Trump starts foreign tour in Saudi as scandals mount at home
US President Donald Trump landed in Saudi Arabia Saturday for the start of an eight-day foreign tour, taking his first steps on the world stage as scandals mount at home.
Trump to address religious divides in first trip abroad
Previous US leaders have generally chosen a US neighbor such as Canada or Mexico for their first presidential voyage, but Trump intends to plunge right into some of the world's most difficult spiritual and political conflicts.
Saudi Arabia hails Turkey referendum 'success'
Turkey's ally Saudi Arabia on Monday praised the "success" of a referendum giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers.
Britain's May in Saudi Arabia seeking deals
British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday hoping to tap the oil-rich kingdom's "immense potential" as she looks to secure post-Brexit investment and trade.
NDLEA arrests grandmother with cocaine to Jeddah
The suspect, Odeyemi Omolara Morayo, who claimed to be going on a pilgrimage to Jedda, had all the paraphernalia of a pilgrim, save for the narcotic content of her luggage.
Saudi king visits Indonesia with huge entourage, tons of gear
Cheering crowds welcomed King Salman Wednesday as he began the first visit by a Saudi monarch to Indonesia for almost 50 years, seeking stronger economic ties with the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.
Women named to head Saudi bourse, major bank
Women have been named to head Saudi Arabia's stock exchange and a major bank, the institutions announced, despite the kingdom's social restrictions on females.
Turkey's Erdogan in Saudi on Gulf tour
The two Sunni powers have become increasingly close over the past year, sharing in particular a backing for the opposition in Syria's war.