Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman aka MBS: Since his father became king in early 2015, MBS has made powerful enemies. Photograph: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia’s decision toshelve the listing of the ’s national oil company Aramco on domestic and global share markets could lead to regime chan(...)

Amin Nasser, chief executive of Aramco: “Aramco is ready for the initial offer and the timing remains subject to the state’s decision,” he said on Friday.  Photograph: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters

Saudi Aramco signalled another potential delay for the world’s largest initial public offering after it started talks this week to buy a stake in a lo(...)

A source confirmed that Apple was in talks with SAGIA, Saudi Arabia’s foreign investment authority.

Apple and Amazon are in licensing discussions with Riyadh on investing in Saudi Arabia, two sources told Reuters, part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Sa(...)

The Chateau Louis XIV, which was sold for over $300 million two years ago, in Louveciennes, France. Photograph: Lea Mandana/The New York Times

When the Chateau Louis XIV sold for over $300 million two years ago, Fortune magazine called it “the world’s most expensive home,” and Town & Coun(...)

More than 3,500 private-equity investors, corporate chief executives, heads of global organisations and government officials from dozens of countries flocked to this week’s conference

Saudi Arabia threw an economic coming-out party of sorts last week, hawking its efforts to liberalise its conservative society and diversify its econo(...)

Mecca attack: Saudi security forces inspect the site of the foiled terror plot. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty

Saudi Arabian security forces have foiled a terror plot targeting the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, exchanging gunfire with one of th(...)

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in Riyadh, where he announced his “Saudi 2030 Vision” plan. Photograph: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman said he expects the value of Saudi Arabian Oil Co to exceed $2 trillion (€1.77 trillion) a(...)

Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir  and US Secretary of State John Kerry: there has been a decades-long relationship between the spy services of Saudi Arabia and the United States. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AFP/Getty Images

When President Barack Obama secretly authorised the Central Intelligence Agency to begin arming Syria’s embattled rebels in 2013, the spy agency knew (...)

A perilous escalation

Yemen’s civil war is becoming a humanitarian catastrophe, a playing field for regional rivalries and a spoiler in the geopolitical detente between the(...)

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