Saudi Arabia Archive

Saudi Arabia to launch first cinema in Riyadh on Wednesday
Saudi authority teams up with US-based AMC Entertainment for historic event in King Abdullah Financial District

The Development and Investment Entertainment Company (DIEC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), will launch Saudi Arabia’s first public cinema this week in collaboration with US-based AMC Entertainment. The newly …

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Put His Mother Under House Arrest: Report
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has reportedly kept his own mother under house arrest, out of fear she would stand in the way of his rapid consolidation of power.

According 14 current and former US officials who spoke to NBC on condition of anonymity, Prince bin Salman has hidden the whereabouts of his mother from his father, king Salman and the public. The US official, citing …

Theresa May Whitewashes Saudis’ Reputation And Role In Yemen, It Is A National Disgrace: Shadow Secretary
The agreement “made a mockery” of the UK’s reputation as a global leader in delivering humanitarian aid.

Britain’s biggest arms manufacturer, BAE Systems, is set to sell 48 new Typhoon jets to Saudi Arabia, despite Right Groups accusing Saudis of war crimes in Yemen. Kate Osamor, the shadow international development secretary, said …

Saudi Man Ironed His Son’s Genitals For Being Sexually Assaulted By A Group Of Teenagers
A Saudi Arabian father punished his own son for being sexually assaulted by ironing his genitals, a psychologist said.

The boy had reportedly been sexually abused by a group of teenagers at an unknown location in Saudi Arabia. His father then took to “punishing” him for the assault, using a “hot iron on his son’s …

Saudi Arabia Is Funding Remaining 10,000 ISIS-Loyalists In Iraq And Syria
While the number of active fighters on the battlefield is probably in the range of 1,000 to 1,500, the actual number of ISIS-loyalists in Iraq and Syria is closer to 10,000, expert says.

Despite the Iraqi government has declared ISIS caliphate’s collapse, experts both in and outside the U.S. government warn that there are many ISIS loyalists still on the scene. Earlier in October, the U.S. president Trump …

Watch: Indonesian Leader Drinks A Mixture Of Camel Urine And Milk In Saudi Arabia
A footage of an Indonesian leader purportedly drinking a mixture of camel urine and camel milk in Saudi Arabia has sparked debate over the health dangers of the practice in his native Indonesia.

Bachtiar Nasir is the chairman of the National Movement of Fatwa Guards Majelis Ulama Indonesia (GNPF-MUI) movement, an organization of hard-line Wahhabi groups that led last year’s protests against Jakarta’s Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known …