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Joshua vs Ruiz title fight in Saudi Arabia will 'change boxing forever,' promoter says

Mexican fighter Ruiz was a massive underdog when he first beat Joshua at Madison Square Garden in June to claim three of the four major heavyweight titles....

Joshua vs Ruiz title fight in Saudi Arabia will 'change boxing forever,' promoter says

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Joshua-Ruiz fight promoter defends Saudi Arabia venue There was “The Rumble in the Jungle” and “The Thrilla in Manila.” Now we await the “The Clash on the Dunes.” Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz will face each other again Dec. 7 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, and promoter Eddie Hearn is making it clear there sh...
09:39, 08/24/2019

Boxing News at Five: Usyk will get in the Joshua-Ruiz heavyweight mix, Hughie Fury to fight Sam Peter on Khan’s Saudi Arabia undercard Oleksandr Usyk confirmed as the mandatory challenger for the WBO heavyweight title, one the belts Andy Ruiz seized from Anthony Joshua The post Boxing News at Five: Usyk will get in the Joshua-Ruiz heavyweight mix, Hughie Fury to fight Sam Peter on K...
20:13, 06/24/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr vs. Joshua II appears set for Saudi Arabia, White aims to get Zuffa Boxing started in November Saudi Arabia is now the frontrunner to host Andy Ruiz Jnr's rematch against Anthony Joshua, and Dana White prepares to enter the world of boxing The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr vs. Joshua II appears set for Saudi Arabia, White aims to get Zuff...
22:26, 08/09/2019

Joshua promoter defends Saudi fight as game changer for boxing Anthony Joshua's promoter has defended a decision to stage the Briton's heavyweight title rematch with Mexican-American world champion Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia and said it could change boxing forever....
01:00, 08/13/2019

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fight | Kevin Mitchell The two fighters should look to boxing history before signing up to their world heavyweight rematch in the Middle EastIt is nearly 45 years since the Rumble in the Jungle – and still the myth of that wild night lingers, dangerously ignored.There is m...
19:52, 08/10/2019

Boxing News at Five: Khan says Crawford fight would have been different in UK, Joshua vs. Ruiz was the most pirated boxing match ever Khan makes a big claim, while clearly there was huge interest in Joshua vs Ruiz The post Boxing News at Five: Khan says Crawford fight would have been different in UK, Joshua vs. Ruiz was the most pirated boxing match ever appeared first on Boxing Ne...
20:39, 06/07/2019

Saudi rights no concern for Anthony Joshua's fight promoter Putting profits ahead of politics, the promoter of heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua is dismissing concerns over the decision to contest a championship fight in Saudi Arabia....
15:26, 08/13/2019

Ruiz-Joshua rematch set for Saudi Arabia in December Mexican-American world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. will fight Britain's Anthony Joshua in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on Dec. 7, Sky Sports reported on Friday....
20:00, 08/09/2019

Boxing: Joshua to fight Andy Ruiz Jr in New York Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua will defend his titles against California-based Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr in New York on June 1, the Briton's promoter announced on Wednesday....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr is set for Saudi Arabia • Bout is due to take place in Diriyah on 7 December• Joshua aims to win back IBF, WBA and WBO titlesAnthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr will take place in Saudi Arabia on 7 December. Joshua will be bidding to win ba...
21:39, 08/09/2019

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr: live stream the big boxing fight online from anywhere Andy Ruiz Jr is making his way out of his home in Mexico for a US debut in New York where he hopes to win Anthony Joshua's heavyweight titles. That means he could win – deep breath – IBF, WBA Super, WBO and IBO world heavyweight ti...
01:39, 05/28/2019

Amnesty International criticises sanctioning of Joshua v Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia • NGO says bout is latest attempt to ‘sportswash’ image• Heavyweight title bout to take place in Diriyah on 7 DecemberAmnesty International has criticised the decision to sanction Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia, citing hum...
01:13, 08/10/2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz confirmed for Saudi Arabia in December The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
22:26, 08/09/2019

Eddie Hearn defends Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Promoter says negative publicity could help viewing figures • Amnesty International has criticised choice of venueAnthony Joshua is “very comfortable” with staging his heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia, despite growing ...
02:39, 08/13/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr vows to end Joshua’s career after confirming Saudi Arabia rematch Andy Ruiz has confirmed his participation in the fight in Diriyah in December The post Andy Ruiz Jr vows to end Joshua’s career after confirming Saudi Arabia rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
13:39, 08/25/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz vs. Joshua has two possible dates and two possible venues, Mayweather is “begging” UFC champion for money fight Andy Ruiz Jnr's rematch against Anthony Joshua is set for New York or Cardiff, while Floyd Mayweather wants a boxing match against Khabib Nurmagomedov The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz vs. Joshua has two possible dates and two possible venues, Maywe...
19:13, 07/18/2019

Eddie Hearn warns Andy Ruiz Jr to honour Saudi venue for Joshua fight • Ruiz said: ‘We’re going to bring rematch back here in the US’• Tyson Fury backs world champion to repeat his June victoryEddie Hearn has warned Andy Ruiz Jr he must honour the contract for his rematch with Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia after the M...
03:26, 08/15/2019

Joshua's promoter says he has triggered Ruiz rematch clause Anthony Joshua will try to regain his lost heavyweight titles in a rematch with Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr. in November or December at a location to be decided, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Tuesday....
23:39, 06/04/2019

Boxing News at Five: Bob Arum condemns British boxing authorities, Ruiz does not want Joshua rematch in UK Bob Arum is concerned about Lomachenko coming to the UK and heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz isn't happy either The post Boxing News at Five: Bob Arum condemns British boxing authorities, Ruiz does not want Joshua rematch in UK appeared first on Boxing...
19:52, 08/01/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr.-Anthony Joshua rematch set for later this year, promoter says Joshua promoter Eddie Hearn said on Twitter that the British boxer's team triggered a rematch clause in his contract for the first fight, which ended with a stunning knockout by Ruiz....
08:26, 06/05/2019

Promoter Eddie Hearn plans to lure Andy Ruiz Jr to UK for Anthony Joshua rematch The new IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion caused one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight history on Saturday night against Anthony Joshua The post Promoter Eddie Hearn plans to lure Andy Ruiz Jr to UK for Anthony Joshua rematch appeared first on...
13:39, 06/03/2019

Boxing News at Five: Keeler wants boxing match against McGregor, Mayweather rules out fighting Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia Luke Keeler wants to teach Conor McGregor another boxing lesson, and Floyd Mayweather has had enough of talking about a Manny Pacquiao rematch The post Boxing News at Five: Keeler wants boxing match against McGregor, Mayweather rules out fighting Pac...
19:52, 08/19/2019

Boxing News at Five: Fury says ‘disgrace’ Joshua will lose again to Ruiz Tyson Fury changes his tune about Anthony Joshua's downfall The post Boxing News at Five: Fury says ‘disgrace’ Joshua will lose again to Ruiz appeared first on Boxing News....
20:39, 06/07/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr: 'Anthony Joshua is not good at boxing' - video Mexican heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Junior insisted that Anthony Joshua was ‘not good at boxing’ and that he expects to win, when they face each other in a rematch. Ruiz, 29, stunned Joshua to win the IBF, WBA and WBO titles on 1 June and is under...
06:52, 06/24/2019

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
12:39, 06/02/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua vs Ruiz rematch almost done, Conor McGregor explains how it all could have been different Terry Dooley on the latest Joshua vs Ruiz developments, and so much more The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua vs Ruiz rematch almost done, Conor McGregor explains how it all could have been different appeared first on Boxing News....
13:39, 08/25/2019

Anthony Joshua’s Upset Loss to Andy Ruiz Scrambles Heavyweight Boxing The heavyweight division was poised for a mainstream comeback with exciting matches among three contenders not named Andy Ruiz Jr., who scored a shocking seventh-round TKO over Joshua on Saturday....
17:26, 06/02/2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz – The night that the boxing world was turned on its head Andy Ruiz’s upset of Anthony Joshua will reverberate through the ages The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz – The night that the boxing world was turned on its head appeared first on Boxing News....
23:39, 06/02/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua says Wilder KO was in his head against Ruiz Jnr, Feigenbutz eyes Eubank Jnr showdown Anthony Joshua was spooked by Deontay Wilder's KO of Dominic Breazeale, and Vincent Feigenbutz is knocking on Chris Eubank Jnr's door The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua says Wilder KO was in his head against Ruiz Jnr, Feigenbutz eyes Eubank Jnr sho...
01:13, 08/09/2019

Boxing News at Five: Are Ruiz vs. Joshua II and Wilder vs. Fury II actually going to happen? Mayweather becomes ‘special advisor’ There is a feeling that the two big heavyweight rematches might not be as close to completion as we were led to believe, writes Terry Dooley The post Boxing News at Five: Are Ruiz vs. Joshua II and Wilder vs. Fury II actually going to happen? Mayweat...
08:26, 07/24/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua fancies doing the Ruiz Jnr rematch at MSG again, Wilder vs. Fury II could happen sooner than we think Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder II could be fast-tracked following Fury's Vegas debut, and Anthony Joshua wants to go back to New York The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua fancies doing the Ruiz Jnr rematch at MSG again, Wilder vs. Fury II could happen...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Anthony Joshua’s loss to Andy Ruiz shows nothing goes smoothly in boxing | Kevin Mitchell The heavyweight cartel that includes Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury has been broken but the Mexican-American is still Joshua’s best friendEddie Hearn has a problem: how to repackage a beaten champion. When Anthony Joshua was led away from his disastro...
19:26, 06/02/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr’s trainer says rematch is a bad idea for Joshua, Valdez wants Frampton before moving up Manny Robles believes Anthony Joshua rematching Andy Ruiz Jnr will prove a big error, and Oscar Valdez has told his team to go get Carl Frampton The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr’s trainer says rematch is a bad idea for Joshua, Valdez wants Fram...
18:13, 06/14/2019

