Saudi Arabia


Saudi King Prioritizes Economic Reforms for Coming Year

Saudi King Salman delivered a speech on Wednesday outlining his government’s priorities for the coming year, urging citizens to support economic reforms and the government’s anti-corruption drive. In early November,…

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Slain Yemen Ex-Leader’s Son Calls for Revenge

The son of Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed by the armed Houthi movement after switching sides in the civil war, called for revenge against the Iran-aligned group…

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Saudi Crown Prince Leads Islamic Military Alliance Meeting

Saudi Arabia’s assertive crown prince on Sunday opened the first high-level meeting of a kingdom-led alliance of Muslim nations against terrorism, vowing that extremists will no longer “tarnish our beautiful…

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Opposition Calls for Direct Talks With Syria Government

Syria opposition representatives meeting in the Saudi Arabian capital called Thursday for direct and unconditional negotiations with the Syrian government over the more than 6-year civil war that would lead…

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Saudi FM Denies Ties With Israel

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir denied reports of ties between the kingdom and Israel. “There are no ties between Saudi Arabia and Israel,” Jubeir told Egyptian media, according to…

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Israeli Chess Champs Seek Entry to Saudi Match

After IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkott made history last week by being the first Israeli official to be interviewed in Saudi media, Israelis may make more history in Saudi…

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