saudi arabia

Restaurants in Saudi Arabia no longer need to segregate women and men

Restaurants and cafes in Saudi Arabia, including major Western chains like Starbucks, are currently segregated by "family" sections allocated for women who are out on their own.

published on : 9th December 2019

Slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi fiancee's slams international 'passivity' towards Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and US resident, was killed in October 2018 by Saudi agents while at Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul to obtain paperwork ahead of his wedding.

published on : 4th December 2019

Bangladesh shuts recruitment agencies after abuse claims in Saudi Arabia

Since 1991, some 300,000 Bangladeshi women have travelled to Saudi Arabia, according to the Dhaka government, mostly to work as household staff.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Saudi Arabia holds media summit a year after Jamal Khashoggi's murder

The Saudi Media Forum is hosting more than 1,000 journalists from Arab and international media, in a first such conference focused on 'opportunities and challenges' in the industry.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Saudi Arabia takes over G20 presidency from Japan

The G20 presidency, which Saudi Arabia takes over from Japan, will see it host world leaders for a global summit in its capital next November 21-22.

published on : 1st December 2019

Yemen's Houthis welcome release of 200 prisoners by Saudi-led coalition

The Saudi-UAE-led coalition intervened in Yemen in March 2015 after the Houthis overthrew from power the internationally-recognised government in Sanaa, which the coalition seeks to restore.

published on : 27th November 2019

Hyderabadi man in Saudi Arabia shares tips on being an immigrant

Mohammed Riyazuddin from the Old City works as a QA/QC Manager on a Aramco project in Khobar in the Middle Eastern country.

published on : 21st November 2019

Aramco declares USD 1.71 trillion valuation in blockbuster IPO

The IPO has been dogged by delays since the idea was first announced in 2016, with Prince Mohammed's desired valuation of USD 2 trillion meeting with scepticism from investors and analysts.

published on : 17th November 2019

Saudi Aramco's record IPO starts November 17, prospectus says

The prospectus said the state giant will sell up to 0.5 per cent of its shares to individual investors while it has still not decided on the percentage for larger institutional investors.

published on : 10th November 2019

India suffer 0-4 defeat to Saudi Arabia to go out of race for AFC U-19 Championships qualification

In their final group stage match, which has been rendered inconsequential, India will face Afghanistan at the same venue on Sunday.

published on : 9th November 2019

Three charged in US with spying on Twitter users for Saudi Arabia

All three are charged with acting as illegal agents of a foreign government, a charge that can indicate both illegal lobbying and espionage.

published on : 7th November 2019

India, Saudi Arabia to hold first joint naval drills in early March

India and Saudi Arabia are moving away from a purely buyer-seller relationship towards a closer strategic partnership.

published on : 31st October 2019

PM Modi leaves for home after concluding visit to Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Saudi King and the powerful Crown Prince, during which a Strategic Partnership Council was established to coordinate on important issues.

published on : 30th October 2019

India signs MoU with Saudi Arabia to launch RuPay card in Gulf Kingdom

The RuPay card is a first-of-its-kind Indian domestic Debit and Credit Card payment network, with acceptance at ATMs, POS devices and e-commerce websites.

published on : 30th October 2019

India to spend USD 100 billion on energy infrastructure, says PM Modi inviting Saudi investment 

Saudi Arabia is India's second-largest supplier of crude oil and New Delhi is keen to expand this partnership beyond the buyer-seller relationship into a strategic one with cross investments.

published on : 29th October 2019
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