The Shoura Council reconstituted on Monday its 14 specialized committees for the third year of its Sixth Session, which will begin its business on Thursday.
The National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) said it has uncovered corruption in 789 of the 1,018 government projects it investigated for administrative and financial violations.
Crude oil prices are likely to bottom out in the first half of 2015, until a possible slowdown in US shale production counters a supply glut exacerbated by OPEC’s decision not to cut output, a Reuters monthly survey showed.
Prince Muhammad Bin Nasser, Emir of Jazan, will patronize on Tuesday the graduation of a new batch of special emergency forces graduates.
The Council of Ministers on Monday decided to allow setting up of private consumer protection societies.
Three MBA students from the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley, had the opportunity to intern at Dar Al-Hekma’s marketing and communications department earlier this month.
Dar Al-Hekma University organized several activities and programs during December to improve the quality of services provided in the field of special education.
Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre.Six militants have been hanged since Friday amid rising public anger over Tuesday’s slaughter in the northwestern city of Peshawar, which left 149 people dead including 133 children.After the deadliest terror attack in Pakistani history, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ended the six-year moratorium on the death penalty, reinstating it for terrorism-related cases.“Interior ministry has finalized the cases of 500 convicts who have exhausted all the appeals.
Opposition lawmakers, charging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done little to stop hard-liners in his party from forcibly converting religious minorities to Hinduism, threw parliament into an uproar on Monday.
The managing director and board member of Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) said on Sunday he is filing a number of lawsuits against the company’s board of directors for “harming” his image.
This has reference to news report "No plan to set minimum age for marriage of girls," (Dec. 21).
With reference to the article "Why the hysteria about women?" (Dec. 22).
As school and university students prepare for their mid-term exams and spend the majority of their time for studying, blind students have to carry an extra burden.
The General Directorate of Prisons intends to install cellphone jammers inside cells and prison facilities to prevent prisoners from receiving and making calls, Makkah daily reported.
A three-day work week for women teachers in schools in remote areas, to be applied from next semester, may also cover male teachers, according to the Ministry of Education.
Fatimah Al-Rashoud has become the first woman to occupy a leading position at the General Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques, Makkah daily reported.
SOME years ago, I called a senior official at the Ministry of Education to inform him that an international school in
A RECENT news report in a local newspaper said the Ministry of Justice had referred a land deed to the Court of
The outsourcing agency extending consular services to Indian nationals will operate three new offices in western Saudi Arabia from Jan. 1, the Consulate General of India announced in a press
Veteran politician Caid Beiji Essebsi, officially confirmed as Tunisia’s new president on Monday, had been the
Haider Ali Motar was convicted of terrorism charges about a month ago for helping to carry out a string of Baghdad car
Barely four months after a bloody conflict battered Gaza, experts warn that a new war could be in the offing if
A US Navy helicopter has crashed during a training mission in the Gulf state of Kuwait, slightly injuring three crew members, the Bahrain-based Naval Forces Central Command said on Monday.
The Israel military says a Palestinian man has been arrested after a foiled attack on a soldier in the West Bank.
Egypt’s Interior Ministry says security forces killed five militants from a Sinai-based group allied with the self-proclaimed Islamic State group during a raid in the country’s north.
Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse suffered a setback to his re-election hopes Monday when a key minister and his
India’s newest airline announced on Monday it would start flying next month and was “enthusiastic” about the future,
An Indian parliamentary panel report on Monday slammed Kashmir state authorities for failing to adequately warn local residents of the deadly floods that swept through the region in September
The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police
President Francois Hollande on Monday urged the French not to panic as authorities probed the motives and profiles of
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was accused on Monday of craving “a world where men do the big jobs and women do the ironing” after saying his biggest achievement for females was reducing
Asbestos waste spills in a gray gash down the flank of a lush green hill above tribal villages in eastern India.
Secret talks between FIFA officials and Sepp Blatter have taken place over his future as the president of football’s
Calving “The Beast” Abueva scored a career-high 28 points, 17 of them in the second half, as the Alaska Aces clobbered
Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann hit a second half hat trick as it came from behind to win 4-1 at Athletic
South Korea has included six European-based players in its 2015 Asian Cup squad announced Monday in Seoul but there
Lazio squandered a two-goal lead against Inter Milan as it drew 2-2 at the San Siro Sunday and wasted a golden chance
Sri Lanka pace spearhead Lasith Malinga is recovering well from his ankle surgery and should be back in action during
India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been ruled out of the remaining two Tests in Australia with a shoulder injury
Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne drew a line under a dismal year for Formula One’s most glamorous and successful
Saudi Arabia has experienced a robust growth in its economy in recent years and growth of around 4 percent expected for the financial year 2014-2015.
Lulu Hypermarket is opening its branch in Riyadh at Khurais Road, Exit 30, on December 24. This is the 4th Lulu
In line with its commitment to develop local talent in the hospitality industry, InterContinental Jeddah has launched
Saudi Solidaire Company has unveiled its new housing project, the “Golden Tower”, in a ceremony attended by a number
The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) and lightweight metals leader Alcoa said on Sunday that the alumina refinery at their joint venture aluminum complex in Saudi Arabia has successfully
Royal Philips and the Netherlands Cancer Institute announced on Monday a new agreement that expands their long-term
Jean Jude, glasses perched on the end of his nose, is practising scales when his visitor arrives.“Sorry there isn’t
Zayed Khan has been missing from the silver screen for quite sometime now. The actor, who is known for films like
OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has strengthened its portfolio of
Scarlett Johansson loves old movies. With Christmas just around the corner, watching movies with family is a fun way
Tolkien epic “The Hobbit” weaved its magic at the North American box office this weekend, signaling a farewell to the