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Shelling kills 4 on Saudi border

Rocket fire from Yemen on Friday killed three Saudi soldiers and a member of a paramilitary force, in the deadliest border incident for several weeks, the Interior Ministry said.

OIC condemns Israelis for burning Palestinian toddler to death

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Friday condemned in the strongest terms the horrendous crime by extremist settlers who attacked and burned a house in Nablus,

Traffic congestions in our cities

JEDDAH, Riyadh, and other cities in our country are seeing unprecedented levels of traffic congestions that make the lives of their residents all the more harder.

Binladins among four killed in UK plane crash

Binladins among four killed in UK plane crash

Members of the Binladin family were among the victims of a plane crash in Britain Friday afternoon, the Saudi Embassy in London said Saturday in a message of condolences.

German FM praises ties with Kingdom

German FM praises ties with Kingdom

IN a world full of conflicts and uncertainties, strong partners need to work together and to look together for paths to a peaceful future and prosperity for the coming generations, German Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said.

Astronomers locate star with three super-Earths

Astronomers locate star with three super-Earths

ASTRONOMERS have found a planetary system with three super-Earths orbiting a bright, dwarf star — one of them likely a volcanic world of molten rock.

For them, technology is uncharted territory

For them, technology is uncharted territory

A LARGE number of grandparents in the Kingdom often find themselves alone even when they are surrounded by family members.When younger members of the family are so engrossed with their smartphones that they rarely pay attention at family gatherings or bother to interact with others.

Ruboo Al-Ain Where beauty and traditions meet

Ruboo Al-Ain Where beauty and traditions meet

LOCATED 200 kilometers northeast of Al-Laith Governorate, Ruboo Al-Ain town is a domestic tourist attraction famous for its breathtaking scenery.

‘As a woman, be quiet!’ Turkish deputy premier ignites new sexism row

‘As a woman, be quiet!’ Turkish deputy premier ignites new sexism row

TURKEY’S deputy prime minister this week ignited a new row over discrimination against women in Turkish politics when he told a female deputy who tried to interrupt his speech to “as a woman, be quiet!”.

Cradle of farming under environmental threats, says expert

Cradle of farming under environmental threats, says expert

THE ecosystem of Iraq — known by historians as being the cradle of agriculture — is under threat, due to misuse of water, the completion of a new dam, and increasingly salty soil, an award-winning Iraqi environmentalist told Al Arabiya News recently.

Al Otibi to represent KSA in the DSS Program

Al Otibi to represent KSA in the DSS Program

THE Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and organizers of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), has announced the names of the 20 regional and international students, who have emerged as the winners of the 10th anniversary global edition of the multiaward-winning DSS Apprenticeship Program.Rasheed Al Otibi from King Saud University will represent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the landmark edition of the longest running destination-marketing internship program, which has expanded its reach to an international audience this year by going global – furthering its decade long journey of learning, creativity and success.

KAEC, SAEC sign MoU To provide logistical support and services

KAEC, SAEC sign MoU To provide logistical support and services

KING Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) and Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center (SAEC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding by which KAEC will provide logistical support and services for entrepreneurs supported by SAEC.

Community colleges, what are they good for?

The Ministry of Higher Education has in the past few months exerted painstaking efforts to improve the scholarship programs and increase the chances of finding a job for the students who join the program.

We must to respect the right of others

This is in response to the article published in Saudi Gazette The ‘Saved’ (July 30) by Nawar Fakhry Ezzy.

We need action and clear-cut laws on harassment (July 26)

Making harsher and clear cut laws will only address the symptoms of this behavior, not the roots enabling it.

Call for anti-harassment law evokes opposite views (July 27)

It is interesting to note that after so many years of harassment of sexual nature, the Saudis have finally recognized the problem in their homeland.

Employers told not to seize expats’ passports (July 28)

Ministry of Labor should do something practical to implement this law.

Disrespecting the Prophet’s Mosque (July 27)

I also agree some kids do a lot of mischief at the holy mosque, even with kids spitting against each other.

Hijab-wearing women are being ‘turned away’ at Egyptian resorts (July 29)

Most of the people commenting on this story seem to be too lazy to read the story itself.

A city in search of records (July 29)

It will be a great achievement indeed if #Jeddah does manage to enter Guinness Book of World Records.

A case for controls on selfies (July 29)

“Selfies expose you to danger”...so does everyday living. How about just issuing guidelines and allowing intelligent people to make their own responsible decisions.

Kingdom sees 48 divorces every day (July 29)

This is really bad! I just fear for the kids in this broken homes! They may grow up to become extremist, because to them they’ve got nothing to lose and society ain’t fair to them!

Girl vanishes from Jeddah mall (July 29)

Parents should be more vigilant in malls where young girls are often seen to wander off by themselves out of sight and with a more relaxed environment in shopping centers in Saudi Arabia these days,

First woman to oversee 60,000 employees in Saudi Aramco (Aug. 1)

She has 34 years of work! Who of those men can prove such a huge record of success?

A battle whose victim is the citizen (July 31)

Treat maids like humans or train your wives to do the maids’ jobs.

It is all fraud

THE other day, a citizen videotaped an expatriate woman while she was standing next to a dumpster holding some tomatoes.

Debt syndrome

THEY call you and offer you credit cards, especially during this time when Eid Al-Fitr holiday is around the corner and you are about to buy so many things.

