China’s foray into Middle East via Iran-Saudi deal
It will take a few generations for China to establish the kind of linkages the US has established in the Middle East.
'Stuck in a swamp': Saudi Arabia seeks exit from Yemen war
The Saudi-led intervention, which marks its eighth anniversary on Sunday, came after the Huthis took control of the capital Sanaa in 2014.
Pax Sinica and Pax Indica
Reflexive criticism of it proven wrong and hasty, Pax Sinica is now the talk of the day in the world’s diplomatic squad rooms about parlous emergent geostrategic circumstances.
US leadership role in Middle East facing deep challenges
US officials have tried to minimize Beijing's role in the region, saying it is far from supplanting the United States: much of the Middle East still sits under the Pentagon's security umbrella.
Women's Rights: World Cup hosts hail FIFA ruling out Saudi sponsorship
However, Infantino accused Australia of employing a "double standard" by opposing the sponsorship while maintaining trade links with Saudi Arabia.
With Saudi deals, US, China battle for influence in Middle East
China's involvement in rebuilding Iran-Saudi diplomatic ties and a major Boeing contract have added a new twist to Biden's roller-coaster relationship with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
China's Xi wants bigger global role after Saudi-Iran deal
China should “actively participate in the reform and construction of the global governance system” and promote “global security initiatives,” said Xi, the country’s most powerful leader in decades.
Oil giant Saudi Aramco makes a historic USD 161 billion profit in 2022
Aramco also hopes to increase its production to take advantage of market demand as China reenters the global market after lifting its coronavirus restrictions.
Big nation power play behind China sewing up Saudi-Iran deal
The more plausible explanation for his West Asian initiative is Xi building the ground to replace Russia as the second pole in what could be Cold War II with the US.
Saudi unveils new airline to compete with Gulf rivals
The Gulf kingdom is pursuing ambitious aviation goals as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's wide-ranging "Vision 2030" reform agenda.
Saudi Arabia's golf case threatens to spill kingdom secrets
Under the now eight-year rule of Saudi Arabia's king, Salman, his son Prince Mohammed has made the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund a primary tool of Saudi investment at home and abroad.
Mideast rivals Iran, Saudi Arabia agree to resume ties, with China's help
The deal represents a major diplomatic victory for China and comes as diplomats have been trying to end a yearslong war in Yemen, a conflict in which both Iran and Saudi Arabia are deeply entrenched.
EXPLAINER | Decades-long rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia
Here is a look back at the long years of rocky relations that preceded the latest announcement between the two nations to restore severed ties and reopen diplomatic missions.
India's Russian oil imports hit record high in Feb; surpass combined imports of Iraq and Saudi
India, the world's third-largest crude importer, has been snapping Russian oil that was available at a discount after some in the West shunned it as a means of punishing Moscow.
Help sought to bring TN man's body from Saudi, embassy says coffin shortage delaying process
Meanwhile, the Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia responded to this reporter's tweet in connection with bringing Murugan's body to India.
Taking a cue from Saudi, Uttarakhand eases norms for women Haj pilgrims
Uttarakhand Waqf Board Chairman Shadab Shams told this daily, “Now, women going on Haj have been exempted from the obligation of many rules. Women will be able to go on Haj without a male relative."
On way to UK, 8 IAF aircraft make stopover at Royal Saudi airbase
This is being referred to as a ‘friendly’ stopover where refuelling and maintenance checks were also undertaken.
History made as Saudi Arabia sends first female team to ITF event
Saudi Arabian player Dania Alzuhair said her team’s appearance is “groundbreaking.”
Saudi sovereign wealth fund becomes biggest external Nintendo investor
The purchase of Nintendo and other gaming stocks also entangles the video game companies into the politics surrounding Saudi Arabia and its assertive 37-year-old crown prince.
Saudi Arabia to send its first woman into space
The oil-rich country will be following in the footsteps of the neighbouring United Arab Emirates which in 2019 became the first Arab country to send one of its citizens into space.
Umesh Pal kidnapping case: Gangster-neta Atiq Ahmed held guilty, his brother acquitted
Chardham Yatra: VIP pilgrims will have to pay Rs 300 for darshan at Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham.
Those involved in corruption coming on one platform: PM Modi attacks Opposition parties
Namibian cheetah’s death at Kuno National Park gets political colour in Madhya Pradesh
BSF shoots at three drones on Indo-Pak border, recovers 10 kg heroin