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Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects

Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects

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Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" following attacks on...
2019-05-31, 09:32

Saudi Arabia seeks Arab unity over Iran after attacks Saudi Arabia prepared to hold emergency Arab summits on Thursday to deliver a strong message to Iran over regional security after attacks on Gulf oil...
2019-05-30, 18:32

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face-Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensio...
2019-05-31, 05:01

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common po...
2019-05-31, 22:48

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirat...
2019-05-25, 00:32

Bella Hadid apologizes after fans say she disrespected Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bella Hadid faced backlash after posting an Instagram of the sole of her foot facing three planes, including a Saudi plane and a UAE plane that featu...
2019-06-18, 03:16

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an Engli...
2019-06-20, 19:16

Is a US-led war with Iran on the horizon as troops head to Saudi Arabia? The US is sending troops in Saudi Arabia amid concerns that it is preparing for a war with Iran. It will be the first deployment of American forces i...
2019-07-20, 20:32

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wedne...
2019-06-20, 01:00

Iran says it's prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia also ready Iran is prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB n...
2019-07-31, 18:32

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials...
2019-07-19, 02:00

"Completely Unacceptable": Saudi Arabia On Iran's Seizure Of UK Tanker Saudi Arabia on Sunday slammed Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in sensitive Gulf waters as "completely unacceptable" and urged world power...
2019-07-22, 01:32

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decis...
2019-06-16, 07:16

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created "very grave" situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardised global oil supplies with its aggressive behaviour, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign af...
2019-06-20, 16:48

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south...
2019-07-20, 05:16

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all mea...
2019-05-30, 11:16

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created 'very grave' situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardized global oil supplies with its aggressive behavior, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign aff...
2019-06-20, 16:32

Saudi Arabia says ending British arms exports would help Iran Iran would be the only beneficiary of any end to arms exports from Britain to Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said ...
2019-06-20, 16:32

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency r...
2019-07-20, 21:16

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downi...
2019-06-23, 23:48

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for talks, and repeated his offer for...
2019-06-23, 19:32

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid...
2019-07-18, 06:16

India Dials Saudi Arabia Over Rising Oil Prices As US-Iran Ties Worsen Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed concerns about rising crude oil prices to his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Khalid al-Falih, on Friday a...
2019-06-21, 23:16

Iran says it has shot down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions US military denies it had aircraft in Iranian airspace amid strained relations with Tehran after last week’s oil tanker attacks US President Donald T...
2019-06-20, 07:32

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will no...
2019-06-17, 04:32

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interes...
2019-06-16, 07:16

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
2019-06-13, 13:16

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citin...
2019-05-25, 01:16

Yemeni Houthis claim attack on Saudi Arabia's Shaybah oil field; no Saudi confirmation Houthi forces in Yemen have made a drone attack on oil facilities at Shaybah in Saudi Arabia, the Yemeni movement's Al Masirah television said on Sat...
2019-08-17, 12:00

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no da...
2019-06-20, 12:16

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels...
2019-07-13, 04:00

We're here to deter Iran, not go to war: US military commanders in the Gulf The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet is tasked with patrolling an expanse of about 2.5 million square miles of water, and has seen an increase in U.S. forc...
2019-08-12, 22:32

US working to deter Iran, without sparking a shooting war DETERRENCE, NOT WAR: The United States is preparing options to keep the vital Strait of Hormuz open to international shipping traffic while deterring...
2019-06-17, 16:32

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle Ea...
2019-05-21, 23:32

Rep. Waltz on Iran briefing: 'We are going to deter war by showing strength' House Armed Services Committee member Michael Waltz, R-Fla., said Tuesday that the Trump administration has told Iran that it will hold the country r...
2019-05-22, 00:16

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
2019-06-20, 23:48

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objecti...
2019-05-22, 04:32

Iran threat explained: Dunford behind deployments to deter aggression Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford revealed Wednesday that he was the driving force behind the recent U.S. deployments to the Persian...
2019-05-31, 06:32

Trump reportedly agrees to send more troops to Gulf to deter Iran, just not 10K MORE TROOPS AFTER ALL: President Trump seemed disinclined to send any more troops to the Persian Gulf region to counter Iran just before he got a bri...
2019-05-24, 14:16

Qatar says it has reservations about Arab statements on Iran Qatar said on Sunday it had reservations about hardline statements on Iran made at emergency summits of Gulf and wider Arab states called by Saudi Ar...
2019-06-02, 23:16

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trum...
2019-05-22, 00:16

Stand firm or face a new Cold War, Guterres warns Europe The world risks a descent into lawlessness and a new Cold War if multilateralism fails, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, cal...
2019-05-30, 18:32

U.S. Says Saudi Pipeline Attacks Originated From Iraq U.S. officials have concluded that drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May were launched from Iraq, not Yemen, raising concerns that Iran...
2019-06-28, 20:16

China to stand firm as trade talks with U.S. restart: state media Upcoming trade talks between the leaders of China and the United States are unlikely to immediately resolve major disagreements between the two sides...
2019-06-20, 03:48

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Irani...
2019-05-31, 17:48

At Arab League Summit, Guterres reaffirms strong link between UN and people of Arab world Attending the Summit of the League of Arab States in Tunis, Tunisia, on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, recognized the critical import...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Iran Says Foreign Oil Tanker "Smuggling Fuel" To Arab Countries Seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to some Arab states, Iran's state TV reported, ...
2019-08-04, 12:16

Iran seizes oil tanker in Gulf 'smuggling fuel to Arab states' State TV says seven sailors of different nationalities detained during incident in the GulfIran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign oil tank...
2019-08-04, 17:16

Iran rejects 'baseless' Arab summit accusations: state media Iran on Friday rejected what it called "baseless" accusations made at an Arab summit, saying Saudi had joined the United States and Israel in a "hope...
2019-05-31, 09:32

Iran Summons United Arab Emirates’ Top Envoy Over U.S. Drone Incident TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing th...
2019-06-22, 18:48

Saudi Arabia Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Saudi Arabia and learn more about the oil-rich, Middle Eastern kingdom, home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina....
2019-07-01, 07:16

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated...
2019-07-18, 11:16

U.S. says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq: Wall Street Journal Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry in May originated in Iraq, not Yemen, U.S. officials have concluded, drawing questions from Iraqi offici...
2019-06-28, 22:16

