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- 08/05/15--14:00: Expat's body found in Yanbu well
- 08/05/15--14:00: 4 executed for murder, drugs
- 08/05/15--14:00: Two guests hurt in Dammam hotel fire
- 08/05/15--14:00: Four lost in Makkah mountain rescued
- 08/05/15--14:00: Saudi jailed for joining Al-Nusra Front
- 08/05/15--14:00: Indian consular teams to visit Tabuk, Abha
- 08/05/15--14:00: Pastry products seized and destroyed
- 08/05/15--14:00: Taif harassment: Five suspects granted bail
- 08/05/15--14:00: Sorry ladies, you’re not yet ready
- 08/05/15--14:00: Abuse victims complain of harsh treatment at protection home
- 08/05/15--14:00: Man falls from building under construction, dies
- 08/05/15--14:00: Five talented girls allowed to skip grades
- 08/05/15--14:00: Light at the end of the tunnel
- 08/05/15--14:00: Government offices start moving out of holy sites
- 08/05/15--14:00: Asir cable cars attracting thousands
- 08/06/15--14:00: 211 adl cases reach courts this year
- 08/06/15--14:00: Ifta to distribute 120,000 books in Haj
- 08/06/15--14:00: Orphans to have medical insurance
- 08/06/15--14:00: Kingdom, Fiji establish diplomatic ties
- 08/06/15--14:00: Emir to review transport project
YANBU — The body of an Asian expatriate was found in a well on Tuesday. Madinah Civil Defense spokesman Capt. Naif Al-Jehanis said the man in his 30s fell, and later died, in the well.
The well is almost 25 meters deep but was only filled with a meter and a half of water. Civil Defense officers were able to remove the body fr
RIYADH — Two Ethiopians, a Pakistani and a Saudi were executed in the Kingdom on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry announced in separate statements carried by the Saudi Press Agency.
Ethiopians Argawi Aldo Heilan Meriam and Hadish Zel Alam had been convicted of beating a fellow countryman to death and robbing him, the Interior
DAMMAM — Two guests were treated for smoke inhalation after a hotel in Al-Mubarkiyah District of Dammam caught fire on Tuesday. Eastern Province Civil Defense spokesman Col. Mansour Al-Dowsary said the fire began in a room on the fifth floor of the hotel. The Civil Defense managed to extinguish the fire but a
MAKKAH — Civil Defense officers rescued four telecommunications employees after they lost their way on a mountain in Makkah Province while installing a tower. Makkah Civil Defense reported the men were two Asian expatriates, an Arab expatriate and a Saudi. The four employees drove up Mount Aya to install a telecommunications
RIYADH – Saudi Arabia on Wednesday jailed a citizen who was convicted of joining the Al-Nusra Front, a Syrian terrorist organization allied with the Al-Qaeda network.
A special criminal court in Jeddah found the man guilty of traveling to Syria, fight
JEDDAH — A team from the Consulate General of India, Jeddah, will visit Tabuk and Asir on Friday and Saturday to provide consular services to Indian nationals living in the regions.
In Tabuk, the team can be met at VFS Passport and Visa Application Center in Al-Ghurid Center, 30th Street.
In Asir, the team can
Badea Abu Al-Naja Saudi Gazette MAKKAH — The Al-Umrah branch municipality in Makkah has confiscated and destroyed about 4,500 pieces of cake and croissants loaded in a truck, which was parked in front of a big supplies store. The pastry products were prepared for distributing to confectioneries i
TAIF — The Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution (BIP) has released on bail five of the seven suspects detained over the harassment of a girl outside a mall in Taif last week.
A BIP source said police managed to arrest the suspects a day
Saeed Al-Suraihi Okaz SOME women intent on running or voting in the municipal elections in December have said the condition of presenting the new national identity card for candidacy or polling is an impediment for them. We will be entirely excused when we whisper in their ears: "Sorry ladies, you a
MAKKAH — Two women have complained that a social protection home in Makkah treated them unjustly and sent them back to their abusive families.
A 27-year-old resident of Al-Wafaa Protection Home said the shelter caused her expulsion from univers
Badea Abu Al-Naja Saudi Gazette MAKKAH — A man died after falling into the elevator well from the 10th floor of a 15-story building under construction in Makkah’s Al-Zaher District on Wednesday, the Civil Defense said. Maj. Naif Al-Shareef, spokesman for the Civil Defense in
MAKKAH — The Ministry of Education has allowed five students at Al-Bushra Private Girls School to skip grades after they showed remarkable capabilities at the Mawhiba Program for Excellence.
The school's supervisor, Samirah Sh
Maintenance crew from the municipality improve lighting inside King Khalid Tunnel in the holy city of Makkah as part of preparations to welcome the pilgrimage season. — Courtesy Makkah
• 193,718 sq. meter spare space in Mina• Haj City to be finished before next Haj
Saudi Gazette report
MAKKAH — A number of government ministries and departments have vacated their offices in the holy sites and moved to the newly built
Saudi Gazette report ABHA — Cable cars that move at great heights over Asir region’s summer resorts are attracting high numbers of visitors and holidaymakers, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Chairman of the National Tourism Company Saleh Qadah said the cable cars are able to carry
JEDDAH — Courts in various regions of the Kingdom received 211 cases of adl (male guardians preventing women under their care from getting married) so far this year, Al-Watan daily reported on Thursday, quoting a judicial source. The source said the main reasons behind the adl cases were guardians opposing marriages with expatriates, tribal incompati
MAKKAH — The General Presidency for Religious Research and Ifta (religious ruling) announced on Thursday that it would distribute more than 120,000 books on various Fiqh (jurisprudence) matters in a number of languages during this year's Haj. The presidency said it would also distribute more than 5,000 kits contianing CDs with visual content explaini
DAMMAM — All orphans in the Kingdom will have medical insurance, according to the Ministry of Social Affairs. The ministry's undersecretary, Abdullah Miaiqil, has sent a circular to charity organizations in all regions of the country to supply the ministry with the names of orphans under their care who have no medical insurance. He asked them to atta
RIYADH — Saudi Arabia and Fiji have formally established diplomatic relations, the Saudi Press Agency said on Thursday. An agreement to this effect was signed in New York by the Kingdom's permanent representative to the United Nations Abdullah Al-Muallimi and Fiji's representative Peter Thompson. The move is expected to further enhance bilateral relations
JEDDAH — Makkah Emir Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, who is the chairman of the ministerial committee to supervise public transport projects in the province, will chair a meeting of the committee in Jeddah on Sunday to review the progress of the project in the city. The public transport project in Jeddah consists of a metro, a bus network and a tram service