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- 08/29/15--14:00: _Landmark in Muzdalifah
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- 08/28/15--14:00: Riyadh hospitals step up efforts to combat coronavirus
- 08/28/15--14:00: We need new laws protecting the rights of both landlords and tenants
- 08/28/15--14:00: Let’s set up cafés for women
- 08/28/15--14:00: Fraud and deceit at wedding ceremonies
- 08/28/15--14:00: Are women’s health clubs still lacking?
- 08/28/15--14:00: What is behind teenagers’ love for superstars?
- 08/29/15--14:00: Truck topples over obstructing traffic
- 08/29/15--14:00: Man stomped to death by horse
- 08/29/15--14:00: Motorist arrested for drug possession
- 08/29/15--14:00: Two women, man injured in shop fire
- 08/29/15--14:00: High school student killed in accident
- 08/29/15--14:00: 71 illegal expats arrested in Qatif
- 08/29/15--14:00: 270 contaminated water bottles seized
- 08/29/15--14:00: Tendering of civic projects in 80 cities and towns approved
- 08/29/15--14:00: Drug awareness drive intensified
- 08/29/15--14:00: Landmark in Muzdalifah
- 08/29/15--14:00: Women on municipal councils
- 08/29/15--14:00: 7% jump in family pension beneficiaries
- 08/29/15--14:00: Movement of domestic pilgrims monitored, says official
- 08/29/15--14:00: Trade in currencies surges by 50 percent during Haj season
RIYADH – Hospitals in Riyadh region have embarked on an intensive awareness campaign against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in line with the directives of Prince Faisal Bin Bandar, emir of the province, and with the close follow-up of Minister of Health
Rashed Muhammad Al-Fawzan
The steps the government is taking to enforce stricter private sector and investment laws should be praised. For example, the laws on issuing bad checks have been made more stringent so that anyone who writes a bad check will think twice before doing so or else be subject to imprison
We do not have cafés strictly for women in our cities. I suggest that the Ministry of Labor grant licenses to women who want to start such businesses and allow them to employ female expatriate workers to do menial jobs like cleaning.
Doing so will meet two main socia
Fahad Bin Jolaid
One popular traditional Saudi story that is often repeated to teach wisdom is the one about the grandmother who advises her granddaughter who is about to get married to wear a necklace made of animal manure.
The grandmother justifies this by telling the granddaughter that the
Layan Damanhouri Saudi Gazette WHILE exercise trends and dieting fads are popping up in the media, obesity rates in the Kingdom are still alarmingly high. According to the most recent statistics from the Ministry of Health, the prevalence of obesity is higher among females than males, with 33.5 percent
Saudi Gazette report TEENAGERS’ obsession with celebrities all over the world is no secret and the Kingdom is no exception. Many youngsters have become so obsessed that they look up and try to imitate their favorite stars by dressing up, getting the same haircut and keeping up with their lives. Many even
ABHA — A truck carrying beehives toppled over in Tanoumah village in Asir. A spokesman for Tanoumah Municipality said the driver of the truck suffered mild injuries and was taken to hospital. The municipality had to remove the truck from the road because it obstructed traffic.
HOFOUF, Ahsa — A Pakistani expatriate was stomped to death by a horse in a stable in a village in Al-Ahsa governorate on Friday. Eastern Province Red Crescent spokesman Abdullah Al-Qabili said the victim died before paramedics could reach the scene. The Red Crescent urged people not to stand in the way of an ambulance or gather around the scene of the acc
BISHA — Traffic police arrested a man for possessing drugs on Thursday. Bisha Traffic Department said the officers stopped a suspicious motorist and on searching his car found amphetamine pills hidden inside. The driver was arrested on drug charges and handed over to the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution.
SAMTAH, Jazan — Two women and a man were taken to hospital due to smoke inhalation after a fire in a shopping center here. Samtah Civil Defense spokesman Ismael Tawaf said the Civil Defense received reports of a shopping center on fire in downtown Samtah. The shopping center was part of an apartment complex and smoke from the fire was visible from 2 kilom
RIJAL ALMA, Asir — A high school student died after crashing into a truck on a highway on Thursday. Rijaal Alma Police said Abdulrahman Bin Ouf was speeding on the Mahayil Asir highway when he crashed into a truck.
QATIF — Police arrested 71 illegal expatriates after police and the labor office ran an inspection campaign in the governorate. Qatif Police reported 15 of the detainees lived in the country in violation of residency regulations, 12 violated Article 39 of the Labor Law which states expatriates are not allowed to freelance, eight violated work permit laws
SAKAKA — Municipality inspectors here seized 270 bottles of water deemed harmful to consumers from a bottling plant. Al-Jouf Municipality Environmental Health Director Mohammad Al-Enizi said the municipality gives priority to consumers’ health and wellbeing and urged the general public to contact the municipality by calling 940 to report violations.
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH – Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs Abdullateef Al-Asheikh has approved tendering of 182 civic projects worth a total of SR1.77 billion in 80 cities and towns all over the Kingdom, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said Saturday.
The projects include the construction and maintenance
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — Al-Amal Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in Jeddah receives an average of 13 drug addicts daily, according to the National Anti-Drugs Committee.
The committee’s consultant, Dr. Nazar Al-Saleh, said the committee’s call center receives about 700 calls each day.
One of the oldest monuments on the border of Muzdalifah as seen on Friday. Haj pilgrims stay overnight in the holy site of Muzdalifah on their way back to Mina after the standing in Arafat on the ninth day of Dhul Hijjah (the Islamic month of Haj). — Courtesy Makkah
Qaisar Hamid Metawea Al-Madina The upcoming municipal elections will not be like the elections held in previous years. They will be the scene of hot debate, but not between candidates for membership on the councils. Instead, the debate is largely around the inclusion of women as voters and candidates for the first time in the Kingdom.
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — A total of 405,418 people benefit from 147,494 family pension accounts of deceased public servants, according to the Public Pension Agency.
A source from the agency told Al-Hayat newspaper that there had been a 7 percent increase (26,947) in the number of family pension be
Badea Abu Al-Naja
MAKKAH — Security officers all over the Kingdom have been given instructions to strictly monitor the movement of domestic pilgrims from all regions of the country toward Makkah, a senior official said on Saturday.
Maj. Gen. Saud Abdullah Al-Kheleiwi, assistant director
Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — The Kingdom's currency exchange market is expected to witness a 50 percent growth during the upcoming Haj season, economic experts said. Speaking to Al-Watan daily, they said the high demand and increased liquidity during the season creates a boom for the Saudi currency.