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Boeing nabs $10.8M for redesign, production of Harpoon missiles for Saudi Arabia

Boeing has received a $10.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for obsolescence redesign, production and delivery of Harpoon block II missiles for Saudi Ara...

Boeing nabs $10.8M for redesign, production of Harpoon missiles for Saudi Arabia

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Boeing, Lockheed contracted for Apache work, Hellfire missiles for Saudi Arabia Boeing and Lockheed have been awarded contracts worth more than $70 million to support AH-64 Apache aircraft and Hellfire guided missiles for Saudi Arabia....
23:51, 04/30/2019

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi missiles in Mecca province Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it had intercepted two missiles in Mecca province fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, who earlier denied having targeted Islam's holiest site....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Oil jumps as Saudi Arabia suggests OPEC+ to keep production cut plan Oil prices rose as much as 1 percent on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supplies....
05:51, 05/20/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Extend OPEC Production Cut Deal: Vladimir Putin Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday....
11:51, 06/29/2019

Boeing nabs five-year, $6.5B extension for JDAM guidance kit services Boeing was awarded a five-year $6.5 billion extension to a contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition guidance kit parts and services for unannounced foreign military partners....
17:51, 06/17/2019

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says 2 Saudi oil tankers hit in “sabotage attack” off UAE coast have “significant damage” DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says 2 Saudi oil tankers hit in “sabotage attack” off UAE coast have “significant damage”...
06:34, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted by a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), condemning it as an attempt to undermine security of global crude supplies....
07:51, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused....
12:17, 06/20/2019

Boeing nets $55.5M for work on KC-46 tanker's boom redesign Boeing Co. received a $55.5 million contract modification for hardware and software engineering and manufacturing on a redesign of the troubled KC-46 tanker's boom telescope actuator....
05:17, 08/06/2019

Boeing Drops Out Of Giant Pentagon Programme to Replace Nuclear Missiles Boeing says it will withdraw from a massive Pentagon program to replace America's ground-based nuclear missiles, citing concerns with how the Pentagon has handled the procurement....
09:51, 07/26/2019

Boeing might have to shut down 737 Max production Boeing reported its largest loss ever -- a $3.7 billion adjusted loss in the second quarter -- because of the grounding of the 737 Max, its bestselling jet....
19:00, 07/24/2019

Saudi Arabia Could Probably Just Use the Money Per-capita revenue for OPEC members is half of what it was in 2008, and the prospects for immediate improvement aren’t good. Cue the Saudi Aramco IPO....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil tankers among those hit off UAE coast Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and said it was an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between the United States and Iran....
14:51, 05/13/2019

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Saudi Arabia Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Saudi Arabia and learn more about the oil-rich, Middle Eastern kingdom, home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina....
06:00, 07/01/2019

Boeing May "Temporarily" Halt MAX Production If Grounding Extended Boeing could further scale back output on the 737 MAX or even "temporarily" halt production if the grounding is extended much beyond current expectations, the company's chief executive said Wednesday....
04:17, 07/25/2019

Boeing posts biggest loss on 737 MAX, may have to halt production of jet Boeing Co posted its largest-ever quarterly loss on Wednesday due to the spiraling cost of resolving issues with its 737 MAX, warning it may have to shut production of the grounded jet completely if it runs into new hurdles with global regulators ge...
23:17, 07/24/2019

Boeing May Halt 737 Max Production as Economic Fallout Spreads The aerospace giant experienced a 35 percent drop in sales for the quarter, largely because the troubled jetliner remains grounded after two deadly crashes....
16:51, 07/27/2019

Saudi Arabia says does not want war but ready to respond with 'all strength' Saudi Arabia will do its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination," following last week's attacks on Saudi oil tankers and installations, a senior official said on Sunday....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia Raises India's Haj Quota By 30,000 In a significant step, Saudi Arabia has increased India's Haj quota from 1,70,000 to 2,00,000, paving the way for 30,000 more Indians to go for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in the kingdom....
01:51, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Saudi Arabia won’t hesitate to defend itself DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast ...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Attacked Its Oil Pipelines (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed a coordinated drone atta...
18:34, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia's New US Ambassador Is A Princess With An Impossible Job Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan has a daunting task as she prepares to take up her role as the kingdom's ambassador to Washington with relations at their lowest point since the Sept. 11......
04:17, 06/26/2019

What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia Joe Gallagher gives his verdict on Anthony Joshua's decision to take the Andy Ruiz rematch to Saudi Arabia The post What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
03:51, 08/14/2019

Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia says hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will be performing there in the latest eye-popping announcement as the kingdom sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment....
17:34, 07/03/2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil infrastructure attacked by drones The assaults marked the latest incidents challenging Mideast security after the alleged sabotage of oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates earlier this week amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.     &...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia and Formula One discussing F1 race Saudi Arabia and Formula One are discussing the possibility of holding a race in the country, and team bosses have been asked for an opinion, sources said on Tuesday....
19:17, 08/06/2019

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia, Iran Appear to Ease Tensions Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an attempt to avoid military conflict, after the Trump administration moved to de-escalate two weeks of crisis....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Spotify now available on PlayStation Music across UAE, Saudi Arabia and more PlayStation users across seven countries in the region can now access the popular streaming service Spotify, on PlayStation Music, and control playback through the Spotify Connect app.Almost four years after its initial announcement, Spotify on PlayS...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil facilities outside Riyadh attacked Saudi Arabia said armed drones had struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a "cowardly" act of terrorism two days after Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
14:17, 05/14/2019

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
22:17, 05/23/2019

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
16:34, 06/08/2019

Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia Barrels Into the Gas Business Saudi Arabia’s deal to buy American natural gas is part of a decadelong $160 billion plan to build up its gas assets, as the oil-rich kingdom’s demand for new energy is projected to soar beyond its capacity....
22:51, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia will defend itself 'with all force' but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia has vowed to try and prevent a Middle East war, but if conflict breaks out it will defend itself "with all force and determination." It comes amid a recent spike in tensions with regional rival Iran....
11:00, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil producers want to reduce inventories Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to drive down crude inventories "gently" but his country would remain responsive to the needs of what he called a fragile market....
21:34, 05/19/2019

Former Lebanon PM in Saudi: Saudi Arabia to support Lebanon Saudi Arabia will "extend a hand of support to Lebanon" as it faces challenges, Lebanese ex-Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday after meeting the Saudi king along with two other Lebanese former premiers....
16:51, 07/15/2019

U.S. prosecutors subpoena records on Boeing 787 production: Seattle Times Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from Boeing Co relating to the production of the 787 Dreamliner in South Carolina, the Seattle Times reported on Friday, citing two sources familiar with the investigation....
03:34, 06/29/2019

U.S. prosecutors subpoena records on Boeing 787 production -Seattle Times Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from Boeing Co relating to the production of the 787 Dreamliner in South Carolina, the Seattle Times reported on Friday, citing two sources familiar with the investigation....
04:34, 06/29/2019

Saudi Arabia: Oil tankers damaged in 'sabotage attack' Two oil tankers sustained "significant damage" in an incident off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to the Saudi energy minister. Officials did not say who was behind the alleged sabotage....
07:17, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
19:00, 07/21/2019

Nicki Minaj Set to Headline Concert in Saudi Arabia (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will perform in the ultraconservative kingdom as it sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment. Saudi organizers announced she would be the headline a...
16:17, 07/03/2019

| Accused 9/11 mastermind open to testimony against Saudi Arabia The Saudi government has long denied involvement in the 2001 attacks, in which hijacked airplanes crashed into New York's World Trade Centre, the Pentagon outside Washington, DC, and a Pennsylvania field. Nearly 3 000 people died....
10:51, 07/30/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Oil Stations Attacked By Armed Drones Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that attacks on two of its oil tankers and a major pipeline targeted not only its own security but that of the world's supplies....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Millions of locusts invade city in Saudi Arabia A huge swarm of ravenous locusts has been caught on film completely blanketing the skies over a Saudi Arabian city. The deluge of biblical bugs – which numbered in the tens of millions – descended on Najran at the weekend. Creepy online v...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted 2 Yemen rebel drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it intercepted two drones launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom. The Houthi’s Al-Masirah satellite news channel late Saturday said the rebels targeted S...
08:51, 06/30/2019

U.S. Air Force expands operating base in Saudi Arabia Several hundred U.S. Air Force personnel are expanding an operating base in Saudi Arabia, which will host fighter planes and Patriot missiles, officials said....
23:51, 07/24/2019

Old habits die hard: Saudi Arabia struggles to end oil addiction When Saudi Aramco was on the verge of a deal last year to buy a stake in an Indian oil refinery, its boss quickly boarded a company jet in Paris and flew to New Delhi....
14:51, 07/25/2019

