AJ Impact

Saudi Arabia has built yellowcake uranium processing plant: WSJ

Remote desert plant was built with China's aid, paper quotes Western officials as saying, raising proliferation worries.

Saudi Arabia has built yellowcake uranium processing plant: WSJ

Spain

Spain's former king to leave the country amid corruption claims

Juan Carlos's announcement comes after Spanish court opens investigation into his involvement in a Saudi rail contract.

Spain's former king to leave the country amid corruption claims

Imran Khan

Pakistan's Khan says mediation prevented Saudi-Iran escalation

In an exclusive Al Jazeera interview, Imran Khan says Pakistan's mediation prevented conflict between regional foes.

Pakistan's Khan says mediation prevented Saudi-Iran escalation

NewsFeed

Downsized Hajj begins amid coronavirus restrictions

Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, has begun under very different circumstances amid the coronavirus pandemic

AJ Impact

Move over Aramco, Apple is now world's most valuable company

Apple jumped 10 percent on Friday, ending the day with a record market capitalisation of $1.817 trillion.

Move over Aramco, Apple is now world's most valuable company

Saudi Arabia

Saudi King Salman leaves hospital after gall bladder surgery

The 84-year-old monarch tweets Eid greetings after ending 10-day stay at hospital where he underwent surgery.

Saudi King Salman leaves hospital after gall bladder surgery

Hajj

In Pictures: Hajj in the shadow of coronavirus

This year's Hajj was scaled down from 2.5 million pilgrims to as few as 10,000 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In Pictures: Hajj in the shadow of coronavirus

AJ Impact

Saudi bid to buy Newcastle ends after piracy, human rights issues

Consortium, which included Saudi sovereign wealth fund, withdraws from proposed takeover of English football club.

Hajj

Hajj restricted: This is not the first time

The sweeping curbs this year will not be the first time the Muslim ritual has been partially or fully halted.

Hajj restricted: This is not the first time

Saudi Arabia

Qatar 'perplexed' by Saudi Arabia's decision to appeal WTO ruling

On beIN pirating case, Doha says Riyadh's move shows 'Saudi Arabia fully understands that it lost'.

Qatar 'perplexed' by Saudi Arabia's decision to appeal WTO ruling

Human Rights

RSF urges Egypt, Saudi Arabia to release detained journalists

RSF also called for investigation into deaths of two journalists from Egypt, Saudi after their release from prison.

RSF urges Egypt, Saudi Arabia to release detained journalists

Hajj

Muslims begin downsized Hajj amid coronavirus pandemic

Up to 10,000 mask-clad Muslims begin the scaled back five-day pilgrimage as Saudi hosts try to prevent virus outbreak.

Yemen

Yemen's Riyadh Agreement: An overview

The stalled peace deal was signed between the Yemeni gov't and southern separatists in the Saudi capital last year.

Yemen's Riyadh Agreement: An overview

Middle East

Yemen separatists abandon self-rule but peace deal doubts remain

Southern separatists rescind declaration of self-rule, pledge to implement power-sharing deal with Hadi's government.

Yemen separatists abandon self-rule but peace deal doubts remain

AJ Impact

Saudi Arabia posts $29bn 2Q deficit as low oil prices bite

Second quarter oil revenues fell by 45 percent year-on-year to $25.5bn after the pandemic decimated crude demand.

Saudi Arabia posts $29bn 2Q deficit as low oil prices bite