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Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks

Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks

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US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking,...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil tankers hit off UAE coast, Iran calls for probe Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to underm...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Iran thanks Saudi Arabia for release of its oil tanker Happiness 1: Fars Iran said on Sunday it appreciated Saudi Arabia's efforts in the return of an Iranian ship that had docked at Jeddah port because of technical probl...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasona...
01:00, 06/23/2019

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats Saudi Arabia launched on Sunday their new special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting w...
13:16, 06/23/2019

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, st...
05:00, 05/12/2019

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and f...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Saudi Arabia says crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship, previously evacuated for medical reasons from a ship off the Yemeni port ...
16:00, 07/20/2019

UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of jo...
14:48, 05/17/2019

"Nothing New": Saudi Arabia Rebuffs Report on Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin...
04:48, 06/20/2019

UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia: official The United Arab Emirates had been planning its recent troop drawdown in Yemen for over a year and coordinated its move with key ally Saudi Arabia, a ...
18:48, 07/08/2019

CIA warns Arab activist of potential threat from Saudi Arabia Pro-democracy campaigner Iyad el-Baghdadi has been vocal critic of Saudi crown princeThe CIA has warned Norway that a prominent Arab activist who is ...
12:48, 05/07/2019

Saudi Arabia oil facilities attacked, U.S.-Iran tensions flare Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a "cowardly" act of terrorism two days aft...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen wa...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia as U.S. prods Iran for talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Jeddah on Monday to consult with regional allies amid heightened tensions with Tehran after President D...
10:16, 06/24/2019

"Completely Unacceptable": Saudi Arabia On Iran's Seizure Of UK Tanker Saudi Arabia on Sunday slammed Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in sensitive Gulf waters as "completely unacceptable" and urged world power...
03:32, 07/22/2019

Pompeo Arrives In Saudi Arabia As Iran Threatens US Drones Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, June 23, 2019, before boarding a plane headed to Jeddah, S...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Armed drones attack oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia For the second day in a row Tuesday, attackers targeted equipment of Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure -- this time oil pumping stations for a major ...
16:32, 05/14/2019

Houthis kill 1, wound 7 in attack on airport in Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says one person has been killed and seven others wounded in an attack by Yemeni rebels on an airport ...
23:32, 06/23/2019

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without ...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Oil jumps over 2% as Saudi Arabia, Russia back supply cuts Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Monday after Saudi Arabia, Russia and Iraq backed an extension of supply cuts for another six to nine months...
09:16, 07/01/2019

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook p...
21:00, 08/01/2019

The U.S. Shared Nuclear Information With Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder The Trump administration authorized the sharing of nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi...
09:16, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia to support indebted Lebanon, say ex-PMs after meeting king Saudi Arabia is preparing to support Lebanon through its economic challenges, three Lebanese ex-premiers indicated after meeting Saudi King Salman in...
20:48, 07/15/2019

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people wer...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Facebook Says It Took Down Shady Influence Campaign Tied To Saudi Arabia People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda and atta...
02:32, 08/02/2019

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated ha...
21:32, 05/28/2019

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The let...
06:00, 05/27/2019

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yem...
06:00, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male guardian's approval Women will also be able to apply for passports and register a marriage, divorce or birthWomen in Saudi Arabia will no longer need the permission of a...
18:00, 08/02/2019

Golf: European Tour will return to Saudi Arabia - Commissioner European Tour Commissioner Keith Pelley says the tour will play again in Saudi Arabia in 2020 and is "perplexed" at the criticism received for stagin...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Travel Without Male 'Guardian' Approval Saudi Arabia will allow women to obtain passports and travel abroad without approval from a male "guardian", the government said Thursday, ending a l...
02:32, 08/02/2019

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south...
02:48, 07/20/2019

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Travel Without a Male Guardian’s Permission (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia issued new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply fo...
06:32, 08/02/2019

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face-Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensio...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Ar...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all mea...
11:32, 05/30/2019

Oil traders eye Saudi Arabia's response in a critical juncture for crude Renewed U.S. efforts to curb Iranian output, escalating tensions in Libya, supply outages in Nigeria and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela have created...
10:16, 04/30/2019

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male g...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Senate Fails to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, U.A.E. A congressional effort to block certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates fell short after the Senate failed to override Presid...
11:16, 07/30/2019

Oil Climbs on Report Saudi Arabia Won't Rush to Lift Supply Oil prices climbed following a report that Saudi Arabia won’t rush to lift output following the end of waivers that allowed some countries to buy Ira...
20:48, 04/30/2019

Report on tanker attacks to be presented to U.N. Security Council: Sky News Arabia The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will present to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday the results of a joint probe into attacks tar...
13:00, 06/06/2019

