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Jul 21, 2017, 11:30 ET Prince Khalid bin Salman Officially Begins Assignment as Saudi Ambassador to the U.S.

HRH Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud officially began his tenure as the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United States...


Jun 27, 2017, 19:31 ET Saudi Foreign Minister: Demands on Qatar to Stop Funding Terrorism are Non-Negotiable

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir called on Qatar today to end its support for terrorism and extremism in the Middle East. "This idea...


May 21, 2017, 19:22 ET Saudi Foreign Minister Says Arab Islamic American Summit Will Promote Partnership to Fight Terrorism

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the Arab Islamic American Summit, held today in...


May 21, 2017, 18:14 ET Saudi King Urges Stronger Partnership with the US to Fight Terrorism

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz today urged Arab nations to promote a genuine partnership with the United States of...


May 20, 2017, 18:40 ET Saudi Foreign Minister and US Secretary of State Confirm Strategic Partnership

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that the Saudi.-U.S. partnership is stronger...


Apr 25, 2017, 18:34 ET Saudi Arabia Pledges $150 Million in Humanitarian Aid to Yemen

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia pledged today a $150 million donation to support the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) in Yemen....


Apr 06, 2017, 16:10 ET Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen Calls on the U.N. to Protect Humanitarian Shipments

In a statement issued on April 5, the Coalition Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen called on the United Nations to ensure the free flow of humanitarian...


Mar 17, 2017, 16:54 ET Security, Fighting Terrorism Covered in Depth During U.S. Visit of Saudi Deputy Crown Prince

The security of the United States, Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, and cooperation against terrorism, were discussed in depth during the Washington ...


Feb 19, 2017, 12:31 ET Saudi Foreign Minister: Iran Is the Biggest State Sponsor of Terrorism

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir said that Iran was the "biggest state sponsor of terrorism in the world." He made the remarks today...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:29 ET Saudi Arabia Dismantles Four Daesh Cells

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior announced today a successful counterinsurgency operation that led to the dismantling of four Daesh (ISIS) cells...


Feb 13, 2017, 18:37 ET Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen: Safeguarding Civilians Remains Foremost Priority

In a statement issued today, the Saudi-led Arab Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen restated its commitment to protecting civilians in Yemen and ...


Feb 11, 2017, 13:18 ET U.S. Honors Saudi Crown Prince for Counterterrorism Efforts

Crown Prince Mohammad bin Naif, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, was awarded the Central Intelligence Agency's George Tenet Medal for...


Jan 24, 2017, 16:35 ET Saudi Foreign Minister: The Multi-Faceted U.S.-Saudi Relationship Remains Strong

During a news conference in Riyadh today, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir reiterated the importance of the multi-faceted U.S.-Saudi...


Jan 18, 2017, 15:41 ET Strengthening U.S. Ties, Holding Iran to Account Are Among Priorities for Saudi Arabia, Says Foreign Minister

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir underscored the strength of Saudi-US relations,...


Dec 22, 2016, 03:17 ET Saudi Arabia Issues 2017 Budget, Projects Major Deficit Reduction

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz issued today a royal decree outlining Saudi Arabia's 2017 budget. The 2017 budget is...


Dec 14, 2016, 05:12 ET Saudi King Says Nation Is Committed to Regional Security and Economic Development

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz reinforced today that Saudi Arabia remains fully committed to acting vigorously to...


Oct 27, 2016, 10:09 ET Saudi-led Forces Intercept Houthi Missile Targeting Makkah

The Command of the Coalition Forces Supporting the Legitimate Government of Yemen announced today that they had intercepted a ballistic missile...


Oct 10, 2016, 04:23 ET Saudi Arabia Condemns Attack on U.S. Navy Destroyer

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia strongly condemns the attack on the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Mason by Houthi-Saleh militia in the Red Sea off the coast of ...


Oct 08, 2016, 11:20 ET Coalition in Yemen Will Investigate Bombing of Funeral

The Saudi-led Coalition supporting the legitimate government in Yemen announced that it will immediately investigate the deadly bombing of the Great...


Sep 29, 2016, 05:36 ET Saudi Arabia Issues Statement on JASTA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued the following statement today: The enactment of the Justice Against Sponsors of ...


Sep 21, 2016, 02:19 ET Saudi Arabia Pledges $75M More to Support Refugees

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Naif announced yesterday that Saudi Arabia will provide an additional $75 million to support refugees, in...


Sep 13, 2016, 04:50 ET Saudi Arabia Calls for All to Abide by Temporary Cease-Fire in Syria

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued the following statement today: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is following with...


Aug 31, 2016, 02:16 ET Saudi Arabia Rejects Conspiracy Thinking on 9/11

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expresses once again its strong disappointment at Senator Bob Graham's continued advocacy of the idea that the government ...


Aug 14, 2016, 05:03 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 Asseri...


Jul 26, 2016, 09:22 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 coalition...