Saudi Arabia

New approach to old alliance for Saudi King and Obama

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RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday, aiming to push him for more support in Riyadh's efforts to counter Iran after it agreed to a nuclear deal that will relieve Tehran of some international pressure.

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New approach to old alliance for Saudi King and Obama 03 Sep 2015

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday, aiming to push him for more support in Riyadh's efforts to counter Iran after it agreed to a nuclear deal that will relieve Tehran of some international pressure.

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi, Egypt rise alongside global markets as oil steadies 03 Sep 2015

DUBAI, Sept 3 - Stock markets in Saudi Arabia and Egypt rose in early trade on Thursday, tracking global bourses as oil prices, which had moved Middle Eastern equities earlier in the week, were relatively stable.

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia, U.S. near deal for two Lockheed warships -sources 03 Sep 2015

WASHINGTON, Sept 2 - Saudi Arabia is in advanced discussions with the U.S. government about buying two frigates based on a coastal warship that Lockheed Martin Corp is building for the U.S. Navy, and could reach agreement by the end of the year, according to sources familiar with the talks.

Saudi Arabia, U.S. near deal for two Lockheed warships: sources 02 Sep 2015

WASHINGTON - Saudi Arabia is in advanced discussions with the U.S. government about buying two frigates based on a coastal warship that Lockheed Martin Corp is building for the U.S. Navy, and could reach agreement by the end of the year, according to sources familiar with the talks.

Saudi Arabia, U.S. near deal for two Lockheed warships -sources 02 Sep 2015

WASHINGTON, Sept 2 - Saudi Arabia is in advanced discussions with the U.S. government about buying two frigates based on a coastal warship that Lockheed Martin Corp is building for the U.S. Navy, and could reach agreement by the end of the year, according to sources familiar with the talks.

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi sinks after oil's plunge, Egypt also soft 02 Sep 2015

DUBAI, Sept 2 - Saudi Arabia's stock market dropped sharply in early trade on Wednesday after oil prices plunged again, while Egypt's bourse was also weak, tracking global emerging markets.

MIDEAST STOCKS-China fears weigh on Saudi, Egypt bourses 01 Sep 2015

DUBAI, Sept 1 - Saudi Arabian stocks quickly gave up initial gains and Egypt's fell in early trade on Tuesday, as global equities came under pressure from weak Chinese manufacturing data.

Saudi Al Tayyar founder to retain stake despite resignation -report 31 Aug 2015

DUBAI, Aug 31 - The founder of Saudi Arabia's Al Tayyar Travel Group will retain his stake in the company despite his resignation, he was quoted as saying on Monday by Al Arabiya television's website.

UPDATE 1-MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi drops on oil, Egypt jumps after gas find 31 Aug 2015

DUBAI, Aug 31 - Saudi Arabia's bourse dropped on Monday, tracking volatile oil prices, while Egypt's stock market jumped after energy major Eni announced a potentially huge natural gas discovery off the country's coast.

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Migrants scuffle with Hungary police; dead toddler's image shocks Europe

BICSKE, Hungary/MUGLA, Turkey - Migrants forced from a train in Hungary scuffled with helmeted riot police and some clung to railway tracks on Thursday, as politicians across Europe struggled to respond to public opinion appalled by images of a drowned 3-year-old boy. | Video