Saudi Arabia and Formula One discussing F1 race Saudi Arabia and Formula One are discussing the possibility of holding a race in the country, and team bosses have been asked for an opinion, source...
2019-08-06, 15:32

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi...
2019-05-24, 02:16

Women in Saudi Arabia can now travel without a man’s approval Women in Saudi Arabia are now allowed to apply for a passport and travel abroad without a man’s consent. The new laws, published Friday, mark a...
2019-08-02, 18:16

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weap...
2019-06-08, 08:32

What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia Joe Gallagher gives his verdict on Anthony Joshua's decision to take the Andy Ruiz rematch to Saudi Arabia The post What Anthony Joshua can expect in...
2019-08-13, 21:00

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish...
2019-05-22, 07:48

| Saudi Arabia to stage Joshua v Ruiz Saudi Arabia will stage the world heavyweight title rematch between Britain's Anthony Joshua and champion Andy Ruiz Jr, promoters announced on Friday...
2019-08-10, 05:32

Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia After Amir Khan's original opponent is involved in a car accident, former featherweight Billy Dib is called in for Saudi Arabia fight The post Amir K...
2019-06-27, 19:48

Moderate Islamic scholars 'to be executed by Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journal...
2019-05-22, 21:16

U.S. 'very pleased' that Saudi Arabia ensuring well-supplied oil market The United States is "very pleased" that Saudi Arabia is making sure that the global oil market is well supplied, a U.S. official said on Friday, ami...
2019-06-21, 14:16

Nicki Minaj Set to Headline Concert in Saudi Arabia (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will perform in the ultraconservative kingdom as it s...
2019-07-03, 15:48

Ruiz-Joshua rematch set for Saudi Arabia in December Mexican-American world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. will fight Britain's Anthony Joshua in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on Dec. 7, Sky Sports repo...
2019-08-10, 00:32

Nicki Minaj cancels Saudi Arabia concert The 'Anaconda' rapper is pulling out of Jeddah World Fest 2019 because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom ...
2019-07-10, 01:32

Oil built Saudi Arabia – will a lack of water destroy it? As Riyadh continues to build skyscrapers at a dizzying rate, an invisible emergency threatens the desert kingdom’s existenceBottles of water twirl on...
2019-08-06, 08:32

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of Pres...
2019-05-22, 16:32

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restriction on women Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to hold passports and travel abroad without the consent of a male guardian, a policy shift that marks a...
2019-08-02, 22:00

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the h...
2019-07-18, 19:00

Has Saudi Arabia got away with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi? – podcast A UN report on the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi has said there is credible evidence linking the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, ...
2019-06-28, 07:16

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human r...
2019-07-22, 02:48

| Accused 9/11 mastermind open to testimony against Saudi Arabia The Saudi government has long denied involvement in the 2001 attacks, in which hijacked airplanes crashed into New York's World Trade Centre, the Pen...
2019-08-01, 06:16

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia has amended several laws to give women more rights and freedoms. But critics say the reforms are window dressing unless the male "guardi...
2019-08-02, 04:32

U.S. Air Force expands operating base in Saudi Arabia Several hundred U.S. Air Force personnel are expanding an operating base in Saudi Arabia, which will host fighter planes and Patriot missiles, offici...
2019-07-24, 21:16

The Latest: Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 7 a.m. Saudi...
2019-06-14, 06:00

Saudi Arabia to Allow Women to Travel Abroad Without Permission Saudi Arabia has approved a new law allowing women to travel abroad without a male guardian’s permission, senior Saudi officials said, ending restric...
2019-08-02, 01:16

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he...
2019-06-07, 13:16

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to cu...
2019-06-10, 03:48

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure...
2019-05-21, 18:32

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday...
2019-07-20, 02:32

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violatio...
2019-06-20, 23:16

Muslims mark Eid and final days of hajj in Saudi Arabia Close to 2.5 million pilgrims took part in a symbolic stoning of the devil in the final days of the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as Muslims around...
2019-08-11, 09:32

The U.S. Shared Nuclear Information With Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder The Trump administration authorized the sharing of nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi...
2019-06-05, 07:32

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats Saudi Arabia launched on Sunday their new special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting w...
2019-06-23, 15:00

Oil jumps over 2% as Saudi Arabia, Russia back supply cuts Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Monday after Saudi Arabia, Russia and Iraq backed an extension of supply cuts for another six to nine months...
2019-07-01, 07:48

Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the king...
2019-06-19, 06:48

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concer...
2019-07-09, 21:48

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male g...
2019-07-11, 20:32

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated ha...
2019-05-29, 00:16

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As...
2019-07-10, 11:00

Saudi Arabia to support indebted Lebanon, say ex-PMs after meeting king Saudi Arabia is preparing to support Lebanon through its economic challenges, three Lebanese ex-premiers indicated after meeting Saudi King Salman in...
2019-07-15, 18:32

Houthis kill 1, wound 7 in attack on airport in Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says one person has been killed and seven others wounded in an attack by Yemeni rebels on an airport ...
2019-06-23, 22:00

Saudi Arabia To Execute 3 Leading Scholars After Ramzan: Reports Saudi Arabia is expected to execute three of its leading scholars after the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, say reports. These scholars have been convic...
2019-05-22, 09:16

Nicki Minaj to headline music festival in Saudi Arabia Saudi government accused of hypocrisy for requiring women attending to wear full-length robe Nicki Minaj will perform in Saudi Arabia, it was announc...
2019-07-03, 17:32

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Ar...
2019-06-05, 20:01

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and f...
2019-07-09, 23:48

Saudi Arabia moves to secure Yemen Red Sea ports after UAE drawdown Saudi Arabia's military in Yemen has moved in to secure two strategic Red Sea ports and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after its leading ally the United Ar...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yem...
2019-06-05, 07:32

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasona...
2019-06-22, 15:48

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people wer...
2019-06-12, 15:32

Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badaw...
2019-07-18, 18:32

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook p...
2019-08-03, 03:16

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the polic...
2019-06-14, 16:00

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without ...
2019-05-24, 05:48

"Nothing New": Saudi Arabia Rebuffs Report on Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin...
2019-06-20, 06:16

Saudi Arabia rebuffs U.N. expert's report on Khashoggi murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a U.N. report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed b...
2019-06-20, 02:16

Saudi Arabia women's rights reforms may still be thwarted by custom Saudi officials have hailed as "historic" new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship syst...
2019-08-05, 18:32

