Health insurance cover for visitors to the Kingdom has been fixed at a maximum of SR100,000.
A former Saudi soldier was on Monday found guilty of joining Daesh (the so-called IS) militant group.
Hundreds of Iranbian-backed rebels have fled the Al-Anad military and air base on Monday.
Jubilant UN member states late on Sunday put the finishing touches to a hugely ambitious roadmap.
Iran's nuclear deal should bring stability and “good neighborliness” rather than interference, Gulf Arab states told US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday as they began talks on the merits of its historic accord with world powers.
The wildlife protection areas law got the Cabinet approval on Monday.
Heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms lashed most parts of Jazan Province Sunday causing power outages in several villages. Floods swept away a number of vehicles and rescue teams were kept on a state of alert, local media reported.
Over recent years, the number of Harley riders in the Kingdom has increased. Some of these Saudis have become so addicted to biking that they no longer use cars.
Salih Mutlu Sen (L), the new permanent representative of Turkey to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), presents his letter of accreditation to OIC Secretary-General Iyad Ameen Madani on Sunday.
Solar panel powered-palm tree inspired Wi-Fi stations have become the latest addition to the smart city technology of Dubai.
Amal Clooney, barrister and wife of Hollywood actor George Clooney, has made an 11th-hour bid to save the lives of
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed to do "whatever necessary" in Turkey's controversial fight against Kurdish militants, with no end in sight to a two-week cycle of violence.
A 27-year-old Moroccan man suffocated to death while trying to illegally enter Spain hidden inside a suitcase in the trunk of a car, police said Monday.
President Hassan Rohani affirmed his confidence in Iran's nuclear deal with world powers on Sunday, tackling the criticisms of hardliners and highlighting the achievements of his two-year-old
Israel's security cabinet on Sunday approved detention of citizens suspected of waging violence against Palestinians without trial in a crackdown aimed at capturing the perpetrators of a lethal West
An 18-month old Palestinian baby, Ali Dawabsheh, was burned to death on Saturday in an arson attack by Jewish settlers
At least 27 people were killed and dozens injured when a Syrian army fighter jet crashed into a busy marketplace in
Pakistan executed a man Tuesday convicted of killing a 7-year-old boy in 2004 when his family and lawyers say he was just 14 years old, despite international outcry over his sentence, officials said.
The head of the Taliban's Qatar-based political office has stepped down, a statement said, a high-profile resignation within leadership ranks highlighting growing discord over the movement's recent
This is in response to the article “Employers continue to flout mid-day work ban,” in Saudi Gazette (Aug. 3). There are many companies whose supervisors are exhorting the laborers to work in the
This is in response to the article “Life-threatening feat,” in Saudi Gazette (Aug. 3). This behavior is dangerous but it stands not alone. Visiting the cities one can see waste collectors sitting in
I totally agree with the learned writer Khaled Almaeena on media’s responsible role.
With reference to the article published in Saudi Gazette (Aug. 02) ‘Media must play responsible social role’ by Khaled Almaeena. I agree with the writers view, as it is best time for media to play
This is in response to the report “Community colleges, what are they good for?” in Saudi Gazette (Aug. 1).Time and time again we read articles addressing subsidiary issues. We need to get to the
Authorities have accused an African woman of murdering her newborn niece by bathing her in boiling water, Al-Watan daily reported on Monday.
Police have arrested a man suspected of hacking into a public organization’s website. Spokesman for Makkah Police Col. Ati Al-Qurashi said the police received reports from a public organization in
Arab organizations concerned with security and tourism are expected to put together a joint strategy for security training with the cooperation of Prince Naif University for Security Sciences,
Indian Embassy Charge d’Affaires Hemant Kotalwar (C) and Deputy Consul General Mohammed Noor Rahman Sheikh (L) hold
AROUND 70 women in four main cities have nominated themselves to run in the upcoming municipal elections, according to
MUNICIPAL officials must be the most cursed people in the Kingdom. There can’t be a single driver in our country whose
Minister of Haj Bandar Hajjar has said the number of Umrah pilgrims rose from 600,000 about 30 years ago to nearly 6 million last year and is expected to reach 30 million in the next five years.
Malaysian aviation experts were to meet their French counterparts and judges Monday to coordinate the investigation
India has ordered hundreds of porn sites blocked citing “objectionable” content, a government official said Monday, kicking off an angry row about freedom of speech in the world’s biggest democracy.
Pakistan on Sunday released 163 Indian fishermen held for violating its territorial waters as a goodwill gesture amid tensions over the disputed Himalayan territory of Kashmir and an attack on a
India’s parliament Monday suspended 25 opposition lawmakers following days of uproar and disruptions that have so far thwarted the government’s hopes of passing major economic reforms in the current
Funds deposited into Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s bank accounts were from a donation, not from debt-laden
The women are getting it done at the World Swimming Championships.
Arsenal will start the new season as it has done for the past few years.
Troy Merritt held firm and finished with a flourish to claim his first PGA Tour.
Top seed John Isner cruised to his third consecutive Atlanta Open.
The second and final Test between South Africa and Bangladesh ended in a draw here Monday after heavy rain meant no
South Korea’s Park In-bee had once hoped to win all the top tournaments in women’s golf before her career came to an
Triple Crown hero American Pharoah, already assured a place in the pantheon of thoroughbred greats, showed Sunday he
Graham Rahal’s late-season surge continued Sunday as the US driver notched his second IndyCar win in four events to
Oil prices fell Monday on persistent concerns about the global supply glut, analysts said.
Major Gulf stock markets edged up on Monday after Sunday's sell-off but Saudi Arabia lagged because telecommunications operator Mobily tumbled following yet another negative earnings restatement.
The value of shares traded for July on the Tadawul exchange reached SR84.14 billion, decreasing 25.17 percent over the previous month. The value of shares traded by Saudis was SR80.02 billion,
Sanctions linked to the Ukraine crisis could end up costing Russia 9 percent of its gross domestic product, the
Most sectors of Riyadh real estate market see limited growth in Q2 2015, according to JLL, the world's leading real
Tunisian firms are preparing to issue Islamic bonds as the government finalizes rules covering the sector, creating a new funding option for companies in an economy buffeted by labor unrest and
On the mean and traffic-choked streets of Mexico City, a fearless superhero is fighting to protect the planet from the
A hungry skunk whose head was stuck in a yogurt container has a hero: a suburban Detroit police officer. Rochester Officer Merlin Taylor’s encounter Sunday was recorded from his police car.
With “Downton Abbey” coming to an end, its executive producer is offering hope that a follow-up movie is at least a possibility.
Dozens of activists including men wearing bras staged a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday after a woman was sentenced to three-and-a-half months’ jail for assaulting a police officer with her breast.
The stakes may be high for Ethan Hunt and his team in “Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation,” but it was hardly