Gulf Times - Riyadh
Turkey, US press Riyadh to explain fate of Khashoggi

Turkey, US press Riyadh to explain fate of Khashoggi

Turkey and the United States on Thursday ratcheted up the pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain how a journalist vanished after entering its Istanbul consulate last week ...

Saudi issues drone restrictions following palace incident

Saudi issues drone restrictions following palace incident

Amateur online videos of heavy gunfire in the capital's Khozama district on Saturday sparked fears of possible political unrest in the world's top oil exporter.

Chief of Staff in US Centcom Riyadh meet

Chief of Staff in US Centcom Riyadh meet

HE the Chief of Staff of the Qatar Armed Forces Major General (Pilot) Ghanim bin Shaheen al-Ghanim yesterday participated in a meeting of the US Central Command in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

Yemen rebel strike claims first civilian casualty in Riyadh

Yemen rebel strike claims first civilian casualty in Riyadh

Witnesses said a burning shrapnel pierced through the low-slung building in Riyadh's Um Al-Hammam district, killing Ahmed, a 38-year-old father of two, just before midnight.

Saudi intercepts missile over Riyadh

Saudi intercepts missile over Riyadh

The Saudi air force intercepted a missile over the northeastern part of the capital Riyadh last night, Saudi state television said.

Riyadh's Ritz hotel reopens after corruption crackdown

Riyadh's Ritz hotel reopens after corruption crackdown

Liveried staff milled around under the ornate chandeliers of the hotel lobby, greeting a trickle of arrivals as they checked into rooms.

Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel to reopen on February 11

Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel to reopen on February 11

The luxury hotel was closed for business since the unprecedented probe was launched on November 4 by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who was appointed as heir to the throne in June.

Saudi intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh

Saudi intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh

Saudi air defences intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the capital Riyadh on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition said, the latest attack by a Yemeni group that could escalate a proxy war between the kingdom and regional rival Tehran.

Saudi-led forces close air, sea and land access to Yemen

Saudi-led forces close air, sea and land access to Yemen

The move follows the interception of a missile fired towards Riyadh on Saturday which the coalition has described as a "dangerous escalation" by the Iran-allied Houthi militia which controls large parts of Yemen.

Saudis destroy Houthi missile near Riyadh's Khaled airport

Saudis destroy Houthi missile near Riyadh's Khaled airport

Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a "ballistic missile" northeast of the capital Riyadh after it was launched from Yemen, state media reported.

Two dead in Saudi school shooting: security source

Two dead in Saudi school shooting: security source

A gunman killed two staff at a private school owned by a prominent Saudi billionaire in Riyadh on Wednesday, a security source told AFP. The school was closed and no children were there at the time, said the US embassy in Riyadh.

Cebu Pacific to suspend operations in Doha, Kuwait, Riyadh

Cebu Pacific to suspend operations in Doha, Kuwait, Riyadh

Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) has announced that it will suspend its service to and from Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.