World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 30, 2015
Hundreds of Saudi women began campaigning for public office Sunday, in a first for women in the conservative Muslim kingdom's slow reform process, even as three activists were disqualified.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Two Saudi policemen were shot dead today when they came under fire in the kingdom's east, where most of the minority Shia community live, the interior ministry said.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 24, 2015
In a rare four-hour-long surgery, a Keralite whose thumb and left index finger were severed in a accident at his wood making unit got a new lease of life with a city hospital reattaching the index finger to the thumb position.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 22, 2015
The United States on Wednesday urged Saudi Arabia to respect freedom of expression after Riyadh jailed a number of dissidents.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 20, 2015
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Monday that Iran's military role in Syria stopped it from being able to play a role in peacemaking efforts in the conflict there.
Indians Abroad | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 16, 2015
Riyadh police on Friday said that an Indian woman lost her arm due to a fall from a building and not because of an attack by her Saudi employer as was reported in India and elsewhere.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 13, 2015
France today announced a series of deals worth 10 billion euros ($11.4 billion) with Saudi Arabia, reinforcing growing ties between the two countries.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 2, 2015
The spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood attended a ceremony organised by Saudi Arabia in Qatar on Friday, signalling an easing of Riyadh's hostility towards the Islamist movement.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday September 1, 2015
The contract has been bagged by L&T Construction's transportation infrastructure business from a consortium of Bechtel, Almabani, CCC and Siemens, to construct ballastless tracks for Riyadh metro 1 and 2 on design and build basis, a statement issued here stated.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Three Saudi soldiers have been killed by artillery fire from Yemen, and another died when his patrol vehicle crashed along the border, authorities in Riyadh said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 20, 2015
MERS coronavirus infections have soared in Saudi Arabia ahead of the hajj pilgrimage, forcing the closure of a major hospital's emergency ward in Riyadh and killing three people, officials and the press said.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry has confirmed 58 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the country since the start of August, data on its website shows, the highest rise in recorded infections since February.
World News | Reuters | Sunday August 9, 2015
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, will meet in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss global energy markets and the Middle East crisis, including the war in Syria and the threat of Islamic State, Russia's foreign ministry said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 6, 2015
An explosion reportedly triggered by a suicide bomber ripped through a mosque used by Saudi police today killing at least 13 people in the southern city of Abha, the interior ministry said.
World News | Reuters | Thursday July 23, 2015
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said after talks in Saudi Arabia that Iran's "potential for aggression" was a shared concern as he moved to bolster defence ties with Riyadh following a nuclear agreement with its arch-foe.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 18, 2015
The White House said Friday that a top Saudi envoy "welcomed" the recent nuclear deal with Iran in a meeting with President Barack Obama, after months of skepticism.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 17, 2015
A suicide bomber wounded two policemen at a checkpoint near a high-security prison in the Saudi capital Riyadh in an attack claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 17, 2015
A car bomb exploded Thursday night at a security checkpoint in the Saudi capital Riyadh, killing the driver and wounding two policemen, the interior ministry said.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 15, 2015
Yemeni fighters backed by a Saudi-led coalition mobilised troops, weapons and armoured vehicles today to wrest back the whole of Aden from Houthi forces after taking part of the southern port city the previous day, militia officials said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday July 14, 2015
Saudi Arabian police shot dead a wanted suspected militant early on Tuesday after he killed his own father who had reported him to the authorities, the Interior Ministry said in a statement carried on state media.
World News | Reuters | Monday July 13, 2015
Saudi-led air raids killed 21 civilians in Yemen's capital Sanaa today morning, relatives of the victims and medics told Reuters, two days after the start of a United Nations-brokered humanitarian truce that Riyadh does not recognise.
World News | Reuters | Sunday July 12, 2015
Saudi-led air strikes and heavy shelling between warring factions shook several cities in Yemen on Saturday, residents said, violating a United Nations humanitarian truce which took effect just before midnight.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 10, 2015
Tens of thousands marched in Tehran and Baghdad today in annual Quds (Jerusalem) Day demonstrations in support of Palestinians, but Saudi Arabia this year joined arch-foe Israel as the target for protesters.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 10, 2015
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday his country was determined to confront what he called Iran's internal meddling in the affairs of Arab states, saying Riyadh had already curbed Tehran's efforts to expand its influence.