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Saudi Arabia and Pakistan sign agreements to improve ties

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan signed agreements Saturday to improve ties, after months of strained relations between the close allies over the disputed region of Kashmir.

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan sign agreements to improve ties

Saudi Arabia considers barring overseas hajj pilgrims for second year

Saudi Arabia is considering barring overseas pilgrims from the annual hajj for the second year running as Covid-19 cases rise globally and worries grow about the emergence of new variants, two ...

Saudi Arabia considers barring overseas hajj pilgrims for second year

Special flights

Bangladesh grabs opportunity to send workers abroad

In the last 15 days, at least 65,000 workers have gone abroad on special flights

Bangladesh grabs opportunity to send workers abroad

Four flights of Biman suspended

The national flag carrier said, as many as four flights have been suspended on Saturday and a flight may take off in the evening.

Four flights of Biman suspended

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

Special flights for Saudi, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Singapore-bound passengers

The government is arranging special flights shortly for passengers bound to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Qatar and Singapore

Special flights for Saudi, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Singapore-bound passengers

Saudi Aramco in $12.4 bn oil pipeline deal with EIG-led group

Energy giant Saudi Aramco said it has struck a 12.4-billion-dollar deal to sell a minority stake in a newly formed oil pipeline business to a consortium led by US-based EIG Global Energy Partners.

Saudi Aramco in $12.4 bn oil pipeline deal with EIG-led group

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

Covid-19

Saudi to allow only ‘immunised’ umrah pilgrims

The pandemic has not abated despite more than 660 million jabs having been doled out across the world, with vaccine-manufacturing powerhouse India registering more than 100,000 cases in a single day ...

Muslim pilgrims walk out after the Friday prayer at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on 17 August 2018. Photo: Reuters

Turning page on Trump, US vows to defend rights everywhere

While the human rights report remained intact under Trump, the previous administration argued that rights were of lesser importance than other concerns with allies such as Saudi Arabia -- a major oil ...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken holds a virtual meeting with UN General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir via videoconference from the State Department in Washington, US, on 29 March 2021
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