Two people were killed and two others injured when a gunman fired at them during a failed attempt to rob a local bank in Jazan, Tuesday. The assailant surrendered to the security forces, according to spokesman of Jazan police.
A total of 906 Saudis were arrested for terror related activities during the past four months, according to a source at the Ministry of Interior.
The Ministry of Labor will soon start implementing the ‘safe transportation’ scheme for Saudi women working in the private sector.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman renewed the Kingdom’s full support to Yemen and its legitimate government during an audience with Yemen’s President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi at Al-Salam Palace here on Monday.
Ambassador of Russian Federation to the Kingdom Oleg Ozerov has denied targeting civilians in Syria and said his country was ready to work with Saudi Arabia to obliterate terrorism.
A number of heads of Haj missions from Arab and Islamic countries expressed their surprised over Iran's heated media campaign against Saudi Arabia over the recent stampede incident in Mina.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged “a fight to the death" against what he termed "Palestinian terror” as clashes spread after two deadly attacks, while Al-Quds’s Old City was closed to Palestinians for a second day Monday.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan appeared to mock European Union.
Irish-born William Campbell, Satoshi Omura of Japan and China’s Youyou Tu won the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for their discoveries of treatments against parasites, the jury said.
The murder by a Hindu mob of a Muslim man rumored to have slaughtered a cow has thrown a spotlight on the hard-line, polarizing agenda of some followers of Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi.
Fugitive Bangladesh cricketer Shahadat Hossain was remanded in jail on Monday shortly after he surrendered to a court over allegations of beating his 11-year-old maid, his lawyer said.
Looking out nervously from her pink head scarf, Malaysian single Siti Aisha chats.
Setting a new milestone in real estate development that would eventually redefine the Dubai skyline.
The Haramain train, linking the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah as well as the business city of Jeddah, will transport more than three million passengers a year with the figure expected to increase with the rise of Haj and Umrah pilgrims.
Statistics indicate that more than 300,000 Saudi citizens visited Bahrain via the King Fahd Bridge during the first three days of Eid Al-Adha.
Not so long ago, it was unusual for one to hear that a woman in her 20s or early 30s was unmarried.
More than 430,000 pilgrims have departed for their respective homes on board 1,300 international flights until Sunday evening, according to Abdul Hameed Aba Al-Ari.
Yet again Indonesia takes a strong stance on domestic labor recruitment.
Many Saudi mothers nowadays are using social media to avoid the reality of everyday life, becoming addicted to the internet in the process.
A Lebanese national is on trial for asking SR15,000 in bribe from a Saudi woman on the promise of canceling her SR200,000 debts account in the bank he worked in.
This is in response to the article “The ‘kafala’ system must go,” by Khaled Almaeena in Saudi Gazette (Oct. 4). The current ‘kafala’ system is fine, as long as the sponsors honor the contract and
It is necessary to control the expatriates in the Kingdom especially the criminal elements but to put the expatriates totally under the sponsor, as if a slave, is harmful for the Saudi system.
Yes, I agree. The combination of the high recruitment fees paid by Saudi employers and the power granted them by the ‘kafala’ system to control.
Really appreciate the writer Khaled Almaeena for his understanding and sympathy to expat problems. Actually, some ‘kafeels’ (sponsors) exploit the system and treat the poor workers as slaves, which
Charging a monthly fixed income and on top of that charging extra fees for every service done by the ‘kafeel’ in the prevalent practice. Will this become halal if we stick to the Qur’an and Hadith.
This is in response to the article “Attacking teachers,” in Saudi Gazette (Oct. 3). The writer is trying to hold the teachers responsible for being attacked by students.
This is in response to the article “End the family monopolies on the supply of medicines,” in Saudi Gazette (Oct. 3). I am a dispensing medical practitioner in South Africa.
The Daesh (the so-called IS) extremists have blown up the famous Arch of Triumph.
Dubai is set to host the first International Paediatric Medical Congress.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi declared the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad open to all citizens
Members of the United Nations and global experts in environmental and information networking will convene in Abu Dhabi.
Growing numbers of Syrian refugees are returning to their war-ravaged homeland from Jordan because they can’t survive
A Pakistan anti-terrorism court on Monday sentenced a former leader of a banned sectarian party to six months.
Police and residents said Afghan government forces had regained control.
Rescuers say all 10 bodies have been pulled from the wreckage of a small passenger plane that crashed into a mountain
The widow of a popular Philippine politician has accepted a ruling party offer.
Narendra Modi on Monday hailed Germany as a “natural partner” of India after signing deals with Angela Merkel on clean
Suspected rebels killed four soldiers during firing overnight near the heavily militarized border dividing Kashmir
Dozens of runners donned snow goggles and braved icy temperatures to participate in the world’s highest marathon in the foothills of Mount Everest on Monday, five months after a 7.8-magnitude
Jeddah’s Dr. Soliman Fakeeh hospital took part in Saudi Aramco’s Eid festival for its employees last Friday, carrying
Awasir Charity Organization plans to accept donations from Saudis living in the Kingdom to support Saudis living abroad.
A newly constructed park with pedestrian passages in Najran City.
Karnataka Expatriates elected new committee during their general body meeting recently.
Jeddah has been famous for its festivities.
The Embassy of Japan held a briefing session of studying in Japan with SABIC for five high school fresh graduates who
One hundred Filipinos here became the latest batch to benefit from the livelihood training seminar conducted by a Filipino organization here last weekend.
A FIFA medical officer on Tuesday rejected media reports that Iran had broken rules by fielding women footballers,
Bilal Asif took five wickets and made a handy contribution with the bat as Pakistan cruised to a seven-wicket victory
South Africa thumped India by six wickets.
Juergen Klopp and Carlo Ancelotti are the leading candidates to succeed sacked Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers.
Atletico Madrid substitute Luciano Vietto scored a late goal to snatch a 1-1 draw.
Craig Hinton and Gabriel Canizares shot matching seven-under 65s Monday to share the lead after the first round of the
A day after celebrating his 34th birthday, Zlatan Ibrahimovic became Paris Saint-Germain’s all-time leading scorer as
Malaysia has been issued with a formal warning and a raft of other sanctions from soccer’s world governing body FIFA
The real estate markets in Riyadh and Jeddah have sustained the steady growth in the third quarter of 2015, JLL, the
Public pension funds across the GCC amount to $397 billion.
French Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Bertrand Besancenot said that France and KSA have a strategic partnership.
A new report published by Euromonitor International revealed a positive future for UAE hotels with annual revenues
UAE non-oil private sector continued on robust growth path in September, a survey sponsored by Emirates NBD and produced by Markit revealed.
EMIRATES Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, has announced Monday the launch of the Islamic Banking Index by Emirates Islamic, the first-of-its-kind consumer
As Paris Fashion Week comes to an end, black and white photos of the iconic Umm Kulthum during her world tour in
A Kuwaiti driver who apparently thought having license plates from another Gulf country would help avoid more than 1,600 traffic citations has been hit with a huge fine.
Bestselling Swedish crime writer Henning Mankel, whose detective character Kurt Wallander became a worldwide phenomenon, died on Monday after a battle with cancer.
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor honored.
The North Giza Court reduced the prison sentence for dancers Shakira and Bardis to three months from an earlier