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Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir speaks at a briefing with reporters at the Saudi Embassy in London.(Reuters File Photo)

Saudi Arabia will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does: Foreign minister

Agence France-Presse, Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 09:02 AM IST
Saudi Arabia will seek to develop its own nuclear weapons if Iran does, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said.
People check the damage after debris from ballistic missiles fired by Yemen's Houthi militia fell onto a house in Riyadh.(REUTERS File Photo)
People check the damage after debris from ballistic missiles fired by Yemen's Houthi militia fell onto a house in Riyadh.(REUTERS File Photo)

Yemen’s Houthi rebels target Riyadh with ballistic missiles, Saudi says successfully intercepted

Associated Press, Riyadh | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 05:02 PM IST
A Saudi-owned satellite news channel says ballistic missiles fired by Yemen’s Shiite rebels have targeted the Saudi capital, Riyadh
Saudi Arabian Princess Noura bint Faisal Al-Saud is the president of the Arab Fashion Council.(AFP)
Saudi Arabian Princess Noura bint Faisal Al-Saud is the president of the Arab Fashion Council.(AFP)

Meet the royal fashionista behind Saudi Arabia’s first fashion week

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 12:38 PM IST
Saudi Arabian princess Noura bint Faisal Al-Saud is the new face of fashion in the ultraconservative kingdom.
Saudi women stretch before a jog in Jeddah's historic al-Balad district on March 8, 2018. Although the Saudi government is seeking to jump-start women’s sports, it is mandatory for women to wear body-shrouding abaya robes and also cover their hair in public in some areas of the Kingdom.(AFP File Photo)
Saudi women stretch before a jog in Jeddah's historic al-Balad district on March 8, 2018. Although the Saudi government is seeking to jump-start women’s sports, it is mandatory for women to wear body-shrouding abaya robes and also cover their hair in public in some areas of the Kingdom.(AFP File Photo)

Saudi Arabia fitness centre shut over video showing woman working out with uncovered hair

AFP, Riyadh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 10:41 AM IST
The video purportedly showed a woman with uncovered hair in what appeared to be a gym and kicking a punching bag. The Saudi sports authority said it contained scenes that could corrupt public morals.
This image released by Disney shows a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther." (Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP)(AP)
This image released by Disney shows a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther." (Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP)(AP)

Black Panther to be test screened before grand release in Saudi Arabia

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent, Riyadh
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2018 01:54 PM IST
As Saudi Arabia prepares for the opening of its first movie theatre in 30 years, Marvel’s Black Panther is being test screened before it can be shown for the public.
In Thiruvananthapuram, customs officials intercepted a passenger who arrived by an Emirates Flight and recovered seven gold biscuits totally weighing 816.38 grams.(File photo)
In Thiruvananthapuram, customs officials intercepted a passenger who arrived by an Emirates Flight and recovered seven gold biscuits totally weighing 816.38 grams.(File photo)

Gold worth over Rs 42 lakh seized from air passengers in Kerala

Press Trust of India, Kochi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2018 01:38 PM IST
The sleuths seized a total of 601.800 grams of gold valued at 17.42 lakh in two separate cases from two natives of Malappuram who came from Riyadh.
A model is seen during Arab Fashion Week in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.(REUTERS)
A model is seen during Arab Fashion Week in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.(REUTERS)

Saudi Arabia breaks new ground by hosting first-ever Arab Fashion Week

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 10:43 AM IST
Fashionable women, dark-haired Saudis and blonde Eastern Europeans alike, fill the gold-trimmed halls of Riyadh’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel, marking the start of Saudi Arabia’s first-ever fashion week.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known by his initials MBS, has been pushing to create a “moderate” Saudi Arabia, and has so far managed to avoid triggering a public backlash from powerful conservatives.(AP)
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known by his initials MBS, has been pushing to create a “moderate” Saudi Arabia, and has so far managed to avoid triggering a public backlash from powerful conservatives.(AP)

Saudi’s Mohammed bin Salman, reformist prince who has shaken the oil superpower

Agence France-Presse, Riyadh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 02:34 PM IST
Known by his initials MBS, prince Salman has pledged a “moderate” Saudi Arabia as he seeks to get international investors on board with his grandiose vision to overhaul the kingdom’s oil-reliant economy.
General view of the new first Saudi cinema at cultural club in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.(Reuters File Photo)
General view of the new first Saudi cinema at cultural club in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.(Reuters File Photo)

Saudi Arabia to open first cinema screens on April 18 after 35 years

IANS, Riyadh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 08:05 PM IST
Saudi Arabia had cinemas in the 1970s, before they were closed. Saudis have in the past travelled abroad to get their entertainment fix because of restrictions in the deeply conservative country.
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