The Shoura Council on Tuesday asked the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) to introduce an online facility for passengers to lodge their complaints and proposals as well as to receive replies from GACA within 15 days.
An Arab expatriate who worked as an engineer for an engineering consultation office falsified his diplomas and challenged the Saudi Engineering Council (SEC) to take action against him.
Minister of Islamic Affairs Sheikh Saleh Al-Asheikh disclosed on Tuesday that some copies of the Holy Qur’an have been pulled from shops in Makkah and Madinah after some printing errors were detected.
Gulf labor ministers on Tuesday agreed on minimum terms in the contracts of domestic staff to improve working conditions of over 2.4 million foreign maids, an official said.
Work is in full swing on the high-speed Haramain Railway project that will link the two holy cities of Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah and Rabigh.
The oldest weaver of the black cloth covering the Holy Kaaba cloth died Monday at a private hospital aged 90.
Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali Al Naimi said he is "as happy as can be" as he arrived in Vienna for an OPEC meeting this week, brushing off questions about tumbling oil prices and surplus supplies.
A video of a Ugandan maid abusing a child that was uploaded by a diplomat from the Saudi Embassy in Uganda has gone viral, Makkah daily reported.
A Saudi fashion designer and Belgian chocolatier joined forces to create what is probably the first (partly) edible couture dress in Saudi Arabia. To celebrate the grand opening of chocolate manufacturer and café Le Concheur in Jeddah’s Rawdah district on Monday night.
The two young Al-Quds shop assistants wear similar clothes and makeup. Only their names tell them apart as Israeli and Palestinian. But they know that talking about events outside might test their friendship.
A new air strike hit the Libyan capital’s sole operational airport on Tuesday.
Voters in Indian Kashmir turned out in droves under tight security Tuesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party made a serious bid for power in the tense Muslim-majority state.
The town of Ferguson erupted in violence.
I am writing with regard to the article “Expats may get iqamas renewed for 5 years” (Nov. 25). This would be a good initiative as it will give peace of mind and security to both employers and
I am writing with regard to the article “Expat drivers harass our women” (Nov. 24). The solution to the harassment issue, whether it be drivers misbehaving toward their passengers or vice-versa.
With regard to the article “Women with a vicious cause” (Nov. 22), is motherhood really held in high esteem? The law seems to indicate otherwise.
The Shoura Council has established an anti-racism committee in response to reported inhumane treatment toward eight Shiites in Al-Ahsa, Al-Hayat reported.
The Shoura Council’s transport committee has recommended Saudi Arabian Airlines hire co-pilots who have the required training and retired military pilots specialized in aviation to lead internal
SOME people just like to categorize others according to race, social class, color, and financial status. They are
There were 1,049 cases of domestic violence and child abuse last year despite new family protection laws that were implemented after they were approved by the Council of Ministers, according to the
Several citizens have called on local authorities to add signs in different languages at the entrance of the Makkah boundaries in the Al-Omrah neighborhood, Makkah daily reported.
A female lawyer and legal consultant has demanded the Ministry of Justice reconsider a documentation authorization ban on women.
The King Khalid Foundation is partnering with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to initiate multiple programs between the two organizations aimed at building the capacity of the philanthropic
Egypt is to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza Wednesday for the first time since its closure in late October after a bombing in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said.
Tunisia’s first presidential election since a 2011 revolution was “pluralist and transparent”
In razing family homes of Palestinian attackers, Israel is reviving a draconian punishment it largely halted a decade ago.
At least 13 people were killed when a seven-storey building collapsed in the western Cairo suburb of Matariya early
When the United Arab Emirates released a blacklist of “terrorist groups” this month, many prominent Western charities were shocked to find themselves cited alongside Al-Qaeda and the self-proclaimed
Yemeni troops on Tuesday freed eight hostages, including a foreigner, from a group of Al-Qaeda militants who were killed in a dawn raid, a security official said.
Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani said Wednesday he would not allow anyone to conduct a proxy war in his country after warnings that the rivalry between India and Pakistan could spill across
An influential Bangladesh ex-minister surrendered to police and was jailed.
Sri Lanka’s elections chief and pro-democracy activists on Tuesday.
Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday arrested pro-democracy demonstrators who refused to comply with a court order to
Nepal and India signed a deal Tuesday to build a $1-billion hydropower plant as Indian premier Narendra Modi began a
Vietnam on Tuesday showed off its two most powerful warships in the first-ever port call to the Philippines but an
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s estranged wife has questioned the government’s decision to provide her with
A UN expert monitoring sanctions against Al-Qaeda says the self-proclaimed Islamic State group has received between $35 million and $45 million in ransom payments in the past year.
UAE player Mohammed Fawzi (R) tackles Oman’s Fahad Al-Jalabubi during their third place playoff of the 22nd Gulf Cup
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes is in critical condition in a Sydney hospital.
Nathaniel Clyne’s late equalizer earned high-flying Southampton a 1-1 draw.
Liverpool’s Champions League campaign is on the line as it travels to Ludogorets Wednesday.
Roger Federer and Lleyton Hewitt will clash in a new shortened, faster form of the game ahead of the Australian Open
Paul Lee bailed out Rain or Shine in the endgame, scoring eight of his game-high 27 points in the last two minutes.
Manny Pacquiao is open to taking a smaller purse in a dream match-up with undefeated American Floyd Mayweather, the
New Zealand strengthened its spin attack by including veteran left-armer Daniel Vettori in its squad for the third and
In the current economic environment, success is expected to come to only those companies that generate innovative
The opening day of the CSR Summit concluded with a gala evening event hosted by Saudi Arabian Airlines.
High investments in petrochemical sector, easy availability.
AlKhair Capital Saudi, the leading Saudi-based financial institution, has announced its sponsorship and participation
The global economy is being pushed off-track by a rising range of pressures that require concerted action, and oil and
HIGH levels of employee engagement in an organization are often linked to superior business performance, including increased profitability, productivity, employee retention, customer metrics, and
The painted upright piano that adorned Rick’s Cafe in the classic movie “Casablanca” fetched $3.4 million at auction
President Barack Obama said he is in love, though he was not speaking about Michelle -- but he swears she understands.
The demise of veteran actor Dilip Kumar’s death took Twitter by storm.
Among the world’s exclusive concert tickets, this might be the ultimate. A show by rock legend Bob Dylan, with an
Britain led at the International Emmy Awards Monday, with three trophies going to British television series at the