Dhaka, Mar 10 : The Saudi government did not say that the Rohingyas, living in Saudi Arabia, will be sent back to Bangladesh, said State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam on Wednesday. “No, Saudi Arabia didn’t say that…
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Biman to operate flights to Saudi Arabia on Sept 26, 27
Dhaka, Sept 23 – Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Wednesday said it would operate passenger flights to Saudi Arabia on September 26 and 27 to help migrant workers return to their workplaces.
Saudi Arabia to gradually resume Umrah pilgrimage from Oct 4
Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that it would start allowing pilgrims to perform Umrah gradually taking necessary precautions.
Footprints dating back 120,000 years found in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia’s Heritage Commission has announced the discovery of ancient human and animal footprints dating back more than 120,000 years in Tabuk in northern Saudi Arabia, reports Xinhua.
Javed Patwary new Bangladesh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
The government has appointed former police chief Dr Mohammad Javed Patwary as the next Ambassador of Bangladesh to Saudi Arabia.
Hajj to be ‘very limited’ with those living in Saudi Arabia
The Saudi Arabian government on Tuesday announced that Hajj will be ‘very limited’ this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, with people already living in the KSA allowed to take part in the pilgrimage.
Saudi Arabia mulls cancelling Hajj for first time: Report
Saudi Arabian authorities were considering cancelling the annual Hajj pilgrimage season for the first time since the establishment of the Kingdom in 1932, after the number of coronavirus infections exceeded 100,000, a senior official said.
Saudi Arabia to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday
Saudi Arabia has announced the Kingdom will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday as the Shawwal moon was not sighted there on Friday night.
Javed Patwary new ambassador to Saudi Arabia
Dhaka, April 13 – The government has appointed Mohammad Javed Patwary, outgoing inspector general of police (IGP), as the country’s new ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia suspends prayer in mosques
Riyadh, Arab News, March 18 – The decision announced Tuesday encourages Muslims to pray at home rather than mosques.
417 stranded Bangladeshis return from Saudi Arabia
A total of 417 stranded Bangladeshis, including eight infants, arrived at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah by a special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Tuesday afternoon.
Saudi Arabia suspends schools, universities over COVID-19
Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday that schools and universities in the kingdom are suspended in a bid to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus outbreak: Saudi Arabia suspends Umrah visits
After imposing a temporary ban on Umrah pilgrims to stop the spread of coronavirus, Saudi Arabia has now suspended all Umrah pilgrimages for its nationals and expatriates.
Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia suspends entry for Umrah pilgrims
Saudi Arabia on Thursday imposed a temporary ban on Umrah pilgrims to stop the spread of coronavirus in the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia deports another 224 Bangladeshi workers
Another 224 Bangladeshi workers were deported by Saudi Arabia on Saturday, although many of them claimed to have legal documents.
Saudi Arabia cuts loose with bevy of models,a rave
Supermodels and social media mavens, their makeup artists and hair stylists in tow, posed at a concert in leather pants, chunky sweaters and trendy black combat boots.
Bangladeshi female worker Hosna rescued in Saudi Arabia
Dhaka, Nov 26 – After Sumi Akhter, another Bangladeshi female worker, Hosna Akhter, has been rescued in Saudi Arabia after a video sent to her husband describing physical and mental torture inflicted on her by her employer has gone viral.
Saudi Arabia deports 96 more Bangladeshi workers
Ninety six more Bangladeshi workers were deported from Saudi Arabia on Wednesday night.A Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV804 carrying the deportees landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 11:20pm.
Saudi Arabia deports 373 Bangladeshi workers in 24 hrs
Dhaka, Oct 27 (UNB) – Saudi Arabia forcibly sent back 373 Bangladeshi workers in 24 hours though the deportees claimed that they had all the legal documents.
Saudi Arabia deports another 200 Bangladeshi workers
Many of the 200 Bangladeshi workers forcibly sent back from Saudi Arabia on Friday night said they were deported despite having legal documents.
UN welcomes Houthi move to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia
Cairo, sep 21 (AP/UNB) — The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the Houthi rebels’ initiative to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia “could send a powerful message of the will to end the war” in Yemen.
Another 160 BD workers sent back home from Saudi Arabia
About 160 Bangladeshi workers, sent back home from Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night amid a crackdown on undocumented workers, said they had been forced to return despite having valid documents.
175 Bangladeshi workers return home from Saudi Arabia
Dhaka, Sept 16 – Some 175 Bangladeshi workers returned home from Saudi Arabia on Sunday night amid a crackdown on undocumented workers there.
Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes
Drone attacks have set alight two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia, state media say.
Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia to sign defence deal Feb 14
Dhaka, Feb 4 (UNB) – Bangladesh will sign a defence deal with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on February 14, aiming to enhance military cooperation between the two countries. Chief of Bangladesh Army General Aziz Ahmed made the announcement…
Saudi Arabia says 5 face death penalty in Khashoggi killing
Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday it will seek the death penalty against five suspects in the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a killing that has seen members of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s entourage implicated in the writer’s…
Will Saudi Arabia remain unchanged after Khashoggi?
By Askiah Adam While the body of the murdered Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post has not been found, the government of Saudi Arabia has admitted that he is dead, killed during an interrogation gone wrong in their…
Jamal Khashoggi’s son reaches US
The son of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi has left Saudi Arabia and arrived in the United States, a source close to the family told CNN.
Jamal Khashoggi’s murder ‘premeditated’ – Saudi prosecutor
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder was “premeditated”, Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor has been quoted as saying by Saudi state media.
Saudi king, crown prince call slain writer Khashoggi’s son
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has called the son of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul by officials that allegedly included a member of the royal’s entourage.