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Fire in Iraqi airplane in Saudi airport controlled, 356 passengers evacuated

Saudi firefighting team extinguished on Saturday a limited fire in an airplane of the Iraqi airline at the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and 356 passengers were evacuated.

Saudi-led strikes on Yemen port, fears for civilians: UN

The Saudi-led coalition has intensified air strikes on the Yemen port of Hodeidah, potentially trapping civilians and endangering a humanitarian operation to import vital supplies

Houthi rebels attack Saudi warship in Red Sea

Al Madinah, was conducting routine operations on Monday when the attack occurred.

Saudi-led coalition kills six civilians, wounds several in Yemen's Saada

The Saudi-led coalition killed at least six civilians and wounded several others in air strikes on Yemen`s northern province of Saada on Monday, residents and rescuers told Xinhua news agency.

Yemen rebels claim attack on UAE military vessel

Yemeni rebels claimed they hit a vessel Saturday operated by the Emirati military, which is part of a Saudi-led coalition fighting in support of Yemen's government.

John Kerry heads to Saudi ahead of Syria, Libya talks

Kerry's spokesman John Kirby said the secretary of state and Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni would jointly host the Libya crisis meeting.

UN hails constructive Yemen talks, urges halt to air war

The UN envoy hailed a "constructive" first full day of Yemen peace talks on Friday but called for a halt to air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition and missile fire by Iran-backed rebels.

UAE fighter jet crashed in Yemen, 2 pilots killed

Two Emirati pilots were killed when their fighter jet crashed on Monday in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is battling Iran-backed rebels, the alliance said.

57 killed as Yemen loyalists advance near rebel-besieged Taez

At least 57 people were killed on Friday as Yemeni pro-government forces gained ground around third city Taez which has been under rebel siege for several months, officials said.

Saudi-led coalition, Yemen deny Iran embassy hit in Sanaa

The Saudi-led coalition and Yemen`s foreign ministry denied Iran`s accusation that Saudi warplanes had hit its embassy in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.

Outrage in Iraq over Saudi execution of Shiite cleric

Nimr al-Nimr, a driving force of the protests that broke out in 2011 in the Sunni-ruled kingdom's east, was among 47 people executed in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia has central role in fight against ISIS

Saudi Arabia has central role in fight against ISIS

Saudi Arabia has a central role in fighting ISIS as it can help eliminate the ultra-hardline militant group's ideological breeding ground, says German Foreign Minister.

Saudi Arabia forms 34-nation anti-terrorist military coalition

Saudi Arabia forms 34-nation anti-terrorist military coalition

Saudi Arabia said the alliance would share intelligence, combat violent ideology and deploy troops if necessary.

Historic: For the first time in history a woman wins seat in Saudi polls

Historic: For the first time in history a woman wins seat in Saudi polls

A Saudi woman won a seat on Mecca`s municipal council in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia's first-ever elections open to female voters and candidates, the country's election commission announced on Sunday.

Saudi executes Pakistani heroin smuggler

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed a convicted Pakistani heroin smuggler, adding to a toll which rights group Amnesty International says is the kingdom`s highest in two decades.

Sri Lankan maid wins reprieve from death by stoning in Saudi

Saudi authorities have agreed to retry a Sri Lankan housemaid sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, her country`s deputy foreign minister said Tuesday.

Yemen rebels free US, Saudi, British hostages

 Shiite rebels in Yemen released two Americans, two Saudis and a Briton on Sunday after detaining them for around six months, Yemeni and US officials said.

Saudi Arabia values role of Indian expats working in Kingdom

 Saudi Arabia highly values the contributions of 2.73 million Indian expatriates working in the Kingdom and the salutations and greetings in Hindi at the country's third largest airport here is an indication of this.

Saudi executes Pakistani for drug trafficking

Saudi authorities executed a Pakistani man on Sunday for attempting to smuggle drugs into the ultra-conservative kingdom, the interior ministry said.

Without Saudi support, talk of OPEC emergency meeting is just noise

Once upon a time, talk of an emergency OPEC meeting would have rippled through oil markets, likely triggering at least a brief rally in prices.