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Saudi Arabia Football Federation launches first women's league
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Saudi Arabia Football Federation launches first women's league

The 22 November launch is part of a programme set up by the Saudi Arabia Football Federation in 2017 to support women's football

Formula 1: Saudi Arabia 'racing against time' to complete Jeddah track
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Formula 1: Saudi Arabia 'racing against time' to complete Jeddah track

The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will be the penultimate event of the 22-race calendar for 2021 which concludes in Abu Dhabi.

Israel floods West Bank with troops to hunt down six Palestinian escaped prisoners
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Israel floods West Bank with troops to hunt down six Palestinian escaped prisoners

Demonstrations were held in several West Bank towns late Wednesday in support of the fugitives. In Nablus, youths set tyres alight during confrontations with Israeli security forces

Wife moves Delhi HC to seek mortal remains of husband wrongly buried as per Muslim rites in Saudi Arabia
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Wife moves Delhi HC to seek mortal remains of husband wrongly buried as per Muslim rites in Saudi Arabia

The plea claimed the woman did not give consent to bury the man's body, which was done after the Indian Consulate's translator wrongly mentioned the his religion as Muslim in his death certificate

AFC Champions League 2021 east zone games postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic
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AFC Champions League 2021 east zone games postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Matches for 40 clubs spread across 10 groups in the continent's top club competition had been due to start in east and west zones in April in centralised venues.

Blast strikes Singapore-flagged tanker off Saudi port city of Jeddah; no one injured
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Blast strikes Singapore-flagged tanker off Saudi port city of Jeddah; no one injured

Singapore-based shipping company Hafnia said the blast struck the tanker BW Rhine just after midnight. Hafnia reported 'hull damage' and did not exclude the possibility of an oil spill.

Several wounded in explosion at cemetery in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah, say French officials
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Several wounded in explosion at cemetery in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah, say French officials

Several countries had representatives at the ceremony commemorating the end of World War I, officials from the French foreign ministry said. The identities of the victims remain unclear

Jeddah knife attack: Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for stabbing guard at French consulate
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Jeddah knife attack: Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for stabbing guard at French consulate

The assault took place the same day as three people were killed in a knife attack at a church in the French city of Nice

Saudi Arabia reluctant to accept Pakistan's request for immediate OIC meeting on Kashmir, says media report
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Saudi Arabia reluctant to accept Pakistan's request for immediate OIC meeting on Kashmir, says media report

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan voiced frustration over the OIC's silence on Kashmir

Saudi Arabia denies reports of Indian nurse being infected by coronavirus, says no cases of virus in Kingdom so far
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Saudi Arabia denies reports of Indian nurse being infected by coronavirus, says no cases of virus in Kingdom so far

A Saudi health ministry affiliate said on Thursday there were no cases of coronavirus in the kingdom, denying earlier reports of an expatriate resident being infected.

Kerala nurse working in Saudi Arabia not infected by Wuhan coronavirus, says Indian Consulate in Jeddah
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Kerala nurse working in Saudi Arabia not infected by Wuhan coronavirus, says Indian Consulate in Jeddah

Amid reports that a woman from Kerala working in Saudi Arabia had tested positive for the deadly coronavirus (2019-nCoV)(Wuhan), the Indian Consulate in Jeddah on Thursday tweeted a clarification saying that she had been infected by another strain of the coronavirus, namely the 'Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus' (MERS-CoV).

Spanish Super Cup: Barcelona’s bus gets lost in Saudi Arabia en route to training ground ahead of match against Atletico Madrid
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Spanish Super Cup: Barcelona’s bus gets lost in Saudi Arabia en route to training ground ahead of match against Atletico Madrid

Barcelona were to train at local side Al-Ittihad Club’s training ground, but the driver instead took them to the King Abdullah Sport City Stadium where Super Cup matches are taking place.

US deploying 3,000 more troops to Saudi Arabia after attack on oil installations, says Pentagon
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US deploying 3,000 more troops to Saudi Arabia after attack on oil installations, says Pentagon

The Pentagon said Friday it has approved the deployment of 3,000 additional troops and military hardware to Saudi Arabia

Iran oil tanker hit by two missiles in Red Sea off Saudi coast; incident raises tensions between Tehran and Riyadh
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Iran oil tanker hit by two missiles in Red Sea off Saudi coast; incident raises tensions between Tehran and Riyadh

The tanker, which was set ablaze, suffered heavy damage and crude had leaked after it was struck in the early morning about 96 km from Jeddah.

Applications for next year's Hajj will be accepted online from 10 October, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
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Applications for next year's Hajj will be accepted online from 10 October, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said this after chairing a review meeting organised on the completion of Hajj 2019 where he took stock of the preparations for next year's pilgrimage

Saudi State media says King Salman's bodyguard shot dead by friend over personal dispute in Jeddah
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Saudi State media says King Salman's bodyguard shot dead by friend over personal dispute in Jeddah

Tributes poured in across social media for Major General Abdulaziz al-Fagham, with many including images of the Saudi Arabian king's bodyguard at work

Featherweight Billy Dib unperturbed  by 'underdog' tag in biggest fight of career against Amir Khan
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Featherweight Billy Dib unperturbed by 'underdog' tag in biggest fight of career against Amir Khan

Billy Dib has replaced the Indian Neeraj Goyat to fight two-time world champion Amir Khan for the WBC World Welterweight Championship title in Jeddah

First batch of Hajj pilgrims from Srinagar leaves for Saudi Arabia; around 11,700 men and women to undertake Mecca pilgrimage this year
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First batch of Hajj pilgrims from Srinagar leaves for Saudi Arabia; around 11,700 men and women to undertake Mecca pilgrimage this year

The first batch of 11,000 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir left for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Thursday to perform this year's Hajj pilgrimage. The passengers will first go to Delhi and afterwards will board the direct flight to Jeddah. The Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the holiest city for Muslims.

Neeraj Goyat 'inspired' by Indian cricket team's performance against Pakistan, vows to beat British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan
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Neeraj Goyat 'inspired' by Indian cricket team's performance against Pakistan, vows to beat British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan

Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat vows to beat British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan and continue the good work started by the Indian cricket team against Pakistan.

India vs Pakistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Boxer Amir Khan offers to help Pakistan cricket team improve fitness levels
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India vs Pakistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Boxer Amir Khan offers to help Pakistan cricket team improve fitness levels

Pakistan's cricket team has been offered help by British boxing star Amir Khan who says he can assist the team in improving its fitness