The United Arab Emirates is to try 41 people for allegedly seeking to overthrow the government to set up a Daesh (so-called IS) group-style caliphate in the Gulf state, prosecutors said Sunday.
The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) stated categorically that harassment cases fell under its purview and the body was taking measures to quell it.
The Ministry of Labor has warned citizens and other clients against dealing with unlicensed recruitment offices.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman arrived in Morocco on Sunday. He is in the country on a private vacation.
A flying contingent of the Indian Air Force (IAF) are on a maiden visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They are in the Kingdom from Aug. 1-4.
The United States and Egypt are returning to a “stronger base” in their relationship despite tensions and concerns over human rights, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday.
424 polling centers exclusively for women voters.
Sanaa Binladin, among the three Binladins who lost their lives in the small plane crash in the United Kingdom on Friday afternoon, was mourned by multitudes for her charity work.
UAE and Saudi Arabia attracted over 75 percent of MENA investment activity by value, reflecting their scale and stability and increased availability of larger target assets.
Flash photography can blind newborn babies.
The Ministry of Labor’s Makkah branch recorded 250 violations of regulations prohibiting outdoor work between noon and 3 p.m., and has penalized the companies involved.
Kurdish rebels on Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 24 others, authorities said.
US President Barack Obama will on Monday unveil what he called the “biggest, most important step we’ve ever taken” to fight climate change, a sensitive issue central to his legacy.
The party of Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected bids by 17 members of Myanmar’s respected “88 generation”.
Thirty Saudi male and female students celebrated their successful completion of a leadership training program at Harvard University this summer.
This is in response to the report “Are women unsafe on Saudi streets?” in Saudi Gazette (July 29). I have been living in Jeddah for more than 20 years and have observed all kinds of things including
The recent death of former President of India and a world renowned visionary scientist Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in Shillong on July 27 has left a big void. He was a man of vision and always had lofty
This is in response to the report “Traffic congestions in our cities?” in Saudi Gazette (Aug. 1). One of the reasons for the Traffic issue because people don’t respect the rights of other drivers on
This pertains to the traffic of Jeddah, though there are planned bridges and straight ways the concept of running signals, which regulates traffic and which is the best control of the flow is evident.
This is in response to the report “Community colleges, what are they good for?” in Saudi Gazette (Aug. 1). What about students that are not good enough to enter university and who have neither the
Israel intends to detain without trial citizens suspected of political violence against Palestinians, government officials said on Sunday following a lethal West Bank arson attack blamed on Jewish
An Egyptian court on Sunday postponed for a second time its verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists, rescheduling it for Aug. 29 in a move the defendants called an insult.
Egypt has turned more than half of initial agreements signed at a March investor conference into investment projects,
Iran expects to raise oil output by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) as soon as sanctions are lifted and by a million bpd within months, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in remarks broadcast on Sunday.
A conservative rebel group in Syria, which has contested its hard-line image in Western newspapers, mourned the death of the leader of the Taliban in a statement distributed online on Saturday.
Iran’s deputy foreign minister Saturday urged a speedy approval in Tehran of a nuclear deal so blame for any failure falls on US lawmakers who may yet vote against it.
A major Syrian anti-regime group, the Local Coordination Committees, announced Saturday it had quit the opposition in exile, accusing it of being undermined by internal conflict and manipulated by
THE Kingdom’s ministries have suffered for many years from the absence of job descriptions.
A mother has regained custody of her two-year-old daughter.
Saudi Arabia has said all pilgrims and seasonal workers coming to the Kingdom should take meningitis vaccination to obtain visas.
The ministries of education and labor have jointly launched a program to boost education and provide job opportunities for the Saudi graduates in the private sector.
This cleaning worker was spotted clinging dangerously to a waste collecting vehicle speeding through one of the
A number of international schools in the Kingdom have been accused of violating rules and regulations of the Education Ministry, Makkah daily reported quoting an official source.
Malaysian officials said on Sunday that they would seek help from territories.
The Philippines on Sunday vowed to take further action to aid those displaced by deadly Super Typhoon Haiyan.
The toll from flash floods and landslides in Myanmar after days of torrential rain is likely to rise, the UN warned on
Rescuers were searching on Sunday for some 20 villagers feared killed in a landslide triggered by torrential rain in a
The Afghan Taliban issued a written statement on Sunday purportedly quoting Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of the Haqqani insurgent group, in an effort to quell rumors of his death.
The Philippine military said on Sunday it had detained a senior communist rebel leader, the latest in a series of arrests or killings which have damaged one of the world’s longest-running
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was set to call a parliamentary election for Oct. 19 on Sunday, kicking off a
FA Cup winner Arsenal toppled champion Chelsea 1-0 in England's Community Shield season curtain-raiser at Wembley
The world of athletics was rocked Sunday by "wild" doping allegations.
Reigning world champion and No. 1 seed NoviSad Al-Wahda from the UAE used its experience.
Katie Ledecky of the United States opened an ambitious program.
Craig Ervine's maiden century upstaged Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson's record-breaking exploits as Zimbabwe stunned
Spaniard Rafa Nadal won his 67th career title with a 7-5, 7-5 victory against dangerous Italian Fabio Fognini in the
South Korea's Park In-bee claimed her seventh Major Sunday when she carded seven birdies and an eagle in a
Substitute Nicklas Bendtner scored a late equalizer and converted the decisive penalty to give Wolfsburg the German
Initial public offering (IPO) performance in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) showed signs of recovery in terms of the number of offerings and total money raised in the second quarter of 2015
Mobile banking is the fastest-growing segment across the globe due to its increasing popularity and the UAE is no
IN many aspects, such as income levels or oil dependency, Gulf countries are very similar. In some other aspects, differences are striking.
Total foreign aid to Jordan since the beginning of 2015 amounted to $1 billion, according to planning ministry figures.
SADARA Chemical Company and E. A. Juffali & Brothers, a privately-owned Saudi company, have signed a supply agreement through which Sadara will supply methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) to a new
GLOBAL property developer Emaar Properties PJSC recorded a net profit of AED2.205 billion ($600 million) during the
Defying death threats, an Iraqi television comedian is fighting Daesh (the so-called Islamic State) with biting satire
Bobby Brown’s sister vowed the family feud was “far from over”
A giant picture of the beloved Zimbabwean lion killed by an American trophy hunter.
South African-born actress Charlize Theron has adopted her second child.
The Mumbai Cricket Association on Sunday lifted the five-year ban on Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan to enter Wankhede