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- 09/27/15--14:00: _‘Saad, please don’t’
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- 09/27/15--14:00: _Seven-day Al-Mashae...
- 09/27/15--14:00: _34 Indian, 18 Pak p...
- 09/27/15--14:00: _Strict criteria use...
- 09/27/15--14:00: _Haram officials ens...
- 09/28/15--14:00: _Abandoned structure...
- 09/28/15--14:00: _Teenager stabbed; S...
- 09/28/15--14:00: _Man killed in road ...
- 09/28/15--14:00: _Two rescued from dr...
- 09/28/15--14:00: _Lebanon Haj Mission...
- 09/28/15--14:00: _No major crimes dur...
- 09/28/15--14:00: _Jawazat warns of st...
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- 09/28/15--14:00: _Motorbikes charge S...
- 09/28/15--14:00: _Negligence caused d...
- 09/27/15--14:00: TV helps stampede victims’ identification
- 09/27/15--14:00: Successful ectopic pregnancy removal for Nigerian pilgrim
- 09/27/15--14:00: Work injury compensation program covers expatriates too
- 09/27/15--14:00: ‘Saad, please don’t’
- 09/27/15--14:00: High lodging charges in Taif hurt holidaymakers
- 09/27/15--14:00: Seven-day Al-Mashaer operations come to close
- 09/27/15--14:00: 34 Indian, 18 Pak pilgrims among stampede dead; many still missing
- 09/27/15--14:00: Strict criteria used in selection of King’s guests
- 09/27/15--14:00: Haram officials ensure smooth performance of farewell ritual
- 09/28/15--14:00: Abandoned structures removed in Taif region
- 09/28/15--14:00: Teenager stabbed; Saudi apprehended
- 09/28/15--14:00: Man killed in road accident
- 09/28/15--14:00: Two rescued from drowning
- 09/28/15--14:00: Lebanon Haj Mission head feted
- 09/28/15--14:00: No major crimes during Haj
- 09/28/15--14:00: Jawazat warns of stiff fines
- 09/28/15--14:00: Al-Turaifi highlights role of media
- 09/28/15--14:00: Saudia all set for departure operations
- 09/28/15--14:00: Motorbikes charge SR80 for a ride
- 09/28/15--14:00: Negligence caused death of child, claims woman in Abha
MAKKAH — A TV installed inside Jabal Al-Noor Specialist Hospital has facilitated identification of the bodies of 102 unknown Mina stampede victims out of the 116 that arrived at the hospital. An official from the hospital said using the screen instead of searching the hospital’s sections saved time in identifying victims. He said that
Badea Abu Al-Naja
MAKKAH – A medical team at the maternity wing of Heraa General Hospital in Makkah on Sunday surgically removed ectopic pregnancy from the right fallopian tube of a Nigerian pilgrim.
Consultant gynecologist Maha Musawi said that t
Saudi Gazette report
JEDDAH — Saudis and expatriates working in the private sector are both now able to get cover for injuries they sustain at work under an occupational hazards program from the General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI).
GOSI spokesman, Abdullah
Khalaf Al-Harbe Okaz WE have to be thankful to Almighty Allah all the times regardless of any tragedy that may befall us. We will ever remain thankful to Allah despite our miseries because this is what strong believers always do. The Eid day was replete with sad news. As soon as we performed the Eid pray
Saudi Gazette report
TAIF — Thousands of Saudi and expatriate families visit the summer resort of Taif to spend the Eid Al-Adha vacation for its pleasant and salubrious atmosphere. Owners of rest houses and furnished apartments in the city exploit the season by increasing their rents.
Saudi Gazette report
MAKKAH — As the seven-day operations of the Al-Mashaaer Train came to a close Sunday, Haji Zaki Mohamad is a relieved man.
Entrusted with the task of mobilizing a total of 423 Malaysians to Makkah for the operations, Zaki, deputy director of operations (manpower and a
Hassan Cheruppa Saudi Gazette MAKKAH — The number of Indian pilgrims who died in the Mina stampede rose to 34 and many others are still missing. There are 18 Pakistani pilgrims confirmed dead, according to the Pakistan Consulate General sources.“Five more bodies have been id
MINA — All the King’s guests are selected carefully every year according to accurate standards, said Abdullah Midlij, secretary general of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Guests Program.
This year the number of guests reached 2,400
Badea Abu Al-Naja
MAKKAH — The Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques deployed all its energies and mobilized its cadres to ensure pilgrims perform Tawaf Al-Wada (farewell circumambulation of the Holy Kaaba).
Thousands of pilgrims poured
TAIF — Taif municipality demolished abandoned structures that were posing a danger to the public in a strategic location at the entrance to Utaif city, in Taif region. An official from the municipality said concerted efforts are on to beautify the area and eliminate any dilapidated structure posing a risk to the public.
TURAIF — A 14-year-old teenager was grievously stabbed during a fight in Turaif city in the Kingdom’s north. Police responded to a hospital call about a victim arriving with a knife wound. The victim was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit in a critical condition. A Saudi man in his 20s, accused of stabbing the teenager, was arrested,
AL-BAHA — One person died and other was seriously injured when their car collided with a lamppost in Al-Baha city in the Kingdom’s south. According to reports, the driver lost control of his car and crashed into the lamppost. The police and the Saudi Red Crescent arrived at the scene and found both the driver and the passenger in a cri
AL-KHOBAR — Coastguard officers here rescued two people of Asian nationality from drowning in the waters off Halfmoon beach. They were treated on site, and a coastguard official said that they were in good condition. In a second incident, the coastguard rescued a Yemeni national from downing after he and his brother went swimming in a non-sw
Samar Yahya Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — Following completion of Haj rituals, Lebanon Consul General in Jeddah Ziad Atallah held a luncheon in honor of Sheikh Mohammed Assaf, head of the Lebanese Haj Mission. The event was attended by Grand Mufti of Tyre Sheikh Hassan Abdullah and a large number of Leb
MINA — There were no major cases, such as murder or major crimes, in the holy sites during this year’s Haj, the Justice Ministry has announced. Head of the ministry's Haj committee, Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Humaid, said make-shift courts in Mina, Arafat, and Muzdalifah only considered minor cases such as theft, robbery, physical violence an
JEDDAH — The Passports Department (Jazwazat) has warned Tawafa establishments that are late to report overstaying pilgrims that they face fines of up to SR100,000. The violating pilgrims will be dealt with according to the rules and regulations in cooperation with other related departments, the Jawazat said. On the other hand, the General Au
JEDDAH — The Ministry of Culture and Information on Sunday held its annual ceremony to honor media and cultural delegations participating in the coverage of this year’s Haj. The Minister of Culture and Information, Adel Al-Turaifi, passed on greetings from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, the crown prince and the deputy c
JEDDAH — The Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has prepared a complete package of services for the departing pilgrims starting with reservation until the issuance of the boarding pass, its Director General Saleh Bin Nasser Al-Jasser said. "Serving pilgrims comes at the top of our priorities. We are proud to be one of the government depart
MAKKAH — Taking advantage of the Haj season, motorbike operators have increased their fees for a ride to SR80. Many pilgrims had to accept the higher charges, as it is the quickest way to the Grand Mosque and many other destinations in Makkah. Motorbikes easily maneuver through traffic and between cars and trucks. Speaking to Okaz/Saudi Gaze
Saudi Gazette report
ABHA — A Saudi woman has accused the directorate of health in Asir region and Abha Maternity and Children’s Hospital of causing the death of her child because of their “sheer negligence.”The directorate of health, however, defended its position saying the child was born