• Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:40
    Australian minister hints Saudi teen likely to get asylum
    Sydney - Australia gave its strongest hint yet on Wednesday that an 18-year-old Saudi woman in Bangkok would be granted humanitarian asylum, despite efforts by Riyadh and her family to force her return home.
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:38
    Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as 'interference'
    Saudi Arabia on Sunday rejected as "interference" a US Senate resolution to end American military support for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen, and another holding its crown prince responsible for the murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi.
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  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 15:27
    Khashoggi killers 'will be prosecuted in Saudi Arabia': Saudi FM
    Saudi Arabia will prosecute the suspects in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Riyadh's foreign minister said Saturday in response to a call by Turkey for their extradition.
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  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:01
    Khashoggi killing: Trump slams 'worst cover-up ever'
    US President Donald Trump charged Tuesday that a Saudi operation to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul had given rise to "one of the worst cover-ups" in history.
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  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:17
    Indonesia to take part in Riyadh investment conference
    Indonesia is set to take part in the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from Oct 23 to 25, according to Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) head Thomas Lembong.
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:35
    Pompeo in Riyadh for talks on missing journalist
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in the Saudi capital on Tuesday for talks with King Salman on what happened to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:36
    Saudi rejects 'baseless' murder claims over missing journalist
    Saudi Arabia dismissed on Saturday accusations that Jamal Khashoggi was ordered murdered by a hit squad inside its Istanbul consulate as "lies and baseless allegations", as Riyadh and Ankara spar over the missing journalist's fate.
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  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:33
    IMF chief 'horrified' by Khashoggi case, still plans Saudi trip
    IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Saturday she was "horrified" by reports about the fate of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi but still plans to attend an economic meeting in Riyadh this month.
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  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
    After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed
    Donning a helmet inside a pearl silver sports sedan, Rana Almimoni skids and drifts around a Riyadh park, engine roaring, tyres screeching and clouds of dust billowing from the back.
  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 09:06
    Saudi Arabia, Canada row over jailed activists ramps up
    Riyadh - Saudi Arabia and Canada on Monday showed no signs of backing down in an escalating row over human rights, after Riyadh abruptly cut ties over Ottawa's vigorous calls for the release of activists jailed in the kingdom.
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  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
    Saudi ‘princes’ turn to pumping gas, flipping burgers as economy bites
    Dishing out burgers and fries slathered with melted cheese, “One Way Burger” is like any other trendy food truck in Riyadh. But it offers something rare – the cook behind the sizzling hot grill is a Saudi.
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:23
    Saudi women's fitness centre shut over 'indecent' video
    Saudi sports authorities shut down a female fitness centre in Riyadh Friday over a contentious promotional video that appeared to show a woman in figure-hugging workout attire.
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  • Sun, 15 Apr 2018 11:00
    Syria, Iran dominate Arab League summit
    Arab leaders - minus Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - meet in Saudi Arabia for a summit on Sunday as world powers face off over Syria and tensions rise between Riyadh and Tehran.
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  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 14:34
    Saudi Arabia arrests princes, ministers in sweeping purge
    Riyadh - Saudi Arabia arrested 11 princes, including a prominent billionaire, and dozens of current and former ministers, reports said, in a sweeping crackdown as the kingdom's young crown prince consolidates power.
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 07:00
    Gunman kills two guards at Saudi royal palace
    RIYADH - A gunman shot dead two Saudi guards and wounded three others at the gate of the royal palace in the Red Sea city of Jeddah on Saturday, the interior ministry said.
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