Hyderabad Man Rescued From Saudi Arabia, Thanks Sushma Swaraj Hafez Mohammed Bahauddin, a Hyderabad resident thanked External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj and Indian Embassy officials for rescuing and sending him back to India from Saudi Arabia on......
01:34, 05/04/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women provisionally freed to seven....
12:17, 05/03/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international criticism of the kingdom’s crackdown on dissent....
11:51, 05/03/2019

Saudi Arabia Says It’s Responding to an Iranian Oil Tanker Emergency (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Jiddah, and analysts said the vessel carried over 1 million barrels of fuel oil and might be leaking. ...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Is a US-led war with Iran on the horizon as troops head to Saudi Arabia? The US is sending troops to Saudi Arabia amid concerns that it is preparing for a war with Iran. It will be the first deployment of American forces in the kingdom since the US toppling of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime....
21:17, 07/20/2019

| CIA warns Khashoggi associates about threats from Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services have warned friends and colleagues of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that their continuation of pro-democracy work has made them targets of potential retaliation from Saudi Arabia....
19:51, 05/10/2019

The CIA Sent Warnings to at Least 3 Khashoggi Associates About New Threats From Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services are warning friends and colleagues of Jamal Khashoggi that their efforts to continue the pro-democracy work of the slain Saudi journalist has made them and their families the targets of potential retaliation from...
19:17, 05/09/2019

Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch, a source with direct knowledge of the discussions told ESPN on Thursday....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Nicki Minaj cancels Saudi Arabia concert The 'Anaconda' rapper is pulling out of Jeddah World Fest 2019 because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
02:00, 07/10/2019

Iran says it's prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia also ready Iran is prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency....
15:17, 07/31/2019

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused "significant damage" to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to pick up Saudi oil to take to the U.S....
10:17, 05/13/2019

| WATCH: Saudi Arabia says oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia said two of its oil tankers were damaged in "sabotage attacks" in the Gulf as tensions soared in a region already shaken by a standoff between the United States and Iran....
13:17, 05/13/2019

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials said, marking a U.S. return to the kingdom after its 2003 withdrawal....
02:51, 07/19/2019

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia has amended several laws to give women more rights and freedoms. But critics say the reforms are window dressing unless the male "guardianship" system is completely abolished....
06:51, 08/02/2019

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide "an additional deterrent" in the face of "emergent, credible threats....
03:51, 07/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged in ‘sabotage attack’ Two Saudi oil tankers — one of which was bound for the US — were targeted early Monday in a “sabotage attack” off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to kingdom officials. The ships sustained “significant damage,”...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia Says 2 Oil Tankers Damaged in Sabotage Attacks The United Arab Emirates said a total of four ships had been targeted. Tensions with Iran are running high, but Emirati and Saudi officials did not say who was to blame....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia approves permanent residency for first time The Saudi government has approved for the first time a scheme that gives permanent residency to certain expatriates, allowing them to own real estate in the kingdom and reside with their families without a Saudi sponsor....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Has Saudi Arabia got away with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi? – podcast A UN report on the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi has said there is credible evidence linking the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, to the crime. Nick Hopkins and Stephanie Kirchgaessner discuss the killing and the fallout in Saudi A...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Ruiz-Joshua rematch set for Saudi Arabia in December Mexican-American world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. will fight Britain's Anthony Joshua in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on Dec. 7, Sky Sports reported on Friday....
01:00, 08/10/2019

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
12:17, 05/20/2019

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
01:34, 06/08/2019

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia assists Iranian oil tanker in Red Sea, no injuries Saudi Arabia's coast guard assisted an Iranian oil tanker with engine trouble off the coast of Jeddah in the Red Sea after Riyadh received a request for help from Iran, the state news agency SPA said on Thursday....
09:51, 05/02/2019

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
16:51, 06/10/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of President Donald Trump's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia claims oil pipeline was attacked by drones Saudi Araba said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed a coordinated drone attack on the Sunni power. The assaults marked th...
14:34, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE to attend U.S.-led Palestine investment meeting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will participate in a conference next month in Bahrain aimed at encouraging investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, part of U.S. President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israel-Palestinian peace plan....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Moderate Islamic scholars 'to be executed by Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
16:00, 05/22/2019

| Saudi Arabia eases travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a male "guardian", authorities have said....
16:00, 08/22/2019

Swiss ban planemaker Pilatus from operating in Saudi Arabia, UAE The Swiss foreign ministry on Wednesday banned planemaker Pilatus from operating in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying the company had breached rules on logistical support for foreign armed forces....
12:17, 06/26/2019

Saudi Arabia vows to help S. Korea if oil supply disrupted SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has met with visiting Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who promised to help with possible fuel shortages in case of supply disruption caused by tensions in the Middle East. S...
11:17, 06/26/2019

Saudi Arabia must OK nonproliferation standard - U.S. energy secretary Saudi Arabia must commit to a broad international monitoring program of nuclear power facilities if it develops nuclear power reactors with technology from the United States, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told lawmakers on Tuesday....
22:51, 06/25/2019

Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia After Amir Khan's original opponent is involved in a car accident, former featherweight Billy Dib is called in for Saudi Arabia fight The post Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00, 06/26/2019

Saudi Arabia must OK nonproliferation standard: U.S. energy secretary Saudi Arabia must commit to a broad international monitoring program of nuclear power facilities if it develops nuclear power reactors with technology from the United States, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told lawmakers on Tuesday....
22:00, 06/25/2019

Oil built Saudi Arabia – will a lack of water destroy it? As Riyadh continues to build skyscrapers at a dizzying rate, an invisible emergency threatens the desert kingdom’s existenceBottles of water twirl on the conveyor belts of the Berain water factory in Riyadh, as a puddle of water collects on the concr...
13:51, 08/06/2019

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection,...
03:51, 05/29/2019

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh....
06:00, 07/20/2019

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people were hurt....
14:34, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province Saudi Arabia's air defense forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday....
23:34, 05/22/2019

CIA warns Arab activist of potential threat from Saudi Arabia Pro-democracy campaigner İyad el-Baghdadi has been vocal critic of Saudi crown princeThe CIA has warned Norway that a prominent Arab activist who is living in the country under asylum protection is facing a potential threat from Saudi Arabia, the Gua...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Saudi Arabia rebuffs U.N. expert's report on Khashoggi murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a U.N. report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Oil rises 1.5% as Saudi Arabia signals OPEC deal extension Oil prices rose on Friday, climbing further from five-month lows hit this week, after Saudi Arabia said OPEC was close to agreeing to extend an output production cut beyond June....
19:17, 06/07/2019

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative,...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensions with rival Iran....
14:51, 05/30/2019

Saudi Arabia seeks Arab unity over Iran after attacks Arab leaders began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for emergency summits that Riyadh hopes will deliver a strong message to Iran that regional powers will defend their interests against any threat after attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
15:17, 05/30/2019

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact between the two nations since the kingdom and thr...
05:17, 05/27/2019

Trump vetoes restrictions on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan effort to restrict US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia has been vetoed by the White House. President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia and the UAE served as a "bulwark against the malign activities of Iran."...
13:17, 07/25/2019

Oil prices steady as Saudi Arabia indicates prolonged supply cuts Oil prices steadied on Monday, supported by Saudi Arabia's comments indicating OPEC and its allies would continue to tighten the crude market following deep losses last week....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Trump vetoes resolutions to end arms deals with Saudi Arabia President Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that would end US arms deals with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The Senate voted last month in support of 22 resolutions that would block ...
03:51, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. A statement late Tuesday from a spokesman f...
06:51, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off 'hostile' ship Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a "hostile" ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels....
07:51, 06/05/2019

The U.S. Shared Nuclear Information With Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder The Trump administration authorized the sharing of nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, Reuters reports. Senator Tim Kaine said the first approval — called an 810 authori...
13:17, 06/05/2019

"Completely Unacceptable": Saudi Arabia On Iran's Seizure Of UK Tanker Saudi Arabia on Sunday slammed Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in sensitive Gulf waters as "completely unacceptable" and urged world powers to "take actions to deter such behaviour"....
13:17, 07/22/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all means of force and firmness.” Ibrahim al-Assaf made the comments early Thursday at a meeting of fo...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
19:51, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia says ending British arms exports would help Iran Iran would be the only beneficiary of any end to arms exports from Britain to Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the deployment of weapons in Yemen was legitimate....
16:51, 06/20/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Saudi Arabia to convene Arab leaders over recent attacks Saudi Arabia’s King Salman invited Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summits to discuss the implications of this week’s attacks against the kingdom and neighboring United Arab Emirates, the foreign ministry said on Saturday....
23:34, 05/18/2019

