Saudi Arabia

Saudi suspect in 1996 anti-US bombing arrested

2015-08-26 20:07

A key suspect in the bombing of a housing complex in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 US airmen almost two decades ago, has been captured, a newspaper reports.

Saudi border guard killed by rocket fire from Yemen

2015-08-23 11:36

A Saudi border guard has been killed by rocket fire from anti-government rebels in northern Yemen, Riyadh's official SPA news agency says.

Saudi executes 3 Sri Lankans, Egyptian

2015-08-17 14:37

Saudi Arabia has executed three Sri Lankans found guilty of robbing and killing a citizen as well as an Egyptian convicted of murder in a separate case, the interior ministry says.

Riyadh identifies mosque bomber

2015-08-08 17:33

Saudi Arabia says the suicide bomber who detonated an explosives-packed vest in a mosque inside a police headquarters, killing 15 people, is one of its own citizens.

New ISIS affiliate claims Saudi mosque bombing

2015-08-06 21:56

An alleged new affiliate of the Islamic State group in Saudi Arabia has claimed responsibility for an attack that targeted a mosque used by police special forces in the kingdom's southwest .

Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash

2015-08-01 10:00

Members of Osama Bin Laden’s family are among the victims in the crash of a private jet in Britain, the Saudi embassy in London says in a message of condolences.

5 day humanitarian cease-fire starts in Yemen

2015-07-27 09:48

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes came to a halt in Yemen after a five-day humanitarian truce went into effect, witnesses and security officials say.

Saudi Arabia considers own nuclear options

2015-07-21 16:59

One likely Saudi Arabian response to the deal its biggest enemy Iran has struck with world powers, is to accelerate its own nuclear power plans, creating an atomic infrastructure it could, one day, seek to weaponise.

Saudi Arabia says arrested 431 ISIS suspects

2015-07-18 18:06

Saudi Arabia has arrested 431 people suspected of belonging ISIS cells, and thwarted attacks on mosques, security forces and a diplomatic mission, the interior ministry says.

What does Iran nuclear deal mean for Syria?

2015-07-14 22:04

While the deal between Iran and the six world powers aims to ensure Tehran does not obtain nuclear weapons, analysts warn that the agreement could lead to increased foreign interference in Syria.


Iranians begin hajj amid tensions with Saudi

2015-08-23 13:36

Iranians have begun travelling to Saudi Arabia for the hajj months after Tehran suspended a minor pilgrimage over the alleged abuse of two pilgrims by Saudi authorities.

Coalition air strikes 'kill dozens of Yemeni civilians'

2015-08-22 14:48

Doctors Without Borders say 65 civilians killed in a single day after coalition retaliated against Houthi rebels.

Saudi Arabia rejects Russian calls to work with Assad against ISIS

2015-08-11 21:14

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has poured cold water on Russian calls to join forces with the Syrian authorities against Islamic State jihadists, insisting it will never work with President Bashar al-Assad.

Viral video sparks concern in Saudi over harassment of women

2015-08-07 11:15

In a minute-long video uploaded to YouTube last month, two young Saudi women walk along the waterfront promenade in the kingdom's Red Sea city of Jiddah as a group of young men jeer and follow them until the women become visibly agitated.

Yemen's pro-government fighters get arms

2015-08-02 23:07

Yemen pro-government fighters have receive arms shipments as rebels look for reinforcements.

Saudi Arabia asks NY judge to drop it from 9/11 lawsuit

2015-07-31 05:36

An attorney for Saudi Arabia says that nation had nothing to do with the 9/11 attacks and should be dismissed as a defendant in lawsuits brought by victims' families.

AI protests 'staggering execution spree' in Iran

2015-07-23 18:01

Amnesty International has protested at what it called a "staggering execution spree" in Iran so far this year that has seen almost 700 people executed.

Anger as Saudi king takes over French beach

2015-07-19 18:48

Beach lovers on the French Riviera have expressed their anger over the imminent arrival of the Saudi royal family, who have ordered a long stretch of beach to be closed.

Several Muslim countries start celebrating Eid al-Fitr

2015-07-17 09:53

At least 12 majority Muslim countries on Friday started celebrating the three-day Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the fasting lunar month of Ramadan.

Saudi Arabia arrests brothers linked to ISIS bombing in Kuwait

2015-07-07 10:23

Saudi authorities have arrested three brothers linked to a suicide bombing by a Saudi man on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in neighbouring Kuwait last month, a report says.

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