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Explained: What does it mean if Saudi Aramco goes public?

The company oversees the second-largest proven crude oil reserves in the world and for the past few years has pumped out around 10 million barrels a day, making it one of the largest companies in the world.

Saudi Arabia bus crash: 35 foreign pilgrims dead in accident near Mecca

The chartered bus carried Asian and Arab nationals, the state-run Saudi Press Agency said.


Saudi Arabia eases restrictions on women taking hotel rooms

The easing of stringent regulations governing social interactions in the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom comes after Riyadh launched its first tourist visa scheme, as part of efforts to diversify the country's oil-reliant economy.

Saudi Arabia has restored oil output after attacks, focused on Aramco IPO

The listing of Aramco is the centrepiece of Saudi Arabian plans to shake up its economy and diversify away from oil.

Shadow of Jamal Khashoggi's murder stalks Saudi Crown Prince MBS

While some foreign companies and foundations cut ties with Saudi Arabia or scaled back projects after Khashoggi’s killing, many still do business with the kingdom and are becoming less private about their involvement.

FATF in mind, Ajit Doval makes trip to Saudi, meets Mohammed bin Salman

During his two-day visit beginning Tuesday, Doval met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) to enlist Riyadh’s support. The FATF plenary session and working group meetings are scheduled to be held from October 13 to 18.


Iran defends Yemeni rebel attack on Saudi Arabia's oil sites

The September 14 assault was claimed by the Houthis, though the kingdom says it was "unquestionably sponsored by Iran.'' Saudi Arabia has been at war with the Houthis since March 2015.

Saudi prince warns of 'unimaginable' oil prices

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has called for global action against Iran, warning of "unimaginably high" oil prices otherwise. He also described the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as "a mistake."

Saudi crown prince denies ordering Jamal Khashoggi's murder, says it was a 'mistake'

Asked if he ordered the murder of Khashoggi, who had criticized him in columns for The Washington Post, Prince Mohammed replied: "Absolutely not." The slaying was "a mistake," he said.

Saudi Arabia looking at $100-billion investment in Indian petrochemicals, infrastructure and mining

Saudi Ambassador Dr Saud bin Mohammed Al Sati said that the Arab nation is eyeing long-term partnerships with New Delhi in key sectors such as oil, gas and mining.

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Breaking protocol, PM Modi receives Saudi Crown Prince at Delhi airport

During Salman’s visit, New Delhi and Riyadh will set up a “Strategic Partnership Council” at the ministerial level to deepen partnership in areas like political, security, trade, investment and culture

Saudi Arabia Videos

Killing Kashoggi: How a brutal Saudi hit job unfolded

An autopsy expert. A lookalike. A black van. Our video investigation follows the movements of the 15-man Saudi hit team that killed and dismembered the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Fuel prices at an all-time high: News in Numbers

How the government is explaining the rise in petrol and diesel prices. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.


Opinion | From London to Qatar, Why Does The Terror Trail Span Continents?

With an angry Saudi Arabia, along with some other Gulf countries cutting off ties with Qatar over alleged support to Islamists, the regional power play in West Asia has put India in a spot. With 7 million Indians in the Gulf and nearly 6 lakh in Qatar, India now has to navigate the fault lines […]

EU parliament urges Saudi arms embargo

The European Parliament has voted for an EU-wide arms embargo against Saudi Arabia. Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favor of the embargo on Thursday (February 25), which is not legally binding. They said Britain had licensed more than 3 billion euros of arms sales to Saudi Arabia since Saudi-led forces began military operations in Yemen in […]