Saudi Arabia says seeking to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
03:51, 05/19/2019

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
16:17, 06/22/2019

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats Saudi Arabia launched on Sunday their new special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and high-skilled expats....
14:51, 06/23/2019

UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sky News has learnt....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed to have carried out a drone attack on Saudi facilities. The incidents stoked rising fears of a military clash with Iran....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Armed drones attack oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia For the second day in a row Tuesday, attackers targeted equipment of Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure -- this time oil pumping stations for a major oil pipeline....
17:34, 05/14/2019

Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia in first of 5-nation swing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia Monday to meet with King Salman and discuss confronting Iran in the first of a five-nation tour by the United States' chief diplomat....
21:34, 06/24/2019

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression...
19:34, 07/09/2019

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
22:17, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil tankers hit off UAE coast, Iran calls for probe Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia to support indebted Lebanon, say ex-PMs after meeting king Saudi Arabia is preparing to support Lebanon through its economic challenges, three Lebanese ex-premiers indicated after meeting Saudi King Salman in Jeddah on Monday....
21:17, 07/15/2019

Saudi Arabia To Execute 3 Leading Scholars After Ramzan: Reports Saudi Arabia is expected to execute three of its leading scholars after the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, say reports. These scholars have been convicted under multiple charges of terrorism....
05:34, 05/22/2019

First Formula E night race in Saudi Arabia a "possibility" for 2019 Alejandro Agag has confirmed that a night-time season-opening Saudi Arabian race is "a possibility" for the 2019/20 Formula E championship, but only if the extra required power is also renewable...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the r...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the kingdom off oil revenues and create jobs for young Saudis....
07:17, 06/19/2019

Saudi Arabia oil facilities attacked, U.S.-Iran tensions flare Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a "cowardly" act of terrorism two days after four Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah....
11:51, 07/10/2019

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, state media reported....
05:17, 05/12/2019

"Nothing New": Saudi Arabia Rebuffs Report on Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable......
08:51, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created 'very grave' situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardized global oil supplies with its aggressive behavior, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the kingdom was consulting with allies on next steps....
16:51, 06/20/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freed...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Trump's toadyism to Saudi Arabia: a new moral low | Richard Wolffe The Saudis are good customers, Trump says – which evidently outweighs the fact they murdered and carved up a Washington Post journalistIt’s that time of a presidency when every incumbent pretends to be what he isn’t, or to do what he hasn’t. With a r...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Golf: European Tour will return to Saudi Arabia - Commissioner European Tour Commissioner Keith Pelley says the tour will play again in Saudi Arabia in 2020 and is "perplexed" at the criticism received for staging a tournament there for the first time in January....
20:17, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia Implements End To Travel Restrictions For Women: Report Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal......
23:34, 08/20/2019

Oil traders eye Saudi Arabia's response in a critical juncture for crude Renewed U.S. efforts to curb Iranian output, escalating tensions in Libya, supply outages in Nigeria and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela have created a complex and uncertain outlook for crude....
09:00, 04/30/2019

Muslims mark Eid and final days of hajj in Saudi Arabia Close to 2.5 million pilgrims took part in a symbolic stoning of the devil in the final days of the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as Muslims around the world marked the start of the Eid al-Adha celebrations...
12:00, 08/11/2019

Oil Climbs on Report Saudi Arabia Won't Rush to Lift Supply Oil prices climbed following a report that Saudi Arabia won’t rush to lift output following the end of waivers that allowed some countries to buy Iranian crude....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr is set for Saudi Arabia • Bout is due to take place in Diriyah on 7 December• Joshua aims to win back IBF, WBA and WBO titlesAnthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr will take place in Saudi Arabia on 7 December. Joshua will be bidding to win ba...
21:00, 08/09/2019

Saudi Arabia is cracking down on foreign workers, but that may not go over so well inside the kingdom REUTERS/Faisal Nasser Saudi Arabia plans to bar foreign workers from certain jobs as part of an effort to reduce unemployment and the potential for social strife that come with it. It may take a while for Riyadh to realize the "Saudization" of its w...
22:34, 08/21/2019

Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Travel Without Male 'Guardian' Approval Saudi Arabia will allow women to obtain passports and travel abroad without approval from a male "guardian", the government said Thursday, ending a longstanding restriction that drew heavy......
04:17, 08/02/2019

Facebook Says It Took Down Shady Influence Campaign Tied To Saudi Arabia People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on......
04:17, 08/02/2019

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook propaganda networkClaims of misogynistic culture at offices of Lynton Crosby firmThe network of Facebo...
23:51, 08/01/2019

Saudi Arabia to stage record $20M horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia is to stage the richest horse race in history next year with a $20 million prize pot up for grabs in the latest venture to attract world-class sporting events to the nation....
14:17, 08/09/2019

Canadian firm optimistic about prospects in Saudi Arabia despite diplomatic row WSP Global Inc., an engineering firm headquartered in Montreal, has continued to land infrastructure work in Saudi Arabia even after a dispute erupted with Canada last summer, said Isabelle Adjahi, one of its senior vice-presidents....
04:34, 05/04/2019

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Travel Without a Male Guardian’s Permission (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia issued new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing and controversial guardianship policy that req...
11:17, 08/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop military sales and impose sanctions would continue after their August break....
03:17, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Air Arabia to meet Airbus and Boeing ahead of imminent 100-jet order, says CEO Budget airline Air Arabia is likely to order 100 or more Airbus or Boeing jets within the next three to four months, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
15:34, 04/30/2019

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
23:34, 06/23/2019

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for talks, and repeated his offer for negotiations with Iran "with no preconditions" to de-escalate tensions....
21:34, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
03:51, 05/19/2019

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with the rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event after Nicki Minaj withdrew over human rights concernsJanet Jackson and the rappers 50 Cent and Future have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the conce...
02:17, 07/18/2019

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abus...
01:00, 07/18/2019

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Princ...
10:00, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, telling Iran that the ball was now in its court....
10:00, 05/19/2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz confirmed for Saudi Arabia in December The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
17:34, 08/10/2019

Amnesty International criticises sanctioning of Joshua v Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia • NGO says bout is latest attempt to ‘sportswash’ image• Heavyweight title bout to take place in Diriyah on 7 DecemberAmnesty International has criticised the decision to sanction Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia, citing hum...
00:34, 08/10/2019

China’s Retort Over Its Mass Detentions: Praise From Russia and Saudi Arabia After 22 countries deplored China’s treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, 37 nations praised China’s “contribution to the international human rights cause.”...
22:17, 07/12/2019

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
06:34, 07/19/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international humanitarian law....
16:00, 06/20/2019

2020 Dakar Rally Route Details In Saudi Arabia Announced The Dakar Rally will be moving to Saudi Arabia in 2020 in a massive move for the motorsport series, having spent a decade in the dunes and mountains of South America. While the announcement to move......
10:51, 04/29/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
02:34, 05/20/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iraq against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
01:17, 05/20/2019

Eight people wounded in attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
21:34, 06/23/2019

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran as Iran’s navy chief warned Iranian forces wouldn’t hesitate t...
14:17, 06/24/2019

Yemen's Houthis target Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi military spokesman said the group has targeted drone hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport, the Houthis' Al-Masirah TV reported on Tuesday....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Saudi Arabia to host world's richest horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia will host the world's richest horse race in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack next year, with a purse of $20 million up for grabs, the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia said on Thursday....
04:17, 08/08/2019

After Drone Attack, Saudi Arabia Stops Pumping At Major Oil Pipeline OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia said it had stopped pumping crude oil along a major pipeline Tuesday following a drone attack, hours after Yemen's Huthi rebels said they had targeted vital Saudi......
18:34, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Extends New Rights to Women in Blow to Oppressive System Saudi women will be able to travel without a man’s permission and receive equal treatment in the workplace, eroding the a system that made women second-class citizens....
02:51, 08/03/2019

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to have passports, travel without a man's permission In the latest addition of sweeping changes to conservative laws in the country, women over the age of 21 can travel alone without a male guardian.        ...
16:51, 08/02/2019

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In a keynote speech at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London on Tuesday, Hunt said governme...
22:17, 07/11/2019

Saudi Arabia and Russia among 37 states backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia, Russia and 35 other states have written to the United Nations supporting China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters on Friday, in contrast to strong Western criticism....
19:34, 07/12/2019

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
01:51, 07/10/2019

Trump Backed Libyan Warlord After Saudi Arabia and Egypt Lobbied Him The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Egypt successfully lobbied President Trump to reverse U.S. policy in Libya and support a rogue general leading an offensive on a government in Tripoli backed by the United Nations, according to a senior U.S. administra...
17:51, 05/12/2019

