Tag: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia downs explosive-laden drone from Yemen: coalition

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Thursday shot down a bomb-laden drone deployed by rebels in neighbouring Yemen to attack an airport…

Hyderabad woman dies in Saudi, kin seek Swaraj’s help

Hyderabad (Telangana): Relatives of a 26-year-old woman, who died in Saudi Arabia, have sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's help…

Saudi Arabia to execute 3 scholars

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia is expected to execute three of its leading scholars next month, say reports. They have been convicted…

Saudi media accuses Yemen rebels of missile fire at Makkah

RIYADH: Saudi-owned media accused Yemeni rebels Tuesday of targeting Islam's holiest city Mecca after Riyadh and its allies said they…

Saudi, UAE see sufficient oil supplies, rising stocks

JEDDAH: Oil supplies were sufficient and stockpiles were still rising despite massive output drops from Iran and Venezuela, said OPEC…

Saudi Arabia says does not want war with Iran but ready to respond strongly

Riyadh: Amid the ongoing tensions with Iran, intensified after last week's attacks on Saudi oil tankers, the Foreign Ministry of…

Saudi Arabia calls urgent Gulf, Arab League meetings over tensions

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has called for urgent meetings of the regional Gulf Cooperation Council and the Arab League to discuss…

Saudi reopens key oil pipeline after drone attack: Aramco

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has reopened a key oil pipeline, an official said Thursday, after it was shut down by drone…

Saudi Arabia says oil facility attacks target world supplies

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia, the world's top crude exporter, said Wednesday that attacks on two of its tankers and a major…

2 Saudi oil pumping stations ‘attacked by drones’

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that its two oil pumping stations for the East-West pipeline had been hit by…

Jordan: Queen Rania performs Umrah with orphans

MAKKAH: Videos and photographs of Queen Rania of Jordan, wife of King Abdullah ll, performing Umrah with female orphans circulated…

Saudi says 2 oil tankers sabotaged near UAE

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers came under attack off the coast of the…

Saudi says 2 oil tankers sabotaged near UAE

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers came under attack off the coast of the…

8 ‘terrorists’ killed in Saudi operation

Riyadh: Eight members of a "terrorist" cell have been killed in a security operation in Saudi Arabia's Qatif region, the…

Saudi Arabia to introduce long term ‘iqama’ system

Riyadh: The Consultative or Shura Council in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has approved a unique “iqama (residence permit) programme”…

Saudi govt. launches wife-tracking app; draws sharp criticism

An app has been launched in Saudi Arabia that can be used by men to control women’s movements and stop…

CIA warns Arab activist of ‘threat from Saudi Arabia’

London: The US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has warned Norway that a prominent Arab activist who is living in the…

850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians…

A Ramadan ‘full of mortar shells’ in Yemen

Khokha: Mohammad Abkar thought he would be home by the time Ramadan rolled around, but the Yemeni father of three…

Saudi Crown Prince to freed 850 Indians from jails on my request before Ramadan: PM Modi

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians…