Rampant executions under King Salman's rule fuelled by justice system 'riddled with holes', says Amnesty
'Yemen after five months looks like Syria after five years,' warn international aid agencies
Women have begun registering to vote for the first time, but their daily lives remain severely restricted
One of France's best known doctors tweeted that the king 'could have paid his bill of €3.7m to the Paris hospitals. A polite gesture!'
Saudi Arabian billionaire gives away his entire £20bn fortune to charity, but remains a controversial figure
Human rights groups warn that Badawi will receive another brutal public flogging for 'insulting Islam'
'Whatever the Iranians have, we will have, too,' Saudi prince warns ahead of impending nuclear deal
King Salman has changed the line of succession by appointing his nephew as crown prince of Saudi Arabia
Local rebel groups are fighting for control of a country that could become the battleground for a wider war
The woman has also been ordered to pay a hefty fine for 'tarnishing the reputation' of a Saudi man
Saudi ambassador recalled and arms deal cancelled after female MP is banned from talking at event
Footage shows Sheikh al-Khaibari using a cup to explain to university students why Galileo was wrong
Amnesty International says decision lends 'British stamp of approval' to Saudi Arabia's human rights record
The 79-year-old faces 'exceptional new challenges' as he takes over from the late King Abdullah
Prince Charles and US Vice President Joe Biden expected to visit Saudi Arabia to pay their respects
Previous religious rulings describe Mickey Mouse as 'one of Satan's soldiers' and insist that the Earth is flat
'Mentally unstable' women who flirt and smoke barred from eateries unless they have a chaperone
Women are not allowed to go to football matches in the Muslim nation in case they 'promote sinful behaviour'
Rising supply, a sluggish global economy and supermarket price wars could result in cheaper petrol
Kingdom mobilises 30,000 soldiers after Iraqi forces apparently abandon their positions