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Britain imposes sanctions on Russians,...

Britain imposes sanctions on Russians,...

Europe

Tue, Jul 7 2020

After leaving the European Union in January, Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to forge a new independent...

Saudi opens Hajj registration for foreign...

Saudi opens Hajj registration for foreign...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 6 2020

Saudi Arabia has said it will allow only around 1,000 pilgrims already present in the kingdom to participate...

Coronavirus cases rising in Saudi Arabia,...

Coronavirus cases rising in Saudi Arabia,...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 5 2020

Restrictions had been in place in both countries since mid-March and their gradual lifting has allowed...

OP-ED: Pax Sinica: The new world...

OP-ED: Pax Sinica: The new world...

Vivek Menezes

Fri, Jul 3 2020

Are we about to witness a China-led ‘Asian century’?

416 more Bangladeshis return home from...

416 more Bangladeshis return home from...

Communication

Wed, Jul 1 2020

Earlier, 388 Bangladeshis returned to Dhaka from Saudi Arabia by a special chartered flight on June...

Saudi triples VAT in unpopular virus-led...

Saudi triples VAT in unpopular virus-led...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 1 2020

Seeking to shore up state finances battered by sliding oil prices and the coronavirus crisis, it announced...

Ex-IGP Javed Patwary made envoy to Saudi...

Ex-IGP Patwary new envoy to Saudi...

Foreign Affairs

Mon, Jun 29 2020

He is set to replace Golam Moshi

Curtailed Hajj compounds Saudi economic...

Curtailed Hajj compounds Saudi economic...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 28 2020

The Hajj and the lesser Umrah pilgrimage together rake in some $12 billion, keeping the economy humming...

Yemen's Houthis say they launched missile,...

Yemen's Houthis say they launched missile,...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 23 2020

'A large number of winged ballistic missiles and drones targeted the capital of the Saudi enemy ......

Saudi to allow around 1,000 pilgrims...

Saudi to allow around 1,000 pilgrims...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 23 2020

'The number won't be in tens or hundreds of thousands this year'

Muslims disappointed, but accepting,...

Muslims disappointed, but accepting,...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 23 2020

'I've been preparing for years. But what can I do? This is Allah's will -- it's...

US wants Security Council to extend...

US wants Security Council to extend...

North America

Tue, Jun 23 2020

France, the UK and Germany -- all signatories to the deal -- issued a joint statement arguing against...

Saudi to hold limited Hajj, bars pilgrims...

Saudi to hold limited Hajj, bars pilgrims...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 23 2020

The decision means no entry to non-Saudi residents, including Bangladesh, for the first time

Saudi downturn deepens Yemen's economic...

Saudi downturn deepens Yemen's economic...

World

Mon, Jun 22 2020

Riyadh is the top donor to Yemen -- and the paring back of its support will have the biggest impact,...

388 Bangladeshis return from Saudi...

388 Bangladeshis return from Saudi...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jun 21 2020

All the returnees held various jobs in the construction sector in Saudi Arabia

Covid-19: Bangladesh all but decides...

Govt all but decides to skip Hajj this...

Government Affairs

Sun, Jun 21 2020

Authorities not declaring before Saudi Arabia’s decision considering sensitivity among devout...

Saudi Arabia to reopen mosques in Mecca...

Saudi Arabia to reopen mosques in Mecca...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 20 2020

'The mosques in the holy city will begin to reopen their doors to the faithful on Sunday after three...

375 expatriate Bangladeshis died of...

375 Bangladeshis died of Covid-19 in...

Coronavirus

Thu, Jun 18 2020

60 physicians have been providing telemedicine support to Bangladeshi expatriates residing across the...

News Analysis: Bangladesh should skip...

News Analysis: Bangladesh should skip...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jun 17 2020

Majority of Bangladeshi pilgrims are elderly with different health complications who are vulnerable to...

Saudi-led coalition asks UN to share...

Saudi-led coalition asks UN to share...

World

Wed, Jun 17 2020

“The coalition takes any allegations of violations of civilians and children’s rights very...

Saudi faces perilous Hajj calls as virus...

Saudi faces perilous Hajj calls as virus...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 16 2020

Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, withdrew from the pilgrimage this month after...