The Riyadh-based King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Work and UNICEF signed a memorandum of understanding here on Saturday to provide relief aid to Yemeni refugees stationed in Djibouti.
The Civil Defense teams were successful in extinguishing fire that broke out at a power station that feed parts of Rei Bakhsh district in Makkah on Saturday.
The Interior Ministry has vowed that the masterminds behind a “cowardly” mosque attack that left 21 people dead in eastern Saudi Arabia will be arrested soon.
Prince Saud Bin Naif, emir of the Eastern Province, said that Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has ordered to extend urgent treatment to all those injured in Friday’s Qatif mosque attack.
Makkah Emir Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, emphasized on Saturday that redeveloping the underdeveloped districts of major cities in Makkah province is not an impossible thing in view of the massive support being extended from the higher authorities.
As people in the United States began a long holiday weekend to celebrate Memorial Day, which marks the official start of summer, one area outside of Washington DC was in full work mode.
Minister of Health Khaled Al-Falih visits those injured in terror attack on Al-Qudaih’s Ali Bin Abi Talib Mosque at Qatif Central Hospital.
With only a cloth mask for protection, Firas Kayali rushed to try to rescue the residents of a house in a village in rebel-held northern Syria after a barrel bomb, suspected to be filled with chlorine gas, hit nearby.
A Syrian official in charge of antiquities says the Daesh (the so-called IS) terrorists have broken into the museum of the ancient town of Palmyra which they have captured days earlier, but have not harmed its contents.
One of India’s most powerful politicians returned on Saturday as chief minister of southern Tamil Nadu state, less than a fortnight after a court acquitted her of corruption.Former film star Jayalalithaa Jayaram was forced to stand down as chief minister of prosperous Tamil Nadu after being found guilty last September of amassing illegal wealth while in office.
Mexican federal forces killed at least 42 suspected cartel members on Friday during a three-hour gunfight.
Gulf oil producers will resist attempts to cut output at an OPEC meeting next month as preserving market share remains their top priority, industry analysts said.A decision by the 12-member Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries not to cut production in November sent prices crashing 60 percent before a partial recovery in recent weeks.Gulf and other OPEC members said they wanted to safeguard their share of a market that has faced a supply glut as a result of sharp increases in the production of shale and sand crudes.
The 4th Omani Products Exhibition (OPEX 2015) held in Jeddah came to an end with a number of trade deals and agreements signed between Omani manufactures, Saudi investors and businessmen.
The Ministry of Haj will soon ask all pilgrims to wear electronic bracelets containing important information, Al-Watan Arabic daily reported on Saturday.
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Several citizens have sought the intervention of the ministries of housing and commerce and industry to rein in hikes in the selling and rental prices of residential apartments in the city.
Current projects in Makkah to establish a new water network, roads and flyovers have created the problem of debris constantly being left near construction sites and other nearby empty spaces,
Many people are making good business from the current crowds around the Yemeni Consulate during the ongoing amnesty allowing illegal Yemenis to correct their status.
Saudi citizens have criticized the new timings of health centers and demanded that they operate in two shifts.
More than 200 citizens have enrolled in an anti-illiteracy campaign in Al-Lith, Al-Watan reported. Director of Al-Lith Education Department Miri Barakati said the directorate launched the campaign
THE same thing happens every year around this time before examinations. The periods before and during the examinations
THE Ministry of Health started a poll of its employees at health centers on the working hours they would prefer to
Every few weeks for the past year, Lebanon’s parliament has met, exchanged pleasantries, and made the same announcement: that it has again been unable to elect a president.
Iraqi forces retook territory from the Daesh terrorsit group east of Ramadi Saturday.
Ousted president Mohamed Morsi along with several secular figures behind Egypt’s 2011 uprising were on trial Saturday, as the authorities press on with a crackdown on all forms of opposition.
At least five Tunisian migrants died on Saturday when their boat sailing to Italy capsized off the Tunisian coast, officials said.
An Egyptian court has acquitted 17 people over taking part in an unsanctioned demonstration earlier this year that saw a young mother shot to death in downtown Cairo.
An official says Turkish authorities have deported a French national who was detained at an Istanbul airport on suspicion that he planned to join militants fighting in Syria.
China said on Friday it was “strongly dissatisfied” after a US spy plane flew over part of the South China Sea this week near where China is building artificial islands.
Japan and South Korea on Saturday held the first dialogue of their financial chiefs in two and a half years.
Sri Lankan police came under fire on Saturday for their failure to act after the gang rape and murder of a teenage girl in the district of Jaffna, as tensions heightened in the former war zone
An Afghan official says a roadside bomb has killed that two people, including a district administrative chief, in the country’s south.
Myanmar’s president has signed off on a law requiring some mothers to space their children three years apart despite
The US Senate rejected legislation early Saturday aimed at reforming NSA intelligence gathering, a blow to President
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing
Novak Djokovic can become just the eighth man to complete the career Grand Slam with a maiden French Open victory, but
Defending world champion and current series leader Lewis Hamilton secured his maiden pole position at the Monaco Grand
The Barangay Ginebra Kings blew a 20-point lead in the first half but came back strong in the endgame to demolish the
As Masters champion Jordan Spieth imploded late, Kevin Na withstood tough, rainy conditions to hold a two-shot lead
Champions Bayern Munich ended their three-match losing streak in the Bundesliga with a season-ending 2-0 win over
Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil won the revived Geneva Open title Saturday, beating sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 7-6
Spaniard Alberto Contador bounced back from a crash to retake the overall lead in the Giro d’Italia as rivals Fabio
Miguel Angel Jimenez struck a superb hole in one to get his third round off to a flying start in the European PGA Championship here Saturday.
OIL era will end! It will, admits none else than the industry veteran – Saudi Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi.
While corporate social responsibility and its CSR acronym have become generally familiar terms, the more novel and fundamentally different practice of Creating Shared Value, or CSV.
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) announced that the Regional Cable Network (RCN) has commercially launched a high-capacity
Education, youth employment, women’s empowerment and public-private partnerships are key to ensuring sustainable
Following the decision of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) to reduce mobile termination rates (MTRs) between telecom companies by 40%; Zain KSA has introduced a new
Lenovo Group registered an increase of 21 percent in revenue to $11.3 billion year-over-year. If excluding the exchange rate impact, the growth rate would be 28 percent.
The competition for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival wrapped up Saturday with a clutch of favorites jockeying for one of global cinema’s most coveted prizes.
A 65-year-old German woman, who is already a mother of 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on
A single pair of premium melons fetched an eye-watering 1.5 million yen ($12,400) at an auction in Japan on Saturday.
First responders preparing to take the body of a Milwaukee man pronounced dead to the morgue got a jolt when the man suddenly began moving and noticeably breathing, authorities said on Saturday.
Just three years after the extraordinary discovery of King Richard III under a car park, researchers think another medieval English monarch might be found buried beneath a parking lot and are hoping