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From TheJournal.ie Irish citizens among those who can now get a tourist visa to Saudi Arabia for the first time Middle Eastern Holiday

Irish citizens among those who can now get a tourist visa to Saudi Arabia for the first time

Visas for the desert kingdom had until now been restricted to foreign workers or pilgrims to the country’s holy sites.

From TheJournal.ie As leaked CIA reports on Khashoggi point to Crown Prince, Saudi warns he's 'a red line' No Hand Act Or Part

As leaked CIA reports on Khashoggi point to Crown Prince, Saudi warns he's 'a red line'

Despite leaked CIA analysis pointing towards Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Donald Trump has repeatedly stood by the US ally.

From TheJournal.ie 'It could be him': Trump points finger at Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi murder Riyadh

'It could be him': Trump points finger at Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi murder

Mohammed bin Salman is to address an international summit this afternoon, in his first major speech since Khashoggi’s killing.

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance Jamal Khashoggi This post contains videos

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.

From The42 BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy Broadcast Rights

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy

“The illegal channel beoutQ is backed by Saudi nationals and openly promoted by leading Saudi figures.”

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies Sudden Dispute

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies

Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and frozen “all new business”.

From TheJournal.ie Missiles and drones from Yemen have been 'intercepted' over Saudi Arabia Ballistic Missile

Missiles and drones from Yemen have been 'intercepted' over Saudi Arabia

The attacks were claimed by the rebels via their news outlet Al-Masirah.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder

Such action against a member of the royal family is extremely rare in the middle eastern state.

From TheJournal.ie Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of 'divine revenge' over execution of cleric Sheikh Nimr Al-nimr

Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of 'divine revenge' over execution of cleric

Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia has executed 47 men, including a prominent cleric, for terror offences Executions

Saudi Arabia has executed 47 men, including a prominent cleric, for terror offences

All bar two of those executed were Saudi citizens. The executions have sparked international condemnation in the region.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years... Afghanistan

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years...

Back in 2004, my wife and I were anticipating the arrival of our second son and I had just set up my own business. Then the financial meltdown hit.

From TheJournal.ie Human body parts 'fall from the sky' in Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Human body parts 'fall from the sky' in Saudi Arabia

Initial indications were that the remains “fell from a plane’s landing gear” over the city of Jeddah.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia Trade

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia

Enda Kenny and Richard Bruton will remain in the Gulf region until Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi crown prince dies abroad after illness Royal Death

Saudi crown prince dies abroad after illness

The heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdel Aziz Saud, has died – opening up questions about who will replace King Abdullagh.

From The42 Saudi league player jailed for Jesus tattoo Of Course

Saudi league player jailed for Jesus tattoo

Juan Pablo Pino, a player in the Saudi national league, was jailed for displaying his religious tattoos in public while attending a Riyadh shopping centre.

From TheJournal.ie Yemeni president's face was 'quite charred' after attack on presidential palace Yemen

Yemeni president's face was 'quite charred' after attack on presidential palace

Details about the injuries sustained by Ali Abdullah Saleh in last week’s attack have begun to emerge as the government rejected attempts by the opposition to discuss a peaceful transition.

From TheJournal.ie Confusion reigns as Yemen's president Saleh arrives in Saudi Arabia for medical treatment Yemen

Confusion reigns as Yemen's president Saleh arrives in Saudi Arabia for medical treatment

Questions are now being asked as to whether Saleh will return to Yemen as anti-government protesters celebrated his departure on the streets of Sanaa.