The Directorate General of Passports said on Thursday that the maximum validity for a visit visa for family members of expatriate workers will be six months.
Throwing one’s wife out on the street during an argument is one of the worst forms of domestic violence against women. Those men who treat their wives in this way have little consideration for their marriages and children who are the ones who ultimately pay the price.
Abdullah is a young Saudi waiter at a five-star Jeddah hotel. I asked him whether he feels embarrassed serving food to Saudis.
THE government of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah on Thursday announced a 2015 budget with a raised huge spending of SR860 billion.
Religious scholars in Saudi Arabia are once again facing off over the controversial issue of the face-covering niqab.
Speakers at a recent function in Jeddah to honor new reverts to Islam have emphasized that Islam never allows any believer to use coercive tactics under any circumstances in the propagation of the divine religion.
The victims are our sisters and daughters who have chosen to serve the nation through a difficult road.
Wise use of our natural resources and the preservation of the common good is a key principle of natural resource management in Islam.
THE exhaust fumes and noise emitted by quad bikes.
IN a squalid camp in eastern Lebanon, a school in a tent with a chalkboard and brightly colored desks offers children who fled Syria’s war a chance of an education.
FROM the dingy donut shops of Manhattan to the cloistered police watering holes in Brooklyn, a number of black NYPD officers say they have experienced the same racial profiling that cost Eric Garner his life.
FROM desert camping to luxury hotels, turtle-watching, and even the Arabian Peninsula’s first Italian-style opera house, Oman is hoping to carve out a place on the global tourist track. Heavily reliant on energy exports, the tiny Gulf sultanate is keen to diversify its economy.
The government is doing everything possible to facilitate education for the citizens of Saudi Arabia.
Several Arab countries have tried to benefit from this experience according to their individual circumstances.
Here she is in her workshopSurrounded by her toys, her game props,
Smart housing is a home that you can control through smart devices by entering a single command using smartphones.
A Muslim man in Mauritania was sentenced to death for apostasy on Wednesday after a court ruled that he had written something blasphemous.
A woman walks with her child through heavy snowfall at a park in the Russian capital Moscow on Thursday.
More than 2,000 people have fled their homes in the restive Indian state of Assam after separatist rebels killed dozens of villagers, some of them children, an official said Thursday.
The leader of a banned Pakistani sectarian militant group who was set to walk free from jail is being held for two more weeks in a murder case, officials said Thursday.
The latest push for peace in Ukraine appeared moribund on Thursday after initial talks failed to agree when the warring sides should meet again to try ending their eight-month conflict.
Hong Kong police arrested 12 protesters blocking several roads as pro-democracy demonstrators returned to a site they had occupied for more than two months before police dispersed them.
Education Minister Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has issued a decision to hold three annual meetings with the directors of departments of education in all the Kingdom’s provinces and regions.
The Shoura Council is considering a proposal to split the Saudi Credit and Savings Bank (SCSB) into two separate banks.
Governor of Jeddah Prince Mishal Bin Majed said all random car workshops south of King Abdulaziz International Airport will be shifted to the new complex of light industries and workshops in the
The Administrative Court, which is trying a number of people who were allegedly corrupt or negligent following the Jeddah rain and flood crisis of 2009.
Saudi cultural attaché in the US Mohammed Al-Issa has strongly denied reports on social media about a Saudi woman student in America converting to Christianity.
TURKEY’S long-running bid to join the European Union has suffered a tough blow amid an acrimonious dispute over a crackdown on opposition media.
A member of the Libyan army stands on a tank as heavy black smoke rises from the city's port in the background after a
The father of the Jordanian pilot, who was captured by the so-called Islamic State fighters on Wednesday.
A 16-year-old high school student has been arrested in central Turkey for "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by accusing him and his ruling party of corruption.
A senior Yemeni intelligence official was abducted in Sanaa on Thursday by Shiite fighters from the Houthi militia in control of the capital since a September offensive.
Iran's national army has begun a massive military drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Arabian Gulf, state TV reported on Thursday.
Nasir Al-Shamrani and Nawaf Al-Abid will spearhead an experienced Saudi Arabia squad at next month’s Asian Cup in
Their backs against the wall, the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters played like there’s no tomorrow, beating the Alaska
India may have to wait a little longer to see Bhuvneshwar Kumar in action.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho wants his players to show the world.
Rice quarterback Driphus Jackson played his best game of the year to lead the Owls to a 30-6 victory over Fresno State
Denver defensive end DeMarcus Ware considers himself a mixed martial artist on the football field.
New Zealand and Sri Lanka are expecting a paceman’s paradise when their two-Test series starts in Christchurch Friday.
The crew of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race’s defending champion Wild Oats XI spent most of Christmas Day on Sydney
The much-awaited 20th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will be held from Jaunary 1 to February 1 next year.
Park Hyatt Jeddah hosted a corporate event.
Visconti “extase d’ oud”, a luxurious lifestyle pen designed for the elite.
Nespresso the worldwide pioneer and reference for highest-quality portioned premium coffee launched its limited and