A Saudi-UAE-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Houthi rebels has confirmed that one of its fighter jets went down in the war-torn country. The Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado aircraft “crashed” in northern al-Jawf province during an operation to support Yemeni government forces, the coalition said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency on…

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…

1996 world champion Damon Hill and current driver Romain Grosjean were among the guests at the unveilingSaudi Arabia has unveiled detailed plans for a new race track that is poised to host Formula 1 from 2023.The Qiddiyah circuit is part of a new entertainment and sports complex outside the capital Riyadh, designed by ex-F1 driver…

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…

Ruiz (right) knocked Joshua down four times on his way to an upset in JuneSaudi Arabia has emerged as a strong contender to host Anthony Joshua’s much anticipated rematch with unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr.The Middle East country has delivered a lucrative proposal which is under serious consideration by Joshua’s team. An offer…