Saudi Arabia

Israeli citizens now allowed to travel to Saudi Arabia

Israel announced that it would permit Israeli citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia for the first time, under certain conditions that include Israeli entrepreneurs seeking investments, in a signal of warming ties. Israeli Interior …

Saudi Arabia and UAE call for de-escalation

US allies in the Arab Gulf have loudly pushed for hawkish policies by Washington to pressure, isolate and cripple Iran, but this high-stakes strategy is now being put to the test by the unexpected US strike that killed Iran’s most …

Could US and Iran Tension Impact Oil Prices?

Oil prices are sensitive to geopolitical tension. There’s renewed tension between the US and Iran due to the attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad. The tension could impact oil prices. Market Realist reports in its article  …

Saudi Arabia officially bans child marriages

After years of discussions, Saudi Arabia finally announced that it has banned child marriages, making 18 the minimum age for weddings. Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council Sheikh Dr. Walid Al-Samaani …

EU to save Khashoggi killers?

The European Union is opposed to the use of capital punishment in the case of the murder o journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to the statement by the EU spokesperson. At the same time, Brussels reiterates the need to fully …

Khashoggi killers sentenced to death

Saudi Arabia sentenced five people to death and three more to jail terms totaling 24 years over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul in October last year. Saudi Deputy Public Prosecutor and spokesman Shalaan …