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Centre to take tough stand on triple talaq in SC: 'Plea of sanctity under Sharia misplaced'

Sep 23, 2016

Centre to take tough stand on triple talaq in SC: 'Plea of sanctity under Sharia misplaced'

The Centre is likely to take a tough stance against triple talaq in the Supreme Court on the plea that according sanctity to it under Sharia is "completely misplaced" and it is "unfair, unreasonable and discriminatory" as many Islamic countries have regulated matrimonial laws. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Arun Jaitley #Manohar Parrikar #Saudi Arabia #sharia #Uniform Civil Code #triple talaq
Barack Obama to block Saudi Arabia's prosecution in 9/11 case

Sep 23, 2016

Barack Obama to block Saudi Arabia's prosecution in 9/11 case

Such overrides are rare and this one would show the White House to be almost cripplingly weak as Obama tries to tick off remaining legislative goals in the twilight of his presidency. #United States #White House #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Hillary Clinton #Saudi Arabia
Robust security cooperation between Saudi Arabia and India: Envoy

Sep 22, 2016

Robust security cooperation between Saudi Arabia and India: Envoy

"Saudi Arabia and India are partners in promoting peace, stability and security in the region," Saudi Arabian envoy to India said. #India #Narendra Modi #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Jeddah #Haj #Jubail
Saudi airlines flight temporarily isolated at Manila airport after it mistakenly sent distress call

Sep 20, 2016

Saudi airlines flight temporarily isolated at Manila airport after it mistakenly sent distress call

The airport had earlier said in a statement that it had received information of the threat, which it did not describe, when Flight SV872 was 30 miles away from landing. #Manila #NewsTracker #Arun Manilal Gandhi #Saudi Arabia #Riyadh #Saudi Arabia Airlines #Saudia Airlines #Flight 872 of Saudi airline
AFC U-16 Championship: India hold Saudi Arabia to draw with last-minute goal

Sep 18, 2016

AFC U-16 Championship: India hold Saudi Arabia to draw with last-minute goal

Captain Suresh Singh Wangjam struck in the injury time to help India come from behind and hold Saudi Arabia to a 3-3 draw in a Group A match of the AFC U-16 football championships, in Margao #India #football #KickingAround #Saudi Arabia #AFC #AFC U-16 Championship #Suresh Singh Wangjam #India U-16 football team
Iran's new Great Satan: Saudi Arabia and its Wahhabi ideology

Sep 17, 2016

Iran's new Great Satan: Saudi Arabia and its Wahhabi ideology

The politics in Iran today is deeply divided. Both reformist and revolutionary voices compete with each other, by using anti-Saudi, anti-West and anti-Israel rhetoric to strengthen their relation with the Iran's Supreme Leader. To sideline the hardliners and to secure normalising relations with the United States, they have found a new Great Satan, it is Saudi Arabia. #United States #InMyOpinion #Iran #Bashar al-Assad #Saudi Arabia #Ayatollah Khamenei #Islamic Republic #Javad Zarif #The Great Satan
India succumb to second-half UAE fightback in AFC U-16 championship opener

Sep 15, 2016

India succumb to second-half UAE fightback in AFC U-16 championship opener

India began their campaign in the AFC U-16 football championships on a disappointing note as they lost to United Arab Emirates 2-3 at the Nehru Stadium in Goa on Thursday. #India #Iran #KickingAround #UAE #Saudi Arabia #Ahmad Fawzi #AFC U-16 Championship #Sanjeev Stalin #Boris Singh Thangjam #Manea Aydh #Majid Rashid #Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem
Hajj 2016: More than 1.8 mn Muslims climb Mount Arafat

Sep 11, 2016

Hajj 2016: More than 1.8 mn Muslims climb Mount Arafat

The annual hajj pilgrimage reached its climax on Sunday when Muslims from across the world swarmed a stoney hill in western Saudi Arabia to pray and recite from the Koran. #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Saudi Arabia #Hajj #Muslims #Mount Arafat
After preliminary rituals for annual hajj, nearly 1.5 mn Muslims head to Mecca

Sep 10, 2016

After preliminary rituals for annual hajj, nearly 1.5 mn Muslims head to Mecca

Last 24 September, Mina was the scene of the worst disaster in hajj history, when the stampede occurred as pilgrims made their way to the Jamarat Bridge for a stoning ritual. #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Mecca #Hajj #Muslims #Prophet Mohammed #Mina #Grand Mosque #Mount Arafat
US House votes to allow victims of 9/11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia govt

Sep 09, 2016

US House votes to allow victims of 9/11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia govt

Opponents of the bill said it could strain relations with Saudi Arabia and lead to retaliatory laws targeting U.S. citizens or corporations in other countries. #US #NewsTracker #US congress #Republican Party #Saudi Arabia #World Trade Centre #9/11 attacks #11 September 2001 attacks