The Ministry of Labor has emphasized that there is no plan to scrap a 40 work-hour week and a two-day off for the private sector employees.
Several contractors expressed discontent and concern about the increasing numbers of workers transferring without their approval or knowledge to other employers that have met Saudization targets, allegedly using illegal means.
Qatar, a key backer of Hamas, hailed the Gaza ceasefire accord and offered to help rebuild the Gaza Strip battered by seven weeks of Israeli bombardment.
The first batches of a total of 235,000 pilgrims from India and Bangladesh arrived on Wednesday in the Kingdom for this year’s Haj. An Air India flight carrying 235 pilgrims from Kolkata arrived at Madinah’s Prince Muhammad International Airport at 12.00 p.m.
The father of a little girl murdered by the family's house worker has refused to meet with the Indonesian ambassador.
The drive to meet the world’s ever-growing energy demand means that global power sector commitments.
A cell of eight extremists apprehended in the town of Tamir.
The new US consul general, who arrived here on August 6, is a family man.
The constituent committee of the Kingdom’s labor committees’ association organized a coordination meeting on Sunday to discuss topics such as settlement by negotiation and labor disputes.
The Haj terminal of Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport is back to full steam with pilgrims began streaming in from all over the world.
Incoming Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday that the country needed a new constitution with a liberal character as he set out his vision for Turkey ahead of his expected appointment on Thursday.
Goalkeeper Yu Sang-hun saved three spot kicks as FC Seoul beat Pohang Steelers 3-0 in a dramatic penalty shootout to
Five-time champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams reached the US Open second round.
Manchester United’s early season problems were compounded by a humiliating 4-0 loss.
Suresh Raina struck a rapid 100 and off-spinner Ravindra Jadeja took 4-28 as India thrashed England.
Former schoolmates AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis both hit centuries in a game-changing 206-run partnership as
A late goal by Brazilian forward Tavares gave Maribor a 1-0 win in Glasgow Tuesday as the Slovenians progressed to the
Argentine midfielder Angel Di Maria has claimed he never asked to leave Real Madrid after sealing his British transfer
European football chief Michel Platini Thursday will announce if he is to stand against Sepp Blatter in next year’s
Most markets in the region look bullish on Wednesday after Saudi Arabia quickly recovered from a profit-taking bout and Abu Dhabi hit a nearly three-month high, while Qatar prepares for a large
The outlook for Saudi Arabia’s hydrocarbon sector turned bleak in the third quarter of this year, the National Commercial Bank said in its “Saudi Arabia Business Optimism Index – Q3 2014” report
Dubai’s foreign trade in the first six months of 2014 fell 3.7 percent to AED654 billion from AED679 billion in the same last year. The emirate’s foreign trade in 2013 totaled AED1.392 trillion.
Barrick Gold Corp. is eliminating its entire corporate development team and more cuts are in the works as the world’s top gold miner looks to trim costs, three sources familiar with the situation
Aggregate profits of listed Kuwaiti companies during the first half of the year were unimpressive, despite the strong growth in bottom lines seen by banks, said a report published Wednesday by the
Crude oil futures edged lower on Wednesday after a report showed declining US gasoline demand in the world's top oil consumer and a build at the key Cushing, Oklahoma storage hub.
Saint Petersburg has long been a tourist favourite, but if this band of young Russian thrill-seekers is to be
At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital
Jumana Murad is not quitting acting.
Taylor Swift's new single,"Shake It Off," has become the highest debut on America's Adult Pop Songs chart, Hollywood
"Mohenjo Daro," starring Hrithik Roshan, will be released next year on January 22, just a few days ahead of the