Saudi Arabia Releases Detainees Held in Corruption Probe

Saudi Arabia’s authorities have released a number of detained royals allegedly involved in corruption in public office. The move came after a settlement was agreed…

Saudi Arabia Announced its Largest Budget Ever

Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday that it will spend 978 billion riyals ($261 billion) in 2018, its largest-ever budget. Effective spending will be the real…

Saudi Arabia Intercepts Houthi Ballistic Missile Targeted Riyadh

Saudi air defenses intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the capital Riyadh on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition said, the latest attack by a Yemeni group…

The Gulf Countries and the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is an important issue for Arabs because it is a classic example of people who try…

Saudi Arabia Lifts 35-year Ban on Movie Theaters

Saudis will soon be able to go to the movies for the first time more than 35 years. From early next year, commercial movie theaters…

Trump Calls on Saudi Arabia to End Yemen Blockade

President Trump on Wednesday called on Saudi Arabia to allow food, fuel, water and medicine to reach the people of Yemen, in a statement that…

KSA Hosts First Concert for Female Performer in Kingdom’s History

Thousands of young women cheered and rose in a standing ovation at the first public concert performed by a female singer in Saudi Arabia. Some…

Saudi Anti-Corruption Drive: Detainees Offered Pardon

Most of those detained in a sweeping anti-corruption drive in Saudi Arabia have agreed settlements with the authorities in exchange for a pardon, the attorney…

UAE and Saudi Arabia Form New Alliance Might Affect GCC

The United Arab Emirates has announced the formation of a new political and military alliance with Saudi Arabia, throwing into doubt the future of the Gulf Cooperation…

Saudi Arabia Intercepts Another Houthi Missile

Saudi Arabia says that it has intercepted a second missile fired towards the country by Houthi rebels in Yemen. Royal Air Force spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki,…

Senior Saudi prince freed in $1 billion settlement agreement: official

Senior Saudi Arabian prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, has been freed after agreeing to pay over $1…

Saudi Arabia detentions: Living inside ‘five-star prison’

Riyadh’s palatial Ritz-Carlton hotel, branded as “a retreat for those who simply desire the royal treatment”, now finds itself transformed into a nerve center for…