Princess become new Saudi Ambassador to Washington

Saudi Arabia has appointed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s full younger brother as deputy defence minister…

Oman/Israel: New best friends – or not?

Despite the historic meetings between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right), and Oman’s Sultan Qaboos, the Sultanate’s…

Egypt’s Sisi could still be president in 2034

Egypt’s parliament has overwhelmingly voted to approve draft constitutional changes that could extend President Abdul Fattah…

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud reaffirms support for Palestinian state

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud said the kingdom was committed to an independent Palestinian state…

Palestinian PM offers to resign

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah has offered to resign, his spokesman said, amid efforts by president…

Jailed Iranian activist dies on hunger strike

The Iranian political activist, Vahid Sayadi  Nasiri (right) who was  jailed for the political content of messages…

British billionaire Branson halts Saudi space investment talks

The British billionaire, Sir Richard Branson has halted talks over $1bn Saudi investment in Virgin space…

No Saudi U-turn on Canada spat

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has cast doubt on a quick resolution to the country’s dispute with…

Abbass calls for Arab action at UN

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has invited Middle East envoys, foreign ministers and Security Council diplomats to…

Saudi defence official arrested on bribery charge

Saudi Arabia has arrested a defence ministry official on charges of receiving a SAR1m ($267,000) bribe…