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebu...
01:00, 07/18/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Ruling prompts government to suspend new arms sales to Saudi Arabia while it urgently reviews its processesLong read: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s d...
18:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries,...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen...
00:32, 06/10/2019

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of...
22:16, 07/09/2019

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactur...
21:32, 06/08/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners ...
17:48, 06/20/2019

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, a...
02:00, 06/30/2019

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downi...
22:16, 06/23/2019

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?A...
17:32, 07/20/2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz confirmed for Saudi Arabia in December The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arab...
01:32, 08/10/2019

Amnesty International criticises sanctioning of Joshua v Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia • NGO says bout is latest attempt to ‘sportswash’ image• Heavyweight title bout to take place in Diriyah on 7 DecemberAmnesty International has criti...
02:32, 08/10/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jo...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yem...
19:48, 07/20/2019

Trump Backed Libyan Warlord After Saudi Arabia and Egypt Lobbied Him The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Egypt successfully lobbied President Trump to reverse U.S. policy in Libya and support a rogue general leading an off...
17:16, 05/12/2019

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for talks, and repeated his offer for...
19:32, 06/23/2019

Oil prices mixed on Saudi Arabia supply comments, trade fears Oil futures were little changed on Monday as Saudi Arabia comments indicating OPEC would extend supply cuts supported prices, while concerns that U.S...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency r...
19:48, 07/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Trump Allows High-Tech U.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia Tucked into the administration’s emergency order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia is approval for Raytheon to build key components of precision-guided bo...
12:16, 06/07/2019

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military pe...
02:48, 07/21/2019

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid...
04:16, 07/18/2019

Saudi Arabia is trying to execute teen, 18, arrested for participating in protest when he was 11: reports Saudi Arabia is trying to execute an 18-year-old who was arrested at the age of 13 for participating in anti-government protests, Amnesty Internation...
20:48, 06/07/2019

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after th...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jo...
03:48, 06/06/2019

After Drone Attack, Saudi Arabia Stops Pumping At Major Oil Pipeline OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia said it had stopped pumping crude oil along a major pipeline Tuesday following a drone attack, hours after Yemen's Huthi re...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia says pipeline sabotage targets kingdom, global oil supply Saudi Arabia's cabinet said sabotage operations against two East-West oil pipeline pumping stations on Tuesday targeted not only the kingdom but the...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking contr...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list State department experts recommended addition of Riyadh after assessing it had hired child fighters from Sudan to fight in YemenMike Pompeo, the US s...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Yemeni rebel missile attack injures 26 at airport in Saudi Arabia Attack comes as Japan’s PM arrives in Tehran in effort to ease US-Iranian tensionsYemeni rebels said they fired a cruise missile at a civilian airpor...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Two Arab journalists detained for months in Saudi Arabia: media watchdog Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ong...
01:32, 05/21/2019

Trump defies Congress, completes $8B weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete...
21:32, 05/25/2019

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales t...
20:16, 05/25/2019

The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia’s reforms: not just a battle for women | Editorial Relaxation of the guardianship system is long overdue. But more change is needed, and the credit for these reforms should go to the women who have fo...
05:32, 08/06/2019

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of St...
18:32, 05/25/2019

Saudi Arabia Extends New Rights to Women in Blow to Oppressive System Saudi women will be able to travel without a man’s permission and receive equal treatment in the workplace, eroding the a system that made women seco...
07:00, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 5-Saudi Arabia raises 3 billion with debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has raised 3 billion euros from over 14.5 billion worth of orders for it first bond denominated in euros, as the kingdom taps new financ...
11:48, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Saudi Arabia gets over 14.5 bln euro in orders for debut debt sale Saudi Arabia received orders in excess of 14.5 billion euro for its first bond issuance denominated in that currency, which will be completed later ...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event Nicki Minaj pulled out of over human rights concernsJanet Jackson and r...
21:32, 07/17/2019

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following at...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Foreign Relations Committee snubs Republican chairman on Saudi Arabia The Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rebuke to its chairman, Jim Risch — and President Donald Trump — when it essentially killed the senat...
21:00, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia to start next phase of flour mill privatisation Saudi Arabia's state grain buyer SAGO said it will start the next phase of the sale of its flour mills on Wednesday, which will see pre-qualified bid...
03:48, 07/29/2019

Tlaib defends Israel boycott, would expand it to Saudi Arabia and Egypt ​WASHINGTON – Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Sunday defended the economic boycott of Israel as a freedom of speech movement that’s “pushing back against racis...
22:48, 07/28/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia wa...
02:00, 05/20/2019

INSIGHT-Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the king...
09:00, 06/19/2019

