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.
The roots of the very public — and personal — clash between the two Arabian powers in OPEC are complicated and rooted in myriad geopolitical factors.
The New York Times reports that the training was provided by Tier 1 Group, which is owned by the private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, and approved by the State Department.
Comments by Ambassador Rayed Krimly are the first public confirmation from Saudi Arabia that the rivals – who severed ties in 2016 – were holding direct talks to reduce regional tensions.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's tone has shifted drastically with regards to Iran, and it bodes well for the whole region.
"Iran is a neighbouring country, and all we aspire for is a good and special relationship with Tehran," Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said during an interview after sources said officials from the two countries held secret talks in Iraq.
Royal family member Sharif Hassan Ben Zaid is still in detention, so is a confidant of the king, Bassem Awadallah.
The UK government has courted investments from the Gulf to help boost its economy, especially after Brexit. But will it come at a cost?
Mustafa al Kadhimi visits Saudi Arabia with a large delegation, signing five memoranda of understanding between the two countries in various fields.
Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al Hathloul, who was released after 1,001-day detention last month, filed an appeal against a restriction on her to travel outside Saudi Arabia.
Washington imposed sanctions on some Saudis for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but fell short of sanctions against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
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