The Ministry of Labor will no longer renew work permits of foreigners working in firms that are in yellow category of Nitaqat if they have completed four or more years in the Kingdom.
Makkah Daily reported recently that the recruitment of a housemaid might soon cost about SR50,000.
I wanted to buy some chewing gum while I was in Singapore so I stopped at a grocery store, but I was unable to find what I was looking for. I did not ask myself why a grocery does not sell chewing gum and proceeded to go to several other stores where I was told the same thing.
HUNDREDS of thousands of books will be on display at the 33rd edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair, with a rich parallel program that includes a large number of cultural and intellectual activities.
A group of men discovered a 3,400-year-old pharaonic temple from the reign of warrior king Thutmosis III under their house in a city south of Cairo, Egyptian officials said. Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Al-Damaty said the seven men made the find during an illegal excavation in Al-Badrashin, 40 kms (25 miles) from the capital.
MANY young girls are lured into getting married early thinking marriage is the key to eternal bliss and a way of freeing themselves from over-protective parents who constantly keep looking over their shoulders. But is getting married early as romantic as it seems?Many youngsters insist on getting married at an early age but then find themselves unable to bear the responsibilities that come with tying the knot.The children from such marriages pose additional challenges. Speaking to such women in Saudi Arabia, it seems they are far from finding the prince charming of their dreams.
THERE has been an increased demand to have an equitable distribution of marriage expenses among the couple.
AFTER a tough day battling extremists in northern Iraq, a group of young peshmerga fighters discuss English football results around a table littered with smartphones and drinks.
EVERY year in spring, Australians are seen wearing bicycle helmets with spikes on top or caps that have images of eyes on their back. The colorful head gear is not a fashion statement. Instead, it protects wearers from the swooping magpie, a quintessentially Australian experience where the bird flies low, clacking its beak and sometimes drawing blood by pecking the head of a human victim.While Australian native animals such as the box jellyfish, funnel web spider and several snake species continue to top the world’s most deadly creature lists, the magpie also regularly hits the headlines.
Gripping a rubber hose between his teeth that will be his lifeline, Than Hlaing takes a last gulp of relatively untainted air before plunging into the murky gloom of the fast-flowing Yangon river in Myanmar’s main city.
Saudi Arabian giant Al-Hilal will bank on some fervent home support to overturn a 1-0 deficit against fledgling outfit Western Sydney Wanderers in the second-leg of the AFC Champions League (ACL) final Saturday as it bids for a third title.Such success is long overdue for a team that was voted Asian’s club of the century in 2009 and whose attendances dwarf those of other teams in this year’s competition.
With Marc Pingris back in action, the Purefoods Star Hotshots came from behind to hack out an impressive 81-75 victory.
Australia was left with a daunting task to save the second Test and series after Younis Khan hit an epic double
Tomas Berdych guaranteed his place at the season-ending World Tour Finals for the fifth straight year.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he could be forced to play for a different team next season if the club doesn’t
Singapore great Aleksandar Duric bid farewell to one of football’s most extraordinary and prolific careers when he
Big-hitting Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts fired a superb eight-under 64 Friday to take a one-shot lead after the second
In a reversal of roles, the outspoken Muhammad Ali won the “Rumble In The Jungle” 40 years ago but has become a
Cellar dweller Fine Boys (FB) Rhinos bowled one of their most cohesive outings to defeat their five opponents as Mel
When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow.
Saudi Aramco has received bids from nine pre-selected groups for 11 stadiums it has been ordered by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.
Riyadh is number 10 among the 60 most affordable cities in the world ranked in the Urban Transit Price Index.
The undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport, Faisal Al-Zabin, inaugurated on Wednesday the 8th edition of Luxury
Sony's losses ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) last quarter as the Japanese electronics and entertainment
SAUDI Arabia’s auto market had a record first half sales this year, selling 412,921 vehicle during the first 6 months