Vietnam anti-China activists mark Spratly Islands battle

RIYADH: The relatives of the Saudi woman and her daughter killed by their Moroccan maid last week have called for the application of the full force of the Shariah law against the killer.“Our only demand is that laws prescribed by Allah should be full...

JEDDAH: The head of the National Tourism Committee at the Council of Saudi Chambers, Mohammed Al-Mijal, blamed tourism promotion councils throughout the Kingdom for the lack of attractive programs for Saudis. “The committee works to put tourism progr...

CAIRO: The rights of Egyptians employed with Saudi Binladin Group are fully protected, Labor Minister Mufrej Al-Haqabani has said. “The employees will be allowed to transfer their sponsorship or return to Egypt, if they want, and appoint an acquainta...

OTTAWA: The Saudi Embassy in Canada has responded to the spread of misleading information regarding a military deal signed between the Kingdom and Canadian companies.Recent Canadian publications spoke of a lack of impartiality of the Kingdom's judici...

TABUK: Authorities are investigating the ongoing theft of large sums of money from Saudi banks, the latest of which involves a series of withdrawals over specific time periods.The investigations were started after a number of people complained to the...

RIYADH: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has formed a team comprising officials from other ministries to ensure Saudization is enforced in the telecommunications and mobile phone sector as per the directive issued last week by Labor Minister Muf...

RIYADH: SRMG Managing Director Azzam Al-Dakhil, a former minister of education, released a book written by him titled “With the Teacher” after signing it at the Riyadh International Book Fair on Saturday.Al-Dakhil, who accompanied his former teacher...

RIYADH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman recently made a phone call to Sheikh Ayedh Al-Qarni, a prominent Saudi religious scholar, to check on his health.The sheikh was shot and wounded in the arm on March 1 in the Philippine city of Zam...

JEDDAH: The plans put in place by the General Directorate of Passports and the King Fahd Causeway Authority (KFCA) have failed to reduce crowding at the causeway, with some passengers complaining that they were forced to wait for up to four hours for...

RIYADH: The arrival of the Thaqeba excavator to dig tunnels as part of the first station project on the Al-Olaya/Al-Batha line, which will see the completion of 50 percent of deep tunnels, is enough evidence that 29 percent of the Riyadh Metro projec...

RIYADH: A young woman and an elderly man succumbed to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and two men tested positive in Buraidah on Sunday. With the latest deaths, the toll has gone up to 569 since the outbreak of the virus...

RIYADH: International Indian Public School, Riyadh (IIPS-R) congratulated their outstanding achievers for 2015-16 academic and held co-curricular activities at a grand ceremony organized at the school.Around 200 students were honored for winning vari...

RIYADH: Gen. Sulaiman Al-Yahya, director general of the Passport Department, on Sunday inaugurated the outlet for drive-in services for the handicapped at Riyadh Passport Office (RPO).Following the inauguration, which was attended by top officials of...

RIYADH: The Ladies Chapter of Pakistan Writers Club–Riyadh (PWC-LC) observed the International Women’s Day with great zeal here on Tuesday.Highlighting the significance of the day, the speakers focused on women’s achievements in political, social and...

JEDDAH: The National Center for Assessment and Evaluation is working toward implementation of a new scale to gauge the strengths and weaknesses of those who want to get married. The criteria are known as the "scale of preparedness for family," accord...

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