A man about to be executed in Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 18:03 GMT
Five foreigners have been executed in Saudi Arabia as the rate of capital punishment surges in the kingdom.
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri (center). (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 04, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Two men were arrested in connection with an assassination plot against Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri.
Mövenpick is one of the world's leading hoteliers. (Sunstar)
May 04, 2015 - 06:48 GMT
Leading Swiss hotel and resort firm Mövenpick announced the opening of a second branch in the Saudi capital of Riyadh along with Morocco's Marrakech.
It had been reported earlier that Saudi Arabia had launched a ground offensive in the city of Aden. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 14:46 GMT
A Saudi-led coalition has denied that a ground offensive has been launched in Yemen's port city of Aden, Reuters has reported.
Armed tribal supporters of exiled Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi man a vehicle with an automatic rifle attached to it near the International airport in the port city of Aden, as battles against Shiite Huthi rebels continue, on May 2, 2015. (AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)
May 03, 2015 - 12:07 GMT
For the first time the Saudi-led coalition has deployed ground troops in Yemen, as its airforce continues to conduct airstrikes in Sanaa.
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.