Delink terror from religion: PM Narendra Modi
Delink terror from religion: PM Narendra Modi

Making a strong pitch for delinking terrorism from religion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asserted that a global response was required to effectively combat international terrorism propagated by outfits like the Islamic State (IS).

King of Jordan meets Modi in New York

King Abdullah of Jordan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

US moving to resupply Jordan''s military with munitions: Officials

The United States is readying plans to resupply Jordan with munitions in the coming weeks, possibly including precision-guided arms, expediting support for the kingdom as it expands its role in airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS), officials say.

Islamic radicalisation in UK frightening: Prince Charles

Britain's Prince Charles has described as "frightening" the growing radicalisation of British Muslim youth who have been joining the Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq, partly due to "crazy stuff" available on the internet.

UN chief in Riyadh to meet new Saudi king

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Saudi Arabia Saturday on his first visit since King Salman acceded to the throne following last month`s death of his half-brother Abdullah.

Jordan military jets pound IS as King comforts pilot's family
Jordan military jets pound IS as King comforts pilot's family

Jordanian fighter jets pounded Islamic State targets in Syria on Thursday, before roaring over the hometown of the pilot killed by the militants while King Abdullah consoled the victim`s family.

Jordanian king vows "relentless" war on Islamic State's own ground

Jordan`s King Abdullah vowed a "relentless" war against Islamic State on their own territory on Wednesday in response to a video published by the hard-line group showing a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a cage.

Jordanian King says pilot's killing is act of "cowardly terror"

Jordan`s King Abdullah said on Tuesday the killing of pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh by Islamic State militants was an act of cowardly terror by a group that had nothing to do with Islam.

King Salman is friend of India, says Indian diplomat

India is looking forward to having stronger relations with Saudi Arabia under the leadership of King Salman, who is a friend of India like King Abdullah, said Indian Consul General BS Mubarak.

Jordan still holding prisoner demanded by Islamic State as deadline passes

Jordan said on Thursday it was still holding an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber as a deadline passed for her release set by Islamic State militants who threatened to kill a Jordanian pilot unless she was handed over by sunset.

Pakistan refuses to allow Musharraf to travel abroad

Pakistan has refused to allow former president Pervez Musharraf to visit Saudi Arabia to offer condolences over the death of Saudi King Abdullah, officials said Thursday.

Govt rejects Musharraf's request for Saudi Arabia visit

Pakistan's former dictator Pervez Musharraf, facing a slew of court cases, was denied permission Thursday by the government to travel to Saudi Arabia to condole King Abdullah's death.

Michelle Obama navigates limits on women in Saudi Arabia

For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live.

Will be back to see the Taj: Michelle Obama

President Barack Obama and Michelle may not have been able to see the Taj Mahal this time but the US First Lady on Tuesday said she will be back in India for a visit to the monument of love.

King Abdullah, a friend, well-wisher of India: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Tuesday said King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia was a "well-wisher" of India who would be remembered for his "genuine" affection towards the people of this country.

Obama leads heavyweight mission to key ally Saudi

 US President Barack Obama led a heavyweight delegation to Saudi Arabia Tuesday to offer condolences on the death of King Abdullah and shore up ties that analysts say have suffered in recent years.

Saudi`s low-key mourning rooted in 18th century

Saudi Arabia`s low-key way of mourning the death of King Abdullah, and his burial in an unmarked grave, are in keeping with the conservative teachings of an 18th century Muslim scholar.

Iran FM in rare Saudi visit after king`s death: TV

Iran`s foreign minister arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for a rare visit to the regional rival, bringing condolences after the death of King Abdullah, television pictures showed.

World leaders converge on Saudi Arabia after King`s death

World leaders converged on Saudi Arabia on Saturday to offer condolences following the death of King Abdullah, with US President Barack Obama cutting short a trip to India to pay respects.

UK Queen becomes world's oldest monarch

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is now the world's oldest monarch following the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.