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Amnesty says Anthony Joshua is being duped over Saudi Arabia fight

•’Fighter is being duped that Arabian kingdom is reforming’•Human rights situation is getting worse, warns Amnesty UKAmnesty International has warned Anthony Joshua that he is being duped by the autho...

Amnesty says Anthony Joshua is being duped over Saudi Arabia fight

Source: theguardian.com

Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Saudi Arabia Amnesty International urge Anthony Joshua to inform himself of the human rights situation and be prepared to speak out about Saudi Arabia’s abysmal human rights record The post Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-10, 12:26

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fight | Kevin Mitchell The two fighters should look to boxing history before signing up to their world heavyweight rematch in the Middle EastIt is nearly 45 years since the Rumble in the Jungle – and still the myth of that wild night lingers, dangerously ignored.There is much to learn from deconstructing the most famous s...
2019-08-10, 23:52

Amnesty International criticises sanctioning of Joshua v Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia • NGO says bout is latest attempt to ‘sportswash’ image• Heavyweight title bout to take place in Diriyah on 7 DecemberAmnesty International has criticised the decision to sanction Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia, citing human rights violations, the murder of the journalist...
2019-08-10, 01:39

What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia Joe Gallagher gives his verdict on Anthony Joshua's decision to take the Andy Ruiz rematch to Saudi Arabia The post What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-13, 22:00

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz confirmed for Saudi Arabia in December The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-09, 22:39

Andy Ruiz Jr insists history will repeat itself against Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia 'The hunger still remains,' says Andy Ruiz, 'I don’t want 15 minutes of fame, I want it to last' The post Andy Ruiz Jr insists history will repeat itself against Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-05, 19:52

Anthony Joshua defiant over criticism of Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Amnesty claims rematch is to ‘sportswash’ image of regime• ‘I’m there to fight,’ says Briton of Clash of the DunesA defiant Anthony Joshua has attempted to slip condemnation from human rights organisations about staging his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia ...
2019-09-07, 03:52

Panel: How do you feel about Andy Ruiz Jnr vs. Anthony Joshua II taking place in Saudi Arabia? This week's panellists were asked for their thoughts on Ruiz vs. Joshua II ending up in Saudi Arabia and to name their favourite Zab Judah moments The post Panel: How do you feel about Andy Ruiz Jnr vs. Anthony Joshua II taking place in Saudi Arabia? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-13, 17:13

Saudi rights no concern for Anthony Joshua's fight promoter Putting profits ahead of politics, the promoter of heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua is dismissing concerns over the decision to contest a championship fight in Saudi Arabia....
2019-08-13, 17:39

Joshua-Ruiz fight promoter defends Saudi Arabia venue There was “The Rumble in the Jungle” and “The Thrilla in Manila.” Now we await the “The Clash on the Dunes.” Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz will face each other again Dec. 7 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, and promoter Eddie Hearn is making it clear there should be no safety concerns for the participants an...
2019-08-24, 07:39

Joshua vs Ruiz title fight in Saudi Arabia will 'change boxing forever,' promoter says Mexican fighter Ruiz was a massive underdog when he first beat Joshua at Madison Square Garden in June to claim three of the four major heavyweight titles....
2019-08-13, 19:39

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia could 'change boxing forever', says Eddie Hearn Eddie Hearn insists that both Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr have signed up for a rematch of their world heavyweight title bout in Saudi Arabia, stating that the December contest could "change boxing forever"....
2019-08-12, 18:00

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
2019-06-02, 05:00

Amnesty urges Saudi Arabia to reveal whereabouts of two missing Qataris Amnesty International has called on Saudi Arabia to reveal the whereabouts of a Qatari father and son who allegedly disappeared during a visit to the kingdom last month, the rights group said in a letter published on Tuesday....
2019-09-04, 14:13

| Saudi Arabia to stage Joshua v Ruiz Saudi Arabia will stage the world heavyweight title rematch between Britain's Anthony Joshua and champion Andy Ruiz Jr, promoters announced on Friday....
2019-08-09, 19:52

Ruiz-Joshua rematch set for Saudi Arabia in December Mexican-American world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. will fight Britain's Anthony Joshua in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on Dec. 7, Sky Sports reported on Friday....
2019-08-10, 03:13

Anthony Joshua wanted to ‘fight through concussion’ against Andy Ruiz • Heavyweight says he knew he was concussed in third round• Joshua: ‘You’ve got to fight through the concussion if you can’Anthony Joshua has admitted he knew he was concussed but was ready to “fight through” it against Andy Ruiz Jr, fuelling the debate over boxers’ safety that has been reignited th...
2019-09-13, 19:13

Hearn adamant that Saudi Arabia is the right choice for Joshua vs Ruiz rematch 'I’m not going to go to a fighter and say there’s more money than you can ever dream of making but you might get a little bit of criticism for going.' Eddie Hearn on the Joshua vs Ruiz rematch The post Hearn adamant that Saudi Arabia is the right choice for Joshua vs Ruiz rematch appeared first on B...
2019-09-06, 10:52

Eddie Hearn defends Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Promoter says negative publicity could help viewing figures • Amnesty International has criticised choice of venueEddie Hearn has defended the decision to stage Anthony Joshua’s WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia despite the backlash from human ri...
2019-08-12, 19:52

Anthony Joshua happy to wait for Deontay Wilder but he’s warned that the fight may never happen Anthony Joshua keen to wait 'two years' for Deontay Wilder but Eddie Hearn warns both fighters against leaving it too long The post Anthony Joshua happy to wait for Deontay Wilder but he’s warned that the fight may never happen appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-30, 02:26

Anthony Joshua denies claims he had panic attack before Andy Ruiz Jr fight Boxer also says he was not suffering from food poisoningJoshua to stick with trainer Rob McCrackenAnthony Joshua has denied he had a panic attack or was suffering from food poisoning before his shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr but has said he will continue to work with his trainer, Rob McCracken.“There wa...
2019-06-05, 15:52

Andy Ruiz Jr vows to end Joshua’s career after confirming Saudi Arabia rematch Andy Ruiz has confirmed his participation in the fight in Diriyah in December The post Andy Ruiz Jr vows to end Joshua’s career after confirming Saudi Arabia rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-25, 00:00

Robert McCracken explains why Anthony Joshua was right not to take warm-up fight before Andy Ruiz rematch Anthony Joshua never considered taking a warm-up fight before heading into his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr, with trainer Robert McCracken explaining it was never a "realistic" possibility for the Briton....
2019-09-10, 11:26

Eddie Hearn defends decision to stage Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arabia Eddie Hearn claims Joshua-Ruiz rematch 'could change boxing forever' The post Eddie Hearn defends decision to stage Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-13, 01:13

Anthony Joshua eager for Cardiff to host Andy Ruiz Jr rematch ... but admits fight could have a neutral venue Anthony Joshua expects to face Andy Ruiz Jr in a heavyweight rematch before the end of the year, and has set his sights on Cardiff to host their multi-million-pound encounter....
2019-08-07, 05:39

Joshua promoter defends Saudi fight as game changer for boxing Anthony Joshua's promoter has defended a decision to stage the Briton's heavyweight title rematch with Mexican-American world champion Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia and said it could change boxing forever....
2019-08-13, 01:39

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-07, 14:00

Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia After Amir Khan's original opponent is involved in a car accident, former featherweight Billy Dib is called in for Saudi Arabia fight The post Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-27, 22:52

Eddie Hearn warns Andy Ruiz Jr to honour Saudi venue for Joshua fight • Ruiz said: ‘We’re going to bring rematch back here in the US’• Tyson Fury backs world champion to repeat his June victoryEddie Hearn has warned Andy Ruiz Jr he must honour the contract for his rematch with Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia after the Mexican-American insisted the bout would take place...
2019-08-14, 23:26

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr vs. Joshua II appears set for Saudi Arabia, White aims to get Zuffa Boxing started in November Saudi Arabia is now the frontrunner to host Andy Ruiz Jnr's rematch against Anthony Joshua, and Dana White prepares to enter the world of boxing The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr vs. Joshua II appears set for Saudi Arabia, White aims to get Zuffa Boxing started in November appeared first on Box...
2019-08-09, 22:39

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human rights concerns by claiming Saudi Arabia is undergoing significant change.The 32-year-old faces the un...
2019-06-06, 19:00

Is Anthony Joshua the world's best heavyweight? Saturday's fight won't settle debate Anthony Joshua, who holds three title belts, may be the top heavyweight, but Saturday's fight against Andy Ruiz isn't likely to settle the debate.        ...
2019-05-30, 19:00

Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights Ryan Ford on August 31 The war of words between former heavyweights champions Lennox Lewis and Anthony Joshua continues, and Joshua Buatsi gets a durable Canadian for August 31 The post Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights Ryan Ford on August 31 appeared first on Boxing Ne...
2019-08-17, 07:13

Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister Saudi Arabia agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday....
2019-06-14, 00:00

Your say – So much went wrong for Anthony Joshua Boxing News readers on Anthony Joshua, Jarrell Miller and more The post Your say – So much went wrong for Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-03, 13:39

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused. The post Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused app...
2019-06-20, 14:00

Tyson Fury: ‘Anthony Joshua got done by a better man. That’s it’ 'I was an outlaw, I was the bad guy and always had to play that role. But now I’m just being myself and I think the fans have warmed to me.' Tyson Fury on his new popularity The post Tyson Fury: ‘Anthony Joshua got done by a better man. That’s it’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-11, 01:00

Anthony Joshua challenger: Looks can be deceiving Looks can be deceiving. That’s what Andy Ruiz Jr. wants to prove Saturday night when he challenges Anthony Joshua for a truckload of heavyweight championship belts at Madison Square Garden. Ruiz, of Imperial Valley, Calif., is listed at 6-foot-2, though he’s closer to 6-feet and has the build of a s...
2019-06-01, 09:13

Anthony Joshua: ‘I am focused on revenge’ I won’t makes excuses for the loss but I will learn from them, says Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua: ‘I am focused on revenge’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-05, 23:39

Anthony Joshua is on dangerous ground The lessons of heavyweight history tell Matt Christie that Anthony Joshua has got a mountain to climb in the rematch with Andy Ruiz Jnr The post Anthony Joshua is on dangerous ground appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-06, 02:00

Everything we know about the Andy Ruiz Jr-Anthony Joshua rematch Eddie Hearn attempts to remove fears about the Andy Ruiz Jr-Anthony Joshua rematch The post Everything we know about the Andy Ruiz Jr-Anthony Joshua rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-13, 01:13

Is Anthony Joshua right to take an immediate rematch with Andy Ruiz? How much of a risk is Anthony Joshua taking going straight into a rematch with Andy Ruiz? John Dennen asks fighters and promoters The post Is Anthony Joshua right to take an immediate rematch with Andy Ruiz? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-13, 16:39

History not on Anthony Joshua's side fighting in the U.S. Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua is a big favorite in his United States debut, but fighting for a heavyweight title -- or defending one -- for the first time in the U.S. has not gone so well historically for British boxers....
2019-05-29, 18:00

