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- 08/21/15--14:00: _Qassim dates export...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _No deal on female h...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _Why do young Saudis...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _Telecom companies a...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _The world needs a l...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _In full flight
- 08/21/15--14:00: _Al-Wajh - A tourist...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _Study shows acciden...
- 08/21/15--14:00: _How safe are our sc...
- 08/22/15--14:00: _4 expats caught sel...
- 08/22/15--14:00: _Couple assault doct...
- 08/22/15--14:00: _Two workers die fal...
- 08/22/15--14:00: _2 children rescued ...
- 08/22/15--14:00: _Camel tries to bite...
- 08/22/15--14:00: _Claustrophobic crowds
- 08/22/15--14:00: _Two pilots die in A...
- 08/22/15--14:00: _Drivers of teachers...
- 08/22/15--14:00: _No flight disruptio...
- 08/22/15--14:00: _Habitat being built...
- 08/22/15--14:00: _We need real laws t...
- 08/21/15--14:00: Qassim dates exported to 23 countries
- 08/21/15--14:00: No deal on female helps from Sudan
- 08/21/15--14:00: Why do young Saudis misbehave abroad?
- 08/21/15--14:00: Telecom companies are milking mobile phone users
- 08/21/15--14:00: The world needs a law criminalizing the defamation of religion
- 08/21/15--14:00: In full flight
- 08/21/15--14:00: Al-Wajh - A tourist spot known to few
- 08/21/15--14:00: Study shows accidents involving female teachers on the rise
- 08/21/15--14:00: How safe are our schools?
- 08/22/15--14:00: 4 expats caught selling liquor
- 08/22/15--14:00: Couple assault doctor, arrested
- 08/22/15--14:00: Two workers die falling in manhole
- 08/22/15--14:00: 2 children rescued from burning house
- 08/22/15--14:00: Camel tries to bite boy at Souk Okaz
- 08/22/15--14:00: Claustrophobic crowds
- 08/22/15--14:00: Two pilots die in Apache crash on Yemen border
- 08/22/15--14:00: Drivers of teachers told to follow rules
- 08/22/15--14:00: No flight disruptions due to hot weather
- 08/22/15--14:00: Habitat being built for wild animals turned in by public
- 08/22/15--14:00: We need real laws to protect expats
BURAIDAH — Dates produced in the Qassim region have been able to make their presence in the international market thanks to their abundance, variety and quality.
The dates are now being exported to 23 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. Exports make up 50 percent of the produce grown in Qassim.
During the ann
RIYADH — The Ministry of Labor has not signed any agreement for the recruitment of female domestic workers from Sudan, the ministry's spokesman Tayseer Al-Mufarrij said in response to rumors being circulated on the Internet to this effect.
He clarified that if the name of a country appears on the ministry's lists of countries
Gulf tourists, including Saudis, continue to engage in negative practices when they go on holidays overseas, especially in European countries.
Recently, a group of young Kuwaiti men caught a duck in a city park, cooked it and ate it while videotaping everything. This happen
Our relationship with telecom companies in our country is similar to the one Arabs have with the United States of America.
We need it but it does not need us; we love it but it does not love us. Telecom companies are milking money out of us and they do it with great skill.
Most of our problems are caused by terrorism, racism and sectarianism. There is no law criminalizing defamation and contempt for religions because the West believes that such a law would go against and contradict freedom of speech.
It is this freedom of speech that has made
The first Haj flight from Indonesia carrying 436 pilgrims arrived at Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah Friday afternoon. Indonesian Charge D’Affaires in Riyadh Sunarko and Consul General in Jeddah Dharmakirty Syailendra Putra welcomed the pilgrims, who arrived at 12:30 p.m. on board a Garuda Indonesia flight from
Abbas Al-Fakieh Okaz/Saudi Gazette AL-WAJH, located about 325 kilometers south of Tabuk on the Red Sea, is one of the oldest coastal cities in the Kingdom. Despite its pristine beaches, captivating coral reefs and other marine resources the city failed to attract many tourists this season. Official
Saudi Gazette report THERE are no accurate statistics on the exact number of female teachers who have been killed in road accidents while on their way to school and back. However, a recent study indicated that around 150 female teachers died in accidents last year alone. The study noted 56 percent of vehicles
Saudi Gazette report THE new school year is set to begin at a time when maintenance work for the majority of schools has not been completed. Some schools are not ready nor are they safe to receive students because contractors failed to complete maintenance work on time, Al-Riyadh daily reports. Shockingly enou
TAIF — Four expatriates of an African nationality were arrested for selling alcohol. Makkah Police acting spokesman Capt. Fahd Al-Malki said police followed a group of young men frequenting a location in the middle of the night. After a closer investigation, the officers found out four expatriate men in their 30s were selling alcohol at the location. The
TAIF — A man and his wife were arrested for physically assaulting staff members at King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital in Taif. A spokesman for Taif Health Affairs, Aidhah Al-Hathali, said the ruckus started with a woman yelling at a female doctor after they got into an argument. A senior male doctor interfered trying to calm the situation but the woman&rs
TURAIF — Two expatriate workers died after falling into a manhole in a street in the northern city of Turaif on Friday. Northern Border Civil Defense spokesman Fahd Al-Enizi said the men worked at Turaif Cement Company. Civil Defense rescuers pulled them out of the cistern but they were already dead.
TABUK — Civil Defense rescue teams saved two boys who were trapped inside a burning building in Al-Qadisiyah district of Tabuk on Friday. Tabuk Civil Defense spokesman Col. Mamdouh Al-Enizi said the fire started on the ground floor of the apartment building. The Civil Defense extinguished the fire and saved two boys aged 7 and 10 who were trapped inside t
TAIF — A 7-year-old boy was injured at the Souk Okaz grounds on Friday when his father tried to save him from a camel. A spokesman for Taif Red Crescent said the boy was passing by a herd of camels when one of the animals tried to bite him. The boy’s father pushed him away from the beast, causing him to fall on the concrete walkway. The boy was inju
The resort city of Hada in Taif witnessed the other day an influx of people fleeing extreme temperatures and humidity in Jeddah and Makkah. — Courtesy Makkah
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — A helicopter crashed along Saudi Arabia's border with Yemen on Friday, killing two pilots, the coalition fighting anti-government rebels in Yemen said Saturday."The two pilots fell as martyrs when their aircraft crashed while they were defending the borders of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — The Ministry of Transport has threatened drivers of mini-buses transporting female teachers with severe punishments for any violations of traffic rules and regulations, Al-Riyadh newspaper reported on Tuesday.
The ministry's undersecretary, Hazloul Bin Hussain Al-Hazloul, said d
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH – Saudi Arabian Airlines said on Saturday that there were no disruptions in the airline's operations despite the extremely hot weather in the Kingdom over the past three days.
A statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency said the airline operated 553 domestic and international fl
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — The National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development (NCWCD) will build a habitat for wild animals turned in by their owners and breeders, according to the commission's chairman.
Prince Bandar Bin Saud Bin Mohammed said the habitat would be completed in 18 months.
Ali Al-Shuraimi Al-Watan We Saudis react in two ways to the incidents that may happen around us. We either mock or joke about them, which is a civilized reaction that forces us to candidly confront ourselves, or we are angered and frustrated by them. A few days ago, a video clip went viral on social media showing a Saudi ci