Saudi Arabia

6 dead in 'criminal' attack on Saudi education office

2016-02-11 17:35

A man has killed six employees at an education department office in Saudi Arabia, the interior ministry has said, describing it as a "criminal" attack.

Saudi executes Egyptian convicted of murder

2016-01-27 16:23

Saudi Arabia has executed an Egyptian convicted of murder, adding to a surge in death sentences carried out since late 2014.

Syrian official: State will make no concessions during talks

2016-01-24 21:49

The Syrian government will not make any new concessions in future peace talks at a time when the Syrian army is making progress in different parts of the country, a senior official says.

Twitter erupts after Saudi cleric says chess is forbidden in Islam

2016-01-22 11:33

A video clip of Saudi Arabia's top cleric saying that the game of chess is "forbidden" in Islam because it wastes time and leads to rivalry among people has provoked heated debate, and widespread criticism, among Arabic Twitter users.

Nuclear deal marks US-Iran thaw, but Saudis sulk

2016-01-17 10:04

The implementation of the Iran nuclear deal marked a major step forward in Washington's cautious rapprochement with Iran, but will further strain ties with Saudi Arabia.

Saudi cutting ties will not hurt Iran: report

2016-01-05 21:06

Saudi Arabia's severance of diplomatic relations with Tehran will not hurt Iran or damage its development, a report says.

Saudi allies scale down ties to Iran

2016-01-04 22:20

Allies of Saudi Arabia has followed the kingdom's lead and have begun scaling down their diplomatic ties to Iran.

Gold up on safe-haven bids as stocks, dollar slide on Mid-East tensions

2016-01-04 10:33

Gold has jumped nearly 1%, bolstered by safe-haven bids following rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East that knocked equities and the dollar lower.

Saudi severs ties with Iran after embassy attack

2016-01-04 08:05

Saudi Arabia has broken off diplomatic ties with Iran after protesters ransacked its embassy in Tehran to protest the execution of a Shiite cleric whose killing has sparked fury.

Saudi execution of Shi'ite cleric sparks outrage

2016-01-03 07:21

Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shi'ite cleric and 46 other men has prompted outrage in parts of the Middle East, with Iran warning Riyadh would pay a "high price".


Saudi Arabia ready to join anti-ISIS ground op in Syria

2016-02-05 05:34

Saudi Arabia is ready to join any ground operation the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria might decide on, a senior army official says.

Iran arrests 100 over Saudi embassy attack

2016-01-24 21:49

Iran has arrested around 100 people over the attack on Saudi Arabia's embassy that led to Riyadh cutting diplomatic ties with Tehran, a judiciary spokesperson says.

Uganda bans housemaids from working in Saudi Arabia

2016-01-23 20:05

The Ugandan government has banned its citizens from taking jobs as domestic workers in Saudi Arabia, claiming they are often abused by their employers.

Somalia got Saudi aid when cut ties with Iran - document

2016-01-17 19:30

Somalia received a pledge of aid from Saudi Arabia on the same day it announced it was cutting ties with Saudi rival Iran, a document seen by Reuters shows.

Saudi shoots down missile fired from Yemen

2016-01-07 13:34

Saudi Arabia says it has shot down a missile fired from war-wracked Yemen, which is engulfed in civil war.

Saudi-Iran crisis widens as Kuwait recalls envoy

2016-01-05 17:14

The diplomatic crisis surrounding Saudi Arabia and Iran have widened as Kuwait recalled its ambassador to Tehran.

Iran accuses Saudi of stoking regional tension

2016-01-04 11:25

Iran's foreign ministry has accused Saudi Arabia of stoking regional tension after the kingdom broke off diplomatic relations.

Oil prices rise after Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran

2016-01-04 08:14

Oil prices have risen in Asia after crude kingpin Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Iran following a row over Tehran's execution of a Shiite cleric.

Saudi embassy in Tehran stormed after Shi'ite cleric's execution

2016-01-03 07:44

Demonstrators have stormed the Saudi embassy in Tehran and torched parts of the building, in reaction to the execution of a top Shi'ite cleric.

Saudi Arabia executes 47, including Shi'ite cleric

2016-01-02 11:42

Saudi Arabia has executed 47 prisoners convicted of terrorism charges, including a Shi'ite cleric who was a central figure in 2011 Arab Spring-inspired protests in the kingdom.

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