The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced on Sunday that Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has been named the Cultural Personality of the year 2014 in the Award’s eighth session.
France has “information” but no firm proof that Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s regime is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said Sunday.
An influential Qatar-based cleric whose fiery sermons strained ties between Doha and its neighbors sent a conciliatory message to countries he has criticized in an apparent attempt to help end a rift between the Gulf Arab allies.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal has reiterated that Saudi Arabia is "steady and firm" in its stance against terrorism.
A number of experts and schoolteachers have been trying to dispel fears about the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which they said has been blown out of proportion by rumors and social networking sites.
A Saudi family has been stuck in Beirut for a year after the father disappeared in Syria in mysterious circumstances, Alsharq daily reported.
Saudi Arabia plans to invest $109 billion to produce 41 gigawatts (GW) of solar energy by 2032, which is almost 30 percent of its total energy requirement by that time.
Software company SAP has underlined the growing importance of technology in helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) shape Saudi Arabia’s future.
This is in response to the opinion piece “Why don’t Saudis project a better image of their country?” in Saudi Gazette on April 20. To understand Saudi Arabia one has to walk the walk.
This is in response to the article “Saudi woman responsible for half a citizen?” in Saudi Gazette on April 20. Why are people trying to bring up the issue of expats getting citizenship when talking
This is in response to the article “Latest coronavirus victim: Bonhomie at Saudi weddings” in Saudi Gazette on April 20. There’s nothing great to worry... Just take precautions as ordered by WHO.
This is in response to the article “Wife beater fined” in Saudi Gazette on April 20. Serious bad treatment should be complained of course, but otherwise women (and men) should refrain from
A large number of young college graduates said they prefer to be employed in the government sector as it provides them with job security, something they cannot find in the private sector.
A recent study that defined the line of adequacy has stirred a lot of debate in society to the point that people have almost forgotten all about the poverty line.
The social affairs committee of the Shoura Council has finalized its draft paper for a project to fight sexual harassment and will present it to the council’s plenary session this week to decide if
The management of a private school in Arar in northern Saudi Arabia sacked six female teachers after they took their complaints against salary deductions to the media.
The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) will question a Saudi arrested for allegedly insulting God, the Prophet (peace be upon him) and his companions, Alsharq daily
Statistics show the number of public health specialists working for the Ministry of Health is 50 percent lower than those working in non-ministry hospitals, Makkah daily reported.
Bangladeshi Ambassador Mohammed Shahidul Islam holds talks with Saudi Gazette Editor-in-Chief Somayya Jabarti during a
Syria will hold presidential elections on June 3, despite a raging civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people, the country's parliamentary speaker said on Monday.
Israeli police arrested 16 Palestinians at one of Jerusalem’s most revered and politically sensitive holy sites on Sunday as they dispersed protesters opposed to any Jewish attempts to pray there.
Militants have killed at least 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, a security source said on Sunday.
Attacks in Iraq, including a suicide bombing at a university in north Baghdad, killed at least 12 people on Sunday, security and medical officials said.
One lucky citizen of the United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.
Palestinian girls stand behind mock jail bars during a rally calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from
Somali lawmaker Isak Mohamed was assassinated and another wounded on Monday by a car bomb in Mogadishu, the prime minister said, the latest in a series of bomb attacks in the conflict-ravaged capital.
Fighting between the military and ethnic minority rebels in northern Myanmar has left at least 22 people dead this month.
The Philippine government will work with the largest Muslim rebel group, with which it signed a peace deal last month, to curb an alarming number of kidnappings in the south, officials and the
South Korean prosecutors investigating last week’s ferry disaster said on Sunday they wanted to extend the detention
A new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, taken by David Bailey, has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday.
A Malaysian official met on Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed
Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters — even before a crime has been committed.
A number of Al-Qaeda militants were killed when an air strike hit their training camps in a remote mountainous region of southern Yemen on Sunday.
Liverpool’s dream of a first title in 24 years moved closer to reality after a 3-2 win at lowly Norwich City Sunday
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease Sunday.
Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time.
Underrated import Wayne Chism finally showed menacing form.
Bernard Hopkins, the oldest world champion in boxing history at age 49, became the eldest fighter to unify world
Germany reached its first Fed Cup final since 1992 Sunday where it will face the Czech Republic which has featured in
Lee Westwood ended a two-year winless drought with a seven-shot victory at the Malaysian Open Sunday.
Paris St Germain collected its first trophy of the season when Edinson Cavani’s double secured a 2-1 victory against
The American University of Sharjah (AUS), ranked as one of the top 440 universities of the world by QS World University Ranking, is hosting an open session for high school graduates who want to
NEC Dispaly Solution Europe will showcase its 6th generation intelligent airport display systems at the Airport Show 2014 in Dubai on May 11-13.
Al-Mutlaq Holding conducted a three-day training session for managers working in sales, marketing, and human resources
Al-Khaliji France SA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Al-KhalijI Commercial Bank QSC has launched its award-winning
Kyoto City has opened a promotional office in Dubai to encourage Gulf nationals and residents to visit Japan’s ancient capital for holidays and leisure.
Emirates, a global connector of people and places, announced it will bring its iconic Airbus A380 to Dallas/Fort Worth
A Danish website is turning private homes into take-away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking,
Artist Husain Alsmail has captured an idiomatic expressive scene to promote peaceful coexistence.
Cameron Diaz fails to understand why society gives so much emphasis to youthful looks.
The head of Egypt's censorship board has resigned in protest at a decision to pull Lebanese star Haifa Wehbe's latest
Amitabh Bachchan is in Goa shooting for R Balakrishnan's next untitled film, and the veteran actor being is nostalgic