Gulf Times - Saudi-airspace
Air India asks to fly over Saudi on planned Israel route

Air India asks to fly over Saudi on planned Israel route

Saudi Arabia does not recognise Israel and lifting the 70-year-old airspace ban would reflect what appears to be thawing ties between Israel and the kingdom.

Obama offers tech leaders warning on encryption

Obama offers tech leaders warning on encryption

President Barack Obama made a pilgrimage Friday to SXSW -- the tech world's Davos and Woodstock rolled into one -- making a government recruitment pitch even as he fanned a row over encryption.