With Ramadan one month away, the first day of fasting will be confirmed on the eve of May 27.
Counting the Cost18 Mar 2017 15:00 GMT
If approved, Trump's budget plan would increase military spending while 18 other agencies will experience budgets cuts.
Islam18 Mar 2017 08:57 GMT
Iran's pilgrims did not attend the Hajj in 2016 after the two countries failed to agree on security and logistics.
Politics15 Mar 2017 06:55 GMT
Saudi says talks highlighted shared views on Iran, expresses 'satisfaction' Trump's travel ban not aimed at Muslims.
Opinion01 Mar 2017 10:51 GMT
Riyadh's economic ambitions paired with its historic political goals leave ties with Asia-Pacific states non-optional.
Business & Economy28 Feb 2017 12:08 GMT
OPEC heavyweight and Gulf allies believe the rise would increase investment without causing a jump in US shale output.
Politics25 Feb 2017 20:46 GMT
Adel al-Jubeir, kingdom's first foreign minister to visit since 1990, promises to build ties and install new ambassador.
Middle East19 Feb 2017 20:37 GMT
Zarif backs dialogue with 'brothers in Islam' but Saudi counterpart Jubeir urges 'red lines' to halt Iran's actions.
Middle East19 Feb 2017 18:17 GMT
Colourful event in Jeddah comes as Saudi Arabia boosts its entertainment sector amid economic and social reform.
Politics16 Feb 2017 21:21 GMT
At least 18 arrested for providing shelter and funds to ISIL fighters and for recruitment in different parts of kingdom.
Middle East14 Feb 2017 10:20 GMT
At least seven Saudi soldiers have been killed in the past week in border clashes with Houthi rebels, state media says.
Middle East12 Feb 2017 10:16 GMT
Mike Pompeo gives Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Nayef the George Tenet award for his 'counter-terrorism' work.
Saudi Arabia21 Jan 2017 11:15 GMT
Security forces engaged 'terrorists' in a firefight with suspects who later detonated explosives in the city of Jeddah.
Egypt17 Jan 2017 20:35 GMT
A tumultuous tale of two islands that span decades.
Middle East16 Jan 2017 09:44 GMT
In final verdict, Egyptian court rules against government agreement to hand over Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia.
Middle East09 Jan 2017 11:34 GMT
President is expected to focus on re-establishing military ties and reviving Lebanon's ailing tourism sector.
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