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Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites 'under control' after drone attacks

Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, the Saudi interior ministry ...

Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites 'under control' after drone attacks

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Fires from drone attacks on two Aramco sites under control -Saudi govt spokesman Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais on Saturday caused fires that the company's security forces brought under control, a spokesman for Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said in a statement....
2019-09-14 07:48

Fires from drone attacks on two Aramco sites under control: Saudi govt spokesman Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais on Saturday caused fires that the company's security forces brought under control, a spokesman for Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said in a statement....
2019-09-14 08:16

Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants Trigger Fires Saudi Aramco: Fires broke out at two facilities of Saudi Arabia's state-run oil producer Saudi Aramco after they were struck by drones early Saturday, the kingdom's interior ministry said. An......
2019-09-14 09:48

Trump Condemns Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants US President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned drone attacks at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that reportedly disrupted production and marked a new escalation in regional tensions with Iran....
2019-09-15 06:32

Yemeni Rebels Claim Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants Saudi Arabia's Aramco: Yemen's Iran-aligned Huthi rebels on Saturday claimed drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities, according to the group's Al-Masirah television....
2019-09-14 18:16

Drone attacks set Saudi Aramco oil facilities ablaze Fires broke out at the kingdom's largest oil-processing plant and another site following drone attacks. Online videos showed plumes of smoke, although the Saudi Interior Ministry said the fires had been "controlled."...
2019-09-14 17:48

U.S. envoy to Saudi Arabia condemns attacks on Aramco oil facilities The U.S. envoy to Saudi Arabia condemned as "unacceptable" drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday which were claimed by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
2019-09-14 16:16

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Launch Drone Strikes on Saudi Arabia Oil Sites (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires at a vulnerable chokepoint for global en...
2019-09-14 22:48

"Locked And Loaded To Respond": Trump On Saudi Aramco Drone Attacks President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that he has authorized the release of oil from US strategic reserves after drone attacks cut Saudi Arabia's crude production by half....
2019-09-16 03:16

Drone attacks strike major Saudi Aramco facility, oilfield Drone attacks targeted a major Saudi Aramco processing facility and oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia Saturday, the Interior Ministry said, sparking a huge fire at one of the sites before dawn....
2019-09-14 13:16

Saudi Aramco reveals production plants damage after drone attacks Repair work is underway at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities after predawn attacks in September forced the kingdom to shut down half its total oil production. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports....
2019-09-20 18:48

Iran dismisses U.S. allegation it was behind attacks on Saudi Arabia oil sites The attacks Saturday claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels resulted in “the temporary suspension of production operations” at the Abqaiq processing facility and the Khurais oil field, Riyadh said....
2019-09-15 16:48

Yemen's Houthis claim drone attacks on Saudi Aramco plants - Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi group claimed responsibility for drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco plants in the kingdom's Eastern Province on Saturday, the group's military spokesman said on Al Masirah TV....
2019-09-15 03:00

U.S. response to drone attacks on Saudi oil sites ‘locked and loaded’: Trump Global energy prices spiked on Monday after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record, an assault for which U.S. President Donald Trump warned that the U.S. was “locked and loaded” ...
2019-09-16 15:32

Yemen rebels claim responsibility for drone attacks on Saudi oil sites Iran-backed Houthi rebels from Yemen claimed responsibility for 10 drone attacks on Saudi Arabia, sparking a huge fire at the world’s largest oil processing facility early Saturday. Smoke from the flames, which also engulfed an oil field run by...
2019-09-14 16:48

Saudi Arabia Stops Production At Oil Plants Hit By Drone Attacks Saudi Arabia has temporarily halted production at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that were attacked by Yemeni rebels, interrupting about half of the company's total output, the energy minister said......
2019-09-15 06:32

Saudi Arabia's oil supply disrupted after drone attacks: sources Saudi Arabia's oil production and exports have been disrupted, said three sources familiar with the matter, after drone attacks on two Aramco plants on Saturday, including the world's biggest oil processing facility....
2019-09-14 16:16

Drone attacks target Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia: al masirah tv Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched multiple drone attacks targeting Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen, a tweet on Sunday by the group's TV Al-Masirah said....
2019-06-09 10:16

Saudi Aramco sees full oil production from attacked sites by end September Saudi state oil company Aramco said it will bring back by end September full crude output at Abqaiq and Khurais, the two oil facilities damaged by attacks last weekend that U.S. officials have blamed on Iran....
2019-09-20 20:16

Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepares to go public....
2019-09-02 21:00

Saudi Aramco attacks: What we know so far An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said the United States was "locked and loaded" to hit bac...
2019-09-16 22:16

Saudi Arabia replaces Aramco chairman with head of PIF - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as the chairman of state oil giant Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing an unnamed Saudi offic...
2019-09-02 18:00

DealBook Briefing: Is Saudi Arabia Twisting Arms to Help Aramco’s I.P.O.? The government is reportedly putting pressure on some of the country’s richest families to invest in Aramco’s forthcoming stock sale, the FT reports....
2019-09-20 13:16

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepares to go public....
2019-09-02 23:00

Saudi Aramco has come out of the attacks "stronger than ever" - CEO Saudi Aramco has emerged from the Sept. 14 attacks on its oil facilities "stronger than ever", chief executive officer Amin Nasser told employees in a message....
2019-09-21 18:48

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of state oil giant Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing an unnamed Saudi official....
2019-09-02 18:00

Iran Says Yemenis Attacked Saudi Arabia's Oil Sites As "Warning" Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday Yemenis targeted Saudi oil installations as a "warning" about a possible wider war in response to the kingdom's US-backed intervention in their......
2019-09-18 13:00

Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks 'stronger than ever': CEO Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks on its oil facilities "stronger than ever", Chief Executive Amin Nasser told employees in a message, adding that full oil production would resume by the end of this month....
2019-09-21 13:16

Saudi Officials Consider Delaying Aramco IPO After Attacks Saudi Arabian officials are discussing delaying Aramco’s initial public offering, after attacks on the company’s largest oil facilities sidelined more than half of the kingdom’s output, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-09-16 21:48

Yemen rebels claim drone attack on Saudi oil sites The Houthis, who have been fighting a Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen for years, said they carried out the attacks, which sparked explosions and huge fires....
2019-09-14 17:48

UAE official: Saudi Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation Attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia are a dangerous escalation and the international community should stand by Riyadh and ensure regional stability, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 08:00

More Than Half Of Saudi Oil Output Hit After Attacks On Aramco Plants Explosions and towering fireballs struck the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil empire on Saturday in an apparent wave of drone attacks claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels. The blows knocked out more than half......
2019-09-15 06:32

Saudi, Gulf stocks fall after attacks on Aramco oil plants Saudi stocks fell sharply on Sunday, after attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry a day earlier knocked out more than half of Saudi crude output....
2019-09-15 20:16

Saudi Aramco details how it handled rapid response to attacks Repair work is underway at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities after predawn attacks in September forced the kingdom to shut down half its total oil production. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports....
2019-09-20 18:48

Drone attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid U.S.-Iran tension The attacks Saturday claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels resulted in “the temporary suspension of production operations” at the Abqaiq processing facility and the Khurais oil field, Riyadh said....
2019-09-15 20:16

Drone and missile debris proves Iranian role in Aramco attack, Saudi defense ministry says Drone and missile debris recovered by investigators at the Saudi Aramco attack site is proof of Iranian culpability, a Saudi defense ministry representative told media on Wednesday....
2019-09-18 18:32

US Doesn't Need Middle-East Oil, Trump Assures After Saudi Aramco Attacks Amid a flurry of Twitter posts on Monday morning, U.S. President Donald Trump turned to the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities and assured his audience the United States had become such a......
2019-09-17 09:32

After Aramco Attacks, Mike Pompeo To Travel To Saudi Over Iran Tensions US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel Tuesday to Saudi Arabia after its oil infrastructure was struck in an attack blamed on Iran, Vice President Mike Pence said....
2019-09-18 00:16

Fire At Saudi Aramco Facility Amid Tensions Over Attacks On Tankers A fire that broke out before dawn at a Saudi Aramco facility in the eastern city of Abqaiq has been brought under control, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV reported on Saturday, citing its own correspondent....
2019-09-14 09:48

Saudi energy minister says attacks partially halted Aramco production Saudi Arabian energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said on Sunday that attacks on the kingdom's oil facilities have partially halted crude and gas production from the world's top oil exporter....
2019-09-15 04:00

Iran dismisses U.S. accusation it was behind attacks on Saudi oil sites SAUDI ARABIA (NBC News) – As Iran-backed Yemeni rebels claimed responsibility for an attack on one of the world’s largest oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday blamed Tehran directly. “...
2019-09-16 05:48

Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities hit by drone strikes Strikes spark huge fire at world’s largest oil processing facilityDrones attacked the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco early on Saturday, the kingdom’s interior ministry said, spark...
2019-09-14 10:16

French President Macron calls Saudi crown prince on Aramco attacks: press The Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from the French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to discuss the attack on oil facilities owned by Saudi Aramco, according to the state news agency SPA....
2019-09-18 13:00

Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities hit by Houthi drone strikes Yemen’s rebel movement says it launched strikes that spark huge fire at processing facilityDrones attacked the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco early on Saturday, the kingdom’s inte...
2019-09-14 12:16

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province Saudi Arabia's air defense forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:32

Saudi Arabia cuts oil output after Houthi drone attack Saudi Arabia has cut its oil output in half after Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two oil facilities in eastern Saudi Arabia....
2019-09-14 21:48

Will the drone strikes in Saudi Arabia impact gas prices? Experts say yes. News of the attacks has experts and analysts warning that a long-term decrease in the world's crude oil supply has implications at the pump.       ...
2019-09-16 10:32

Iran's defence minister denies Tehran played any role in attacks on Saudi Aramco-Tasnim Iran's defence minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Tehran had no involvement in the attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil installations, the semi-official Tasnim news agency said on Wednesday....
2019-09-18 10:32

The billions Saudi Arabia spends on air defenses may be wasted in the age of drone warfare Saudi Arabia has spent billions on state-of-the-art air defense and early warning systems, but a mix of cruise missiles and drones was able to penetrate its airspace on Saturday, inflicting substantial damage on the world's largest oil processing pla...
2019-09-20 02:16

Drone Attack on Oil Facilities Shuts Down Half Of Saudi Arabia's Oil Production Saudi Arabia has shut down approximately half of its oil production capacity after “coordinated drone strikes on facilities in [its] Eastern Province” set blazes at the Hijra Khurais oil field and Abqaiq, the world’s largest oil stabilization facilit...
2019-09-14 20:16

Saudi Arabia reportedly shuts down half its oil production after drone attack Saudi Arabia has shut down half of its oil production after drones attacked the world's largest oil processing facility in the kingdom, The Wall Street Journal reported....
2019-09-14 17:16

Yemen rebels vow to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia The announcement comes a week after Houthi rebels clamed responsibility for a strike that crippled a key Saudi oil facility. The rebel group says the move is part of a peace plan to end the devastating conflict in Yemen....
2019-09-21 01:16

Saudi Arabia To Ask UN Experts To Probe Attacks On Oil Facilities Saudi Arabia will invite international experts including from the United Nations to participate in investigating an attack on its oil facilities and called on the world to condemn those behind it, its......
2019-09-17 02:00

Saudi Arabia cuts oil output after Houthi drone attack; Pompeo blames Iran Saudi Arabia cut its oil output in half Saturday after Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two oil facilities in eastern Saudi Arabia....
2019-09-15 22:32

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women, grants them greater control Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and granted them more control over family matters, further eroding a heavily criticized male guardianship system at a time of heightened scrutiny over its human rights record....
2019-08-02 02:16

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
2019-06-14 17:01

| Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia after US blames Iran for attacks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departed for Saudi Arabia to discuss possible retaliation after Washington said it had proof that attacks on Saudi oil installations originated in Iran....
2019-09-19 01:32

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the r...
2019-06-16 08:32

Saudi Arabia seeks Arab unity over Iran after attacks Saudi Arabia prepared to hold emergency Arab summits on Thursday to deliver a strong message to Iran over regional security after attacks on Gulf oil assets this month as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
2019-05-30 17:00

Iran Denies U.S. Claim That It Was Behind Saudi Arabia Oil Field Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world’s biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia, just hours after America’s to...
2019-09-15 20:48

Attacks Expose Flaws in Saudi Arabia’s Expensive Military The Saudi military could not protect a prized asset — oil installations — from an attack by low-flying cruise missiles that caused a significant spike in crude oil prices....
2019-09-20 01:48

OPEC, Russia to Hold Off Pumping More Oil After Attacks in Saudi Arabia OPEC and Russia are so far holding off pumping more oil to fill potential gaps in global supplies after an attack in Saudi Arabia over the weekend led to a major crude disruption, officials said....
2019-09-16 17:48

Saudi Arabia to wait for investigation before responding to attacks: minister Saudi Arabia will wait for the results of an investigation before responding to last weekend's attack on its oil facilities, for which it believes Iran is responsible, a senior official said on Saturday....
2019-09-21 19:16

Saudi's have control over oil production after attacks, says strategist Jack Manley, J.P. Morgan Asset Management global market strategist, and R. Burns McKinney, Allianz Global Investors portfolio manager, join "Squawk Alley" to discuss the markets, the impending Fed rate decision and the output of Saudi Arabian oil aft...
2019-09-18 18:32

Houthi rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities Yemen's Houthi rebels are claiming responsibility for an overnight drone attack against Saudi Arabia's oil facilities. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on the "large-scale" operation....
2019-09-15 00:48

Saudi-style drone attacks not seen as major U.S. risk, experts say The style of attack used against oil plants in Saudi Arabia that knocked out half of the country's production on Saturday is unlikely to be a risk in the United States, energy and security experts say....
2019-09-17 06:32

Oil prices dip ahead of Saudi minister briefing on drone attacks Oil prices dipped by more than 7% on Tuesday - after a major spike on Monday following drone attacks on key installations in Saudi Arabia at the weekend....
2019-09-17 22:48

Brazil could benefit from oil attacks on Saudi Arabia, veteran investor Mobius says Brazil could stand to benefit from the weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil production facilities, according to veteran emerging markets investor Mark Mobius....
2019-09-16 18:16

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia to wait for investigation before responding to attacks -minister Saudi Arabia will wait for the results of an investigation before responding to last weekend's attack on its oil facilities, for which it believes Iran is responsible, a senior official said on Saturday....
2019-09-21 18:48

Saudi Arabia joins US maritime operation in Persian Gulf after oil attacks The Saudi government has defended its decision, saying it must "deter and counter threats to maritime navigation and global trade." Iran has accused Saudi Arabia and the United States of inciting conflict in the region....
2019-09-18 19:00

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
2019-06-16 00:32

Yemen's Houthi rebels announce halt in attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Houthi rebels said Friday they are halting all drone and ballistic missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, six days after claiming responsibility for a strike that crippled a key oil facility in the kingdom....
2019-09-21 04:16

Drone attack by Yemeni rebels sets off fires at major Saudi Arabian oil facilities President Donald Trump discussed the oil facility attack with Saudi Crown Prince bin Salman after Yemen's Houthi rebels take credit        ...
2019-09-15 05:00

Yemen's Houthis target two Saudi airports with multiple drone attacks Yemen's Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, adding the installations were out of service....
2019-06-16 08:32

France To Send Experts To Investigate Saudi Drone Attacks On Oil Plants France is sending experts to Saudi Arabia to investigate the origin of attacks on Saudi oil facilities that Washington blamed on Iran, the presidency said Wednesday after telephone talks between......
2019-09-18 13:00

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
2019-06-16 06:16

As Trump weighs options, Iranian official warns of 'all-out war' if US or Saudi Arabia attacks Javad Zarif's remarks come as the Trump administration weighs options to respond to drone and missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure.        ...
2019-09-19 18:00

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter riv...
2019-06-17 09:01

Houthi rebels launch wide-scale drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for drone attacks on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, according to the Associated Press....
2019-09-14 21:16

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Attacks On Saudi Airports, Airbase: Report Yemen's Houthis launched drone attacks on the airports of Abha and Najran, and the King Khalid airbase, in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Monday....
2019-08-05 12:16

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi's Abha airport: military spokesman Yemen's Houthis launched more drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha international airport on Friday, the Iran-aligned group’s military spokesman said....
2019-08-16 21:16

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks, but Japan casts doubt and asks for more proof Mohammed bin Salman called on the international community to take a “decisive stance” against what he called Iranian expansionism. Japanese officials remained unconvinced of Iran’s role in the gulf attacks, local media reported....
2019-06-16 16:16

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Trump warns US could 'do some dastardly things' as he steps up retaliation threat Donald Trump has warned that the US could "do some dastardly things" as he stepped up his treat of retaliation over the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities....
2019-09-20 18:48

Saudi drone attack: Donald Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' if Iran is behind oil attacks Donald Trump has said the US is "locked and loaded" and ready to respond to drone attacks on an oil facility in Saudi Arabia, saying officials already knew who was behind them....
2019-09-16 12:00

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Trump warns it 'looks like' Iran responsible... but says US will not retaliate unless 'definitive proof' found Donald Trump has warned that it is "looking like" Iran was responsible for the attacks on key oil installations in Saudi Arabia but he said does not want war....
2019-09-17 06:00

Saudi Arabia implements end to travel restrictions for Saudi women: agency Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal decrees approving the changes....
2019-08-20 19:16

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused. The post Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination p...
2019-06-20 13:32

AP PHOTOS: D-Day Normandy sites today captured by drone Using a drone, The Associated Press has produced a series of stunning aerial pictures and videos revisiting landmark D-Day sites, including the town was the first liberated by U.S. forces in Normandy...
2019-05-31 13:16

Saudi Aramco The world’s most valuable company may not be Apple Inc. That crown could instead belong to Aramco, as Saudi Arabian Oil Co. is better known. The sprawling state-owned producer, sitting atop one-fifth of the globe’s petroleum reserves, pumps more crud...
2019-07-05 12:48

Houthi drones hit two Aramco plants, Saudis say fires contained Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two Saudi Aramco plants, including the world's biggest oil processing facility, sparking fires in the latest flare up of violence in the Gulf....
2019-09-14 12:48

