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- 09/25/15--14:00: _Saudi businessmen r...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _Haia arrests liquor...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _Overcrowding at sla...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _Jeddah hospitals re...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _30 children lost in...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _200 Saudi barbers i...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _1.5 ton of rice con...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _IISJ extends Haj ho...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _Nine illegal activi...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _Women informers kee...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _The billions we was...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _Closure of Street 2...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _Al-Mashaer Train ha...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _The 85-year-old sag...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _Shaken survivors re...
- 09/26/15--14:00: _Drowning child resc...
- 09/26/15--14:00: _Deranged person att...
- 09/26/15--14:00: _Juvenile arrested o...
- 09/26/15--14:00: _Saudi killed in car...
- 09/26/15--14:00: _Child rescued
- 09/25/15--14:00: Saudi businessmen robbed in Jordan
- 09/25/15--14:00: Haia arrests liquor dealer
- 09/25/15--14:00: Overcrowding at slaughterhouse
- 09/25/15--14:00: Jeddah hospitals receive 20 pilgrims
- 09/25/15--14:00: 30 children lost in holy sites
- 09/25/15--14:00: 200 Saudi barbers in Mina
- 09/25/15--14:00: 1.5 ton of rice confiscated in Ahsa due to ‘mice infestation’
- 09/25/15--14:00: IISJ extends Haj holidays
- 09/25/15--14:00: Nine illegal activities still thrive in holy sites
- 09/25/15--14:00: Women informers keep an eye on female thieves
- 09/25/15--14:00: The billions we waste on food
- 09/25/15--14:00: Closure of Street 206 blamed for the tragedy
- 09/25/15--14:00: Al-Mashaer Train has all but eliminated congestion
- 09/25/15--14:00: The 85-year-old saga of supervising the Haj pilgrimage
- 09/25/15--14:00: Shaken survivors recall the horror of stampede
- 09/26/15--14:00: Drowning child rescued in Yanbu
- 09/26/15--14:00: Deranged person attacks hospital staff
- 09/26/15--14:00: Juvenile arrested on murder charge
- 09/26/15--14:00: Saudi killed in car accident
- 09/26/15--14:00: Child rescued
TABUK — Two Saudi businessmen were robbed at gunpoint in Jordan and the thieves managed to flee with more than SR220,000. According to the Saudi victims, they contacted a Jordanian truck dealer over the Internet to buy a truck. The businessmen traveled to Jordan and met with the truck dealer. On the way to see the truck, a car carrying four
JEDDAH — The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) arrested a drug dealer omn Thursday in Al-Bawadi District, north of Jeddah. After a tip-off Haia members monitored the dealer for a while until they confirmed their suspicion. They moved in his apartment and made the arrest. They found large quantities of liquo
JEDDAH — A huge overcrowding happened at Jeddah slaughterhouse when the cashier decided to close down his office and leave. Large number of people with their sacrificial goats were waiting outside the slaughterhouse when people started to complain about disorganization at the place. Security guards at the slaughterhouse put the b
JEDDAH — Hospitals run by Jeddah Health Affairs began receiving victims of Mina stampede. Head of Health Affairs in Jeddah, Dr. Mubarak Asiri, said that four of the 20 cases were transferred to King Abdullah medical compound north of Jeddah, ten cases were transferred to King Abdulaziz university Hospital, four cases transferred to hospitals
MINA — The child lost center at the holy sites received more than 30 children after Thursday's stampede in Mina. The head of the women volunteer scouts team, Al-Anoud Al-Huti, said that 24 children were handed back to their parents. She said that the center received more than 40 calls on lost children after the stampede. Most of the lost chi
Ibrahim Alawi Okaz/Saudi Gazette MINA — As many as 200 Saudi barbers gave hair cuts to the pilgrims in Mina. They are part of the regular barbers who are using salons containing 1,100 chairs provided by the Makkah Municipality in Mina. The Saudi barbers are graduates of the secondary indust
AHSA — Photos and videos taken by employees at one of Ahsa’s biggest food centers led the Municipality of Ahsa to shut it down and confiscate tons of food supplies including large amounts of rice.
Saudi and Asian workers shot the footage inside one of the big hypermarkets while hunting mice in large numbers. The scenes
JEDDAH — The International Indian School-Jeddah (IISJ) has extended Haj holidays by four days. “In compliance with the royal decree, the school will re-open on Sunday Oct. 4 instead of Monday, Sept. 28,” Principal Syed Masood Ahmed said in a statement. Examinations for classes from 5 to 8, scheduled for Sept. 29, 30, and Oct. 1 w
Saudi Gazette report
MINA — Nine illegal activities are still practiced in the holy sites despite a relentless constant crackdown by authorities, Makkah daily reported.
The activities are: selling of sex stimulants, fruit, African food, miscellaneous items, water, snac
Saudi Gazette report
MINA — Zahra, a 40-year-old woman from Makkah, is in the holy sites on an official and sensitive mission: to supervise the female section of the police department for search and investigation.
Zahra works day and night to ensure the safety and comfort of female pilgr
Rashed Al-Fawzan Al-Riyadh A REPORT in a prominent Arabic daily said recently that approximately 12 million meals are being wasted daily in the central region of the country and that there was an urgent need to start a food association to help eliminate this crisis. The report also stated that 30-40 percent income of
Saudi Gazette report
MINA — Several eyewitnesses claim that the closure of Street 206 was the main reason behind Thursday's stampede in Mina that claimed the lives of 717 pilgrims, Makkah daily reported.
The closed eastern part of Street 206 left pilgrims with no choice
Saudi Gazette report
MAKKAH — Prior to the introduction of Al-Mashaer Train, millions of pilgrims used to be in their buses and other means of transport for hours on end moving form one place to another as part of their Haj rituals.
The announcement of plans to build a
Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has joined the list of Saudi rulers who have directly supervised the Haj operation during the past 85 years. Right from King Abdulaziz, the founder of Saudi Arabia, successive Saudi rulers have been according
MINA — Clearly shaken and distressed survivors of Thursday's Mina stampede recounted how the mishap started and how hundreds of women, children and the elderly were caught up in the catastrophic situation.
YANBU — A four-year-old child was rescued from drowning at the beach here and is currently recovering at Yanbu hospital. The child was rescued by people on the beach and rushed to hospital for treatment. According to doctors, the child's condition is stable.
QATIF — A psychologically ill person attacked hospital staff at Safawi general hospital using a butcher knife causing chaos. According to doctors, the man came to the hospital for treatment. He was treated and then he left. He came back after half an hour demanding the result of blood samples. The doctor gave him the result but then he start
TABUK — A 16-year-old juvenile was arrested Friday for allegedly stabbing a teenager to death. Police attribute personal disagreement as the motive behind the murder. The juvenile is alleged to have stabbed the victim several times with a sharp object killing him instantly. Upon sustained interrogation, the suspect has confessed to the crime
BURAIDAH — A Saudi was killed and two others seriously injured in a car accident in Buraidah. According to the police, the man was driving at a high speed when he lost control of the wheel and crashed on the lamppost on the side of the road breaking the car in two. Civil Defense and police arrived at the location and found the driver killed
SAMTAH — Civil Defense personnel in Samtah, in the southern part of the Kingdom, rescued a child who locked himself in his house. Teams from Civil Defense rescued the child after breaking open the doors of the room the child was in.