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
17:17, 07/10/2019

Saudi Arabia says 'terrorist attack' on oil tankers raises new security concerns Saudi Arabia's cabinet called the "terrorist attack" against two Saudi oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates' territorial waters a threat to maritime safety, saying it reflected poorly on regional and international security, Saudi Press agency re...
00:51, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia says pipeline sabotage targets kingdom, global oil supply Saudi Arabia's cabinet said sabotage operations against two East-West oil pipeline pumping stations on Tuesday targeted not only the kingdom but the security of global oil supplies and the world economy, the Saudi Press Agency reported....
00:51, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia starts marketing debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia started marketing its debut euro-denominated bonds on Tuesday with initial price guidance of around 115 basis points over mid-swaps for an eight-year tranche, and around 170 bps over the same benchmark for a 20-year tranche, a document i...
12:17, 07/02/2019

Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms could take time to be fully accepted RIYADH – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms. Thousands of Sa...
04:51, 08/07/2019

Formula One In Talks With Saudi Arabia To Host A Race As Early As 2021 It looks like Formula One might potentially have a new Grand Prix venue sometime soon. Saudi Arabia has been added to the lineup of prospective countries keen to host a race as early as 2021—and teams have already been asked for their opinion on the ...
00:51, 08/07/2019

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil pipeline Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil pumping stations that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia has claimed responsibility for....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia's NEOM says AECOM hired as project management consultant Saudi Arabia's NEOM, which is building a mega economic zone, said on Wednesday it has appointed AECOM as a project management consultant for part of NEOM Bay, the first urban area to be developed in the zone....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Saudi Arabia's hometown ambitions could clip wealth fund's wings Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) risks being pulled deeper into Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s domestic projects, curbing its international ambitions and tying its fortunes closer to its home market, four sources familiar with its stra...
10:17, 06/28/2019

The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia’s reforms: not just a battle for women | Editorial Relaxation of the guardianship system is long overdue. But more change is needed, and the credit for these reforms should go to the women who have fought for them – not RiyadhThe jubilation of women in Saudi Arabia was real – and understandable. Last...
23:51, 08/05/2019

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising U.S. supplies and a slowing global economy....
06:51, 06/30/2019

American Woman Loses Custody Battle for Daughter in Saudi Arabia In bitter court fight, Bethany Vierra accused her ex-husband of abuse and drug use. He fought back with pictures of her in a bikini and with her hair uncovered....
01:17, 07/15/2019

EU mulls adding Saudi Arabia to money-laundering gray list The European Union is preparing an overhaul of its listing of countries that pose money-laundering risks, an EU confidential document shows, a review that could allow Saudi Arabia to be moved to a new gray list after having been briefly blacklisted....
15:00, 07/11/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Exports contributed to civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesThe court of appeal has declared British arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful because they contributed to civilian casualties in indiscriminate bombing in Yemen....
12:51, 06/20/2019

Qatar prime minister to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking the highest-level contact between the neighboring nations since a boycott began in 2017...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Saudi Arabia is trying to execute teen, 18, arrested for participating in protest when he was 11: reports Saudi Arabia is trying to execute an 18-year-old who was arrested at the age of 13 for participating in anti-government protests, Amnesty International announced Friday....
22:34, 06/07/2019

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The product...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Drone attacks target Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia: al masirah tv Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched multiple drone attacks targeting Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen, a tweet on Sunday by the group's TV Al-Masirah said....
07:34, 06/09/2019

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a st...
03:17, 06/10/2019

Tlaib defends Israel boycott, would expand it to Saudi Arabia and Egypt ​WASHINGTON – Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Sunday defended the economic boycott of Israel as a freedom of speech movement that’s “pushing back against racist policies in Israel.” Last week, 398 House members overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the ...
03:51, 07/29/2019

Yemen Houthis carry out attacks on Saudi Arabia airbase: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Monday that it carried out attacks on King Khalid airbase near Khamis Mushait in southwestern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Yemeni rebel missile attack injures 26 at airport in Saudi Arabia Attack comes as Japan’s PM arrives in Tehran in effort to ease US-Iranian tensionsYemeni rebels said they fired a cruise missile at a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia, an attack Riyadh said hit the arrivals hall and wounded 26 people.The attack is pa...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisisAustralia’s role as a leader in the global fossil fuel trade is underscored by a report that finds it is the world’s third big...
01:51, 08/19/2019

Trump Allows High-Tech U.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia Tucked into the administration’s emergency order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia is approval for Raytheon to build key components of precision-guided bombs with Saudi partners....
13:51, 06/07/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
06:17, 06/06/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining state security, had provoked an international outcry and added to criticism of the kingdom’s human ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Qatar PM to make rare trip to Saudi Arabia for emergency summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest level Qatari official to visit the kingdom during a diplomatic rift....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Foreign Relations Committee snubs Republican chairman on Saudi Arabia The Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rebuke to its chairman, Jim Risch — and President Donald Trump — when it essentially killed the senator’s bill to chastise Saudi Arabia for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Instead, the panel a...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
01:34, 05/31/2019

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
01:34, 05/31/2019

Trump defies Congress, completes $8B weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
00:00, 05/26/2019

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional r...
20:17, 05/25/2019

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
19:17, 05/25/2019

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tues...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Goldman Sachs back to business in Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi murder It’s been less than seven months since the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi — but for Goldman Sachs, it’s business as usual when it comes to Saudi Arabia. Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon — who in October said the Persian Gulf kingdom had to...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday....
21:34, 07/20/2019

UN: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable in the journalist’s “deliberate, premeditated execution,” a UN investigator...
13:17, 06/19/2019

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?At the Luna food factory on the south-east outskirts of Jeddah, Mashael Elghamdi sits at her computer ...
22:00, 07/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking controversy with some fearing a revival of morality......
08:17, 06/19/2019

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
18:00, 06/15/2019

INSIGHT-Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the kingdom off oil revenues and create jobs for young Saudis....
07:51, 06/19/2019

Southern Yemeni separatists tell Saudi Arabia: evict Islah or lose the war Yemen's southern separatists vowed on Wednesday to keep control over Aden, warning the only way out of the impasse that has fractured a Saudi-led military alliance was for Islamists and northerners to be removed from positions of power in the south....
16:51, 08/14/2019

Two Arab journalists detained for months in Saudi Arabia: media watchdog Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdom's human rights record....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
19:00, 07/22/2019

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon says, to provide “an additional deterrent” in the...
05:51, 07/20/2019

Eddie Hearn defends Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Promoter says negative publicity could help viewing figures • Amnesty International has criticised choice of venueAnthony Joshua is “very comfortable” with staging his heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia, despite growing ...
06:51, 08/13/2019

Houthi drone attack causes "minor" gas fire, oil production unaffected: Saudi source A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia caused a "minor" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, a Saudi industry source said....
15:51, 08/17/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid not to take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human rights concerns by claiming Saudi Arabia is undergoi...
23:51, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tues...
05:34, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia shuts down pipeline following drone attack by Yemen Houthi rebels Rebels in Yemen on Tuesday said they carried out a coordinated drone strike on one of Saudi Arabia’s oil pipelines. The attack, confirmed by the Saudi energy minister, follows recent reports of sabotage against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf off the...
20:51, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia starts marketing its debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia's first bonds denominated in euros will go on sale on Tuesday, as the kingdom seeks to expand its financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
13:51, 07/02/2019

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is iss...
23:17, 05/24/2019

Saudi Arabia Chips Away at Oppressive System by Granting Women Travel Rights Saudi women hailed the new rights as a major step in a long-term social evolution. But they called on the kingdom to allow women to marry, live on their own and exit state facilities like prison without consent from their guardians....
17:17, 08/02/2019

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed: senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tues...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
00:34, 05/25/2019

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund aims to tap debt markets twice this year Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market twice this year, after an overwhelmingly positive response from international investors....
08:17, 05/01/2019

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women, grants them greater control Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and granted them more control over family matters, further eroding a heavily criticized male guardianship system at a time of heightened scrutiny over its human rights record....
06:51, 08/02/2019

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for day of worship As one of the largest religious gatherings on earth, this second day of the hajj on Mount Arafat, or the hill of mercy as it’s also known, is often the most memorable for pilgrims....
12:00, 08/11/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
06:00, 05/31/2019

As China wages relentless crackdowns on its Muslims, Saudi Arabia stays quiet Much of the tone toward China in the Muslim world has been set by Saudi Arabia, which carries economic and religious clout. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appeared to condone Beijing’s treatment of Uighur Muslims when he visited the country earlier...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Saudi Arabia grants women right to obtain own passports, travel without male guardian Just over a year since women were granted the historical right to drive, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now passed another monumental reform to enable females to finally obtain passports and travel alone....
08:17, 08/03/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched a new drone attack targeting the Abha regional airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Monday....
07:34, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia starts marketing its debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia's first bonds denominated in euros will go on sale on Tuesday, as the kingdom seeks to expand its financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
12:17, 07/02/2019

