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Nepalese government prepares to lift Gulf ban for female workers

The Nepalese government is preparing to lift the ban on Nepali women travelling to Gulf countries to serve as domestic workers.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Star

Expats face MRP trouble

Several lakh Bangladeshi migrants in Saudi Arabia will be considered illegal workers if they fail to obtain machine readable passports before November 24, 2015, said officials at the Bangladesh Embassy in Riyadh.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

Qatar, Saudi rulers meet in Jeddah for Gaza cease-fire talks [Israel and Hamas]

For the first time since an unprecedented diplomatic rift among Gulf powerhouses, Qatar's emir flew to Saudi Arabia late on Tuesday in a surprise visit and met with King Abdullah to discuss cease-fire efforts that have yet to bring an end to 15 days of war in the Gaza Strip.

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Vanguard

FCT Muslim Pilgrims Board releases 2014 Hajj fare

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board on Wednesday released the 2014 Hajj fare for intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fibre2Fashion

Alhokair to expand M&S's reach in Saudi Arabia

Alhokair Fashion Retail has unveiled plans to significantly grow the Marks & Spencer store portfolio in Saudi Arabia with a pipeline of 10 new store openings by April 2015.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Asia News Network

SURABAYA: Indonesian shipyard teams up with foreign firms to expand

State-owned shipyard PT PAL Indonesia plans to increase its production capacity by cooperating with foreign shipyards, including those in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and Hong Kong.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

National Geographic

Pictures: Celebrating Ramadan Around the World

Muslims around the world believe that Ramadan -the ninth month of the Islamic calendar-is the month in which God revealed the Koran to the Prophet Muhammad.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

CNN

My Personal Empathy for MH17 Passengers

Niena traveled on Malaysia Airlines in March and April from Saudi Arabia to Malaysia and the Philippines.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Al Bawaba

Holy who?! KSA says this MENA country leads the way with most pilgrims in 2014

Saudi Arabia said Egyptians have made up the largest segment of religious pilgrims to the holy city of Mecca so far in 2014.

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The Economist

Tourism in Saudi Arabia: Wish you were here

"SAUDI ARABIA could be one of the great travel destinations of the Middle East."

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Hospitality Net

Q2 2014: Rezidor signs 11 hotels with 2,200 rooms and further...

Q2 2014: Rezidor signs 11 hotels with 2,200 rooms and further strengthens pipeline in key focus countries like Saudi Arabia and Turkey The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has signed 11 new projects with almost 2,200 rooms in the second quarter of 2014.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Al Bawaba

Time for humanity: Saudi sets minimum wage for Indian domestic workers

The monthly salary of an Indian housemaid will range between SR1,000 and SR1,200 under an agreement between Saudi and Indian labor delegations, local newspapers reported on Tuesday.

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Missourian

Engineering students from Saudi Arabia participate in internship's first year

MU professor Ahmed Sherif El-Gizawy, right, instructs Abdulaziz Al-omari during the College of Engineering's partnership program with Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz University in MU's Lafferre Hall on Wednesday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Infection Control Today

Seven New Cases of MERS-CoV are Reported to WHO

From July 3 through July 10, 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for Saudi Arabia reported an additional seven laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus , and the death of a previously reported case.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Switched

Israel and Saudi Arabia: Forging ties on quicksand

Long gone are the days when Saudi Arabia was the only Arab country that had designed its visa rules to bar Jews from entering the kingdom and Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al Faisal gave visiting US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger the Protocols of Zion, a 19th century anti-Semitic tract, as a gift.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Crofs Blogs

MERS virus won't stop Filipino Muslims from Mecca pilgrimage

Filipino Muslims are not deterred from the annual hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca even by the high incidence in Saudi Arabia of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome caused by the Corona virus, according to an official of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos here.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Egypt Today

A Holy Journey in the Holy Month

It is said in the Hadith that during Ramadan, a pilgrimage to the Kaaba is the equivalent of going on Hajj with the Prophet himself.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Egypt Today

Mideast Saudi Arabia Ramadan

Umrah can only be arranged through an agent authorized by Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj, but that does not mean that one trip fits all.

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TEFL.com

Saudi Arabia: Job Opportunities For Native Speaker Tefl Teachers

When asked at interview why you want to leave your current position, stress your wish for new/different opportunities to widen experience and develop professionally.

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National Public Radio

WHO: Basic Hygiene Can Help Prevent MERS Spread

A World Health Organization official on Thursday urged millions of Muslims making the pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to exercise basic hygiene as mass gatherings pose risks of spreading the Middle East respiratory syndrome.

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