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Islamic world lost a matchless leader, sagacious statesman, says IDB chief

Islamic Development Bank President Ahmed Muhammad Ali said that the Arab & Islamic world has lost a matchless leader & sagacious statesman with the death of King Abdullah.

University to hold lectures on Abdullah’s achievements

Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University will hold a special series of lectures on the achievements of King Abdullah.

KSA’s policies win global respect

KSA’s policies win global respect

From across the Arab and Muslim worlds, from Europe, Asia, and America, presidents, prime ministers and dignitaries arrived in Riyadh to pay their respects.

Citizens: King of Humanity … we won’t forget you

Citizens: King of Humanity … we won’t forget you

Saudi citizens expressed grief following the death of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.

King Salman: I am not easily provoked

King Salman: I am not easily provoked

There was a common belief among Saudi citizens that if you made Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman angry when he was Riyadh emir (a post he held for almost 50 years).

Cities turn quiet as citizens condole Abdullah’s death

Cities turn quiet as citizens condole Abdullah’s death

The normally gridlocked streets of the main Saudi cities of Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam were quiet on Sunday after Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman announced an official public holiday.

Education, health spending crossed SR2.4tn during King Abdullah’s era

Education, health spending crossed SR2.4tn during King Abdullah’s era

The late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah paid great attention to the education and health of citizens and during his reign.

Obama, Modi break nuclear impasse, hail new ‘friendship’

Obama, Modi break nuclear impasse, hail new ‘friendship’

US President Barack Obama and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the deadlock on a long-stalled nuclear pact Sunday.

Japan condemns ‘outrageous’ hostage murder

Japan condemns ‘outrageous’ hostage murder

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday branded the murder of a Japanese hostage by militants.

For the soul of the King

For the soul of the King

A Saudi citizen has kept water bottles on a pathway in Riyadh for use by people who walk there to stay fit.

Regional emirs receive pledges of allegiance

Regional emirs receive pledges of allegiance

Eastern Province Emir Prince Saud Bin Naif (L) in Dammam and Asir Emir Faisal Bin Khalid in Abha receive pledges of allegiance on behalf of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman from citizens.

Saudi job market ‘good’ in 2015 even as consumer confidence fell in Q4 2014

Saudi job market ‘good’ in 2015 even as consumer confidence fell in Q4 2014

Saudi consumer confidence ended 2014 with an index score of 102, a decrease of three index points from the previous quarter, a new study by Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, revealed.

A phoenix that would rise to new heights

The article "Why is the Arab World in this sorry state?" by Khaled Almaeena (Jan. 25) was thought-provoking. It 's true that the Arab world has not got a real chance.

A wish for fast, complete recovery of Prince Saud

With reference to the article "Prince Saud Al-Faisal Underwent Successful Surgery in the United States" (Jan. 25), may Allah grant him a speedy recovery.

Prayer for success on the new King

This refers to the article "Public holiday today" (Jan. 25). May Allah give strength to the new King. We pray to Allah for the success and protection of King Salman, Custodian of the Two Holy

Celebrating the 66th Republic day of India

Celebration of India becoming a sovereign republic on January 26, 1950 and constitution coming into effect reminds us of the vision and sacrifices made by our founding fathers, depriving themselves

More success of Kingdom for sake of citizens, expats

I got relieved after reading the article "Smooth transfer of power highlights Kingdom's tradition" (Jan. 25) for it gives citizens and expatriates an assurance that peace will continue to reign in

Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) - media

A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it

Officials say 2 sons of Egypt's Mubarak freed from prison

Officials say 2 sons of Egypt's Mubarak freed from prison

Egyptian security officials say two sons of ousted President Hosni Mubarak have been released from prison, nearly four

Egypt tightens security on anniversary of 2011 uprising

Egypt tightens security on anniversary of 2011 uprising

Egypt tightened security in Cairo and other cities Sunday as police moved to break up scattered, small protests

Yemen parliament postpones meeting on president resignation

Yemen’s parliament on Sunday again postponed an extraordinary session.

Body of slain French hostage to be flown home

Body of slain French hostage to be flown home

The body of a French tourist who was kidnapped and beheaded.

Great men outlived by their achievements

Great men outlived by their achievements

THE histories of kings, presidents and heads of state are often characterized by the achievements they make on behalf

3-day week for women teachers ‘imminent’

The Education Ministry's decision to reduce the working week for women teachers in remote areas to three days will be implemented with the start of the second school semester.

Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours - Kiev military

Seven Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 24 wounded in fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said on Monday.

Obama presides over India's grand Republic Day parade

President Barack Obama is presiding over a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.

Power breakdown plunges Pakistan into darkness

Pakistan was plunged into darkness.

Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after Ukraine blitz

Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after Ukraine blitz

US President Barack Obama vowed on Sunday to ramp up pressure on Russia after rocket attacks blamed on Kremlin-backed

34 die in Bangladesh vote protest violence

At least 34 people have died in Bangladesh and scores have been injured, most of them in firebomb attacks.

