Riyadh between an OPEC rock and Trump's hard place
Donald Trump wants Riyadh to keep pumping oil to keep global prices low, a tactic that pleases his blue-collar base at home. But the Saudis may balk at opposing other OPEC members ahead of a key meeting of the cartel.
U.S. to stand by Saudis, despite Khashoggi
President Trump says he won't let the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi jeopardize relations with Saudi Arabia. He says he will stand by Riyadh regardless if Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the killing citing the kingdom's importance to American interests.
Turkey demands to know who ordered "savage" Khashoggi killing
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday (October 23) dismissed attempts by Riyadh to blame Jamal Khashoggi's "savage" killing on rogue operatives, saying the person who ordered the death of the prominent Saudi journalist must "be brought to account".
Death of journalist Khashoggi not to harm relations with Turkey: Saudi Arabian crown prince
Saudi Arabia will make a thorough probe into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and relationship with Turkey will not be harmed, said Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday during the forum of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh.
John Travolta meets fans in Saudi Arabia to celebrate cinema ban lift
More than 2,000 fans welcomed Hollywood actor John Travolta at the Apex Convention Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, days after the country lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas.
Hezbollah says Saudi declares Lebanon war over Hariri detention
Hezbollah’s leader says that Saudi Arabia had declared war on Lebanon and his Iran-backed group, accusing Riyadh of detaining Saad al-Hariri and forcing him to resign as Lebanon’s prime minister.
Tillerson pushes for closer ties between Saudi Arabia, Iraq
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday in Riyadh that the growing relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iraq was "vital" to bolstering the collective security, cooperation in the fight against Islamic State and prosperity between the U.S. and both countries.