Saudi Arabia's fiscal position remains strong - Saudi Gazette

Saudi GazetteSaudi Arabia's fiscal position remains strongSaudi GazetteJEDDAH — Saudi Arabia's external and government balance sheet positions will remain strong over 2017-2020, S&P Global Ratings said in its latest research update on the Kingdom. “We are affirming our 'A-/A-2' foreign and local currency sovereign ...and more »

The US helped create a massive humanitarian crisis, here's how we can help fix it - Salon

SalonThe US helped create a massive humanitarian crisis, here's how we can help fix itSalonSince March 2015, millions of people inside the country of Yemen have languished on the edge of social collapse due to brutal and inhumane conflict that has resulted in at least 10,000 deaths — many of them civilians. On top of the violence of the ...and more »

Woman dies in car crash during her first driving lesson — days after Saudi Arabia lifts ban on female drivers - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukWoman dies in car crash during her first driving lesson — days after Saudi Arabia lifts ban on female driversMirror.co.ukA woman has died in a car crash during her first driving lesson in Saudi Arabia, days after the country lifted its 60-year ban on female motorists. The driver was sat behind the wheel for the first time in Jeddah, near the Red Sea, when she reportedly ...and more »

Saudis say coalition in Yemen shouldn't be on UN blacklist - Ahram Online

Ahram OnlineSaudis say coalition in Yemen shouldn't be on UN blacklistAhram OnlineSaudi Arabia's UN envoy said Friday "there is no justification whatsoever" for the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen to be on a UN blacklist for killing and injuring nearly 700 children in 2016. Ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi rejected "the ...and more »

Once women take the wheel, Saudi Arabia will never be the same - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldOnce women take the wheel, Saudi Arabia will never be the sameThe Sydney Morning HeraldSaudi Arabia is finally freeing itself from the grip of decades of religious fundamentalism. The key to this change? Car keys. On September 26, the Saudi government formally announced that it would lifted the ban on women driving. Saudi writers have ...and more »

US approves THAAD missile defence for Saudi Arabia for $15bn - The Hans India

The Hans IndiaUS approves THAAD missile defence for Saudi Arabia for $15bnThe Hans IndiaWashington [United States]: The U.S. State department has approved the likelihood of the sale of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD), a U.S. missile defence system, to Saudi Arabia's Government for an estimated cost of 15 billion dollars.and more »

Boosting Aggression Toward Iran, US Sells Saudi Arabia THAAD Missile Systems - teleSUR English

teleSUR EnglishBoosting Aggression Toward Iran, US Sells Saudi Arabia THAAD Missile SystemsteleSUR EnglishThe Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) has resulted in regional controversy in South Korea, and now may be sold to Saudi Arabia as well. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 7 October 2017 (2 hours 9 minutes ago). 0. Comments. AddThis ...and more »

US to sell THAAD missile defense to Saudi Arabia - Middle East Online

Middle East OnlineUS to sell THAAD missile defense to Saudi ArabiaMiddle East Online$15 billion Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile defense system will be sold to Saudi Arabia to ensure 'long-term security' and counteract 'Iranian threats'. Middle East Online. THAAD missile launched during interception test. RIYADH - The US ...and more »

Saudi and UAE reject UN report, reaffirm commitment to protect Yemeni civilians - The National

The NationalSaudi and UAE reject UN report, reaffirm commitment to protect Yemeni civiliansThe NationalSaudi ambassador to the UN Abdallah Al Mouallimi said that Saudi Arabia rejects 'the inaccurate and misleading information and figures" in a UN report. Albin Lohr-Jones / Getty Images. Saudi Arabia and the UAE rejected on Friday a UN report that ...and more »

Saudi car show opens its doors to women - Reuters TV

Reuters TVSaudi car show opens its doors to womenReuters TV... >> A fleet of potential new customers at this car show in Riyadh, women. They were given the right to drive last week after nearly three decades of campaigning. Saudi Arabia was the last country in the world to bar female drivers.>> I'm very ...and more »

