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In-depth: The New Arab asked a number of Sanaa residents for their reaction to this weekend's punitive bombing on al-Sabaeen Square, writes Khalid al-Karimi.

Videos have emerged of a Saudi woman pleading with authorities to provide protection from her abusive family, in the latest viral case highlighting human rights violations against women in KSA.

Abadi in Iran after visits to Turkey, Jordan, <em>KSA</em> Abadi in Iran after visits to Turkey, Jordan, KSA

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Abadi in Iran after visits to Turkey, Jordan, KSA

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is in Iran after recent stops in Turkey and Jordan, and meetings with US officials and allies eager to pull Baghdad into their political orbit.

Lebanon names street after Saudi King Salman

The New Arab

Lebanon names street after Saudi King Salman

Saudis on Twitter referred to the road as 'the sweetest street in Lebanon'.

US embassy in Saudi Arabia warns of 'Jeddah attack'

The New Arab

US embassy in Saudi Arabia warns of 'Jeddah attack'

Unconfirmed reports of a gunman firing on royal guards outside Saudi King Salman's Red Sea palace have circulated, with the US embassy warning ...

Stasa Salacanin

Muqtadr al-Sadr heralds Iraq's return to the Saudi-Arab fold

Comment: The recent rapprochement between Iraq and Saudi Arabia is the latest link in a chain of shifting alliances in the Middle East, writes Stasa Salacanin.

The New Arab & agencies

'Sadr's Gulf visit indicates Iran's weakening grasp on Baghdad'

Muqtada al-Sadr's visit to the Gulf region last month indicates a change in Iraq's relations with its neighbours, analysts suggest.

The New Arab

Saudi woman fighting male-guardianship laws released in 'feminist victory'

Saudi women are celebrating a significant milestone in the campaign to end male guardianship as a rights activist was freed from detention ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iran's re-elected president Rouhani slams US-Saudi summit

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani slammed US' strategy in the Middle East on Monday, while dismissing Donald Trump's summit with ...

Four awkward Trump moments in Saudi Arabia

Sana Uqba

Four awkward Trump moments in Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia this weekend and, let's just say, some awkward things happened.

The New Arab

A break from the pressure: Trump in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia welcomed Donald Trump on Saturday with a lavish reception, but feelings about the visit were mixed elsewhere in the Arab world.

UAE-Saudi differences risk boosting separatists in Yemen

Khalid Al-Karimi

UAE-Saudi differences risk boosting separatists in Yemen

Comment: If the Saudi-led coalition is going to help maintain the unity of Yemen, it is vital that it irons out internal differences, writes ...

Why Hip-Hop? Revolution hits the Arab Spring airwaves

Sana Uqba

Why Hip-Hop? Revolution hits the Arab Spring airwaves

'Laish Hip-hop' is the first Saudi radio show dedicated to showcasing regional talents. Launched during the Arab Spring, it focuses on artists ...

Arms sales to Saudi criticised, while Assad is legitimised

James Snell

Arms sales to Saudi criticised, while Assad is legitimised

Comment: To condemn trading with Saudi Arabia, while offering moral support for the genocidal Syrian regime, and its Russian and Iranian ...

Saudi Arabia slams brakes on women's driving ban review

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia slams brakes on women's driving ban review

Saudi Arabia's Shura Council, which advises the cabinet, failed to get enough support to look into whether women should be granted the right to ...

Amal Nasser

A double-edged operation for UAE in Gulf of Aden

Comment: Under the guise of participating in the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen, UAE is actually looking after its broader interests in Aden, writes Amal Nasser

The New Arab

Oil prices slump after Saudi prince's 'production freeze' comments

Black gold prices tank further after prospects worsen for a deal between Saudi and other oil-producing nations.

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia plans $2 trillion megafund for post-oil era

Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince has been cited by Bloomberg as saying that the kingdom was planning an economic transformation.

Karim Traboulsi

Houthi-Saudi talks: Time for peace in Yemen?

A Yemeni delegation has visited Saudi Arabia to negotiate a truce in the border region - could this be the start of a serious peace process to ...

UAE sentences 'jihadi teenager' to death for joining IS

The New Arab

UAE sentences 'jihadi teenager' to death for joining IS

Several Emirati youths have been convicted of joining or planning to join the Islamic State group in Syria, some receiving prison sentences ...

Paul McLoughlin

Saudi women break world record for breast cancer awareness

Ten thousand Saudi women packed a Riyadh stadium on Saturday to highlight the deadly impact of breast cancer, as well as celebrate the steady ...

Saudis in mourning as fatal floods again hit Jeddah

Paul McLoughlin

Saudis in mourning as fatal floods again hit Jeddah

Blog: Residents of the Red Sea port have woken to another devastating flood, alleging officials have ignored their continued warnings over poor ...

Shia protesters sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia

Agencies

Shia protesters sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia

In another case, 13 people were jailed for planning to attack US forces.

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