Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi emphasized the significance of the recently announced Cairo Declaration and its ultimate and important implications for the Islamic and Arab nations.
The Kingdom denounced, in the strongest terms, here today the heinous terrorist crime carried out by Israeli settlers, on Friday dawn, resulting in the death of a Palestinian infant, at Duma Village, near Nablus, and severely burning of a number of the infant's family members, SPA said.
Many Muslims returning to western areas of the Central African Republic after last year's inter-communal massacres are being threatened and "forced to abandon their religion," Amnesty International said Friday
Mustafa Al-Nafyawi, deputy chairman of the Saudi branch of the Union for Overseas Egyptians, praised the new decisions that have streamlined the movement of expatriate workers, Ayn Al-Yom website said.
Cultural festivals have attracted Omani and Emirati street sellers to Asir for decades. With sweets and perfumes proving to be a big hit among Saudis, the street vendors say the festivals provide them with a major source of income and encourage cross-border trade, Al-Sharq daily reports.
Silicon Valley in California is the world’s capital for social media invention. Hot new products like Apple watches, and Google Glasses, and apps, which become a way of life for the consumer to use all originate here.
A severe dust storm is sweeping the northern and eastern parts of Riyadh, causing disruption of life in the capital.
SAUDI Telecom Company (STC) reported net income of over SR5 billion in the first half of 2015 ending June 30, with 13% growth in operating profit.
Don’t the authorities realize that the city of Jeddah is the gateway for the Kingdom’s and the Muslim world’s holiest shrines and therefore should reflect a world class image and conditions.
This is in response to the report “A city in search of records,” in Saudi Gazette (July 29). The writer’s friend is on the dot with his many observations. Many times I feel the same frustration when
Thank you Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi for your kind feedback and update on this very important issue. What I wanted to say is that the IRC did not declare refugee status for those Biharis displaced from homes
Thank you Saudi Gazette for raising the issue of the most ignored humanitarian issue since 1971. I acknowledge with thanks the learned writer and diplomat Dr. Al-Ghamdi for writing the article after
This is in response to the report “Stranded Pakistanis revisited,” in Saudi Gazette (July 29). Thank you Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi for making a detailed analysis of the issue of patriotic Pakistanis
This is in response to the report “90 percent drivers in Saher net are Saudis,” in Saudi Gazette (July 28). Some remarks in addition to the ones in the article. First place, Saudi drivers are not
Members of Madinah Women Writers Association expressed frustration after they were excluded from participating at the King Fahd Park Theatrical Competition because they are women, Al-Watan daily
The Ministry of Social Affairs announced it will shift from its role as a service provider to a more developmental role according to its strategic development plan, Al-Sharq daily reported.
The Ministry of Haj will soon launch an electronic gate that will eliminate fake Haj service providers and decide the fees to be paid by the domestic pilgrims on the basis of the services provided
Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs Abdullateef Al-Asheikh has approved contracts worth SR1.059 billion to implement 168 municipal projects in 14 governorates, the Saudi Press Agency reported on
The General Court in Jeddah sentenced a father to 13 years in jail and 2,000 lashes of the whip for raping his daughter over a five-year period.
Jeddah has seen the highest number of crimes in the Kingdom so far in 2015, according to a report from the Ministry of Justice carried by Makkah daily.
Hundreds of Iraqis demonstrated Saturday over the poor quality of water in the southern city of Basra, as protests
Yemeni Vice President Khaled Bahah arrived in the southern port city of Aden on Saturday, airport officials said, the most senior official to visit the city since local fighters drove an Iran-backed
Seven Libyan soldiers were killed on Friday when Daesh (so-called IS) militants stormed a checkpoint manned by forces loyal to the official government.
Tens of thousands of working mothers have been sacked in Iran since the start of 2014 because employers found cheaper staff, an official said Friday, warning that a new maternity pay policy remains
Around 260 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) have been killed and hundreds more wounded in
US Secretary of State John Kerry departed late Friday to Egypt for cooperation talks and to Qatar, where he hopes to
The Taliban on Saturday denied reports of the death of the founder of Haqqani network, its allied militant group
The Philippines has not done enough to rebuild after Super Typhoon Haiyan, as thousands remain in shanties without power or water for nearly two years, a United Nations representative said Saturday.
New Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor called for unity in the movement in his first audio message released on Saturday amid reports of rifts in their ranks following the announcement of the death
Sri Lankan police appealed for information on Saturday to track down four gunmen who opened fire at a ruling party rally in the capital, killing a woman and wounding 12 other people.
Jubilant crowds celebrated on Saturday as Bangladesh and India swapped tiny islands of land, ending one of the world’s
Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover
Myanmar's president headed to devastated rural regions where a state of emergency was declared after deadly monsoon rains displaced tens of thousands of people, flooded swathes of rice paddy and
Arsenal’s readiness to mount a sustained title challenge in 2015-16 will be tested at Wembley Sunday when it faces
Ko Jin-young of South Korea and Teresa Lu of Taiwan shot 3-under 69s Saturday.
Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali played key roles as Pakistan ended.
Top seed Rafael Nadal won through to the final of the claycourt tournament in Hamburg.
Kenya's Olympic 800 meters champion David Rudisha suffered his first loss on home soil as a senior runner, but his
Pakistan great Wasim Akram insisted Saturday that politics should not affect his country's cricketing ties with India.
Ryo Ishikawa sank a 30-footer at the last for a third consecutive birdie to edge a stroke in front after the second
Another insipid display by a once great cricketer as his side slumped to an embarrassing defeat to go 2-1 down in the
Despite signs of stabilization in the economy – including a slight rebound in tourism and a net positive impact from
Microsoft has agreed to invest about $100 million in Uber Technologies at a valuation of approximately $50 billion, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
Egypt expects to import 28.6 million tons of crude oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and other oil products worth a total of almost $16 billion in 2015-16, the planning ministry said on Saturday.
Since Q2 2013, average residential rentals in Abu Dhabi have seen sustained growth and during the quarter this trend continued with just over 1% increase, according to the Q2 2015 Abu Dhabi
Multi-billion dollar investments in GCC-wide commercial and civil infrastructure projects is having a positive impact on the materials handling sector, as the region’s dedicated logistics and
DISTRESS signals are being emitted - and - all around!
A memorial set up in Germany by some of Michael Jackson's most ardent fans the day after his sudden 2009 death has
An Air India plane was forced to return to New Delhi two hours into a flight to Milan on Thursday after a “suspected rat sighting” in the cabin. The airline said no rodent had been found, but it had
A 40-year-old St. Louis woman isn’t dead, but she said she spent months trying to convince credit reporting agencies that she’s alive.
A Pennsylvania school district has closed one of its elementary schools due to an infestation of venomous spiders. WHTM-TV reports this is the third time brown recluse spiders were found at
An East Texas man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face, the county sheriff said on Friday.