World | Reuters | Wednesday September 3, 2014
Saudi Arabia has detained 88 people, more than half of them Saudis, on suspicion of plotting "terrorist" attacks at home and abroad, the interior ministry said on Tuesday.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 2, 2014
An Indian national in Saudi Arabia has allegedly burnt to death his wife and five-year-old child after the woman got to know about her husband's extramarital affair, police said.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 28, 2014
Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti urged young people on Thursday to ignore calls to jihad from people representing "deviant principles", the latest salvo in an anti-militant campaign by the kingdom's religious establishment.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 21, 2014
A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced 18 men to prison terms of 10 months to 25 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets between 2003-06, state media reported late on Wednesday.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Expatriates in Saudi Arabia can now renew visit visas for their relatives online under a new service to be launched on August 11 in the Gulf nation, home to over 2.5 million Indians.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Doctors in Saudi Arabia are testing a patient suspected of having contracted Ebola during a trip to West Africa, hit by an epidemic of the virus, the health ministry said today.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 26, 2014
Gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs seized a senior Sunni politician who had previously been jailed on terrorism charges from his home in Baghdad on Saturday, police officers said.
World | Reuters | Saturday July 19, 2014
Saudi Arabia's Islamic Affairs Ministry is investigating 17 mosque imams in the capital Riyadh for not using their Friday sermons to denounce an al Qaeda attack this month, the English daily Arab News reported on Saturday.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Saudi citizens belonging to Al-Qaeda were behind an attack near Yemen last week that killed five soldiers and left five Saudi militants dead, the kingdom said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has appointed Prince Khaled bin Bandar as head of intelligence three months after his predecessor, who was in charge of efforts to support Syrian rebels against President Bashar al-Assad, was sacked.
World | Reuters | Thursday June 26, 2014
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah ordered all necessary measures to protect the kingdom against potential "terrorist threats", state news agency SPA reported on Thursday
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 26, 2014
A suicide bomber who blew himself when police raided his hotel room in Beirut was a Saudi wanted by authorities in the kingdom, an informed source in Riyadh said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 25, 2014
Dubai's Emirates Airlines said on Wednesday it has suspended flights to Peshawar, in northwest Pakistan, after gunmen opened fire at a landing plane killing a passenger and wounding two crew members.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Saudi Arabian police have arrested three Indian expatriate teachers for giving private tuitions here, a media report said.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 25, 2014
An Indian driver has been shot dead by his employer's son in Saudi Arabia.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 22, 2014
Atop the hill of Tel Ahmar just a few kilometres from Israeli forces on the Golan Heights, Syrian Islamist fighters hoist the al Qaeda flag and praise their mentor Osama bin Laden.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday May 21, 2014
The Netherlands' foreign minister said Wednesday he may fly to Saudi Arabia in a bid to ease anger in Riyadh over anti-Muslim messages spread by firebrand lawmaker Geert Wilders.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 19, 2014
Saudi health authorities have reported a new death from the MERS coronavirus today, taking the overall number of fatalities to 169 from the disease in the world's worst-hit country.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 18, 2014
Saudi Arabia has reported five new deaths from the MERS respiratory virus, bringing the death toll in the world's worst-hit country to 168.
World | Reuters | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah appointed his son as governor of Riyadh Province on Wednesday in a move that strengthens his branch of the ruling dynasty as it approaches a difficult decision over how to transfer power to the next generation.