Oman opposes upgrading the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to a union of six nations, Muscat’s foreign minister said on Saturday.
A young Saudi has broken the stigma associated with labor-intensive jobs by quitting his government job to work as an electrician, Al-Madinah newspaper reported Saturday.
The advocates of intermingling between men and women at the workplace want decadence and immoral behavior to spread among Muslims, said Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Alsheikh.
Minister of Haj Bandar Hajjar announced that the ministry has worked out an electronic system to streamline the flow of pilgrims during the peak Umrah season of Ramadan.
A total of 197,806 illegal expatriates have been fingerprinted for final exit across the Kingdom during the first month of the crackdown which started on Nov. 4.
He was 95. He was hospitalized in June this year with a lung infection. Although he went home in September, his health continued to deteriorate. Still, the passing away of Madiba — Nelson Mandela — has plunged the whole world into grief.
Shahad Al-Ahmadi, a 12-year-old girl from Tabuk, has won the grand champion award at the international Universal Concepts of Mental Arithmetic Systems (UCMAS) competition held in Malaysia.
Ayaat Osama Bakhraibah has become the first Saudi woman to graduate from the Dubai police academy. She has obtained her master's degree with excellent grade from the academy, an autonomous institution that offers degrees like universities.
Manchester United’s dismal season lurched into crisis Saturday after a 1-0 loss at home to Newcastle United condemned
Bayern Munich humiliated former Bundesliga powerhouse Werder Bremen 7-0 Saturday, Franck Ribery scoring twice and
June Mar Fajardo fought like an invincible giant, blasting away with 20 points, including the final seven points for
Thailand’s world No. 47 Pornanong Phatlum ended her year on a high when she produced sensational golf over the closing
Wrecking ball Mitchell Johnson laid further scars on England’s battered psyche with a stunning seven-wicket haul that
Tiger Woods’ closest challengers were left scratching their heads in disbelief after the world No. 1 took control of
FIFA switched the scheduled kickoff times of seven World Cup matches Saturday after meeting with broadcasters, having refused earlier requests made by the FIFPro union to protect players’ health.
Rain scuppered New Zealand’s chances of completing a first Test win in over a year Saturday as the opening match
Global Islamic banking assets with commercial banks are expected to reach $1.72 trillion in 2013, according to EY’s latest World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report 2013–14 launched recently at
Initial public offerings are set to be revived in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as conditions in the capital markets improve, Ernst & Young’s report said.
It was anticipated and OPEC did not pull out any surprises.
December being the season of festivities and celebrations, RAK Airways extends attractive travel options to all its
Jeddah International Trade Fair(JITF), the longest established multi-sector exhibition in Saudi Arabia, will hold its 25th edition on Dec. 15-18, 2013 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events.
The Aramco Research Center in Cambridge opened Friday as the first of three US-based research and development centers
A Saudi calligrapher has been nominated by the London-based Victoria and Albert Museum for the Jameel Prize for
Japanese police said Thursday they have arrested a woman for calling them more than 15,000 times over a six-month period.
While thousands of demonstrators call for ousting Ukraine's leaders, Yuri Onishchenko is also worrying about matters more pedestrian, such as where to find wool socks to help the demonstrators keep
Travelers left behind a record $531,395.22 in loose change at security checkpoints in US airports in fiscal 2012, the Transportation Security Administration said in a report to Congress, seen by the
A film directed by a Saudi is slated to be shown at the Dubai Film Fesival, Al-Riyadh daily said on Saturday.