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- 06/12/15--14:00: A life well lived
- 06/12/15--14:00: Understanding autism
- 06/12/15--14:00: Is technology eroding social values?
- 06/12/15--14:00: Caught by hidden camera
- 06/13/15--14:00: Two killed in road accident
- 06/13/15--14:00: 9 dead, 6 injured in building collapse
- 06/13/15--14:00: Two arrested for robbing shops
- 06/13/15--14:00: Female hospital employee shot
- 06/13/15--14:00: SCTA shuts down 11 tourism facilities
- 06/13/15--14:00: Expats detained for brewing liquor
- 06/13/15--14:00: Most Saudis working in Gulf prefer Kuwait
- 06/13/15--14:00: Over a third of cases before notary public unresolved
- 06/13/15--14:00: A society for helping charities
- 06/13/15--14:00: Veteran Saudi journalist Badr Kurayem passes away at 80
- 06/13/15--14:00: Security cameras to monitor vandalism in public places
- 06/13/15--14:00: 38 medical centers to serve Ramadan visitors
- 06/13/15--14:00: NSHR slaps 10 violations against center sheltering housemaids
- 06/13/15--14:00: Recruitment companies in Manila, Dhaka fail to deliver
- 06/14/15--14:00: Crime declines in Asir region
Friends pose for a souvenir photo at the farewell gathering for Shahid Amin at the residence of Pakistan Consul General Aftab Ahmed Khokher in Jeddah June 1, 2015. (Front row from L) Dammes Ledeboer, Business Manager of Continental School, Jeddah; Aftab Khokher; Shahid Amin; Khalid Bakhsh, CFO, United Matbouli Group, Jeddah; Mutahir Hussain Rizvi, marketing manager, Modern Petroche
Saudi Gazette report Most children who suffer from autism are diagnosed with the disorder by the age of three. Autism can affect a child’s personality and development, which is why experts urge parents to take their children to a specialist if they see signs of the neurodevelopmental disorder. Once diagnosed, treatment of t
Saudi Gazette report Arab culture, long known for its generosity and emphasis on strong social bonds, has changed significantly. The concept of family used to encompass both immediate family members and members of the whole tribe. Inhabitants of a neighborhood, regardless of their social and financing standing, cared for one anoth
Saudi Gazette report Following the public campaign against Saher camera operators for concealing camera-mounted vehicles from view, motorists saw a temporary change as the operators responded to the negative press and started parking the cars in visible locations. However, according to a report in Al-Riyadh daily, soon after publ
BAHA — Two people died and two others were injured in an accident that took place on Baha-Taif Highway on Friday, according to Baha Red Crescent spokesman Emad Al-Zahrani.
The two victims sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospital.
BURAIDAH — Nine people died and six others were injured after a conference hall collapsed in Qassim University.
Qassim Civil Defense reported the ceiling of a conference hall in building No. 2 of the university collapsed when construction workers were pouring cement on it.
The contracting company and the unive
RIYADH — Police here arrested two men for allegedly robbing several stores. Riyadh Police reported the thieves stole money and merchandise from several stores.
Police first arrested one suspect before realizing he had an accomplice who was arrested later.
JEDDAH — A woman was shot by a man suspected to be a relative during her shift at a local hospital on Friday. A source reported the woman was a 30-year-old Saudi employed in a private hospital.
She was shot by a hospital visitor. The source said the woman had been on the phone frantically telling police of the man threatening
TAIF — The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) shut down 11 tourism establishments for violating the commission’s regulations.
Taif SCTA Director Abdullah Al-Suwat said all 11 establishments operated under the residential and hospitality sector.
They did not have licenses to operate and w
JEDDAH — Police arrested a group of expatriates for brewing liquor. Makkah Police acting spokesman Capt. Fahd Al-Malki said police received reports of a large group of expatriates running an alcohol brewery somewhere east of Jeddah. After an extensive and thorough investigation, police were able to locate the brewery, which w
Saudi Gazette report
MAKKAH — Kuwait has the largest number of Saudi workers out of the five neighboring Gulf Cooperation Council countries, according to a report by the Saudi Pension Fund for 2014.
About 83 percent of Saudis working in these countries are in Kuwait, the report said. It s
RIYADH — The Notary Public Office had 49,000 unresolved legal cases out of a total of 130,000 it received during the last fiscal year, according to the Shoura Council.
The council's legal and Islamic affairs committee reported there are 1,291 vac
Khalaf Al-Harbe Okaz The Ministry of Social Affairs has revealed that it is supervising 654 charity organizations in various parts of the Kingdom. They included 40 women organizations and 138 charity institutions. The activities of these organizations range from caring for citizens with special needs an
Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — Noted Saudi journalist and former Shoura Council member Dr. Badr Bin Ahmed Kurayem died Saturday morning in Riyadh after a period of illness. He was 80. Funeral prayers for the deceased will be performed at King Khaled Mosque in Umm Al-Hamam District of Riyad
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — The Ministry of Housing needs 215 million sq. meters of empty land to be able to complete its housing projects in 23 regions of Makkah and Qassim provinces.
Quoting informed sources, Al-Hayat newspaper said the ministry's needs in Makkah Province alone are 19
Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — The municipality has announced it plans to install surveillance cameras by public facilities, including the historic Jeddah areas to tackle vandalism, Makkah daily reported. Jeddah Municipality spokesman Mohammad Al-Bugamy said the local authority has tough p
JEDDAH — Makkah Health Affairs has reported that there will be 38 medical centers open for Umrah pilgrims during Ramadan.
Makkah Haj and Umrah Director Tawfiq Abu Talib said there will be two medical centers inside the Grand Mosque.
“The first center wil
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — The National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) recorded 10 violations against the Center for Housemaids Affairs in 2014, Makkah daily reported.
A source from NSHR said the center is for unclaimed and runaway maids and, according to the society’s 2014 annu
Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — About 200 recruitment offices in the Philippines have failed to send domestic workers to Saudi Arabia on time, a local newspaper reported quoting a member of the National Recruitment Committee. Saeed Maswi said with Ramadan set to begin soo
ABHA — Police have reported that crime in Asir Province has decreased by 18 percent over the past nine months. The number of arrests increased by 46 percent over the same period, with more than 44,057 people detained. Police have organized several awareness campaigns, which they believed were factors in cutting crime rates.