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Saudi Arabia frees fourth activist after crackdown: Campaigners

The crackdown has sparked a torrent of global criticism, casting a shadow on the kingdom's much-publicised liberalisation push launched by powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

published on : 25th May 2018

Saudi Arabia claims to have intercepted new Yemen missile

The insurgents have in recent months ramped up missile attacks against neighbouring Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition against them.

published on : 24th May 2018

Hyderabadi woman dies in Saudi Arabia due poor financial condition

Mystery shrouds the death of a Hyderabadi woman from Yousufguda who had gone to work in Saudi Arabia due to her poor financial condition. The family of the 34-year-old Rizwana Begum

published on : 23rd May 2018

53 injured as Saudi Arabian Airlines ​jet makes emergency landing

Footage posted online showed the plane leaving a trail of flame along the runway as it skidded on its nose before screeching to a halt.

published on : 22nd May 2018

500 days and a billion barrels of lost oil pushes crude to USD 80

A vast overhang of unwanted crude stocks has now vanished, investors are buying into the oil price rally more than at any time in the last four years.

published on : 17th May 2018

Iran denounces US and Saudi sanctions against Hezbollah

The group is fighting in Syria alongside President Bashar al-Assad's military, and it has trained Iraqi Shiite militias which participated in retaking territory from the Islamic State group. 

published on : 17th May 2018

Saudi Arabia slams Israeli fire in Gaza, silent on Jerusalem

The transfer of the embassy from Tel Aviv to the divided holy city, enacted by US President Donald Trump, was condemned by the Arab summit held in Saudi Arabia on April 17.

published on : 14th May 2018

India part of new Asian football bloc based in Saudi Arabia

The birth of the new South-West Asian Football Federation has been interpreted by some as a sign of Saudi Arabia's ambition to dominate/undermine the Asian Football Confederation.

published on : 12th May 2018

Saudi Arabia agrees to revive ship services to Haj

With Saudi Arabia agreeing to the Minority Affairs Ministry's demand to revive the ship service for Haj, pilgrims in the state are upbeat.

published on : 11th May 2018

Saudi Arabia's air defences intercept two missiles over Riyadh

The latest salvo came a day after US President Donald Trump exited the Iran nuclear agreement, which he criticised for not including measures to curb Tehran's ballistic missile programme. 

published on : 9th May 2018

Saudi Arabia hints it may raise oil output after US quits Iran nuclear deal

Oil prices had been supported by expectations that Trump would pull out of the deal, which could hit Iranian crude exports and feed geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.

published on : 9th May 2018

Saudi Arabia to lift driving ban on women from June 2

Saudi women have previously petitioned the government for the lifting of the ban, and even taken to the wheel in protest.

published on : 8th May 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Lack of time no concern for Saudi Arabia coach Juan Antonio Pizzi

The Saudis have qualified for the finals for the first time since Germany 2006 and have been drawn against hosts Russia, Egypt and Uruguay.

published on : 8th May 2018

Saudi Arabia detains thousands of people for months without trial, says Human Rights Watch

Official data from the interior ministry, analysed by HRW, showed that authorities had detained 2,305 people for more than six months without referring them to court.

published on : 6th May 2018

Saudi Arabia launches USD 34.7 billion entertainment revolution

After repealing a decades-long ban on cinemas only last year, Saudi Arabia has now launched an ambitious drive to become a culture and entertainment hub as part of sweeping modernisation plans. 

published on : 4th May 2018
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