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Illegal Pak Woman Wants To Go Home

by Sameera Aziz(Saudi Gazette) JEDDAH: A Pakistani woman, who is living illegally in the Kingdom, is desperately seeking help so that she can go home with her 18-month-old baby and her husband. Her husband is in jail because he had illegal travel documents (outpass), which he received unwittingly from a local agent, she claimed. Shabnam (not her real name), said ...

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No Pay Rise Bid For Domestic Workers, Says Filipino official

by Sameera Aziz(Saudi Gazette) JEDDAH: The Philippine government has rejected reports that it is asking for higher wages for its domestic workers. It simply wants to have the minimum wage of $400 a month, first introduced in 2008 for all its workers across the world, to be implemented by the Saudi authorities, according to Vicente Cabe, labor attache at the ...

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Blaze

by Sameera Aziz (Saudi Gazette) A burnt vehicle at a gas station that caught fire early Thursday at Jeddah’s Hera’a Street opposite Raya Supermarket. A huge explosion was heard in the vicinity. Panic gripped the area soon after the explosion and people saw a plume of smoke rising into the air. Police and firefighters arrived at the scene and the ...

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Driven to Despair

Sameera Aziz (Saudi Gazette) IN his reply to a pointed question from Barbara Walters of ABC News asking him whether he would support allowing women to drive, King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, was forthright. “I believe strongly in the rights of women … my mother is a woman, my sister is a woman, my daughter is a ...

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