Following the Anthony Joshua defeat how the heavyweight division looks now Anthony Joshua suffered a surprise defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday night The post Following the Anthony Joshua defeat how the heavyweight division looks now appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-03, 22:26

Gennady Golovkin is determined not to be next Anthony Joshua Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is on high alert after what happened last weekend at Madison Square Garden. Andy Ruiz’s stunning upset of Anthony Joshua for the heavyweight championship offered a reminder that anything can happen in boxing. While Golovkin might be a huge favorite when he faces unbeaten Canad...
2019-06-08, 13:00

Andy Ruiz scores shocking TKO over Anthony Joshua Maybe it wasn’t exactly as stunning as Buster Douglas beating Mike Tyson in Tokyo. But Andy Ruiz Jr. has found his place in boxing history along with an upcoming fortune from a potential rematch after upsetting Anthony Joshua on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Ruiz, a massive 25-1 underdog ...
2019-06-02, 08:26

Andy Ruiz Jr outweighs Anthony Joshua by more than 20 pounds The story of the New York weigh-in as Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr hit the scales The post Andy Ruiz Jr outweighs Anthony Joshua by more than 20 pounds appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-01, 02:13

Bob Arum on Andy Ruiz challenging Anthony Joshua Rival promoter Bob Arum claims 'everything worked out bad' for Anthony Joshua's first fight in America The post Bob Arum on Andy Ruiz challenging Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-31, 12:52

Anthony Joshua and the sport of boxing put their reputations on the line Matt Christie gives his verdict on Anthony Joshua's controversial decision The post Anthony Joshua and the sport of boxing put their reputations on the line appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-13, 22:00

Anthony Joshua: ‘I was so confident, I didn’t even ask about a rematch clause’ • Boxer pledges to ‘get titles back’ after shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr• Eddie Hearn promises UK rematch in November or DecemberAnthony Joshua confirmed his intent to enforce an immediate return fight with Andy Ruiz Jr, admitting he was so confident in the run-up to his astounding defeat he had not bo...
2019-06-02, 22:39

Deontay Wilder declares that Anthony Joshua quit Deontay Wilder has no sympathy for Anthony Joshua in today's Boxing News at Five The post Deontay Wilder declares that Anthony Joshua quit appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-03, 19:26

Anthony Joshua on rematch vs. Andy Ruiz: ‘I’ll get it right’ this time Anthony Joshua insists he’ll be more focused and better prepared for his rematch with Andy Ruiz when they meet for the unified heavyweight championship on Dec. 7 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. Joshua (22-1, 20 KOs) will be attempting to regain the WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF heavyweight championship belts he l...
2019-09-06, 14:26

Had Anthony Joshua been at the top too long, wonders Daniel Dubois Upcoming British title challenger Daniel Dubois on the upheaval in the heavyweight division The post Had Anthony Joshua been at the top too long, wonders Daniel Dubois appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-08, 00:13

Andy Ruiz is the best heavyweight in the world right now, says Anthony Joshua Anthony Joshua insists his motivation has not wavered in the build up to Andy Ruiz rematch The post Andy Ruiz is the best heavyweight in the world right now, says Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-07, 14:13

The hysteria surrounding Rob McCracken, Anthony Joshua and ‘concussion’ The criticism directed at Rob McCracken from certain quarters was completely unnecessary The post The hysteria surrounding Rob McCracken, Anthony Joshua and ‘concussion’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-18, 01:00

Anthony Joshua triggers his Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch That didn’t take long. The rematch is on between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr., Joshua’s promoter announced Tuesday, just three days after Ruiz pulled off the shocking upset in their heavyweight fight Saturday night at the Garden. Joshua said right after the fight that he intended to ...
2019-06-05, 00:26

If Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua rematch in November, what happens? We ask an expert panel about the Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch The post If Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua rematch in November, what happens? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-05, 23:39

Anthony Joshua is desperate for Andy Ruiz rematch Andy Ruiz Jr. scored one of the biggest upsets in boxing history Saturday night at Madison Square Garden with a seventh-round technical knockout over England’s heavily favored champion Anthony Joshua. But instead of muddying up the heavyweight division, Ruiz’s stunning victory has brought some short...
2019-06-03, 03:39

Tyson Fury claims Anthony Joshua is ‘finished’ 'Joshua and Klitschko both got done by two fat men,' gloats Tyson Fury The post Tyson Fury claims Anthony Joshua is ‘finished’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-12, 13:39

Anthony Joshua and the strange case of his post-Klitschko decline Anthony Joshua's loss to Andy Ruiz marks the abrupt end to the reign of a champion who faltered just as he looked set to soar, writes Alex Reid The post Anthony Joshua and the strange case of his post-Klitschko decline appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-03, 22:26

Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout Anthony Joshua shows exactly how it should be done inside a New York shopping mall The post Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-29, 03:26

Ringside Seat: Anthony Joshua wants to make statement in U.S. debut England's Anthony Joshua comes to the Big Apple looking to defend his three heavyweight world titles and make a splash in his U.S. debut. But he'll be facing Andy Ruiz Jr. and not the opponent most boxing fans want. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-05-31, 19:52

Andy Ruiz Jr.-Anthony Joshua rematch set for later this year, promoter says Joshua promoter Eddie Hearn said on Twitter that the British boxer's team triggered a rematch clause in his contract for the first fight, which ended with a stunning knockout by Ruiz....
2019-06-05, 03:52

Anthony Joshua calls Andy Ruiz Jr 'the best heavyweight out there' – video Anthony Joshua has said he will face the best fighter on the planet when he gets into the ring with Andy Ruiz Jr for their 7 December rematch in Saudi Arabia.Ruiz stunned the boxing world in June when he beat Joshua – knocking him down four times in the process – to win the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO wor...
2019-09-06, 23:13

How Andy Ruiz Jr brought the Anthony Joshua empire crashing down Andy Ruiz wrecks Anthony Joshua in stunning thriller that turns the division upside down The post How Andy Ruiz Jr brought the Anthony Joshua empire crashing down appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-05, 23:39

Anthony Joshua employs sports psychologist for the first time as a professional Anthony Joshua brings in new member to his team after admitting training camps were starting to 'f**k me over' The post Anthony Joshua employs sports psychologist for the first time as a professional appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-30, 02:26

Deontay Wilder rules out Anthony Joshua showdown – The BN Verdict With Deontay Wilder announcing rematches with Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury the chances of Anthony Joshua showdown ever occurring get smaller and smaller The post Deontay Wilder rules out Anthony Joshua showdown – The BN Verdict appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-01, 22:26

Anthony Joshua triggers Andy Ruiz rematch clause Anthony Joshua to fight Andy Ruiz Jr in rematch later this year The post Anthony Joshua triggers Andy Ruiz rematch clause appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-05, 03:52

Anthony Joshua: ‘I don’t know what Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are waiting for’ Anthony Joshua warns Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury that they should fight him sooner rather than later The post Anthony Joshua: ‘I don’t know what Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are waiting for’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-27, 10:00

Rob McCracken refutes claims that he put Anthony Joshua’s health at risk Rob McCracken clarifies comments on Anthony Joshua's fight with Andy Ruiz The post Rob McCracken refutes claims that he put Anthony Joshua’s health at risk appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-13, 06:26

Anthony Joshua blames only himself as he targets immediate Andy Ruiz Jr rematch Anthony Joshua claims he will learn from defeat and come back stronger The post Anthony Joshua blames only himself as he targets immediate Andy Ruiz Jr rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-02, 11:13

Andy Ruiz stuns Anthony Joshua in title bout Andy Ruiz Jr. scoring a stunning TKO win over Anthony Joshua in their heavyweight title bout at Madison Square Garden.        ...
2019-06-02, 08:52

What happened to Anthony Joshua, and what did we learn from Andy Ruiz Jr.'s big upset? Was Andy Ruiz Jr.'s upset victory over Anthony Joshua good for boxing? Did Joshua's chin betray him? Is a Joshua-Deontay Wilder fight still appealing to boxing fans? Is Ruiz the best heavyweight now? We have some answers....
2019-06-02, 17:39

Anthony Joshua’s trainer McCracken backed over concussion comments • Rob McCracken ‘knew’ Joshua was concussed against Ruiz Jr• Boxing Board of Control reject claims trainer failed duty of careAnthony Joshua’s trainer Rob McCracken will not face any disciplinary action for saying he allowed his heavyweight to keep fighting while concussed, after receiving the full ...
2019-09-12, 21:26

In pictures: Anthony Joshua upset by Andy Ruiz Jr in New York The 29-year-old Anthony Joshua was stopped in the seventh round The post In pictures: Anthony Joshua upset by Andy Ruiz Jr in New York appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-03, 14:26

Anthony Joshua: ‘If Andy Ruiz talks s**t, I’m gonna want to break his jaw’ Anthony Joshua tells Andy Ruiz that he would be wise to avoid trash-talking The post Anthony Joshua: ‘If Andy Ruiz talks s**t, I’m gonna want to break his jaw’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-28, 04:52

Andy Ruiz Jr: 'Anthony Joshua is not good at boxing' - video Mexican heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Junior insisted that Anthony Joshua was ‘not good at boxing’ and that he expects to win, when they face each other in a rematch. Ruiz, 29, stunned Joshua to win the IBF, WBA and WBO titles on 1 June and is under contract to take a rematch Continue reading......
2019-06-24, 04:13

Panel: What happens if Anthony Joshua vs. Dillian Whyte II takes place next year? This week the panel are asked to predict how Joshua vs. Whyte II plays out, and assess how Pacquiao fares against Spence and Crawford The post Panel: What happens if Anthony Joshua vs. Dillian Whyte II takes place next year? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-23, 17:39

‘Warrior’ Andy Ruiz Jr expects ‘same result’ from Anthony Joshua rematch The Mexican shocked with his victory in June and says there will be ‘no friends’ and ‘no respect’ when the pair meet againAndy Ruiz Jr knows. Knows people sneer that he got lucky in June when his left fist clattered into Anthony Joshua’s temple like a wrecking ball, discombobulating not only his opp...
2019-09-10, 00:00

Anthony Joshua insists he will stick by trainer McCracken despite shock defeat Lennox Lewis was among those to suggest Anthony Joshua should look for a new trainer The post Anthony Joshua insists he will stick by trainer McCracken despite shock defeat appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-07, 14:00

Don’t expect Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua to lose their titles any time soon In his Snips & Snipes column Eric Armit considers Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and the heavyweight division The post Don’t expect Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua to lose their titles any time soon appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Anthony Joshua starts Garden’s move back to boxing’s forefront The Knicks and the Rangers aren’t using Madison Square Garden these days, which is why it will become the Mecca of Boxing again, starting June 1, when heavyweight champion of the United Kingdom makes his United States debut in the World’s Most Famous Arena. A week later, former middleweight champion...
2019-05-25, 06:39

