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Saudi Arabia begins hiring housemaids from India

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:03

Facing acute shortage of housemaids, Saudi Arabia has started recruiting female domestic helps from India under a first-ever labour pact inked between the two nations in January.

Mortar bombs land in Saudi Arabia near Iraq border

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:18

Three mortar bombs landed inside Saudi Arabia on Monday close to its northern border with Iraq, where Islamist militants have grabbed land in a lightning advance, officials said.

Saudi reports shelling on border with Iraq

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 02:03

Saudi Arabia on Monday reported three shells hit the Arar area inside the country along its border with Iraq, where jihadist-led militants have gone on the offensive.

`Saudi jails rights activist for 15 years`

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 02:21

A Saudi court on Sunday sentenced to 15 years in jail a prominent rights lawyer described by Amnesty as a prisoner of conscience, relatives said in a statement posted on Twitter.

Two militants blow themselves up in southern Saudi Arabia

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 10:40

Two suspected al Qaeda militants blew themselves up on Saturday after being trapped inside a government building in southern Saudi Arabia, the Interior Ministry said, following an attack on a border post with Yemen that also killed four security men.

10 dead in Yemen-Saudi border post attack: Officials

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 03:03

An attempt by Al-Qaeda militants to infiltrate Saudi Arabia from Yemen left five security officers dead on the two sides of the border, along with five assailants, officials have said.

Militants attack Yemen-Saudi border post

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 14:35

Officials say militants have targeted a border post between Yemen and Saudi Arabia in an attack that left two soldiers and three of the gunmen dead.

At least 1 dead in Yemen-Saudi border attack: Officials

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 21:06

A Saudi security official was killed in an attack by armed assailants near a border post with Yemen today, the interior ministry said.

Saudi Arabia deploys 30,000 soldiers to border with Iraq: Al-Arabiya TV

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 16:51

Saudi Arabia has deployed 30,000 soldiers to its border with Iraq after Iraqi soldiers withdrew from the area, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said on Thursday.

21 Indians arrested in Saudi crackdown on illegal expatriates

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 20:01

In a major crackdown on illegal immigrants, police in Saudi Arabia have arrested 21 Indians for residing illegally in the country, media reported on Tuesday.

Sacked Saudi deputy defence minister named spy chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 15:22

Saudi King Abdullah appointed a new spy chief, giving the job to the former deputy defence minister days after sacking him from that post, SPA state news agency reported Tuesday.

Islamic Development Bank announces $2bn infrastructure fund

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 15:00

The IDB Fund II is the largest private equity infrastructure fund dedicated to the 57 member countries.