Billionaire Saudi banking tycoon dead at 79, family says

Billionaire Saudi banking tycoon dead at 79, family says

Billionaire Saudibusinessman Saleh Abdullah Kamel, who founded the banking and real estate conglomerate Dallah Albaraka Group, has died, according to…

Detained Saudi prince 'hospitalised after heart attack', Saudi Arabia says in later-deleted tweet

Detained Saudi prince ‘hospitalised after heart attack’, Saudi Arabia says in later-deleted tweet

A since-deleted tweet bySaudi Arabia’s Prisons Authority appears to confirm thedetentionof a high-ranking royal and suggest that the prince has…

Saudi king, US President Trump scurry to 'reaffirm relations' amid oil tensions

Saudi king, US President Trump scurry to ‘reaffirm relations’ amid oil tensions

Saudi Arabia’s King Salmanand US President Donald Trump on Friday spoke by phone to reaffirm the “strong United States-Saudi defence…

Saudi stocks dive after finance minister vows 'painful' measures

Saudi stocks dive after finance minister vows ‘painful’ measures

Dubai (AFP) – Saudi shares tumbled on Sunday, a day after the finance minister announced “painful” measures to tackle the…

Campaigners cautious on Saudi floggings, death penalty reforms

Campaigners cautious on Saudi floggings, death penalty reforms

Riyadh (AFP) – Human rights campaigners on Monday cautiously welcomed Saudi moves to abolish court-ordered floggings and end the death…

Saudi Arabia wins oil price war - at a huge cost

Saudi Arabia wins oil price war – at a huge cost

Riyadh (AFP) – Saudi Arabia may have won a brief no-holds-barred oil price war with Russia, but observers say it…