Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Top Yemeni Salafi cleric killed in Aden

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The lifeless body of Yemen's top Salafi cleric in the southern port city of Aden was found disfigured on Sunday hours after he was abducted following…

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Americans among militant suspects detained in Saudi Arabia: paper

RIYADH (Reuters) – Nine Americans are among 33 suspects detained on terrorism charges in Saudi Arabia over the past week, the English-language daily Saudi Gazette reported on Sunday citing an…

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Saudi to seek foreign non-oil investors as crude slumps

By Andrew Torchia & Marwa Rashad RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia aims to at least double annual inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) over the next 10 years by focusing…

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U.S. 'hopes' Saudi Arabia may reopen Tehran embassy

View gallery Iranian protesters stand under a street sign with the name of Shi'ite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr … DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – The United States hopes that Saudi Arabia may…

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Twitter erupts after Saudi cleric says chess is forbidden

View gallery FILE – In this Monday, Aug. 14, 2006 file photo, a chess board & unemptied ashtrays are seen in an … DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A video…

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Nuclear deal marks US-Iran thaw, but Saudis sulk

Washington (AFP) – The implementation of the Iran nuclear deal marked a major step forward in Washington's cautious rapprochement with Iran, yet will further strain ties with Saudi Arabia. While…

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As sanctions are lifted, Iranian foes fear the worst

JERUSALEM (AP) — As the nuclear deal with Tehran goes into effect, many Middle Eastern countries fear a newly emboldened Iran, flush with cash & international recognition, will grow more…

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With wave of Iranian oil imminent, a shudder in Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new wave of oil from Iran will flow into a global market awash in oil where prices are plunging to depths not seen in a dozen…

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Oil slides to new 11-year low as Saudi-Iran row cuts chance of output curbs

By Simon Falush LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices slid more than 4 percent to new 11-year lows on Wednesday as the row between Saudi Arabia & Iran made any cooperation…

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Saudi Arabia recruits Sunni allies in row with Iran

By Sam Wilkin DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia rallied Sunni allies to its side in a growing diplomatic row with Iran on Monday, deepening a sectarian split across the Middle…

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