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Yemenis stand at the site of a Saudi air strike against Houthi rebels near Sanaa Airport. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 08:33 GMT
The activist organization Human Rights Watch claims to have satellite evidence of Saudi Arabia using cluster munitions, also known as barrel bombs, in Yemen.
Senior Vice President Amin al-Nassar was named chief executive ‘until further notice,’ according to Aramco's statement. (Pixabay)
May 03, 2015 - 07:20 GMT
Aramco, the world’s biggest energy company, will be separated from the Saudi oil ministry, following a major government reshuffle.
Egypt announced in April that it would take part in major military operations with Saudi Arabia. (AFP/FIle)
May 02, 2015 - 13:20 GMT
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has arrived in Saudi Arabia Saturday for talks with top Saudi officials, according to a presidential spokesman.
Construction on the satellites by Lockheed Martin will begin immediately, with a targeted launch in 2018. (Wikipedia)
May 02, 2015 - 08:22 GMT
Saudi Arabia seals $650m deal with Lockheed Martin and Arianespace to build and launch communications satellites for Arabsat.
The newly announced decree appoints Muhammad bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and replaces the KSA's long standing foreign minister, Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, with a successor. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 16:43 GMT
Saudi Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud slammed the Kingdom's cabinet reshuffle announcement earlier this week, terming the decision "impulsive" and calling for more dialogue.
Troops fire artillery shells towards Yemen from their post in southwestern Saudi Arabia, April 13, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Dozens of Yemeni rebels were killed along with three Saudi soldiers during border clashes overnight, the kingdom’s Defense Ministry said.
A Houthi fighter stands in front of a house destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, April 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Iran has been arming Yemen's Shia Houthi fighters since 2009 according to a confidential UN report Friday.
Thousands of Saudi leaders flowed through a palace in the Saudi capital Thursday to pledge support for the new crown prince. (Twitter)
April 30, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
Thousands of Saudi leaders flowed through a palace in the Saudi capital Thursday to pledge support for the new crown prince.
Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi fled to Saudi Arabia after Shia Houthi rebels took control of much of the country in March (File-AFP)
April 29, 2015 - 14:07 GMT
Hadi's government prepares to join GCC.
A Houthi fighter stands in front of a property destroyed by a Saudi airstrike in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, April 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 29, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
Twelve civilians were killed by Houthi militants in the Yemeni city of Aden overnight Tuesday while the Saudi-led coalition continued to airstrike the region.
King Salman also appointed his son as Saudi Arabia's new defense minister. (AFP/File)
April 29, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
King Salman bin Abdulaziz announced Prince Muhammad bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud as the heir of the throne, along with replacing the kingdom's foreign and interior ministers respectively.