Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 | Last Update : 01:05 PM IST

Riyadh

Women on wheels: Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women driving

Its historic decision to allow women to drive from June 2017 has been cheered inside the kingdom and abroad.

17 Dec 2017 11:43 AM

Saudi women allowed to drive trucks, ride motorcycles from June

Women involved in road accidents or commit traffic violations will be dealt with at special centres that will be run by women.

16 Dec 2017 8:04 PM

Most detained in Saudi purge agree to cash settlements for freedom

Dozens of high-profile figures including princes, ministers and tycoons are being held in Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel.

06 Dec 2017 1:54 PM

Price for freedom: Senior Saudi Prince pays USD 1 billion, walks free from graft charges

Miteb had been rounded up in a graft inquiry at least partly aimed at strengthening the power of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

29 Nov 2017 2:50 PM

Saudi Arabia begins first Islamic counter-terrorism summit

The alliance was announced in 2015 under the auspices of Prince Mohammed.

26 Nov 2017 6:37 PM

Saudi corruption purge leads to arrest of 201 for questioning

Authorities have frozen the bank accounts of the accused and warned that assets related to corruption cases would be seized.

10 Nov 2017 3:19 PM

Business will remain unaffected: Saudi Arabia reassures investors after purge

Authorities have frozen the bank accounts of the accused and warned that any assets related the corruption cases would be seized.

08 Nov 2017 4:25 PM

Saudi Prince dies in helicopter crash near Yemen border: State media

The news channel announced the death of Prince Mansour bin Moqren, the deputy governor of Asir province and son of a former crown prince.

06 Nov 2017 10:55 AM

Saudi authorities pull down award-winning author’s novel, term it ‘indecent’

The book chronicles one young woman's journey of self-discovery through Thursday get-togethers.

03 Nov 2017 2:58 PM

Saudi Arabia to allow women into sports stadiums from 2018

This comes as a landmark move that would open up the previously male-only venues to families.

30 Oct 2017 10:58 AM