Parks and different places in the city where water still remains following heavy rain over the weekend are creating a health concern, especially over dengue fever, said local authorities.
A study is under way to use smart golf carts to help special needs people and the elderly perform the circumambulation of the Kaaba and Saee (running or walking seven times between the two hills of Safa and Marwa) with ease.
The Ministry of Labor will soon launch a Saudization commission that will supervise and monitor all affairs related to the job nationalization drive, but the move has been criticized by Shoura Council members and economic experts, Al-Hayat daily reported.
Vehicles lie stranded on Sunday after the heavy rains that lashed Jeddah during the past two days.
Some 45 Indian workers are languishing in a squalid labor camp in Raheli on the outskirts of Jeddah for the past few months as the contracting company which brought them here lent them to a construction firm which has not paid them salaries after July.
The National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) has asked a number of restaurants to take down signs banning the entry of women who are unaccompanied by their male guardians, Al-Hayat daily reported.
Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian farmer near the border in northern Gaza on Sunday in the first deadly shooting since an August truce ended a 50-day war, medics said.Emergency services spokesman Ashraf Al-Qudra identified the dead man as Fadel Mohammed Halawa, 32, saying the bullet had hit him in the back.Qudra said the bullet appeared to have been fired from a nearby army watchtower at a man who was farming land near the border fence.
As armed police in bullet-proof vests patrolled the tense streets of India’s only Muslim majority state, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Avatar Singh forecast victory for the Hindu nationalists in Kashmir’s upcoming elections.“My godfather Modi Ji’s development initiatives make me confident that I will win.
Saudi business optimism in both the hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon sectors have brightened up in the fourth quarter of 2014 from the previous quarter, fueled, among others, by expectations that the Saudi GDP will grow 4.6 percent this year despite weakening of oil markets since mid-year 2014.
Roger Federer gave Switzerland and himself a first Davis Cup title Sunday here, pounding Richard Gasquet of France in straight sets to ensure the winning point.Federer romped to a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 win to hand the Swiss an unbeatable 3-1 lead after Stan Wawrinka had won the opening singles of the match and the world No. 2 and 4 had teamed up to win the doubles Saturday.It was one of the greatest sporting triumphs for Switzerland, the 14th nation to win the Davis Cup, and a huge personal milestone for Federer to go with his 17 Grand Slam titles, six Masters titles and Olympic doubles gold.
The Special Criminal Court in Riyadh sentenced on Sunday 97 militants in two separate cases.
Saudi Arabia’s bourse rose in early trade on Sunday as most stocks gained after oil prices edged up and global equities rallied on Friday.
Khaled Almaeena’s acticle “When will the oppression of Palestinians end?” (Nov. 23).
This refers to your editorial “America’s immigrants” (Nov. 23).
The article “Women and veterinary medicine” (Nov. 23).
With reference to the article “Why are we addicted to smartphones?” (Nov. 21).
In light of parents and guardians often preventing their daughters and the young women in their care from getting married for flimsy reasons, many Saudis are calling for the establishment of a
Members of the Indian Muslim community gathered here on Friday evening to recall the contributions of the great
The second International Conference on Alzheimer's Patients kicks off today (Monday) in the capital under the patronage of Prince Ahmed Bin Abdulaziz and will feature the participation of local and
UNFORTUNATELY, every week we read a new story about an expatriate driver who has harassed one of our fellow female
THE Khamis Mushayt-Bisha Road is the road connecting the most two important governorates in Asir province.
Around a third of female college students are unaware of how to prevent sexually transmitted diseases, according to a study carried out by the University of Hail.
Suspected Jewish extremists firebombed a house in a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank early on Sunday, its
An Iraqi court sentenced former Sunni MP Ahmed Al-Alwani to death on Sunday for murder, a spokesman said, a verdict that could damage Baghdad’s relationship with a powerful tribe battling militants.
Tunisians voted on Sunday in their first presidential election since the 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring,
The United States and Iran sought Sunday to bridge gaps in negotiations on the eve of a deadline for a nuclear deal, as Iran signaled it was open to extending the talks by up to a year.
India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley promised on Sunday to unveil a whole series of “second-generation” reforms to try to kickstart the stuttering economy.
A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China killed at least five people and injured 54 others, officials said on Sunday. The injured included schoolchildren
Bangladesh has arrested four members of an outlawed militant group, including the chief of its women’s wing, as well as five suspects in a southern city, police said on Sunday, as authorities
Two senior Thai policemen face royal insult charges, a national police spokesman said on Sunday, and warrants have been issued for their arrest, the latest in a mounting number of lese-majeste cases
Angry workers have hacked to death the owner of a tea plantation in eastern India over a payment dispute, police said on Sunday, underscoring festering labor unrest in the region.
Top officials vowed on Sunday to deliver justice as the Philippines marked the fifth anniversary of a political
About 50 people were killed and 60 others wounded when a suicide blast ripped through large crowds gathered to watch a
Lewis Hamilton clinched his second drivers’ world championship and became the first British multiple champion for 46
Lionel Messi became the all-time top goalscorer in La Liga history with a hat trick as Barcelona swept aside Sevilla
Sweden’s Henrik Stenson successfully defended his title at the $8 million DP World Tour Championship, the
Unheralded Yousef Taha became the unlikely hero of the Purefoods Star Hotshots, nailing crucial baskets and making
Australia scrambled over the line for a two-wicket victory in the fifth One-Day International against South Africa
Qatar’s Ali Assadalla (R) celebrates after scoring against Oman during the semifinal of the 22nd Gulf Cup football
Liverpool squandered an early lead and lost 3-1 at Crystal Palace, while Tottenham Hotspur came from behind to beat Hull City 2-1 as two of the Premier League’s big boys experienced contrasting
Opening batsmen Anamul Haque and Tamim Iqbal each struck a half-century to set up an easy 68-run win for Bangladesh in the second One-Day International against Zimbabwe here Sunday.
MEED, the Middle East Business Intelligence, lists 26 projects worth $15 billion underway in the Saudi petrochemical sector, while another $46 billion worth projects are under planning stage.
The CEO of telecommunications company Etihad Etisalat, known as Mobily on the Saudi stock exchange, has been suspended after accounting errors forced the company to restate 18 months of earnings.
Middle East and North African governments are expected to spend an estimated $300 billion on water and desalination
The importance of efficient cooling power generation technology was emphasized by senior Saudi utility officials and
Egyptian Prime Minister Eng. Ibrahim Mahleb said his government is working out new legislations to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) particularly from sisterly Arab countries such as
The importance of efficient cooling power generation technology was emphasized by senior Saudi utility officials and key industry leaders during the District Cooling and Tri-Generation Summit here
Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean
Bert Lahr's Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film "The Wizard of Oz" is up for sale.
Filmmaker Anurag Basu has fixed his schedule for two years with Ranbir Kapoor.
For nearly three decades, Austrian-born Christoph Waltz was a jobbing actor in Europe.
A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at