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Russia, Saudi Arabia to ink US$700mil deal on aircraft leasing

Rail, petrochemical agreements are also expected to be signed during Vladimir Putin's visit.

Saudi fans delight in West Bank game, shrug off geopolitics

Some are hopeful sport can bring peace to the region.

Russia to work with Saudi to stabilise oil market

Putin says Russia, which has 'good relations with all the countries in the region', can also play a 'positive role' in easing tensions.

K-Pop’s BTS rocks out in ultra-conservative Saudi

The decision to loosen decades old restrictions on entertainment was welcomed by many.

‘Business as usual’ for global oil after swift recovery, says organisation

International Energy Agency says oversupply could help reduce demand next year after Saudi oil attacks.

Oil prices surge after Iran oil tanker explosion

Conflict in Middle East reignites concern of threat to global supply.

Now, Saudi women can join military

Move part of a series of reforms aimed at widening female rights in the kingdom.

Saudi Arabia to stage first international tennis event

Saudi rulers use sport to try and soften their international image after journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

Thousands flood Saudi Arabia in just 10 days

Loosening of rules attracts holidaymakers to ultra-conservative Islamic state.

Foreign men and women can now share hotel rooms in Saudi...

Until recently unrelated men and women, including foreigners, could be severely punished for mixing in public.

We rose to the challenge, beams Saudi minister after restoring oil...

Kingdom's production capacity now stands at 11.3 mil barrels per day.

In Saudi Arabia, criticism of Crown Prince grows after attack

Mohammed Bin Salman has seen his reputation overseas suffer from a costly war in Yemen.

Khashoggi son defends Saudi against critics ‘exploiting’ murder

Salah Khashoggi has 'full confidence' in kingdom's judicial system.

UN expert calls out Saudi prince’s claims of ignorance for Khashoggi...

Agnes Callamard says the international community cannot take Mohammed bin Salman at his word.

MBS prefers political solution to conflict with Iran

If the world does not take strong action to deter Iran, oil supplies will be disrupted and prices will jump, says Saudi crown prince.

Hypocrisy and hyperbole at the UN

World leaders, including Malaysia's prime minister, were selective in their criticisms of nation-states at the recent UN General Assembly.

Saudi Arabia weighs selling dollar Sukuk soon

Sources claim Saudi close to hiring banks for possible Sukuk sale.

1 year on, Saudi struggles forgetting Khashoggi murder

CIA reportedly concluded Mohammed Salman ordered the murder.

Saudi king’s bodyguard shot dead in personal dispute

Abdul Aziz al-Faghm also served as personal bodyguard to the late King Abdullah.

Saudi Arabia implements public decency code for tourists

The laws are unclear on whether unmarried couples are permitted to share a hotel room.

Saudi Arabia opens doors to foreign tourists

Visas will be available online for about US$80 (£65), with no restrictions for unaccompanied women as in the past.

Saudi crown prince hosts Iraq PM for talks on oil attacks

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. 

Iran blasts Europe’s ‘ridiculous’ charges over attacks on Saudi

France, Germany and Britain pins the blame on Iran.

Oceans, climate report approved after all-night Saudi’s standoff

Oil rich kingdom held up decision over wording in Summary for Policy Makers.