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- 06/22/15--14:00: _Young Saudis promot...
- 06/22/15--14:00: _Diversity big facto...
- 06/22/15--14:00: _Indian woman throws...
- 06/22/15--14:00: _Kingdom’s food indu...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Riyadh accident cla...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _33 beggars held dur...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Electrical error ca...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _2 dead, 39 injured ...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Killers of French e...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _1,387 emergency cas...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _New office beareres
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Grand iftar by Thanima
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Abha’s Ramadan market
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Primary Urdu educat...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Saudia summer fligh...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Three OFWs in murde...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Illegal maids minti...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Rafaqah campaign re...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _A frightening numbe...
- 06/23/15--14:00: _Physically disabled...
- 06/22/15--14:00: Young Saudis promote their new businesses
- 06/22/15--14:00: Diversity big factor in luring thousands to Balad festival
- 06/22/15--14:00: Indian woman throws her children out of burning flat
- 06/22/15--14:00: Kingdom’s food industry is ‘unregulated, monopolized’
- 06/23/15--14:00: Riyadh accident claims 2 lives
- 06/23/15--14:00: 33 beggars held during Ramadan
- 06/23/15--14:00: Electrical error causes explosion
- 06/23/15--14:00: 2 dead, 39 injured in Baha accidents
- 06/23/15--14:00: Killers of French expats get death
- 06/23/15--14:00: 1,387 emergency cases in 3 days
- 06/23/15--14:00: New office beareres
- 06/23/15--14:00: Grand iftar by Thanima
- 06/23/15--14:00: Abha’s Ramadan market
- 06/23/15--14:00: Primary Urdu education needed to keep language alive: Dr. Majid
- 06/23/15--14:00: Saudia summer flights increase by 6 percent
- 06/23/15--14:00: Three OFWs in murder cases freed and repatriated: Embassy
- 06/23/15--14:00: Illegal maids minting money in Ramadan
- 06/23/15--14:00: Rafaqah campaign reaches out to Alzheimer’s patients
- 06/23/15--14:00: A frightening number of expatriates
- 06/23/15--14:00: Physically disabled to get cash to buy cars
JEDDAH — Many young Saudis are taking advantage of the 2nd Ramadan festival in the historical Balad area to sell their new products as well as promote their new businesses.
Many young Saudis at the festival are seen selling local products from fo
As in previous editions, the festival also features workshops, portfolio reviews and photography exhibitions in several houses throughout the historical area to showcase the skills and imagination of talented photographers from around the region. — SG photo by Saleh Fareed Saleh Fareed Saudi Gazette
Saudi Gazette report MADINAH — An Indian mother has been commended for her bravery after saving her three children from a fire that started in her kitchen. Umm Nabeel was preparing suhoor (pre-dawn meal) for her husband in their apartment on the second night of Ramadan when the fire start
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — The food industry in the Kingdom is monopolized and prices are unregulated and increasing, leaving the average Saudi citizen facing a struggle to provide for his family during the holy month of Ramadan, Al-Riyadh reported.
The Ministry of National Economy and
RIYADH — Two people died and four injured in a road accident in the capital on Monday. Riyadh Red Crescent official spokesman Abdullah Al-Muraibidh said the injured victims were transported to hospital.
TAIF — A total of 33 beggars were arrested since the beginning of Ramadan six days ago. Taif Municipality reported the anti-beggary campaign was organized in cooperation with the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice and the police. The campaign targeted several neighborhoods focusing on crowded neighborhoods and main roads. Th
RIYADH — An explosion was heard on King Fahd Road where construction work is being carried out. Riyadh Civil Defense spokesman Capt. Mohammad Al-Hamadi said the sounds of explosions were due to an electric error that occurred during construction. The Civil Defense has suspended construction work with the contractor until the problem is solved and construc
BAHA — Two people died and 39 injured in various road accidents in Baha since the beginning of Ramadan. Baha Red Crescent spokesman Emad Al-Zahrani said they received 32 emergency cases last week. Two victims died in these accidents and 39 were injured. A total of 21 of the victims were transported to hospital and 18 were treated on the spot.
MADINAH — Two men were sentenced to death for killing four French residents in a terrorist attack. The Supreme Court reported the attack happened in Yanbu when the victims were coming out of a building. As they walked out they were shot five times by a gunman. The other man assisted him by driving the vehicle they were in and planning the attack. The cour
MADINAH — The Red Crescent received 1,387 emergency cases during the first three days of Ramadan. Madinah Red Crescent spokesman Khalid Al-Sahly said 791 of the cases were due to strokes, heart attacks and other medical emergencies.
The Red Crescent was able to respond to 569 of the cases. A total of 392 were treated by paramedics on the s
The Kohinoor Toastmasters Club, Riyadh, celebrated their 18th Annual Day recently with grandeur with a variety of entertainment programs. The event was held under the leadership of TM Venu Poduval. New executive committee members were inducted by Division B Director TM Zia Ur Rehman in this event. Newly elected executive committee consists of TM Suresh Kumar (president), TM Kri
A grand Iftar was organized by the Jeddah North Zone Chapter of Thanima Cultural Forum. Abdul Shukoor Ali, Abdussubhan and Usman Pandikkad delivered Ramadan speeches that was well received by the attendees. — Courtesy photo
Huge crowds from the region are flocking to the Abha Ramadan Market, which is becoming crowded at this time of the year. It is not only limited to selling and buying popular Ramadan delicacies but has become a meeting place for friends and family. The market is active from 3 p.m. until before iftar (breaking of the fast). There are 120 shops preparing and selling Ramadan food.
Muhammad Mujahid Syed Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — “It’s is very unfortunate that poets have to come down from the lofty standards of the Urdu language to meet the demands of Mushairah (Urdu poetry) lovers in India. In our country, Mushairah has become a profession. The poets have to take care of the needs of
JEDDAH — Saudi Arabian Airlines reported the total number of flights has reached 42,000 for the summer season, 6 percent more compared to last year.
Airlines spokesman Mansour Al-Badr said the total number of seats offered to passengers reached 7 million. He said: “I predict the rate will keep increasing until the end of the summer va
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — Three imprisoned Filipinos involved in murder cases were released and repatriated to the Philippines in just over a month, the Philippine Embassy here said.
The first male Filipino was sentenced to 5 years and ordered to pay a diyyah or blood-money compensation of PhP 300,000 (a
JEDDAH — The delays in completing recruitment process for housemaids from abroad has opened the door for a black market where maids are working by the hour and earning up to SR9,000 a month.
A source reported some Saudi sponsors rent their maids out for SR25-SR40 a
Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — The Saudi Alzheimer’s Disease Association has launched its proactive awareness campaign to educate the general public on Alzheimer’s disease during the holy month of Ramadan. The Saudi Alzheimer’s Disease Association’s campaign contains a comprehensive se
Hashim Abdo Hashim Okaz I read about the new agreements the Ministry of Labor signed with Asian, African, and Arab countries. Regardless of the reasons that made the ministry sign recruitment agreements with a large number of countries — although I am sure the reasons have to do with economic factors as many of these countries have
JEDDAH — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has given his consent to pay people with physical difficulties a cash amount of SR150,000 each to buy their own cars instead of giving them modified vehicles.
Social Affairs Minister Majed Al-Qasabi said the ro