Saudi Arabia to cut oil exports to Asia in January
Saudi Arabia said on Monday it will trim crude exports to Asian customers in January to help accelerate the rebalancing of the international oil market.
Saudi takes first steps to more liberal society
From allowing women to drive, to the lifting of a decades-long ban on cinemas, ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has recently taken a series of social reforms.
Saudi vows new Islamic alliance 'will wipe terrorists from the earth'
Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince vowed to "pursue terrorists until they are wiped from the face of the earth" as officials from 40 Muslim countries gathered Sunday in the first meeting of an Islamic counter-terrorism alliance. "In past years, terrorism has been functioning in all of our countries... with no coordination" among national authorities, Prince…
Hariri free to leave Riyadh 'when he pleases', says Saudi FM
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is free to leave Riyadh "when he pleases," the Saudi foreign minister said on Thursday, rejecting accusations from Beirut that the kingdom was "detaining" him.
Saudi Arabia says 201 people held in anti-graft swoop
Saudi Arabia said Thursday 201 people are being held for questioning over an estimated $100 billion in embezzlement and corruption, after the biggest purge of the kingdom's elite in its modern history.
Arabian night of long knives
The news coming out of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, also known as the Holy Land, sounds like sweet music to the ears of those in Nigeria who feel a sense of nostalgia - a wish that President Muhammadu Buhari should live up to his billing and do what the Buhari they knew some three…
Saudis arrested in anti-graft sweep to face trial
Dozens of high-profile Saudi political and business figures arrested in an anti-corruption sweep will face trial, the attorney general said Monday, after a sweeping purge of the kingdom's upper ranks.
Qatar emir accuses blockade countries of wanting 'regime change'
Qatar's emir in an interview airing Sunday accused Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies of seeking to topple his government with its nearly five month old political and economic embargo of the tiny Gulf state.
Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of blocking Yemen peace
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir accused Tehran of smuggling arms to Yemen's Shiite Huthi rebels, who control northern Yemen, and to the rebels' ally former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.