Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Aal Alsheikh has asked Sheikh Ahmad Al-Ghamdi, former Makkah chief of Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Haia), to repent for his recent comments on niqab (face veil) which have created a lot of controversy in the country.
A food supplier for several years falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world as meeting strict halal standards.
Minister of Labor Adel Fakeih said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia will not allow any foreigners to stay illegally in the Kingdom.
“My son was in uniform in the morning. He is in a casket now,” wailed a parent, Tahir Ali, as he came to the hospital to collect the body of his 14-year-old son Abdullah killed on Tuesday.
The barbaric attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar has numbed the entire Eastern Province cutting across all national, regional, social and religious barriers.
Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz, deputy premier and minister of defense, patronized in Riyadh on Tuesday the graduation ceremony of the 87th course of cadets of King Faisal Air College.
Rail projects account for 32 percent of total GCC transportation developments valued at $298 billion.
The residents of a local village here decided to take matters into their own hands after the muezzin (prayer caller) of their mosque failed.
The Jeddah municipality claims its inspectors have photographic and video footage of the violations that led to the recent closure of about 100 eateries.
Germany will be the guest of honor at the next Janadriyah Festival to be held from February 4 to 22 at the Al-Janadriyah heritage village located on the outskirts of Riyadh.
One of the bouquets left on Tuesday in a sea of flowers at the site of the Sydney siege read “I will ride with you.” It was as much a wholehearted message to Australia’s Muslim community as to the incident’s victims.
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man during an arrest operation on Tuesday in the West Bank, the military said.
Output growth in global emerging markets slowed further in November.
A project to link the electricity grids of Egypt and Saudi Arabia will start next year at a cost of at least $1.5 billion.
With regard to the article "Recognition of the State of Palestine is a must" (Dec. 13), it is high time that the whole Muslim Ummah did something to stop the sufferings of our Palestinian brethren.
I am writing with regard to the article "Despite legal protection, Saudi women reluctant to claim rights" (Dec. 13). If a woman's guardian does not give her her rights and she takes him to court,
With regard to the post "Three reasons why women should not drive" (Dec. 13), Islam has clearly stated the rights and obligations of men and women.
Schools and universities in the Kingdom have assigned specialized committees to scan the background of all religious and historical studies faculty members before hiring them.
The Ministry of Justice plans to enhance the judicial infrastructure of the Kingdom by building judicial cities and facilities in all areas of the Kingdom.
The International Islamic Relief Organization, Saudi Arabia (IIROSA) discussed the significance of enhanced
The volunteer lawyers of the National Committee on Care of Prisoners and Their Families have taken 700 cases pro bono and completed the legal procedures of 95 percent of them, said Ashraf Al-Siraj,
“Scotoma,” the fifth edition of Art Jameel Photography Award for 2014 took place yesterday at the Dar Hussain Hall at
SCHOLARS, through the media, are always urging the general public not to squander money, clothes, food, drinks,
France is trying to overcome resistance and rally international support for a draft UN plan setting a two-year deadline for peace talks on Palestinian statehood.
Thirty-five supporters of Turkish top flight football side Besiktas Tuesday went on trial in a hugely controversial case on charges of seeking to overthrow the authorities led by President Recep
Egypt has ordered an investigation into an accident in which a Kuwaiti container ship and a fishing vessel collided in the Red Sea in an incident that killed 13 Egyptians.
The British embassy in Cairo said on Tuesday it has resumed services to the public, nine days after they were
An aide to Yemen’s President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi said on Monday that Houthi rebels were plotting to bring down the government.
Nearly 200 combatants on both sides were killed in 24 hours when the Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda took two regime bases in Idlib province, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.
Suspected Taliban militants detonated a suicide bomb then stormed a bank branch in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Wednesday, engaging in a firefight with security forces while an unknown
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott vowed Wednesday not to rest until he was assured Australians were safe, as he formally announced a review into the fatal Sydney cafe siege.
India on Tuesday declared a ban on the self-proclaimed Islamic State group, days after having detained an engineer for running a popular Twitter account extolling the militant group’s military
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly condemned a “cowardly” attack by Taliban militants Tuesday on an army-run school in neighboring Pakistan that killed at least 130 people – most of them
Prosecutors want a judge presiding over a terrorism trial to let them show jurors letters recovered in the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden to boost evidence against a man snatched off the streets
Haiti was in a state of political flux following the resignation over the weekend of the country’s prime minister because of an ongoing stalemate with opposition lawmakers in the Senate.
A woman who told neighbors she feared her ex-husband would kill her was among six people found fatally shot in three
Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT® owners have come to expect and appreciate a vehicle that is powerful and refined, luxurious
DAMMAM — Western Auto Company Ltd, the sole distributor of Ashok Leyland has formally begun Service operations at the
French striker Thierry Henry said Tuesday he was retiring from football after two decades and will become a TV analyst
FIFA has dismissed ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia’s appeal.
Jayson Castro banged in 23 points and dished out five assists.
Ross Barkley scored a sublime solo goal as Everton beat Queens Park Rangers.
Kumar Sangakkara, playing his final One-Day International on home soil, set a record for the most runs in a calendar
Manny Pacquiao took up Floyd Mayweather Jr’s shout-out that the boxers finally book a long-awaited clash on May 2, the
Australia’s willingness to confront a brave new world without captain Michael Clarke will see Steven Smith debut as
Qatar Sports Club (QSC) has allowed head coach Radhi Shenaishil a leave of absence to take charge of his native Iraq
Saudi Arabia's stock index posted its biggest daily loss in six years.
The Arab energy exporting states of the Gulf can cope comfortably with sliding oil prices.
Unconventional oil and gas to play an important role in altering the global fuel mix, a new study by Frost & Sullivan revealed Tuesday.
“KSA continues to trend upward on a robust growth path in November, recording a 9% annual growth in online recruitment.
Developing countries in Asia - particularly China and India - are rapidly becoming the biggest trading partners with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries ahead of other regions.
Saudi Diesel Equipment Company held an event in Dammam last Dec. 3, marking its new partnership with Mitsubishi Engine
Nelson Mandela’s foundation said on Monday it would publish a book next year that South Africa’s first black president
Google says Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year.
Mohammad Foad’s long anticipated album will be released on New Year.
Even in 2010 — when Nicki Minaj released her debut set, beneath the fluorescent wigs and zany accents, there resided a
Indian Bollywood actresses Karishma Kapoor and Urmila Matondkar attend the wedding reception of Bollywood film