Saudi Arabia politics
Families of 9-11 victims have just won a Congressional victory in the US, with the assembly overturning an Obama veto allowing them to sue Saudi Arabia. But what if foreign governments decide to use t
Saudi Arabia's National Transformation Plan to move it away from reliance on oil revenue is reportedly about to be given the green light by the country's cabinet.
The International Monetary Fund is applauding Saudi Arabia's sweeping reform plan calling it "an appropriately bold and far-reaching transformation".
The changes in government come just one week after announcing major economic reforms in the country hard hit by the oil price slump.
US President Barack Obama is in Riyadh to meet Saudi King Salman and attend a Gulf nations summit on stability, counter-terrorism and Iran.
The regional religious and ethnic clashes in and around the Arabian peninsula risk tearing it apart. The Saudi execution of dissident Shia cleric
Hundreds of Shi’ite Muslims protested in Tehran on Sunday against Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr. Demonstrators
Saudi Arabia’s mass execution of 47 men on terrorism charges has unleashed anger at home and beyond. Prominent Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr was
Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr has unleashed anger at home and beyond. Dozens took to the streets of Al-Qatif in
Jailed Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi has been officially awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Collecting the European Parliament
As many as 20 women have been elected in municipal polls in Saudi Arabia after a ban on women voting and running as candidates was lifted. It’s being
Saudi Arabia has taken a first tentative step towards the elimination of restrictions on women voters and political candidates, albeit on that
Saudi Arabian women have taken another large leap forward in their path to greater equality with at least eight female candidates winning seats in
Saudi Arabian women have made history on Saturday in their country by voting for the first time in local council elections. They have also been
Are there more signs of a chink in the Saudi armour over oil production? OPEC’s effective leader has been softening its stance against cutting
With less than two weeks until voting gets underway in Saudi Arabia, campaigning by women taking part in elections for the first time is in full
euronews’ Daleen Hassan poke to Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir after the talks in Vienna, which concentrated on Syria but also
Ensaf Haidar, the wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, took her campaign to free her husbands to the EU’s capital on Tuesday as she looked to
Saudi Arabia is to undergo a serious reshuffle of power. King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, at the helm since January 2015, has broken with tradition and
As the Saudi-led coalition pursues air strikes on Shi’ite Houthi rebels in Yemen – now in their third week – the humanitarian situation on the ground
World leaders have been gathering in Saudi Arabia to pay their respects after the death of King Abdullah. The visiting officials met Abdullah’s
Will King Abdullah’s death change anything in his kingdom and in Saudi Arabia’s relations with the West? Dr. Riad Muasses, head of euronews’ Arabic
Saudi Arabia’s elderly King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was admitted to a hospital in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday for medical tests, state media
Two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban on females driving have been referred to a court established to try terrorism cases
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz is in Paris for talks with President Francois Hollande. Top of the agenda is combating the rise of
Saudi Arabia is giving the Lebanese army three billion dollars in aid. Lebanon’s President Michel Suleiman called it the largest grant ever to the
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has appeared on television for the first time since a lengthy operation on his back earlier this month. The video
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has appointed his defence minister, Prince Salman, as heir apparent. The 76-year-old has built a reputation for
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef has been buried after sunset prayers in the holy city of Mecca. Leaders of Arab states joined King Abdullah in