Saudi Arabia

Yemeni boy with Kerala roots excels in CBSE Class 10 exam

Son of Kamal Muhamed, a Kerala-based businessman-philanthropist, and his Yemeni wife Leila Nasher Mohamed, Haroon was a student of the Yemen Modern School in Sanaa.

published on : 1st August 2022

'Easier now than it has been': Saudi women DJs go from hobbyists to headliners

The possibility that DJs would be welcomed at public events, let alone that many would be women, is something "we didn't expect" until recently, said Mohammed Nassar, a Saudi DJ.

published on : 31st July 2022

Telangana man falsely accused and issued travel ban gets stuck in Saudi for 14 years

The family members allege that the company management told the Saudi Arabian law enforcement authorities that Komuraiah owed money to the firm, resulting in a travel ban.

published on : 25th July 2022

Fiancee of slain US journalist Jamal Khashoggi says 'blood' of future Saudi victims on Biden's hands

In the form of an imagined tweet by Khashoggi, Hatice Cengiz, wrote to Biden, "Is this the accountability you promised for my murder? The blood of MBS's next victim is on your hands." 

published on : 16th July 2022

US President Joe Biden confronts Saudi crown prince over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing

"What happened to Khashoggi was outrageous," Biden said Friday night after a meeting with Prince Mohammed in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.

published on : 16th July 2022

US President Biden defends pending visit to Saudi Arabia in WaPo opinion piece

It was notable that Biden's op-ed appeared in the Sunday opinion section of the Post, whose writer Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by Saudi agents in 2018.

published on : 10th July 2022

Saudi Arabia scales down restrictions, expecting 1 million pilgrims in largest hajj since pandemic

Saudi Arabia has decided to allow 850,000 Muslims from abroad to make the annual pilgrimage, which begins on Thursday.

published on : 6th July 2022

Iraqi PM visits Saudi Arabia and Iran to discuss regional stability

Mustafa al-Kadhemi visited Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran, after earlier meeting with Saudi Arabia's de facto leader Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Saudi city of Jeddah.

published on : 27th June 2022

Iraqi PM to head to Saudi Arabia, Iran for new dialogue

Iraq borders both Iran and Saudi Arabia and is often caught in the middle of the two nations’ proxy wars.

published on : 25th June 2022

Siddipet native dies in accident in Saudi Arabia

M Madhu, 35, a resident of Rajakkapeta village in Dubbaka mandal was killed in a road accident in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday afternoon. 

published on : 9th June 2022

Indonesia, Saudi, UAE and Afghanistan condemn remarks of BJP leader against Prophet

Indonesia, the most populous Muslim nation in the world, strongly condemned what it called "unacceptable derogatory remarks" against the Prophet by two Indian politicians. 

published on : 6th June 2022

Saudi Arabia condemns controversial remarks of BJP leader against Prophet 

While welcoming the measures taken by the BJP to suspend the spokeswoman, the ministry reaffirmed the "Kingdom's position calling for respect for beliefs and religions".

published on : 6th June 2022

As gas prices soar, President Joe Biden leans toward visiting Saudi Arabia

This meet could ease the uncertain periods in a partnership between Saudi Arabia, world's top oil exporter and US, world's top economic and military power.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Ricky Gervais’ The Office gets Arabic remake

British mockumentary sitcom The Office is set to get an Arabic language remake.

published on : 1st June 2022

Saudi-led coalition frees Yemen rebels in peace gesture

Last week the coalition said it would release 163 prisoners it accused of participating in "hostilities" against Saudi Arabia.

published on : 6th May 2022

Years of Iran-Saudi tensions nearing end, Iraq PM says

Iraq, a neighbour to both countries, has hosted five rounds of talks over the past year aimed at restoring ties between Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia, and Shiite-majority Iran.

published on : 30th April 2022

Nawaz Sharif's sons deny travelling with Pakistan PM Shehbaz to Saudi Arabia, term news report 'fake'

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif is leaving for Saudi Arabia on Thursday where he is scheduled to hold talks with the country's leadership.

published on : 26th April 2022

'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' banned in Saudi Arabia.

According to Variety, the Saudi Arabian censors didn't issue the distribution certificate to the Benedict Cumberbatch-led superhero movie due to the presence of a gay character.

published on : 24th April 2022

'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' banned in Saudi Arabia

The 'Doctor Strange' sequel, which will release in the US on May 6, was originally scheduled for hit theatres in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries on May 5.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Japan's Yoshimi Yamashita becomes first female referee for Asian Champions League game

Yoshimi Yamashita and assistant referees Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi  "all of Japan" comprised the first all-female trio to officiate an Asian Champions League match.

published on : 23rd April 2022
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