Rohingya

Rohingya detainees on hunger strike in Saudi Arabia

At least seven hospitalised after 650 Rohingya men refuse food at a detention centre in Jeddah, activists say.

'We're broken': Rohingya on hunger strike in Saudi detention

Middle East

Saudi court postpones hearing for women activists

A court official informed some of the women's relatives that the session would not take place on Wednesday as expected.

Saudi court postpones hearing for women activists

Human Rights

Saudi runaway sisters plead for UNHCR protection on social media

Maha al-Subaie, 28, and Wafa al-Subaie, 25 say they are trapped and in danger after fleeing Saudi Arabia.

Saudi runaway sisters plead for UNHCR protection on social media

Inside Story

Does the West have blood on its hands in Yemen?

Leaked report says US and European weapons may have been used on civilians.

Jamal Khashoggi

US 'urged MBS to cut ties' with aide linked to Khashoggi murder

The Guardian reports US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the Saudi crown prince to sever ties with Saud al-Qahtani.

US 'urged MBS to cut ties' with aide linked to Khashoggi murder

Business & Economy

Saudi Aramco's debut international bond tops $100bn

Record-breaking demand a market vote of confidence for oil giant but some investors are worried about gov't influence.

Saudi Aramco's debut international bond tops $100bn

War & Conflict

Appeal aims to block UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Campaigners say weapons sales break UK laws as Saudi Arabia uses British bombs and missiles in Yemen war.

Appeal aims to block UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Business & Economy

Demand for Saudi Aramco's debut bonds at over $50bn: Sources

Sources say investors willing to buy bonds even if they end up getting a lower return than on Saudi sovereign debt.

Demand for Saudi Aramco's debut bonds at over $50bn: Sources

Jamal Khashoggi

US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Those barred include former close adviser to MBS and alleged leader of the 15-man squad that carried out the killing.

US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Qatar

Qatar sues UAE, Saudi, Luxembourg banks over riyal 'manipulation'

Doha has accused the banks of currency manipulation in the months following the start of a blockade against Qatar.

Qatar sues UAE, Saudi, Luxembourg banks over riyal 'manipulation'

UpFront

Tawakkol Karman: Mohammed bin Salman 'is a criminal'

Yemen's Nobel laureate says the Saudi crown prince is destroying her country and calls on Donald Trump to stop the war.

Tawakkol Karman: Mohammed bin Salman 'is a criminal'

Podcast

Revisiting Khashoggi's murder, six months later

What have we learned in the aftermath of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi?

Revisiting Khashoggi's murder, six months later

Middle East

Saudi Arabia detains supporters of women activists on trial

The detainees, including two dual US-Saudi citizens, supported women's rights activists backing change in the kingdom.

Saudi Arabia detains supporters of women activists on trial

Opinion

Russian influence in the Gulf has its limits

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov came back home almost empty-handed after his recent trip to the Gulf.

Nikolay Kozhanov

by Nikolay Kozhanov
- Leonid Issaev

Nikolay Kozhanov

UpFront

When will the world stop failing the people of Yemen?

Tawakkol Karman accuses Saudi Arabia and the UAE of committing war crimes in Yemen and we debate Brexit.

When will the world stop failing the people of Yemen?