Ruiz rematch: Joshua reveals new ‘killer’ mindset (Punch)

Anthony Joshua has explained his new ‘killer’ mindset for the Andy Ruiz Jr rematch on December 7 in Saudi Arabia. In a video posted to his YouTube channel, AJ gave fans an insight into his Sheffield training camp as he…

Saudi Arabia: Unmarried foreign couples can now rent hotel rooms (BBC)

Unmarried foreign couples will now be allowed to rent hotel rooms together in Saudi Arabia as part of a new visa regime announced by the religiously conservative kingdom. Women will also be allowed to stay in hotel rooms alone. Couples…

Saudi crown prince warns of ‘Iran threat’ to global oil (BBC)

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has warned that oil prices could rise steeply if the world does not act to deter Iran. Mohammed bin Salman said failure to act could embolden Iran and lead to war, which he said would ruin…

Saudi Arabia says military response to Iran is possible (BBC)

Saudi Arabia’s minister of state for foreign affairs has said all options, including a military response, are open after attacks on two oil facilities, which it has blamed on Iran. While Saudi Arabia wanted to avoid war and escalation, Iran…

US says data shows Iran behind Saudi oil attacks (BBC)

The United States has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its allegation Iran was behind attacks on major Saudi oil facilities. Iran denies involvement in Saturday’s air attacks, which were claimed by Iran-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen. But…

Saudi oil attacks: US blames Iran for drone strikes on two sites (BBC)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for Saturday’s drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities. He dismissed a claim by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels that they had attacked the two facilities, run by state-owned company Aramco. Iran said…

Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes (BBC)

Drone attacks have set alight two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia, state media say. Footage showed flames and huge palls of smoke over Abqaiq, site of Aramco’s largest oil processing plant. A second…

9/11 attacks: US to reveal key name in Saudi lawsuit (BBC)

The US Department of Justice has said it will reveal a key name sought by people suing Saudi Arabia for alleged involvement in the 9/11 attacks. It says the information will be shared with lawyers representing the victims’ families. It…

Saudi Arabia declares August 10 Arafat Day (Guardian)

The government of Saudi Arabia has declared Saturday, August 10th as Arafat Day, the height of Hajj rites when pilgrims all over the world will converge on the Plain of Arafat for supplications. The Amir- ul Hajj, Lagos State, Dr…

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel independently (BBC)

Women in Saudi Arabia can now travel abroad without a male guardian’s permission, royal decrees say. The new rule announced on Friday allows women over the age of 21 to apply for a passport without authorisation, putting them on an…

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