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# riyadh - Sunday 22 November, 2020

G20 Summit opens to a call for leaders to collectively act against the coronavirus pandemic
# G20 Summit
# G20 Summit

G20 Summit opens to a call for leaders to collectively act against the coronavirus pandemic

Nov 22nd 2020, 8:20 AM 16,611 Views 15 Comments

The “family photo” was digitally designed and superimposed onto a local landmark outside Riyadh.

# riyadh - Monday 23 December, 2019

Saudi Arabia: Court says killing of Jamal Khashoggi was 'not premeditated', sentences five to death
# Riyadh
# Riyadh

Saudi Arabia: Court says killing of Jamal Khashoggi was 'not premeditated', sentences five to death

Dec 23rd 2019, 10:06 AM 21,341 Views 44 Comments

Khashoggi was killed in October 2018 by Saudi agents while at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul.

# riyadh - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Lazio down Juventus in Saudi Arabia
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Lazio down Juventus in Saudi Arabia

Dec 22nd 2019, 7:18 PM 8,235 Views 5 Comments

Simone Inzaghi’s side earned Super Cup glory in Riyadh.

# riyadh - Friday 27 September, 2019

Irish citizens among those who can now get a tourist visa to Saudi Arabia for the first time
# Middle Eastern Holiday
# Middle Eastern Holiday

Irish citizens among those who can now get a tourist visa to Saudi Arabia for the first time

Sep 27th 2019, 7:24 PM 22,612 Views 50 Comments

Visas for the desert kingdom had until now been restricted to foreign workers or pilgrims to the country’s holy sites.

# riyadh - Thursday 22 November, 2018

As leaked CIA reports on Khashoggi point to Crown Prince, Saudi warns he's 'a red line'
# No Hand Act Or Part
# No Hand Act Or Part

As leaked CIA reports on Khashoggi point to Crown Prince, Saudi warns he's 'a red line'

Nov 22nd 2018, 7:02 AM 25,010 Views 56 Comments

Despite leaked CIA analysis pointing towards Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Donald Trump has repeatedly stood by the US ally.

# riyadh - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

'It could be him': Trump points finger at Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi murder
# Riyadh
# Riyadh

'It could be him': Trump points finger at Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi murder

Oct 24th 2018, 7:16 AM 16,658 Views 34 Comments

Mohammed bin Salman is to address an international summit this afternoon, in his first major speech since Khashoggi’s killing.

# riyadh - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance

Updated Oct 13th 2018, 3:20 PM 17,551 Views 34 Comments

Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.

# riyadh - Thursday 16 August, 2018

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy
# Broadcast Rights
From The42
# Broadcast Rights

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy

Aug 16th 2018, 1:09 PM 10,428 Views 6 Comments

“The illegal channel beoutQ is backed by Saudi nationals and openly promoted by leading Saudi figures.”

# riyadh - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies
# Sudden Dispute
# Sudden Dispute

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies

Aug 7th 2018, 8:55 AM 21,590 Views 31 Comments

Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and frozen “all new business”.

# riyadh - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Missiles and drones from Yemen have been 'intercepted' over Saudi Arabia
# Ballistic Missile
# Ballistic Missile

Missiles and drones from Yemen have been 'intercepted' over Saudi Arabia

Apr 11th 2018, 5:54 PM 19,278 Views 19 Comments

The attacks were claimed by the rebels via their news outlet Al-Masirah.

# riyadh - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder
# Riyadh
# Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder

Oct 18th 2016, 9:57 PM 40,171 Views 44 Comments

Such action against a member of the royal family is extremely rare in the middle eastern state.

# riyadh - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of 'divine revenge' over execution of cleric
# Sheikh Nimr Al-nimr
# Sheikh Nimr Al-nimr

Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of 'divine revenge' over execution of cleric

Jan 3rd 2016, 8:56 PM 23,201 Views 97 Comments

Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran.

# riyadh - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Saudi Arabia has executed 47 men, including a prominent cleric, for terror offences
# Executions
# Executions

Saudi Arabia has executed 47 men, including a prominent cleric, for terror offences

Jan 2nd 2016, 2:36 PM 18,754 Views 129 Comments

All bar two of those executed were Saudi citizens. The executions have sparked international condemnation in the region.

# riyadh - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years...
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years...

Jul 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 460 Views 9 Comments

Back in 2004, my wife and I were anticipating the arrival of our second son and I had just set up my own business. Then the financial meltdown hit.

# riyadh - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Human body parts 'fall from the sky' in Saudi Arabia
# Jeddah
# Jeddah

Human body parts 'fall from the sky' in Saudi Arabia

Jan 5th 2014, 5:00 PM 49,545 Views 59 Comments

Initial indications were that the remains “fell from a plane’s landing gear” over the city of Jeddah.

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia
# Trade
# Trade

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia

Jan 5th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,790 Views 133 Comments

Enda Kenny and Richard Bruton will remain in the Gulf region until Thursday.

# riyadh - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Saudi crown prince dies abroad after illness
# Royal Death
# Royal Death

Saudi crown prince dies abroad after illness

Oct 22nd 2011, 7:45 AM 714 Views 9 Comments

The heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdel Aziz Saud, has died – opening up questions about who will replace King Abdullagh.

# riyadh - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Saudi league player jailed for Jesus tattoo
# Of Course
From The42
# Of Course

Saudi league player jailed for Jesus tattoo

Oct 12th 2011, 2:14 PM 579 Views 1 Comment

Juan Pablo Pino, a player in the Saudi national league, was jailed for displaying his religious tattoos in public while attending a Riyadh shopping centre.

# riyadh - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Yemeni president's face was 'quite charred' after attack on presidential palace
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemeni president's face was 'quite charred' after attack on presidential palace

Jun 7th 2011, 3:28 PM 250 Views 1 Comment

Details about the injuries sustained by Ali Abdullah Saleh in last week’s attack have begun to emerge as the government rejected attempts by the opposition to discuss a peaceful transition.

# riyadh - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Confusion reigns as Yemen's president Saleh arrives in Saudi Arabia for medical treatment
# Yemen
# Yemen

Confusion reigns as Yemen's president Saleh arrives in Saudi Arabia for medical treatment

Jun 5th 2011, 11:16 AM 173 Views 1 Comment

Questions are now being asked as to whether Saleh will return to Yemen as anti-government protesters celebrated his departure on the streets of Sanaa.