RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (NOVEMBER 6, 2017) (SAUDI TV) – From the moment former Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri’s plane touched down in Saudi Arabia on Friday (November 3), he was in for a surprise. There was no line-up of Saudi princes or ministry officials, as would typically greet a prime minister on an official visit to King Salman, senior sources close to Hariri and top Lebanese political and security officials said. His phone was confiscated, and the next day he was forced to resign as prime minister in a statement broadcast by a Saudi-owned TV channel. Continue reading
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (NOVEMBER 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – Saudi Arabian citizens reacted positively to the reports of 11 princes, four current ministers and dozens of former ministers being detained by authorities on Saturday (November 4) Continue reading
Speaking at the United Nations, Abdallah al-Mouallimi, the Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the UN, says a decree by the Saudi king allowing women to drive is ‘historic’. Continue reading
Saudi Arabia said it had severed ties with Iran over the storming of the Saudi embassy in Tehran, in a worsening diplomatic crisis between the regional rivals following the kingdom’s execution of a prominent Shi’ite cleric.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Saudi Arabian politicians will face divine retribution for the death of Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr.
Iranian protesters set fire to the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, as Shi’ite Muslim Iran react with fury to Saudi Arabia’s execution of a prominent Shi’ite cleric.
A Houthi official in Yemen says that the execution of prominent Saudi cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nirm will lead to boiling anger among Muslims.
Shi’ites around the world are condemning the execution of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading
Protesters gathers outside Saudi embassy in London to condemn execution of leading Saudi cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the most vocal critic of the ruling Al Saud among the Shi’ite minority. Continue reading
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal calls Donald Trump a disgrace to the United States following his call for a ban on Muslims entering the country.