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Saudi Arabia to transfer $2 billion after urgent Yemen plea

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:07:25 GMT2018-01-17T10:07:25Z

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman ordered the transfer of $2 billion to Yemen on Wednesday, a day after Yemen's Saudi-backed prime minister made an urgent appeal on the kingdom and its allies to save the local currency from "complete collapse."...

Iran's leader accuses Saudis of 'treason' against Muslims

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:16:25 GMT2018-01-16T16:16:25Z

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's supreme leader has accused Saudi Arabia of "treason" against Muslims because of its alleged ties to Israel....

Saudi stadiums open for women in a first to watch soccer

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:56:54 GMT2018-01-12T19:56:54Z

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi women were allowed into a sports stadium for the first time Friday to watch a soccer match between two local teams - though they were segregated in the stands from the male-only crowd with designated seating in the so-called "family section."...

Saudi prince who criticized arrest of relatives is sacked

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:30:59 GMT2018-01-10T13:30:59Z

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A Saudi prince who purportedly made an audio recording criticizing the government has been sacked as head of the kingdom's Maritime Sports Federation and replaced by a military officer, according to local press reports....

Malaysia PM visits Saudi king despite controversy over ties

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:46:30 GMT2018-01-09T12:46:30Z

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak has met with Saudi King Salman in a visit to the kingdom that highlights the close and at times controversial relationship forged between them....