Oil, Iran top agenda as Putin visits Saudi Arabia
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday, where he was set to seal oil agreements and try to use his influence to defuse tensions boiling in the Gulf.
Iran releases pictures of tanker attacked off Saudi
Iran on Monday released pictures showing two gaping holes in the hull of an oil tanker it alleges was attacked off Saudi Arabia last week.
US deploys troops to Saudi Arabia over Iran threat
The Pentagon announced Friday it was bolstering US forces in Saudi Arabia after Riyadh asked for reinforcements following the September 14 drone-and-missile attack on Saudi oil plants which Washington blames on Iran.
Oil attacks on Saudi: Damage may be partially offset – World Bank
The attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities last month are expected to impact economic growth this year, the World Bank said in a report.
Khashoggi son defends Saudi against critics 'exploiting' murder
The son of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has denied a financial settlement with the government, spoke out in defence of the kingdom Tuesday ahead of the first anniversary of the killing.
Saudi prince says war with Iran would gut world economy
Saudi Arabia's crown prince said in an interview aired Sunday that war with Iran would devastate the global economy and he prefers a non-military solution to tensions with his regional rival.
US to send 200 troops, Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia
The United States announced Thursday the deployment of 200 troops as well as Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia to help the country's defense in the wake of last month's attacks...
NMA and unbridled doctors’ exodus
It should be worrisome that an old story of how so many developed and developing economies have been gaining brains from our brain drain in the health sector is still a recent discussion point by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). This is a sad commentary on our development.