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Several drones attacked Abha's international airport in the kingdom's southwest on Wednesday prompting Washington to call for an end to Houthi aggression.

"I call on the Palestinians to change their minds and enter direct negotiation with us without preconditions," Israel's foreign minister said.

Saudi prince strongly criticises Israel at Bahrain summit

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi prince strongly criticises Israel at Bahrain summit

He described Israel as a "Western colonising" power and accused the Jewish state of incarcerating Palestinians in "concentration camps".

Bisexual academic claims Oxford fired him 'to appease Saudis'

The New Arab Staff

Bisexual academic claims Oxford fired him 'to appease Saudis'

Dr. Kevin Fogg alleges the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies dismissed him due to his sexuality.

Ex-Saudi intelligence chief criticises Trump's treatment of Palestinians

The New Arab Staff

Ex-Saudi intelligence chief criticises Trump's treatment of Palestinians

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief, has criticised President Donald Trump for his ...

The New Arab & agencies

'A Frankenstein creation': Saudi prince slams Trump 'peace plan'

A former chief of Saudi intelligence and prince has joined the chorus of criticism against Donald Trump's controversial 'Deal of the Century'.

Anthony Harwood

Dakar Rally opens dark new chapter in Saudi sportswashing

Comment: An 'open' Saudi Arabia has nothing to do with hosting sporting events, and everything to do with transparency and accountability, ...

The New Arab

Saudi tribal leader arrested for criticising MBS entertainment tsar

An elder of Saudi Arabia's biggest tribe fell foul of MBS's crackdown on free expression after criticising the country's extravagant spending on ...

The New Arab

Israel invites Saudi national team to play football friendly

A Facebook page affiliated with the Israeli defence ministry extended an invitation to the Saudi national team to play a match of football with ...

Saudi football team visits Israeli-occupied West Bank

The New Arab

Saudi football team visits Israeli-occupied West Bank

The match is due to take place at 12,500-seater Faisal Al-Husseini International Stadium in the Palestinian village of ...

Suzan Quitaz

This Israeli spyware helped Saudi Arabia spy on Khashoggi

Omar Abdul Aziz, a friend of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, filed a lawsuit against Israel's NSO spyware Ltd, claiming it played a major role ...

Can 'strategic ally' Pakistan help defuse Saudi Aramco tensions?

Sabena Siddiqui

Can 'strategic ally' Pakistan help defuse Saudi Aramco tensions?

After the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco, Imran Khan's visit to the kingdom has strategic significance and can hold further implications for ...

Spain in Saudi: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Spain in Saudi: This week in Middle East football

Troubles are afoot in one of Saudi Arabia's establishment clubs, Al-Hilal, while Spain's Super Cup could be heading to the kingdom.

Abbas calls for Arab solidarity despite shift towards normalisation

The New Arab

Abbas calls for Arab solidarity despite shift towards normalisation

Mahmoud Abbas has called on Arab states to aid Palestine as Trump's 'Deal of the Century' nears revelation, despite increased normalisation.

Saudi Arabia told to reveal fate of 'purge detainees'

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia told to reveal fate of 'purge detainees'

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman spearheaded the crackdown on corruption among members of the government and royal family as he ...

Diana Alghoul

Saudi ex-spy chief 'hopes to visit Tel Aviv'

In a meeting with an Israeli journalist, Saudi Prince and former spy chief Turki al-Faisal expressed his hope to visit Tel Aviv.

Uri Levy

Asia Cup 2019: Middle East teams hopeful for victory

Twelve nations from the Middle East will compete in the Asian Cup 2019 tournament in the UAE, which kicks off this weekend.

The New Arab

Senior Saudi prince slams 'unreliable' CIA after Khashoggi report

Senior Saudi prince Turki al-Faisal, said the CIA’s track record proves it is untrustworthy to conclude such findings.

The New Arab

Jamal Khashoggi: journalist and critic of 'extremist' Saudi Arabia

The self-exiled Saudi journalist has called for public debate and defended both freedom of expression and Islamist groups.

<em>Al</em>-Masry's gifted Gazan: This week in Middle Eastern football

Uri Levy

Al-Masry's gifted Gazan: This week in Middle Eastern football

Also: the Saudis go on a sacking spree, and Middle Eastern football giants come to a head in the Asian Champions League.

The New Arab

Riyadh to host Middle East's first Formula E race

Formula E will stage its electric street racing series’ first race in the region in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, authorities revealed.

Riyadh has 'sovereign right' to enrich uranium: Saudi prince

The New Arab

Riyadh has 'sovereign right' to enrich uranium: Saudi prince

Saudi Arabia should not forfeit its 'sovereign' right to enrich uranium under its planned civilian nuclear programme, Saudi Arabia's influential ...

Saudi prince says Trump's Jerusalem move threatens stability

The New Arab

Saudi prince says Trump's Jerusalem move threatens stability

Prince Turki dismissed reports of Riyadh being aware of Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and warned the ...

$65 billion deals signed between China and Saudi Arabia $65 billion deals signed between China and Saudi Arabia

The New Arab & agencies

$65 billion deals signed between China and Saudi Arabia

China is reaching out to the Gulf, after King Salman stopped in Beijing to cement a range of deals with the Asian powerhouse.

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