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- 08/30/15--14:00: _Saudi woman, kids ‘...
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- 08/30/15--14:00: _What school year do...
- 08/30/15--14:00: _An e-govt with no f...
- 08/30/15--14:00: _Textbooks are on th...
- 08/30/15--14:00: _Patient in Jazan di...
- 08/30/15--14:00: _Candidates registra...
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- 08/30/15--14:00: _Over 200 Haram door...
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- 08/29/15--14:00: Leasing expats is permissible business, says top scholar
- 08/30/15--14:00: Pakistani executed for smuggling heroin
- 08/30/15--14:00: No one hurt as electric meters catch fire
- 08/30/15--14:00: Saudi shoots his wife dead
- 08/30/15--14:00: Police retrieve stolen car, arrest thief
- 08/30/15--14:00: Yemeni kills landlord in dispute over rent
- 08/30/15--14:00: Truck catches fire after accident
- 08/30/15--14:00: 300,000 rotten eggs seized
- 08/30/15--14:00: Man held for attack on hospital worker
- 08/30/15--14:00: Saudi Aramco chief visits injured after deadly fire
- 08/30/15--14:00: Saudi woman, kids ‘physically assaulted at Turkish airport’
- 08/30/15--14:00: Princess Noaf Bint Abdulaziz passes away
- 08/30/15--14:00: What school year do you talk about?
- 08/30/15--14:00: An e-govt with no fingerprints
- 08/30/15--14:00: Textbooks are on their way to schools
- 08/30/15--14:00: Patient in Jazan dies from coronavirus
- 08/30/15--14:00: Candidates registration begins all over Kingdom
- 08/30/15--14:00: Municipality readies Haj plan
- 08/30/15--14:00: Over 200 Haram doors to be left open during Haj
- 08/31/15--14:00: Khak-e-Taiba trust holds annual grand mushaira in India
Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — A top Saudi scholar has dismissed allegations that leasing of foreign workers by individual Saudi sponsors to work for other employers in return for money is a form of human trafficking. He, however, said such leasing should be approved by the concerned workers. Sheikh Abdullah
RIYADH – Saudi authorities executed a convicted drug smuggler in Riyadh province on Sunday, the Interior Ministry announced.
Muhammad Rasheed Muhammad Sharif, a Pakistani national, was executed in Al-Quwaiyah for smuggling an undisclosed quantity of heroin in his bowels after swallowing the sachets, the ministry said in a sta
Al-AHSA — Electric meters at two apartment buildings caught fire on Saturday. Eastern Province Civil Defense spokesman Ali Al-Qahtani said firemen were able to extinguish the fire without any injuries.
The site was then handed over to the Saudi Electricity Company for investigation and repairs.
JAZAN — A Saudi man shot and killed his wife on Saturday in Al-Aridhah governorate. Jazan Police spokesman Lt. Gen. Mohammad Al-Harby said the man came home to his wife and the couple began to fight.
Police say they man picked up his rifle and shot his wife multiple times out of anger. He fled the house soon after, but police
MAKKAH — Police have retrieved a car after its owner reported it as stolen. According to Makkah Police, officers saw a car that sparked their suspicion and after approaching it they discovered the car was stolen. Officers arrested the Saudi man driving the vehicle and charged him with theft.
JAZAN — A Saudi man stabbed a Yemeni man multiple times, killing him after a fight broke out between the two. Head of Jazan Police Lt. Gen. Nasser Al-Duwaisri said the Yemeni victim and his family were tenants in the Saudi’s apartment.
According to police, the Saudi man came to collect his rent, but the tenant did not h
YANBU — A truck carrying poultry caught on fire after it collided with another truck in Badr on Saturday. Badr Civil Defense spokesman Col. Khalid Al-Jihani said the truck was driving on the highway to Madinah.
Firemen were able to extinguish the fire, while the driver of the truck suffered mild injuries and was taken to hosp
DAMMAM — More than 300,000 rotten eggs from two stores were seized by municipal inspectors. Eastern Province Municipality spokesman Mohammad Al-Safyan said they seized 940 cartons containing around 338,400 eggs. The eggs were not fit for human consumption because they had been stored and transported incorrectly. The municipal
MAKKAH — A man was arrested for physically assaulting a staff member at Qiya Hospital. According to the Makkah Traffic Department, they received reports that a man had forced his way into Qiya Hospital and attacked a staff member with a weapon before fleeing in his car.
Traffic officers identified the car and were able
AL-KHOBAR — Saudi Aramco chief Amin al-Nasser paid a visit on Sunday to those hospitalized after a deadly fire broke out in a building leased by the company in Saudi Arabia’s eastern city of Khobar. In pictures posted on the company’s official Twitter page, the acting president and CEO is shown tal
RIYADH — A Saudi father has accused security officers at Istanbul international airport of physically assaulting his wife and children.
The family was in the Turkish city to spend their summer vacation. “When we arrived at the airport, I
JEDDAH — Princess Noaf Bint Abdulaziz passed away Saturday evening while she was abroad, the royal court announced on Sunday.
Funeral prayers for the princess will be held at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Mosque in Riyadh on Monday following Asr (late afternoon) prayers, the royal court statement said. — SPA&n
Saeed Al-Suraihi Okaz IT is ironic that for weeks we hear from administrative employees in the education sector about the full-fledged preparations for a new academic year and once the ball gets rolling, they are the same people making up excuses to cover for: schools with disruption of water services, electricity outages, lack of main
Abdullah Alkeaid Al-Riyadh LAST Ramadan, we recruited a private driver from Sir Lanka. After going through medical checkups, he got his visa stamped at the Saudi Embassy in Colombo. To my surprise, the man was denied entry into the Kingdom on his arrival in Riyadh. The reason: He did not complete the nu
Abdullah Gharman Okaz/Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — The Directorate of Education in Jeddah has announced that textbooks will be delivered to all schools in the region shortly. A source from the directorate said the textbooks for primary and middle school have already been dispatched and a
JEDDAH — The Ministry of Health has said a patient who had contracted the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has died and two new cases of infection have been recorded in the past 48 hours.
A source from the ministry said the patie
Saudi Gazette staff JEDDAH — The registration of candidates for the third municipal council elections scheduled for Dec. 12 started all over the Kingdom on Sunday and will continue for 17 days. The registration had started in Makkah and Madinah a week earlier. For the first time in Saudi
Badea Abu Al-Naja Saudi Gazette MAKKAH — The Makkah Municipality has approved operational plans and work programs for this year’s Haj. According to the municipality, all workers and equipment are ready, and arrangements have been made to ensure things run smoothly during the season.
MAKKAH — More than 200 doors of the Grand Mosque, including the King Abdulaziz Gate, will be thrown open to facilitate the movement of pilgrims as the Haj season peaks.
Abdullah Al-Tumaih, director of the department of doors at the Presidency of
Abdul Rahman M. Baig and Khaled Shahbaaz Saudi Gazette HYDERABAD — The Khak-e-Taiba (Dust of Madina) Trust organized a grand All-India Mushaira (poetry session) in the Telangana State’s capital city recently. Ceremonially inaugurated with the lighting of the lamp, the progra