Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 | Last Update : 11:04 PM IST

Riyadh Page-2

Saudi Crown Prince jokes Lebanon PM 'not abducted', bursts out laughing

Hariri 'will be staying in kingdom for two more days, so I hope there are no rumours of his abduction,' Prince Mohammed bin Salman said.

25 Oct 2018 2:02 PM

Khashoggi incident ‘very painful, not justifiable’: Saudi crown prince

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said all culprits would be punished, and that Saudi and Turkey would work together 'to reach results.'

25 Oct 2018 1:47 PM

'Heinous crime': Saudi prince’s first remark on Khashoggi’s killing

'Those behind this crime will be held accountable... in the end justice will prevail,' Prince Mohammed bin Salman said.

24 Oct 2018 9:24 PM

Will reach out to India again after 2019 elections, says Imran Khan

Imran Khan said he had tried to extend hand of peace to India, had not received a response, but hoped to resume efforts to improve ties.

23 Oct 2018 4:18 PM

Saudi hosts investment forum under Khashoggi shadow

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have pulled out.

23 Oct 2018 2:04 PM

ADVERTISEMENT

Amid skepticism, Saudi official gives another version of Khashoggi death

Official said a member of the team dressed in Khashoggi’s clothes to make it appear as if he had left the consulate.

21 Oct 2018 3:29 PM

Saudi's admission over Jamal Khashoggi's killing shields Crown Prince

Kingdom sacked 2 top aides to Crown Prince as well 3 intelligence officials and arrested 18 Saudi suspects, in Khashoggi's killing.

21 Oct 2018 1:14 PM

Pompeo to meet Saudi crown prince on missing journalist

Pompeo will have dinner with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the official said, requesting anonymity.

16 Oct 2018 2:21 PM

Saudi court grants woman passport after father refuses to send her abroad

The woman in western Jeddah sought to disown her father as guardian after he refused to let her seek a passport to study abroad.

21 Sep 2018 6:43 PM

In a first, Riyadh-based airline to recruit Saudi women as co-pilots, attendants

Nearly 1,000 Saudi women have applied for the positions indicating the Islamic kingdom's relaxation on gender restrictions.

14 Sep 2018 11:37 AM

ADVERTISEMENT

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

Saudi Arabia declares online satire punishable offence

Saudi Arabia will punish online satire that 'disrupts public order' with up to five years in prison, the public prosecutor said Tuesday.

05 Sep 2018 10:59 AM

Saudi women now head to race tracks after driving ban ends

For Saudi women, such adrenaline rushes were unimaginable just weeks ago.

28 Aug 2018 1:58 PM

Saudi king begins holiday in still unbuilt futuristic mega-city

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans for 26,500 sq km futuristic high-tech hub in 2017 as part of reforms to create jobs.

31 Jul 2018 8:48 AM

Saudi woman’s car set on fire after driving ban lifted

Salma al-Sherif told local media that her car had been deliberately set alight this week by men 'opposed to women drivers'.

04 Jul 2018 8:48 PM

ADVERTISEMENT

Saudi woman reporter leaves country after being probed for 'indecent clothes'

Clip sparked torrent of criticism from arch-conservatives on social media, with Arabic hashtag 'naked woman driving in Riyadh'.

28 Jun 2018 12:35 PM

Saudi women begin driving from today as ban ends

The announcement lifting the ban was first made in September of 2017.

24 Jun 2018 11:35 AM

Arab oil ministers stress need for continued OPEC, non-OPEC cooperation

Russia and several other producers agreed to cut output by about 1.8 million barrels per day.

04 Jun 2018 8:59 AM

Saudi Arabia criminalises sexual harassment

The new law would introduce prison term of up to five years, maximum penalty of 300,000 riyals (USD 80,000).

30 May 2018 7:05 PM

53 injured as Saudi Arabian Airlines ​jet makes emergency landing

The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the Muslim holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board, but had to be diverted to Jeddah.

22 May 2018 3:16 PM

ADVERTISEMENT