Nine engineers and officials of Binladin Group were interrogated on Saturday as the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution (BIP) started investigations into the recent crane crash at the Grand Mosque in Makkah.
Twenty pilgrims who were injured in the Mina stampede were released after treatment on Friday, announced the CEO of King Abdullah Medical Complex, Saeed Al-Ghamdi.
THIRTY-year-old Roman Catholic Jeffrey Perida, a Filipino, who was planning to become a successful preacher, never thought he would embrace Islam one day, changing his life completely.
A Filipina, held along with a Syrian national on Wednesday for involvement in terrorist activities, was wearing a suicide vest at the time of her arrest.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) held an election Saturday for its advisory Federal National Council. The 40-member council considers federal laws and provides oversight of government ministries for the seven-state federation that includes Abu Dhabi and the commercial hub of Dubai.
Al-Nour Specialist Hospital has started taking the DNA of the next of kin of the unidentified deceased victims of the Mina Stampede.
Ghazala has become one of forgotten districts under the Makkah Municipality located just nine kilometers north of the Grand Mosque.
Ten Palestinians were wounded by Israeli fire in the West Bank on Saturday during a raid by troops hunting the alleged murderers of a Jewish settler couple, Palestinian police and medical sources said.
Yemen’s government spokesman says the prime minister has visited an area leading to the Bab Al-Mandab straight, the strategic gateway to the Red Sea’s Suez Canal, after anti-rebel forces pushed Shiite rebels out of the immediate area.
A suspected US airstrike on a hospital in Kunduz on Saturday left nine Doctors Without Borders staff dead and dozens of others seriously wounded, the charity said, days after Taliban insurgents overran the northern Afghan city.
India’s unofficial blockade of Nepal has put a crunch on this Himalayan kingdom, with cars lining up for miles around gasoline stations, schools shutting down, vegetables in short supply and taxis charging four times the normal fare.
Pacific trade ministers are optimistic of closing a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal after progress on Friday on hurdles involving autos, dairy products and intellectual property protections for expensive biologic drugs.
It was shocking to note and read that at least 15 persons were killed and another 20 wounded at a shooting on Thursday at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, in the United States.
This is in response to the article “‘Saad, please don’t’,” in Saudi Gazette (Sept. 28). It’s sad there are a few evil misguided people. Such fanatics are there in every country.
May Allah protect our youth from this fitna. May Allah protect the Ummah from the mischief of these misguided group.
This is in response to the article “Young volunteer recounts experience of saving Hajis in Mina,” in Saudi Gazette (Sept. 28). Subhaanallah, no doubt, all the Muslims are in great shock following
Every Muslim is in a state of great shock due to this unfortunate incident. Our prayers to the Almighty to grant all these Hajis a place in Jannatul Firdaus and grant patience to their family members.
Good work dear Aslam, may Allah reward you and your family immensely for these wonderful work.
This is in response to the article “2,500 Indian volunteers help pilgrims in holy sites,” in Saudi Gazette (Sept 29).
After successfully completing the annual pilgrimage, many foreign Hajis visit the business city of Jeddah for shopping and purchasing souvenirs for their kith and kin back home.
Despite Nitaqat and other Saudization programs, government departments in the Kingdom have recruited 33,497 foreign workers during the past five years, Al-Eqtisadiah reported on Thursday quoting a
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IRAN condemned itself. Contradictory statements made by Iranian officials about the Kingdom indicate the political chaos their country lives in. On the seventh day of Haj, the head of Haj
Yahya Al-Qarni, a young Saudi, is happy for having gotten the opportunity to realize the dream of his mother to perform Haj this year despite the difficulties the two faced while traveling from
A paragliding instructor died after his glider slammed into a mountainside. A source identified the trainer as Ayedh
A Turkish woman was killed and her male partner badly wounded in an apparent double suicide bid on Istanbul’s best known shopping street, reports said Saturday.
Israel is considering authorizing wildcat settlement outposts in the West Bank near a village where a firebombing killed an 18-month-old Palestinian boy and his parents, court documents showed.
The World Bank says the Palestinian economy has worsened for a third consecutive year. In a report, the World Bank
Some 51 flights scheduled by the Pakistani flag carrier have been cancelled in three days after pilots refused to work following a dispute over conditions, an airline spokesman said Saturday.
A Japanese citizen was shot dead by gunmen in a northern Bangladesh town on Saturday, police said, days after an Italian aid worker was murdered in an attack claimed by Daesh.
Indian police on Saturday arrested two more suspects in a mob murder of a Muslim man over rumors he had eaten beef, as debate mounted over communal intolerance under the Hindu nationalist government.
The Philippine island of Cebu suffered its seventh straight day of haze on Saturday, the weather bureau said, as
Indonesian police on Saturday rejected allegations several Rohingya women were sexually assaulted by local men outside
Traffic resumed through the Channel Tunnel connecting Britain and France early Saturday several hours after being suspended when 113 migrants entered the French side of the tunnel complex, the
Germany marks a quarter-century as a reunited nation on Saturday, with two leaders from the formerly communist east
Sergio Aguero plundered five goals in a dizzying 20-minute spell as Manchester City demolished Newcastle United 6-1
Barcelona lost 2-1 at struggling Sevilla Saturday, missing the chance to take the provisional lead in the Spanish
Using its homecourt advantage to the hilt, China’s national basketball team cashed in on numerous questionable
Venus Williams won her biggest title in five years at the Wuhan Open Saturday.
After powerful FIFA sponsors demanded his immediate resignation, a key question surrounded Sepp Blatter Saturday: can
Shoaib Malik's brilliant fightback was foiled by bad light as Zimbabwe beat Pakistan by five runs on the
Japan rekindled the belief and the fire that helped it stun South Africa to crush rudderless and ragged Samoa 26-5
Marco Bueno scored twice and defending Olympic champion Mexico beat Costa Rica 4-0 Friday night in their Group B
Saudi Arabia is leveraging low oil prices to accelerate development of its downstream petrochemical derivatives
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With revenues reaching almost $88 billion in 2014, the petrochemicals industry contributed to 31% of the GCC’s total manufacturing GDP, according to the latest industry report by the Gulf
Global air travel rose 7.1% in August compared to a year ago, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said
IT is no secret that the GCC is witnessing continued economic growth, despite regional turbulences and oil price decreases. Qatar’s Minister of Finance Ali Shareef Al Emadi stated that Gulf
Turkish minister of customs and trade said on Saturday that Turkey and Azerbaijan should work to increase the foreign trade volume between the two countries.
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James Bristle and a friend were digging in his soybean field when they unearthed what looked like a bent fence post,
Bucking the fashion show stereotype of tall, willowy models, Paris Fashion Week was treated Friday to a parade of
A suspicious gas-like stench aboard a high-speed train led to the evacuation Friday of some 250 people in France before bio-chemical experts traced it to a package of stinky fermenting meat in a
One of the world’s most famous central bank chiefs, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, briefly became the late American actor Art Carney during a Canadian election debate on Friday.