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Jan 13, 2018
Saudi Arabia women attend football game for the first time with Saudi Professional League clashAlone or accompanied by their families, many women sat in reserved seats in Jeddah's Pearl Stadium. Glass panels were set up to separate men supporters from the women and family section of the stadium.
Jan 08, 2018
Saudi Arabia to allow women to watch football matches in stadiums for the first time on FridayWomen from across the vast Gulf kingdom may be able to take advantage of this new freedom as the 1st match will be held in Riyadh, the 2nd in Jeddah and the 3rd in Dammam.
Jan 07, 2018
Saudi Arabia confirms 11 princes arrested in Riyadh over protest against kingdom's austerity measures, will face trialSaudi Arabia's attorney general on Sunday confirmed 11 princes had been arrested after protesting the kingdom's austerity measures and would face trial
Jan 06, 2018
Saudi authorities detain 11 princes after rare protest against austerity measures at Riyadh's royal palaceSaudi authorities have detained 11 princes after they gathered at a royal palace in Riyadh in a rare protest against austerity measures that included suspending payment of their utility bills
Dec 27, 2017
Lucknow airport affected after Saudi Arabian Airlines plane develops snag during take-off, six flights divertedA major accident was averted on Wednesday when the pilot of a Saudi Airlines flight applied emergency brakes when the nose wheel developed a technical snag during the take-off
Dec 20, 2017
US condemns missile strike over Riyadh by Houthi rebels, says doing so will prolong conflict in YemenThe US has strongly condemned a ballistic missile attack over Riyadh which Saudi Arabia claimed was launched from Yemen by Iran-backed Houthi rebels, saying such actions threaten regional security
Dec 19, 2017
Saudi Arabia intercepts missile over Riyadh: Yemeni rebels claim responsibility, say they were aiming at royal palaceThe Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels said it intercepted a missile fired over southern Riyadh on Tuesday while the Yemeni rebels said they targeted the royal palace in the kingdom's capital.
Nov 27, 2017
Saudi Arabia's Prince Mohammed bin Salman vows to 'wipe terrorists from earth' at Islamic counter-terror summitSaudi Arabia's crown prince vowed to "pursue terrorists until they are wiped from the face of the earth" as officials from 40 Muslim countries gathered Sunday
Nov 23, 2017
Lebanon PM shelves resignation after return to Beirut, eases crisis in West Asia; US welcomes decisionLebanon’s Saad al-Hariri shelved his decision to resign as prime minister at the request of President Michel Aoun, easing a crisis that had deepened tensions in West Asia.
Nov 19, 2017
Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations to discuss confronting Iran, Hezbollah after allegations of interference in internal affairsSaudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi‘ite ally Hezbollah