Coronavirus pandemic has forced all of the group's meetings to be held by video conference since March.
While King Salman has maintained that normalising ties with Israel was out of the question without the resolution of the Palestinian issue, his son Crown Prince MBS seeks to change the Saudi public perception towards Jews.
Saudi dissidents exiled in countries including Britain and the US announce the launch of the National Assembly Party, the first organised political resistance under King Salman's rule.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is eager to recognise Israel, but is likely waiting for his father King Salman’s death.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman says his kingdom is eager for a fair solution to the Palestinian issue in line with the kingdom's Arab Peace Initiative in a call with US President Trump.
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.
Saudi Arabia's energy minister said that more than half of its daily crude oil production that was knocked out by a weekend attack had been restored.
Hassa bint Salman, a daughter of King Salman and sister of the powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, handed a 10-month suspended sentence for instructing her bodyguard to beat up a plumber.
Navigating the divergent agendas of its neighbours, Iraqi leaders caution regional players against escalating tensions.
Ibrahim al Assaf, a former veteran finance minister, who takes reins replacing Adel al Jubeir as foreign minister rejects Riyadh was in crisis and his predecessor had been demoted after pressure over Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
Riyadh announced the dismissals of five top officials from the kingdom’s intelligence agency, which directly reports to the king. But in the kingdom, Crown Prince MBS effectively oversees the king’s functions.
The US chief diplomat was greeted at Riyadh airport by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir and ambassador to Washington Prince Khalid bin Salman.
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