Tag: Saudi Arabia

India and Saudi Arabia will cooperate in areas like counter-terrorism, maritime and cyber security

Newsroom24x7 Network   New Delhi: India and Saudi Arabia have agreed that stronger bilateral cooperation in areas such as counter-terrorism, maritime security and cyber security will be beneficial for both countries. Saudi Arabia and India have shared thoughts on need to increase all possible pressure on countries supporting any type of terrorism. The two leaders

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Tillerson arrives in Jeddah; Gulf dispute on top of agenda

Newsroom24x7 Network Jeddah: The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today arrived here and met with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud and discussed ongoing efforts to resolve the Gulf dispute. Tillerson conveyed to the Saudi Crown Prince that he appreciates the joint interests of Saudi Arabia and the US and also the mutual

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Saudi King appoints son as next in line for Throne

Newsroom24x7 Network New York: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman announced that his son, thirty-one-year-old Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Al Jazeera), will replace the prince’s cousin, Mohammed bin Nayef, as next in line to inherit the throne. The new crown prince, who will continue in his role as defense minister, was also named deputy prime

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Reputed scholar and historian compares today’s Kashmir with Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Chandigarh: Pointing to Kashmir and its fabled sufi culture that has not been visible for thirty years now, historian Rajiv Lochan draws an analogy with the present situation in Syria by underscoring that Syria was a secular country before the outside terrorists stepped in to create havoc in that country. To draw home

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Kerry, Saudi leaders discuss Syria, Libya and importance of a 72-hour ceasefire

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington: The US Secretary of State John Kerry had a crucial meeting with Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir of Saudi Arabia on the margins of the G20 in Hangzhou, China. According to the US Department of State Spokesperson John Kirby, the leaders discussed a range of global

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UAE-Saudi agreement to raise ties to a new level

Shaily Kalra Dubai: UAE, a country with many shades, has come up with another shade of humanity by signing an MoU with Saudi Arabia yesterday to take ties between both countries to a new level. The agreement to set up the cooperation council was attended and witnessed by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al

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India, Saudi Arabia ready to take bold new steps to a golden future: Modi

Newsroom24x7 Staff Riyadh: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today interacted with 30 Saudi CEOs and Indian business leaders in Riyadh. He described India and Saudi Arabia as old friends, ready to take bold new steps to a golden future. Emphasizing the strength of ties between the two countries, he recalled King Salman mentioning that he

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Modi salutes the resilience of the Belgian citizens, talks of India’s robust ties with Saudi Arabia

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Before his departure for Belgium, USA and Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today saluted the resilience and spirit of the people of Belgium and said:”We stand shoulder to shoulder with them in the wake of the horrific attacks in Brussels and share the grief of those who lost

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US is keeping India engaged in strategic dialogue while helping Pakistan and Afghanistan to counter terrorism

Lalit Shastri US stand and diplomacy in the Asian subcontinent, especially when it comes to the Afghanistan policy and direct engagement in that country and open support to Pakistan has continuously been under attack by experts who are duly concerned about security and peace in this region. The lopsided, myopic and short-term gain oriented US

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Saudi Arabia gives 48-hour evacuation deadline to Iranian diplomats

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : A row over execution of a top Shia Muslim cleric has built up to the levels of deadline evacuation for the offices of top Iranian diplomats residing in the country of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has given Iranian diplomats 48 hours to leave the country, amid a row over the

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Deadly fire blaze grips Saudi hospital, dozens killed

Newsroom24x7 Desk Jizan : More than a dozen of people were reported killed and around hundreds injured when a fire broke into the hospital premises in Jizan General Hospital. The medical establishment was filled with people and fire caused intense casualties to men, women and children. Women admitted in the maternity wing had to be

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Sushma Swaraj assures protection to Indians attacked by Saudi employer

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj expressed concern over the Saudi employer’s violence incident, wherein three Kerala persons promised of employment in Saudi Arabia were shortchanged and received beatings in exchange of false promises made to them over recruitment by their employer. Swaraj assured today that the three men had been given

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34 Nations come together in Saudi-led Islamic counter-terrorism coalition

Newsroom24x7 Desk Riyadh : Terrorism found a new unity group to counteract its effects as nearly three dozen nations united into a counter-terrorism alliance and pledged to fight against Islamic disgrace which plagues followers of the religion with pure intent and surrender. With a rise in IS nuisance and bad-propaganda of Islam as a religion and

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India demands a case of attempted murder, says Sushma Swaraj

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : In a bizarre incident of torture and humiliation by Saudi Arabia employer which resulted in physical impairment for the Indian employee, the Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has taken immediate cognizance and demanded explanation from Saudi Arabia authorities. The family of an Indian the woman, working as a domestic

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