The Civil Defense Force at the Grand Mosque rescued and provided first aid to over 300 Umrah pilgrims.
Two of three teenage girls who traveled from Britain to Syria sparking criticism of the police response have married the Daesh (the so-called IS) militants.
The Ministry of Haj has completed all requirements for a unified system for foreign pilgrims for the upcoming Haj season.
A wanted terror suspect involved in a shootout in Taif early Friday was killed after an exchange of gunfire on Saturday, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.
As an expression of his gratitude to the Saudi nation and its people, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud announced the resumption of the two Alwaleed philanthropic projects that consist of providing 10,000 housing units to Saudi citizens.
The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO inscribed rock art in the Hail region on the World Heritage List Friday afternoon.
The ongoing Ramadan festival called “Ramdanana Kida”(Our Ramadan Was Like This) at the historic Balad district of Jeddah continues to attract visitors with its various activities and events.
Lawless Libya has become a magnet for radical militants who receive weapons training in terror camps before launching deadly attacks in other countries, like last week’s beach massacre in Tunisia.
European aerospace giant Airbus and India’s Mahindra group have inked a deal to jointly build helicopters as the Indian government moves to upgrade the country’s ageing military hardware, the companies said.
Japan on Saturday pledged $6.1 billion in financial aid to the “Mekong Five” countries.
Greece braced itself on Saturday ahead of a make-or-break bailout referendum.
Humanity today is witnessing an inflection point in history.
They have lampooned the political elite for decades, at home and abroad, but now the merciless puppets hosting France's favorite comedy show have been threatened with retirement, sparking an outcry Saturday.
Prince Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Bin Musaed Bin Juluwi, emir of the Northern Borders Province, has died, the royal court announced in a statement on Saturday.
Passport authorities in Saudi Arabia have advised all Yemeni nationals residing in the country illegally and have not yet benefited from the amnesty announced by the Saudi government to rectify their status before the July 7 deadline.
The religious deterrent does exist in our society. It not only exists there but runs high.
More than 750 flights will leave from the newly launched Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah next week carrying foreign Umrah pilgrims returning home.
Civil Defense brigades have dealt with a total of 279 emergency cases in Makkah during the first 10 days of Ramadan.
Korean Consul General Nak-young Oh hosted an iftar party at his residence here on Tuesday.
Art Jameel’s annual Photography Award is expanding this year to cover nationals and residents across all Gulf Cooperation Council countries.
US Consul General in Jeddah Todd Holmstrom visited the heritage festival Ramdanana Kida (Our Ramadan Was Like This) in
The North Indian Fraternity Forum (NIFF) organized a well-attended iftar party at a local restaurant here recently.
Police here arrested four expatriate women and a man, all in their 40s, for theft.
Civil Defense fire fighters extinguished a fire that broke out on Al-Mansour Street west of the Grand Mosque.
Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months.
A long-delayed investigation into whether Iran has sought to develop nuclear weapons could be completed by the end of the year.
The United Nation’s Human Rights Council called overwhelmingly for those responsible for war crimes during last
Egypt’s president made an unannounced visit to the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday to rally troops following a wave of deadly terrorist attacks on security forces, his office said.
An explosion in a mosque in northern Syria killed 25 members of Al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, including one of its leaders, as they attended Ramadan prayers.
Ibrahim Al-Jamal, 17, carries Mona, the female lion cub, as Max the male lion cub is petted by people on the beach of
A shell slammed into a house in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Saturday killing a woman and two children as the army battles the Daesh (the so-called IS) group, medical and security sources said.
Afghanistan’s parliament on Saturday rejected President Ashraf Ghani’s nominee for defense ministry, a crucial post that has sat vacant for months.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said relations between Moscow and Washington were key to ensuring global stability and called for dialogue based on “equality and respect.”
Philippine police have filed murder charges against the owner and crew of a passenger ferry that capsized killing 59
The Philippines expects a United Nations tribunal to rule in its favor in an increasingly fraught dispute with China
Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware on Saturday.
A fatal fire on Japan’s bullet train, started by a man who self-immolated this week, has revealed blind spots in a
Tupou VI was formally crowned King of Tonga on Saturday before thousands of people including heads of state and
With regard to the article "Why do we waste millions of meals in Ramadan?" (July 3), this has become a habit in Saudi Arabia.
The world has virtually ignored the outstanding issues of Kashmir and Palestine for more than six decades.
All segments of society must coordinate and cooperate to educate people about the importance of traffic and driving regulations from a very young age.
Defending champion and second seed Petra Kvitova crashed out of Wimbledon Saturday leaving just four of the top 10
Andy Murray survived a shoulder injury scare to make the Wimbledon last 16 on Saturday.
Australian Rohan Dennis set a new record.
Import Wendell McKines exploded with a career-high 57 points to lead the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters.
Eliot Dixon scored one try and set up another for Waisake Naholo as the Otago Highlanders beat the Wellington
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah claimed his third five-wicket haul of the series but Sri Lanka took the upper hand on
Defending champion Lewis Hamilton made it eight pole positions from nine races in his Mercedes this season when he
Tiger Woods made it safely to the weekend at the Greenbrier Classic, where Venezuela’s Jhonattan Vegas fired a
Greeks are converting their euros to bitcoins as a safeguard against a return to devalued drachma in the event of a 'No' vote in a referendum, due today (Sunday).
Sunday’s referendum is set to be a decisive stage of the Greek crisis.
Faced with major headwinds, crude oil markets last week registered their biggest weekly decline since March.
China's top securities brokerages said on Saturday that they would collectively buy at least 120 billion yuan ($19.3 billion) of shares in a bid to stabilize the country's stock markets after a
FCC Aqualia is the successful bidder of the contract comprising the operation and maintenance of the two largest
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) 4G network has recorded 270% growth rate in the average of transferred data this holy month
Actress and BJP lawmaker Hema Malini, was today discharged from hospital.
Bollywood actor Salman Khan sings during the launch of songs for his upcoming movie.
“Sesame Street” is about to be less A-OK.
Pop icon Prince has opened a new chapter in his fraught relationship with the Internet as he suddenly pulled his music
A hot air balloon in the shape of a Russian matryoshka doll leans at the Racecourse in Halle/Saale, Germany during the