Iran

Iran's Revolutionary Guard vows to avenge Ahvaz attack

A 'deadly and unforgiving revenge' for attack that killed 29 people, says Iranian elite force as UAE denies involvement.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard vows to avenge Ahvaz attack

Iran

Iran blames US and Gulf allies for Ahvaz parade attack

Arab separatist al-Ahvaziya group claims responsibility for attack that killed 29 people, including women and children.

Iran blames US and Gulf allies for Ahvaz parade attack

Inside Story

Will OPEC appease Donald Trump?

OPEC and its allies are set to meet in Algeria on Sunday to discuss the price of oil.

Yemen

Saudi accused of impeding UN-backed war crimes probe in Yemen

The Saudi-led military coalition has been accused of bombing multiple civilian targets, including hospitals.

Saudi accused of impeding UN-backed war crimes probe in Yemen

Middle East

Saudi woman's case against father stirs 'guardianship' debate

A civil court in Jeddah ordered a man to obtain a passport for his adult daughter after he had refused to do so.

Saudi woman's case against father stirs 'guardianship' debate

Opinion

Yom Kippur and Ashoura: Are Muslims observing a Jewish holiday?

The Judeo-Islamic tradition has deep historical roots that Zionism and Islamism have tried to erase.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Yemen

'In one hospital, the babies were too weak to cry'

Conditions in war-torn nation could 'cause starvation on an unprecedented scale,' Save the Children warns.

'Killing a generation': Five million Yemeni children face famine

Human Rights

Overworked, abused, hungry: Vietnamese domestic workers in Saudi

Women say they are forced to work at least 18 hours a day, denied food, assaulted and prevented from returning home.

Overworked, abused, hungry: Vietnamese domestic workers in Saudi

Yemen

Saudi-UAE alliance launches fresh offensive on Yemen's Hodeidah

Saudi-UAE led forces claim to have captured two areas on the outskirts of the city.

Saudi-UAE alliance launches fresh offensive on Yemen's Hodeidah

Yemen

Yemeni children killed in Saudi-UAE air attack

At least two children were killed in raids on Saada province as UN special envoy arrives in Sanaa for peace talks.

Africa

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign peace deal at Saudi Arabia summit

Peace agreement bolsters historic peace accord between former Horn of Africa enemies after two decades of enmity.

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign peace deal at Saudi Arabia summit

Opinion

Are the Saudis set to turn up the heat on Lebanon?

Saudi Arabia could easily target Lebanon with another set of measures to destabilise its economy.

Bill Law

by Bill Law

Bill Law

Yemen

Houthis 'sign memorandum' with UN to transport wounded abroad

Rebel group claims the agreement will allow critically ill patients to be air-lifted abroad for treatment.

Houthis 'sign memorandum' with UN to transport wounded abroad

Business & Economy

'Saudi and Russia taking oil market hostage': Iran

Iran's OPEC chief Hossein Kazempour Ardebili says Saudi and Russian actions are a result of US attempts to cut Iran off.

Iran OPEC chief: 'Saudi and Russia are taking oil market hostage'

Africa

Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign new peace agreement in Saudi: UN

UN chief Antonio Guterres to be among those attending Sunday's signing ceremony in western city of Jeddah.

Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign new peace agreement in Saudi: UN