The latest news and views about Saudi Arabia
The European-Saudi Organization of Human Rights, ESOHR, has reported a 148% increase in the number of executions in Saudi Arabia last year compared to 2020.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks on Monday with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud in Wuxi City of Jiangsu Province. The top diplomats discussed a range of issues, including the Iran nuclear deal and Yemen.
Saudi Arabia has appealed to regional countries to replenish the depleted stock of intercepting missiles for its US-made Patriot air-defense system as Yemeni forces ramp up rocket and drone strikes on the kingdom, the Financial Times reported.
Iranian ambassador to Iraq says Baghdad will soon host the fifth round of talks between Tehran and Riyadh. Iran and Saudi Arabia have held four rounds of dialogue so far in order to ease tensions on several issues.
Media reports say Saudi Arabia has acquired the capability to produce ballistic missiles with help from China.
US intelligence agencies have assessed that Saudi Arabia is now actively manufacturing its own ballistic missiles with the help of China, CNN reported.
Yemeni troops say they have launched retaliatory fire against several Saudi Arabian cities, using ballistic missiles and drones.
Saudi Arabia has executed 886 people, including minors, in an accelerating rate during the past six years, a Europe-based rights group reports.
Reports say, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has isolated himself in the kingdom's northwest desert for more than 480 straight days, reigniting concerns for his health while his heir, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), lies in wait for the throne.
The US Senate on Tuesday night rejected a bipartisan effort to block President Joe Biden's $650 billion arms sale to the Saudi government.
Lebanon's information minister resigned on Friday saying he was putting the nation before his personal interest as he sought to end a diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia sparked by his comments.
A Turkish court has asked authorities to check if defendants on trial in absentia for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi already face charges in Saudi Arabia.
A group of American senators are trying to block Joe Biden administration's arms sale to Riyadh over the kingdom’s involvement in the bloody war in Yemen, three senators announced on Thursday.
A high-ranking member of Yemen's Supreme Political Council has announced the US arms deal with Saudi Arabia shows the Biden administration is not committed to Yemen peace.
The FBI has released hundreds of pages of newly declassified documents about its long effort to explore connections between Riyadh and the September 11th attacks.
The US State Department has approved its first major arms sale to Riyadh under President Joe Biden with the sale of air-to-air missiles valued at $650 million, according to the Pentagon.
The recent diplomatic crisis between Beirut and Riyadh cannot be resolved through negotiations, Lebanon's top diplomat says. The row began after a Lebanese minister stated Saudi Arabia-led war on Yemen was an act of aggression.
White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan has raised the possibility of normalizing relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel during the last month meeting with crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), American and Saudi sources told Axios.
Iranian football club Persepolis has officially protested against a lack of proper coordination in holding training sessions, and allocating all stadium seats to Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in quarterfinals round of the 2021 AFC Champions League.