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Saudi Arabia


All applications for pilgrimage this year cancelled: Haj Committee of India

June 15, 2021 11:03 pm

The Ministry of Haj and Umrah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has issued a statement informing that due to coronavirus pandemic conditions it has decided to allow citizens and residents inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia only to attend Haj this year

How Saudi Arabia plans to build economic resilience amidst the pandemic

June 10, 2021 8:39 pm

The country’s performance owes much to the vision of a comprehensive transformation by 2030

Explained: Why are oil prices rising, and how it will impact India?

June 08, 2021 10:02 am

Rising crude oil prices have contributed to petrol and diesel prices rising to record high levels across the country.

Saudi stock market trading stops over technical error

June 02, 2021 3:35 pm

Saudi state television reported the trades halting on Riyadh's Tadawul in an urgent on-screen graphic, with an anchor saying officials were trying to fix the problem.

May 18, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Syrian missile crisis

May 18, 2021 12:01 am

But US presidential envoy Phillip C Habib, meeting the royalty in the Riyadh, seemed to have sought more time for America’s effort to head off a new war over the missile crisis.

Eid-ul-Fitr 2021: Moon sighting date and timings in India, Saudi Arabia, UAE

May 14, 2021 8:35 am

Eid-ul-Fitr 2021 Moon Sighting Date and Timing in India, UAE, Saudi Arabia: In India, Eid is usually celebrated a day after the crescent moon sighting in Saudi Arabia, meaning the sighting in Saudi Arabia is considered sacrosanct

Saudi Arabia bans poultry from 11 Brazilian processing plants

May 07, 2021 2:44 pm

JBS SA, the world's largest meat company, confirmed that it was affected by the ban but declined to disclose how many plants had been targeted by the decision.

Fierce Foes, Iran and Saudi Arabia secretly explore defusing tensions

May 02, 2021 12:14 pm

Last month, the chief of Saudi intelligence began secret talks with a senior Iranian security official in Baghdad to discuss several areas of contention, including the war in Yemen and Iranian-backed militias in Iraq, Iraqi and Iranian officials said.

Iran, Saudis hold talks in Baghdad, few expect quick results

April 21, 2021 12:26 pm

The hosting of Saudi-Iran talks is also a significant step for Iraq, which has ties with both the U.S. and Iran and has often borne the brunt of Saudi-Iran rivalry.

Grave of Hindu man buried as Muslim in Saudi located: MEA to HC

April 16, 2021 8:42 am

The legal proceedings in Jizan region of Saudi Arabia were initiated after the man's family gave power of attorney to one of the officials of Indian consulate and the hearing in the case is yet to be fixed, the court was told.


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

June 22, 2020 6:10 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

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

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