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop mi...
2019-08-02, 02:16

UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia: official The United Arab Emirates had been planning its recent troop drawdown in Yemen for over a year and coordinated its move with key ally Saudi Arabia, a ...
2019-07-08, 19:00

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Travel Without a Male Guardian’s Permission (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia issued new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply fo...
2019-08-02, 04:16

Saudi crown prince calls for 'decisive stand' on tanker attacks Saudi Arabia's crown prince called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" toward attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping ro...
2019-06-16, 07:16

Eddie Hearn defends Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Promoter says negative publicity could help viewing figures • Amnesty International has criticised choice of venueEddie Hearn has defended the deci...
2019-08-12, 21:00

Yemeni rebel missile attack injures 26 at airport in Saudi Arabia Houthi rebels launch projectile at airport in Saudi mountain resort city of AbhaA Yemeni rebel missile attack on an airport in south-western Saudi Ar...
2019-06-12, 13:48

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Exports contributed to indiscriminate civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesBritish arms sales to Saudi Arabia that were...
2019-06-20, 11:48

UPDATE 5-Saudi Arabia raises 3 billion with debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has raised 3 billion euros from over 14.5 billion worth of orders for it first bond denominated in euros, as the kingdom taps new financ...
2019-07-03, 11:16

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz confirmed for Saudi Arabia in December The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arab...
2019-08-09, 22:00

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of...
2019-07-10, 05:00

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal K...
2019-07-10, 17:48

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries,...
2019-06-20, 19:16

Trump defies Congress, completes $8B weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete...
2019-05-25, 22:00

UPDATE 7-Oil rises 1.5% as Saudi Arabia signals OPEC deal extension * Coming Up: U.S. rig count data at 1 p.m. EDT (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; changes byline, dateline, previous LOND...
2019-06-07, 17:48

Eight people wounded in attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own corres...
2019-06-23, 21:32

Saudi Arabia is trying to execute teen, 18, arrested for participating in protest when he was 11: reports Saudi Arabia is trying to execute an 18-year-old who was arrested at the age of 13 for participating in anti-government protests, Amnesty Internation...
2019-06-07, 20:32

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebu...
2019-07-18, 03:16

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of St...
2019-05-26, 01:16

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking contr...
2019-06-19, 10:48

INSIGHT-Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the king...
2019-06-19, 08:32

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales t...
2019-05-25, 18:48

Trump Allows High-Tech U.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia Tucked into the administration’s emergency order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia is approval for Raytheon to build key components of precision-guided bo...
2019-06-07, 11:48

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home t...
2019-06-11, 06:00

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactur...
2019-06-08, 19:00

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednes...
2019-06-20, 06:00

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed...
2019-07-23, 01:16

Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisisAustralia’s role as a lea...
2019-08-19, 04:48

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with the rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event after Nicki Minaj withdrew over human rights concernsJanet Jackson ...
2019-07-18, 05:32

Report: Qatar premier to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Al-Jazeera is reporting that Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking...
2019-05-29, 19:48

Boeing nabs $10.8M for redesign, production of Harpoon missiles for Saudi Arabia Boeing has received a $10.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for obsolescence redesign, production and delivery of Harpoon block II m...
2019-05-21, 16:00

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?A...
2019-07-20, 15:32

Qatar prime minister to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking the highest-level contact between the neighboring nations since a boy...
2019-05-29, 19:48

Qatar PM To Make Rare Trip To Saudi Arabia For Emergency Summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest l...
2019-05-30, 00:48

Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms could take time to be fully accepted RIYADH – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized gu...
2019-08-07, 14:00

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yem...
2019-07-20, 21:16

Yemen's Houthis target Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi military spokesman said the group has targeted drone hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport, the Houthis' Al-Masirah TV reported on T...
2019-07-16, 20:48

Formula One In Talks With Saudi Arabia To Host A Race As Early As 2021 It looks like Formula One might potentially have a new Grand Prix venue sometime soon. Saudi Arabia has been added to the lineup of prospective count...
2019-08-07, 06:00

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, a...
2019-06-30, 06:32

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought ...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to have passports, travel without a man's permission In the latest addition of sweeping changes to conservative laws in the country, women over the age of 21 can travel alone without a male guardian. &...
2019-08-02, 21:48

China’s Retort Over Its Mass Detentions: Praise From Russia and Saudi Arabia After 22 countries deplored China’s treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, 37 nations praised China’s “contribution to the international human ...
2019-07-12, 23:32

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after th...
2019-06-05, 04:32

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jo...
2019-06-05, 19:16

The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia’s reforms: not just a battle for women | Editorial Relaxation of the guardianship system is long overdue. But more change is needed, and the credit for these reforms should go to the women who have fo...
2019-08-06, 04:16

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jo...
2019-06-06, 06:00

Saudi Arabia's hometown ambitions could clip wealth fund's wings Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) risks being pulled deeper into Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s domestic projects, curbing its internat...
2019-06-28, 09:16

Saudi Arabia starts marketing debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia started marketing its debut euro-denominated bonds on Tuesday with initial price guidance of around 115 basis points over mid-swaps for ...
2019-07-02, 10:16

Saudi Arabia Extends New Rights to Women in Blow to Oppressive System Saudi women will be able to travel without a man’s permission and receive equal treatment in the workplace, eroding the a system that made women seco...
2019-08-03, 23:16

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In...
2019-07-11, 21:32

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military pe...
2019-07-21, 00:00

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military...
2019-06-05, 20:32

Saudi Arabia to host world's richest horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia will host the world's richest horse race in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack next year, with a purse of $20 million up for grabs, ...
2019-08-08, 16:00

American Woman Loses Custody Battle for Daughter in Saudi Arabia In bitter court fight, Bethany Vierra accused her ex-husband of abuse and drug use. He fought back with pictures of her in a bikini and with her hair...
2019-07-15, 00:48

Amnesty International criticises sanctioning of Joshua v Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia • NGO says bout is latest attempt to ‘sportswash’ image• Heavyweight title bout to take place in Diriyah on 7 DecemberAmnesty International has criti...
2019-08-09, 23:32

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was b...
2019-06-07, 21:48

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women, grants them greater control Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and granted them more control over family matters, further eroding a heavily critic...
2019-08-02, 07:00

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, w...
2019-06-08, 08:48

Saudi Arabia Chips Away at Oppressive System by Granting Women Travel Rights Saudi women hailed the new rights as a major step in a long-term social evolution. But they called on the kingdom to allow women to marry, live on th...
2019-08-02, 20:16

