Saudi Arabia

US: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics

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The Saudi government, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social media, recruited two Twitter employees to gather confidential personal...Read more

Iran says oil tanker struck by missiles off Saudi Arabia

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Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday.Read more

Gas prices down in Indiana - for now

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Gas prices have fallen 5 cents per gallon in Indianapolis over the last week, but a mid-week jump can be expected following the Saudi oil attack over the weekend.Read more


Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack, US blaming Iran

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U.S. gasoline and heating oil were up over 8% and 7% respectively before markets opened in New York Monday.Read more

Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid US-Iran tension

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On Sunday, senior U.S. officials again said the American government believes there is no doubt Iran was responsible, saying satellite imagery and other intelligence,...Read more

Saudi changes allow women to travel without male consent

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Saudi Arabia issued new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing and...Read more

Pompeo in Saudi Arabia, Iran threatens more US drone attacks

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Saudi Arabia on Monday in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran as Iran's navy chief...Read more

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

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An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is recommending an investigation into the possible role of Saudi...Read more

Trump says no penalty for Saudi prince for Khashoggi murder

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President Donald Trump declared Tuesday he would not further punish Saudi Arabia for the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi — making clear in an exclamation-...Read more


US official: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

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U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. official said Friday...Read more

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi's killing

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Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor announced Thursday he's recommended the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer...Read more