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Aug 14, 2016, 17:03 ET Saudi-led Coalition Strikes Militant Training Camp in Yemen

 Adviser to the Saudi Defense Minister and Spokesman for the Saudi-led Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen Brigadier General Ahmed Hassan...


Jul 26, 2016, 21:22 ET The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Responds To Inaccurate Story on Yemen

 The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia has issued the following statement: Media reports that import restrictions put in place in Yemen by the...


Jul 25, 2016, 14:05 ET Saudi Arabia Among Top Providers of Aid to Syrian People

 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is committed to seeking a solution to the crises in Syria and continues to be one of the largest providers of aid...


Jul 20, 2016, 10:05 ET Saudi Deputy Crown Prince to Participate in Anti-ISIL Meeting

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense arrived in Washington for the meeting of the Global...


Jul 16, 2016, 18:53 ET Saudi Foreign Minister: '28 Pages' Were Misleading

 During an appearance on CNN, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir addressed the recent release of the '28 pages' that had been...


Jul 15, 2016, 21:21 ET Saudi FM: Saudi Arabia Welcomes Release of the '28 Pages'

 Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir said Saudi Arabia welcomed the release of the 28 pages redacted from the Congressional Joint...


Jul 15, 2016, 17:51 ET Fact Sheet - Saudi Arabia: Combating Terrorist Financing

Terror networks thrive on illicit funding, often hiding behind charitable organizations. To combat this threat, Saudi Arabia has put in place one...


Jul 15, 2016, 14:35 ET Saudi Arabia Responds to Declassification of the "28 Pages"

 Saudi Ambassador to the United States Abdullah Al-Saud issued the following statement in response to the declassification of the redacted...


Jul 05, 2016, 22:40 ET Saudi King Vows to Fight Extremists with an "Iron Fist"

 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz today recommitted the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to "strike with an iron fist" the...


Jun 17, 2016, 22:20 ET Saudi Foreign Minister: U.S.-Saudi Relationship is "Very Solid"

 Following a meeting today at the White House between Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and President Barack Obama, Saudi Foreign...


Jun 16, 2016, 14:23 ET Visit by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Reinforces Close US-Saudi Ties

 Saudi Ambassador to the United States Abdullah Al-Saud said that the visit to the U.S. by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Second...


Jun 13, 2016, 02:10 ET Saudi Arabia Condemns Orlando Attack

 Saudi Ambassador to the United States Abdullah Al-Saud issued the following statement on Sunday: "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia condemns in the...


Jun 08, 2016, 21:53 ET Saudi General: Kingdom is a Terror Target, and Making Great Strides in Cutting Off Terror Financing

 In a briefing today on Saudi Arabia's counterterrorism efforts, the Ministry of Interior's security spokesman, Major General Mansour Al-Turki...


May 03, 2016, 18:15 ET Saudi FM: We don't use economic policy for political purposes

 Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir rejected the charge that Saudi Arabia had "threatened" to withdraw investments from the U.S....


Apr 29, 2016, 09:53 ET Saudi General: Coalition Successfully Fighting Al-Qaeda in Yemen

Adviser to the Saudi Defense Minister and Spokesman for the Saudi-led Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen Brigadier General Ahmed Hassan...


Apr 21, 2016, 17:59 ET Saudi Ambassador: The Kingdom is Transforming

Saudi Ambassador to the United States Abdullah Al-Saud detailed the extraordinary economic, social, and political  modernization taking place...


Apr 20, 2016, 11:09 ET Saudi General: We Are Aggressively Confronting Regional and Global Terrorism

 Adviser to the Saudi Defense Minister and Official Spokesman for the Arab Joint Coalition Forces Brigadier General Ahmed Hassan Asseri...


Apr 14, 2016, 17:30 ET Saudi King Urges Stronger Islamic Unity to Defeat Terrorism

 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz today urged solidarity and unity among Muslims to fight terrorism and bring about...


Apr 10, 2016, 22:32 ET Saudi Arabia Responds to 60 Minutes Report

 The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia issued the following statement in response to the 60 Minutes report that aired on April 10. The CBS 60...


Apr 10, 2016, 20:21 ET Saudi-led Coalition Observes Ceasefire in Yemen

The Saudi-led Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen announced in a statement today that it will observe a ceasefire in Yemen tonight in response...


Apr 02, 2016, 10:28 ET Saudi Arabia Donates $10 Million to Fight Nuclear Terrorism

 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated $10 million to establish a specialized center to combat nuclear terrorism at the headquarters of...


Mar 27, 2016, 17:33 ET Islamic Military Alliance Convenes in Saudi Arabia, Vows to "Dry Up Terrorists' Resources"

 Today, the first meeting of the Islamic Military Alliance to combat terrorism was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Military chiefs from the...


Mar 22, 2016, 13:01 ET Saudi Arabia Condemns Brussels Attacks

 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz sent a cable of condolences to His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium, condemning...


Mar 11, 2016, 16:42 ET Saudi Arabia Concludes North Thunder

Saudi Arabia concluded yesterday North Thunder, a military exercise aimed at unifying the region's military forces to promote peace and stability....


Feb 29, 2016, 19:13 ET King Salman Relief Center Airdrops Food Supplies to Yemen

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center successfully carried out three rounds of airdrops for Taiz, Yemen, over the last three days....