Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has ordered payment of SR1.8 billion to beneficiaries of social insurance as assistance for the holy month of Ramadan.
Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense, received a telephone call Wednesday from British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon.
Col. Muhammad Al-Saad, director of public relations in the passports department, denied news being circulated that there would be an extension to the period for rectification of Yemenis’ status.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman inaugurated a number of development projects in Madinah region late Tuesday night.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will inaugurate the new Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah in a grand ceremony on Thursday night.
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, prays at the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah late Tuesday night.
Prince Miteb Bin Abdullah, minister of the National Guard, paid an inspection visit here on Wednesday to the Command of King Faisal Brigade of the National Guard.
Muhammad Al-Mukhtar Al-Faal is the new editor-in-chief of Okaz daily. His appointment was approved by Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Adel Bin Zaid Al-Turaifi on Wednesday.
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities launched the national marketing event to support Saudi women and their creativity in Thi Al-Majaz Center here on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia is the second largest retail market in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with estimated sales of USD 98 billion in 2011.
As UAE’s tourism continues to expand in 2015, Saudi Arabia is placed as the most important source market for leading Dubai resorts.
A record 137,000 people made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
Rebel fire on a residential district of Yemen's second city Aden killed at least 31 civilians Wednesday as loyalist forces in central city Taez launched a manhunt for 1,200 escaped prisoners.
India is reinvigorating an $18 billion campaign to provide fast internet connections for all.
Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Algeria and Morocco urged the UN Human Rights Council to impose a tight embargo on terrorist groups by choking their support networks.
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal on Wednesday pledged his entire $32-billion (SR120 billion) fortune to charitable projects over the coming years.
WHEN Barack Obama took over the White House, a number of preachers and religious scholars celebrated the occasion in a
A total of 87 Saudi businessmen will face trial after being accused of embezzlement and commercial fraud.
Five people were killed and another six severely wounded in an attack on a United Nations convoy in northern Mali, a spokesperson for the country's U.N. peacekeeping mission said on Thursday.
At least 33 people were killed after a passenger ferry with 173 on board capsized in rough waters in the central Philippines on Thursday, a disaster monitoring official said.
The Health Affairs responded on Tuesday to complaints by angry social media users about a selfie posted by a teenage boy with his dead grandfather with the caption “Bye bye grandpa!”
A senior Indian politician allayed apprehensions of around two million Gulf expatriates from the northern Malabar
The Jeddah Central Committee of Kerala Muslim Cultural Center (KMCC) will build 10 houses for the riot victims of
Hillary Clinton struggled to fit into the government of President Barack Obama.
The Riyadh Initiative against Substance Abuse (RISA) initiated a 3-month-long global e-campaign in connection with the
Indian Consul General B.S. Mubarak, flanked by Air India’s senior managers, Firoz Khan, to his left, and M.A. Noor
A controversial law giving Indian soldiers legal impunity in restive Kashmir is fueling grave human rights abuses including the killing of innocent civilians.
Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaksa announced on Wednesday he will lead an opposition faction at upcoming
The UN urged countries Wednesday to create preparedness systems to counter the health risks of heatwaves.
At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and
Daesh (the so-called IS militants launched a wide-scale coordinated assault on several military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai on Wednesday in which 50 people were killed, security sources said,
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano will be in Tehran on Thursday to discuss monitoring sensitive nuclear sites with senior officials as major powers and Iran seek a
Kuwait has arrested two police officers as part of a security crackdown on militants launched after last week's deadly
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday the world should be ashamed that three years after major powers approved a blueprint in Geneva to bring peace to Syria.
Israel said Wednesday it was revoking permits for hundreds of Palestinians living in the West Bank to visit relatives in the Gaza Strip, after a series of attacks, some fatal.
Tunisia began deploying armed police to protect foreign tourists on Wednesday after last week's deadly attack on a
The United States and five European allies on Tuesday called for rival Libyan groups to endorse a deal at UN-led negotiations to resolve the country's ongoing crisis.
With regard to the article "Philippines Embassy sues Saudi firm over pay delay" (July 1), some Saudis sponsors do not seem to understand their workers. Do they understand that people need a job to
With regard to the article "A Christian terrorist plot that goes unreported" (July 1), shameful as it was, it was not terrorism. It was something worse.
I am writing with regard to the article "Older workers add value to any organization" (June 28). A young employee took leave from his boss to attend his uncle's funeral.
Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova breezed through at a sweltering Wimbledon Wednesday where temperatures soared to a
Serena Williams hardly broke sweat in the Wimbledon heat.
Argentina produced its best performance.
Carli Lloyd lifted the United States into its second final.
The Alaska Aces clawed their way back from an 18-point deficit.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has insisted he is not guilty of corruption despite the ongoing investigations into world
Goalkeeper Patrik Carlgren saved two penalties in a shoot-out to lead Sweden to victory over Portugal and its first
Sprint star Usain Bolt is in Munich Wednesday, seeking treatment from famous doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt in
UBS, the world’s leading wealth manager, is sponsoring the seven-day Shara Art Fair, the first commercial art fair of its kind that opened in Jeddah on Wednesday (July 1).
Saudi stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday.
LuLu Hypermarket, the largest retail chain in the GCC region, opened Wednesday (July 1) its new outlet in Sohar.
Global coatings supplier Hempel launched its new range of high-performance multilayer flooring systems and coatings
Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, has entered into a strategic collaboration with King Abdullah Economic City.
Rafal Real Estate Development Company, the premier residential community innovator, announced the completion of the
Misty Copeland, whose personal story and social media prowess helped make her a rare celebrity in ballet, made history
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Singer Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese.
Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias is recovering after undergoing a “minor” back operation in New York, his record label said.
Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has returned home to Kenya to spearhead a new campaign to stop the record