Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia rebuked at UN over Jamal Khashoggi killing, abuses

Statement by dozens of countries highlighted a wide range of serious human rights violations in the kingdom.

Saudi Arabia rebuked at UN over Jamal Khashoggi killing, abuses

Middle East

US eyes building on Arab-Israel deals to end Gulf crisis

Pompeo is hopeful for end of Qatar blockade and wants to build on Arab-Israeli rapprochement to better confront Iran.

US eyes building on Arab-Israel deals to end Gulf crisis

NewsFeed

Saudi Arabia overturns death sentences for Khashoggi murder

'These verdicts cannot be allowed to whitewash what happened.'

Yemen

Saudi-led coalition attacks Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa

Reports say at least five air attacks hit near Sanaa airport, while others target northern and central parts of city.

Saudi-led coalition attacks Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa

Middle East

Khashoggi murder: US Congress hears calls for justice

Agnes Callamard told the House Intelligence Committee on Friday that Jamal Khashoggi still deserves justice.

United States

US judge says Saudi officials must testify in 9/11 lawsuit

Riyadh denies involvement in the September 11, 2001 attacks, but lawsuits alleging its support persist in US courts.

US judge says Saudi officials must testify in 9/11 lawsuit

AJ Impact

Premier League pushes back on Newcastle claim Saudi bid rejected

Newcastle said the league had a rejected a bid that would have seen Saudi PIF acquire an 80 percent stake in the club.

Premier League pushes back on Newcastle claim Saudi bid rejected

Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthis say 'important target' struck in Saudi capital

Saudi-led coalition said number of ballistic missiles, drones launched towards the kingdom were destroyed.

Yemen's Houthis say 'important target' struck in Saudi capital

Jamal Khashoggi

'It was theatre': Agnes Callamard on the Khashoggi murder trial

UN special rapporteur tells Al Jazeera the Saudi trial over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi made a 'mockery of justice'.

Qatar

Three year Qatar blockade could be over 'in weeks': US

Top US diplomat for Middle East expresses cautious optimism that three-year siege of Qatar by Arab states may soon end.

Three year Qatar blockade could be over 'in weeks': US

AJ Impact

Saudi Arabia squeezes Aramco as low oil prices roil state budget

Aramco has suspended key projects and racked up debt, triggering concerns among investors.

Saudi Arabia squeezes Aramco as low oil prices roil state budget

AJ Impact

Oil prices touch June lows on Saudi price cut, COVID-19 flare-ups

Oil futures settled sharply lower after Saudi Arabia cut October prices and COVID-19 cases rebounded in several nations.

Oil prices touch June lows on Saudi price cut, COVID-19 flare-ups

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Arab League division over Palestinian cause to dominate talks

Arab foreign ministers will attend a virtual session against the backdrop of UAE normalising relations with Israel.

Arab League division over Palestinian cause to dominate talks

Inside Story

Will the truth about Jamal Khashoggi's murder ever be revealed?

A Saudi court reduced sentences of those convicted of killing the Washington Post columnist.

Jamal Khashoggi

'Complete mockery': Saudi Arabia condemned over Khashoggi ruling

Court overturns life sentences against unnamed defendants for journalist's murder to between seven and 20 years in jail.