World Cup: And in the end, Putin wins?
Our panel of journalists looks at Russia's biggest sporting event since the 1980 Summer Olympics, with the hosts surprising themselves in the World Cup opener with a resounding 5-0 thumping of Saudi Arabia.
Teams arrive in Russia as World Cup nears
Various teams arrived in Russia on Monday (June 11) and the early hours of Tuesday (June 12) just a few days before the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Former top US official warns of possible 'Arab-Persian conflict'
Wendy Sherman, who served as US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs in the Obama administration, told FRANCE 24 of her concern at the possibility of an "Arab-Persian conflict" that would pit Iran against Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Israel.
Saudi-Russia oil policy shift
Oil is heading for its longest run of losses in almost four months as Saudi Arabia and Russia discuss reviving output. That comes as they aim to ease consumer anxiety after prices jumped to levels last seen in 2014.
Saudi Arabia's non-oil economy falls short of expectations
Bahrain economic development board chief economist Jarmo Kotilaine discusses Saudi Arabia's economy.
Foreign workers face uncertain future in Saudi Arabia
As Saudi Arabia embarks on a series of economic reforms, foreign workers fear their future in the country could be at risk. DW’s Fanny Facsar asked migrant workers in the capital Riyadh how they see their lives changing.
Foreign workers pushed out as Saudi Arabia goes local
So-called Saudization is taking hold in the kingdom as new reforms try and tackle high unemployment but as Reuters Emily Wither finds out in Riyadh it's hard for local businesses to find the staff.
Saudi Arabia hosts its first fashion week
Saudi Arabia's first-ever fashion week has kicked off in the capital Riyadh as social restrictions ease in the ultra-conservative kingdom.
Saudi Arabia's archaeological treasure of Al-Ula to open to tourists
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in France this week. He is meeting President Emmanuel Macron to discuss, among other things, tourism in the kingdom. Currently the country is closed to foreign visitors, apart from pilgrims.