Anthony Joshua will draw on the energy and history of Madison Square Garden Against Andy Ruiz, Anthony Joshua aims to stamp his mark on a prestigious venue The post Anthony Joshua will draw on the energy and history of Madison Square Garden appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-29, 00:26

My time to shine: Anthony Joshua feels like he’s ‘fulfilling destiny’ stateside Anthony Joshua has been training in Florida for Saturday's heavyweight title defence The post My time to shine: Anthony Joshua feels like he’s ‘fulfilling destiny’ stateside appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-28, 11:39

Andy Ruiz Jr stuns Anthony Joshua in heavyweight shock – in pictures Andy Ruiz Jr beats Anthony Joshua and becomes the new WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion of the world after seven rounds at Madison Square Garden Continue reading......
2019-06-02, 16:00

Andy Ruiz stuns Anthony Joshua to become world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz produces one of the biggest upsets of all time to dethrone Anthony Joshua in New York The post Andy Ruiz stuns Anthony Joshua to become world heavyweight champion appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-02, 08:13

'I'm still pinching myself': Andy Ruiz Jr reacts to beating Anthony Joshua – video Andy Ruiz flattened Anthony Joshua twice in the seventh round to seal one of boxing’s biggest heavyweight upsets on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Ruiz won by a technical knockout to become the surprise champion in a bout that had shades of Buster Douglas’s shock win against Mike Tyson in ...
2019-06-02, 16:00

Andy Ruiz Jr beats Anthony Joshua: WBA/WBO/IBF heavyweight championship – as it happened Full report: Briton stunned by challenger at Madison Square GardenTaylor becomes undisputed champion in epic scrap with Persoon 5.29am BST That’s all for now. Thanks for following along with us and be sure to check out our full ringside report from a historic night at Madison Square Garden. Related:...
2019-06-02, 11:52

Why Anthony Joshua respects the short, chubby and carefree Andy Ruiz Jr Anthony Joshua outlines his battle plan for Andy Ruiz Jr while reflecting on a previous trip to the USA The post Why Anthony Joshua respects the short, chubby and carefree Andy Ruiz Jr appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-31, 19:52

Anthony Joshua knocked out, loses heavyweight crown to Andy Ruiz Jr. Andy Ruiz Jr. became the first Mexican-American heavyweight world champion Saturday after a stunning upset victory over British boxer Anthony Joshua....
2019-06-02, 15:00

Deontay Wilder on Anthony Joshua’s mind ahead of American debut 'The people who lose and don’t perform don’t go down in history, so I’ve got to go out there and get the job done,' muses Anthony Joshua ahead of his US debut The post Deontay Wilder on Anthony Joshua’s mind ahead of American debut appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-31, 12:52

Anthony Joshua-Andy Ruiz Jr rematch confirmed for November or December Ruiz Jr shocked Joshua with seventh-round stoppageVenue to be confirmed for heavyweight title fightAnthony Joshua will get the chance to win back his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles in a rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr later this year.Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, announced the contracted rematch cl...
2019-06-04, 20:01

Anthony Joshua tormented by ‘Drake Curse’ after shocking Ruiz upset Anthony Joshua pledged to break the spell that has tormented so many before him. Instead, he suffered the biggest boxing upset in nearly 30 years. And thus, the “Drake Curse” remains undefeated. Online sleuths dug up a March photo showcasing Joshua and the famed rapper, along with the bo...
2019-06-03, 03:39

Anthony Joshua must stay away from Andy Ruiz Jr, says the legendary George Foreman George Foreman explains why Andy Ruiz Jr is the last thing that Anthony Joshua needs The post Anthony Joshua must stay away from Andy Ruiz Jr, says the legendary George Foreman appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-06, 14:26

Anthony Joshua suggests that Deontay Wilder is on borrowed time as champion ‘It’s coming close to a time when Deontay Wilder’s belt should change hands,’ says Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua suggests that Deontay Wilder is on borrowed time as champion appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-31, 02:52

Andy Ruiz Jr. upsets Anthony Joshua in 7th round to win heavyweight titles Andy Ruiz Jr. stunned British boxer Anthony Joshua with a seventh-round technical knockout Saturday night to become the first fighter of Mexican descent to claim the heavyweight title....
2019-06-02, 19:26

Robert McCracken explains why Anthony Joshua has found it easier to focus in the USA 'Anthony Joshua can stand on a street corner here, he can't do that in the UK,' says his trainer Robert McCracken The post Robert McCracken explains why Anthony Joshua has found it easier to focus in the USA appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-31, 00:52

Enormous Fraud Anthony Joshua Knocked Out By Thirsty, Hungry Fella Andy Ruiz Jr. etched his name in boxing history on Saturday alongside the likes of Buster Douglas and James J. Braddock when he shockingly defeated British boxing sensation Anthony Joshua on a seventh-round TKO to become IBF, WBA, and WBO heavyweight champion of the world....
2019-06-02, 21:39

Anthony Joshua’s Upset Loss to Andy Ruiz Scrambles Heavyweight Boxing The heavyweight division was poised for a mainstream comeback with exciting matches among three contenders not named Andy Ruiz Jr., who scored a shocking seventh-round TKO over Joshua on Saturday....
2019-06-02, 16:26

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz – The night that the boxing world was turned on its head Andy Ruiz’s upset of Anthony Joshua will reverberate through the ages The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz – The night that the boxing world was turned on its head appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-02, 19:52

Andy Ruiz Jr. stuns Anthony Joshua in huge upset to win heavyweight titles Andy Ruiz Jr. flattened Anthony Joshua twice in the seventh round and capped one of boxing’s biggest upsets to win his share of the heavyweight title.        ...
2019-06-02, 08:52

Anthony Joshua has Deontay Wilder in his sights ahead of US debut vs Andy Ruiz Jr Deontay Wilder dominated Anthony Joshua's thoughts just three days before his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight title defence against Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday in New York....
2019-05-30, 21:26

Andy Ruiz Jr. hits the lottery as Anthony Joshua's last-minute opponent -- can he deliver a win? Andy Ruiz Jr. got the fight he asked for: a showdown with unified heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua. Not many give him a chance, but Ruiz really believes the fight is a perfect matchup for him....
2019-05-28, 17:13

Deontay Wilder Interview: On Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, the Heavyweight Division, and More With 41 wins under his belt—40 by way of K.O.—the heavyweight champ talks frankly about reinvigorating his division, Anthony Joshua, his rematch with Tyson Fury, and where he got that right hand....
2019-08-21, 03:39

Frazer Clarke defends trainer McCracken after Anthony Joshua shock defeat Frazer Clarke on why Rob McCracken is the right trainer for Anthony Joshua The post Frazer Clarke defends trainer McCracken after Anthony Joshua shock defeat appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-05, 03:52

Legendary boxer George Foreman willing to manage Anthony Joshua after upset loss British boxer Anthony Joshua was on the receiving end of one of the biggest upsets in the sport when he lost to Andy Ruiz Jr. in a seventh-round technical knockout for his heavyweight titles Saturday....
2019-06-05, 04:39

Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown 'Being a little chubby kid, underestimated and told I’m not going to be nothing, to do something is going to be good.' Andy Ruiz receives encouragement from Canelo and Chavez The post Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-30, 02:26

'I'm a soldier': Anthony Joshua reflects on defeat and denies having panic attack – video Anthony Joshua says he will continue to work with trainer Rob McCracken despite criticism of his role in the 29-year-old’s shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr. Former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis was among those to suggest Joshua should look for a new trainer, but he insists he will stick wit...
2019-06-05, 15:52

Anthony Joshua finds silver lining as Deontay Wilder plan collapses Anthony Joshua’s plan was this: He was going to successfully defend his IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr. on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden and then meet with Deontay Wilder soon after to discuss a mega-fight for the undisputed heavyweight championship. While the fir...
2019-05-31, 08:52

Divisional rankings: Andy Ruiz Jr. shakes up heavyweight division with TKO win over Anthony Joshua A new No. 1 and another few changes at heavyweight. What else has changed in ESPN's boxing divisional rankings? Dan Rafael reveals his new world standings and what's next for the fighters....
2019-06-04, 17:00

Andy Ruiz Jr warns Anthony Joshua of improved form ahead of rematch Andy Ruiz Jr has said he will be even more prepared for his rematch against Anthony Joshua after claiming a shock victory over the Briton in New York earlier this month....
2019-06-23, 20:26

Deontay Wilder Interview: On the Heavyweight Division, Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, and More With 41 wins under his belt—40 by way of K.O.—the heavyweight champ talks frankly about reinvigorating his division, Anthony Joshua, his rematch with Tyson Fury, and where he got that right hand....
2019-08-20, 18:13

Anthony Joshua – I haven’t got enough time to change my style for the Andy Ruiz Jr rematch Anthony Joshua faces the British media for the first time since losing to Andy Ruiz Jnr The post Anthony Joshua – I haven’t got enough time to change my style for the Andy Ruiz Jr rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-07, 00:26

Tyson Fury’s win and Anthony Joshua’s loss change picture among leading heavyweights Tyson Fury is the man to beat after his win over Tom Schwarz, with a Deontay Wilder rematch on the horizon The post Tyson Fury’s win and Anthony Joshua’s loss change picture among leading heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-16, 16:26

Andy Ruiz ready ‘to make history’ with shock defeat of Anthony Joshua Andy Ruiz feels he has learned from the only loss on his 33-fight record when he was beaten on points by Joseph Parker The post Andy Ruiz ready ‘to make history’ with shock defeat of Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-28, 21:26

'It's settled in': Anthony Joshua reflects on shock heavyweight loss to Andy Ruiz Jr – video ‘There’s no point dwelling on tonight - you’ve just got to correct it,’ Anthony Joshua said after Andy Ruiz Jr sprung one of the biggest shocks in heavyweight history on Saturday night when he spoiled the champion’s US debut with a seventh-round TKO at Madison Square GardenAndy Ruiz Jr shocks world ...
2019-06-02, 16:00

Deontay Wilder makes Anthony Joshua PROMISE after brutal Dominic Breazeale knock-out DEONTAY WILDER has promised fans that a long-awaited fight with Anthony Joshua will happen after knocking out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their WBC heavyweight title fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Anthony Joshua hot favourite to beat Andy Ruiz Jr on his US debut | Bryan Armen Graham British heavyweight champion is expected to beat an opponent who stepped in at short notice, but a potential unification clash with Deontay Wilder is the talk of boxingThere was a laid-back energy to Anthony Joshua as he charmed and held court with the mostly American media corps backstage at the hi...
2019-05-31, 19:52

Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles Madison Square Garden’s proud boxing history is not lost on Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-30, 18:26

Promoter Eddie Hearn plans to lure Andy Ruiz Jr to UK for Anthony Joshua rematch The new IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion caused one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight history on Saturday night against Anthony Joshua The post Promoter Eddie Hearn plans to lure Andy Ruiz Jr to UK for Anthony Joshua rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-03, 14:26