Pompeo says U.S. wants peaceful resolution after attacks on Aramco facilities U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States was building a coalition to deter Iran after an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities but it wanted a peaceful resolution....
2019-09-19 17:00

Iran dismisses as "pointless" U.S. claims about Aramco attacks - TV Iran dismissed as "pointless" U.S. claims that Tehran was behind drone attacks which hit two of Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil installations on Saturday, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday....
2019-09-15 19:16

Iran dismisses as 'pointless' U.S. claims about Aramco attacks: TV Iran dismissed as "pointless" U.S. claims that Tehran was behind drone attacks which hit two of Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil installations on Saturday, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday....
2019-09-15 10:32

Facebook lets you (sorta) control what info it gets from other sites Facebook is offering new privacy tools that allow users to personally manage how much dirt on your browsing and spending habits Facebook gets from other websites — in theory, at least. Have you ever been browsing Facebook and noticed an ad for someth...
2019-08-21 00:16

At Saudi Aramco, Changes at the Top Point to a Coming I.P.O. A banker with ties to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the new chairman. It’s another sign that the Saudi oil giant is preparing for a public offering....
2019-09-06 01:00

Saudi Officials Consider Delaying Aramco IPO Saudi Arabian officials are discussing delaying Aramco’s initial public offering, after attacks on the company’s largest oil facilities sidelined more than half of the kingdom’s output, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-09-16 16:00

UPDATE 1- Iran hardliners likely to gain from tensions over Aramco attacks Iran distanced itself on Sunday from attacks on Saudi oil facilities but hardliners in Tehran might chalk the assaults up as a win against Washington's tougher policy toward the Islamic Republic, officials and analysts said....
2019-09-15 19:16

Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company Saudi Arabia’s state owned oil company will begin buying liquid natural gas from a U.S. company under a 20 year agreement. Saudi Aramco said Wednesday it would buy 5 million tons of liquid natural gas per year from Sempra Energy, based in San D...
2019-05-22 21:00

Saudi Energy Minister: Aiming for Aramco IPO as soon as possible Saudi Arabia's newly appointed energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, said on Monday that the country is aiming for an initial public offering of its national oil giant Saudi Aramco "as soon as possible."...
2019-09-09 15:16

Saudi Aramco is ready for IPO -senior executive Saudi Aramco is ready for its initial public offering, but a timing for the deal will be decided by its sole shareholder, the Saudi government, a senior executive said on Monday....
2019-08-12 16:00

Saudi-Led coalition attacks military targets in Houthi-controlled Sanaa: Saudi TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched an attack on Monday on military targets in the capital Sanaa, which is controlled by the Houthi movement, Saudi state TV reported....
2019-08-19 23:16

Saudi Aramco reportedly favors Tokyo for its overseas IPO Aramco's IPO will take place over two stages: A flotation on the Saudi stock exchange later this year, and an international listing in 2020 or 2021, The Wall Street Journal reported....
2019-08-30 06:00

Saudi prince sees Aramco IPO as key to overhaul kingdom Saudi Arabia’s renewed push to publicly list its most valuable entity, Aramco, is part of a high-stakes masterplan by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to overhaul the economy and prepare the country for a future less dependent on oil for survival...
2019-09-04 18:16

Aramco Plans Two-Part Saudi Listing to Expedite IPO Saudi Arabia is planning a two-part listing of Aramco on its domestic stock market to ensure that the exchange can easily absorb what would be the kingdom’s largest initial public offering....
2019-09-11 11:16

Saudi Aramco ready for record $2tn IPO after first-half results Profits fell 12% but company still ahead of world’s six biggest listed oil producers combinedSaudi Arabia’s state-owned oil group is ready to move ahead with a record $2tn (£1.7tn) market float after revealing profits of $46.9bn for the first half of...
2019-08-12 21:00

Correction in oil prices short-term: Former Saudi Aramco VP Sadad Al-Husseini, former Saudi Aramco exec. vice president, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss OPEC's decision to extend oil supply cuts....
2019-07-03 01:16

Saudi Aramco tells investors it's ready to go public Saudi Aramco's CFO said the company is ready for an initial public offering, but the timing will be up to its owner, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia....
2019-08-12 22:48

Saudi Aramco gives nine banks top roles on world's biggest IPO: sources Saudi Aramco has hired nine banks as joint global coordinators to lead its planned initial public offering (IPO), slated to be the world's largest, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-09-11 18:32

Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for roles in IPO: sources Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its planned initial public offering, two sources said, in what could be the world's biggest IPO....
2019-08-19 23:16

Saudi Finance Minister: still considering secondary options for Aramco IPO - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia is still considering secondary locations for the flotation of oil giant Aramco after primary location Riyadh, Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Wednesday....
2019-09-18 17:32

Site For Saudi Aramco, Abu Dhabi National Oil Refinery Identified The 1.2 million barrels per day refinery and associated petrochemical project is seen as a game changer - offering India steady fuel supplies and meeting Saudi Arabia and ADNOC's need to secure......
2019-06-19 21:16

Saudi Aramco says full oil production in Abqaiq will be back by end of September Saudi Aramco will bring full oil production capacity at Abqaiq by the end of September, Khalid Buraik, the company's vice-president for southern area oil operations, said on Friday....
2019-09-20 15:48

Croft: The change of leadership at Saudi Aramco may put it on a faster track towards an IPO Helima Croft of RBC Capital Markets discusses the move by Saudi Crown Prince Salman to replace the chairman of Aramco, as the oil giant continue to edge toward what could be the world's biggest IPO....
2019-09-04 15:16

Saudi Aramco To Buy 20% In Reliance Industries' Petrochem Unit: 10 Points Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani said on Monday that Saudi Aramco will buy a 20 per cent stake in his group's oil-to-chemical business. The deal values Reliance......
2019-08-12 11:32

Trump Approves Release Of Oil From US Reserves After Saudi Aramco Attack President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that he has authorized the release of oil from US strategic reserves after drone attacks cut Saudi Arabia's crude production by half....
2019-09-16 02:00

Saudi, Gulf stocks fall after attack on Aramco oil plants Saudi stocks plunged 2.3% as the market opened on Sunday, after attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry a day earlier knocked out more than half of Saudi crude output....
2019-09-15 10:32

Reliance Industries' $15 Billion Deal With Saudi Aramco: 10 Points Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani said on Monday that Saudi Aramco will buy a 20 per cent stake in his group's oil-to-chemical business. The deal values Reliance......
2019-08-13 00:16

Saudi Aramco's first-half net income falls 12% on lower oil prices Top oil producer Saudi Aramco maintained its position as the world's most profitable company on Monday even as it reported a 12% drop in first-half net income to $46.9 billion due to lower oil prices....
2019-08-12 10:00

Attack on Saudi Aramco a step up in geopolitical risk for region, expert says Herman Wang, OPEC and Middle East specialist at S&P Global Platts, discusses the implications of attacks on crucial oil production facilities in Saudi Arabia....
2019-09-16 18:16

Oil producer Saudi Aramco makes $47bn half-year profit Profits fall 12% as previously secret company prepares to broadcast briefing on resultsThe state-backed oil producer Saudi Aramco made profits of $46.9bn (£39bn) in the first half of the year as lower oil prices made a small dent in the earnings of t...
2019-08-12 12:00

Falih: Saudi Aramco extends offer to buy stake in Arctic LNG 2 - TASS Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said Saudi Aramco had extended its offer to join Russian gas producer Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project and that he hoped Novatek would agree to it, TASS news agency reported on Monday....
2019-06-10 11:16

Satellite photos show the attack damage to Saudi Aramco oil facilities New satellite photos show the attack damage to Saudi Aramco oil facilities. U.S. officials say the strikes involved at least 20 drones and several cruise missiles. The images show 19 strikes launched and 17 hits. The targets included 14 storage tanks...
2019-09-17 20:32

Saudi Aramco aims to buy Reliance stake, reports lower earnings Saudi Aramco is planning a blockbuster investment in Reliance Industries , the Indian conglomerate said on Monday, as the Saudi energy giant diversifies its business, where weaker oil prices cut its first-half profit by 12%. In preparation for wha...
2019-08-12 15:00

Saudi Aramco Reports $47 Billion in Earnings, a Drop From a Year Earlier Net income for the first half of 2019 fell from a year earlier, reflecting a challenging oil market. The report is a first for the secretive state-owned oil company....
2019-08-12 14:00

Market reform, Aramco IPO in focus as Saudi seeks to reassure investors Saudi Arabia is pressing on with capital markets reform and its planned IPO of Aramco in spite of drone attacks on its oil facilities that briefly spooked markets. Virginia Furness reports from Riyadh....
2019-09-18 19:32

Political uncertainty puts London listing for Saudi Aramco in doubt Decision to rule out UK and Hong Kong would be major blow to both financial centresSaudi Arabia’s revived plans for a $2tn mega-listing of its state oil company may rule out the London Stock Exchange amid Britain’s rising political uncertainty, accor...
2019-08-30 06:00

UPDATE 3-Saudi Aramco inks 20-year deal with Sempra for LNG supply Saudi Aramco signed a 20-year agreement to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a forthcoming export terminal in Texas that U.S.-based Sempra Energy is developing, the two companies said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 20:48

