Saudi King Sends Letter to Leaders of 4 Gulf States Ahead of Summit to be Held in December
King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, sent written letters to leaders of Qatar, Sultanate of Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait ahead of a Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia
Covert Israeli-Saudi Meeting Sends Biden Strong Message on Iran
A historic meeting between Israel's prime minister and Saudi Arabia's crown prince has sent a strong signal to allies and enemies alike that the two countries remain deeply committed to containing their common foe Iran.
Saudi King Approves Extension of Curfew until Further Notice- SPA
Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved an extension of the kingdom's curfew until further notice due to the rate at which the coronavirus is currently spreading, the state news agency (SPA) reported early on Sunday.
Saudi Imposes Curfew to Curb Coronavirus, UAE Suspends Passenger Flights
Saudi Arabia will impose a nationwide curfew starting on Monday after reporting a jump of almost a quarter in coronavirus cases, while the United Arab Emirates will suspend all passenger flights as of Wednesday, state media reported.
Saudi Arabia Detains Senior Royals for Alleged Coup Plot, including King's Brother: Reuters
Saudi Arabia has detained three senior Saudi princes including Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of King Salman, and Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the king's nephew, for allegedly planning a coup, sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Qatar's Emir Skips GCC Summit, Blockade Countries Accuse Qatar of Lack of Seriousness
Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani missed the 40th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Visit Signals Putin's Growing Middle East Influence
President Vladimir Putin signaled Moscow's growing Middle East clout on Monday on his first visit to Saudi Arabia in over a decade, buoyed by Russian military gains in Syria, strong ties with Riyadh's regional rivals and energy cooperation.
UAE Loosens Saudi Alliance to Push Peacemaker Image
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have looked inseparable on the world stage, working together to project power in the Middle East and beyond, and courting U.S. President Donald Trump to counter common foe Iran.
Saudi King Approves Hosting U.S. Troops to Enhance Regional Security: SPA
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday.
Saudi Arabia Allows Shops to Work during Prayer Times
Saudi Arabia allowed shops to work during daily prayers times after approving a decision to allow them remain open for 24 hours.
Sister of Saudi Crown Prince Tried in France over Beaten Workman
A sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia went on trial Tuesday in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was carrying out repairs in her ultra-luxury Paris apartment.
A Saudi Princess, A Bodyguard and A Workman: French Trial to Open
The king of Saudi Arabia's daughter is a "caring, humble" person who is the victim of false allegations that she ordered a bodyguard to beat up a workman in her luxury flat in Paris, the princess' lawyer said.
Pompeo Discusses Ensuring Stability of Energy Markets with Saudi King and Crown Prince
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held discussions on Monday with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on ensuring stability in energy markets and freedom of navigation, Saudi Arabia's ambassador designate to Washington said.
Iraqi PM Meets Saudi King Salman on First Visit to Saudi Arabia
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi made his first visit to Saudi Arabia since taking office six months ago, meeting King Salman during the stop on a regional tour that has also seen visits to Cairo and Tehran in recent weeks.
Saudi King Shows Support for Heir on Public Tour despite Khashoggi Crisis
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has embarked on a domestic tour this week with his favorite son, demonstrating his support for his chosen heir despite the crisis spawned by the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Mattis to Stress U.S.-Mideast Security Ties amid Khashoggi Strains
Defence Secretary Jim Mattis will stress the U.S. commitment to Middle East security at the weekend, officials said, amid Western concern that any loosening of U.S. ties to Riyadh after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder could allow Russia to fill the vacuum.
Saudi Sets up Departments to Investigate, Prosecute Corruption Cases
Saudi King Salman has ordered the establishment of specialized departments in the public prosecutor’s office to investigate and prosecute corruption cases, the government’s information office said in a statement on Sunday.
King Hamad Meets his Saudi Counterpart in Short Visit to Jeddah
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa held a meeting with his Saudi counterpart king Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, in a short visit to Jeddah.
Saudi King to Visit Russia: RIA Cites Kremlin
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz is expected to visit Russia, the RIA news agency cited Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Thursday.
King Hamad Meets his Saudi Counterpart, Heads to Meet Egyptian President
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa held on Wednesday (June 7, 2017) with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, before leaving to Egypt to meet the Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.