US sells $15bn missile defence to Saudi Arabia - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Kenya Broadcasting CorporationUS sells $15bn missile defence to Saudi ArabiaKenya Broadcasting CorporationThe US government has approved the sale to Saudi Arabia of its advanced Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) missile defence system. The State Department said the $15bn (£11.5bn) deal furthered US national security and foreign policy interests.and more »

Once Shunned as 'Drivers,' Saudi Women Who Fought Ban Now Celebrate - New York Times

New York TimesOnce Shunned as 'Drivers,' Saudi Women Who Fought Ban Now CelebrateNew York TimesFawziah al-Bakr, a professor, with her son, Motaz Alyahya, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She was one of the 47 women who took to the road in 1990 to demand the right to drive. Credit Tasneem Alsultan for The New York Times. They were arrested, suspended ...and more »

Yemeni forces vow to attack Saudi Arabia - AMN Al-Masdar News

AMN Al-Masdar NewsYemeni forces vow to attack Saudi ArabiaAMN Al-Masdar NewsBEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 A.M.) – The Spokesman for the anti-regime Yemeni Army, Brigadier General Sharaf Luqman, stated on Friday that his forces are prepared to carry out attacks in Saudi Arabia. In remarks on Friday, the spokesman noted that the ...and more »

Saudi Expresses Strong Reservations over Misleading UN Report on Yemen - Asharq Al-awsat English

Asharq Al-awsat EnglishSaudi Expresses Strong Reservations over Misleading UN Report on YemenAsharq Al-awsat EnglishAbdullah Al-Mouallimi, the Kingdom's permanent representative to the UN, delivering his speech before the UN General Assembly on Saturday. — SPA. EU Sets Duties on Iran, Russia Steel - Revolutionary Council, Fatah Welcome Palestinian Reconciliation ...and more »

Washington to Provide Saudi Arabia with THAAD Missile Defense - Asharq Al-awsat English

Asharq Al-awsat EnglishWashington to Provide Saudi Arabia with THAAD Missile DefenseAsharq Al-awsat EnglishA Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the US Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. US Department of Defense, Missile Defense ...and more »

Trump admin OKs $15B THAAD sale to Saudi Arabia - Yeni Şafak English

Yeni Şafak EnglishTrump admin OKs $15B THAAD sale to Saudi ArabiaYeni Şafak EnglishThe Trump administration on Friday approved the sale of a sophisticated anti-missile system to Saudi Arabia worth up to $15 billion. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is part of a $110 billion arms package announced during ...and more »

USFK: Maximum Detection Range of THAAD Radar in S. Korea 1000 km - KBS WORLD Radio News

USFK: Maximum Detection Range of THAAD Radar in S. Korea 1000 kmKBS WORLD Radio NewsU.S. Forces Korea(USFK) says the maximum detection range of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense(THAAD) system deployed in South Korea is one-thousand kilometers. That's according to Strategic Digest 2017, which is a booklet introducing USFK on ...and more »

Saudi Arabia rejects UN blacklisting over child deaths in Yemen - FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24Saudi Arabia rejects UN blacklisting over child deaths in YemenFRANCE 24Saudi Arabia on Friday rejected a United Nations report blaming a Saudi-led military coalition for killing or injuring 683 children in Yemen and attacking dozens of schools and hospitals as “inaccurate and misleading.” “We exercise the maximum degree ...and more »

US approves possible $15bln sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia - ZAWYA

ZAWYAUS approves possible $15bln sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi ArabiaZAWYAImage used for illustrative purpose. Notes from a seized haul of $7.16 million in counterfeit hundred-dollar bills are pictured in Battambang September 30,. REUTERS/Andrew RC Marshall. Mohammad Zargham and Chris Sanders, Reuters News.and more »

Pentagon approves possible US$15 billion sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostPentagon approves possible US$15 billion sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi ArabiaSouth China Morning PostThe US State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defence system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of US$15 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday, citing Iran among regional threats. The approval opens the way for Saudi ...and more »