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Saudi Arabia bans Tablighi Jamaat, calls it 'one of the gates of terrorism'

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned the Tablighi Jamaat, terming it a "danger to ..

Saudi Arabia to lift entry ban from six countries, including India
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20 years since Abdul Majeed returned home safe and sound carrying his 'death certificate'
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Saudi re-entry visa: Expats who fail to return within visa expiry to face 3-year ban

Saudi bars entry from 20 countries including India as Covid-19 surges

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday suspended entry from 20 countries, ranging from some neighbouring states to the United States, in a ..


Saudi Arabia extends travel ban to mid-May

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has announced the extension of a travel ban till May 17, as part of the Kingdom's precautionary measures against ..

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2.5 lakh expatriates in Saudi Arabia lost job in three months

Riyadh: According to the General Authority for Statistics of Saudi Arabia, 2,57,170 foreign nationals lost their jobs in the country ..

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Saudi Arabia to lift Qatar embargo, open airspace and border

Dubai: Kuwaits foreign ministry on Monday announced that Saudi Arabia will open its air and land borders with Qatar in the first steps ..


Saudi Arabia lifts temporary entry ban; borders to be opened on Sunday

Riyad: Saudi Arabia has withdrawn the temporary ban on entry that was declared after the mutant coronavirus was detected in Britain ..


Saudi extends suspension of flights by another week over Covid strain

Riyadh: Saudi has extended the suspension of all international commercial flights and entry into the Kingdom through land and seaports ..


Saudi lifts ban on international flights; citizens would not be allowed to travel abroad

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has lifted the ban on operation of international flights imposed in the wake of concerns about the fast-spreading ..


Saudi Arabia to remove key restrictions on migrant labourers

Dubai: Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced reforms that will abolish some key restrictions tying millions of low-paid and vulnerable ..


India asks Saudi Arabia to take corrective steps on bank note

New Delhi: India has asked Saudi Arabia to take corrective steps on the misrepresentation of its territorial boundaries on a new bank ..

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Saudi Arabia to invest in Lulu Group marking historical achievement

Kochi: The Public Investment Fund (PIF) under the Saudi Arabian government is planning to invest in the Lulu Group International owned ..


3 Keralite youths die in vehicle accident in Saudi Arabia

Dammam: Three Keralites died in a vehicle accident that took place in Saudi Arabia. The youths died in the accident which took place ..


Saudi Arabia suspends flights to and from India due to COVID-19 outbreak

New Delhi: Saudi Arabia has banned flights to and from India from Tuesday amid a surge in coronavirus cases, according to an official ..

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Foreign teachers allowed to return to Saudi Arabia

Jeddah: Foreign teachers have been allowed to return to Saudi Arabia. The teachers of private and international schools in Saudi Arabia ..


COVID-19: Saudi Arabia reports 3,989 new cases; 40 deaths

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia reported 3,989 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the Saudi health ministry said. With this, the total number of coronavirus ..


COVID-19: 4 Keralites die in Ireland, Saudi Arabia and USA

Thiruvananthapuram: Four non-resident Keralites (NRKs), three men and one woman, died of COVID-19 in foreign countries on Sunday. They ..


Saudi Arabia halts umrah pilgrimage over COVID-19 fears

Cairo: Saudi Arabia's unprecedented decision to halt the umrah pilgrimage amid the global outbreak of a new virus could prevent ..

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Wayanad man reported missing in Saudi Arabia 11 years ago confirmed dead

Thalappuzha: A youth from Wayanad district, who was reportedly missing in Saudi Arabia 11 years ago, has been confirmed dead. The ..

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Saudi sentences 5 to death for Jamal Khashoggi's killing

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia): A court in Saudi Arabia on Monday sentenced five people to death for the killing of Washington Post columnist ..


A harrowing tale of 'torture and survival' in the Arabian desert

Ambalappuzha: This is a story of a man who walked through ‘Poverty, brutal assault and the sweltering heat of the Arabian desert ..


