The family of murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi have announced they have forgiven his Saudi killers, giving legal reprieve to five government agents who had been sentenced to death for an operation that cast a cloud of suspicion over the kingdom’s crown prince.
A Conservative MP has accused Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden of “dodging” the issues surrounding the Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle and called on the Government to intervene.
An MP has called for a parliamentary evidence session into the theft of sports rights by a pirate network with alleged links to Saudi Arabia, at a time when the country’s sovereign wealth fund is seeking to buy Premier League side Newcastle.
Saudi Arabia is tripling taxes on basic goods and cutting spending on major projects amid the coronavirus pandemic and low oil prices.
A decades-long streak was brought to an end by the coronavirus on Thursday as oil giant Shell slashed its dividend for the first time since the end of the Second World War.
The Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle could be completed within the next fortnight.
The Government has been urged to “take a role” in scrutinising the proposed Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle by the chair of the all-party parliamentary group on football.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has indicated the Government will not intervene in the proposed Saudi Arabia-led takeover of Newcastle.
The Premier League has been asked to consider blocking a Saudi-backed consortium’s attempt to purchase Newcastle by one of the league’s major broadcast partners.
Traders were being paid more than 40 dollars to buy a barrel of oil on Monday, due to a quirk of the market as falling global demand because of coronavirus pushed the price into negative territory for the first time in history.
Saudi officials say the coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen will begin a ceasefire on Thursday.
Royal Dutch Shell has warned it expects to take a hit of up to 800 million US dollars (£649 million) in the first quarter as the coronavirus crisis and an oil price war have sent the cost of crude plummeting.
Leaders of the world’s most powerful economies have convened virtually with the aim of co-ordinating a global response to the coronavirus.
Petrol prices across the country could fall by up to 10p if the cost of oil continues to stay low, experts have said.
Saudi Arabia launched a broadside against Russia over the weekend, sending stock markets into serious turmoil, as oil prices plunged by around a third.
More than a quarter of Italy’s population have been placed in mandatory quarantine as the government attempts to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Even Boris Johnson admitted the “fact” he was telling supporters was an “astonishing” one, as he claimed Netflix series Sex Education was the most popular television show in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia has banned foreign pilgrims from entering the kingdom to visit Islam’s holiest sites amid concerns over the coronavirus.
Saudi Arabia has barred foreigners from entering the country – including those coming to visit the holiest sites in Islam – following fears about the spread of coronavirus.
The Saudi Crown Prince was responsible for the gruesome murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the director of a film about the death believes.
United Nations human rights experts have called for an investigation into allegations that the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince was involved in the hacking of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos’s phone.
The mobile phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos was hacked after receiving a WhatsApp message from the account of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, it has been claimed.
Nicki Minaj has pulled out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression.
Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will perform in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia as it sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment.
Dubai is not the only city in the Middle East where Aberdeen have played a friendly in searing heat – as they also starred in Iran at the start of a World Tour in 1974.
Saudi Arabia’s decades-long ban on female motorists was lifted just two months ago, but CCTV footage shows that not all women have treated their newfound freedom with respect.
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.
A mum has claimed there is an “undercurrent of racism” in the north-east after her two children were racially abused just days after starting their new school.