Security forces killed four militants in a clash in Awamiya on Saturday, the Interior Ministry said.The troops raided a militant hideout in Awamiya town, west of Dammam city, and killed the four in an exchange of fire.
With the implementation of various expansion projects in the health sector, the Ministry of Health’s 2012-2013 report shows that there is a shortage of qualified Saudi doctors, nurses and other medical and health staff, Makkah daily reported on Saturday.
A 27-year-old woman has been added to the list of medical error victims after a gynecologist at Hail General Hospital accidentally removed her ovaries, prompting her husband to divorce her, Alsharq daily reported on Saturday.
Egypt and Qatar have responded positively to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah's initiative to end their rifts and normalize their bilateral relations.
Pakistani children arrive at their school in Peshawar on Saturday after three days of mourning
Visitors and patients at King Saud Hospital here have complained about the common sight of cats roaming inside the corridors of the hospital, Al-Hayat newspaper reported.
Speakers at an international seminar here Friday described Imam Abu Hanifa, founder of the Hanafi school of Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh), as a great scholar, reformer and interpreter of Islamic law.
Israel’s military struck a Hamas site in the Gaza Strip early Saturday in its first airstrike on the Palestinian territory since this summer’s blitzkrieg.
Australian police said on Saturday they had arrested the mother of all but one of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in the northern city of Cairns, as vigils were held to mourn the tragedy.
An Indian diplomat at the center of a bitter row with the United States has been stripped of her duties over unauthorized statements to media, a government source and reports said on Saturday.
The doors of Jeddah Center for Forums & Events were closed on Friday as the Saudi International Motor Show 2014(SIMS) concluded its activities on its 36th edition.The show organized by Al Harithy Company for Exhibitions (ACE), and inaugurated By Eng. Mohammed Tawfiq Madani, director general of the Transport Department in Makkah .
David Silva sparkled for Manchester City with two goals in a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace that wiped out Chelsea’s lead at the top of the table and added festive spice to the Premier League title race Saturday.Manchester United’s pursuit of the table-topper stalled with a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa, its first dropped points in seven games, as local rival City came through an encounter with Palace that threatened to turn into a frustrating occasion.
Female teachers, who will have to travel long distances to reach their schools, will be working for only three days in a week according to a decision issued by Education Minister Prince Khaled
The Ministry of Justice has said there has been a sharp increase in Adhl cases (male guardians prohibiting marriage of women under their custody), Al-Yaum daily reported.
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The municipality was able to regain land covering more than 220 million square meters from land sharks and encroachers in the past five years, according to Mayor Osama Al-Bar.
After the temporary closure of at least 110 violating restaurants in Jeddah over the past few days, the municipality has now focused its attention on hotel eateries.
A housemaid has stabbed her sponsor’s child several times but luckily he survived the attempted murder.
The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Friday asking Israel to pay Lebanon over $850 million in damages for an oil spill caused by an Israeli air force attack on oil storage
An Istanbul court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen who President Recep
Iraqi authorities say bombs targeting commercial streets and an army patrol have killed 10 people around Baghdad.
A bomb blast in a village in Bahrain late on Friday injured three policemen, the Interior Ministry said.
Egypt is to reopen the Rafah border crossing with Gaza on Sunday for the second time in two months to allow those stranded in Egypt to enter the Palestinian territory, officials said.
The tragedy at the school in Peshawar, Pakistan has received widespread international condemnation.
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The most hated man in Pakistan is a 36-year-old father of three and volleyball enthusiast nicknamed “Slim.”
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia and is expected to recover because the illness was
Rights groups Saturday condemned Pakistan’s decision to hang two convicted militants in its first executions for six
Philippine authorities have given privileged inmates in the country’s main prison until Christmas Eve to turn over
North Korea called Saturday for a joint investigation with the US into a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures, denouncing Washington’s “slandering” after President Barack Obama warned Pyongyang
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of “one China,” as
Eight hill tribe ‘Montagnards’ have emerged from hiding in a remote Cambodian border area where they crossed from Vietnam to flee persecution, the United Nations Refugee Agency said on Saturday.
The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters once again built a huge lead only to allow the Alaska Aces to whittle it down.
Mitchell Johnson’s brilliance with both bat and ball inspired Australia to a four-wicket second Test victory over
Cricket star Sourav Ganguly earned bragging rights over former teammate Sachin Tendulkar as his Atletico de Kolkata
Dale Steyn ripped through the West Indies top order to claim his 25th five-wicket haul in Test cricket and give South
Alastair Cook will turn 30 on Christmas Day, but having been dropped as England’s one-day captain Saturday, he may not
World No. 1 Nicol David reached her eighth world final after a rare ordeal Friday, coming back from two games to one
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis warned his team needed to improve before the World Cup, while Kane Williamson hailed a “great achievement” after New Zealand win the one-day series 3-2 Friday.
American skier Lindsey Vonn won a World Cup downhill race Saturday on the same course where she re-injured her troublesome right knee one year ago, clinching a 61st career victory to continue her
China has offered more than $3 billion in loans and aid to neighbors Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos to improve infrastructure and production, and to fight poverty, state media
India's finance minister urged opposition parties Saturday to cooperate in passage of economic reform legislation,
Andrew Steele, 15, chose a drone as a Christmas present. And he’s not alone.
Oil’s plunge is spreading both pain and gain across the globe. The price of a barrel has fallen by about half since June, punishing the economies of some major exporters.
Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the
Cuba will defend its socialist principles and will not return to capitalism just because it has agreed a detente with the United States, the daughter of President Raul Castro said, dispelling any
South Africa on Saturday welcomed back home its first Miss World winner in 40 years, Rolene Strauss, with wild cheers
Ashanti is appalled by the prospect of facing her accused stalker again in court, but the Grammy-winning R&B singer
They may be R&B’s king and queen, but even a Hollywood royalty to the magnitude of Beyonce and Jay Z’s fame and
Even after more than three decades in the game, Madonna is still full of surprises.
A school took away an 8-year-old blind boy’s cane as punishment for acting up and replaced it with a pool noodle, his father told ABC News today.