The leading Saudi humanitarian aid official talks to Newsweek about the brutal war in Yemen, its casualties and Saudi relief efforts.
It's all part of the country's bid to modernize under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030.
Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi, head of Iran's army, said there would be no Israel in 25 years. His Arab rivals in the Persian Gulf appear to differ.
A Gulf rift has extended to social media, and the photo-sharing platform has found itself in the middle.
The jihadi group opposes the country’s claim to be the world’s true Islamic state.
Iran and Saudi Arabia back opposing factions in wars across the Middle East, and they cut relations entirely last year.
Mounting tensions between Qatar and its neighbors spilled over in June, when Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain all cut diplomatic ties with Qatar.
The Kaaba, meaning “cube” in Arabic, has been the center of Islam since the time of Prophet Muhammad, but it was worshipped for centuries prior.
Saudi Arabia has announced plans to expel migrants working or living illegally in the kingdom.
Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of deliberately making it difficult for its pilgrims to obtain permits to go to Mecca.
Seven of the Boeing 777s will fly Qatari pilgrims from Doha to Jeddah to attend the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Saudi Arabia and allies Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have accused Qatar of funding terrorist groups abroad.
Saudi Arabian fans overwhelmingly supported the pop star after dabbing at his concert.
Tens of thousands of social media users are calling for the arrest or execution of a man who filmed himself shooting cats with a rifle in Saudi Arabia.
The move would cost Abdullah the equivalent of $600,000 to fly between 1,200 and 1,600 pilgrims to Jeddah or Medina.
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says Qatar asked his country to cede control of Islam's two holiest sites, but Qatar denies doing so.
Otherwise, migrant labor abuse will be the gift that keeps on giving for Qatar’s political opponents.
Saudi Arabia reopened its embassy in Baghdad in 2015 following a 25-year break.
Saudi Arabia called the attack “a desperate attempt by Shiite Houthi rebels to disrupt Hajj."
The ongoing political crisis between Qatar and other Gulf states highlights one of the problems of long-term sexism.
The sudden royal family shake-up was reportedly brought on by “pressuring” deposed crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef.
Mujtaba’a al-Sweikat was arrested at an airport in 2012 and may be facing imminent execution for participating in pro-democracy protests.