Saudi Arabia

US moves to shield secrets in Saudi spy case in Canada

Court documents show Washington is in a bind as it seeks to protect national security secrets without jettisoning long-time ally Aljabri who is embroiled in a Saudi royal feud.

published on : 28th July 2021

Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister to visit Pakistan for talks; repair bilateral ties

The Saudi Foreign Minister will be accompanied by a delegation comprising senior officials of the Saudi government, according to Pakistan's Foreign Office.

published on : 26th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 10-man Germany beats Saudi Arabia 3-2 in soccer

Nadiem Amiri gave Germany the lead but Sami Al-Najei equalized after goalkeeper Florian Müller could only parry a shot from Salem Al-Dawsari.

published on : 25th July 2021

Bengaluru woman who was tortured in Saudi Arabia, finally gets back home

Waseem is upset with his brother Saleem in Yelahanka who let her leave for Saudi Arabia without keeping him in the loop.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Tokyo Olympics men's soccer: Franck Kessie gives Ivory Coast a 2-1 victory over Saudi Arabia

Ivory Coast was making its first Olympic appearance since the 2008 Beijing Games, when the team advanced to the knockout stage, while it was the first appearance for Saudi Arabia since 1996.

published on : 22nd July 2021

'Baseless': Saudi Arabia denies allegations of using Pegasus spyware on journalists, critics

Saudi Arabia was one of a number of governments around the world accused of using Pegasus spyware to monitor the activities of dissidents and other critics.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Saudi Aramco facing USD 50 million cyber extortion demand over leaked data

A page accessed by the media on the darknet claimed the extortionist held 1 terabyte worth of Aramco data.

published on : 21st July 2021

'He is still among us': Sons guide hajj pilgrims in tribute to father who died of Covid

Talaat Tounsi's sons, some accompanied by their own sons, have been mobilised in Mecca the past few days to cater to the need of the pilgrims.

published on : 19th July 2021

Pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in high point of pandemic-era hajj

Saudi health authorities said on Sunday, July 18, 2021, that not a single Covid case had been reported amongst the pilgrims this year.

published on : 19th July 2021

COVID-19 transforms hajj in Mecca and future of the pilgrimage

What once drew some 2.5 million Muslims from all walks of life from across the globe, the hajj pilgrimage is now almost unrecognisable in scale.

published on : 18th July 2021

Saudi Arabia allows businesses to open during prayers in key reform

Officially, the decision is part of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and aims to avoid "gatherings and long queues in front of closed stores during prayer hours". 

published on : 17th July 2021

Saudi Arabia suspends entry from UAE, Ethiopia, Vietnam over COVID-19

Saudi Arabia has confirmed more than 490,000 COVID-19 cases so far, with over 7,800 fatalities.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Two Saudi women's rights activists released from prison

The London-based ALQST rights group, which primarily focuses on Saudi Arabia, said the two women -- Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sada, were released sometime late Saturday or early Sunday.

published on : 27th June 2021

Kerala nurse’s kin allege marital discord in her suicide in Saudi Arabia

The family of a Keralite nurse, who was found dead in Saudi Arabia, alleged suspicion in the death of their daughter.

published on : 25th June 2021

Members of Saudi hit squad who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi were trained in US: Report

Khashoggi, a Saudi-born US resident who wrote for the Washington Post, was an outspoken critic of the Saudi leadership, with which he had once been close. He was murdered on October 2, 2018.

published on : 23rd June 2021
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