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- 08/09/15--14:00: _Sidewalk trade
- 08/08/15--14:00: Saudi killed as car topples over
- 08/08/15--14:00: Air-conditioning hiccup at airport
- 08/08/15--14:00: Saudi girl dies in Austria accident
- 08/08/15--14:00: 20 evacuated after fire hits compound
- 08/08/15--14:00: Pleasure boat missing with four Saudis on board
- 08/08/15--14:00: Expat caught skinning rotten sheep carcasses
- 08/08/15--14:00: 15,000 more paid parking spaces in Jeddah
- 08/08/15--14:00: TV host Saud Al-Dowsary dies from heart attack
- 08/08/15--14:00: Minister, your silence has been too long
- 08/08/15--14:00: New school uniforms a hit with parents
- 08/08/15--14:00: Visually impaired children call for restaurant menus in Braille
- 08/08/15--14:00: Mayor visits the wounded in mosque attack
- 08/08/15--14:00: Workshops in Tabuk to train election staff
- 08/08/15--14:00: MOE carrying out safety inspections on all schools
- 08/09/15--14:00: Children suffer burns playing with charcoal
- 08/09/15--14:00: Two Saudis drown in Al-Rayis Sea
- 08/09/15--14:00: 52 road accidents in Baha in four days
- 08/09/15--14:00: Man arrested for shooting brother
- 08/09/15--14:00: Man killed, six hurt in road accidents
- 08/09/15--14:00: Sidewalk trade
JEDDAH — A Saudi man died after his vehicle toppled over on Friday at a turn in Buhairat Al-Mujahideen, the Traffic Department said. Witnesses said the area is extremely dangerous and fatal accidents happened there almost every day.
MADINAH — The air-conditioners at Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport has not been properly functioning for a about a week, leaving the passengers to swelter in the extreme summer heat. Taibah Airports Operations Company spokesman Khalid Uwaidhah said the company was aware of the problem and it was running tests. The air-conditioning syste
RIYADH — A 14-year-old Saudi girl died following an accident at an amusement park in Zell am See, Austria, on Friday. The victim’s uncle said the family was in Zell am See for a vacation. He said there was a hashtag created on social media saying she died because she was busy taking photos and did not pay attention to safety. “That is false. A
JEDDAH — Twenty people were evacuated from a residential complex in Al-Rowdah District of Jeddah on Friday after a fire hit the complex. Makkah Civil Defense deputy spokesman Lt. Gen. Mohammad Al-Qarni said the fire started at a tent in the backyard of one of the villas in the complex. The fire quickly spread affecting four other villas nearby. The Civil
Saudi Gazette report
DAMMAM — A pleasure boat that left on a leisure trip with four Saudis on board Wednesday failed to return to the shore, the Border Guard in Qatif said in a statement.
The coast guard patrol units have been combing the waters in search of the missing boat, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Abdulmajeed Dawood Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — An expatriate restaurant worker was caught skinning rotten sheep carcasses and cutting the meat outside a police compound in Hafr Al-Batin. The man was preparing the meat for use in sandwiches sold at a cafe. During a routine round, municipality
JEDDAH — The municipality has created 15,000 paid parking spaces, which will be open for public use in the coming weeks.
Al-Mawaqif National Company CEO Hafiz Al-Zubair said last year the municipality focused on completing the infrastructure of several parking lots i
Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Well-known Saudi media figure Saud Al-Dowsary died of a heart attack in Paris on Friday. A source said Al-Dowsary died at the age of 46 after working many years for various television networks. He was known for hosting the talk show Haneen on Orbit, which featured many Arab sing
Hamoud Abu Talib Okaz It is our right to know from the Kingdom’s new ministers and executives what they have been doing in their new positions to date, especially as they have had considerable time. We are not asking them to provide us with minute details, but for a broad outline of their vision and preferences so tha
Shahd Alhamdan Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — Many parents have come out in support for the new uniform for Saudi schoolgirls announced in June by the Ministry of Education. According to the new guidelines, all girls studying in Saudi public schools, Qur’an memorization schools and schools for illiterat
Fatima Sidiya Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — A number of visually impaired Saudi children have called on restaurants to prepare their menus in Braille so that they can order food without problems while eating out. The children were members of a Summer Hope program being executed by Ebsar Foundation, a charita
Asir Mayor Saleh Abdullah Al-Qadhi visits officers wounded in Thursday’s bombing of a mosque in the special security forces compound in Abha on Saturday. The officers are receiving treatment at Asir Central Hospital. — SPA
Saudi Gazette report TABUK — The local committee supervising municipal council elections in Tabuk will hold six workshops across the province starting Monday to train staff in voting centers, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Head of the committee Mohammad Al-Amri said the committee plans to train all members
Khalid Al-Usaimi and Mohammad Al-Jasser
RIYADH — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is carrying out inspection campaigns on schools all over the Kingdom to ensure all safety and security procedures are in place. Schools in the Kingdom will reopen on Aug. 23 after the summer break.
TAIF — A number of children suffered from burns after playing with smoldering charcoal left unattended at a wedding hall here. Ossam Al-Malki, the father of one of the victims, said he planned to sue the hall for leaving burning charcoal unattended when they were aware that there were children
MADINAH — Two Saudi men drowned in Al-Rayis Sea on Saturday, the Red Crescent reported. An official spokesman said the Red Crescent received reports from Border Guards of two men who were rescued from the sea but were unconscious. When the paramedics reached the scene, they found out the victims had already died.
BAHA — A total of 52 road accidents occurred in Baha province over the past four days. Baha Red Crescent said 43 of the accidents were collisions and 9 were vehicles toppling over. The Red Crescent advised drivers and witnesses not to move victims of accidents until paramedics arrive at the scene.
TAIF — A man shot his brother after a fight broke out between them on Friday in the Maisan governorate.
Makkah Police spokesman Col. Ati Al-Qurashi said the police received reports of a man shooting another man. The police found the victim and took him to the hospital. He is in a stable condition. Investigators discover
MAKKAH — A man was killed and six others injured in two separate road accidents in Makkah on Saturday. Red Crescent spokesman Ali Al-Ghamdi said a car crashed into a truck on Al-Okaishiyah Road, killing the car driver immediately. In another accident at Al-Sabhani intersection, two vehicles collided, injuring six people. The victim
Children sell food products in unhygienic conditions on the sidewalks in the Al-Bukhariyah neighborhood of Jeddah, with no interference by any of the stakeholders. — Courtesy photo