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After aborted NSA talks, Modi's Saudi Arabia trip is the 'ultimate masterstroke'

Aug 26, 2015

After aborted NSA talks, Modi's Saudi Arabia trip is the 'ultimate masterstroke'

An official functionary requesting anonymity said Modi has gone beyond RSS grooves and become a world leader. #India #Pakistan #ConnectTheDots #Israel #Saudi Arabia #Narendra Singh
Haj pilgrims advised against carrying pornography, viagra, sexual oils and creams

Aug 23, 2015

Haj pilgrims advised against carrying pornography, viagra, sexual oils and creams

The HCOI has issued an advisory asking pilgrims to refrain from carrying Viagra, sexual oil and creams, and items such as pornography material, among other list of things. #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Mecca #pornography #Haj #Viagra #pilgrims #sexual oils
Here's why women registering to vote in Saudi Arabia for the first time is a big deal

Aug 20, 2015

Here's why women registering to vote in Saudi Arabia for the first time is a big deal

Women registered to vote for the first time ever in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, ahead of the nationwide local elections. Though women's rights activists have hailed the move as progress they say there is still a long way to go before women have equal rights to men in the kingdom. #Elections #NewsTracker #Voting #Women's rights in Saudi Arabia #Saudi Arabi
Suicide bomber kills 15 inside Saudi Arabia mosque; Islamic State claims responsibility

Aug 06, 2015

Suicide bomber kills 15 inside Saudi Arabia mosque; Islamic State claims responsibility

A blast probably triggered by a suicide bomber killed 15 people today at a mosque inside a special forces headquarters in Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen. An interior ministry spokesman said the "terrorist" attack took place during noon prayers in the city of Abha, in the southern province of Asir. #NewsTracker #SWAT #Saudi Arabia #islamic-state
Osama Bin Laden's sister, stepmother reportedly killed in Hampshire crash

Aug 01, 2015

Osama Bin Laden's sister, stepmother reportedly killed in Hampshire crash

A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. #Osama bin Laden #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Hampshire
Yakub Memon execution: India needs to become more humane and abolish capital punishment

Jul 31, 2015

Yakub Memon execution: India needs to become more humane and abolish capital punishment

The debate over the rights and wrongs of Yakub Memons execution on Thursday is yet another example of how opinion is bitterly divided between those who support death penalty and those who dont. #India #France #Europe #CriticalPoint #Death Penalty #Saudi Arabia #Yakub Memon #anti-Death Penalty movement #capital punishments
With major fault lines that divide Middle East, will Iran-US nuclear deal augur a new era?

Jul 20, 2015

With major fault lines that divide Middle East, will Iran-US nuclear deal augur a new era?

The Iran nuclear deal significantly comes at a time when the Middle East is descending into chaos and disorder or even anarchy with a clear cut ingress of the major fault line that divides the region: the Shia-Sunni divide or conflict. #United States #ConnectTheDots #Iran #Saudi Arabia #Shia #Sunni #Iran Nuclear deal
Iran should use nuclear deal to help economy, not for regional 'adventures' - Saudi minister| Reuters

Jul 17, 2015

Iran should use nuclear deal to help economy, not for regional 'adventures' - Saudi minister| Reuters

WASHINGTON Iran should use a nuclear deal agreed this week with six world powers to improve its economy, and not to pursue "adventures" in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Thursday. "We hope that ... #deal #Saudi Arabia #editing #doina-chiacu #Iranians #improve-the-lot #limits-on-iran
Pillar of Mideast diplomacy: Saudi former Foreign Minister dies at 75

Jul 10, 2015

Pillar of Mideast diplomacy: Saudi former Foreign Minister dies at 75

Saudi Arabia's Prince Saud al-Faisal, who was the world's longest-serving foreign minister with 40 years in the post until his retirement this year, has died, the ministry spokesman said on Thursday. He was 75. #World #Middle East #diplomacy #NewsTracker #death #Foreign Minister #Saudi Arabia #foreign relations #Saud Al Faisal
Saudi Prince pledges entire $32 billion fortune to charitable projects

Jul 01, 2015

Saudi Prince pledges entire $32 billion fortune to charitable projects

Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on Wednesday pledged his entire $32-billion (28.8-billion-euro) fortune to charitable projects. #World #Life #Charity #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Fortune #Saudi Prince #Prince Alwaleed bin Talal