The Criminal Court in Jeddah has released a well-known businessman on bail after he spent 25 days in custody on charges of running a resort for immoral activities.
As the number of flights landing at the Haj Terminal at King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah is increasing, the authorities have implemented procedures to complete immigration and other formalities in 45 minutes.
The Court of Appeals sentenced the father of Lama to 400 lashes and three-year imprisonment for domestic violence.
Female voter registration centers in the governorates of Farasan Island, Al-Darb and Dhamad in Jazan region registered only 16 voters for municipal council elections.
A top Saudi scholar has dismissed allegations that leasing of foreign workers by individual Saudi sponsors to work for other employers in return for money is a form of human trafficking.
The Kingdom's currency exchange market is expected to witness a 50 percent growth during the upcoming Haj season.
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison.
It has become a familiar scene in Turkey over the past month.
Thousands of protesters gathered in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday for a rally to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak, bringing to the streets a political crisis over a murky multimillion-dollar payment made to an account under his name.
Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter.
Tropical Storm Erika left at least 20 people dead when it swept over the tiny island nation of Dominica.
Saudi Arabia is looking to hire software, hardware, telecom professionals, the Monster Employment Index for the month of July 2015 revealed.
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is touring a number of GCC cities.
Diplomats gather in Bonn from Monday to thrash out the draft of a climate-rescue pact to be adopted at a year-end UN conference in Paris.
As the reality of global warming starts to hit home, people may ask: “How will it affect my livelihood?“
Security officers all over the Kingdom have been given instructions to strictly monitor the movement of domestic pilgrims from all regions of the country toward Makkah.
The upcoming municipal elections will not be like the elections held in previous years.
A total of 405,418 people benefit from 147,494 family pension accounts of deceased public servants.
One of the oldest monuments on the border of Muzdalifah as seen on Friday.
Al-Amal Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in Jeddah receives an average of 13 drug addicts daily, according to the National Anti-Drugs Committee.
Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs Abdullateef Al-Asheikh has approved tendering of 182 civic projects worth a total of SR1.77 billion in 80 cities and towns all over the Kingdom.
Municipality inspectors here seized 270 bottles of water deemed harmful to consumers from a bottling plant.
Police arrested 71 illegal expatriates after police and the labor office ran an inspection campaign in the governorate.
A high school student died after crashing into a truck on a highway on Thursday.
Two women and a man were taken to hospital due to smoke inhalation after a fire in a shopping center here.
Australian Greste had barely arrived in Cairo to work as a correspondent when he was arrested along with Fahmy.
A ceasefire in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border and two villages to the north has broken down after renewed shelling.
A policeman was killed and seven people, including a child, injured in an explosion Friday evening in Bahrain’s capital Manama, authorities said.
Western-backed Kurdish fighters freed seven villages from the clasps of the Daesh (the so-called IS) group in northern Iraq in recent days, the US-led coalition battling the militants said.
The United Nations plans a new round of talks between Libya’s warring factions next week in Geneva in an effort to form a unity government and end the country’s crisis, a UN spokesman said on Friday.
Israel’s academic year starts Tuesday, but if tough financing talks with the government bear no fruit, the doors of the country’s 47 Christian schools will remain closed, a church official said.
Officials and media reports say three attacks or clashes between Turkish security forces and Kurdish rebels have killed five people and injured 24 others in southeast Turkey.
Thai authorities raided an apartment in suburban Bangkok and arrested a foreigner Saturday with a fake Turkish passport and bomb-making materials.
Gun battles between rival Taliban factions left at least five dead in southern Afghanistan, a top official with the insurgent group said Saturday as its members meet in Pakistan to resolve a
Alaska is often just a fuel stop for US presidents headed for Asia.
Legislators have approved amendments to China’s 15-year-old air pollution law that grant the state new powers to punish offenders and create a legal framework to cap coal consumption, the Asian
Tens of thousands of Hindu pilgrims took a religious dip on the first main bathing day of India’s Kumbh Mela festival
Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii on Friday, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed
For Ariel Dulitzky, the horror of the disappearance of his two cousins in 1970s Argentina remains a painful backdrop to his work to end a practice still used by many governments to silence critics.
With regard to the article "Can the Pink Taxi solve Egypt’s harassment problem?" (Aug. 26), the Pink Taxi is a good idea. No solution can be expected to solve the problem of harassment 100 percent.
With regard to the article "Why are Arab families unable to save?" (Aug. 28), I would like to add that some Arab families (especially GCC families), tend to spend a lot on showing off, which is
I am writing with regard to the article "India Hindu population drops below 80% as Muslim ratio rises" (Aug. 27). It is well known that Indian census figures are manipulated to suit the authorities.
With regard to the article "How can we combat corruption in the public sector?" (Aug. 28), to combat any problem, much of the responsibility lies with the people who have to endure it.
American Ashton Eaton retained the decathlon world title Saturday and broke his own world record with a score of 9,045
Manchester City maintained its perfect start to the season.
Cheteshwar Pujara recorded his seventh hundred.
Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova defeated four-time winner Caroline Wozniacki Friday.
Defending world champion Marc Marquez rode his Honda to pole position for Sunday's British MotoGP at Silverstone
Jasper Stuyven of Belgium claimed the biggest victory of his career when the Trek Factory Racing rider won a
Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays.
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng produced a stunning eagle-birdie finish to seize a one-stroke lead in the weather-disrupted second
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The value of assets in the Islamic finance sector is expected to increase by 80 percent over the next five years, reaching $3.24 trillion in value by 2020.
Human resource companies from the world’s developed economies can benefit enormously from the opportunities in fast
Riyad Bank, Banque Saudi Fransi and Saudi Hollandi Bank, three of the Middle East’s leading banks, have been announced as Platinum Sponsors of the 3rd Annual Saudi Trade Finance Summit 2015.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Qatar’s Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at ‘AA’ with a Stable Outlook.
Deyaar Development, a leading Dubai-based real estate development company, has signed a deal with Turkey's Asçioglu Group.
International charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is taking legal action against the producers of a new Bollywood
Celine Dion is looking for help for her next two albums.
Antonio Banderas has swapped film for fashion, at least temporarily.
African stars joined U2 frontman Bono.
A television cameraman and his Segway succeeded in doing what none of Usain Bolt’s rivals could in the 200 meters