A Saudi-based Indian businessman has secured the release of a compatriot serving a jail term in the Gulf Kingdom for killing a local resident in Jeddah by paying blood money to the family of the victim.Jul 08, 2013, 15:07 PM IST
A Singapore-bound merchant vessel from Jeddah split into two around 840 nautical miles off the coast in Mumbai.Jun 17, 2013, 23:41 PM IST
The Saudi monarch has removed Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz from the post of interior minister and replaced him with Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz.Nov 06, 2012, 10:21 AM IST
Saudi authorities have reportedly foiled a “terror” plot and busted two extremist cells in Riyadh and Jeddah.Aug 27, 2012, 13:42 PM IST
The issue of the 78 Indian workers is now being heard in a labour court in Tabuk and the Indian consulate from Jeddah is providing them legal assistance.Jul 04, 2012, 14:37 PM IST
Ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia is the only country where women are not allowed to drive.Feb 05, 2012, 10:10 AM IST
Ranganathan, who hails from Ponparappi village of Perambalur Taluk in Tamil Nadu, came to work as shepherd in the Hail region of Saudi Arabia in 2002.Feb 02, 2012, 15:32 PM IST
Saudi Arabia’s strict interpretation of Islam prohibits unrelated men and women from mingling.Jan 29, 2012, 16:27 PM IST
The GMG Airlines` flight was carrying Haj pilgrims who were returning to Bangladesh from Saudi Arabia.Nov 24, 2011, 15:42 PM IST
Two Indian expatriate brothers have
been shot dead by a Saudi Arabian national following an
argument at a workshop in the kingdom`s Taif region.
Government says steps are being taken to bring back Haj pilgrims, who are stranded in Jeddah due to non-availability of flights.Nov 30, 2010, 16:05 PM IST
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has
sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention to ensure
safe return of Haj pilgrims from the state who, he said, are
stranded at the Jeddah airport.
A Jeddah-bound Saudi Airlines flight with 182 passengers on board was aborted on Monday just before take off after the pilot detected smoke in one of its
engines and steered the plane to safety, airport officials said.