajj: Saudi

2017-03-17 18:15

Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year's annual hajj, Saudi Arabia has said, after an absence last year during tensions between the regional rivals.

Trump critic McCain meets Saudi king

2017-02-21 21:03

Influential American Senator John McCain, a critic of President Donald Trump, has held talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman.

'Islamophobia' fuelling terrorism: UN chief

2017-02-12 22:17

"Islamophobia" in parts of the world is fuelling terrorism, the head of the UN, Antonio Guterres has said on a visit to Saudi Arabia.

Saudi attempts self-immolation at Mecca

2017-02-07 16:39

Saudi police have arrested an apparently "mentally disturbed" man who tried to set himself on fire at Islam's holiest site, the Grand Mosque in Mecca.

Saudi Arabia expects higher growth than IMF forecast

2017-01-18 16:01

Saudi Arabia’s growth this year will be significantly higher than the IMF's new forecast, according to Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan.

Saudi to launch multi-billion renewable scheme

2017-01-17 14:21

Saudi Arabia is set to launch a renewable energy programme worth up to $50bn, as the world's largest oil exporter vies to diversify its economy.

Saudi airline flynas in $8.6 bn Airbus deal

2017-01-12 17:24

Saudi low-cost carrier flynas has concluded an $8.6bn purchase deal with Airbus, a major shareholder says.

Iran receives Saudi hajj invite

2017-01-10 20:15

Iran has finally received an official invitation from Saudi Arabia for its pilgrims to attend this year's hajj, two weeks after Riyadh announced it.

Over 2 000 Saudi jihadists abroad - ministry

2016-12-27 10:16

More than 2 000 Saudis are fighting abroad with jihadist groups, with over 70% of them in Syria, the kingdom's interior ministry has been reported as saying.

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