Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi prince says war with Iran would gut world economy

    Saudi Arabia's crown prince said in an interview aired Sunday that war with Iran would devastate the global economy and he prefers a non-military solution to tensions with his regional rival ...

  • Saudi teen who fled family leaves Thailand for asylum in Canada

    An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau said on Friday, as Thai officials confirmed. ...

  • Saudi woman who feared family would kill her given UN protection

    The Saudi woman who made a desperate plea for asylum after landing at Bangkok airport has been placed "under the care" of the United Nations refugee agency, a Thai official said late Monday. ...

  • Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead, warns of ‘severe’ response

    President Donald Trump said Thursday he now believes journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and warned of "very severe" consequences should Saudi Arabia be proven responsible. ...

  • Saudi Arabia finally allows women to drive

    Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it would allow women to drive, the last country in the world to do so, sparking euphoria and disbelief among activists in the ultra-conservative kingdom. ...

  • Saudi holds first-ever election open to women

    Saudi Arabia holds its first-ever election open to female voters and candidates on Saturday, in a tentative step towards easing restrictions on women. ...

  • Saudi Arabia King Abdullah dies at age 90

    Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died on Friday and was replaced by Crown Prince Salman, the OPEC-kingpin's royal court said in a statement. ...