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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Jeddah

Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# Sudan
Clashes and air-strikes reported in Sudan minutes after one-week ceasefire officially begins
There had been an absence of signals on the ground that fighters intended to honour the truce as gunfire and explosions still rocked Khartoum today.
This month
May 2023
# Jeddah
Zelenksyy calls out Arab leaders for supporting Russia after Assad's return to the Arab League
This meeting marks the return of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad – a staunch Russian ally.
Last year
# Setback
LIV Golf suffers blow as players denied ranking points
The Saudi-funded breakaway recently spoke of a new strategic alliance with the MENA Tour.
# Rivals
Oleksandr Usyk vows to beat Tyson Fury after the Briton criticises Jeddah show
The Gypsy King was unimpressed by both the Ukrainian and Anthony Joshua.
# Jeddah
Saudi Arabia pledges maximum security for F1 after Yemeni attack
A missile attack took place 12 miles from the Jeddah Circuit during Friday’s practice session.
# Concerned
Hamilton uncomfortable with 'mind-blowing' human rights issues ahead of Saudi Arabia GP
On Friday, human rights’ group, Reprieve, said a further 16 people have been killed in the country since the mass execution of 81 men on 12 March.
All time
# Close Call
Lewis Hamilton clinches Saudi Arabia pole as Max Verstappen crashes out
Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas came in second.
# Controversial
'They're throwing a lot of money on the table and at the end of the day, we're prizefighters'
Former world champion boxer Amir Khan has defended his decision to fight in Saudi Arabia despite concerns over human rights in the country.
# Bangladesh
Fury as 'merciless' fatal beating of teenager is posted online
The boy was tied to a stake and beaten to death.
# Jeddah
Human body parts 'fall from the sky' in Saudi Arabia
Initial indications were that the remains “fell from a plane’s landing gear” over the city of Jeddah.
# Saudi Arabia
Saudi woman to face trial after driving herself to hospital
The woman said she was suffering from intestinal bleeding. She was arrested for breaching the Saudi ban on women driving.