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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) may send back 5 lakh (500,000) Bangladeshis -New recruitment rules on cards

By: Mithun Kamal More than five lakh(500,000) Bangladeshimigrant workers may fall victim to tougher Saudi recruitment rules, officials said on Wednesday. Thousands of Bangladeshi workersfear that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will send them back to their countryafter suspension of sponsor visas under the new rules.(The New Nation ) Abul Bashar, former president of […]

21 on death row and 31 undergoing trial for murder abroad

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In six Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian countries, at least 21 Bangladeshis are facing death sentence and 31 undergoing trial for murder. The cases involve 43 murders, including those of 28 Bangladeshis, over trading of visas and involvement in “immoral” activities, according to reports sent by Bangladesh missions abroad. Under the Middle Eastern nations’ strict […]

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Saudi writer Hamza Kashgari faces charge of blasphemy after tweets about Muhammad

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    By David Keyes, Published: February 9 Saudi journalist Hamza Kashgari was detained in Malaysia on Wednesday night and is likely to be extradited soon to Saudi Arabia, where he will be tried for blaspheming religion. Kashgari, 23, had fled the kingdom Monday after he received thousands of death threats. His crime? He posted on […]

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Leaders of different Arab countries have sharply reacted to the killing of Saudi embassy official Khalaf Al Ali in Dhaka. Some of them strongly condemned the killing, terming it a “terrorist act”. The Bangladesh foreign ministry claimed that Khalaf was a non-diplomat, and he had been working as an administrative staff of the Royal Saudi […]

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