Saudi official denies the kingdom used spyware to track communications -state TV
A Saudi official denied claims by some media outlets that the kingdom used spyware to track communications, the state TV reported on Wednesday.
Why Saudi Arabia and UAE are Distancing Themselves from the Afghanistan Crisis
Both Riyadh and Abu Dhabi, who have had historical connections with Afghanistan, including with Taliban, have maintained a relative distance from the Doha negotiations.
F-16s of the D.C. Air National Guard arrive in Saudi Arabia
F-16 fighter planes and District of Columbia Air National Guard members arrived in Saudi Arabia this week to reinforce defenses of the Prince Sultan Air Base, according to the U.S. Air Force.
Saudi Aramco facing $50M cyber extortion over leaked data
Saudi Arabia’s state oil giant acknowledged Wednesday that leaked data from the company — files now apparently being used in a cyber-extortion attempt involving a $50 million ransom demand — likely ...
Saudi Aramco Confirms Data Leak After Reported Cyber Ransom
Saudi Aramco confirmed that some company files were leaked after hackers reportedly demanded a $50 million ransom from the world’s most-valuable oil producer.
Saudi women stand guard in Mecca for the first time
Saudi women are standing guard in Mecca for the first timeLocation: Mecca, Saudi ArabiaDozens of female soldiers have become part of the security servicesthat monitor pilgrims in Mecca and Medina, the ...
Saudi Arabia bans citizens from travel to Indonesia -SPA
Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had banned direct or indirect travel by citizens to Indonesia over concerns about the coronavirus outbreak there, the state news agency SPA reported.
Smart cards and robots: Saudi Arabia's 'digital hajj'
Thirty years ago, it took Egyptian pilgrim Ibrahim Siam several hours to track down his children when they went missing in crowds of worshippers during the hajj in Saudi Arabia.
For a second year, coronavirus shrinks Saudi Arabia’s once immense hajj pilgrimage
Where once 2 million pilgrims from all over the world gathered for the yearly ritual, there were just 60,000 Saudi residents.
Saudi Arabia allows ‘lucky’ few to start downsized Hajj pilgrimage amid restrictions
Only 60,000 vaccinated Saudi citizens, residents were selected from among hundreds of thousands of applicants to perform annual ritual.
Coronavirus live news: Saudi Arabia to only allow vaccinated people to leave country; record new cases in Thailand
Travellers must have two vaccine doses before leaving kingdom; Thailand confirms record new infections for fourth consecutive day; lockdown extended in Australian state of Victoria ...
For the first time, Saudi women stand guard in Mecca during haj
Since April, dozens of female soldiers have become part of the security services that monitor pilgrims in Mecca and Medina, the birth places of Islam ...