CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said on Saturday that a wanted militant, a supporter of Islamic State, was killed in an exchange of fire when he refused to surrender to police.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies said on Saturday it had shelled various areas in Saudi Arabia's Jizan and Najran, killing and wounding several soldiers.
The exiled Yemeni government, which is currently in Saudi Arabia, is ready to return to their homeland.
A controversial Pakistani commentator has been jailed in Saudi Arabia and reportedly sentenced to receive 1,000 lashes for allegedly criticizing the Saudi government while on a religious pilgrimage.
Submitted by Robert Brake via OilPrice.com, The news from the recent St. Petersburg Economic Forum, which took place from June 18 to 20, inspired a torrent of speculation on the future direction of energy prices. But the real buzz at...Show More Summary
I’M BEGINNING TO THINK THAT OBAMA DOESN’T REALLY MIND ISIS AT ALL: US blocks attempts by Arab allies to fly heavy weapons directly to Kurds to fight Islamic State. “The US has also infuriated its allies, particularly Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the Gulf states, by what they perceive to be a lack of clear purpose […]
With the Fed slowly losing the war of attrition with Saudi Arabia, leading to the recent fade in the dead cat bounce of oil prices witnessed earlier today when oil dropped to the lowest level in 10 weeks, some states have decided that...Show More Summary
The push by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to get billionaires to give away at least half their wealth to charity just got a major boost: Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says he will give away his entire $32 billion fortune in the coming years, reports Bloomberg. That amounts...
The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia, aka Bahri, has returned to South Korea’s Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for five newbuild Very Large Crude Carriers. Bahri signed the deal with Hyundai Samho, an affiliate of Hyundai Heavy Industries, late Tuesday. Show More Summary
National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has signed a deal to buy a further five very large crude tankers from ship builder Hyundai Heavy Industries, the
Stephen Jenkins has some thoughts on Ted Cruz, Saudi Arabia, Marco Rubio, Assad, President Obama, ISIS, Hillary Clinton, Iraq, and Libertarians.
Former US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Charles Freeman Jr. claims that the US administration’s refusal to include the government of Syria in a regional coalition against ISIL is music to the ears of the terrorist group’s leaders.
By Mohamed Hassan | ( Global Voices Online) | – – The half million leaked cables to be released about Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy by WikiLeaks, which have sparked debates across the…
Earlier this month, BP’s latest Statistical Review unintentionally reopened a debate into whether the US has regained the crown as the world’s top oil producer after decades of being out-gunned by Saudi Arabia and Russia. Ostensibly a straight-forward measure of which country tops the leaderboard on oil output, BP’s widely-read yardstick has the US eclipsing […]
Bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have been fraught with hostility, tension and confrontation. This is while both nations are Muslim majority nations. I recently had a firsthandShow More Summary
Saudi Arabia maintained high-level contacts with one of the US' most dangerous opponents in Afghanistan throughout the American-led war in the country, Saeed Shah reports for The Wall Street Journal citing leaked Saudi diplomatic cables. Show More Summary
John Sfakianakis, a director at Ashmore Group, discusses the kingdom's efforts to make the economy "more transparent."
Makkah in Saudi Arabia is one of the hottest spots in terms of a prime development location. With millions of worshipers every year and a high demand for hotels in close proximity of the Kabah, it is great for business. Prices during...Show More Summary
Germany's Federal Security Council authorized the export of fifteen German patrol boats to Saudi Arabia, as well as the delivery of two tanks to Qatar and Oman. The step is considered controversial, as Saudi Arabia is notorious for massive human rights violations, the German newspaper Die Welt reported.
Russia and Saudi Arabia do not necessarily spring to mind when speaking about allies but a tentative partnership might be in the making as the world's top crude producers inked six deals in key spheres, including the defense and energy sectors.