The Ministry of Labor has said there was no connection whatsoever between a grace period allowing expatriate workers who do not comply with residency laws to correct their status and the moratorium imposed on recruitment from certain countries.
Around 4 million Umrah visas have been issued while almost 3.15 million Umrah performers from about 70 countries around the world have come to the Kingdom since the start of this year’s Umrah season, according to the Ministry of Haj.
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Myanmar released about 20 political prisoners on Friday, a top official said, hours before its reform-minded leader was due to leave on a landmark visit to the United States to meet President Barack Obama.
Politics in Pakistan is entering its most critical phase where there will be no margin of error for anyone, one of the most outspoken politicians in the country has said.
BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal in Beijing on Friday, saying China has always viewed the Sino-Saudi bilateral
The Consulate General of Pakistan has received 6,000 surrendered passports from the Saudi authorities and has put up a list on its website.
Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, said on Thursday Saudi Arabia and its citizens enjoy peace and stability while people in many countries of the region continue to reel from political and economic turmoil.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic crashed to defeat at the Rome Masters at the hands of big-serving Tomas Berdych Friday
The expected storm came in the first quarter, but the Alaska Aces simply bent with the wind before unleashing their
James Anderson took his 300th Test wicket and then ended a bold counter-attack by New Zealand’s Ross Taylor as England
Former champion Keegan Bradley shrugged off two bogeys around the turn to set a course record with a blistering
Mark Cavendish claimed his fourth win of the 96th Giro d’Italia Friday after sprinting to victory in the 13th stage,
The San Antonio Spurs booked a return trip to the NBA Western Conference finals Thursday, holding off the Golden State
Kentucky Derby winner Orb will start Saturday’s 138th Preakness from the usually unfancied rail, but trainer Shug McGaughey likes his colt’s chances even with the inside starting spot.
Stephen Strasburg pitched a career-high eight innings against his hometown Padres, and Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche
There has been a surge in the sale of diamond jewelry in the Kingdom in recent years, thanks to the economic boom and a substantial increase in purchasing power of consumers.
The IMF said Friday that substantial risks still loom for the Cypriot economy even after a multibillion dollar international bailout aimed at averting a debt default.
The importance of energy conservation and efficiency improvement is a subject that has been well addressed lately by
A year after a nightmarish share offering, Facebook still has its ardent backers and detractors.
Saudi Health boosts chances for global companies to enter the lucrative Saudi market through its unique platform, said
Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of integrated IT and Imaging solutions, recently announced the establishment of a new branch in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, called Agfa HealthCare Saudi Arabia
Daft Punk, metonym for disco and electronic music, is finally back with yet another masterpiece ‘Random Access
A taxi driver who endured a six-month lawsuit after overcharging a passenger by six US cents has finally had his name cleared by a Hong Kong court.
Jewelery worth more than one million dollars made by Swiss luxury watchmaker and jeweler Chopard and due to be loaned to stars walking the red carpet at the Cannes film festival were stolen from a
When Dexter the cocker spaniel tore a ligament in his hind leg a few weeks ago, he didn’t suffer in silence. Instead, his owner blogged about.
In the early morning heat and dust, daily practice at the Rambo Circus is in full swing. A trapeze creaks as two