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.
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May 19, 2017 - 19:19 GMT
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Prince Mohammed bin Salman has ruled out any dialogue with Iran. (AFP)
May 19, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
On Sunday, the US president will join Saudi King Salman and other Muslim leaders for the Arab Islamic American Summit.
It is also hoped the company will contribute $3.7 billion annually to the economy, and will be part of the kingdom's Saudi Vision 2030 diversification plans. (AFP)
May 18, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia is set to establish a state-run arms manufacturing company leading to military industry sector to increase local content.
A new research has revealed that users in the MENA region spend an extra 57.6 million hours on Facebook during Ramadan. (Shutterstock)
May 18, 2017 - 17:45 GMT
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The highest number of work injuries recorded last year in Saudi Arabia were of workers falling off high platforms at construction sites. (Pixabay)
May 18, 2017 - 15:01 GMT
Saudi Arabia said that work injuries cost over SR370 million ($98.6 million) in 2016.
King Salman's freeze on perks and allowances encouraged many Saudi civil servants and their families to reduce spending to adjust with the falling revenue. (File photo)
May 18, 2017 - 14:51 GMT
The Saudi government freeze on perks encouraged individuals and families to reduce spending.