Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia faces rising criticism after mass execution

The mass execution is the largest since January 2016, when Saudi Arabia executed a group of 47 people convicted of "terrorism", including prominent Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr.

published on : 25th April 2019

UN human rights chief condemns 'shocking' Saudi mass executions

The men mostly belonged to the minority Shiite branch of Islam and had been convicted of terrorism-related crimes.

published on : 24th April 2019

Saudi Arabia executes 37 convicted of 'terrorism'

At least 100 people have been executed in Saudi Arabia since the start of the year, according to data released by SPA.

published on : 24th April 2019

Why India should beware of Saudi Aramco's billions

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance is seeking to sell as much as a quarter of its refining business for at least $10 billion and is entertaining offers from Aramco and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.

published on : 18th April 2019

Saudi hails US terror blacklisting of Iran Guards 

Washington's decision on Monday marks the first time that the US has branded an arm of a foreign government a terrorist group.

published on : 9th April 2019

Saudi Arabia denies role in Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' extra-marital affair leak

The private phone messages of Bezos sent to his lover, former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez, were published in The National Enquirer in October.

published on : 3rd April 2019

Saudi Arabia executes four people for drug trafficking

Fifty-three people have been executed in the kingdom since the beginning of the year, according to a count based on official data released by SPA.

published on : 1st April 2019

India levies anti-dumping duty on solar cell component from four nations

India has imposed anti-dumping duty of up to USD 1,559 per tonne on imports of a certain type of sheet used in solar cell making from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand for five years.

published on : 1st April 2019

Kerala family shocked as wrong corpse arrives from Saudi Arabia

The family discovered the horror when the casket reached Konni, about 90 km from the state capital.

published on : 21st March 2019

Saudi Arabia rejects call for international probe of Jamal Khashoggi murder

The head of a Saudi delegation speaking before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva insisted that his country was taking all the "measures required for us to resolve this heinous crime".

published on : 14th March 2019

Saudis held 3 court sessions on 'heinous' Khashoggi killing

Al-Aiban spoke as the 47-member Human Rights Council conducted Thursday a regular review of Saudi Arabia's human rights record, a periodic process faced by all U.N.member states.

published on : 14th March 2019

India seeks investment from Saudi Arabia for strategic oil reserve

Saudi energy minister Khalid Al Falih met Dharmendra Pradhan on a mega oil refinery cum petrochemical complex in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district.

published on : 11th March 2019

Saudi Arabia hit with rare rebuke at UN rights body over Jamal Khashoggi murder

While Iceland expressed significant concerns" about reported abuses in Saudi Arabia, thirty-five other nations condemned the Middle-Eastern country for Khashoggi's death.

published on : 7th March 2019

Qatar says arms purchases 'none of Saudi's business'

Qatar denies the allegations and says its rivals want regime change in Doha.

published on : 4th March 2019

Google refuses to remove controversial Saudi app that let men control women

The US Representatives Speier, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and 11 others have demanded that Apple and Google must both remove the app.

published on : 4th March 2019
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