Saudi Arabia has arrested 93 people suspected of belonging to the Daesh (the so-called IS) terrorist group, including at least 65 Saudi nationals, the Interior Ministry said in a statement carried on the Saudi Press Agency on Tuesday.
Gulf foreign ministers will meet this week with focus on Yemen, Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary General Abdullatif Zayani said Monday.
The Ministry of Labor has stopped a private company recently from recruiting expatriates, changing job descriptions or transferring services as it failed to pay wages for four months to 274 employees.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman praised the efficiency and capabilities of the Armed Forces in making the ‘Operation Decisive Storm’ a resounding success.
Four construction workers were killed when a building they were working on collapsed on a university campus in Buraidah about 360 kilometers northwest of Riyadh, civil defense authorities said.
Wanted terrorist Nawaf Bin Sharif Samir Al-Onaizi was arrested by police early on Tuesday morning, according to a Ministry of Interior spokesman.
Pakistan will continue to play its role to preserve peace and stability in the Middle East, a senior member of the Pakistani Cabinet told Okaz/Saidi Gazette in an exclusive interview here recently.
The first troops from the National Guard have been deployed on the border with Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency said late on Sunday.
Crown Prince Muqrin Bin Abdulaziz, deputy premier, receives Indian Ambassador Hamid Ali Rao at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday.
The Tunisian man accused of piloting a migrant boat that sank off Libya, killing more than 700 people, is himself a migrant who was forced at gunpoint to captain the ship because of his experience as a fisherman, his brother said on Saturday.
Hundreds of thousands of Nepalis spent another night in the open Monday after a massive quake which killed more than 4,000, as officials warned the final toll could yet rise sharply once rescuers reach cut-off areas.
A severe storm in northwest Pakistan, dubbed a “mini-cyclone,” has killed 45 people and injured more than 200, officials said on Monday, raising their previous death toll.
Giordano, the global apparel retailer and one of the top five clothing brands operating 100 stores across Saudi Arabia, celebrated 20 years in the Kingdom in an event held here yesterday.
The District Court was left in darkness Sunday following a power outage that some court sources described as deliberately instigated by the Saudi Electricity Company.
Emir of Makkah Prince Khaled Al-Faisal met in his office at the governorate on Sunday evening commanders of the Haj security forces and urged them to prepare early for the pilgrimage.
Ninety-five percent of a project to expand the circumambulation area around the Holy Kaaba (mataf) has been completed, thanks to 30 months of non-stop work ordered by the late Custodian of the Two
After a lull of about a month, as many as 128 road surveillance cameras are back to work on the main roads and vital districts in Jeddah.
he Shoura Council on Monday urged the General Presidency of Youth Welfare to convert the proposed sports stadiums into fully-fledged sports villages.
I am writing with regard to the article "Why are there so many road accidents in Saudi Arabia?" (Apr. 25). Road accidents can be minimized, but this requires three measures: enforcement, education
Mr. Khaled Almaeena the author of "Simplistic media analyses can harm Gulf-Pakistan relations" (Apr. 26) has clearly shown his understanding of the subject.
Daesh (so-called IS) insurgents have killed at least 2,154 people off the battlefield in Syria since the end of June when the group declared a caliphate in territory it controls, a Syrian human
A Palestinian who was shot by Israeli troops while trying to cross the separation barrier in the northern West Bank, died of his injuries Tuesday, medical and security sources said.
Israel invited bids on Monday to construct 77 new homes in two settlements on occupied land in East Jerusalem, drawing a swift Palestinian condemnation.
The newly appointed president of Turkey’s highest court said on Monday the country needed a new constitution and called on political parties to reach what has long proved an elusive consensus on the
Israeli military prosecutors have filed charges against three soldiers for alleged theft from Palestinians, and related offences, during last summer’s Gaza blitzkrieg, the military said on Monday.
A coalition of rebels seized an army base in northwestern Syria at dawn on Monday after a suicide bomber from Al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front drove a truck packed with explosives into the compound and blew
A week of heavy fighting between security forces and the Daesh (the so-called IS) group in the Ramadi area of Anbar province killed 30 police, a top officer said on Monday.
Nepal's prime minister declared three days of national mourning for the victims of a huge earthquake and thanked donors in an address to the nation on Tuesday.
Firefighters on Tuesday battled building fires in Baltimore sparked by rioting that erupted after the funeral Monday of a 25-year-old black man who died after suffering a spinal injury in police
At least 52 people are missing and feared dead after a landslide swept through a village in Afghanistan's remote mountainous northeast Tuesday, officials said.
The execution of a Filipina drug convict by an Indonesian firing squad will not be delayed despite last-minute appeals by the Philippine government, the attorney general said on Tuesday.
The mother of an Australian drug trafficker on death row in Indonesia said Tuesday he would be executed by firing squad at midnight (1700 GMT).
Eight million people have been affected by a devastating earthquake in Nepal that has killed at least 4,310, the United Nations said Tuesday.
Helicopters were deployed on Monday to rescue climbers still stranded high on Mount Everest after an earthquake-triggered avalanche killed at least 18 people on the world’s highest peak, officials
Rally officials have announced an impressive provisional entry list of 39 cars and six motorcycles for this weekend’s
Javier Hernandez scored twice as Real Madrid fought back for a thrilling 4-2 win at Celta Vigo Sunday to keep the
Chelsea believes Eden Hazard is the third best performer in world soccer so it was little surprise the Belgium winger
Victor Estrella Burgos advanced to the second round of the BMW Open by beating Viktor Troicki 7-6 (4), 6-4 Monday.
Top seed Rory McIlroy has been grouped with three highly-rated Americans for this week's WGC-Cadillac Match Play
The last time Freddie Roach was on the interstate linking Los Angeles with this boxing capital, he was written up for
Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei was a relieved man Monday after being handed a backdated eight-month ban for doping
England’s Justin Rose held off a string of challengers with a clutch birdie-birdie finish to win his seventh PGA Tour
The Saudi Arabian real estate market - long thought to be the "sleeping giant" of the region - could be set to wake up and undergo significant change in 2015, with the announcement of a new tax on
Itqan Capital, Saudi Arabia-based Investment Company licensed by the Capital Market Authority (CMA) and a member of
Most family owned businesses in the GCC will face a succession challenge within the next decade.
Mobily has launched the third version of “Ranan” application for smart devices in Android & IOS systems with an
A high-level Saudi delegation is participating in the ongoing three-day third meeting of the Directors General of
COMEX 2015, the region's leading ICT Trade Fair, was officially inaugurated Monday by Mohammad bin Hamad Al Rumhi, Oman Minister of Oil and Gas, in the presence of Dr. Ahmad bin Mohammad Al Futaisi,
A famous Lebanese artist celebrated the inauguration of her first Jeddah art exhibition in Alalamia Gallery.
Crowded Japan has got a little bit roomier after a 300-meter strip of land emerged from the sea and attached itself to the coast, experts said Monday.
A court in southern Russia has sentenced three young women to brief jail terms for making a video showing them twerking next to a World War II memorial.
Quack! Quack! A duck call ringtone helped a Louisiana firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain.
Men wearing high-heeled shoes take part in a march to protest against sexual violence against women in a fundraising