Saudi Arabia


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…

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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…

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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…

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Report: Israel-Saudi Ties Coming Soon

The much-touted behind-the-scenes contacts between Israel and Saudi Arabia may soon surface in the form of economic arrangements, the London Sunday Times has reported. Citing Arab and American sources, the…

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Saudi Newspaper: End Hamas Reign of Terror in Gaza

The Saudi Okaz newspaper penned a fierce editorial that slammed Hamas, accusing the group of carrying out terror attacks using money supplied by Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states. “Hamas is…

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Q&A: Qatar’s Falling Out With Its Arab Neighbors

The decision by four Arab nations to cut ties with Qatar marks the culmination of years of tension among a historically tightknit alliance of energy-rich Gulf Arab states that share…

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Saudi, Egyptian Foreign Ministers Meet to Strengthen Ties

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister and his Egyptian counterpart on Sunday discussed cooperation in fighting terrorism amid efforts to resolve differences between their two countries on the Syrian and Yemeni conflicts…

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U.S. Lawmakers to Fight Massive Trump Saudi Arms Deal

U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday seeking to stop at least a portion of President Donald Trump’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Republican Rand Paul and Democrats Chris Murphy…

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Saudi FM Upbeat on Peace Prospects

Arab leaders ramped up expectations for President Donald Trump’s peacemaking trip to the Mideast, saying on Sunday that he can do what no other U.S. president has succeeded in doing…

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