Bangladeshi expatriates who are 18 years of age or above can now transfer sponsorship and change their residency and work status, Minister of Labor Adel Fakeih said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency on Sunday.
The Ministry of Interior has announced that it will apply statutory penalties against people found to be involved in counterfeiting academic degrees.
Prince Sultan Bin Salman, President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), said here on Sunday that heritage buildings will be converted into hotels.
The newly appointed emirs and ministers took the oath of office before Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman here on Sunday.
The first group of 20 public rights prisoners in Makkah were released on Saturday evening, the Makkah daily reported on Sunday.
Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was released from a Cairo jail on Sunday and left Egypt for his native Australia after 400 days in prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, security officials said.
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), met with Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google and his accompanying delegation.
The family of a mentally and physically impaired Saudi who died at a Taif hospital.
An open exhibition that took place in the old Balad area in Jeddah on Friday attracted a number of talented artists who showcased art focusing on many issues affecting Saudi society such as the death of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.
Nigeria’s military on Sunday repelled a Boko Haram assault on the key northeastern city of Maiduguri, as violence raged across the region just two weeks before national elections. The hours-long attack on the strategic capital of Borno state was the Islamists’ second attempt to take Maiduguri in a week.
Jordan vowed on Sunday to do all it could to save an airman held by the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
Japan and other nations condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday the beheading.
Indonesian rescuers on Sunday resumed their search for 86 victims still missing from the AirAsia plane that crashed on Dec. 28 with 162 people on board, an official said.
The new head of Saudi Arabia’s securities regulator said the Kingdom remained on track to open its $510 billion stock market to direct foreign investment in the first half of this year.
This refers to the article “‘You deserve more’ Keep me in your prayers: King Salman” (Jan. 31). This is a good example for leaders of other countries. Do good to your people and God will grant mercy
The article “Iraqi libraries ransacked by militants in Mosul” (Feb. 1) makes me wonder if it’s 1933 all over again.
With reference to the article “PHVG annual awards ceremony on Thursday” by Syed Mussarat Khalil (Feb. 1), the members and officials of PHVG would like to thank Saudi Gazette for the good coverage.
With reference to the article “Pakistan’s Shiites mourn 61 killed in mosque bombing” (Feb. 1), the Pakistan and Indian subcontinent had a proud history of religious tolerance until infected by
It is depressing to read the article “17,000 Egyptians left in the lurch” (Feb. 1). It’s another example of how some employers in the Kingdom exploit helpless workers.
Billboards still read “Welcome to Arbil, 2014 Arab Tourism Capital.”
Prince Charles of the United Kingdom will start an official tour to Gulf countries.
The self-proclaimed Islamic State group has acknowledged for the first time that its fighters have been defeated.
At least seven people were killed and 20 wounded when a blast ripped through a bus in a central district of the Syrian capital on Sunday, a monitoring group said.
The United Arab Emirates’ state news agency says the Gulf nation dispatched a medical plane to bring three sisters home nearly 10 months after they were attacked by a hammer-wielding intruder in
Economists have called on the authorities to blacklist importers of counterfeit Chinese goods.
THROUGH recent royal decrees, the Council of Ministers has been reshuffled.
When residents of Jeddah experienced gas supply shortages from the Gas and Manufacturing Company, rumors regarding an approaching gas crisis began to spread.
The private sector recently began conducting a feasibility study into the possibility of establishing three new hospitals in Riyadh and Taif that would treat drug addicts, Al-Watan daily reported.
The General Department for Combating Narcotics and other concerned authorities have apprehended nationals of 42 countries who attempted to smuggle drugs into the Kingdom.
A US defense contractor said Sunday that two of its American employees came under fire in the latest attack against Westerners in Saudi Arabia.
Security officers investigate a fire that erupted in a communication tower belonging to a local operator on Areesh
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday for the first time since mass
A forensic team has submitted a report on the gruesome discovery.
Bangladesh on Sunday ordered an enquiry into a plastics factory fire.
The Philippine interior minister said Sunday he did not know in advance of plans for an anti-terror raid that triggered a bloodbath in which 44 police commandos were killed.
At least six civilians and two government soldiers have been killed in fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine over the
The International Criminal Court should drop or suspend charges against Sudanese President Omar Bashir and Kenyan
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China in May, the foreign minister said on Sunday during her own three-day visit to Beijing.
The United Nations mission to Iraq said Sunday that violence in the country amid the war against the self-proclaimed Islamic State group killed at least 1,375 people in January.
Novak Djokovic reasserted his rule over the hard-courts of Melbourne Park Sunday, grinding down Andy Murray 7-6 (5),
Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla sparkled as Arsenal closed.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy matched the lowest winning score in the history.
Seventeen-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand became the youngest golfer to hold top spot.
The underrated Barako Bull Energy roared to its second straight victory, ambushing the Barangay Ginebra Kings, 69-68,
Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest lap for Ferrari on the first day of pre-season Formula One testing, while last
Glenn Maxwell produced a stellar all-round performance and Mitchell Johnson returned to terrorize England as Australia
African football hit dizzying heights before descending into violent farce Saturday with the referee attacked after
Stock prices in Saudi Arabia climbed the most in six weeks after Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman announced bonuses for civil servants worth billions of dollars, a week after succeeding
The top three enterprise application software ( EAS ) vendors hold a dominating market share of 81.8 percent in the Arab Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to the latest insights
IN tech, we like nothing better than a new trend – and we all know that fashion matters, so we get onboard with it.
Given the current market trends, winners in the short-term will be the Asia’s less developed economies, such as the ASEAN countries, who will take advantage of the lower oil prices.
The manpower market of Saudi Arabia is open again for Bangladeshi workers starting Sunday (Feb. 1), a statement issued by the Embassy of Bangladesh in Riyadh yesterday said.
The Industrialization & Energy Services Company (TAQA) and Halliburton Multi-Chem recently signed a joint venture agreement held in the offices of TAQA in Al-Khobar.
On the hugely popular "Arabs Got Talent" TV show in Beirut last month, five young musicians in chequered black-and-white scarves brought the house down with a traditional Arabic song that left the
The eighth season of the reality show "Bigg Boss" ended Saturday night after crowning TV star Gautam Gulati as the
At the 60th Filmfare Awards, held on Saturday, comic drama "Queen" and tragic Shakespearean drama "Haider" won
It's Justin Timberlake's birthday, but it's another birth date that's on his mind — that of his future son or daughter.
Miranda Lambert is continuing her reign as contemporary country queen with eight nominations at this year's Academy of