Andy Ruiz a greater threat to Anthony Joshua than Jarrell Miller, says Adam Booth Why Andy Ruiz is better than he looks, Adam Booth explains to Declan Warrington The post Andy Ruiz a greater threat to Anthony Joshua than Jarrell Miller, says Adam Booth appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-31, 12:52

Andy Ruiz refuses to commit to rematch with Anthony Joshua in aftermath of his stunning victory Andy Ruiz and Eddie Hearn address the media after one of the biggest shocks in boxing history The post Andy Ruiz refuses to commit to rematch with Anthony Joshua in aftermath of his stunning victory appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-02, 08:13

Deontay Wilder insists Anthony Joshua showdown will happen after obliterating Dominic Breazeale Deontay Wilder sends out chilling message to heavyweight rivals Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury with brutal victory The post Deontay Wilder insists Anthony Joshua showdown will happen after obliterating Dominic Breazeale appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Andy Ruiz Jr springs historic upset of Anthony Joshua for unified heavyweight title Unfancied American spoils Joshua’s US debut with huge upsetAs it happened: Bryan Graham on a stunning night of boxingAndy Ruiz Jr sprung one of the biggest upsets in the history of the heavyweight division when he stunned Anthony Joshua by seventh-round TKO on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden...
2019-06-02, 06:00

Anthony Joshua’s loss to Andy Ruiz shows nothing goes smoothly in boxing | Kevin Mitchell The heavyweight cartel that includes Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury has been broken but the Mexican-American is still Joshua’s best friendEddie Hearn has a problem: how to repackage a beaten champion. When Anthony Joshua was led away from his disastrous US debut at Madison Square Garden on Saturday n...
2019-06-02, 16:00

Frank Warren taunts Eddie Hearn over Anthony Joshua as Tyson Fury eyes Wallin win FRANK WARREN COLUMN: Tyson Fury’s promoter tells Starsport Eddie Hearn should be in Las Vegas for the Otto Wallin fight to see exactly how popular the undefeated Brit really is...
2019-09-14, 08:52

Anthony Joshua denies suffering panic attack and vows to continue working with trainer Rob McCracken Anthony Joshua says he will continue to work with trainer Rob McCracken following his shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr, also dismissing claims he suffered a panic attack in the build-up to his shock defeat in New York....
2019-06-05, 10:52

Reaction: Andy Ruiz Jr.'s upset of Anthony Joshua leaves boxing world stunned Fans and media alike were left floored after Andy Ruiz Jr. pulled off the massive upset and beat Anthony Joshua for the Brit's heavyweight titles.        ...
2019-06-02, 08:52

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr: Eddie Hearn confirms clause triggered for rematch in November or December Anthony Joshua will have the chance to avenge his shock world heavyweight title defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr in November or December, promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed....
2019-06-05, 01:52

Deontay Wilder sends warning to Tyson Fury and Luis Ortiz... and predicts another loss for Anthony Joshua Deontay Wilder has vowed to knock out Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury in his next two fights – and believes Anthony Joshua is destined to come up short again against Andy Ruiz Jr....
2019-08-24, 01:39

Anthony Joshua must be wary of Andy Ruiz Jr... Lennox Lewis' Madison Square Garden debut almost derailed comeback Anthony Joshua will be a massive favourite when he makes his debut at the boxing Mecca of Madison Square Garden in New York against Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday....
2019-05-27, 22:00

Saudi Arabia Could Probably Just Use the Money Per-capita revenue for OPEC members is half of what it was in 2008, and the prospects for immediate improvement aren’t good. Cue the Saudi Aramco IPO....
2019-08-21, 00:13

Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ Anthony Joshua calls that Andy Ruiz left hook a 'lucky punch' but in boxing there is no such thing as a lucky punch The post Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-17, 23:00

| Promoter defends Joshua's controversial Saudi date with Ruiz Jr Eddie Hearn says the decision to stage Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia can "change boxing forever"....
2019-08-12, 21:39

Saudi Arabia Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Saudi Arabia and learn more about the oil-rich, Middle Eastern kingdom, home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina....
2019-07-01, 02:39

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
2019-07-18, 07:00

Saudi Arabia to buy U.S. LNG from Sempra Energy - WSJ Saudi Arabian Oil Co , known as Aramco, has agreed to buy U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) from San Diego-based Sempra Energy's Port Arthur project in Texas, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-05-22, 05:00

Saudi Arabia ups Oct OSP to Asia to premium of $2.30 Saudi Aramco raised its official selling price (OSP) for Arab light crude oil to Asia for October to a premium of $2.30 to the Oman/Dubai average, up 60 cents a barrel from September, the company said in a statement....
2019-09-05, 16:39

Tyson Fury takes aim at Anthony Joshua again: 'Little fat kid' Andy Ruiz will win rematch later this year Tyson Fury doesn't believe he will ever fight Anthony Joshua as he expects him to lose again to a 'little fat kid' in Andy Ruiz Jr in their rematch later this year....
2019-06-06, 17:39

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr: live stream the big boxing fight online from anywhere Andy Ruiz Jr is making his way out of his home in Mexico for a US debut in New York where he hopes to win Anthony Joshua's heavyweight titles. That means he could win – deep breath – IBF, WBA Super, WBO and IBO world heavyweight titles. No pressure then. Want to see whether he can...
2019-05-28, 01:39

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr live stream: how to watch tonight's big fight from anywhere Fight night has arrived, and the unified heavyweight champion of the world is at Madison Square Garden. The UK's Anthony Joshua is putting his belts on the line against Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr in New York City tonight. And you're in the right place to see all the boxing with a Joshua vs Ruiz ...
2019-06-02, 03:39

Anthony Crolla sets farewell fight Former champ Anthony Crolla on big Manchester bill with Taylor, writes Daniel Herbert The post Anthony Crolla sets farewell fight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-18, 01:00

Anthony Yarde: Kovalev is frustrated that he has to fight me In his own words Anthony Yarde explains that he's expecting the best of Kovalev even as he heads to Russia full of confidence The post Anthony Yarde: Kovalev is frustrated that he has to fight me appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-21, 02:52

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarization, conducted by a favored family of the White Ho...
2019-06-08, 06:52

Spotify now available on PlayStation Music across UAE, Saudi Arabia and more PlayStation users across seven countries in the region can now access the popular streaming service Spotify, on PlayStation Music, and control playback through the Spotify Connect app.Almost four years after its initial announcement, Spotify on PlayStation Music is finally available to PS3 and PS4 u...
2019-06-11, 12:52

Saudi Arabia Lines Up Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas The kingdom has signed an initial agreement to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for Saudi Arabia it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
2019-05-22, 09:52

Saudi Arabia Names New Energy Minister Saudi Arabia has relieved its energy minister Khalid al-Falih from his post, less than a week after he was removed as chairman of its state-owned oil giant. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is taking on the role, marking the first time Saudi Arabia has placed a royal in charge of the energy ministry....
2019-09-08, 07:13

Saudi Arabia Raises India's Haj Quota By 30,000 In a significant step, Saudi Arabia has increased India's Haj quota from 1,70,000 to 2,00,000, paving the way for 30,000 more Indians to go for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in the kingdom....
2019-06-28, 21:52

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
2019-05-24, 02:13

Continental Resources CEO: US has better oil security than Saudi Arabia Harold Hamm also tells "Squawk on the Street" there's no need to tap into the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve due to weekend attacks on Saudi oil production....
2019-09-18, 00:13

Its Lifeblood Attacked, What Are Saudi Arabia's Options Now? A predawn attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's energy industry knocked out half of the country's oil production and raised the prospect of retaliation....
2019-09-16, 18:26

Trump’s curious evolution on Saudi Arabia For decades, the oil-rich country was a villain -- a country that U.S. leaders foolishly defended. Today, Trump is talking about going to war for it, even though he insists the U.S. has little skin in the game....
2019-09-16, 22:52

Saudi Arabia and Formula One discussing F1 race Saudi Arabia and Formula One are discussing the possibility of holding a race in the country, and team bosses have been asked for an opinion, sources said on Tuesday....
2019-08-06, 16:39

Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia says hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will be performing there in the latest eye-popping announcement as the kingdom sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment....
2019-07-03, 13:39

Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia Barrels Into the Gas Business Saudi Arabia’s deal to buy American natural gas is part of a decadelong $160 billion plan to build up its gas assets, as the oil-rich kingdom’s demand for new energy is projected to soar beyond its capacity....
2019-05-22, 22:26

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson backs British boxer to bounce back Dwayne Johnson has backed Anthony Joshua to return "even better" than before following the British boxer's shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr at New York's Madison Square Garden....
2019-06-03, 12:52

Moderate Islamic scholars 'to be executed by Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-05-22, 18:52

Oil prices soar after attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities Drone strikes attacked an oil processing facility at Abqaiq and the nearby Khurais oil field on Saturday, knocking out 5.7 million barrels of daily crude production — or 50% of the kingdom's oil output. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Riyadh....
2019-09-16, 22:00

Nicki Minaj cancels Saudi Arabia concert The 'Anaconda' rapper is pulling out of Jeddah World Fest 2019 because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
2019-07-09, 23:26

US official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-20, 18:52

| Accused 9/11 mastermind open to testimony against Saudi Arabia The Saudi government has long denied involvement in the 2001 attacks, in which hijacked airplanes crashed into New York's World Trade Centre, the Pentagon outside Washington, DC, and a Pennsylvania field. Nearly 3 000 people died....
2019-08-01, 02:13

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restriction on women Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to hold passports and travel abroad without the consent of a male guardian, a policy shift that marks a significant loosening of the Kingdom's notorious restrictions on women....
2019-08-02, 21:26

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of President Donald Trump's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians....
2019-05-22, 20:13

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide "an additional deterrent" in the face of "emergent, credible threats."...
2019-07-20, 10:39

Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch, a source with direct knowledge of the discussions told ESPN on Thursday....
2019-08-23, 06:26

U.S. Air Force expands operating base in Saudi Arabia Several hundred U.S. Air Force personnel are expanding an operating base in Saudi Arabia, which will host fighter planes and Patriot missiles, officials said....
2019-07-24, 18:52

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
2019-06-20, 01:52

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit a provision in the Foreign Assistance Act, which ...
2019-06-10, 03:39

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia has amended several laws to give women more rights and freedoms. But critics say the reforms are window dressing unless the male "guardianship" system is completely abolished....
2019-08-02, 06:39

Saudi Arabia and UAE attempt to paper over Yemen cracks Divisions between the Middle East allies are threatening war between their surrogate armiesSaudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have sought to present a united front in an attempt to ward off a potential war in Yemen between their surrogate armies.Yemen’s Saudi-backed government was ousted last...
2019-09-09, 12:00

Old habits die hard: Saudi Arabia struggles to end oil addiction When Saudi Aramco was on the verge of a deal last year to buy a stake in an Indian oil refinery, its boss quickly boarded a company jet in Paris and flew to New Delhi....
2019-07-25, 08:26

