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Why has Mohammed bin Salman been appointed prime minister of Saudi Arabia?
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Why has Mohammed bin Salman been appointed prime minister of Saudi Arabia?

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s being named prime minister does not change the internal power equation of the Kingdom, where he remains de facto ruler. But experts say the move comes to cloak MBS in legal immunity ahead of a lawsuit in connection with the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Sushma Swaraj in Riyadh: External affairs minister discusses trade and security with Saudi Arabia's King Salman
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Sushma Swaraj in Riyadh: External affairs minister discusses trade and security with Saudi Arabia's King Salman

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir, discussing bilateral relations between the two countries.

Sushma Swaraj discusses bilateral partnership with Saudi Arabia's King Salman, inaugurates Janadriyah festival in Riyadh
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Sushma Swaraj discusses bilateral partnership with Saudi Arabia's King Salman, inaugurates Janadriyah festival in Riyadh

Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, who inaugurated the prestigious National Heritage and Culture Festival 'Janadriyah' at which India is the guest of honour country

Saudi Arabia announces $2 billion bailout package for Yemen government
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Saudi Arabia announces $2 billion bailout package for Yemen government

Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen's central bank, following desperate calls for a financial rescue from the beleaguered government it has supported militarily for nearly three years.

Saudi Arabia: Majority of clerics express support for decree allowing women to drive
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Saudi Arabia: Majority of clerics express support for decree allowing women to drive

A majority of Saudi Arabia's Council of Senior Ulema religious scholars on Wednesday expressed support for a royal decree allowing women to drive.

Nawaz Sharif at Riyadh summit: Pakistan deeply committed to Muslim world's unity and harmony
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Nawaz Sharif at Riyadh summit: Pakistan deeply committed to Muslim world's unity and harmony

Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif said that his country is deeply committed to the unity of the Muslim world and promotion of interfaith harmony and dialogue.

13th OIC Summit: Divided Islamic countries resolve to unite against terrorism
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13th OIC Summit: Divided Islamic countries resolve to unite against terrorism

The 13th Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit closed with traditional optimism with no plan of action how to meet these expectations of unity and solidarity.

Need to delink terrorism from religion, says PM Modi in Saudi Arabia
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Need to delink terrorism from religion, says PM Modi in Saudi Arabia

Terming terrorism as the enemy of humanity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said there was a need to "delink" religion from it and asserted that "segmented and partial" approaches to counter the menace will not be effective.

Obama visit: India, US hope to make progress in nuclear, defence, technology transfer
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Obama visit: India, US hope to make progress in nuclear, defence, technology transfer

Describing the presidential visit as "one of our most important diplomatic engagements in recent times", the MEA had said cooperation in key areas of defence, security, counter-terrorism and the situation in India's extended neighbourhood would be among the issues to be discussed between President Obama and PM Modi.