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the k...
03:17, 06/10/2019

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to ...
01:34, 06/13/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and a newspaper close to the palace called for Washington to launch “surgical” strikes on I...
04:51, 05/17/2019

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Why grisly UN report on Khashoggi murder will not change Trump policy toward Saudi Arabia The Trump administration was mum on UN report, which found "credible evidence" high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in Khashoggi's death.        ...
13:34, 06/20/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Missile hits arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia airport, injuring 26, official says A missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the arrivals hall of an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, injuring 26 people, a Saudi official said....
17:51, 06/12/2019

Senate to vote to block Trump’s emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The measures, which will be consolidated into three votes Thursday, have enough support to pass, but will likely fall short of a veto-proof majority....
18:17, 06/20/2019

India Dials Saudi Arabia Over Rising Oil Prices As US-Iran Ties Worsen Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed concerns about rising crude oil prices to his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Khalid al-Falih, on Friday amid worsening US-Iranian tensions, a government......
01:51, 06/22/2019

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaratio...
22:51, 06/12/2019

Iran-Allied Houthis Expose Holes in Saudi Arabia's Missile Defense Yemen’s Houthi rebels have accelerated missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia in recent weeks, highlighting the kingdom’s vulnerabilities in defending itself against an Iranian ally....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Saudi Arabia announces capture of an ISIS leader in Yemen in U.S.-backed raid The group's branch in Yemen rose to prominence at the beginning of Yemen’s civil war and is considered one of the Islamic State’s smaller franchises....
07:34, 06/26/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
12:34, 06/16/2019

Houthi drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha Airport leaves nine injured A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia early on Tuesday left nine people injured, a Saudi-led coalition statement said....
02:34, 07/02/2019

Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia dies in attack on Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudi's Abha airport on Sunday, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
02:17, 06/24/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
17:00, 06/30/2019

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent ...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said, as oil pr...
03:34, 06/30/2019

Saudi Arabia said they confessed. But court filings show some executed men protested their innocence Leaked documents obtained by CNN reveal that some of the men who were recently executed in Saudia Arabia claimed that their confessions were false and had been obtained through torture....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Saudi Arabia Amnesty International urge Anthony Joshua to inform himself of the human rights situation and be prepared to speak out about Saudi Arabia’s abysmal human rights record The post Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Sau...
17:34, 08/10/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
18:17, 06/07/2019

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter riv...
20:00, 06/16/2019

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it...
01:51, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump Vetoes 3 Bills Blocking Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that Congress passed to stop several arms sales benefiting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which the president pushed through......
04:17, 07/25/2019

Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan thrashes woefully overmatched Billy Dib while Hughie Fury beats Samuel Peter in woeful encounter The post Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
00:51, 07/13/2019

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18:17, 05/03/2019

Boxing: Pacquiao camp denies Khan claims over Saudi Arabia bout Manny Pacquiao has not signed a contract to take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year despite claims that a deal has been agreed for the bout, the Filipino's publicist has said....
08:34, 07/17/2019

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The sales would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen’s civil war. Many lawmakers also object to the idea of rewarding Saudi leaders after the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
10:51, 07/25/2019

Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia 'We want the Manny Pacquiao fight, let’s hope he comes to Saudi Arabia,' says Amir Khan The post Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
09:51, 07/13/2019

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The writer was whipped and sentenced to prison for "insulting Islam."...
08:00, 07/19/2019

Saudi Arabia urges global community to deter maritime trade disruptions Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that Iran's interception of commercial vessels, including its seizure of a British tanker, in Gulf waters was a violation of international law and urged the global community to deter such actions....
15:51, 07/23/2019

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in defiance of President Donald Trump and likely to be vetoed. Several Repub...
10:51, 07/18/2019

U.S. energy secretary says Saudi raising production to counter Iran sanctions impact: CNBC U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told CNBC on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is increasing its oil production to meet needs arising from sanctions on Iran....
00:17, 05/08/2019

Saudi Arabia will support whatever economic plan will bring prosperity to the Palestinians: finance minister Saudi Arabia's finance minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said on Wednesday that it will support whatever economic plan will bring prosperity to the Palestinians....
16:34, 06/26/2019

Amir Khan to take on Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia after Neeraj Goyat suffers injuries in car accident Amir Khan will face former featherweight world champion Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia on 12 July after Neeraj Goyat was forced to pull out after being injured in a car accident....
18:51, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
05:17, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed -senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tues...
21:34, 06/04/2019

Trump vetoes resolutions from Congress attempting to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia Associated Press President Donald Trump vetoed measures blocking his administration from selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia. The White House said that stopping the sale would send a signal that the US does...
13:51, 07/25/2019

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
05:17, 07/10/2019

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tensions with Iran....
23:34, 05/24/2019

UN calls on Canada, U.S. to hold Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman accountable in Khashoggi killing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland repeated calls for a “full, international independent investigation” but did not commit to further sanctions....
05:17, 06/21/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move for...
19:51, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed -senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw details of the approvals s...
22:34, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaratio...
05:17, 06/13/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
13:17, 06/13/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
01:34, 07/09/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
22:51, 05/24/2019

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed independent investigator said on Wednesday, in a renewed call for full State accountability for the crime. ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched drone attacks on the airport of Abha in southwest Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Twitter on Tuesday....
10:51, 08/13/2019

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusation against Riyadh stems from Saudi-led coalition's involvement in Yemen, and Pompeo's actions have ...
23:00, 06/19/2019

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom has dismissed findings that its leaders were likely involved in the killing....
06:17, 07/31/2019

Eddie Hearn defends decision to stage Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arabia Eddie Hearn claims Joshua-Ruiz rematch 'could change boxing forever' The post Eddie Hearn defends decision to stage Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
20:21, 08/12/2019

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the ...
14:17, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
02:34, 05/31/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sale...
18:00, 07/10/2019

U.N. report: Saudi Arabia is responsible for ‘premeditated execution’ of Jamal Khashoggi A United Nations report on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says the murder was a quote, “deliberate, premeditated execution.” Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
15:51, 06/01/2019

Bella Hadid apologizes after fans say she disrespected Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bella Hadid faced backlash after posting an Instagram of the sole of her foot facing three planes, including a Saudi plane and a UAE plane that featured each country's flag.        ...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
01:34, 06/01/2019

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say, even as prominent activists who have campaigned for greater gender equality remain in jail or on tri...
21:51, 08/05/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....
04:17, 05/31/2019

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
13:34, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says an oil pipeline was attacked by drones, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed assault on the kingdom DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says an oil pipeline was attacked by drones, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed assault on the kingdom....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Manny Pacquiao camp denies Amir Khan claims over Saudi Arabia boxing bout "Manny has not signed any contract. As far as I know it has not even been discussed," Pacquiao's publicist Fred Sternberg told the BBC, on claims that Pacquiao will take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year....
11:17, 07/17/2019

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi leaders....
05:00, 05/17/2019

‘Saudi Arabia Wants to Stop My Work.’ Activists Are Facing New Threats For Continuing Jamal Khashoggi’s Efforts On April 25, two men from the Norwegian Police Security Service knocked on Iyad el-Baghdadi’s door in the capital, Oslo. The bearded, bespectacled activist is sometimes confused with his political opposite, the ISIS leader of the same name. (Hi...
22:51, 05/16/2019

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
22:34, 07/18/2019

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fight | Kevin Mitchell The two fighters should look to boxing history before signing up to their world heavyweight rematch in the Middle EastIt is nearly 45 years since the Rumble in the Jungle – and still the myth of that wild night lingers, dangerously ignored.There is m...
21:00, 08/10/2019

9/11 survivors, victims' families demanding answers on Saudi Arabia: 'Give the American people justice' Survivors of the 9/11 attacks and victims' families are demanding answers from the FBI, calling for the release of government documents they claim will reveal a "Saudi Arabian role."...
15:00, 05/15/2019

US Senate fails to override Donald Trump over plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia The US Senate has failed to override a series of vetoes issued by Donald Trump, paving the way for the administration to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
04:17, 07/30/2019

Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Saudi Arabia Canelo Alvarez could face WBO champion Demetrius Andrade on September 14, and Amir Khan sounds happy to see out his career in Saudi Arabia The post Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Sau...
18:51, 07/04/2019

Trump administration gets green light to sell arms to Saudi Arabia, after Senate rejects veto overrides The Trump administration is set to move forward with plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, after the Republican-controlled Senate on Monday rejected efforts to block the sales by overriding Preside...
06:51, 07/30/2019

