Al-Idrissi is acting intelligence chief

Updated 17 April 2014

Al-Idrissi is acting intelligence chief

Prince Bandar bin Sultan has been removed from his position as chief of general intelligence upon his request, a Royal Court statement issued by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah said.
Gen. Yousuf bin Ali Al-Idrissi, who is deputy intelligence chief, will take over as acting intelligence chief, the statement added.


Putin thanks Saudi King Salman over Russia OPEC+ role

Updated 50 min 38 sec ago

Putin thanks Saudi King Salman over Russia OPEC+ role

RIYADH: Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked Saudi Arabia's King Salman for the "active and joint cooperation" in OPEC+.
Putin said Russia and Saudi Arabia are actively cooperating in the alliance of the world's largest oil exporters to ensure the stability of global energy markets, Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday.  
Putin’s remarks were made during a ceremony to receive the credentials of foreign ambassadors.
Putin also said that Russia's relations with the Kingdom are developing increasingly due to the agreements that came after his visit to Riyadh in October 2019.