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- 07/19/15--14:00: _Deranged people ins...
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- 07/19/15--14:00: _50% of Saudi touris...
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- 07/20/15--14:00: _Boy saved from drow...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _Small fire containe...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _Maid almost dies af...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _50 people injured i...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _Seven die in road a...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _Handmade Uqul still...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _Kingdom invests SR3...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _MOH clears Jazan he...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _Building young peop...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _Umrah revenue touch...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _Miserable workers
- 07/20/15--14:00: _Celebrating Eid by ...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _MOH reassigns laid ...
- 07/20/15--14:00: _Life insurance prem...
- 07/21/15--14:00: _116 reports within ...
- 07/21/15--14:00: _4 children saved fr...
- 07/19/15--14:00: Deranged people inside the Grand Mosque
- 07/19/15--14:00: Buraidah women’s prison issues highlighted by NSHR
- 07/19/15--14:00: 50% of Saudi tourists in Europe
- 07/19/15--14:00: Riyadh fest marked with fervor
- 07/20/15--14:00: Boy saved from drowning
- 07/20/15--14:00: Small fire contained in Jeddah
- 07/20/15--14:00: Maid almost dies after suicide attempt
- 07/20/15--14:00: 50 people injured in bus accident
- 07/20/15--14:00: Seven die in road accident
- 07/20/15--14:00: Handmade Uqul still preferred
- 07/20/15--14:00: Kingdom invests SR367m in chemical industry
- 07/20/15--14:00: MOH clears Jazan health director
- 07/20/15--14:00: Building young people's abilities is the solution
- 07/20/15--14:00: Umrah revenue touches SR12 billion
- 07/20/15--14:00: Miserable workers
- 07/20/15--14:00: Celebrating Eid by the cemetery
- 07/20/15--14:00: MOH reassigns laid off nurses due to shortage
- 07/20/15--14:00: Life insurance premiums in Kingdom reach SR250 million
- 07/21/15--14:00: 116 reports within 72 hours
- 07/21/15--14:00: 4 children saved from drowning
Saudi Gazette report MAKKAH — Last year a mentally ill man got into a state of frenzy and broke several lamps near Ismail Stone inside the Grand Mosque, Makkah daily reported. Few days ago, a Turkish mental patient killed another patient at Makkah Mental Hospital. The nurses could not break them apart while the Turkish ma
Saudi Gazette report
BURAIDAH — The National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) detected four negative aspects in the women’s prison in Buraidah.
They include mingling of women who have been taken into custody with female prisoners before checking them up and ensuring that they are free from diseases, un
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — The decline of the euro and the British pound has seen an increase in the number of Saudi tourists heading to Europe, according to experts, Al-Hayat reported.
Nearly 50 percent of tourists preferred Europe as a destination this year.
Council of Saudi Chambers of C
Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Women and children have flocked to King Salman Social Center to enjoy the folkloric shows presented by women's groups. They also attended the fashion show organized by Saudi fashion designer Modi Al-Sehli. Numerous Saudi female poets presented poem on Eid and patriotism as wel
TABUK — Border Guard officers here saved Sunday a boy from drowning in the Red Sea, said spokesman Commodore Abdullah Al-Gharir. The boy went swimming in the waters near Al-Soura Town, 170 kms from Tabuk. His father spotted him fighting for his life in the water and immediately called the rescuers, who rushed to the scene and saved the boy.
JEDDAH — Civil Defense firefighters doused a small fire that broke in a site allocated for burning garbage at Al-Nakheel neighborhood, formerly the Sheep Market, said Civil Defense operations director Col. Ghazi Al-Ghamdi. The fire started Sunday at 6:00 p.m. and firefighters arrived on the scene quickly. Al-Ghamdi said this type of fires ha
TURAIF — An Ethiopian maid was saved at the last minute following a failed suicide attempt here, said Northern Frontier Red Crescent spokesman Musaad Al-Anazi. The maid, aged 40 years old, tried to hang herself by a rope. Her employer was shocked when she entered her room and found her lying motionless on the floor as the rope got cut off. S
BURAIDAH — Fifty passengers, hailing from East Asia, were injured, some of them seriously, Sunday when their bus overturned on Riyadh-Alqassim Highway, said acting director of health affairs Dr. Sultan Al-Shayeh. Eight hospitals in the city were working at full swing to save and treat the injured people. Traffic police investigations showed
JAZAN — Seven people, five of them from the same family, were killed when the driver lost control of the vehicle at a dangerous curve on the mountainous road here, said Red Crescent spokesman Bishi Al-Sarkhi. The vehicle plunged 900 meters down the mountain and was completely destroyed. Civil Defense firefighters and rescuers rushed to the s
RIYADH — The Al-Zall Market in downtown Riyadh, the market for selling Saudi headgear, Iqal, registered a flurry of activity by shoppers when Eid Al-Fitr was drawing near. Despite the majority of Uqul (plural of Iqal) available in the shops have been imported from overseas countries, many craftsmen in the market are still faithful to making
Saudi Gazette report
DAMMAM — Saudi Arabia is investing SR367 million to support research and development in the chemical industry while experts argue that the Kingdom should switch to solar energy resources, Al-Sharq reported.
An expert said the Kingdom’s chemica
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — The Ministry of Health declared Jazan Health Director is innocent from accusations of wrongfully rejecting a transfer request and acting unprofessionally against an elderly woman in his office, Al-Riyadh reported.
A source from the ministry
Abdullah Maghram Al-Riyadh WHERE would we be as a society if 20 percent of Saudis were working and investing around the world and how would that affect our economic, political, cultural, and social landscapes? What type of a local and global impact that would have on our society? These are essential ques
JEDDAH — With the number of pilgrims coming for Umrah increasing annually, economists are estimating the Umrah season revenue for this year may reach SR12 billion.
The reasons for the numbers rising are manifold, including incr
Dr. Abdulwahid Al-Hameed Al-Jazirah WHEN we see a cleaner on the street working under the scorching sun, we feel pity and sorry for him and give him money. All religions including ours call for sympathizing with the poor and the needy. Those workers get paid low salaries and sometime their salaries get delayed and some
Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — People visited the Umm Al-Hamam Cemetery west of Riyadh on the day of Eid to pay respect to their loved ones who were buried there, Al-Hayat reported. Yahya Al-Ola said people would come to the cemetery every Eid bringing food and can
A nurse is on duty in this file photo. A shortage of nurses in hospitals and health centers has led to the Ministry of Health (MOH) retraining nurses, or recalling and reassigning those who were laid off in the past. — Courtesy photo Saudi Gazette report MADINAH
Saudi Gazette report
MADINAH — Experts and actuaries computing the cost of life assurance in the Kingdom indicated that the life insurance premiums in Saudi Arabia reached a total of SR250 million and criticized the Saudi society for having more consumers than savers, Al-Hayat reporte
BAHA — The Red Crescent received a total of 116 reports within the past 72 hours. Baha Red Crescent spokesman Emad Al-Zahrani said 17 of the reports were that of road accidents. The road accidents included incidents of collision, hit-and-run and cars swerving off the road and toppling over. There was only one victim who died and the rest of the victims su
YANBU — Four children were saved from drowning in the southern corniche on Sunday and Monday. Madinah Border Guards spokesman Al-Shanban Al-Qarni said many cases of drowning children happen during Eid. The families spend their days on the beach and the parents let their children roam off freely without any supervision. Al-Qarni said the children were all