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Oil, Iran top agenda as Putin visits Saudi Arabia

An analyst believes Moscow can play peacemaker between Riyadh and Tehran.

Iran says ready for talks with Saudi, with or without mediation

Talks of Imran Khan mediating between the neighbours was confirmed by 2 senior Pakistan officials.

US deploys troops to Saudi Arabia over Iran threat

2 fighter squadrons and additional missile defence batteries are being sent to Saudi Arabia.

Iranian tanker possibly hit by missiles off Saudi coast

There is no claim of responsibility for the incident.

Boxer Fury to make pro wrestling debut in Saudi Arabia

Lifelong WWE fan says it’s an honour to wrestle in a massive event in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi football team to play Palestine in West Bank

The decision is aimed at ensuring the Palestinian team is not deprived of the chance to play at home.

Rouhani demands evidence of Iran’s involvement in Saudi attacks

If you do have any evidence or documentation please do make them available to me, says Iran’s president.

Johnson blaming Iran for Aramco attacks

The UK will discuss with its allies the appropriate response to Iran.

Petronas enhancing security at critical facilities after Saudi oil attacks

It says drone attack is an escalating risk.

Trump orders more Iran curbs after Saudi oil attacks

While US increases sanctions, Iran has denied its involvement in the attacks.

Iran nafi dalangi serangan kilang minyak Saudi, sedia untuk perang

Setiausaha Negara AS, Mike Pompeo mendakwa Iran terlibat melancarkan serangan ke atas bekalan minyak dunia.

Saudi crown prince hosts Christian evangelicals

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met the delegation, led by Israeli-American author Joel Rosenberg at his palace in Jeddah.

Oil extends gains as new Saudi minister signals cuts to continue

Oil prices may remain range-bound in the US$50s over the next six months says a senior economist.

Saudi Arabia prepares for hajj as Gulf tensions persist

This year's hajj takes place amid tensions in the Gulf region exacerbated by a series of attacks on oil tankers, drone strikes and interceptions of maritime traffic on the high seas.

Cancellation of Nicki Minaj’s Saudi concert stirs online anger

Fans are demanding ticket refunds after the headliner cancelled her appearance.

Wasn’t court told RM304 mil came directly from Saudi finance ministry,...

The former prime minister responds to efforts to have Umno dissolved for supposedly receiving 1MDB money.

Pompeo asks Pakistan to do more on religious freedom

Blasphemy is an incendiary issue in Muslim-majority Pakistan, where mere allegations of insulting Islam have sparked lynchings.

Britain suspends new Saudi arms licences linked to Yemen

A British court orders the government to “reconsider” the sales because of their humanitarian impact.

US House also seeks to block Trump arms sales to Saudi...

The lower chamber's pushback against the White House comes a week after US senators across the political spectrum also moved to prevent the US$8.1 billion sale.

Sister of Saudi crown prince faces Paris trial

The assault happened in 2016 when the princess allegedly ordered her bodyguard to assault a worker hired to refurbish her apartment.

World’s most costly painting on Saudi prince’s yacht

London-based art dealer Kenny Schachter says the painting now resides on Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman’s yacht.

Saudi Arabia deposits US$250 mln in Sudan’s central bank

Sudan plays a key role in the regional interests of Saudi Arabia and its allies, siding with Riyadh against Shiite Iran and providing troops in the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen's war.

UAE seeks Gulf ‘de-escalation’ after ship attacks

The UAE minister of state for foreign affairs says they are very committed to de-escalation, peace and stability.

Unfounded statements on haj can hurt ties with Saudis, warns Mujahid

He says Saudi Arabia has not given Malaysia the extra quota over the last few years.