According to Saudi officials, a deal is close to prevent the ban of the devices.
Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi is released after spending a decade in prison.
Saudi Arabia grants the approval for people vaccinated with Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine to enter the country beginning from January 1, 2022 in a move that will enable Muslims to take part in religious pilgrimage.
A Saudi-led coalition begins a military offensive against the Houthis, carrying out airstrikes against the capital Sanaa, as well as the provinces of Ma'rib, al-Jawf, al-Bayda, Hajjah and Saada. The local news describe the airstrikes as "violent" and reports scores of people injured. This is said to be the response to missile and drone attacks against Saudi Arabia from last week to last night.
Saudi Arabia suspends any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of “distorting facts” in its reporting of yesterday's phone call between the leaders of both countries which suggested a breakthrough in the Gulf dispute was possible.
The top cleric of Saudi Arabia says Iranians "are not Muslims."
Houthi shelling kills seven in Saudi Arabia; nine Yemenis from one family die from an airstrike by the Saudi-led alliance.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets in Vienna, Austria, with the foreign ministers of Turkey and Saudi Arabia, as well as the U.N. special envoy for Syria, ahead of Saturday's next round of international summits on the Syrian Civil War. The talks, aimed toward a cease-fire in Syria's devastating war and a political transition to a post-war government, will include senior officials from 19 nations-groups and, as in October, Iran will participate.
Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, the Saudi Arabian Minister of the Interior, is named as the new Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, following the death of Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud on October 22.
The President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono condemns the beheading of an Indonesian maid in Saudi Arabia and condemns the Saudi Government of breaking the "norms and manners" of international relations. [http:--www.straitstimes.com-BreakingNews-SEAsia-Story-STIStory_683019.html ("Straits Times")]date=August 2019
A human rights advocate claims that Saudi Arabia has released Manal al-Sherif, detained for breaking the law against women drivers.