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Committed To Meet India's Energy Security Needs Despite Aramco Drone Attack: Saudi Arabia

Sep 22, 2019 New Delhi

The Saudi Kingdom calls upon the international community to assume its responsibility in condemning those that stand behind the drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise For 6th Day Straight After Saudi Oil Attacks

Sep 22, 2019 IANS

Global crude oil prices have been rising sharply in the aftermath of the drone missile strikes on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that halted 5 per cent of the global supply.

Culinary Legacy: Evolution of Indian and Arabian Cuisines

From arts and sciences to literature and music, both sides imbibed a diversity of influences enriching their respective cultures. The culinary legacy of the Indo-Arab interaction is remarkably resplendent.

Saudi Arabia Joins US-led Maritime Coalition After Oil Attacks

Sep 18, 2019 Associated Press (AP)

The kingdom's decision to enter the International Maritime Security Construct came ahead of a planned visit by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Saudi Aramco Assures India Of No Oil Supply Shortage: Oil Ministry

A massive drone strike on the world's largest crude-processing facility operated by Saudi Arabia’s Aramco has driven oil prices to their highest level in nearly four months.

15 September, 2019

Half Of Saudi Oil Production Interrupted After Drone Attack On Aramco Oil Facilities


The attacks 'resulted in a temporary suspension of production at Abqaiq and Khurais plants,' Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, the energy minister said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.

14 September, 2019

Drone Attacks By Yemen's Houthi Rebels Set Saudi Oil facilities Ablaze


On the Houthi's Al-Masirah satellite news channel, military spokesman Yahia Sarie said the Iran-aligned rebels had launched 10 drones in a coordinated attack on the oil facilities in response to the Saudi-led war against rebel areas in Yemen.

27 August, 2019

Pakistan PM Imran Khan Calls Saudi Prince MBS For 2nd Time This Month Over Kashmir


Pakistan PM Imran Khan, during an address to the nation on Monday, also said that he will raise the Kashmir issue at every international forum, including at the UN General Assembly.

20 August, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Calls Up Pakistan PM Imran Khan Over J&K Situation


The Crown Prince's phone call came as US President Donald Trump spoke with Khan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged both sides to defuse tensions over Kashmir.

15 August, 2019

Jailed Saudi Activist Offered Release In Exchange For Video Testimony 'Denying' Torture, Say Family Members

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Loujain al-Hathloul, who recently marked her 30th birthday in jail, is among around a dozen prominent women activists, who are currently facing trial after being detained last year in a sweeping crackdown on dissent.

02 August, 2019

Saudi Arabia To Allow Women To Travel Abroad Without Male 'Guardian' Approval

Outlook Web Bureau

The landmark reform erodes the longstanding guardianship system that renders women permanently as legal minors and allows their 'guardians' -- husband, father and other male relatives -- to exercise arbitrary authority over them.


24 June, 2019

US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Meets King Salman On Iran Crisis

Outlook Web Bureau

Pompeo's trip comes despite growing controversy inside the United States, over the Trump administration's cosy relationship with Mohammed bin Salman after US-based dissident writer, Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last year.

01 June, 2019

At Organisation Of Islamic Cooperation Summit, Saudi King Salman Slams Iran's 'Terrorist Acts'

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At the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit, Saudi Arabia's King Salman slammed Iran, which had a representative present at the 57-nation, for its 'terrorist acts'

13 May, 2019

Collapse Of WTO's Dispute System, Imbalance In Reform Agenda Could Impact Developing Nations: India

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The issues were flagged by India on the first day of a meeting of senior officials of 22 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in New Delhi.

17 April, 2019

Saudi Aramco In Talks With Reliance To Buy Stake In Petrochemical, Refinery

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The discussions with Reliance first came to light in December, when Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih visited Reliance owner and richest Indian, Mukesh Ambani.

16 February, 2019

Saudi Arabia's Generous Financial Package For Pakistan Not Linked to Nawaz Sharif's Release, Says PML-N

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The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Muhammad bin Salman arrives in Pakistan on Feb 17 on a two-day state visit, during which agreements worth $20 billion are expected to be signed.

15 February, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Cuts Short Pak Visit By A Day As Riyadh Condemns Pulwama Attack

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The announcement of delay in the visit comes as Riyadh on Friday denounced the terror attack by the Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror group in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of at least 40 CRPF personnel.


12 February, 2019

Pakistan To Ink Over $10 Bn Investment Deals During Visit Of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman

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Prince Salman is paying his first two-day visit to Pakistan, most likely on Feb 16, on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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