Ruiz stuns Joshua for heavyweight title at MSG NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Ruiz flattened Anthony Joshua twice in the seventh round and capped one of boxing’s biggest upsets to win his share of the heavyweight championship Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Ruiz won it at 1:27 by TKO in the ...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua says having Ruiz rematch in Cardiff gives him an edge, Horn and Pacquiao have “unfinished business” Anthony Joshua sounds open to Andy Ruiz Jnr rematch taking place in New York but would prefer Cardiff, and Horn vs. Pacquiao II could be on the cards The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua says having Ruiz rematch in Cardiff gives him an edge, Horn and...
07:13, 08/08/2019

Reaction: Andy Ruiz Jr.'s upset of Anthony Joshua leaves boxing world stunned Fans and media alike were left floored after Andy Ruiz Jr. pulled off the massive upset and beat Anthony Joshua for the Brit's heavyweight titles.        ...
08:26, 06/02/2019

Boxing News at Five: Parker vs. Chisora set for Ruiz vs. Joshua II undercard, Smith confirms Saunders offer Joseph Parker and Dereck Chisora appear destined to clash in November, while Callum Smith is weighing up an offer to fight Billy Joe Saunders The post Boxing News at Five: Parker vs. Chisora set for Ruiz vs. Joshua II undercard, Smith confirms Saunde...
19:52, 07/01/2019

Andy Ruiz stuns Anthony Joshua in title bout Andy Ruiz Jr. scoring a stunning TKO win over Anthony Joshua in their heavyweight title bout at Madison Square Garden.        ...
08:26, 06/02/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Brook to retire Andy Ruiz Jnr doesn't plan on going to Saudi Arabia anytime soon, and Amir Khan believes Kell Brook is finished as a world-class fighter The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Broo...
06:39, 08/15/2019

Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch, a source with direct knowledge of the discussions told ESPN on Thursday....
08:52, 08/23/2019

Anthony Joshua to fight Andy Ruiz Jr in New York "Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua will defend his titles against California-based Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr in New York on June 1, the Briton\u0027s promoter announced on Wednesday."...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr live stream: how to watch tonight's big fight from anywhere Fight night has arrived, and the unified heavyweight champion of the world is at Madison Square Garden. The UK's Anthony Joshua is putting his belts on the line against Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr in New York City tonight. And you're in the right ...
04:26, 06/02/2019

What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia Joe Gallagher gives his verdict on Anthony Joshua's decision to take the Andy Ruiz rematch to Saudi Arabia The post What Anthony Joshua can expect in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
20:52, 08/13/2019

Anthony Joshua denies claims he had panic attack before Andy Ruiz Jr fight Boxer also says he was not suffering from food poisoningJoshua to stick with trainer Rob McCrackenAnthony Joshua has denied he had a panic attack or was suffering from food poisoning before his shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr but has said he will continue...
14:13, 06/05/2019

Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Saudi Arabia Amnesty International urge Anthony Joshua to inform himself of the human rights situation and be prepared to speak out about Saudi Arabia’s abysmal human rights record The post Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Sau...
10:53, 08/12/2019

Boxing: Pacquiao camp denies Khan claims over Saudi Arabia bout Manny Pacquiao has not signed a contract to take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year despite claims that a deal has been agreed for the bout, the Filipino's publicist has said....
08:39, 07/17/2019

Anthony Joshua eager for Cardiff to host Andy Ruiz Jr rematch ... but admits fight could have a neutral venue Anthony Joshua expects to face Andy Ruiz Jr in a heavyweight rematch before the end of the year, and has set his sights on Cardiff to host their multi-million-pound encounter....
13:00, 08/07/2019

Boxing News at Five: Khan wants to end career with Pacquiao fight, Lewis says Joshua should grill Foreman Amir Khan wants to bow out against Manny Pacquiao, his old gym mate, while Anthony Joshua should seek out George Foreman once on the comeback trail The post Boxing News at Five: Khan wants to end career with Pacquiao fight, Lewis says Joshua should g...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Boxing News at Five: Fury claims he would beat Ruiz Jnr with one hand, Kovalev says he received “substantial” offer to fight Canelo Tyson Fury believes Andy Ruiz Jnr would be an easy fight for him, and Sergey Kovalev explains why he had to knock back Canelo Alvarez fight offer The post Boxing News at Five: Fury claims he would beat Ruiz Jnr with one hand, Kovalev says he received...
21:39, 08/22/2019

Manny Pacquiao camp denies Amir Khan claims over Saudi Arabia boxing bout "Manny has not signed any contract. As far as I know it has not even been discussed," Pacquiao's publicist Fred Sternberg told the BBC, on claims that Pacquiao will take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year....
09:13, 07/17/2019

Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Saudi Arabia Canelo Alvarez could face WBO champion Demetrius Andrade on September 14, and Amir Khan sounds happy to see out his career in Saudi Arabia The post Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Sau...
23:00, 07/04/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ortiz was offered $7 million to fight Joshua, Davies gets former world champion at York Hall It turns out Anthony Joshua didn't 'lowball' Cuban Luis Ortiz after all, and Ohara Davies will fight former IBF champ Miguel Vasquez in June The post Boxing News at Five: Ortiz was offered $7 million to fight Joshua, Davies gets former world champion...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Boxing News at Five: Thurman aims to destroy “bunny rabbit” Pacquiao, Hunter wants to earn Joshua fight, not have it given to him Keith Thurman says the legendary Manny Pacquiao isn't half the man he used to be, and Michael Hunter is happy for Andy Ruiz Jnr to get his Anthony Joshua shot The post Boxing News at Five: Thurman aims to destroy “bunny rabbit” Pacquiao, Hunter wants...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Boxing News at Five: Saunders is sick of hearing the “bulls**t excuses” of Golovkin and Alvarez, and Parker vs. Chisora could land in Saudi Arabia Billy Joe Saunders joins Matchroom and calls out all the big guns, and Joseph Parker and Dereck Chisora could be heading for Saudi Arabia later this year The post Boxing News at Five: Saunders is sick of hearing the “bulls**t excuses” of Golovkin and...
20:52, 08/13/2019

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
20:39, 06/07/2019

Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia After Amir Khan's original opponent is involved in a car accident, former featherweight Billy Dib is called in for Saudi Arabia fight The post Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
22:26, 06/26/2019

Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC title fight Josh Warrington isn't entertaining Shakur Stevenson's attempts to draw him into an IBF title fight, and Dillian Whyte gets WBC assurance The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC ti...
20:39, 07/17/2019

Boxing News at Five: Fury and Whyte declare interest in potential fight, Saunders gets his WBO title wish Tyson Fury has accepted a fight with Dillian Whyte, for whatever that's worth, and Billy Joe Saunders gets the chance to become a two-weight world champion The post Boxing News at Five: Fury and Whyte declare interest in potential fight, Saunders get...
21:39, 05/14/2019

Why grisly UN report on Khashoggi murder will not change Trump policy toward Saudi Arabia The Trump administration was mum on UN report, which found "credible evidence" high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in Khashoggi's death.        ...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid not to take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human rights concerns by claiming Saudi Arabia is undergoi...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights Ryan Ford on August 31 The war of words between former heavyweights champions Lennox Lewis and Anthony Joshua continues, and Joshua Buatsi gets a durable Canadian for August 31 The post Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights ...
20:13, 08/15/2019

Boxing News at Five: The fight to ban boxing rages on, Whyte has his say, Fury signs with Matchroom It's been a bad week for boxing and the abolitionists are again out in force, while Dillian Whyte speaks out against accusations and Hughie Fury makes moves The post Boxing News at Five: The fight to ban boxing rages on, Whyte has his say, Fury signs...
21:52, 07/26/2019

Boxing News at Five: Arum reveals he’s “concerned” about bringing Lomachenko to the UK, Miller seeks new promoter ahead of October return Bob Arum says the recent Dillian Whyte drama has him worried about Vasyl Lomachenko's UK debut, and Jarrell Miller goes in search of a promoter The post Boxing News at Five: Arum reveals he’s “concerned” about bringing Lomachenko to the UK, Miller se...
02:13, 08/07/2019

Joshua-Ruiz II may happen at MSG, not in U.K. For his rematch against Andy Ruiz, former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is in favor of going back to Madison Square Garden instead of fighting in his native U.K., according to his promoter....
01:39, 06/09/2019

Joshua-Ruiz II could happen at Garden, not U.K. For his rematch against Andy Ruiz, former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is in favor of going back to Madison Square Garden instead of fighting in his native U.K., according to his promoter....
22:13, 06/08/2019

Is Anthony Joshua right to take an immediate rematch with Andy Ruiz? How much of a risk is Anthony Joshua taking going straight into a rematch with Andy Ruiz? John Dennen asks fighters and promoters The post Is Anthony Joshua right to take an immediate rematch with Andy Ruiz? appeared first on Boxing News....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Joshua pledges to ‘beat up’ Ruiz in rematch British heavyweight Anthony Joshua lost his world titles in a stunning upset in New York The post Joshua pledges to ‘beat up’ Ruiz in rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
13:39, 06/03/2019