Why grisly UN report on Khashoggi murder will not change Trump policy toward Saudi Arabia The Trump administration was mum on UN report, which found "credible evidence" high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in Khashoggi's...
2019-06-20, 02:16

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The w...
2019-07-19, 01:32

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Ar...
2019-07-18, 08:32

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied ...
2019-06-10, 00:00

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The sales would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen’s civil war. Many lawmakers also obje...
2019-07-25, 02:16

Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan thrashes woefully overmatched Billy Dib while Hughie Fury beats Samuel Peter in woeful encounter The post Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib at...
2019-07-13, 06:48

Saudi Arabia grants women right to obtain own passports, travel without male guardian Just over a year since women were granted the historical right to drive, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now passed another monumental reform to enab...
2019-08-02, 19:01

Sri Lanka police bring five Easter bomb suspects back from Saudi Arabia Five Sri Lankans suspected of having links to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were brought home in police custody on Friday a...
2019-06-14, 12:32

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the U...
2019-06-13, 02:16

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of ...
2019-06-06, 19:16

Donald Trump Vetoes 3 Bills Blocking Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that Congress passed to stop several arms sales benefiting Saudi Arabia and the United A...
2019-07-25, 06:48

Missile hits arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia airport, injuring 26, official says A missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the arrivals hall of an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, injuring 26 people, a Sau...
2019-06-12, 14:16

As China wages relentless crackdowns on its Muslims, Saudi Arabia stays quiet Much of the tone toward China in the Muslim world has been set by Saudi Arabia, which carries economic and religious clout. Crown Prince Mohammed bin...
2019-05-28, 05:32

Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia 'We want the Manny Pacquiao fight, let’s hope he comes to Saudi Arabia,' says Amir Khan The post Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws i...
2019-07-13, 15:00

Yemen's Houthis launch new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched a new drone attack targeting the Abha regional airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on M...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Saudi Arabia Amnesty International urge Anthony Joshua to inform himself of the human rights situation and be prepared to speak out about Saudi Arabia’s abysmal h...
2019-08-10, 14:00

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for day of worship As one of the largest religious gatherings on earth, this second day of the hajj on Mount Arafat, or the hill of mercy as it’s also known, is often t...
2019-08-11, 07:00

Explainer: Separatist takeover of Yemen's Aden leaves Saudi Arabia in a bind The southern separatists' takeover of Aden, the interim seat of Yemen's government, could leave Saudi Arabia struggling to hold together a military c...
2019-08-11, 17:00

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete...
2019-05-25, 00:32

UPDATE 5-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after th...
2019-06-05, 05:32

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congre...
2019-05-24, 22:32

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and ...
2019-06-12, 22:48

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong con...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack ...
2019-06-20, 14:16

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries...
2019-06-20, 22:48

Senate to vote to block Trump’s emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The measures, which will be consolidated into three votes Thursday, have enough support to pass, but will likely fall short of a veto-proof majority....
2019-06-20, 17:16

Houthi drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha Airport leaves nine injured A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia early on Tuesday left nine people injured, a Saudi-led coaliti...
2019-07-02, 02:48

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vla...
2019-06-30, 21:32

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine m...
2019-06-30, 05:48

Saudi Arabia hires banks for dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-d...
2019-07-01, 12:16

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Extend OPEC Production Cut Deal: Vladimir Putin Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Sa...
2019-06-29, 15:16

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in th...
2019-06-20, 20:48

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran ...
2019-05-26, 10:32

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed indepen...
2019-06-19, 20:16

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and ...
2019-06-13, 06:00

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete...
2019-05-25, 12:48

U.N. report: Saudi Arabia is responsible for ‘premeditated execution’ of Jamal Khashoggi A United Nations report on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says the murder was a quote, “deliberate, premeditated execution.&rd...
2019-06-19, 17:32

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tens...
2019-05-25, 06:48

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusa...
2019-06-19, 23:48

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
2019-07-08, 23:16

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues app...
2019-06-01, 14:32

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.       &#...
2019-06-12, 14:16

Eddie Hearn defends decision to stage Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arabia Eddie Hearn claims Joshua-Ruiz rematch 'could change boxing forever' The post Eddie Hearn defends decision to stage Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arab...
2019-08-12, 21:00

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say,...
2019-08-06, 01:16

Trump administration approved transfers of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi murder At least two of the seven secret transfers occurred after Khashoggi’s murder, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said, citing new information from the Department...
2019-06-04, 23:16

Joshua vs Ruiz title fight in Saudi Arabia will 'change boxing forever,' promoter says Mexican fighter Ruiz was a massive underdog when he first beat Joshua at Madison Square Garden in June to claim three of the four major heavyweight t...
2019-08-13, 17:32

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay r...
2019-07-09, 20:16

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing...
2019-07-25, 03:01

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom h...
2019-07-31, 19:32

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expr...
2019-07-10, 04:32

After grisly killing of a journalist, lobbyists and lawyers have reaped millions assisting Saudi Arabia After the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a handful of lobbying firms and think tanks made a move rare in Washington: They publicly severed ties with Sau...
2019-07-11, 01:48

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia hires banks for dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-d...
2019-07-01, 12:16

UN calls on Canada, U.S. to hold Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman accountable in Khashoggi killing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland repeated calls for a “full, international independent investigation” but did not commit to further sanctio...
2019-06-20, 22:00

Road to war in Iran looks a lot like the path that took the U.S. against Iraq in the past The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
2019-05-30, 13:32

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions a...
2019-05-27, 00:32

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
2019-05-30, 15:48

Manny Pacquiao camp denies Amir Khan claims over Saudi Arabia boxing bout "Manny has not signed any contract. As far as I know it has not even been discussed," Pacquiao's publicist Fred Sternberg told the BBC, on claim...
2019-07-17, 09:48

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fight | Kevin Mitchell The two fighters should look to boxing history before signing up to their world heavyweight rematch in the Middle EastIt is nearly 45 years since the...
2019-08-11, 01:32

Media watchdog visited Saudi Arabia seeking journalists' release, amid Khashoggi uproar Global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders said on Wednesday it had visited Saudi Arabia to seek freedom for 30 jailed journalists amid sustaine...
2019-07-10, 13:32

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set t...
2019-07-18, 20:32

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies. &...
2019-06-20, 13:01

Saudi state defense firm pens deal with South Africa's Paramount Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and South Africa's Paramount Group have signed a collaboration agreement as part of the Gulf kingdom's effor...
2019-07-03, 19:48