Dilip Kumar, Advani among 9 who get India’s second highest civilian honor

Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani, Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal, actors Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan, industrialist and philanthropist Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan.

Ebola mistakes should serve a lesson says WHO

Ebola mistakes should serve a lesson says WHO

The World Health Organization’s chief on Sunday admitted the UN agency had been caught napping on Ebola, saying it

A nation that respects, empowers women can be a global power

A nation that respects, empowers women can be a global power

On the eve of the 66th Republic Day, I extend warm greetings to all of you in India and abroad. I convey my special

Govt strengthening investor confidence

Govt strengthening investor confidence

On the occasion of the 66th Republic Day of India, I extend my warm greetings.

Libya’s Ansar Al-Sharia confirms chief’s death

Libya’s Ansar Al-Sharia militant group on Saturday confirmed the death of its leader Mohamed Al-Zehawi, after militant websites reported he had been mortally wounded in fighting in October.

‘Make In India’ campaign launched

‘Make In India’ campaign launched

On the occasion of the 66th Republic Day of India, I extend my best wishes.

Reaching for the stars through ‘Mangalyaan’

Reaching for the stars through ‘Mangalyaan’

The success of India’s maiden mission to Mars is hailed as a global landmark.

India – the wonder republic @65

India – the wonder republic @65

Think India, and two words spring up in mind – Democracy and Republic.

From looking east to acting east

From looking east to acting east

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprised the world with his passion for foreign policy, Asia has inevitably taken the

Stree Shakti: Realizing the power of women entrepreneurship

In the 21st century, women have not only become wealth creators but also change agents by creating organizations of future.

Bombings kill 12 civilians in Baghdad

Officials say two bombings in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, have killed at least 12 civilians.

Top brass shines at OZ Open

Top brass shines at OZ Open

Maria Sharapova was all business as she raced into the Australian Open quarterfinals Sunday to set up a glamor

Arsenal, Villa and West Ham avoid shocks

Arsenal, Villa and West Ham avoid shocks

Holder Arsenal won through to the last 16 of the FA Cup.

SK wary of another Iraq shock

SK wary of another Iraq shock

South Korea will be praying lightning does not strike twice when it faces Iraq.

Barca hits Elche for 6

Barca hits Elche for 6

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for kicking an opponent in Real Madrid’s 2-1 win.

2022 World Cup in winter, says AFC president

2022 World Cup in winter, says AFC president

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar looks increasingly likely to be played in November and December to avoid the region’s

More draws at Nations Cup

More draws at Nations Cup

Ivory Coast snatched a late equalizer to hold Mali 1-1, while Cameroon’s match against Guinea produced the same

NZ bags match and series

NZ bags match and series

Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson fell agonizingly short of centuries but New Zealand’s imposing total ensured it beat

Russell blasts Windies to 1-wicket win

Russell blasts Windies to 1-wicket win

Andre Russell’s late blitz capped a superb fight-back from the West Indies to beat South Africa by one wicket in a

Leaders must act fast to rescue economy: Bankers

Leaders must act fast to rescue economy: Bankers

Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money.

Egypt sees economic growth above 4% in fiscal year 2014-2015

Egypt sees economic growth above 4% in fiscal year 2014-2015

Egypt can expect economic growth "easily north of 4 percent" in fiscal year 2014-15, which ends in June, boosted by

ZTE(HK) Saudi offers latest innovative solutions on ‘Smart Cities’

ZTE(HK) Saudi offers latest innovative solutions on ‘Smart Cities’

ZTE(HK) Limited Saudi Arabia recently held partnership event for 2015 in Ritz Carlton under the theme "Leading Smart

Abu Dhabi, Qatar rise as property stocks hit Dubai

Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar were mixed in low-volume trade on Sunday as most countries in the Middle East closed their bourses following the death of Saudi Arabia's King

BCCI seeks investment relations with Belgium

The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)'s Chairman Nabil Abdulrahman Al Mahmoud has expressed his pride and appreciation of the good economic bilateral relations between the Kingdom of

Chinese conductor sees new bridges with West

Chinese conductor sees new bridges with West

China's leading conductor, Long Yu has set a goal of expanding his orchestra's exposure to the world. But as he spends

Paris fashion week shifts up into Haute Couture mode

Paris Fashion Week shifts up a gear on Sunday to its marquee event:

'Birdman' wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

'Birdman' wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

Dark comedy "Birdman" took home best movie at the Producers Guild Awards.

Rihanna goes for acoustic sound with Paul McCartney

Rihanna goes for acoustic sound with Paul McCartney

Rihanna has unveiled a new acoustic song.

Sundance Watch: Franco falls in love, Reed coy on engagement

Sundance Watch: Franco falls in love, Reed coy on engagement

The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what

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