Saudi Arabia

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.

Road accident in Saudi Arabia kills 15, injures 60

2016-06-07 17:24

A Saudi Red Crescent spokesperson says a road accident involving a bus and a truck killed 15 people and left 60 injured.

Uber deal signals more aggressive Saudi investment drive

2016-06-03 16:54

Saudi Arabia's surprisingly high-profile injection of $3.5 billion into Uber signals a more aggressive global investment presence by a kingdom trying to wean its economy off oil.

14 get death for Saudi Shi'ite town unrest

2016-06-02 06:15

A Saudi court has sentenced to death 14 people convicted of taking part in deadly unrest in a Shi'ite-populated region of the predominantly Sunni kingdom.

Fighting in central Yemen kills more than 50

2016-05-29 21:42

Yemeni security officials say at least 52 people have been killed and 25 injured in two days of fighting in central Yemen between rebels and forces loyal to the internationally recognised government.

Egypt court jails 51 island protesters

2016-05-14 21:06

An Egyptian court has sentenced 51 people to two years in prison for protests against the hand over of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Saudi forces kill suspected ISIS fighters near Mecca

2016-05-06 05:21

Security forces have killed four men suspected of belonging to ISIS in a gun battle in Wadi Noman, near the holy city of Mecca.

Saudi unveils vast plan to move away from oil

2016-04-25 16:18

Saudi Arabia will create the world's largest wealth fund and sell shares in state energy giant Aramco as it unveiled a plan to transform its oil-dependent economy.


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.

Gulf stocks mixed as Ramadan heralds quiet period

2016-06-05 16:07

Gulf stocks were mixed as trading slumped in advance of the holy month of Ramadan, when business across the region slows.

Saudi Arabia to invest $3.5-billion into Uber

2016-06-02 10:46

The oil-rich nation of Saudi Arabia will invest $3.5-billion in Uber and will bolster the presence of the American-based company in the Middle East.

Saudi FM slams Iran's hajj demands

2016-05-29 21:42

Saudi Arabia has denounced as "unacceptable" Iranian demands over its pilgrims joining the annual Islamic hajj this year, after Tehran accused Riyadh of raising obstacles.

Saudi executes Nigerian for police murder

2016-05-29 15:58

Saudi authorities have put to death a Nigerian after convicting him of murdering a policeman, the latest in a surge of executions that has drawn concern from human rights groups.

Iran blames Saudis for hajj 'sabotage'

2016-05-13 05:20

Iran says its nationals will miss the annual hajj, accusing Saudi Arabia of sabotaging arrangements following a diplomatic crisis and a deadly stampede at last year's pilgrimage.

CIA director lifts veil over secret 9/11 pages

2016-05-02 13:42

CIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links.

Police deployed across Egypt's capital ahead of protests

2016-04-25 13:50

Thousands of police have been deployed across the Egyptian capital in anticipation of demonstrations to protest the government's decision to surrender control of two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

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