Khashoggi’s fiancee Cengiz is an outspoken advocate for justice for the murdered Saudi journalist [File: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters] Intelligence agencies in the United States believe Saudi Arabia had tried to spy on slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee when she visited the United Kingdom last year. UK-based The Guardian newspaper on Friday reported that the US agencies asked their UK counterparts…

Saudi Arabia has five UNESCO World Heritage sites [Jordan Pix/Getty Images) Saudi Arabia named Princess Haifa al-Mogrin as its representative to UNESCO, a rare female appointment to an international body, as the ultraconservative country works to revamp its image. The announcement came on Wednesday, almost a year after the kingdom appointed its first woman ambassador to…

Saudi Arabia executed 184 people in 2019, the most in a calendar year in six years, human rights organisation Reprieve has said, calling it a “grim milestone” for the kingdom. Of the executions announced by the Saudi Press Agency last year, 88 were Saudi nationals, 90 were foreign nationals and six people were of unknown…