Anthony Joshua: Andy Ruiz is the best opponent available Anthony Joshua calls for a tougher stance on fighters who fail doping tests The post Anthony Joshua: Andy Ruiz is the best opponent available appeared first on Boxing News....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Joshua suffers stunning defeat to Ruiz Jr Andy Ruiz Jr. dethroned British title-holder Anthony Joshua with a stunning seventh-round stoppage at New York's Madison Square Garden on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American world heavyweight champion....
09:26, 06/02/2019

| Sensational upset as Ruiz shocks Joshua Anthony Joshua's bid to make a splash in his US debut ended in misery for the three belt heavyweight world champion with a stunning loss to underdog Andy Ruiz....
09:00, 06/02/2019

Ruiz Jr. stuns Joshua in 7th for heavyweight titles Anthony Joshua wanted to make a splash in his U.S. debut, but he didn't envision it coming via a loss. Andy Ruiz Jr. stopped Joshua via a 7th-round TKO to claim Joshua's three heavyweight titles....
07:13, 06/02/2019

Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister Saudi Arabia agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday....
02:26, 06/14/2019

Andy Ruiz: ‘Anything can happen in this boxing game’ In his own words, Andy Ruiz looks ahead to his Madison Square Garden showdown with Anthony Joshua The post Andy Ruiz: ‘Anything can happen in this boxing game’ appeared first on Boxing News....
08:13, 06/01/2019

Why Andy Ruiz is ready for Anthony Joshua challenge Andy Ruiz and his trainer argue why in his case looks can be deceiving The post Why Andy Ruiz is ready for Anthony Joshua challenge appeared first on Boxing News....
23:39, 05/06/2019

Anthony Joshua triggers his Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch That didn’t take long. The rematch is on between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr., Joshua’s promoter announced Tuesday, just three days after Ruiz pulled off the shocking upset in their heavyweight fight Saturday night at the Garden. Josh...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Ruiz stuns Joshua to become world heavyweight champion "Andy Ruiz Jr. dethroned British title-holder Anthony Joshua with a stunning seventh-round stoppage at New York\u0027s Madison Square Garden on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American world heavyweight champion."...
16:39, 06/02/2019

If Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua rematch in November, what happens? We ask an expert panel about the Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch The post If Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua rematch in November, what happens? appeared first on Boxing News....
06:39, 06/06/2019

Andy Ruiz scores shocking TKO over Anthony Joshua Maybe it wasn’t exactly as stunning as Buster Douglas beating Mike Tyson in Tokyo. But Andy Ruiz Jr. has found his place in boxing history along with an upcoming fortune from a potential rematch after upsetting Anthony Joshua on Saturday night at Mad...
12:13, 06/02/2019

Anthony Joshua is desperate for Andy Ruiz rematch Andy Ruiz Jr. scored one of the biggest upsets in boxing history Saturday night at Madison Square Garden with a seventh-round technical knockout over England’s heavily favored champion Anthony Joshua. But instead of muddying up the heavyweight divisi...
01:26, 06/03/2019

Joshua calls challenger Ruiz as dangerous as Wilder Anthony Joshua's long-awaited U.S. debut on Saturday may not be the mega-fight with Deontay Wilder the boxing world is waiting for but the British heavyweight champion is taking his Mexican opponent just as seriously....
04:52, 05/31/2019

Bob Arum on Andy Ruiz challenging Anthony Joshua Rival promoter Bob Arum claims 'everything worked out bad' for Anthony Joshua's first fight in America The post Bob Arum on Andy Ruiz challenging Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr outweighs Anthony Joshua by more than 20 pounds The story of the New York weigh-in as Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr hit the scales The post Andy Ruiz Jr outweighs Anthony Joshua by more than 20 pounds appeared first on Boxing News....
08:13, 06/01/2019

Saudi Arabia says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted by a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), condemning it as an attempt to undermine security of global crude supplies....
07:39, 05/13/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr. Shocked the Boxing World. But Not His Hometown. The “chubby kid” from the rough-and-tumble boxing circuit on the Mexican border upset Anthony Joshua to claim the heavyweight crown. In Imperial, Calif., though, they knew all along he was a “dangerous dude.”...
10:00, 06/16/2019

What happened to Anthony Joshua, and what did we learn from Andy Ruiz Jr.'s big upset? Was Andy Ruiz Jr.'s upset victory over Anthony Joshua good for boxing? Did Joshua's chin betray him? Is a Joshua-Deontay Wilder fight still appealing to boxing fans? Is Ruiz the best heavyweight now? We have some answers....
19:52, 06/02/2019

Anthony Joshua: ‘If Andy Ruiz talks s**t, I’m gonna want to break his jaw’ Anthony Joshua tells Andy Ruiz that he would be wise to avoid trash-talking The post Anthony Joshua: ‘If Andy Ruiz talks s**t, I’m gonna want to break his jaw’ appeared first on Boxing News....
02:13, 05/28/2019

Anthony Joshua blames only himself as he targets immediate Andy Ruiz Jr rematch Anthony Joshua claims he will learn from defeat and come back stronger The post Anthony Joshua blames only himself as he targets immediate Andy Ruiz Jr rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
15:39, 06/02/2019

In pictures: Anthony Joshua upset by Andy Ruiz Jr in New York The 29-year-old Anthony Joshua was stopped in the seventh round The post In pictures: Anthony Joshua upset by Andy Ruiz Jr in New York appeared first on Boxing News....
13:39, 06/03/2019

Ruiz rematch will be make-or-break for beaten Briton Joshua Anthony Joshua described his stunning defeat to underdog Andy Ruiz Jr. as "a minor setback" but some in the fight game are wondering where Britain's damaged heavyweight hope goes from here....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr: WBA/WBO/IBF heavyweight championship – live! Joshua defends titles against Ruiz at Madison Square GardenTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 3.29am BST It’s only 10.24pm local time and we’re already up to Sweet Caroline. An early night by New York boxing standards. A quick note on the co-m...
04:52, 06/02/2019

Ruiz hoping extra pounds make difference against Joshua Andy Ruiz Jr. hopes to use his extra weight as a weapon against heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua when the pair meet on Saturday at Madison Square Garden....
15:00, 06/01/2019

Anthony Joshua triggers Andy Ruiz rematch clause Anthony Joshua to fight Andy Ruiz Jr in rematch later this year The post Anthony Joshua triggers Andy Ruiz rematch clause appeared first on Boxing News....
00:00, 06/05/2019

How Andy Ruiz Jr brought the Anthony Joshua empire crashing down Andy Ruiz wrecks Anthony Joshua in stunning thriller that turns the division upside down The post How Andy Ruiz Jr brought the Anthony Joshua empire crashing down appeared first on Boxing News....
06:39, 06/06/2019

Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political tension between the neighboring countriesWhen Andy Ruiz Jr claimed his heavyweight title belt in Madis...
13:00, 06/09/2019

Andy Ruiz stuns Anthony Joshua to become world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz produces one of the biggest upsets of all time to dethrone Anthony Joshua in New York The post Andy Ruiz stuns Anthony Joshua to become world heavyweight champion appeared first on Boxing News....
07:39, 06/02/2019

Why Anthony Joshua respects the short, chubby and carefree Andy Ruiz Jr Anthony Joshua outlines his battle plan for Andy Ruiz Jr while reflecting on a previous trip to the USA The post Why Anthony Joshua respects the short, chubby and carefree Andy Ruiz Jr appeared first on Boxing News....
08:13, 06/01/2019

Ruiz wants Joshua rematch in New York, Hearn warns of legal action World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. has said he would like his title rematch with Anthony Joshua in December to be in New York instead of Saudi Arabia as announced....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Anthony Joshua knocked out, loses heavyweight crown to Andy Ruiz Jr. Andy Ruiz Jr. became the first Mexican-American heavyweight world champion Saturday after a stunning upset victory over British boxer Anthony Joshua....
15:52, 06/02/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr. upsets Anthony Joshua in 7th round to win heavyweight titles Andy Ruiz Jr. stunned British boxer Anthony Joshua with a seventh-round technical knockout Saturday night to become the first fighter of Mexican descent to claim the heavyweight title....
18:26, 06/02/2019

Anthony Joshua must stay away from Andy Ruiz Jr, says the legendary George Foreman George Foreman explains why Andy Ruiz Jr is the last thing that Anthony Joshua needs The post Anthony Joshua must stay away from Andy Ruiz Jr, says the legendary George Foreman appeared first on Boxing News....
22:13, 07/06/2019

'I'm still pinching myself': Andy Ruiz Jr reacts to beating Anthony Joshua – video Andy Ruiz flattened Anthony Joshua twice in the seventh round to seal one of boxing’s biggest heavyweight upsets on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Ruiz won by a technical knockout to become the surprise champion in a bout that had shades of...
13:39, 06/02/2019

Success for Callum Smith and Katie Taylor on Joshua vs Ruiz undercard Those in attendance at ‘The Mecca of Boxing’ get their money’s worth with the Joshua vs Ruiz undercard The post Success for Callum Smith and Katie Taylor on Joshua vs Ruiz undercard appeared first on Boxing News....
06:39, 06/06/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr stuns Anthony Joshua in heavyweight shock – in pictures Andy Ruiz Jr beats Anthony Joshua and becomes the new WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion of the world after seven rounds at Madison Square Garden Continue reading......
13:39, 06/02/2019

Anthony Joshua tormented by ‘Drake Curse’ after shocking Ruiz upset Anthony Joshua pledged to break the spell that has tormented so many before him. Instead, he suffered the biggest boxing upset in nearly 30 years. And thus, the “Drake Curse” remains undefeated. Online sleuths dug up a March photo showcas...
01:26, 06/03/2019

Anthony Joshua-Andy Ruiz Jr rematch confirmed for November or December Ruiz Jr shocked Joshua with seventh-round stoppageVenue to be confirmed for heavyweight title fightAnthony Joshua will get the chance to win back his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles in a rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr later this year.Joshua’s promoter...
20:13, 06/04/2019

