Saudi Arabia has an incredible opportunity to move away from its complete dependence on oil, but it will need to make a number of structural changes to ensure its plans are not derailed.
Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Saudi Arabia face backlash online under the #boycottuber hashtag after CEO calls the Khashoggi murder, a “mistake”.
Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, took a u-turn after drawing criticism for comparing the gruesome killing of Jamal Khashoggi to the company's fatal driverless car accident in March 2018.
Prominent experts argue that under Crown Prince's command Riyadh has made “disastrous mistakes” that weaken the kingdom in a volatile region where Iran’s stature is on the rise.
European countries quick to condemn Turkey for its anti-terror operation in northern Syria continue to deal with the Middle East's most egregious counter-revolutionary forces and are arming those responsible for the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
Visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin and his host, Saudi King Salman, pen a string of multi-million-dollar investment contracts targeting the aerospace, culture, health, advanced technology, and agriculture sectors.
The move is the latest in a series of measures aimed at increasing the rights of women in the kingdom, even as rights groups accuse Riyadh of cracking down on women's rights activists.
A window for rapprochement in the Gulf could be in the offing as the US tones down its rhetoric on Iran pushing Saudi Arabia and the UAE to take a step back.
Russia's Vladimir Putin may seize an opening in the Gulf to exert his influence as regional and global alliances fray around the edges.
Kingdom, which says it will allow this without customers having to prove they are related, launched new tourist visa scheme to attract holidaymakers.
Last month's attack on Aramco oil facilities sparked concerns about Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's ability to defend and lead the world’s largest oil exporter.
Crime scene sketches prepared by Turkish police detail the murder and dismembering of Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi inside Saudi's Istanbul consulate last year.
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