Major government shake-up in Saudi Arabia hints at new direction
Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his powerful son have shown a determination to move the kingdom's economy away from oil, experts say.
Saudi unveils far-reaching plan to move away from oil
Saudi Arabia said Monday it would create the world's largest sovereign investment fund and sell shares in state energy giant Aramco under a vast plan unveiled to transform its oil-dependent economy.
Saudi Arabia orders 'kinder, gentler' religious police
Mutawaa officers have carried out public floggings and other violent acts to enforce the country's strict interpretation of Islam.
European Parliament calls for Saudi arms embargo
The body says Britain, France and other EU governments should no longer sell weapons to a country accused of targeting civilians in Yemen.
3 reasons the Russia-Saudi oil deal is probably doomed from the start
Major oil producing nations have agreed to freeze production to help raise prices. It's not enough.
Major oil producing nations say they'll freeze production to stop price collapse
Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Qatar have agreed to keep production at current levels to help stop the decline in global oil prices.
Assault on university in Pakistan kills more than 20
Militants tossed grenades into crowds and opened fire on students and professors.
Iran will protest Saudi 'bombing' of its Yemen embassy to UN Security Council
Iran accused Saudi warplanes of deliberately bombing its embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
Sometimes a day at work goes so wrong, it only lasts 14 minutes
That's the length of time active trading was open on China’s stock markets Thursday — making Jan. 7, 2016 its shortest trading day ever.
The troubled history of Iran-Saudi relations, explained
Here's what you need to know about the ups and downs of the countries' relations over the last 20 years.
Saudi Arabia severs ties with Iran
The announcement comes after demonstrators stormed its Tehran embassy to protest against Riyadh's execution of a Shia cleric.
Lest we forget that Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals
The latest tensions between Middle East powerhouses does not mean good things for their proxy wars in Syria in Yemen.
Angry crowds set fire to Saudi embassy in Tehran
The incident came hours after the announcement of the death of Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr, who was among 47 charged with terrorism and executed in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
Shia cleric among 47 executed in Saudi Arabia, stirring anger in region
The executions took place in 12 cities, four prisons using firing squads and the others beheading.
Women win seats in historic Saudi vote
At least 13 women won municipal council seats in Saudi Arabia's first ever election open to female voters and candidates.
Donald Trump lashes back at 'dopey' Prince Alwaleed
A Twitter spat most telling.
Saudi Arabian women vote for first time in local elections
The step is being hailed by some activists in the Islamic patriarchy as a historic change, but by others as merely symbolic.
US to approve huge arms sale to Saudi Arabia
It will include 13,000 bombs, most of which will probably be dropped on Yemen.
Haj death toll rises to 769
Meanwhile, Iran said Saudi officials should be tried in an international court for what it called a crime.
Saudi king vows to find cause of pre-hajj crane tragedy
Saudi Arabia's King Salman vowed on Saturday to find out what caused a crane collapse that killed 107 people at Mecca's Grand Mosque ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage.
Gulf coalition readies for battle in Yemen's north
The Yemen war is entering a new and potentially decisive phase.
The US defense secretary tries to reassure the Saudis about Iran
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter landed in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as part of a regional tour aimed at reassuring Washington's allies over a nuclear deal with Iran.
Saudi Arabia arrests 431 IS suspects
The announcement came after a car bomb exploded at a checkpoint near the kingdom's highest security prison on Thursday, killing the driver and wounding two security officials.
Former Saudi foreign minister, Prince Saud al-Faisal, dies
He was the world's longest-serving foreign minister.
There are some fascinating tidbits in the leaked Saudi diplomatic cables
But for the most part they include nothing we didn't already know.
WikiLeaks publishes more than 60,000 leaked diplomatic cables from Saudi Arabia
The organization said it would release half a million more in the coming weeks.
Saudi Arabia is trying to stop its citizens from joining the Islamic State
As an increasing number of young Saudi men are attracted to IS ideology, the Kingdom has been forced to address its own rhetoric.
The Kingdom and the Caliphate: Inside Saudi Arabia’s fight against the Islamic State
The Islamic State has launched a series of attacks against Saudi Arabia. Some fear more may follow.
Saudi Arabia has executed 41 people for nonviolent drug offenses so far this year
The executions come at a time when the Obama administration is commuting sentences for such crimes.
Islamic State suicide bomber in women's garb kills three in Saudi Arabia
US-SAUDI-SECURITY:Islamic State suicide bomber in women's garb kills three in Saudi Arabia
The meeting at Camp David today is going to be really awkward
US President Barack Obama is hosting Arab leaders at Camp David. But who is there and who isn't has everyone talking.