Saudi Arabia | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 10:19 AM IST
Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz founded the first school for girls in Riyadh, according to the Saudi newspaper Arab News. The school was founded at a time when females had no access to formal education in the landlocked capital and schools were open to boys only.
Istanbul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 07:48 AM IST
One of the killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was heard saying “I know how to cut” on the audio of the killing Turkey shared with U.S. and European officials, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.
Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2018 10:49 PM IST
The matter caught the attention of the government after the wife of one of the stranded persons approached the police for help.
Buenos Aires | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 01:55 PM IST
Meeting in Buenos Aires, host of the G20 summit of industrialized nations on Friday, Xi said China has always attached great importance to its relations with Saudi Arabia, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported.
Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2018 04:50 PM IST
“Maybe he did and maybe he didn’t!” US president Donald Trump said, implying Prince Mohammed’s culpability in Khashoggi’s killing in the Saudi mission in Istanbul. Trump was widely pilloried for what critics called his mercantile priorities that made him appear more like a lobbyist for Riyadh.
Agence France Presse | By Agence France Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2018 05:55 PM IST
After repeated denials, Saudi Arabia finally admitted Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and Riyadh critic, had been murdered at the mission in a “rogue” operation.
Trump, Erdogan discussed how to respond to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s killing: White House official
Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 04:48 PM IST
Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of ruling Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was murdered at the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate by a team sent from Riyadh. Saudi authorities have acknowledged that the killing was premeditated, but his body has not been found.
Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 10:25 PM IST
Jamal Khashoggi was allegedly killed inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul by a team sent from Riyadh on October 2.
By Agence France Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2018 08:30 PM IST
Turkey cast doubt Wednesday on whether Saudi Arabia was willing to “genuinely cooperate” in the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as international pressure increased on Riyadh to provide answers.
Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 08:12 PM IST
State-run news agency report said King Salman and Prince Mohammed offered their condolences to the family of the Saudi journalist.
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 03:45 PM IST
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan rejected Saudi Arabia’s explanation that Jamal Khashoggi’s death was accidental.
Hindustan Times | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 10:31 AM IST
The summit is an initiative of Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman, who is at the centre of the international controversy surrounding Khashoggi, a strident critic of the prince, who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 10:28 PM IST
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 06:50 PM IST
Deepak Pavithram, a Keralite working with Lulu Hypermarket in Riyadh, was sacked on Tuesday for making misogynistic and insensitive remarks about women on social media.
Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2018 12:03 PM IST
Google’s Diane Greene did not offer a reason for not attending the conference in Riyadh. Other business leaders who have said they would not attend the conference, including Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi, said they were concerned about Khashoggi’s disappearance.
Riyadh | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 09:40 AM IST
Argentina will face traditional rivals Brazil, also in Saudi Arabia next Tuesday.
Riyadh | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 09:38 AM IST
Etqaan Alliance, the consortium appointed late last year by a three-judge tribunal to resolve Saad’s debt dispute, will sell the assets over five months at auctions in the Eastern Province, Riyadh and Jeddah.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 03:02 AM IST
Customs department officials seized two big and four small live tortoises from a bag being carried by a passenger who arrived at the Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport from Riyadh
Riyad | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 08:35 PM IST
Speed-crazed women drivers are bound to turn heads in the deeply conservative desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2018 06:21 PM IST
The Saudi Aviation Investigation Bureau in a release said the aircraft aborted taking off on a taxiway that ran parallel to the runway.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2018 12:49 PM IST
Sources said the acceleration gained during the take-off could have steered the Mumbai-bound aircraft beyond the runway even as the pilot implemented all the required procedures to abort the operation.
By Siraj Wahab
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 09:01 AM IST
The reforms, brought in by Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, popularly known by his initials MBS, have seen the ban on cinema being lifted, women being allowed into sports stadiums, entertainment activities being openly promoted and avenues for tourism being tapped
Bloomberg | By Zainab Fattah
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 12:45 PM IST
Saudi energy minister Khalid Al-Falih said ending the ban means “women will be more empowered and more mobile...will participate more in the job market over time, so I think it’s going to contribute to employment of females in Saudi Arabia.”
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 10:45 AM IST
The end of the ban on driving by Saudi women must therefore be part of a continuing process that gives women more power to fashion their own destinies and become equal partners in shaping the future of their country
Reuters, Riyadh | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 11:52 PM IST
At least six loud blasts were heard and bright flashes were seen in the sky over Riyadh, and puffs of smoke were later visible above the city.
Associated Press, Riyadh | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 02:44 PM IST
Saudi Arabia women are officially allowed to get behind the wheel, after a decades-old driving ban was lifted on Sunday.
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 10:10 AM IST
Alyousef now awaits the milestone behind bars. She was detained last month, along with some of the most outspoken women’s rights advocates in Saudi Arabia.
Bloomberg | By Vivian Nereim, Matthew Martin and Glen Carey
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 10:15 AM IST
The arrests have created a climate of fear, obscuring the daily reports of change that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is ushering in as a young reformer for a new era.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Samiksha Pattanaik
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 02:27 PM IST
A fashion show in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh featured drones instead of models.
Press Trust of India, Sanaa | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 05:44 PM IST
Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition that has been fighting the Huthi rebels since 2015 to shore up the internationally recognised government, is active almost daily in Yemen.