Senate planning bipartisan effort to block Trump’s emergency arms deals benefiting Saudi Arabia The move comes as Sen. Tim Kaine, citing the Department of Energy, announced that the administration had approved two secret deals to transfer nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
05:00, 06/05/2019

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi policies.        ...
12:34, 06/21/2019

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in opposing the administration’s suspiciously close ties with the Saudi kingdom. President Tr...
21:51, 06/20/2019

Nicki Minaj Cancels Saudi Arabia Concert After Receiving Backlash: ''It Is Important to Make Clear My Support'' Nicki Minaj has made up her mind. After receiving backlash, the Queen rapper revealed on Tuesday that she's cancelling her performance in Saudi Arabia. But for a good reason.......
00:51, 07/10/2019

Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX 'imminent': CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent", its chief executive said on Sunday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
10:17, 07/18/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arabia meant to send message to kingdom to ‘stop your aggression’ CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arabia meant to send message to kingdom to ‘stop your aggression’...
14:00, 05/14/2019

An American woman who was deemed too Western to raise her 4-year-old daughter in Saudi Arabia has one day left to appeal the kingdom's decision Facebook/Shutterstock In July, Washington state native Bethany Vierra lost custody of her 4-year-old daughter, Zaina, in Saudi Arabia. The family of Vierra's ex-husband, Ghassan al-Haidari, was granted custody of Zaina. A judge had ruled that Vier...
09:51, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX "imminent" - CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent", its chief executive said on Sunday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX order "imminent" - CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent," it's chief executive said on Sunday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Saudi Budget Carrier Ditches Grounded Boeing MAX For Airbus Saudi budget carrier flyadeal has withdrawn a provisional order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jets, the US plane maker said Sunday, as the airline confirmed a new order for Airbus A320 aircraft....
01:00, 07/08/2019

Saudi airline switches to Airbus as Boeing's Max remains grounded Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal will operate an all-Airbus fleet after canceling its $5.9 billion provisional order with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Boxing News at Five: Saunders is sick of hearing the “bulls**t excuses” of Golovkin and Alvarez, and Parker vs. Chisora could land in Saudi Arabia Billy Joe Saunders joins Matchroom and calls out all the big guns, and Joseph Parker and Dereck Chisora could be heading for Saudi Arabia later this year The post Boxing News at Five: Saunders is sick of hearing the “bulls**t excuses” of Golovkin and...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent to perform at Saudi Arabia's Jeddah World Fest after Nicki Minaj drops out Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Future and Tyga have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki Minaj pulled out of because of human rights concerns....
15:17, 07/18/2019

Boxing News at Five: Usyk will get in the Joshua-Ruiz heavyweight mix, Hughie Fury to fight Sam Peter on Khan’s Saudi Arabia undercard Oleksandr Usyk confirmed as the mandatory challenger for the WBO heavyweight title, one the belts Andy Ruiz seized from Anthony Joshua The post Boxing News at Five: Usyk will get in the Joshua-Ruiz heavyweight mix, Hughie Fury to fight Sam Peter on K...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Saudi airline flyadeal picks Airbus jets over grounded Boeing MAX Saudi Arabia's flyadeal will not proceed with a provisional order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets, the U.S. planemaker said on Sunday after the airline announced it would operate an all Airbus A320 fleet....
17:34, 07/07/2019

Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that listed an address in Saudi Arabia to protect himself from 'hijackers or terrorists,' his lawyers claim in new court documents Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that was linked to an address in Saudi Arabia in order to protect him from "potential kidnappers, hijackers, or terrorists," his lawyers wrote in a letter submitted to the court on ...
08:51, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Saudi airline flyadeal picks Airbus jets over grounded Boeing MAX Saudi Arabian budget airline flyadeal will not proceed with a provisional $5.9 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, instead opting for a fleet of Airbus A320 jets....
15:51, 07/07/2019

A Saudi airline is dropping a $6 billion order for 737 Max planes as Boeing's crisis deepens AMER HILABI/AFP/Getty Images Saudi Arabian airline Flyadeal has cancelled an order for almost $6 billion worth of Boeing 737 Max planes as the crisis with the jet continues. Flyadeal announced that it will order up to 50 planes from Airbus' A320neo ...
00:17, 07/09/2019

Yemen's Houthis target with drones Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Houthis' Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group said it launched on Sunday a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, Houthis' Al- Masirah TV reported citing the group's military spokesman....
03:51, 07/29/2019

Boxing News at Five: Keeler wants boxing match against McGregor, Mayweather rules out fighting Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia Luke Keeler wants to teach Conor McGregor another boxing lesson, and Floyd Mayweather has had enough of talking about a Manny Pacquiao rematch The post Boxing News at Five: Keeler wants boxing match against McGregor, Mayweather rules out fighting Pac...
19:17, 08/19/2019

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition has said....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr vs. Joshua II appears set for Saudi Arabia, White aims to get Zuffa Boxing started in November Saudi Arabia is now the frontrunner to host Andy Ruiz Jnr's rematch against Anthony Joshua, and Dana White prepares to enter the world of boxing The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr vs. Joshua II appears set for Saudi Arabia, White aims to get Zuff...
17:34, 08/10/2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia could 'change boxing forever', says Eddie Hearn Eddie Hearn insists that both Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr have signed up for a rematch of their world heavyweight title bout in Saudi Arabia, stating that the December contest could "change boxing forever"....
07:17, 08/13/2019

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed to stop it.        ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Tesla loses Fremont head of production as Q2 production numbers loom Tesla's Vice President of Production, Peter Hochholdinger who oversees all of the manufacturing at the company's Fremont, Cal. factory is out according to a report by Electrek....
03:34, 06/27/2019

Luxe rug company chief nabs Fifth Ave. co-op at a discount A co-owner of the posh Safavieh brand of rugs and home furnishings, Cyrus Yaraghi, bought the 16th floor of 812 Fifth Ave. for $10.8 million — far less than its original $15 million asking price last year. It was last asking $11.8 million. The four-b...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Lockheed nabs $1.8B for F-35 Block 4 software development, testing Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.8 billion contract for the design and development of the F-35 Lightning II Phase 2.3 for the U.S.military branches and non-Defense Department participants....
19:17, 06/10/2019

Texan millionaire nabs the Forbes family’s old townhouse An Austin, Texas, entrepreneur, Carey Smith, has closed on his $19.9 million purchase of the late publisher Malcolm Forbes’ former Greenwich Village townhouse at 11 W. 12th St. In 2018, Smith bought cyclist Lance Armstrong’s former home in Austin for...
03:17, 06/20/2019

Near nabs $100 million for big data insights into people and places Near, an AI-powered platform that crunches mobility data from 1.6 billion devices globally to deliver insights on human behavior, has raised $100 million.Read More...
14:17, 07/16/2019

Lockheed nabs $11.9M for modification kits, special tooling for F-35s Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $11.9 million contract for modification kits and special tooling for modification and retrofits of the F-35s of the Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, and allied foreign militaries....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Indonesia nabs Russian trying to smuggle baby otters, scorpions Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian on the holiday island of Bali after he was found trying to smuggle baby otters and scorpions out of the country....
18:51, 05/24/2019

Sikorsky nabs $91.2M contract to support U.S. Army Black Hawks Sikorsky Aircraft Co. was awarded a five-year, $91.2 million contract for engineering and support work on all versions of the Army's H-60 Black Hawk helicopters....
22:34, 06/26/2019

Northrop Grumman nabs $65M for MQ-4C Triton drones for Navy, Australia Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $65 million contract for parts for production and delivery of three MQ-4C Triton drones for the U.S. Navy and the Australian government....
03:17, 05/31/2019

The Latest: India nabs alleged follower of Sri Lanka suspect The Latest on the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka (all times local): 1:35 p.m. India's investigative agency says it has arrested a 29-year-old Indian man who has identified himself as a follower of the alleged leader of the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka ...
12:34, 04/30/2019

Kamala Harris nabs endorsement from Iowa power couple The influential Iowa political couple Sue and Bob Dvorsky announced their endorsement on Saturday of California Sen. Kamala Harris for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
11:01, 08/11/2019

Upsie nabs $5M to build a direct-to-consumer warranty service Warranties for purchased products is a $40 billion annual market. But in their current form, they are considered by some to be one of the bigger scams in the world of retail because they cost so much and often return too little. Now there is an alter...
01:17, 05/29/2019

