Saudi Arabia and US

Biden has no plans to meet with Saudi crown prince at G20

Biden has no plans to meet with Saudi crown prince at G20

U.S. President Joe Biden does not plan a sit-down meeting with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman when the Group of 20 industrialized nations meet in Indonesia in coming days, White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan …

Saudi Crown Prince questions Biden's mental acuity - report

Saudi Crown Prince questions Biden's mental acuity - report

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman mocks U.S. President Joe Biden in private, making fun of the 79-year-old’s gaffes and questioning his mental acuity, according to people inside the Saudi government. He has told advisers …

Saudi Arabia: OPEC+ decision to cut oil output was not political

Saudi Arabia: OPEC+ decision to cut oil output was not political

Saudi Arabia’s ties with the United States are strategic and have supported the security and stability of the Middle East, the top Saudi diplomat Faisal bin Farhan said, defending the recent decision by OPEC+ to cut oil output, according to …

Biden open to re-evaluating Saudi relationship

Biden open to re-evaluating Saudi relationship

U.S. President Joe Biden pledged "there will be consequences" for U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia after OPEC+ announced last week that it would cut its oil production target over U.S. objections. John Kirby, the White House …

Saudi and U.S. forces holding joint military drill

Saudi and U.S. forces holding joint military drill

Saudi and US forces launched a joint military drill in the Red Sea province of Yanbu on Saturday, the state news agency SPA reported.  SPA said the month-long exercise, codenamed “Native Fury 22”, includes combined …

U.S. and Saudi Arabia launch naval drills in Red Sea

U.S. and Saudi Arabia launch naval drills in Red Sea

The eighth naval bilateral military exercise Native Fury 22 between the United States and Saudi Arabia started on Tuesday in the Red Sea, the US Central Command said. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, …

Biden and Blinken to visit Israel and Saudi Arabia

Biden and Blinken to visit Israel and Saudi Arabia

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Israel, the West Bank, and Saudi Arabia on July 13-16. He will accompany U.S. President Joe Biden. The are expected "to consult with Israeli, Palestinian, Gulf and …

Trump thanks Russia for stabilizing oil

Trump thanks Russia for stabilizing oil

U.S. President Donald Trump expressed gratitude to Russia, Saudi Arabia and Mexico for the OPEC + agreement to cut oil output, concluded in April. "When oil crashed, I got Saudi Arabia, Russia, and others to cut nearly 10 …

Saudi king approves U.S. military deployment

Saudi king approves U.S. military deployment

Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince have approved the deployment of additional U.S. troops and equipment, after an attack last month on the kingdom’s oil facilities, Reuters reported citing state news agency SPA. The United …

U.S. deploys Patriot missile battery to Saudi Arabia

U.S. deploys Patriot missile battery to Saudi Arabia

The U.S. is sending one Patriot missile battery and four ground-based radar systems to Saudi Arabia, chief Pentagon spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman said. Two more Patriot batteries and a THAAD missile defense system will …

U.S. and Saudi Arabia to level up world oil prices?

U.S. and Saudi Arabia to level up world oil prices?

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Saudi Arabia Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih agreed to counter Iran's attempts to "destabilize" the global oil market. Perhaps, it was caused by the …