Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said an unnamed US-allied country in the Persian Gulf was behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded around 70.
Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt has defended arms sales to Saudi Arabia after coalition forces carried out a deadly air strike on a busy Yemeni market.
The family of a brave Fife girl who tragically lost her battle with leukaemia have paid tribute to their “superhero”.
Human rights groups have warned that a female Shia activist detained in Saudi Arabia since December 2015 may be beheaded.
More than two million Muslims from around the world are beginning the five-day hajj pilgrimage.
More than two million Muslims began the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba from first light in Mecca that Islam’s faithful face five times each day during their prayers.
Saudi Arabia has ordered the Canadian ambassador to leave the ultraconservative kingdom within 24 hours after his nation criticised the recent arrest of women’s rights activists.
President Donald Trump said that he had received assurances from King Salman of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom will increase oil production, “maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels” in response to turmoil in Iran and Venezuela.
Sophia, the first robot in the world to be given citizenship of a country, has said she would like a family.
Saudi Arabia has granted citizenship to an artificially intelligent robot- a world first.
The Saudi Arabian Football Federation has apologised for “any offence caused” after its players declined to join in a minute’s silence in memory of the London Bridge attacks before the start of a World Cup qualifying match.
A woman has told of the “horrendous” two-month wait to bring her husband’s body home to Dundee after he died suddenly in Saudi Arabia.