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Saudi Arabia's King Salman to hand over crown to his son, Mohammed bin Salman, next week: Report

Saudi Arabia's King Salman to hand over crown to his son, Mohammed bin Salman, next week: Report

This would be the first time in 64 years that the crown of Saudi Arabia will pass from one generation to the next.

Nov 17, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Saudi official axed over king image with 'Star Wars' icon

Saudi official axed over king image with 'Star Wars' icon

The black-and-white image shows King Faisal, Saudi Arabia`s third monarch, signing the United Nations Charter in 1945, with the diminutive Jedi master Yoda perched next to him.

Sep 26, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
Saudi king ousts nephew, names son as heir in succession shake-up

Saudi king ousts nephew, names son as heir in succession shake-up

Saudi Arabia`s King Salman ousted his nephew as crown prince on Wednesday and installed his son Mohammed bin Salman.

Jun 21, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
Making America Great Again? Donald Trump didn't bow to Saudi King but Obama did so - Here is VIDEO PROOF

Making America Great Again? Donald Trump didn't bow to Saudi King but Obama did so - Here is VIDEO PROOF

These two videos are going viral on social media and netizens are praising US Donald Trump.

May 22, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
1,000 people, 460 tons of equipment, Limousines, escalators and what not! Details of Saudi King's luggage on his trip to Indonesia

1,000 people, 460 tons of equipment, Limousines, escalators and what not! Details of Saudi King's luggage on his trip to Indonesia

It's a historic visit by Saudi King Salman as it's a first visit by a Saudi monarch to Indonesia in almost 50 years!

Mar 02, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Saudi king visits Indonesia with huge entourage, tons of gear

King Salman kicked off his three-week Asian tour in Malaysia earlier this week, and is also set to visit Japan, China, and the Maldives.

Mar 01, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

Saudi King agrees with Trump to support Syria, Yemen safe zones

The Saudi Arabian monarch also invited Trump to "lead a Middle East effort to defeat terrorism."

Jan 30, 2017, 15:09 PM IST
Four charged with plotting to assassinate late Saudi king Abdullah

Four charged with plotting to assassinate late Saudi king Abdullah

Saudi Arabia overcame an al Qaeda insurgency almost a decade ago but has suffered several deadly attacks on mosques and security forces claimed by Islamic State.

Nov 22, 2016, 21:11 PM IST

Plight of Indian workers: 'Saudi King has personally intervened to resolve the issue'

“Saudi Arabia has said that exit visas will be given as asked by India for Indian workers there.” 

Aug 04, 2016, 11:39 AM IST
PM Modi bowed before Saudi king? Scribe posts photo on social media, BJP files complaint

PM Modi bowed before Saudi king? Scribe posts photo on social media, BJP files complaint

Arvind Gupta, the party's technology cell in-charge, filed a complaint with the Cyber Cell of Delhi Police against the person working with a private TV channel for "tweeting morphed images of PM Modi".

Apr 04, 2016, 19:28 PM IST

Saudi King Abdulaziz Al Saud accepts PM Modi's invitation to visit India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on the final leg of his three-nation tour in Riyadh will leave for New Delhi early on Monday morning.

Apr 03, 2016, 21:34 PM IST
PM Modi gifts Saudi King gold-plated replica of Cheraman Juma Masjid in Kerala

PM Modi gifts Saudi King gold-plated replica of Cheraman Juma Masjid in Kerala

Seeking to inject new momentum in bilateral ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held wide-ranging talks with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on ways to expand strategic cooperation in a range of areas including trade, investment and counter-terrorism.

Apr 03, 2016, 19:34 PM IST
PM Modi holds talks with Saudi King to boost strategic ties

PM Modi holds talks with Saudi King to boost strategic ties

Saudi Arabia is India's largest crude oil supplier, accounting for about one-fifth of total imports and both sides were of the view that cooperation in this sector should expand.

Apr 03, 2016, 17:24 PM IST

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz books entire luxury hotel in Turkey for G20 visit

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has booked an entire hotel in Turkey's southern Antalya province during his 18-day visit to the city as part of the G20 Summit to be held later this month and will reportedly pay a whopping $18 million for his stay there, a media report on Sunday said.

Nov 09, 2015, 03:31 AM IST

Late Saudi king's 'secret wife' gets huge UK payout

A British judge on Tuesday ordered a huge financial payout for a woman who claims she was the "secret wife" of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia.

Nov 04, 2015, 00:23 AM IST

Saudi king reaffirms commitment to hajj after Iran criticism

Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Monday that "irresponsible comments" and criticism of the kingdom's management of the hajj will not affect his country's oversight of the annual Islamic pilgrimage.

Oct 13, 2015, 00:39 AM IST

Saudi king sanctions Binladin firm over pre-Haj tragedy

Saudi Arabia's King Salman sanctioned the powerful Saudi Binladin Group on Tuesday over the collapse of a construction crane at Mecca's Grand Mosque, which killed more than 100 people days before the hajj pilgrimage.

Sep 16, 2015, 00:07 AM IST
Saudi King vows to find cause of crane tragedy at Mecca`s Grand Mosque; toll rises to 107

Saudi King vows to find cause of crane tragedy at Mecca`s Grand Mosque; toll rises to 107

Saudi Arabia`s King Salman vowed on Saturday to find out what caused a crane collapse that killed 107 people at Mecca`s Grand Mosque. 

Sep 13, 2015, 03:39 AM IST

New approach to old alliance for Saudi King and Obama

Saudi Arabia`s King Salman will meet U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday, aiming to push him for more support in Riyadh`s efforts to counter Iran after it agreed to a nuclear deal that will relieve Tehran of some international pressure.

Sep 03, 2015, 21:38 PM IST

Saudi king`s US absence signals discontent with Iran policy

Discontent with American policy toward Iran is behind the last-minute pullout by Saudi King Salman from a summit with US President Barack Obama this week, analysts said.

May 11, 2015, 23:37 PM IST