Sun Yang latest: British swimmers stand firm behind Duncan Scott over 'drugs cheat' protest Britain's swimmers will not be advised against protesting at the World Championships in Gwangju, despite Duncan Scott being warned for refusing to ta...
2019-07-24, 13:16

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to impor...
2019-06-15, 15:00

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense sta...
2019-05-28, 01:32

EU supports Iraq-proposed conference on US-Iran tensions The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU is fully supportive of an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference to deal with rising tens...
2019-07-13, 18:32

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the ...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Iraq’s oil ministry says it has no connection to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
2019-08-05, 13:32

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join De...
2019-06-20, 23:32

Nicki Minaj Cancels Saudi Arabia Concert After Receiving Backlash: ''It Is Important to Make Clear My Support'' Nicki Minaj has made up her mind. After receiving backlash, the Queen rapper revealed on Tuesday that she's cancelling her performance in Saudi Arab...
2019-07-10, 01:32

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi polici...
2019-06-20, 23:48

Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Saudi Arabia Canelo Alvarez could face WBO champion Demetrius Andrade on September 14, and Amir Khan sounds happy to see out his career in Saudi Arabia The post B...
2019-07-05, 06:48

Tension between Iran, U.S. has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts The escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and the United States have implications for the future safety of Canadian troops in Iraq, an...
2019-07-09, 02:32

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nu...
2019-05-27, 11:48

Pompeo blames Iran for tanker attacks, says US does not want war but will take action if needed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday President Trump’s claim that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers near the strategi...
2019-06-16, 17:48

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its alli...
2019-07-18, 15:32

An American woman who was deemed too Western to raise her 4-year-old daughter in Saudi Arabia has one day left to appeal the kingdom's decision Facebook/Shutterstock In July, Washington state native Bethany Vierra lost custody of her 4-year-old daughter, Zaina, in Saudi Arabia. The family o...
2019-08-19, 06:16

Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha i...
2019-06-23, 22:00

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as...
2019-06-18, 17:00

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and...
2019-05-25, 03:48

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in norther...
2019-07-19, 23:16

Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent to perform at Saudi Arabia's Jeddah World Fest after Nicki Minaj drops out Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Future and Tyga have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki ...
2019-07-18, 14:48

Boxing News at Five: Saunders is sick of hearing the “bulls**t excuses” of Golovkin and Alvarez, and Parker vs. Chisora could land in Saudi Arabia Billy Joe Saunders joins Matchroom and calls out all the big guns, and Joseph Parker and Dereck Chisora could be heading for Saudi Arabia later this ...
2019-08-13, 21:00

Iran to give no quarter in stand-off with U.S.: supreme leader Iran's supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on ...
2019-07-16, 17:32

After Iran’s Drone Attack, Trump Says This Country ‘Will Not Stand for It’ Iran’s destruction of the high-altitude American drone surprised some American Defense Department officials, who say it was in international airspace...
2019-06-20, 20:16

Rand Paul wants Congress involved in Iran decision, says war would be 'a bigger mistake' than Iraq Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky, said a war with Iran would be an even bigger mistake than the war with Iraq, and pushed for Congress to get involved in the pro...
2019-06-19, 03:00

Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that listed an address in Saudi Arabia to protect himself from 'hijackers or terrorists,' his lawyers claim in new court documents Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that was linked to an address in Saudi Arabia in order to protect him from "pote...
2019-07-17, 12:16

Exclusive: Exxon's $53 billion Iraq deal hit by contract snags, Iran tensions - sources Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output at its southern fields...
2019-06-21, 10:16

Iran didn’t ask for this crisis, but it won’t stand for Trump’s bullying | Hossein Mousavian Ramping up uranium enrichment was an inevitable response to US moves. A resolution is possible if the president changes course• Hossein Mousavian is ...
2019-07-08, 01:16

Iran to keep reducing nuclear deal commitments in stand-off with U.S.: supreme leader Iran's supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on ...
2019-07-16, 19:32

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.   &#...
2019-05-21, 16:16

Boxing News at Five: Keeler wants boxing match against McGregor, Mayweather rules out fighting Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia Luke Keeler wants to teach Conor McGregor another boxing lesson, and Floyd Mayweather has had enough of talking about a Manny Pacquiao rematch The po...
2019-08-20, 06:16

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition h...
2019-06-12, 23:16

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr vs. Joshua II appears set for Saudi Arabia, White aims to get Zuffa Boxing started in November Saudi Arabia is now the frontrunner to host Andy Ruiz Jnr's rematch against Anthony Joshua, and Dana White prepares to enter the world of boxing The ...
2019-08-09, 22:00

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia could 'change boxing forever', says Eddie Hearn Eddie Hearn insists that both Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr have signed up for a rematch of their world heavyweight title bout in Saudi Arabia, sta...
2019-08-13, 08:32

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic ...
2019-06-12, 21:16

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed ...
2019-06-12, 17:32

Saudi minister says Iran's actions are unacceptable Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged...
2019-07-21, 23:16

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighti...
2019-06-12, 17:32

Trump talks to Saudi crown prince on Iran, oil U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House...
2019-06-21, 19:48

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oi...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
2019-05-25, 12:01

Iran-Aligned Houthis Strike Major Saudi Oil Field Yemen’s Houthi rebels struck Saudi Arabia’s Shaybah oil field, one of the kingdom’s largest, according to the Iran-aligned rebels and people familiar...
2019-08-18, 10:00

Saudi airline changes flight routes to avoid Iran’s airspace RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state airline Saudia says it is rerouting flight paths to some Asian destinations in order to avoid ...
2019-06-23, 12:32

| Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran 'threats' A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown pri...
2019-05-25, 22:48

| Saudi warns Iran over Yemeni rebel airport attack Riyadh accused its arch-foe Tehran on Thursday of ordering a Yemeni rebel missile strike which wounded 26 people at a Saudi airport and warned of "gr...
2019-06-14, 08:32

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and...
2019-06-01, 08:32

U.S. envoy for Iran meets Saudi deputy defense minister in Riyadh U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh on Friday, the minister...
2019-06-21, 08:48

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king...
2019-06-01, 14:16

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack ca...
2019-06-12, 18:00

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation ...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Trump Dials Saudi Crown Prince Over Iran, Rise In Oil Prices U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House...
2019-06-22, 04:00