UPDATE 1-Saudi controls fire at Aramco facility in Abqaiq -Al Arabiya TV A fire that broke out before dawn at a Saudi Aramco facility in the eastern city of Abqaiq has been brought under control, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV reported on Saturday, citing its own correspondent....
2019-09-14 07:48

Akamai: Hackers have carried out 12 billion attacks against gaming web sites in 17 months Hackers have targeted the gaming industry by carrying out 12 billion credential stuffing attacks against gaming websites in the 17 months ended March 2019.Read More...
2019-06-12 14:32

Saudi Aramco 'one of the greatest companies in the world,' Russia's wealth fund chief says A change of leadership at oil giant Saudi Aramco and its delayed initial public offering (IPO) is not a concern, the head of Russia's sovereign wealth fund (RDIF) said....
2019-09-04 15:16

Saudi Aramco IPO could be back on front burner, as company plans first ever investor call The success of Saudi Aramco's debt offering has given officials confidence that they can bring their IPO to market earlier than expected, sources said....
2019-08-09 04:48

JPMorgan close to winning lead advisory role for Saudi Aramco IPO: source JPMorgan Chase & Co is close to winning the lead advisory role for Saudi Aramco's initial public offering, a source familiar with the situation said on Sunday....
2019-09-08 21:48

Saudi Aramco likely to give IPO roles to Citi, Goldman, HSBC and Samba -source Saudi Aramco is likely to give roles to Citi , Goldman Sachs , HSBC and Samba Financial Bank for its planned initial public offering (IPO), a source familiar with the transaction said on Sunday....
2019-09-08 21:48

Saudi Aramco likely to give IPO roles to Citi, Goldman, HSBC and Samba: source Saudi Aramco is likely to give roles to Citi , Goldman Sachs , HSBC and Samba Financial Bank for its planned initial public offering (IPO), a source familiar with the transaction said on Sunday....
2019-09-09 01:16

Saudi Aramco lines up banks, eyes local listing this year: sources Saudi Aramco is expected to give lead roles to JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley and National Commercial Bank for its planned initial public offering (IPO), a source familiar with the transaction said....
2019-09-09 15:16

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch drones on 2 big Saudi oil sites Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field, sparking huge fires at a vulnerable chokepoint for global energy supplies...
2019-09-14 22:48

Yemen's Houthi rebels launch drones on 2 big Saudi oil sites Drone attacks targeted a major Saudi Aramco processing facility and oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia Saturday, the Interior Ministry said, sparking a huge fire at one of the sites before dawn....
2019-09-14 19:48

Iran denies attacking Saudi oil sites but prepared for 'full-fledged war' Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels said they launched drones that struck the Saudi Arabian oil installations Saturday, disrupting crude oil output.        ...
2019-09-16 20:48

US blames Iran for strikes on Saudi oil sites: 'Unprecedented attack on world's energy supply' Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for the attacks, which created a huge fire at a processor essential to global energy supplies....
2019-09-15 03:32

Saudi Arabia Could Probably Just Use the Money Per-capita revenue for OPEC members is half of what it was in 2008, and the prospects for immediate improvement aren’t good. Cue the Saudi Aramco IPO....
2019-08-21 14:32

Saudi Arabia Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Saudi Arabia and learn more about the oil-rich, Middle Eastern kingdom, home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina....
2019-07-01 04:32

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
2019-07-18 08:32

Saudi Arabia’s oil troubles don’t rattle the U.S. as they used to Costs could still climb in the coming weeks if Saudi Arabia doesn’t quickly restore its oil output after a drone attack that is stoking new tensions in the region. But these days the United States isn’t quite as vulnerable to oil price shocks....
2019-09-20 04:16

U.S. Drone Attacks ISIS Fighters in Southern Libya The American military carried out an airstrike Thursday against Islamic State fighters in southern Libya in a reminder of the terrorist group’s resilience....
2019-09-21 00:16

Bolton Blames Iran for Houthi Drone Attacks Iran bears responsibility for recent drone attacks carried out by Houthi rebels on targets in Saudi Arabia, John Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, said Thursday....
2019-05-31 03:16

Continental Resources CEO: US has better oil security than Saudi Arabia Harold Hamm also tells "Squawk on the Street" there's no need to tap into the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve due to weekend attacks on Saudi oil production....
2019-09-17 20:32

Spotify now available on PlayStation Music across UAE, Saudi Arabia and more PlayStation users across seven countries in the region can now access the popular streaming service Spotify, on PlayStation Music, and control playback through the Spotify Connect app.Almost four years after its initial announcement, Spotify on PlayS...
2019-06-11 13:16

To Keep Exports Flowing, Saudi Arabia Looks to Import Oil After attacks on the country’s largest oil facilities, Saudi Arabia is reaching out to foreign producers for crude and other petroleum products. Crude-oil prices are up on news the Saudis are importing oil products....
2019-09-19 17:32

Women in Saudi Arabia can now travel without a man’s approval Women in Saudi Arabia are now allowed to apply for a passport and travel abroad without a man’s consent. The new laws, published Friday, mark a breakthrough for women’s rights in the kingdom, where women were treated as minors throughout ...
2019-08-02 17:32

Saudi Arabia and Formula One discussing F1 race Saudi Arabia and Formula One are discussing the possibility of holding a race in the country, and team bosses have been asked for an opinion, sources said on Tuesday....
2019-08-06 16:16

Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia says hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will be performing there in the latest eye-popping announcement as the kingdom sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment....
2019-07-03 15:00

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
2019-05-24 00:32

Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia Barrels Into the Gas Business Saudi Arabia’s deal to buy American natural gas is part of a decadelong $160 billion plan to build up its gas assets, as the oil-rich kingdom’s demand for new energy is projected to soar beyond its capacity....
2019-05-22 23:49

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia after oil strike US President Donald Trump has approved sending troops to Saudi Arabia to aid the country's air defenses. The move comes after a strike that damaged key Saudi oil facilities....
2019-09-21 02:16

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
2019-05-22 07:48

What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia Joe Gallagher gives his verdict on Anthony Joshua's decision to take the Andy Ruiz rematch to Saudi Arabia The post What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-14 04:00

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
2019-06-08 06:48

Its Lifeblood Attacked, What Are Saudi Arabia's Options Now? A predawn attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's energy industry knocked out half of the country's oil production and raised the prospect of retaliation....
2019-09-17 01:32

IEA says oil markets 'well supplied' after attack in Saudi Arabia The International Energy Agency said on Saturday it is closely monitoring the situation in Saudi Arabia following drone attacks on oil production facilities in the country....
2019-09-14 21:48

Soldiers use AI to fire precision grenades, guide drone attacks The Pentagon’s research and technology arm is testing a “breakthrough” AI-enabled technology for dismounted mobile combat units that synthesizes drone feeds, robot sensors, small arms fire detection, and ground-based radar -- to “out cycle” enemy dec...
2019-07-02 03:48

Saudis have control over oil production after attacks, says strategist Jack Manley, J.P. Morgan Asset Management global market strategist, and R. Burns McKinney, Allianz Global Investors portfolio manager, join "Squawk Alley" to discuss the markets, the impending Fed rate decision and the output of Saudi Arabian oil aft...
2019-09-19 15:00

Two Major Saudi Oil Installations Hit by Drone Strike Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility. It was not clear how badly damaged the facilities were, but the attacks could disrupt world oil supplies....
2019-09-14 23:48

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide "an additional deterrent" in the face of "emergent, credible threats....
2019-07-20 08:48

Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Missiles and Drones Hit Oil Facilities (RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday that Iranian cruise missiles and drones attacked the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry, showing journalists the remains of the weapons while stopping short of directly accusing Ira...
2019-09-18 19:32

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-07 15:48

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials said, marking a U.S. return to the kingdom after its 2003 withdrawal....
2019-07-19 02:32

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
2019-07-21 18:16

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted 2 Yemen rebel drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it intercepted two drones launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom. The Houthi’s Al-Masirah satellite news channel late Saturday said the rebels targeted S...
2019-06-30 09:32

Ruiz-Joshua rematch set for Saudi Arabia in December Mexican-American world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. will fight Britain's Anthony Joshua in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on Dec. 7, Sky Sports reported on Friday....
2019-08-09 20:00

US official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-20 18:48

Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia After Amir Khan's original opponent is involved in a car accident, former featherweight Billy Dib is called in for Saudi Arabia fight The post Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-27 18:48

Nicki Minaj cancels Saudi Arabia concert The 'Anaconda' rapper is pulling out of Jeddah World Fest 2019 because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
2019-07-10 13:00

Nicki Minaj Set to Headline Concert in Saudi Arabia (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will perform in the ultraconservative kingdom as it sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment. Saudi organizers announced she would be the headline a...
2019-07-03 15:16

Oracle to open more data centres in UAE and Saudi Arabia Oracle is planning to open three more data centres in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries by next year in a bid to up the game against Amazon Web Services.The US software giant is planning to open one more data centre in the UAE, likely in D...
2019-09-18 21:32

