Saudi authorities have detained three princes including King Salman's brother and nephew on charges of plotting a coup, the US media report, signalling a further consolidation of power by the kingdom's de facto ruler.
Saudi Arabia will do its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with “all strength and determination,” following last week’s attacks on Saudi oil tankers and installations, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir says.
Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources close to the royal court said.
Palestinians have the right to Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as their capital, Saudi King Salman says, echoing calls at an Islamic summit in Istanbul from which he had stayed away.
Saudi King Salman appoints two new ministers to key security and economic posts, removing one of the royal family's most prominent members as head of the National Guard and boosting the kingdom's young crown prince.
King Salman of Saudi Arabia orders the allocation of $15 million to alleviate the suffering of Rohingya Muslims who fled persecution in the Rakhine state of Myanmar.
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, whose flogging sentence caused an outcry, has been awarded the European Parliament's Sakharov human rights prize.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman orders a safety review for the Hajj pilgrimage after at least 717 people died in a stampede near the holy city of Mecca.