Saudi oil giant Aramco agrees major FIFA sponsorship deal

Saudi Arabia’s state oil giant Aramco and world football governing body FIFA on Thursday announced a major sponsorship agreement until the end of 2027. The deal is the latest high-profile…

Saudi Arabia formally launches bid for 2034 World Cup

Saudi Arabia formally launched its bid to host the 2034 World Cup on Friday, nearly four months after football’s world governing body FIFA announced the kingdom was the only candidate.…

Germany resumes arms sales to Saudi Arabia with missile deal

Germany on Wednesday said it had approved the sale of missiles to Saudi Arabia, ending a blockade on direct arms exports to the Gulf kingdom in place since 2018. Government…

Man City go for full house of trophies at Club World Cup

Pep Guardiola is hoping to complete his trophy haul as Manchester City manager at the Club World Cup in Saudi Arabia as the Gulf Kingdom shows off its wares in…

Putin to visit Saudi Arabia, UAE Wednesday — Kremlin

President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday, the Kremlin announced, as Moscow courts allies abroad despite being isolated over the Ukraine conflict. Putin…

Saudi snares 2030 World Expo in latest success

The Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday won the right to host the 2030 World Expo, defeating rival bids from Italy and South Korea as well as overcoming objections from rights…

Tinubu negotiates multi-billion dollars IDB infrastructure funding

President Bola Tinubu on Monday in Makkah advanced negotiations for a multi-billion dollars infrastructure finance facility from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).

Saudi Arabia announces $13m civilian aid for Gaza

Saudi Arabia is making another 13 million dollars available to aid civilians in Gaza, the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) said on Thursday. Saudi King Salman and…

Saudi Arabia set to host 2034 World Cup

Saudi Arabia is set to host the men’s 2034 World Cup after Australia decided against bidding to stage the tournament. Football Australia confirmed its decision only hours before FIFA’s deadline…

Saudi Arabia sponsors Kano conjoined twins for surgical seperation

Saudi Arabia has given a great deal of attention to the health care needs of many other countries, including the unique Saudi Conjoined Twins Programme.