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednes...
05:32, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia starts marketing debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia started marketing its debut euro-denominated bonds on Tuesday with initial price guidance of around 115 basis points over mid-swaps for ...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Boeing nabs $10.8M for redesign, production of Harpoon missiles for Saudi Arabia Boeing has received a $10.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for obsolescence redesign, production and delivery of Harpoon block II m...
05:32, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil pipeline Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil pumping stations that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia to host world's richest horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia will host the world's richest horse race in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack next year, with a purse of $20 million up for grabs, ...
06:00, 08/08/2019

Qatar PM to make rare trip to Saudi Arabia for emergency summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest l...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Formula One In Talks With Saudi Arabia To Host A Race As Early As 2021 It looks like Formula One might potentially have a new Grand Prix venue sometime soon. Saudi Arabia has been added to the lineup of prospective count...
06:32, 08/07/2019

Saudi Arabia's hometown ambitions could clip wealth fund's wings Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) risks being pulled deeper into Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s domestic projects, curbing its internat...
09:32, 06/28/2019

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed...
18:48, 07/22/2019

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions bet...
14:32, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms could take time to be fully accepted RIYADH – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized gu...
22:32, 08/06/2019

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to have passports, travel without a man's permission In the latest addition of sweeping changes to conservative laws in the country, women over the age of 21 can travel alone without a male guardian. &...
15:32, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saud...
06:48, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on...
10:32, 05/19/2019

Eight people wounded in attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own corres...
01:16, 06/24/2019

UN: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials ...
13:48, 06/19/2019

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, wh...
06:16, 07/19/2019

American Woman Loses Custody Battle for Daughter in Saudi Arabia In bitter court fight, Bethany Vierra accused her ex-husband of abuse and drug use. He fought back with pictures of her in a bikini and with her hair...
00:48, 07/15/2019

2020 Dakar Rally Route Details In Saudi Arabia Announced The Dakar Rally will be moving to Saudi Arabia in 2020 in a massive move for the motorsport series, having spent a decade in the dunes and mountains ...
10:48, 04/29/2019

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal K...
16:48, 07/10/2019

Goldman Sachs back to business in Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi murder It’s been less than seven months since the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi — but for Goldman Sachs, it’s business as usual when it comes t...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Eddie Hearn defends Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Promoter says negative publicity could help viewing figures • Amnesty International has criticised choice of venueEddie Hearn has defended the deci...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Yemen's Houthis target Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi military spokesman said the group has targeted drone hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport, the Houthis' Al-Masirah TV reported on T...
20:00, 07/16/2019

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In...
23:48, 07/11/2019

China’s Retort Over Its Mass Detentions: Praise From Russia and Saudi Arabia After 22 countries deplored China’s treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, 37 nations praised China’s “contribution to the international human ...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Saudi Arabia frees four more women on trial over rights issues: campaigners Saudi authorities have temporarily freed at least four more women facing trial over charges related to human rights work and contacts with foreign jo...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Southern Yemeni separatists tell Saudi Arabia: evict Islah or lose the war Yemen's southern separatists vowed on Wednesday to keep control over Aden, warning the only way out of the impasse that has fractured a Saudi-led mil...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining stat...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in th...
20:48, 06/20/2019

U.S. okayed nuclear power sharing with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi death: senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia after the killin...
20:00, 06/04/2019

India Dials Saudi Arabia Over Rising Oil Prices As US-Iran Ties Worsen Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed concerns about rising crude oil prices to his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Khalid al-Falih, on Friday a...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The w...
03:32, 07/19/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, an...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Why grisly UN report on Khashoggi murder will not change Trump policy toward Saudi Arabia The Trump administration was mum on UN report, which found "credible evidence" high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in Khashoggi's...
22:48, 06/19/2019

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the U...
23:48, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia said they confessed. But court filings show some executed men protested their innocence Leaked documents obtained by CNN reveal that some of the men who were recently executed in Saudia Arabia claimed that their confessions were false an...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Boeing, Lockheed contracted for Apache work, Hellfire missiles for Saudi Arabia Boeing and Lockheed have been awarded contacts worth more than $70 million to support AH-64 Apache aircraft and Hellfire guided missiles for Saudi Ar...
18:48, 04/30/2019

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine m...
07:48, 06/30/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vla...
17:32, 06/30/2019

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, w...
09:48, 06/08/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of ...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and ...
23:32, 06/12/2019

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed: senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after th...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund aims to tap debt markets twice this year Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market twice this year, after an overwhelmingly positive response from internat...
07:48, 05/01/2019

Missile hits arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia airport, injuring 26, official says A missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the arrivals hall of an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, injuring 26 people, a Sau...
17:16, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was b...
18:16, 06/07/2019