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted 2 Yemen rebel drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it intercepted two drones launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom. The Houthi’s Al-Masirah satellite news channel late Saturday said the rebels targeted Saudi airports in Abha and Jizan with Qasef-2K dron...
2019-06-30, 09:26

| Saudi Arabia eases travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a male "guardian", authorities have said....
2019-08-22, 05:39

Saudi Arabia Shockwaves Rattle Indian Markets Saudi Arabia is the second largest country India imports oil from. If the oil prices continue to rise, it could widen India's current account deficit as every dollar rise in oil price could swell the......
2019-09-17, 16:13

Saudi Arabia, UAE to attend U.S.-led Palestine investment meeting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will participate in a conference next month in Bahrain aimed at encouraging investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, part of U.S. President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israel-Palestinian peace plan....
2019-05-22, 11:52

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen....
2019-07-19, 00:26

Nicki Minaj Set to Headline Concert in Saudi Arabia (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will perform in the ultraconservative kingdom as it sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment. Saudi organizers announced she would be the headline act at the Jeddah World Fest on July 18. The concer...
2019-07-03, 15:52

US officials tell Saudi Arabia that oil attack was staged in Iran US officials said intelligence shows that the devastating attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry was staged in Iran, and have shared the information with the oil-rich ally as both countries consider retaliatory strikes, according to a new report. The assessment, which the US had not made public, came...
2019-09-16, 23:39

Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepares to go public....
2019-09-02, 21:13

U.S. 'locked and loaded' after attacks on Saudi Arabia: Trump The United States believes it knows who was behind the attacks on Saudi oil facilities and is "locked and loaded," but is waiting for verification and for a Saudi assessment of responsibility before deciding how to proceed, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday....
2019-09-16, 03:13

Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Weapons Were Used in Strikes on Oil Facilities American officials have blamed Iran for the attacks on Saturday that slashed Saudi production, but the Houthi faction, allied with Iran, claimed responsibility....
2019-09-16, 18:52

Saudi Arabia's Falih says Aramco IPO to happen in 2020-21 Saudi Arabia is working towards listing Saudi Aramco in 2020-21 as the state oil giant moves towards completing its merger with petrochemical firm Saudi Basic Industries Corp, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Tuesday. (Reporting by Rania el Gamal; Editing by Dale Hudson)...
2019-07-02, 16:39

Saudi Arabia To Ask UN Experts To Probe Attacks On Oil Facilities Saudi Arabia will invite international experts including from the United Nations to participate in investigating an attack on its oil facilities and called on the world to condemn those behind it, its......
2019-09-17, 03:00

Iran says it's prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia also ready Iran is prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency....
2019-07-31, 19:13

U.S. believes attack on Saudi Arabia came from southwest Iran The United States believes Saturday's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities were launched from Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday, with one of them saying it originated in Iran's southwest....
2019-09-17, 23:52

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials said, marking a U.S. return to the kingdom after its 2003 withdrawal....
2019-07-19, 06:39

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
2019-05-21, 15:13

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-20, 21:00

Women In Saudi Arabia Can Now Get Passports In 15 Minutes: Report Women in Saudi Arabia were overjoyed when they discovered that procedures for obtaining their passports would now be completed within 15 minutes, a media report said....
2019-08-26, 19:39

The Latest: Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 7 a.m. Saudi Arabia says its military intercepted five drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom. Military spokesman Col. Turki al-Malik...
2019-06-14, 05:39

Is a US-led war with Iran on the horizon as troops head to Saudi Arabia? The US is sending troops to Saudi Arabia amid concerns that it is preparing for a war with Iran. It will be the first deployment of American forces in the kingdom since the US toppling of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime....
2019-07-21, 05:26

Has Saudi Arabia got away with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi? – podcast A UN report on the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi has said there is credible evidence linking the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, to the crime. Nick Hopkins and Stephanie Kirchgaessner discuss the killing and the fallout in Saudi Arabia and among its allies. Plus: Patrick Timmons ...
2019-06-28, 04:13

Saudi Arabia to Allow Women to Travel Abroad Without Permission Saudi Arabia has approved a new law allowing women to travel abroad without a male guardian’s permission, senior Saudi officials said, ending restrictions that had been a symbol of the kingdom’s ultraconservative rule....
2019-08-02, 00:52

Oil built Saudi Arabia – will a lack of water destroy it? As Riyadh continues to build skyscrapers at a dizzying rate, an invisible emergency threatens the desert kingdom’s existenceBottles of water twirl on the conveyor belts of the Berain water factory in Riyadh, as a puddle of water collects on the concrete floor. In a second warehouse, tanks emit a low...
2019-08-06, 11:00

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
2019-07-21, 16:52

Saudi Arabia pulls out the stops to draw more tourists Saudi Arabia plans to tap everything from a 2,000-year-old UNESCO heritage site to the "the longest, tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world" to boost domestic tourism....
2019-08-26, 19:13

Anthony Joshua determined to recover from 'minor setback' as Eddie Hearn insists Andy Ruiz Jr rematch will happen Anthony Joshua insisted he will not allow his career to fall apart at the first setback after his stunning heavyweight world title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr here....
2019-06-02, 23:52

Crude oil prices surge after Saudi Arabia plant attack The attack Saturday on led to the interruption of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of the kingdom’s crude oil production per day, equivalent to over 5 per cent of the world’s daily supply....
2019-09-16, 14:39

Saudi Arabia defends Yemen government against UAE-backed separatists Saudi Arabia called on southern Yemeni separatists on Thursday to cede control of Aden and voiced its support for the government, an indication that its rift with close ally United Arab Emirates had deepened....
2019-09-06, 01:52

U.S. considers more intel sharing with Saudi Arabia after attack: sources The United States is considering increasing its intelligence sharing with Saudi Arabia after Saturday's attack on Saudi oil facilities, which halved the kingdom's production and jolted world oil markets, U.S. officials told Reuters....
2019-09-16, 17:13

Saudi Arabia splits industry and mining from energy ministry Saudi Arabia created a new ministry for industry and mineral resources, separating it from the kingdom's colossal energy ministry, and replaced the powerful head of the royal court, in a series of royal orders issued late on Friday....
2019-08-31, 16:39

Saudi Arabia Implements End To Travel Restrictions For Women: Report Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal......
2019-08-21, 01:13

Saudi Arabia To Execute 3 Leading Scholars After Ramzan: Reports Saudi Arabia is expected to execute three of its leading scholars after the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, say reports. These scholars have been convicted under multiple charges of terrorism....
2019-05-22, 06:26

Saudi Arabia Stops Production At Oil Plants Hit By Drone Attacks Saudi Arabia has temporarily halted production at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that were attacked by Yemeni rebels, interrupting about half of the company's total output, the energy minister said......
2019-09-15, 02:13

Saudi Arabia replaces Aramco chairman with head of PIF - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as the chairman of state oil giant Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing an unnamed Saudi official. (Reporting by Rania El Gamal; editing by Davi...
2019-09-02, 16:39

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh....
2019-07-20, 04:52

Sportswashing: how Saudi Arabia lobbies the US's largest sports bodies Saudi Arabia’s relatively sudden interest in sports can be construed as a soft power tactic to help distract from the kingdom’s ongoing human rights abuses and the Yemen crisisLast month, the foreign registration documentation for Saudi Arabia’s 2018 lobbying campaign in the United States were made ...
2019-09-02, 10:52

Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it would bypass congressional opposition to the sale of arms, is expected to veto the Senate'...
2019-06-20, 18:52

The U.S. Shared Nuclear Information With Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder The Trump administration authorized the sharing of nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, Reuters reports. Senator Tim Kaine said the first approval — called an 810 authorization — was granted by the Department of En...
2019-06-05, 10:00

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off 'hostile' ship Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a "hostile" ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels....
2019-06-05, 10:00

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created "very grave" situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardised global oil supplies with its aggressive behaviour, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the kingdom was consulting with allies on next steps....
2019-06-20, 16:26

Saudi Arabia says ending British arms exports would help Iran Iran would be the only beneficiary of any end to arms exports from Britain to Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the deployment of weapons in Yemen was legitimate....
2019-06-20, 16:26

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created 'very grave' situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardized global oil supplies with its aggressive behavior, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the kingdom was consulting with allies on next steps....
2019-06-20, 15:52

Saudi Arabia aims to restore one-third of lost oil output by Monday, WSJ says Saudi Aramco is aiming to restore by Monday about a third of its crude output that was disrupted after drone attacks on two key oil facilities, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday,...
2019-09-15, 19:52

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress...
2019-06-05, 17:52

Saudi Arabia says crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship, previously evacuated for medical reasons from a ship off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
2019-07-20, 15:39

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of anti-weapons campaigners, who argued that the sales should not have been allowed because there was a ...
2019-06-20, 14:00

Saudi Arabia to invite U.N. experts to investigate oil attack: statement Saudi Arabia will invite international experts including from the United Nations to participate in investigating an attack on its oil facilities and called on the world to condemn those behind it, its foreign ministry said on Monday....
2019-09-17, 23:52

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepares to go public....
2019-09-02, 22:13

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
2019-06-21, 02:26

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
2019-06-21, 06:52

Saudi Arabia is cracking down on foreign workers, but that may not go over so well inside the kingdom REUTERS/Faisal Nasser Saudi Arabia plans to bar foreign workers from certain jobs as part of an effort to reduce unemployment and the potential for social strife that come with it. It may take a while for Riyadh to realize the "Saudization" of its workforce, and in the meantime businesses and consu...
2019-08-22, 01:13

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Travel Without a Male Guardian’s Permission (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia issued new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing and controversial guardianship policy that required male consent for a woman to travel or carry ...
2019-08-02, 09:13

Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Travel Without Male 'Guardian' Approval Saudi Arabia will allow women to obtain passports and travel abroad without approval from a male "guardian", the government said Thursday, ending a longstanding restriction that drew heavy......
2019-08-02, 06:39

Facebook Says It Took Down Shady Influence Campaign Tied To Saudi Arabia People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on......
2019-08-02, 06:39

Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badawi, a blogger imprisoned for insulting Islam....
2019-07-18, 18:52

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. A statement late Tuesday from a spokesman for the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen, Col. ...
2019-06-05, 07:13

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop military sales and impose sanctions would continue after their August break....
2019-08-02, 00:13

Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia as U.S. prods Iran for talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Jeddah on Monday to consult with regional allies amid heightened tensions with Tehran after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to retaliate for Iran's downing of an unmanned American drone....
2019-06-24, 10:39

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the region....
2019-06-16, 08:00

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook propaganda networkClaims of misogynistic culture at offices of Lynton Crosby firmThe network of Facebook campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosb...
2019-08-01, 21:39

Iran Denies U.S. Claim That It Was Behind Saudi Arabia Oil Field Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world’s biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia, just hours after America’s top diplomat alleged that Tehran was behind the R...
2019-09-16, 01:13

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats Saudi Arabia launched on Sunday their new special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and high-skilled expats....
2019-06-23, 16:00

