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    Bangladesh starts grooming female drivers for KSA

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    Bangladesh has begun grooming female drivers for sending them to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The KSA has conveyed its interest to Bangladesh to recruit...

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    Saudi woman may face sex charge, jail for hugging pop star on stage

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:35pm on July 15, 2018

    A woman may face charges under a new harassment law in Saudi Arabia after storming a stage to hug a pop star, authorities and local...

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    First Hajj flight leaves Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22am on July 14, 2018

    The first Hajj flight of 2018 has departed for Saudi Arabia with 419 pilgrims aboard on Saturday morning. A total of 126,198 Bangladeshis will be...

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    Coalition faces stalemate in Yemen’s main port city

    Reutes . Dubai | Updated at 12:55am on July 10, 2018

    A Saudi-led coalition has made no major gains in its offensive to wrest control of Yemen’s Hodeidah port from the Iran-aligned Houthis, leaving it without...

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    250 housemaids come back each month

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:14am on July 10, 2018

    At least 250 housemaids return to Bangladesh mostly from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as victims of abuses, officials and migrant rights campaigners said....

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    Bangladeshi, 4 others killed in Saudi Arabia checkpoint shootout

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2018

    A drive-by shooting against a checkpoint in central Saudi Arabia and an ensuing gunfight Sunday left a security officer, a Bangladeshi civilian and two attackers...

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    Minister assures of better hajj management this year

    | Updated at 06:58pm on July 09, 2018

    Religious affairs minister Motiur Rahman on Monday said this year the pilgrims can perform hajj in better way than the previous year as all preparation...

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    5 Bangladeshis killed in Saudi road crash

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:20am on July 05, 2018

    At least five Bangladeshis were killed and 11 others injured in a road accident in Jeddah of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. Bangladesh consulate in Jeddah...

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    Trump says Saudi king agrees to ramp up oil production

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:07am on July 01, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said on Saturday that Saudi Arabia's King Salman had agreed to his request to ramp up oil production, a week after...

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    Pakistan placed on global terror financing watchlist

    Agence Frane-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:54am on June 29, 2018

    Pakistan has been placed on a global terror financing watchlist, its foreign office said Thursday, tainting its image ahead of a general election and as...