Saudi Arabia executes Nepal man after conviction for stabbing Saudi to death

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has executed a Nepali national after his conviction for stabbing a Saudi to death. The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported the execution Thursday of Santa Bahadur Pune, saying it took place in the kingdom’s Al-Jawf region. It did not say how Pune had been killed. However, Saudi

  • Saudi officials predict 28 million tourists will visit Saudi Arabia in 2023

    RIYADH: A leading Saudi government official on Monday said that about 28 million tourists are expected to visit the Kingdom this year. Speaking at the first Tourism, Entertainment and Cultural Investment Forum in Riyadh, Mahmoud Abdulhadi, the deputy minister of investment attraction at the Ministry of Tourism, said the projections of the remarkable number of visits reflect the growing attractiveness of Saudi Arabia as an international tourism destination.

  • Russia and Saudi Arabia are at odds after a flood of Russian oil supply pushed the commodity's price below a key break-even level needed to fund Saudi projects

    Economic advisors have privately warned Saudi senior policy makers that the kingdom needs higher oil prices to fund a slew of megaprojects.

  • The PGA Bends the Knee to Saudi Arabia

    Tuesday morning’s surprise merger between the PGA Tour and the insurgent, Saudi Arabia–backed LIV Golf is both completely insane and completely unsurprising. It is, above all else, the result of profound cynicism—which is ultimately what makes it unsurprising. And yet it is also insane because of just how cynical it is, even by the standards of professional golf, arguably the planet’s most cynical sport. The new combined entity essentially puts Saudi Arabia in charge of golf. Not the PGA—golf....

  • Agricultural trade to resume to Saudi Arabia

    Canada has restored diplomatic ties with Saudi Arabia and the two countries

  • President of Venezuela visits Saudi Arabia

    President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, arrived in Jeddah on Sunday. At King Abdulaziz International Airport, he was received by Deputy Governor of Makkah Region Prince Badr bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State and Cabinet's Member Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, and a number of officials.

  • Iran embassy in Saudi Arabia reopened (+ VIDEO)

    TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) – Iran’s embassy in Saudi Arabia’s capital city of Riyadh was reopened after seven years.

  • 6 escape rooms to visit in Saudi Arabia

    Challenge yourself with a thrilling adventure at these escape rooms in Saudi Arabia. Work as a team to solve puzzles, find hidden clues and unlock a mystery.

  • Saudi Arabia, Egypt discuss boosting cooperation

    CAIRO: Saudi Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar Alkhorayef on Sunday met Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir Saleh. The Saudi minister is on an official tour to Egypt to discuss bilateral relations and explore opportunities to enhance cooperation in industry and the mining sector. Alkhorayef and Saleh discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries to develop the industrial sector, and reviewed investment opportunities.

  • Blinken to visit Saudi Arabia: State Department

    WASHINGTON D.C.: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Saudi Arabia next week, the State Department announced Friday. Blinken’s trip comes as the Kingdom and US seek to broker a durable cease-fire between Sudan’s warring generals in ongoing talks in Jeddah. “Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Saudi Arabia June 6-8 to meet with Saudi officials to discuss US-Saudi strategic cooperation on regional and global issues and a range of bilateral issues including economic and...

  • Saudi Arabia's growing cinema soft power

    Accompanying Naomi Campbell on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival last week was one of cinema's most powerful men -- and he represents a country where cinemas were banned until five years ago.Mohammed Al Turki, 36, heads Saudi Arabia's Red Sea Film Foundation, his name splashed all over posters and movie credits at the world's biggest cinema gathering on the French Riviera.The foundation, formed two years ago, holds its own annual festival and has already financed 168 movies, including...