MSCI adds Saudi Arabia, Argentina indexes to emerging markets index MSCI Inc said on Monday it would include the MSCI Saudi Arabia and MSCI Argentina indexes to its closely watched and widely duplicated emerging-marke...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries...
21:16, 06/20/2019

Senate to vote to block Trump’s emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The measures, which will be consolidated into three votes Thursday, have enough support to pass, but will likely fall short of a veto-proof majority....
16:32, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack ...
15:16, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia shuts down pipeline following drone attack by Yemen Houthi rebels Rebels in Yemen on Tuesday said they carried out a coordinated drone strike on one of Saudi Arabia’s oil pipelines. The attack, confirmed by the Saud...
23:48, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after th...
04:32, 06/05/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Extend OPEC Production Cut Deal: Vladimir Putin Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Sa...
13:32, 06/29/2019

Iran shoots down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions US military denies aircraft was in Iranian airspace amid strained relations with Tehran after last week’s oil tanker attacks Iran has shot down a US ...
09:48, 06/20/2019

Boxing: Pacquiao camp denies Khan claims over Saudi Arabia bout Manny Pacquiao has not signed a contract to take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year despite claims that a deal has been agreed for the bout...
07:32, 07/17/2019

Saudi Arabia replaces civil aviation head amid airport delays Saudi Arabia replaced the head of its civil aviation authority on Wednesday, after lengthy flight delays at domestic airports disrupted journeys at t...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for day of worship As one of the largest religious gatherings on earth, this second day of the hajj on Mount Arafat, or the hill of mercy as it’s also known, is often t...
15:32, 08/11/2019

Saudi Arabia announces capture of an ISIS leader in Yemen in U.S.-backed raid The group's branch in Yemen rose to prominence at the beginning of Yemen’s civil war and is considered one of the Islamic State’s smaller franchises....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Iran-Allied Houthis Expose Holes in Saudi Arabia's Missile Defense Yemen’s Houthi rebels have accelerated missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia in recent weeks, highlighting the kingdom’s vulnerabilities in defen...
11:48, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump vetoes bills prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia Arms package includes thousands of precision-guided munitions and aircraft maintenance supportDonald Trump has vetoed a trio of congressional resolut...
12:00, 07/25/2019

Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan thrashes woefully overmatched Billy Dib while Hughie Fury beats Samuel Peter in woeful encounter The post Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib at...
01:16, 07/13/2019

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Ar...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied ...
23:48, 06/09/2019

Donald Trump Vetoes 3 Bills Blocking Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that Congress passed to stop several arms sales benefiting Saudi Arabia and the United A...
04:48, 07/25/2019

Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia dies in attack on Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudi's Abha airport on Sunday, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, ...
01:16, 06/24/2019

As China wages relentless crackdowns on its Muslims, Saudi Arabia stays quiet Much of the tone toward China in the Muslim world has been set by Saudi Arabia, which carries economic and religious clout. Crown Prince Mohammed bin...
20:16, 05/27/2019

Saudi Arabia Chips Away at Oppressive System by Granting Women Travel Rights Saudi women hailed the new rights as a major step in a long-term social evolution. But they called on the kingdom to allow women to marry, live on th...
18:00, 08/02/2019

Saudi Arabia grants women right to obtain own passports, travel without male guardian Just over a year since women were granted the historical right to drive, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now passed another monumental reform to enab...
02:32, 08/03/2019

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20:32, 05/03/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete...
01:16, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia starts marketing its debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia's first bonds denominated in euros will go on sale on Tuesday, as the kingdom seeks to expand its financing sources to cover its budgeta...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Saudi Arabia Amnesty International urge Anthony Joshua to inform himself of the human rights situation and be prepared to speak out about Saudi Arabia’s abysmal h...
20:00, 08/10/2019

Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia 'We want the Manny Pacquiao fight, let’s hope he comes to Saudi Arabia,' says Amir Khan The post Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws i...
17:16, 07/13/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following att...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched a new drone attack targeting the Abha regional airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on M...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The sales would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen’s civil war. Many lawmakers also obje...
01:48, 07/25/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong con...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congre...
22:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and ...
04:16, 06/13/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citin...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
14:32, 06/13/2019

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed indepen...
19:48, 06/19/2019

Bella Hadid apologizes after fans say she disrespected Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bella Hadid faced backlash after posting an Instagram of the sole of her foot facing three planes, including a Saudi plane and a UAE plane that featu...
01:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia ove...
19:16, 07/10/2019

UN calls on Canada, U.S. to hold Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman accountable in Khashoggi killing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland repeated calls for a “full, international independent investigation” but did not commit to further sanctio...
23:48, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete...
01:16, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete...
05:16, 05/25/2019

Joshua vs Ruiz title fight in Saudi Arabia will 'change boxing forever,' promoter says Mexican fighter Ruiz was a massive underdog when he first beat Joshua at Madison Square Garden in June to claim three of the four major heavyweight t...
22:17, 08/13/2019

