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KSA issues new guidelines for safeguarding pilgrims’ rights

RIYADH -UNS– Saudi Arabia has issued new guidelines to safeguard the rights of Hajj and Umrah pilgrims. According to Saudi ministry of Hajj and Umrah, all sorts of complaints will be received through supervising committees and communication centres. For foreign pilgrims, the ministry will look …

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Two Saudi militant suspects shot dead in police raid

RIYADH – Saudi security forces on Saturday shot and killed two suspected militants including an explosive belt maker during a police operation in the north of the capital, the interior ministry said. Suspect Tayeh al-Saihari, who had been wanted by authorities for his alleged involvement …

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Over 364 Pakistanis imprisoned in different cases in Saudi Arabia: Aziz

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The senate was informed on Wednesday that over 364 Pakistanis are imprisoned in different cases in Saudi Arabia. Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz told the House during question hour that currently the cases of 354 of the imprisoned Pakistanis are under …

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COAS Gen. Bajwa on maiden official visit to Saudi Arabia

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa is currently on a three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia, Inter Services Public Relations reported. This is the maiden visit of the Army Chief after he took command on Nov 29. Ever since several prominent positions …

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Pakistan,KSA working for peace,development: Amb. Al-Zahrani

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD- A meeting between the Ambassador of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan,Abdullah Marzouk Al-Zahrani and Editor-in- Chief ,World Tribune,Iftikhar Mashwani held in Islamabad. During the informal meeting the Ambassador highlighted the special fraternal nature of relations between Pakistan and the Kingdom …

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Johnson’s comments on Saudi Arabia do not represent “UK govt’s position”:Downing Street

LONDON -UNS/BBC – Downing Street has said Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s comments on Saudi Arabia do not represent “the government’s position”.Footage has emerged from an event last week at which Mr Johnson said UK ally Saudi Arabia was engaging in “proxy wars” in the Middle …

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Saudi shoura’s female member demands women-driving

RIYADH: Dr. Lateefa Al-Shaalan made an emotional appeal in the Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council, calling on the 150-member consultative body to unconditionally back the women’s right to drive on the Kingdom’s roads. She strongly defended the women’s right to drive and told those oppose her …

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KSA names new labor minister, reshuffles religious,Shura councils

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdulaziz has replaced Saudi Arabia’s labor minister, state media reported on Friday, after recent statistics showed a rise in unemployment in the world’s top oil exporter. In a royal decree read on state television, the king also reshuffled …

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Saudi prince gets lashes in court-ordered punishment

RIYADH: A Saudi prince was flogged following a court ruling that also included a prison sentence for breaking the law. The lashing was carried out on Monday afternoon inside a prison in Jeddah. A committee tasked with the application of court sentences made sure the …

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Yemen rebel missile shot down near Makkah

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA -UNS : Yemeni rebels have launched one of their longest-range strikes against Saudi Arabia, firing a ballistic missile that was shot down near Makkah, the Saudi-led coalition fighting them said on Friday. The coalition has been carrying out a bombing campaign against …

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