Undercover sting nabs 186 NY liquor joints for selling to minors ALBANY — Nearly 200 liquor joints across New York were nabbed for selling booze to minors in an undercover sting operation conducted by state regulators and law enforcement. Out of 851 business checked for compliance with the law, 186 were found to b...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Spain nabs gang offering criminal money laundering services MADRID (AP) — The European Union’s police agency says it has helped police in Spain break up an international gang suspected of offering modern money laundering services to other criminal organizations. Europol says the gang used various scheme...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for North African country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Nobel Prize-winning economist nabs East Village row house What a wedding gift! Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer and professor/author Caroline Weber, who married last year, are the new owners of a 19th-century East Village row house that was once owned by Mary-Kate Olsen and her then-boyfriend (now h...
05:51, 08/01/2019

Electric Boat nabs $173.8M for support of Navy's strategic, attack subs General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. was awarded a four-year, $173.8 million contract to support the Navy's operational strategic and attack submarines, with options that could bring the deal's value to over $1 billion....
20:17, 07/12/2019

Mexico plans border ‘unity’ rally, nabs 2 migrant activists MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president is planning to hold a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana on Saturday to “defend the dignity of Mexico.” The rally will be held just two days before U.S. President Donald Trump is...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Lockheed nabs $63.1M Navy contract for work on undersea warfare system Lockheed Martin was awarded $63.1 million for continued development, integration and production for future components of the Navy's AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 Surface Ship Undersea Warfare system....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for Middle Eastern country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
01:51, 07/17/2019

Officer craving ice cream at Baskin-Robbins nabs suspect with loaded gun A police officer craving ice cream took action when a loaded gun fell out of a man's shorts at a Baskin-Robbins shop in New York City.        ...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Lockheed nabs $240M contract for ballistic missile modeling, simulation Lockheed Martin announced on Wednesday that it has secured a $240 million Missile Defense Agency contract for ballistic defense modeling and simulation....
10:17, 08/08/2019

It sure looks like the Pixel 4 is getting an exciting redesign The Pixel 4 is still several months away, but we already have reasons to be excited about Google’s next flagship phone series. The phone is expected to finally have an exciting design that’s modern, though it’ll hardly be a complete...
00:51, 05/31/2019

Border Patrol nabs nearly 200 Central American migrants near New Mexico port of entry U.S. Border Patrol on Monday said agents apprehended a large group of nearly 200 illegal immigrants near a base at a New Mexico port of entry over the weekend....
11:17, 08/20/2019

Barclays nabs $20 billion in hedge fund business from beleaguered Deutsche Bank It's the largest such defection set off by Deutsche Bank's announcement this month that it was retreating from the equities trading business....
17:00, 07/25/2019

Dropbox unleashes its boldest redesign yet As the number of online collaboration tools used by businesses has skyrocketed in recent years, so too has the amount of work about work employees have to deal with which is why Dropbox has redesigned its platform to help users organize their content...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Dropbox's big redesign makes it a lot more useful at work Dropbox is getting an overhaul. At an event in San Francisco, CEO Drew Houston announced that starting today, Dropbox will be a lot more integrated into the other aspects of your work life. The new interface aims to centralize your contacts, calendar...
21:00, 06/11/2019

At Subaru, body-building gets a redesign, too Underneath the skin and body cladding of the redesigned 2020 Outback is a full inner-frame construction, an approach the automaker has also used on the Legacy....
06:51, 07/22/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intima...
21:17, 04/30/2019

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Male student poses as girl to catch sexual predators, nabs police officer _____ A California college student used a Snapchat filter to pose as an underage girl online in an effort to catch sexual predators. The alleged predator he caught was a San Mateo police officer. Ethan, 20, a San Francisco Bay Area college student, u...
01:51, 06/16/2019

Kids clothing retailer Rockets of Awesome nabs former Walmart e-commerce exec for SVP role At Rockets of Awesome, Turner will be a senior vice president responsible for digital and marketing. He'll report to founder Rachel Blumenthal, who's been building the business beyond the clothing subscription platform that it started as....
21:17, 07/22/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
02:51, 06/15/2019

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi airport, killing one person The Saudi-led military coalition engaged in Yemen said that the Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a "terrorist" attack on Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday, killing one person and wounding seven others....
02:17, 06/24/2019

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one expat, Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded seven others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said....
02:17, 06/24/2019

Houthi drone attacks in Saudi are 'war crime': Saudi-led coalition in Yemen The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said it considers this week's drone attacks by Houthis on Saudi oil installations a "war crime", Al Arabiya news channel reported on Thursday....
11:17, 05/16/2019

Saudi minister denies activist Baghdadi faced any Saudi threat A senior Saudi official denied the authorities posed any threat to prominent Palestinian human rights campaigner Iyad al-Baghdadi, who has said the Norwegian security services warned him of a threat against him from Saudi Arabia....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Saudi oil operations unaffected by Houthi drone attack, Saudi Aramco says A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on the Shaybah oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said in a statement....
15:51, 08/17/2019

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemns Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha regional airport, which wounded 26, and said it supported Saudi policies aimed at countering “the forces of darkness and terrorism.”...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Houthi attack on Saudi oil field aims to disrupt global oil supply: Saudi minister A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on a Saudi oil field on Saturday aims at disrupting the global oil supply, said the kingdom's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih....
15:51, 08/17/2019

Bloomberg: Galaxy Fold redesign is complete Still waiting for Samsung's first foldable phone? Bloomberg cites anonymous sources saying that Samsung has completed a redesign of the Galaxy Fold in just two months. The protective film now covers the entire screen and stretches into the bezel...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Alienware's Big Redesign Comes to Its Thinnest Gaming Laptops At CES Alienware announced a major redesign, featuring devices with soft-touch plastic, curved [curved what?], and an overall look that was meant to be less aggressive with its gamer aesthetics. But new design only launched on Alienware’s enormous an...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Android Auto’s first big redesign is finally rolling out The new Android Auto. The big change is the system bar at the bottom, which can now show tiny app controls. Here are music controls. [credit: Google ] ...
17:51, 07/31/2019

The new Dropbox redesign turns the app into a productivity launchpad Dropbox is revamping its productivity and business-focused cloud storage service with a whole new look and useful app integrations, and I’m really into it. The overhaul is all about turning your storage space into a productivity launchpad. I tried ou...
11:51, 06/12/2019

Trump unveils plans for Air Force One redesign President Trump unveiled blueprints for Air Force One’s redesign — including a patriotic paint job and other “secret” upgrades which he says will come at a $1.6 billion cheaper price tag. Trump flashed never-before-seen mockups for the new flee...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Dell’s new XPS 13 2-in-1—a notable redesign—goes on sale today The updated Dell XPS 13 two-in-one with its new 16:10 display. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] Today, Dell began taking orders in the US for ...
12:00, 08/10/2019

A huge Facebook redesign is coming - but it's far more than a new website After a brutal 2018 that forced the brand to admit it hasn't got the best reputation when it comes to privacy, Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the Facebook platform in 2019: Facebook is being redesigned.Zuckerberg made the announcements during...
11:34, 05/01/2019

New 2020 Hyundai i10 spotted with front end redesign Hyundai's popular city car, which shares its platform with the latest Kia Picanto, is caught with less camouflage than ever Hyundai will launch a new, third-generation i10 next year, and new prototypes of the strong-selling city car have been spotte...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)       &...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Saudi Energy Minister says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were targeted on Sunday in "a sabotage attack" off the coast of Fujairah, part of the United Arab Emirates, threatening the security of global oil supplies....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Facebook is getting a redesign. Mark Zuckerberg is still debating the rest. In an interview with The Post, the company's CEO said he was still weighing how to respond to criticism and potential regulation, the trade-offs between safety and encryption, and the future of the company’s business....
08:34, 05/01/2019

The 2020 Audi A4 Redesign Removes Its One Unique Characteristic There’s an all-new BMW 3 Series out, which means it’s no real surprise that Audi went back and redrew some parts of the new 2020 Audi A4. The last time the car was redesigned it got notched headlights, which was a big departure for the car at the tim...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Sonic Movie Costume Lets Your Kid's Face Be The Redesign While there’s already been a pledge to change Sonic’s design for the upcoming movie, that move has come too late for merch that’s already hitting store shelves, like this kid’s costume/walking meme template....
04:17, 05/06/2019

Android Auto redesign helps you focus on the road As helpful as Android Auto is, it's hard to deny that it feels a bit dated when you can still see some of its 2014 roots. Thankfully, it's about to get a serious makeover. Google has unveiled a new Android Auto interface that's designe...
02:34, 05/07/2019

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Wants To Redesign The Denim Industry Ellen MacArthur has introduced a set of guidelines that will help denim companies reduce their waste, eliminate pollution, and eventually implement “circular” manufacturing practices...
11:51, 07/18/2019

The Morning After: Android Auto's first full redesign in five years Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning! We're getting close to finding out what's up with the Galaxy Fold, but right now we're focused on the upcoming Android Auto redesign and Intel's Project Athena laptop plans. Also, do...
14:34, 05/09/2019

