Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, probing Khashoggi link

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey arrested two intelligence operatives in Istanbul on Monday who confessed to spying on Arab nationals on behalf of the United Arab Emirates, a senior Turkish... Read more »

Iran says its armed forces are not a regional threat, calls for unity against U.S.

LONDON (Reuters) – President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iranian armed forces were not a threat against any regional country, as Tehran held an Army Day military parade... Read more »

Saudi Arabia to host G20 Leaders’ Summit in November 2020: SPA news agency

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia will host the 15th annual G20 Leaders’ Summit on November 21 and 22, 2020 in its capital Riyadh, Saudi press agency (SPA) said on... Read more »

Saudi court postpones hearing for women activists after new arrests

FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators from Amnesty International stage the protest on International Women’s day to urge Saudi authorities to release jailed women’s rights activists Loujain al-Hathloul, Eman al-Nafjan and Aziza... Read more »

Trump vetoes congressional resolution to end U.S. involvement in Yemen war

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White House said on Tuesday.... Read more »

Sudan protesters demand swift civilian rule after ‘revolution’

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s main protest group demanded the immediate handover of power to a civilian transitional government on Sunday, saying it would keep up the street demonstrations which... Read more »

Saudi wealth fund in talks to raise up to $8 bln bridge loan -sources

DUBAI, April 14 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) is in talks with banks to raise a short-term bridge loan for as much as $8 billion to... Read more »

Oil prices slip as U.S. stocks surge, but global market tightens

LONDON (Reuters) – Rising U.S. crude stocks dragged oil lower on Thursday but prices continued to find a floor as OPEC-led cuts and freefalling Venezuelan output tightened global supplies.... Read more »

Aramco’s international bond attracts strong interest as demand tops $30 billion

RIYADH (Reuters) – Demand for Saudi Aramco’s inaugural international bond, seen as a gauge of potential investor interest in the oil company’s eventual initial public offering, is higher than... Read more »

AMC Theatres pursues Saudi expansion despite journalist’s killing

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Theater operator AMC Entertainment Holdings is forging ahead with its expansion in Saudi Arabia, Chief Executive Adam Aron told Reuters, after a journalist’s killing six... Read more »