Riyadh, July 5 : A terrorist, who escaped a raid at a house in Saudi Arabia's Taif city, was killed in a shootout with police, the interior ministry said here on Sunday.
Riyadh, July 3 : The Saudi interior ministry announced on Friday the death of one of its personnel during a raid to arrest three Islamic State (IS) members in Taif district, Al Arabiya reported.
Riyadh, July 3 : Five Indians from Kerala were killed in Saudi Arabia when their vehicle was hit by a speeding trailer, a newspaper reported on Friday.
Dubai, June 29 : A woman who killed an American teacher in December last year was on Monday sentenced to death by the Federal Supreme Court of Abu Dhabi.
Kuwait City, June 28 : India has confirmed that two Indians were killed in a suicide attack at a mosque in Kuwait on Friday.
Kuwait City, June 28 : Kuwait's interior ministry on Sunday said the bomber who attacked a Shia mosque in Kuwait City on Friday was a Saudi national.
Kuwait City, June 27 : Kuwait authorities have arrested 18 suspects in connection with the suicide attack at a Shiite mosque in Kuwait City on Friday which killed 27 people, media reports said on Saturday.
Kuwait City, June 26 : At least eight people were killed and several others were hurt as a Shia mosque in Kuwait City after Friday prayers, media reports said.
Riyadh, June 26 : A Saudi engineer invented a biotechnology that could be used in cleaning up oil spills at land or sea.
Kolkata: June 24 : Air Arabia on Wednesday said it has been named the Best Low-cost Airline in the Middle East at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards, which took place at the Paris Air Show this year.
Dubai, June 21 : A 41-year-old Dubai man on Sunday attempted a world record by performing 'shirsasana' or headstand for about an hour on the occasion of International Yoga Day, a media report said.
Abu Dhabi, June 21 : Shisha smoking increases during the holy month of Ramadan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with non-smokers also tending to pick up the habit, an expert said on Sunday.
Dubai, June 18 : Vice-President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates (UAE) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the release of 734 prisoners in Dubai, media reported on Thursday.
Manama, June 16 : A Bahraini court on Tuesday sentenced a leader of a main Shia opposition group to four years in prison for inciting hatred in the Sunni-ruled kingdom.
Dubai, June 16 : An Indian banker in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) committed suicide by hanging, a media report said on Tuesday.
Dubai, June 14 : A diplomat with the Indian consulate in Dubai has developed an online database of blood donors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report said on Sunday.
Manama, June 12 : An Indian teenager who remained stranded in Bahrain since 2006 is to be reunited with his father in India on Friday.
Manama, June 12 : Bahrain's High Criminal Court on Thursday ordered stripping of citizenship of 56 suspects in connection with a terrorist plot.
Riyadh, June 11 : The Saudi Arabian foreign ministry rejected on Thursday criticism made by some countries and international organisations on the arrest of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Dubai, June 11 : The verdict on an Indian woman on trial for killing her husband in Bahrain has been delayed by three months, media reported on Thursday.
Dhaka, June 9 : Saudi Arabia has rejected Bangladesh's proposal to increase the quota of Haj pilgrims, authorities said on Tuesday.
Dubai, June 7 : Bahrain has imposed a ban on Indian manufactured Maggi noodles of Nestle, media reported on Sunday.
New Delhi, June 5 : A cabin crew member of Air India has been detained by the Jeddah Airport authorities in Saudi Arabia on charges of smuggling out gold.
Doha, June 3 : Terming recent media reports "untrue", the government of Qatar, which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, in a statement denied that Indian and Nepali workers' have died during construction work and said that not a single life has been lost.
Abu Dhabi, June 1 : The Indian embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has made it mandatory for prospective employers seeking to hire Indian workers to register online on its website, an official statement here said.
Doha, May 31 : A house belonging to an Indian family in Qatar was destroyed in a fire. The family, however, escaped unharmed, a media report said on Sunday.
Riyadh, May 28 : Saudi Arabia has added two Hezbollah leaders, Khalil Harb and Muhammad Qabalan, in its terrorist list, Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday.
Dubai, May 28 : The United Arab Emirates has fallen to the 12th rank in the annual global competitiveness report by the Swiss-based executive business school IMD over the lower scores in the business factor.
Sanaa, May 27 : The Saudi-led coalition bombed military camps in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding 100 others, Yemen's official Saba news agency reported.
Abu Dhabi, May 25 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday launched a strategic framework for its newly-established space agency that aims to launch satellite missions and the "first Arab unmanned probe" to Mars by 2021.
Dubai, May 25 : A debt-ridden Indian mechanic killed himself in Bahrain, media reported on Monday.
