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Since June 2012, Saudi Arabia has recorded 1,165 diagnosed cases of MERS, with 498 deaths. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 16:39 GMT
At least 11 deaths related to MERS have been recorded in Saudi Arabia since Sunday, leading to growing fears over a rapid spread of the virus during the upcoming Hajj season.
Human Rights Watch said they have found unexploded remnants of cluster munitions at sites where they had reportedly been used. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 13:20 GMT
Human Rights Watch urged the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen to end their use of cluster munitions inside the war-torn country.
Human rights group Amnesty International called for a moratorium on the death penalty and condemned the kingdom for executing 175 people in one year alone. (Twitter)
August 27, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
Human rights group Amnesty International called for a moratorium on the death penalty and condemned the kingdom for executing 175 people in one year alone.
The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency has reaffirmed its commitment to peg the riyal to the USD. (File photo)
August 27, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
A gradual tightening of Saudi Arabia's budget would still imply a double-digit deficit next year, according to Merrill Lynch.
Batteries of the US-made Patriot anti-missile system in a Saudi Arabian desert during the Gulf War. (AFP/Bob Sullivan)
August 27, 2015 - 08:53 GMT
Saudi-owned news agency SPA said the kingdom shot down a missile fired by the Houthis on Wednesday.
The kingdom's stock market jumped 7.4 percent on Tuesday after several days of investors selling their shares. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 00:55 GMT
The kingdom's stock market jumped 7.4 percent on Tuesday after several days of investors selling their shares.
Mughassil is the alleged mastermind behind the Khobar tower bombing in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 US airmen. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 17:34 GMT
Saudi security officials on Tuesday said they had apprehended the mastermind behind the 1996 bombing of the Khobar towers that left hundreds of US servicemen dead or wounded.
Saudi Arabia has denied past claims by Yemeni rebels that a Scud missile had struck the country. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Residents of Sanaa also reported hearing rocket fire on Wednesday morning, as Houthi media claims that Yemeni forces have launched a ballistic missile towards neighboring Saudi Arabia.
The announcement comes after King Salman previously skipped a summit with Barack Obama over Iran. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Saudi's King Salman will visit the US early next month to meet Barack Obama, according to kingdom officials.
A Yemeni boy is treated for injuries after being caught between clashes in the city of Taiz, August 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2015 - 08:54 GMT
Yemeni civilians were caught between clashes after Saudi-led airstrikes hit a hospital in al Hodeidah and fighting continued with Houthis in Taiz.
Amnesty said 175 people had been executed in less than a year. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Human rights group Amnesty International condemned Saudi Arabia for its high rate of executions in less than a year.