Last year, Saudi Arabia has deposited $3 billion in Pakistan's central bank to help support its foreign reserves.
Riyadh cut ties with Tehran in 2016 after Iranian protesters attacked Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran after the kingdom executed Shia cleric Nimr al Nimr.
Turkish President Erdogan arrives in Jeddah, making his first trip to the Gulf country since 2017 after intense efforts by the regional players to repair ties that have been strained in recent years.
A senior Biden administration official has confirmed the decision to transfer a large number of Patriot antimissile interceptors to Saudi Arabia as the kingdom insists they are critical to their defence system.
PM Boris Johnson meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh to lobby for "reducing reliance on Russian hydrocarbons" in bid to punish Moscow for its military offensive in Ukraine.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says there are "many interests" that his country and Israel can pursue together, but some issues need to be resolved.
Ties collapsed between both sides after a Thai janitor stole $20M worth of gems in 1989 from a Saudi prince's home. Riyadh says Thai police bungled probe while the janitor became a monk in 2016.
The winds of normalisation are blowing across the Middle East bringing calm to the Gulf and to ties between Turkey and Egypt. The latest rapprochement appears to be between Turkiye and Saudi Arabia.
The Muslim-majority country has recently experienced a lot of changes in terms of liberalising the use of other religious symbols and celebrating non-Muslim holidays.
Saudi leadership is seeking ways to work with its Gulf Arab allies and prepare for scenarios involving Iran, the nuclear deal, and the most delicate regional issues pitting Riyadh and Tehran against each other.
Saudi resentment against the UAE, its main ally, grows further from the Yemen war to OPEC differences. Abu Dhabi, however, continues to pursue a foreign policy that conflicts with Riyadh's.
A legal battle between Saudi Crown Prince MBS and a former spy chief Saad Aljabri risks making anti-terror operation details public.
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