New Corvette undergoes major redesign in bid to raise performance WARREN, Mich. — When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn’t the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, you think Lamborghini, Lotus, McLaren. The eighth-generation ‘Vette, dubbed...
16:34, 07/19/2019

MTA blew $617K on baffling blunder during station redesign An MTA upgrade to bring a subway station into line with the Americans with Disabilities Act had to be redesigned in the middle of construction — at a cost of $617,000 — because the agency somehow forgot to make the platform wheelchair-acc...
09:17, 07/30/2019

BMW gives its trendsetting 2020 X6 crossover a major makeover in new redesign Conceived as a blend of a sports coupe and a sport utility vehicle, the original BMW X6 was a breakout product when it was launched in 2008. Its coupe-like shape has spawned a legion of copycat designs from competitors like Mercedes-Benz and Audi....
01:34, 07/03/2019

'Game of Thrones' nabs record 32 Emmy Award nominations, including best drama series in final season HBO's "Game of Thrones" earned a record 32 nominations on Tuesday, including best drama series. The all-time record was once held by "NYPD Blue," which had a total of 27 nominations in 1994....
20:00, 07/16/2019

New leak may confirm the most controversial part of Apple’s iPhone 11 redesign There are so many exciting new smartphones set to be released in the coming months. The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro are both due in August, Samsung’s horrible Galaxy Fold may also launch soon with a slightly less horrible design, the ...
15:51, 06/14/2019

Zuckerberg jokes about Facebook’s privacy record in launching redesign For Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s relentless string of privacy scandals are a laughing matter. The 34 year-old techie was chuckling onstage at Facebook’s annual developers conference Tuesday as he referred to the social network’s abys...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Samsung just told us when the Galaxy Note 10 launches and teased its big redesign It was only a few days ago that a report said Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 launch preparations were underway, with the company expected to hold its second annual Unpacked event in New York, on August 7th. That rumor made plenty of sense considering...
21:51, 07/02/2019

Alienware's Aurora desktop and gaming monitors get a huge redesign It's been a pretty busy year for Alienware, but Dell's boutique gaming brand isn't showing any signs of slowing down soon. At Gamescom this year, the company is unveiling a slew of new gaming hardware, both in a bid to throw in new spe...
20:51, 08/19/2019

| Samsung completes folding phone redesign after screen failures Samsung Electronics has completed a two-month redesign of the Galaxy Fold to fix embarrassing screen failures that forced its delay, according to people familiar with the matter....
12:51, 07/03/2019

Your local Abercrombie & Fitch store might be shrinking as part of redesign While Abercrombie & Fitch says it's closing three of its largest stores, it plans to open more, smaller locations and shrink existing shops.        ...
16:34, 05/30/2019

Microsoft just leaked a major Start button redesign for Windows 10 Remember back when Microsoft decided it would be a good idea to remove the Start button from Windows in Windows 8? Well, the company is considering new design changes for that iconic element of the Windows UI, but thankfully the button isn’t go...
02:00, 07/25/2019

Apple AirPods get a redesign from original Macintosh team – and they look a bit silly True wireless earbuds may seem like tech from the future, but have you ever imagined what they might look like in a few years?Frog, the company that designed the iconic Apple Macintosh have, and its conceptual Apple AirPod alternatives are certainly ...
00:17, 08/17/2019

New leak may confirm Samsung’s massive Galaxy Note 10 redesign It’s still far too early to say for certain whether the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ have truly been a success for Samsung. The second quarter of 2019 will be the first full quarter of sales for the company’s new flagship phon...
21:51, 06/17/2019

Jim Carrey Shares Concerns About the 'Collective Consciousness' That Led to Sonic Redesign Sonic has gotta go fast, but did the decision to redesign the hedgehog maybe happen too fast? Jim Carrey, who plays the evil Dr. Robotnik in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie, said the fandom response that resulted in director Jeff Fowler delayin...
10:17, 08/03/2019

Skype launches screen sharing on Android and iOS, mobile calling redesign Microsoft has finally made the Skype screen sharing feature available to mobile users after teasing it about two months ago. Starting today, Android and iOS users will be able to take advantage of the new improvements that Skype has just introduced.S...
01:34, 06/05/2019

Google Play Store redesign makes it easier to find games The go-to destination for Android apps has undergone some changes. Google announced today that it has rolled out a visual redesign of the Google Play Store. The refreshed interface should make hunting for apps easier for the app store's two bill...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 renders leak revealing drastic redesign The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series constitutes one of the most highly anticipated flagship lineups this year. And today, thanks to Steve Hemmerstoffer and 91Mobiles, we have our first look at what the standard Galaxy Note 10 will look likeNot one, not...
12:17, 06/06/2019

Sonic The Hedgehog delayed until next year amid redesign, dental work We did it. We made fun of Sonic’s svelte frame, weird muscles, and fat fuckin’ teeth so much that director Jeff Fowler himself announced that changes would be made to the design of the animated hedgehog. In the wake of that announcement, it’s now bee...
18:51, 05/24/2019

$9 billion Dropbox explains why it's blowing up its product for its biggest redesign in 12 years (DBX) REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach On Tuesday, Dropbox announced that it has made its biggest redesign in its history. Dropbox partnered with Zoom, Slack, and Atlassian for new integrations. On the new Dropbox, users will not only be able to store and share fi...
15:34, 06/12/2019

Google Play Store’s blindingly white redesign starts rolling out The new Play Store. It is very white. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google seems to be rolling out a major new redesign of the Google Play Store. W...
22:17, 08/19/2019

Treasury Department watchdog to review delay in Harriet Tubman redesign of $20 bill The Treasury Department inspector general's office said it will look into why the Trump administration delayed the redesign of the $20 bill, which would have replaced the image of President Andrew Jackson with one of abolitionist and runaway slave Ha...
04:34, 06/25/2019

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ director promises character redesign, but changes could be costly After the reveal of the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie trailer, fans had issues with the video game mascot's teeth and the filmmakers promised changes.        ...
22:51, 05/03/2019

Samsung may have completed the Galaxy Fold 'redesign', but new release date remains under wraps While Samsung CEO DJ Koh broke the silence earlier this week with his own personal feelings on the Galaxy Fold debacle, calling the whole thing "embarrassing" as a long overdue public mea culpa, confusion continues to be the first word that comes to ...
15:51, 07/03/2019

Google Search redesign adds website names and logos to results page Google is bringing a new Search layout to mobile, and it's rolling out the changes beginning today. Now, when you search on your mobile device, you'll see a website name and logo at the top of each results card. If Google has a "useful ad" ...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Apple CarPlay redesign puts multiple apps side-by-side Apple CarPlay is getting a redesign. Apple announced at its annual Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) that it is overhauling the in-car entertainment system's dashboard to display more relevant information. Users will be able to see a ...
21:34, 06/03/2019

'Sonic the Hedgehog' release date pushed to 2020 as Paramount scrambles to redesign Sonic On Friday, director Jeff Fowler tweeted that "Sonic the Hedgehog" would not be released until February 14, 2020. The film was previously set to be released in November of this year....
19:00, 05/24/2019

US to deploy new missiles in Asia 'sooner rather than later' The White House has announced fresh plans to deploy intermediate-range missiles after the collapse of the INF treaty. European officials have warned that the end of the Cold War-era treaty leave the continent at risk....
06:17, 08/04/2019

Why Russian Missiles (Again) Divide Turkey and the U.S. Understanding Turkey’s rollercoaster relations with the U.S. requires a grasp of advanced military hardware. The Turkish government is on the brink of buying Russia’s S-400 missile-defense system, angering President Donald Trump’s administration, whi...
07:17, 05/06/2019

South Korea to buy SM-2 missiles from U.S. in $313.9M sale The State Department has approved South Korea's proposed $313.9 million purchase of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to supplement its existing inventory....
19:17, 05/20/2019

Australia won't host U.S. missiles, prime minister says U.S. intermediate-range missiles will not be deployed in Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, after the United States revealed ambitions to site missiles in the Asia-Pacific region....
10:17, 08/05/2019

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
05:51, 05/16/2019

Images of Missiles at Sea Set Off Debate Over Iran Threat The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
04:17, 05/16/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says its missiles can hit US warships DUBAI — A deputy head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday. Th...
16:00, 05/17/2019

North Korea fires ballistic missiles into sea North Korea has launched its fifth missile test in less than two weeks. The launch comes as the US and South Korea are conducting joint military exercises....
15:00, 08/10/2019

Russia Says Won't Install New Missiles Unless US Deploys Them In Europe Russia will not deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu said on Sunday, after Washington's withdrawal from a......
14:00, 08/18/2019