Saudi Arabia

Raids intensify despite UN call to extend Yemen truce

2016-10-23 11:41

Warplanes from the pro-government Arab coalition conducted strikes on rebel positions in Yemen hours after the UN envoy appealed for the renewal of a ceasefire.

Saudi prince executed for murder

2016-10-18 20:30

Saudi Arabia has executed a member of the royal family for murder, in a rare case involving one of the thousands of members of the House of Saud.

Longtime allies Egypt, Saudi Arabia in rare public row

2016-10-12 22:00

Egypt and Saudi Arabia have long been key allies but tensions over regional issues including Syria and Yemen have erupted into the open in rare public disagreements.

Egypt seeks alternatives after Saudi halts fuel deliveries

2016-10-11 16:10

Egypt has invited tenders to meet its refined oil products needs for October after Saudi Aramco has halted the expected delivery of 700 000 tonnes for this month.

Ethiopian woman executed over murder of Saudi Arabia child

2016-09-27 18:15

An Ethiopian women has been executed in Saudi Arabia after she was convicted of slashing a Saudi child's throat and leaving her in a bathroom to bleed to death.

Cost to attend hajj in Mecca rises

2016-09-12 11:01

After spending thousands of dollars to reach Mecca for the hajj, Muslim pilgrims face another unavoidable cost...the armfuls of gifts they are expected to take home.

Almost 1.5 million Muslims at launch of hajj

2016-09-10 17:50

From Asia, Africa and points in between, nearly 1.5 million Muslims launched the annual hajj pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites, undeterred by a stampede last year that cost around 2 300 lives.

Crowds rally in Iran against Saudi Arabia ahead of hajj

2016-09-09 19:23

Thousands of Iranians have marched through the streets to protest Saudi Arabia ahead of the hajj, a sign of soured relations between the two countries following last year's crush and stampede during the annual pilgrimage.

Yemen cross-border shelling kills Saudi woman

2016-09-04 14:00

Cross-border shelling from Yemen has killed a Saudi woman and wounded two other citizens, the kingdom's civil defence agency has said.

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.


Fighting rages in Yemen despite truce

2016-10-22 19:03

Fierce gun battles have erupted between Yemeni rebels and pro-government forces along the border with Saudi Arabia despite truce.

UN announces agreement on 72-hour Yemen cease-fire

2016-10-18 09:51

The United Nations' special envoy for Yemen says the warring parties in the Arab nation have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire which will take effect just before midnight.

Egypt seeks alternatives after Saudi halts fuel deliveries

2016-10-11 20:00

Egypt has invited tenders to meet its refined oil products needs for October after Saudi Aramco halted the expected delivery of 700 000 tons for this month, says the petroleum ministry.

Allies Saudi Arabia, Egypt in rare public spat over Syria

2016-10-10 20:30

Close allies Egypt and Saudi Arabia are having their first public spat since Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took office two years ago.

Saudi king reduces salaries, perks for senior officials

2016-09-27 06:23

Saudi Arabia's King Salman is reducing the salaries and benefits of senior government officials as lower oil prices continue to pinch the kingdom's economy.

Hajj at high point a year after deadly stampede

2016-09-11 16:55

The hajj has reached its high point as Muslims from across the world converged on a stony hill in Saudi Arabia, a year after the worst tragedy in the pilgrimage's history.

House passes September 11 legislation as Obama veto threat looms

2016-09-09 21:01

The House has approved a bipartisan bill that would allow families of September 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.

Muslims crowd Mecca ahead of hajj

2016-09-08 16:42

Close to 1.5 million Muslims from around the world have descended on Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj pilgrimage, undeterred by last year's stampede disaster but with Iranians absent.

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

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