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Saudi Arabia executes royal prince for murder

A prince from the Saudi royal family was executed on Tuesday for murdering a man during a brawl in the capital Riyadh, the Interior Ministry announced.

Saudi Arabia turns to Gregorian calendar to shore up finances

Saudi Arabia on Sunday shifted to the Gregorian or Western calendar as a basis for paying civil servants as part of an austerity package.

Saudi Arabia says seven killed in rocket attack from Yemen

Four Saudi citizens and three foreign residents of the kingdom have been killed in a cross-border rocket attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels, the official Saudi Press Agency reports.

Report: Saudis promise to help Germany with attack investigations

The Saudi government has offered its support for the investigations into two terrorist attacks in Germany last month, according to a Spiegel magazine report Saturday, citing a senior government...

Seven Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen border attack

Seven Saudi soldiers have been killed in border attacks by Yemeni "militias," a Saudi-led military coalition that backs the Yemeni government said on Sunday.

Number of executions in Saudi Arabia crosses 100 this year

Four men were executed in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said, taking the total number of executions so far this year in the kingdom to 102.

Report: Three Saudi men arrested while hunting Pokemon at airport

Three Saudi men were arrested while playing the popular mobile phone game Pokemon Go at an airport in the kingdom, the Saudi online newspaper Almowaten reported on Wednesday.

Saudi king vows to hit back at extremists after Medina suicide attack

Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Tuesday vowed to strike back at those leading the country's youth astray, a day after three suicide attacks in the Kingdom, one of them outside the Prophet's Mosque...

Four killed as suicide bomber hits near Islam's second-holiest site

Four police officers were killed late Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, the second most sacred site in the Islamic world, the Saudi Interior...

Suicide bomber blows himself up near Prophet's Mosque in Medina

A suicide bomber blew himself up Monday night near the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, one of Islam's holiest sites, in the third such attack of the day in Saudi Arabia.

Suicide bomb explodes near US consulate in western Saudi Arabia

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the US consulate in Jeddah, western Saudi Arabia, early Monday, killing himself and injuring two consular security officials, a news report said.

Obama: US and Gulf allies united in fight to destroy Islamic State

President Barack Obama said Thursday that the United States and its Gulf allies were united in the war against the Islamic State extremist militia.

Obama and Gulf allies discuss regional security, Islamic State

US President Barack Obama was meeting with Gulf allies in Saudi Arabia on Thursday to discuss regional security and the fight against the Islamic State extremist group.

Fire at Saudi petrochemical plant kills 12

A fire erupted Saturday in a petrochemical plant in eastern Saudi Arabia, killing 12 workers, a local official said.

Saudi Arabia orders citizens to avoid Lebanon, Emirates follows suit

Saudi Arabia has urged its citizens to leave Lebanon, broadcaster al-Arabiya reported Tuesday, amid a worsening row between the two governments over Iran.