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Saudi Arab, UAE discuss $70bn crude refinery project in India

ABU DHABI: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates discussed a planned refinery in the western Indian state of Maharashtra that will cost at least $70 billion, a figure that exceeds the initial $44 billion...

Saudi Arabia temporarily suspends entry for Umrah amid coronavirus fears

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Thursday temporarily suspended the entry of pilgrims who visit the Kingdom for the purpose of Umrah and visiting the Prophet's Mosque, in an attempt to ensure public safety by preventing the...

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia sign Hajj Agreement 2020

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia reached Hajj Agreement 2020 in Makkah, an official handout circulated by the Ministry of Religious Affairs announced on Wednesday, adding that 200,000 Pakistani pilgrims would undertake their spiritual journey to...

Feminism not criminalized in Saudi Arabia, clarifies PSS

RIYADH: The Presidency of State Security has issued a clarification concerning the "extremism concept" promotional video which was broadcast by the General Department for Counter-Extremism. In a statement, the presidency said that the video's content was...

Saudi Arabia extends temporary ban on Umrah pilgrims after second case detected

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia on Wednesday suspended all Umrah pilgrimages as it reported its second case of the new coronavirus. The Kingdom imposed a ban last week on overseas pilgrims visiting the Grand Mosque in Makkah and...

Saudi Arabia suspends prayer in mosques, exempts holy Makkah and Madinah sites, amendment...

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has decided to suspend congregational prayers across all mosques in the Kingdom, except for the Two Holy Mosques in Makkah and Madinah.  The decision announced Tuesday encourages Muslims to pray at home rather...

Saudi Arabia top source of Pakistan’s foreign remittances, $285.56m remitted from UK

KARACHI: Saudi Arabia, which by millions of Pakistanis is called a second home, has been the top contributor to foreign remittances during the first five months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan’s central bank revealed...

No laying off for Paki workers in Saudi Arabia for three months

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia would bar companies from laying off Pakistani employees for three months and ask the owners and management of these organizations to continue paying...

Saudi Arabia calls for just solution to Palestinian issue

RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet, chaired by King Salman, on Tuesday reaffirmed the Kingdom’s support for efforts to reach a just and comprehensive solution of the Palestinian-Israeli issue. The Cabinet underscored Riyadh’s efforts to end the conflict,...

Saudi Arabia calls for complete withdrawal of foreign forces and militias backed by...

RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet has called on the international community to take steps for a complete withdrawal of foreign forces and militias, backed mainly by Iran, to ensure lasting peace in Syria and the social cohesion...