The latest news and views about Saudi Arabia
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.
Human rights groups have strongly criticized the Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle United club. They have accused the monarchy of "sportswashing" to improve its damaged global image.
Saudi Arabia has executed a man from Qatif region in the Shia-populated Eastern Province over alleged links to a "terrorist cell."
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) says Abu Dhabi is trying to manage rivalries with Tehran through talks to avoid new conflict in the region. It comes as Iran, in the recent past, has held four rounds of negotiations with its Persian Gulf rival, Saudi Arabia, to restore the damaged relationship.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz expressed hope that Riyadh's talks with Tehran will lead to confidence building, as the two regional rivals are engaged in dialogue following years of heightened tensions.
The US Department of State has approved a possible $500 million sale to Saudi Arabia to provide maintenance services to the country's helicopter fleet, according to a statement released Thursday.
9/11 survivors and relatives say the US government is still “covering up for Saudi Arabia”, two decades after Al-Qaeda hijackers, many of them Saudi nationals, killed almost 3,000 people.