Summer best time for workaholic fathers to avoid burnout

Summer best time for workaholic fathers to avoid burnout

THE summer vacation is the best time for a family to get together and spend some quality time and enjoy each other’s

Ways to curb infiltrators in Haj discussed

Makkah Emir Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, who is also adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman,

Solar energy plant to be set up in Aflaj

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) signed on Thursday a memorandum of understanding with the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and the Energy Technology Company to set up the first

KSA guest of honor at Egypt film festival

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been chosen the guest of honor in the 5th CAM international film festival in Egypt this year.

Palestinian boy dies in arson attack

A Palestinian toddler was burned to death and four family members wounded in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers on two homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday.

Suicide bombing kills 9 Yemen soldiers

A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-packed car into a Yemeni army checkpoint on Friday killing nine soldiers, a military source said, blaming Al-Qaeda for the attack.

‘PKK attack’ kills 2 police in Turkey

Two more Turkish police were killed Friday in an attack blamed on Kurdish militants as tensions in the country boiled over amid the military’s cross-border bombing campaign against extremists in

Tunisia extends state of emergency

Tunisia’s presidency on Friday extended the country’s state of emergency for an additional two months as the country battles a violent insurgency that last month killed 38 tourists on a beach.

Four Indians detained in Libya’s Sirte

Four Indian nationals have been detained in the Libyan coastal city of Sirte, an Indian government spokesman said on Friday, an area which is under the control of Daesh (the so-called IS) militants.

As peace talks advance, Colombia struggles to find its missing

As peace talks advance, Colombia struggles to find its missing

SWINGING a pickaxe high above his head, the sweating former Marxist guerrilla brings it down sharply, breaking up

One man’s trash is another man’s tourist destination in New York

One man’s trash is another man’s tourist destination in New York

BRIGHT colored kayaks bobbed around the rotted hull of a World War II submarine chaser that was rusted into a ghostly

In Pakistan, solar lamps turn women into green energy entrepreneurs

In Pakistan, solar lamps turn women into green energy entrepreneurs

AS the sun sets and darkness falls over a village outside Bahawalpur, Shama Bibi switches on her solar lantern and

Nigeria suicide bomber kills six

A female suicide bomber on a tricycle killed six people Friday in a new attack on a market in Maiduguri.

Aquino chooses Roxas as candidate

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Friday he had picked Interior Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II as the administration candidate to succeed him in elections next year.

Gunmen open fire at Lanka election rally

One person was killed and 12 wounded on Friday in a drive-by shooting at a Sri Lankan election rally attended by the finance minister, in the latest political violence in a nation still recovering

MH370 clues mount as wreckage identified

Malaysian authorities confirmed Friday that plane wreckage washed up on an Indian Ocean island was from a Boeing 777, meaning the part is almost certainly from missing flight MH370.

Bell guides England to victory

Bell guides England to victory

Ian Bell guided England to an eight-wicket victory over Australia in the third Test at Edgbaston Friday to put the

Nadal sets up Seppi semis

Nadal sets up Seppi semis

Top seed Rafael Nadal defeated fifth seed Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-2 Friday to set up a Hamburg semifinal clash against

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Games

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Games

Beijing was chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Winter Olympics Friday.

Isner advances in Atlanta

Isner advances in Atlanta

Two-time defending champion John Isner beat Radek Stepanek 7-6 (3), 7-6 (7) Thursday in his opening match in the

Woods overcomes rough start, shoots three under

Woods overcomes rough start, shoots three under

Veteran South African Retief Goosen drew on good memories of past Presidents Cups played at Robert Trent Jones Golf

Ten-man West Ham pegged back

Ten-man West Ham pegged back

West Ham, which qualified for the Europa League due to its fair play record, had a player sent-off in a 2-2 draw with

Fraser-Pryce sounds a warning

Fraser-Pryce sounds a warning

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce warmed up for the world championships with a dominant win in the women’s 100 meters on a cool

Jenner Olympic Torch fetches $24,000

Jenner Olympic Torch fetches $24,000

The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, sold for just under $24,000 at an

Millennium & Copthorne partners with Saudia

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels announced the signing of its frequent flyer global agreement with Saudi Arabia’s national carrier, Saudia, and Alfursan the airline’s loyalty program, underlining its

LAUNCH AT LULU

LAUNCH AT LULU

On the occasion of official launch of Microsoft Windows 10, Mohammed Noufal, channel consumer group from Microsoft is

BOEING WingS it Looks at pricey titanium in bid to stem losses incurred by 787

BOEING WingS it Looks at pricey titanium in bid to stem losses incurred by 787

BOEING Co, which loses about $23 million on every 787 Dreamliner passenger jet that leaves the factory, is trying to

Merck’s Ebola vaccine proves effective

An Ebola vaccine developed in record time has proved highly effective against the deadly virus in a large trial in Guinea and could now be used to help end a vast outbreak in West Africa,

Honda three-month profit jumps

Honda said Friday that net profit in April-June jumped nearly 20 percent as strong sales in North America and a weak yen helped offset the impact of an exploding air-bag crisis.

Striking French seamen block Calais port

Hundreds of French sailors blocked the city of Calais Friday, using burning tires to prevent access to the port in the midst of the peak holiday travel period.

PALESTINIAN youths popularized the act of stone throwing as a common form of defense against Israeli soldiers during the first Intifada, or uprising, in the late 1980s.
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