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Last updated: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 9:00:05 PM

Newly-launched pan-Arab news channel off air
Manama, Feb 2 (IANS) A pan-Arab news channel owned by Saudi business tycoon Prince Al Waleed bin Talal stopped transmission barely hours after it went on air Monday.

Monday, February 02, 2015 4:16:06 PM

65 husbands jailed for violating court orders
Riyadh, Jan 31 (IANS) Courts in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh have sentenced more than 65 men to prison terms ranging from two days to three months for their refusal to implement court rulings in favour of their former wives, the ministry of justice said.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 7:36:18 PM

279 Indians died in Qatar in 2014
Doha, Jan 31 (IANS) A total of 279 Indians died in Qatar in 2014, up from 241 deaths in 2013, according to data released by the Indian embassy.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 6:04:03 PM

King Salman is friend of India, says Indian diplomat
Riyadh, Jan 30 (IANS) India is looking forward to having stronger relations with Saudi Arabia under the leadership of King Salman, who is a friend of India like King Abdullah, said Indian Consul General B.S. Mubarak.

Friday, January 30, 2015 4:00:05 PM

India's Ravi to officiate in World Cup opener
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) India's S. Ravi will officiate in the World Cup opener between hosts New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch Feb 14.

Friday, January 30, 2015 3:40:04 PM

Ego doesn't exist for me: Big B
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) Celebrities and their starry tantrums are common talk in filmdom, but for megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the acting profession comes without any ego hassles.

Friday, January 30, 2015 1:56:14 PM

Rivals agree to hold UN-sponsored talks in Libya
Geneva, Jan 30 (IANS) Participants of the UN-facilitated Libyan political dialogue have agreed on convening future dialogue sessions in Libya, media reported Thursday.

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:36:16 AM

Indian woman dies in Oman accident
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) An Indian woman died and three people were seriously injured when the car they were travelling in hit an electric pole in Oman's Sur city, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:22:14 PM

Indian jailed in Qatar for killing colleague
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) A court in Qatar has given a 10-year jail sentence to an Indian man for killing a colleague, a fellow Indian national, according to a media report.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 9:22:12 PM

Kuwait arrests activists for anti-Saudi remarks
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) Police in Kuwait have arrested several online activists for posting remarks considered offensive to Saudi Arabia's late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on social networking sites, a media report said.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:26:12 PM

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