Saudi Arabia

Erdogan receives Pompeo at Ankara airport

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Ankara today, according to the presidential press service. Erdogan received Pompeo at Esenboğa International Airport …

Oil prices edge up on U.S.-Saudi tensions

Oil prices extended gains into a fourth session today, buoyed as industry data showed a surprise decline in U.S. crude inventories and as geopolitical tensions over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist stoked supply worries. …

Saudi consul general leaves Istanbul

Saudi Arabia's top diplomat in Istanbul Mohammed al-Otaibi has reportedly left Turkey, hours after it was announced his official residence would be searched in connection with a journalist's disappearance. …

Royal Air Force plane crashes in Saudi Arabia

A Saudi Royal Air Force plane crashed during a training mission in northwest of the kingdom, killing all of its crew, a Defense Ministry source was cited as saying on the state news agency SPA. The report did not say how many crew …

 Riyadh ready to replace Iranian oil

Following U.S. President Donald Trump’s pressure to tame surging crude prices, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman said the world’s top exporter is doing its part by pumping …

Saudi opposition journalist disappears in Turkey

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist who has previously criticized the kingdom’s leadership, disappeared after visiting the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, according to multiple reports. …