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Egypt and Kingdom lead Arab security, says El-Sisi

CHALLENGES in the Arab region can only be overcome with Egypt and Saudi Arabia cooperating hand-in-hand, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said Thursday.

Yemeni forces seize Houthi positions on Aden outskirts

Yemeni forces backed up by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes have recaptured positions on the outskirts of Aden used by the Houthi group to fire rockets into the southern port city, local officials said on Thursday.

Why do our research centers not focus on our pressing issues?

IN the seventies, our country and the entire Muslim World were shocked by the flagrant seizure of the Grand Mosque of Makkah by a few people who were brainwashed.

KSA, Egypt to work for joint Arab force

KSA, Egypt to work for joint Arab force

Saudi Arabia and Egypt on Thursday agreed to work for a joint Arab force. The two countries will also enhance their cooperation and investments in energy, electricity grid connection and transport areas.

First woman to oversee 60,000 employees in Saudi Aramco

First woman to oversee 60,000 employees in Saudi Aramco

SAUDI state-run oil giant Aramco earlier this week appointed Huda Al-Ghosn as its executive director of employee relations and training, making her the first women to fill this position in the company’s history.

Super Muslimah!

Super Muslimah!

Watching my mum carefully pick her way through her list of things to do and chores, makes me wonder, will I ever be able to live up to that expectation?

Disciplining children is tricky

Disciplining children is tricky

Experts say parents should avoid physical discipline as it is often linked to increased aggressiveness, low self-esteem and even depression. Instead, parents should use other forms of punishment that help children realize their mistakes.

Shrimp fishing season starts tomorrow

Shrimp fishing season starts tomorrow

Shrimp fishing season in the Arabian Gulf is to start Aug. 1 (Saturday), according to an official of the Ministry of Agriculture.

For employed women, solidarity always pays off

For employed women, solidarity always pays off

HESSA is a math teacher who recently got married.

Conditions on Pluto: Incredibly hazy with flowing ice

Conditions on Pluto: Incredibly hazy with flowing ice

PLUTO is hazier than scientists expected and appears to be covered with flowing ice. The team responsible for the New Horizons flyby of Pluto recently released new pictures of the previously unexplored world on the edge of the solar system.

Popular entertainment centers shut doors before disabled kids

Popular entertainment centers shut doors before disabled kids

A group of 40 children have been denied entry into two entertainment centers in Jeddah.

Social Media Moms

Social Media Moms

Disney does not tell the mothers what to write or tweet about, and it doesn’t require them to post. Still, this year’s social media moms event in May generated 28,500 tweets, 4,900 Instagram photos.

Saudi Social Media Sphere

Saudi Social Media Sphere

It all started when Faisal Alhazza, a Saudi student, started having issues with keeping up attendance.

9 Omanis die, 41 hurt in bus-truck collision in Khuraiss

A head-on collision between a truck and a bus carrying Omanis left nine people dead and 41 others injured on Thursday.

A Pakistani and Indian hurt by Yemeni shelling

A shell, fired from Yemeni territories, fell in Najran region on Thursday afternoon injuring a Pakistani and Indian expatriate.

A father’s advice

A father’s advice

Sometimes heartfelt advice is the best gift you can give someone.

Youngest refugees bear brunt of Syria war woes

Youngest refugees bear brunt of Syria war woes

GATHERED on the desert floor, the Askar family chants prayers for their 1-year-old daughter Jawahir, who died of malnutrition and is buried beneath the sands of their informal refugee camp far from their Syrian hometown.

A robust effort to make ends meet

A robust effort to make ends meet

SMOKE rises as crude oil is heated in Rmeilan oil field of Syria’s Hasakeh province, where the Kurds, having fought off the militants.

Our media campaigns do not meet our expectations

I believe some people who supervise these campaigns still do not understand the changes our society has seen and continues to see and still insist on implementing these campaigns in the same old tried and traditional ways.

US to deliver eight F-16s to Egypt

The United States will deliver eight F-16 Block 52 aircraft to Egypt within the next two days, the US Embassy in Cairo said in a statement on Thursday.

Thinking outside the box

IF your little son came crying and told you that his mother had beaten him, what would you think of her, and why did the mother do that?

Abbas wants ICC to probe killing of toddler

Abbas wants ICC to probe killing of toddler

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said he would appeal to the International Criminal Court to investigate Friday's

Kuwait uncovers Daesh network

Kuwait has uncovered a network of Daesh (the so-called IS) militants who fought in Iraq and Syria and detained some of its members.

Syrian Kurds’ spending plans reflect rising ambition

Syrian Kurds’ spending plans reflect rising ambition

KURDISH authorities who control a growing area of Syria have ambitious spending plans for their territory.

