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UAE leaders greet new Saudi crown prince


June 19th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 18 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan sent his contratulations to Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on his appointment as Saudi ... Read more...

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UAE mourns death of Saudi crown prince


June 16th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Saturday expressed its sorrow over the death of Saudi Arabian crown prince Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the age of ... Read more...

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Saudi crown prince passes away in Geneva (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 16 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's heir apparent Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died Saturday at a Geneva hospital following prolonged illness, Al Jazeera reported. The 78-year-old was undergoing ... Read more...

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Antony’s visit: India, Saudi Arabia seek stronger ties


February 15th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 15 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia have looked at ways to enhance bilateral ties during the two-day visit of Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony.Defence Minister Prince Salman bin ... Read more...

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UN chief hails voting rights for Saudi women


September 30th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the decision to grant voting rights to women in Saudi Arabia."The secretary-general welcomes recent announcements by the custodian of ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden timeline


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Here are some of the key moments in the life of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. He was killed in Pakistan Sunday, reported CNN.1957 ... Read more...

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Saudi envoy calls on PM, reiterates cooperation with India


March 29th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): The Secretary General of the National Security Council of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Bander Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, called on Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Pakistan backs Saudi stance on Gulf, Middle East: Gilani


March 27th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 27(ANI): Pakistan understands and supports the Saudi stance on the Gulf and the Middle East, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Talking to Prince Bander Bin Sultan Bin ... Read more...

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Pak envoy describes WikiLeaks’ documents as misleading, ridiculous


December 6th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Jeddah, Dec 6(ANI): The Government of Pakistan has described the documents released by the whistle-blower website WikiLeaks as misleading, pre-ponderous and ridiculous, Pakistan's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Umar Khan ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh keen to rediscover Asian, Arab confluence


March 1st, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Mar. 1 (ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said that the confluence of Asian and Arab ideas and culture will help India and Saudi Arabia to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for Saudi Arabia with vast agenda


February 27th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, who left for Saudi Arabia today on a three-day visit at the invitation of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, said ... Read more...

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India seeks Saudi pressure on Pakistan against terror (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Saudi Arabia, a key ally of Pakistan, Friday joined the growing list of nations rallying behind India in the wake of the Mumbai attacks as New Delhi ... Read more...

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Saudi king says extremists are not Muslims


December 10th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Mina (Saudi Arabia), Dec.10 (ANI): Saudi Arabias King Abdullah has said that extremists do not belong to Muslim Ummah, and every effort must be undertaken to defend society from the menace ... Read more...

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Saudi economic city gears up to attract investors


August 11th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 11 (IANS) The Knowledge Economic City (KEC) in Madinah, one of the six economic cities being built in Saudi Arabia, is gearing up to attract investors and joint ventures to ... Read more...

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Expansion of holy mosque in Makkah to end before Ramadan


August 11th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 11 (IANS) A new expansion project of the holy mosque in Makkah will be completed before the Islamic month of Ramadan and the new area will be able to accommodate ... Read more...

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Work on Saudi rail project to start by 2008-end


March 25th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by admin
(Gulf business capsule)Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Work on the 20 billion Saudi riyals railway project connecting the holy city of Makkah with Jeddah and Madinah is set to start by the end ... Read more...

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