Russian and Saudi foreign ministers to meet in Moscow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet his Saudi counterpart, Prince Saud al-Faisal, in Moscow on Friday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as Iran and world powers seek to reach a deal on nuclear talks.

Appreciate Saudi Arabia's role in combating IS, says Barack Obama
Appreciate Saudi Arabia's role in combating IS, says Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama Wednesday lauded Saudi Arabia`s contribution to the global fight against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation.

Iran, US go face-to-face in crunch nuclear talks

Iran and the US held one-on-one talks on Wednesday as a deadline loomed to reach a mammoth nuclear deal, seeking common ground on the two crucial remaining issues: uranium enrichment and sanctions relief.

Riyadh has never funded extremists: Saudi journalist

Saudi Arabia has never knowingly or unknowingly funded extremists, a veteran Saudi journalist said on Wednesday.

Saudi authorities warn against hunting migratory birds

Saudi Arabian authorities have warned citizens against hunting or coming into contact with migratory birds that are currently travelling through the country to avoid bird flu, media reported Wednesday.

Saudi king urges Egypt backing for Doha return to Arab fold

Saudi King Abdullah urged Egypt on Wednesday to support Qatar`s return to the Arab fold, days after Gulf states resolved a diplomatic spat over Doha`s alleged support for the Muslim Brotherhood.

Saudi husband demands divorce after wife removes veil

 This may sound bizarre but it is sadly true. In a shocking event of sorts, things turned pretty ugly after a Saudi groom divorced his wife on the wedding day itself.

Saudi Arabia leans on Gulf states to close ranks as region boils

Gulf Arab states have shelved a bitter row among themselves, hoping to repair an alliance that has been sorely tested by chaos in the Middle East and the prospect of an Iranian nuclear deal that could tilt the regional balance of power towards their old foe Tehran.

Saudi man divorces wife over neglected Whatsapp messages

A man from Saudi recently divorced his wife for ignoring his messages on Whatsapp despite being an avid smartphone user.

Syrian drug smuggler beheaded in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded a Syrian convicted of drug trafficking, official media said, bringing to 68 the number of people executed this year despite international concern.

Britain`s Prince Andrew in Saudi to reinforce ties

Britain`s Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth II, was in Saudi Arabia on Monday to reinforce longstanding ties between the kingdoms, the British embassy said.

GCC ends diplomatic row with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have ended their row with Qatar and have agreed to return their ambassadors to the country, media reported Monday.

Ready to cooperate in all sectors, Saudi Arabian prince tells PM Modi

Describing India as "a very friendly country", Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Saudi Arabia is ready to cooperate with India on all aspects.

Ready to cooperate in all sectors: Saudi leader tells Modi

 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday held a bilateral meeting with Saudi Arabia`s Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Good relations with Canada a priority: Modi to Harper

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper on the margins of the G20 summit here Saturday and emphasised on strong ties between the two countries.

Islamic State leader urges attacks in Saudi Arabia: Speech

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called for attacks against the rulers of Saudi Arabia in a speech purported to be in his name on Thursday, saying his self-declared caliphate was expanding there and in four other Arab countries.

Libya PM Thani in Saudi: Media

Libya`s internationally-recognised Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani, facing a power struggle with Islamists, arrived in regional kingpin Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, official media reported.

Saudi oil minister denies crude price war

Saudi Arabia`s oil minister on Wednesday rejected talk that the country was leading a price war in global oil markets as crude prices continue to sink.

Saudi beheads drug smuggler in 66th execution of year

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday beheaded a convicted drug trafficker, the interior ministry announced, bringing to 66 the number of executions this year despite international concerns.

Saudi calms sectarian tensions after deadly attack

Expressions of solidarity by Saudi Arabia`s Sunni leaders towards Shiites are helping to bridge a divide after an unprecedented militant attack against the minority community, analysts say.