Single visa for Saudi Arabia- UAE soon, big opportunity for Keralites

Kochi: As a single visa system will be implemented to travel to Saudi Arabia and UAE, new opportunities will open up for Kerala. The ..

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Iran says oil tanker struck by rockets off Saudi Arabia

Tehran: Two rockets struck an Iranian tanker travelling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials ..

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Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male 'guardian' approval

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia will allow women to travel abroad without approval from a male "guardian", the government said Thursday, ..

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Malayali woman, son killed in accident in Saudi Arabia

Kunfuda: In a tragic incident, a woman from Malappuram and her son were killed after the car in which they were travelling rammed into ..

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Yusuff Ali meets crown prince of Saudi

Riyadh: At the global investment meet held as part of Saudi Vision 2030, Lulu group chairman MA Yusuff Ali met crown prince of Saudi ..


Saudi Arabia women all set to get behind the wheel from Sunday

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia is all set to allow women take control of the steering wheel from Sunday, making it the last country in the world ..

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Saudi Arabia warns of military action if Qatar gets Russian missiles: Report

PARIS: Saudi Arabia has threatened military action against Qatar if it goes ahead and acquires Russia's top of the range S-400 ..

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Saudi Arabia allows women to join military

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has for the very first time opened applications for women to enlist in the military as the kingdom continues to ..

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Saudi Arabia to grant cinema licenses from 2018

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, as part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince ..

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Saudi Arabia urges its citizens to leave Lebanon

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Thursday asked its nationals who are visiting or residing in Lebanon to leave that country as soon as possible ..

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Saudi ousts senior royal member, arrests 11 princes in anti-corruption sweep

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud removed a prominent prince who headed the National Guard, replaced the ..

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Indian schools in Saudi reopens; decline in number of students

Riyadh: The Indian schools in Saudi Arabia reopened after summer vacation. The number of students show a steep decline as dependent ..

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Three Keralites among 11 Indians killed in Saudi fire accident

New Delhi: Three people from Kerala are among 11 Indians killed in a fire in a Saudi Arabian city on Wednesday. The deceased are identified ..

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Saudi king's son named crown prince: royal decree

Riyadh: Saudi King Salman on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, completing a gradual removal of powers ..


No further amnesty for illegal residents in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has said there will not be a second chance for illegal residents who choose to stay back in the kingdom even after ..

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Two Malayali children among three drowned in swimming pool in Saudi

Dammam: Three children drowned in a swimming pool in Dammam. The deceased have been identified as Shamas (7), Shaufan (5) and Hart ..

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Three-month amnesty to overstayers in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Saturday announced a three-month pardon to foreigners who are staying illegally in the country. The pardon ..

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Saudi Arabia to introduce monthly fee for expats

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has proposed to introduce a monthly fee for expatriates residing in the Kingdom. Minister of Finance Mohammed ..


Nitaqat in mobile retail sector: Deadline ends today

Kochi: With Nitaqat coming into force in the mobile phone retail sector in Saudi Arabia on Friday, more Keralites are preparing to ..

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Nitaqat: Just around 100 workers seek return from Saudi

Kochi: Despite the high profile involvements in the retrenchment issue in Saudi Arabia, just around 100 of the affected Indians have ..


V.K. Singh to leave for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday

New Delhi: In the wake of the food crisis facing Indian workers laid off by Saudi companies, Minister of State for External Affairs ..


Hundreds of Keralites in dire straits in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia

Thiruvananthapuram: Hundreds of Keralites in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and elsewhere in the Middle East are facing a livelihood crisis brought ..


Over 10,000 Indians facing food scarcity in Saudi Arabia: Sushma

New Delhi: In a humanitarian crisis, over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia are facing severe food shortage due to financial hardship ..


Hundreds of jobless Indians starving in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday that a large number of Indians have been rendered jobless in Saudi ..


Indian expats to be hit as Nitaqat expanding to more sectors

Kochi: In a move that could put Indian expatriates under pressure, Saudi Arabia has decided to expand its Nitaqat law to more sectors ..