Pompeo says attack was 'act of war' on Saudi Arabia, seeks coalition The United States wants to build a coalition of European and Arab partners to deter Iran after an attack on Saudi Arabia that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described on Wednesday as "an act of war" against the world's top oil exporter....
2019-09-18 21:32

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
2019-05-21 15:16

Old habits die hard: Saudi Arabia struggles to end oil addiction When Saudi Aramco was on the verge of a deal last year to buy a stake in an Indian oil refinery, its boss quickly boarded a company jet in Paris and flew to New Delhi....
2019-07-25 08:32

Is a US-led war with Iran on the horizon as troops head to Saudi Arabia? The US is sending troops to Saudi Arabia amid concerns that it is preparing for a war with Iran. It will be the first deployment of American forces in the kingdom since the US toppling of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime....
2019-07-20 20:48

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-21 09:48

Saudi Arabia to Allow Women to Travel Abroad Without Permission Saudi Arabia has approved a new law allowing women to travel abroad without a male guardian’s permission, senior Saudi officials said, ending restrictions that had been a symbol of the kingdom’s ultraconservative rule....
2019-08-02 06:32

Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch, a source with direct knowledge of the discussions told ESPN on Thursday....
2019-08-23 08:00

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
2019-06-10 11:32

U.S. Air Force expands operating base in Saudi Arabia Several hundred U.S. Air Force personnel are expanding an operating base in Saudi Arabia, which will host fighter planes and Patriot missiles, officials said....
2019-07-24 19:48

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen....
2019-07-19 00:32

Real crunch from Saudi Arabia's oil outage has yet to be felt Saudi Arabia's ability to avert a global oil supply crunch will only become clear in a few weeks, because for now its crude held in storage can fill the gap and mask the scale of damage to its facilities, traders and analysts say....
2019-09-20 09:48

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of President Donald Trump's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians....
2019-05-22 18:32

Women In Saudi Arabia Can Now Get Passports In 15 Minutes: Report Women in Saudi Arabia were overjoyed when they discovered that procedures for obtaining their passports would now be completed within 15 minutes, a media report said....
2019-08-27 01:00

US officials tell Saudi Arabia that oil attack was staged in Iran US officials said intelligence shows that the devastating attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry was staged in Iran, and have shared the information with the oil-rich ally as both countries consider retaliatory strikes, according to a new report. The ...
2019-09-17 06:00

Saudi Arabia and UAE attempt to paper over Yemen cracks Divisions between the Middle East allies are threatening war between their surrogate armiesSaudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have sought to present a united front in an attempt to ward off a potential war in Yemen between their surrogate armi...
2019-09-09 10:48

Has Saudi Arabia got away with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi? – podcast A UN report on the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi has said there is credible evidence linking the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, to the crime. Nick Hopkins and Stephanie Kirchgaessner discuss the killing and the fallout in Saudi A...
2019-06-28 05:48

Saudi Arabia Shockwaves Rattle Indian Markets Saudi Arabia is the second largest country India imports oil from. If the oil prices continue to rise, it could widen India's current account deficit as every dollar rise in oil price could swell the......
2019-09-18 05:00

Attack on Saudi Arabia 'unprecedented': U.S. defense secretary U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was "unprecedented" and the United States, along with its allies, was working to defend the "international rules-based order that is being undermined b...
2019-09-16 23:48

Moderate Islamic scholars 'to be executed by Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-05-22 19:00

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia has amended several laws to give women more rights and freedoms. But critics say the reforms are window dressing unless the male "guardianship" system is completely abolished....
2019-08-02 06:32

Saudi Arabia Shows Depth of Damage to Its Oil Facilities Saudi Arabia brought reporters to see oil facilities attacked by drones and missiles last weekend, a move aimed at rallying international support against Iran ahead of a critical meeting next week of world leaders at the United Nations....
2019-09-20 19:16

| Saudi Arabia eases travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a male "guardian", authorities have said....
2019-08-22 13:16

Oil prices soar after attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities Drone strikes attacked an oil processing facility at Abqaiq and the nearby Khurais oil field on Saturday, knocking out 5.7 million barrels of daily crude production — or 50% of the kingdom's oil output. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Riy...
2019-09-16 18:16

Saudi Arabia pulls out the stops to draw more tourists Saudi Arabia plans to tap everything from a 2,000-year-old UNESCO heritage site to the "the longest, tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world" to boost domestic tourism....
2019-08-26 22:32

Saudi Arabia, UAE to attend U.S.-led Palestine investment meeting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will participate in a conference next month in Bahrain aimed at encouraging investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, part of U.S. President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israel-Palestinian peace plan....
2019-05-22 14:32

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
2019-06-20 05:32

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restriction on women Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to hold passports and travel abroad without the consent of a male guardian, a policy shift that marks a significant loosening of the Kingdom's notorious restrictions on women....
2019-08-02 20:48

| Accused 9/11 mastermind open to testimony against Saudi Arabia The Saudi government has long denied involvement in the 2001 attacks, in which hijacked airplanes crashed into New York's World Trade Centre, the Pentagon outside Washington, DC, and a Pennsylvania field. Nearly 3 000 people died....
2019-08-01 00:00

US to deploy more troops to Saudi Arabia after attack on oil industry Trump has for now decided not to authorize an immediate military strike on Iran in response to attackThe Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional US troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as D...
2019-09-21 17:16

Former Lebanon PM in Saudi: Saudi Arabia to support Lebanon Saudi Arabia will "extend a hand of support to Lebanon" as it faces challenges, Lebanese ex-Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday after meeting the Saudi king along with two other Lebanese former premiers....
2019-07-15 17:32

Houthis say drone squadron attacked Saudi capital Houthi-controlled Yemen forces said Monday it used a squadron of drones to strike "important military targets" in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh....
2019-08-26 21:00

UK condemns Houthi drone attack on Saudi oil facilities Britain condemned a drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday, and said that Yemen's Houthi rebel group should stop targeting Saudi civilian and commercial infrastructure....
2019-09-14 18:16

Saudi Says Oil Output Hit By Drone Attack To Be Restored By September End Saudi Arabia said Tuesday its oil output would be back to normal by the end of the month, with half the production lost in attacks on two key facilities already restored....
2019-09-18 00:16

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2019-09-17 05:00

Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the kingdom off oil revenues and create jobs for young Saudis....
2019-06-19 06:16

"Nothing New": Saudi Arabia Rebuffs Report on Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable......
2019-06-20 02:48

Saudi Arabia to invite U.N. experts to investigate oil attack: statement Saudi Arabia will invite international experts including from the United Nations to participate in investigating an attack on its oil facilities and called on the world to condemn those behind it, its foreign ministry said on Monday....
2019-09-16 22:16

Saudi Arabia names Prince Abdulaziz as new energy minister Saudi Arabia has named Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, a son of the king, as energy minister, replacing Khalid al-Falih, state news agency SPA reported on Sunday, citing a royal decree....
2019-09-08 07:48

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people were hurt....
2019-06-12 15:00

Saudi Arabia wants to enrich uranium for nuclear power - minister Saudi Arabia wants to have uranium production and enrichment in future for its planned nuclear power programme that will begin with two atomic reactors, the kingdom's new energy minister said on Monday....
2019-09-09 14:16

Saudi Arabia, UAE call for halt in fighting in Yemen’s south Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates call for end to fighting in southern Yemen between forces loyal to internationally recognized government, UAE-backed separatists...
2019-09-08 16:16

Germany to restart joint police training with Saudi Arabia Germany halted a police training mission in Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Now the government wants to restart it and emphasize "principles of human rights."...
2019-09-10 06:48

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. A statement late Tuesday from a spokesman f...
2019-06-05 07:01

Trump vetoes resolutions to end arms deals with Saudi Arabia President Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that would end US arms deals with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The Senate voted last month in support of 22 resolutions that would block ...
2019-07-25 02:32

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of anti-weapons campaigners, who argued that the sales...
2019-06-20 13:32

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off 'hostile' ship Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a "hostile" ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels....
2019-06-05 08:16

Oil prices steady as Saudi Arabia indicates prolonged supply cuts Oil prices steadied on Monday, supported by Saudi Arabia's comments indicating OPEC and its allies would continue to tighten the crude market following deep losses last week....
2019-06-03 18:16

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh....
2019-07-20 11:48

Muslims mark Eid and final days of hajj in Saudi Arabia Close to 2.5 million pilgrims took part in a symbolic stoning of the devil in the final days of the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as Muslims around the world marked the start of the Eid al-Adha celebrations...
2019-08-11 09:16

Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr is set for Saudi Arabia • Bout is due to take place in Diriyah on 7 December• Joshua aims to win back IBF, WBA and WBO titlesAnthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr will take place in Saudi Arabia on 7 December. Joshua will be bidding to win ba...
2019-08-09 21:32

The U.S. Shared Nuclear Information With Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder The Trump administration authorized the sharing of nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, Reuters reports. Senator Tim Kaine said the first approval — called an 810 authori...
2019-06-05 15:32

U.S. consulting with Saudi Arabia on ways to counter threats from north The U.S. military said on Thursday it was consulting with Saudi Arabia on ways to mitigate threats from the north after Saturday's attack on Saudi oil facilities, which U.S. officials have blamed on Iran....
2019-09-20 02:48

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact between the two nations since the kingdom and thr...
2019-05-27 09:16

