The US Senate has once again rebuked President Donald Trump for his policy toward Riyadh by approving a resolution that would put an end to Washington’s support for the Saudi-led coalition in the devastating war it has waged on Yemen since 2015.
A former US diplomat in Saudi Arabia says current and previous US administrations from both political parties have taken the side of the “repressive” Saudi government over the families of victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on Saudi authorities to release a group of women's rights activists, whom were detained in last year’s crackdown and are being held for nearly a year without charge.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has denounced Washington’s “hypocrisy” after reports said the administration of US President Donald Trump was seeking to advance the sale of nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia.
A number of dissident Saudi prisoners have begun an open-ended hunger strike in protest at their mistreatment by prison authorities as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against rights campaigners and intellectuals widens in the conservative oil-rich kingdom.
This weekend, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is visiting Pakistan with his entourage of over 1,000 people, including investors, government officials and security personnel. It is expected that the trip will result in investments in Pakistan worth up to $20bn.