On the second day of the Riyadh Economic Forum (REF) on Tuesday, three major initiatives were proposed to make the Saudization drive a great success as well as to overcome the hurdles in this regard.
Expatriate students whose iqamas (residency permits) have expired cannot be barred by school authorities from sitting in examinations and their certificates cannot be blocked on this ground.
The Special Criminal Court in Riyadh sentenced a terrorist, convicted of plotting to assassinate Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh, to 16 years in jail.
Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah opened an annual Gulf summit on Tuesday with a call for an end to the “human catastrophe” in Syria.
“Viva Tata Madiba, Viva!” they shouted as the train door opened disgorging hundreds of mourners onto the platform.
A five-month-old girl with heart problems died on Monday because there were no beds available in the intensive care unit of a hospital.
Bangladesh’s highest court on Tuesday halted the execution of a top Islamist just 90 minutes before he was set to become the first person executed for war crimes during the country’s bloody independence fight.
A group of law students at King Abdulaziz University has launched a campaign to raise public awareness of abuse protection laws.
On a dusty parade ground outside Tripoli, young recruits march and bark out slogans for the new Libyan army that Western powers hope can turn the tide on militias threatening to engulf the North African country in anarchy.
A historic handshake between arch foes America and Cuba.
Saudi sides found out their AFC Champions League fates when the draw for the 2014 group stages was made here Tuesday.
Football fever kicked off in the Kingdom with the arrival of the official FIFA World Cup trophy.
Former champions AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund go into their final group matches.
After four failed bids to host the World Cup, Morocco finally gets.
Two unlikely goalscorers lifted a largely dull mid-table Premier League clash between Swansea City and Hull City who
Formula One is to award double points for the last race of the season in a controversial attempt to keep championships
England has rested batsman Kevin Pietersen and bowling pair Graeme Swann and James Anderson from its limited-overs
Pakistan cricket selectors Tuesday rewarded a 19-year-old rookie bowler from the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with a
Saudi Arabia’s retail sector records solid growth and its potential remains “untapped”, A.T. Kearney’s 2013 Global Retail Development Index revealed.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed 11 Saudi Arabian banks and revised the Outlook of three banks to Stable from Negative as part of a peer review of the Saudi banking sector, the international ratings
Saudi Arabia is currently overseeing the largest electrical supply expansion plan in the Middle East to meet the
Deutsche Bank AG reduced its crude price forecasts for 2014 by about $10 a barrel from this year on booming US production and the prospect of an easing in supply disruptions in the Middle East and
Saudi Arabia is ready to invest in Azerbaijan’s petrochemical and refining industry, the head of Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority Abdullatif Al Othman said at the Azerbaijan-Saudi business
The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Europe Tuesday that it was too early to declare victory over its crippling economic crisis and urged fresh efforts to enact much-needed reforms.
Ask any Egyptian, and you may hear that beauty queen Sarah Fasha has typically pharaoh-esque features. With curly
While clothes giants H&M and Zara are dominating global street wear trends.
A Chinese factory worker says walking in huge iron shoes weighing more than 200 kilograms each can cure back pain.
A Louisiana man flying to California woke up on a dark, empty plane parked at Bush Intercontinental Airport.
What was it like to live in the leafy Shire, the starting point of Bilbo Baggins’ trek in “The Hobbit”?