Over 51% of residents in Saudi Arabia claim increasing ‘Taqwa’ (God consciousness/ fear of God) is their primary Ramadan goal, according to new findings by global market research company YouGov.
Saudi Arabia welcomed the report of the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry into the 2014 Gaza blitzkrieg by Israel.
Yemen’s President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi vowed that the legitimate government led by him would exert all efforts to bring normalcy to Yemen and restore security and stability in all regions of the country.
Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense, receives Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, deputy national security advisor of the United Arab Emirates, in Jeddah on Sunday evening. — SPA
More than 2,500 cleaners armed with 2,542 cleaning tools and equipment are daily removing about 143 tons of garbage from the Grand Mosque.
Paramedic teams at the Saudi Red Crescent Authority in Madinah region received 6,281 reports during the first 10 days of the holy month of Ramadan.
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and interior minister, reiterated the King’s directives to facilitate all matters for citizens and promote security and comprehensive development in all regions of the Kingdom.
The Israeli navy was escorting an activist vessel defying its blockade of Gaza to port on Monday after taking it over without the deadly force that marred a similar attempt in 2010.
A Palestinian held without charges by Israel for the past year is ending a 55-day hunger strike and in exchange will be released in two weeks, his wife and an advocacy group for prisoners said Monday.
Vendor specialization in IT solutions will push resellers in the GCC to focus on the quality of products and services they offer customers, according to industry experts.
Some eight million worshippers visited the Grand Mosque in Makkah on the first 10 days of the holy month of Ramadan, according to the Haj and Umrah Public Administration in the governorate of Makkah region.
The scene of a person dodging speeding cars and blindly dashing from one side of the road to the other is a common sight in Saudi Arabia.
This is in response to the article “Are we living Islam’s darkest hour?” in Saudi Gazette (June 29). We have to nip this cancer in the blood.
Islam can never have any darkness dear learned author. Please think before you innocently defame Islam.
This is in response to the article “Are we living Islam’s darkest hour?” in Saudi Gazette (June 29).
This is in response to the article “Bangladesh delays processing of 3,000 domestic workers' visas,” in Saudi Gazette (June 29).
About a million people are estimated to be holding fake health insurance cards, Al-Madinah daily reported quoting experts.
A Saudi woman expeditor who allegedly took SR1.3 million from a Yemeni promising him Saudi nationality is now in police custody.
Residents living close to cooking gas cylinder shops are apprehensive of any mishap there that could prove fatal for them.
The Makkah municipality recently completed a new project of a pedestrian pathway in Al-Faiha neighborhood.
The police arrested three Asian expatriates for manufacturing and selling alcohol.
SOCIAL media recently carried a report about a rich man who is accustomed to clean the area in front of his house every morning.
The Anti-Beggary Squad caught 21,615 beggars during the past year. Squad head Mohammad Al-Qusayir said the beggars were both men and women and the number of Saudi beggars was 2,849.
Qatar conceded Monday that “much more needs to be done” on the controversial issue of labor reform following fresh criticism of the 2022 World Cup hosts over the pace of change.
Delegations from Libya’s rival parliaments headed home for consultations Monday after holding their first direct talks in months but failing to reach agreement on UN proposals for a united government.
Turkey is prepared for any security threats along its borders, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was quoted as saying late on Sunday, highlighting Ankara’s growing anxiety about developments in the
A United Arab Emirates (UAE) court sentenced an Emirati woman to death on Monday for killing an American teacher in
Egypt’s public prosecutor suffered unspecified injuries when a car bomber rammed into his convoy as it was leaving his home in Cairo on Monday, security and judicial sources said.
Three Daesh (the so-called IS) group car bombs killed 12 Syrian troops and militiamen in the northeastern city of Hasaka where the terrorists have taken two districts, a monitor said on Monday.
The price of water is rising steeply in Yemen, which may run out of water for its 25 million people, experts say.
South Sudan’s warring rival leaders held face-to-face talks in Kenya but failed to make progress as fighting continued
A convicted murderer who escaped from a maximum-security New York prison three weeks ago was shot and captured on Sunday, bringing an end to an intense manhunt that saw his fellow escapee shot dead.
Investigators in Taiwan were focusing on Monday on the possibility that a cigarette butt or spark caused the blaze that burned more than 500 people at a weekend water park party when colored powder
Chinese authorities have formally arrested and charged a prominent rights activist who had called for official accountability over what he said were miscarriages of justice, his lawyer said on Monday.
With the Australian sun illuminating the crystal clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef in all their glory, UNESCO
Rapid growth in the multi-billion dollar volunteer tourism industry has prompted calls for tighter controls with
At least 11 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan, officials said on Monday, as
Serena Williams knew she had to do something — fast. Trailing 3-1 to a qualifier on the first day of Wimbledon, the
Australia will host the first day-night Test match under lights in November when it meets neighbor New Zealand at the
Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech ended a highly successful 11-year spell at English champion Chelsea.
After falling short last time out, the San Miguel Beermen showed the form that made them the second seed, dispatching
The Women’s World Cup semifinals promise more thrills and excitement, bringing together three powerhouses of the game
Football these days never seems to stop, and the Champions League returns Tuesday, a mere 24 days after Barcelona’s thrilling final win against Juventus.
Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson rolled in a birdie putt on the second hole of a sudden death playoff to beat
South Korea’s Choi Na-yeon used her trusty 8 iron to great effect over the closing holes of the Arkansas Championship
Dubai International Financial Centre - the mature global financial hub connecting the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) markets with the economies of Europe, Asia and the Americas –
Lufthansa and cabin crew union UFO are holding talks on whether to resume negotiations over pay and pensions in a bid to stave off what could be imminent strikes over the busy summer holiday season.
General Electric said Monday it had agreed to sell its vehicle fleet management and financing services in the United States and three other countries to Canadian firm Element Financial for $6.9
The UAE has become the founding member of the international financial institution the Asian Infrastructure Investment
Britain's leading business lobby group, the CBI, announced on Monday the appointment of its first female director general -- economist and former media executive Carolyn Fairbairn.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is now recognized as the leading cause of death and disability worldwide.
Though she was absent, Beyonce won three BET Awards, including video of the year for "7/11," while Chris Brown and
The growing appetite for truffles is feeding demand for dogs trained to sniff out the pungent fungus prized by chefs and foodies.
A man in southwestern Connecticut who mistakenly bought the wrong lottery ticket is $30,000 wealthier as of Sunday.
Police in central England have warned locals to beware of a large, aggressive bird which has gone on the run saying it posed a “very real threat to the public”.
The Dalai Lama made his first appearance at Glastonbury on Sunday, spending an hour in the rain addressing