Amnesty says Anthony Joshua is being duped over Saudi Arabia fight • Women, lawyers and Shias are being targeted, Joshua is warned• ‘Saudi Arabia is in midst of sweeping human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has warned Anthony Joshua that he is being duped by the authorities in Saudi Arabia, where he will be ...
2019-09-11 18:32

Facebook Says It Took Down Shady Influence Campaign Tied To Saudi Arabia People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on......
2019-08-02 07:32

Saudi Arabia thanks Trump for defending Gulf allies: minister Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister on Wednesday thanked the United States for confronting Iran in an "unprecedented way" and for defending its regional allies against what he called unprovoked attacks....
2019-09-18 17:32

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Travel Without a Male Guardian’s Permission (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia issued new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing and controversial guardianship policy that req...
2019-08-02 06:16

Houthis kill 1, wound 7 in attack on airport in Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says one person has been killed and seven others wounded in an attack by Yemeni rebels on an airport in the kingdom’s south. The spokesman of the Saudi-led coalition at war in Yemen against the re...
2019-06-24 00:48

Attack on Saudi Arabia oil field would likely not have been stopped by any country: expert Saudi Arabia defended itself as well as possible from the recent massive attack on its oil facilities -- an attack that the U.S. has blamed on Iran, a military expert said....
2019-09-20 21:48

"Completely Unacceptable": Saudi Arabia On Iran's Seizure Of UK Tanker Saudi Arabia on Sunday slammed Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in sensitive Gulf waters as "completely unacceptable" and urged world powers to "take actions to deter such behaviour"....
2019-07-22 03:48

German arms export freeze on Saudi Arabia extended Germany has extended its arms export moratorium on Saudi Arabia by 6 months. If parliament agrees, cabinet also plans to extend a Bundeswehr training mission in Iraq and reconnaissance flights tracking IS in Syria....
2019-09-18 19:00

Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Travel Without Male 'Guardian' Approval Saudi Arabia will allow women to obtain passports and travel abroad without approval from a male "guardian", the government said Thursday, ending a longstanding restriction that drew heavy......
2019-08-02 07:32

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression...
2019-07-10 00:32

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
2019-05-24 07:16

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah....
2019-07-10 10:00

Saudi Arabia to support indebted Lebanon, say ex-PMs after meeting king Saudi Arabia is preparing to support Lebanon through its economic challenges, three Lebanese ex-premiers indicated after meeting Saudi King Salman in Jeddah on Monday....
2019-07-15 18:32

Saudi Arabia To Execute 3 Leading Scholars After Ramzan: Reports Saudi Arabia is expected to execute three of its leading scholars after the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, say reports. These scholars have been convicted under multiple charges of terrorism....
2019-05-22 10:32

Crude oil prices surge after Saudi Arabia plant attack The attack Saturday on led to the interruption of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of the kingdom’s crude oil production per day, equivalent to over 5 per cent of the world’s daily supply....
2019-09-16 09:32

Saudi Arabia is cracking down on foreign workers, but that may not go over so well inside the kingdom REUTERS/Faisal Nasser Saudi Arabia plans to bar foreign workers from certain jobs as part of an effort to reduce unemployment and the potential for social strife that come with it. It may take a while for Riyadh to realize the "Saudization" of its w...
2019-08-22 04:16

Saudi Arabia oil strikes 'clearly backed by Iran' as UK won't rule out attack It is looking increasingly likely that Iran is to blame for the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil installations the former defence and international trade secretary has said...
2019-09-18 21:00

Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia as U.S. prods Iran for talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Jeddah on Monday to consult with regional allies amid heightened tensions with Tehran after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to retaliate for Iran's downing of an unmanned American dron...
2019-06-24 10:16

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freed...
2019-07-09 22:32

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats Saudi Arabia launched on Sunday their new special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and high-skilled expats....
2019-06-23 14:32

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection,...
2019-05-29 03:48

Iran thanks Saudi Arabia for release of its oil tanker Happiness 1: Fars Iran said on Sunday it appreciated Saudi Arabia's efforts in the return of an Iranian ship that had docked at Jeddah port because of technical problems in May, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying....
2019-07-21 16:16

Iranian weapons were used in oil refinery attack – confirms Saudi Arabia Military officials said 'initial investigations' showed Iranian weapons were used in the attack which rocked the world's oil production...
2019-09-16 19:16

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook propaganda networkClaims of misogynistic culture at offices of Lynton Crosby firmThe network of Facebo...
2019-08-02 01:16

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
2019-06-21 07:32

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
2019-06-05 20:32

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop military sales and impose sanctions would continue after their August break....
2019-08-02 00:01

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
2019-06-21 01:48

Oil's Swings Reinforce Saudi Arabia's Key Role in Energy Markets The surge in oil prices after the attack on Saudi Arabian production facilities has reminded investors that the market is still largely driven by the world’s largest exporter, despite the flow of U.S. shale output onto the market....
2019-09-17 18:00

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensions with rival Iran....
2019-05-30 13:16

UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia: official The United Arab Emirates had been planning its recent troop drawdown in Yemen for over a year and coordinated its move with key ally Saudi Arabia, a senior Emirati official said on Monday....
2019-07-08 19:16

Saudi Arabia women's rights reforms may still be thwarted by custom Saudi officials have hailed as "historic" new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms....
2019-08-05 19:48

Oil extends losses after Saudi Arabia to restore output by end September Oil prices extended their losses from the previous session on Wednesday, after Saudi Arabia's energy minister said the Kingdom will restore lost oil production by the end of the month....
2019-09-18 06:00

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative,...
2019-07-11 20:48

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
2019-06-22 16:32

Sportswashing: how Saudi Arabia lobbies the US's largest sports bodies Saudi Arabia’s relatively sudden interest in sports can be construed as a soft power tactic to help distract from the kingdom’s ongoing human rights abuses and the Yemen crisisLast month, the foreign registration documentation for Saudi Arabia’s 2018...
2019-09-02 12:48

Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badawi, a blogger imprisoned for insulting Islam....
2019-07-19 00:32

Saudi Arabia says Iran behind Houthi missile attack on airport Foreign ministry threatens urgent reprisals to ‘deter Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militias’Saudi Arabia has said it will carry out urgent reprisals as it accused Iran of being behind a late-night cruise missile attack by Houthi rebel fighters on ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all means of force and firmness.” Ibrahim al-Assaf made the comments early Thursday at a meeting of fo...
2019-05-30 07:48

Saudi Arabia Implements End To Travel Restrictions For Women: Report Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal......
2019-08-20 22:32

Fund manager BlackRock opens office in Saudi Arabia BlackRock Inc, the world's largest fund manager, has opened an office in Saudi Arabia, pushing ahead with plans to capitalise on the government's ambitious reform agenda despite global criticism of its human rights record....
2019-09-04 16:48

Houthi leader says drone attacks a response to spurned Yemen peace moves A leader of Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Sunday it had resumed drone strikes deep inside Saudi Arabia this month in response to what he called the Saudi-led coalition's spurning of "peace initiatives" by his group....
2019-05-26 21:16

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was shot down by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen in recent day....
2019-06-16 00:16

Saudi-led coalition says downs Houthi drone fired at airbase A Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said it downed a drone on Sunday that the Iran-aligned group has said they launched in the direction of a Saudi airbase....
2019-08-25 10:00

Saudi-led coalition says it intercepted Houthi drone launched at Asir: TV Saudi-led coalition forces intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthis at a residential area in Saudi Arabia's southern Asir region, a coalition spokesman said late on Saturday in a statement reported by Al-Arabiya TV....
2019-06-30 05:48

Saudi-led coalition says Houthi drone 'fell' inside Yemen The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said an explosive-laden drone launched on Tuesday by the group in the direction of Saudi Arabia had fallen inside Yemeni territory....
2019-08-13 17:32

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
2019-05-21 20:48

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi airport with drone Yemen-based Houthi rebels have launched their third attack in three weeks on Abha international airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The Saudis say they will intensify air raids on rebel positions....
2019-07-02 07:32

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Saudi's Najran airport by drone Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Thursday launched a drone attack on a Patriot missile battery in the airport of the Saudi city of Najran near the Yemeni border, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 19:00

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched at kingdom A Saudi-led military coalition said on Monday it had intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthi group that was heading toward the kingdom, a statement on Saudi state media said....
2019-07-01 15:48

Trump Allows High-Tech U.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia Tucked into the administration’s emergency order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia is approval for Raytheon to build key components of precision-guided bombs with Saudi partners....
2019-06-07 12:32

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
2019-07-22 23:48

Saudi Arabia shakeup brings in new oil minister and royal court chief As the Aramco listing is revived, crown prince appoints a businessman to lead the oil sector and gets a new gatekeeperSaudi Arabia has announced the creation of a new natural resources ministry, separating it from the energy ministry, while replacing...
2019-08-31 13:32

UPDATE 7-Oil rises 1.5% as Saudi Arabia signals OPEC deal extension * Coming Up: U.S. rig count data at 1 p.m. EDT (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON)...
2019-06-07 18:32

