The Saudi King will reschedule his visit as the influenza outbreak hits the island nation. Meanwhile, residents are also taking precautions
The Kingdom has increased its investments and is trying to turn the islands into a Wahhabi archipelago
Islamic fundamentalism and Saudi clout. A reportedly corrupt government, murdered bloggers and a popular president who must live in exile. The South Asian island state Maldives is in serious trouble.
INS Viraat was decommissioned today. She started serviced in 1959 with the UK's Royal Navy before being transferred to the Indian Navy in 1987
Mohamed Nasheed added that 'India should always be engaged in the Maldives no matter who is in government'
WION's Amanda Clark spoke with the former President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, in London. He talks about the influence Saudi Arabia has had on the Maldives, China's desire to dominate the Indian ocean, Indian PM Modi and more.
He used to be the heartthrob of the Maldivian youth, but today he chants only religious ayats
Maldives said it was severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, following a coordinated move by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain
President Abdulla Yameen’s office also cited the Parliament Secretariat’s statement and said that the MNDF took steps to 'ensure the security and safety of the premises'