Saudi crown prince tells Iran: 'We won't hesitate to deal with any threat' Mohammed bin Salman speaks publicly for first time about latest tanker attacks amid fears of regional conflictMohammed bin Salman has spoken publicly...
2019-06-16, 15:48

Houthi attack kills more than 30 in Yemen's Aden, Saudi blames Iran Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched missile and drone attacks on Thursday on a military parade in Aden, the seat of government and a strong...
2019-08-01, 19:32

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate"...
2019-06-16, 05:48

US briefing: Iran strikes 'cancelled', arms sales to Saudi and ethical investment Friday’s top story: Trump gave initial approval for retaliatory strikes against Iran but pulled back, according to reports. Plus, the Senate votes to...
2019-06-21, 18:48

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood,...
2019-06-01, 01:16

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international communit...
2019-06-16, 13:16

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arm...
2019-05-25, 08:32

Iran tensions: 1,500 US troops head to Middle East as Trump seals $7bn Saudi arms sale White House downplays prospect of conflict but blames Iran for tanker bombings and Iraq attackThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a do...
2019-05-25, 11:32

Iran says it 'responds to diplomacy with diplomacy, war with firm defense' Iran "responds to diplomacy with diplomacy ... war with firm defense", Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Friday on his Twitter...
2019-06-21, 15:16

Columbine High School Could Be Torn Down to Deter Copycats Calling the school “a source of inspiration” for potential gun violence, the school superintendent has suggested razing the site of the horrific 1999...
2019-06-08, 01:16

Myopic stock markets deter green investments Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all g...
2019-06-19, 00:00

Babies point at objects because they really want to touch them Infants across the world begin pointing with their index finger between 9 and 14 months of age – perhaps because of an urge to touch objects beyond t...
2019-07-10, 21:16

Spotting objects amid clutter A new MIT-developed technique enables robots to quickly identify objects hidden in a three-dimensional cloud of data, reminiscent of how some people ...
2019-06-20, 17:48

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, t...
2019-06-14, 12:16

The UK's feral roads deter cycling – we need enforcement, not calls for respect Our public space is increasingly out of reach for all but the fit, the brave, and those in motor vehiclesAlmost 90% of cyclists experience a “close p...
2019-05-21, 17:00

A Playlist to Deter the Homeless: ‘Baby Shark’ and ‘Raining Tacos’ The city of West Palm Beach, Fla., is blaring two maddeningly catchy children’s songs on a loop each night to prevent people from sleeping in a city ...
2019-07-18, 12:16

El Paso attack fails to deter border-bound migrants For those who heard about the event, it was another moment to rework the calculus that underpinned their decision to migrate. Was now the right time ...
2019-08-06, 08:00

This many Americans still sleep with childhood ‘comfort objects’ A third of Americans sleep with a “comfort object” from childhood, according to new research. From a special pillow, a blanket or a stuffed animal he...
2019-06-12, 03:48

This AI magically removes moving objects from videos We’ve previously seen developers harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to turn pitch black pics into bright colorful photos, flat images ...
2019-07-17, 20:32

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage...
2019-05-30, 23:48

Waterfall illusion: the science behind why still objects sometime appear to move Humans are fascinated by visual illusions, which occur when there is a mismatch between the pattern of light that falls on the retina, and what we pe...
2019-06-29, 22:32

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state T...
2019-06-15, 08:48

Saudi-Led coalition attacks military targets in Houthi-controlled Sanaa: Saudi TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched an attack on Monday on military targets in the capital Sanaa, which is controlled by the Houthi movement, S...
2019-08-20, 01:16

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, ...
2019-06-15, 11:16

Yemeni Houthis claim attack on Saudi oilfield; no Saudi confirmation Yemen's Houthi movement launched drone attacks on oil facilities in a remote area of Saudi Arabia, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Saturday, but th...
2019-08-17, 13:32

Saudi oil operations unaffected by Houthi drone attack, Saudi Aramco says A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on the Shaybah oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant b...
2019-08-17, 18:32

Saudi-led coalition: Houthi projectile lands near Saudi desalination plant The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said on Thursday a projectile launched by Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi forces had landed on Wednesday night near a...
2019-06-20, 11:48

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one, wounding 21: Saudi-led coalition Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 21 others, ...
2019-06-24, 05:48

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport The Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has condemned the Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha regional airport, which wounded 26, ...
2019-06-13, 18:48

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press agency said ...
2019-06-18, 10:16

Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport wounds 26: Saudi-led coalition The Saudi-led military coalition said it would make a firm response to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Sau...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Houthi attack on Saudi oil field aims to disrupt global oil supply: Saudi minister A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on a Saudi oil field on Saturday aims at disrupting the global oil supply, said the kingdom's ene...
2019-08-17, 18:32

Welsh town to install futuristic bathroom stalls to deter sex romps Toilets are the latest contraceptive in this Welsh town. The seaside enclave of Porthcrawl plans to install futuristic bathroom fixtures to stop sex ...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Steel Ministry Seeks Higher Duties To Deter Chinese Imports The steel ministry has proposed the higher duties as part of its recommendations to the finance ministry for the upcoming 2019-20 budget that is due ...
2019-06-21, 15:32

Climate change: Myopic stock markets deter green investments Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all g...
2019-06-19, 12:32

US Said to Be Mulling Caps on H-1B Visas to Deter India's Local Data Rules United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources ...
2019-06-20, 07:48

The Most Powerful Arab Ruler Isn’t M.B.S. It’s M.B.Z. Prince Mohammed bin Zayed grew the U.A.E.’s power by following America’s lead. He now has an increasingly bellicose agenda of his own. And President ...
2019-06-02, 19:01

AI helps drones dodge fast-moving objects In a newly published research paper, scientists propose a novel approach to navigation that enables drones to avoid multiple moving obstacles.Read Mo...
2019-06-10, 17:32

This new photo AI lets you add, delete, and edit objects with one click In the past couple of years, photo editing software has evolved a lot. With new AI capabilities, it’s now easier to manipulate snaps according to you...
2019-07-01, 09:32

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aer...
2019-05-27, 03:00

MIT Researchers Build AI System That Can Visualise Objects Using Touch A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a predictive Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can learn t...
2019-06-17, 09:00

Dolphins' Stills objects to comments by Jay-Z about NFL deal Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills is objecting to recent comments from rapper Jay-Z about social activism by current and former NFL players, inclu...
2019-08-20, 04:16

Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World Armillary spheres, originally from ancient Greece, were vital instruments for astronomers to both demonstrate and track celestial bodies and their mo...
2019-05-31, 04:00

Los Angeles business owners put up fences, thorny plants to deter homeless: report Amid the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, home and business owners are reportedly planting cacti, thorny rosebushes and other deterrents to keep t...
2019-07-11, 09:00

U.S. FTC objects to Qualcomm's submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in it...
2019-06-21, 01:48

Robot That Can Hold Objects Like Human Hand Developed By IIT-Madras Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have developed a robot with grasping and locomotion abilities like a human hand that c...
2019-08-14, 19:00

FTC objects to Qualcomm submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in it...
2019-06-21, 05:16

BJP Attacks Rahul Gandhi For Using Phone In Parliament, Congress Objects The Congress raised strong objections on Thursday to the comments made by BJP leaders on Rahul Gandhi using his mobile phone during President Ram Nat...
2019-06-20, 19:48

MIT’s sensor-packed glove helps AI identify objects by touch Researchers have spent years trying to teach robots how to grip different objects without crushing or dropping them. They could be one step closer, t...
2019-05-31, 00:32

Beautiful Scraps: Luxury Design Objects That Started as Leftovers Design companies, including Hermès, are transforming bits of materials left over in their manufacturing processes into covetable trays, glasses and m...
2019-08-09, 09:00

Lesbian couple assaulted on bus: Attackers viewed us as ‘sexual objects’ The lesbian couple attacked by a homophobic mob on a London bus said it was clear the men who punched and robbed them viewed the pair as “sexual obje...
2019-06-15, 20:48

Weird physical illusion makes you think objects are impossibly light Around 90 per cent of people are fooled by this physical illusion. It tricks the mind into thinking that three objects together are lighter than one ...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying obje...
2019-06-14, 14:16

7 bizarre objects from the festival's worth of trash left on the moon The Apollo 11 lunar lander and other moon missions left behind some weird stuff, including cannons, bags of poop, golf balls and the secrets to top m...
2019-07-09, 17:48

Florida city constantly plays Baby Shark to deter homeless from civic building Official praises ‘effective temporary measure’ using looped children’s song to drive away people from banqueting venue City officials in West Palm Be...
2019-07-19, 01:00

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sour...
2019-06-19, 22:48

White House Is Pressing for Additional Options, Including in Cyberspace, to Deter Iranian Attacks American officials are working on clandestine plans to counter Iranian aggression, pushed by the White House to develop options that would not escala...
2019-06-23, 22:48

Arab-American says hotel evicted him because of ethnicity FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Jordanian-American is suing a Florida hotel after he says he and his fiancée were kicked out because he is of Arab des...
2019-06-01, 19:32

Arab world turns its back on religion – and its ire on the US Survey of 25,000 people in Middle East and North Africa also shows 52% of 18- to 29-year-olds are thinking about migratingThe Arab world is turning i...
2019-06-24, 10:16

Heritage body objects to plans for big salmon farm off Hebridean isle National Trust for Scotland says fish farm could harm the environment and economyThe National Trust for Scotland has warned that a large salmon farm ...
2019-08-19, 09:48

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing dis...
2019-05-28, 22:48

25 years of Bonn's history museum: Postwar Germany portrayed through objects The Haus der Geschichte in Bonn, one of Germany's most popular museums, opened 25 years ago. Beyond pieces of the Berlin Wall, here's why a dentist's...
2019-06-12, 18:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. FTC objects to Qualcomm submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in it...
2019-06-21, 01:48

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying i...
2019-05-23, 23:48

Burying A Thracian Tower-Tomb In A Huge Mound Didn’t Deter Ottoman Grave Robbers! Bulgaria is a land that is blessed with a great many important historic and archaeological sites. ...
2019-07-11, 23:16

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to ...
2019-05-30, 20:16

Arab League: Israel-Palestinian peace must have 2 states UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the Arab League is warning against any peace plan that ignores a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conf...
2019-06-13, 22:48

Arab billionaire says he has agreed terms to buy Newcastle: report Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan says he has agreed terms with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to buy the Premier League c...
2019-05-27, 21:32

Palestinians move closer to Arab cash infusion Arab countries have reaffirmed a pledge to pay $100 million a month to the Palestinian Authority. The move comes a day after the Palestinians rejecte...
2019-06-23, 21:16

Unidentified flying objects had Kansas City locals, weather service puzzled Unidentified flying objects were spotted in Kansas City, Missouri, Locals and even the local National Weather Service were puzzled by the objects. &...
2019-06-21, 19:16

What to Know About Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, the Arab Ruler Swaying Trump Prince Mohammed, the de facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates, is one of the most influential Arab leaders in Washington. Here are five takeaways f...
2019-06-02, 19:01

Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 million: The Sun Mike Ashley has agreed to sell Newcastle United to Abu Dhabi's billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan for 350 million pounds ($445.24 million...
2019-05-27, 07:32

The Latest: Arab League chief tells Iranians to ‘be careful’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 11:45 p.m. T...
2019-06-15, 15:00

Tennis: Tunisian Jabeur shining a path for Arab girls When Ons Jabeur takes on twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Wimbledon first round next week she will not just be playing for herself, she ...
2019-06-29, 22:16

Palestinians urge 'Arab masses' to oppose US peace workshop A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling f...
2019-06-12, 19:32

Kushner to invite Arab leaders to hear peace plan: report ​Top White House adviser and President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner will reportedly invite Arab leaders to a planned peace summit at Camp D...
2019-07-31, 21:16

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's ...
2019-06-12, 14:32

A Rape Case and a Wedding Strain Ties Between Arab and Jewish Villages A rape case involving a 7-year-old ultra-Orthodox girl and a video of Arabs and Jews celebrating at a wedding have torn two West Bank villages apart....
2019-06-27, 20:48

Descendent of Arab musical legend brings nostalgia to Lebanese festival Lebanon's traditional summer festivals harked back to the Arab world's musical past this year, highlighted by a performance by the great-granddaughte...
2019-07-19, 17:48

Trump's Son-In-Law's Economic Plan For Mideast Peace Faces Arab Rejection US President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation ...
2019-06-23, 08:32

Arab ministers to discuss financial support for Palestinian Authority: agency Arab finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss helping the Palestinian Authority cope with a deepening cash crun...
2019-06-22, 23:16

