The fake statement mentioned a number of sensitive issues including Iran's role in the region, Islamist groups Hamas and Hizballah, and the US President Donald Trump. (AFP)
May 24, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
State run news agency 'QNA' published a fake statement attributed to Emir Tamim about a number of very sensitive regional issues including Iran's role in the region, Hamas and Hizballah.
Then French President Francois Hollande (L) and French President-elect Emmanuel Macron at a special ceremony at the Jardin du Luxembourg, on May 10, 2017. (AFP/ Eric Feferberg)
May 23, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
A senior French diplomat has said that Saudi Arabia is France’s largest market in the Middle East.
A Boeing aircraft takes off in Belgium. (AFP/ Philippe Huguen)
May 23, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The aviation sector play a central role in relations between the US and Saudi Arabia.
All private sector establishments in Saudi Arabia with an annual revenue of over SR375,000 ($100,000) will be paying monthly VAT starting January 2018. (Shutterstock)
May 23, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The VAT will be 5 percent of the revenue starting January 2018.
US President Donald Trump submitted a proposal to sell off half of the US oil stockpile as a way to curb the national debt. (AFP/ File)
May 23, 2017 - 12:15 GMT
Oil prices fell on Tuesday, weighed down by US President Donald Trump's plan to sell off half the country's oil stockpile.
Last week, Reuters reported that Noon’s CEO Fodhil Benturquia and other staff had left the company. (Noon)
May 23, 2017 - 08:24 GMT
JadoPado was acquired by Mohamed Alabbar earlier this month.
US President Donald Trump (L) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver press statements before an official dinner in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Netanyahu, whose staunch opposition to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal led to an acrimonious fallout with president Barack Obama, praised Trump's reversal on US policy on Iran.
The Saudi leader's speech came minutes before a highly anticipated address by Trump. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
King Salman claims $100 billion deal with the US was aimed at 'countering malign Iranian influence'.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Donald Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia struck a somewhat softer tone than previous remarks in which he stated, 'I think Islam hates us.'
Trump's daughter Ivanka was the real star of the show with the hashtag #بنت_ترامب (Trump's daughter) trending top in Saudi Arabia. (AFP)
May 21, 2017 - 20:50 GMT
Ivanka Trump, darling of Saudi Arabia....?
Trump will attend a Saudi-led summit with leaders of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council. (AFP)
May 21, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Trump discusses security and military deals with Gulf leaders on his second day in Riyadh.
No hijab to see here: First Lady Melania Trump stands next to Saudi Education Minister Ahmad al-Essa during a visit to the American International School in the Saudi capital Riyadh on May 21, 2017. (Giuseppe Cacace/AFP)
May 21, 2017 - 12:43 GMT
The real scandal here is not that Melania and her step-daughter have disregarded Trump’s previous zeal for respecting Saudi custom. Rather, it is the fact that foreign female dignitaries show so little concern for the lives of Saudi women.
US President Donald Trump joins dancers with swords at a welcome ceremony ahead of a banquet at the Murabba Palace in Riyadh on May 20, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 21, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The military deal will stretch over the coming ten years, while other agreements focused on economic cooperation.
Donald Trump and King Salman during a signing ceremony at the Saudi Royal Court in Riyadh on Saturday May 20, 2017. (AFP)
May 21, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The US has closed an arms deal with Saudi Arabia worth almost $110 billion.
US President Donald Trump (L) is welcomed by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (2nd-L) upon arrival at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on May 20, 2017, followed by First Lady Melania Trump (R). (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 20, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The meetings are expected to solidify several military and economic agreements between the two countries.
US President Donald Trump and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shake hands at the White House on March 14, 2017. (AFP/ Ian Timberlake)
May 20, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
US political opinions varied on the visit of US President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia on Saturday.