No more tuk-tuks in Cairo districts

No more tuk-tuks in Cairo districts

CAIRO’s governor this week banned tuk-tuks – the three-wheeled auto-rickshaws.

Court defers Al-Jazeera retrial verdict

Court defers Al-Jazeera retrial verdict

An Egyptian court postponed Thursday its verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting

Is science drawing closer to an alien world?

NASA's discovery of Earth-like exoplanet Kepler-452b, nicknamed "Earth 2.0", has social media buzzing about the chances of finding a faraway world.

India hangs bomb plotter Yakub Memon

India executed convicted bomb plotter Yakub Memon on Thursday for conspiring in the nation’s deadliest attack.

India: Punjab attackers came from Pakistan

Three gunmen who stormed a police station and killed seven people in northern India this week came from Pakistan.

Kalam buried in southern India

Tens of thousands of people gathered in the southern Indian town of Rameswaram on Thursday for the burial of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Najib: Plane debris to be sent to France

A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago.

Air India staff arrested for trafficking

Indian police said Thursday they have arrested two Air India employees after uncovering a people smuggling operation at New Delhi airport that apparently targeted Nepalese quake victims.

Five days to respond to Nazaha queries

King Salman has ordered all ministries and government departments to reply to urgent queries from (Nazaha) within five days.

New airport to be ready by middle of 2017

The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) has said 65 percent of work for the new King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah has been completed and the entire project will be ready by the

Government offices in Mina to be relocated

A total of 22 ministries and government departments involved in the Haj services will have their offices in Mina relocated to Makkah.

Schools on border to reopen on schedule

Classes in all schools in areas along the southern borders with Yemen will resume as scheduled on Aug. 23 after the summer vacation along with educational institutions all over the Kingdom.

Deadly attack on Turkish police

Two people died on Thursday in a new attack on the Turkish security forces blamed on Kurdish militants.

387,000 illegal Yemenis correct status

As many as 387,543 illegal Yemenis who have arrived in the Kingdom before April 9 have corrected their residency status so far, the Passport Department announced.

3 executed for murder, drugs

Three Saudi nationals were executed on Wednesday for murder and drug trafficking.

Finn's five wickets put England on brink of victory

Finn's five wickets put England on brink of victory

England paceman Steven Finn's five-wicket haul put the hosts on the brink of a 2-1 Ashes series lead over Australia on

Steyn joins 400 club

Steyn joins 400 club

Dale Steyn claimed his 400th Test scalp.

Pakistan tames Sri Lanka in first T20

Pakistan tames Sri Lanka in first T20

Umar Akmal smashed 46 off 24 balls and Sohail Tanvir grabbed three wickets as Pakistan beat top-ranked Sri Lanka.

Chung running for FIFA president

Chung running for FIFA president

Former FIFA vice president Chung Mong-joon said Thursday he is entering the race.

Pospisil overcomes heat and Lu

Pospisil overcomes heat and Lu

Vasek Pospisil overcame sweltering heat and cramps to outlast Yen-Hsun Lu in the Atlanta Open Wednesday.

PSG claims Int’l Champs Cup

PSG claims Int’l Champs Cup

Manchester United’s pre-season US tour ended on a losing note here Wednesday as French giant Paris Saint-Germain

Kaka powers All-Stars to win

Kaka powers All-Stars to win

Brazilian star Kaka scored one goal and set up another as the Major League Soccer All-Stars edged Tottenham 2-1

Madrid keeper Casilla scores, saves in shootout

Madrid keeper Casilla scores, saves in shootout

Real Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla scored with his side's 11th penalty in a shootout.

Motorbike taxis aim to be Kenya’s next entrepreneurs

Motorbike taxis aim to be Kenya’s next entrepreneurs

"Motorcycle taxis transport people and goods at an affordable price"

Ordinary Canadians turn bankers as shadow mortgage lending rises

Ordinary Canadians turn bankers as shadow mortgage lending rises

CANADA’s housing boom is increasingly driving homebuyers.

Oil prices extend recovery

Oil prices rebounded further on Thursday as a drop in US stockpiles eased concerns of oversupply, analysts said.

US economy grew 2.3% in Q2

The US economy picked up sharply in the second quarter, boosted by increased consumer spending and exports after a tepid first quarter.

Irish economy posts strong growth

Ireland’s economy accelerated by 1.4 percent in the first three months of this year and expanded by more than previously thought in 2014.

German jobless stays at historic low

German unemployment stayed at 6.4 percent in July, the lowest level since reunification almost a quarter century ago.

Fun galore at World Circus
Eid is a festival that puts a smile on every ones faces – young and old. It brings along many joyous gatherings and acti
Drake Slays Meek Mill Back to Back
Since being accused by Meek Mill of using a ghostwriter.
A Jewish American who passed some of America’s most sensitive secrets to his Israeli masters has walked free from a US jail.
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