Saudi Arabia
Business  /  Published 05.03.21

Opec extends output cut

Members of oil producer cartel Opec and allied countries have agreed to leave most of their existing oil production cuts in place as the spread of new coronavirus variants prolongs concerns about econ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Moscow, Dubai

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

Strange question: SC asks rapist to marry victim

Sir — The Supreme Court recently raised a question in the context of a case: should brutality in sexual intercourse on the part of the husband be tantamount to rape (“CJI marital rape quer...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 24.02.21

Saudi face of 1973 oil embargo dead

Saudi Arabia’s Sheikh Zaki Yamani, the embodiment of the ascent of Arab petroleum power and the face of the 1973 oil embargo that brought the West to its knees, died in London, state media repor...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 29.12.20

Saudi rights activist gets jail term

A Saudi court on Monday sentenced prominent women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to five years and eight months in prison, local media reported, in a trial that has drawn international co...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 24.11.20

Netanyahu in covert MBS meet

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel flew to Saudi Arabia for a covert meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, Israeli news media reported on Monday. Hours after those r...
By Ben Hubbard, David M. Halbfinger, Ronen Bergman in Beirut


Sports  /  Published 11.11.20

Record 23 races in draft calendar

Formula One has never before had more than 21 races in a season.  The sport said it expected fans to be back at races after a 17-round 2020 season conducted either behind closed doors or with ve...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 30.10.20

Saudis keep J&K out of India and Pak in map

In a move that has left everyone guessing, particularly given the bromance between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia has chosen to place the entire ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

World  /  Published 15.10.20

Pompeo to Saudis: Normalise Israel ties

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Wednesday urged Saudi Arabia to consider normalising relations with Israel as he met the Gulf country’s foreign minister, also saying that Washington support...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.20

Be cautious: Global clamour for Covid vaccine

Sir — The global clamour for a cure for the novel coronavirus has led to the unrealistic expectation that a vaccine is just around the corner. Thus, when AstraZeneca, piloting its vaccine candid...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.20

Shifting faith: Pakistan and the Islamic world

In 1979, Pakistan changed the name of its third-largest populated city, Lyallpur, located on the banks of the river, Chenab, in Pakistani Punjab to Faisalabad in honour of the late King Faisal of the ...
By Luv Puri in


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