Saudi Arabia plans to beef up security at its borders and around oil and industrial facilities, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Thursday, citing a statement by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Naif, who is also the Interior Minister.
The girl, who was stabbed at the Jeddah Corniche on Monday and mistakenly reported dead, is still in the Intensive Care Unit as a vein in her neck was damaged.
Health professionals face imprisonment of up to six months and fines of up to SR100,000 if they fail to report any suspected cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir discussed regional and international issues during a meeting in Riyadh on Wednesday.
The Arab League’s deputy secretary-general said on Wednesday the regional body would discuss a proposal by Yemen’s foreign minister who called on Arab states to intervene militarily to halt the Shiite Houthi militia’s advance.
Two Bangladeshi citizens, among a group of foreign workers taken hostage by Daesh (the self-proclaimed IS) in an attack on a Libyan oilfield.
Emir of Asir Prince Faisal Bin Khaled presided over the graduation ceremony of the 59th batch of the special emergency forces in Abha on Wednesday.
Investigators Wednesday scoured the pulverized debris of a German airliner for bodies and clues to its mysterious eight-minute descent and crash in the French Alps that killed all 150 aboard.
Jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed accused authorities of scuttling his appeal against his controversial conviction and jailing for 13 years under tough anti-terror laws.
Singaporeans wept on the streets and queued in their thousands to pay tribute to founding leader Lee Kuan Yew.
Saudi Arab and a number of its GCC and Arab allies have launched air strikes against the Houthis strongholds in Yemen.
Yemen's president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has arrived in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh on Thursday, Saudi state television channel Al Ekhbariya reported.
The Saudi Senior Scholars Commission has supported the Al-Hazem (firm) Storm operation against the Houthis in Yemen to protect the country's legitimate government and defend the brotherly Yemeni
The Kingdom is considered among the first countries in the world to apply the new search and rescue methods of the international group.
Crown Prince Muqrin Bin Abdulaziz, deputy prime minister, received former US president Jimmy Carter and his
Twenty-five Saudi women are providing services to residents of the Family Home in Al-Hair prison in Riyadh where
The Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) has launched an initiative to help Saudis get jobs in the private sector.
A BEAUTIFUL woman stopped me at the entrance of a pharmacy in a health center that is usually crowded.
I am writing with regard to the article "Imposition of tax on vacant plots of land hailed" (Mar. 24). Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman did this for the benefit of his people.
With regard to the article "Fundraising drive for injured Indian student gathers pace" (Mar. 24), there are two "i's" in "fundraising" and they should stand for inspiration and innovation, not
With regard to the article "'Islamic Economy is a baseless theory'" (Mar, 24), the author rightly pointed out that we confuse financial systems with economic systems.
Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi declared his full support on Thursday for Saudi-led air strikes againts Huthi rebels in Yemen.
Jordanian air force fighter jets are participating in the Saudi- led operation with its Arab allies against Houthi fighters in Yemen, a Jordanian official source said on Thursday.
Loyalists of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi retook Aden airport on Thursday after heavy clashes with forces allied to Houthi fighters opposed to his rule, a local official said.
Rebel groups fighting the Syrian government have seized control of a southern town near the border with Jordan after four days of battles.
Washington is considering launching air strikes, possibly within days, to back up Iraqi forces battling to recapture Tikrit from the self-proclaimed Islamic State group, US officials said.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has chosen the head of centrist Kulanu party as Israel’s next finance minister, confirming an informal offer made two days before the country’s national election.
The United States is looking at providing refueling and early-warning radar aircraft to Saudi Arabia in support of a Riyadh-led military operation in Yemen against Houthi rebels, officials told AFP
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's office said on Thursday any threat to Saudi Arabia would "evoke a strong response" from Islamabad.
An experimental Ebola vaccine has been shown to effectively protect monkeys against the often-deadly virus, according
The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps seemed to "show a desire to want to destroy" the plane, the lead investigator said on Thursday.
Police in eastern India said they are investigating letters found at a Catholic school which threaten to burn it down
US President Barack Obama’s decision to slow the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan will hamper peace efforts.
Health officials have discovered a new germ in Eastern Europe that is related to the dreaded smallpox and monkeypox
An Egyptian court said on Wednesday it adjourned until April 22 the trial of two Al Jazeera television journalists.
Australia beat defending champions India by 95 runs in the semi-finals of the World Cup at the Sydney Cricket Ground
Sparks can be expected to fly when confident, well-balanced teams from cricketing superpowers Australia and India
CiCi Bellis defeated Indy De Vroome of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-2 for her second career WTA main draw match win at the
Facing elimination, the Alaska Aces fought with extra fire in their bellies to defeat the Barangay Ginebra Kings.
Formula One rolls into Malaysia this week for the second round of the championship.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo could be sanctioned for his goal celebration when he netted the equalizer in
Brendon McCullum conceded Daniel Vettori had probably played his last international innings on home soil.
Kevin Pietersen may be South African cricket’s most high-profile expatriate talent, but Grant Elliott’s World Cup
The Mercer survey of 69 organizations with operations and employees in Saudi Arabia found that around 20% were planning to pay their Saudi nationals a bonus similar to the one recently announced for
The Middle East and North African (MENA) region’s hospitality market saw stable growth across key performance indicators in 2014, according to EY’s Middle East Hotel Benchmark Survey Report.
Al Baraka Banking Group approved in its ordinary and extra-ordinary general meetings last Monday in Manama.
Saudi Arabia's stock market tumbled in a broad sell-off on Wednesday as investors grew concerned about upcoming first-quarter earnings announcements, stretched valuations and the escalation of
Anjum Hotel Makkah has revealed its participation as a strategic partner for the eighth edition of the Saudi Travel
The newly opened Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, developed by Al Rayyan Hospitality, is presenting guests a
Featuring heartthrob heroes, emancipated heroines and picturesque scenery, Turkish television drama series have taken
Even though Taylor Swift has officially gone pop, she still has a special place with the Academy of Country Music.
Cult sci-fi TV show "The X-Files" is returning for six new episodes, 13 years after David Duchovny and Gillian
Park rangers in the US capital are gearing up for a wild goose chase. Literally.
A French court ordered the closure and demolition of a chip stand on Tuesday as demanded by former L'Oreal boss Lindsay Owen-Jones, who complained its frying odors were stinking up his luxury ski