Tag: Saudi Arabia
Rail, petrochemical agreements are also expected to be signed during Vladimir Putin's visit.
Some are hopeful sport can bring peace to the region.
Putin says Russia, which has 'good relations with all the countries in the region', can also play a 'positive role' in easing tensions.
The decision to loosen decades old restrictions on entertainment was welcomed by many.
International Energy Agency says oversupply could help reduce demand next year after Saudi oil attacks.
Conflict in Middle East reignites concern of threat to global supply.
Move part of a series of reforms aimed at widening female rights in the kingdom.
Saudi rulers use sport to try and soften their international image after journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
Loosening of rules attracts holidaymakers to ultra-conservative Islamic state.
Until recently unrelated men and women, including foreigners, could be severely punished for mixing in public.
Kingdom's production capacity now stands at 11.3 mil barrels per day.
Mohammed Bin Salman has seen his reputation overseas suffer from a costly war in Yemen.
Salah Khashoggi has 'full confidence' in kingdom's judicial system.
Agnes Callamard says the international community cannot take Mohammed bin Salman at his word.
If the world does not take strong action to deter Iran, oil supplies will be disrupted and prices will jump, says Saudi crown prince.
World leaders, including Malaysia's prime minister, were selective in their criticisms of nation-states at the recent UN General Assembly.
Sources claim Saudi close to hiring banks for possible Sukuk sale.
CIA reportedly concluded Mohammed Salman ordered the murder.
Abdul Aziz al-Faghm also served as personal bodyguard to the late King Abdullah.
The laws are unclear on whether unmarried couples are permitted to share a hotel room.
Visas will be available online for about US$80 (£65), with no restrictions for unaccompanied women as in the past.
A flurry of visits between Iraq and Saudi Arabia recently indicates a thawing of ties as Riyadh seeks to counter Iran's strong presence in Iraqi politics.
France, Germany and Britain pins the blame on Iran.
Oil rich kingdom held up decision over wording in Summary for Policy Makers.