Abdulaziz Al Saud

Meet The New King Of Saudi Arabia

AFP / Getty Images MANDEL NGAN<p>Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died Friday and was quickly succeeded by his half brother, former Crown Prince Salman. …

Abdul Aziz

Bosnia’s Izetbegovic Praises Saudi Role in Developing his Country

Chairman of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Presidential Council Bakir Izetbegovic praised Monday Saudi Arabia’s role in helping his country overcome war, …

Middle East

'I am not weak,' says Cyril after signing $20bn in deals

Mahlatse Mahlase<p>The king of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (right) meets with President Cyril Ramaphosa in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, this …

South African Politics

Saudi Arabia to power up South Africa's energy sector with multi-billion dollar investment

Saudi Arabia is to pump $10 billion-worth of investment into South Africa, to be focused on its troubled energy sector, according to a South African …

South Africa

It'll be Donald Trump First, not America First, at Helsinki summit with Vladimir Putin

Presidential talk therapy with Russia is a good thing as long as Trump doesn’t let Putin take him to the cleaners. Unfortunately there's no guarantee that won't happen.<p>Relations between the U.S. and Russia — the world’s two most formidable nuclear powers — are perhaps at their lowest ebb since the …

Donald Trump

How President Trump’s travel abroad strays from the norm

President Trump’s style was on display this week as he berated NATO leaders at a summit in Brussels and paid a tumultuous first visit to Britain to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II.<p>In his first year and a half, the president has paid few visits to U.S. neighbors and has …

Donald Trump

Cyril cosying up to Saudi Arabia causes controversy

At first blush, Saudi Arabia’s decision to invest what amounts to R133 billion in South Africa’s energy sector may seem like great news.<p>President …

South Africa

When will the Saudis learn that Trump is toxic?

If the penny, or cent, has not dropped by now, it never will: Donald Trump presents a greater danger to his allies than he does to his foes. He …

Donald Trump

Radebe welcomes Saudi Arabia’s $10bn investment commitment to SA

JEDDAH - Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has welcomed the commitment by the Saudi Arabian government to invest more than R130 billion in the South …

Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa strengthens ties with Saudi Arabia - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Saudi Arabia has pledged support for South Africa to be accorded the observer status in the Organization for Islamic Co-operation (OIC). This follows …

News (South Africa)

SA President Ramaphosa woos Saudi Arabia investors

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa has implored Saudi Arabian companies to invest more in South Africa, saying his government has moved towards …

South Africa

Ramaphosa talks soaring oil prices with Saudi King

The South African government has urged Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s largest oil producers, to increase production in a bid to arrest soaring fuel …

Oil

Saudi Prince Alwaleed pledges support for crown prince's reforms

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who was detained for three months in an anti-corruption campaign under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, pledged support on Thursday for the young leader's program of sweeping reforms.<p>"I was honoured to meet with my brother HRH …

World News

Trump UK visit - LIVE: US president flies in Marine One helicopter to US ambassadors office in central London

Amnesty International have greeted the US president by unfurling a brightly-coloured banner on Vauxhall Bridge in London calling his presidency a …

Donald Trump

JUST IN: Saudi Arabia pledges to invest R133 billion in SA energy sector

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ambitious plan to attract $100bn to kick start the country’s struggling economy got a major boost on Thursday, when Saudi …

Business (South Africa)

The war on civility is a war on America and other commentary

<b>Historian: Left’s War on Civility Will Get Ugly</b><p>You may not think Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Kirstjen Nielsen are sympathetic figures, writes …

Opinion

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Saudi Arabia is under intense pressure from US President Donald Trump to flood the oil market and cool prices. The world’s largest exporter claims to have 2m barrels a day of spare production capacity ready to unleash at the behest of its ruler, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud. Unplugging his …

Oil

Yanbu's joint venture refinery shines as example for beneficial China-Saudi energy cooperation

RIYADH, July 9 (Xinhua) -- Situated on Saudi Arabia's western coast of the Red Sea, Yanbu is famous for its advanced petrochemical industry, …

News (China)

Why Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince still needs his father

The influential, yet polarizing, Mohammed bin Salman still relies on his father King Salman's legitimacy and credentials as the country faces …

Foreign Policy

Saudi Arabia raised oil output by around 500,000 bpd in June: sources

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has told OPEC it pumped 10.488 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil last month, an increase of 458,000 bpd from the level it said it produced in May, OPEC sources told Reuters on Thursday.<p>FILE PHOTO: An oil tanker is being loaded at Saudi Aramco's Ras Tanura …

Oil

Trump orders OPEC to tame gas prices, but analysts blame his Iran sanctions for rising fuel costs

President Donald Trump renewed his Twitter attack on OPEC this week, blaming the cartel for rising gasoline costs. But analysts say Trump's effort to …

Oil

Saudi Arabia slashes oil prices after Trump slams the 'OPEC monopoly'

• <b>Saudi Arabia cut pricing for August sales of light oil to Asia.</b>• <b><br>That is the first price reduction in four months.</b>• <b><br>Follow oil prices in real time here.</b><p>Saudi Arabia's state-run oil giant cut its prices on Thursday for first time since February after President Donald Trump lashed out at OPEC for rising …

Oil

King Salman Rewards 353 General Auditing Bureau Employees

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has approved to disburse SR 10 million to 353 employees of the General …

Middle East

Jewels, handbags, cash: what former Malaysian PM Najib Razak allegedly stole

Handbags<p>Nearly 300 boxes of designer handbags and dozens of bags filled with cash and jewellery were found at his home.<p>Items included Birkin handbags …

Economic Development

Finding Compassion as a White Immigrant Child in a Muslim Kingdom

July 3, 2018 by Heron Michelle<p>I am flabbergasted by the immigration policy nightmare created by the Trump administration in the US lately. With each …

Human Rights

A day before his arrest, Malaysia's former prime minister swore that $680 million found in his bank account is actually a donation from Saudi Arabia

A day before his arrest, Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak swore that $680 million found in his personal bank account was a donation from a Saudi prince.<p>Najib, who lost power in a May election, was arrested by anti-corruption officers on Tuesday afternoon and will be charged on Wednesday …

Economic Development

Oil falls as market grapples with production increases

New York — Oil prices fell on Monday, reversing course from last week as supplies from Saudi Arabia and Russia rose and economic growth stumbled in …

Oil

Stocks Pare Losses As Energy Sector Leads Decline

A midday bounce in the stock market was fading in afternoon trading, as the energy sector led the losses.<p>X<p>The Nasdaq was down 0.2% and the S&P 500 …

Stock Markets

Trump may be returning to N.J. this weekend

The president may be taking back-to-back weekend jaunts to the Garden State.WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump may be spending a second straight …

Donald Trump

Trump says Saudis must compensate for drop in Iran oil supply

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump lashed out at OPEC with a warning to stop manipulating oil markets and piled pressure on U.S. ally Saudi Arabia to raise supplies to compensate for lower exports from Iran.<p>Trump said in a tweet on Saturday that Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin …

Oil