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
2019-06-22, 15:13

Saudi Arabia drives GCC mobile phone shipments up 8% in second quarter The overall mobile phone shipments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries grew 8% quarter on quarter to 6.5m units in the second quarter of this year.Nabila Popal, senior research manager at International Data Corporation (IDC), told TechRadar Middle East the smartphone market performed esp...
2019-09-03, 15:39

"Nothing New": Saudi Arabia Rebuffs Report on Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable......
2019-06-20, 06:13

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people were hurt....
2019-06-12, 14:52

Trump vetoes resolutions to end arms deals with Saudi Arabia President Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that would end US arms deals with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The Senate voted last month in support of 22 resolutions that would block Trump’s military aid to the countries, three...
2019-07-25, 07:01

Saudi Arabia to support indebted Lebanon, say ex-PMs after meeting king Saudi Arabia is preparing to support Lebanon through its economic challenges, three Lebanese ex-premiers indicated after meeting Saudi King Salman in Jeddah on Monday....
2019-07-15, 21:13

Russia has not been asked to mediate between Saudi Arabia and Iran: Kremlin The Kremlin said on Tuesday that it had not received a formal request from any party for Moscow to act as a mediator between Saudi Arabia and Iran following an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure....
2019-09-17, 14:13

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression...
2019-07-09, 21:52

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan in which President Trump would utilize a provision...
2019-05-24, 10:39

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression.“After careful reflection I have ...
2019-07-09, 21:26

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
2019-06-14, 15:00

Saudi Arabia launches military industrial licensing programme Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector, a major target under plans to diversify the kingdom's economy away from oil exports....
2019-09-08, 22:00

U.S. envoy to Saudi Arabia condemns attacks on Aramco oil facilities The U.S. envoy to Saudi Arabia condemned as "unacceptable" drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday which were claimed by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
2019-09-14, 17:13

UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia: official The United Arab Emirates had been planning its recent troop drawdown in Yemen for over a year and coordinated its move with key ally Saudi Arabia, a senior Emirati official said on Monday....
2019-07-08, 18:39

Saudi Arabia Shuts Down About Half Its Oil Output After Drone Strikes A coordinated drone strike hit at the heart of Saudi oil production, sparking an enormous blaze and forcing the kingdom to shut down about half of its crude output....
2019-09-14, 19:52

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face-Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensions with rival Iran....
2019-05-30, 17:39

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection, according to a letter of claim that has been sent...
2019-05-28, 22:13

Will the drone strikes in Saudi Arabia impact gas prices? Experts say yes. News of the attacks has experts and analysts warning that a long-term decrease in the world's crude oil supply has implications at the pump.       ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative, according to reports.Travel restrictions for wome...
2019-07-12, 03:13

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided since late last year amid United Nations-led peace efforts....
2019-05-21, 15:01

UAE minister says international community should stand by Saudi Arabia after attacks The attack on Saudi Arabia is a dangerous escalation and the international community should stand by the Gulf country and ensure regional stability, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said in a tweet on Tuesday....
2019-09-17, 07:39

Saudi Arabia moves to secure Yemen Red Sea ports after UAE drawdown Saudi Arabia's military in Yemen has moved in to secure two strategic Red Sea ports and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after its leading ally the United Arab Emirates substantially reduced its presence there, four sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-07-11, 17:52

Iranian weapons were used in oil refinery attack – confirms Saudi Arabia Military officials said 'initial investigations' showed Iranian weapons were used in the attack which rocked the world's oil production...
2019-09-17, 06:39

Saudi Arabia to stage record $20M horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia is to stage the richest horse race in history next year with a $20 million prize pot up for grabs in the latest venture to attract world-class sporting events to the nation....
2019-08-10, 11:00

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact between the two nations since the kingdom and three other nations began boycotting it nearly two ye...
2019-05-27, 08:39

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2019-09-17, 02:00

Saudi Arabia women's rights reforms may still be thwarted by custom Saudi officials have hailed as "historic" new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms....
2019-08-05, 23:13

Germany to restart joint police training with Saudi Arabia Germany halted a police training mission in Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Now the government wants to restart it and emphasize "principles of human rights."...
2019-09-10, 06:00

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah....
2019-07-10, 11:00

Saudi Arabia deposits $250 million in Sudan central bank Saudi Arabia has deposited $250 million into the central bank of Sudan to support its financial position, the Saudi Finance Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday....
2019-08-06, 19:39

Trump says US response to oil attack depends on Saudi Arabia's assessment Trump leaves it to Saudi government to confirm Iranian involvement in apparent bid to make monarchy take responsibility for any reprisal actionEverything you need to know about the Saudi Arabia oil attacksDonald Trump has said the US response to the attack on Saudi oil facilities will depend on the ...
2019-09-16, 18:52

Russia's Putin to visit Saudi Arabia in October, says Falih Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia, a traditional U.S. ally in the Middle East, in October this year, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday....
2019-06-10, 12:00

Oil's Swings Reinforce Saudi Arabia's Key Role in Energy Markets The surge in oil prices after the attack on Saudi Arabian production facilities has reminded investors that the market is still largely driven by the world’s largest exporter, despite the flow of U.S. shale output onto the market....
2019-09-17, 17:26

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province Saudi Arabia's air defense forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday....
2019-05-23, 01:01

Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities hit by Houthi drone strikes Yemen’s rebel movement says it launched strikes that spark huge fire at processing facilityDrones attacked the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco early on Saturday, the kingdom’s interior ministry said, sparking a huge fire at a proc...
2019-09-14, 13:39

Saudi Arabia Increasingly Confident Iran Launched Oil Attack Saudi Arabia is increasingly confident that Iran directly launched a complex missile and drone attack close to Iran’s border with Iraq on Saturday that battered the kingdom’s oil industry....
2019-09-17, 17:52

"Completely Unacceptable": Saudi Arabia On Iran's Seizure Of UK Tanker Saudi Arabia on Sunday slammed Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in sensitive Gulf waters as "completely unacceptable" and urged world powers to "take actions to deter such behaviour"....
2019-07-22, 07:26

Saudi Arabia cuts oil output after Houthi drone attack Saudi Arabia has cut its oil output in half after Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two oil facilities in eastern Saudi Arabia....
2019-09-14, 19:52

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradition bill. Wong, 21, was completing a three month ...
2019-06-17, 13:13

Deontay Wilder to fight Luis Ortiz in fall as Joshua showdown remains on hold Wilder reveals he’s signed deal for rematch with Cuban in fallWBC champ is coming off first-round KO of Dominic BreazealeThe long-awaited title unification fight between Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua won’t be happening in 2019.Wilder, the heavy-handed Alabaman who’s held the WBC’s version of the...
2019-05-29, 05:39

Boxing News at Five: Khan wants to end career with Pacquiao fight, Lewis says Joshua should grill Foreman Amir Khan wants to bow out against Manny Pacquiao, his old gym mate, while Anthony Joshua should seek out George Foreman once on the comeback trail The post Boxing News at Five: Khan wants to end career with Pacquiao fight, Lewis says Joshua should grill Foreman appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-20, 18:00

Anthony Yarde brave but beaten in WBO title fight against Sergey Kovalev • Londoner knocked out in 11th round of light-heavyweight bout• Step up in class proves too much for previously unbeaten fighterBritain’s Anthony Yarde produced a brave fight against Sergey Kovalev before being knocked out in the 11th round of their WBO light-heavyweight title fight in Chelyabinsk.T...
2019-08-25, 05:13

Oil prices mixed on Saudi Arabia supply comments, trade fears Oil futures were little changed on Monday as Saudi Arabia comments indicating OPEC would extend supply cuts supported prices, while concerns that U.S. tariffs on China and Mexico would hurt demand weakened crude market sentiment....
2019-06-03, 20:26

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking controversy with some fearing a revival of morality......
2019-06-19, 06:13

UPDATE 7-Oil rises 1.5% as Saudi Arabia signals OPEC deal extension * Coming Up: U.S. rig count data at 1 p.m. EDT (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON)...
2019-06-07, 18:13

Eight people wounded in attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
2019-06-23, 21:26

Saudi Arabia’s King Has Replaced the Country’s Energy Minister With One of His Own Sons (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman replaced the country’s energy minister with one of his own sons Sunday, naming Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman to one of the most important positions in the country as oil prices remain below what is needed to keep up with gove...
2019-09-10, 00:26

Attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry knocks out 5% of global daily production An attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry knocked out more than 5% of global daily oil production. A processing facility and oil field were attacked in drone strikes. Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pointed the finger at Iran....
2019-09-16, 22:00

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for talks, and repeated his offer for negotiations with Iran "with no preconditions" to de-escalate tensions....
2019-06-23, 20:13

INSIGHT-Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the kingdom off oil revenues and create jobs for young Saudis....
2019-06-19, 07:01

Drone attacks target Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia: al masirah tv Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched multiple drone attacks targeting Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen, a tweet on Sunday by the group's TV Al-Masirah said....
2019-06-09, 08:00

Trump Allows High-Tech U.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia Tucked into the administration’s emergency order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia is approval for Raytheon to build key components of precision-guided bombs with Saudi partners....
2019-06-07, 11:26

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-10, 16:52

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list State department experts recommended addition of Riyadh after assessing it had hired child fighters from Sudan to fight in YemenMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts’ findings that ...
2019-06-18, 20:52

Saudi Arabia's oil supply fully back online -energy minister Saudi Arabia's oil supply is fully back online after weekend attacks halved output and the kingdom will achieve 11 million barrels per day (bpd) capacity by the end of September and 12 million bpd by the end of November, the energy minister said on Tuesday....
2019-09-17, 21:00

Formula One In Talks With Saudi Arabia To Host A Race As Early As 2021 It looks like Formula One might potentially have a new Grand Prix venue sometime soon. Saudi Arabia has been added to the lineup of prospective countries keen to host a race as early as 2021—and teams have already been asked for their opinion on the matter....
2019-08-06, 23:52

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday....
2019-07-20, 22:39

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
2019-06-24, 00:13

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: spokesman Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis attacked Saudi Arabia's Abha airport with a cruise missile on Wednesday, the group's military spokesman said in a tweet....
2019-08-29, 07:13

Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisisAustralia’s role as a leader in the global fossil fuel trade is underscored by a report that finds it is the world’s third biggest exporter and fifth biggest miner of fossil-re...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
2019-05-31, 04:52

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon says, to provide “an additional deterrent” in the face of “emergent, credible threats” in the regio...
2019-07-20, 20:39

Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms could take time to be fully accepted RIYADH – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms. Thousands of Saudi women took to social media to celebrate royal ...
2019-08-06, 23:52

Saudi Arabia reportedly aims to restore one-third of lost oil output by Monday Saudi Aramco is aiming to restore by Monday about a third of its crude output that was disrupted after drone attacks on two key oil facilities, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday,...
2019-09-16, 00:00

Boeing nabs $10.8M for redesign, production of Harpoon missiles for Saudi Arabia Boeing has received a $10.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for obsolescence redesign, production and delivery of Harpoon block II missiles for Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-21, 20:01

