Saudi Arabia`s King Salman on Thursday named a new intelligence chief, replaced part of his cabinet and fired two sons of the late king Abdullah in a major government shake-up seen as further entrenching the new monarch`s power.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, on his accession to the throne.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings and felicitations to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on his accession to the throne.
President Barack Obama defended the US government's willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security despite deep concerns over human rights abuses, as he led an array of current and former American statesmen in paying respects today following the death of King Abdullah.
President Barack Obama will fly a 30-member delegation, including top officials and Republican foreign policy veterans, to Riyadh on Tuesday to meet Saudi Arabia`s new King Salman as the crisis in neighboring Yemen continues to boil.
US President Barack Obama will conclude his three-day-long visit to India on Tuesday. Prior to leaving for Saudi Arabia in the afternoon, Obama will address a select gathering that will include young Indians, at south Delhi's Siri Fort Auditorium.
Pakistan's government will decide in a day or two whether to allow former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to travel to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences to the royal family following the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.