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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince in Pakistan: Inks deals worth $20 bn, gets highest civilian award

Both heads of the nations held a joint business conference Monday to strengthen economic ties, a day after they signed a slew of investment agreements. The Saudi Prince who has returned to Riyadh today is slated to visit India on Tuesday. 

Saudi Arabia crown prince declines Manchester United takeover bid

The Saudi government confirmed its sovereign wealth fund held sponsorship talks with Manchester United but says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman doesn't want to buy English football's most successful club


Amid tensions over Pulwama attack, Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudi crown prince

Unease ran in the government circles in Islamabad that the Saudi prince might call off the trip due to security reasons after building up of tensions between Pakistan and India following Pulwama attack.

J&K and the AfPak hyphen

US-Taliban engagement in Afghanistan has emboldened groups like Jaish and Lashkar-e-Taiba. The jihadist project has also been helped by the political vacuum in the Valley.

Google and Apple pressured to dump Saudi app that helps men limit female relatives’ travel

The app allows men to manage the women under their guardianship by giving or revoking their right to travel through airports, tracking them by their national identity cards or passports. The men can turn on notifications that alert them with a text message any time a woman under their guardianship passes through an airport.

EU adds Saudi Arabia to dirty-money nations, upsets Britain

The oil-rich kingdom is a major importer of goods and weapons from the EU and several top British banks have operations in the country. Royal Bank of Scotland is the European bank with the largest turnover in Saudi Arabia, with around 150 million euros ($169 million) in 2015, according to public data.


Pakistan expects 8 investment deals during Saudi prince's visit

The investment is welcome in Pakistan, which is facing sharply slowing economic growth this year, a ballooning budget deficit and foreign currency reserves dwindling to less than $8 billion or two months' of imports.

Trying to lure tourists, Saudi Arabia hosts music festival near ancient tombs

Inside, a symphony orchestra from China rehearsed a Western classical piece, preparing for a concert featuring Chinese pianist Lang Lang. The serene and lilting notes floated through the empty hall.

Kozhikode twin blasts case: NIA arrests absconding accused on his return from Saudi Arabia

The NIA had taken over the case in 2009 and filed a chargesheet in 2010. According to the chargesheet, on March 3, 2006, local police received phone information from the media that two bombs had been planted at the KSRTC bus stop and Mofussil bus stand in Kozhikode city.

Saudi woman who fled home embraces Canada

In less than two weeks, Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun has gone from the cloistered life of a Saudi woman in Hail, a city in the northwestern part of the country, to the life of an independent woman on the other side of the world.

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.