King Salman will host 1,000 Umrah pilgrims from across the world every year.
How long will the roads and streets of Makkah continue to experience such high levels of traffic chaos?
It is sad that some educational institutions play a role, even though it is of an indirect and secondary nature, in promoting crimes such as terrorism.
One may be able to put up with the sound of a honking horn in any place.
Shells fired from Yemen have reportedly killed one Saudi citizen and left three others injured in Saudi Arabia’s Asir region, a Saudi civil defense ministry spokesman said late Thursday.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman was accorded a warm welcome in Jeddah as he arrived in the city Thursday afternoon from Riyadh.
Corporate philanthropy has long been part of “doing business” in the United States.
A recent World Health Organization (WHO) study revealed that there are six million smokers in the Kingdom.
The onset of adolescence and the subsequent dramatic behavioral changes are often enough to drive parents of teenagers crazy.
Respecting one’s neighbors and looking after their rights is emphasized in Islam.
Girls are “like a timebomb ready to explode and ruin the family’s reputation”.
On a windy hilltop overlooking the mountainous Syrian border, a fighter from Lebanon’s Hezbollah says the battle against militants in the area is among the toughest the group has ever faced.
The Saudi Indian Business Network (SIBN), working under the aegis of the Consulate General of India, led a delegation of 30 businessmen to the recently concluded global exhibition on services in New Delhi.
An essential tenet of faith in all monotheistic religions, including Islam, is the belief in all of the prophets sent by God with a message to humanity to guide them.
An explosion occurred at a mosque in Al-Qudaih village in Qatif after noon prayers on Friday and the details will be announced soon, the Ministry of Interior announced.
A bomb exploded at a Shiite Houthi mosque in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Friday, wounding 13 people, a security source said, and Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on Twitter.
I know some people who get a stomach ache on the morning of exams, or cannot sleep the night before, or bite their nails.
Have we Muslims ever thought about what the reaction of a Sahabi, a Companion of the Prophet (peace be upon him), would be if he visited Saudi Arabia today?
Whether we like to admit it or not, our friends have a powerful influence on our character.
A well-known quote which used to be chalked on blackboards in our school every morning was: “Practice what you preach”.
Some 11,455 illegal Yemenis have corrected their Saudi residence statuses since the beginning of the correction campaign on May 10.
The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs announced on Thursday that it has signed a contract with a Malaysian company to operate and maintain the Mashaer train which will operate between Makkah
Foreign pilgrims will be fingerprinted in their homes before departing for the Kingdom, said Minister of Haj Bandr Al-Hajjar in a statement to the Al-Watan newspaper.
Daesh (the so-called IS) militants seized full control of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday, putting the
Palmyra, the ancient Syrian city.
Rebels on Friday overran a hospital in northwest Syria where at least 150 regime forces and dozens of civilians were
"Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes-Benz?"
Iraqi forces said they thwarted a third attempt by the Daesh (so-called IS) militants to break through their defensive lines east of the city of Ramadi overnight on Thursday.
Israel’s former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman on Thursday urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel talks with the head of parliament’s Arab parties, accusing him of granting legitimacy
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes one year in office, his cuts in federal welfare spending on the poorest of
From rescuing migrants at sea to donating all they can, residents of Indonesia's Islamic Aceh province are warmly
A veteran Taiwanese opposition figure and human rights activist launched a bid Thursday to stand for president next year.
Philippine police have killed a suspected member of the Abu Sayyaf group who was allegedly involved in the kidnapping last week of two Malaysians.
Ten soldiers and a militiaman were killed in fresh violence in conflict-strewn Libya, security and medical sources said Thursday.
One of India's most powerful politicians, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, is set to return as chief minister of the southern
Hundreds of government forces with automatic weapons patrolled the streets of Indian Kashmir’s main city to stop a rally to mark the anniversaries of the assassinations of two Kashmiri leaders.
Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who won a Nobel peace prize for education campaigning, called on world leaders on Thursday to give 12 years of free schooling to every child following a major
Luis Figo and Michael van Praag pulled out of the race for the FIFA presidency Thursday, leaving controversial
Ben Stokes provided the gloss and Joe Root the glue as England recovered from a terrible start.
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time ahead of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan hopes that Zimbabwe’s tour of the country will be a proving
Sunderland secured its Premier League survival Wednesday by drawing 0-0 at Arsenal, denying the London club a chance
Rafael Nadal received Paris’s most prestigious honor, the “Grand Vermeil”, just days before the Spanish superstar
Barcelona midfielder and captain Xavi confirmed Thursday he will leave his boyhood club at the end of the season.
Andrew Johnson holed-in-one on the first day of the European PGA Championship here Thursday and won himself a new car.
India's auto industry matures.
Microsoft's plan to make its new version of Windows a mobile hit by letting it accept tweaked Apple and Android apps
Germany's nearly 1,800 banks are being forced to rethink their business models in the face of persistently low level
King Abdullah Economic City has signed a contract with Banaja Holdings Group, which is specialized in distributing pharmaceuticals and medical equipment.
Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco paid new chief executive Dave Lewis 4.1 million pounds ($6.4 million) in the six months after luring him from consumer goods group Unilever and tasking him with
Japan unveiled a plan on Thursday to provide $110 billion in aid for Asian infrastructure projects, as China prepares to launch a new institutional lender that is seen as encroaching on the regional