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Conspirators led Yemen to collapse: Hadi

Yemen President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi, in a televised speech early Wednesday, thanked Saudi Arabia and Arab military coalition for support of his "legitimacy".

Saudi students: Anti-Islam rallies in Australia a minority view

Saudi students studying in Australia have dismissed anti-Islamic rallies around the country over the weekend as the views of a minority, but have said that students are now more fearful of anti-Islamic attitudes and attacks.

Families struggling without water in EP

Thousands of families in the Eastern Province have been going without water for several days now and many of them have been forced to buy directly from trucks.

Restoration of hope in Yemen

Restoration of hope in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition declared on Tuesday an end to its military campaign nearly a month after launching airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Saudi held for slapping a woman as video goes viral

Saudi held for slapping a woman as video goes viral

A man, who was filmed slapping a woman so hard that she fell to the ground, has been arrested, a Makkah Police spokesman has confirmed.

King highlights progress made in educational field

King highlights progress made in educational field

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman receives Minister of Education Azzam Al-Dakhil and senior education officials at Al-Yamamah Palace here on Tuesday.

Kingdom marks World Heritage Day in Tabuk

Kingdom marks World Heritage Day in Tabuk

Saudi Arabia observed World Heritage Day at a special function in Tabuk on Monday.

Erdogan divides Turkish women with approach to tackling violence

Erdogan divides Turkish women with approach to tackling violence

When 20-year-old Ozgecan Aslan was stabbed and beaten to death after trying to fight off a man bent on raping her on a minibus, Turkey’s president called violence against women the country’s “bleeding wound”.

Morsi jailed for 20 years

Morsi jailed for 20 years

An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced former president Muhammad Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012.

Protesting Indian farmers stand in chest-deep water for 11 days

Protesting Indian farmers stand in chest-deep water for 11 days

Farmers in central India continued on Tuesday to stand in murky.

Xi hails Pakistan security help in west China; Pakistan vows more

Xi hails Pakistan security help in west China; Pakistan vows more

Chinese President Xi Jinping praised Pakistan on Tuesday for its contribution to security in China’s restive far west where a Muslim minority chaffs against Beijing’s rule.

‘Kingdom trusted partner of Arab youth to achieve regional stability and growth’

‘Kingdom trusted partner of Arab youth to achieve regional stability and growth’

Arab youth consider Saudi Arabia as their country’s biggest ally for the fourth year running, highlighting their continued trust in the role the Kingdom today plays in the region’s larger socio-political narrative.

KSA localization policies ‘effective’ — Saudi youth

KSA localization policies ‘effective’ — Saudi youth

Majority of respondents in the Bayt.com “Nationalization in the GCC” poll revealed Tuesday that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has effective localization policies.

‘Next generation’ Muslim prayer calculator launched

The “world’s first” multi-functional next generation prayer calculator has been launched by an online Islamic travel platform.

DAH celebrates famous women in science and technology

DAH celebrates famous women in science and technology

DAH in collaboration with the Robert Bosch Foundation organized a six-day poster exhibition on famous women in science and technology at the university premises in Jeddah.

Participation in services expo to enhance Indo-Saudi cooperation

Participation in services expo to enhance Indo-Saudi cooperation

A delegation of 35 members that includes 15 Saudi nationals and many Indian professionals will participate from the Kingdom in global Exhibition.

Minister likened to rising sun

Minister likened to rising sun

There are ministries that have a heavy burden and huge and numerous portfolios that are difficult to solve except with youthful and ambitious administrative expertise.

Based on ‘incorrect’ study, firms increase car insurance premium

A number of Saudi citizens have complained that their car insurance premiums have increased sharply.

Satellite technology to protect ATMs

The banks will install satellite monitoring technology in their ATMs to protect them against robbery and damage.

Coronavirus cases receding, claims official

Cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus are on the decline, according to the Health Ministry’s undersecretary for public health.

Strengthen Saudi-Indian ties

After Pakistan's refusal to take part in the Saudi-led operation Decisive Storm in Yemen, the Kingdom should reevaluate its strategic policy in South Asia.

