A court sentenced him to four years in prison and 800 lashes but after appeal another judge passed a death sentence
King Salman said the fight against terrorism was 'the responsibility of the entire international community'
Saudi Arabia accounts for the largest stock of excess oil in the world
The company’s latest slogan is 'open your world' - to which the thirsty beer-lovers of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates might reasonably respond: if only!
Isis and other Islamist groups were said to be the main culprits by Aid to the Church in Need
The kingdom may increase public debt to as much as 50 per cent of GDP within five years
Women standing in the kingdom's local elections are still expected to obey strict morality laws
Last year Saudi Arabia was behind only China and Iran in the number of death penalties it carried out - but it has since been eclipsed by Pakistan in extraordinary fashion
A Saudi-led coalition are fighting to support the Yemeni authorities who have lost control of vast areas of the country to Houthi rebels
The blogger has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes in the gulf state
At least he added that floggings and mass executions were rightly viewed as unacceptable 'under our system'
Mr Andree, 74, has been in prison for more than a year
The blogger's wife, Ensaf Haidar, said she believed the flogging would take place inside a prison, rather than in public
A Saudi prince is accused of engaging in a gay-sex act, threatening a woman's life and demanding that an assistant fart in his face while others watched
Mohamed al-Nimr was subsequently released, his family tweeted hours afterwards
Several people reportedly injured in the attack