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Saudi Arabia vows to de-escalate India-Pakistan tensions

The remarks came as the Saudi Crown Prince, who was in Pakistan on a two-day visit, prepared to leave Islamabad for New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Feb 18, 2019, 19:48 PM IST

Saudi Arabia to keep pressuring Qatar to meet Arab-bloc demands

Qatar "must respond to these requests in order to open a new page", Jubeir said.

Sep 10, 2017, 21:01 PM IST

Arab states rap 'negative' Qatari reply to demands but no new sanctions

Their foreign ministers met in Cairo on Wednesday after a deadline they gave Qatar to meet 13 demands expired.

Jul 06, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Qatar slams Saudi Arabia's refusal to negotiate

Speaking from Washington, where he held talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said the Saudi position was unacceptable.

Jun 28, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

Saudi minister, after Russia talks, says Syria's Bashar al-Assad still has to go

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir discussed Syria`s future with his Russian counterpart in Moscow on Wednesday after which he said Riyadh still believed there was no political future for President Bashar al-Assad.

Apr 26, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Saudi FM in landmark visit to Iraq: Officials

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir was in Baghdad for talks on Saturday, the first such visit by a chief diplomat from the kingdom in years, Iraqi officials said.

Feb 25, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

Saudi Arabia confirms 'genuine' $681 mn donation to Malaysian PM

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says USD 681 million banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's bank accounts was a "genuine donation".

Apr 15, 2016, 15:25 PM IST

John Kerry in Riyadh as Saudi-Iran tensions simmer

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday hoping for an easing of tensions between the Sunni power and its predominantly Shi'ite rival Iran.

Jan 23, 2016, 15:14 PM IST

John Kerry to meet Saudi FM in London amid Iran tensions

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet his Saudi counterpart Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in London today amid concerns over the dramatic breakdown in relations between his country and Iran.

Jan 14, 2016, 06:53 AM IST

Oil prices rise after Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran

Oil prices rose in Asia Monday after crude kingpin Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Iran following a row over Tehran`s execution of a Shiite cleric.

Jan 04, 2016, 08:39 AM IST

Saudi Arabia severs ties over execution of Shiite cleric

Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir announced Sunday that Saudi Arabia was severing diplomatic ties with Iran after demonstrators stormed its Tehran embassy to protest against Riyadh`s execution of a Shiite cleric.

Jan 04, 2016, 02:07 AM IST

Bashar al-Assad must go or face `military option: Saudi FM

Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad must leave office or face being turfed out by force, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said Tuesday, warning of stepped up support for Syrian rebel groups.

Sep 30, 2015, 03:11 AM IST

Saudi foreign minister to visit Russia for Syria talks

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir will visit Moscow on Tuesday to discuss Syria conflict and the Islamic State group with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign ministry said Saturday.

Aug 08, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Saudi Arabia says relations with Hamas have not changed after meeting

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said on Thursday a visit to the kingdom last week by a Hamas delegation was religious rather than political and Saudi relations with the Iran-allied Palestinian group had not changed.

Jul 23, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Saudi says ready to confront any Iran 'mischief'

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir warned Iran on Thursday to use the economic benefits of a new nuclear deal to help its people and not fund "adventures in the region."

Jul 17, 2015, 00:36 AM IST

Saudi says ready to confront any Iran `mischief`

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir warned Iran Thursday to use the economic benefits of a new nuclear deal to help its people and not fund "adventures in the region."

Jul 16, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

Iran rejects Saudi claims it armed Yemen rebels

Iran rejected on Friday allegations it was interfering in Yemen by backing Shi'ite rebels there, accusing Saudi Arabia of seeking to absolve itself of responsibility in the war-torn Arabian Peninsula country.

May 08, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

Saudi-led alliance mulls partial truces in Yemen: Statement

A Saudi-led Arab alliance conducting air strikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen is considering calling truces in specific areas in Yemen to allow humanitarian supplies to reach the country, the Saudi foreign minister said on Monday.

May 05, 2015, 10:12 AM IST

Saudi considering bombing pauses for Yemen aid delivery

Saudi Arabia is considering temporary halts in coalition air strikes against rebels in Yemen to allow for aid deliveries, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Monday.

May 04, 2015, 23:17 PM IST

New Saudi FM is well-spoken Washington insider

From the 9/11 attacks to this year`s air strikes in Yemen, Saudi Arabia`s new top diplomat is a longtime Washington insider known as a well-spoken advocate for the kingdom`s foreign policy.

Apr 29, 2015, 21:10 PM IST