BBC: UK imposes sanctions against human rights abusers Russia has threatened to retaliate with reciprocal measures and said the sanctions were "pointless."
01:14, 07 July 2020
Belarus buys first oil from Saudi Arabia – media The move reflects a competition in physical oil markets between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
18:56, 29 April 2020
OPEC, Russia approve biggest ever oil cut amid coronavirus pandemic – media In the biggest oil output cut ever, the countries will keep gradually decreasing curbs on production in place for two years until April 2022.
21:50, 12 April 2020
Reuters: Saudi, Russia outline record oil cut under U.S. pressure as demand crashes Discussions among top global energy ministers will resume on Friday.
10:57, 10 April 2020
Oil slumps below $30 a barrel as coronavirus spreads, OPEC rancor remains elevated – Reuters Many forecasters have adjusted down estimates on demand for crude, as the virus disrupts business activity, travel and daily life.
20:56, 16 March 2020
Ruble tumbles, U.S. shares plunge after OPEC-Russia deal collapse – media Meanwhile, the benchmark Brent oil futures crashed more than 30%, the most since the Gulf War in 1991.
20:05, 09 March 2020
Reuters: Oil soars after attack on Saudi plants shuts in 5% of global supply Saudi Arabia's oil exports will continue as normal this week as the kingdom taps into stocks from its large storage facilities.
09:00, 16 September 2019
Trump vetoes three bills banning arms sales to Saudi Arabia Mike Pompeo earlier stated arms sales are needed to deter "the malign influence of the Government of Iran throughout the Middle East region."
11:55, 25 July 2019
U.S. moves forward on operation to counter Iran Washington is sending troops to Saudi Arabia.
22:30, 21 July 2019
Saudi Arabia says two oil tankers damaged in "sabotage attack" off UAE coast While the incident took place amid heightened regional tensions between the U.S. and Iran, Tehran is cautioning against any "conspiracy orchestrated by ill-wishers."
11:05, 13 May 2019
Ukrainian-Saudi An-132 targets An-32 replacement for India air force (Video) The An-132 is a modernized variant of the An-32 cargo plane is going to have better capabilities when it comes to the carried payload, while the airframe is designed in a way to be able to carry out unprepared runway operations.
12:00, 21 February 2019
Ukraine could produce new generation tank Saudi Arabia is interested in a promising Ukrainian project.
22:40, 13 February 2019
Ukraine boosts agri-exports to Saudi Arabia Grain crops, vegetable oils, meat, and offal are the major staples of Ukrainian agri-exports to the KSA's markets.
14:42, 23 November 2018
CIA has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered journalist's killing: Washington Post The White House declined to comment on the Post report, saying it was an intelligence matter. The State Department also declined to comment.
03:30, 17 November 2018
Reuters: U.S. sanctions 17 Saudis over killing of journalist Khashoggi The announcement was unusual for Washington, which rarely imposes sanctions on Saudi nationals.
21:32, 15 November 2018
Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia's Salic is said to be close to Ukraine farming deal Salic already manages about 45,000 hectares adjacent to the farms run by Mriya, and the acquisition would create one of Ukraine's largest farming operations.
14:46, 12 September 2018
Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving officially ends – BBC The change was announced last September and Saudi Arabia issued the first licences to women earlier this month.
23:45, 24 June 2018
Saudi Arabia to start building An-132 assembly plant next year - Antonov Serial production of the new An-132 aircraft is planned in the framework of setting up a technopark outside the city of Taif.
21:50, 13 March 2018
Ukraine’s chess grandmaster Anna Muzychuk confirms decision to skip Saudi blitz tournament Chess world champion Anna Muzychuk in a Facebook posting confirmed her earlier decision to refuse from participation in an upcoming blitz chess championship in Saudi Arabia over human rights controversy.
19:00, 25 December 2017
RFE/RL: Ukrainian master boycotts Saudi women's world speed-chess championships <p>Ukraine's double women's reigning world chess champion says she will not attend the $2 million world speed-chess championship after the game's governing body awarded the tournament next month to Saudi Arabia, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).</p>
22:36, 13 November 2017