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Biman to operate special flights to five countries from 17 Apr

The government has decided to operate special flights of national flag-carrier, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, to five countries, including four in the Middle East with high concentration of Bangladeshi ...

An aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines

1,228 Bangladeshis die of coronavirus in Saudi Arabia

In the 13 months from March last year till 7 April this year, 1,228 Bangladeshis died in Saudi Arabia alone.

1,228 Bangladeshis die of coronavirus in Saudi Arabia

Palace turmoil, wave of arrests over plot to ‘destabilise’ Jordan

Jordan said Sunday it had foiled a plot against the kingdom involving a half-brother of King Abdullah II, arresting at least 16 suspects it accused of “sedition” and alleging foreign complicity

Profile of Jordan's former crown prince Hamzah bin Hussein

US, Iran to start indirect talks to salvage nuclear deal

The United States and Iran will open indirect talks next week in Vienna as the European Union spearheads efforts to bring president Joe Biden's administration back into a nuclear accord

US, Iran to start indirect talks to salvage nuclear deal

Saudi expatriates' fortune looks up

The government of Saudi Arabia had finally as reformed the ‘kafala’ sponsorship system to allow migrant workers to change their employer at the end of their contract

Saudi expatriates' fortune looks up

Dhaka condemns Drone attacks targeting KSA by Houthi rebels

The first attack on 10 February hit a parked commercial aircraft causing damage and the second attack on 17 February however, was intercepted and destroyed by the Joint Coalition Forces before ...

Dhaka condemns Drone attacks targeting KSA by Houthi rebels

22 killed in attack on Aden airport after new Yemen cabinet lands

At least 22 people were killed and dozens wounded in an attack on Aden airport on Wednesday, moments after a plane landed carrying a newly formed Saudi-backed cabinet for government-held parts of ...

Dust rises after explosions hit Aden airport, upon the arrival of the newly-formed Yemeni government in Aden, Yemen 30 December, 2020

Erdogan hopes France will ‘get rid of Macron’ burden soon

Macron is trouble for France. With Macron, France is passing through a very, very dangerous period. I hope that France will get rid of Macron trouble as soon as possible, Erdogan told reporters

Turkey's president Tayyip Erdogan addresses the nation in Istanbul, Turkey, on 21 August 2020

Saudi denies reported talks between Crown Prince, Netanyahu

Saudi Arabia on Monday denied Israeli media reports of landmark talks between prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a visit by US secretary of state Mike ...

Saudi denies reported talks between Crown Prince, Netanyahu

World’s longest-serving prime minister dies at 84

Bahrain's prince Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa, the world's longest-serving prime minister who had held the post since independence in 1971, died Wednesday at the age of 84, state media announced.

Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa is pictured at the al-Sakhir Palace in Manama on 24 December 2012
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