A young man in his 20s died of his wounds after jumping from the roof of a residential building in an attempt to escape from a team of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.
During the past three days the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Work in coordination with the evacuation and humanitarian operations cell in the Ministry of Defense helped 2,787 Yemenis.
The National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) has discovered that most sponsors' complaints against their employees accusing them of huroub (escaping or being absent from work) are “malicious”.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman urged Saudi business officials and businessmen to conduct a thorough study to ensure providing more support and encouragement to investment and investors in the Kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday.
The Board of Senior Ulema at the General Presidency for Religious Research and Ifta has specified for the Higher Commission for Developing Makkah and the Holy Sites eight criteria for building on the foothills of the mountains in Mina holy site.
Residents and visitors should expect Jeddah to shift toward becoming a smart city, which uses digital technologies to boost performance and well being, reduce costs and resource consumption and involve citizens more actively.
Jeddah Mayor Hani Abu Ras inaugurated on Wednesday the bridge on the intersection of King Fahd Road and Al-Rawada Street at the bicycle roundabout.
Dar Al-Hekma University hosted its 10th visual communication design exhibition that paid tribute to the late King Abdullah’s vision for women’s education in Saudi Arabia.
After 300 days, an Iraqi-German man finally completed his historic walking pilgrimage to the holy city of Makkah on May 17, capping a journey that covered 12 countries and 12,000 kilometers to help his sister’s brave fight against cancer.
Iraqi forces took up positions around Ramadi on Wednesday, seizing two districts after clashes with Daesh (the so-called IS), as the explicitly sectarian name Shiite militias gave the operation caused unease.
Israel and Palestinian militants appeared to be pulling back on Wednesday from further hostilities after Israel responded with airstrikes to a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip.
Several hundred Buddhist nationalists protested in Yangon on Wednesday against mounting international pressure for Myanmar to stem the exodus of Muslim Rohingya migrants and aid those still stranded at sea.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair resigned as envoy of the Middle East.
As the Middle East’s Internet of Things (IoT) revenue will reach nearly $2 billion in 2015, the Kingdom’s organizations need to innovate with the power of Big Data, SAP announced Wednesday.
Recent studies have shown that Saudi Arabia’s many affluent and beauty conscious women are spending on average SR14,256 a year on cosmetics.
I am writing with regard to the post "Dashboard cameras in cars must be made mandatory in Saudi Arabia" (May 25). In Western countries there are currently debates underway about making it mandatory
I am writing with regard to the post "Why do expats want permanent Saudi residency?" (May 25). It is clear that those who entered Saudi Arabia by an Umrah or Haj visa, a visit visa, family visa or
With regard to the article "Rohingya ‘caught between the devil and the deep sea'" (May 25), I would like to appeal to the Muslim Ummah to seek a long-term solution for the plight of the persecuted
With regard to the article "SR9b for new water projects" (May 26), what is the use of spending so much money on water projects only to be faced with water shortages again?
The Minister of Health on Tuesday signed a contract with SABIC to open a new mental health and addiction hospital in Riyadh, Al-Hayat reported.
Statistics issued by the Ministry of Education on Tuesday revealed there are more Saudi women studying in universities than men, Al-Hayat reported.
The Ministry of Haj has permitted 85,000 Egyptian pilgrims to obtain pilgrimage visas after they were initially denied visa services because the local companies they were dealing with had committed
A number of schools have notified parents of their new increased fees for the next academic year, less than five months after Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakhil issued directives preventing all
A Lebanese man holding a Canadian passport is due to appear before a Cyprus court on Thursday after two tonnes of potential bomb-making material was found in his possession.
For many months, we have all been following the cries of the Saudi students studying abroad on their own private
Saudi Arabia has designated two senior officials of the Lebanese Hezbollah group as terrorists, alleging their involvement in conflicts in Syria and Yemen and responsibility for operations across
Torrential rain left much of Texas swamped on Wednesday.
France's foreign minister said on Thursday he would travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories in June to try to revive the peace process and persuade all sides to accept a French UN Security
Pakistani investigators arrested the head of a firm accused of running a global fake degree empire.
Japan and the Philippines are set to bolster security ties when President Benigno Aquino visits Tokyo next week.
Eating onions, lying in the shade and crowding into rivers, Indians are doing whatever they can to stay cool amid a
The traffickers spun stories that were unimaginable to their listeners, many who hailed from tiny Bangladeshi villages
Acts of terrorism and the practice of extremism aim to divide the Muslim world, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said on Wednesday at a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Suspected militants in Indian Kashmir have shot and killed a man for failing to shut down a state-run telecoms tower
Egyptian authorities are investigating the killing of a university student by police, a judicial official said, the latest in series of cases alleging brutality by security forces.
Amnesty International accused the Islamist movement Hamas Wednesday of committing war crimes against fellow
Libya’s internationally recognized prime minister, Abdullah Al-Thinni, said on Tuesday he had survived an
A self-imposed deadline of June 30 for Iran and six major powers to reach a final nuclear deal to resolve a decade-long standoff may be extended, Iran’s state TV reported.
Daesh (the so-called IS) extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to
FIFA spokesman Walter de Gregorio told reporters at a news conference that “FIFA is the damaged party” after two major
European soccer's governing body UEFA has called for Friday's FIFA presidential election to be postponed, secretary
American Attorney General Loretta Lynch says investigators have found $110 million in bribes linked to the planning of
Naft Tehran advanced to the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League for the first time on Wednesday despite losing
Roger Federer avoided any more security scares to move safely into the third round of the French Open Wednesday but
The peaking San Miguel Beermen snapped the four-game winning streak of the league-leading Barako Bull Energy while
Alberto Contador maintained his grip on the overall lead of the Giro d'Italia, while Sacha Modolo won a bunch sprint
Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura will miss the rest of the one-day series with Pakistan after being suspended for two
Despite a projected slowdown in the GCC’s construction market, investments in key areas must press ahead to alleviate the fall in oil prices.
Saudi Arabia’s total exports in 2014 dropped by 8.9 percent to SR1.28 trillion ($342.28 billion).
A jointly-operated onshore oilfield between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait will remain shut until difficulties to operate there are resolved.
The UN Human Settlements Program considers Jeddah a growing economic city due to its swift but sustainable development.
SEDCO Holding Group sees sustained growth through further expansion in its investment ventures over the next 10 years.
Saudi Arabia was chosen as a center for the launch of Doosan electric generators by "Saudi Diesel" with a capacity of
In the realm of US reality television, the Duggars have stood out as the champions of old-school Christian values —
Franco-Moroccan director Nabil Ayouch said he was shocked after Morocco banned his movie.
Johnny Depp found the “war on terrier” storm over his pet dogs Pistol and Boo being turfed out of Australia “quite
A western Illinois couple recently celebrated the birth of their 100th grandchild.
What’s Ramadan TV without Ramez Galal’s famous celebrity prank show?