Terror attack foiled in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Interior Ministry said the police foiled a terrorist attack in Asir region in the country and killed the two attackers, the media reported.

Bomb injures policeman at Saudi patrol station

A small bomb exploded outside a highway patrol station in eastern Saudi Arabia, injuring a policeman, official media said on Friday.

Indian's body to be brought back from Saudi tomorrow: HC told

Mohammed Afsar Ansari, hailing from Jharkhand, was allegedly killed by his employers in Saudi Arabia apparently after he wanted to return to India.

Yemen suicide bomber targets Aden police chief

A suicide bomber targeted the police chief of Yemen`s second city Aden on Thursday in the latest attack against senior officials in the base of the Saudi-backed government, a security official said.

Delhi Police recovers precious dagger stolen from Nehru Museum, arrests 2

Delhi Police recovers precious dagger stolen from Nehru Museum, arrests 2

The Delhi Police on Wednesday night arrested two sanitation workers at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library for stealing a dagger gifted to the former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru by Saudi Arabia.

Saudi prince unveils sweeping plans to end "addiction" to oil

The powerful young prince overseeing Saudi Arabia`s economy unveiled ambitious plans on Monday aimed at ending the kingdom`s "addiction" to oil and transforming it into a global investment power.

800 al Qaeda fighters killed in Yemen anti-jihad offensive: Arab coalition

800 al Qaeda fighters killed in Yemen anti-jihad offensive: Arab coalition

More than 800 members of al Qaeda were killed in a military offensive against the group in the south of Yemen, the Saudi-led Arab coalition operating in the country said Monday.

Yemen govt troops retake key Qaeda-held city: Army

Yemen govt troops retake key Qaeda-held city: Army

Yemeni troops backed by air power from a Saudi-led coalition on Sunday recaptured a southeastern provincial capital held by al Qaeda for the past year, a military officer told AFP.

Know why British Queen banned Obama’s choppers from landing on royal lawns

Know why British Queen banned Obama’s choppers from landing on royal lawns

The Queen called Obama’s bevy of choppers “over the top”, meaning the Secret Service had to rethink their plans to land about six aircraft in the 300-year-old gardens of her main residence.

Egypt opposition figure sues president over islands uproar

An Egyptian opposition figure who ran in the presidential elections against Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi is suing the president over his decision to hand over two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, according to a copy of a document obtained by The Associated Press today.

Obama to arrive in Saudi Arabia to attend GCC summit

US President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive on Wednesday in the Saudi capital Riyadh to attend a summit with leaders from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

Saudi Arabia to take $10 billion foreign loan: Report

Saudi Arabia to take $10 billion foreign loan: Report

Saudi Arabia will take a USD 10 billion loan from foreign banks to help close the gap in its state finances from collapsed oil revenues, Bloomberg News reported Thursday.

US-Saudi ties characterised by counter-terrorism cooperation

The ties between the US and Saudi Arabia is characterised by extensive counter-terrorism cooperation, the White House has said, moments before President Barack Obama left for the Kingdom as part of his three-nation six-day tour to Saudi Arabia, the UK and Germany.

Obama heads to Saudi Arabia, Britain, Germany

President Barack Obama today left the United States for Saudi Arabia, the first stop on a six-day, three-nation trip that will also take him to Britain and Germany.

US threatens to veto bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudis

Hoping that Saudi Arabia understands their shared interest in protecting the stability and security of the international financial system, the White House has threatened to veto a bill that would allow the 9/11 terror attacks victims to sue the Saudis.

Jordan latest Arab country to recall envoy from Iran

Jordan on Monday recalled its ambassador to Iran over what it described as Tehran`s interference in Arab affairs.

Yemen talks put on hold as rebels delay arrival

The start of UN-brokered peace talks between Yemen`s government and rebels was delayed Monday after the insurgent delegation failed to show up in Kuwait claiming truce violations.

First Air France flight in 8 years lands in Iran

The first Air France flight between Paris and Tehran for eight years landed in the Islamic republic's capital on Sunday, bearing a government minister and a business delegation.

Pakistan to accept Haj applications from April 18-26

Pakistan`s Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf on Sunday said the Haj applications will be accepted from April 18 to April 26.