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Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubei. Photograph: EPA

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has issued an overhaul of top government posts in the wake of international fallout from the killing of Saudi writer Jamal (...)

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz. Photograph:  Saudi Royal Palace/AFP

US president Donald Trump has said Saudi Arabia’s King Salman “might not be there for two weeks” without US military support. Mr Trump is seeking to (...)

A horse rears in the street as major crowds gather to welcome returning leaders of the once-banned Oromo Liberation Front  in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. Photograph: Mulugeta Ayene/AP Photo

Overnight ethnic-based attacks in the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, resulted in the deaths of several people and caused hundreds to fl(...)

Human rights groups including Amnesty International and Reprieve have called for clemency to stop Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, who was 17 at the time of his arrest, from being beheaded and then crucified. Photograph: Facebook

The mother of a teenage Saudi protester sentenced to crucifixion has begged Barack Obama to intervene to save her son’s life. In her first interview w(...)

When accounts list a profession  “housewife” pops up with amazing frequency, more often than such  lucrative professions as doctors, lawyers and diamond dealers

It was just a day in the life of a housewife. Hanne Tox, a Danish woman then 57 years old, stopped by HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) in 2005 to discuss he(...)

A file photo dated 11th December 2013 of then Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, who has been made king following the death of King Abdullah on January 22nd. Photograph: EPA/Raed Qutena

Saudi Arabia will bury King Abdullah in an unmarked grave on Friday, hours after it moved to ensure a smooth transition by appointing a new king and c(...)

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks before a meeting with the US Secretary of State at his private residence in June last year. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world’s top oil exporter has announced. King Salman (...)

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani told a news conference today that Iran could contemplate cooperating with its old adversary the United States on restoring security to Iraq if it saw Washington confronting ‘terrorist groups in Iraq and elsewhere’. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

US defense secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered an aircraft carrier moved into the Gulf today, readying it in case Washington decides to pursue a militar(...)