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Saudi king slashes salaries of ministers, employee bonuses

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:04:40 GMT2016-09-26T19:04:40Z

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman is reducing the salaries and benefits of senior officials and the Cabinet cut bonuses for public employees on Monday, as lower oil prices continue to pinch the kingdom's economy....

Saudi Aramco fire injures 8 workers; operations not impacted

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:55:06 GMT2016-09-20T11:55:06Z

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- State-owned Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil production company, says eight of its workers have been injured in a fire that broke out at one of its oil terminals....

Strike at privately-run Saudi hospital after salary delays

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:57:09 GMT2016-09-19T19:57:09Z

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Employees at one of Saudi Arabia's largest privately-run hospitals were on strike Monday to protest nearly four months of salary delays, the latest in a series of similar incidents to impact workers in the kingdom....

Saudi police uncover IS-linked terrorist network; arrest 17

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:17:05 GMT2016-09-19T14:17:05Z

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry on Monday said its forces had uncovered an Islamic State group-linked terrorist network that was involved in past attacks in the kingdom and was planning future attacks against civilians, security personnel and government sites....

AP PHOTOS: The many faces of the female faithful at the hajj

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:42:52 GMT2016-09-16T12:42:52Z

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- The annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, required of able-bodied Muslims once in their life, brings the Islamic world together across its many languages, ethnicities and individual beliefs - something seen across the many faces of its female faithful....