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65% of population live in 3 provinces

RIYADH — A report by King Saud University’s housing studies center revealed 65 percent of people in the Kingdom live in the provinces of Riyadh, Makkah and the Eastern Province. The...

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Slum areas cover a quarter of Makkah, say officials

Fahd Al-Manaee Okaz/Saudi Gazette   MAKKAH — Security specialists and academics claimed that slums account for more than a quarter of Makkah city. These slums consist of 60...

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Special teams visiting schools to ensure safety

Ali Bin Gharsan Okaz/Saudi Gazette   MAKKAH — The Ministry of Interior has instructed all governorates to form teams to inspect safety standards and measures in public...

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Rakan was abused since he turned 3, says grandfather

Saudi Gazette report  JEDDAH — The grandfather of Rakan, the 9-year-old child who is currently under treatment for burns in a Jeddah hospital, accused the boy’s parents of...

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Historic Jeddah getting a facelift

Tamader Al-Rehaili Okaz/Saudi Gazette   JEDDAH — Work has begun on four projects to preserve Jeddah’s historical district. Nine schemes have been planned for...

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Expat caught blackmailing Saudi over stolen wallet

Abdulrahman Al-Ali Saudi Gazette   JEDDAH — Police are investigating a Yemeni expatriate who was caught allegedly trying to blackmail a Saudi citizen into paying a large...

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Prince Abdul Aziz inspects vehicle for special needs people

Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Saad Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Emir of Hail, inspects a vehicle for special needs people on Wednesday. The Ministry of Social Affairs has started distributing 1,000 such vehicles...

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Dialogue proposed to brush up Hai’a image

Saudi Gazette report  JEDDAH — No one denies the important role the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Hai’a) plays in Saudi society. They exist...

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21 deaths at Makkah Maternity Hospital within three months

Ashwaq Al-Twairqi Okaz/Saudi Gazette   MAKKAH — The new Maternity and Children Hospital in Makkah has already registered 21 death cases involving mothers and babies within...

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Women in the Shoura Council

Abdullah Farraj Al-Sharif Al-Madinah newspaper   People of my age most likely remember the row that was triggered by the government decision in the 1960’s to open...

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1,200 needy Saudi women secured jobs

Saudi Gazette report  RIYADH — Around 1,200 Saudi women have been employed as workers in a number of school cafeterias and also as cooks, caterers and cashiers in Saudi Arabian...

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Young man nabbed over suicide threat

TABUK — Security officers talked a young man who threatened to jump from the roof of a building in Tabuk out of committing suicide. The young man in his 20s was reported to the police after...

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2 killed in Riyadh building fire

RIYADH — A man and woman died while a mother and her two children almost suffocated to death following a fire that broke out in a building in Riyadh. A Red Crescent spokesman said although...

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Three drug dealers arrested in Jeddah

JEDDAH — Police have arrested three drug dealers of African origin in the Al-Safa neighborhood of Jeddah. After being tipped off about the illegal activities of the African men, police...

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Maid jumps from roof in escape bid

DAMMAM – A housemaid sustained several injuries and was rushed to hospital after she jumped from the roof of her employer’s house. She was trying to escape from the house following...

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Youth tries to burn grandfather alive

JAZAN – A 70-year-old man, who was suffering from several disabilities, had a brush with death before Jazan Civil Defense rescuers saved him from his mentally-ill grandson who wanted to burn...

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4-year-old found dead in street

ABHA – A four-year-old boy was found dead in a street in Al-Majaridah governorate in Asir province. Marks on the body indicated that he had been run over by a car. The corpse was sent to the...

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Argentina Embassy to exhibit Saudi artist's works

Saeed Al Khotani Saudi Gazette   RIYADH — The Argentina Embassy will display on Saturday over 50 paintings of Saudi artist Suzanne Pharaon at the Ambassador's residence....

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Briman Bridge partially opened to traffic

The new Briman Bridge that links the eastern and western sides of the Haramain Ring Road in north Jeddah was partially opened to traffic on Thursday. The 30-year-old bridge was demolished to make way...

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Policy shift sought to stem brain drain

Mariam Nihal Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — Most expatriate students living in the Kingdom go abroad to pursue higher education due to a lack of reputable private universities. Saudi students who are...

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