The Ministry of Labor on Tuesday announced plans to make 40 amendments in labor law.
The Ministry of Haj has formally requested the Ministry of Civil Services to facilitate the appointment of women employees.
Kuwait on Tuesday charged 24 people suspected of links to Iran and Shiite militia group Hezbollah.
Three youths involved in the corniche harassment incident are facing the charges of harassment, mobbing, public disturbance and misbehavior.
The Saudi-led coalition has targeted the Al-Dailami air base and destroyed its arms warehouses on Wednesday north of the Yemeni capital and close to Sanaa’s airport.
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, receives Yemen’s President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Tuesday.
There has been a sharp decline in the percentage of smuggling into the Kingdom from across the southern Yemeni border after the launch of the Decisive Storm military operation in March.
The security forces have arrested as many as 1,309 people in drug related offenses during the last six months.
Five Palestinians and an Israeli border policeman were wounded in a raid in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli army and local medical officials said on Tuesday.
Several dozen activists occupied part of the Lebanese environment ministry in central Beirut on Tuesday.
After a brief respite aboard a Greek passenger ship, Syrian refugee Mohamed has found himself stranded on a filthy, chaotic strip at the Macedonian border.
US President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn’t dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees fleeing in droves as conflict breaks out across the globe.
Police in southern Nepal opened fire Tuesday on members of an ethnic group demanding a new state in a draft constitution.
Economic activity in Saudi Arabia recorded a seasonal slowdown in July, in line with the usual pattern around the Eid Al-Fitr holidays.
Two Red Cross aid workers were shot dead in the northern Yemeni province of Amran by unknown gunmen on Wednesday, a spokesman for the international aid group said.
Football World Cup 2022 host Qatar will begin enforcing a law that ensures migrant workers get paid on time from early November, labour ministry officials said on Wednesday.
Several prominent females, who have carved out a niche for themselves in different fields, have decided against running in the upcoming municipal elections.
The Penal Court here began the trial of a Saudi man accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl.
An overwhelming majority of people living near main streets and shopping centers in Makkah have denounced the behavior of some who would put cement blocks and metal chains in front of their buildings to take over parking lots for their cars and prevent others from using the space.
Additional work on the roads in Jeddah carried out by contractors of Saudi Electricity Company (SEC),National Water Company (NWC) and Saudi Telecom Company (STC), is damaging the city’s transport infrastructure, a Jeddah Municipality study has said.
Social media, of late, has been instrumental in spreading rumors, fabricated stories and reports.
The English write from left to right, and drive their cars from right to left.
Our health officials never cease to astonish us.
Textbooks will not be reaching all schools in the Kingdom before Sept. 15, according to informed sources at the Ministry of Education.
Seven people were killed and 40 wounded on Wednesday in a rare car bombing in the Syrian city of Latakia, the coastal bastion of President Bashar Al-Assad, state television said.
Gunmen in military uniform seized 18 Turkish workers from a sports stadium they were building in northeastern Baghdad on Wednesday, their company said, in what Ankara said appeared to have been a
Turkish police raided the offices of a conglomerate with close links to US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, an ally-turned-foe of President Tayyip Erdogan.
A group of intrepid Syrian migrants have found a new, albeit long, way into Europe.
Less than five months after the last legislative elections, Turks on November 1 will vote again in one of the biggest gambles of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s political career.
The joy of riding big Japanese and American motorbikes was just one of the pleasures taken away from Iranians after
Six new confirmed cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and two deaths were registered during the past 48 hours, the Health Ministry announced.
More than 5,200 beds across 25 hospitals in the Kingdom have been made available for pilgrims during this year’s Haj season, according to the Ministry of Health.
Qassim Emir Prince Faisal Bin Mishaal receives Indian Charge d’ Affaires Hemant Kotalwar and Second Secretary
The King Salman Youth Center (KSYC) has launched a new initiative, called Khattet, that will see speakers address important life skills for young people.
Prominent Pakistani businessman Bashir Ahmed Chaudhary hosted a farewell dinner for the outgoing diplomats of
First three-language Haj mobile application was launched here recently.
We, the Muslims, have a rich tradition of Naat poetry.
Hungarian police evacuated Budapest’s main international rail station on Tuesday.
Protesters went on the rampage in India’s remote northeast overnight over controversial tribal rights laws.
Bangladesh police on Tuesday charged five suspected militants with murder over the killing of an atheist blogger.
Afghanistan’s president called for a “holy war” against corruption on Tuesday, one of the major problems facing his
Sri Lanka’s new parliament was sworn in on Tuesday following a general election that saw Prime Minister Ranil
Monsoon floods have inundated hundreds of villages across the northeast Indian state of Assam, killing at least 21
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday welcomed Sudanese President Omar Bashir — who has been indicted for war crimes
I am writing with regard to the article "It’s time to expose those with fake PhDs" (Aug. 28). In these days of technical and IT advances and the invention of 3D printers, we are facing another
With regard to the article "Saudi Arabia faces worsening water stress: Researchers" (Aug. 27), we surely have to lay emphasis on the importance of water conservation.
With regard to the article "Well-known Makkah eatery closed down over hygiene" (Aug. 27), why after closing these establishments and catching these individuals are they not named?
A woman walks in front of a cafeteria with poster of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo.
Lucie Safarova joined the US Open seeds casualty list Tuesday when the Czech left-hander became the fourth top-10
World No. 1s Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their US Open title bids in ruthless style Monday.
Home captain Angelo Mathews’ batting heroics went in vain as India beat Sri Lanka.
India's Ishant Sharma was Tuesday suspended.
French forward Anthony Martial became the most expensive teenager in football history Tuesday when he signed for
Real Madrid said Tuesday it had done everything needed to complete the signing of goalkeeper David De Gea from
Malaysia’s Nicol David had her nine-year run as women’s squash world No. 1, one of the longest reigns in world sport,
Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizers Tuesday scrapped the Games logo over accusations of plagiarism.
The two-day National Businesswomen Forum, which is taking place at the Four Season Hotel in Riyadh entitled “Reality & Advancement of Female Investments in the Kingdom”, kicked off on Tuesday.
With GCC healthcare IT spending set to top $550 million in 2015, healthcare providers must anticipate the next wave of healthcare technology to enhance patient care and reduce costs, industry
Saudi Telecom Co (STC) expects to spend another $1 billion in the second half of 2015 on enhancing its networks as it
Ethical finance leaders from Europe, East Asia, the Middle East and Africa gathered Tuesday at a historic forum for
Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlooks on Al Rajhi Bank ( ARB ), National Commercial Bank (NCB), Riyad Bank (RB) and SAMBA Financial Group (SAMBA) to Negative from Stable.
Next generation desalination technologies, powered by renewables, could be invaluable in meeting California’s water needs and help the drought ravaged state become more resilient.
Amid the chimes of gongs, Ligaya Fernando Amilbangsa teaches a group of women and children the mystical moves of a
For those interested and passionate about fashion, the “Innovation of Fashion” event will be held in Jeddah today from 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.
Being overweight at the age of 50 may speed the onset of Alzheimer's disease in old age.
Rihanna says she’s thrilled to have had a decade-long career in music.
The famously tight-lipped Rani Mukerji probably won’t confirm pregnancy rumors until after the stork has visited but