Spokesman for Health Affairs Siraj Al-Hemaidan said there are 400 mental patients in the city’s mental hospital whose families have refused to accept them.
Dubai is once again proving to be the choicest destination for Saudis this summer, with hotels in the city showing 35 percent occupancy by them during the Eid Al-Fitr holidays, Al-Riyadh daily reported.
The Ministry of Labor has said only 322 businesses approved the draft regulations for improving women's work environment when an opinion poll on its website closed on Monday, Al-Madinah newspaper reported.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday he was "excited" about India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and he wanted a "new relationship" with the new right-wing government.
Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded UN school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a UN aid agency and a health official said.
Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to Europe grew on Wednesday, with the EU allocating extra spending and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control.
More than one million sheep have been imported during the past few weeks, according to a Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) official and this has contributed to the stabilizing of the livestock prices during Ramadan and Eid.
Despite some weakness in the first half of the year, the world economy continues to recover, OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report for July 2014 said.
A number of doctors and nurses working at King Fahd Hospital here have said working at the hospital during Eid Al-Fitr is the most beautiful gift they could have.
King Fahd International Airport in Dammam welcomed passengers with Arabian coffee, dates and sweets on the day of Eid Al-Fitr.
Many children are forced by their parents to beg even during the Eid holidays, at a time other children are enjoying gifts and the company of their families.
US planemaker Boeing said about 533,000 new commercial pilots would be needed worldwide in the next two decades to cater to a growing global fleet.
Mohammad Eisa, a teacher, has spent a fortnight in despair and bafflement after his wife and two children went missing on July 15 (Ramadan 17).
England achieved a stunning victory over Australia in the men’s 4x100m relay on the final day of swimming at the
England was in sight of its first win in 11 Tests as it closed in on a series-leveling victory against India at
Julio Grondona, the longtime head of the Argentine Football Association, has died. He was 82.
Right-hander Kyle Gibson pitched seven scoreless innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 win over the Kansas City
South Africa’s Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited overs career six
Roma beat Real Madrid 1-0 Tuesday in a friendly match disrupted by a pitch invasion, with a Palestinian flag being
Sabine Lisicki hit the fastest record serve on the WTA tour but it wasn’t enough against Ana Ivanovic in the first
Alejandro Sabella, who steered Argentina to the World Cup final, has quit as national team coach with Gerardo Martino
IT technician Mansour Diagne is one of the lucky few in Senegal to have a bank account, but when he needs to pay some bills or transfer cash to his sisters on the other side of the crowded capital
Saudi crude production will remain elevated by historical standards in 2014 and 2015, BMI said in its new report “Saudi Arabia Oil & Gas Report Q3 2014”.
Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.
Italian car maker Fiat, which is merging with US group Chrysler, said net profit more than halved in the second quarter, undermined by a higher tax charge in the United States.
Singapore Airlines Ltd. said Wednesday its first-quarter net profit fell 71 percent, as revenue weakened and it remains under pressure to sell seats at a discount due to stiff competition.
Japanese videogames giant Nintendo on Wednesday posted a $97 million quarterly net loss, as higher costs tied to sales of its Wii U console dug into its bottom line as sales weakened.
A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at a Western art auction in Reno, with one painting
Australian budget airline Jetstar apologized on Wednesday after a crew member told passengers on a flight from the Gold Coast tourist strip, including some returning from a popular music festival,
Britain’s Prince Harry has followed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II into the 'photobomb' craze, giving the thumbs up in an image of acclaimed New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens at the
What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course! As in “us.”
A woman stripped naked in Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg and caressed a huge statue of the liberation hero as astonished bystanders looked on, local media reported Wednesday.