In Andy Ruiz Jr.'s Hometown, Boxing And Border Patrol Are All Part Of The Scenery IMPERIAL, Calif. — On Andy Ruiz Jr. Day in Imperial, the temperature had already climbed past 90 degrees by 9 a.m. The cooler wind that had been blowing earlier in the morning had retreated back to the Laguna Mountains to the west, whose peaks were n...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Doping in boxing is ‘out of control’, says Anthony Joshua Anthony Joshua suggests that it may take a fatality in the ring before drug cheats are handed stricter punishments The post Doping in boxing is ‘out of control’, says Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
02:52, 05/02/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr. stuns Anthony Joshua in huge upset to win heavyweight titles Andy Ruiz Jr. flattened Anthony Joshua twice in the seventh round and capped one of boxing’s biggest upsets to win his share of the heavyweight title.        ...
08:26, 06/02/2019

Divisional rankings: Andy Ruiz Jr. shakes up heavyweight division with TKO win over Anthony Joshua A new No. 1 and another few changes at heavyweight. What else has changed in ESPN's boxing divisional rankings? Dan Rafael reveals his new world standings and what's next for the fighters....
17:39, 06/04/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr shocks world with knockout of Anthony Joshua for heavyweight championship Unfancied challenger spoils Joshua’s US debut with huge upsetAs it happened: Bryan Graham on a stunning night of boxingAndy Ruiz Jr sprung one of the biggest shocks in heavyweight championship history when he spoiled Anthony Joshua’s US debut with a ...
10:26, 06/02/2019

Ruiz Jnr vows to lose weight ahead of Joshua rematch but expects same result Andy Ruiz Jnr promises to be even better when the time comes to rematch Anthony Joshua in defence of his WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight titles The post Ruiz Jnr vows to lose weight ahead of Joshua rematch but expects same result appeared first on...
16:52, 06/23/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr warns Anthony Joshua of improved form ahead of rematch Andy Ruiz Jr has said he will be even more prepared for his rematch against Anthony Joshua after claiming a shock victory over the Briton in New York earlier this month....
12:13, 06/23/2019

Anthony Joshua has Deontay Wilder in his sights ahead of US debut vs Andy Ruiz Jr Deontay Wilder dominated Anthony Joshua's thoughts just three days before his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight title defence against Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday in New York....
21:52, 05/30/2019

Andy Ruiz ready ‘to make history’ with shock defeat of Anthony Joshua Andy Ruiz feels he has learned from the only loss on his 33-fight record when he was beaten on points by Joseph Parker The post Andy Ruiz ready ‘to make history’ with shock defeat of Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
08:39, 05/29/2019

Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown 'Being a little chubby kid, underestimated and told I’m not going to be nothing, to do something is going to be good.' Andy Ruiz receives encouragement from Canelo and Chavez The post Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown ...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr. hits the lottery as Anthony Joshua's last-minute opponent -- can he deliver a win? Andy Ruiz Jr. got the fight he asked for: a showdown with unified heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua. Not many give him a chance, but Ruiz really believes the fight is a perfect matchup for him....
02:00, 05/29/2019

Anthony Joshua and the sport of boxing put their reputations on the line Matt Christie gives his verdict on Anthony Joshua's controversial decision The post Anthony Joshua and the sport of boxing put their reputations on the line appeared first on Boxing News....
20:52, 08/13/2019

Anthony Joshua on the ‘Game of Thrones’ in heavyweight boxing Andy Ruiz warns Anthony Joshua: 'Everybody is underestimating me because of the way that I look, but I have heart and I throw a lot of punches' The post Anthony Joshua on the ‘Game of Thrones’ in heavyweight boxing appeared first on Boxin...
12:13, 05/05/2019

Andy Ruiz refuses to commit to rematch with Anthony Joshua in aftermath of his stunning victory Andy Ruiz and Eddie Hearn address the media after one of the biggest shocks in boxing history The post Andy Ruiz refuses to commit to rematch with Anthony Joshua in aftermath of his stunning victory appeared first on Boxing News....
07:39, 06/02/2019

Anthony Joshua hot favourite to beat Andy Ruiz Jr on his US debut | Bryan Armen Graham British heavyweight champion is expected to beat an opponent who stepped in at short notice but a potential unification clash with Deontay Wilder is the talk of boxingThere was a laid-back energy to Anthony Joshua as he charmed and held court with th...
21:13, 05/31/2019

Andy Ruiz a greater threat to Anthony Joshua than Jarrell Miller, says Adam Booth Why Andy Ruiz is better than he looks, Adam Booth explains to Declan Warrington The post Andy Ruiz a greater threat to Anthony Joshua than Jarrell Miller, says Adam Booth appeared first on Boxing News....
11:13, 05/31/2019

'It's settled in': Anthony Joshua reflects on shock heavyweight loss to Andy Ruiz Jr – video ‘There’s no point dwelling on tonight - you’ve just got to correct it,’ Anthony Joshua said after Andy Ruiz Jr sprung one of the biggest shocks in heavyweight history on Saturday night when he spoiled the champion’s US debut with a seventh-round TKO ...
19:26, 06/02/2019

In IndiGo's Promoter Vs Promoter, A Sebi Intervention One of the promoters Rakesh Gangwal has Sebi's intervention in addressing his grievances, InterGlobe Aviation said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday....
18:39, 07/09/2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr: Eddie Hearn confirms clause triggered for rematch in November or December Anthony Joshua will have the chance to avenge his shock world heavyweight title defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr in November or December, promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed....
20:13, 06/04/2019

Boxing News at Five: Smith looks to impress Canelo at MSG, Joshua gets worked over by physio Callum Smith needs to look good on Saturday to tempt Canelo Alvarez, and Anthony Joshua sports some war wounds ahead of Andy Ruiz Jnr fight The post Boxing News at Five: Smith looks to impress Canelo at MSG, Joshua gets worked over by physio appeared...
08:39, 05/29/2019

Anthony Joshua starts Garden’s move back to boxing’s forefront The Knicks and the Rangers aren’t using Madison Square Garden these days, which is why it will become the Mecca of Boxing again, starting June 1, when heavyweight champion of the United Kingdom makes his United States debut in the World’s Most Famous...
11:00, 05/25/2019

Boxing News at Five: Mayweather could beat up some more Japanese kickboxers, Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury his WBO belt is going nowhere Floyd Mayweather launches his TMT brand in Tokyo, Japan, and Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury to keep his mitts off his WBO heavyweight title The post Boxing News at Five: Mayweather could beat up some more Japanese kickboxers, Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyso...
19:39, 06/13/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua won’t be fighting Wilder but will be watching him, Dogboe’s dad decides to step down Anthony Joshua expects to fight Deontay Wilder one day but doesn't know when, and Isaac Dogboe is considering his future The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua won’t be fighting Wilder but will be watching him, Dogboe’s dad decides to step down appeare...
20:26, 05/13/2019

Anthony Joshua must be wary of Andy Ruiz Jr... Lennox Lewis' Madison Square Garden debut almost derailed comeback Anthony Joshua will be a massive favourite when he makes his debut at the boxing Mecca of Madison Square Garden in New York against Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua rates Wilder’s KO of Breazeale, Dubois labels Gorman a “slob” Anthony Joshua says Deontay Wilder's recent knockout win was "sensational" and "unbelievable", and Daniel Dubois thinks Nathan Gorman is boring The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua rates Wilder’s KO of Breazeale, Dubois labels Gorman a “slob” appeare...
12:39, 05/30/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder set for Ortiz and Kownacki after Breazeale, Joshua opponent announced Tuesday Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua are seemingly being kept apart for the time being, and Joshua's June 1 opponent is set to be announced tomorrow The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder set for Ortiz and Kownacki after Breazeale, Joshua opponent announc...
17:26, 05/01/2019

Does Usyk deserve a title opportunity against Ruiz? Former cruiserweight undisputed champion Oleksandr Usyk is now the mandatory challenger for unified heavyweight world titlist Andy Ruiz Jr. Is that a good move? What are his chances against the best the division has to offer?...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Boxing News at Five: Hunter says Khan isn’t doing enough training, Joshua targets Wilder not Whyte, and Jennings could be next for Joyce Virgin Hunter reckons Amir Khan doesn't train enough, Anthony Joshua says Dillian Whyte had his chance and blew it, and Bryant Jennings is headed for London The post Boxing News at Five: Hunter says Khan isn’t doing enough training, Joshua targets Wi...
22:52, 05/24/2019

Boxing results – Josh Kelly draws, Joshua Buatsi wins, Tommy Coyle loses Undercard reports from Madison Square Garden The post Boxing results – Josh Kelly draws, Joshua Buatsi wins, Tommy Coyle loses appeared first on Boxing News....
03:13, 06/02/2019

Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ Anthony Joshua calls that Andy Ruiz left hook a 'lucky punch' but in boxing there is no such thing as a lucky punch The post Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ appeared first on Boxing News....
23:39, 08/18/2019

Boxing News at Five: Whyte says Joshua beef remains unsettled, Fury threatens retirement if he flops against Schwarz Dillian Whyte is still gunning for Anthony Joshua despite AJ's shock loss, and Tyson Fury says he could be "chinny" after Wilder classic. The post Boxing News at Five: Whyte says Joshua beef remains unsettled, Fury threatens retirement if he flops ag...
18:13, 06/10/2019

Boxing News at Five: Whyte claims Joshua ran out of “juice”, Persoon to make official complaint following Taylor loss Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua had a TUE issue going into Andy Ruiz fight, and Delfine Persoon is desperate for a Katie Taylor rematch The post Boxing News at Five: Whyte claims Joshua ran out of “juice”, Persoon to make official complaint followi...
00:00, 06/05/2019

'Google can change how cars are sold forever' Opinion 27 May, 2019 Google should lend it's modern retailing expertise to car manufacturers rather than building its own car, says Mike Rutherford...
19:26, 05/27/2019

Tyson Fury takes aim at Anthony Joshua again: 'Little fat kid' Andy Ruiz will win rematch later this year Tyson Fury doesn't believe he will ever fight Anthony Joshua as he expects him to lose again to a 'little fat kid' in Andy Ruiz Jr in their rematch later this year....
04:13, 06/07/2019

Who is Andy Ruiz Jr? 'The Destroyer' faces tough task to dethrone heavyweight king Anthony Joshua The odds will be firmly stacked against Andy Ruiz Jr as the American faces the unenviable task of attempting to inflict the first defeat of heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's professional career on less than five weeks' notice....
21:13, 05/01/2019

Mozilla and Firefox could be about to change the VPN and privacy market forever News that Mozilla could release a suite of privacy focused tools and services to complement its popular Firefox browser sent tongues wagging across the security and privacy industry. Many believe this might be a blessing in disguise as it will h...
17:26, 06/17/2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson backs British boxer to bounce back Dwayne Johnson has backed Anthony Joshua to return "even better" than before following the British boxer's shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr at New York's Madison Square Garden....
12:52, 06/03/2019

How the streaming wars between Disney, Netflix, Apple and everybody else will change TV forever Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and others are about to come head-to-head with the likes of Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus, HBO Max and CNBC's parent company, NBCUniversal. Welcome to the streaming wars....
03:26, 08/11/2019

Saudi Arabia Could Probably Just Use the Money Per-capita revenue for OPEC members is half of what it was in 2008, and the prospects for immediate improvement aren’t good. Cue the Saudi Aramco IPO....
03:13, 08/21/2019

Anthony Joshua determined to recover from 'minor setback' as Eddie Hearn insists Andy Ruiz Jr rematch will happen Anthony Joshua insisted he will not allow his career to fall apart at the first setback after his stunning heavyweight world title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr here....
23:26, 06/02/2019

Deontay Wilder could fight Andy Ruiz Jnr before Tyson Fury If Deontay Wilder and Andy Ruiz Jnr defeat Luis Ortiz and Anthony Joshua respectively in rematches, they could face each other afterwards The post Deontay Wilder could fight Andy Ruiz Jnr before Tyson Fury appeared first on Boxing News....
00:00, 07/28/2019

Saudi Arabia Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Saudi Arabia and learn more about the oil-rich, Middle Eastern kingdom, home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina....
09:00, 07/01/2019

Saudi Arabia to buy U.S. LNG from Sempra Energy - WSJ Saudi Arabian Oil Co , known as Aramco, has agreed to buy U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) from San Diego-based Sempra Energy's Port Arthur project in Texas, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
05:13, 05/22/2019

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
06:26, 07/18/2019

Brazil's BRF still seeking partners in Saudi Arabia Executives at Brazilian food company BRF SA have recently traveled to Saudi Arabia to discuss ways in which to expand its presence in that key market, according to management remarks to journalists on Friday....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil infrastructure attacked by drones The assaults marked the latest incidents challenging Mideast security after the alleged sabotage of oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates earlier this week amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.     &...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil facilities near Riyadh attacked Saudi Arabia said explosive-laden drones had struck oil pumping stations in the Riyadh region on Tuesday in what it called an act of terrorism two days after Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia says hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will be performing there in the latest eye-popping announcement as the kingdom sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment....
17:52, 07/03/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil facilities outside Riyadh attacked Saudi Arabia said armed drones had struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a "cowardly" act of terrorism two days after Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
18:13, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia's New US Ambassador Is A Princess With An Impossible Job Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan has a daunting task as she prepares to take up her role as the kingdom's ambassador to Washington with relations at their lowest point since the Sept. 11......
04:39, 06/26/2019

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
01:26, 05/24/2019

Saudi Arabia Raises India's Haj Quota By 30,000 In a significant step, Saudi Arabia has increased India's Haj quota from 1,70,000 to 2,00,000, paving the way for 30,000 more Indians to go for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in the kingdom....
19:52, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Saudi Arabia won’t hesitate to defend itself DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
07:39, 06/08/2019

Ex-Net: D’Angelo Russell would’ve gone to Saudi Arabia for max deal D’Angelo Russell apparently would have gone to great lengths to get his max contract. “D’Angelo wanted to get the max,” said former Nets teammate Jared Dudley in an interview with The Athletic. “So I’m not surprised. He would’ve gone to, you know, Sa...
00:39, 07/31/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil producers want to reduce inventories Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to drive down crude inventories "gently" but his country would remain responsive to the needs of what he called a fragile market....
02:13, 05/20/2019

Saudi Arabia, Iran Appear to Ease Tensions Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an attempt to avoid military conflict, after the Trump administration moved to de-escalate two weeks of crisis....
20:39, 05/19/2019

Spotify now available on PlayStation Music across UAE, Saudi Arabia and more PlayStation users across seven countries in the region can now access the popular streaming service Spotify, on PlayStation Music, and control playback through the Spotify Connect app.Almost four years after its initial announcement, Spotify on PlayS...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Saudi Arabia will defend itself 'with all force' but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia has vowed to try and prevent a Middle East war, but if conflict breaks out it will defend itself "with all force and determination." It comes amid a recent spike in tensions with regional rival Iran....
11:26, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia says does not want war but ready to respond with 'all strength' Saudi Arabia will do its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination," following last week's attacks on Saudi oil tankers and installations, a senior official said on Sunday....
09:00, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Attacked Its Oil Pipelines (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed a coordinated drone atta...
17:26, 05/14/2019

Former Lebanon PM in Saudi: Saudi Arabia to support Lebanon Saudi Arabia will "extend a hand of support to Lebanon" as it faces challenges, Lebanese ex-Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday after meeting the Saudi king along with two other Lebanese former premiers....
16:52, 07/15/2019

Old habits die hard: Saudi Arabia struggles to end oil addiction When Saudi Aramco was on the verge of a deal last year to buy a stake in an Indian oil refinery, its boss quickly boarded a company jet in Paris and flew to New Delhi....
09:52, 07/25/2019

Hyderabad Man Rescued From Saudi Arabia, Thanks Sushma Swaraj Hafez Mohammed Bahauddin, a Hyderabad resident thanked External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj and Indian Embassy officials for rescuing and sending him back to India from Saudi Arabia on......
23:26, 05/03/2019

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restriction on women Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to hold passports and travel abroad without the consent of a male guardian, a policy shift that marks a significant loosening of the Kingdom's notorious restrictions on women....
14:13, 08/02/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women provisionally freed to seven....
14:00, 05/03/2019

Millions of locusts invade city in Saudi Arabia A huge swarm of ravenous locusts has been caught on film completely blanketing the skies over a Saudi Arabian city. The deluge of biblical bugs – which numbered in the tens of millions – descended on Najran at the weekend. Creepy online v...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia vows to help S. Korea if oil supply disrupted SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has met with visiting Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who promised to help with possible fuel shortages in case of supply disruption caused by tensions in the Middle East. S...
12:52, 06/26/2019

Saudi Arabia Says 2 Oil Tankers Damaged in Sabotage Attacks The United Arab Emirates said a total of four ships had been targeted. Tensions with Iran are running high, but Emirati and Saudi officials did not say who was to blame....
19:26, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged in ‘sabotage attack’ Two Saudi oil tankers — one of which was bound for the US — were targeted early Monday in a “sabotage attack” off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to kingdom officials. The ships sustained “significant damage,”...
13:00, 05/13/2019

| WATCH: Saudi Arabia says oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia said two of its oil tankers were damaged in "sabotage attacks" in the Gulf as tensions soared in a region already shaken by a standoff between the United States and Iran....
12:39, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia: Oil tankers damaged in 'sabotage attack' Two oil tankers sustained "significant damage" in an incident off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to the Saudi energy minister. Officials did not say who was behind the alleged sabotage....
09:26, 05/13/2019

Nicki Minaj cancels Saudi Arabia concert The 'Anaconda' rapper is pulling out of Jeddah World Fest 2019 because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
06:52, 07/10/2019

Saudi Arabia must OK nonproliferation standard: U.S. energy secretary Saudi Arabia must commit to a broad international monitoring program of nuclear power facilities if it develops nuclear power reactors with technology from the United States, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told lawmakers on Tuesday....
01:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. Air Force expands operating base in Saudi Arabia Several hundred U.S. Air Force personnel are expanding an operating base in Saudi Arabia, which will host fighter planes and Patriot missiles, officials said....
00:13, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused "significant damage" to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to pick up Saudi oil to take to the U.S....
08:26, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia has amended several laws to give women more rights and freedoms. But critics say the reforms are window dressing unless the male "guardianship" system is completely abolished....
13:00, 08/02/2019

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
04:39, 07/22/2019

Saudi Arabia Says It’s Responding to an Iranian Oil Tanker Emergency (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Jiddah, and analysts said the vessel carried over 1 million barrels of fuel oil and might be leaking. ...
07:26, 05/02/2019

Iran says it's prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia also ready Iran is prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency....
14:13, 07/31/2019

| CIA warns Khashoggi associates about threats from Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services have warned friends and colleagues of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that their continuation of pro-democracy work has made them targets of potential retaliation from Saudi Arabia....
22:13, 05/10/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of President Donald Trump's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians....
17:39, 05/22/2019

