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Trump, Ghani discuss terrorism, Afghan security
Riyadh, May 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani discussed the security situation in Afghanistan and the fight against terrorism, a White House statement said on Monday.

Monday, May 22, 2017 2:38:04 PM

Pakistan committed to Muslim world's unity: Sharif
Riyadh, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that his country is deeply committed to the unity of the Muslim world and the promotion of interfaith harmony and dialogue.

Monday, May 22, 2017 2:32:04 PM

Pleased to meet Nawaz Sharif: Trump
Riyadh, May 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump had a brief encounter with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday and said he was pleased to meet him.

Monday, May 22, 2017 8:02:03 AM

Trump, Saudi King inaugurate global centre against extremism
Riyadh, May 22 (IANS) The US President and the King of Saudi Arabia on Sunday inaugurated a new Global Centre for Combating Extremist Ideology, based in the Saudi capital Riyadh, aiming to fight radical ideology, especially on the internet.

Monday, May 22, 2017 7:28:04 AM

Softbank-Saudi sovereign fund raise $93 bn for IT investment
Riyadh, May 21 (IANS) Japanese IT and telecom major Softbank Group's funding arm along with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund have announced the raising of over $93 billion for investing in high technology areas such as artificial intelligence and robotics.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 5:42:03 PM

Trump-GCC leaders' summit begins in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, May 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and leaders of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries -- Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates -- began asummit meeting here on Sunday, officials said.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 4:00:04 PM

Trump participates in Saudi Arabian sword dance
Riyadh, May 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump along with other male White House officials participated in a ceremonial sword dance in Saudi Arabia outside the Murabba Palace, the media reported.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 9:32:03 AM

Trump strikes arms deal with Saudis worth $350bn
Riyadh, May 20 (IANS) In his first overseas trip as President, Donald Trump sealed an arms deal with Saudi Arabia worth $350 billion over 10 years, with nearly $110 billion to take effect immediately. The agreement is said to bolster security "in the face of Iranian threats".

Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:58:04 PM

US, Saudi Arabia firms reach deals worth $55 billion
Riyadh, May 20 (IANS) The US and Saudi Arabia announced deals worth over $55 billion on Saturday, coinciding with President Donald Trump's arrival here for a two-day visit.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 8:42:03 PM

UAE doctors save newborn with liver outside body
Dubai, May 20 (IANS/WAM) Surgeons in Abu Dhabi have saved a child who was born with a portion of his small intestine as well as his entire liver outside his body.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 7:50:03 PM

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