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08 Nov 2018

Change in Saudi's policy may forbid Israeli-Muslims from Mecca pilgrimage

A new rule of Saudi Arabia may stop over one million Israeli Muslims from offering prayers at Mecca, Haaretz reported.

30 Oct 2018

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia promised 'complete' probe of Khashoggi murder: Jim Mattis

Saudi Arabia has promised a "full" investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday following talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Bahrain.

24 Oct 2018

Donald Trump
Trump hints at Mohammed bin Salman's involvement in Khashoggi's murder

US President Donald Trump's latest statements on the murder of Saudi Arabia journalist Jamal Khashoggi are in sharp contradiction to his previous ones, as he has now hinted at crown prince Mohammed bin Salman's involvement.

23 Oct 2018

#KhashoggiKilling: In disappointing-speech, Erdogan goes soft on Saudi, tapes unmentioned

Addressing his AK Party in Parliament on Tuesday, Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was premeditated.

23 Oct 2018

Emmanuel Macron
How this man ordered the killing of Khashoggi via Skype

The murder of Washington Post columnist and dissident Saudi Arabia journalist Jamal Khashoggi has spelled trouble for the Kingdom and crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS).

22 Oct 2018

Donald Trump
Don't know where the body of Khashoggi is: Saudi Arabia

In yet another disappointing statement, Saudi Arabia has said that it doesn't know where the body of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi was, despite admitting to the killing and calling it a "tremendous mistake".

22 Oct 2018

Turkish President vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it didn't know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him.

20 Oct 2018

Donald Trump
After denial, Saudi finally admits Jamal Khashoggi died inside Consulate

Two weeks after journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared post entering Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul, the Kingdom admitted on Saturday that he died.

19 Oct 2018

Khashoggi disappearance: Investigative reports expected soon; what next?

It has been over two weeks since Washington Post contributor and Saudi government critic Jamal Khashoggi went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate, but there has been no significant breakthroughs in the case so far.

13 Oct 2018

Missing Saudi journalist Khashoggi's Apple watch recorded his death: Report

A Turkish newspaper reported on Saturday morning that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have recorded his own death on his Apple Watch.

11 Oct 2018

Donald Trump
Senators ask Trump to order probe into missing Saudi journalist

As many as 22 top US Senators have asked US President Donald Trump to order an investigation into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's whereabouts and impose sanctions against anyone found responsible for his mysterious disappearance.

04 Oct 2018

Saudi journalist, also a govt critic, goes 'missing in Turkey'

A veteran Saudi journalist who has been critical of the government has gone missing after visiting the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the Washington Post reported.

11 Sep 2018

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia shocker: Man arrested for sharing breakfast with woman

Saudi authorities have arrested a man after a video of him having breakfast with a woman surfaced online and offended many.

01 Sep 2018

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia is planning to turn Qatar into an island

A Saudi official has hinted the Kingdom was moving forward with a plan to dig a canal that would turn the neighboring Qatari peninsula into an island, amid a diplomatic feud between the Gulf nations.

13 Aug 2018

Saudi Arabia
Looks like a private Tesla might get Saudi Arabia's backing

Following Elon Musk's announcement of his plans to take Tesla private, Tesla's shares had plummeted owing to no investors backing to the plan.

06 Aug 2018

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador, freezes all trade deals

Saudi Arabia yesterday said it was expelling the Canadian Ambassador Dennis Horak and also freezing all new trade with Canada, in protest to Ottawa's vigorous calls for the release of jailed activists.

24 Jun 2018

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia lifts decades-old ban on women driving

Saudi Arabia became the last country in the world to allow women to drive by overturning a decades-old ban on female motorists today.

30 May 2018

Saudi Arabia
Taking another step towards liberalization, Saudi Arabia criminalizes sexual harassment

Saudi Arabia has passed a new law to criminalize sexual harassment, less than a month before the conservative Kingdom lifts its decades-long ban on women driving, state media said.

05 May 2018

Saudi Arabia
Next goals for Saudi: Gender-mixing, no prayer-time closure of businesses

The face of Saudi Arabia is changing, and how. Moving another step towards a liberal lifestyle, the government has called for legalization of gender-mixing and an end to mandatory prayer-time closure of businesses.

