Saudi Arabia plays vital role in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

Several of Saudi Arabia's neighbours have traditionally embraced mediation roles in pursuit of diplomatic clout within and beyond the region.

Man detained after performing Umrah for Queen

In the clip, he held up a banner saying: "Umrah for the soul of Queen Elizabeth II, we ask God to accept her in heaven and among the righteous."

Saudi may cut crude prices for Asia, will be beneficial for Pakistan

Some major oil producers, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, have flagged the possibility of introducing production cuts to balance the oil market.

Former Imam-e-Kaaba Jailed for 10 Years

Sheikh Saleh al Talib, the former Imam of Makkah's Grand Mosque, was given a 10-year prison term by a Saudi court.

Saudi Arabia is one of OPEC+’s “means” for dealing with oil volatility

Oil prices have dropped from a peak in June due to growing supplies as well as concerns over the deteriorating economic outlook.

Saudi woman gets 34 years in prison over Twitter use

The sentence comes amid a crackdown on rights activists in the oil-rich Gulf state, many of whom have been slapped with jail sentences and travel bans.

6 Pakistanis sentenced to prison for sloganeering in Masjid-e-Nabvi

A Madina-based court awarded 8 and 10 years in prison to 6 Pakistanis for the disrespectful act of raising slogans in the holy mosque of Masjid-e-Nabvi.

Macron welcomes Saudi strongman despite criticism

Macron warmly greeted the ruler universally known as MBS ahead of a dinner, with the two men enjoying a warm handshake that they emphasised by using all four hands.

MBS promotes vertical living in NEOM’s zero-carbon city

The city, 200 metres wide and running on "100% renewable energy," will also include a high-speed rail with an end-to-end transit of 20 minutes.

Saudi arrested for helping Israeli reporter to enter Mecca

The journalist, Gil Tamary of Israel's Channel 13, on Monday posted to Twitter video of himself sneaking into Mecca, Islam's holiest city, in defiance of a ban on non-Muslims.

Khashoggi’s Fiancée: Biden would be responsible for future victims of Saudi regime

"Is this the accountability you promised for my murder? The blood of MBS's next victim is on your hands."

Saudi opens airspace to ‘all carriers’ in gesture to Israel

The Saudi civil aviation authority "announces the decision to open the Kingdom's airspace for all air carriers that meet the requirements of the authority for overflying"