I do not believe there is any subject that has been discussed with so much depth in the media as the issue of Saudis going abroad for their vacations.
Several neighborhoods in Jeddah reported water shortages for a week because of maintenance being carried out inside a water desalination plant.
Perhaps the first female role model that comes to my mind is Khadija Bint Khuwaylid (may Allah be pleased with her), the first wife of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
“Dear people: You deserve more and whatever I do will not be able to give you what you deserve,” Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman said on his official Twitter account after issuing a spate of Royal Decrees ordering a massive SR110 billion ($29.3 billion) spending that include payments of two months bonus salary to all Saudi state employees and a series of other subsidies.
Okaz Organization for Press and Publication will disburse two-month salary as bonus to all its employees, Abdullah Saleh Kamel, chairman of the Board of Directors of the organization, has said.
The Board of Directors of Okaz Company for Electronic Publishing has decided to pay a bonus equal to two months’ basic salary to all its employees.
THE Council of Ministers recently announced that withholding the passports and other official documents of expatriates by their employers is a legal violation.Many Saudi sponsors continue to withhold the passports and official documents of their expatriate employees to ensure they enter and exit the country on their terms.Lawyers have argued that the act is a violation of the law and human rights of foreign workers, Al-Riyadh daily reported.
AS land prices have risen and the conditions for applying for a housing loan have become more difficult.
A CRACKDOWN on protests in Egypt is not expected to provoke widespread unrest that threatens President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s rule.
Fighters of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) gesture in the northern Syrian town of Kobani, Friday.
AFTER years of flying to North Korea with “bags full of money” and returning with hundreds of works of art, investor Frans Broersen believes he has pre-emptively secured a lucrative slice of a market so specialized it doesn’t really exist.Some critics describe Broersen’s strategy as more akin to carpetbagging than collecting, and dispute the overall quality of the works he purchased during the course of seven trips to Pyongyang beginning in 2005.
WHEN Mario Draghi announced the European Central Bank’s trillion-euro scheme to buy government bonds, he acknowledged that in the round of strategies to revive inflation and boost the economy, the bank had just played its last hand.Asked by reporters what would happen if the plan to purchase 60 billion euros of assets a month for 19 months failed, Draghi answered: “We have Plan A. Period.”
This refers to the article “King Salman gives bonus to state employees, reshuffles Cabinet” (Jan. 30).
I find the article “For husbands who want a Misyar marriage” by Tarfah Abdulrahman (Jan. 30) a bit shocking.
With reference to the article “Evolutional jealousy” (Jan. 30), there is an old saying that comes to mind on this issue: “A daughter’s a daughter for life; A son’s a son until he takes a wife”.
Firstly, it is the families’ responsibility to raise their children away from the extremists.
Again, we start another chapter of a challenging journey of a new king, his highness, King Salman. We wish him good health and long life.
We, Myanmar Muslims, never forget King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz. He lives in our hearts. He had helped us so much.
May Allah keep him fine and protect him from all setbacks. Long live Erdogan! We love him. He plays a pivotal role to show the strength of Islam.
I am a Catholic Christian. I love Saudi Arabia and I respect its people, their beliefs, culture, laws and most especially, their religion.
ACCORDING to a recent study, there has been a 5 percent increase in the sales of non-electronic toys in the $122
As Saudis, we tend to avoid talking about mental illnesses. Many people go to see psychiatrists secretly because they do not want others to know.
A convoy of 20 large trucks carrying more than 250 tons of food products and clothes departed for Syria Wednesday night as part of the Saudi aid campaign to the Syrian people.
Two US citizens came under gunfire Friday in the Eastern Province and one of them was wounded, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
A Cairo court banned the military wing of Gaza-based group Hamas on Saturday, designating it a terrorist organization.
Bahrain said on Saturday it had revoked the citizenship of 72 people convicted of "harming the interests of the kingdom."
Militants fired a barrage of rockets and set off a car bomb Thursday killing at least 30 people, mostly soldiers, in Egypt’s North Sinai province, where security forces are battling a raging
Israeli plans to build 430 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank constitute a “war crime”, a senior Palestinian official said Friday.
Representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition wrapped up four days of consultations in Moscow on Thursday with a general statement avoiding any of the difficult issues surrounding the
Beleaguered Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi came under new pressure Friday when a former minister accused his aides of waging a dirty tricks campaign against her and said his Congress party
A police official says the death toll from a blast at a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan has risen to 35. Sain Rakhio Mirani, the deputy inspector general for Shikarpur district where the blast
Korean Air Lines Chairman Cho Yang-ho said on Friday he had scolded his daughter for expelling a crew member from a flight over the way she was served nuts in first class.
The African Union called Friday for a regional five-nation force of 7,500 troops to defeat the “horrendous” rise of Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist militants.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino pledged justice for the families of 44 police commandos killed by Muslim rebels during a botched anti-terror operation, as he led tributes on Friday – a national
Death Row Records founder Marion “Suge” Knight was arrested early Friday on a murder charge in a fatal hit-and-run.
The Islamic State jihadist group killed a senior Kurdish commander and five fighters Friday in a major attack in Iraq’s Kirkuk province, while bombings elsewhere left at least nine dead.
POST revolution Tunisia is all too familiar with protest – usually through demonstrations — but one group of activists
Stunned golf fans at the Phoenix Open were left to ponder how the mighty have fallen after Tiger Woods plunged to new
Djokovic fought off defending champion Stan Wawrinka.
Striker and captain Ahmed Khalil scored goals on either side.
Australia will try to unlock the Asian Cup’s stingiest defense.
One of the few players with the game to trouble Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova’s decade-long losing streak to the
England will face Australia in Sunday’s tri-series final after winning its One-Day International against India at the
Despite playing with a dislocated left shoulder, long-time Purefoods import Marqus Blakely still managed to stamp his
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy stormed into a one-shot lead in the Dubai Desert Classic with a sparkling second-round 64
Huawei has announced the 2014 financial performance of its Consumer Business Group (BG).
A downturn in the Kingdom’s real estate market due to new mortgage regulations isn’t likely, said a leading real
MBC Group’s Chairman Sheikh Waleed Al-Ibrahim announced the appointment of Turki Al-Dakhil as the new General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel.
Japan’s two biggest airlines on Friday projected smooth full-year earnings, with All Nippon Airways (ANA) placing a $2.2 billion order for Boeing and Airbus planes, while rival Japan Airlines (JAL)
Qatar Airways announced Friday it has bought nearly 10 percent of the parent company of British Airways and Spain’s Iberia, deepening wealthy Qatar’s business ties to Europe and intensifying
Honda on Friday slashed its full-year net profit forecast by 3.5 percent to $4.6 billion in the face of soaring recall costs from an exploding airbag crisis linked to at least five deaths.