The Saudi-led coalition has not started any major ground offensive in Yemen’s port city of Aden, its spokesman said on Sunday after a Yemeni newspaper reported that an Arab force had landed in the city and was battling Houthi fighters.
The proposed new airport in Taif will now serve as an international airport. An approval to this effect was given on Sunday by the board of directors of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).
The Haj Ministry has decided that the low-cost Haj this year will range between SR3,000 and SR5,000. The ministry has informed all 72 local companies providing low-cost Haj packages.
As per the directive of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, emirs of various regions received on Sunday pledges of allegiance from citizens on behalf of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, and Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense.
The Ottoman-era domes, which were removed two years ago to expand the mataf (circumambulation area), are being restored.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman held talks with King Mohammed VI of Morocco in Riyadh on Sunday.
Boxing fans in the Philippines cried foul and groaned in bitter disappointment on Sunday as national hero Manny Pacquiao lost to American rival Floyd Mayweather in the “fight of the century”.
Saudi students and citizens living abroad have crowded the Kingdom's embassies and consulates to give an oath of allegiance to Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and interior minister, and Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and defense minister, following their appointments.
The city’s mayor lifted a citywide curfew on Sunday morning.
Lebanon’s land exports to Gulf markets have been choked off, leaving millions of dollars in goods stranded after the closure of a vital crossing on the Syrian-Jordanian border last month.
Rescuers have pulled a 101-year-old man alive.
US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with Sri Lanka’s top Tamil leaders.
In late January, a former deputy of conservative ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who has been jailed.
The deputy governor of Aden’s governorate said on Saturday that Iranian Revolutionary Guards are fighting alongside
As the EU beefs up its Operation Triton mission, France carried out its first maritime.
The Libyan Embassy in Washington DC has announced that it has terminated its public relations (PR) contract with Qorvis (MLS Group).
A consignment of 70 new armoured cars was shipped into Tobruk this week, according to a source at Tobruk Security Directorate.
The Daesh (the so-called IS) terrorist group claimed responsibility Sunday for a late-night car bomb attack in the heart of Baghdad that killed at least 19 people.
With regard to the article "Battered women: Prison better than life with our cruel fathers" (May 1), the women mentioned in this article did not make "mistakes," as was suggested by the spokesman of
I am writing with regard to the article "Why are Saudis being turned away from government hospitals?" (May 2). The difficulties that the patient in this article experienced are quite common.
With regard to the Facebook post "‘Saudi students: Anti-Islam rallies in Australia a minority view’ " (May 2), people in the West, in common with people everywhere in the world, want to be left in
With regard to the article "Kingdom is second home for many expatriates" (May 2), I lived in Jeddah from 2000 to 2013 and experienced that time as the spring of my life.
The C3 Saudi-US Healthcare Forum that concluded last week resulted in a series of recommendations for both regions.
LAST December, local newspapers published the story of 3-year-old girl Solaf who went to the maternity and children
About 40 percent of children in Jeddah are overweight and at risk of becoming obese, according to a medical survey.
The Al-Amal hospital for mental rehabilitation here receives an average of 60 drug addicts every week but is unable to accommodate them all, its director said.
International Air Transport Association’s vice president for the Middle East and Africa Hussein Dabbas (right)
The International Islamic Relief Organization-Saudi Arabia (IIROSA) honored consuls general of African countries at a
Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has claimed responsibility for the murder of an American atheist blogger in Bangladesh over two months ago, according to SITE Intelligence Group.
The United Nations on Sunday urged Myanmar to ensure that journalists can report “without fear” during crucial general elections later this year as the former junta-ruled nation marked World Press
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), met President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus at
Maldives authorities have detained 175 supporters of jailed former president Mohamed Nasheed for two weeks.
Video of a mob killing an Afghan woman accused of burning a copy of the Holy Qur'an pages was shown in court on Sunday
A pilot said on Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane solo from China to Hawaii on the
Dozens of gunmen from criminal gangs kidnapped seven Pakistani police from a checkpoint in the normally peaceful province of Punjab on Sunday, officials said.
Eden Hazard scored the only goal as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at a festive, sun-soaked Stamford Bridge Sunday to
The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn’t the best.
Top-seeded Roger Federer claimed his 85th title Sunday.
American Pharoah, using a sweeping move from the outside, won a thrilling duel.
A US team led by Justin Gatlin rained on Usain Bolt’s parade in the 4x100m at the World Relays Saturday as the US team
Manny Pacquiao said a right shoulder injury prevented him from fighting at his best in his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy moved on to a WCG Match Play semifinal showdown with world number five Jim Furyk after
A Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick maintained Real Madrid’s La Liga title aspirations as it ended Sevilla’s 34-game
The Oil & Gas Year (TOGY) – a series of annual, country-specific energy reports on petroleum provinces worldwide –
Improving the levels of female representation in the Arabian Gulf’s petrochemicals and chemicals (P&C) sector.
Excluding the global financial crisis, oil prices are now at their lowest level in a decade, roughly 50% below last year’s peak of $115.
In response to the unprecedented demand for Business Cloud, Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) and its partner Virtustream provide their first Business Cloud Services targeting customers across all segments.
Supporting its role as a hub for international investments and facilitating local production of the Kingdom’s food
King Abdullah Port (KAP), owned and developed by Ports Development Co., recently received large equipment constructed
Barajoun Entertainment, a Dubai-based animation and visual effects studio, today announced award-winning British
Prince William and his wife Kate were on Sunday spending their first day back at home with their baby daughter.
The toll has crossed the 7,000 mark.
It was Eric Clapton’s birthday celebration.
Andy Murray saw the funny side Sunday when a US celebrity magazine accidentally captioned the tennis star as a proud new father instead of former world number one Andy Roddick.