Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has expressed support for Turkey after it launched airstrikes against Daesh (the so-called IS) group in Syria and Kurdish militants in Iraq.
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior receives at Al-Salam Palace on Tuesday their royal highnesses the princes, Ulema, ministers, senior civil and military officials and groups of citizens who came to greet him.
A bomb blast killed two Bahrain policemen and wounded six others Tuesday in an area often shaken by clashes between security forces and protesters.
About one-third (33 percent) of female students surveyed recently have shown their inclination to become entrepreneurs than to work in government or the private sector.
Numerous videos have appeared online showing women facing harassment while walking in cities such as Dammam, Jeddah and most recently Taif.
MANY Egyptian women say they are facing a difficult summer season as Hijab-free zones seem to have soared in popularity, as more restaurants and high-end resorts enforce a de-facto ban on wearing headscarves.
Saudi Student Abroad (SSA) provides crucial support for students who might find it difficult to handle the different processes, customs and regulations in another country.
A sedan with Saudi plate numbers spotted in Tel Aviv is owned by an American expatriate.
Bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain so now is looking elsewhere for recognition.
A major road link from Oman to Saudi Arabia, which is nearing completion, will be of great advantage to those embarking on a Haj and Umrah pilgrimage, according to residents.
Police are investigating the disappearance of a 12-year-old girl who vanished from an ice cream shop.
A Libyan court on Tuesday sentenced Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif Al-Islam, and eight others to death for war crimes.
Jewish settlers clashed with Israeli police on Tuesday as authorities took control of homes being built in the occupied West Bank.
Courts in the Kingdom processed over 13,000 divorces in the last nine months.
Former President A P J Abdul Kalam had congratulated a constable for remaining alert throughout the day.
The suspects who were arrested for harassing a girl outside a Taif mall claimed that their alleged victim had taken money from them before the incident.
Erdogan said on Tuesday that Ankara could not continue the peace process.
US Secretary of State John Kerry sets out this weekend on a multistop tour.
Rumblings in Ramallah in recent weeks have raised expectations that Palestinian politics is in play, with 80-year-old
Insurgents have launched a big offensive on government-held areas in northwestern Syria in a bid to advance toward a coastal region vital to President Bashar Al-Assad's control of western Syria.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius's upcoming visit to Tehran will be a key test for Iran after the conclusion of a landmark deal over its controversial nuclear program.
About 100 Palestinian teachers have departed the impoverished Gaza Strip for potential teaching positions in Qatar.
The United States named a new special envoy to Syria on Monday, the third since the war began four years ago.
South Korea on Tuesday declared the effective end to a deadly outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that
Sri Lanka’s former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa vowed on Tuesday to reclaim power.
The sudden death of Abul Phakeer Jainul Abedeen Abdul Kalam, former president of India, left India and Indians in a pall of gloom.
This is with reference to the report “Starvation as a product of war” published in Saudi Gazette (July 25). Of course, I agree with the writer’s view but he has limited himself to South Sudan.
This is in response to the article “How do expats celebrate Eid?” in Saudi Gazette (July 26). Well the best way the authorities can help expats expatriates celebrate Eid is by increasing the number
This is in response to the article “Prejudiced policing,” in Saudi Gazette (July 23). Is the point of this article to inflame racial relations? Add gasoline to the fire? It is biased, racist and
Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday sacked his deputy premier.
Police in Bangladesh have arrested eight suspected militants, including the chief of the outlawed Jamaat-ul Mujahideen group, as authorities step up a crackdown on hard-line militants.
Five years ago, during Spain’s housing boom, Felix Jumbo worked as a builder. Now he digs pumpkins and cabbages in a
Barking and snarling in his cage, “Killer” — South Africa’s most successful poacher-catching canine — looks ready for
Blood-shot eyes fixed menacingly on their foe and snorting furiously, two giant bulls smash into each other with
The Presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME) has announced that it will build 70 new automatic weather stations across the Kingdom.
The Directorate of Saudi Customs reported that a total of 34 million items were seized by its officers at the Kingdom's entry points in the first six months of 2015.
The General Court in Jeddah will hold a session on Aug. 12 when it is expected to issue its verdict on the case of
Several community leaders in the capital paid rich tribute to the departed former India President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who collapsed during the lecture at IIM Shillong and reportedly was brought
RUSSIA has become the first country in the world to set controls on taking selfies. It launched awareness campaigns
An exposed electric meter close to one of the public parks in the Awali neighborhood of Makkah, which poses a threat
Makkah Emir Prince Khaled Al-Faisal opened on Monday night the 565,000-square meter Al-Ruddaf recreation park in Taif.
Michel Platini, the head of European soccer’s governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will
England captain Alastair Cook has backed Ian Bell to return to form.
Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame a sluggish start to beat Fernando Verdasco.
Clive Rice, South Africa’s first post-apartheid international cricket captain died Tuesday aged 66.
Aurelie Muller of France won the women’s 10-kilometer open water gold at the World Swimming Championships here Tuesday.
The injury suffered by teammate Chris Rogers has finally convinced Australia captain Michael Clarke to wear one of the
Alex Rodriguez doesn’t remember any clubhouse conversations as a young player about still being in the game at 40
Jen Welter, a former collegiate rugby player who played 14 seasons of professional gridiron, will make history as the
Saudi Arabia's economy expanded by 3.5% last year (faster than the 2.7% increase seen in 2013) - underpinned by the oil sector re-entering positive territory after two years of decline.
Saudi Arabia’s external trade saw a moderation in nonoil export activity in May, recording the second largest slump since February, slowing by 16.7% Y/Y, the National Commercial Bank (NCB) said in
Saudi Arabia's Savola Group reported a 15.4 percent fall in second-quarter net profit on Tuesday, missing analyst forecasts as the food producer warned its third-quarter profit was likely to plunge.
Following last week’s announcement regarding deregulation of fuel prices in the UAE, the Ministry of Energy has
Kuwait’s low-cost carrier Jazeera Airways has posted a 14.2 percent annual increase in second-quarter net profit on
Kuwait is preparing legislation to facilitate issues of Islamic bonds by the government as it assesses options to
Thirty-five women who allege they were sexually assaulted by US comedy legend Bill Cosby were united Monday on a
Bollywood director Kabir Khan got into a heated argument with a journalist “offended” by certain comments he made at
Hulk Hogan is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cutting ties with him.
R&B singer Bobby Brown said Monday that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was “an angel” and that the family must
The father of “King of Pop” Michael Jackson was in a Brazilian hospital Monday, after suffering a stroke hours before a huge birthday bash in his honor, doctors said.