Saudi Arabia

Fire at Saudi oil workers' compound kills 10, many injured

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia - Fire swept through an oil workers' residential compound in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, killing 10 people, the Civil Defense agency said.

Saudis have made repeated small incursions into Yemen-coalition spokesman

RIYADH - Saudi Arabian forces have made repeated small incursions across the border with Yemen in response to attacks since the start of airstrikes against Houthi forces on March 26, the Saudi-led coalition said on Sunday.

World, Yemen 30 Aug 2015

Coalition poised to retake capital, but Yemen risks grow

SANAA/RIYADH - Weeks after seizing Yemen's southern port, Aden, members of a Saudi-led military coalition and the local fighters it supports say they are poised to oust Iranian-allied Houthi forces from the capital Sanaa.

World, Yemen, 27 Aug 2015

Saudi Arabia holding main suspect in 1996 Khobar Towers bombing: report

DUBAI - The main suspect in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers residence at a U.S. military base in Saudi Arabia has been captured after nearly 20 years on the run, a Saudi-owned newspaper reported on Wednesday.

World, 26 Aug 2015

Saudi military intercepts Scud missile fired by Yemeni forces

SANAA - Yemeni army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday but the Saudi military said it intercepted it and retaliated with air strikes on Yemeni territory. | Video

World, Yemen 26 Aug 2015

Shots fired at Saudi police patrol in Jeddah

RIYADH - Unknown assailants fired on a police patrol in Saudi Arabia's Red Sea city of Jeddah late on Sunday, injuring an officer, the country's official media reported on Monday.

World, 24 Aug 2015

Russia, Saudis fail in talks to agree on fate of Syria's Assad

MOSCOW - Russia and Saudi Arabia failed in talks on Tuesday to overcome their differences on the fate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a central dispute in Syria's civil war that shows no sign of abating despite renewed diplomacy.

World, Russia, Syria 11 Aug 2015

Saudi crown prince calls for vigilance after Islamic State bombing

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's crown prince has called for higher vigilance and better preparedness in the kingdom after a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State on a security forces mosque killed 15 people, state news agency SPA reported late on Saturday.

World, 09 Aug 2015

Suicide bomber kills 15 in Saudi security site mosque

CAIRO - A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people in an attack on a mosque used by members of a local security force in southwest Saudi Arabia on Thursday, the interior ministry said, an assault that an online statement said was carried out by Islamic State. | Video

World, 06 Aug 2015

Oil dives 5 percent to six-month low under $50 on China worry

NEW YORK - Oil prices lurched 5 percent lower on Monday to their lowest since January, taking global benchmark Brent below $50 a barrel as weak factory activity in China deepened a commodity-wide rout. | Video

China, 03 Aug 2015

Unprecedented migrant crisis forces EU to seek answers

BRUSSELS - European Union ministers were summoned on Sunday to meet in two weeks' time to seek urgent solutions to a migration crisis unprecedented in the bloc's history, as the mounting death toll on land and sea forced governments to respond. | Video