Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia win is statistically biggest World Cup shock

Saudi Arabia's 2-1 victory over Argentina on Tuesday is rated the biggest shock in World Cup history by data company Nielsen Gracenote, moving ahead of the previous biggest upset, the United States' win over England in 1950.

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

Saudi's Al-Shahrani to undergo surgery after World Cup collision

Saudi defender Yasser Al-Shahrani was set to undergo surgery on Wednesday after sustaining injuries in a collision during his team's shock World Cup win over Argentina, the national team said.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Saudi Arabia win is statistically biggest World Cup shock

Saudi Arabia's 2-1 victory over Argentina on Tuesday is rated the biggest shock in World Cup history by data company Nielsen Gracenote, moving ahead of the previous biggest upset, the United States' win over England in 1950.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Messi laments 'five minutes of mistakes' against Saudis

Lionel Messi lamented Argentina's shock second half capitulation against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday but said he was not surprised by the threat from opponents 48 places lower in the world rankings.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Mexico 1-1 Poland: What’s your prediction?

Mexico kickstart their World Cup campaign against Robert Lewandowski-led Poland in their opening fixture.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Saudi Arabia stun Argentina 2-1

Saudi Arabia stunned Argentina 2-1 in their opening World Cup fixture at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar on Tuesday.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Messi takes Argentina ahead from a spot-kick

Lionel Messi got his and Argentina's World Cup campaign off to a perfect start with a spot-kick in the 10 th minute against Saudi Arabia in their Group C opener at the Lusail Stadium in Doha on Tuesday.

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Ex-refugee Ali becomes women's boxing trailbazer

Britain's Ramla Ali said she sometimes felt she was dreaming after her journey from Somali refugee to trailblazing women's boxer took a big leap forward in Saudi Arabia.

July 12, 2022
July 12, 2022

Former top Saudi intel official terms Prince Salman “a psychopath”

An ex-Saudi intelligence chief described Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “a psychopath” during an interview with CBS News that aired a few days prior to US President Joe Biden visiting the Kingdom.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Biman completes pre-hajj flights, 29,992 pilgrims ferried to Saudi Arabia

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has completed its pre-hajj flights this year – carrying 29,992 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Live translation of Arafat Day sermon to be aired in Bangla

Live translation of the Arafat Day sermon, will be aired in 14 languages including Bangla – as Saudi Arabia seeks to convey a message of moderation and tolerance to the widest possible audience.