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Kuwait mulls charging more than 40 over mosque bomb

Kuwait is considering charging more than 40 people in connection with a deadly suicide bombing in a mosque claimed by the Daesh (the so-called IS) group, a security official said Sunday.

Grand Mosque cleaned in less than an hour

It takes just 55 minutes to clean the entire Grand Mosque complex, according to officials in charge of the mosque cleaning.

Saudi non-oil private sector slows in June

Growth in Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector slowed in June, a survey of businesses showed on Sunday, reaching its lowest level since the survey was launched in August 2009.

First Arab female umpire at Wimbledon

First Arab female umpire at Wimbledon

Wimbledon’s first Arab female umpire to officiate was worried that her hijab would anger some tennis fans.

‘LOL’, British Daesh girl’s response to Tunisia attack

‘LOL’, British Daesh girl’s response to Tunisia attack

A British teenage girl, who has joined Daesh (the so-called IS) in Syria, has ridiculed the Tunisian massacre in an online conversation with an undercover reporter pretending to be a wannabe terrorist bride.

Municipality using advanced technology to clean Makkah

Municipality using advanced technology to clean Makkah

The municipality is using advanced technology such as solar-powered waste containers and golf carts to clean the streets of Makkah and the areas surrounding the Grand Mosque this year.

Solid turnout seen as Greeks decide their ‘destiny’ in referendum

Solid turnout seen as Greeks decide their ‘destiny’ in referendum

Greeks are turning out in solid numbers to vote on their financial future. Private Mega TV channel says turnout has been markedly high, now standing at 35 percent, and lines have been seen at polling stations in Athens.

Shara Fair helps fund art education

Shara Fair helps fund art education

Fourteen galleries from across the Middle East are participating in the annual Shara Art Fair in Jeddah, which opened on July 1 for a week at Gold Moor Mall.

Daesh teens execute  25 soldiers in Palmyra

Daesh teens execute 25 soldiers in Palmyra

A video posted online Saturday purportedly shows teenage fighters linked to Daesh (the so-called IS) killing some 25 Syrian government soldiers in the historic town of Palmyra in central Syria.

Saudi creates portraits out of pennies

Saudi creates portraits out of pennies

A Saudi artist has created 12 portraits of Saudi kings and princes by using 45,000 international coins.

Images of global terror attacks used to draw support for Tunisia

Images of global terror attacks used to draw support for Tunisia

Images of previous terror attacks on Western capitals have been featured as part of an online advertising campaign.

Japan joins US-Australia war games amid China tensions

Japan joins US-Australia war games amid China tensions

The United States and Australia kicked off a massive joint biennial military exercise on Sunday, with Japan taking part for the first time as tensions with China over territorial rows loom over the drills.

Philippine teen  recovers in Sudan after life-saving surgery

Philippine teen recovers in Sudan after life-saving surgery

A dressing covers the scar where surgeons cut open Reynaldo Nilo’s chest for life-saving heart surgery.

Iraq warplane accidentally bombs Baghdad, killing 7: officials

A bomb fell from an Iraqi Sukhoi warplane and exploded in eastern Baghdad on Monday because of a "technical problem", killing at least seven people, security and medical officials said.

Syria rebels battle regime in Aleppo’s fiercest fighting

Two alliances of Syrian rebels battled to advance in government-held western Aleppo on Saturday.

Heavy US-led raids on Daesh Syria stronghold kill dozens

A US-led coalition has carried out some of its heaviest airstrikes yet on the Daesh group’s de facto Syrian capital, killing more than 30 people, including six civilians.

Tunisia president sacks Sousse governor, officials

Tunisia president sacks Sousse governor, officials

President Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency following last week’s beach massacre claimed by

The alarming divorce rate

The alarming divorce rate

A MINISTRY of Justice report showed there were 33,954 divorces and 434 cases of khula (petitioning for a divorce

Real estate deals drop by 14%

The Ministry of Justice reported the number of real estate deals for the year 2015 dropped by 14 percent in comparison to deals concluded during the same period in 2014.

Patients grow impatient with chaos in hospital

Many citizens have been complaining about disorganization, total mismanagement and a severe shortage of staff at Uhud Hospital in Madinah.

Interpol help sought to nab two fugitives in flood case

Saudi Arabia has asked the Interpol to arrest two Saudis who escaped from the country after released from prison on bail.

Charity joins hands with German firm to ‘turn water into food’

Charity joins hands with German firm to ‘turn water into food’

A non-governmental charity organization in the Kingdom has teamed up with a German company in its global initiative to

Six new coronavirus cases detected

The Ministry of Health has confirmed six new cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus infections in the Kingdom last week, the Saudi Press Agency reported Sunday.

Philippine ferry may have been overloaded, death toll rises to 61

Philippine ferry may have been overloaded, death toll rises to 61

The death toll from a ferry that capsized in the central Philippines has risen to 61.

World Bank removes critical section from China report

The World Bank has removed a sharply critical portion.

