Saudi Arabia was, for decades, the world's largest oil producer. This disruption is the biggest supply shock in absolute terms in the last five decades and has important repercussions for US-Saudi relations.
Khashoggi’s death stirred widespread disgust and hurt the image of crown prince, previously admired in the West for pushing to end the kingdom's oil dependence and easing social restrictions including by allowing women to drive.
Iran's military denied on Monday being behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week. But experts suggest that if Iran were involved, it would represent a calibrated yet risky pushback to the US.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz - what time is it in Mecca, Saudia Arabia when it's noon time in Los Angeles - is 10pm. The BBC's Arab Affairs Analyst, Magdi Abdelhadi reports that some Muslims want to replace Greenwich Mean Time with Mecca Time.
A Saudi Arabian novel, banned in the Kingdom, is now available in the US in English translation; Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Saudi author Yousef Al-Mohaimeed about his book "Wolves of the Crescent Moon."
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is becoming increasingly concerned about a growing divorce rate there and so t he government is reportedly considering making pre-marriage courses compulsory for couples about to tie the knot
Women in Saudi Arabia can't drive cars because the conservative kingdom forbids women to drive, but some Saudi women are challenging the law and they're using YouTube to get their message out, as The BBC's Crispin Thorold has the story.
Saudi Arabia was home to many of the men who carried out the 9-11 attacks. Today, al Qaeda's ideology is still present in the country. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mideast expert Gregory Gause about Saudi Arabia's recent efforts to fight extremism.
Until recently, investors from the oil-rich Persian Gulf region were buying up shares in big U.S. companies like Citigroup and Merrill Lynch. Not now. Reporter Ben Gilbert tells us why Persian Gulf investors are keeping their cash at home.