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Migration to Saudi Arabia has a social cost: Study

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4: A study on migration of Indians to Saudi Arabia says that despite various economic advantages, there is also a social cost that migrants are forced to pay over time for staying away from...

Indian amnesty seeker dies of heart attack in Dubai

Dubai, Jan 4: An Indian man, who worked illegally for six years in the UAE, died of heart attack when he went for applying for amnesty to return home.

Chakali Pentaiah died on December 16,...

Saudi women outraged at US TV host

Jeddah, Jan 2: Saudi women expressed outrage at Chelsea Handler, the American host of the TV show “Chelsea Lately,” when she swore at Saudi men for being able to receive notification by SMS of their wives’...

2012 saw flurry of controversial fatwas in Arab world

Riyadh, Jan 1: The Arab world witnessed issuance of a flurry of religious edicts (fatwas) during 2012, most of which became controversial due to their strange nature and political dimensions.

These included a fatwa forbidding non-Palestinian Muslims from visiting...

Israel erects barrier on Lebanon border

Metulla, May 1: Israel began building a wall yesterday along a 1-km-stretch of its border with Lebanon, saying the barrier was necessary to boost security for an Israeli frontier...

Saudi king discusses key issues with Lieberman

Riyadh, May 1: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah held wide-ranging talks with US Sen. Joseph Lieberman, chairman of the US Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs...

An Indian ends life every sixth day in Oman

Dubai, April 30: In a worrying sign, an Indian living in Oman has been found to commit suicide every sixth day, owing to financial stress or personal issues, official data shows.

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Help kids memorize Qur’an early: Mishaal

Jeddah, April 30: Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed highlighted the role of parents and family members in encouraging their children to memorize the Holy Qur’an as well as...

Dhow catches fire again in Deira Creek

Dubai, April 30: Plumes of thick black smoke covered Dubai as a cargo dhow, the same vessel which caught fire in February and was under repair, gutted on Deira...

India Islamic Culture Center to set up regional chapters

Riyadh, April 29: India Islamic Culture Center (IICC), an apex Islamic center with a mandate to provide a unified platform for promoting Islamic heritage and interfaith harmony, is planning...

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