Parents of Saudi youth were affected by the oil boom

I am writing with regard to the article "It is time for Saudi Arabia to introduce compulsory military service" (Apr. 18). The current generation of Saudi youth have mothers who belong to the

India has two faces

With regard to the comment "Indians believe in peaceful coexistence" (Apr. 18), it is unfortunate that most Indians do not actually believe in coexistence.

United Muslim Army is the answer

With regard to the comment "Pakistan should send troops to Saudi Arabia" (Apr. 18), my suggestion to Muslims around the world is that we should create a United Muslim Army and the UMA headquarters

Saddam-era official masterminded rise of Daesh

A former intelligence officer for the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was the mastermind behind Daesh’s takeover of northern Syria, according to a report by Der Spiegel that is based on documents

Arab journalist defiantly accepts Israeli honor

Arab journalist defiantly accepts Israeli honor

When 14 Israelis light torches in recognition of their contributions to the country at Israel’s splashy Independence

Turkey rescues 30 Syrian migrants from sinking boat

Turkey rescues 30 Syrian migrants from sinking boat

Turkey’s coastguard rescued 30 Syrians from a boat heading towards Greece after their vessel began to take on water in

Obama, Abu Dhabi crown prince discuss need for military equipment

President Barack Obama met for more than an hour Abu Dhabi’s crown prince on Monday and discussed the conflicts in Yemen.

Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines

Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines

It’s high season in Petra, an ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan’s biggest tourist draw.

Daesh claims execution of 11 pro-govt fighters in Iraq

Daesh (the so-called IS) claimed to have executed 11 pro-government fighters in Iraq, in a series of photographs shared online on Tuesday.

Muqrin, Thamer discuss bilateral issues

Muqrin, Thamer discuss bilateral issues

Crown Prince Muqrin, deputy premier, receives at Al-Yamamah Palace Sheikh Thamer Bin Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah,

Turkish police arrest Syria-bound British family

Turkish police arrested a British family in the capital Ankara after being tipped off that they would try to cross the Syrian border to join Daesh.

Uncertainty surrounds ‘resignation’ of Abu Ras

A senior Saudi Aramco staffer assigned by the oil company to supervise rain and flood drainage projects in Jeddah has denied reports that he has been appointed mayor in place of Hani Abu Ras.

Industrial license must for foreign investors

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has started issuing industrial license for foreign investors.

3,042 permits issued for housing 1.2m pilgrims

The pilgrims accommodation committee has issued a total of 3,042 permits during the past five months for the accommodation of more than 1.2 million Umrah pilgrims.

UK Consulate celebrates queen’s 89th birthday with pageantry

UK Consulate celebrates queen’s 89th birthday with pageantry

The British Consulate General celebrated the 89th birthday of Queen Elizabeth at the Consulate premises on Monday.

Urdu is facing tough challenges but Urdu fiction is flourishing in India, says Javed

Urdu is facing tough challenges but Urdu fiction is flourishing in India, says Javed

Urdu language is passing through a difficult phase in India.

Bangladesh opposition fury over attack on Zia convoy

Bangladesh opposition fury over attack on Zia convoy

Bangladesh’s opposition accused pro-government supporters.

Indian minister says 2,000 girls ‘killed’ every day

Two thousand girls are “killed” every day.

Philippines seeks more military aid from US to counter China

Philippines seeks more military aid from US to counter China

The Philippines said on Tuesday it would soon ask the United States for more military equipment.

Boat skipper arrested over migrant tragedy

Boat skipper arrested over migrant tragedy

The captain of a migrant boat that capsized in the Mediterranean’s deadliest disaster in decades was arrested Tuesday

Sri Lanka opposition demands anti-graft chief’s sacking

Sri Lanka opposition demands anti-graft chief’s sacking

Sri Lanka’s main opposition demanded on Tuesday that the country’s anti-graft chief be sacked for summoning former

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal getting little traction for 2016

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal getting little traction for 2016

Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal’s focus on states important in the US presidential campaign is drawing lots of criticism

Auschwitz guard goes on trial, says he shares moral guilt

Auschwitz guard goes on trial, says he shares moral guilt

A former Auschwitz guard acknowledged on Tuesday that he bears a share of the moral guilt for atrocities at the camp.

