The three men reported to have been arrested are the King’s younger brother Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, former Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, and a royal cousin, Prince Nawaf bin Nayef
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Washington blamed Tehran for being responsible for the drone attacks on oil production facilities in eastern Saudi Arabia last month, a claim that has been strongly denied by Tehran.
In Europe, all nations with significant Muslim presence, including the UK, France, Germany and Turkey, have announced Eid al-Fitr tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the moon remained unseen in Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Philippines and other parts of Asia.
If the moon is sighted today, the holy month of Ramadan will commence from May 5 and the first Roza will be observed on Sunday
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday assured all help from the Indian Embassy in Riyadh to a man who talked about committing suicide if he was unable to return to India from Saudi Arabia. “‘Khud kusi’ ki baat nahin sochte. Hum hain na. Hamari Embassy aapki poori[Read More…]
Washington: Saudi Arabia has nearly completed its first nuclear reactor, new satellite images have shown, but it has yet to express any readiness to abide by safeguards that would prevent it making a bomb, the media reported on Thursday. The reactor site is in the King Abdulaziz city for science[Read More…]
The children of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi were given million-dollar houses and large monthly payments as “blood money” by the Middle Eastern country in compensation for the killing of their father. “The payments to his four children – two sons and two daughters – “are part of an effort by Saudi Arabia to reach a[Read More…]
In the two-day visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Pakistan which was mostly in the headlines for the signing of deals between the two countries to the tunes of $20 billion, there was surprise waiting for Crown Prince during his visit. Prince was not only given a[Read More…]
New Delhi: Against the backdrop of the Pulwama terror attack, India and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday said there was a need to exert “all possible pressure” on countries which extend any kind of support to terror activities as they agreed for biennial summit meetings and formation of the Strategic Partnership[Read More…]
Counter-terrorism, energy security to top Indian agenda during Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visit
New Delhi: Counter-terrorism, including Pakistan’s role in sponsoring terrorism against India, and energy security are likely to be on top of India’s agenda for discussion during Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit starting on Tuesday. India is expected to take up with the Saudi Crown Prince Pakistan’s role in[Read More…]
Washington: Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners have transferred American-made weapons to Al Qaeda-linked fighters, Salafi militias and other factions waging war in Yemen, in violation of their agreements with the US, according to a CNN report. The weapons have also made their way into the hands of Iranian-backed rebels[Read More…]
New Delhi: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is planning to visit India next month in the wake of criticism by the international community over his handling of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the country’s mission in Turkey last year, media reported on Wednesday. Citing sources,[Read More…]
A 28-year-old man named Vishnu Dev Radhakrishnan has been sentenced 10 year jail tern in Saudi Arabia for his tweets criticising Prophet Mohammed. Vishnu, accused of “cyber crime pertaining to blasphemy and spreading messages against the Kingdom through social media”, has reportedly been languishing in jail since June 2018. Vishnu’s father Radhakrishnan Nair[Read More…]
The group stage of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 is done and dusted with and we’re all set for the commencement of the second match-day of the round of 16 for the continental showpiece.
Live Streaming Football, Saudi Arabia Vs Qatar, AFC Asian Cup 2019: Where and how to watch SAU vs QAT
LIVE UPDATES: Confirmed teams: ? Starting XIs for both teams: ?? Saudi Arabia ? Qatar ?? Incredible form from both sides so far in the #AsianCup2019 with both yet to concede, will they concede their first tonight? pic.twitter.com/8EA6xnjvkL — #AsianCup2019 (@afcasiancup) January 17, 2019 The final Group Stage matchday of[Read More…]
Live Streaming Football, Lebanon Vs Saudi Arabia, AFC Asian Cup 2019: Where and how to watch LEB vs SAU
Saudi Arabia and Lebanon face off in their respective second match of the AFC Asian Cup 2019. Both the sides come into the match after contrasting results from their opening encounters. While the Green Falcons got the better of DPR Korea, the Cedars finished on the losing side against Qatar[Read More…]
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia has granted 2.664 million visas for pilgrims to perform Umrah this year, a 2.79 per cent up over the corresponding period last year, according to official statistics released on Friday. Up till now, 2.250 million pilgrims have entered the kingdom to perform Umrah, a growth of 3.47[Read More…]
Live Streaming Football, Saudi Arabia Vs North Korea, AFC Asian Cup 2019: Where and how to watch SAU vs NK
Gulf-heavyweights Saudi Arabia and minnows North Korea commence their respective campaigns of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in Dubai. Saudi Arabia and North Korea are paired alongside Lebanon and 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar in Group E of the competition. North Korea themselves were at the World Cup just 9[Read More…]
A young Saudi woman who was tried to flee her family and attempted to come to Australia has allegedly been forced to return to the Middle East after she was intercepted by authorities in Thailand. Held at Bangkok airport, the 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun claims she would be killed if she[Read More…]
All learned pundits of foreign relations are shocked; majority of international community members are stunned; close American allies are traumatized and they are scrambling for words to respond to President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to pull out US troops from Syria. They were not prepared for such unpredictability of the[Read More…]
According to a new report by Reprieve, a U.K. human rights group, the death rate in Saudi Arabia doubled during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s first eight months in power. Reprieve said that the number of people executed have doubled. There were 133 executions in the kingdom between June 2017 and March 2018,[Read More…]
Bengaluru: Saudi Arabian Ambassador Doctor Saudi Mohammed Alsati met with the Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy at Vidhan Saudha on Tuesday. After the meeting both the leaders agreed to open a consulate office in Bengaluru shortly. Mohammed Alsati stated that nowadays several people are traveling from the Karnataka to Saudi Arabia.[Read More…]
Washington: The sons of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi issued an emotional appeal for the return of their father’s body, in their first interview since he was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October. Salah and Abdullah Khashoggi, who called their father “courageous, generous and very brave”, told CNN[Read More…]
Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on Saudi Arabia to reveal the location of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s body and hand over the suspects involved in his killing. Erdogan’s comments came after the Turkish media reported that the country’s police found no DNA traces of the Washington[Read More…]