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Relations between Tehran and Riyadh have been tense for years over several political and security issues (AFP/File, Chris Lefkow)

Saudi coastguard capture 15 Iranians

Relations between Tehran and Riyadh have been tense for years over many political and security issues, including Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, which scares its Arab neighbours across the Gulf waters.

Daily News Egypt

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry announced the execution of four men and the whipping of another seven (File photo) AFP PHOTO / HASSAN AMMAR

Saudi Arabia beheads four, whips many more

Four people have been beheaded in Saudi Arabia for breaching Saudi Islamic law, while seven Egyptians were sentenced to lashes and jail-time. The punishments handed out in Saudi bring into question their commitment to human rights as defined within the UN charter

Luiz Sanchez

Saudi delegation to visit Egypt for investment talks

A Saudi business-delegation is scheduled to visit Cairo this Monday, with the legal impediments to Saudi investment leading the visit’s agenda. Reportedly, Dr Tawfik Al-Rabea, Saudi Minister of Industry and Trade, will head the delegation that encompasses up to 35 Saudi businessmen, in addition to the Saudi Ambassador to Egypt, Ahmed Al-Katan. The Egyptian delegation …

Islam Serour