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Saudi succession in spotlight after new heir named

The issue is whether the line of succession will continue along a diminishing line of brothers born to the kingdom's founder or move down a generation at a time of unprecedented upheaval in the Middle East.

June 20, 2012 1:30

Prince Salman to be named Saudi defence minister

Saudi Arabia's Prince Salman is expected to be named as the defence and aviation minister in the world's largest oil exporter, a Saudi source said on Monday.

November 1, 2011 11:29

Saudi Arabia and India: strengthening economic ties

With as many as 1.5 million Indian workers in Saudi Arabia, and bilateral trade that amounted to as much as $25 billion in 2008, relations between the Kingdom and India are high on the priority lists of both nations. And India’s plans to invest in KSA’s telecom and IT sectors are sweetening the pot.

April 13, 2010 5:29