Crown Prince Mohammed
07 Aug 2020
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, already facing scrutiny for the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, has been now accused of another serious crime by a former intelligence officer, Saad Aljabri.
06 Mar 2020
A United Kingdom court has accepted as proved the allegations of abduction, torture, and threats against the billionaire ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum (70).
11 Oct 2019
On Friday, Iran-owned Sinopa oil tanker caught fire off Saudi Arabia's coast after being hit by two missiles, the country's media reported. The attack caused an oil spill into the Red Sea.
05 Oct 2019
A week after Saudi Arabia welcomed tourists for the first time, the conservative Muslim Kingdom has clarified that foreign men and women will be allowed to rent hotel rooms together, without needing to prove that they are related.
02 Oct 2019
In what qualifies as a diplomatic win for India, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday told National Security Advisor Ajit Doval that the Kingdom understands New Delhi's Jammu and Kashmir move.
29 Sep 2019
Even as Saudi Arabia allowed citizens from 49 countries to apply for travel visas to the Muslim Kingdom, it announced a "public decency" code which imposes fines on travelers for various offenses.
27 Sep 2019
For the most part of its existence, Saudi Arabia has been off-limits for the tourists, but it's going to change soon.
20 Sep 2019
On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.
15 Sep 2019
Global oil supplies are likely to take a major hit following drone attacks on two oil facilities of the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
05 Mar 2019
In a hair-raising news, a US-Saudi doctor was tortured in Riyadh using electric shocks.
20 Feb 2019
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, popularly known as MbS, arrived in India on Tuesday after having completed his two-day visit to Pakistan.
18 Feb 2019
On Sunday, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signed a clutch of investment deals with Pakistan worth $20bn.
11 Feb 2019
Riyadh doesn't know the location of dissident Jamal Khashoggi's body, despite having detained the Saudi team that murdered him, a high-ranking foreign affairs official in the kingdom said in an interview with CBS that was broadcasted yesterday.
10 Feb 2019
Tech giants Google and Apple have been accused of misogyny for hosting an app on their platforms that allows men in Saudi Arabia to track and control where women travel.
17 Dec 2018
Saudi Arabia today slammed as "interference" US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington.
30 Nov 2018
At the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) on Friday.
23 Nov 2018
Turkey said US President Donald Trump intended to turn a "blind eye" to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder after he said Washington's ties with Riyadh wouldn't be affected by the incident.
18 Nov 2018
US President Donald Trump has said he had spoken with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief on the agency's assessment of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and that there will be a "very full report" by Tuesday.
14 Nov 2018
Audio linked to Jamal Khashoggi's murder inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate does not implicate Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, US National Security Advisor John Bolton said yesterday, citing others who've heard the tapes.
13 Nov 2018
British Foreign Minister, Jeremy Hunt, held talks yesterday with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Riyadh-based media said, during a visit to press the kingdom over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder and the escalating Yemen war.
30 Oct 2018
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.
22 Oct 2018
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 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
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
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.
11 Sep 2018
Saudi authorities have arrested a man after a video of him having breakfast with a woman surfaced online and offended many.
01 Sep 2018
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
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 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 became the last country in the world to allow women to drive by overturning a decades-old ban on female motorists today.
05 May 2018
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.
17 Mar 2018
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
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.
17 Dec 2017
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
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
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
About 1.5 years ago, Saudi Arabia unveiled plans of a $300bn privatization program which many billed the "sale of the century".
06 Nov 2017
A Saudi prince has been killed in a helicopter crash near its southern border with Yemen.
30 Oct 2017
Saudi Arabia has lifted a ban on women from attending sporting events in stadiums.
30 Sep 2017
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.