FG to engage Saudi Arabian authorities over Nigerians on death row
Federal Government said it would continue to engage Saudi Arabian authorities in negotiations over the fate of Nigerians on death row for alleged drug trafficking in that country.
US to overtake Saudi as crude oil producer
The United States are set to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's number two oil producer after Russia this year, as shale companies, attracted by rising prices, ramp up drilling, the International Energy Agency said on Friday. "This year promises to be a record-setting one for the US," the IEA wrote in its monthly market…
Nigeria loses N25b to Saudi airline in Hajj airlift quota
Saudi Arabian airline, Flynas, will earn about N25 billion off the Nigerian air travel market in this year’s Hajj airlifting.
Coalition raids hit Yemen rebels after missile targets Riyadh
The Saudi-led coalition conducted multiple air raids in Yemen on Wednesday, a day after Huthi rebels fired a ballistic missile at Riyadh in an attack Washington said was enabled by Iran.
John Travolta Meets Saudi Arabia Fans To Celebrate Cinema Ban Lift
More than 2,000 fans welcomed Hollywood actor John Travolta at the Apex Convention Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, December 15, days after the country lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas. Travolta performed a special stand-up format live event called "A night with John Travolta", in which he looked back on his life and…
Saudi women will also be allowed to drive motorcycles
Saudi Arabian women will be able to drive trucks and motorcycles, officials have said three months after the kingdom announced a historic decision to end a ban on women driving. In September, King Salman issued a decree saying women will be able to drive from next June as part of an ambitious reform push in…
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…