Has Saudi Arabia got away with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi? – podcast A UN report on the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi has said there is credible evidence linking the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, to the crime. Nick Hopkins and Stephanie Kirchgaessner discuss the killing and the fallout in Saudi A...
05:26, 06/28/2019

| Saudi Arabia eases travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a male "guardian", authorities have said....
10:52, 08/22/2019

The CIA Warned at Least 3 Khashoggi Associates About New Threats From Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services are warning friends and colleagues of Jamal Khashoggi that their efforts to continue the pro-democracy work of the slain Saudi journalist has made them and their families the targets of potential retaliation from...
19:00, 05/09/2019

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen....
22:39, 07/18/2019

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials said, marking a U.S. return to the kingdom after its 2003 withdrawal....
01:26, 07/19/2019

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
14:39, 05/20/2019

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide "an additional deterrent" in the face of "emergent, credible threats....
02:13, 07/20/2019

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
20:39, 06/20/2019

Nicki Minaj Set to Headline Concert in Saudi Arabia (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will perform in the ultraconservative kingdom as it sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment. Saudi organizers announced she would be the headline a...
19:13, 07/03/2019

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted 2 Yemen rebel drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it intercepted two drones launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom. The Houthi’s Al-Masirah satellite news channel late Saturday said the rebels targeted S...
08:13, 06/30/2019

Moderate Islamic scholars 'to be executed by Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
19:39, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
04:26, 06/20/2019

Is a US-led war with Iran on the horizon as troops head to Saudi Arabia? The US is sending troops to Saudi Arabia amid concerns that it is preparing for a war with Iran. It will be the first deployment of American forces in the kingdom since the US toppling of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime....
04:52, 07/21/2019

| Accused 9/11 mastermind open to testimony against Saudi Arabia The Saudi government has long denied involvement in the 2001 attacks, in which hijacked airplanes crashed into New York's World Trade Centre, the Pentagon outside Washington, DC, and a Pennsylvania field. Nearly 3 000 people died....
15:52, 07/30/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Oil Stations Attacked By Armed Drones Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that attacks on two of its oil tankers and a major pipeline targeted not only its own security but that of the world's supplies....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia approves permanent residency for first time Saudi Arabia approves creation of permanent residency permit for the first time for certain expatriates that allows them to own real estate in the kingdom and reside in the country without a Saudi sponsor...
20:52, 05/15/2019

How the Wladimir Klitschko fight changed Anthony Joshua 'I don’t just watch boxing now, I understand it.' Anthony Joshua on the formative experience of fighting Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley stadium The post How the Wladimir Klitschko fight changed Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
17:26, 05/01/2019

The betting odds for every potential Anthony Joshua fight The betting odds for Joshua-Fury, Joshua-Wilder, Joshua-Usyk and more The post The betting odds for every potential Anthony Joshua fight appeared first on Boxing News....
14:00, 05/10/2019

‘Anthony Joshua won’t fight me,’ insists Tyson Fury 'If I wanted to be famous I wouldn't live in Lancashire,' muses Tyson Fury The post ‘Anthony Joshua won’t fight me,’ insists Tyson Fury appeared first on Boxing News....
20:26, 05/13/2019

‘Those that turned down the fight with Anthony Joshua may well live to regret it’ 'Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz is not a great fight but let’s not get hysterical; it is no worse than Wilder vs Breazeale and better than Fury against untested Schwarz,' writes Eric Armit in his Snips & Snipes column The post ‘Those that turned d...
00:26, 05/04/2019

'Didn't go too well': Prince Harry jokes with Anthony Joshua after boxer's shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr The Duke of Sussex put boxer Anthony Joshua on the spot today as he ribbed him over his shock defeat to Mexican fighter Andy Ruiz Jr at an event in London....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people were hurt....
15:26, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the r...
03:00, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all means of force and firmness.” Ibrahim al-Assaf made the comments early Thursday at a meeting of fo...
08:39, 05/30/2019

Saudi Arabia gathers Arab leaders over attacks on oil assets Arab leaders gather in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for emergency summits that Riyadh hopes will deliver a strong message to Iran that regional powers will defend their interests against any threat following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
10:39, 05/30/2019

CIA warns Arab activist of potential threat from Saudi Arabia Pro-democracy campaigner İyad el-Baghdadi has been vocal critic of Saudi crown princeThe CIA has warned Norway that a prominent Arab activist who is living in the country under asylum protection is facing a potential threat from Saudi Arabia, the Gua...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Canadian firm optimistic about prospects in Saudi Arabia despite diplomatic row WSP Global Inc., an engineering firm headquartered in Montreal, has continued to land infrastructure work in Saudi Arabia even after a dispute erupted with Canada last summer, said Isabelle Adjahi, one of its senior vice-presidents....
05:52, 05/04/2019

Trump vetoes restrictions on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan effort to restrict US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia has been vetoed by the White House. President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia and the UAE served as a "bulwark against the malign activities of Iran."...
19:26, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensions with rival Iran....
13:00, 05/30/2019

Saudi Arabia women's rights reforms may still be thwarted by custom Saudi officials have hailed as "historic" new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms....
23:00, 08/05/2019

Saudi Arabia To Execute 3 Leading Scholars After Ramzan: Reports Saudi Arabia is expected to execute three of its leading scholars after the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, say reports. These scholars have been convicted under multiple charges of terrorism....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil tankers hit off UAE coast, Iran calls for probe Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook propaganda networkClaims of misogynistic culture at offices of Lynton Crosby firmThe network of Facebo...
06:13, 08/02/2019

Armed drones attack oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia For the second day in a row Tuesday, attackers targeted equipment of Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure -- this time oil pumping stations for a major oil pipeline....
17:52, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia to stage record $20M horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia is to stage the richest horse race in history next year with a $20 million prize pot up for grabs in the latest venture to attract world-class sporting events to the nation....
11:13, 08/10/2019

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off 'hostile' ship Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a "hostile" ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels....
06:26, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed to have carried out a drone attack on Saudi facilities. The incidents stoked rising fears of a military clash with Iran....
16:52, 05/14/2019

The U.S. Shared Nuclear Information With Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder The Trump administration authorized the sharing of nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, Reuters reports. Senator Tim Kaine said the first approval — called an 810 authori...
10:39, 06/05/2019

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop military sales and impose sanctions would continue after their August break....
12:39, 08/02/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
20:39, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province Saudi Arabia's air defense forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
04:52, 05/24/2019

UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sky News has learnt....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia to convene Arab leaders over recent attacks Saudi Arabia’s King Salman invited Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summits to discuss the implications of this week’s attacks against the kingdom and neighboring United Arab Emirates, the foreign ministry said on Saturday....
02:00, 05/19/2019

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, state media reported....
05:13, 05/12/2019

Saudi Arabia says seeking to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection,...
04:13, 05/29/2019

Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
09:00, 05/19/2019

Senate Fails to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, U.A.E. A congressional effort to block certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates fell short after the Senate failed to override President Trump’s veto of the measures....
14:39, 07/30/2019

Golf: European Tour will return to Saudi Arabia - Commissioner European Tour Commissioner Keith Pelley says the tour will play again in Saudi Arabia in 2020 and is "perplexed" at the criticism received for staging a tournament there for the first time in January....
16:13, 05/02/2019

"Nothing New": Saudi Arabia Rebuffs Report on Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable......
03:00, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia is cracking down on foreign workers, but that may not go over so well inside the kingdom REUTERS/Faisal Nasser Saudi Arabia plans to bar foreign workers from certain jobs as part of an effort to reduce unemployment and the potential for social strife that come with it. It may take a while for Riyadh to realize the "Saudization" of its w...
00:00, 08/22/2019

Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia as U.S. prods Iran for talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Jeddah on Monday to consult with regional allies amid heightened tensions with Tehran after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to retaliate for Iran's downing of an unmanned American dron...
11:13, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats Saudi Arabia launched on Sunday their new special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and high-skilled expats....
14:52, 06/23/2019

Oil Climbs on Report Saudi Arabia Won't Rush to Lift Supply Oil prices climbed following a report that Saudi Arabia won’t rush to lift output following the end of waivers that allowed some countries to buy Iranian crude....
21:13, 04/30/2019

"Completely Unacceptable": Saudi Arabia On Iran's Seizure Of UK Tanker Saudi Arabia on Sunday slammed Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in sensitive Gulf waters as "completely unacceptable" and urged world powers to "take actions to deter such behaviour"....
01:26, 07/22/2019

Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia in first of 5-nation swing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia Monday to meet with King Salman and discuss confronting Iran in the first of a five-nation tour by the United States' chief diplomat....
19:13, 06/24/2019

The Latest: UN condemns Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The U.N. Security Council is condemning the attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on the Abha airpo...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Saudi Arabia Implements End To Travel Restrictions For Women: Report Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal......
00:26, 08/21/2019

Oil traders eye Saudi Arabia's response in a critical juncture for crude Renewed U.S. efforts to curb Iranian output, escalating tensions in Libya, supply outages in Nigeria and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela have created a complex and uncertain outlook for crude....
08:00, 04/30/2019

Trump's toadyism to Saudi Arabia: a new moral low | Richard Wolffe The Saudis are good customers, Trump says – which evidently outweighs the fact they murdered and carved up a Washington Post journalistIt’s that time of a presidency when every incumbent pretends to be what he isn’t, or to do what he hasn’t. With a r...
16:13, 06/25/2019

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
16:13, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia to support indebted Lebanon, say ex-PMs after meeting king Saudi Arabia is preparing to support Lebanon through its economic challenges, three Lebanese ex-premiers indicated after meeting Saudi King Salman in Jeddah on Monday....
18:00, 07/15/2019

