President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a 'steadfast partner' of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month.
Saudi Arabia's Public Prosecution released a briefing on the investigation into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul. Below is the full text of the briefing, emailed by the Saudi Embassy in Washington, D.C.
A recently released report by the IMF found that economic growth in Gulf states will recover in 2018 from a contraction last year, but that future growth remains vulnerable to volatility in crude oil prices.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center in Riyadh is studying what happens to oil markets in a hypothetical world without OPEC, according to the Wall Street Journal and other reports.
A recently released macroeconomic update by Jadwa Investment finds the fundamentals of the Saudi economy remain unaltered and the bank "expects solid growth in the next few years" by 2.2 percent in 2018 (compared to -0.9 percent in 2017).