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing...
03:16, 07/25/2019

Amir Khan to take on Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia after Neeraj Goyat suffers injuries in car accident Amir Khan will face former featherweight world champion Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia on 12 July after Neeraj Goyat was forced to pull out after being in...
19:16, 06/26/2019

After grisly killing of a journalist, lobbyists and lawyers have reaped millions assisting Saudi Arabia After the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a handful of lobbying firms and think tanks made a move rare in Washington: They publicly severed ties with Sau...
01:32, 07/11/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia wa...
05:00, 05/20/2019

U.N. report: Saudi Arabia is responsible for ‘premeditated execution’ of Jamal Khashoggi A United Nations report on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says the murder was a quote, “deliberate, premeditated execution.&rd...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues app...
11:16, 06/01/2019

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common po...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusa...
01:16, 06/20/2019

Trump vetoes resolutions from Congress attempting to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia Associated Press President Donald Trump vetoed measures blocking his administration from selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance supp...
18:32, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say,...
01:00, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed -senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after th...
22:16, 06/04/2019

Trump administration approved transfers of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi murder At least two of the seven secret transfers occurred after Khashoggi’s murder, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said, citing new information from the Department...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tens...
08:32, 05/25/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
22:32, 07/08/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region...
13:32, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-MSCI adds Saudi Arabia, Argentina indexes to emerging markets index MSCI Inc, the world’s largest index provider, said on Monday it would include the MSCI Saudi Arabia and MSCI Argentina indexes in its closely watched...
02:00, 05/14/2019

House lawmakers to grill State Department over Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE Lawmakers are expected to demand a reckoning over 22 deals worth more than $8 billion and preview their plans to block the president’s emergency orde...
15:32, 06/12/2019

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom h...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expr...
00:16, 07/10/2019

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.       &#...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay r...
00:00, 07/10/2019

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitAn American family has been removed from a Syrian detention cen...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies. &...
14:16, 06/20/2019

‘Saudi Arabia Wants to Stop My Work.’ Activists Are Facing New Threats For Continuing Jamal Khashoggi’s Efforts On April 25, two men from the Norwegian Police Security Service knocked on Iyad el-Baghdadi’s door in the capital, Oslo. The bearded, bespectac...
14:00, 05/16/2019

9/11 survivors, victims' families demanding answers on Saudi Arabia: 'Give the American people justice' Survivors of the 9/11 attacks and victims' families are demanding answers from the FBI, calling for the release of government documents they claim wi...
15:32, 05/15/2019

Manny Pacquiao camp denies Amir Khan claims over Saudi Arabia boxing bout "Manny has not signed any contract. As far as I know it has not even been discussed," Pacquiao's publicist Fred Sternberg told the BBC, on claim...
07:48, 07/17/2019

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fight | Kevin Mitchell The two fighters should look to boxing history before signing up to their world heavyweight rematch in the Middle EastIt is nearly 45 years since the...
23:00, 08/10/2019

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi l...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia says an oil pipeline was attacked by drones, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed assault on the kingdom DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says an oil pipeline was attacked by drones, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed assault on th...
15:16, 05/14/2019

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set t...
02:16, 07/19/2019

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi polici...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Nicki Minaj Cancels Saudi Arabia Concert After Receiving Backlash: ''It Is Important to Make Clear My Support'' Nicki Minaj has made up her mind. After receiving backlash, the Queen rapper revealed on Tuesday that she's cancelling her performance in Saudi Arab...
02:32, 07/10/2019

Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Saudi Arabia Canelo Alvarez could face WBO champion Demetrius Andrade on September 14, and Amir Khan sounds happy to see out his career in Saudi Arabia The post B...
06:00, 07/05/2019

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join De...
00:48, 06/21/2019

Fallout 4's Kojima Easter Egg Was Hidden Inside A System Shock Easter Egg Joel Burgess, currently at Ubisoft, previously worked on Fallout 4 at Bethesda, and this week shared a very elaborate Easter egg (or, to be more accu...
03:16, 07/22/2019

U.S. Says Saudi Pipeline Attacks Originated From Iraq U.S. officials have concluded that drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May were launched from Iraq, not Yemen, raising concerns that Iran...
00:16, 06/29/2019

Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha i...
23:32, 06/23/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arabia meant to send message to kingdom to ‘stop your aggression’ CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arabia meant to send message to kingdom to ‘stop your aggression̵...
15:16, 05/14/2019

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its alli...
14:00, 07/18/2019

