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- 08/18/15--14:00: _Over 62,000 pilgrim...
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- 08/18/15--14:00: _Municipal elections...
- 08/18/15--14:00: _25 hospitals with 5...
- 08/20/15--14:00: _Arms smuggling atte...
- 08/20/15--14:00: _Illegal hotel booki...
- 08/20/15--14:00: _Funds freed up to p...
- 08/20/15--14:00: _Seba strikes, mercu...
- 08/20/15--14:00: _Frenchman’s murdere...
- 08/20/15--14:00: _Jeddah Book Fair sh...
- 08/20/15--14:00: _If the Prophet call...
- 08/20/15--14:00: _End the suffering o...
- 08/20/15--14:00: _No deviations in Ha...
- 08/20/15--14:00: _Blood on Marat Road
- 08/20/15--14:00: _Thee Ain: History p...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _Bridge collapse kil...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _Two Pakistanis exec...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _Mentally ill dies a...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _Ninth Saudi relief ...
- 08/18/15--14:00: Over 62,000 pilgrims expected from war-torn Arab countries
- 08/18/15--14:00: Woman records husband to prove verbal abuse in court
- 08/18/15--14:00: 1,500 Thai pilgrims arrive in Madinah
- 08/18/15--14:00: Municipal elections raise prospects for Saudi women
- 08/18/15--14:00: 25 hospitals with 5,000 beds readied in holy cities
- 08/20/15--14:00: Arms smuggling attempt foiled
- 08/20/15--14:00: Illegal hotel booking office shut down
- 08/20/15--14:00: Funds freed up to protect official data
- 08/20/15--14:00: Seba strikes, mercury hits 50 C
- 08/20/15--14:00: Frenchman’s murderers executed
- 08/20/15--14:00: Jeddah Book Fair should reflect the city’s heritage
- 08/20/15--14:00: End the suffering of Saudis on scholarships abroad
- 08/20/15--14:00: No deviations in Haj ‘will be tolerated’
- 08/20/15--14:00: Blood on Marat Road
- 08/20/15--14:00: Thee Ain: History perched on top of a white summit
- 08/21/15--14:00: Bridge collapse kills Nepalese worker
- 08/21/15--14:00: Two Pakistanis executed over drugs
- 08/21/15--14:00: Mentally ill dies after falling in well
- 08/21/15--14:00: Ninth Saudi relief plane arrives in Aden
Ibrahim Shihab Okaz/Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — More than 62,000 pilgrims from four Arab countries currently witnessing political turmoil and armed conflict are expected to perform Haj this year. Haj Ministry Undersecretary Husain Al-Sharif said the ministry has made adequate preparations to receive pilgri
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — A woman recorded her husband's verbal abuse against her without his knowledge and presented it as evidence in court, Al-Madinah newspaper reported.
During the hearing into a marital dispute at the Personal Status Court in Jeddah, the woman who filed the lawsuit against her husba
Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — More than 1,500 Thai pilgrims, the first group of 10,400 from the country expected to perform Haj this year, arrived in Madinah on Sunday. The pilgrims were greeted at Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport by Consul General Thanis Na Songkhla and other officers fro
JEDDAH — Saudi women are very positive about their outlook for future after they are allowed to participate in the upcoming municipal elections for the first time.
Many believe the step is vital for improving social, economic and political status of Saudi women.
JEDDAH — Health Minister Khaled Al-Falih said 25 hospitals with a combined capacity of about 5,000 beds have been prepared for pilgrims in Makkah, Madinah and the holy sites.
