A local Arabic newspaper recently ran a high-profile story on its front page. According to this story, 41,284 cars were stolen in the Kingdom last month and the police have only been able to recover 4,538 of them.
There have been a number of assaults on school teachers in Saudi Arabia. Students have assaulted their teachers in a number of ways, such as beating them with sticks or iqals (the black cord used to hold in place the headscarf worn by Arab men).
Psychologists are unanimous in their view that parents must not resort to physical abuse to discipline their children.
DAR AL-HEKMA University in partnership with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) is initiating the Reinventing Asir project to position Asir as a signature region for progressive preservation.
A MOTHER’s duty is to raise a child with a sound upbringing that instills awareness and knowledge while promoting good conduct.A mother is supposed to raise her children to become good people who are useful to family, society and the nation as a whole.A mother is the first school for children where they acquire values that will stay with them for life. A mother’s love, affection and concern for her child is unmatched.
I-DOSING is a relatively recent phenomenon that allegedly creates a feeling of drug-like euphoria.
Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Friday.
MORE than 1,470,000 visitors from the UAE and abroad, and 450 media person, came to the 33rd Sharjah International Book Fair making it the most successful edition to date.That is a 45% increase from last year’s number of visitors. The book fair that ended recently was held at the Sharjah Expo Center from Nov. 5-15, and witnessed the participation of 1,256 publishing houses from 59 countries.On one day alone, Nov. 11, nearly 46,000 students from 350 schools visited the fair.
INDIA’s new government has launched a drive to promote the country’s ancient therapies as it seeks to cash in on the multibillion dollar global market for holistic medicine.India claims to have natural remedies for everything from cancer to the common cold, but ministers say it has failed to capitalize on its traditions as the world has woken up to alternative medicine.
An eerie quiet hangs over Intipuca, a Salvadoran town whose streets bear names like “Distant Brother” and are lined with empty houses that look lifted from a Hollywood movie.
Former South Korean defender and coach Hong Myung-bo, Iran’s Ali Daei and ex-Australian international Harry Kewell were among the first 10 players to be inducted into the Asian Football Confederations’ Hall of Fame Friday.The trio were named alongside Iran’s Homayoun Behzadi, Soh Chin Aun of Malaysia, Japan’s Yasuhiko Okudera, Saudi Arabia’s Sami Al-Jaber and Indian Baichung Bhutia in the inaugural list.China’s Sun Wen, who scored 106 goals in 152 appearances for her country, and Japan’s World Cup winning skipper Homare Sawa were the two women named among the 10.
Former Russian president Mikhail Gorbachev recently warned that tension between Russia and the West is very similar to the days of the Cold War.
With regard to the article “Student dies after manhole fall” (Nov. 18).
With regard to the article “Who will protect the rights of street cleaners?” (Nov. 19).
With regard to the post “Paying Saudis more than expats is almost apartheid” (Nov. 19).
I feel bad because 21,000 people die every day because of hunger; this is one person every four seconds.
Instead of changing their spouses, these people should try to become better persons themselves.
You can’t impose a speed limit in Saudi Arabia because there are a lot of brainless drivers pushing their cars to the limit, and they don’t care if they die or kill someone.
Aren’t Saudis and expatriates equal? Do Saudis do more work than expatriates?
Show me a country that doesn’t have a percentage of the population that cannot read or write! Unfortunately, people for many reasons fall through the net; this will always happen due to illness,
The Gulf region is very unique in its approach to the appearance of wealth. Arabs love to flaunt the look of wealth, while in reality the wealthy are usually the people who don’t actually look
The question is: Why do companies in the private sector wants expats instead of Saudi nationals? These are the questions that they have to answer honestly themselves.
CHILDREN spend a lot of time in front of the television and with electronic gadgets, interrupting their lingual and
Saudi and British military units wrapped up a joint exercise codenamed Red Crocodile 4 in Tabuk on Thursday. Prince
The Ministry of Health is planning to reduce the number of health directorates operating in regional governorates. The ministry believes directorates in major cities are sufficient.
About 1,100 students participated in a beach cleanup organized by Saudi Aramco Environmental Campaign in Ras Tanura Thursday morning.
RAMALLAH dancer Shireen Ziyadeh wants to use pirouettes and plies to change the place where she grew up, training
THE self-proclaimed Islamic State's systematic massacre of hundreds of Iraq's Albu Nimr tribe should have been an
THE Iranians conducting nuclear talks with world powers seem loath to use the word "compromise", but with much to lose President Hassan Rouhani may yet be pushing for a last-minute deal.
Vice President Joe Biden on Friday will become the latest in a parade of US officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition’s fight against the self-proclaimed
Lebanon’s state media say the prime minister has canceled official independence day celebrations.
Jordan arrested a senior Muslim Brotherhood figure over his op-ed piece criticizing the United Arab Emirates for designating the Islamist organization as a terrorist group, the group’s spokesman
The self-proclaimed Islamic State fighters attacked a government complex in the heart of Ramadi on Friday, local officials said, part of an apparently coordinated assault to seize full control of
OF all the overfished fish in the seas, luscious, fatty bluefin tuna are among the most threatened.
US President Barack Obama will travel to India in January for Republic Day celebrations.
CHIRSTOS Mousafidis, a police officer on the Greek-Albanian border, mainly deals with drug trafficking and illegal
EMINENT Saudi journalist and Saudi Gazette’s Editor-at-large Khaled Almaeena said “Hard work and entrepreneurship of
THE small town of Blanchard, Oklahoma, threw a big party this fall, but the guests of honor did not show up. Residents
NEW YORK — The death toll from the worst snow in memory in western New York has risen to at least 10. Some areas of New York state along the Great Lakes had around 2 feet (60 cm) of new snow on
Britain’s anti-EU UKIP party won its second seat in parliament on Friday, defeating Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives in a special election six months before what is shaping up to be a
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton struck a psychological blow with the fastest time in Friday’s first practice for
Gael Monfils stunned Roger Federer in straight sets to put France and Switzerland level 1-1 after the first day of the
With five players in double figures, the Meralco Bolts methodically cut down the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings,
Pakistan salvaged a draw in the second Test after New Zealand set a challenging target of 261 off 72 overs on the back
World football body FIFA said Thursday it will hold a new review of an investigation into bidding for the 2018 and
Shakib Al Hasan struck 101 and claimed 4-41 to steer Bangladesh to a facile 87-run win over Zimbabwe in the opening
Henrik Stenson birdied two of his closing three holes to seize a two-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and two others in the
Serie A chiefs have welcomed a new package of reforms by the Italian football federation (FIGC) that will see squads limited to 25 players in a move designed to boost the flagging Italian game.
The Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has delivered the second Volkswagen Golf GTI to the recent winner of the “Sawa brings
A bare 0.004 percent of the world’s adult population controls nearly $30 trillion in assets, 13 percent of the world’s
The Saudi Stock Exchange was voted the “Best Managed Financial Exchange in the Middle East 2014” for the 3rd consecutive year, the Euromoney Group said on Friday.
The economic minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday called for greater inclusion of women in the key
Fruit producing companies from Greece are on a tour of the Gulf countries to seal deals with suppliers and supermarkets.
US private equity firm Blackstone said it would buy the residential real estate arm of General Electric's property unit in Japan for more than 190 billion yen ($1.6 billion), as the country's land