21 Apr 2018

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia shut a women's gym for most bizarre reason

Amid Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's earnest efforts to modernize Saudi Arabia, the kingdom did something extremely bizarre on Friday, showing it is still nowhere near the moderation it wants to achieve.

17 Mar 2018

Saudi Arabia vows to develop nuclear bomb, if Iran does

Saudi Arabia's defense chief, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, said that the kingdom will develop nuclear weapons if arch-rival Iran does it.

19 Feb 2018

Saudi Arabia
Saudi women can start their businesses without a male guardian

2017 was the year of women empowerment in Saudi Arabia. Taking it further, the government has now announced that women can start their own businesses without a male guardian's/husband's permission.

14 Jan 2018

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia allows women to attend football match

In a major victory for women rights, Saudi Arabia has finally allowed women to watch football matches in the stadium.

17 Dec 2017

Another crown jewel for the Saudi Crown Prince

Spread over 57 acres of landscaped parks, the Chateau Louis XIV with its gold-leafed fountains, hedged labyrinths, and marbled statues sold for over $300 million in 2015.

11 Dec 2017

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia lifts 35-year ban on public theatres

It was a grand day for movie enthusiasts in Saudi Arabia as the conservative kingdom lifted a 35-year-old ban on public theatres.

06 Dec 2017

Saudi Arabia
Saudi purge: Most detainees accept pardons for cash settlements

Most of the elite individuals detained in Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption drive have agreed to monetary settlements in exchange for a pardon, according to attorney general Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb.

03 Dec 2017

Saudi Arabia
Saudi's $300bn privatization plans, 'sale of the century', in shambles

About 1.5 years ago, Saudi Arabia unveiled plans of a $300bn privatization program which many billed the "sale of the century".

30 Nov 2017

Saudi Arabia
When Riyadh's Hotel Ritz became a five-star prison

Riyadh's world-famous luxurious Ritz-Carlton hotel is now a detention centre.

25 Nov 2017

Donald Trump
Time denies telling Trump he was "Person of the Year"

On Friday, US President Donald Trump tweeted that the Time magazine called to inform him that he was "probably" going to be named person of the year.

09 Nov 2017

Saudi Arabia
#SaudiPurge: What Crown-Prince Salman's actions mean for Saudi-Arabia

Earlier this week, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman launched a sweeping anti-corruption campaign which witnessed the detention of 11 princes, four sitting ministers, and dozens of former ministers.

06 Nov 2017

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Prince killed in chopper crash

A Saudi prince has been killed in a helicopter crash near its southern border with Yemen.

30 Oct 2017

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia to allow women to visit sporting stadiums

Saudi Arabia has lifted a ban on women from attending sporting events in stadiums.

27 Oct 2017

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to robot in historic decision

Saudi Arabia has just granted citizenship to Sophia, a humanoid robot, the first ever to get citizenship.

26 Oct 2017

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's new city Neom is being built for dreamers

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wants to build a city for "the dreamers of the world."

30 Sep 2017

Saudi Arabia
Another breakthrough for Saudi women! They can now issue fatwas

Shura Council, Saudi Arabia's advisory council has, in a historic decision, now allowed the kingdom's women to issue fatwas, i.e. Islamic legal pronouncements.

10 Sep 2017

Donald Trump
Saudi Arabia suspends talks with Qatar over protocol row

Saudi Arabia has suspended dialogue with Qatar, shortly after a phone call between Qatar's emir and the Saudi crown prince.

20 Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia
Leaked emails: UAE envoy calls Saudi leadership "f&*%ing coo coo"

In several now-leaked emails, UAE's envoy to the US Yousef Otaiba has called Saudi Arabia's leadership "f%$&ing coo coo".

19 Jul 2017

Saudi Arabia
Woman arrested in Saudi Arabia for wearing skirt and top

A woman identified as 'Khulood' has been arrested in Saudi Arabia for wearing "immodest clothes": a skirt and top.

21 Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Bin Salman named Saudi Arabia's crown prince

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has promoted his son Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31, to crown prince.

31 Jan 2017

Saudi Arabia to introduce taxes for citizens

Reeling from the fallout of the massive fiscal deficit in the kingdom last year, Saudi Arabia's cabinet approved the unified agreement on Value Added Tax and selective taxes in the Gulf Cooperation Council states.