Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi first: Spokeswoman at KSA embassy in US

WASHINGTON (AP) - As Saudi Arabia feverishly portrays itself as ready to join the ranks of modern, tolerant societies, the kingdom has turned to...

Labour bans Saudi Arabia and Sudan from its party conference

The Labour Party has barred Saudi Arabia and Sudan from attending its party conference in Brighton. In response, the League of Arab States wrote to Labour MPs and peers...

Saudi-funded SR100m epilepsy hospital opens in Colombo today

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will open a 242-bed epilepsy hospital, which is fully funded by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), in Colombo...

Saudi Arabia’s move to shut doors on migrants sets off alarm...

Clutching his two minor daughters, Hameed Ansal stands before his half-built house in Beypore on the outskirts of Kozhikkode in north Kerala, uncertain about...

Oman: New road to Saudi reduces trip by 800km

More than 130 million cubic metres of sand were removed as Oman gears up to open the 680km road that passes through the world’s...

Racism against expats

The worst and a disturbing kind of language is the language of racism, which regrettably is on the increase lately everywhere. What is unfortunate...

Saudia airlines refuse to fly passengers who expose arms or legs

Saudi Arabia is one of the few Muslim majority countries that imposes a dress code by law. All women, foreign and local, must wear...

Senior Saudi royal ousted, 11 princes including billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin...

Saudi Arabia arrested 11 princes, including a prominent billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, and dozens of current and former ministers, reports said, in a...

UAE and Saudi recall Lactalis baby milk over salmonella fears

PARIS: A salmonella scandal at French dairy group Lactalis has affected 83 countries, where 12 million boxes of powdered baby milk are being recalled,...

Moon Not Sighted Today; Ramadan to begin on Thursday, 17th

Saudi moon observers said that there was no sight of Ramadan crescent Tuesday. Hence the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan 1439 will...

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