Saudi Arabia to allow runaway expats to return without trial

 Saudi Arabia has announced that the hundreds of expatriate workers, who were declared absconders by their Saudi employers, can avoid jail and return home provided they have no criminal cases pending against them.

Saudi government to ensure infection free Hajj

In the wake of the Ebola and Coronavirus outbreak, the Saudi government has said it will screen Hajj pilgrims this year.

Saudi bans brides from 4 countries: newspaper

Saudi men have been banned from marrying women from three Asian and one African country as the Gulf state toughens the rules restricting marriage with foreigners, a local daily said.

Indian boy dies in Saudi after being run over by vehicle

A three-year-old Indian boy died after being run over by a vehicle in Saudi Arabia`s Makkah province, according to a media report today.

Indian Haj pilgrim presumed dead found alive

An Indian man who was believed to have died while on Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia has been found alive in Makkah.

Saudi Arabia arrests 18 for spying

A total of 18 people -- 16 Saudis, an Iranian and one Lebanese -- have been arrested in Saudi Arabia on charges of spying for a foreign country.