Saudi Arabia eyes its nuclear options after the deal with Iran leaves it feeling vulnerable
(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Saudi authorities have canceled school in the capital, Riyadh, and other regions for a fifth consecutive day after heavy rains flooded roads and knocked out power across the kingdom.
Storms occur nearly every year in the arid kingdom as weather patterns shift in the cooler months, but this year’s cloudbursts …
(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Garbage is piling up on streets around the mosque housing the burial site of the Prophet Muhammad. Grocery stores have shut their doors and almost half of Saudi Arabia’s small construction firms have stopped working on projects.
The mess is because foreign workers on which many businesses rely are fleeing, …
(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Thousands of African migrants residing illegally in Saudi Arabia’s main city of Riyadh surrendered to police on Sunday, residents said, a day after two people were killed in violent clashes between Ethiopians and vigilante residents backed by police.
The clashes, which also injured 68, were the clearest sign …
In strict, conservative Saudi Arabia, there are signs of a booming illicit amphetamines trade
Forced to “sign a pledge to respect the kingdom’s laws”
Has not yet been arrested
Prince Bandar Bin Sultan al-Saud’s rebuke follows kingdom’s decision to forgo serving on the U.N. Security Council
In an unprecedented move, the kingdom declines a seat on the coveted body
New study finds that the country’s neighbors look on it with increasing wariness and disapproval
Saudi officials reduce visas available to foreign Muslims participating in the annual pilgrimage to Mecca
Women in Saudi Arabia can now ride bicycles in public, but officials are saying “only for entertainment.”
By royal decree, women now make up 20% of the closest thing the conservative Islamic country has to a legislature. In 2015, they will get to vote and run for office. However, they still can’t drive