Saudi Arabia

Flooding brings Qatar to near standstill

2015-11-25 17:57

Qatar has been hit by more than a year's worth of rain in several hours, while in neighbouring Saudi Arabia one person was killed during flooding.

2 Saudi police shot dead in kingdom's east

2015-11-18 14:03

Two Saudi policemen have been shot dead when they came under fire in the kingdom's east, where most of the minority Shi'ite community live, the interior ministry say.

Saudi King has 'full confidence' in Egypt security

2015-11-12 16:04

Saudi King Salman has expressed "full confidence" in Egyptian security measures, ordering Riyadh's national airline to continue flights to Sharm el-Sheikh despite suspicions a bomb downed a Russian jet flying from the resort.

Persian Gulf: Too hot for humans by 2100?

2015-10-26 22:03

Global warming could create peaks of humid heat in the Persian Gulf beyond human tolerance by century's end, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Saudi, Hungary sign nuclear pact

2015-10-19 17:35

Oil giant Saudi Arabia, which is trying to diversify its energy sources, has signed an agreement with Hungary to cooperate in the peaceful use of atomic energy.

Saudi mom to Obama: Save my son

2015-10-15 11:12

The mother of a youth facing beheading for taking part in protests in Saudi Arabia has pleaded with US President Barack Obama to 'rescue my son' in an interview.

Saudi leader denounces 'lies' after hajj tragedy

2015-10-10 07:22

A senior Saudi religious leader has denounced "lies" being spread about the kingdom after more than 1 350 people died during this year's pilgrimage.

Saudi hajj disaster over 1 360 killed

2015-10-08 22:24

A crush and stampede last month outside of Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca killed at least 1 364 people during the annual hajj pilgrimage.

Iranian arms for Yemen rebels seized

2015-09-30 22:13

A Saudi-led military coalition supporting Yemen's government says it has seized an Iranian boat loaded with weapons bound for Houthi rebels.

Saudi Arabia insists Assad must go or be overthrown

2015-09-30 12:01

Syrian leader Bashar Assad must leave office or face being turfed out by force, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says, rejecting Russia’s bid to build support for its ally.


Saudi Arabia to bring Syria armed groups to talks

2015-11-21 21:30

Saudi Arabia will host a meeting that will see Syrian armed factions join the political opposition to build a common platform ahead of peace talks.

Saudi Arabia cracks case of smuggled beer disguised as Pepsi

2015-11-13 14:40

Customs officials in Saudi Arabia say they have cracked a case of smugglers trying to bring illicit cans of beer through the kingdom by disguising them as Pepsi.

MSF demands answers from Saudi-led coalition over hospital strike

2015-10-30 10:10

Doctors Without Borders has demanded answers from the Saudi-led coalition over the bombing of one of the medical charity's hospitals in northern Yemen, rejecting Saudi Arabia's denial of responsibility.

Saudi prince held in record Beirut airport drug bust: security source

2015-10-26 14:55

A Saudi prince and four others were detained on Monday in Lebanon in the largest drug bust in the history of the Beirut airport, a security source said.

Foreign toll figures show hajj tragedy deadliest ever

2015-10-17 07:46

The death toll from last month's hajj stampede has risen to at least 1 748, according to tallies given by foreign officials, making it the deadliest incident in the pilgrimage's history.

UK seeks release of Briton facing 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia

2015-10-13 14:52

Britain says it is seeking the release of an elderly British man facing 350 lashes after being caught with homemade wine in Saudi Arabia, a sentence which his family says could kill him.

Family mourns Nigerian pilgrim who fled Boko Haram but died in Hajj crush

2015-10-09 09:49

Three years after his family fled their home in Nigerian to escape threats from Boko Haram, Mudasir Gambo must have thought his luck had changed when he won the ticket to attend the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

Hundreds still missing a week after hajj stampede

2015-10-01 17:44

Hundreds of people are still unaccounted for a week after a hajj stampede killed hundreds more, with national tallies of the dead far exceeding figures provided by Saudi Arabia.

US judge dismisses 9/11 case against Saudi Arabia

2015-09-30 17:09

A US judge has dismissed claims against Saudi Arabia by families of victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks, who accused the country of providing material support to al-Qaeda.

Saudi police: 1 100 photos not all of crush victims

2015-09-29 21:14

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says the nearly 1 100 photos given to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who died in the hajj, are from the entire pilgrimage and not just the disaster near Mecca.

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