Vogue Cover Of Saudi Princess Behind Wheel Spurs Controversy
A Vogue cover photo of a Saudi princess behind the wheel of a red convertible has ignited heated debate, as it follows a slew of arrests of women driving activists.
Saudi Arabia outlaws sexual harassment
Saudi Arabia has passed a new law to criminalise sexual harassment, state media said Wednesday, less than a month before the conservative kingdom lifts its decades-long ban on women driving.
Ramadan fasting to begin on Thursday, Saudi says
Saudi Arabia said the Ramadan fasting will begin on Thursday across the globe, the official Saudi news agency SPA reported yesterday.
Saudi Arabia 'rejects' US embassy transfer to Jerusalem
The Saudi Arabian government on Tuesday said it opposed the US decision to relocate its Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does
Saudi Arabia will seek to develop its own nuclear weapons if Iran does, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told CNN on Wednesday, amid spiraling tension between the regional rivals. Asked whether Riyadh would "build a bomb itself" if Tehran seizes on Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 Iran deal to resume a nuclear weapons program, Jubeir said:…
Vatican, Riyadh sign agreement to build churches in Saudi Arabia
Following an agreement signed between local Wahhabi leaders and a Vatican cardinal to establish a cooperative relationship, Saudi Arabia will no longer be the only Gulf state with no public Christian places of worship.
Saudi king to launch 'entertainment city'
Saudi King Salman will launch the construction of an "entertainment city" near Riyadh Wednesday, authorities said, part of a series of multi-billion dollar projects as the kingdom seeks to diversity its oil-reliant economy.
Saudi finalises drone regulation after security alarm
Saudi Arabia was finalising regulation for the use of recreational drones, state media said Sunday, after a toy aircraft sparked security alarm as it hovered close to royal palaces in Riyadh.