Guangzhou, Hilal in ACL last 16

Guangzhou, Hilal in ACL last 16

Guangzhou Evergrande led a trio of teams into the AFC Champions League last 16 Tuesday but Western Sydney Wanderers’

Saudi Ahli beats Emirates' Ahli

Saudi Ahli beats Emirates' Ahli

Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli came back from a goal.

Hafeez cleared to bowl in international cricket

Hafeez cleared to bowl in international cricket

ICC cleared the bowling action of Pakistani spinner Mohammad Hafeez.

Pacquiao press call cut short

Pacquiao press call cut short

Manny Pacquiao’s teleconference call was abruptly halted.

Rodriguez may hold key amid Real Madrid worries

Rodriguez may hold key amid Real Madrid worries

With Real Madrid facing an injury crisis ahead of Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid attention will be on

Nishikori eases past Gabashvili

Nishikori eases past Gabashvili

Top-seeded Kei Nishikori began the defense of his Barcelona Open title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Teymuraz

Fiorentina falls at home to Verona

Fiorentina falls at home to Verona

Fiorentina’s fading hopes of qualifying for the Champions League all but disappeared Monday as it lost 1-0 at home to

Imran replaces Sohail for Bangladesh Tests

Imran replaces Sohail for Bangladesh Tests

Pakistan’s injury setbacks continued Tuesday as paceman Sohail Khan was ruled out of the Test series in Bangladesh and

Kingdom Holding net profit expands by 10.3% in Q1 2015

Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), Chaired by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, posted a 10.3 percent rise in first quarter net profit.

Mobily’s net loss cut by 94% in Q1

Mobily’s net loss cut by 94% in Q1

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) reduced its losses by 94% to SR199 millions in the first quarter of 2015 against SR3,410

Saudi stocks close lower

At the close on Tuesday, Saudi stock benchmark Tadawul All Share Index lost 0.32%.

Oil prices resume fall

Oil prices eased on Tuesday as a climate of high crude supplies offsets moves by China to boost the world’s second largest economy and biggest consumer of energy.

Greenstone, Charlemagne tie up on fund

Greenstone, Charlemagne tie up on fund

Greenstone Equity Partners, one of the largest independent fund placement firms in the Middle East, announced its

Zain KSA logs marked growth in Q1

Zain KSA logs marked growth in Q1

Zain KSA announced Tuesday significant improvements in its financial results for the first quarter of 2015.

Swiss hotel schools eye another century as ‘world best’

Swiss hotel schools eye another century as ‘world best’

It feels like a luxury restaurant, with starched-uniformed waiters serving guests and explaining the intricate details

Emirati singer Saoud Abu Sultan gets 3 years in jail for rape

Emirati singer Saoud Abu Sultan gets 3 years in jail for rape

Emirati singer has been sentenced to three years.

Pakistan’s Mahira Khan in Mumbai to shoot ‘Raees’

Pakistan’s Mahira Khan in Mumbai to shoot ‘Raees’

Pakistani actress Mahira Khan is all set to make her Bollywood debut.

AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty to kill threat

AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty to kill threat

Phil Rudd made a surprise guilty plea.

US Supreme Court rejects appeal over fish pedicure ban

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a salon owner challenging a decision by local regulators to stop her from offering pedicures using fish that nibble dead skin off people’s feet.

Moore’s pace for computing innovation
Dr. Gordon Moore, now 86 years old and a scientist emeritus at chip-maker Intel, the company he co-founded, has lived to
The true figure may never be known, but maybe as many as 900 illegal migrants, the majority women and children trapped below decks, drowned when an unseaworthy fishing boat capsized on Saturday in Libyan waters.
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