Saudi Arabia

'Maldives what?': Saudi fashionistas attempt beach rebrand

A second show on Friday was billed as the first to focus on women's swimwear, an envelope-pushing development in a conservative Muslim country that less than a decade ago required women to wear body-covering abaya robes.

Meet Saudi Arabia’s first-ever Miss Universe contestant

Saudi Arabia is set to debut its first participant in Miss Universe 2024, marking a significant shift away from its conservative reputation.

Muslims in 40 Chandpur villages start Ramadan fasting in accord with Saudi Arabia

In a tradition supposedly upheld since 1928, Muslims across 40 villages in Chandpur district initiated their Ramadan fasting today, aligning with the commencement of the holy month in Saudi Arabia

Bangladesh to play practice match against Sudan tonight

Bangladesh national football team will play two practice matches against Sudan -- one tonight and the other on March 14 -- as part of their preparation for this month's World Cup Qualifiers against Palestine.

Goalkeepers feeling the heat

Goalkeeper Mahfuz Hasan Pritom said the competition among the players of the national team has significantly increased in recent times.

Al Ula: A hidden gem in Saudi Arabia

When we think of Saudi Arabia, we often imagine Makkah, Medina, and the annual pilgrimage. But beyond these, there are plenty of amazing spots that have been attracting travellers since the kingdom opened up to foreign visitors in 2019.

Saudi says no Israel ties without Palestinian state

Saudi Arabia has told Washington it will not establish ties with Israel until an independent Palestinian state "is recognised", the Gulf kingdom's foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday

Asian Cup / Mancini sorry for mid-penalty disappearing act

Roberto Mancini said he "didn't want to disrespect anyone" by disappearing down the tunnel before South Korea took the penalty that eliminated his Saudi Arabia team from the Asian Cup on Tuesday.

South Korea to face Saudi in Asian Cup last 16

"Saudi Arabia is our next one and it will be a battle," Klinsmann said

May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024

'Maldives what?': Saudi fashionistas attempt beach rebrand

A second show on Friday was billed as the first to focus on women's swimwear, an envelope-pushing development in a conservative Muslim country that less than a decade ago required women to wear body-covering abaya robes.

March 27, 2024
March 27, 2024

Meet Saudi Arabia’s first-ever Miss Universe contestant

Saudi Arabia is set to debut its first participant in Miss Universe 2024, marking a significant shift away from its conservative reputation.

March 11, 2024
March 11, 2024

Muslims in 40 Chandpur villages start Ramadan fasting in accord with Saudi Arabia

In a tradition supposedly upheld since 1928, Muslims across 40 villages in Chandpur district initiated their Ramadan fasting today, aligning with the commencement of the holy month in Saudi Arabia

March 10, 2024
March 10, 2024

Bangladesh to play practice match against Sudan tonight

Bangladesh national football team will play two practice matches against Sudan -- one tonight and the other on March 14 -- as part of their preparation for this month's World Cup Qualifiers against Palestine.

March 6, 2024
March 6, 2024

Goalkeepers feeling the heat

Goalkeeper Mahfuz Hasan Pritom said the competition among the players of the national team has significantly increased in recent times.

February 24, 2024
February 24, 2024

Al Ula: A hidden gem in Saudi Arabia

When we think of Saudi Arabia, we often imagine Makkah, Medina, and the annual pilgrimage. But beyond these, there are plenty of amazing spots that have been attracting travellers since the kingdom opened up to foreign visitors in 2019.

February 7, 2024
February 7, 2024

Saudi says no Israel ties without Palestinian state

Saudi Arabia has told Washington it will not establish ties with Israel until an independent Palestinian state "is recognised", the Gulf kingdom's foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday

January 31, 2024
January 31, 2024

Mancini sorry for mid-penalty disappearing act

Roberto Mancini said he "didn't want to disrespect anyone" by disappearing down the tunnel before South Korea took the penalty that eliminated his Saudi Arabia team from the Asian Cup on Tuesday.

January 26, 2024
January 26, 2024

South Korea to face Saudi in Asian Cup last 16

"Saudi Arabia is our next one and it will be a battle," Klinsmann said

January 20, 2024
January 20, 2024

Benzema returns to 'furious' Saudi club 17 days late

French forward Karim Benzema has returned to Saudi Arabia 17 days after he was supposed to check back in with his club Al-Ittihad, a source close to the club told AFP on Friday.

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