Saudi Arabia hopes Kurdish referendum will not take place

Saudi government official says Kurdish leader Barzani should drop plans to hold independence referendum "in light of the situation in the region."

Saudi invites women to sports stadium for first time

Saudi to lift ban on internet phone calls

Trump expects Gulf dispute to be resolved quickly

Saudi Aramco could release accounts in early 2018

Saudi-led coalition says rebels hindering Yemen food imports

Two prominent rights activists arrested in Saudi Arabia

Saudi raises $1.87 bn in third Islamic bond issue

Authorities in Saudi Arabia crack down on Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated clerics

Saudi to train first women air traffic controllers

Horn of Africa carries over tensions from Gulf region

South West of Somalia cuts ties with Qatar

Snapchat blocks Al-Jazeera in Saudi Arabia

Sheikh Tamim says Qatar ready to talk to end Gulf crisis

Houthi leader warns of retaliation if Hodeidah attacked

Saudi pilot dies after technical failure in Yemen

Qatari sovereign fund CEO says ‘business as usual’ despite isolation

Saudi urges citizens to report on each other’s social media activity

Moody's says Gulf dispute is bad for everyone

Saudi rounds up 20 people in crackdown

Saudi-led coalition clears itself after probing own air strikes

Riyadh says foils IS bomb plot on defense HQ

Qatar says ‘illegal’ blockade attempt to force it into trusteeship

Saudi Arabia arrests Sheikh Salman al-Awdah

Saudi to keep pressuring Qatar until demands met

Saudi suspends dialogue after Qatar outreach

Saudi Aramco aims for world-record profits

Arab quartet to Qatar: our demands shouldn't be preceded by any conditions

Syrian opposition leader says ‘revolution continues’ after UN failure

Israeli PM bans Al-Jazeera from free speech event

Qatar waives visa requirement for Moroccans

Saudi singers poke fun at Qatar in viral song

Riyadh denies warming ties with Tehran

Iran thanks Saudi for hajj, hopes for talks between rivals

Foreign Saudi-born women struggle to find work

Saudi ‘honesty’ app knocks down social barriers

Reformers seek resolution to regional crisis, more stable future for Qatar

Pilgrims perform final major rite of hajj

Iranian pilgrims torn between joy, bitter memories

Pilgrims gather on Mount Arafat for peak of hajj


Saudi Arabia seeks to boost Islamic tourism

Tourism expansion hinges on religious pilgrims in oil-rich kingdom but some pilgrims say costs are prohibitive.

North African designers shine at the London Arabia Art and Fashion Week

Festival organiser Omar Bdour says he is proud to showcase Arab culture, heritage alongside British talents.

Ramadan TV drama on ISIS stirs mixed reactions

'The series does a wonderful job of revealing life inside ISIS recruitment camps,' says Egyptian cinema critic Tarek el-Shenawy.

I AM, an exhibition by Arab women artists

After Amman, the I AM exhibition is to travel to London and Washington.

‘A Small Death’ by Saudi writer Mohamed Hasan Alwan wins IPAF Prize

Saudi novelist wins Arabic fiction award for tale of Sufi scholar's journey from 12th century Muslim Spain to Damascus broadening his view of human spirit.

Saudi wins Prince of Poets title

Eyad Hakami beats countryman Tariq Al Sumayli to win crown of Prince of Poets competition, AED1,000,000.

Book Review: The Muslim world’s ‘struggle between faith and reason’

For centuries, Ottoman authorities threatened to execute anyone who published books.

Halla Walla: First Arab-inspired emojis app

Based in UAE, Bahraini Yasmine Rasool, 31, Japanese Eriko Varkey, 30, decide digital world needs emojis with Arab twist.

Multitudes portrays the experiences of Arab women through art

The show featured works of Arab women artists from Jordan, Tunisia, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Egypt and Syria.

Saudi film fest head wants govt investment in cinema

AlMulla says local talent needs to be trained, with government support in bid to encourage entertainment.

Three decades later, Saudis get their first concert

Tickets sold out in 30 minutes for long-awaited concert music in Riyadh as Saudi Arabia has cautiously begun introducing entertainment.