Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in October 2018. Those involved in his killing have largely avoided consequences, and Saudi Arabia continues to crack down on its dissidents.
A retired teacher in Saudi Arabia a death sentence for his tweets criticizing the country's leadership to just a handful of followers, according to rights advocates and his family.
Iran and Saudi Arabia are among 6 nations invited Thursday to join the BRICS bloc of developing economies. United Arab Emirates, Argentina, Egypt and Ethiopia are also set to join the bloc from 2024.
The Ethiopian government said it will investigate a report of killings of hundreds its nationals at the Yemen-Saudi border. A Saudi government official rejected the Human Rights Watch report.
Chinese Muslims take roundabout trips for their Hajj pilgrimage, trying to circumvent China's tightened surveillance at every turn — and possible arrest on their return, pilgrims and tour leaders say.
This is the largest pilgrimage since 2019, after which the Hajj was dramatically curbed due to coronavirus restrictions that limited the pilgrimage to just a few thousand people.
The merger will end all pending litigation between the parties, mending a burgeoning split in men's professional golf that remade the game in the last year.
The reopened embassy could ease travel between the two countries as they work to resume direct flights, increase trade and restore business ties.
OPEC+ countries also agreed to extend oil production cuts they announced in April through the end of 2024, reducing production by more than 1 million barrels per day.
In Port Sudan, Jeddah, Aswan and Cairo, people have sought safety from the fighting in Khartoum. After making difficult decisions and journeys, the biggest challenges for many are only beginning.
With Syria's president returning to the fold — despite U.S. resistance — and with Saudi Arabia's recent detente with Iran, this year's Arab League summit reflects a changing region.
The Sudanese city of Port Sudan has been overwhelmed by people trying to flee the growing conflict in the country and make their way by ship across the Red Sea to the Saudi city of Jeddah.
Saudi officials were in Yemen's capital Sunday for talks with the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, as part of international efforts to find a settlement to Yemen's nine-year conflict, officials said.
Their highest level public meeting in years was held in China, which brokered an agreement last month.
Oil prices surged after Saudi Arabia and some other oil producers announced they're reducing their oil output. That will send gas prices higher – and benefit energy companies in America.