Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia Says it Foiled IS Bomb Plot on Defense HQ

Saudi Arabia has arrested several Islamic State suspects it believes were plotting a suicide bombing attack on its defense ministry headquarters in the capital Riyadh, state news agency SPA quoted…

Read more »

Non-Stop Flights Tel Aviv to Mecca?

Direct flights from Israel to Saudi Arabia could soon become a reality, according to Communications Minister Ayoub Kara. Kara said that he is working on an arrangement that would allow…

Read more »

Saudi Arabia Deports 15,000 Qatari Camels

After Saudi Arabia broke off relations with Qatar on June 5, Riyadh made clear it wanted nothing to do with its tiny Arab neighbor. Trade is cut off, planes headed…

Read more »

Trump Calls New Saudi Crown Prince

President Donald Trump phoned Saudi Arabia’s new Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to congratulate him on his new position. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son as…

Read more »

Saudi King Upends Royal Succession, Names Son as 1st Heir

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him first-in-line to the throne and removing the country’s counterterrorism czar and a…

Read more »