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Saudi King Salman hosts Pakistan PM...

Saudi King Salman hosts Pakistan PM...

Middle East

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Pakistani media has speculated that Imran Khan is eyeing Saudi Arabia and China to provide loans to rescue...

Ethiopia, Eritrea seek to bolster truce...

Ethiopia, Eritrea seek to bolster truce...

Africa

Mon, Sep 17 2018

A 2002 UN-backed boundary demarcation was meant to settle the dispute for good, but Ethiopia refused...

Saudi Arabia hints at plan to dig canal...

Saudi Arabia hints at plan to dig canal...

Middle East

Sat, Sep 1 2018

The cost was estimated at $747 million

Canada PM to press Saudi Arabia on rights,...

Canada PM to press Saudi Arabia on rights,...

Middle East

Thu, Aug 9 2018

The Financial Times, citing unidentified sources, reported that the Saudi central bank and state pension...

Saudi Arabia stops medical treatment...

Saudi Arabia stops medical treatment...

Middle East

Wed, Aug 8 2018

The kingdom has suspended educational exchange programs with Canada and moved Saudi scholarship recipients...

Saudi expels Canadian envoy, recalls...

Saudi expels Canadian envoy, recalls...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 6 2018

The Saudi foreign ministry slammed the Canadian statement, signalling its growing irritation over Western...

As US pushes for Mideast peace, Saudi...

As US pushes for Mideast peace, Saudi...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 30 2018

The Saudi authorities did not respond to a request for comment on the current status of diplomatic...

Saudi aviation academy to train first...

Saudi aviation academy to train first...

Middle East

Tue, Jul 17 2018

Students receive three years of academic and practical training

Saudi Prince Alwaleed pledges support...

Saudi Prince Alwaleed pledges support...

Middle East

Sat, Jul 14 2018

Vision 2030 is Prince Mohammed's scheme to wean the world's top crude exporter off oil revenues...

Saudi bid to protect pre-Islamic sites...

Saudi bid to protect pre-Islamic sites...

Middle East

Tue, Jul 10 2018

Many of the cultural areas date back thousands of years and the attention given to them could risk a...

Saudi woman's car set ablaze after driving...

Saudi woman's car set ablaze after driving...

Middle East

Thu, Jul 5 2018

Sherif said she faced abuse from men in her neighbourhood soon after she began driving in a bid to ease...

Prominent Saudi women's rights activist...

Prominent Saudi women's rights activist...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 28 2018

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor said earlier this month that a total of 17 people had been...

White House adviser Kushner, Saudi crown...

White House adviser Kushner, Saudi crown...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 21 2018

Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have been stalled since 2014

Saudi entertainment chief sacked after...

Saudi entertainment chief sacked after...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 19 2018

Khatib had been leading a multi-billion dollar initiative to turn the austere desert kingdom into a culture...

Social reform is rare bright spot in...

Social reform is rare bright spot in...

Middle East

Tue, May 29 2018

Plans for tourist visas will boost the leisure sector, curbs on the power of the religious police may...

Saudi activists' arrest revives concerns...

Saudi activists' arrest revives concerns...

Middle East

Mon, May 28 2018

Following the latest arrests, diplomats in Riyadh have begun questioning how serious the kingdom is about...

Saudi Arabia expands crackdown on women's...

Saudi Arabia expands crackdown on women's...

Middle East

Wed, May 23 2018

Ending a decades-old ban on women driving cars is part of a bid to diversify the economy away from oil...

Saudi Arabia arrests women activists...

Saudi Arabia arrests women activists...

Middle East

Fri, May 18 2018

Women who previously participated in protests against the ban told Reuters last year that two dozen activists...

Saudi says to lift driving ban on women...

Saudi says to lift driving ban on women...

Middle East

Tue, May 8 2018

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seen as the force behind the lifting of the ban, part of a series...

Saudi king to launch 'entertainment...

Saudi king to launch 'entertainment...

Middle East

Tue, Apr 24 2018

Analysts say the projects could create funding pressures at a time when the government faces a yawning...

Saudi Arabia renews offer to deploy...

Saudi Arabia renews offer to deploy...

Middle East

Wed, Apr 18 2018

Riyadh and Shia rival Tehran also back opposing sides in other hotspots across the mainly Sunni Middle...