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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) 40th Su

Ex-Saudi intelligence official alleges Riyadh sent hit squad to kill him

In a 107-page lawsuit against MbS and 24 others filed in federal court in the District of Columbia, Jabri said the crown prince "dispatched a hit squad" to Canada in October 2018.

By REUTERS
07/08/2020

From Manama to Doha: The confabs that define the Gulf and world

The two confabs are important for sharing ideas and grounding various leaders in the region, but they also help to showcase the power and influence of the ostensibly rival camps of Riyadh and Doha.

U.S. officials building a case against Iran after massive attack on Saudi

Attack on Saudi was large and sophisticated, satellite images show, and involved numerous drones.

Saudi princess complicit in beating up worker in luxury Paris flat

Speaking after the verdict, Princess Hassa bint Salman's French lawyer said most of the declarations made by workman Ashraf Eid were false and that an appeal would be lodged.

By REUTERS
12/09/2019
 A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi

The Khashoggi story confirmed

After months of extended investigation, Sabah, a newspaper close to Erdogan’s regime in Turkey, published additional details concerning the death of Khashoggi.

11/09/2019
 Participants take photos next to a picture of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during the Mis

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women, grants greater control

Several high-profile cases of young women seeking asylum abroad on claims of gender-based repression have added further pressure on Riyadh over the male guardian system.

By REUTERS
02/08/2019
Demonstrators from Amnesty International stage the protest on International Women's day

Saudi women activists back in court, temporary release ruling expected

Three dozen countries, including all 28 EU members, Canada and Australia, have called on Riyadh to free the activists.

By REUTERS
03/04/2019
Cars drive past the King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia December 18, 2018

Saudi court resumes women activists' trial that has angered West

Three dozen countries, including all 28 EU members, Canada and Australia, have called on Riyadh to free the activists.

By REUTERS
27/03/2019

Riyadh is looking to ease entry for foreign nationals

Policy is part of a wider plan to open Saudi Arabia to tourism.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
08/03/2019
Debris from ballistic missiles fired by Yemen's Houthi militia fell on Riyadh

Saudi air defenses intercept missiles above capital, coalition says

"We know that this is not going to affect the civilian life in Riyadh or other parts of the kingdom. We know that the Houthis are acting unpredictably," a Saudi official said.

By REUTERS
25/06/2018
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