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India launches world's first solar powered airport

Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:34 PM

The world’s first ever fully solar powered airport has been launched in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

Culture & Society»

Video: Truck Crashes into a highway sign in Saudi Arabia

Monday, 17 August 2015 10:09 AM

Film of the dramatic incident was recently uploaded on social media

Politics & Economics»

Russian and Saudi FMs discuss Syria efforts in Moscow

Thursday, 13 August 2015 11:50 AM

After meeting of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with his Saudi counterpart in Moscow, Saudi Arabia said Syria's President - who Russia has supported - had no place in the future of the country.

Energy»

New tidal energy system could help power UK

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 12:30 PM

An affordable tidal power system deployed off the English and Welsh coasts could make a major contribution to Britain's future energy needs, say its designers.

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OPEC decides to keep oil output high

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 12:30 PM

OPEC foreign ministers meeting in Vienna have decided to keep oil production at 30 million barrels a day, despite falling oil prices.

Politics & Economics»

Yemen starts fragile ceasefire

Sunday, 12 July 2015 12:29 PM

A fragile UN-brokered ceasefire in Yemen came into effect at midnight on Friday July, 10, to allow much-needed aid to be delivered for a week until the end of Ramadan.

Culture & Society»

Former Saudi foreign minister Saud al-Faisal dies

Sunday, 12 July 2015 12:29 PM

Former Saudi foreign minister Prince Saud al-Faisal has died, two months after he retired following 40 years in the job. Prince Saud, who was appointed in 1975, was the world's longest serving foreign minister when he was replaced on April 29.

Politics & Economics»

Insults mark UN quest for peace in Yemen

Sunday, 21 June 2015 12:50 PM

UN brokered peace moves on Yemen erupted into a slanging match between warring factions as the talks look doomed to end in failure.

Politics & Economics»

UNESCO condemns bombing of Sanaa's Old City

Sunday, 14 June 2015 12:45 PM

At least six people have been killed and buildings destroyed in Sanaa's Old City after a Saudi led coalition air strike on the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Yemen state Houthi rebel-controlled news agency, Saba reported.

Politics & Economics»

Yemen Houthis to attend UN talks

Sunday, 7 June 2015 11:59 AM

Houthi Shiite rebels have agreed to attend UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva later this month.

Energy»

OPEC meets in Vienna to set oil output levels

Sunday, 7 June 2015 11:59 AM

OPEC members meet in Vienna to discuss oil production levels.

Culture & Society»

Saudi Arabia offers bounty on IS mosque attackers, as victims mourn

Thursday, 4 June 2015 1:02 PM

Hundreds of mourners unite in Sihat, Saudi Arabia, paying tribute to four victims killed in Friday's suicide attack on a mosque. It comes as Saudi Arabia offers a cash bounty of 5 million riyals.

Energy»

Street lights powered by solar and wind energy to light up Barcelona

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 12:29 PM

Barcelona's beach is being lit up with new-look street lights. The six innovative lamp posts are each fitted with two solar panels, a wind turbine and a battery.

Politics & Economics»

Case of Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes 'has nothing to do with politics', says his wife

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 12:29 PM

Ensaf Haidar, the wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, took her campaign to free her husbands to the EU's capital on Tuesday as she looked to win further European support for his release.

Politics & Economics»

Yemeni president to snub UN-sponsored talks in Geneva

Monday, 25 May 2015 12:54 PM

The UN is trying to broker peace talks in Geneva later this week, but Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who fled to Saudi Arabia, is now indicating he will not attend.


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