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    KSA continues to deport Bangladeshi workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:01am on September 21, 2019

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues to detain and deport Bangladeshi male and female workers despite having valid work permits, said officials and rights activists...

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    The Houthi attack on Abqaiq

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    THE attack on the world’s largest oil processing facility at Abqaiq in Saudi Arabia southwest of Aramco’s headquarters in Dhahran had a few predictable responses....

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    KSA joins maritime protection mission

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 02:03pm on September 18, 2019

    Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas, Saudi state media reported on...

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    160 Saudi Arabia-expatriate workers return Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:26pm on September 18, 2019

    About 160 Bangladeshi migrant workers, sent back home from Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night amid a crackdown on undocumented workers, said they had been forced...

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    Saudi assures Bangladesh oil supply not to face disruption despite drone attacks

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Crude oil supply to Bangladesh from Saudi Arabia will not be affected despite a disruption in oil production in the kingdom following drone attacks on...

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    Oil soars 10pc after attack on massive Saudi oil facilities

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:44am on September 17, 2019

    Oil futures jumped 10 per cent on Monday after an attack on Saudi Arabian crude oil processing facilities over the weekend sliced the kingdom’s production...

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    India’s current account under threat if oil surge continues: RBI

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    India’s current account and fiscal deficit could take a hit if oil prices continue to rise after an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities over...

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    Attack on Saudi leaves world without spare oil capacity

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    The strike on the heartland of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, including damage to the world’s biggest petroleum-processing facility, has driven oil prices to their highest...

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    175 Bangladeshi workers sent back to home empty handed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44pm on September 16, 2019

    At least 175 Bangladeshi workers were sent back to Bangladesh from Saudi Arabia on Sunday night as the Saudi authorities launched crackdown against documented and...

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    Oil prices rise more than 10pc following attacks on Saudi plant

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:46am on September 16, 2019

    Oil prices surged more than 10 per cent Monday after attacks on two Saudi Arabian plants that slashed output in the world’s top producer by...