Woman gets 70 lashes for insulting Saudi man on WhatsApp

Woman gets 70 lashes for insulting Saudi man on WhatsApp

Jeddah: A 32-year-old woman will receive 70 lashes and have to pay USD 5,332 fine for defaming a Saudi man on an instant messaging application.

The woman was found guilty by a criminal court in Eastern Saudi Arabia of tarnishing the reputation of the complainant through WhatsApp, Okaz newspaper reported today.


Education holds power to change generations, not just lives: Super 30's Anand Kumar

Anand Kumar

Jeddah - Education has the power to not only change lives but generations and make the world a better place, Indian mathematician and founder of Super 30, Anand Kumar has said.


80 Indians died during Haj pilgrimage this year

80 Indians died during Haj pilgrimage this yearJeddah: Nearly 80 Indians have died during the Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia this year with most of the deaths due to illness or age-related ailments, a senior official said on Saturday.


Over 1.36 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Haj

hajJeddah: All the 1,36,020 Indian pilgrims, who will perform Haj this year, have reached Saudi Arabia, officials said on Tuesday.


First Haj flight from India arrives in Saudi Arabia

flightJeddah: The first Haj flight from India carrying 235 pilgrims has arrived in Madinah in Saudi Arabia.

Air India flight AI 5001 arrived yesterday at Prince Mohammed International Airport in Madinah from Kolkata.


Expat Indian seriously injured in Saudi attack

Jeddah, March 27 : An Indian expatriate sustained serious injuries after being assaulted in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, the media reported.

Mohammed Rasheed, hailing from the south Indian state of Kerala, said he was returning home Monday night when a group of unidentified people suddenly attacked him without any provocation, The Arab News reported Thursday.


Relatives identify Indian's body in Jeddah

Riyadh, Feb 25 : An Indian, whose body was found in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah, has been identified by his relatives.

Haneef Muhammad, 62, a mechanical engineer from Kerala, was found charred to death Feb 18 in Jeddah's Sharafiyah district. His body was identified by his relatives Sunday, the Saudi Gazette reported Tuesday.


Makkah to host Conference of Islamic Capitals and Cities

Jeddah, Aug 28 - The 13th Conference of Islamic Capitals and Cities will be inaugurated in Saudi Arabia's Makkah city Sep 1 under the patronage of the custodian of the two holy mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.



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