Visiting Saudi Arabia last summer, President Biden tried to reassure Arab leaders of U.S. commitment to the region's security. But Gulf nations aren't necessarily rushing to side with Washington.
Before the pandemic, the hajj pilgrimage drew millions each year to Islam's holy city of Mecca, home to the cube-shaped Kaaba that observant Muslims pray toward five times a day.
The announcement, a groundbreaking deal for Middle Eastern soccer, ends speculation about where he would go next. Ronaldo became a free agent after his contract was terminated by Manchester United.
China is looking to deepen ties with Saudi Arabia and meeting other Arab leaders months after President Biden visited the kingdom — and had rocky results.
Lionel Messi's quest to win the one major title to elude him had a shocking start in what may be his final World Cup, as Saudi Arabia scored twice in a five-minute span of the second half and won 2-1.
The U.S. declaration that Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be considered immune from a lawsuit over his role in the killing of a U.S.-based journalist breaks from Joe Biden's campaign denunciations.
U.S. executives and billionaire investors are mingling and making deals at a conference nicknamed "Davos in the Desert," even as the White House reevaluates relations with Saudi Arabia.
A major oil output cut by Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil producers has drawn sharp accusations in Washington.
The 2 million bpd cut in oil production was backed by Saudi Arabia and could benefit Russia. The OPEC+ meeting took place as much of the world is battling soaring energy costs and rising inflation.
Saudi Arabia is one of the world's top producers and exporters of dates, and dozens of varieties are sold every year at the Buraydah Date Festival.
The kingdom's sweeping redevelopment in the city of Jeddah is displacing hundreds of thousands of residents, many of them from working-class immigrant communities.
The 45-year prison sentence for Nourah bint Saeed al-Qahtani are renewing attention on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's crackdown on dissent.
Saudi energy company Aramco said Sunday its profits jumped 90% in the second quarter compared to the same time last year, helping its half-year earnings reach nearly $88 billion.
Side-stepping the bad optics of a handshake with the crown prince deemed to have approved the operation that led to the death of Jamal Khashoggi, President Biden opted for a fist bump.
President Biden says that he's committed to the two-state solution for Israel and an independent Palestinian state. But with that goal out of reach, he said, the U.S. will look to help Palestinians.