Trump Orders Tighter Sanctions on Iran After Attack on Saudi Arabia (Bloomberg) –– U.S. President Donald Trump ordered tighter sanctions on Iran days after strikes on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil installation rattled energy markets and raised the specter of a slide toward regional war. “I have j...
2019-09-18 19:32

Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisisAustralia’s role as a leader in the global fossil fuel trade is underscored by a report that finds it is the world’s third big...
2019-08-19 04:32

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event Nicki Minaj pulled out of over human rights concernsJanet Jackson and rappers 50 Cent and Future have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Sau...
2019-07-17 21:48

Saudi Arabia is trying to execute teen, 18, arrested for participating in protest when he was 11: reports Saudi Arabia is trying to execute an 18-year-old who was arrested at the age of 13 for participating in anti-government protests, Amnesty International announced Friday....
2019-06-08 00:48

Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after Saudi Arabia attack, as oil prices soar US president says he has ‘reason to believe we know the culprit’ of the drone attacks on Aramco plantDonald Trump has said the US was “locked and loaded” and to ready respond to drone attacks on a petroleum processing facility in Saudi Arabia, saying...
2019-09-16 10:32

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 21:32

Sankey: A potential response by Saudi Arabia against Iran would be 'horrific' for oil prices Paul Sankey, oil analyst at Mizuho, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss oil equities as tensions rise in the Middle East after Iran allegedly attacked Saudia Arabia oil facilities....
2019-09-17 23:48

Saudi Arabia displays recovered drones and missiles, points to Iran Saudi Arabia has displayed recovered evidence from the oil attack that it says points to Iran. It showed the wreckage of what it said were cruise missiles and drones....
2019-09-18 19:00

Qatar PM to make rare trip to Saudi Arabia for emergency summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest level Qatari official to visit the kingdom during a diplomatic rift....
2019-05-29 22:16

Report: Qatar premier to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott Al-Jazeera is reporting that Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking the highest-level contact between the neighboring nations since a boycott began in 2017...
2019-05-29 18:48

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for talks, and repeated his offer for negotiations with Iran "with no preconditions" to de-escalate tensions....
2019-06-23 23:32

Eight people wounded in attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
2019-06-23 23:32

American Woman Loses Custody Battle for Daughter in Saudi Arabia In bitter court fight, Bethany Vierra accused her ex-husband of abuse and drug use. He fought back with pictures of her in a bikini and with her hair uncovered....
2019-07-15 00:48

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-06 09:00

Saudi Arabia Attack "Real Test" Of Global Will To Act, Says Crown Prince Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday the attack on the kingdom's oil infrastructure posed a "real test of the global will" to confront subversive acts that threaten......
2019-09-18 13:00

Saudi Arabia oil facility attack launched from Iranian soil, US officials say Cruise missiles and drones used in the weekend assault on Saudi Arabia's oil installations were launched from Iranian soil, U.S. officials told Fox News on Monday....
2019-09-16 17:48

Saudi Arabia Creates New Ministry, Reducing Role of Energy Minister Saudi Arabia split industry and mining resources from the energy ministry, diminishing the sprawling authority of the energy minister, Khalid al-Falih....
2019-09-01 04:16

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
2019-06-24 01:32

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abus...
2019-07-18 08:32

Trump Says We're 'Locked and Loaded' to Bomb the Hell Out of Whoever Saudi Arabia Tells Us to Donald Trump’s reckless, dangerous rhetoric toward Iran escalated yet again on Sunday night, following a strike on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil processing facility early Saturday morning. Trump tweeted that the U.S. was “locked and loaded,” but waiting...
2019-09-16 17:00

Saudi Arabia Says Iran ‘Sponsored’ Attack as Trump Vows New Sanctions The news came as Iran’s president said he might skip a U.N. gathering, blaming U.S. obstacles, and Saudi Arabia released what it called evidence of Tehran’s responsibility for airstrikes....
2019-09-18 18:32

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Princ...
2019-07-18 07:16

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional r...
2019-05-25 18:16

$11.4M Boeing contract calls for SLAM-ER missile development for Saudi Arabia Boeing Co. received an $11.4 million contract for work on the Stand-Off Land Attack Missile for Saudi Arabia, the U.S. Navy announced, more than a year after it redesigned and restarted production on the missiles....
2019-09-18 22:00

Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms could take time to be fully accepted RIYADH – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms. Thousands of Sa...
2019-08-07 00:48

Saudi Arabia reportedly aims to restore one-third of lost oil output by Monday Saudi Aramco is aiming to restore by Monday about a third of its crude output that was disrupted after drone attacks on two key oil facilities, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday,...
2019-09-15 21:16

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home to an air base. The Houthis’ Al-Masirah satellite news channel reported early Tuesday the rebels...
2019-06-11 07:00

Saudi Arabia shows media scorched oil facility site hit by drones Saudi Arabia took journalists on Friday to the site of a missile-and-drone strike on the kingdom's oil industry that shook global energy markets over the weekend....
2019-09-20 21:48

| Saudi Arabia halts production at oil plants attacked by Yemeni rebels Saudi Arabia has temporarily halted production at two Aramco oil facilities that were attacked by Yemeni rebels, interrupting about half of the company's total output, the energy minister has said....
2019-09-15 20:16

Boeing nabs $10.8M for redesign, production of Harpoon missiles for Saudi Arabia Boeing has received a $10.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for obsolescence redesign, production and delivery of Harpoon block II missiles for Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-22 00:32

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
2019-07-09 23:00

Saudi Arabia Extends New Rights to Women in Blow to Oppressive System Saudi women will be able to travel without a man’s permission and receive equal treatment in the workplace, eroding the a system that made women second-class citizens....
2019-08-04 03:48

Coalition destroys missiles fired by Houthis at Saudi Arabia: spokesman A Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthis intercepted and destroyed six ballistic missiles fired by the Iran-aligned group targeting civilians in Jizan, southwest of the kingdom, Saudi state news agency SPA said on Sunday....
2019-08-26 01:32

The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia’s reforms: not just a battle for women | Editorial Relaxation of the guardianship system is long overdue. But more change is needed, and the credit for these reforms should go to the women who have fought for them – not RiyadhThe jubilation of women in Saudi Arabia was real – and understandable. Last...
2019-08-06 02:16

Saudi Arabia starts marketing debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia started marketing its debut euro-denominated bonds on Tuesday with initial price guidance of around 115 basis points over mid-swaps for an eight-year tranche, and around 170 bps over the same benchmark for a 20-year tranche, a document i...
2019-07-02 10:32

US deploying air defense forces to Saudi Arabia in wake of attack on oil facilities The US will deploy “defensive” troops to Saudi Arabia amid heightening tensions in the region after oil facilities in the country were attacked last Saturday, the Defense Department said Friday night. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper made ...
2019-09-21 09:16

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising U.S. supplies and a slowing global economy....
2019-06-30 04:00

Formula One In Talks With Saudi Arabia To Host A Race As Early As 2021 It looks like Formula One might potentially have a new Grand Prix venue sometime soon. Saudi Arabia has been added to the lineup of prospective countries keen to host a race as early as 2021—and teams have already been asked for their opinion on the ...
2019-08-07 08:48

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: spokesman Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis attacked Saudi Arabia's Abha airport with a cruise missile on Wednesday, the group's military spokesman said in a tweet....
2019-08-29 01:48

Eddie Hearn defends Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Promoter says negative publicity could help viewing figures • Amnesty International has criticised choice of venueEddie Hearn has defended the decision to stage Anthony Joshua’s WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr ...
2019-08-12 21:00

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The product...
2019-06-08 20:16

Oil prices settle after turbulent week as Saudi Arabia reassures on output Oil prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Thursday after days of turbulence, with markets soothed by Saudi Arabia's pledge to restore full production by end-September at facilities knocked out in drone and missile attacks last weekend....
2019-09-19 05:16

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a st...
2019-06-09 23:16

Joshua-Ruiz fight promoter defends Saudi Arabia venue There was “The Rumble in the Jungle” and “The Thrilla in Manila.” Now we await the “The Clash on the Dunes.” Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz will face each other again Dec. 7 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, and promoter Eddie Hearn is making it clear there sh...
2019-08-24 02:00

Saudi Arabia to host world's richest horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia will host the world's richest horse race in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack next year, with a purse of $20 million up for grabs, the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 04:48

Saudi Arabia's hometown ambitions could clip wealth fund's wings Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) risks being pulled deeper into Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s domestic projects, curbing its international ambitions and tying its fortunes closer to its home market, four sources familiar with its stra...
2019-06-28 12:32

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to have passports, travel without a man's permission In the latest addition of sweeping changes to conservative laws in the country, women over the age of 21 can travel alone without a male guardian.       ...
2019-08-02 18:48

China’s Retort Over Its Mass Detentions: Praise From Russia and Saudi Arabia After 22 countries deplored China’s treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, 37 nations praised China’s “contribution to the international human rights cause.”...
2019-07-12 22:16

Saudi Arabia and Russia among 37 states backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia, Russia and 35 other states have written to the United Nations supporting China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters on Friday, in contrast to strong Western criticism....
2019-07-12 19:00

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In a keynote speech at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London on Tuesday, Hunt said governme...
2019-07-11 23:16

