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Saudi Arabia makes effort to polish their image and appeal youngsters

Saudi Arabia cuts loose with bevy of models and a rave.

25 Dec 2019 12:20 PM

Sex segregation in Saudi ending, never mind what the critics say

At the beginning of the week, Saudi Arabia announced that it was putting an end to gender segregation in restaurants.

14 Dec 2019 6:05 AM

Saudi Arabia ends gender-segregated entrances for restaurants as part of sweeping reforms

Segregation has quietly eased over past year or so, as eateries, cafes, conference centres and concert halls stopped strictly enforcing it.

09 Dec 2019 1:59 PM

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

Hard-liners in the meeting talked of attacking high-value targets, including American military bases.

26 Nov 2019 2:15 PM

In first, Saudi woman to drive race car in kingdom

Juffali, who hails from the western city of Jeddah and was educated in US, will participate as what organisers call 'VIP' guest driver.

23 Nov 2019 3:50 PM

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Former Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudis pleads not guilty

A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered him to be released next week, but prosecutors are appealing that decision.

21 Nov 2019 11:07 AM

Pentagon says Iran developed largest missile force in Middle East despite sanctions

A US intelligence official said on condition of anonymity that the assessment included Israel.

20 Nov 2019 2:00 PM

Saudi Arabia labels feminism, homosexuality, atheism as ‘extremist ideas’

Nearly dozen women's right advocates were detained weeks before ban on driving -- which they had campaigned against -- was lifted last year.

12 Nov 2019 12:03 PM

Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Bala' is first film of him to be released in Saudi Arabia

The Amar Kaushik directorial received a great response at the box office and minted Rs 10.5 crore on its opening day.

12 Nov 2019 8:25 AM

Saudi king hosts CIA chief after spying on Twitter users charges

The CIA has reportedly concluded that the prince himself was closely linked to the murder, a charge vigorously denied by Riyadh.

08 Nov 2019 4:11 PM

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‘One of the best, if not the best, leaders’: US billionaire praises PM Modi

The American billionaire investor posted on Twitter a video of his sit-down discussion with PM Modi.

08 Nov 2019 1:51 PM

PM Modi arrives in Saudi; to hold bilateral talks with Crown Prince

Besides addressing the forum, he will hold bilateral talks with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

29 Oct 2019 9:33 AM

'Not subject to our provision': ICAO on Pak’s airspace denial to PM Modi’s plane

On Sunday, Pakistan denied India’s request to allow Modi’s aircraft to move in its airspace for his visit to Saudi Arabia.

29 Oct 2019 9:10 AM

In third reshuffle in less than a year, Saudi Arabia appoints new foreign minister

The reshuffle in Saudi is seen amid geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.

24 Oct 2019 3:09 PM

Anguished by bus crash near Mecca: PM Modi expresses grief on death of 35 foreigners

The passengers included individuals with Asian or Arabic nationalities, the spokesperson for Medina police indicated.

17 Oct 2019 12:50 PM

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35 killed as bus carrying Asian, Arab nationals crashes in Saudi

The injured have been transferred to Al-Hamna Hospital, SPA added, and authorities have launched an investigation.

17 Oct 2019 8:25 AM

Iran govt says oil tanker struck by two rockets off Saudi Arabia

'Experts believe it was a terrorist attack,' a source told ISNA.

11 Oct 2019 11:55 AM

PM Modi expected to visit Saudi Arabia soon

During the visit, the Prime Minister is also expected to attend an investment summit hosted by the Gulf nation in capital Riyadh.

05 Oct 2019 10:44 AM

Regulations for tourists announced in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia implements public decency code as it opens to tourists.

29 Sep 2019 3:04 PM

Rouhani demands 'evidence' that Iran attacked Saudi oil facility

The United States, France, Germany and Britain have all blamed Iran for the strikes on the kingdom's Abqaiq plant.

27 Sep 2019 12:37 PM

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