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Half-Saudi children will enjoy same rights as Saudis

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 18:45

Children born to expatriates, who have married Saudi women, will be treated as Saudis for work, education and medical purposes, Sulaiman Al-Yahya, director-general of Saudi Arabia`s passports department said.

Saudi beheaded for killing man with machine gun

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 23:46

The authorities in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday beheaded a citizen convicted of shooting dead a compatriot, the interior ministry said.

Saudi replaces veteran intel chief Prince Bandar

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 01:40

Saudi Arabia has replaced intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the kingdom`s pointman on the Syrian conflict, "at his own request", official news agency SPA announced today.

Saudi Arabia jails 13 for aiding overseas fighters

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 16:40

A Saudi Arabian court on Sunday jailed 13 men to sentences ranging from one to 10 years for aiding and financing militants fighting abroad, conspiring inside Saudi Arabia and harbouring wanted suspects, state news agency SPA reported on Monday.

Indian unpaid women workers sent home from Saudi Arabia

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 23:13

A group of Indian women workers, who were not paid their salaries for the past nine months by their employer here, have been repatriated after the Indian Embassy mediated with their contracting company for their final exit.

Body of Indian expatriate lying in Saudi since 2 years: Report

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 13:59

The body of an Indian man who was found dead over two years ago in a suburb of Saudi Arabia`s Jubail city is still lying in a morgue, according to a media report.

Saudi death sentence for top Qaeda man `held for decade`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 04:39

A Saudi court sentenced to death Wednesday the "chief strategist" of a wave of al-Qaeda violence that erupted in the kingdom in 2003, a decade after his reported arrest.

Saudi dynasty moves to forestall succession crisis

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 01:24

Saudi Arabia`s appointment of Prince Muqrin as deputy crown prince is a first step towards addressing its biggest dynastic challenge for 50 years and forestalling a possible succession crisis in the world`s top oil exporter.

Obama faces rights criticism after Saudi visit focused on ties

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 22:40

US President Barack Obama flew home from Saudi Arabia on Saturday under fire for not doing more to raise human rights concerns on a visit dominated by smoothing policy differences with a longtime ally.

John Kerry cancels US return en route from Mideast

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 21:15

Shannon: Halfway home from Saudi Arabia, US Secretary of State John Kerry has abruptly changed course and will stay in Europe for talks on Ukraine.

Barack Obama in Saudi Arabia for talks overshadowed by mistrust

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 18:40

US President Barack Obama has sought to allay Riyadh`s criticism of his policies on Syria and Iran, telling the Saudi king their two countries remain in lockstep on their strategic interests.

Obama defends not using force in Syria

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 09:08

President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration`s decision not to use military force in Syria, saying that the United States has its limits.