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SoftBank shares fall 5.5 per cent as Saudi ties cause concern

SoftBank shares decline by worries over its ties to Saudi Arabia as well as a broader market sell-off.

15 Oct 2018 9:22 AM

Saudi Arabia to supply extra oil to India in Nov as Iran sanctions loom: report

Extra cargoes show Saudi's willingness to increase crude supply to make up shortfall once US sanctions on Iran start on Nov 4.

10 Oct 2018 5:46 PM

After ordinance, woman gets triple talaq on phone

A case has been registered against the husband.

06 Oct 2018 12:31 AM

Saudi Arabia arrests man for posting ‘offensive breakfast video’ with woman

The footage, which sparked outrage on social media in the ultra-conservative kingdom, showed the pair sharing a meal at a desk.

11 Sep 2018 11:55 AM

Iraq replaces Saudi as top oil supplier to India in August: report

Overall India’s monthly oil imports in August rose 3.1 per cent to about 4.7 million barrels.

11 Sep 2018 9:19 AM


Saudi Arabia aims to keep crude in USD 70 to USD 80 band: sources

Saudi Arabia still wants to keep oil prices as high as possible without offending Washington.

05 Sep 2018 9:41 AM

Saudi Arabia pips Iraq to bag top oil supplier tag

The US in May quit the 2015 nuclear deal and announced reimposition of sanctions on Tehran.

15 Aug 2018 5:20 AM

Iran replaces Saudi Arabia to become second largest oil supplier to India

India, Iran's top oil client after China, shipped in 5.67 mn tonnes per day of oil from country in first three months of this fiscal year.

23 Jul 2018 6:09 PM

Saudi based singer celebrates lifting of ban on female drivers with rap video

The move has also been followed by appreciation, some criticism as well as initiatives like women’s only parking lots in the country.

02 Jul 2018 6:10 PM

Saudi woman designs abayas for freer lifestyles

Women are now allowed to join the security forces and no longer requires them to have a male relative’s consent to open a business.

29 Jun 2018 1:05 PM


Saudi Arabia prepares to lift driving ban with 'pink' women-only parking spaces

While the move is expected to benefit the economy with more women becoming a part of the workforce, car companies also hope to higher sales.

23 Jun 2018 7:27 PM

Women all set to get behind the wheels in Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia are gearing up to legally drive for the first time starting Sunday.

23 Jun 2018 8:48 AM

Saudi Arabia MERS outbreaks killed 23 in four months, says WHO

According to WHO said the total number of deaths from the disease has risen to 790 since it was first diagnosed in humans in 2012.

19 Jun 2018 8:40 AM

Oil prices dip as Opec mulls higher output

US crude production climbed to 10.47mbpd in March.

05 Jun 2018 2:12 AM

IMF urges Saudi Arabia to contain spending as deficit widens

Saudi Arabia has embarked on an ambitious reform drive, known as Vision 2030.

23 May 2018 6:41 PM


Saudi Arabia gives assurances on supply as oil hits USD 80 per barrel

Saudi Arabia said it would make sure the world is adequately supplied with oil to support global economic growth.

18 May 2018 12:33 PM

Flexible, honey-comb like material could mop up pollution

These have potential use for separations, such as virus filtration, and for biological scaffolds, such as those used for bone regeneration.

14 May 2018 1:21 PM

Teenage ambition, angst and alienation

The debutant author talks about her book and more.

02 May 2018 12:29 AM

Saudi Arabia's women fitness centre shut over 'indecent' workout video

The video, which was circulated on social media, showed a woman with uncovered hair in a gym and kicking a punching bag.

21 Apr 2018 4:46 PM

Saudi Arabia wants oil at $100

“We have come full circle,” a separate high-level industry source said of the change in Saudi thinking.

19 Apr 2018 1:33 AM