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- 08/24/15--14:00: _Fire in Jeddah
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Mentally ill man ca...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _7 of family suffer ...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Man found dead in d...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Rotten meat, poultr...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Family saved from f...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _171 blocks of hashi...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Alwaleed receives J...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _17 MERS deaths in a...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _A revolution agains...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Businesswoman ‘beat...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Three Sri Lankans, ...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Camps for pilgrims ...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Tabuk emir receives...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Protection home inm...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _58 women attend lec...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Strictly follow rul...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Crackdown on car wa...
- 08/24/15--14:00: _Apps to improve mun...
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- 08/24/15--14:00: Fire in Jeddah
- 08/24/15--14:00: Mentally ill man causes commotion
- 08/24/15--14:00: 7 of family suffer smoke inhalation
- 08/24/15--14:00: Man found dead in desert
- 08/24/15--14:00: Rotten meat, poultry seized
- 08/24/15--14:00: Family saved from fire in apartment
- 08/24/15--14:00: 171 blocks of hashish seized
- 08/24/15--14:00: Alwaleed receives Japanese ambassador
- 08/24/15--14:00: 17 MERS deaths in a month in Riyadh
- 08/24/15--14:00: A revolution against racial discrimination
- 08/24/15--14:00: Businesswoman ‘beat maid to death’
- 08/24/15--14:00: Three Sri Lankans, Egyptian executed
- 08/24/15--14:00: Camps for pilgrims with special needs
- 08/24/15--14:00: Tabuk emir receives Pakistan ambassador
- 08/24/15--14:00: Protection home inmate tries suicide
- 08/24/15--14:00: 58 women attend lecture on AIDs
- 08/24/15--14:00: Strictly follow rules, municipal candidates told
- 08/24/15--14:00: Crackdown on car washers
- 08/24/15--14:00: Apps to improve municipal services
- 08/24/15--14:00: Arrival procedures for pilgrims eased at KAIA
JEDDAH — A fire broke out on Sunday on a vacant piece of land being used to store wooden pallets. Makkah Civil Defense spokesman, Col. Saeed Al-Sarhan, said firemen were able to extinguish the fire before it spread to nearby properties.
One fireman was injured mildly and received treatment on the spot. The Civil Defense is in
JEDDAH — A mentally ill man walked into King Abdulaziz University Hospital half naked on Saturday, disturbing visitors, doctors and patients.
Hospital Director Faisal Tallab said the man walked into the hospital half naked, shocking everyone. Some staff members reported him walking strangely, and that his eyes were unfocused.
DAMMAM — Seven people suffered smoke inhalation after their apartment in Al-Badiyah District caught fire. Eastern Province Civil Defense spokesman, Col. Ali Al-Qahtani, said the fire began on the second floor of a three-story apartment building. The victims were all Yemeni, five children and two adults.
Fireman found them tra
SAKAKA — The Missing Persons Rescue Team found the body of a man who had been reported missing dead in the desert. Al-Jouf Missing Persons Rescue Team spokesman, Sami Al-Khalifah, said Mohammad Saeed Al-Ghamdi was reported missing for two days.
According to the team, Al-Ghamdi wandered into the desert and got lost. The rescue
DAMMAM — Municipality authorities seized over a ton of rotten food products in concerted raids throughout the city.
Senior Eastern Province Municipality official, Salih Al-Qarni, said the municipality seized more than 1,000 kg of meat and poultry, 50 kg of fish, 100 kg of vegetables and 50 sacks of rice. All food products wer
RIYADH —A family was saved from a fire that broke out in their apartment in Al-Dirah District on Sunday. Riyadh Civil Defense reported the family was trapped in the apartment, but firemen were able to save them and extinguish the fire. There were no casualties.
JEDDAH — The Border Guards have seized 171 blocks of hashish being smuggled through the Red Sea port into Qunfudah. Jeddah Border Guards spokesman, Col. Naji Al-Jihani, said they arrested six Arab men for attempting to smuggle the hashish, which weighed a total of 178 kg.
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), receives Norihiro Okuda, Japanese ambassador to Saudi Arabia, at his office in Riyadh on Monday. Alwaleed and Okuda discussed various issues on investment and economic fronts. On the agenda of discussions were also social and investment issues and bilateral economic relatio
Faris Al-Qahtani and Mohammed Badawood
RIYADH/JEDDAH — Seveteen people died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (coronavirus) this month at Riyadh’s King Fahd Hospital in the King Abdul Aziz Medical City.
Ministry of Health's undersecretary for public
Samar Al-Mogren Al-Jazirah WHEN our courts accept to look at what is called cases of tribal incompatibility and stop marriages for this reason, in legal jargon legally it means that our rules and regulations do not object to racial discrimination. If the courts had, during the first hearing itself,
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — A Saudi businesswoman is on trial for allegedly killing her maid by beating her and starving her. A source reported that the woman was arrested and is now in Braiman Prison.“The maid was admitted to a hospital and reports showed signs of bruises and ab
RIYADH — Three Sri Lankans found guilty of robbing and killing a citizen as well as an Egyptian convicted of murder in a separate case were executed on Monday, the Interior Ministry said.
The three Sri Lankans were convicted of breaking into a Saudi man’s home, striking him on the head and suffocating him before stealin
MAKKAH — The Ministry of Haj has set up camps in Arafat equipped for pilgrims with special needs. Iran Pilgrims Association head Talal Bin Qutub said the ministry has established camps for pilgrims with special needs.“The ministry has pla
Tabuk Emir Prince Fahd Bin Sultan receives Manzoor ul Haq, ambassador of Pakistan to the Kingdom, in Tabuk on Monday. They discussed issues of mutual interests. — SPA
MAKKAH — Ill-treatment of staff led an inmate at Al-Wafaa Protection Home to attempt committing suicide last week. An unnamed source said the 13-year-old inmate was admitted to the home after being diagnosed with mental illness resulting from an unstable home
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — The Health Affairs and Al-Bir Charity Organization held a lecture on AIDs with the attendance of 58 women. Sabah Al-Harby said Jeddah Health Affairs prepared an awareness lecture which aims to raise awareness of the disease among the patients and people close to them.
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH – The Saudi General Committee for Municipal Elections has warned prospective candidates against following unlawful practices to win over the voters. “All the candidates must follow strictly the rules and regulations laid out for the elections,” sa
A municipality worker washes the area from where illegal car washers were chased away. Al-Maabdah branch municipality in Makkah launched an extensive campaign against illegal car washers and peddlers who are damaging the aesthetic beauty of the holy city. During the raid, nine vendors’ carts, 53 water barrels used for c
JEDDAH — In today’s age of smart technology, and what has come to be known as e-governance, citizens can now communicate directly with their municipalities using smart apps.
Jeddah municipality offers residents a chance to file complaints on iss
Fatima Muhammad Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — Pilgrims standing in queues at the airport for hours together is now a thing of the past as officials at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) have devised a new strategy that takes only 45 minutes for a pilgrim to complete all arrival formal