The Senate on Tuesday passed H.R.3815, a bill that would allow the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged support for terrorism, despite stiff opposition from the White House and Saudi leaders.
The Saudi-led coalition will fight to regain Yemen's capital city from Houthi rebels if current peace talks backed by the United Nations collapse, according to Saudi Arabia's Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri, who has been the official spokesman for the Saudi military during the conflict.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a Royal Order on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 making changes to the government structure and key leaders. The Royal Order follows the recently released ‘Vision 2030’ economic and development plan to transform the Saudi economy and society into the 21st Century.
President Obama arrived in Riyadh today to an understated official reception and little immediate publicity from Saudi media reflecting the strained ties between the President and the Kingdom, but cooperation in key areas between the two countries remains strong.
During another interview with Bloomberg the Saudi Deputy Crown Prince said the "Vision for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" - a plan that includes developmental, economic and social aspects and is intended to position Saudi Arabia for a post-oil era will be announced - will be a announced April 25th.