Saudi Arabia

Houthi missiles hit Saudi border town; airforce to retaliate

RIYADH - Yemen's Houthi fighters fired mortar and rockets at a Saudi Arabian border town on Tuesday for the first time since a Saudi-led coalition began a military campaign against them in late March, the coalition's spokesman said.

Houthi missiles hit Saudi border town; airforce to retaliate 5:47pm BST

RIYADH - Yemen's Houthi fighters fired mortar and rockets at a Saudi Arabian border town on Tuesday for the first time since a Saudi-led coalition began a military campaign against them in late March, the coalition's spokesman said.

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France, Saudi Arabia: Iran nuclear deal must be verifiable, no threat to region 5:31pm BST

RIYADH - France and Saudi Arabia believe that any future nuclear accord between Iran and six major powers must be robust, verifiable and no threat to Tehran's neighbors, the two countries said ahead of a summit in Riyadh on Tuesday.

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France, Saudi seeking to seal quickly billions of euros in deals 4:33pm BST

RIYADH - France is in talks to agree billions of euros worth of contracts in Saudi Arabia that could be completed quickly, ranging from defence to civil aviation, transport and energy, the French government said on Tuesday.

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi slips on strict foreign investment rules, weak data; Egypt jumps 3:06pm BST

* IMF commends Cairo's reforms, says they're starting to pay off

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France, Saudi Arabia - Iran nuclear deal must be verifiable, no threat to region 11:39am BST

RIYADH - France and Saudi Arabia believe that any future nuclear accord between Iran and six major powers must be robust, verifiable and no threat to Tehran's neighbours, the two countries said ahead of a summit in Riyadh on Tuesday. | Video

UPDATE 2-France, Saudi Arabia: Iran nuclear deal must be verifiable, no threat to region 11:35am BST

* Saudi FM says historical ally, has common vision (Adds Hollande speech, Saudi FM, context)

France, Saudi Arabia - Iran nuclear deal must avoid destabilising region 04 May 2015

RIYADH - France and Saudi Arabia believe that any future deal between Iran and six major powers must ensure not to destabilise the region further and threaten Iran's neighbours, the two countries said ahead of a summit in Riyadh on Tuesday.

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France, Saudi Arabia: Iran nuclear deal must avoid destabilizing region 04 May 2015

RIYADH - France and Saudi Arabia believe that any future deal between Iran and six major powers must ensure not to destabilise the region further and threaten Iran's neighbours, the two countries said ahead of a summit in Riyadh on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-France, Saudi Arabia: Iran nuclear deal must avoid destabilising region 04 May 2015

RIYADH, May 5 - France and Saudi Arabia believe that any future deal between Iran and six major powers must ensure not to destabilise the region further and threaten Iran's neighbours, the two countries said ahead of a summit in Riyadh on Tuesday.

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Forty migrants reported drowned in Mediterranean - Save the Children

ROME - Around forty migrants died in the Mediterranean on Sunday, according to survivors of the journey who arrived on the southern Italian island of Sicily on Tuesday, local Save the Children spokeswoman Giovanna Di Benedetto said.