End ban on women driving, UN expert tells Saudi
Saudi Arabia's government should end the kingdom's ban on women driving and reform the male guardianship system, a United Nations independent expert said on Thursday.
Iran says it has finally received Saudi hajj invite
Iran said Tuesday it had finally received an official invitation from Saudi Arabia for its pilgrims to attend this year's hajj, two weeks after Riyadh announced it.
Saudi executes 153 in 2016
Saudi Arabia carried out 153 executions in 2016, according to an AFP tally based on official announcements, slightly down from the year before.
Saudi rejects interference in Yemen
Saudi Arabia is determined to prevent external "interference" in neighbouring war-torn Yemen, King Salman said in an annual address on Wednesday.
At 'historic' talks, OPEC pushes for non-member cuts
OPEC was on Saturday seeking to persuade other oil producers to lower production as part of a newly-struck global pact to stem a crude glut and lift painfully low prices.
Saudi, Iran engaging in 'proxy wars' says Boris
Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson has accused Saudi Arabia and Iran of "puppeteering" and engaging in "proxy wars" in the Middle East, a video reported on Thursday shows.
Markets win boost on rising chances of OPEC oil cut
Oil prices rallied five percent Wednesday, pushing European stocks higher, as traders seized on hints that OPEC could later decide to cut crude output.
Saudi prince Alwaleed says women must drive
An outspoken billionaire Saudi prince has called for an "urgent" end to his country's ban on women driving.