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Philippine Embassy rebuts claims it provoked campers

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — The Philippine Embassy has denied claims its personnel provoked Filipinos who have been camping for almost two weeks at the embassy grounds. There have been...

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Random, haphazard patchwork

Salem Sahab Al-Madinah A local newspaper recently quoted Makkah Mayor Osama Al-Bar as saying that the municipality canceled about 300 road digging permits granted to the Saudi Electricity Company...

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Racism in our stadiums

Abdullah Al-Jamili Al-Madinah During a recent soccer match between Al-Hilal and Al-Ittihad football clubs in Riyadh, the Hilal fans chanted racist slogans against the players of Al-Ittihad of Jeddah....

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Status correction: Huge tent erected in EP

Saudi Gazette report DAMMAM — The Ministry of Labor’s Eastern Province branch has mobilized all its resources to cope with the rush of unregulated foreigners who wish to correct...

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Fuel truck hits bridge, catches fire

  JEDDAH — A diesel tank driver narrowly escaped death after losing control of his steering wheel and crashed into a bridge on Rabigh-Yanbu Highway, according to Makkah Civil Defense...

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Two arrested for burning girl alive

  AL-AHSA – Two young men were arrested in connection in connection with the murder of a woman whose body was found behind a mall in Al-Ahsa, said Eastern Province police spokesman...

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Professor attacked with a cleaver

TABUK — A Tabuk University professor was attacked Thursday afternoon by three men who struck him in the leg with a cleaver and fled the scene. Tabuk police spokesman Maj. Gen. Khalid...

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Contract signed for new KKIA terminal

JEDDAH — Chairman of the General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) Prince Fahd Bin Abdullah Bin Muhammad, has signed a contract to develop a fifth terminal for King Khalid International...

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Interior Ministry website hacked

  RIYADH — An official source at the Ministry of Interior’s National Center for Electronic Security said numerous government websites in the Kingdom, including the ministry...

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Workers’ camp turned into flea market

Saudi Gazette report MAKKAH — A housing block for laborers in Makkah’s Al-Kaakiyah area was turned into a slum market selling new and used merchandise. The building is densely...

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320 graves desecrated in hunt for treasure

  Abdullah Gharman Okaz/Saudi Gazette AL-NAMAS — A group of people in Asir province has dug up 320 old graves located in archeological sites in a search for buried treasure. Some...

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Women excel in production line jobs, says employer

Saudi women work in the packaging section of a perfume company. The type of job or its magnitude has become irrelevant to many women, as they seek a fixed income. — SG file photo ...

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Housemaid stabs employer and daughter

AL-BAHA — A mother and her daughter barely escaped death after their Ethiopian housemaid attacked them with a knife, stabbing the mother in the shoulder. Al-Baha police spokesman Lt. Col....

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Police investigates ‘abusive’ teacher

JEDDAH — Police in Jeddah are investigating a teacher who allegedly abused a boy and injured him all over his body. A medical report issued for the boy, identified as Ahmad Al-Ghamdi, stated...

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3 men injured in head-on collision

MAHAYEL ASIR — Three young men sustained severe injuries when their cars hit each other head-on near a dangerous curve on a mountainous road. Asir Health Affairs spokesman Saeed Al-Naqeer...

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Ministry blocks nurse hire by quintuplets’ father

  Abdullah Al-Suqair Okaz/Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — A father of quintuplets said the Ministry of Labor rejected his application for recruiting a nurse to help the mother take care of...

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Al-Rabeeah: Coronavirus situation stable, no restrictions on schools

  Saudi Gazette report AL-AHSA — Minister of Health Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah said his ministry would not impose any restrictions on schools in light of a recent outbreak of...

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Regularize status or leave, Pak envoy tells compatriots

  Pakistani Ambassador Muhammad Naeem Khan joins community leaders to cut the cake during a gathering held in Riyadh on Thursday to celebrate the election victory of Pakistan Muslim...

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6,000 surrendered passports with Pakistan consulate

Mahmood Hasan Saudi Gazette JEDDAH – The Consulate General of Pakistan has received 6,000 surrendered passports from the Saudi authorities and has put up a list on its website. Addressing a...

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Unemployed Saudi women

Abdullah Khayyat Okaz The need to meet life's demands has forced Saudi women, especially widows, spinsters and divorcees, to look for jobs. Married women also look for jobs to help their husbands meet...

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