Muslim worshippers pray at the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca on June 23, 2017, during the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan. (Bandar Aldandani/AFP)
June 24, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
A planned suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca was foiled, according to Saudi security forces, who say they cornered the would-be bomber in an apartment where he blew himself up.
All allowances, bonuses and financial benefits will be restored with retrospective effect. (File photo)
June 22, 2017 - 11:42 GMT
Civil workers will receive all allowances, bonuses and financial benefits with retrospective effect.
The Night King is waiting for that release date. (HBO)
June 22, 2017 - 08:12 GMT
The new Game of Thrones trailer has launched. Winter is here, baby, but things look to get a little...explosive.
This photo taken on December 9, 2015 shows Saudi Defence Minister Mohamed bin Salman (L) talking with Crown Prince and Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef during the 136th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP)
June 21, 2017 - 18:03 GMT
After a dramatic royal power shift in Saudi Arabia, some online started asking "where have I seen this before?"
Relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran have strained since Riyadh severed diplomatic ties with Tehran early last year. (Wikimedia Commons)
June 21, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Tehran has denied the men were IRGC members and accused Saudi coast guards of killing another fisherman after opening fire on Iranian fishing boats.
A handout picture released on February 25, 2017 shows Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (R) meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in the capital Baghdad. (AFP via the Iraqi Foreign Ministry's press office)
June 21, 2017 - 10:22 GMT
At the invitation of King Salman, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi paid an official visit to Saudi Arabia on Monday.
Mohammed bin Salman (AFP)
June 21, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, according to a royal decree carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul). (AFP/ File)
June 21, 2017 - 08:48 GMT
The announcement comes after a series of market reforms taken by Tadawul.
Deputy crown prince and King Salman's son Mohammed is now crown prince. (AFP/ File)
June 21, 2017 - 08:13 GMT
King Salman ousts nephew and names son as next in line to thrown.
Saudi Aramco. (AFP/ File)
June 20, 2017 - 22:49 GMT
Saudi Arabia is taking steps toward maximizing the value of the oil giant.
Oil prices steadied near seven-month lows on Tuesday. (File photo)
June 20, 2017 - 11:44 GMT
Here's why oil prices are weak.
An Iranian fishing boat in 2012. Reports emerged on Saturday that Saudi Arabia had killed an Iranian fisherman. (Wikimedia Commons)
June 20, 2017 - 10:16 GMT
An official with the Iranian Interior Ministry has denied a claim by Saudi Arabia that Riyadh has arrested three members of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
The report has shown a particular increase in appetite for investments in technology-related sectors, such as IT, FinTech, and e-commerce. (File photo)
June 20, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
UAE emerged as the largest market in 2016 for private equity investment.
Saudi energy minister Khalid Al Falih. (Fayez Nureldine/ AFP)
June 19, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The Saudi energy minister said the ministry is working on energy price reforms.
Some 8,000 workers will be transferred to other companies. (AFP/ File)
June 19, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Employees of troubled construction company Saudi Oger will be moved to other firms.
The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) logo
June 19, 2017 - 17:31 GMT
The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) on Monday expressed concern around the diplomatic crisis of Qatar with its Gulf region neighbours, saying that politics and sport must be separate.