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Thursday | DNA India

Saudi Labor Ministry shuts 20 lingerie shops for not employing local women: Report

Following a decree that made it compulsory for lingerie stores in Saudi Arabia to employ local women only, the Labor ministry has shut down 20 lingerie shops for not following the order.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

CMC Engineering To Participate In RM7 Billion Project In Makkah

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 -- Engineering, procurement and construction company, CMC Engineering Sdn Bhd will participate in the RM7 billion Makkah Metro Phase One project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia under a consortium.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Arab Times

Appeals court upholds lashes for Saudi woman

RIYADH, Aug 17, : A Saudi Arabian judge has upheld a sentence of a month in prison and 50 lashes for a businesswoman convicted of insulting members of the morality police during an argument, the local al-Medina newspaper reported on Sunday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Gulf states discuss Ebola precautions ahead of haj

Representatives of the Gulf monarchies met in Riyadh on Wednesday to discuss precautions against the Ebola epidemic ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage to Mecca in early October.

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AME Info

Wared Logistics invests in King Abdullah Economic City Industrial...

As part of its expansion and growth plans, Wared Logistics, a joint venture between Zahid Group Holding and Saudi Binladin Group, has signed a contract to buy 75,000 square meters of land in the Industrial Valley Phase 2 of King Abdullah Economic City to provide exclusive logistic services for KAEC companies, employees, and residents.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

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Ebola Emergency:Malaysian Health Ministry dithering.

Ebola virus is virulent. Since February this year, over 900 patients with the disease have died in West Africa such as Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Vanguard

What you must know about Hajj rites

By Haroon I Balogun Hajj is the Muslim pilgrimage to the holy land of Makkah and other places in Saudi Arabia during the month of Hajj with specific conditions.

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Newkerala.com

New law bans Saudi men from marrying Pakistani women

Saudi Arabia has reportedly passed a new law that bans Saudi men from marrying women from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Chad and Burma.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Arab Times

Ebola-test Saudi dies

The 40-year-old returned on Sunday from Sierra Leone, where there has been an Ebola outbreak, and was then hospitalized in Jiddah after showing symptoms of the viral hemorrhagic fever.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Al Bawaba

Saudi Arabia clamping down on male marriages to foreigners

Saudi men wishing to marry foreigners now face tougher regulations. A report in Makkah daily quoted Makkah Police Director Maj.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Reuters

Ramadan pilgrimage season in Saudi Arabia mostly free from MERS

Saudi Arabia reported 10 confirmed new cases of a deadly respiratory disease during Islam's fasting month of Ramadan, and subsequent Eid al-Fitra holiday, after fears that an influx of pilgrims over the period might spread the infection more widely.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC News

Pakistani Mob Attacks Minority Muslims, Kills 3

Pakistani police say a mob has burned down several homes belonging to minority Ahmadi Muslims in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook.

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Star-Telegram.com

Pakistani mob attacks minority Muslims, kills 3

Pakistani police say a mob has burned down several homes belonging to minority Ahmadi Muslims in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Star Tribune

Conrad Hotel planned for Plymouth Building in downtown Minneapolis

There are only four other such hotels in the United States - even though the uber-luxury brand is part of the $9.7 billion Hilton Worldwide lodging empire.

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