Abu Dhabi, May 23 : State-owned Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is ramping up its efforts to support the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in achieving its goal of sending an unmanned space probe to Mars by 2021, a media report said on Saturday.
Riyadh, May 22 : A suicide bombing at a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province has killed at least 10 people, media reports said on Friday.
Riyadh, May 22 : At least 21 worshippers were killed in a suicide blast that targeted a Shia mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday, media reported.
Riyadh, May 22 : Six worshippers were killed and several injured in a suicide blast that targeted a Shia mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday, media reported.
Riyadh, May 19 : Saudi Arabia's civil service ministry listed on its website eight new job openings -- for the position of executioner. The job responsibilities will likely include beheadings and amputations - two of the most prominent punishments for crimes in the Saudi kingdom, including for drug smuggling, arms dealing, murder, and rape.
Riyadh, May 13 : Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saudi on Wednesday allocated one billion riyals (USD265 million) for a Yemen relief centre in the kingdom, media reported.
New Delhi, May 13 : India on Wednesday said it is in touch with Saudi Arabia where over 100 Indians were caught in the crossfire in the Saudi town of Najran, bordering Yemen.
Washington, May 12 : President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Saudi Arabia's King Salman, one day after Riyadh announced that the monarch will not attend a US summit of Persian Gulf leaders scheduled for later this week.
Doha, May 11 : The Indian community in Qatar has expressed shock and concern over a video showing an Indian man being assaulted by fellow countrymen going viral on social media.
Washington, May 11 : Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will not join other leaders of Gulf states for a summit with US President Barack Obama scheduled for next week, the Saudi embassy in Washington DC has said.
Abu Dhabi, May 9 : The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has been scrapped after eight editions during which the event gradually earned a significant spot on the international circuit.
Paris, May 9 : Saudi Arabia offered the Shiite Houthi rebels a five-day truce in Yemen starting from next Tuesday, according to Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jobeir.
Jerusalem, May 7 : Israel has approved the building of 900 housing units in a Jewish settlement neighbourhood in Jerusalem, a watchdog group said on Thursday.
Jerusalem, May 7 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has managed to clinch a deal with the nationalist Jewish Home party on Wednesday night, securing a new ruling coalition with a tiny majority in the 120-member parliament.
Jerusalem, May 7 : Less than two hours before the deadline was set to expire on Wednesday night, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hammered out a deal with Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett.
Jerusalem, May 6 : The Jerusalem District Court sentenced a Palestinian from east Jerusalem on Wednesday to 30 years in prison for attempting to cause several gas leaks in homes of Jews in Jerusalem.
Riyadh, May 6 : Nearly 500,000 Indian workers arrived in Saudi Arabia in the last 16 months, making them the largest group of expatriates in the Gulf nation, a media report said on Wednesday.
Dubai, May 6 : The UAE on Wednesday unveiled its plan to send an unmanned probe to Mars in 2021 to study the atmosphere of the Red Planet, a media report said.
Riyadh, May 5 : Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud fired his chief of royal protocol for slapping a television cameraman, an incident that has raised much controversy in the kingdom.
Jerusalem, May 5 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for eradicating discrimination against Jews of Ethiopian origin, following violent demonstrations by Israeli Ethiopians in recent days.
Damascus, May 5 : At least 13 people were killed and many more wounded by a fresh rebel shelling on government-controlled areas in the northern city of Aleppo, media reported.
Ankara, May 5 : Turkey and the US are planning to sign an agreement for cooperation on sharing systematic information about actual and suspected foreign fighters who want to join ranks of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Syria and Iraq.
Doha, May 4 : France and Qatar finalised a deal here on Monday for the purchase of 24 Rafale fighter jets by the Arab country for 6.3 billion euros (USD7 billion).
Jeddah, May 4 : Five people were beheaded in Saudi Arabia for killing an Indian during an armed robbery, the interior ministry announced on Monday.
Dubai, May 4 : An Indian man, who kicked his co-worker on his head resulting in immediate death during a druken brawl, has been jailed for five years in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Damascus, May 3 : The Syrian army on Sunday wrested back control over an important town here, cutting a key rebel supply route, media reported.
Cairo, April 30 : Egypt's parliamentary elections will be held before the end of 2015, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi told a Spanish newspaper in an interview that was published on Wednesday.
London, April 29 : Saudi Arabia's interior ministry has reportedly said that it has arrested 93 people suspected of belonging to Islamic State (IS) and thwarted several plots.
Riyadh, April 29 : In a significant crackdown on the Islamic State and its affiliates, Saudi security agencies have arrested nearly 100 people linked to the militant group over the past few months, according to government and media reports.