Saudi Arabia

Cristiano signs for Saudi club Al Nassr in deal worth 'more than 200 million euros'

Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday signed for Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia, the club announced, in a deal believed to be worth more than 200 million euros. The 37-year-old penned a contract which will take him to June 2025.

published on : 31st December 2022

Saudi Arabia unveils attack site damage

Saudi Arabia on Friday took media to inspect oil facilities hit by the attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran. 

published on : 20th September 2019

Foreign currency worth Rs 1.48 crore concealed in sweet boxes seized at Hyderabad airport

The alleged smugglers were carrying 3.5 lakh Saudi Riyals (Rs 74.37 lakh) each.

published on : 20th August 2019

LISTEN | OIC invite to India rights a historic wrong, says former Indian ambassador to Saudi

Despite having the second largest Muslim population in the world, India had been denied membership of the group due to opposition mainly from Pakistan.

published on : 23rd February 2019

US Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia and Trump

The US Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to Trump on Saudi Arabia, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist.

published on : 14th December 2018

Watch the love between Vladimir Putin and Prince Salman at the G20 summit

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman are seen laughing and heartily embracing at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires. 

published on : 1st December 2018

Saudis confirm death of Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia says preliminary results of an investigation show Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi is dead.

published on : 20th October 2018

Saudi Arabia opens up consulate after journalist vanishes

Saudi Arabia opens its consulate to journalists to show missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi is not there. 

published on : 8th October 2018

Britain eyes £65 bln trade ties with Saudi Arabia

Britain and Saudi Arabia have set out an ambition to build 65 billion pounds of trade and investment ties in coming years.  As David Pollard reports, London called the agreement a vote of confidence.

published on : 8th March 2018

Hyderabad woman tortured in Saudi Arabia, family seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help

The family blamed that the woman is being treated as slave and not getting enough food to survive her living.

published on : 10th February 2018

Hyderabad girl trafficked to Saudi, family seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help 

Farheen Fatima, Sister of Saba Fatima alleged that, agents offered a beautician job to her sister in Saudi Arabia, but after landing there they took her to a home and made her to work as a house maid.

published on : 22nd November 2017

Oil keeps gains, due to Iraq and drop in U.S. rigs

Oil prices largely held on to last week's gains early on Monday, supported by supply disruptions in Iraq and a drop in U.S. drilling. 

published on : 23rd October 2017

Saudi king issues decree allowing women to drive

Saudi King Salman on Tuesday ordered that women be allowed to drive cars, ending the conservative Islamic kingdom's longstanding policy, seen as a symbol of oppression of women.

published on : 27th September 2017

4-year-old boy dies in swimming pool allegedly after electricity leakage

A four-year old boy from Saudi Arabia died in swimming pool of a plush resort in Kumarakom of Kerala.

published on : 27th August 2017

Hyderabad woman being tortured in Saudi Arabia, family seeks govt help

Family members of a Hyderabad woman alleged that she has been suffering harassment and torture at the hands of her employers in Saudi Arabia.

published on : 12th June 2017

US urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urges Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states to ease their blockade against Qatar, saying it was causing unintended humanitarian consequences.

published on : 10th June 2017

Saudi says Qatar must implement promises made over extremist groups

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister says Qatar must take several steps to restore ties with other Arab states.

published on : 7th June 2017

Arab Gulf nations cut ties with Qatar, US urges unity

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism and backing Iran.

published on : 5th June 2017

US President Donald Trump welcomed at Riyadh airport reception

US President Donald Trump met Saudi Arabia on 20th May 2017, the first stop on his maiden international trip since taking office.

published on : 20th May 2017