Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman reiterated on Monday that the heinous crime of targeting a mosque in Al-Qudaih village was contrary to Islamic and human values.
The family of Saleh Abdulrahman Al-Qashami, who was responsible for the attack at Al-Qudaih’s Ali Bin Abi Talib Mosque in which 21 worshippers were killed on Friday, disowned him, saying it had nothing to do with his terrorist act.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is set to convene over 50 foreign ministers from the Muslim world to form Islamic-world strategy on combatting terrorism, violent extremism and hate speech on May 27-28 in Kuwait.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received a message from King Abdullah II of Jordan.
Army chiefs of staff of Arab countries have drafted a protocol for a new joint force to intervene in Middle East hotspots on missions ranging from fighting militants to Iran-backed groups.
Fierce fighting was reported on Monday between Houthi rebels and Popular Resistance fighters loyal to President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi in Yemen’s third city Taiz.
Forty-three injured survivors of the Al-Qudaih mosque attack were released from Qatif Central Hospital.
The Social Affairs Directorate in Hail has rejected a mother’s complaint against her ex-husband that he was physically abusing their daughter.
A Tunisian soldier the authorities say had psychological problems seized a gun at a barracks and killed seven comrades before being shot dead himself.
Daesh (the so-called IS) seized control of Iraq’s Ramadi on Sunday, sending Iraqi forces fleeing in a major loss despite the support of US-led airstrikes targeting the militants.
Three people were killed and four others injured.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi told thousands of supporters his government was devoted to the poor on Monday, directly tackling criticism he has governed for the rich and failed farmers in his first year in office.
Saudi Arabia has seen remarkable progress in the transport and railway industry throughout the past years, complementing its efforts to address development needs and provide safe and prompt transportation to the public, based on latest technologies.
The Ministry of Labor will start this June the seventh phase of a wage protection system that will target companies employing 170 people and more.
A total of 22,500 illegal Yemenis all over the Kingdom have corrected their residence status since an amnesty for the community started on May 10.
Girls who do not learn how to cook and clean in their own homes will grow up to be incompetent at managing their own households, according to sociologists.
Daesh’s occupation of Al-Anbar in Iraq and new areas in Syria means that this terrorist and bloodthirsty organization
For the fifth year in a row, International Indian School Jeddah outshined other Indian schools across the Kingdom in the All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE-Class 12).
Minister of Education Azzam Al-Dakhil has launched an initiative to enable Saudi universities to actively contribute to the leadership, guidance and support of local economic development and help
Water shortages have resurfaced in Madinah and hit many areas in the holy city.
An Arab national was arrested in connection with the fire of the Tashlih (junkyard) automobile market in Briman, located east of the Jeddah-Makkah Expressway.
The National Water Company announced plans to implement 62 projects worth SR9 billion.
With regard to the post "Don’t wait for permanent residency in Saudi Arabia" (May 23), I am an expat who has been living in the Kingdom for more than three years.
With regard to the article "e-bracelets on the way for pilgrims" (May 24), in fact, e-bracelets should be worn by everyone residing in Saudi Arabia.
I am writing with regard to the article "Will Israel be kicked out of FIFA?' (May 24). If a national football association plays on the territory of another national association without permission.
With regard to the post "In India, good cars on bad roads" (May 24), in general, roads are like the garments of a country. If the roads are bad, then many think that the country is poor and that the
A leading social worker has asked the Urdu-speaking community of Jeddah to wholeheartedly extend support and
With regard to the article "Working hours at health centers" (May 24), I suggest that 50 percent of the staff at health centers work from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for six months and the other 50 percent on
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday laid out a strategic framework for a newly created space agency that aims to integrate various arms of the Gulf federation’s burgeoning space industry.
More than 430 people have died in two Indian states from a days-long heatwave that has seen temperatures nudging 50
A Taliban truck bomber detonated about a ton of explosives outside a government complex in southern Afghanistan.
Two members of a banned Bangladeshi extremist group have been arrested for trying to recruit young Muslims to fight with Daesh (the so-called IS organization), police said Monday.
Militants killed four Indian soldiers and an employee of a mobile phone shop in Indian Kashmir on Monday, in a spate of attacks in the disputed region.
Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the central US on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry
Huddled in a makeshift refugee centre in a Kathmandu monastery, Nima Lama clutches his prayer beads and thinks of the
Bangladesh on Monday banned a militant group suspected of involvement in the murders of atheist bloggers that sparked protests in Dhaka and outrage around the world.
The Magrabi Hospitals and Centers has opened Al-Magrabi Specialized Center for the Treatment and Surgery of Retina at
The retina is a delicate layer of nerve texture in the bottom of the eyeball from inside.
Ophthalmology is one of the medical fields that has been benefited immensely from femtosecond laser technology.
Since the discovery of laser and its massive use in several branches of medicine, ophthalmology holds the major stake
Daesh (the so-called IS) poured more fighters into Ramadi on Monday.
When Lebanon’s Hezbollah first joined Syria’s war on the side of President Bashar Al-Assad, its role was a closely
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to eight months in prison for corruption on Monday, the latest
After dawn prayers in Gaza, a few dozen men descend a metal staircase to gather in the steamy confines of Hamam
Israel’s antitrust commissioner has resigned after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government refused to end an effective monopoly on gas extracted from the Mediterranean.
A United Nations envoy urged Lebanon’s feuding political leaders to pick a new president, warning on Monday that the country’s year-long power vacuum had undermined its ability to deal with the
Real Madrid fired its coach Carlo Ancelotti Monday, club president Florentino Perez said, making the popular Italian
Maria Sharapova was unfazed by the boos she heard when leaving the center court of Roland Garros Monday.
Norwich secured an immediate return to the Premier League and a promotion windfall of approximately $235 million.
Ben Stokes took two wickets in two balls to inspire England to victory over New Zealand.
American Chris Kirk coolly got up and down from off the green at the 18th hole to salvage par and clinch his fourth
Roma secured direct entry into the Champions League group phase with a 2-1 win over Lazio in a heated Serie A derby
UEFA President Michel Platini Monday backed Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein’s bid to unseat Sepp Blatter as FIFA president,
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein Monday accused FIFA President Sepp Blatter of leading an administration of waste that
A real estate investment specialist has confirmed that the fundamentals of the local economy “indicate renewed high levels of confidence among a wide spectrum of capital investors, despite
The Dammam-based Saudi Gulf Airlines will start operating in the Kingdom next November, the General Authority for Civil Aviation said in a statement following a meeting between the airlines
Africa's overall economy should advance in 2015, expanding by 4.5 percent, showing resilience despite weak commodity prices and the devastating Ebola epidemic, an annual report published Monday said.
The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) signed with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) last Thursday
Cayan Group has signed an investment-fund deal with Saudi Arabia-based MEFIC Capital for the construction of a commercial property in Riyadh, the Gulf-based real-estate developer said in a statement.
SPE (Society of Plastics Engineers), the world’s largest technology-focused society in the plastics industry, headquartered in Connecticut, USA, and GPCA (Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals
The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard’s Sri Lankan refugee drama
A Chinese millionaire and self-confessed Star Trek fan has boldly gone where no man has gone before with the design of his company headquarters, erected in the shape of the USS Enterprise.
Nine brains were found along a street in a northern New York village, but authorities say there’s nothing to fear. The brains are believed to have been part of a collection for educational or
French police have arrested a man who called in a false bomb alert to an airport to delay his girlfriend’s flight because she was in danger of missing it, prosecutors said Monday.
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, who keeps losing and gaining weight for his films according to the demand of his movie’s