Saudi coalition answers oil attacks with airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen Thursday killed at least six people and injured dozens, an operation the Saudi government said is retaliation for terro...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Boxing News at Five: Saunders is sick of hearing the “bulls**t excuses” of Golovkin and Alvarez, and Parker vs. Chisora could land in Saudi Arabia Billy Joe Saunders joins Matchroom and calls out all the big guns, and Joseph Parker and Dereck Chisora could be heading for Saudi Arabia later this ...
22:16, 08/13/2019

Boxing News at Five: Usyk will get in the Joshua-Ruiz heavyweight mix, Hughie Fury to fight Sam Peter on Khan’s Saudi Arabia undercard Oleksandr Usyk confirmed as the mandatory challenger for the WBO heavyweight title, one the belts Andy Ruiz seized from Anthony Joshua The post Boxin...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Saudi-led coalition attacks air base adjoining Sanaa's airport The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has launched 13 air strikes targeting an air base adjoining Sanaa's airport, residents told Reuters on Wedn...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Saudi envoy to Yemen blames Iran for attacks in Aden Saudi Arabia's envoy to Yemen accused Iran of being behind an attack on a military parade in Aden on Thursday that the Iran-aligned Houthi movement h...
15:32, 08/01/2019

Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that listed an address in Saudi Arabia to protect himself from 'hijackers or terrorists,' his lawyers claim in new court documents Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that was linked to an address in Saudi Arabia in order to protect him from "pote...
17:32, 07/17/2019

Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed ...
22:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq: Wall Street Journal Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry in May originated in Iraq, not Yemen, U.S. officials have concluded, drawing questions from Iraqi offici...
20:00, 06/28/2019

RPT-Asia oil buyers, shippers go on alert after Saudi ship, facility attacks Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after r...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Yemeni Houthis say launched drone attacks on Saudi airports, air base Houthi forces in Yemen launched drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's King Khalid air base as well as the Abha and Najran civilian airports, the Houthis' m...
03:32, 08/06/2019

Yemen's Houthis, in tit-for-tat, launch fresh attacks against Saudi Abha airport Yemen's Houthi group carried out new drone strikes on a Saudi airport on Friday after a series of air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition against the ca...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Saudi foreign minister: Attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with 'firmness' Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Wednesday that attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with "strength and firmness" and that more ef...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Saudi king warns attacks on oil stations threaten global supply King Salman accuses Iran-backed groups of drone strikes on oil tankers at third and final summit of Gulf and Arab leadersSaudi Arabia’s King Salman h...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and...
05:32, 06/01/2019

Yemen's Houthis target two Saudi airports with multiple drone attacks Yemen's Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Sa...
03:48, 06/16/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation ...
03:48, 06/16/2019

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesita...
15:48, 06/16/2019

Asia oil buyers, shippers go on alert after Saudi ship, facility attacks Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after r...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Saudi crown prince calls for 'decisive stand' on tanker attacks Saudi Arabia's crown prince called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" toward attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping ro...
03:48, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia's ports authority issues license to Maersk to operate in all ports-SPA Saudi Ports Authority has issued a license to the local subsidiary of Maersk to operate in all ports in Saudi Arabia, state news agency SPA reported ...
12:48, 07/29/2019

Yemen's Houthis target with drones Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Houthis' Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group said it launched on Sunday a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, Houthis' Al- Masirah TV reported citing t...
03:16, 07/29/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international communit...
15:00, 06/16/2019

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate"...
03:48, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition h...
03:16, 06/13/2019

'Credible evidence' Saudi Crown Prince linked to murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, UN report finds A UN expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has found 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salma...
13:16, 06/19/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi market edges higher in choppy trade after drone attacks Saudi Arabia's stock market was choppy on Tuesday after an announcement by the government on armed drones attacking oil pumping stations in Riyadh wi...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi's Abha airport: military spokesman Yemen's Houthi group launched two drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's southern Abha airport, the Iran-aligned group's military spokesman said on Thursday...
23:00, 08/08/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr vs. Joshua II appears set for Saudi Arabia, White aims to get Zuffa Boxing started in November Saudi Arabia is now the frontrunner to host Andy Ruiz Jnr's rematch against Anthony Joshua, and Dana White prepares to enter the world of boxing The ...
19:00, 08/09/2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia could 'change boxing forever', says Eddie Hearn Eddie Hearn insists that both Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr have signed up for a rematch of their world heavyweight title bout in Saudi Arabia, sta...
18:32, 08/13/2019

Sri Lankans Ask the U.K. to Take Back Rotten Waste Sri Lanka is demanding the U.K. take back more than a hundred containers of waste, joining the growing list of Asian countries pushing back against d...
10:16, 07/25/2019

| Malinga 'happy' to make way for younger Sri Lankans Veteran Sri Lankan star Lasith Malinga is "very happy" to make way for younger players as he calls time on his illustrious 15-year career in the 50-o...
14:00, 07/25/2019

