Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)

Saudi says 208 questioned in corruption investigation

Saudi Arabia's attorney-general says that 208 people have been called in for questioning in a sweeping anti-corruption investigation, and seven of them have been released without charge.

April 15, 2018
April 15, 2018

Saudi king rejects US plan to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia's King Salman openes an Arab League summit by criticising US President Donald Trump's decision to transfer the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

November 10, 2017
November 10, 2017

Saudi says 208 questioned in corruption investigation

Saudi Arabia's attorney-general says that 208 people have been called in for questioning in a sweeping anti-corruption investigation, and seven of them have been released without charge.

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Bangladeshi shot dead in Saudi Arabia

A Bangladesh national is shot dead by miscreants in Saudi Arabia, Bangladeshi embassy in Riyadh says.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

PM leaves for Saudi Arabia

A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her entourage departs from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for Saudi Arabia on a five-day visit to the...

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

Playing chess is forbidden in Islam, says Saudi grand mufti

Saudi Arabia’s grand mufti Sheikh Abdullah al-Sheikh says in a television program that playing chess is forbidden in Islam.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Saudi-Iran spat incites sectarianism

The Arab Spring had deeply destabilised the Middle East. A new dimension was added to the existing instability on January 4, 2016, when the (Sunni) Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) severed diplomatic...