Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Asiri said on Monday that Lebanese security forces did not provide him with any details about a foiled attempt on his life.
The six-state Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states will meet in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Monday to discuss regional developments, most significantly the ongoing crisis in Yemen.
The Saudi-led coalition has not started any major ground offensive in Yemen’s port city of Aden, its spokesman said on Sunday after a Yemeni newspaper reported that an Arab force had landed in the city and was battling Houthi fighters.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Yamamah Palace here today the Secretary General of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab States, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani.
As per the directive of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, emirs of various regions received on Sunday pledges of allegiance from citizens on behalf of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, and Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense.
The Ottoman-era domes, which were removed two years ago to expand the mataf (circumambulation area), are being restored.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman held talks with King Mohammed VI of Morocco in Riyadh on Sunday.
Boxing fans in the Philippines cried foul and groaned in bitter disappointment on Sunday as national hero Manny Pacquiao lost to American rival Floyd Mayweather in the “fight of the century”.
Saudi students and citizens living abroad have crowded the Kingdom's embassies and consulates to give an oath of allegiance to Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and interior minister, and Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and defense minister, following their appointments.
The city’s mayor lifted a citywide curfew on Sunday morning.
Lebanon’s land exports to Gulf markets have been choked off, leaving millions of dollars.
Rescuers have pulled a 101-year-old man alive.
US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with Sri Lanka’s top Tamil leaders.
The New York-based American Freedom Defense Initiative announced that it will award $10,000 for the best blasphemous cartoon, hurting the feelings of more than a billion people.
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to visit Saudi Arabia and France for talks on regional security, a White House spokeswoman said Monday.
The proposed new airport in Taif will now serve as an international airport. An approval to this effect was given on Sunday by the board of directors of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).
The Haj Ministry has decided that the low-cost Haj this year will range between SR3,000 and SR5,000. The ministry has informed all 72 local companies providing low-cost Haj packages.
Qatar’s labor minister said Monday he hopes the country’s “kafala” (sponsorship) system will be abolished before the end of this year.
Qatar signed a multi-billion-euro deal with French defence group Dassault on Monday to buy 24 Rafale fighter jets, in a ceremony attended by the leaders of both countries in Doha.
Two UN peacekeepers were wounded on Monday when mortar shells fired from Syria hit their base in the Israeli-held sector of the Golan Heights, an army spokesman said.
A suicide bomber blew himself up on Monday in a central neighborhood of the Syrian capital where major security compounds are housed, according to a Syrian army source.
French President Francois Hollande arrived in Qatar on Monday to oversee the signing of a multi-billion-euro deal to
A commercial plane was diverted to a military air base in Dubai after a passenger said the plane would explode.
With regard to the article "Battered women: Prison better than life with our cruel fathers" (May 1), the women mentioned in this article did not make "mistakes," as was suggested by the spokesman of
I am writing with regard to the article "Why are Saudis being turned away from government hospitals?" (May 2). The difficulties that the patient in this article experienced are quite common.
With regard to the Facebook post "‘Saudi students: Anti-Islam rallies in Australia a minority view’ " (May 2), people in the West, in common with people everywhere in the world, want to be left in
With regard to the article "Kingdom is second home for many expatriates" (May 2), I lived in Jeddah from 2000 to 2013 and experienced that time as the spring of my life.
The C3 Saudi-US Healthcare Forum that concluded last week resulted in a series of recommendations for both regions.
LAST December, local newspapers published the story of 3-year-old girl Solaf who went to the maternity and children
About 40 percent of children in Jeddah are overweight and at risk of becoming obese, according to a medical survey.
The Al-Amal hospital for mental rehabilitation here receives an average of 60 drug addicts every week but is unable to accommodate them all, its director said.
International Air Transport Association’s vice president for the Middle East and Africa Hussein Dabbas (right)
The International Islamic Relief Organization-Saudi Arabia (IIROSA) honored consuls general of African countries at a
There were only eight confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus in April, a drop of about 97 percent compared to the same period last year that witnessed 279 cases.
A Pakistani election tribunal on Monday unseated the country's railways minister and ordered a fresh poll in his constituency over alleged irregularities in the 2013 general election.
Several protesters in Burundi were shot and wounded Monday in violent clashes with police during demonstrations against a bid by President Pierre Nkurunziza to extend his rule, witnesses said.
Around 6,800 migrants were rescued from overcrowded boats crossing to Europe over the weekend, including a mother who gave birth to a baby girl on an Italian navy ship, the coast guard said.
Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed and five wounded in continued clashes with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine despite a two-month ceasefire, Kiev's military said on Monday.
Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has claimed responsibility for the murder of an American atheist blogger in Bangladesh over two months ago, according to SITE Intelligence Group.
The United Nations on Sunday urged Myanmar to ensure that journalists can report “without fear” during crucial general elections later this year as the former junta-ruled nation marked World Press
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), met President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus at
In late January, a former deputy of conservative ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who has been jailed.
Eden Hazard scored the only goal as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at a festive, sun-soaked Stamford Bridge Sunday to
Former world number one Tiger Woods and his skiing star girlfriend of three years Lindsey Vonn have separated.
The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn’t the best.
Top-seeded Roger Federer claimed his 85th title Sunday.
American Pharoah, using a sweeping move from the outside, won a thrilling duel.
A US team led by Justin Gatlin rained on Usain Bolt’s parade in the 4x100m at the World Relays Saturday as the US team
Manny Pacquiao said a right shoulder injury prevented him from fighting at his best in his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy moved on to a WCG Match Play semifinal showdown with world number five Jim Furyk after
The Oil & Gas Year (TOGY) – a series of annual, country-specific energy reports on petroleum provinces worldwide –
Improving the levels of female representation in the Arabian Gulf’s petrochemicals and chemicals (P&C) sector.
Excluding the global financial crisis, oil prices are now at their lowest level in a decade, roughly 50% below last year’s peak of $115.
In response to the unprecedented demand for Business Cloud, Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) and its partner Virtustream provide their first Business Cloud Services targeting customers across all segments.
Supporting its role as a hub for international investments and facilitating local production of the Kingdom’s food
King Abdullah Port (KAP), owned and developed by Ports Development Co., recently received large equipment constructed
Prince William and his wife Kate have named their two-day-old baby Charlotte Elizabeth Diana and she will be known as
Barajoun Entertainment, a Dubai-based animation and visual effects studio, today announced award-winning British
The toll has crossed the 7,000 mark.
It was Eric Clapton’s birthday celebration.
Andy Murray saw the funny side Sunday when a US celebrity magazine accidentally captioned the tennis star as a proud new father instead of former world number one Andy Roddick.