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Dec 10, 2014, 10:30 ET

Saudi King Abdullah Donates $104M to the World Food Program

 The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz contributed $104 million to the World Food Program (WFP) to help meet an...

Dec 07, 2014, 12:58 ET

Adnan El Shukrijumah Is Not a Saudi Citizen

The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia continues to correct the issue regarding the nationality of Adnan G. El Shukrijumah, who was reportedly killed...

Oct 29, 2014, 18:43 ET

Saudi Ambassador Reiterates Significance of Saudi-U.S. Relations

Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir today addressed the 23rd annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference hosted by the...

Oct 01, 2014, 16:27 ET

Saudi King Urges Religious Scholars to Unite in Confronting Terrorism

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz called on religious leaders to work together to eliminate extremist acts in the...

Sep 24, 2014, 08:30 ET

Saudi Foreign Minister Addresses Global Counterterrorism Forum

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal addressed the Global Counterterrorism Forum yesterday in New York to discuss international efforts...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:57 ET

Saudi Air Force Participates in Military Operations Over Syria

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued the following statement today: The Royal Saudi Air Force today participated in military operations over Syria...

Sep 17, 2014, 20:46 ET

Top Saudi Religious Scholars Issue Fatwa Condemning Terrorism

Today, the Council of Senior Ulema (religious scholars) issued a fatwa (religious opinion) reemphasizing that terrorism is a "heinous crime,...

Sep 11, 2014, 18:32 ET

Saudi Arabia Hosts Historic Meeting to Rally U.S. and Regional Allies in Fight against ISIS and Extremism in Iraq and Syria

Today, following a meeting chaired by Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal and held in Jeddah, ministers from the Gulf Cooperation Council,...

Aug 30, 2014, 15:57 ET

Saudi King Warns of Global Terror Threat

 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz warned that terrorists will target the West if the world does not unite to...

Aug 29, 2014, 20:05 ET

Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Condemns Attacks on UN Peacekeepers

Today, Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir condemned the taking of U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan...

Aug 13, 2014, 13:22 ET

Saudi Arabia Donates $100 million to the U.N. Counter-Terrorism Centre

 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today donated $100 million to the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) during a joint press conference...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:45 ET

Saudi King Abdullah Orders $500 Million in Humanitarian Assistance to the Iraqi People

 The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, ordered the provision of $500 million in humanitarian assistance to the...

Jan 22, 2014, 16:15 ET

Saudi Foreign Minister Reiterates Solution for Decisive and Peaceful Action in Syria

 Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal today reiterated the Kingdom's approach and continued efforts to reach a peaceful...

Sep 03, 2013, 10:58 ET

Saudi Cabinet Calls for Strong International Response to Help the Syrian People

 Saudi Arabia on Monday called for a strong and serious international stand to stop the massacre of people in Syria by Bashar Assad's...

Sep 01, 2013, 22:03 ET

Saudi Foreign Minister: "We Stand With Egypt"

 Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal delivered a message from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, to...

Aug 07, 2013, 23:07 ET

Saudi Arabia Donates $100 Million to UN Counter-Terrorism Centre

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia donated $100 million to the UN...

May 01, 2013, 11:43 ET

Statement in Response to the Daily Mail's MailOnline Article

The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia issued the following statement in response to a story in the Daily Mail's MailOnline: "The Saudi government had...

Jan 17, 2013, 16:40 ET

Saudi Minister of Interior Concludes Visit to Washington

 Saudi Minister of Interior Prince Mohammad bin Naif bin Abdulaziz concluded a working visit to Washington, D.C. yesterday.  Prince...

Jan 14, 2013, 19:04 ET

Saudi Minister of Interior Meets with President Obama

Saudi Minister of Interior His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Naif bin Abdulaziz met with U.S. President Barack Obama today at the White House....

Sep 16, 2012, 23:12 ET

Saudi Grand Mufti Denounced Attacks on Diplomats and Embassies as Un-Islamic

Muslims should show their support for the Prophet in accordance with the Holy Qur'an and the Prophet's Sunnah The Grand Mufti of Saudi...