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- 09/07/15--14:00: _Two fake Haj office...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _One dead in buildin...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Rotten food items s...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Playing with danger
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Bazm e Riaz honors ...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Pakistani diplomats...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Alwaleed receives M...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Education alone can...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Attempts to smuggle...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Video clip on firin...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Where has the house...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _GOSI: 51,600 cases ...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Expo on Qur'an...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Registration of vot...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _About 100 recruitme...
- 09/07/15--14:00: _Over 647,000 pilgri...
- 09/08/15--14:00: _Convicted woman esc...
- 09/08/15--14:00: _Electric fault lead...
- 09/08/15--14:00: _Saudi jailed, fined...
- 09/08/15--14:00: _4 arrested for brew...
- 09/07/15--14:00: Two fake Haj offices shut down
- 09/07/15--14:00: One dead in building collapse
- 09/07/15--14:00: Rotten food items seized in Makkah
- 09/07/15--14:00: Playing with danger
- 09/07/15--14:00: Bazm e Riaz honors Abbas Qureshi with award
- 09/07/15--14:00: Pakistani diplomats bid happy adieu
- 09/07/15--14:00: Alwaleed receives Mauritania ambassador
- 09/07/15--14:00: Attempts to smuggle drugs, cell phones in prisons foiled
- 09/07/15--14:00: Video clip on firing on Riyadh police station ‘fake’
- 09/07/15--14:00: Where has the housemaid recruitment office gone?
- 09/07/15--14:00: GOSI: 51,600 cases of work injury covered in 11 months
- 09/07/15--14:00: Expo on Qur'an and its message starts tomorrow
- 09/07/15--14:00: Registration of voters still below expectations
- 09/07/15--14:00: Over 647,000 pilgrims arrive
- 09/08/15--14:00: Convicted woman escapes from hospital
- 09/08/15--14:00: Electric fault leads to evacuation of students
- 09/08/15--14:00: Saudi jailed, fined for wanting to join Daesh
- 09/08/15--14:00: 4 arrested for brewing alcohol
ABHA — The police shut down two offices in Abha and Khamis Mushayt offering fake Haj services. Asir Police spokesman Capt. Zaid Al-Qahtani said one of the offices was run by an expatriate and the other was run by a resident. They were both arrested and their offices were shut down. Pilgrims should always refer to the Ministry of Haj website to know if the
JEDDAH — A three-story building collapsed in the old quarters of Jeddah on Sunday resulting in the death of an expatriate. Makkah Civil Defense spokesman Col. Saeed Sarhan said the Civil Defense hauled the body of the deceased victim, an Arab in his 30s. Another expatriate, who sustained severe injuries, was transported to the hospital. The building was v
The Al-Umrah branch municipality in Makkah has closed down two well-known restaurants in the city and strongly warned nine others for violating various health regulations. The action came as part of the municipality’s drive to ensure that the residents, pilgrims and visitors are served with hygienic food. Municipality Chairman Luai Bin Jamal Ashour said more than a 1,000
Despite repeated warnings from the Health Ministry and the vigorous campaign it has launched against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS), some pilgrims chose to mingle with camels on the outskirts of Madinah. By doing this they are not only playing with their lives but also causing problems for their fellow pilgrims. According to experts, camels are the primary
RIYADH — Bazm e Riaz bid farewell to Head of Chancery at Pakistan Embassy Abbas Sarwar Qureshi, who is leaving the Kingdom on Tuesday upon successful completion of his tenure here. Bazm e Riaz presented Qureshi with an “Award of Honor” in appreciation of his exemplary services to the community.“The Pakistan
RIYADH — Dr. Mansoor Memon and his wife Dr. Erum Qalbani bid farewell to outgoing Pakistani Defense Attaché Brigadier Tahir Gulzar Malik, Head of Chancery Abbas Sarwar Qureshi and their families at a luncheon at a local restaurant here. Pakistani Ambassador Manzoor ul Haq also graced the occasion along with several other community le
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), receives at his office in Riyadh Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Mohamed Lemine, Ambassador of Mauritania to Saudi Arabia. They discussed a number of social, economic and investment issues. — Courtesy photo
Muhammad Mujahid Syed Saudi Gazette JEDDAH – A veteran philanthropist and long-time resident of Jeddah has said only education can save Muslims of India from perpetual decline. Syed Hasan Akbar, who arrived in the Kingdom to perform Haj in 1976 and then stayed on to find work in the country, sai
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — Authorities have foiled 409 attempts to smuggle drugs and 639 attempts to smuggle cell phones into prisons since the beginning of the year, Makkah daily reported.
The General Directorate for Prisons deputy spokesman Capt. Abdullah Al-Harbi said the directorate is improving its s
RIYADH — A video clip recently circulated on the social media purportedly showing firing on a police station in Riyadh is fake, the police here announced in a statement on Monday.
Col. Fawwaz Bin Jameel Al-Miman, spokesman of Riyadh Police, categorically denied the incid
Khalaf Al-Harbe Okaz A colleague and a friend of mine woke upon one morning during these difficult times for his family resulting from the lack of a housemaid. Half asleep, he went to the nearest shop and bought a daily Arabic newspaper. When he got back home he started browsing through the paper, looking for a recruitment
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — The General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI) reported it has covered 51,600 cases of work injuries during the past 11 months, Al-Hayat reported.
GOSI's official spokesman Abdullah Al-Abduljabar said the organization also compensates the injured client for every day he mi
MADINAH — An exhibition throwing light on the significance of the Holy Qur'an and the true message it conveys to the mankind is set for inauguration here on Wednesday.
Madinah Emir Prince Faisal Bin Salman will open the exhibition sponsored by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs.
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — Registration of voters for the Dec.12 municipal elections is still slow with some of the 1,236 polling centers receiving only a few men and women wishing to register their names as voters and contestants.
In Jeddah and its suburbs, a total of 8,300 voters — 7,200 men and 1
Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — Around 100 recruitment offices have sued the Ministry of Labor for enforcing usury (ribaa) on them, Al-Watan reported.
Majed Al-Haggas, representative of recruitment offices objecting the Ministry of Labor’s system of fines, said the ministry is not being fair on recruitme
Saudi Gazette report
MAKKAH — A total of 647,314 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom up to Sunday, according to data from the Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat).
According to a Jawazat report released on Monday, over 642,085 pilgrims aboard about 1,300 flights entered the Kingdom through King Abdula
JEDDAH — A Chadian woman convict escaped as she was at King Fahd Hospital for treatment of an unspecified illness. Assistant spokesman of the General Directorate of Prison Capt. Abdullah Al-Harby said the woman convict was let out of prison and taken to the hospital escorted by prison guards. She managed to give the guards a slip. The police have launched
QURAYYAT, AL-JOUF — About 500 students were evacuated from Al-Hadiyah Ashar Primary School and Al-Rabiyah Ashar Primary School after an electric fault was found in the premises. Qurayyat Civil Defense reported both schools reported an electric fault on the same day. All students were evacuated as a precautionary measure. In recent days, three more cases o
JEDDAH — A court here sentenced a Saudi national to three years and six months in prison for supporting Daesh (the so-called IS) group and traveling to Jordan with an intent to participate in terrorist activities. In addition, a fine of SR1,000 and a 4-year travel ban has been imposed on him. The court also ordered his cell phone, which contained anti-gov
BURAIDAH — Four Asian expatriates were arrested here on Monday for brewing alcohol. Police authorities said they have seized 19,000 liters of alcohol, bottled and boxed and ready for distribution. The police reported the alcohol was recently produced and arrested the four men involved.