Residency status of 40,635 Yemenis has been rectified since the beginning of the campaign earlier this month, the Passports Department said on Thursday.
To be frank, I do not know why women are looked down upon more than men. This is common among scholars and extremists. How is it possible for anyone to say that women only watch football to enjoy looking at players’ thighs?
If the authorities approve a decision to make government offices in Ramadan open from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., as reported in Makkah daily, the changes will make life easier for employees and service seekers alike.
THE sun in Saudi Arabia’s New Diriyah beats down through the windscreen as Abu Talal lights up a cigarette and checks his iPhone.
Why do people keep close relations with Allah at hard times, while only some keep this strong strand during ease? Suffering and hurt are prevalent everywhere we look.
Saudi military wives spoke with pride about their husbands and what they do for the country. Even though they live a difficult life, especially when their husbands are away from home, they take great pride in what their husbands do for the Kingdom.
Most people acknowledge the existence of the Burmese but few know about their lives in the Kingdom.
THE honeymoon was a brief moment for love, away from the front lines of Syria’s war. In the capital of the Daesh (so-called IS) group’s proclaimed “caliphate,” Syrian fighter Abu Bilal Al-Homsi was united with his Tunisian bride.
FOR an elite but passionate group of vintage car collectors in Pakistan, restoring antique rides is like traveling back in time — and money seems to be no obstacle.
FOR years Turkey has boasted NATO’s largest army, bar only the United States.
THE notion that young women are traveling to Syria solely to become “jihadi brides” is simplistic.
With a declining shelf-life and high costs, are apps right for your business?
One of my favorite science-based apps is The Elements.
A conference of Muslim states on Thursday condemned main groups in Syria and Iraq and studied a plan for developing an effective strategy against "terrorism and extremism".
On social media websites, users are able to impersonate anyone they wish and pretend to belong to certain groups, countries.
Saudi society is the most digitally connected in the world. It has the highest use of Twitter per capita, and shares the number two spot with Hong Kong for the highest number of mobile phones per person.
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has temporarily banned the import of poultry meat, eggs, their products and equipment from five more regions in the United States because of the spread of severe bird flu disease there.
I often wonder where the leftover food at a wedding party of 200 to 500 women goes when a quarter of the guests have already left because of the very late arrival of the bride and the unending dances and photo sessions.
RANIAN President Hassan Rohani has reignited the debate.
Palestinians spend time at the beach of the Mediterranean Sea on the coast of Gaza City, late Wednesday as
Iran on Thursday warned global powers against making “excessive demands” in talks aimed at sealing a ground-breaking nuclear deal.
Israeli police say they have charged a Palestinian man with killing a Polish tourist in Israel in April.
Iraq has exhumed the remains of 470 people believed to have been executed by jihadists near Tikrit last year in what is known as the Speicher massacre.
Tunisia has arrested a second Moroccan suspect over a deadly attack in March on the Bardo museum in Tunis.
FROM open-top bus tours and neighborhood rallies to bicycle protests and dance routines, campaigners in Hong Kong are employing a range of tactics to win hearts.
The US military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine US states and a US air base in South Korea.
Pakistan on Thursday executed three Baluch separatists convicted of hijacking a plane in 1998, which they attempted to fly to India to disrupt Islamabad’s first nuclear tests, officials said.
A Tibetan mother-of-two burned herself to death to highlight repression in the Chinese Himalayan region.
Hospitals in India were struggling Thursday to cope with an influx of victims of a blistering heatwave that has claimed nearly 1,500 lives.
Over 200 joyriders were arrested in Madinah since the beginning of the year, said Gen. Muhammad Ajlan, head of Madinah’s Traffic Department.
The General Union of Cars in Makkah has announced job openings for this year’s Haj.
A bus driver was arrested for dealing in drugs using his minibus in Arar.
A two-day event on Haj organized by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Institute for Hajj, Umrah and Visit Research at Umm Al-Qura University opened on Wednesday evening at Taibah University in
A delegation of residents from the Qassim region recently extended their condolences to the families of people who died in the terrorist bombing of a mosque in the town of Al-Qudayh in Qatif last
A Turkish city has canceled plans to bestow a rare honor on a former New York Times journalist because of an article in which he criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Beleaguered FIFA President Sepp Blatter Thursday warned of "more bad news" for football's scandal tainted world body
FIFA President Sepp Blatter chaired an emergency meeting with continental soccer bodies.
Novak Djokovic came through an injury scare Thursday and made his way into the third round.
AC Milan is bidding to lure back Ancelotti.
Sevilla retained its Europa League title and lifted the trophy for a record fourth time amid a cascade of tears and
When South Africa won the right to host Africa's first World Cup, it was seen as a heartwarming reward for Nelson
Alberto Contador increased his lead on the 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia Thursday with a well-timed attack on the
Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub Thursday appeared to soften his stance on a threatened vote at the FIFA
AUSTRALIAN Symon Drake-Brockman is on the front line of a revolution in European finance. The former head of global
THE Trans Luxury Hotel Bandung is Indonesia’s newest reference in luxury.
LONG before the phrase "robo-adviser" existed, Sunnyvale, California-based Financial Engines was cornering the
JAPAN, famous for green tea, is welcoming artisanal American coffee roaster Blue Bottle with long lines.
Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates’ fast-growing national carrier, said Thursday its profit rose by more than half to $73 million last year.
The dollar soared to its highest level against the yen in more than 12 years on Thursday.