Road accidents are a major concern that preoccupies authorities all over the world.
I think everyone agrees that education in our country needs to be restructured.
Saudi law has seen major and comprehensive development over the past years. The development program of the late King Abdullah proved to be effective as specialized courts were set up, the process of issuing verdicts was expedited and modern technology was utilized in all services including litigation.
HURRICANE and tornado season is always a worrying time in the United States, as some of the worst natural disasters have happened when Mother Nature comes barreling down.
THEY wear blue uniforms and can be seen on streets holding brooms. People take pity and give them money and this is what most people know about street cleaners, but there are many other aspects of their lives that most have never heard of.
MANY middle-aged women go through a phase during which they try to prove that the effects of aging have not set in.
FOR six months, Gazans left homeless by last year’s war have waited patiently to be rehoused.But with no relief in sight and thousands still in UN shelters, tempers are fraying.More than 100,000 homes in the Gaza Strip were damaged or destroyed in Israeli bombardment during the 50-day conflict.
RENOWNED British graffiti artist Banksy, who still has not revealed his identity, released a two-minute video shot in a ravaged Gaza on his website Wednesday, Time magazine reported.
IT is no secret that the Taj Mahal is a monument of love, built by a Mogul emperor as the final resting place for his beloved queen who died giving birth to their 14th child in 1631. What’s less known is that the white-marbled tomb was not her first resting place after death.
A navy flak jacket over his sky-blue shirt, Neil Wigan peered through the bulletproof glass window at six uneven wooden poles in front of a sand dune.
The two-day Jazan Economic Forum (JEC) with the theme of “Investment partnerships” came to a close on Thursday with the unveiling of the southern Jazan region’s vast investment opportunities in front of business leaders from various parts of the world who in turn were fully convinced of tapping the huge economic potential by taking advantage of the big incentives offered by the government.Jazan Emir Prince Mohammed Bin Nasser opened the forum at a packed auditorium with more than 500 delegates, including senior officials, executives and business leaders.
Circling her thumb and index finger to make a zero, Tatyana Chernetskaya sums up how many clients her Crimean firm has one year after Russia took over the peninsula: "None."
There were a number of interesting exhibitions and events at the recently held Historic Jeddah Festival.Among those that attracted the curiosity of visitors was an exhibition by Jaber Al-Ghamdi, a seasoned Saudi journalist with over 30 years experience.In his exhibition, Al-Ghamdi showcased some 50,000 news articles he has accumulated over the years on the history of the old parts of the Bride of the Red Sea in particular and the Kingdom in general; what made his exhibition all the more unique was that he was at hand to enthusiastically guide visitors.
THE taxicab industry in the Kingdom is witnessing major chaos due to the large number of vehicles deployed by
One may presume that Pakistan’s Minister of Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan enjoyed the week-long break from office while attending the White House summit on Countering Violent Extremism and
I am writing with regard to the article “Saudi Arabia’s wedding sector is a multi-billion dollar industry” (Feb. 26).
With regard to the article “Saudi Arabia on track to produce technologically ahead sustainable cities” (Feb. 26),
With regard to the article “It’s all about the package” (Feb. 25), Saudi Arabia needs to open itself more to the world, especially to Islamic nations.
With regard to the post “Women will not be safe if they drive” (Feb. 25), women are prudent drivers and are safer behind the wheel of a car than at the mercy of a strange driver.
I have met some wonderful people here in Saudi Arabia, but the conduct of the youth is disturbing.
We read a lot about changes and plans for expats, but we do not see it implemented or followed by Saudi companies and establishment owners.
This happens because their Saudi sponsors force them to bring in more profit. I’m pretty sure that expat technicians do not receive any extra money.
The husband and wife must help each other. However, it’s the obligation of the husband to feed his own family.
This has become a real grind on parents. Every year we see such statements but absolutely no real action. It’s all just words.
There is a lot of truth to the statements, but, of course, not everyone agrees.
Ten more people in Saudi Arabia have died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) over the past week, Health Ministry figures showed on Friday, after an international mission
Jeddah Police are investigating the death of a 7-year-old boy who died three hours after being admitted to Al-Mosaidiah Maternity and Children’s Hospital with signs of severe torture on different
The Ministry of Education is training 3,600 male and female teachers before they are sent abroad for external training as part of the King Abdullah Program for Developing General Education (Tatweer).
More than 25,000 Egyptians have returned from neighboring Libya since the Islamic State group posted a video earlier this month of the beheadings of Christian compatriots, the Foreign Ministry said
Syria’s main domestic and exiled opposition groups said Friday they had agreed a joint draft roadmap for the first time calling for a transitional governing body and an end to the brutal conflict.
Gunmen ambushed a military truck during a night-time ambush in a southern province, officials said, killing all four
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard on Friday announced it has test fired a “new strategic weapon” in the final day of a large-scale naval and air defense drill, saying the system would play a key role in
Iraqi authorities say eight people have been killed in a series of bombings and mortar strikes around Baghdad.
TUNISIA will be most affected if the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) continues to expand in Libya, Tunisian
AN inability to provide a basic infrastructure could ultimately lead to the downfall of IS, a Middle East expert has said, adding that infighting within the group could also assist its demise.
IT has survived time, storms and wars.
Zimbabwe's 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe has declared he is still in charge, dismissing speculation that his increasingly powerful wife Grace is now running the show.
Damir Sabol, Croatian computer expert and entrepreneur, was helping his son with his maths homework when he had an idea.
Hundreds of protesters rallied in Dhaka on Friday to denounce the murder of a prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin hacked to death with machetes after he allegedly received threats from
Four Thai fishermen held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years have been released, local officials said Friday.
Supporters of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed streamed to the tiny capital island Male Friday for a mass protest against his detention on terror charges, which has sparked international
AB de Villiers scored the second-fastest century ever in a World Cup in a display of brutal hitting Friday, setting
The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters used their running game to the hilt to leave the Barako Bull Energy gasping in
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic will face defending champion Roger Federer in the final of the Dubai Championships after a
Everton, the lone British representative remaining in the Europa League, was given a testing last-16 tie against
The number of teams taking part in the 2019 World Cup hasn’t been finalized, the International Cricket Council said
Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad has been cleared to play in the team’s third World Cup Pool B game against Zimbabwe
Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy’s first shot was a 2-iron out of play.
Minister of Labor Adel Fakeih emphasized that the ministry will not tolerate either delaying salaries or denying
A day after announcing it is to stop making GM-branded cars in Indonesia, General Motors said on Friday it would cease
Stroke is the number 1 cause of disability among adults and 3rd cause of death leading to huge impacts on patients,
US regulators on Thursday approved landmark Internet rules that would prevent broadband providers from separating online traffic into slow and fast lanes.
Lloyds Banking Group has posted its first annual profit since a 2008 bailout by the British government, edging it closer to a return to full private ownership, results showed Friday.
American Express will increase the annual fee on some of its most popular charge cards, the company said Thursday, but the company also increased some of those cards’ benefits as well.