Arab leaders to hold meeting with King Abdullah over Jordan crisis

Arab leaders to hold meeting with King Abdullah over Jordan crisis

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will hold a meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah, Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabahand and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates on Sunday in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, a Saudi Royal Statement said early on Saturday. […]

Saudi to issue bar code instead of retaining passport of Indian crew

Saudi to issue bar code instead of retaining passport of Indian crew

For long, passports of Indian crew members arriving in the country were taken away and given back on return NEW DELHI, MAR 31 The Saudi Arabian government has decided not to retain the passport of the Indian airline crew members on arrival in the country and issue a bar code instead, an Air India spokesperson […]

Five days on, five things to know about Qatar-Gulf rift

Five days on, five things to know about Qatar-Gulf rift

Qatar vows to defy pressure as Saudi-led bloc hardens stance against Doha despite a flurry of diplomacy. Most residents of Qatar were still fast asleep when neighbouring Bahrain on Monday announced it was cutting diplomatic ties with Doha, delivering the first of a series of coordinated diplomatic strikes that has left the region in disarray. […]