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed ...
17:48, 06/12/2019

| With churches shut after bombs, Sri Lankans hear Mass on TV Sri Lanka's Catholics awoke to celebrate Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militan...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Sri Lankans Accuse Him of Wartime Atrocities. California May Decide. Gotabaya Rajapaksa oversaw the final stages of a civil war that ended in 2009. He could be liable for civil damages if American judges find him guilt...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that favors Gotabaya Rajapaksa Sri Lankans, angered by the government's inability to prevent the Easter Sunday terror attacks that killed more than 250 people, want a strongman bac...
01:32, 08/11/2019

Sri Lankans attend Mass at home with churches shut down after bombings With churches in Sri Lanka closed a week after suicide bombings killed more than 250 people on Easter, Catholics in the island nation celebrated Mass...
01:48, 04/29/2019

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi airport, killing one person The Saudi-led military coalition engaged in Yemen said that the Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a "terrorist" attack on Abha airport in souther...
01:16, 06/24/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state T...
08:32, 06/15/2019

Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport wounds 26: Saudi-led coalition The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia o...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Saudi king, Abu Dhabi crown prince discuss Yemen: Saudi TV Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdelaziz discussed the situation in Yemen with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nayhan, on...
16:01, 08/12/2019

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press agency said ...
05:16, 06/18/2019

Saudi minister denies activist Baghdadi faced any Saudi threat A senior Saudi official denied the authorities posed any threat to prominent Palestinian human rights campaigner Iyad al-Baghdadi, who has said the N...
05:32, 05/19/2019

Saudi oil operations unaffected by Houthi drone attack, Saudi Aramco says A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on the Shaybah oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant b...
20:00, 08/17/2019

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport The Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has condemned the Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha regional airport, which wounded 26, ...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one expat, Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded seven other...
01:16, 06/24/2019

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one, wounding 21: Saudi-led coalition Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 21 others, ...
07:32, 06/24/2019

Houthi attack on Saudi oil field aims to disrupt global oil supply: Saudi minister A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on a Saudi oil field on Saturday aims at disrupting the global oil supply, said the kingdom's ene...
20:00, 08/17/2019

Saudi Energy Minister Says Two Saudi Oil Tankers Attacked Near UAE Waters Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were targeted on Sunday in "a sabotage attack" off the coast...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Easter celebrated around the world Christians around the world are marking Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter.  &#...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Identifies All 9 Easter Bombers The eight men and one woman who detonated bombs on Easter Sunday, killing themselves and more than 250 others, were a collection of Islamist radicals...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka expels 600 foreigners after Easter bombings Around 200 Islamic clerics were among the 600 foreigners expelled from Sri Lanka after deadly bombings on Easter Sunday. Extensive security measures ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

You probably missed one of the best easter eggs in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Avengers: Endgame needed only a few days in theaters to shatter all expectations, as well as many box office records. With a global haul of $1.2 bill...
12:00, 05/02/2019

There’s a great ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Easter egg you missed… because you can’t really see it Now that we’re done rooting for Avengers: Endgame to crush Avatar at the box office, we can focus on the digital release of the highest-grossin...
19:32, 08/15/2019

Easter Island threatened by bad tourist behavior A spate of bad behavior by travelers on Easter Island, famed for its enormous statues known as moai, has spurred new conversations about overtourism ...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Celebrate 'Avengers: Endgame' With This Google Easter Egg Google’s getting in on the fervor around Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame—the extra big, extra ‘splodey culmination of Marvel’s cinematic universe over the...
22:32, 04/28/2019

5 suspects in Easter bombings extradited to Sri Lanka COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police say five key suspects in Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and hotels have been extradited from a Mi...
13:16, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka's Negombo tense following Easter bombings Muslims and Catholics have lived side by side for centuries in Sri Lanka's eastern town of Negombo. But relations between the two communities have ta...
15:32, 05/27/2019

16 Years Later, Players Still Can't Figure Out This Futurama Easter Egg When talking about Easter egg in video games most people focus on the ones that have already been found. Hidden levels, weapons, text or cutscenes. S...
00:16, 07/21/2019

Sri Lanka Says 42 Foreigners Killed In Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tues...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lankan church schools to reopen after Easter bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Catholic officials say church-run schools that have been closed since Easter Sunday bomb attacks are expected to...
13:32, 05/09/2019

2 arrested after clash in Sri Lanka town hit by Easter blast Two people have been arrested and an overnight curfew lifted after mobs attacked Muslim-owned shops and some vehicles in a Sri Lankan town where a su...
10:16, 05/06/2019

