Saudi Royal Family News

Headlines 17th June

Houthi missile strike on Saudi airport injures 26

26 civilians have been injured in a missile strike by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Abha airport in the south-west of the kingdom. The strike was reportedly a cruise missile, and comes just two days after […]

Saudi air defences intercepted Houthi drone attack

Saudi air defence forces intercepted two drones launched by the Yemeni Houthi rebels, targeted Khamis Mushait in the South of the Kingdom on Monday. The attack caused no damage or casualties. The Houthi rebels are […]

King Salman accuses Tehran of supporting terrorism at Mecca Summit

The Saudi Royal Family have called for a decisive and multilateral Arab stand against Iranian threats at a Summit convened by King Salman at the Safa Royal Palace in Mecca today. The emergency Gulf and […]

Saudi Royals welcome Qatar diplomats in Jeddah

A step forward in relations between the Saudi and Qatari Royal family’s has been heralded by Qatari diplomats travelling to Saudi Arabia for talks with King Salman in preparation for their country’s attendance at a […]

Saudi Arabia and UAE agree to fight famine in Yemen at WHO meeting in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia and the UAE signed agreements yesterday to combat the growing humanitarian disaster in Yemen. The agreements aimed at tackling the famine and disease outbreak were signed with UNICEF and the World Health Organization […]

Saudi Prince calls for US strikes against Iran

Iran “must be hit hard” according to an editorial published yesterday by the Prince Turki bin Salman owned Arab News. The popular news site is urging the US to take military action against Iran, in […]

Saudi Prince discusses Yemen situation with UN envoy

Saudi Deputy Defense Minister, Prince Khalid bin Salman, met with the UN Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, to talk over the latest developments in Yemen on Thursday. The Yemen conflict is now in its fourth […]

King Salman receives Abu Dhabi Crown Prince in Riyadh

King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hosted Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed at the Al Yamamah palace in Riyadh. The King and Crown Prince discussed regional […]

Saudi Royals oversee Kingdom’s largest IPO in five years

Saudi shopping mall developer Arabian Centres Company is about to launch an IPO that will be the Saudi Kingdom’s largest in five years, since the listing of National Commercial Bank on the Saudi Tadawul exchange. […]

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receives call from US President Trump

US President Trump held a call with Saudi Crown Prince, and de facto leader, Mohammed bin Salman this week, where the two leaders discussed issues including the stand-off with Iran and human rights issues. The […]

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King Salman meets with foreign ministers of Morocco and Eritrea

King Salman was visited by foreign ministers from both Morocco and Eritrea at the Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Wednesday, as well as receiving personal corresponding messages from the King of Morocco and the President […]

Saudi Royals make pay out to Jamal Khashoggi’s children

Saudi Royals reportedly made gifts of multi-million dollar properties to journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s children as part of reparations for the death of their father. Further compensation is said to be made up of financial payments […]

Trump approves nuclear deal with Saudi Royal Family

US President Donald Trump has green-lit nuclear works for Saudi Arabia, following a nuclear deal made with the Saudi Royal family. The work will be carried out by a number of US companies that have […]

Saudi Royal Family condemn US recognition of Golan Height as Israeli territory

The Saudi Royal Family joined other Arab leaders today in condemning the United States’ decision to formally recognize the occupied Syrian Golan Heights as an official Israeli territory. Breaking over 30 years of international agreement, […]

King Salman announces $23 Billion investment to improve life in Riyadh

King Salman announced a new investment of 86 billion riyals ($23 billion USD) to improve the quality of life in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, which will include the world’s largest park, new recreational areas and […]

King Salman and Lebanese PM meet

The Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, paid a visit to King Salman at his grand palace in Riyadh today. They discussed ways to further enhance already strong ties and bilateral cooperation between the two brotherly […]

Saudi Royal Family says Palestine are a top priority

Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, headed the Kingdom’s delegation to the 46th session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Council of Foreign Ministers on Friday, where he reiterated the Saudi Royal […]

Saudi Royals strike major deal with Huawei

The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman struck two major agreements with China today, which involved agreements with the Silk Road Fund and mobile giant Huawei, which it said would pave the way for collaboration […]

Mohammed bin Salman gifted golden submachine gun by Pakistan

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a fantastic gift from the Pakistani government yesterday – an eye-catching gold-plated and engraved Heckler & Koch MP5. The iconic submachine, gun born of German engineering, was gifted to […]

Saudi Royal Family agrees to bail out stricken Pakistan

The Saudi Royal Family has pledged investment worth approximately $20bn USD with its close ally Pakistan, which is struggling with a fragile economy and negative growth. The deals were announced during the Crown Prince’s visit […]

Mohammed bin Salman visits Mecca holy site

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the Grand Mosque in Mecca today, where he met with ministers to discuss expanding the current capacity and facilities for pilgrims. During his visit the Crown Prince prayed and […]

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King Salman reduces business fees on foreign workers

King Salman has approved a new plan to reduce the fees businesses pay on their foreign workers, in order to incentivize business and boost both economic growth and employment in the Kingdom. This will involve […]

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Adel Al-Jubeir attends meeting of Global Coalition against terrorist organizations

Minister of State of Foreign Affairs, Adel Al-Jubeir, attended a ministerial meeting in Washington of the member states of the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS, on behalf of Saudi Arabia. Delegates from the member states […]

Mohammed bin Salman meets with Kuwaiti emir in Riyadh

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with the Kuwaiti minister Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah today in Riyadh, who delivered a message from the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The Crown Prince and the […]