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Saudi Extends COVID-19 Restrictions For 20 Days

Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced a 20-day extension of precautionary measures against COVID-19, according to local media. The measures include a ban on gatherings, entertainment and events, as well as the closure of cinemas and dining services at restaurants and

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Oil Rises On Saudi Output Cut, Iran Sanctions

Agencies Oil prices rose on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia said it cut production in July, adding to concerns over global supply as U.S. sanctions against Iran curb its exports. Benchmark Brent crude oil was higher at 73.31 dollars a barrel.

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Saudi-led Coalition Air Strike Kill 43 In Yemen

Dozens of people, many of them school children, have been killed or wounded in a Saudi-led coalition air strike in rebel-held northern Yemen, according to BBC. The bus was traveling through Dahyan market in Saada province at the time. The

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Saudi king replaces military chiefs in shake-up

Saudi Arabia has sacked its top military commanders, including the chief of staff, in a series of late-night royal decrees. Saudi King Salman also replaced the heads of the ground forces and air defences. The news was published by the

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Saudi Arabia allows women to join military

Women in Saudi Arabia are now permitted to enlist in the army as the kingdom continues to enact reforms granting females more access to a wide range of previously forbidden careers. Women are now able to apply for positions with

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Saudi king Sacks Military Chiefs

Saudi Arabia has sacked its top military commanders, including the chief of staff, in a series of late-night royal decrees. Saudi King Salman also replaced the heads of the ground forces and air defences. The news was published by the

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At least 21 civilians killed in Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen: residents

At least 21 civilians were killed in two separate air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in northern Yemen on Saturday, residents said on Sunday, as fighting intensified in the country before the Muslim Eid al-Adha feast. They said at least

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Suicide attackers launch 3 strikes in Saudi Arabia

A wave of suicide bombings hit three Saudi Arabian cities over a 24-hour period. The attacks came on the heels of massive jihadi assaults in the Muslim world last week that have been been tied to ISIS; analysts believe that

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Suicide Bomb Blast Outside Medina Mosque

A suicide bomber detonated their device near the security headquarters of the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina, according to Saudi television. The blast in the city, the second-holiest site in Islam, followed three explosions in Qatif and Jeddah on Monday on

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