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Hajj 2020: Masked pilgrims throw sanitised pebbles at Satan

Only up to 10,000 Muslims are taking part in the Hajj after millions of international pilgrims were barred due to coronavirus restrictions

31 Jul 2020 2:50 PM

Saudi king backs son, praises judiciary amid furore over Khashoggi murder

Public prosecutor has exonerated the Crown Prince of involvement in murder of Khashoggi, but CIA concluded he ordered the assassination.

20 Nov 2018 9:23 AM

Mike Pompeo, in Saudi Arabia, talks tough on Iran, Gulf dispute

Pompeo was meeting on Sunday with Saudi King Salman, whose country along with Bahrain and the UAE is embroiled in a row with Qatar.

29 Apr 2018 12:05 PM

Saudi king's gold escalator malfunction during historic visit to Russia

The king had to walk as the escalator that travels with him stopped mid way.

06 Oct 2017 7:07 PM

Saudi King's historic declaration allows women to drive

Longstanding driving ban was seen globally as symbol of repression of women in Gulf kingdom and comes after a years-long resistance.

27 Sep 2017 9:59 AM


Trump calls for diplomatic measures to resolve Qatar crisis, urges to fight against terrorism

Trump made the remarks during a telephonic conversation with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday, White House said.

31 Aug 2017 2:51 PM

Are you with us? Saudi asks Pak

Resolving row in best interest of all Muslims, Sharif tells King Salman.

15 Jun 2017 3:47 AM

Middle East diplomacy: Donald Trump takes softer tone on Islam

Trump said that 'young Muslim boys and girls should be able to grow up free from fear, safe from violence, and innocent of hatred'.

22 May 2017 4:00 PM

Trump tour begins with $110 billion Saudi arms deal

Before departing, Trump tweeted he would be “strongly protecting American interests” on his trip.

21 May 2017 5:39 AM

Maldives Opposition unites to fight President Yameen

From the day he took office in November 2013, President Yameen has shown that he is no friend of India.

05 Apr 2017 3:05 AM


Hosting Saudi king, China pursues Mideast charm offensive

China is pivoting towards the Middle East, and Saudi Arabia is strengthening its alliances in east Asia.

16 Mar 2017 1:20 PM