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Saudis intercept seven Yemen rebel missiles in deadly escalation

Saudis intercept seven Yemen rebel missiles in deadly escalation

Saudi forces intercepted seven Yemeni rebel missiles today, including over the capital Riyadh, in a deadly escalation on the eve of the third anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition's intervention in Yemen.

Mar 26, 2018, 06:42 AM IST
Saudi Arabia to host first Arab Fashion Week

Saudi Arabia to host first Arab Fashion Week

The Dubai-based Arab Fashion Council said on its website that fashion week would be held in Riyadh from March 26 to March 31.

Feb 20, 2018, 08:19 AM IST
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed, former ministers detained in corruption probe

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed, former ministers detained in corruption probe

One of Saudi Arabia`s most prominent businessmen and a former finance minister are among dozens detained in a probe by a new anti-corruption body, a senior Saudi official said on Sunday.

Nov 05, 2017, 11:26 AM IST
Saudi women rejoice at end of driving ban long backed by clerics

Saudi women rejoice at end of driving ban long backed by clerics

The Saudi ambassador to Washington said on Tuesday women would not need their guardians` permission to get a licence, nor to have a guardian in the car when driving.

Sep 27, 2017, 18:13 PM IST
Pilgrims return to Mecca as haj winds down without incident

Pilgrims return to Mecca as haj winds down without incident

MECCA (Reuters) - More than two million pilgrims participating in the haj this week began returning to Mecca on Sunday for final prayers as the world`s largest annual gathering of Muslims winds dow

Sep 04, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
Pilgrims return to Mecca as haj winds down without incident

Pilgrims return to Mecca as haj winds down without incident

MECCA (Reuters) - More than two million pilgrims participating in the haj this week began returning to Mecca on Sunday for final prayers as the world`s largest annual gathering of Muslims winds dow

Sep 04, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

Twelve including four children killed in airstrikes in Yemen's Houthi

An official news agency controlled by Yemen's Houthi rebels says 12 civilians have been killed in two airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition in a northern province.

Aug 04, 2017, 19:39 PM IST

Qatar copies rival Saudi's 'investment diplomacy'

President Donald Trump may accuse Qatar of sponsoring terrorism, but that did not stop the wealthy emirate this week from lighting up the Empire State building in the national colors of his Middle Eastern nation.

Jul 02, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
Saudi Arabia foils suicide attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque; bomber blows himself up

Saudi Arabia foils suicide attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque; bomber blows himself up

The month of fasting ends with the Eid-al-Fitr holiday, expected to be on Sunday. Saudi monarchs usually spend the last 10 days of Ramadan in Mecca.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 09:14 AM IST
Donald Trump congratulates new Saudi crown prince, raises Qatar row

Donald Trump congratulates new Saudi crown prince, raises Qatar row

Qatar is home to the biggest US air base in the Middle East -- a hub in the war against the Islamic State group.

Jun 22, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

Nawaz Sharif leaves for Saudi amid Qatar crisis

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is headed for Saudi Arabia on Monday on a day-long visit in the backdrop of a deepening diplomatic rift in the Middle East, the media reported.

Jun 12, 2017, 14:00 PM IST

Pakistani, child killed in Saudi Shiite town gunfire

Saudi authorities blocked roads in a flashpoint Shiite town Saturday, residents said a day after security officials said gunmen killed a two-year-old boy and a Pakistani man.

May 13, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

Saudi shake-up strengthens king's powerful son

A recent Saudi government and security shake-up aims to strengthen King Salman`s increasingly powerful son against a royal rival and to bolster ties with Washington, analysts and diplomats say.

 

Apr 26, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Saudi-led military alliance not against any country: Pakistan

Saudi-led military alliance not against any country: Pakistan

Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has made it clear that the Saudi-led 41-nation Islamic military alliance is against terrorism and not against any country.

Apr 05, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

Fire in Iraqi airplane in Saudi airport controlled, 356 passengers evacuated

Saudi firefighting team extinguished on Saturday a limited fire in an airplane of the Iraqi airline at the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and 356 passengers were evacuated.

Feb 12, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

Saudi-led strikes on Yemen port, fears for civilians: UN

The Saudi-led coalition has intensified air strikes on the Yemen port of Hodeidah, potentially trapping civilians and endangering a humanitarian operation to import vital supplies

Feb 10, 2017, 16:02 PM IST

Houthi rebels attack Saudi warship in Red Sea

Al Madinah, was conducting routine operations on Monday when the attack occurred.

Jan 31, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Saudi-led coalition kills six civilians, wounds several in Yemen's Saada

The Saudi-led coalition killed at least six civilians and wounded several others in air strikes on Yemen`s northern province of Saada on Monday, residents and rescuers told Xinhua news agency.

Jan 03, 2017, 01:46 AM IST

Yemen rebels claim attack on UAE military vessel

Yemeni rebels claimed they hit a vessel Saturday operated by the Emirati military, which is part of a Saudi-led coalition fighting in support of Yemen's government.

Oct 01, 2016, 19:41 PM IST

John Kerry heads to Saudi ahead of Syria, Libya talks

Kerry's spokesman John Kirby said the secretary of state and Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni would jointly host the Libya crisis meeting.

May 14, 2016, 00:19 AM IST