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Saudi Arabia sentences 18 over terror attacks

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 19:32

A specialised criminal court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 18 people to varied prison terms for participating in terrorist attacks within the country, media reported.

Saudi Arabia sentences 18 to jail for militant offences

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 11:02

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.

Indian Haj pilgrims to go hi-tech this year

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 15:41

More than 136,000 Indian Haj pilgrims coming to Saudi Arabia this year will be benefited by several high-tech apps, including Google Maps, to facilitate hassle-free pilgrimage.

Saudi Arabia`s Grand Mufti denounces Iraq`s Islamic State group

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:03

Saudi Arabia`s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said the militant groups Islamic State and al Qaeda were "enemy number one of Islam" and not in any way part of the faith.

Saudi beheaded for murder as Amnesty urges halt to executions

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 15:52

A Saudi national convicted of murder was decapitated by the sword in the southwest of the Gulf kingdom on Tuesday, the interior ministry said.

Saudi Arabia executes four for drug possession

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:54

Saudi Arabia has executed four men for possession of hashish, domestic media reported, taking to 17 the number of people put to death in the conservative Islamic kingdom in two weeks and prompting disquiet from international rights groups.

Gunmen attack Saudi prince`s motorcade in Paris

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 12:16

Kalashnikov-wielding robbers have attacked the motorcade of a Saudi prince in Paris, making off with 250,000 euros (USD 335,000) in cash and reportedly stealing "sensitive" documents, French police said on Monday.

Two Saudis beheaded for murdering compatriots

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:36

Two Saudi men were decapitated by sword on Sunday for separate murder charges, the interior ministry said.

Ist batch of Hajj pilgrims to leave on Aug 27

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 12:44

The first batch of 275 Hajj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir will leave for Saudi Arabia on a direct flight from the city airport here on August 27, an official said on Sunday.

Saudi beheads convicted Pakistani drug trafficker

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 18:44

Saudi authorities beheaded a Pakistani on Thursday after sentencing him to death for drug trafficking, the interior ministry said, taking to 25 the number of executions announced this year.

Saudi Arabia gives UN $100 mn to fight terrorism

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 03:23

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday gave USD 100 million to the United Nations to support counter-terrorism efforts and called on other countries to do the same.

13 Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia to return soon

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 16:59

Thirteen Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia after being duped by an Indian job agent are set to leave the country with their Saudi agent agreeing to pay for their return journey.