Links to Easter bombings put eastern Sri Lanka on edge Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as t...
10:48, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka police name all nine Easter Sunday suicide bombers All suspects in wave of bombings that killed more than 250 people named, 10 days after attacks Sri Lanka’s police have named nine people they say sta...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka police name all 9 Easter Sunday suicide bombers The names of the nine people who authorities say detonated suicide bombs in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 257 people, have been released and th...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka hunts 140 suspected IS militants for Easter bombings Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday promised an exhaustive search for nearly 150 people suspected in the Easter Day suicide attacks t...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Catholic Schools In Sri Lanka To Reopen After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church on Thursday announced it will reopen its schools next week for the first time since Easter Sunday bombings killed 258 peo...
17:16, 05/09/2019

How to Play Google's Wimbledon-Inspired Tennis Easter Egg Wimbledon officially ends this weekend. To celebrate the tournament, Google created a fun Easter Egg that allows you to battle in your own tennis mat...
02:48, 07/12/2019

Four Years Later, Players Are Still Digging Up New Black Ops 3 Easter Eggs Call of Duty fans are still finding Easter eggs that were squirreled away deeply in Black Ops 3, four years after its release, thanks to dedicated da...
07:32, 07/24/2019

A State of Disorientation: Dispatch from Sri Lanka after the Easter Bombings In Colombo, as though there is war once more, the ominous presence of heavily armed soldiers is everywhere. Ever since the Easter Sunday bombings, ch...
16:48, 05/22/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’: All the cool Easter eggs you missed With all the money “Avengers: Endgame” has raked in — $1.6 billion and counting — it’s a pretty safe bet that you’ve seen it already. Maybe three tim...
05:16, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka investigates Easter bombings: Live updates Authorities continue to investigate the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Dozens of people have been arrested and ISIS has claimed responsibiilty....
04:16, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka extends emergency for third month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and c...
11:32, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April....
15:48, 06/22/2019

New Battlefield V Easter Egg Makes Players Build A Stairway Into The Sky The Battlefield series is renowned for its easter eggs. Whether it’s locked doors that take a year to open, giant sharks, or extremely well-hidden gu...
00:48, 06/27/2019

‘Stranger Things 3’ has an insanely cool Easter egg you probably missed When Stranger Things burst onto the scene about three years ago, it immediately became a mainstream hit and quickly became one of the most watched TV...
19:48, 07/14/2019

Easter attack probe continues despite president’s objection COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan lawmaker says a parliamentary committee will continue questioning security and intelligence officials about la...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Late Easter blamed as Asda sales growth run comes to end Asda has recorded its first quarter of falling sales for the first time in almost two years, insisting it kept its "focus" as it fought in vain for i...
22:48, 05/16/2019

Detective Pikachu Director Explains A Most Unexpected Easter Egg Pokémon Detective Pikachu is full of Easter Eggs—namely, a bunch of Pokémon getting cameos. You’d expect that! But there is one Easter Egg I was surp...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Sri Lankan Military Engaged in Firefight With Easter Bombing Suspects (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — A military spokesman says soldiers have exchanged gunfire with suspects after attempting to raid a building in Sri Lanka...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Greek man arrested over child’s freak Easter Sunday shooting Greek police say they have arrested a man suspected of firing his gun in the air during Orthodox Easter celebrations and accidentally shooting in the...
17:00, 05/01/2019

International Drug Dealers Behind Sri Lanka Easter Bombings: President International drug syndicates orchestrated Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings, the country's leader claimed Monday, despite earlier blaming th...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Sri Lanka arrests top officials over failure to stop Easter bombings Sri Lanka's top police inspector and a former defense secretary have been arrested for failing to avert blasts that killed more than 250 people in Ap...
19:48, 07/02/2019

Easter bombings in Sri Lanka will delay 'everybody's plans' for investment, hotelier says "We were just about ready to start again, on another hotel ... and now look at what's happened," said Ho Kwon Ping, executive chairman of Banyan...
20:48, 04/28/2019

About 200 Children Lose Family Members In Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings About 200 children in Sri Lanka have lost their family members, some of them sole breadwinners, in the massive Easter Sunday bombings, according to a...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Greek man arrested over child's freak Easter Sunday shooting Greek police say they have arrested a man suspected of firing his gun in the air during Orthodox Easter celebrations and accidentally shooting in the...
16:48, 05/01/2019

A pair of Pixar designers tease which easter eggs we should look out for in Toy Story 4 All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the...
17:32, 06/18/2019

A Week Since Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka, ISIS Claims 3 More Attackers Emotional vigils replaced Sunday Mass as churches remained closed. The Islamic State said that three of its fighters had died in a police raid on Fri...
18:48, 04/28/2019

PM Modi First Foreign Leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Bombings Prime Minister Narendra Modi will briefly visit Sri Lanka on Sunday during which he will hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena, accord...
16:00, 06/07/2019