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Saudi govt agrees to extend visas for Bangladeshis: Momen

The Saudi government has agreed to extend visas for the Bangladeshis who want to return to their workplaces in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), reports UNB.

Saudi govt agrees to extend visas for Bangladeshis: Momen

Saudi Arabia to gradually resume Umrah pilgrimage from 4 Oct

Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that it would start allowing pilgrims to perform Umrah gradually taking necessary precautions.

A photograph taken on 5 March 2020 shows the white-tiled area surrounding the Kaaba, inside Mecca's Grand Mosque.

Expatriate workers

Dhaka seeks visa, work permit extension from Riyadh

Bangladesh has sought one more extension of three months from Saudi Arabia for Bangladeshi valid visa holders and their Iqama (valid work permit) in an effort to help workers return to their work

Dhaka seeks visa, work permit extension from Riyadh

BCSM demands postmortem after exhuming Kulsum’s body

BCSM, a platform of 19 organisations, has demanded a post mortem after exhuming the dead body of 14-year-old Kulsum, a young girl from Brahmanbaria who died in Saudi Arabia after being tortured by ...

Illustration of violence against women

Migrant workers protest demanding tickets for Saudi Arabia

A group of Bangladeshi migrant workers staged demonstration at Karwan Bazar, Dhaka on Tuesday demanding tickets to Saudi Arabia so that they can join their workplaces

Bangladeshi workers returning from Saudi Arabia.

KSA resumes international flight operations

The Saudi government has resumed international flight operations which remained suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic

An aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines

‘Khashoggi trial fell short on transparency, accountability’

The Saudi trial into the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi has lacked transparency and fallen short on assigning accountability for the crime, the UN human rights office said on Tuesday

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi scraps death sentences over Khashoggi murder, jails 8

A Saudi court on Monday overturned five death sentences over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in a final ruling that was condemned by his fiancee and slammed by a UN expert as a "parody of ...

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Apple tops Saudi Aramco as most valuable publicly listed co

Apple Inc's surged over 10 per cent to a record high on Friday after reporting blockbuster quarterly results, helping the iPhone maker eclipse Saudi Aramco to become the world's most valuable ...

The Apple Inc logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, US, 16 October 2019.

1,000 pilgrims arrive in Mina to perform hajj

This time, the Saudi government has imposed restrictions to curb the spread of the virus which brought the global economy to its knees and force closure of businesses and places of worships across ...

An aerial view of tents prepared for Muslim pilgrims during the hajj pilgrimage, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, 28 July 2020.
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