World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 11, 2014
A Saudi court has jailed a tweeter for 10 years after convicting him of insulting the kingdom's political and religious leaders and urging anti-regime protests, official SPA news agency reported.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday March 9, 2014
A suicide bomber killed 37 people, including two state television employees, at a checkpoint near Baghdad Sunday, after Iraq's premier accused Riyadh and Doha of fuelling bloodshed in the country.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 8, 2014
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the the Customs Department today detected six cases of gold smuggling and seized 6.3 kilograms of gold valued at Rs 3 crore collectively.
World | Reuters | Friday March 7, 2014
Saudi Arabia has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation, in a move that could increase pressure on Qatar whose backing for the group has sparked a row with fellow Gulf monarchies.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 6, 2014
Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank said on Wednesday it has named Sarah al-Suhaimi to head NCB Capital, making her the first woman to lead a top investment bank in the kingdom.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Friday March 7, 2014
Four Indians of one family, including an infant, have been killed in a horrific road accident in Saudi Arabia.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 5, 2014
In a signficant humanitarian gesture following the visit of the Saudi crown prince to India last week, hundreds of Indian prisoners in Saudi jails may be transferred to India if they are so willing.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday February 28, 2014
A man has been arrested at the airport in New Delhi for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold bars valued at about Rs 30 lakh.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 27, 2014
CISF today apprehended a man who was allegedly trying to smuggle in ten gold biscuits on his arrival from Riyadh at the Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 23, 2014
A Saudi Arabian man who punched out his mother's tooth during a fight will have his own tooth broken as punishment, in addition to being imprisoned and publicly lashed.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 19, 2014
Britain's Prince Charles, dressed in a traditional Saudi robe and a checked red and white keffiyeh, joined members of Saudi Arabia's royal family in performing the "Ardah" sword dance near Riyadh.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday February 18, 2014
Official Saudi media and Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Charles has met senior members of the Saudi royal family in the kingdom.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 18, 2014
A three-year-old Indian boy died after being run over by a vehicle in Saudi Arabia's Makkah province, according to a media report today.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday February 8, 2014
A fire killed 12 people and injured 130 others in a pilgrim hotel in the Saudi holy city of Medina on Saturday, the state-run SPA news agency reported.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 8, 2014
An Indian worker, who was jailed for causing the death of a co-worker four years ago in Saudi Arabia, was released on the direction of a provincial governor
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday February 7, 2014
Eight passengers have been arrested at the international airport in New Delhi for allegedly trying to smuggle gold worth over Rs 2 crore into the country.
World | Reuters | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Saudi Arabia will imprison for three to 20 years any citizen who fights in conflicts abroad, according to a royal decree released through state media on Monday.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Monday February 3, 2014
An obese Saudi Arabian man, weighing a staggering 610 kgs, has shed 320 kgs after a concerned Saudi king ordered him hospitalised months ago.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 1, 2014
An Indian national was arrested with 144 bottles of homemade liquor on the streets of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, according to a media report today.
India | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 30, 2014
An Indian worker convicted of murdering a Saudi was beheaded by the sword in the Riyadh region on Thursday, the interior ministry said.