Saudi Arabia

US approves secret nuclear power work for Saudi Arabia

The US administration has reportedly authorized US companies to sell nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia.

Jamal Khashoggi

Pompeo: US continues to seek answers on murder of Jamal Khashoggi

The US secretary of state says the US continues to work to identify those behind the killing and hold them accountable.

Pompeo: US continues to seek answers on murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Al Jazeera World

Jamal Khashoggi: The Silencing of a Journalist

An investigation into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death which implicates the highest levels of the Saudi government.

Jamal Khashoggi

Royal court adviser fired over Khashoggi killing 'not on trial'

Saud al-Qahtani is reportedly not among those indicted by Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Royal court adviser fired over Khashoggi killing 'not on trial'

Saudi Arabia

MBS approved 'intervention' against dissidents: NYT report

The New York Times says MBS authorised a clandestine campaign against Saudi dissenters before Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

MBS approved 'intervention' against dissidents: NYT report

Saudi Arabia

Son of US-Saudi citizen held in Saudi Arabia seeks US help

In 2017, Fitaihi was one of about 200 prominent Saudis detained at Riyadh Ritz-Carlton hotel.

United States

US firm returns $400m fund to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi murder

The fund given by MBS to US talent agency Endeavor last spring was aimed at diversifying the kingdom's economy.

US firm returns $400m fund to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi murder

Opinion

The making of a nuclear MBS

Trump's endeavour to nuclearise Saudi Arabia is driven by family business interests and tacitly approved by Israel.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Saudi Arabia

Rumours reported of rift between Saudi King and MBS

British newspaper cites anonymous source, who says father and son are increasingly at odds on issues such as Yemen war.

Guardian: Rumours of rift between Saudi King Salman and MBS

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia tortured US citizen: Report

The New York Times reports that American citizen Walid Fitaihi has been held and allegedly tortured by Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia tortured US citizen: Report

Middle East

Jailed women's rights activists to face trial in Saudi Arabia

Detainees 'enjoy all rights preserved by the laws', prosecutor's office says, after reports of torture in custody.

United States

Kushner meets Saudi's MBS for first time since Khashoggi murder

The meeting focused on "increasing cooperation" between Washington and Riyadh as well as the Middle East peace process.

Kushner meets Saudi's MBS for first time since Khashoggi murder

Asia Pacific

Saudi crown prince defends China's right to fight 'terrorism'

Activists say MBS' support for China's 'anti-terrorism' measures is tacit approval of crackdown on Uighur Muslims.

Saudi crown prince defends China's right to fight 'terrorism'

Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi to free 850 Indian prisoners from its jails

MBS accepted Indian PM's request during his Asian tour, seen as part of Crown Prince's effort to rebuild his reputation.

Saudi to free 850 Indian prisoners from its jails

Mohammed bin Salman

China walks Saudi-Iran tightrope as MBS visits

After Pakistan and India trips, Saudi crown prince begins China visit focused on energy and regional economic deals.