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Last updated: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:56:20 PM

No work permit in Saudi Arabia for Ebola-hit country nationals
Riyadh, Sep 2 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has decided to stop issuing work permits to workers from Ebola-hit countries, including Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 2:12:14 PM

IS slogan found on school walls in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Sep 1 (IANS) Slogans praising Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) were found on the walls of some schools in the Saudi Arabia capital following Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz's call for coordinated counter-terrorism efforts.

Monday, September 01, 2014 11:24:09 PM

Indians in Saudi Arabia asked to get machine-readable passports
Riyadh, Sep 1 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia has appealed to all Indians living in the kingdom to get machine-readable passports issued as soon as possible, a media report said Monday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 8:22:05 PM

Saudi preacher jailed for praising IS
Riyadh, Sep 1 (IANS) A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a preacher to five years in jail for praising the Islamic State (IS) Sunni militant organisation during an Eid sermon at a mosque in Riyadh in 2013, a media report said Monday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 8:02:04 PM

IS committing crimes against humanity in Iraq: UN
Geneva, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Violence carried out by militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation in Iraq, including murders, executions, abduction, sexual violence and torture, amount to crimes against humanity, the UN said Monday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:26:20 PM

200,000 Indians granted Saudi visas in one month
Riyadh, Sep 1 (IANS) More than 200,000 Indians, mostly domestic helpers and labourers, were granted visas by Saudi authorities in one month, an official said Monday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:24:03 PM

Indian found dead in Qatar
Dubai, Sep 1 (IANS) An Indian man was found dead at his house in Qatar's Al Wakrah city, a media report said Monday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 4:50:05 PM

India are back as No.1 ODI side
Dubai, Sep 1 (IANS) World champions India were back as the No.1 ranked ODI side following Zimbabwe's historic three-wicket win over Australia in a triangular series match in Harare Sunday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced here Monday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 2:28:04 PM

India are No.1 ranked ODI side
Dubai, Sep 1 (IANS) World champions India were confirmed as the No.1 ranked side in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI team rankings Monday following Zimbabwe's three-wicket victory over Australia in a triangular series match in Harare Sunday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 2:16:17 PM

Saudi Arabia launches Gaza food aid programme
Riyadh, Aug 31 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has launched a food aid programme for the people in besieged areas of Gaza, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, August 31, 2014 6:08:05 PM

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