Riyadh is the capital and most populous city of Saudi Arabia, approximately 790 km (491 mi) North-east of Mecca. It is also the capital of Riyadh Province and belongs to the historical regions of Najd and Al-Yamama. It is situated in the centre of the Arabian Peninsula on a large plateau and home to more than six million people.
Yemen's Houthi group said they were building their ballistic capabilities and their forces stand ready to strike Riyadh and Abu Dhabi if implementation of a U.N. peace deal in the port city of Hodeidah.. Reuters - Published
The US Senate on Wednesday dealt a stinging bipartisan rebuke to Donald Trump's foreign policy and his alliance with Riyadh, voting to end support for the bloody Saudi-led war effort in Yemen. France 24 - Published
U.S. lawmakers said on Wednesday they expect Congress will pass a resolution ending U.S. involvement in the Yemen war, which would force President Donald Trump to issue the first veto of his presidency..
The U.N. investigator leading the inquiry into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi said on Tuesday (January 29) that Saudi Arabia had not yet approved a request for her to enter the kingdom's consulate in..
Several Saudi Arabian women's rights activists stood trial on Wed. for the first time since a group of them were detained last year in a case that has intensified scrutiny of Riyadh’s human rights.. France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters