Saudi Arabia

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and Black Panther

2018-04-19 09:05

The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots as Hollywood's worldwide blockbuster Black Panther premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theatre.

Black Panther breaks another record as Saudi Arabia welcomes Wakanda

2018-04-06 12:32

The film will be first shown in Saudi Arabian movie theatres in 35 years.

Saudi women to start own busines without male permission

2018-02-18 19:32

Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes to expand a fast-growing private sector.

Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed released as graft probe winds down

2018-01-27 21:35

Billionaire Saudi Prince Al-Waleed has been released after nearly three months in detention, as a sweeping anti-corruption campaign targeting the kingdom's elite winds down.

Saudi-led coalition announces $1.5bn in new aid for war-torn Yemen

2018-01-22 19:00

A Saudi-led military coalition has announced $1.5bn in new humanitarian aid for Yemen, after the UN made what it called a record appeal for assistance for the war-ravaged country.

First women-only car showroom opens in Saudi

2018-01-12 12:24

A Saudi private company on Thursday opened the first car showroom for women only just five months before a decision allowing females to drive takes effect.

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border: state media

2018-01-05 18:20

Saudi Arabia has intercepted a ballistic missile over the kingdom's south near the border with Yemen, hours after Yemeni rebels say they launched an attack.

Ethiopians deported en masse by Saudi Arabia allege abuses

2017-12-28 17:06

Undocumented Ethiopian migrants who are being forcibly deported from Saudi Arabia by the thousands in a new crackdown say they were mistreated by authorities while detained.

Half the Saudi population receiving welfare in new system

2017-12-23 07:21

Saudi Arabia doles out welfare payments to low, middle-income families, approximately half the kingdom's population.

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh

2017-12-20 09:18

Saudi Arabia said it shot down a ballistic missile over Riyadh fired from Yemen by Iran-backed Huthi rebels, who announced that the target was the official residence of King Salman.


Saudi crown prince round off US tour with ex-presidents meeting

2018-04-08 16:34

Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman rounded off a weeks-long tour of the United States with a weekend in Texas, where he met with both former president Bushes on Saturday.

Group criticises Yemen rebel missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

2018-04-02 13:04

Human Rights Watch urges Yemen's Shiite rebels to stop missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, criticises kingdom's blockade.

We should not force Saudi women to wear abayas - cleric

2018-02-11 05:55

Saudi women should not have to wear the loose-fitting abaya robe to shroud their bodies in public, a senior cleric said, in the latest sign of a far-reaching liberalisation drive.

A dozen camels disqualified for botox in ‘camel beauty contest’

2018-01-25 21:13

Twelve camels have been disqualified from Saudi Arabia’s annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival for using botox to enhance their features.

The Emoji Movie marks the return of cinema to Saudi Arabia

2018-01-16 12:43

Saudi Arabia screened their first movie in 35 years and it was The Emoji Movie.

Saudi arrests 11 princes over anti-austerity protest

2018-01-06 16:54

Saudi authorities have arrested 11 princes who protested against the kingdom's austerity measures and they could face trial.

Saudi Arabia: No evidence shows it had a hand in 9/11 attack

2018-01-05 15:14

Saudi Arabia's lawyers say a judge should reject a New York lawsuit by victims of the September 11 attacks trying to hold the kingdom to blame.

Saudi police find body of kidnapped Shi'ite judge

2017-12-25 14:30

Saudi police have recovered the body of a kidnapped pro-government Shiite judge after a shootout in which a policeman and a suspected militant were killed, the interior ministry has said.

Saudis welcome the world: 'We're not just oil traders'

2017-12-20 20:06

Saudi Arabia will begin issuing tourist visas in the first quarter of 2018, its top tourism official said, a first for the kingdom as it undergoes major economic and social reforms.

S Arabia, UAE pledge $130m for Sahel anti-terror force

2017-12-13 21:30

Saudi Arabia has pledged $100m towards a five-nation anti-terror force in the Sahel region of West Africa, while the United Arab Emirates has offered $30m, French President Emmanuel Macron has said.

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