Saudi Arabia reiterated on Wednesday its commitment to hold fast to the Shariah principles in all walks of life especially in applying the law for death penalty, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The Kingdom has a history of being internationally criticized for its death penalties and more so when videos of executions have been recorded and uploaded on YouTube or other social media.
The Airports Authority of India’s decision to partially close Calicut International Airport in Karipur for six months from May 1.
Saudi Arabia and South Korea signed two more memoranda of understanding here on Wednesday as South Korean President Park Geun-hye stressed the importance of her country’s relations with the Kingdom.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived here on Wednesday on a three-day visit at the invitation of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman.
Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi said on Wednesday he expected oil prices, which hit a near six-year low in January, to stabilize, signaling cautious optimism about the market outlook.
Officials at the Arab Tourism Organization (ATO) have said there is a need to provide insurance to businessmen willing to invest in tourism in the Arab region.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of “gangsterism”.
Pakistan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Manzur Ul Haq advised Pakistanis to respect and abide by the local laws.
Concern mounted Wednesday over the fate of civilians in Tikrit where Iraqi forces were trying to trap the self-declared Islamic State group fighters on the third day of a huge offensive to retake the militant stronghold.
Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were transferred on Wednesday from a Bali prison to an island for execution along with other foreigners.
Hillary Rodham Clinton credited women with making a difference at all levels of government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday described the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov as a tragedy that had brought disgrace on Russia.
Under the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, Minister of Culture and Information Adel
Al-Haditha Customs have foiled a man’s attempt to smuggle 1,000 amphetamine pills by hiding them in his underwear.
Citizens have called on Makkah Municipality to review its project to renovate Al-Hudaibiyah Cemetery walls after a construction company began demolishing the premises’ walls without giving any prior
IT is a shameful thing to see the parking areas allotted to people with special needs in malls and establishments
Sixty-two students have won prizes at the Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation’s (SABIC) huge environment
The article "No entry for illegals – Ministry" (Mar. 4) states that illegal workers will be deported and banned from returning to the Kingdom.
With regard to the article "Over 10,000 kg of expired food seized" (Mar. 3), as a consumer in Saudi Arabia, it scares me to read such news.
I am writing with regard to the article "Expats commit a crime every 24 minutes" (Mar. 2). Just for the record, I had a bag snatched from my arm and a friend of mine was the victim of an attempted
The article "Residents urged to help nab illegal expatriates" (Mar. 3) states that government officials have asked Saudis and expatriates to help them catch those who have violated residency and
At least 18 civilians were killed in a single regime barrel bomb attack in Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitoring group said.
An Iranian diplomat kidnapped in Yemen has been freed and returned to Tehran on Thursday, official media reported.
Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour announced a cabinet reshuffle this week that will solidify his mandate to accelerate economic reforms seen as crucial to meet the US-allied country's
The apparent disintegration of a key Syrian rebel group has dealt a major blow to US efforts to build up a force of moderate fighters to take on the Islamic State group.
Israel and the United States clashed furiously over the Iran nuclear talks Tuesday.
A United Nations envoy called on Israel on Tuesday to investigate the killing of more than 1,500 Palestinian civilians.
An ancient tomb belonging to Amenhotep, guard of the temple of Egyptian deity Amun, has been discovered in the
North Korea on Thursday described the knife attack on US Ambassador Mark Lippert in Seoul as "just punishment" for the
Rescuers found 32 bodies of miners in the Zasyadko mine in eastern Ukraine a day after a blast ripped through the shaft, a rebel official said on Thursday.
The New York City public school system is set to observe a pair of Muslim holidays for the first time.
Democrat Hillary Clinton on Wednesday broke her silence over a budding controversy involving her emails when she was
Indonesia's attorney general will decide in a few days on the date for the execution of up to 11 convicts, mostly foreigners, a government official said on Thursday.
Members of a Hindu nationalist group have forced several abattoirs in the Indian state of Maharashtra to shut after a law was passed banning the beef trade there.
Diplomats called for an end to the violent unrest in Bangladesh as tensions rose further on Wednesday.
Bangladesh made their highest World Cup total to defeat Scotland by six wickets on Thursday to edge closer to a
Pakistan finally joined the 300 club at the Cricket World Cup Wednesday, scoring 339-6 and holding the United Arab
Australia hit the highest World Cup score in tournament history Wednesday.
Virat Kohli has delighted Indian fans with his exploits in the middle but reports of an ugly spat with a journalist.
Substitute Saleh Al Amari’s goal 11 minutes from time delivered Al Ahli a 2-1 victory over Uzbekistan’s Nasaf in the
A hat trick from record signing Ricardo Goulart held off strong-finishing defending champion Western Sydney Wanderers
Southampton and Aston Villa scored late winners in matches affecting opposite ends of the Premier League Tuesday.
Most Gulf stock markets edged down in slow trade on Wednesday.
The completion date of the GCC rail, which will connect all six Gulf states, might be pushed back to 2020, the
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), signed an MoU with Hank Ahn, Chairman and CEO of
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of the Islamic
The Saudi British Bank (SABB) has been named by Global Finance magazine as the “Best Trade Finance Bank” in Saudi
National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) plans to sell 10-year sukuk worth SR3.9 billion ($1.04 billion) by the end of March, a company executive said.
India has banned the broadcast of a controversial documentary in which one of the men who gang-raped and murdered a
Raveena Tandon may impersonate slain Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in an upcoming biopic.
Oprah Winfrey will close Harpo Studios in Chicago.
The world's oldest person says 117 years doesn't seem like such a long time.
A man who jumped off San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to try to take his own life and was kept afloat by a sea lion said Wednesday suicide prevention was now his life's work.