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Wish to expand Indo-Saudi bilateral relations: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Saudi Arabia Date : February 21, 2018 Reporter : ANI Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Feb 20 (ANI): During his official visit to Saudi Arabia, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stated that India would like to enhance bilateral ties with the nation. Jaitley, while addressing the 12th India-Saudi Arabia Joint Commission Meeting, JCM here on Monday, said Saudi Arabia was "a key partner" for India in the long run, adding that the two countries could explore ties in various sectors. Post the meet, minutes were signed and ...Full Story

POLITICS

Zainab begum's daughter thanks Swaraj for rescuing her from Saudi Arabia

Date : January 28, 2018 Reporter : BNN Sexually harassed by her employers Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan. 28 (ANI): A day after Zainab Begum, who was allegedly sexually harassed by her employers in Saudi Arabia, returned to India, the victim's daughter thanked Minister of External Affairs Sushma ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Wish to expand Indo-Saudi bilateral relations: Jaitley

Date : February 21, 2018 Reporter : ANI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Saudi Arabia Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Feb 20 (ANI): During his official visit to Saudi Arabia, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stated that India would like to enhance bilateral ties with the nation. Jaitley, while addressing the 12th ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Binladin Group projects to be reviewed after crane crash

Date : September 18, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Company meets safety standards RIYADH - The Saudi Arabian government will review the Saudi Binladin Group's (SBG) ongoing projects in the wake of last week's Makkah crane disaster to ensure the company meets safety standards, a senior Saudi official said on ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

About 107,000 women in Saudi vying for passport office jobs

Date : February 2, 2018 Reporter : BNN Looking for female applicants RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A week after 140 jobs at the Saudi Arabia’s passport office were posted online, officials announced that a whopping 107,000 Saudi women sent their job applications for a role. The General ...Full Story

HISTORY

Saudi King Abdullah dead at 90

Date : January 23, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet The new king is Crown Prince Salman King Abdullah ibn Abdilazīz of Saudi Arabia, known in the kingdom as the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, has died at an age of 90, state TV said early Friday. Saudi television cut to Koranic verses early on Friday, which often ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Saudi Arabia swaps prisoners with Houthis amid lull in fighting

Date : March 10, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Exchanged prisoners with its Houthi opponents RIYADH Saudi Arabia has handed over seven Houthi prisoners in exchange for a captured officer - as part of measures aimed at ending Yemen's year-long war.> Big News Network Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Saudi Arabia joins UN in evacuating civilians and diplomats from Yemen

Date : March 29, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet The Houthi rebels are backed by Iran RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia has sent its navy to Yemen to evacuate dozens of its own and foreign diplomats from Yemen's southern city of Aden. The evacuation comes after a third night of airstrikes by a Saudi-led ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Turkey, Saudi Arabia to mull Syrian crisis

Date : February 26, 2015 Reporter : Trend Saudi Arabia visit of Turkish President February.26, By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend: Regional issues will be discussed during the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Saudi Arabia, Anadolu agency reported on Feb.26. Turkish president will pay a visit to ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Middle East tensions to support oil prices in near term

Date : April 3, 2015 Reporter : Trend Recent developments in the Middle East region April 2 By Aygun Badalova - Trend: Recent developments in the Middle East region are likely to support global oil prices in the near term, analysts from the US JP Morgan bank believe. “Since the Iraqi crisis in 1H2014, ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Two Saudi women drivers to be tried in terrorism court

Date : December 26, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet The women were brought to the court not for breaking the ban DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - In a surprisingly shocking move, Saudi authorities have sent two women, who were earlier detained for nearly a month after defying a ban on female drivers, to a counterterrorism court. Loujain ...Full Story

SPORTS

Saudi women's Olympic judo bout over in 82 seconds

Date : August 9, 2012 Reporter : Angola Press On the mat, the Saudi looked tentative and cautious on her feet     LONDON — It was over in little more than a minute, but it will go down as one of the most memorable moments of the London Games. A young Saudi judo fighter's decisive defeat on the mat Friday is being ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Saudi crown prince bought $450m da Vinci

Date : December 8, 2017 Reporter : ANI/ News24 His initials MBS New York - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450m at auction in November, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. ...Full Story

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