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-10 17:48

Trump to Send Troops to Saudi Arabia in Response to Attack on Oil Facilities The good news is that it appears President Donald Trump won’t be launching a war against Iran today. However, the administration will be sending U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, following an atta...
2019-09-21 18:48

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list State department experts recommended addition of Riyadh after assessing it had hired child fighters from Sudan to fight in YemenMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a list of countries that recruit chil...
2019-06-18 23:00

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
2019-05-31 03:48

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 08:16

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?At the Luna food factory on the south-east outskirts of Jeddah, Mashael Elghamdi sits at her computer ...
2019-07-20 19:32

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military council and the opposition....
2019-06-05 15:48

Oil markets want to see the 'strength' of Saudi Arabia's commitment to OPEC deal, RBC's Croft says All eyes will now be on Saudi Arabia's new energy minister to see if the country will stay the course on stabilizing global crude markets, oil market expert Helima Croft said....
2019-09-09 10:16

UN: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable in the journalist’s “deliberate, premeditated execution,” a UN investigator...
2019-06-19 13:16

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
2019-06-20 18:48

INSIGHT-Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the kingdom off oil revenues and create jobs for young Saudis....
2019-06-19 08:48

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
2019-07-20 17:16

Amnesty International criticises sanctioning of Joshua v Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia • NGO says bout is latest attempt to ‘sportswash’ image• Heavyweight title bout to take place in Diriyah on 7 DecemberAmnesty International has criticised the decision to sanction Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia, citing hum...
2019-08-10 01:16

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Ruling prompts government to suspend new arms sales to Saudi Arabia while it urgently reviews its processesLong read: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warBritish arms sales to Saudi Arabia have been declared unlawful by the court of appeal becaus...
2019-06-20 17:00

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking controversy with some fearing a revival of morality......
2019-06-19 06:32

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international humanitarian law....
2019-06-20 15:01

Oil markets want to see the 'strength' of Saudi Arabia's commitment to OPEC deal: RBC's Croft All eyes will now be on Saudi Arabia's new energy minister to see if the country will stay the course on stabilizing global crude markets, oil market expert Helima Croft said....
2019-09-09 21:48

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tues...
2019-06-05 04:16

Saudi Arabia’s King Has Replaced the Country’s Energy Minister With One of His Own Sons (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman replaced the country’s energy minister with one of his own sons Sunday, naming Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman to one of the most important positions in the country as oil price...
2019-09-09 15:48

Saudi Arabia seeks to enrich uranium for nuclear power, minister says "We are proceeding with it cautiously ... we are experimenting with two nuclear reactors," Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said at a conference in Abu Dhabi....
2019-09-09 16:16

Attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry knocks out 5% of global daily production An attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry knocked out more than 5% of global daily oil production. A processing facility and oil field were attacked in drone strikes. Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Secretar...
2019-09-17 00:16

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday....
2019-07-20 20:32

Hearn adamant that Saudi Arabia is the right choice for Joshua vs Ruiz rematch 'I’m not going to go to a fighter and say there’s more money than you can ever dream of making but you might get a little bit of criticism for going.' Eddie Hearn on the Joshua vs Ruiz rematch The post Hearn adamant that Saudi Arabia is the right cho...
2019-09-05 22:32

Saudi Arabia, UAE urge Yemen government and separatists to halt fighting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates called on Yemen's separatists and the internationally-recognised government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to halt all military actions in south Yemen....
2019-09-08 16:16

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz confirmed for Saudi Arabia in December The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-09 20:00

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon says, to provide “an additional deterrent” in the...
2019-07-21 10:48

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
2019-07-19 05:00

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-05 17:00

Iran denies attacking Saudi oil sites but prepared for 'full-fledged war' Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels said they launched drones that struck the Saudi Arabian oil installations Saturday, disrupting crude oil output.        ...
2019-09-16 09:00

Trump attacks ‘Squad,’ Mueller, fires up young conservatives in speech President Trump fired up a gathering of young conservatives on Tuesday — lashing out at “the Squad” and Robert Mueller, and repeating charges that illegal immigrants voted multiple times in California and other states. The president singled out Rep. ...
2019-07-23 23:16

Saudi-led coalition says intercepted Houthi drone launched at Jizan airport Saudi-led coalition forces intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthis at Jizan airport in southern Saudi Arabia, a coalition spokesman said on Saturday....
2019-06-30 05:48

Guterres calls for ‘maximum restraint’ following drone assault on key Saudi oil facility The UN Secretary-General appealed on Sunday for “maximum restraint" following a wave of drone attacks claimed by Houthi rebels in Yemen, against a huge Saudi Arabian State-owned Armco petroleum processing facility, which threatens to disrupt global o...
2019-09-16 00:00

Yemen rebel drone attack targets remote Saudi oil field Drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside of Saudi Arabia’s sprawling desert, causing what the kingdom described as a ‘limited fire’...
2019-08-17 20:32

Yemen rebels claim drone attack on major Saudi oil facilities The attacks, and the Houthi claim of responsibility, added to hair-trigger tensions in the Persian Gulf amid a worsening standoff between Iran, its neighbors and the United States....
2019-09-14 18:48

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched at Jizan airport Saudi-led military coalition said on Thursday it had intercepted drones launched by Yemen's Houthi group that was targeting Jizan airport, a statement on Saudi state media said....
2019-07-05 05:48

Houthi drone attack on Saudi oilfield causes gas fire, output unaffected A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said....
2019-08-18 01:16

Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi's Jizan airport by drone: Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
2019-05-26 10:48

Saudi-led coalition intercepted a Yemeni Houthi drone launched at kingdom: SPA The Saudi-led military coalition spokesman said late on Monday that the coalition had intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi group at civil targets in the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported....
2019-07-09 00:16

Oil could rise $10 per barrel after drone attack forces Saudi to cut output in half Oil prices are expected to jump as much as $10 per barrel after a coordinated drone strike hit Saudi Arabia's largest oil field, forcing the kingdom to cut its oil output in half....
2019-09-15 03:32

UPDATE 4-Saudi Arabia to raise 3 billion with debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia is set to raise 3 billion euro out of orders in excess of 14.5 billion with its first bond issuance denominated in that currency, as the kingdom taps new financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
2019-07-02 18:48

Saudi Arabia: Yemen separatists should hand over military bases to government in Aden Saudi Arabia said on Thursday that Yemen's southern separatists should hand over military bases and government buildings in Aden, and it reiterated its support for Yemen's government, a statement published by state news agency SPA showed....
2019-09-05 22:32

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for day of worship As one of the largest religious gatherings on earth, this second day of the hajj on Mount Arafat, or the hill of mercy as it’s also known, is often the most memorable for pilgrims....
2019-08-11 18:00

CNBC's full interview with Chevron CEO Wirth and his reaction to Saudi Arabia oil attack Michael Wirth, CEO of Chevron, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" with his reaction to the attack on Saudi Arabia oil and what that might mean for Aramco and global oil supply....
2019-09-17 05:00

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The sales would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen’s civil war. Many lawmakers also object to the idea of rewarding Saudi leaders after the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-25 03:00

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet....
2019-05-21 14:32

Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan thrashes woefully overmatched Billy Dib while Hughie Fury beats Samuel Peter in woeful encounter The post Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-13 04:48

Saudi Arabia rejects U.N. report in Khashoggi case as baseless: minister tweet Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs rejected on Wednesday a U.N. report that said there is credible evidence that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi...
2019-06-19 17:16

Yemen's Houthis propose to Saudi Arabia that both sides halt missile strikes Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis will stop aiming missile and drone attacks at Saudi Arabia if a coalition targeting Yemen does the same, a Houthi official said on Friday, nearly a week after the Houthis claimed a strike on Saudi oil facilities....
2019-09-20 22:16

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the k...
2019-06-10 03:32

Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia 'We want the Manny Pacquiao fight, let’s hope he comes to Saudi Arabia,' says Amir Khan The post Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-13 09:48

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent ...
2019-06-08 12:16

Missile hits arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia airport, injuring 26, official says A missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the arrivals hall of an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, injuring 26 people, a Saudi official said....
2019-06-12 15:48

Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Saudi Arabia Amnesty International urge Anthony Joshua to inform himself of the human rights situation and be prepared to speak out about Saudi Arabia’s abysmal human rights record The post Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Sau...
2019-08-10 15:48

Oil rises as Saudi Arabia signals OPEC cuts to continue under new energy minister Oil rose on Monday after a Saudi official said there would be no change in Saudi Arabia's OPEC policy as Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman was made the new energy minister for the world's biggest crude exporter over the weekend....
2019-09-09 05:48

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said, as oil pr...
2019-06-30 03:16

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to ...
2019-06-12 23:16

Anthony Joshua defends desert fight and points to Saudi Arabia ‘reforms’ • Joshua says he wanted Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in New York or UK • ‘There’s pressure, being an ambassador for boxing’Anthony Joshua, touching down briefly in New York, desperately wanted to return to the scene of the crime to reclaim his world heavywei...
2019-09-06 02:48

Why grisly UN report on Khashoggi murder will not change Trump policy toward Saudi Arabia The Trump administration was mum on UN report, which found "credible evidence" high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in Khashoggi's death.        ...
2019-06-20 13:48

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Extend OPEC Production Cut Deal: Vladimir Putin Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday....
2019-06-30 04:48