Gunmen attack two US citizens in Saudi, one hurt: Police

Gunmen fired at two US citizens Friday on a road in oil-rich Eastern Province, leaving one wounded, in the fourth anti-Western attack in Saudi Arabia in as many months, police said.

Saudi Arabia postpones flogging of blogger for third week

Saudi Arabia postponed Friday the flogging of a blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam for a third week in a row, his wife said.

New Saudi king announces major government shake-up

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.

Pakistan refuses to allow Musharraf to travel abroad

Pakistan has refused to allow former president Pervez Musharraf to visit Saudi Arabia to offer condolences over the death of Saudi King Abdullah, officials said Thursday.

Govt rejects Musharraf's request for Saudi Arabia visit

Pakistan's former dictator Pervez Musharraf, facing a slew of court cases, was denied permission Thursday by the government to travel to Saudi Arabia to condole King Abdullah's death.

President Pranab extends greetings to new Saudi King

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 Mukherjee congratulates Saudi Arabia king on his accession to 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.

Barack Obama tackles IS fight, Iran with new Saudi king

US President Barack Obama led a heavyweight delegation to Saudi Arabia Tuesday to meet new King Salman and discussed the two countries` ongoing fight against the Islamic State group.

Michelle Obama navigates limits on women in Saudi Arabia

For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live.

Barack Obama defends US ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia

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.

Three more beheaded under new Saudi king

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded two more of its citizens and a Pakistani, continuing the strictest punishment under new King Salman.

Obama leads heavyweight mission to key ally Saudi

 US President Barack Obama led a heavyweight delegation to Saudi Arabia Tuesday to offer condolences on the death of King Abdullah and shore up ties that analysts say have suffered in recent years.

US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle bid goodbye to India

US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama bid goodbye to India and have left for Saudi Arabia.

Obama includes Republicans in big delegation to meet new Saudi King

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.

Obama to address young Indians at Siri Fort Auditorium today

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.

Tradition meets Twitter as Saudis pledge to new king

Decades ago, Saudis trekked across their desert kingdom to pledge allegiance to their new kings at their palaces. Now they are just using Twitter.

Decision on Musharraf's plea to visit Saudi to be taken soo

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.

Saudi`s low-key mourning rooted in 18th century

Saudi Arabia`s low-key way of mourning the death of King Abdullah, and his burial in an unmarked grave, are in keeping with the conservative teachings of an 18th century Muslim scholar.

Germany halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia: Report

 Germany has decided to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia because of "instability in the region," German daily Bild reported on Sunday.

Why Obamas decided to skip Agra and the Taj
Why Obamas decided to skip Agra and the Taj

United States' President Barack Obama arrives in India on Sunday for a three-day state visit.