Newspapers and electronic news websites highlighted the statement of the official spokesman of the Saudi Football Federation.
I was with some Muslim friends in an Islamic country monitoring a number of Arab TV satellite channels which were transmitting live the movements of pilgrims between Makkah, Mina, Arafat and Muzdalifah.
Australian surgeons said Friday they have used hearts which had stopped beating in successful transplants, in what they said was a world first that could change the way organs are donated.
DUBAI, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamor and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East’s plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years.
Working mothers have called on concerned officials to register babysitting as a profession recognized by the Ministry of Labor in order for prospective babysitters can obtain licenses that certify they are qualified to take care of children. As an increasing number of women are starting to work, the demand for babysitters and private nurseries has skyrocketed though the latter is too expensive for many mothers to afford. Moreover, the majority of nurseries close at 12 noon, well before the average work day ends.
IN the 1970s and 80s, the Ministry of Post, Telegraphs and Telephones (MOPTT) was in charge of telecommunication services in the country.
Civil Defense firefighters battled a blaze that swept through a warehouse at the scrap souk in Makkah’s Al-Muaisem on Friday.
IN the middle of a sprawling palm grove in Morocco’s remote eastern desert, inhabitants of an oasis town watch over a rare and vanishing treasure. At the entrance of a traditional townhouse visitors are welcomed by a piece of Erfoud’s unusual bounty: the petrified skeleton of a prehistoric creature.This huge ammonite is one of hundreds of archeological jewels in and around the town of 30,000 people, which geologists and archeologists have called “the largest open air fossil museum in the world.”During the Palaeozoic era — about 540 million to 250 million years ago — the southeast of Morocco lay under the sea, according to Abdelmajid Messoudi, who runs a gift shop in the town.
WITH a steady hand, pilot John Bode pushes the big red throttles forward.
China and 20 other countries moved forward on Friday toward setting up an Asian infrastructure lender seen as a counterweight to Western-backed international development banks. The signatories put their names to a memorandum of understanding to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) at a ceremony in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Serena Williams made the semifinals of the WTA Finals.
The trends in diets and weight loss regimens seem to be as fast changing as fashion trends these days, which can be a little confusing. You may have heard of a friend on a strict gluten-free diet or you saw a product in the store with a bright label written on it: No Gluten. What is gluten and who should be avoiding it? Could going on a gluten-free diet help me lose weight?
Australia's Western Sydney Wanderers beat Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal 1-0 to take the early advantage in the two-leg AFC
Romania's Simona Halep beat Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-2.
Al-Hilal’s long history of success will mean nothing.
Erik Lamela’s outrageous goal in a big win for Tottenham.
The Talk N Text Tropang Texters bounced back from an opening day humiliation against the Barangay Ginebra Kings.
Pakistan’s spin bowlers shared six wickets between them to take control of the first Test against Australia despite a
Hashim Amla’s composed century helped South Africa to within a sniff of reclaiming the one-day top ranking after it
Luis Suarez is free to make his long-awaited debut for Barcelona when the La Liga leader travels to face Real Madrid
The Islamic Development Bank and the World Bank have announced a joint initiative to coordinate efforts on education as an important step to reduce poverty and inequality.
Last year Madrid’s city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors
Mamsi Ngobeni sat alongside the main road of the South African platinum belt town of Marikana, hunched over a table
Amazon said Thursday its loss in the last quarter widened to $437 million after a series of product launches including new phones, tablets and television programs.
Participants in the two-day seminar on Islamic finance held in Casablanca on October 22-23. The training was
South Korea’s second-largest car maker Kia Motors Corp. said Friday its third-quarter income plunged 27 percent from a year earlier as a stronger won dented profit.