World News | Adam Taylor, The Washington Post | Friday November 27, 2015
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have long been annoyed that everyone keeps suggesting they are anything like the Islamic State. Sure, they say, perhaps some of the laws on the books may look similar to the punishments in the extremist organization, but the Saudi kingdom is a sovereign state that abides by the rule of law and uses these punishments with...
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Crude oil futures rose around one percent on Tuesday, after Saudi Arabia pledged to work towards oil price stability, while a strong U.S. dollar and an expected rise in U.S. crude stocks limited the price rally.
Thomson Reuters | Monday November 23, 2015
Crude prices rose as much as 1 per cent on Monday after Saudi Arabia's pledge to work on price stability offset some worries about the global oil market glut.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 23, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry was set to hold talks with senior Emirati and Saudi officials in Abu Dhabi today to find ways to bring Syrian opposition groups together at a conference that will be hosted by Saudi Arabia next month.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 17, 2015
Yemen's president returned to Aden today from exile in Saudi Arabia, a day after a military offensive was launched against Iran-backed rebels, a presidential source said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 16, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Saudi King Salman Al Saud and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the margins of the G20 Summit to discuss combating terrorism and other bilateral issues but a structured meeting with US President Obama did not take place.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 16, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a bilateral meeting with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul Aziz on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 14, 2015
The "heinous" Paris attacks are a violation of all religions and underline the need to intensify efforts against "terrorism", Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said today as he arrived in Vienna for talks on ending Syria's civil war.
World News | Friday November 13, 2015
Legally, alcohol is banned in Saudi Arabia. In reality, however, there are people in the country who drink.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 11, 2015
Two hospitals in Saudi Arabia have become the first medical facitlies to successfully implanted world's smallest pacemaker in five patients, according to a media report.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday November 11, 2015
Saudi Arabia is pushing the U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee to condemn Iranian and Russian intervention in Syria, a move that prompted complaints on Tuesday from the delegations of Iran and Syria.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Two Indians were among three persons injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a security patrol in Saudi Arabia's troubled eastern Qatif region, an official said today.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
One victim, a half-British engineer based in Saudi Arabia, was quoted as saying, "I am horrified at how they got hold of my details."
World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Saudi Arabia has executed at least 151 people this year, the most since 1995 and far above the annual figure in recent years which rarely exceeded 90, Amnesty International said on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 9, 2015
Iran has summoned Saudi Arabia's charge d'affaires in Tehran after the Gulf kingdom executed three Iranians convicted of drug trafficking, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday November 7, 2015
The Indian woman whose arm was allegedly chopped off by her employer in Saudi Arabia arrived in Chennai today.
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 7, 2015
Wealthy Gulf Arab states such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar as well as the so-called BRICs emerging market nations should do more to help Syrian refugees, a senior US official said on Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 5, 2015
A woman who says she was secretly married to Saudi Arabia's late king Fahd won her claim for a multi-million pound payout from his son at London's High Court on Tuesday.
Nafeesa Syeed, Bloomberg | Wednesday November 4, 2015
Uber over the next several years will begin service in new cities in Saudi Arabia and Egypt and enter Pakistan.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 2, 2015
Iran said today it would quit Syria peace talks if it found them unconstructive, citing the "negative role" of Saudi Arabia, in the latest twist in a spat between the regional rivals that bodes ill for efforts to ease turmoil across the Middle East.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 2, 2015
Saudi Arabia today executed one of its citizens after he was convicted of running over and killing a fellow tribesman, the interior ministry said.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 2, 2015
Islamic State fighters drove Syrian government forces from a western town on Sunday, a monitoring group reported, as fighting escalated despite a flurry of diplomatic activity and talks between regional rivals.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 30, 2015
Talks on a political solution to the civil war in Syria got under way today, with 17 countries plus the United Nations and European Union taking part.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 30, 2015
The deadly crush that occurred at the haj near Mecca last month killed at least 2,070 people, nearly triple the number accounted for in a death toll maintained by Saudi authorities, a Reuters tally indicated on Thursday.