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?At the Luna food factory on the south-east outskirts of Jeddah, Mashael Elghamdi sits at her computer in an artfully ripped AC/DC T-shirt and jeans. The...
2019-07-20, 14:52

Yemeni rebel missile attack injures 26 at airport in Saudi Arabia Attack comes as Japan’s PM arrives in Tehran in effort to ease US-Iranian tensionsYemeni rebels said they fired a cruise missile at a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia, an attack Riyadh said hit the arrivals hall and wounded 26 people.The attack is part of an increasingly sophisticated Houthi campaig...
2019-06-12, 16:52

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-05, 17:52

| Saudi Arabia halts production at oil plants attacked by Yemeni rebels Saudi Arabia has temporarily halted production at two Aramco oil facilities that were attacked by Yemeni rebels, interrupting about half of the company's total output, the energy minister has said....
2019-09-15, 19:00

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Exports contributed to indiscriminate civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesBritish arms sales to Saudi Arabia that were used in Yemen have been declared unlawful by the court of appeal because they contributed to indiscriminate civilian casualties in the bombing campaig...
2019-06-20, 12:13

Saudi Arabia Creates New Ministry, Reducing Role of Energy Minister Saudi Arabia split industry and mining resources from the energy ministry, diminishing the sprawling authority of the energy minister, Khalid al-Falih....
2019-08-31, 18:13

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
2019-07-20, 16:39

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20, 07:52

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-06, 09:26

Saudi Arabia to host world's richest horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia will host the world's richest horse race in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack next year, with a purse of $20 million up for grabs, the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia said on Thursday....
2019-08-08, 06:39

Saudi Arabia shakeup brings in new oil minister and royal court chief As the Aramco listing is revived, crown prince appoints a businessman to lead the oil sector and gets a new gatekeeperSaudi Arabia has announced the creation of a new natural resources ministry, separating it from the energy ministry, while replacing the head of the royal court in a wide-ranging sha...
2019-08-31, 23:00

China’s Retort Over Its Mass Detentions: Praise From Russia and Saudi Arabia After 22 countries deplored China’s treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, 37 nations praised China’s “contribution to the international human rights cause.”...
2019-07-12, 23:01

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25, 19:52

UN: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable in the journalist’s “deliberate, premeditated execution,” a UN investigator has concluded. Agnes Callamard, the UN’s special ...
2019-06-19, 14:00

American Woman Loses Custody Battle for Daughter in Saudi Arabia In bitter court fight, Bethany Vierra accused her ex-husband of abuse and drug use. He fought back with pictures of her in a bikini and with her hair uncovered....
2019-07-15, 01:39

Saudi Arabia to restore oil output fully by end of September: energy minister Saudi Arabia will restore its lost oil production by the end of September and has managed to recover supplies to customers to the levels they were at prior to weekend attacks on its facilities by drawing from its huge oil inventories....
2019-09-17, 23:52

UAE waiting for Saudi Arabia's conclusions from drone attack investigation: official The United Arab Emirates is waiting for the conclusions from Saudi Arabia's investigation into Saturday's drone attacks, an official told reporters on Sunday....
2019-09-15, 11:39

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with the rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event after Nicki Minaj withdrew over human rights concernsJanet Jackson and the rappers 50 Cent and Future have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki Minaj pulled out of ...
2019-07-18, 00:39

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05, 04:26

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In a keynote speech at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London on Tuesday, Hunt said governments acting together can “impose a diplomatic...
2019-07-11, 23:52

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
2019-06-20, 18:52

Trump defies Congress, completes $8B weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25, 21:39

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional review of arms sales, according to AP. Pompeo cited...
2019-05-25, 21:26

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
2019-07-19, 05:39

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Prince Sultan Air Base in the country, which is in a de...
2019-07-18, 09:00

Sankey: A potential response by Saudi Arabia against Iran would be 'horrific' for oil prices Paul Sankey, oil analyst at Mizuho, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss oil equities as tensions rise in the Middle East after Iran allegedly attacked Saudia Arabia oil facilities....
2019-09-18, 00:13

Trump Condemns Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants US President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned drone attacks at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that reportedly disrupted production and marked a new escalation in regional tensions with Iran....
2019-09-15, 02:13

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The production arrangement is part of a larger $8.1 billion a...
2019-06-08, 20:13

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
2019-07-22, 19:26

Report: Qatar premier to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott Al-Jazeera is reporting that Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking the highest-level contact between the neighboring nations since a boycott began in 2017...
2019-05-29, 19:00

Brazil could benefit from oil attacks on Saudi Arabia, veteran investor Mobius says Brazil could stand to benefit from the weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil production facilities, according to veteran emerging markets investor Mark Mobius....
2019-09-16, 15:26

Trump Says We're 'Locked and Loaded' to Bomb the Hell Out of Whoever Saudi Arabia Tells Us to Donald Trump’s reckless, dangerous rhetoric toward Iran escalated yet again on Sunday night, following a strike on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil processing facility early Saturday morning. Trump tweeted that the U.S. was “locked and loaded,” but was waiting on “verification” from the Saudis as to who w...
2019-09-16, 19:13

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising U.S. supplies and a slowing global economy....
2019-06-30, 04:00

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to have passports, travel without a man's permission In the latest addition of sweeping changes to conservative laws in the country, women over the age of 21 can travel alone without a male guardian.       ...
2019-08-02, 16:52

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
2019-06-15, 18:52

Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites 'under control' after drone attacks Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, the Saudi interior ministry spokesman said without identifying the source of the drones....
2019-09-14, 09:13

‘Locked and Loaded,’ the U.S. Blames Iran for a Drone Attack Against Saudi Arabia. Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump says the United States is “locked and loaded” after an attack against oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, an American ally and a major producer of the world’s energy supply. A rebel group in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attacks, which targeted a facility ...
2019-09-16, 20:00

Drone Attack on Oil Facilities Shuts Down Half Of Saudi Arabia's Oil Production Saudi Arabia has shut down approximately half of its oil production capacity after “coordinated drone strikes on facilities in [its] Eastern Province” set blazes at the Hijra Khurais oil field and Abqaiq, the world’s largest oil stabilization facility, the Wall Street Journal reported....
2019-09-14, 19:52

The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia’s reforms: not just a battle for women | Editorial Relaxation of the guardianship system is long overdue. But more change is needed, and the credit for these reforms should go to the women who have fought for them – not RiyadhThe jubilation of women in Saudi Arabia was real – and understandable. Last Friday, the kingdom announced that it is allowing...
2019-08-05, 23:13

Saudi Arabia Extends New Rights to Women in Blow to Oppressive System Saudi women will be able to travel without a man’s permission and receive equal treatment in the workplace, eroding the a system that made women second-class citizens....
2019-08-04, 01:26

Oil's Violent Swings Reinforce Saudi Arabia's Key Role in Energy Markets The surge in oil prices after the attack on Saudi Arabian production facilities has reminded investors that the cost is still largely driven by the world’s largest exporter, despite the flow of U.S. shale output onto the market....
2019-09-17, 15:26

Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants Trigger Fires Saudi Aramco: Fires broke out at two facilities of Saudi Arabia's state-run oil producer Saudi Aramco after they were struck by drones early Saturday, the kingdom's interior ministry said. An......
2019-09-14, 11:00

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abuses.Trump has already threatened to veto all three ...
2019-07-18, 01:39

Oil markets want to see the 'strength' of Saudi Arabia's commitment to OPEC deal: RBC's Croft All eyes will now be on Saudi Arabia's new energy minister to see if the country will stay the course on stabilizing global crude markets, oil market expert Helima Croft said....
2019-09-09, 13:39

Southern Yemeni separatists tell Saudi Arabia: evict Islah or lose the war Yemen's southern separatists vowed on Wednesday to keep control over Aden, warning the only way out of the impasse that has fractured a Saudi-led military alliance was for Islamists and northerners to be removed from positions of power in the south....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Saudi Arabia oil facility attack launched from Iranian soil, US officials say Cruise missiles and drones used in the weekend assault on Saudi Arabia's oil installations were launched from Iranian soil, U.S. officials told Fox News on Monday....
2019-09-17, 16:39

Saudi Arabia reportedly shuts down half its oil production after drone attack Saudi Arabia has shut down half of its oil production after drones attacked the world's largest oil processing facility in the kingdom, The Wall Street Journal reported....
2019-09-14, 20:13

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
2019-07-10, 02:13

UPDATE 3-Saudi Arabia gets over 14.5 bln euro in orders for debut debt sale Saudi Arabia received orders in excess of 14.5 billion euro for its first bond issuance denominated in that currency, which will be completed later on Tuesday, as the kingdom taps new financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
2019-07-02, 16:39

Yemen Houthis carry out attacks on Saudi Arabia airbase: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Monday that it carried out attacks on King Khalid airbase near Khamis Mushait in southwestern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
2019-06-11, 02:13

UPDATE 5-Saudi Arabia raises 3 billion with debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has raised 3 billion euros from over 14.5 billion worth of orders for it first bond denominated in euros, as the kingdom taps new financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
2019-07-03, 09:52

Saudi Arabia seeks to enrich uranium for nuclear power, minister says "We are proceeding with it cautiously ... we are experimenting with two nuclear reactors," Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said at a conference in Abu Dhabi....
2019-09-09, 18:00

Saudi Arabia is trying to execute teen, 18, arrested for participating in protest when he was 11: reports Saudi Arabia is trying to execute an 18-year-old who was arrested at the age of 13 for participating in anti-government protests, Amnesty International announced Friday....
2019-06-08, 03:13

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz vs. Joshua has two possible dates and two possible venues, Mayweather is “begging” UFC champion for money fight Andy Ruiz Jnr's rematch against Anthony Joshua is set for New York or Cardiff, while Floyd Mayweather wants a boxing match against Khabib Nurmagomedov The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz vs. Joshua has two possible dates and two possible venues, Mayweather is “begging” UFC champion for money fight ap...
2019-07-19, 05:00

Boxing: Pacquiao camp denies Khan claims over Saudi Arabia bout Manny Pacquiao has not signed a contract to take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year despite claims that a deal has been agreed for the bout, the Filipino's publicist has said....
2019-07-17, 15:26

UPDATE 5-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05, 05:39

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
2019-06-30, 16:13

Saudi Arabia hires banks for dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-denominated bonds, its first in that currency, a document issued by one of the banks leading the potential deal showed on Monday....
2019-07-01, 13:39

As China wages relentless crackdowns on its Muslims, Saudi Arabia stays quiet Much of the tone toward China in the Muslim world has been set by Saudi Arabia, which carries economic and religious clout. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appeared to condone Beijing’s treatment of Uighur Muslims when he visited the country earlier this year....
2019-05-27, 18:39

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising US su...
2019-06-30, 14:52

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the killing of a Saudi journalist last year.Sens. Chris...
2019-06-10, 03:26

