Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Saudi Arabia


Kuwait hangs a royal family member among 7 prisoners in mass execution

January 25, 2017 3:37 pm

It identified the royal as Faisal Abdullah Al Jaber Al Sabah and said he was convicted of premediated murder and illegal possession of a firearm.

Report of 150 Indian dead bodies lying in Saudi Arabia ‘factually misleading’: MEA

December 23, 2016 10:00 pm

"It is factually misleading and completely false that report refers to 150 bodies from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh lying in the mortuaries in Saudi Arabia.

Saudis say to take "big hit" on oil output for OPEC deal, Iran can freeze

November 30, 2016 7:10 pm

Saudi Energy Minister said OPEC was focusing on reducing output to a ceiling of 32.5 million barrels per day, or cutting by more than 1 million bpd.

Obama, Saudi prince focus on fight against ISIL

June 18, 2016 4:58 am

Obama met with Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval office for about an hour.

Saudi Arabia likely to privatise its postal system

June 10, 2016 8:26 am

Authorities are studying issues such as how much of Saudi Postal would be sold and whether the stake would be offered to the public in an initial public offer of shares or to local or foreign strategic investors.

UN responds to accusations it caved to Saudi Arabia on Yemen kids

June 08, 2016 9:51 am

The UN stated that the Secretary-General stood by the findings that the Saudi-led coalition is responsible for the deaths of hundreds of youngsters in the country.

Road accident in Saudi Arabia kills 15, injures 60

June 07, 2016 2:38 pm

The crash also set off a fire on the bus.

Post OPEC meeting, Brent crude oil price stabilises at around $50 per barrel

June 03, 2016 12:25 pm

Strong demand in Asia was also reflected by a jump in refining margins especially for diesel and jet fuel.

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile from Yemen

May 31, 2016 2:29 pm

It was the second missile launch from Yemen on Monday since UN-brokered peace talks began in Kuwait on April 21 between the Houthi Shiite rebels and the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.

Saudi Arabia 'blocking the path to Allah' for its faithful: Iran

May 29, 2016 6:36 pm

It would be the first hajj in almost 30 years to take place without the participation of pilgrims from Iran


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

June 18, 2020 2:41 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