DUBAI/RIYADH In Dubai's overflowing churches and Riyadh's secretive masses, Catholics across the Gulf are eagerly awaiting Pope Francis' historic visit to the United Arab Emirates next week. | Video
RIYADH Saudi Arabia has ended a sweeping crackdown on corruption ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that it said had recovered more than $106 billion through settlements with scores of senior princes, ministers and top businessmen.
RIYADH There are no ownership changes to any businesses belonging to Saudi-Ethiopian tycoon Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi following his release from more than 14 months in Saudi detention in an anti-corruption campaign, a family office spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday.
RIYADH, Jan 28 Saudi Arabia said on Monday it
had signed agreements worth 204 billion riyals ($54.4 billion)
and offered fresh incentives to attract capital as part of a
10-year programme that would help diversify the economy of the
world's top oil exporter.
RIYADH Saudi Arabia said on Monday it had signed agreements worth 204 billion riyals ($54.4 billion) and offered fresh incentives to attract capital as part of a 10-year program that would help diversify the economy of the world's top oil exporter.
RIYADH/ADDIS ABABA Saudi Arabia has freed Saudi-Ethiopian businessman Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi more than 14 months after he was detained in a crackdown on corruption, the latest in a flurry of releases as the kingdom faces intense scrutiny over its human rights record.
RIYADH Bakr bin Laden, former chairman of construction giant Saudi Binladin Group, has been temporarily released nearly 15 months after his arrest in Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption campaign, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.
(This Jan. 17 story was refiled to correct job description in paragraph 12)
RIYADH U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Saudi leaders assured him everyone responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be held accountable, as Riyadh tries to resolve its biggest political crisis in a generation.
RIYADH An 18-year-old Saudi woman's flight from what she said was an abusive family has rallied opposition to the kingdom's male guardianship system, still a major constraint on women despite the conservative Muslim country's efforts to open up. | Video