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Legally working Indians in Saudi Arabia to be regularised


Indian workers who have travelled to Saudi Arabia legally will be allowed to regularise their visa status, get new jobs or to return home if they register voluntarily with the Saudi authorities during the three months grace period announced by the Kingdom, according to officials.

Tanaz: Organ biz or trafficking?


Tanaz Shaikh remained untraceable on Tuesday with Deccan Chronicle’s telephone calls to her telephone number in Sa­udi Arabia not being answered.

A day after her adopted mother Shamshad Shaikh appro

Saudi males use e-eye to track their women


Denied the right to travel without consent from their male guardians and banned from driving, women in Saudi Arabia are now monitored by an electronic system that tracks any cross-border movements.


Saudi gas truck blast kills many


A gas tanker truck exploded on a main road in the Saudi capital on Thursday, killing at least 22 people,
injuring about 111 others and leaving a trail of destruction, officials said.

The lorry veered

Saudi Arabia frees detained Indian terror suspect

Saudi Arabian police have released Indian doctor Usman Ghani from 20-day detention after their investigation revealed he had no terror links as suspected earlier.

"I am grateful to the Saudi police f

908 Nigerian women pilgrims held in Saudi Arabia

Nigerian officials say 908 Muslim women pilgrims travelling to Mecca face deportation from Saudi Arabia for travelling without male relatives.

A National Hajj Commission of Nigeria report submitted

Saudi Arabia halts deportation of Jundal’s aid Fasih Mohammed

India will now have to wait for Fasih Mohammed, accused of being involved in conspiracy of bomb blasts in Bengaluru and Delhi, as Saudi Arabia has red- flagged his deportation from there saying they w

Mission unworthy: Saudi handler cut Hubli brigade loose

The terror suspects arrested in the assassination plots have indicated that the Hubli module operatives may have been cut loose by their handler in Saudi Arabia and asked to fund their ‘personal vende

Indian agencies seek Saudi help

Indian intelligence agencies have now sought assistance from their counterparts in Saudi Arabia in connection with the busting of a major terror module in Southern Indian that had on its radar key nuc

One more youth arrested in terror modules case

Bengaluru police have arrested one more youth with alleged links to Lashkar and HuJI as it intensified investigation into terror modules busted in the state, taking the number of those detained in

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