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Agence France-Presse . Riyadh

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    First Saudi women get driving licences

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:09am on June 05, 2018

    Saudi Arabia on Monday began issuing its first driving licences to women in decades, state media reported....

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    Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on June 03, 2018

    Saudi Arabia announced another cabinet reshuffle Saturday with a heavy focus on culture and religion, as the kingdom undergoes a major image overhaul....

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    Pogba on Mecca pilgrimage ahead of WC

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on May 24, 2018

    French midfielder Paul Pogba has posted a video of himself at the holiest site of Islam in Saudi Arabia, as he prepares to join his...

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    53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:22am on May 23, 2018

    A Saudi Arabian Airlines Airbus A330 jet made an emergency landing in the western Red Sea city of Jeddah, injuring 53 people, aviation officials said...

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    Saudis suspend WC referee over bribery

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2018

    The Saudi Football Federation have banned referee Fahad al-Mirdasi for life over bribery and urged FIFA to remove him from the pool of referees for...

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    Saudi says to lift driving ban on women June 24

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:02am on May 09, 2018

    Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from June 24, the general department of traffic director general Mohammed al-Bassami said on...

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    Saudi king replaces top brass in latest shake-up

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on February 28, 2018

    Saudi Arabia has replaced top military commanders, including its chief of staff, in the latest move to bring fresh blood into the kingdom’s upper ranks...

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    Anti-graft drive nets 201 in Saudi Arabia

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 01:05am on November 10, 2017

    Saudi Arabia said Thursday 201 people are being held for questioning in a massive anti-graft swoop on the elite, with at least $100 billion estimated...

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    Saudi princes, ministers, tycoon arrested in sweeping purge

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of senior figures including princes, ministers and a top business tycoon, with authorities on Sunday pledging ‘fair’ justice after a...

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    US embassy in KSA issues warning after attack reports

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2017

    The American embassy in Saudi Arabia Saturday cautioned its citizens after reports of an attack around the royal palace in the Red Sea city of...

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