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UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020

UN chief warns ‘a wind of madness is sweeping the globe’

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that “a wind of madness is sweeping the globe,” pointing to escalating conflicts from Libya and Yemen to Syria and beyond.


U.S. expands troop, fighter jet presence at Saudi base

Across the vast expanse of this desert air base, hundreds of tents have popped up and a newly arrived squadron of U.S. Air Force F-15E fighters is lined up on …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

U.N. experts: Jeff Bezos phone hack shows link to Saudi prince

The phone of Amazon billionaire and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was hacked after receiving a file sent from an account used by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, United …


US sending home nearly two dozen Saudi cadets after shooting

The United States is removing nearly two dozen Saudi military students from a training program and sending them back to Saudi Arabia following after an investigation into a deadly shooting …


Saudi Arabia, Kuwait end dispute over shared oil fields

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have ended a nearly five-year-long dispute over shared oil fields and have agreed to resume oil production from the divided Neutral Zone, but stressed this would …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 23, 2019

Saudis sentence 5 people to death for Khashoggi’s killing

A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced five people to death Monday for the killing of Washington Post columnist and royal family critic Jamal Khashoggi, whose grisly slaying in the Saudi …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

Saudi stock offering creates world’s most valuable company

Saudi Arabian oil company Aramco surpassed Apple to become the world’s most valuable company Wednesday, when its shares jumped 10% in a stock market debut that’s part of an ambitious …


Navy: Flight training suspended for Saudi students

Flight training has been suspended for more than 300 Saudi Arabian students at three bases in Florida in the wake of the deadly shooting by a Saudi Air Force officer …


Saudi prince’s ambitions hinge on triumphant Aramco sale

Saudi Arabia is expected to set a new record for the largest stock flotation in history on Wednesday with the sale of part of Aramco, the state-owned oil company valued …


Pensacola naval base shooting tests U.S.-Saudi relations

Top defense and military officials are reaffirming America’s continued commitment to and relationship with Saudi Arabia after a Saudi Air Force student’s deadly attack at a Navy base in Florida.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

OPEC countries, Russia to cut oil output, pushing up prices

The OPEC oil-producing countries and ally Russia said Friday they have agreed to cut crude production, prompting a surge in global crude prices that they hope to sustain into next …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

The government of Saudi Arabia has condemned a fatal shooting by a Saudi aviation student at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019

OPEC debates deeper production cuts to push up oil price

The countries that make up the OPEC oil-producing cartel are meeting Thursday to decide whether to cut production even further in order to support the price of fuel and energy …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Saudi king touts reforms, Aramco IPO in annual address

Saudi King Salman touted his country’s reforms in his annual address Wednesday and stressed the importance of his government’s decision to publicly list shares of the state-run oil giant Aramco. …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s Houthi rebels in indirect peace talks

Saudi Arabia and Yemen’s Iran-backed rebels are holding indirect, behind-the-scenes talks to end the devastating five-year war in Yemen, officials from both sides have told The Associated Press.


Middleman helped Saudi give to Obama inaugural

When President Barack Obama was reelected in 2012, a Saudi tycoon and his business associate sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to the U.S. to help pay for the inaugural …


US to ask NATO to pay more to protect Saudi Arabia from Iran

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday that he will urge allies later this week to contribute more to the defense of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region to counter threats …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019

U.S. bolsters Saudi defense against Iran with jets, missiles

The U.S. is deploying dozens more fighter jets and additional air defenses to Saudi Arabia, beefing up efforts to defend the kingdom against Iran even as President Donald Trump repeatedly …


Iran says missiles strike its oil tanker off Saudi Arabia

Iran said Friday two missiles struck one of its oil tankers traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia, a mysterious assault not immediately corroborated that still …


Saudi Arabia agrees to limited cease-fire in Yemen

Saudi Arabia has agreed to a limited cease-fire in several areas of Yemen including the capital Sana’a, which is controlled by the Iranian-backed Houthi rebel group, a Yemeni government official …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 23, 2019

UK, France, Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

Britain, France and Germany joined the United States on Monday in blaming Iran for attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, but the Iranian foreign minister pointed to claims …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran

The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019

Saudis show media scorched, shrapnel-blasted oil facility

The heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry remained wrapped in scaffolding Friday as workers sought to repair the charred innards and shrapnel-blasted arteries caused by drone-and-cruise-missile attacks that raised tensions …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019

Iran diplomat warns of ‘all-out war’ if hit for Saudi attack

Iran’s top diplomat said Thursday that any attack on his country over a drone-and-missile strike on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry will result in “all-out war,” further pushing up tensions across …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019

U.S. says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian ‘act of war’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil installations an “act of war” against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis displayed missile …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019

Spokane gas prices rise slightly after attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Gas prices in Spokane rose about 3 cents a gallon in the days following attacks on two Saudi oil refineries, according to data from GasBuddy.com.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019

US economy could shrug off oil prices if disruption is brief

The price of gasoline crept higher after a weekend attack devastated Saudi Arabian oil output, but if the disruption to global supplies is short-lived, the impact on the U.S. economy …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019

U.S. blames Iran for Saudi strike; big hit for oil prices

The U.S. tried to build its case Monday that Iran was behind the fiery weekend attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities that raised new war worries and sent energy …


Trump: U.S. locked and loaded for response to attack on Saudis

As oil markets react to attack on Saudi oil operations, Trump says U.S. ‘locked and loaded’ for potential response.


Yemen drones attack the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia

Drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels have attacked the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and another major oilfield