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Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport says fears death if repatriated

Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport says fears death if repatriated

BANGKOK: A Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport said she would be killed if she was repatriated by Thai immigration officials, who confirmed the 18-year-old was denied entry to the country Sunday. Rahaf Mohammed M Alqunun told AFP she was stopped by Saudi and Kuwaiti officials when she arrived in […]

Saudi Arabia girl held in Bangkok, fears death if repatriated

Saudi Arabia girl held in Bangkok, fears death if repatriated

An 18-year-old Saudi girl?s desperate bid to flee her rich family was watched by the world on on Sunday as she was trapped in Bangkok airport in fear of her life. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, the daughter of an Arab businessman called Mohammed Motlaq Alqunun, told TOI she would be killed […]

Doctor saves flyer who had heart attack mid-air

Doctor saves flyer who had heart attack mid-air

MANGALURU: A general physician from the coast saved the life of a 55-year-old woman who suffered a heart attack mid-air on a Jeddah-Mumbai flight. Dr AK Kasim not only resuscitated the passenger, he made sure the flight didn?t have to return to . Kasim, from Uppala in Kasaragod, heads the […]

Saudi women to receive divorce notice via text

Saudi women to receive divorce notice via text

Saudi will no longer be the last to know they?ve been divorced. A new justice ministry regulation taking effect on Sunday will make it mandatory for women to be notified by text message when a court issues their husbands divorce decrees, Saudi lawyer Nisreen al-Ghamdi said. Currently, some men register […]

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalties in Jamal Khashoggi case

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalties in Jamal Khashoggi case

DUBAI: Saudi Arabian prosecutors is seeking the death penalty for five of the 11 suspects detained over the murder of journalist , the state news agency SPA said on Thursday, as a Saudi court held a first hearing on the case. said it also sent new letters to the Turkish […]

Netflix blocks comedy show in Saudi Arabia

Netflix blocks comedy show in Saudi Arabia

has blocked an episode of its show ?Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj? from streaming in after the Saudi government complained the episode ? which is critical of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ? violated its laws. In the episode, the Americanborn Muslim comedian lashed out at the kingdom after the […]

Kin await body of man died in Gulf 3 months ago

Kin await body of man died in Gulf 3 months ago

LUCKNOW: Almost three months after the death of her 25-year-old son, the family?s sole bread winner, in , a mother in Amethi and her two unemployed sons are still waiting for the body to arrive. The family has been running around and sending letters as it waits for the mortal […]

Saudi Arabia ‘not in crisis‘ over Khashoggi affair: Foreign Minister

Saudi Arabia ‘not in crisis‘ over Khashoggi affair: Foreign Minister

RIYADH: ‘s new struck a note of defiance on Friday in the face of international outrage over critic ‘s murder, saying the kingdom was not in crisis. “The issue of Jamal Khashoggi… really saddened us, all of us,” Ibrahim al-Assaf told AFP, a day after he was appointed foreign minister […]

Trump declares end to US ‘policeman‘ role in surprise Iraq visit

Trump declares end to US ‘policeman‘ role in surprise Iraq visit

AL-ASAD AIR BASE: President used a visit to — his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected — to defend the withdrawal from Syria and to declare an end to America‘s role as the global “policeman.” Trump landed at 7:16 pm local time at Al-Asad Air […]

Talaq on phone and social media, FIR against husband

Talaq on phone and social media, FIR against husband

VARANASI: A woman lodged an FIR against her husband and in-laws on Saturday after her husband gave her talaq through phone and social media, in Bilariaganj area of ‘s . The woman, who got married in 2005, alleged in her complaint that her husband living in gave talaq through phone […]