Saudi Arabia

Coronavirus spread: Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims to Mecca

Even as the number of fresh cases declines at the epicentre of the disease in China, there has been a sudden increase in parts of Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Feb 27, 2020, 10:38 AM IST

Setback for Pakistan as Saudi Arabia rejects demand for OIC meet on Kashmir

The Pakistani media reported that Prime Minister Imran Khan`s plea for a discussion on Kashmir has been rejected by Saudi Arabia.

Feb 07, 2020, 08:59 AM IST

Two in Kerala under observation for Coronavirus flee to Saudi Arabia

The state government on Monday declared a state calamity and health authorities are seeking to extend all help to the needy. A meeting held at the Kozhikode Corporation also entrusted the respective ward councillors to keep a tab of all those who are under observation.

Feb 04, 2020, 17:36 PM IST

Sixty killed in Houthi attack on camp in Yemen's Marib

Al Ekhbariya television quoted sources as saying the attack was carried out with ballistic missiles and drones.

Jan 19, 2020, 08:53 AM IST

Liver transplant of Saudi girl performed using bovine jugular vein of cow in Gurugram

Doctors performed a liver transplant of a one-year-old girl child 'Hoor' of Saudi Arabia. The operation was performed in Artemis hospital of Gurugram. The liver transplant was performed using bovine jugular vein of a cow to provide blood circulation to the new liver.

Jan 10, 2020, 11:58 AM IST

Saudi Arabia sentences five to death, three to jail over killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi was a US resident and critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom`s de facto ruler. He was last seen at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2018, where he was to receive papers ahead of his wedding. His body was reportedly dismembered and removed from the building, and his remains have not been found.

Dec 23, 2019, 15:39 PM IST

Saudi Arabia, Pakistan snub Malaysia's Muslim summit

At a welcome dinner, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said the Kuala Lumpur Summit would aim to "do something" to improve the lives of Muslims and overcome Islamophobia.

Dec 18, 2019, 21:42 PM IST

Major states snub calls for climate action as UN summit grinds to close

The Madrid talks were viewed as a test of governments' collective will to heed the advice of scientists to cut greenhouse gas emissions more rapidly in order to prevent rising global temperatures from hitting irreversible tipping points.

Dec 15, 2019, 18:07 PM IST

'Time to take out our swords': Inside Iran's plot to attack Saudi Arabia

With Major General Hossein Salami, leader of the Revolutionary Guards, looking on, a senior commander took the floor. “It is time to take out our swords and teach them a lesson,” the commander said, according to four people familiar with the meeting. Hard-liners in the meeting talked of attacking high-value targets, including American military bases.

Nov 26, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Iran warns regional states of consequences if they stoked unrest

Iranian troops and members of the elite Revolutionary Guards helped police quell violent unrest in Kermanshah province this week, Iranian officials said on Saturday, accusing "US agents" of being among the armed protesters.

Nov 25, 2019, 11:25 AM IST

Saudi Aramco order book reaches 73 billion riyals so far: Report

"Retail and Institutional subscription levels for the first five days of the offering have reached an unprecedented scale, demonstrating the confidence of investors in Saudi Aramco," said Rania Nashar, vice chairman of Samba Capital, the investment arm of the bank, in the statement. "We anticipate further increases in subscription levels during the remainder of the offering period."

Nov 22, 2019, 08:49 AM IST

US President Donald Trump notifies Congress of deploying troops to Saudi Arabia

The move comes amid tensions in the Middle East, especially after the attack on Saudi oil facilities which the US blamed on Iran.

Nov 20, 2019, 08:28 AM IST

Saudi authorities backtrack on description of feminism as extremism

In a separate statement, the state-affiliated Saudi Human Rights Commission said feminism was not a crime and that the kingdom "accords the utmost importance to women's rights."

Nov 13, 2019, 07:16 AM IST

Russia-China fund seeks Chinese investors for Saudi Aramco IPO

Aramco kicked off its IPO on Sunday, announcing its intention to float on its domestic bourse in what could be the world`s biggest listing as the kingdom seeks to diversify its economy away from oil.

Nov 07, 2019, 19:42 PM IST

Two former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

Two former employees of Twitter Inc and a third man from Saudi Arabia face U.S. charges of spying for the kingdom by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payment, according to a complaint filed on Wednesday.

Nov 07, 2019, 08:01 AM IST

Saudi Arabia kick-starts IPO of world's largest oil company Aramco

Aramco did not give a time frame or say how much of the company it would sell, but sources have told Reuters the oil company could offer 1%-2% of its shares on the local bourse, raising as much $20 billion-$40 billion.

Nov 03, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

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Oct 30, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

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Oct 30, 2019, 08:20 AM IST

DNA Analysis of relationships of India with Saudi Arabia

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Oct 29, 2019, 23:14 PM IST

PM Modi addresses at 'Future Investment Initiative Forum' in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

PM Modi addresses at 'Future Investment Initiative Forum' in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Let's listen in...

Oct 29, 2019, 22:30 PM IST