Pope Francis to focus on poor in South America trip

Pope Francis to focus on poor in South America trip

Pope Francis makes his first South American trip in two years on Sunday, for an eight-day tour of Ecuador, Bolivia and

Malaysia’s opposition demands emergency debate on prime minister after graft allegations

Malaysia’s opposition demands emergency debate on prime minister after graft allegations

Two of Malaysia’s main opposition parties on Sunday demanded an emergency sitting of Parliament to discuss Prime

Afghanistan launches probe over police deaths

Kabul on Sunday announced it would launch an investigation into the deaths of more than 20 policemen killed in a battle with the Taliban.

Seven Pakistani troops killed as army pushes to finish anti-Taliban offensive

Taliban ambushes and bombings killed at least seven Pakistani soldiers in the northwest as the military made a new push into the militants’ last major stronghold near the border with Afghanistan,

Tropical storm brings floods to north Philippines

Tropical storm brings floods to north Philippines

Floods inundated towns in the northern Philippines as Tropical Storm Linfa struck the northern edge of the

Good gesture and lesson for all

Prince Alwaleed on Wednesday, July 1, had pledged his entire $32-billion (SR120 billion) fortune to charitable projects over the coming years. The prince said in a statement that the “philanthropic

One day, she will get married

This is in response to the report “Two London teens have married Daesh militants,” in Saudi Gazette (July 5). A teenage girl ran away from home, got married with someone in a decent ceremony (not

There are too many Indians . . . . .

The truth that we don't want to see,” in Saudi Gazette (July 5). There are just too many Indians in India. Not only in India in Bangladesh, Pakistan, the Philippines, Indonesia etc. etc. Same in

Iran deploys new home-built long-range radar

Iran says it has deployed a new domestically built long-range radar system.

Hamilton extends lead to 17

Hamilton extends lead to 17

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton won his second successive British Grand Prix Sunday to extend his lead in the

Greipel wins stage as Nibali and Quintana lose time

Greipel wins stage as Nibali and Quintana lose time

Andre Greipel won the second stage of the Tour de France.

Alaska ousts Star to book first Finals ticket

Alaska ousts Star to book first Finals ticket

The Alaska Aces dethroned the defending champions Star Hotshots.

Chile lifts Copa America for 1st time

Chile lifts Copa America for 1st time

Chile won the Copa America for the first time Saturday.

Mathews puts Lanka in driver’s seat

Mathews puts Lanka in driver’s seat

Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews led by example, hitting an unbeaten 77 to help his team overcome a top order wobble.

South Africa too good for Bangladesh

South Africa too good for Bangladesh

Skipper Faf du Plessis scored an unbeaten half century to set up a crushing 52-run win for South Africa over

Williams penalty gives England third place

Williams penalty gives England third place

Fara Williams struck an extra-time winner from the penalty spot as England defeated Germany 1-0 to claim third place

Jamaican sprint double in Paris

Jamaican sprint double in Paris

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made up for the absence of injured Usain Bolt by storming

Euro zone shares fall nearly 2 pct after Greek 'no'

Top euro zone shares fell 1.7 percent in early trading on Monday after Greek voters rejected austerity measures demanded in return of a debt deal, raising concerns about the country's possible exit

Greek debt crisis still impacts markets: NBK

Greek debt crisis still impacts markets: NBK

Developments in the Greek debt crisis continued to take center stage last week, a report by the National Bank of

Egypt’s currency drops to new low against the dollar

Egypt's central bank says the Egyptian pound has fallen to a new low against the dollar, its second such drop since Thursday.

SABIC, SK Global Chemical seal joint venture

SABIC, SK Global Chemical seal joint venture

SABIC and the Korean petrochemical company SK Global Chemical have successfully concluded negotiations for a 50-50

Saudi professional travel and tourism groups key to sustain industry growth

Saudi professional travel and tourism groups key to sustain industry growth

Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, President of the Elaf Group of Companies, cited the significant role played by local travel and

Drones will tear us apart: Pakistani pop’s war fixation

Drones will tear us apart: Pakistani pop’s war fixation

A lover’s eyes compared to a drone strike, a smile to a suicide bomb and lips to fire. The violence of Pakistan’s

Billy Joel marries in surprise US wedding

Billy Joel marries in surprise US wedding

US pop legend Billy Joel married longtime girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise wedding Saturday.

Amid label flap, Lil Wayne streams album

Amid label flap, Lil Wayne streams album

The rapper Lil Wayne on Saturday put out a new album as a streaming exclusive amid a heated dispute.

Couple married 75 years dies in each other’s arms

Jeanette and Alexander Toczko were each 8 years old when they became smitten with one another.

FTII row: Kiran Rao, other celebs support students

FTII row: Kiran Rao, other celebs support students

With the protest over the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) chairman

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THERE has been a "dramatic" drop in the number of planned trips to Tunisia after last month's terrorist attack at a beach resort in Sousse, according to newspaper reports.
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