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At least 1 dead in Yemen-Saudi border attack: Officials

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 21:06

A Saudi security official was killed in an attack by armed assailants near a border post with Yemen today, the interior ministry said.

21 Indians arrested in Saudi crackdown on illegal expatriates

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 20:01

In a major crackdown on illegal immigrants, police in Saudi Arabia have arrested 21 Indians for residing illegally in the country, media reported on Tuesday.

3 Indians arrested for taking private tuitions in Saudi Arabia

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 22:03

Three Indian teachers in Saudi Arabia have been arrested here for giving private tuitions, an illegal and punishable offence in the kingdom.

Three Indians arrested in Riyadh for giving private tuitions

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 17:08

Saudi Arabian police have arrested three Indian expatriate teachers for giving private tuitions here, a media report said.

Saudi king hails `historic` Sisi win of Egypt presidency

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 23:02

Saudi King Abdullah hailed as a "historic day" the election of Egypt`s ex-army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as a president, calling for donors a donors conference to help Egypt through its economic troubles.

Indian driver shot dead by employer`s son in Saudi

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 15:40

A 24-year-old Indian, who had arrived in Saudi Arabia a week ago, was shot dead by his employer`s son in Mecca.

Saudi closed Libya embassy, evacuates diplomats

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 21:09

Saudi Arabia closed its embassy in Tripoli on Monday and evacuated all its diplomats over "security" concerns in Libya, a media report said.

Saudi MERS death toll rises to 168

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 13:33

Health authorities in Saudi Arabia have reported three more fatalities from the MERS respiratory virus, taking the death toll in the world`s worst-hit country to 168.

Saudi king appoints son as governor of Riyadh province

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 23:19

Saudi Arabia`s King Abdullah appointed his son as governor of Riyadh Province on Wednesday in a move that strengthens his branch of the ruling dynasty as it approaches a difficult decision over how to transfer power to the next generation.

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 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.