Omar Abdulaziz: A critic of Saudi Arabia becomes a target
A friend of the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Omar Abdulaziz is a thorn in the side of Saudi Arabia. Living in exile in Canada, the activist has been warned by the police of a possible threat against him.
Restaurants and hair salons reopen in Saudi Arabia
Traffic is back on the streets of Riyadh, and restaurants and hair salons have reopened as Saudi Arabia lifts its coronavirus curfew. Saudi Arabia has been the hardest-hit Gulf state during the pandemic, with over 150,000 confirmed cases.
Oil prices rise as COVID-19 lock-downs start to ease
Oil prices have climbed up in recent times driven by relaxed coronavirus restrictions and lock-downs in some countries which have allowed some businesses and factories to resume operations. The market was also supported by Saudi Arabia’s decision to further deepen its output cut. Rolake Akinkugbe-Filani, Managing Director of Energyinc Advisors joins CNBC Africa to focus on the global oil market and its implication for Nigeria.
Mecca worshippers adhere to physical distancing during Ramadan prayers
Muslim worshippers pray while respecting the social distancing restrictions next to the Kaaba in Mecca's Grand Mosque. Saudi Arabia partially lifted its curfew but said it would maintain a round-the-clock lockdown in the holy city of Mecca.
Coronavirus: India reports first death, cases surpass 70
A 76-year-old man from the southern state of Karnataka is India's first SARS-CoV-2 fatality. He had traveled to Saudi Arabia in the days before his death.
Oil price war: Saudi Arabia, US, Nigeria among big losers
While Riyadh's price war may be aimed at Moscow, it's likely to inflict greater pain on the kingdom and its OPEC allies. DW looks at how likely the global oil producers, including the US, are to weather this crisis.
Oil prices collapse with biggest drop since 1991 Gulf War
Saudi Arabia has taken drastic measures after Russia refused to comply with OPEC efforts to stabilize the market. The economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak is cutting deep into global demand for fossil fuels.
Saudis resist 'throwaway' culture of food waste
The plate is designed to make a meal look bigger -- a gastronomic illusion and an innovative way to tame Saudi Arabia's pervasive throwaway culture which results in colossal food waste. Across much of the Gulf lavish displays of food are seen as a cultural totem of generosity and hospitality.
Saudi Aramco shares up sharply on market debut
Saudi Arabia has listed the world's most profitable company on the stock market in what's been the world's largest IPO. Right now, shares are only being traded on the Tadawul Exchange in Riyadh.