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  • Modi invites Saudi investment in defence manufacturing

    Modi invites Saudi investment in defence manufacturing

    Modi conveyed his special thanks and appreciation to Saudi Arabia for looking after the welfare of the Indian diaspora during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    September 21, 2021
  • Saudi Arabia approves new law to protect personal data

    Saudi Arabia approves new law to protect personal data

    The new law will ensure the privacy of personal data, regulate the sharing of personal data and prevent the abuse of personal data.

    September 15, 2021
  • Saudi Arabia approves law to protect personal data

    Saudi Arabia approves law to protect personal data

    The digital transformation empowers the private sector, creates a regulatory environment conducive to business growth, and attracts foreign investments.

    September 15, 2021
  • Declassifed Data

    Declassifed Data

    The partially redacted 16-page document, that was released by the FBI on the 20th anniversary of the attacks, detailed contacts between the hijackers and several Saudi officials, but did not draw a definitive conclusion whether the government in Riyadh was complicit in the attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people

    September 14, 2021
  • Saudi to start receiving Umrah requests from foreigners

    Saudi to start receiving Umrah requests from foreigners

    Only the vaccinated and the recovered will be provided with permissions, said the Ministry of Haj and Umrah,

    August 9, 2021
  • 2,550-yr-old inscription shows Mesopotamian footprint in Saudi Arabia

    2,550-yr-old inscription shows Mesopotamian footprint in Saudi Arabia

    The discovery could shed light on the ancient ties and historical bonds between the Arabian Peninsula and its ancient neighbors, namely Mesopotamia.

    July 29, 2021
  • Iran says progress made in talks with Saudi Arabia

    Iran says progress made in talks with Saudi Arabia

    "Our view as per the negotiations with Saudi Arabia is positive," said Saeed Khatibzadeh, spokesman for Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    July 7, 2021
  • Saudi Arabia bans entry from UAE, Vietnam, Ethiopia and Afghanistan

    Saudi Arabia bans entry from UAE, Vietnam, Ethiopia and Afghanistan

    Flights to and from these countries as well as Afghanistan will be suspended on Sunday, July 4, at 11 p.m, the Saudi Gazette reported.

    July 3, 2021
  • Intrigue & Royalty

    Intrigue & Royalty

    The indictment, as revealed to the state-controlled media, is explicit on the allegation that Hamzah "was determined to achieve his personal ambition of becoming king".

    June 23, 2021
  • ‘Saudis who killed Khashoggi received paramilitary training in US’

    ‘Saudis who killed Khashoggi received paramilitary training in US’

    The New York Times report states that the U.S. State Department and other government agencies are responsible for vetting foreign forces trained on U.S. soil,

    June 23, 2021
  • Indians face ordeal when loved ones die of Covid in Saudi Arabia

    Indians face ordeal when loved ones die of Covid in Saudi Arabia

    Then there are some roadblocks typical to puritan Saudi Arabia, where cremation of bodies is not allowed. Instead, non-Muslims can be buried in designated places in select cities.

    May 1, 2021
  • OPEC, allies will gradually increase oil production in the coming months

    OPEC, allies will gradually increase oil production in the coming months

    The oil cartel and its allied nations agreed to add back some 2 million barrels per barrel per day of oil production from May to July.

    April 2, 2021
  • Hell on Earth

    Hell on Earth

    Wednesday’s caveat advanced by the UN’s World Food Program can thus be contextualised with the visual of a child reduced to skin and bone with an inflated tummy, recalling reports of a “starving Biafra” in the 1970s.

    March 13, 2021
  • What to do with Iran?

    What to do with Iran?

    The Iran nuclear deal of 2015 restricted Iran’s time period to build a nuclear bomb, called the breakout period, to 10 years. This Donald Trump felt was too little and therefore walked out of the deal. Analysts now believe that since Trump walked out, Iran has already produced fissile material sufficient for two bombs. Any new deal will have to suss out these bombs and neutralize them.

    March 8, 2021
  • OPEC ignores India’s call; Saudi asks New Delhi to use cheap oil it bought last year

    OPEC ignores India’s call; Saudi asks New Delhi to use cheap oil it bought last year

    Earlier this week, Pradhan had said India, where fuel demand is recovering to pre-pandemic levels, wants reasonable and responsible oil prices.

    March 5, 2021
  • Avoidable Intrigues

    Avoidable Intrigues

    Vajpayee was to use his brilliant 'Sherpa' and handpicked Foreign Minister, Jaswant Singh, for thawing and warming relations with Saudi Arabia, in particular. Jaswant, with a manifest sense of history and destiny would soon charm the House of Saud with his own desert ancestry and lifelong interest in horses

    March 5, 2021
  • Diplomatic realpolitik

    Diplomatic realpolitik

    Every tenet of human rights was thus violated. By advancing what they call a “free pass” to MBS, America’s President has proffered a feeble excuse to justify his defence of the de facto leader of the desert kingdom. Biden, who had referred to Saudi Arabia as a “pariah kingdom with no redeeming social value” in course of his election campaign, has now softened his stance to a dramatic degree.

    March 4, 2021