New York police slam videos showing officers pelted with objects, drenched with water: 'reprehensible' Videos of New York Police Department officers being doused with water and pelted with objects in separate incidents surfaced on social media on Monda...
2019-07-23, 07:48

Kushner's economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection U.S. President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiatio...
2019-06-23, 04:48

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a ri...
2019-07-14, 16:32

Arab League head warns no Mideast peace deal without Palestinian state The head of the Arab League warned on Monday that attempts to solve the Israel-Palestinian conflict will be in vain without the establishment of a Pa...
2019-06-17, 16:32

Kushner’s economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection RIYADH/AMMAN/CAIRO – Arab politicians and commentators greeted US President Donald Trump’s $50 billion Middle East economic vision with a mixtu...
2019-06-24, 07:00

United Arab Emirates spy satellite crashes into the ocean after failed rocket launch Military bodies around the world rely on surveillance satellites to help them keep an eye on potential enemies and allies alike. Everyone watches eve...
2019-07-12, 05:00

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security C...
2019-06-13, 23:16

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a...
2019-06-22, 22:48

United Arab Emirates Diplomat Says Evidence Shows Tanker Attacks Were ‘State-Sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil ta...
2019-06-15, 16:48

Sudan may follow a perilous Arab Spring playbook: The strongman falls, his allies remain The involvement of notorious military leaders in Sudan’s planned transition to civilian rule recalls recent failures in democratic reform in Arab Spr...
2019-07-05, 22:16

Houthis say they launched drone attacks on a Saudi airport; Saudi TV says drone intercepted Yemen's Houthis launched more drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha international airport on Friday, halting air traffic there, the Iran-aligned group...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Trump to pitch Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at Camp David summit with Arab leaders: reports The Trump administration is set to host a peace summit with Arab leaders at Camp David in September to pitch its much-awaited political solution of t...
2019-08-01, 04:16

'No explanation': Flying objects over Kansas City leave locals suspecting aliens Two flying objects in Kansas City, Missouri, left locals suspecting aliens and the National Weather Service with "no explanation."    ...
2019-06-21, 17:48

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugees needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid...
2019-08-19, 06:48

Yankees’ big guns were needed after all BALTIMORE — Considering they were a combined 10-for-26 with seven homers and 14 RBIs in the previous three wins over the Orioles, not seeing Gary San...
2019-05-24, 15:00

| SA's Everest hero says it 'needed to be done' The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest says that knowing her climb would be in the record books helpe...
2019-05-22, 17:48

Blood donation: Everything you've ever needed to know Can cigarette smokers donate blood? Am I going to pass out? Can I drink booze afterwards? Should I eat beforehand? Am I old enough? Here's everything...
2019-06-14, 17:32

This was the CC Sabathia the Yankees needed to see CC Sabathia’s troubled right knee was no issue in his first start in 11 days. The soon-to-be 39-year-old’s first start back from the injured list was...
2019-06-03, 13:32

President Trump likens first lady Melania Trump to 'Jackie O' but Twitter objects President Trump likened his wife to "Jackie O," while talking of his dislike of the color scheme for Air Force One chosen by the former first lady. ...
2019-06-14, 21:01

Needed: Dealership compliance officers For years, compliance consultants and lawyers have given this advice to dealerships: Appoint a compliance officer. Yet despite the numerous regulatio...
2019-06-09, 09:32

Apple Maps gets a much-needed revamp Back when Apple Maps debuted, it was often derided for lacking a lot of detail, especially when compared to Google Maps. Now, with iOS13, that appear...
2019-06-03, 21:32

Game of Thrones Just Needed More Time Game of Thrones has come to an end, and with it, so has Kotaku Splitscreen’s very special run of bonus recaps. BUT FIRST: The final episode....
2019-05-21, 16:01

I Didn’t Even Know I Needed Spotify’s New App, but Damn Yesterday, Spotify introduced a simplified, radio-only version of its app for U.S. users called Spotify Stations. And somewhere, Pandora Radio execut...
2019-06-05, 23:00

The Mets badly needed this because of what’s coming next Bring on the Yankees! Well, maybe that might be a little aggressive, considering how well the Yankees are playing. But the Mets certainly have a bett...
2019-07-01, 10:00

Volunteers needed at the Center of Opportunity TUCSON – A few months ago, the old Holiday Inn on Irvington and Palo Verde roads watched over Tucson and its roughly 400 homeless population le...
2019-06-12, 01:00

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younge...
2019-06-09, 09:16

6 Fashion Fixes You Never Knew You Needed We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items...
2019-08-12, 16:00

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwid...
2019-06-19, 21:16

Man who had never been to Iraq dies in Baghdad after deportation from US An Iraqi national who grew up in the US has died in Baghdad after being deported as part of Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, even tho...
2019-08-09, 13:32

5 Fashion Fixes You Never Knew You Needed We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items...
2019-05-29, 12:16

Microsoft Outlook is getting a much-needed facelift At last year's Ignite conference Microsoft announced an opt-in experience that would allow users to try out the new Outlook on the web and now a...
2019-07-06, 03:32

Iraq who lived in US since he was an infant dies after being deported Jimmy Aldaoud/ CNN Newsource DETROIT (AP) — A 41-year-old Iraqi-born man who had lived in the U.S. since he was an infant but was deported in June fo...
2019-08-09, 16:00

Joe Biden’s claim that he got ‘150,000 combat troops out of Iraq’ Biden had a big hand in withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq during Obama’s first term. But he was still the vice president during Obama’s second term, ...
2019-07-22, 10:00

Car bomb in northwestern Iraq kills 5, wounds 8 BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s military says a car bomb has killed five people and wounded eight in a northwestern village near the Syrian border. A mil...
2019-05-26, 18:16

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Isla...
2019-06-03, 14:00

Ryanair to cut hundreds of jobs because it has 'more staff than needed' Ryanair has told its staff it is preparing to announce hundreds of job losses in the coming weeks because it has more staff than it currently ne...
2019-08-01, 04:32

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic Sta...
2019-05-27, 01:16

Marine killed in action in Iraq is ID’d by Pentagon The Marine who died Saturday in Iraq’s Nineveh province while assisting the country’s security forces was identified as Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenh...
2019-08-12, 21:32

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance fa...
2019-07-05, 11:16

CC Sabathia gives Yankees what they needed: ‘Never gonna back down’ CC Sabathia called it a “misunderstanding.” Avisail Garcia said “nothing happened.” Their odd narratives of what transpired after Sabathia struck out...
2019-07-17, 07:16