The minister chaired a meeting on Monday of the Haj medical committee in Madinah and toured a num
ABHA — Border Guard patrols in the Dhahran Al-Junoub sector in Asir Province recently foiled operations to smuggle arms and ammunition into the Kingdom across the Yemen border. Navy Lt. Col. Shayea Khaled Al-Qahtani, spokesman of the Border Guard Command in Asir, said a patrol team on a routine inspection round seized three submachine guns, 6,480 bul
JEDDAH — The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has shut down an unlicensed office in Jeddah offering help to make hotel reservations. The office was run by women who would telephone Saudi and expatriate clients giving them the impression that they could get them special discounts on hotel rooms. Muhammad Abdullah Al-Amri, dire
ABHA — Following recent hacking attempts against 22 Saudi public agencies, all government departments have been given special powers to utilize funds to protect their computer systems from hackers, an informed source said. He said 13 education administrations have already allocated over SR36 million to protect their data. The source further said othe
JEDDAH — The Presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME) said the northeasterly Seba winds caused extreme temperatures in Jeddah, especially the eastern parts, on Thursday. The temperature in the city reached 50 degrees Celsius at noon, the PME said, adding that the heat would drop to normal average later in the day when the easterly winds shift
JEDDAH — Two Chadians convicted of the 2004 murder of a French national were executed in Jeddah on Thursday, the Interior Ministry announced. Issa Saleh Hassan Barkaj and Ishaq Issa Ahmed Shakila were also found guilty of embracing the takfiri ideology (the practice of proclaiming others infidels), joining a terrorist cell and of the attempted shooti
Abdullah Munawar Al-Jamili
The Jeddah Book Fair will be held in December after a 12-year hiatus. This time it will be a global fair and similar to the Riyadh Book Fair, which has seen unprecedented levels of attendance in previous years and huge sales. The Riyadh Book Fair has proved that books are still the number one choice fo
Members of Daesh (the self-proclaimed IS) and takfiris (Muslims who accuse their fellow Muslims of apostasy) have taken advantage of the Saudi government’s patience and have brainwashed young men into committing heinous crimes. Saudi prisons are full of these young men who are encouraged to wreak havoc in
Everyone knows how much young Saudi men and women studying abroad suffer. Those students on government scholarships suffer on several levels - financially, academically, psychologically and in matters of health. I would like to narrate the sad story of a student who is doing a PhD at an American university.
JEDDAH — Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy prime minister and minister of interior, has warned that Saudi Arabia will not tolerate any kind of deviations from religious rites during the upcoming Haj. “We will deal with the maximum degree of firmness with anyone who may dare to violate Haj rules and regulations,” he said, while chairing a
Saudi Gazette report Marat Road, located about 200 kilometers northwest Riyadh, is a vital road that links several governorates, including Dawadmi, Al-Sir, and Sajir, to Riyadh. Residents of these governorates use the road frequently when they travel to Riyadh on various needs. The road stretching more than 140 kilo
Saudi Gazette report Sarawat Mountains stand high in the skies of western Saudi Arabia drawing a magnificent image of rare natural beauty. The mountain range runs parallel to the western coast of the Arabian Peninsula, starting from the Jordan border in the north to the Gulf of Aden in the south. The northern half of the mountain
JAZAN — A Nepalese worker was killed in Al-Dayer Bani Malik governorate in Jazan Province when the reinforced iron bars for a bridge under construction collapsed.
Civil Defense rescue teams recovered the body of the worker, Civil Defense spokesman Maj. Yahya Al-Qahtani said. The worker’s body was shifted to Bani Malik H
RIYADH — Two expatriates were executed in Riyadh on Thursday for drug smuggling, a Ministry of Interior statement said.
Fazl Jafar Niyaz Gul and Muhammad Saleh Muhammad Ali, Pakistani nationals, were arrested for smuggling heroin in their bowels.
The court sentenced them to death. They were executed in Al-Muza
RIYADH — A 26-year-old man with a mental disorder died after falling into an artesian well in an agricultural area in Busaita in Al-Jouf Province on Thursday, deputy spokesman for Al-Jouf Police First Lt.
Abdulrahman Al-Dhuwaihi said. Civil Defense rescue and diving teams rushed to the scene after they were informed that the
JAZAN — A Saudi relief plane landed on Thursday at Aden International Airport carrying 10 tons of medical equipment and supplies.
It was the ninth aid shipment supervised by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid since the conflict in Yemen began.
The assistance comes in implementation of the d