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- 08/02/15--14:00: 343 constituencies for Dec. 12 municipal elections identified
- 08/02/15--14:00: Camera flash could blind newborns, says expert
- 08/02/15--14:00: IAF fighters makes first staging visit to Kingdom
- 08/03/15--14:00: Man kills son, shoots wife
- 08/03/15--14:00: 3 held for assault on security guard
- 08/03/15--14:00: Teenager's body found in well
- 08/03/15--14:00: Three killed in road accident
- 08/03/15--14:00: Worker’s hand stuck in meat mincer
- 08/03/15--14:00: Murderer executed
- 08/03/15--14:00: Ebsar plans Umrah trips for the blind
- 08/03/15--14:00: S. African Haj pilgrims to arrive tomorrow
- 08/03/15--14:00: 30m Umrah pilgrims in five years: Hajjar
- 08/03/15--14:00: The most cursed people in KSA
- 08/03/15--14:00: Women and municipal councils
- 08/03/15--14:00: Rain wreaks havoc in Jazan, Asir
- 08/03/15--14:00: Courtesy visit
- 08/03/15--14:00: Letter of credence
- 08/03/15--14:00: Arab tourism forum in Taif to address security concerns
- 08/03/15--14:00: Man arrested after website hacked
- 08/03/15--14:00: Woman accused of boiling newborn niece to death
Faris Al-Qahtani Okaz/Saudi Gazette RIYADH — The executive committee supervising the third municipal council elections in December has specified 343 constituencies all over the Kingdom. The committee has identified a total of 1,263 voting centers, including 424 centers exclus
Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Flash photography can blind newborn babies and direct sunlight has the potential to damage their vision, according to a medical expert. Dr. Maisaa Al-Suwailim, the Northern Border representative of Saudi Ophthalmology Society, said flash photography was extre
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HAIL — A man suffering from mental health issues was arrested by police on Sunday after shooting and killing his son and also shooting at his wife. Spokesman for Hail Police, Capt. Sami Al-Shammary, said police received reports around 5:30 a.m. of a man shooting and killing his 11-year-old son and shooting his 28-year-old wife thre
TAIF — Police officers arrested three people caught disturbing public order and assaulting a security guard at a local park in Taif. Spokesman for Makkah Police Col. Ati Al-Qurashi said police caught a man and his two sisters causing trouble in front of the main gate to Al-Radf park. The trio were arrested and taken to a police sta
MADINAH — The body of a teenager was found in a well in the Hinakiyah governorate Sunday morning by the Civil Defense. Spokesman for Madinah Civil Defense, Capt. Naif Al-Jehani, said they received reports just before 6 a.m. Sunday of a man who had drowned in a well. Upon investigating the reports, Civil Defense officers found the b
RIYADH — Three people died late Saturday night in a traffic collision on one of the highways in Riyadh Province. According to Riyadh Red Crescent, the collision occurred between two vehicles, the first with only a driver while the second had a driver and one passenger. The second vehicle collided with the first, immediately killing
ABHA — An Egyptian employee has had his arm severely damaged at a local supermarket in Abha after getting his hand jammed in a meat mincer. According to Asir Civil Defense, they were able to free the man’s hand from the mincer, but the man was severely injured. The employee was taken to a local hospital where he is currently
DAMMAM — A Saudi man convicted of murder was executed in the Eastern Province on Monday, the Interior Ministry announced in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency.
Mugrib Al-Thanyan was found guilty of shooting dead another Saudi after a dispute, the ministry said. — SG
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH – A new initiative to help visually impaired pilgrims and their families perform Umrah has been launched by Ebsar Foundation.
The initiative is a joint effort between the foundation and a team of volunteer ambassadors working to increase levels
MAKKAH — Some 200 pilgrims from South Africa will arrive in Jeddah on Wednesday, signaling the official start of this year's Haj season.
More than 10 government and private Haj service bodies, including t
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — Minister of Haj Bandar Hajjar has said the number of Umrah pilgrims rose from 600,000 about 30 years ago to nearly 6 million last year and is expected to reach 30 million in the next five years. "As many as 5,715,000 pi
Khaled Al-Solaiman Okaz MUNICIPAL officials must be the most cursed people in the Kingdom. There can’t be a single driver in our country whose car has not run over potholes and ditches, causing him and the car significant harm. Surely these
Saeed Al-Suraihi Okaz AROUND 70 women in four main cities have nominated themselves to run in the upcoming municipal elections, according to recent press reports. This means that there will be thousands of women, across the Kingdom’s other towns a
JAZAN – Heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms lashed most parts of Jazan Province Sunday causing power outages in several villages. Floods swept away a number of vehicles and rescue teams were kept on a state of alert, local media reported. Several districts in the Khamis Mushayt governorate
Indian Embassy Charge d’Affaires Hemant Kotalwar (C) and Deputy Consul General Mohammed Noor Rahman Sheikh (L) hold talks with Saudi Gazette Editor-in-Chief Somayya Jabarti during a visit to the newspaper’s office in Jeddah on Monday. Executive Editor L. Ramnarayan (R) is also seen. — SG photo by Abdul Rahman M. B
Salih Mutlu Sen (L), the new permanent representative of Turkey to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), presents his letter of accreditation to OIC Secretary-General Iyad Ameen Madani on Sunday. — Courtesy photo
JEDDAH — Arab organizations concerned with security and tourism are expected to put together a joint strategy for security training with the cooperation of Prince Naif University for Security Sciences, according to Bandar Al-Fuhaid, president
JEDDAH — Police have arrested a man suspected of hacking into a public organization’s website. Spokesman for Makkah Police Col. Ati Al-Qurashi said the police received reports from a public organization in Al-Laith governorate that their website had been hacked into. Upon investigation, police were able to track down a man wh
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — Authorities have accused an African woman of murdering her newborn niece by bathing her in boiling water, Al-Watan daily reported on Monday.
The victim’s mother said her daughter was only six days old when she died.