Tributes have been paid around the world to Saudi King Abdullah who has died. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, many senior dignitaries praised
The new Saudi Arabian King Salman has named his half-brother Muqrin as successor to the throne. Salman, who is believed to be 79, has already
US President Barack Obama is among those paying tribute to Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, who has died. He had been in hospital for several weeks
It is reported Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court is to re-examine the case of a blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes. Raif Badawi was flogged 50 times last
Jordanian royal Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein will challenge incumbent Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency.
The condition of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has been described as stable. The elderly monarch was admitted to hospital on Wednesday
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
OPEC's decision to maintain its oil output levels served Saudi Arabia's strategic interests but hurt lesser producers such as Iran, causing tensions within the oil cartel
After the latest OPEC meeting
black gold lost some of its sheen as the producer cartel said it would not cut output to reverse a dramatic fall in
Saudi Arabia is experiencing an educational boom. In 40 years the student population has soared from 7,000 to around one million. Anyone aiming for a
Riyadh is a city of phenomenal growth, an expanding economy and a rapidly changing skyline. Eye-catching modern developments line the roads around
A life-giving valley for the people of Riyadh, that is the Wadi Hanifah with a river which has come back from the dead flowing through the heart of a
Addiriyah is a symbol of Saudi Arabia’s rich history and a restoration project is underway to create a beacon for its future.
This was the capital
It’s the narcissistic trend that has seemingly swept the world – the ‘selfie’.
First it was celebrating movie stars at the Oscars, then the
The world’s first halal vaccines, currently being developed by Saudi Arabia and Malaysia, are expected to be ready in three years, reported the
It’s the kind of footage that might have his sons Prince William and Prince Harry running for cover.
Prince Charles, next in line to the throne in
An Indian citizen convicted of murdering a Saudi man has become the third person this year to be executed by the justice system of Saudi
Two Saudi women have been detained by police for driving a car in the country’s capital Riyadh and for refusing to call their male custodians to take
A man in Saudi Arabia has been arrested for giving out ‘free hugs’ in the capital, Riyadh.
Abdulrahman al-Khayyal and his friend, who have since
Violent riots have taken place in Manfouha, a neighbourhood in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh, over the last few days.
There are reports that three
This edition of Learning World looks at how the educational landscape in Saudi Arabia, Canada and New Zealand is changing. Three schemes in these
Saudi Arabia has become late history’s first country to say “no” to the prestigious seat offered to it in the United Nations Security Council. The
A Saudi princess charged with human trafficking has been freed, after posting $5 million bail. She had been arrested in California the day
In saudi arabia, it is forbidden for women to drive but many of them drive in secret. (filmed by Myriam de Chanrond)
It is 10 years since since the Arab Thought Foundation was established to nurture intellectual interaction between Arabs and the rest of the