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Narendra Modi in Saudi Arabia: PM calls for reforms in structure of UN, says some countries using it as tool
World

Narendra Modi in Saudi Arabia: PM calls for reforms in structure of UN, says some countries using it as tool

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pressed for the United Nations reforms while expressing regret over some 'powerful' countries using the global body as a "tool" rather than an 'institution' to resolve conflicts.

Narendra Modi in Saudi Arabia: PM, King Salman condemn terror in all forms, agree to boost bilateral security cooperation
India

Narendra Modi in Saudi Arabia: PM, King Salman condemn terror in all forms, agree to boost bilateral security cooperation

Narendra Modi, who is here to attend the third edition of the Kingdom's high-profile annual financial conference, called on the King and the two leaders exchanged views on working together closely to strengthen bilateral ties.

Narendra Modi on two-day visit to Saudi Arabia: PM to address key financial meet 'Davos in the Desert', hold bilateral talks with top leadership
India

Narendra Modi on two-day visit to Saudi Arabia: PM to address key financial meet 'Davos in the Desert', hold bilateral talks with top leadership

In September, Saudi Arabia said that it was looking at investing $100 billion in India in areas of energy, refining, petrochemicals, infrastructure, agriculture, minerals and mining.

Imran Khan visits Iran to act as 'facilitator' between Tehran and Riyadh amid rising tensions in the Gulf
World

Imran Khan visits Iran to act as 'facilitator' between Tehran and Riyadh amid rising tensions in the Gulf

Imran Khan visited Iran on Sunday on a mission to act as a 'facilitator' between Tehran and Riyadh and try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf.

Saudi Arabia allows women to serve in armed forces; move comes as part of measures taken to increase women's rights
World

Saudi Arabia allows women to serve in armed forces; move comes as part of measures taken to increase women's rights

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom's de facto ruler, has approved a handful of reforms aimed at widening women's rights

Saudi Arabia 'understands India's actions in J&K': Mohammed Bin Salman tells Ajit Doval in Riyadh
India

Saudi Arabia 'understands India's actions in J&K': Mohammed Bin Salman tells Ajit Doval in Riyadh

Highly placed sources said a wide range of issues were discussed on various aspects of bilateral relations in the meeting between Ajit Doval and the Saudi crown prince.

Houthi rebels claim attack on Aramco facilities: Insurgents have been seeking regional autonomy for Zaidis in Saudi Arabia since 1990s
World

Houthi rebels claim attack on Aramco facilities: Insurgents have been seeking regional autonomy for Zaidis in Saudi Arabia since 1990s

On 14 September, two Aramco facilities in Saudi Arabia, Abqaiq and Khurais, were targeted by drone attacks. The attacks bring the spotlight on the Houthi rebels

No effect on oil supply to India following attacks on Aramco centres, assures Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
India

No effect on oil supply to India following attacks on Aramco centres, assures Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday expressed confidence that there will be no effect on oil distribution and supply in the country following attacks on the oil stabilisation centres of Saudi oil giant Aramco

Daily Bulletin: Congress to stage protests in Bengaluru against DK Shivakumar's arrest; 9/11 anniversary; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Congress to stage protests in Bengaluru against DK Shivakumar's arrest; 9/11 anniversary; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Karnataka Congress to stage protests in Bengaluru over show solidarity against party leader DK Shivakumar's arrest; CBI special court to summon Kalyan Singh in Babri demolition case in Lucknow today; and more

Ahead of 18th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, kin of victims have mixed feelings about Donald Trump's cancellation of Taliban talks
World

Ahead of 18th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, kin of victims have mixed feelings about Donald Trump's cancellation of Taliban talks

11 September victims' relatives and first responders digested the news on Monday with mixed feelings

More than 100 people killed in air strike by Saudi-led military coalition on detention centre in Yemen, says ICRC
World

More than 100 people killed in air strike by Saudi-led military coalition on detention centre in Yemen, says ICRC

Fighting since 2015 has already claimed tens of thousands of lives and sparked what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis

BTS becomes the first K-Pop boy-band to perform in Saudi Arabia; gig to take place on 11 October
Entertainment

BTS becomes the first K-Pop boy-band to perform in Saudi Arabia; gig to take place on 11 October

This will be K-pop group BTS' musical debut in the Middle East where they are scheduled to perform at the King Fadh International Stadium on 11 October.

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Pro-government Saudi media calls on citizens to boycott 'not safe' Turkey as holiday destination
World

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Pro-government Saudi media calls on citizens to boycott 'not safe' Turkey as holiday destination

Calls grow within the oil-rich kingdom of Saudi to boycott Turkey, the holiday magnet over Jamal Khashoggi's murder. 'Don't go to Turkey' and 'Turkey is not safe' are just some of the headlines that have popped up, with multiple media outlets.

Houthi rebels claim drone attack on two Saudi airports; air strikes have injured 30 people in last two months
World

Houthi rebels claim drone attack on two Saudi airports; air strikes have injured 30 people in last two months

Yemen's Houthi rebels on Saturday claimed that they have launched fresh drone strikes targetting two airports in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has not responded to the Houthis' claims of attacking the two Saudi airports. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have been leading an Arab military coalition against the Iran-backed Houthis in support of Yemen's internationally recognised President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi over the last four years.

South Korea, Saudi Arabia sign $8 billion economic co-operation pact during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's first visit to Seoul
World

South Korea, Saudi Arabia sign $8 billion economic co-operation pact during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's first visit to Seoul

South Korea and Saudi Arabia signed an $8.3 billion economic co-operation pact during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's first visit to Seoul, as the oil-rich kingdom looks eastward following criticism over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

Saudi Arabian crown prince blames Iran for twin oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, says 'won't hesitate to tackle threats'
World

Saudi Arabian crown prince blames Iran for twin oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, says 'won't hesitate to tackle threats'

The two vessels in Saudi Arabia were targeted around the time Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was meeting with Iranian leaders in Tehran.

Unidentified ‘projectile’ fired by Yemeni rebels injures 26 at Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport; one Indian among wounded
World

Unidentified ‘projectile’ fired by Yemeni rebels injures 26 at Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport; one Indian among wounded

A Yemeni rebel missile attack on Abha airport in south-western Saudi Arabia wounded 26 civilians on Wednesday, the Saudi-led coalition fighting the rebels said

US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Jamal Khashoggi's murder amid mounting pressure on Donald Trump govt for siding with Riyadh
World

US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Jamal Khashoggi's murder amid mounting pressure on Donald Trump govt for siding with Riyadh

The announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo comes as the administration of President Donald Trump has faced pressure from Congress over its response to Jamal Khashoggi's killing in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last October.