Saudi Arabia rebuffs U.N. expert's report on Khashoggi murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a U.N. report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
03:52, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says Iran behind Houthi missile attack on airport Foreign ministry threatens urgent reprisals to ‘deter Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militias’Saudi Arabia has said it will carry out urgent reprisals as it accused Iran of being behind a late-night cruise missile attack by Houthi rebel fighters on ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freed...
01:39, 07/10/2019

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh....
03:00, 07/20/2019

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression...
03:13, 07/10/2019

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative,...
02:00, 07/12/2019

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
21:26, 06/20/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Trump vetoes resolutions to end arms deals with Saudi Arabia President Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that would end US arms deals with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The Senate voted last month in support of 22 resolutions that would block ...
06:13, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created 'very grave' situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardized global oil supplies with its aggressive behavior, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the kingdom was consulting with allies on next steps....
15:39, 06/20/2019

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
10:39, 06/23/2019

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Gvozdyk-Beterbiev a fight that boxing fans can't wait to see The recently announced light heavyweight unification bout between Oleksandr Gvozdyk and Artur Beterbiev is exactly what fight fans have been waiting for....
02:39, 08/20/2019

Trump defies Congress, completes $8B weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
23:52, 05/25/2019

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?At the Luna food factory on the south-east outskirts of Jeddah, Mashael Elghamdi sits at her computer ...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with the rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event after Nicki Minaj withdrew over human rights concernsJanet Jackson and the rappers 50 Cent and Future have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the conce...
23:39, 07/17/2019

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Princ...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisisAustralia’s role as a leader in the global fossil fuel trade is underscored by a report that finds it is the world’s third big...
22:00, 08/18/2019

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to have passports, travel without a man's permission In the latest addition of sweeping changes to conservative laws in the country, women over the age of 21 can travel alone without a male guardian.       ...
06:13, 08/03/2019

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
20:39, 06/20/2019

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional r...
01:39, 05/26/2019

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tues...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
23:00, 05/25/2019

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday....
06:26, 06/20/2019

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abus...
11:39, 07/18/2019

Saudi Arabia is trying to execute teen, 18, arrested for participating in protest when he was 11: reports Saudi Arabia is trying to execute an 18-year-old who was arrested at the age of 13 for participating in anti-government protests, Amnesty International announced Friday....
10:13, 06/08/2019

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon says, to provide “an additional deterrent” in the...
22:00, 07/20/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Exports contributed to indiscriminate civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesBritish arms sales to Saudi Arabia that were used in Yemen have been declared unlawful by the court of appeal because they contributed to indiscr...
11:52, 06/20/2019

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for talks, and repeated his offer for negotiations with Iran "with no preconditions" to de-escalate tensions....
19:39, 06/23/2019

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday....
00:52, 07/21/2019

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
22:13, 06/23/2019

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
01:13, 05/31/2019

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking controversy with some fearing a revival of morality......
08:39, 06/19/2019

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list State department experts recommended addition of Riyadh after assessing it had hired child fighters from Sudan to fight in YemenMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a list of countries that recruit chil...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Eight people wounded in attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
04:00, 06/24/2019

Qatar PM to make rare trip to Saudi Arabia for emergency summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest level Qatari official to visit the kingdom during a diplomatic rift....
22:52, 05/29/2019

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
00:52, 07/21/2019

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran as Iran’s navy chief warned Iranian forces wouldn’t hesitate...
12:52, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
19:52, 07/22/2019

Saudi Arabia Extends New Rights to Women in Blow to Oppressive System Saudi women will be able to travel without a man’s permission and receive equal treatment in the workplace, eroding the a system that made women second-class citizens....
10:39, 08/03/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
05:13, 06/06/2019

Foreign Relations Committee snubs Republican chairman on Saudi Arabia The Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rebuke to its chairman, Jim Risch — and President Donald Trump — when it essentially killed the senator’s bill to chastise Saudi Arabia for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Instead, the panel a...
07:00, 07/26/2019

China’s Retort Over Its Mass Detentions: Praise From Russia and Saudi Arabia After 22 countries deplored China’s treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, 37 nations praised China’s “contribution to the international human rights cause.”...
23:52, 07/12/2019

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising U.S. supplies and a slowing global economy....
13:00, 06/30/2019

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The product...
01:26, 06/09/2019

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a st...
23:26, 06/09/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining state security, had provoked an international outcry and added to criticism of the kingdom’s human ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, telling Iran that the ball was now in its court....
13:00, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia and Russia among 37 states backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia, Russia and 35 other states have written to the United Nations supporting China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters on Friday, in contrast to strong Western criticism....
19:26, 07/12/2019

Boeing nabs $10.8M for redesign, production of Harpoon missiles for Saudi Arabia Boeing has received a $10.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for obsolescence redesign, production and delivery of Harpoon block II missiles for Saudi Arabia....
21:39, 05/15/2019

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In a keynote speech at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London on Tuesday, Hunt said governme...
00:39, 07/12/2019

Facebook Says It Dismantled Covert Influence Campaign Tied to Saudi Arabia Facebook said people connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals....
10:13, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
04:00, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 5-Saudi Arabia raises 3 billion with debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has raised 3 billion euros from over 14.5 billion worth of orders for it first bond denominated in euros, as the kingdom taps new financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
11:26, 07/03/2019

Saudi Arabia starts marketing debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia started marketing its debut euro-denominated bonds on Tuesday with initial price guidance of around 115 basis points over mid-swaps for an eight-year tranche, and around 170 bps over the same benchmark for a 20-year tranche, a document i...
13:00, 07/02/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home to an air base. The Houthis’ Al-Masirah satellite news channel reported early Tuesday the rebels...
06:26, 06/11/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Southern Yemeni separatists tell Saudi Arabia: evict Islah or lose the war Yemen's southern separatists vowed on Wednesday to keep control over Aden, warning the only way out of the impasse that has fractured a Saudi-led military alliance was for Islamists and northerners to be removed from positions of power in the south....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Trump Allows High-Tech U.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia Tucked into the administration’s emergency order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia is approval for Raytheon to build key components of precision-guided bombs with Saudi partners....
12:39, 06/07/2019

Trump Backed Libyan Warlord After Saudi Arabia and Egypt Lobbied Him Saudi Arabia and Egypt successfully lobbied President Trump to reverse U.S. policy in Libya and support a rogue general leading an offensive on a government in Tripoli backed by the U.N., according to a senior U.S. administration official and two Sau...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
02:00, 07/10/2019

Saudi Arabia's hometown ambitions could clip wealth fund's wings Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) risks being pulled deeper into Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s domestic projects, curbing its international ambitions and tying its fortunes closer to its home market, four sources familiar with its stra...
12:00, 06/28/2019

2020 Dakar Rally Route Details In Saudi Arabia Announced The Dakar Rally will be moving to Saudi Arabia in 2020 in a massive move for the motorsport series, having spent a decade in the dunes and mountains of South America. While the announcement to move......
12:39, 04/29/2019

Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms could take time to be fully accepted RIYADH – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms. Thousands of Sa...
04:39, 08/07/2019

Saudi Arabia's NEOM says AECOM hired as project management consultant Saudi Arabia's NEOM, which is building a mega economic zone, said on Wednesday it has appointed AECOM as a project management consultant for part of NEOM Bay, the first urban area to be developed in the zone....
11:13, 06/26/2019

After Drone Attack, Saudi Arabia Stops Pumping At Major Oil Pipeline OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia said it had stopped pumping crude oil along a major pipeline Tuesday following a drone attack, hours after Yemen's Huthi rebels said they had targeted vital Saudi......
14:52, 05/14/2019

Formula One In Talks With Saudi Arabia To Host A Race As Early As 2021 It looks like Formula One might potentially have a new Grand Prix venue sometime soon. Saudi Arabia has been added to the lineup of prospective countries keen to host a race as early as 2021—and teams have already been asked for their opinion on the ...
10:13, 08/07/2019

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
19:00, 07/10/2019

American Woman Loses Custody Battle for Daughter in Saudi Arabia In bitter court fight, Bethany Vierra accused her ex-husband of abuse and drug use. He fought back with pictures of her in a bikini and with her hair uncovered....
01:13, 07/15/2019

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
06:13, 06/16/2019

The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia’s reforms: not just a battle for women | Editorial Relaxation of the guardianship system is long overdue. But more change is needed, and the credit for these reforms should go to the women who have fought for them – not RiyadhThe jubilation of women in Saudi Arabia was real – and understandable. Last...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic officials as it awaits the results of an IOC inquiry into its integrity        ...
15:39, 05/05/2019

Warren: Why Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder will have to fight each other Frank Warren sees Tyson Fury having three fights in America and then coming back to the UK for a super-fight with Anthony Joshua The post Warren: Why Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder will have to fight each other appeared first on Boxing...
18:26, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia starts marketing its debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia's first bonds denominated in euros will go on sale on Tuesday, as the kingdom seeks to expand its financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
15:00, 07/02/2019

India Dials Saudi Arabia Over Rising Oil Prices As US-Iran Ties Worsen Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed concerns about rising crude oil prices to his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Khalid al-Falih, on Friday amid worsening US-Iranian tensions, a government......
22:26, 06/21/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia shuts down pipeline following drone attack by Yemen Houthi rebels Rebels in Yemen on Tuesday said they carried out a coordinated drone strike on one of Saudi Arabia’s oil pipelines. The attack, confirmed by the Saudi energy minister, follows recent reports of sabotage against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf off the...
01:39, 05/15/2019

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
03:13, 06/21/2019

Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia 'We want the Manny Pacquiao fight, let’s hope he comes to Saudi Arabia,' says Amir Khan The post Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
12:26, 07/13/2019

Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan thrashes woefully overmatched Billy Dib while Hughie Fury beats Samuel Peter in woeful encounter The post Amir Khan blows away Billy Dib atop farcical event in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
02:26, 07/13/2019

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for day of worship As one of the largest religious gatherings on earth, this second day of the hajj on Mount Arafat, or the hill of mercy as it’s also known, is often the most memorable for pilgrims....
07:52, 08/11/2019

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The writer was whipped and sentenced to prison for "insulting Islam."...
07:26, 07/19/2019

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is iss...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund aims to tap debt markets twice this year Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market twice this year, after an overwhelmingly positive response from international investors....
08:13, 05/01/2019

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in defiance of President Donald Trump and likely to be vetoed. Several Repub...
11:39, 07/18/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Extend OPEC Production Cut Deal: Vladimir Putin Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday....
11:00, 06/29/2019

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said, as oil pr...
05:39, 06/30/2019

Iran-Allied Houthis Expose Holes in Saudi Arabia's Missile Defense Yemen’s Houthi rebels have accelerated missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia in recent weeks, highlighting the kingdom’s vulnerabilities in defending itself against an Iranian ally....
14:39, 06/25/2019

As China wages relentless crackdowns on its Muslims, Saudi Arabia stays quiet Much of the tone toward China in the Muslim world has been set by Saudi Arabia, which carries economic and religious clout. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appeared to condone Beijing’s treatment of Uighur Muslims when he visited the country earlier...
16:00, 05/27/2019

Saudi Arabia Chips Away at Oppressive System by Granting Women Travel Rights Saudi women hailed the new rights as a major step in a long-term social evolution. But they called on the kingdom to allow women to marry, live on their own and exit state facilities like prison without consent from their guardians....
23:00, 08/02/2019

Saudi Arabia said they confessed. But court filings show some executed men protested their innocence Leaked documents obtained by CNN reveal that some of the men who were recently executed in Saudia Arabia claimed that their confessions were false and had been obtained through torture....
01:52, 04/29/2019

Saudi Arabia grants women right to obtain own passports, travel without male guardian Just over a year since women were granted the historical right to drive, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now passed another monumental reform to enable females to finally obtain passports and travel alone....
09:26, 08/03/2019

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women, grants them greater control Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and granted them more control over family matters, further eroding a heavily criticized male guardianship system at a time of heightened scrutiny over its human rights record....
09:26, 08/02/2019

Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia dies in attack on Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudi's Abha airport on Sunday, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
04:00, 06/24/2019

Boeing, Lockheed contracted for Apache work, Hellfire missiles for Saudi Arabia Boeing and Lockheed have been awarded contracts worth more than $70 million to support AH-64 Apache aircraft and Hellfire guided missiles for Saudi Arabia....
06:52, 05/01/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
08:13, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia starts marketing its debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia's first bonds denominated in euros will go on sale on Tuesday, as the kingdom seeks to expand its financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
13:00, 07/02/2019

Houthi drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha Airport leaves nine injured A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia early on Tuesday left nine people injured, a Saudi-led coalition statement said....
06:39, 07/02/2019

Saudi Arabia replaces civil aviation head amid airport delays Saudi Arabia replaced the head of its civil aviation authority on Wednesday, after lengthy flight delays at domestic airports disrupted journeys at the start of a busy annual travel season....
12:00, 05/08/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
02:13, 05/25/2019

Saudi Arabia hires banks for dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-denominated bonds, its first in that currency, a document issued by one of the banks leading the poten...
13:13, 07/01/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
02:52, 07/01/2019

Saudi Arabia announces capture of an ISIS leader in Yemen in U.S.-backed raid The group's branch in Yemen rose to prominence at the beginning of Yemen’s civil war and is considered one of the Islamic State’s smaller franchises....
23:39, 06/25/2019

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to ...
23:52, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
20:13, 06/07/2019

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter riv...
05:26, 06/17/2019

Donald Trump vetoes bills prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia Arms package includes thousands of precision-guided munitions and aircraft maintenance supportDonald Trump has vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from selling billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia...
11:52, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw the approvals said on Tues...
07:00, 06/05/2019

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The sales would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen’s civil war. Many lawmakers also object to the idea of rewarding Saudi leaders after the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
11:39, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia releases Qatari national detained for a year: rights group A Qatari national arrested in Yemen on suspicions of working with the Iran-aligned Houthis has been released after more than a year in detention in Saudi Arabia, Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) said....
11:52, 07/23/2019

Donald Trump Vetoes 3 Bills Blocking Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that Congress passed to stop several arms sales benefiting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which the president pushed through......
10:52, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
04:52, 06/16/2019

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent ...
08:26, 06/08/2019

Missile hits arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia airport, injuring 26, official says A missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the arrivals hall of an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, injuring 26 people, a Saudi official said....
01:13, 06/14/2019

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaratio...
23:39, 06/12/2019

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the k...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched a new drone attack targeting the Abha regional airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Monday....
06:26, 06/17/2019

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01:39, 05/04/2019

U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed: senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw details of the approvals s...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Senate to vote to block Trump’s emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The measures, which will be consolidated into three votes Thursday, have enough support to pass, but will likely fall short of a veto-proof majority....
16:39, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south....
14:52, 06/20/2019

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Boxing News at Five: WBC expected to confirm interim title for Whyte vs. Rivas, hungry Ali wants second bite at Price Dillian Whyte (or Oscar Rivas) could get their WBC world heavyweight title shot in May, and Kash Ali isn't giving up hope of boxing David Price again The post Boxing News at Five: WBC expected to confirm interim title for Whyte vs. Rivas, hungry Ali ...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Tyson Fury’s win and Anthony Joshua’s loss change picture among leading heavyweights Tyson Fury is the man to beat after his win over Tom Schwarz, with a Deontay Wilder rematch on the horizon The post Tyson Fury’s win and Anthony Joshua’s loss change picture among leading heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Deontay Wilder’s right hand is firmer than plans to fight Joshua | Kevin Mitchell First-round destruction of Dominic Breazeale was bookended by grim gutter talk and a sketchy future fight scheduleDeontay Wilder is a man of towering physical presence and contradictions. He is a man of God who expressed no regrets for welcoming the ...
18:26, 05/20/2019

Anthony Joshua happy to wait for Deontay Wilder but he’s warned that the fight may never happen Anthony Joshua keen to wait 'two years' for Deontay Wilder but Eddie Hearn warns both fighters against leaving it too long The post Anthony Joshua happy to wait for Deontay Wilder but he’s warned that the fight may never happen appeared first o...
12:39, 05/30/2019

Khashoggi murder: Independent investigation blames Saudi Arabia for 'extrajudicial killing' of journalist Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a "deliberate, premeditated execution," a United Nations special rapporteur has concluded in the first independent investigation into his death....
13:52, 06/19/2019

Amir Khan to take on Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia after Neeraj Goyat suffers injuries in car accident Amir Khan will face former featherweight world champion Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia on 12 July after Neeraj Goyat was forced to pull out after being injured in a car accident....
19:39, 06/26/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
01:26, 05/25/2019

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tensions with Iran....
00:13, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
02:39, 05/25/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move for...
23:13, 07/09/2019

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
23:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
07:52, 05/25/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
20:13, 07/10/2019

Bella Hadid apologizes after fans say she disrespected Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bella Hadid faced backlash after posting an Instagram of the sole of her foot facing three planes, including a Saudi plane and a UAE plane that featured each country's flag.        ...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Sudan's ousted Bashir told investigators he got millions from Saudi Arabia: court witness Sudan's deposed leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir told investigators he had received millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a detective said in court on Monday....
13:52, 08/19/2019

House lawmakers to grill State Department over Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE Lawmakers are expected to demand a reckoning over 22 deals worth more than $8 billion and preview their plans to block the president’s emergency order to complete them....
16:13, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed independent investigator said on Wednesday, in a renewed call for full State accountability for the crime. ...
18:52, 06/19/2019

UN calls on Canada, U.S. to hold Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman accountable in Khashoggi killing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland repeated calls for a “full, international independent investigation” but did not commit to further sanctions....
02:39, 06/21/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched drone attacks on the airport of Abha in southwest Saudi Arabia near the Yemeni border, the Houthis' al-Masirah TV said on Twitter on Tuesday....
11:52, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia hires banks for dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-denominated bonds, its first in that currency, as the kingdom seeks to diversify its investor base....
13:13, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaratio...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Trump vetoes resolutions from Congress attempting to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia Associated Press President Donald Trump vetoed measures blocking his administration from selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia. The White House said that stopping the sale would send a signal that the US does...
19:39, 07/25/2019

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
13:13, 06/01/2019

Houthi drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha Airport leaves five injured: Al-Arabiya A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia early on Tuesday has left five people injured, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya reported....
02:00, 07/02/2019

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom has dismissed findings that its leaders were probably involved in the killing....
09:00, 07/31/2019

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the ...
04:00, 07/25/2019

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
06:26, 06/01/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
02:13, 05/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
02:39, 05/31/2019

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say, even as prominent activists who have campaigned for greater gender equality remain in jail or on tri...
07:52, 08/06/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
01:52, 07/09/2019

U.N. report: Saudi Arabia is responsible for ‘premeditated execution’ of Jamal Khashoggi A United Nations report on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says the murder was a quote, “deliberate, premeditated execution.” Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....
15:52, 05/31/2019

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusation against Riyadh stems from Saudi-led coalition's involvement in Yemen, and Pompeo's actions have ...
01:13, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
11:00, 06/13/2019