Specialized committees have started collecting data on the victims of the crane collapse in the Grand Mosque on September 11 which killed about 111 people and injured about 238 others.
Yemen’s government has said it will stay in the country’s temporary capital Aden despite a deadly attack on its headquarters which lightly wounded several ministers.
The criminal court here held the first hearing on Monday in the case of a Saudi woman who openly announced her support to the terrorist organization Daesh.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Wednesday princes,
Fraud recruitment brokers have shifted their activities from the Philippines to Bangladesh after the grip was tightened on them by both the Labor Ministry and the Philippines Embassy.
Muhanad Mullah, a Saudi youth, on Tuesday drove the Haramain train at a speed of 180 km per hour in a test-run for the high speed train.
Sharikat Alwatan, a new initiative established earlier this year, aims to launch innovative projects for national companies to adopt in building and developing the Saudi nation, it was announced at a press conference held at the headquarters of Okaz Organization for Press and Publication here on Tuesday.
Not only does the Maternity and Children’s Hospital in Jeddah admit pregnant women who are going through labor, but it also welcomes mice, insects and cockroaches to live in the hospital building that is more than 50 years old.
The skies over Syria are increasingly crowded.
Global efforts to help Syrians both inside and outside their war-torn country have proved “utterly inadequate”
Poor farmers the world over are increasingly falling prey to natural disasters, droughts and torrential rain largely due to climate change. But there is some good news as well.
Volkswagen’s supervisory board was holding crisis talks on Wednesday, facing deadlines from German regulators and US lawmakers to explain its rigging of diesel emissions tests and what it is doing to tackle the scandal.
New violence rocked Israel and the West Bank on Wednesday.
The morning the Pakistan earthquake struck ten years ago, Nazish Naz had been reluctant to go to school, telling her elder sister the day felt cursed. Less than an hour after the 16-year-old left home, disaster struck.
Russia wants to keep good ties with Turkey, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday, after Ankara voiced its growing anger at Moscow's military intervention in Syria.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday warned Russia that Ankara has alternatives to Moscow for building
Police in the Pakistani city of Karachi have arrested a suspected militant who was carrying a hitlist of celebrities, models and fashion designers, a senior official said Thursday.
Lawmakers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party tried to assault an opposition member in a state parliament
A military operation to catch migrant traffickers began on Wednesday, with European warships patrolling international
Three Al-Jazeera journalists who served jail terms in Egypt were honored.
A Jordanian MP has courted controversy after being caught along with his brothers on CCTV assaulting an Egyptian
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's son Bilal on Wednesday said he had temporarily moved to Italy to complete his
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu holds roses as he visits a market place as part of the election campaign in
The apparent dragging of the corpse of an alleged Kurdish militant through the streets of a Turkish city by security forces has outraged activists.
This is in response to the article “17 workers want speedy action to get delayed salaries,” in Saudi Gazette (Oct. 5). There are many cases similar to above mentioned in the paper.
There are many, many, many more expats going from pillar to post in order to get their rightful salaries — blue collar or white collar. Sponsors don’t spare anyone.
I would like to draw the attention of the ministry that I also work for a subcontracting company and their business is providing manpower.
This is in response to the article “Technology and its price!,” in Saudi Gazette (Oct. 5). No doubt, technology has benefits par excellence but too much ease in it has put human efforts at bay.
In one way, I believe in your point: technology nowadays has impacted in the lives of human beings positively and negatively. But in some cases we have to rely on the old ways.
The Civil Defense recorded 1,368 fires during the past year.
Medical charity MSF demanded Wednesday an international probe.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence for the killer of a politician.
The son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos said on Wednesday his father’s legacy would help.
President Barack Obama seemed to call Hillary Rodham Clinton’s idea of a no-fly zone in Syria “half-baked.”
UNDOUBTEDLY people pushing and shoving in crowded places has a major role in causing deaths or increasing the number
Consular teams from the Consulate General of India will visit Makkah on Oct. 9 and Abha on Oct. 9-10, according to a consulate press release.
The Health Affairs in Madinah is pursuing an investigation with one of the female supervisors and a nurse at Al-Amal Mental Health Center due to the disappearance of an undisclosed quantity of
A young man was shot dead by another young man while waiting in his car in Dammam on Monday.
A small fuel truck toppled over on a highway in Abha on Tuesday. Abha Traffic Department reported the fuel tank
FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces a 90-day suspension from football if the governing body's Ethics judge backs a
Brilliant Bryan Habana scored a second half hat trick to equal Jonah Lomu's record of 15 World Cup tries Wednesday.
FIFA has postponed next week’s 2018 World Cup qualifier between Palestine and Saudi Arabia until a decision is made on
Gabriel Canizares played out the drama to the last shot, winning the American Express Dirab Championship in a playoff.
Rafael Nadal moved into the quarterfinals of the China Open with a 7-6 (3), 6-4 victory over Canada's Vasek Pospisil
Top seed Stan Wawrinka Wednesday banished the demons of his early exit at last year’s Japan Open, but not before
Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao, a winner of world titles in eight different weight categories, said he is likely
Australian Shane Warne and India’s Sachin Tendulkar will captain two All-Star sides in a three-match Twenty20 series
The Leadership Circle has analyzed the investments made in development of business leaders in the GCC countries.
SABIC and South Korean petrochemical company, SK Global Chemical, Wednesday inaugurated a new industrial plant to
Microsoft unveiled its first Windows 10 smartphones Tuesday as it launched a series of new gadgets in a bid to win a
BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
With the summer vacation season and Eid Al Adha now over, the Saudi hospitality market is once again preparing all
The 500 largest American companies hold more than $2.1 trillion in accumulated profits offshore to avoid US taxes and would collectively owe an estimated $620 billion in US taxes if they repatriated
Thousands of people joined Yoko Ono in Central Park on Tuesday to try to set a world record for largest group of human
Thrill-seeking tourists in China got more than they bargained for when cracks appeared in a glass-bottomed walkway suspended 1,080 meters over a canyon, reports said.
Shepherd Ben Blackmore, left, stands with his flock of Exmoor Horn sheep in Savile Row,
The owner of a Kentucky reptile store had to be rescued by police after a 6-meter python weighing up to 57 kg wrapped around him, authorities said.
Police in Ohio say they were called to a house by a man who complained he’d gotten too high smoking marijuana.