The Interior Ministry said on Friday it had foiled a bomb plot by Daesh (the so-called IS) and blamed the group for shooting dead two policemen in Riyadh earlier this month.
The housing problem in Saudi Arabia did not, five years ago, receive the attention it receives now. It is now the talk of the town and a hot topic.
I stayed in Riyadh for a few days during the book fair that was held there. I used taxis to get around. I noticed that expatriates monopolize this sector under the nose of taxi companies.
A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, causing massive damage in the capital Kathmandu with strong tremors felt across neighbouring countries.
LIKE most young children, when Othman Al-Johani was growing up a trip to the doctors wasn’t something he would look forward to. But that all changed when he was a teenager, and Othman became interested in studying medicine. He also wanted to find a career which would help others.
DESPITE the countless deaths and efforts by authorities to crack down on the dangerous phenomenon known as car drifting, more and more young men are getting caught performing risky stunts.Al-Riyadh newspaper reports on the Kingdom’s deadly drifting culture.
MOTOR insurance has become not only mandatory but also an indispensible matter in the Kingdom.
IN the face of strong competition from China, the traditional, locally produced Palestinian headscarf has put up a show of resistance, successfully pulling itself back from the brink of extinction.
LIBYA’S chaos has turned it into a lucrative magnet attracting migrants desperate to make the dangerous sea voyage to Europe.
MICHEL Dancoisne-Martineau knows that the story.
JOSEPH Webb retains a long, thin scar on his face.
The CEO & General Manager of Saudi Steel H.M. Zakaria, who has steered the company from the shoals after taking over at the helm in 2007, is confident that Saudization in his company will reach 50 percent target while becoming a major player in the industry.
CAR manufacturers are targeting the Chinese appetite for "crossover" vehicles, 4x4s suitable for urban terrain being snapped up by status-conscious consumers as automakers fight for sales in an otherwise slowing market.
OF the numerous superstitions associated with cats, perhaps the most famous one is the black cat superstition.
I read with great interest the report “IISD parents to elect 7-member management body” (Apr. 19). You have rightly highlighted the issues currently faced by the International Indian School Dammam.
I am writing with regard to the article “For what crime was Qamaruzzaman executed?” (Apr. 22).
With regard to the post “United Muslim Army is the answer” (Apr. 22), there is a need for not only a common army, but also a common economic block and for joint Muslim research and development
With regard to the article “Families struggling without water in EP” (Apr. 22), why is a country like Saudi Arabia facing a water shortage? There is surely enough money to desalinate water for daily
With regard to the article “The raining cloud of scholarships” (Apr. 21), in most countries, including the United States, students or their parents must pay for their own university education.
If Saudis are complaining about poor service from their maids, they should open a training school for maids.
You must start by teaching them the English language! Technical expertise requires English.
It is mandatory for every Muslim to be strong to defend his country against aggression of any kind.
The sad part is that the Ummah fails to understand and forgets the main purpose of Haj and Umrah by wasting their time in such useless things which are not rewarding and do not take them an inch
Honestly, unemployment would not be a serious issue if Saudis would agree to work as laborers and in lower paying jobs. But the issue is that they all want important jobs.
The biggest reason for illiteracy is the sponsorship system. And you will not be able to end it unless you eliminate sponsors.
It is heartbreaking that road accidents and the number of people dying on our roads are both on the increase.
Chairman of the Management and Human Resources Committee in the Shoura Council Muhammad Hamid Al-Nagadi said the higher authorities referred to the council a study on reducing working hours in the
Minister of Haj Bandar Hajjar disclosed that a new regulation would be issued soon allowing mutawwifs (pilgrim guides) to own Umrah service companies.
A Milan-bound Turkish Airlines plane had to make an emergency landing in Istanbul on Saturday after one of its engines caught fire shortly after take-off, local media reported.
At least 60 Syrian government loyalists were killed in fighting as rebels overran their last major foothold in the northwestern province of Idlib on Saturday.
NUCLEAR powers join non-nuclear nations on Monday to launch a conference on non-proliferation, buoyed by the Iran deal but alarmed by slow-moving US-Russian disarmament.
Israeli tanks hit a position of the Islamist movement Hamas in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was launched on southern Israel from the Palestinian enclave, Israel’s army said Friday.
A militia alliance that controls Libya’s capital has carried out airstrikes against Daesh (so-called IS) positions in the coastal city of Sirte, an official said.
The Lebanese army says it arrested eight wanted militants, including a soldier who deserted to join Daesh (so called IS) group and four Syrians.
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people, as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas.
A Filipina on death row in Indonesia has been informed that she will be executed on Tuesday, her lawyer said.
A 7.9 magnitude earthquake caused large-scale casualties in Nepal on Saturday, with possibly hundreds of people killed, one of the Himalayan nation's diplomats said.
Climbers on Mount Everest were caught in a major earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday, leaving more than 100 dead
MOST coffee snobs can only dream of sipping on a brew.
SIXTEEN-year-old orphan Ishmael Bangura fled Sierra Leone.
Italian police said Friday they had dismantled a network of radicals that included two former bodyguards of Osama Bin Laden and the suspected authors of one of Pakistan’s deadliest terror attacks.
The United Nations said Friday it would host separate talks with rival sides in Syria from May 4 in a bid to kickstart stalled negotiations to end the four-year conflict.
Barcelona will play Bayern Munich in the Champions League semifinals, pairing coach Pep Guardiola’s past and current
The Talk N Text Tropang Texters whipped up a storm in the second quarter and then held off a spirited Rain or Shine
Defending champion Kei Nishikori made his way into the Barcelona Open semifinals by holding off Roberto Bautista Agut
Pakistan’s miserable tour of Bangladesh continued as the host recorded its first-ever Twenty20 win over the rival with
Tickets for the megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally hit the market Thursday and unless your
James Anderson struck early for England to have the West Indies at 22 for one at lunch in its second innings after the
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) handed the high-flying Rajasthan Royals (RR) their second loss on the trot, when they trumped the top-ranked side by nine wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL)
Reigning world champion Sebastien Ogier saw his chances of winning the Rally of Argentina go up in smoke Thursday after he failed to finish the second special stage because of a technical problem.
German business confidence rose to its highest level in 10 months in April, as recovery in Europe’s biggest economy continues apace, but optimism could soon begin to stall, the Ifo economic
Renault shares powered to a seven-year high on Friday as forecast-beating quarterly sales overshadowed signs of growing tensions with the French government over its influence on the carmaker.
Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-largest automaker, said Friday its first quarter net profit rose slightly from a year earlier despite falls in sales revenue.
Thousands of South Korean workers and civil servants rallied in Seoul on Friday in response to a nationwide general strike call against government labor reforms.
MOHAMAD Yousuf Naghi Motors, the official BMW Group importer in Saudi Arabia, have announced the all-new BMW X5M and
CHINA is famous for many things. It is a country with big ambitions. When it comes to cars, the most famous thing