Houthi drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha Airport leaves nine injured A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia early on Tuesday left nine people injured, a Saudi-led coalition statement said....
2019-07-02, 07:39

Saudi Arabia names Prince Abdulaziz as new energy minister: state media Saudi Arabia has named Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman as the kingdom's new energy minister replacing Khalid al-Falih, state news agency SPA reported on Sunday, citing a royal decree....
2019-09-08, 00:26

Saudi Arabia oil attack: Trump hints at action as US points finger at Iran US president says he has ‘reason to believe we know the culprit’, as oil prices riseEverything you need to know about the Saudi Arabia oil attacksDonald Trump has said the US is “locked and loaded” and ready to respond to attacks on a petroleum processing facility in Saudi Arabia, as US officials sa...
2019-09-16, 13:52

UPDATE 4-Saudi Arabia to raise 3 billion with debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia is set to raise 3 billion euro out of orders in excess of 14.5 billion with its first bond issuance denominated in that currency, as the kingdom taps new financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
2019-07-02, 18:00

Missile hits arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia airport, injuring 26, official says A missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the arrivals hall of an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, injuring 26 people, a Saudi official said....
2019-06-12, 20:13

Why grisly UN report on Khashoggi murder will not change Trump policy toward Saudi Arabia The Trump administration was mum on UN report, which found "credible evidence" high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in Khashoggi's death.        ...
2019-06-20, 14:00

Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan thrashes woefully overmatched Billy Dib while Hughie Fury beats Samuel Peter in woeful encounter The post Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-13, 03:26

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Launch Drone Strikes on Saudi Arabia Oil Sites (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires at a vulnerable chokepoint for global energy supplies. It remained unclear hours later whe...
2019-09-14, 23:52

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent Congress and sell $8bn in new weapons to Saudi Ara...
2019-06-08, 08:00

Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia 'We want the Manny Pacquiao fight, let’s hope he comes to Saudi Arabia,' says Amir Khan The post Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-13, 19:13

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south....
2019-06-20, 18:13

Iran says it has shot down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions US military denies it had aircraft in Iranian airspace amid strained relations with Tehran after last week’s oil tanker attacks US President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia that appeared to come from Yemen, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders has sa...
2019-06-20, 08:13

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
2019-06-16, 03:13

Saudi Arabia Chips Away at Oppressive System by Granting Women Travel Rights Saudi women hailed the new rights as a major step in a long-term social evolution. But they called on the kingdom to allow women to marry, live on their own and exit state facilities like prison without consent from their guardians....
2019-08-02, 16:52

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is issuing an emergency declaration that will allow it t...
2019-05-24, 22:13

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The sales would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen’s civil war. Many lawmakers also object to the idea of rewarding Saudi leaders after the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-25, 02:39

Yemen's Houthis launch new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched a new drone attack targeting the Abha regional airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Monday....
2019-06-17, 06:39

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Extend OPEC Production Cut Deal: Vladimir Putin Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday....
2019-06-29, 12:13

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for day of worship As one of the largest religious gatherings on earth, this second day of the hajj on Mount Arafat, or the hill of mercy as it’s also known, is often the most memorable for pilgrims....
2019-08-11, 13:26

Saudi Arabia grants women right to obtain own passports, travel without male guardian Just over a year since women were granted the historical right to drive, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now passed another monumental reform to enable females to finally obtain passports and travel alone....
2019-08-02, 21:26

Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia dies in attack on Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudi's Abha airport on Sunday, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
2019-06-23, 22:52

CNBC's full interview with Chevron CEO Wirth and his reaction to Saudi Arabia oil attack Michael Wirth, CEO of Chevron, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" with his reaction to the attack on Saudi Arabia oil and what that might mean for Aramco and global oil supply....
2019-09-17, 01:39

Drones wiped out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production — and it could lead to higher gas prices (WTI) Reuters A drone strike that knocked out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production could lead to higher oil prices globally, according to analysts. The production shutdown amounts to about 5% of the world's daily production of crude oil, or roughly 5 million barrels. The Saudi index fell 2.3% at the op...
2019-09-16, 07:52

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
2019-06-08, 00:13

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women, grants them greater control Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and granted them more control over family matters, further eroding a heavily criticized male guardianship system at a time of heightened scrutiny over its human rights record....
2019-08-02, 02:52

Yemeni Rebels Claim Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants Saudi Arabia's Aramco: Yemen's Iran-aligned Huthi rebels on Saturday claimed drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities, according to the group's Al-Masirah television....
2019-09-15, 02:13

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
2019-05-31, 04:52

Donald Trump Vetoes 3 Bills Blocking Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that Congress passed to stop several arms sales benefiting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which the president pushed through......
2019-07-25, 06:00

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25, 01:39

Saudi Arabia boosts troop levels in south Yemen as tensions rise Saudi Arabia has deployed more troops in southern Yemen to try to contain clashes between nominal allies in the Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthis that risk further fragmenting the country....
2019-09-03, 17:52

India Dials Saudi Arabia Over Rising Oil Prices As US-Iran Ties Worsen Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed concerns about rising crude oil prices to his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Khalid al-Falih, on Friday amid worsening US-Iranian tensions, a government......
2019-06-21, 20:52

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The writer was whipped and sentenced to prison for "insulting Islam."...
2019-07-19, 04:26

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
2019-06-12, 23:39

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites 'under control' after drone attacks Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, the Saudi interior ministry spokesman said without identifying the source of the drones....
2019-09-14, 10:39

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in defiance of President Donald Trump and likely to be vetoed. Several Republicans and Independent Justin Amash, who left the ...
2019-07-18, 09:26

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
2019-06-20, 23:00

Saudi Arabia: Yemen separatists should hand over military bases to government in Aden Saudi Arabia said on Thursday that Yemen's southern separatists should hand over military bases and government buildings in Aden, and it reiterated its support for Yemen's government, a statement published by state news agency SPA showed....
2019-09-06, 01:52

Donald Trump vetoes bills prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia Arms package includes thousands of precision-guided munitions and aircraft maintenance supportDonald Trump has vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from selling billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.The secretary of sta...
2019-07-25, 10:39

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
2019-06-13, 03:26

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being behind the attacks on two oil tan...
2019-06-16, 19:13

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed: senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 21:00

Saudi Arabia Replaces Chief Of Oil Giant Ahead Of Initial Public Offering Saudi Arabia's energy minister said Monday he had been replaced as chairman of state-owned oil giant Aramco ahead of a planned initial public offering (IPO)....
2019-09-03, 17:00

Boxing News at Five: Parker won’t fight Chisora without drug-testing clause, Hearn urges Joshua to “snap out of it” Joseph Parker threatens to pull out of Dereck Chisora negotiations over drug-testing clause, and Eddie Hearn says Anthony Joshua has had to refocus The post Boxing News at Five: Parker won’t fight Chisora without drug-testing clause, Hearn urges Joshua to “snap out of it” appeared first on Boxing Ne...
2019-08-29, 18:39

Boxing News at Five: Thurman aims to destroy “bunny rabbit” Pacquiao, Hunter wants to earn Joshua fight, not have it given to him Keith Thurman says the legendary Manny Pacquiao isn't half the man he used to be, and Michael Hunter is happy for Andy Ruiz Jnr to get his Anthony Joshua shot The post Boxing News at Five: Thurman aims to destroy “bunny rabbit” Pacquiao, Hunter wants to earn Joshua fight, not have it given to him ap...
2019-05-23, 18:26

'Didn't go too well': Prince Harry jokes with Anthony Joshua after boxer's shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr The Duke of Sussex put boxer Anthony Joshua on the spot today as he ribbed him over his shock defeat to Mexican fighter Andy Ruiz Jr at an event in London....
2019-06-12, 20:39

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusation against Riyadh stems from Saudi-led coalition's involvement in Yemen, and Pompeo's actions have fueled criticisms that the Trump administration is...
2019-06-19, 23:52

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
2019-06-13, 13:00

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed independent investigator said on Wednesday, in a renewed call for full State accountability for the crime. ...
2019-06-19, 20:13

Saudi Arabia cuts oil output after Houthi drone attack; Pompeo blames Iran Saudi Arabia cut its oil output in half Saturday after Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two oil facilities in eastern Saudi Arabia....
2019-09-15, 15:13

U.N. report: Saudi Arabia is responsible for ‘premeditated execution’ of Jamal Khashoggi A United Nations report on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says the murder was a quote, “deliberate, premeditated execution.” Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
2019-06-19, 15:52

House lawmakers to grill State Department over Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE Lawmakers are expected to demand a reckoning over 22 deals worth more than $8 billion and preview their plans to block the president’s emergency order to complete them....
2019-06-12, 15:00

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
2019-06-12, 15:26

Bella Hadid apologizes after fans say she disrespected Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bella Hadid faced backlash after posting an Instagram of the sole of her foot facing three planes, including a Saudi plane and a UAE plane that featured each country's flag.        ...
2019-06-18, 07:13

Yemen's government starts indirect talks with southern separatists in Saudi Arabia: officials Yemeni government officials have begun indirect talks with United Arab Emirates-backed southern separatists in the Saudi Red Sea city of Jeddah to end fighting in Aden and other southern provinces, a Yemeni official said on Wednesday....
2019-09-04, 21:26

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom has dismissed findings that its leaders were probably involved in the killing....
2019-07-31, 20:13

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
2019-05-31, 23:13

Trump administration approved transfers of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi murder At least two of the seven secret transfers occurred after Khashoggi’s murder, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said, citing new information from the Department of Energy....
2019-06-05, 00:13

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say, even as prominent activists who have campaigned for greater gender equality remain in jail or on trial. On Thursday, Saudi Arabia’s Council of ...
2019-08-05, 19:52

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
2019-07-08, 22:52

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales to the kingdom....
2019-07-10, 17:39

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fes...
2019-07-09, 22:26

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-01, 12:13

After grisly killing of a journalist, lobbyists and lawyers have made millions assisting Saudi Arabia After the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a handful of lobbying firms and think tanks made a move rare in Washington: They publicly severed ties with Saudi Arabia. But months later, some have resumed their relationships with the kingdom....
2019-07-11, 02:26

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia hires banks for dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-denominated bonds, its first in that currency, as the kingdom seeks to diversify its investor base....
2019-07-01, 13:39

Treasury yields drop after drone strike in Saudi Arabia sparks bid for safer assets U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday morning as investors fled risk after attacks on Saudi oil production facilities escalated tensions in the Middle East....
2019-09-16, 17:39

UN calls on Canada, U.S. to hold Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman accountable in Khashoggi killing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland repeated calls for a “full, international independent investigation” but did not commit to further sanctions....
2019-06-20, 22:00

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....
2019-05-31, 09:52

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
2019-07-10, 04:13

Yemen’s Houthi rebels claim drone attacks on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia It wasn’t clear if there were any injuries in the attacks in Buqyaq and the Khurais oil field, nor what effect it would have on oil production in the kingdom....
2019-09-14, 18:26

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tensions with Iran....
2019-05-25, 02:13