Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy wishes Akbaruddin Owaisi a speedy recovery

New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy Tuesday wished AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisis brother Akbaruddin Owaisi, who is undergoing treatment in London, a speedy recovery. “Praying for the speedy recovery and good health of Akbaruddin Owaisiji,” Jagan tweeted. Sources in MIM said Akbaruddin, the four-time MLA, left for London during the […]

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Saudis say they will defend themselves, as Donald Trump warns Iran

New Delhi : Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said Sunday after the kingdom’s energy sector was targeted this past week amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf. US President Donald Trump, meanwhile, warned Iran that it will face destruction if it […]

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Saudi Arabia : ‘ Shuts Major Oil Pipelines After Drone Attacks by Yemen Rebels ‘

New Delhi : Drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Yemen rebels shut down one of Saudi Arabia’s major oil pipelines Tuesday, further ratcheting up Gulf tensions after the mysterious sabotage of several tankers. Washington and Tehran played down tensions after trading barbs as the Americans sent an aircraft carrier group and nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to the […]

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Saudi Arabia : We support US terror blacklisting of Iran Guards

New Delhi : Riyadh welcomed Tuesday Washington’s blacklisting of arch-rival Tehran’s elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organisation, state media reported. The US decision (follows) the kingdom’s repeated demands to the international community to address the issue of Iranian-backed terrorism,” the official Saudi Press Agency quoted a foreign ministry source as saying. The source welcomed […]

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Saudi Arabia Offers $6 Billion To Pakistan Amid Economic Crisis

Islamabad: Saudi Arabia has agreed to give Pakistan $3 billion in foreign currency support for a year and a further loan worth up to $3 billion in deferred payments for oil imports to help stave off a current account crisis, Pakistan’s government said on Tuesday. The $6 billion total exceeds forecasts by analysts and will […]

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Airline seeks Saudi women pilots, flight attendants

Riyadh: A Riyadh-based airlines will be recruiting Saudi women as co-pilots and flight attendants for the first time. Carrier Flynas has opened this new career opportunity for women in Saudi, who were barred from driving cars a few months ago. “Flynas is keen to empower Saudi women to play an important role in the kingdom’s […]

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Saudi Arabia: Oil exports pushed on through Red Sea lane

DUBAI: Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it has resumed all oil shipments through the strategic Red Sea shipping lane of Bab al-Mandeb. Saudi Arabia halted temporarily oil shipments through the lane on July 25 after attacks on two oil tankers by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement. A statement by the Energy Ministry said […]

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Iran overtakes Saudi as India’s second largest oil supplier

New Delhi: Iran has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become the second largest oil supplier to Indian state-owned firms during the June quarter, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. Oil imports from Iran were only second to Iraq. However, Pradhan did not answer the question if the government has asked oil companies to reduce imports from Iran […]

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Woman rescued from Saudi Arabia by External Affairs Ministry: Was forced to beg for food by her employers

New Delhi: A Hyderabadi woman rescued from Saudi Arbia was forced to beg for food there. The woman went abroad for a better job and was trapped. She has thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and has now demanded stringent actions against the agents. Ameena Begum said, “I was told I have to take care of […]

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First Women to get the Driving License issued in Saudi Arabia

SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia issued driver’s licenses to 10 women on Monday. The announcement comes three weeks before a ban on women driving is set to be lifted following King Salman’s decision last year to allow women to drive. Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world where women are not allowed drive but […]

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