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Saudi Islamic summit to discuss Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will host an Islamic summit next week to discuss the issue of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, among other matters, and Pakistani President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad invited to Saudi Arabia to discuss Syria


August 6th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will take part in a meeting of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Saudi Arabia, which will focus on ... Read more...

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Zardari to attend Islamic meet in Saudi Arabia


July 29th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will attend a two-day Islamic summit in Makkah in Saudi Arabia in August, Geo News reported.Saudi king Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz ... Read more...

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Saudi King Abdullah names Prince Salman crown prince


June 20th, 2012 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BNO NEWS) -- Saudi Arabian King Abdullah on late Monday appointed Prince Salman as the kingdom's new crown prince and deputy premier in addition to his existing defense post, ... Read more...

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GCC leaders welcome Gulf Union proposal


December 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Dec 20 (IANS/WAM) The leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have welcomed a proposal from the Saudi king for a Gulf Union.Saudi king Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al ... Read more...

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Saudi king names new defence minister


November 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Nov 5 (IANS) Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud appointed Prince Salman, the governor of Riyadh province, as the kingdom's new defence and aviation minister, following the death ... Read more...

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Saudi King Abdullah names Prince Naif crown prince


October 28th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BNO NEWS) -- Saudi Arabian King Abdullah on Thursday appointed Prince Naif as the crown prince and deputy premier following the death of Crown Prince Sultan Abdul Aziz al ... Read more...

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$50 mn Saudi aid for Turkey quake survivors


October 28th, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Oct 28 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will give $50 million for quake relief in Turkey, the official media reported.The offer was announced Thursday by Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al ... Read more...

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Saudi king to undergo back surgery


October 17th, 2011 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 17 (IANS) Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was Sunday admitted to a hospital in Riyadh for a back surgery, Xinhua reported.He was brought to King Abdulaziz ... Read more...

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US, Britain and Saudi Arabia call for immediate end to Syrian crackdown


August 14th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- United States President Barack Obama on Saturday discussed the situation in Syria with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and British Prime Minister David Cameron, and all three called for ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia to create 66,000 jobs


June 6th, 2011 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 6 (IANS) Saudi Arabia, one of the world's largest oil exporters, would create 66,000 new jobs in the education and health sectors across the kingdom, the Al-Watan newspaper ... Read more...

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Saudi king issues decrees to ease domestic tensions


March 18th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, March 18 (IANS) Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Friday issued a host of royal decrees to ease economic and social pressures on his kingdom, Xinhua cited Saudi Arabia's official ... Read more...

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Analysts welcome US’ demand for “orderly transition” to democratic govt in Egypt


January 31st, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Jan 31 (ANI): Analysts have backed a US demand for "orderly transition" and formation of a democratic government in Egypt.During phone calls to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Saudi ... Read more...

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Obama speaks with foreign leaders on Egypt situation


January 31st, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has spoken with leaders from Turkey, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Britain on the present situation in Egypt, the White House said.Obama spoke to ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns WikliLeaks expose


November 29th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan Monday condemned the expose by whistleblowing website WikiLeaks and said it was still analysing the information contained in the sensitive US diplomatic cables."The US administration ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban reconciliation plan fizzles out over militants’ rejection of Peace Council


November 10th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 10 (ANI): The ambitious Taliban reconciliation plan launched by the Afghan government has turned dormant after the Taliban and some other resistance groups in Afghanistan reportedly not only rejected ... Read more...

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President Obama arrives in Delhi, PM sets aside protocol to receive him


November 7th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): Setting aside protocol, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh personally received US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the Air Force Station, Palam, next to ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s progress on stamping out terror is slow: President Obama


November 7th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 7 (ANI): US, President Barack Obama on Sunday said Pakistan's progress on stamping out terror is slow, and added that it is not acting as quick as desired."There are ... Read more...

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Barack, Michelle Obama dance with Mumbai school children


November 7th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama danced with the kids of Holy Name School, Colaba, here today to celebrate Diwali with them.The Obamas, who ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, wife to receive Obamas’ at Delhi airport


November 7th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and his wife, Gursharan Kaur, are expected to receive US President Barack Obama and U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama when they ... Read more...

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Sonia among top 10 powerful people in world (Lead)


November 4th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) India's ruling Congress chief Sonia Gandhi is among the top 10 most powerful people in the world, according to Forbes magazine which placed Chinese President Hu Jintao ... Read more...

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Saudi clerics endorse ban on female cashiers


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the powerful Islamic board of clerics have ruled that a fatwa, which bans women from being cashiers is right and as a result they endorse ... Read more...

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Indian womens’ team on bilateral visit of S. Arabia


October 8th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.8 (ANI): A six-member Indian womens' delegation is currently on a week-long visit of Saudi Arabia from October 8 to 14 to improve bilateral relations and establish better people-to-people ... Read more...

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Indian women’s delegation to visit Saudi Arabia


October 6th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) A six-member Indian women's delegation will visit Saudi Arabia Oct 8-14 to improve bilateral relations and establish better people-to-people contacts between the two countries, a Saudi ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia to launch official TV, radio for fatwa


August 21st, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 21 (DPA) Saudi Arabia is mulling the idea of setting up an official television channel and radio station for accredited Muslim scholars to issue fatwas, or religious edicts, reports said ... Read more...

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Netanyahu discusses peace moves with Jordan king


July 27th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, July 27 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a surprise brief visit to Amman Tuesday, where he discussed the prospects for starting "serious and effective" direct talks between Israel ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia a factor of stability in region: Krishna


March 4th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Describing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Saudi Arabia as "highly successful", External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday said the Islamic kingdom was "a factor of ... Read more...

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Indian PM departs after historic Saudi visit (Third Lead)


March 1st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, March 1 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for home Monday after a historic three-day visit to Saudi Arabia that saw the two countries sign 10 bilateral agreements and ... Read more...

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Saudi worried over Pakistan situation (Lead)


February 28th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Riyadh, Feb 28 (IANS) Saudi Arabia is worried about the current situation in Pakistan and wants its political leadership to unite against extremism, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al ... Read more...

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Saudi worried about Pakistan, wants leaders united against terror


February 28th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Riyadh, Feb 28 (IANS) Saudi Arabia is worried about the current situation in Pakistan and wants to see the political leadership in that country to be united in the ... Read more...

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King Saud University to confer doctorate on Manmohan Singh


February 28th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorRiyadh, Feb.28 (ANI): The King Saud University will confer a doctorate on the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh.The conferment of a doctorate is being seen as another mark of ... Read more...

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PM on way to Saudi Arabia, hopes for strategic ties (Lead)


February 27th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Manmohan Singh left on a historic three-day visit to Saudi Arabia Saturday - the first by an Indian prime minister in 28 years - hoping it ... Read more...

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Saudi visit will impart strategic character to ties: PM


February 27th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh hoped his three-day visit to Saudi Arabia beginning Saturday will open up "new frontiers of cooperation" and impart a "strategic character" to ... Read more...

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India, Saudi Arabia to deepen ties during PM visit


February 26th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves for Saudi Arabia Saturday on a three-day visit during which the two countries will deepen their strategic relationship, officials here ... Read more...

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Saudi Prince held on a murder charge


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Saudi Prince is charged with murdering his assistant, but his lawyer appeared in a London court on Friday, and was confident that he would cleared ... Read more...

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