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Saudi Arabia intercepts, destroys missiles fired from Yemen towards Kingdom

February 21, 2020 7:15 am

Saudi Arabia said on early Friday it had intercepted and destroyed several ballistic missiles launched by Houthi militia towards Saudi cities.

UN official says airstrikes kill over 30 civilians in Yemen

February 16, 2020 11:08 am

Yemen conflict has killed over 100,000 people, including fighters and civilians, according to the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project, which tracks violence reports in Yemen. The war also created the world's worst humanitarian crisis, leaving millions suffering from food and medical shortages.

Saudi Arabia bars citizens, residents from travel to China

February 06, 2020 2:26 pm

The viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 28,200 people globally. China has had over 560 deaths and a death has also occurred in the Philippines.

Saudi Arabia outsources cyber arsenal and buys spyware, say experts

January 28, 2020 10:03 am

Saudi Arabia's cyber arsenal is believed to be primarily composed of outsourced espionage tools, which it has combined with disinformation tactics on social media, they said.

Here's how Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' iPhone X was hacked

January 24, 2020 6:05 pm

Jeff Bezos hacking: The report did not say which private cybersecurity company was used, but suggested that the Tel Aviv-based NSO Group and Milan-based Hacking Team had the capabilities for such an attack.

Coronavirus scare after Indian nurse in Saudi put on watch

January 24, 2020 2:20 pm

The nurse, who hails from Ettumanoor in Kerala’s Kottayam district, is believed to have got the virus from a Philippines national who was under treatment in Al-Hayat Hospital where she worked in southwestern Saudi Arabia’s Khamis Mushait.

Jeff Bezos reacts to MBS WhatsApp hack with picture honouring Jamal Khashoggi

January 23, 2020 11:06 am

It is believed that surveillance on Bezos' phone was enabled in May 2018 — months before Khashoggi was killed  — and extended for nine months until February 2019.

Jeff Bezos phone hack began with Saudi goodwill tour, intimate dinner

January 23, 2020 11:02 am

The Saudi Embassy has denied involvement in the hack, calling the allegations “absurd.”

Daily briefing: How MBS hacked Bezos; RBI adds NPR to KYC papers in TN; and more

January 23, 2020 8:55 am

From the anti-CAA protests in Muzaffarnagar to the deadly coronavirus in China, here's the top news this morning.

Explained: How Saudi Prince Mohammad bin Salman hacked Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

January 23, 2020 7:41 am

A UN report has confirmed that a WhatsApp video sent by the Saudi Crown Prince to the Amazon founder contained code that stole data from the latter’s phone. Pegasus spyware was likely used in the hacking


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

February 20, 2019 6:50 am

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


Killing Kashoggi: How a brutal Saudi hit job unfolded

November 22, 2018 7:52 pm

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

September 03, 2018 10:21 am

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

EU parliament urges Saudi arms embargo

February 26, 2016 4:17 pm