I have a message for the Director General of the Passports Department, which I received from one of my readers. Allow me to tell you what happened to this reader, who is a respectable woman, a doctor and someone well known in society.
In our society, there are several contradictions and these contradictions are the by-products of our customs and traditions. These customs have gained ground in society and only a few can bypass them.
Sexual harassment is a crisis faced by most countries in the world.
OVER the past few years the US consumer has seen a bombardment of numerous different kinds of mineral waters to buy, followed swiftly by all different kinds of milk including soy, almond and rice milk.
A HAFIDH (for males) or hafidha (for females) is someone who has memorized the entire Holy Qur’an, who has retained its beautiful verses in their hearts and minds.
Gulf oil producers on Thursday won the case for keeping OPEC output unchanged, overriding calls from poorer members of the exporters’ group for action to halt a slide in crude prices.
MANY young people are dying on the Kingdom’s roads as riding motorbikes grows in popularity with many riders failing to wear helmets and riding recklessly.
THANKSGIVING Day is a national holiday celebrated primarily in the United States.
THE eating habits of many families have changed. For many young people, home food is no longer the next best thing.
FOR critics, it is the latest excess of an authoritarian ruler, a folly comparable to the notorious Palace of the People of deposed Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.
RIJAL ALMA, about 45 kilometers west of Abha, is one of the most prominent cultural and archeological destinations in the Kingdom.
The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google Thursday in a largely symbolic vote.
EVERYWHERE you turn, walls in the Gaza Strip are covered with paint.
“The emperor of learning. A person of the caliber of Plato, Aristotle and Pythagoras.”
Throughout the ages, people have developed various means of long distance communication.
Mohammed Raziq Abdul Vahid from Kerala has been elected new chairman of the managing committee of the International
IIROSA Secretary-General Ehsan Saleh Taieb (3rd right) and Majdi Al-Toukhi (2nd left), IIROSA’s director for risk and
Makkah Emir Prince Mishal Bin Abdullah, who is also the chairman of the regional council, has issued directives to implement the principle of transparency in transactions between the governorate.
The Health and Environment Committee in the Shoura Council adopted a recommendation for setting up a ministry for the environment and increase the number of radiation monitoring stations to cover
TENS of thousands of Christians have fled Syria’s war-wracked second city Aleppo.
A CARTOON in Israel’s left-leaning Haaretz newspaper showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
A man drives his motorcycle over a puddle in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, Thursday.
Syrian government forces have killed at least 30 rebels in an ambush in the suburbs of Damascus where troops and allied gunmen have been on the offensive for weeks.
Israel’s Shin Bet security service says it has uncovered a Hamas network in the West Bank that was planning large-scale attacks against Israelis in occupied Jerusalem.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday he was not against an extension of nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and world powers.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan savaged critics of his remarks that Muslim explorers travelled to the Americas before Columbus as suffering from an “ego complex”
GROWING up among rows of purple haze carrots, delicate Mara des Bois strawberries and corn sweet enough to eat raw,
SOUTH Asian leaders huddled behind closed doors at a picturesque Himalayan hill station in Nepal on Thursday.
Tourists traveling to India from 43 countries including the US will no longer have to queue at their local consulates to obtain visas.
Two girls found hanging earlier this year in northern India committed suicide and were not gang-raped and murdered as previously thought.
At least 17 Venezuelan inmates who had been on hunger strike over prison conditions, died Wednesday of drug poisoning.
Researchers say they’re a step closer to developing an Ebola vaccine.
The streets of Ferguson, Missouri, were mostly quiet on Wednesday after two nights of racially charged unrest.
The cricket world was in mourning Thursday following the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died in a
Phillip Hughes’ death from head injuries has reopened the decades-old debate.
Striker Mario Mandzukic scored a hat trick as Spanish champion Atletico Madrid thrashed Olympiakos 4-0.
Rising American talent Jordan Spieth upstaged Rory McIlroy.
LeBron James produced game highs of 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists Wednesday to spark the Cleveland
The controversial ‘double points’ system in the final Formula One Grand Prix of the season will be abandoned next year, British magazine Autosport reported Wednesday.
“RIP you little champ, we are all going to miss you! Love, prayers to all the Hughes family xxxx.”
David Warner left the hospital in tears, the pain of losing teammate and friend Phillip Hughes shattering his usually
Movenpick Hotel in Bahrain has opened its newest facility.
Tourists traveling to India from 43 countries, including the US, will no longer have to queue at their local consulates.
Hungarian Tamas Merei believes his government is going to take away the $25,000 he has in his pension pot.
China is the new El Dorado for US automakers looking to develop sales of their luxury brands, which globally are
Multiracial students at the Millennium Star International School (MSIS) here recently got their first taste of Filipino foods served by the Philippine food-chain-store Jollibee.
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling more than 40,000 vehicles in Japan as part of an ongoing air bag problem.