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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.

Hajj khutba to be translated into Bangla this year

This year, the Arabic sermon (Khutba) of the Hajj prayer will be translated into Bangla alongside nine other languages, reports UNB.

Hajj khutba to be translated into Bangla this year

Saudi to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha on 31 July

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court said on Monday the Day of Arafat will be on 30 July (Thursday) and 31 July (Friday) will be the first day of Eid-ul-Azha, reports BSS.

Saudi Arabia announces 31 July as first day of Eid-ul-Azha

Saudi King Salman, 84, admitted to hospital

Saudi Arabia’s 84-year-old ruler, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has been admitted to hospital in the capital Riyadh, suffering from inflammation of the gall bladder, state news agency SPA said on ...

King Salman. Photo: AFP

Britain imposes sanctions on Myanmar generals, Russians, Saudis over rights abuses

Britain has imposed sanctions on two Myanmar military leaders for what it says were human rights abuses against the Rohingya people and other ethnic minorities: Min Aung Hlaing, the ...

Britain imposes sanctions on Myanmar generals, Russians, Saudis over rights abuses

Saudi Arabia announces hajj health measures

Touching the Kaaba, the holiest site in Islam, will be banned during the hajj this year, and a social distancing space of a meter and a half between each pilgrim during the rituals including mass ...

An aerial view of Kaaba at the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia 12 August 2019.
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